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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Java CAPS
Rank - 670 608
Contract jobs citing JCAPS 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.007% 0.015%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.040% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £375
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
9840 10000 9439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.53% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6507 6301 5546
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 310 390
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.95 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) SOA
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (66.67%) Middleware
3 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 3 (33.33%) JMS
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) BPEL
6 2 (22.22%) Java EE
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) EAI
6 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
6 2 (22.22%) WebLogic Workshop
6 2 (22.22%) XSD
6 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration
7 1 (11.11%) REST
7 1 (11.11%) API Development
7 1 (11.11%) Mule ESB
7 1 (11.11%) Low Latency

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 7 (77.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (11.11%) Mule
4 1 (11.11%) Mule ESB
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Middleware Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JCAPS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Middleware
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (33.33%) JMS
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration
3 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
4 1 (11.11%) EJB
4 1 (11.11%) FpML
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) BPEL
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) EAI
4 1 (11.11%) API Development
4 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) webMethods