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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Servlet
Rank 116 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Servlets 16 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.30% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 1.08% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 12
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£350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +34.92%
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
799 743 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.41% 27.84% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 419 460
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £21.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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
Manchester +2 10 £350 -6.66% 11
Cheshire +6 4 £363 -3.26% 5
Servlets
England

Servlets
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (97.87%) Java
2 37 (78.72%) HTTP
3 35 (74.47%) Tomcat
4 32 (68.09%) Linux
5 30 (63.83%) XML
6 28 (59.57%) WebSphere
7 26 (55.32%) Spring
7 26 (55.32%) J2EE
8 25 (53.19%) Maven
9 24 (51.06%) Red Hat
10 23 (48.94%) Grails
11 22 (46.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (46.81%) JMS
12 21 (44.68%) J2SE
13 17 (36.17%) XML Schema
13 17 (36.17%) XSLT
13 17 (36.17%) XPath
13 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
14 16 (34.04%) Hazelcast
14 16 (34.04%) Android
15 14 (29.79%) Windows
16 13 (27.66%) DOM
17 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (23.40%) Jetty
18 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
18 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (23.40%) Apache
18 11 (23.40%) nginx
19 10 (21.28%) Oracle
19 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management

Servlets
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (74.47%) Tomcat
2 28 (59.57%) WebSphere
3 11 (23.40%) Jetty
3 11 (23.40%) Apache
3 11 (23.40%) nginx
4 9 (19.15%) IIS
5 3 (6.38%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon S3
2 4 (8.51%) Google App Engine
2 4 (8.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.38%) SaaS
4 2 (4.26%) Route 53
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (4.26%) PaaS
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (78.72%) HTTP
2 8 (17.02%) SSL
2 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.77%) DHCP
3 6 (12.77%) DNS
4 4 (8.51%) FTP
4 4 (8.51%) IPsec
5 3 (6.38%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) Hazelcast
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle9i Database
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.38%) Informix
5 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.26%) Big Data
6 1 (2.13%) MS Access
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (53.19%) Maven
2 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.77%) JUnit
3 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
4 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.38%) Mockito
5 3 (6.38%) Selenium
6 2 (4.26%) Introscope
6 2 (4.26%) JIRA
6 2 (4.26%) Hudson
7 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
7 1 (2.13%) Ant
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
1 4 (8.51%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Developer
2 33 (70.21%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Web Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.13%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.13%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) XML
2 26 (55.32%) Spring
2 26 (55.32%) J2EE
3 23 (48.94%) Grails
4 22 (46.81%) JMS
5 21 (44.68%) J2SE
6 17 (36.17%) XML Schema
6 17 (36.17%) XSLT
7 13 (27.66%) DOM
8 9 (19.15%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (19.15%) SAX
9 8 (17.02%) .NET
10 7 (14.89%) Web Services
11 6 (12.77%) HTML
11 6 (12.77%) JSP
11 6 (12.77%) SOAP
12 5 (10.64%) RESTful
12 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
12 5 (10.64%) CSS
13 4 (8.51%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Open Source
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) Online Banking
4 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Linux
2 22 (46.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (34.04%) Android
4 14 (29.79%) Windows
5 2 (4.26%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
4 6 (12.77%) DevOps
5 5 (10.64%) Web Application Development
6 4 (8.51%) TDD
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.38%) MVC
7 3 (6.38%) SOA
7 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.26%) JVM Tuning
8 2 (4.26%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (2.13%) Website Architecture
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) XPath
3 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.77%) SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Xen
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Red Hat
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle
3 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 4 (8.51%) IBM
5 4 (8.51%) Google
6 2 (4.26%) Compuware
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Perforce
6 2 (4.26%) RightScale
7 1 (2.13%) Sun
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