The table below looks at the statistics for Servlets 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 Servlets over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Servlet
Rank 132 127 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -32
Contract jobs citing Servlets 18 4 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.13% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 0.55% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £395 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -29.41%
Servlets
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
835 722 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 23.77% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 442 416
Average daily rate £370 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 10 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

Servlets
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Servlets Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Servlets
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Servlets Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Servlets
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Servlets across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Servlets Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Servlets
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Servlets Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Servlets
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 Servlets within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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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
Cheshire +9 13 £368 -
Manchester -16 5 £475 +11.76% 5
Servlets
England

Servlets
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Servlets 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 Servlets.

1 36 (94.74%) Java
2 27 (71.05%) J2EE
3 21 (55.26%) CSS
3 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
3 21 (55.26%) HTML
3 21 (55.26%) Web Services
3 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (55.26%) Spring
4 19 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 19 (50.00%) WSDL
5 18 (47.37%) HTTP
6 17 (44.74%) JSP
7 15 (39.47%) SDLC
8 14 (36.84%) SOAP
9 13 (34.21%) Linux
9 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (34.21%) MVC
9 13 (34.21%) Finance
10 12 (31.58%) JSON
10 12 (31.58%) SQL
10 12 (31.58%) Oracle
10 12 (31.58%) IBM
10 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
11 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
11 11 (28.95%) UML
11 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
11 11 (28.95%) Integration Testing
11 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
11 11 (28.95%) System Integration Testing
11 11 (28.95%) HTML5

Servlets
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Servlets 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 Servlets. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
3 10 (26.32%) Apache
4 9 (23.68%) Jetty
4 9 (23.68%) nginx
5 8 (21.05%) IIS
6 6 (15.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (15.79%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (10.53%) JBoss
8 3 (7.89%) Liferay
8 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
8 3 (7.89%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (23.68%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (21.05%) Google App Engine
3 8 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.63%) Route 53
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) HTTP
2 9 (23.68%) DHCP
2 9 (23.68%) DNS
3 8 (21.05%) FTP
3 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 8 (21.05%) IPsec
4 6 (15.79%) SSL
4 6 (15.79%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) RDBMS
1 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.79%) Informix
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) JUnit
1 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.42%) Selenium
2 7 (18.42%) Mockito
2 7 (18.42%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.53%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) JIRA
4 3 (7.89%) Cactus
4 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.26%) Maven
5 2 (5.26%) gulp
5 2 (5.26%) Grunt
5 2 (5.26%) Bower
6 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.63%) Introscope
6 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Designer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) J2EE
2 21 (55.26%) HTML
2 21 (55.26%) CSS
2 21 (55.26%) Web Services
2 21 (55.26%) Spring
3 19 (50.00%) WSDL
4 17 (44.74%) JSP
5 14 (36.84%) SOAP
6 12 (31.58%) JSON
7 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
7 11 (28.95%) HTML5
8 10 (26.32%) JDBC
8 10 (26.32%) .NET
9 9 (23.68%) XML
9 9 (23.68%) JSF
10 8 (21.05%) RESTful
10 8 (21.05%) XSL
11 7 (18.42%) EJB
11 7 (18.42%) JAX-RPC
11 7 (18.42%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Online Banking
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) SDLC
3 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (34.21%) MVC
4 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
4 11 (28.95%) UML
4 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
4 11 (28.95%) Integration Testing
4 11 (28.95%) Waterfall
4 11 (28.95%) System Integration Testing
5 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 9 (23.68%) Open Source
7 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Web Application Development
8 7 (18.42%) TDD
9 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.16%) SOA
9 5 (13.16%) DevOps
10 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.53%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) Java
2 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.89%) XPath
6 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.26%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) Xen
3 3 (7.89%) Squid
4 2 (5.26%) QEMU
4 2 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
2 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
1 12 (31.58%) IBM
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Google
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) Perforce
5 1 (2.63%) RightScale
5 1 (2.63%) Compuware
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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