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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Foundation Classes (JFC)
Rank 646 635 619
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs citing JFC 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.007% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £520 £430 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -28.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £430 £600
% change year-on-year
+20.93% -28.33%
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
15308 14976 14857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.54% 26.82% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10705 9692 9726
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 203 204
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.30 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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 4 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 4 May 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
South West +1 1 £520 +20.93%
Wiltshire 0 1 £520 +20.93%
Corsham -2 1 £520 +20.93%
England -21 1 £520 +20.93%

JFC
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Biometrics
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Database Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Biometrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft