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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaServer Faces (JSF)
Rank 453 424 391
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -33
Contract jobs citing JSF 119 135 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 1.03% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 77 67
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £246 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%

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
13557 13167 12846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 26.96% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9084 8265 8122
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 270 329
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 28 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSF within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

JSF Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 January 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 -11 87 £350 -6.66% 30
London +35 33 £403 -15.21% 6
Scotland -30 27 £350 +9.71% 1
Edinburgh -9 20 £344 +14.58%
South East -11 17 £325 +4.00% 3
Surrey +7 13 £325 +4.00%
North West +3 9 £400 +10.34% 2
East of England -4 7 £218 -51.66% 4
South West -39 7 £390 +4.00% 12
Gloucestershire -10 6 £380 -
Yorkshire - 5 £313 - 1
City of London +15 4 £405 +24.61% 1
Middlesbrough - 4 £313 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £313 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £363 -
Cheshire +2 2 £374 -0.33%
Manchester -3 2 - - 2
Glasgow -24 2 £350 +9.71% 1
Staffordshire +4 1 £425 +77.08%
Hertfordshire -2 1 £310 -31.11% 2
West Midlands -2 1 £425 +77.08% 1
South Wales -15 1 £375 -
Wales -20 1 £375 -
Hampshire -21 1 - -
Bristol -27 1 £400 +6.66% 7
Cardiff - 1 £375 -
County Armagh - 1 - -
Craigavon - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

JSF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 287 (96.96%) Java
2 151 (51.01%) J2EE
3 142 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (44.26%) Spring
5 126 (42.57%) XML
6 120 (40.54%) Hibernate
7 113 (38.18%) Oracle
8 112 (37.84%) HTML
9 95 (32.09%) Web Services
10 89 (30.07%) SQL
11 79 (26.69%) JavaScript
12 76 (25.68%) JSP
13 73 (24.66%) JBoss
14 72 (24.32%) Scrum
15 70 (23.65%) SOAP
15 70 (23.65%) CSS
16 65 (21.96%) jQuery
17 63 (21.28%) Maven
18 60 (20.27%) TDD
19 54 (18.24%) Java EE
20 52 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
21 51 (17.23%) Subversion
21 51 (17.23%) XSLT
21 51 (17.23%) OO
22 47 (15.88%) Security Cleared
23 46 (15.54%) JUnit
24 44 (14.86%) SOA
24 44 (14.86%) RichFaces
25 40 (13.51%) SQL Server
26 39 (13.18%) MVC

JSF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 73 (24.66%) JBoss
2 30 (10.14%) WebLogic
3 28 (9.46%) Tomcat
4 19 (6.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (6.08%) FileNet
5 18 (6.08%) Confluence
6 10 (3.38%) WebSphere
6 10 (3.38%) Apache
7 9 (3.04%) WebLogic Portal
8 7 (2.36%) Node.js
9 5 (1.69%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.69%) CMS
10 4 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.35%) Liferay
10 4 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.01%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (1.01%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS Project
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (7.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.45%) HTTP
2 10 (3.38%) Intranet
3 8 (2.70%) Internet
4 2 (0.68%) ATM
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.34%) Extranet
5 1 (0.34%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.09%) NoSQL
3 19 (6.42%) Oracle Database
4 18 (6.08%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.38%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.04%) MySQL
9 6 (2.03%) JasperReports
10 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Navigator
12 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.68%) DB2
12 2 (0.68%) Big Data
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 63 (21.28%) Maven
2 51 (17.23%) Subversion
3 46 (15.54%) JUnit
4 32 (10.81%) JIRA
5 30 (10.14%) Jenkins
6 27 (9.12%) Ant
7 25 (8.45%) Eclipse
8 19 (6.42%) Git (software)
9 18 (6.08%) Hudson
10 14 (4.73%) SoapUI
11 11 (3.72%) Selenium
12 10 (3.38%) Mockito
13 8 (2.70%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.69%) NetBeans
15 4 (1.35%) NUnit
16 3 (1.01%) Trac
16 3 (1.01%) TortoiseSVN
16 3 (1.01%) JProfiler
16 3 (1.01%) ClearQuest
16 3 (1.01%) JMeter
General
1 26 (8.78%) Finance
2 9 (3.04%) Publishing
3 7 (2.36%) Games
4 5 (1.69%) Banking
5 4 (1.35%) Advertising
6 3 (1.01%) Retail
7 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Back Office
7 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 256 (86.49%) Developer
2 186 (62.84%) Java Developer
3 35 (11.82%) UI Developer
3 35 (11.82%) UI Programmer
4 27 (9.12%) Senior Developer
5 17 (5.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 11 (3.72%) Web Developer
6 11 (3.72%) J2EE Developer
6 11 (3.72%) Java Web Developer
7 10 (3.38%) Technical Leader
7 10 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (3.38%) Architect
7 10 (3.38%) Senior UI Developer
8 9 (3.04%) Software Engineer
8 9 (3.04%) C++ Developer
8 9 (3.04%) C++/Java Developer
9 8 (2.70%) Lead Developer
9 8 (2.70%) Analyst
9 8 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (2.36%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (51.01%) J2EE
2 131 (44.26%) Spring
3 126 (42.57%) XML
4 120 (40.54%) Hibernate
5 112 (37.84%) HTML
6 95 (32.09%) Web Services
7 76 (25.68%) JSP
8 70 (23.65%) SOAP
8 70 (23.65%) CSS
9 65 (21.96%) jQuery
10 54 (18.24%) Java EE
11 51 (17.23%) XSLT
12 44 (14.86%) RichFaces
13 37 (12.50%) EJB
14 36 (12.16%) Struts
14 36 (12.16%) Ajax
15 35 (11.82%) JPA
16 31 (10.47%) REST
16 31 (10.47%) PrimeFaces
17 28 (9.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.46%) Open Source
2 23 (7.77%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.35%) User Experience
5 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.68%) PKI
6 2 (0.68%) Online Games
6 2 (0.68%) Clustering
6 2 (0.68%) GIS
6 2 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.68%) DataPower
7 1 (0.34%) iPhone
7 1 (0.34%) Social Media
7 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.84%) Linux
2 13 (4.39%) UNIX
3 6 (2.03%) Windows
3 6 (2.03%) Android
4 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.68%) AIX
5 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.34%) CentOS
6 1 (0.34%) HPUX
6 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (24.32%) Scrum
3 60 (20.27%) TDD
4 52 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (17.23%) OO
6 44 (14.86%) SOA
7 39 (13.18%) MVC
8 33 (11.15%) Software Engineering
9 26 (8.78%) Unit Testing
10 24 (8.11%) RUP
11 21 (7.09%) DevOps
11 21 (7.09%) UML
11 21 (7.09%) OOA/OOD
12 20 (6.76%) Configuration Management
13 19 (6.42%) Web Design
14 18 (6.08%) Pair Programming
14 18 (6.08%) Web Development
14 18 (6.08%) DSDM
15 17 (5.74%) Release Management
16 13 (4.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 287 (96.96%) Java
2 89 (30.07%) SQL
3 79 (26.69%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.77%) PL/SQL
5 20 (6.76%) XQuery
6 16 (5.41%) XPath
6 16 (5.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 12 (4.05%) C
7 12 (4.05%) C++
8 8 (2.70%) C#
9 4 (1.35%) Groovy
10 3 (1.01%) PHP
10 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.68%) Python
11 2 (0.68%) VB
12 1 (0.34%) Scala
12 1 (0.34%) VBA
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.34%) VB6
12 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (15.88%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.76%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.04%) Degree
5 3 (1.01%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.34%) SLA
1 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (6.42%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 113 (38.18%) Oracle
2 20 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.42%) IBM
4 18 (6.08%) Twitter
5 10 (3.38%) TIBCO
6 9 (3.04%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.36%) Google
8 4 (1.35%) Adobe
9 3 (1.01%) hybris
9 3 (1.01%) Sybase
10 2 (0.68%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.68%) BEA
10 2 (0.68%) ILOG
10 2 (0.68%) AccuRev
10 2 (0.68%) Kony
11 1 (0.34%) Jaspersoft
11 1 (0.34%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.34%) Facebook
11 1 (0.34%) Splunk
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