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 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS, JSR 311, Jersey)
Rank 545 546 577
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +31
Contract jobs citing JAX-RS 61 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.053% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 11
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£460 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.89% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £202 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £525 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +43.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -

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
15614 15218 15834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.01% 28.82% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10108 9812 9495
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 263 387
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 2014.

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 27 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 22 September 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
England -4 61 £460 +26.89% 14
London +22 36 £460 +26.89% 9
East of England -21 12 £495 - 2
North West - 7 £425 - 1
City of London +24 4 £450 +5.88% 4
Cheshire - 1 £525 - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chester - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -

JAX-RS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 117 (97.50%) Java
2 84 (70.00%) HTML
3 81 (67.50%) Hibernate
4 77 (64.17%) REST
5 74 (61.67%) UNIX
6 70 (58.33%) Linux
7 66 (55.00%) MongoDB
8 65 (54.17%) Relational Database
9 63 (52.50%) HTTP
10 62 (51.67%) Web Design
10 62 (51.67%) Neo4j
10 62 (51.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 61 (50.83%) Mac OS X
12 56 (46.67%) Configuration Management
13 40 (33.33%) Spring
14 38 (31.67%) Git (software)
15 35 (29.17%) Web Services
16 34 (28.33%) SQL
17 33 (27.50%) Oracle
17 33 (27.50%) Subversion
18 31 (25.83%) Web Development
19 28 (23.33%) Java EE
20 26 (21.67%) JPA
20 26 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (21.67%) J2EE
21 25 (20.83%) JavaScript
22 24 (20.00%) XML
23 23 (19.17%) CSS
24 22 (18.33%) RESTful
25 21 (17.50%) Scrum

JAX-RS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 11 (9.17%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.83%) AquaLogic
3 7 (5.83%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (3.33%) Apache
4 4 (3.33%) Liferay
5 3 (2.50%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.50%) Documentum
6 2 (1.67%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.83%) Mule
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.83%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.83%) Node.js
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Summit
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 63 (52.50%) HTTP
2 5 (4.17%) LDAP
3 2 (1.67%) FTP
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (55.00%) MongoDB
2 65 (54.17%) Relational Database
3 62 (51.67%) Neo4j
4 11 (9.17%) MySQL
5 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.17%) MariaDB
6 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.67%) DB2
9 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.83%) DTS
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.83%) CloverETL
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (31.67%) Git (software)
2 33 (27.50%) Subversion
3 20 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 17 (14.17%) JUnit
5 13 (10.83%) Maven
5 13 (10.83%) SoapUI
6 8 (6.67%) NetBeans
7 6 (5.00%) Ant
8 3 (2.50%) Selenium
8 3 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.83%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.83%) Log4j
10 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.83%) JIRA
10 1 (0.83%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.83%) Hudson
General
1 20 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Banking
2 8 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.17%) Marketing
4 4 (3.33%) Back Office
5 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) French Language
6 1 (0.83%) German Language
Job Titles
1 108 (90.00%) Developer
2 98 (81.67%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.33%) Senior Developer
4 21 (17.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (7.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (5.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Architect
6 6 (5.00%) C++ Developer
7 4 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (3.33%) Programmer
8 3 (2.50%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (2.50%) Analyst
8 3 (2.50%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.50%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (2.50%) Java Programmer
8 3 (2.50%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (2.50%) Scala Developer
9 2 (1.67%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (70.00%) HTML
2 81 (67.50%) Hibernate
3 77 (64.17%) REST
4 40 (33.33%) Spring
5 35 (29.17%) Web Services
6 28 (23.33%) Java EE
7 26 (21.67%) JPA
7 26 (21.67%) J2EE
8 24 (20.00%) XML
9 23 (19.17%) CSS
10 22 (18.33%) RESTful
11 19 (15.83%) JMS
12 13 (10.83%) JAX-WS
12 13 (10.83%) Spring MVC
13 12 (10.00%) JSF
13 12 (10.00%) SOAP
14 11 (9.17%) JSP
14 11 (9.17%) Middleware
14 11 (9.17%) jQuery
14 11 (9.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.33%) Blackberry
1 4 (3.33%) Open Source
1 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.50%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.67%) Clustering
3 2 (1.67%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.67%) Web 2.0
3 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.83%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (61.67%) UNIX
2 70 (58.33%) Linux
3 61 (50.83%) Mac OS X
4 13 (10.83%) Windows
5 5 (4.17%) Solaris
6 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.33%) Android
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (51.67%) Web Design
1 62 (51.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 56 (46.67%) Configuration Management
3 31 (25.83%) Web Development
4 26 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (17.50%) Scrum
6 17 (14.17%) Software Engineering
7 14 (11.67%) TDD
7 14 (11.67%) MVC
8 12 (10.00%) OO
9 10 (8.33%) UML
10 9 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.83%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.83%) Workflow
11 7 (5.83%) Content Management
12 6 (5.00%) Software Testing
12 6 (5.00%) Use Case
12 6 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (4.17%) BDD
13 5 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 117 (97.50%) Java
2 34 (28.33%) SQL
3 25 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.83%) C++
4 7 (5.83%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.83%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.00%) C
6 5 (4.17%) Scala
7 3 (2.50%) Bourne shell
7 3 (2.50%) C#
7 3 (2.50%) Korn
7 3 (2.50%) Groovy
8 2 (1.67%) SPARQL
8 2 (1.67%) XPath
8 2 (1.67%) Python
8 2 (1.67%) Ruby
9 1 (0.83%) XQuery
9 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) Oozie
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (27.50%) Oracle
2 17 (14.17%) JBoss
3 13 (10.83%) IBM
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.50%) Google
6 2 (1.67%) Talend
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe
7 1 (0.83%) Perforce
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