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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Repository API for Java (JCR) (JSR 170)
Rank 614 573 586
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +13
Contract jobs citing JSR 170 3 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.032% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.11% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £290 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 - £325
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
15355 15252 15663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.84% 28.95% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10019 9918 9361
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 256 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 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 October 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
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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 -32 3 £475 -5.00% 1
London -6 2 £463 -7.50%

JSR 170
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Adobe CQ
1 5 (83.33%) Apache Sling
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Felix
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) OSGi
4 2 (33.33%) Hudson
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) TeamCity

JSR 170
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (83.33%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (16.67%) Liferay
3 1 (16.67%) Alfresco
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Magnolia
3 1 (16.67%) Facebook Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Hudson
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Apache Sling
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Felix
4 2 (33.33%) OSGi
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) JSF
5 1 (16.67%) Google Maps API
5 1 (16.67%) Java EE
5 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Facebook
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter