The table below looks at the statistics for JSR 168 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSR 168 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Portlet Specification (JSR 168)
Rank - - 105
Contract jobs citing JSR 168 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JSR 168
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
631 636 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.76% 23.41% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 371 324
Average daily rate £363 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

JSR 168
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSR 168 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSR 168 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JSR 168
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSR 168 across the Scotland region.

JSR 168 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland