The table below looks at the statistics for JFC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JFC over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Foundation Classes (JFC)
UK
Rank 590 635 621
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -14
Contract jobs citing JFC 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.077% 0.007% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £398 £198 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.13% -44.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £198 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £198 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £198 £355
% change year-on-year
+101.13% -44.22%
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 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
14205 14607 14048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.22% 28.54% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 10043 9256
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 241 188
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.07 £20.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

JFC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing JFC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JFC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JFC
Daily Rate Trend

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

JFC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JFC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JFC within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

JFC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JFC
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JFC within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England +22 11 £398 +101.13%
South West +3 5 £365 +84.34%
Farnborough - 5 £725 -
South East - 5 £725 -
Hampshire - 5 £725 -
Bristol +4 2 £359 +81.31%
Wiltshire - 2 £365 -
Corsham - 2 £365 -
East of England - 1 £399 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £399 -

JFC
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JFC 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 JFC.

1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Military
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (25.00%) Hedge funds
4 3 (25.00%) Big Data
4 3 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) PMO
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) AOP
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management

JFC
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Project Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Office Support
2 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) AOP
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
1 1 (8.33%) QA