The table below looks at the statistics for JSR 170 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 170 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Repository API for Java (JCR) (JSR 170)
Rank 583 590 549
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -41
Contract jobs citing JSR 170 17 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.033% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
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£388 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £225 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
15010 14998 13126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.89% 27.53% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9741 9785 8213
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
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 191 216 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

JSR 170
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSR 170 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSR 170 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JSR 170
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSR 170 within the UK.

JSR 170 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JSR 170
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSR 170 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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 0 13 £388 +72.22% 2
London 0 5 £350 +55.55% 1
Essex - 4 £400 -
East of England - 4 £400 -
South East - 3 £388 -
Reading - 3 £388 -
Berkshire - 3 £388 -
City of London - 2 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £350 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £475 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £475 - 1
Basildon - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £475 - 1

JSR 170
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSR 170 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 170.

1 25 (83.33%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) CSS
2 19 (63.33%) HTML
2 19 (63.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (53.33%) Adobe
5 14 (46.67%) JBoss
6 13 (43.33%) XML
6 13 (43.33%) Spring
6 13 (43.33%) Maven
7 12 (40.00%) REST
7 12 (40.00%) JSP
8 11 (36.67%) SOAP
8 11 (36.67%) J2EE
8 11 (36.67%) CMS
8 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (33.33%) Content Management
9 10 (33.33%) Marketing
9 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
9 10 (33.33%) Spring MVC
9 10 (33.33%) MVC
9 10 (33.33%) Web Services
10 9 (30.00%) Apache Sling
10 9 (30.00%) OSGi
10 9 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (30.00%) JPA
10 9 (30.00%) JAX-RS
11 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (26.67%) JAX-WS
11 8 (26.67%) Java SE

JSR 170
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSR 170 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 170. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (63.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 14 (46.67%) JBoss
3 11 (36.67%) CMS
4 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
5 7 (23.33%) GlassFish
6 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 3 (10.00%) Apache
8 2 (6.67%) Mule
8 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (6.67%) Liferay
8 2 (6.67%) Magnolia
8 2 (6.67%) Mule ESB
9 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.67%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Maven
2 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 8 (26.67%) Ant
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) VisualVM
4 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.33%) JProfiler
4 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (33.33%) Marketing
2 5 (16.67%) Publishing
3 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 4 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Back Office
5 1 (3.33%) Automotive
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Architect
4 8 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) CMS Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) CSS
1 19 (63.33%) HTML
2 13 (43.33%) XML
2 13 (43.33%) Spring
3 12 (40.00%) REST
3 12 (40.00%) JSP
4 11 (36.67%) SOAP
4 11 (36.67%) J2EE
5 10 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 10 (33.33%) Web Services
6 9 (30.00%) Apache Sling
6 9 (30.00%) OSGi
6 9 (30.00%) JPA
6 9 (30.00%) JAX-RS
7 8 (26.67%) JAX-WS
7 8 (26.67%) Java SE
7 8 (26.67%) Ajax
7 8 (26.67%) TopLink
7 8 (26.67%) Struts
8 7 (23.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (6.67%) Semantic Web
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) UNIX
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Solaris
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Content Management
2 10 (33.33%) MVC
3 9 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) OO
5 7 (23.33%) B2C
6 6 (20.00%) Analytics
6 6 (20.00%) TDD
6 6 (20.00%) Web Analytics
7 5 (16.67%) CRM
7 5 (16.67%) SOA
7 5 (16.67%) Workflow
7 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) RUP
8 4 (13.33%) User Stories
9 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (10.00%) RDF
10 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) Java
2 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Adobe
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) FatWire
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Cognizant
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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