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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Servlet
Rank 123 121 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing Servlets 16 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.35% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 1.24% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
805 806 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.01% 28.33% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 453 534
Average daily rate £339 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £16.45 £17.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
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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
Manchester +1 13 £349 -7.00% 3
Cheshire +2 2 £376 +0.13%
Servlets
England

Servlets
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 42 (97.67%) Java
2 32 (74.42%) Tomcat
2 32 (74.42%) HTTP
3 29 (67.44%) Linux
4 25 (58.14%) XML
4 25 (58.14%) WebSphere
5 24 (55.81%) J2EE
6 22 (51.16%) Spring
6 22 (51.16%) Maven
7 21 (48.84%) Red Hat
8 20 (46.51%) Grails
9 19 (44.19%) JMS
9 19 (44.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (41.86%) J2SE
11 16 (37.21%) XSLT
12 15 (34.88%) XML Schema
12 15 (34.88%) XPath
12 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
13 14 (32.56%) Android
13 14 (32.56%) Hazelcast
14 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (27.91%) Windows
16 11 (25.58%) DOM
16 11 (25.58%) Apache
16 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (25.58%) Jetty
16 11 (25.58%) nginx
17 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
18 9 (20.93%) IIS
18 9 (20.93%) JSP

Servlets
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 32 (74.42%) Tomcat
2 25 (58.14%) WebSphere
3 11 (25.58%) Jetty
3 11 (25.58%) nginx
3 11 (25.58%) Apache
4 9 (20.93%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon S3
2 4 (9.30%) Google App Engine
2 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.98%) SaaS
4 2 (4.65%) PaaS
4 2 (4.65%) Route 53
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (74.42%) HTTP
2 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 8 (18.60%) SSL
3 6 (13.95%) DNS
3 6 (13.95%) DHCP
4 4 (9.30%) FTP
4 4 (9.30%) IPsec
5 2 (4.65%) Firewall
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) Hazelcast
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) MS Access
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 22 (51.16%) Maven
2 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
3 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.63%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.65%) Hudson
7 1 (2.33%) Ant
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Introscope
7 1 (2.33%) Subversion
7 1 (2.33%) JIRA
7 1 (2.33%) Selenium
7 1 (2.33%) Mockito
General
1 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 28 (65.12%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Web Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.33%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) XML
2 24 (55.81%) J2EE
3 22 (51.16%) Spring
4 20 (46.51%) Grails
5 19 (44.19%) JMS
6 18 (41.86%) J2SE
7 16 (37.21%) XSLT
8 15 (34.88%) XML Schema
9 11 (25.58%) DOM
10 9 (20.93%) JSP
11 8 (18.60%) .NET
12 7 (16.28%) SAX
12 7 (16.28%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (13.95%) Web Services
14 5 (11.63%) HTML
14 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
15 4 (9.30%) Ajax
15 4 (9.30%) SOAP
16 3 (6.98%) Struts
16 3 (6.98%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Open Source
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Linux
2 19 (44.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (32.56%) Android
4 12 (27.91%) Windows
5 2 (4.65%) CentOS
6 1 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
4 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.95%) DevOps
6 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.98%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) SOA
7 3 (6.98%) TDD
7 3 (6.98%) MVC
7 3 (6.98%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.65%) JVM Tuning
8 2 (4.65%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (4.65%) Scrum
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.65%) UML
9 1 (2.33%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) XPath
3 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Xen
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle
4 5 (11.63%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) Google
6 3 (6.98%) IBM
7 2 (4.65%) RightScale
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) Perforce
8 1 (2.33%) Sun
8 1 (2.33%) Compuware
8 1 (2.33%) HP
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