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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Java CAPS
UK
Rank 574 621 600
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -21
Contract jobs citing JCAPS 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.070% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Median daily rate £185 - £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 - £470
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
7543 8617 8883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.13% 16.96% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4839 5484 5570
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 232 316
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 3 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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Wales - 8 £185 -
South Wales - 8 £185 -
Cardiff - 7 £185 -

JCAPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) Release Management
2 8 (88.89%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (88.89%) InterSystems
2 8 (88.89%) Fiorano
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 8 (88.89%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (77.78%) Service Delivery
3 7 (77.78%) XML
4 6 (66.67%) XSLT
4 6 (66.67%) HL7
5 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
5 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
5 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (33.33%) ITSM
6 3 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (33.33%) ISEB
6 3 (33.33%) NHS
6 3 (33.33%) Service Management
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Retail
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (11.11%) Middleware

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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 2 (22.22%) Business Integration Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Integration Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Java Middleware Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) DOM
4 1 (11.11%) Java EE
4 1 (11.11%) JDBC
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) SAX
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) Release Management
2 7 (77.78%) Service Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
3 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) ITSM
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Fiorano
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
1 8 (88.89%) InterSystems