The table below looks at the statistics for JCAPS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCAPS over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Java CAPS
Rank 620 643 633
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing JCAPS 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.011% 0.098% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8807 9196 9861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.77% 16.75% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5632 5833 6279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 254 352
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

JCAPS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing JCAPS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

JCAPS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JCAPS
Daily Rate Trend

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

JCAPS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JCAPS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

JCAPS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JCAPS
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCAPS within the UK over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 1 - -
London +4 1 - -

JCAPS
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JCAPS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JCAPS.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) SAX
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

JCAPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Integration Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Java Middleware Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Java Middleware Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) SAX
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XPath