The table below looks at the statistics for JSR 168 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSR 168 over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Portlet Specification (JSR 168)
Rank 595 543 534
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -9
Contract jobs citing JSR 168 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.006% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.022% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Average daily rate
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£333 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-11.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14038 13437 13412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.62% 28.38% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9737 8901 8337
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 252 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.04 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

JSR 168
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSR 168 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSR 168 Jobs Demand Trend in England

JSR 168
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSR 168 across the England region.

JSR 168 Daily Rate Trend in England

JSR 168
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSR 168 across the England region.

JSR 168 Hourly Rate Trend in England

JSR 168
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing JSR 168 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSR 168.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Open Source
5 4 (50.00%) Scala
5 4 (50.00%) Groovy
5 4 (50.00%) Gradle
5 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (50.00%) Velocity
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) Servlets
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) XSLT
5 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (50.00%) XHTML
5 4 (50.00%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
6 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) Solaris
6 3 (37.50%) Apache
6 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
6 3 (37.50%) Struts
6 3 (37.50%) CSS

JSR 168
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing JSR 168 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSR 168. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) Alfresco
1 3 (37.50%) Liferay
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Gradle
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Portal Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Velocity
3 4 (50.00%) Servlets
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) XSLT
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) XHTML
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) JSR 286
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) J2SE
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Scala
3 4 (50.00%) Groovy
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) IBM