The table below looks at the statistics for JSR 170 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 170 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Repository API for Java (JCR) (JSR 170)
Rank 400 397 384
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing JSR 170 3 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.084% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.28% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 2
Average daily rate
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£515 £388 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.90% -17.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £325 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £490 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6817 7048 6499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.95% 29.62% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5194 5077 4728
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 £580 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 54 69
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

JSR 170
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSR 170 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSR 170 Jobs Demand Trend in London

JSR 170
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSR 170 across the London region.

JSR 170 Daily Rate Trend in London

JSR 170
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSR 170 across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

JSR 170 Daily Rate Histogram in London

JSR 170
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing JSR 170 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 170.

1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Sling
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) OSGi
3 2 (40.00%) Hudson
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) JSTL
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (20.00%) Mule
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss

JSR 170
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing JSR 170 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 170. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Mule
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Magnolia
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Sling
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) OSGi
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) JSTL
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (20.00%) JPA
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) JTA
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) EJB
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) IBM