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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Foundation Classes (JFC)
Rank 659 637 609
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -28
Contract jobs citing JFC 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.032% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
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
15635 15673 14872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.94% 27.51% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10934 10539 9618
Median daily rate £415 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 220 211
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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
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 2 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 25 July 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 -6 2 - -
London - 2 - -

JFC
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) EJB
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) EJB
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle