The first table below looks at the demand for JSP 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 JSP over the 3 months to 18 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 North West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaServer Pages (JSP)
Rank 115 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing JSP 21 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.54% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.69% 2.08% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 15
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £281 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £443 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £17.00 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+142.64% -35.31%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
782 626 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 26.00% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 322 503
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 36
Average hourly rate £40.29 £29.96 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% +37.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.39 £13.50 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.50 £146.10 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JSP
England

JSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

JSP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JSP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

JSP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JSP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

JSP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

JSP
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 JSP within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 14 £375 +7.14% 6
Cheshire -11 7 £420 +12.00% 5
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
JSP
England

JSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing JSP 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 JSP.

1 37 (86.05%) Java
2 28 (65.12%) Spring
3 24 (55.81%) Hibernate
4 23 (53.49%) J2EE
5 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
6 17 (39.53%) jQuery
7 16 (37.21%) HTML
8 14 (32.56%) Ajax
9 13 (30.23%) CSS
10 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (25.58%) MVC
12 10 (23.26%) Web Services
12 10 (23.26%) SQL
12 10 (23.26%) Eclipse
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle
13 8 (18.60%) XML
13 8 (18.60%) Servlets
13 8 (18.60%) SOAP
13 8 (18.60%) Finance
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
14 7 (16.28%) Subversion
14 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
14 7 (16.28%) Struts
14 7 (16.28%) Linux
15 6 (13.95%) Internet
15 6 (13.95%) JUnit
15 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
15 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
15 6 (13.95%) Groovy
15 6 (13.95%) Grails

JSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing JSP 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 JSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) CICS
3 2 (4.65%) Mule
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) CATIA
2 1 (2.33%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.33%) Windchill
2 1 (2.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (2.33%) Simulink
2 1 (2.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.33%) ENOVIA
2 1 (2.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) SSL
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
4 2 (4.65%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) DB2
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Eclipse
2 7 (16.28%) Subversion
3 6 (13.95%) JUnit
4 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.98%) Ant
5 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.65%) JIRA
5 2 (4.65%) Selenium
6 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Gradle
6 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Developer
2 19 (44.19%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Designer
6 3 (6.98%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Vignette Developer
8 1 (2.33%) User Experience Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.33%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) Spring
2 24 (55.81%) Hibernate
3 23 (53.49%) J2EE
4 17 (39.53%) jQuery
5 16 (37.21%) HTML
6 14 (32.56%) Ajax
7 13 (30.23%) CSS
8 10 (23.26%) Web Services
9 8 (18.60%) XML
9 8 (18.60%) Servlets
9 8 (18.60%) SOAP
10 7 (16.28%) Struts
11 6 (13.95%) Grails
12 5 (11.63%) Struts2
12 5 (11.63%) Apache Axis
12 5 (11.63%) .NET
12 5 (11.63%) JDBC
12 5 (11.63%) XSLT
12 5 (11.63%) XHTML
13 4 (9.30%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.98%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) RIA
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) Online Gambling
5 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.33%) W3C
5 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) UNIX
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) MVC
3 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
4 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.63%) Web Application Development
5 5 (11.63%) OO
6 4 (9.30%) Web Development
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 3 (6.98%) OWASP
7 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Information Security
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum
8 2 (4.65%) Migration
8 2 (4.65%) SEO
8 2 (4.65%) Content Management
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (2.33%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.95%) Groovy
5 3 (6.98%) XPath
6 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.33%) VB
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) VBA
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) Akamai
5 2 (4.65%) Vignette
5 2 (4.65%) JBoss
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) Perforce
5 2 (4.65%) Open Text