The table below looks at the statistics for JSP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaServer Pages (JSP)
Rank 377 311 275
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -36
Contract jobs citing JSP 252 334 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.66% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 2.45% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 213 209
Average daily rate £413 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%

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
14645 13650 13018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.47% 26.94% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10159 9124 8190
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 192 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

JSP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

JSP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JSP
Daily Rate Trend

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

JSP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JSP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

JSP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JSP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

JSP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JSP
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 JSP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -45 218 £415 -2.35% 94
London -81 89 £438 -5.40% 27
South East +13 45 £355 - 15
South West +19 26 £413 +6.45% 12
East Midlands 0 26 £438 +34.61% 3
Buckinghamshire +31 24 £355 +10.93% 3
Milton Keynes +28 24 £355 - 2
North West -23 22 £350 +0.71% 15
City of London +20 15 £475 -9.52% 7
Scotland -31 12 £375 -11.24% 9
Bristol - 11 £375 - 5
Northamptonshire +20 9 £425 +88.88% 1
East of England -3 9 £550 +108.53% 4
Leicestershire -7 8 £438 +34.61%
Manchester -10 8 £413 - 8
Gloucestershire - 8 £415 - 2
Berkshire +2 7 £525 +56.71% 5
Merseyside +1 6 £325 -7.14% 1
Liverpool -5 6 £325 -7.14% 1
Cheshire -19 6 £423 +22.46% 5
Bracknell - 6 £525 - 1
West Yorkshire -5 5 £381 +1.66% 3
Yorkshire -14 5 £381 +7.39% 6
Leeds -17 5 £381 +1.66% 3
Edinburgh -32 5 £438 +25.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +11 4 £550 - 1
Hampshire +4 4 - - 1
Wiltshire -2 4 £345 -6.44% 2
Cambridge -2 4 £550 - 1
Leicester -5 4 £438 +34.61%

JSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSP 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 JSP.

1 463 (96.66%) Java
2 333 (69.52%) HTML
3 299 (62.42%) JavaScript
4 257 (53.65%) CSS
5 246 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
6 222 (46.35%) SQL
7 211 (44.05%) J2EE
8 210 (43.84%) Spring
9 207 (43.22%) XML
10 191 (39.87%) Servlets
11 186 (38.83%) Oracle
12 156 (32.57%) Hibernate
13 155 (32.36%) Web Services
14 127 (26.51%) jQuery
15 114 (23.80%) OO
16 108 (22.55%) E-Commerce
16 108 (22.55%) Ajax
17 106 (22.13%) TDD
18 100 (20.88%) Struts
19 98 (20.46%) Scrum
20 89 (18.58%) WebSphere
21 86 (17.95%) Eclipse
22 79 (16.49%) MVC
23 78 (16.28%) SOAP
24 77 (16.08%) Linux
25 76 (15.87%) HTML5
26 75 (15.66%) Relational Database
26 75 (15.66%) JDBC
26 75 (15.66%) Tomcat
27 73 (15.24%) JUnit

JSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSP 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 JSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 89 (18.58%) WebSphere
2 75 (15.66%) Tomcat
3 72 (15.03%) JBoss
4 65 (13.57%) Apache
5 48 (10.02%) WebLogic
6 43 (8.98%) CMS
6 43 (8.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 24 (5.01%) Node.js
8 21 (4.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 21 (4.38%) Confluence
9 9 (1.88%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.46%) ATG Dynamo
11 6 (1.25%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (1.04%) Mule
13 3 (0.63%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.63%) IIS
13 3 (0.63%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Process Server
14 2 (0.42%) Joomla!
Applications
1 17 (3.55%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.84%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.63%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.42%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.42%) GIMP
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.42%) Magento
3 2 (0.42%) Maximo
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.21%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.04%) SaaS
2 4 (0.84%) GitHub
3 2 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.42%) MailChimp
3 2 (0.42%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Force.com
4 1 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.38%) Internet
2 19 (3.97%) HTTP
2 19 (3.97%) LDAP
3 16 (3.34%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.30%) SNMP
5 3 (0.63%) DNS
5 3 (0.63%) Firewall
6 2 (0.42%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.42%) DVB
6 2 (0.42%) Intranet
6 2 (0.42%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (15.66%) Relational Database
2 45 (9.39%) MySQL
3 35 (7.31%) DB2
3 35 (7.31%) SQL Server
4 29 (6.05%) RDBMS
5 25 (5.22%) MongoDB
6 24 (5.01%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.71%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.88%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.25%) WebFOCUS
12 4 (0.84%) Big Data
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.63%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.63%) HBase
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 86 (17.95%) Eclipse
2 73 (15.24%) JUnit
3 71 (14.82%) Maven
4 60 (12.53%) Git (software)
5 52 (10.86%) JIRA
6 50 (10.44%) Ant
7 47 (9.81%) Jenkins
8 43 (8.98%) Subversion
9 41 (8.56%) Selenium
10 38 (7.93%) Mockito
11 16 (3.34%) Spock
12 15 (3.13%) Cucumber
13 13 (2.71%) Grunt
14 12 (2.51%) NetBeans
15 8 (1.67%) AccuRev
16 7 (1.46%) Checkstyle
16 7 (1.46%) FindBugs
16 7 (1.46%) SoapUI
17 6 (1.25%) gulp
17 6 (1.25%) Mercurial
General
1 69 (14.41%) Finance
2 44 (9.19%) Banking
3 31 (6.47%) Retail
4 22 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.13%) Games
5 15 (3.13%) Marketing
6 11 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.46%) Automotive
9 6 (1.25%) Military
10 5 (1.04%) Advertising
10 5 (1.04%) Electronics
11 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.84%) Front Office
12 3 (0.63%) International Banking
12 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.63%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.42%) Back Office
13 2 (0.42%) French Language
13 2 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 342 (71.40%) Developer
2 232 (48.43%) Java Developer
3 74 (15.45%) Senior Developer
4 55 (11.48%) Architect
5 46 (9.60%) Senior Java Developer
6 43 (8.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 37 (7.72%) J2EE Developer
8 36 (7.52%) JavaScript Developer
9 34 (7.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 27 (5.64%) HTML Developer
11 26 (5.43%) Java Engineer
12 23 (4.80%) Java Architect
13 21 (4.38%) Consultant
13 21 (4.38%) UI Developer
14 17 (3.55%) Senior J2EE Developer
14 17 (3.55%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
15 16 (3.34%) HTML CSS Developer
15 16 (3.34%) JSP Developer
15 16 (3.34%) XML Developer
16 15 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (69.52%) HTML
2 257 (53.65%) CSS
3 211 (44.05%) J2EE
4 210 (43.84%) Spring
5 207 (43.22%) XML
6 191 (39.87%) Servlets
7 156 (32.57%) Hibernate
8 155 (32.36%) Web Services
9 127 (26.51%) jQuery
10 108 (22.55%) Ajax
11 100 (20.88%) Struts
12 78 (16.28%) SOAP
13 76 (15.87%) HTML5
14 75 (15.66%) JDBC
15 72 (15.03%) EJB
16 71 (14.82%) JMS
17 66 (13.78%) Java EE
18 65 (13.57%) REST
19 62 (12.94%) XSLT
20 55 (11.48%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.31%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (5.22%) iPad
3 17 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.55%) User Experience
4 15 (3.13%) Online Games
5 11 (2.30%) Social Media
6 10 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.67%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.67%) W3C
8 7 (1.46%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.04%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.84%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.84%) Derivative
10 4 (0.84%) Equities
10 4 (0.84%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.63%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.63%) IVR
11 3 (0.63%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 77 (16.08%) Linux
2 55 (11.48%) Unix
3 21 (4.38%) Windows
4 17 (3.55%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.67%) Solaris
6 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.42%) AIX
7 2 (0.42%) Android
7 2 (0.42%) CentOS
7 2 (0.42%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (23.80%) OO
3 108 (22.55%) E-Commerce
4 106 (22.13%) TDD
5 98 (20.46%) Scrum
6 79 (16.49%) MVC
7 66 (13.78%) UML
8 54 (11.27%) Content Management
9 53 (11.06%) Web Development
10 48 (10.02%) SDLC
11 44 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (8.98%) Front End Development
12 43 (8.98%) SOA
12 43 (8.98%) Unit Testing
13 35 (7.31%) BDD
14 33 (6.89%) Software Engineering
15 30 (6.26%) High Availability
16 27 (5.64%) API Design
17 26 (5.43%) Software Architecture
18 25 (5.22%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 463 (96.66%) Java
2 299 (62.42%) JavaScript
3 222 (46.35%) SQL
4 33 (6.89%) PL/SQL
5 20 (4.18%) Python
6 19 (3.97%) Shell Script
7 17 (3.55%) C#
7 17 (3.55%) C++
8 14 (2.92%) Bash Shell
8 14 (2.92%) Ruby
9 12 (2.51%) BeanShell
9 12 (2.51%) Perl
10 7 (1.46%) PHP
11 6 (1.25%) Scala
11 6 (1.25%) XPath
12 5 (1.04%) Ada
12 5 (1.04%) C
13 4 (0.84%) VB
14 3 (0.63%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (3.76%) Degree
2 16 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.63%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.01%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.84%) WCAG
3 3 (0.63%) Basel III
3 3 (0.63%) CRD IV
3 3 (0.63%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.88%) Varnish
2 8 (1.67%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.46%) Capistrano
1 7 (1.46%) Nagios
1 7 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (1.46%) Puppet
2 6 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.42%) CA LISA
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.21%) Control-M
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 186 (38.83%) Oracle
2 54 (11.27%) IBM
3 41 (8.56%) ATG
4 28 (5.85%) Adobe
5 27 (5.64%) Endeca
6 24 (5.01%) hybris
7 13 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.30%) SAP
9 10 (2.09%) BEA
9 10 (2.09%) CA
9 10 (2.09%) Teradata
10 9 (1.88%) Sybase
11 8 (1.67%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.46%) HP
12 7 (1.46%) Perforce
13 6 (1.25%) Ab Initio
13 6 (1.25%) Pega
13 6 (1.25%) Rally
14 5 (1.04%) Cognos
14 5 (1.04%) Sun
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