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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaServer Faces (JSF)
Rank 459 422 442
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +20
Contract jobs citing JSF 135 180 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 1.19% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 104 64
Average daily rate
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£378 £345 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% -6.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £512 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.75 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.03% -24.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.75 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £32.75 £46.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.75 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+16.03% -24.27%

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
14860 15075 13098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.67% 27.30% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9628 9762 8191
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 221 356
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -18 108 £380 +10.14% 19
South East -2 31 £338 -3.57% 6
East of England +32 22 £343 -21.71%
Essex +26 22 £343 -19.41%
London +6 21 £380 -6.74% 8
Scotland -18 19 £375 +7.14% 1
Edinburgh -13 17 £375 -6.25%
South West -20 16 £380 +16.92% 4
Surrey +4 14 £325 -13.33%
Gloucestershire - 14 £380 - 1
Basildon - 11 £275 -
Oxfordshire -14 8 £538 - 3
Oxford - 8 £538 - 3
Berkshire - 8 £425 -
North East -1 6 £385 -30.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 5 £450 -18.18%
Tyne and Wear +7 5 £450 -18.18%
North West -27 4 £394 +25.07% 1
Wales -9 3 £400 +10.34% 1
City of London +17 2 £371 -17.50% 3
Somerset +9 2 - -
Chester +6 2 £401 -
Brentwood -4 2 - -
Cheshire -6 2 £401 -
Glasgow -10 2 £388 +25.00% 1
Manchester -22 2 £388 +23.01%
Bath - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £379 -
Northampton - 2 £379 -
East Midlands - 2 £379 -

JSF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 246 (96.85%) Java
2 134 (52.76%) J2EE
3 126 (49.61%) Oracle
4 118 (46.46%) HTML
5 117 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (44.09%) Hibernate
6 112 (44.09%) Spring
7 109 (42.91%) SQL
8 103 (40.55%) Web Services
9 94 (37.01%) XML
10 81 (31.89%) JavaScript
11 73 (28.74%) JSP
12 68 (26.77%) CSS
13 66 (25.98%) JBoss
14 62 (24.41%) SOAP
15 55 (21.65%) TDD
16 54 (21.26%) Scrum
17 51 (20.08%) Java EE
18 48 (18.90%) Maven
19 47 (18.50%) JUnit
20 43 (16.93%) SQL Server
20 43 (16.93%) HTML5
21 42 (16.54%) Tomcat
21 42 (16.54%) jQuery
22 41 (16.14%) JPA
23 40 (15.75%) Struts
24 38 (14.96%) Security Cleared
25 37 (14.57%) EJB
26 36 (14.17%) Software Engineering
27 35 (13.78%) UML

JSF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 66 (25.98%) JBoss
2 42 (16.54%) Tomcat
3 30 (11.81%) WebLogic
4 14 (5.51%) WebSphere
5 13 (5.12%) Apache
6 9 (3.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (3.15%) Node.js
8 6 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.36%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (2.36%) Liferay
9 5 (1.97%) Confluence
9 5 (1.97%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.57%) CMS
10 4 (1.57%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (1.18%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.79%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Heroku
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.72%) HTTP
2 5 (1.97%) Intranet
3 1 (0.39%) Network Security
3 1 (0.39%) NFC
3 1 (0.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.66%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.33%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.76%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.76%) MySQL
6 5 (1.97%) DB2
6 5 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.18%) SQL Navigator
9 2 (0.79%) JasperReports
9 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.39%) Big Data
10 1 (0.39%) Redis
10 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.39%) Informix
Development Applications
1 48 (18.90%) Maven
2 47 (18.50%) JUnit
3 28 (11.02%) Ant
3 28 (11.02%) Subversion
4 27 (10.63%) JIRA
5 20 (7.87%) Eclipse
6 19 (7.48%) SoapUI
7 13 (5.12%) Mockito
7 13 (5.12%) Git (software)
8 12 (4.72%) Selenium
9 9 (3.54%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.54%) NetBeans
10 8 (3.15%) Jenkins
11 6 (2.36%) AccuRev
12 4 (1.57%) Grunt
12 4 (1.57%) Bower
12 4 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.57%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.57%) JProfiler
13 3 (1.18%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 22 (8.66%) Finance
2 9 (3.54%) Banking
3 8 (3.15%) Publishing
4 5 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.97%) Games
5 4 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Retail
6 3 (1.18%) Marketing
7 2 (0.79%) Front Office
7 2 (0.79%) Back Office
7 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 213 (83.86%) Developer
2 168 (66.14%) Java Developer
3 25 (9.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 16 (6.30%) UI Developer
5 15 (5.91%) UI Programmer
6 14 (5.51%) PL/SQL Developer
7 12 (4.72%) Analyst
7 12 (4.72%) Senior Developer
7 12 (4.72%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (3.54%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (3.54%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.15%) Architect
10 7 (2.76%) Software Engineer
10 7 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (2.76%) Technical Leader
10 7 (2.76%) Programmer
11 6 (2.36%) Java Web Developer
12 5 (1.97%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (1.97%) Designer
12 5 (1.97%) WebCenter Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (52.76%) J2EE
2 118 (46.46%) HTML
3 112 (44.09%) Hibernate
3 112 (44.09%) Spring
4 103 (40.55%) Web Services
5 94 (37.01%) XML
6 73 (28.74%) JSP
7 68 (26.77%) CSS
8 62 (24.41%) SOAP
9 51 (20.08%) Java EE
10 43 (16.93%) HTML5
11 42 (16.54%) jQuery
12 41 (16.14%) JPA
13 40 (15.75%) Struts
14 37 (14.57%) EJB
15 32 (12.60%) REST
16 31 (12.20%) PrimeFaces
17 30 (11.81%) RESTful
18 27 (10.63%) Ajax
18 27 (10.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.72%) Open Source
3 9 (3.54%) User Experience
4 5 (1.97%) GIS
5 4 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.79%) Derivative
7 2 (0.79%) PKI
7 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.39%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.39%) iPhone
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.39%) Linux
2 25 (9.84%) UNIX
3 17 (6.69%) Windows
4 7 (2.76%) Android
5 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.39%) AIX
7 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (21.65%) TDD
3 54 (21.26%) Scrum
4 36 (14.17%) Software Engineering
5 35 (13.78%) UML
5 35 (13.78%) SOA
5 35 (13.78%) Unit Testing
6 32 (12.60%) MVC
7 30 (11.81%) OO
8 19 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (6.69%) Web Development
10 12 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (4.33%) Migration
12 10 (3.94%) Workflow
13 9 (3.54%) Test Automation
13 9 (3.54%) RUP
14 7 (2.76%) Multithreading
14 7 (2.76%) Data Migration
14 7 (2.76%) Web Design
14 7 (2.76%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 246 (96.85%) Java
2 109 (42.91%) SQL
3 81 (31.89%) JavaScript
4 35 (13.78%) PL/SQL
5 14 (5.51%) Python
6 12 (4.72%) XQuery
7 9 (3.54%) XPath
7 9 (3.54%) C
8 8 (3.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 7 (2.76%) C#
10 6 (2.36%) PHP
11 5 (1.97%) VBA
12 4 (1.57%) Perl
12 4 (1.57%) Groovy
13 3 (1.18%) C++
13 3 (1.18%) Delphi
14 2 (0.79%) VB
14 2 (0.79%) Pascal
14 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.42%) DV Cleared
3 10 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.54%) Degree
5 2 (0.79%) ISEB
5 2 (0.79%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Squid
2 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (3.15%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 126 (49.61%) Oracle
2 8 (3.15%) Red Hat
2 8 (3.15%) IBM
3 6 (2.36%) TIBCO
4 5 (1.97%) hybris
4 5 (1.97%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.18%) Google
5 3 (1.18%) Sybase
6 2 (0.79%) Adobe
6 2 (0.79%) Mapinfo
6 2 (0.79%) Perforce
6 2 (0.79%) ESRI
6 2 (0.79%) Twitter
7 1 (0.39%) F5
7 1 (0.39%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.39%) PayPal
7 1 (0.39%) WSO2
7 1 (0.39%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.39%) Nuxeo
7 1 (0.39%) VMware