The first table below looks at the demand for JSR 168 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSR 168 over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Portlet Specification (JSR 168)
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs citing JSR 168 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.40% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £278 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £278 £328
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -15.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
413 299 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.72% 29.87% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 156 267
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 17
Average hourly rate £135.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JSR 168
North West

JSR 168
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

JSR 168 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

JSR 168
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

JSR 168 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester