The table below looks at the statistics for JAX-RS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JAX-RS over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS, JSR 311, Jersey)
Rank 517 500 562
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +62
Contract jobs citing JAX-RS 111 109 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.78% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 83 10
Average daily rate £465 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £525
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14624 13900 13032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.43% 26.94% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10168 9284 8197
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

JAX-RS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JAX-RS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JAX-RS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JAX-RS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JAX-RS within the UK.

JAX-RS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JAX-RS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JAX-RS within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

JAX-RS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JAX-RS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JAX-RS within the UK.

JAX-RS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JAX-RS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JAX-RS within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -11 106 £465 -2.10% 15
London +4 61 £525 +5.00% 6
North West -27 13 £433 +15.33% 1
East of England +10 11 £450 +12.50%
South West +10 10 £400 -11.11%
Lancashire -4 10 £433 +15.33%
Devon +3 9 £400 -11.11%
Plymouth - 9 £400 -
Fleetwood - 8 £433 -
South East +8 7 £365 +35.18%
Essex +1 7 £450 +12.50%
Hampshire - 7 £365 -
Leeds -15 4 £420 +12.00% 1
West Yorkshire -16 4 £420 +12.00% 1
Yorkshire -21 4 £420 +12.00% 1
Glasgow +8 3 £265 -28.61%
Scotland -8 3 £265 -28.61%
Suffolk - 3 £400 -
Ipswich - 3 £400 -
Bradford - 3 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £575 -
Portsmouth - 2 £370 -
South Wales - 2 £350 -
Cardiff - 2 £350 -
Wales - 2 £350 -
City of London +30 1 £551 +4.85% 1
Chester -5 1 - -
Cheshire -9 1 - -
Blackpool -21 1 £465 +24.00%
Osterley - 1 £500 -

JAX-RS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JAX-RS 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 JAX-RS.

1 234 (100.00%) Java
2 168 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (61.97%) REST
4 140 (59.83%) TDD
4 140 (59.83%) Linux
5 119 (50.85%) MongoDB
6 116 (49.57%) HTML
7 106 (45.30%) Unix
8 102 (43.59%) HTTP
9 96 (41.03%) Spring
10 94 (40.17%) Relational Database
11 92 (39.32%) Neo4j
12 89 (38.03%) Hibernate
13 88 (37.61%) Mac OS X
13 88 (37.61%) Web Design
13 88 (37.61%) Responsive Web Design
14 87 (37.18%) Continuous Integration
15 81 (34.62%) RESTful
16 79 (33.76%) Cucumber
17 78 (33.33%) BDD
18 72 (30.77%) Maven
19 68 (29.06%) Git (software)
19 68 (29.06%) Subversion
20 61 (26.07%) Configuration Management
21 57 (24.36%) SQL
22 53 (22.65%) Microservices
23 48 (20.51%) Mockito
24 46 (19.66%) Security Cleared
25 40 (17.09%) NoSQL
25 40 (17.09%) Groovy

JAX-RS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JAX-RS 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 JAX-RS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (15.81%) Jetty
2 33 (14.10%) Tomcat
3 31 (13.25%) WebSphere
4 27 (11.54%) Confluence
5 18 (7.69%) JBoss
6 15 (6.41%) WebSphere Portal
7 13 (5.56%) Apache
8 12 (5.13%) Node.js
9 9 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (3.42%) MQSeries
11 7 (2.99%) WebLogic
12 5 (2.14%) Apache TomEE
12 5 (2.14%) SharePoint Foundation
12 5 (2.14%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
13 4 (1.71%) GlassFish
13 4 (1.71%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (1.28%) CMS
15 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.43%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.14%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 102 (43.59%) HTTP
2 5 (2.14%) HTTPS
2 5 (2.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (0.85%) SSL
3 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (50.85%) MongoDB
2 94 (40.17%) Relational Database
3 92 (39.32%) Neo4j
4 40 (17.09%) NoSQL
5 27 (11.54%) Hadoop
5 27 (11.54%) HBase
6 20 (8.55%) DB2
7 18 (7.69%) Infinispan
8 17 (7.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (5.56%) MySQL
9 13 (5.56%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.14%) DataStage
10 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.71%) SQLite
12 3 (1.28%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.85%) Big Data
13 2 (0.85%) Redis
14 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 79 (33.76%) Cucumber
2 72 (30.77%) Maven
3 68 (29.06%) Git (software)
3 68 (29.06%) Subversion
4 48 (20.51%) Mockito
5 33 (14.10%) Gradle
6 31 (13.25%) IntelliJ
7 30 (12.82%) Jenkins
8 28 (11.97%) Geb
8 28 (11.97%) JIRA
8 28 (11.97%) Spock
9 17 (7.26%) Eclipse
10 16 (6.84%) JUnit
11 10 (4.27%) Hudson
12 8 (3.42%) Cobertura
12 8 (3.42%) Selenium
13 7 (2.99%) Ant
14 6 (2.56%) SoapUI
15 5 (2.14%) GitLab
15 5 (2.14%) JMeter
General
1 18 (7.69%) Finance
2 6 (2.56%) Banking
2 6 (2.56%) Marketing
3 5 (2.14%) Legal
4 3 (1.28%) Publishing
5 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 211 (90.17%) Developer
2 199 (85.04%) Java Developer
3 68 (29.06%) Senior Developer
4 67 (28.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (17.95%) Digital Developer
6 25 (10.68%) Agile Developer
7 24 (10.26%) Agile Java Developer
8 23 (9.83%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 18 (7.69%) HTML Developer
10 16 (6.84%) Technical Leader
11 14 (5.98%) Scala Developer
12 10 (4.27%) Core Java Developer
12 10 (4.27%) Senior Agile Developer
12 10 (4.27%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 9 (3.85%) Java Scala Developer
14 8 (3.42%) Java Programmer
14 8 (3.42%) Programmer
14 8 (3.42%) SQL Developer
15 7 (2.99%) Analyst Programmer
15 7 (2.99%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (61.97%) REST
2 116 (49.57%) HTML
3 96 (41.03%) Spring
4 89 (38.03%) Hibernate
5 81 (34.62%) RESTful
6 39 (16.67%) SOAP
7 38 (16.24%) Web Services
8 35 (14.96%) Spring Boot
9 31 (13.25%) Apache Camel
10 27 (11.54%) CSS
10 27 (11.54%) Grails
11 25 (10.68%) J2EE
11 25 (10.68%) Struts
12 24 (10.26%) XML
13 23 (9.83%) JSON
14 22 (9.40%) SAML
15 20 (8.55%) jQuery
16 19 (8.12%) Spring MVC
17 18 (7.69%) JAX-WS
17 18 (7.69%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (2.14%) Mainframe
2 5 (2.14%) User Experience
3 4 (1.71%) Clustering
3 4 (1.71%) Replication
4 3 (1.28%) DataPower
5 2 (0.85%) Linked Data
5 2 (0.85%) Semantic Web
5 2 (0.85%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 140 (59.83%) Linux
2 106 (45.30%) Unix
3 88 (37.61%) Mac OS X
4 27 (11.54%) CentOS
4 27 (11.54%) Ubuntu
5 10 (4.27%) Windows
6 6 (2.56%) Solaris
7 3 (1.28%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.43%) Android
8 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (59.83%) TDD
3 88 (37.61%) Responsive Web Design
3 88 (37.61%) Web Design
4 87 (37.18%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (33.33%) BDD
6 61 (26.07%) Configuration Management
7 53 (22.65%) Microservices
8 37 (15.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 35 (14.96%) Scrum
10 34 (14.53%) Pair Programming
11 33 (14.10%) API Development
11 33 (14.10%) DevOps
12 29 (12.39%) Web Development
13 25 (10.68%) MVC
14 22 (9.40%) Kanban
15 21 (8.97%) SOA
16 19 (8.12%) OO
17 18 (7.69%) Multithreading
18 16 (6.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 234 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (24.36%) SQL
3 40 (17.09%) Groovy
4 37 (15.81%) JavaScript
5 35 (14.96%) Scala
6 19 (8.12%) Ruby
7 18 (7.69%) Python
8 8 (3.42%) C++
9 5 (2.14%) C#
9 5 (2.14%) COBOL
9 5 (2.14%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.14%) XPath
10 4 (1.71%) Clojure
10 4 (1.71%) Jython
10 4 (1.71%) Perl
10 4 (1.71%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.28%) ECMAScript
11 3 (1.28%) ES6
12 2 (0.85%) Go
12 2 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (19.66%) Security Cleared
2 29 (12.39%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.71%) Degree
5 4 (1.71%) OCPJP
5 4 (1.71%) OCPJWCD
6 3 (1.28%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 18 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.85%) Puppet
2 4 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (13.68%) IBM
2 6 (2.56%) Apigee
2 6 (2.56%) Oracle
3 5 (2.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.43%) Sonatype
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