The first table below looks at the demand for JRockit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JRockit over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle JRockit JVM
Rank 587 - 579
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JRockit 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% - 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £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 - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15092 12752 15272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 26.68% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9721 7959 9018
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 359 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

JRockit
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JRockit within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JRockit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JRockit
Daily Rate Trend

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

JRockit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JRockit
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JRockit within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 1 £400 - 6
Hayes - - - - 5
London - - - - 5
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

JRockit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JRockit 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 JRockit.

1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Jython
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (75.00%) BPEL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) JConsole
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

JRockit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JRockit 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 JRockit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
1 3 (75.00%) JConsole
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) BPEL
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) Jython
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Mercator
2 1 (25.00%) F5