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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Servlet
Rank 137 124 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing Servlets 13 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 1.25% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate
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£381 £406 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £379 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £319
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00
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
868 799 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.00% 27.20% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 448 338
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £22.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £103.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 1 April 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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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
Cheshire -1 9 £388 -8.82% 1
Manchester -11 3 £350 -9.67% 5
Servlets
England

Servlets
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (79.17%) XML
3 18 (75.00%) HTTP
4 16 (66.67%) J2EE
5 15 (62.50%) Spring
6 12 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 12 (50.00%) Oracle
7 11 (45.83%) CSS
7 11 (45.83%) Tomcat
8 10 (41.67%) Linux
8 10 (41.67%) HTML
8 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
8 10 (41.67%) SQL
8 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
8 10 (41.67%) Maven
8 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
9 9 (37.50%) Grails
9 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (37.50%) Web Application Development
9 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
9 9 (37.50%) Web Services
9 9 (37.50%) XSL
9 9 (37.50%) J2SE
9 9 (37.50%) JMS
10 8 (33.33%) SOAP
10 8 (33.33%) JDBC
10 8 (33.33%) JUnit
10 8 (33.33%) WSDL
10 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
10 8 (33.33%) Finance

Servlets
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 12 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (45.83%) Tomcat
3 7 (29.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) Jetty
4 2 (8.33%) nginx
5 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.17%) Route 53
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) HTTP
2 7 (29.17%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) IPsec
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (29.17%) Informix
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
4 4 (16.67%) Hazelcast
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Maven
2 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (33.33%) JUnit
3 8 (33.33%) Mockito
3 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 8 (33.33%) Selenium
4 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.33%) Introscope
5 2 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (8.33%) SonarQube
6 1 (4.17%) Bower
6 1 (4.17%) Hudson
6 1 (4.17%) Grunt
6 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 20 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) XML
2 16 (66.67%) J2EE
3 15 (62.50%) Spring
4 11 (45.83%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
6 9 (37.50%) Grails
6 9 (37.50%) Web Services
6 9 (37.50%) XSL
6 9 (37.50%) J2SE
6 9 (37.50%) JMS
7 8 (33.33%) SOAP
7 8 (33.33%) JDBC
7 8 (33.33%) WSDL
7 8 (33.33%) PowerMock
7 8 (33.33%) RESTful
7 8 (33.33%) JSON
8 7 (29.17%) JAX-RS
8 7 (29.17%) JAX-RPC
9 4 (16.67%) XML Schema
9 4 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Online Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Open Source
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (4.17%) Auto-Scaling
7 1 (4.17%) JVM Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Website Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) XPath
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (29.17%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Perforce
4 2 (8.33%) Compuware
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) RightScale
5 1 (4.17%) Google
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) VMware