The table below looks at the statistics for JSR 168 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSR 168 over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Portlet Specification (JSR 168)
Rank - 424 370
Contract jobs citing JSR 168 0 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.014% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 14
Average daily rate
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- - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JSR 168
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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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6901 7306 6635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.83% 30.02% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5275 5295 4834
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

JSR 168
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

JSR 168 Jobs Demand Trend in London

JSR 168
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

JSR 168 Daily Rate Trend in London

JSR 168
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

JSR 168 Hourly Rate Trend in London

JSR 168
Top 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) J2SE
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) JSR 286
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS

JSR 168
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Portal Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior WebSphere Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2SE
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) JSR 286
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) IBM