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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Servlet
Rank 125 127 96
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -31
Contract jobs citing Servlets 20 3 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.10% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.53% 0.45% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 19
Average daily rate
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£300 £419 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £394 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £444 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -16.47%
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
792 663 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.49% 22.11% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 394 369
Average daily rate £368 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £17.44 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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
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 3 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 3 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 +5 9 £380 - 2
Manchester -4 5 £388 -7.46% 3
Lancashire - 5 £275 - 2
Servlets
England

Servlets
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 31 (93.94%) Java
2 23 (69.70%) J2EE
3 20 (60.61%) Spring
4 19 (57.58%) WebSphere
4 19 (57.58%) HTTP
5 16 (48.48%) Web Services
6 15 (45.45%) CSS
6 15 (45.45%) WSDL
6 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
7 14 (42.42%) HTML
7 14 (42.42%) SOAP
8 13 (39.39%) SQL
8 13 (39.39%) Tomcat
8 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (39.39%) SDLC
9 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 12 (36.36%) IBM
9 12 (36.36%) XML
9 12 (36.36%) Linux
10 11 (33.33%) JSP
10 11 (33.33%) Oracle
10 11 (33.33%) Finance
10 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
10 11 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (30.30%) JUnit
11 10 (30.30%) Apache
12 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
12 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
12 9 (27.27%) MVC

Servlets
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (57.58%) WebSphere
2 13 (39.39%) Tomcat
3 10 (30.30%) Apache
4 7 (21.21%) Jetty
4 7 (21.21%) nginx
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (18.18%) IIS
6 4 (12.12%) JBoss
7 3 (9.09%) Liferay
7 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
7 3 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (21.21%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.18%) Google App Engine
3 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.03%) Route 53
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) HTTP
2 7 (21.21%) DHCP
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) SSL
3 6 (18.18%) Internet
3 6 (18.18%) FTP
3 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.18%) IPsec
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
1 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.18%) Informix
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) Hazelcast
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) JUnit
2 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 7 (21.21%) Mockito
3 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
3 7 (21.21%) Selenium
4 5 (15.15%) Maven
5 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
5 4 (12.12%) Subversion
5 4 (12.12%) JIRA
6 3 (9.09%) Cactus
7 1 (3.03%) Introscope
7 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.03%) Hudson
7 1 (3.03%) Grunt
7 1 (3.03%) Bower
7 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.03%) gulp
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Designer
4 4 (12.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) SOA Architect
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) J2EE
2 20 (60.61%) Spring
3 16 (48.48%) Web Services
4 15 (45.45%) CSS
4 15 (45.45%) WSDL
5 14 (42.42%) HTML
5 14 (42.42%) SOAP
6 12 (36.36%) XML
7 11 (33.33%) JSP
8 9 (27.27%) JSF
9 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
9 8 (24.24%) JSON
9 8 (24.24%) JDBC
9 8 (24.24%) XSL
10 7 (21.21%) .NET
10 7 (21.21%) JAX-RPC
10 7 (21.21%) RESTful
10 7 (21.21%) PowerMock
11 6 (18.18%) JAX-RS
11 6 (18.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Online Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Web 2.0
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (39.39%) SDLC
3 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 11 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Open Source
5 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 9 (27.27%) MVC
6 7 (21.21%) UML
6 7 (21.21%) TDD
6 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
6 7 (21.21%) Web Application Development
7 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 5 (15.15%) SOA
9 4 (12.12%) Web Design
10 3 (9.09%) EAI
10 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (39.39%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) XPath
5 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) Xen
3 3 (9.09%) Squid
4 2 (6.06%) QEMU
4 2 (6.06%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Puppet
2 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) IBM
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) Google
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.12%) Perforce
6 1 (3.03%) RightScale
6 1 (3.03%) Compuware
6 1 (3.03%) HP