The table below looks at the statistics for JCAPS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCAPS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Java CAPS
Rank 159 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing JCAPS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.031% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £470 £381
% change year-on-year
- +23.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JCAPS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
622 539 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.39% 16.77% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 293 202
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 26 32
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

JCAPS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JCAPS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

JCAPS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JCAPS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JCAPS across the North West region.

JCAPS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JCAPS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JCAPS across the North West region.

JCAPS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

JCAPS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCAPS within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 1 - -
JCAPS
England

JCAPS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing JCAPS 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 JCAPS.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) GWT
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

JCAPS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing JCAPS 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 JCAPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JCAPS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) GWT
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BPEL
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle