The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Repository API for Java (JCR) (JSR 170)
Rank 581 539 586
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +47
Contract jobs citing JSR 170 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.010% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.040% 0.039% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £325 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSR 170 within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

JSR 170 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JSR 170
Top 11 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -86 6 £325 -23.52% 5
London -25 3 £225 -47.05% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 2
City of London - - - -
North East - - - - 2
South Wales - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 2
Wales - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - - 1

JSR 170
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 22 (91.67%) Java
2 18 (75.00%) CSS
3 16 (66.67%) HTML
4 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (58.33%) Hibernate
4 14 (58.33%) CMS
4 14 (58.33%) JMS
4 14 (58.33%) Adobe
4 14 (58.33%) Configuration Management
4 14 (58.33%) MongoDB
4 14 (58.33%) Adobe CQ
5 13 (54.17%) Open Source
5 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
6 12 (50.00%) HTML5
6 12 (50.00%) CSS3
6 12 (50.00%) jQuery
7 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (45.83%) SOA
8 10 (41.67%) MySQL
8 10 (41.67%) MVC
8 10 (41.67%) ActiveMQ
8 10 (41.67%) Spring
8 10 (41.67%) Alfresco
8 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
8 10 (41.67%) Spring Integration
8 10 (41.67%) Mockito
8 10 (41.67%) Apache Solr
8 10 (41.67%) Scala
9 9 (37.50%) WebDriver
9 9 (37.50%) Cucumber

JSR 170
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (58.33%) CMS
1 14 (58.33%) Adobe CQ
2 10 (41.67%) Alfresco
2 10 (41.67%) Apache Solr
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (41.67%) MySQL
3 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (16.67%) Jackrabbit
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 10 (41.67%) Mockito
2 9 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.67%) Maven
3 4 (16.67%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) CSS Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) CSS
2 16 (66.67%) HTML
3 14 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 14 (58.33%) JMS
4 12 (50.00%) HTML5
4 12 (50.00%) CSS3
4 12 (50.00%) jQuery
5 10 (41.67%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (41.67%) Spring
5 10 (41.67%) Spring Integration
6 9 (37.50%) RESTful
6 9 (37.50%) Akka
7 8 (33.33%) J2EE
7 8 (33.33%) OSGi
8 6 (25.00%) REST
8 6 (25.00%) Lucene
8 6 (25.00%) JSP
9 5 (20.83%) Apache Sling
10 4 (16.67%) JPA
10 4 (16.67%) Apache OpenJPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (58.33%) Configuration Management
2 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (45.83%) SOA
3 10 (41.67%) MVC
4 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 4 (16.67%) Workflow
7 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Web Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) Content Management
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) RUP
8 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Build Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) Scala
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Adobe
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) JBoss
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) BEA
3 1 (4.17%) Facebook