The table below looks at the statistics for JSR 168 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSR 168 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Portlet Specification (JSR 168)
Rank - 549 523
Contract jobs citing JSR 168 0 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.008% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.031% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 15
Average daily rate
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- £265 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £265 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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 190 267 323
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 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

JSR 168
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSR 168 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSR 168 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JSR 168
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSR 168 within the UK.

JSR 168 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JSR 168
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSR 168 within the UK.

JSR 168 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JSR 168
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSR 168 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 JSR 168.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (50.00%) Velocity
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (50.00%) Liferay

JSR 168
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSR 168 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 JSR 168. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Alfresco
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Velocity
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) JSR 286
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) GigaSpaces
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