The table below looks at the statistics for JSF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSF over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaServer Faces (JSF)
Rank 507 415 455
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +40
Contract jobs citing JSF 100 171 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 1.17% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 103 53
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +9.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £36.38 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.46% -11.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.38 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+4.46% -11.81%

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
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

JSF
Jobs Demand Trend

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

JSF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JSF
Daily Rate Trend

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

JSF Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JSF
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSF within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

JSF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JSF
Hourly Rate Trend

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

JSF Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JSF
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSF within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -58 80 £388 +10.71% 17
South East -11 25 £406 +26.95% 3
London -22 14 £380 -10.58% 9
Essex +12 13 £333 +46.15%
East of England +11 13 £333 +19.81%
Scotland -44 12 £375 -16.66% 1
South West -8 10 £450 +32.84% 4
Oxfordshire -13 10 £490 - 1
Edinburgh -32 10 £356 -20.83%
Oxford - 10 £490 - 1
Surrey +8 9 £325 -13.33%
Basildon - 9 £275 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £450 -
North West -27 7 £401 -7.39%
Cheshire - 5 £401 -
North East -9 4 £310 -43.63%
Wales +4 3 £400 +10.34%
Berkshire -4 3 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 3 £300 -45.45%
Tyne and Wear -10 3 £300 -45.45%
Hampshire -12 3 £344 +7.42% 1
Somerset +17 2 - - 1
Glasgow -9 2 £388 +27.78% 1
Manchester -23 2 £388 -10.40%
Northampton - 2 £379 -
Bath - 2 - - 1
Andover - 2 £344 -
Chester - 2 £401 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £379 -
East Midlands - 2 £379 -

JSF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSF 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 JSF.

1 232 (95.87%) Java
2 134 (55.37%) J2EE
3 127 (52.48%) Oracle
4 116 (47.93%) Spring
5 115 (47.52%) Hibernate
6 114 (47.11%) SQL
7 109 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
8 105 (43.39%) HTML
9 104 (42.98%) Web Services
10 89 (36.78%) XML
11 77 (31.82%) JavaScript
12 68 (28.10%) JSP
13 65 (26.86%) JBoss
14 64 (26.45%) CSS
15 63 (26.03%) SOAP
16 53 (21.90%) TDD
17 50 (20.66%) Scrum
18 47 (19.42%) Maven
18 47 (19.42%) JUnit
19 46 (19.01%) Java EE
20 44 (18.18%) JPA
20 44 (18.18%) HTML5
21 42 (17.36%) Software Engineering
22 41 (16.94%) SQL Server
22 41 (16.94%) Tomcat
23 39 (16.12%) PL/SQL
24 38 (15.70%) UML
25 37 (15.29%) Struts
25 37 (15.29%) Security Cleared
26 35 (14.46%) jQuery

JSF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSF 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 JSF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 65 (26.86%) JBoss
2 41 (16.94%) Tomcat
3 33 (13.64%) WebLogic
4 19 (7.85%) WebSphere
5 15 (6.20%) Apache
6 10 (4.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.89%) Node.js
9 6 (2.48%) Liferay
9 6 (2.48%) WebLogic Portal
9 6 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.07%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.65%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (1.65%) Confluence
11 4 (1.65%) CMS
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.83%) WildFly
13 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.83%) WordPress
13 2 (0.83%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (4.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Heroku
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.48%) HTTP
2 4 (1.65%) Intranet
3 3 (1.24%) Internet
4 2 (0.83%) IPsec
4 2 (0.83%) SAN
4 2 (0.83%) SSL
4 2 (0.83%) WAN
4 2 (0.83%) LAN
4 2 (0.83%) LDAP
5 1 (0.41%) SMS
5 1 (0.41%) Network Security
5 1 (0.41%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.94%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.92%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.72%) MySQL
4 9 (3.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.48%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.07%) DB2
7 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.24%) SQL Navigator
9 2 (0.83%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.41%) Informix
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (19.42%) Maven
1 47 (19.42%) JUnit
2 31 (12.81%) Ant
3 29 (11.98%) Subversion
4 25 (10.33%) JIRA
5 20 (8.26%) Eclipse
6 19 (7.85%) SoapUI
7 14 (5.79%) Selenium
7 14 (5.79%) Mockito
8 10 (4.13%) Git (software)
9 9 (3.72%) NetBeans
9 9 (3.72%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.89%) Jenkins
11 6 (2.48%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.48%) AccuRev
12 4 (1.65%) Bower
12 4 (1.65%) Grunt
12 4 (1.65%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.65%) ClearQuest
13 3 (1.24%) NUnit
General
1 26 (10.74%) Finance
2 10 (4.13%) Banking
3 6 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.07%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.07%) Publishing
5 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.65%) Retail
6 3 (1.24%) Marketing
6 3 (1.24%) Games
7 2 (0.83%) Front Office
7 2 (0.83%) Back Office
7 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.41%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 202 (83.47%) Developer
2 162 (66.94%) Java Developer
3 25 (10.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 14 (5.79%) PL/SQL Developer
5 13 (5.37%) J2EE Developer
6 11 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.13%) UI Developer
7 10 (4.13%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (4.13%) Analyst
7 10 (4.13%) Architect
8 9 (3.72%) Software Engineer
8 9 (3.72%) UI Programmer
9 7 (2.89%) Web Developer
9 7 (2.89%) Programmer
9 7 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (2.48%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (2.07%) Consultant
11 5 (2.07%) Technical Leader
11 5 (2.07%) Java Programmer
11 5 (2.07%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (55.37%) J2EE
2 116 (47.93%) Spring
3 115 (47.52%) Hibernate
4 105 (43.39%) HTML
5 104 (42.98%) Web Services
6 89 (36.78%) XML
7 68 (28.10%) JSP
8 64 (26.45%) CSS
9 63 (26.03%) SOAP
10 46 (19.01%) Java EE
11 44 (18.18%) JPA
11 44 (18.18%) HTML5
12 37 (15.29%) Struts
13 35 (14.46%) jQuery
13 35 (14.46%) EJB
14 33 (13.64%) REST
15 32 (13.22%) Ajax
16 31 (12.81%) PrimeFaces
17 30 (12.40%) RESTful
18 26 (10.74%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.37%) Open Source
1 13 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.72%) User Experience
3 5 (2.07%) GIS
3 5 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.24%) Derivative
5 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.83%) PKI
6 2 (0.83%) Web 2.0
6 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.41%) iPhone
7 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.41%) Social Media
7 1 (0.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.46%) Linux
2 28 (11.57%) UNIX
3 19 (7.85%) Windows
4 7 (2.89%) Android
5 4 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.41%) AIX
7 1 (0.41%) Solaris
7 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (21.90%) TDD
3 50 (20.66%) Scrum
4 42 (17.36%) Software Engineering
5 38 (15.70%) UML
6 34 (14.05%) Unit Testing
7 32 (13.22%) SOA
8 30 (12.40%) MVC
9 28 (11.57%) OO
10 18 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (5.79%) Web Development
11 14 (5.79%) Migration
12 12 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (3.72%) Workflow
13 9 (3.72%) Test Automation
14 8 (3.31%) Waterfall
14 8 (3.31%) Multithreading
14 8 (3.31%) Integration Testing
14 8 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (2.89%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 232 (95.87%) Java
2 114 (47.11%) SQL
3 77 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 39 (16.12%) PL/SQL
5 15 (6.20%) Python
6 13 (5.37%) XQuery
7 11 (4.55%) XPath
8 10 (4.13%) C
9 9 (3.72%) PHP
9 9 (3.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 8 (3.31%) Perl
11 7 (2.89%) C#
12 5 (2.07%) Groovy
13 4 (1.65%) VBA
14 3 (1.24%) C++
14 3 (1.24%) Delphi
14 3 (1.24%) Scala
15 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.83%) Pascal
16 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.98%) DV Cleared
3 9 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.31%) Degree
5 2 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.83%) ISEB
5 2 (0.83%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.83%) Shibboleth
2 2 (0.83%) Squid
2 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (3.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (3.72%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 127 (52.48%) Oracle
2 10 (4.13%) Red Hat
3 9 (3.72%) IBM
4 5 (2.07%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.07%) hybris
5 4 (1.65%) Google
5 4 (1.65%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.24%) Sybase
6 3 (1.24%) Perforce
6 3 (1.24%) VMware
7 2 (0.83%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.83%) Twitter
7 2 (0.83%) ESRI
7 2 (0.83%) Mapinfo
7 2 (0.83%) Cisco
7 2 (0.83%) Adobe
7 2 (0.83%) Juniper
8 1 (0.41%) BEA
8 1 (0.41%) Apple
8 1 (0.41%) Alterian