The table below looks at the statistics for JFC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JFC over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Foundation Classes (JFC)
Rank 623 614 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing JFC 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.007% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
15632 15239 14446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.87% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10530 9822 9171
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 221 291
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

JFC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JFC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend

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

JFC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JFC
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JFC within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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 -26 4 £380 -
South West - 3 £380 -
Bristol - 2 £363 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

JFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JFC 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 JFC.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (33.33%) CESG
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) APMP
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

JFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JFC 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 JFC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planner
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CESG
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) APMP
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware