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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Repository API for Java (JCR) (JSR 170)
Rank 617 609 583
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing JSR 170 16 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.006% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
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£500 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +13.92%
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
16449 15532 15196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.80% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11194 9877 9773
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 213 261
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 9 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 4 September 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 +11 16 £500 +11.11%
London +19 13 £500 +11.11%
Canary Wharf - 4 £500 -
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
North West - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £400 -

JSR 170
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 38 (95.00%) Java
2 28 (70.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 27 (67.50%) Maven
3 27 (67.50%) Adobe
4 26 (65.00%) JBoss
5 19 (47.50%) J2EE
6 18 (45.00%) HTML
6 18 (45.00%) CSS
6 18 (45.00%) JSP
6 18 (45.00%) Tomcat
6 18 (45.00%) CMS
6 18 (45.00%) Adobe Analytics
7 17 (42.50%) Kalman Filter
7 17 (42.50%) JSTL
7 17 (42.50%) Ajax
7 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (42.50%) Servlets
8 13 (32.50%) Finance
8 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
9 12 (30.00%) XML
9 12 (30.00%) OSGi
10 11 (27.50%) REST
10 11 (27.50%) Spring MVC
10 11 (27.50%) JPA
10 11 (27.50%) Web Services
10 11 (27.50%) Spring
10 11 (27.50%) MVC
11 10 (25.00%) TopLink
11 10 (25.00%) Eclipse
11 10 (25.00%) SOAP

JSR 170
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 28 (70.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 26 (65.00%) JBoss
3 18 (45.00%) CMS
3 18 (45.00%) Tomcat
4 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 9 (22.50%) GlassFish
5 9 (22.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (22.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.50%) Apache
6 1 (2.50%) Liferay
6 1 (2.50%) Node.js
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.50%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (12.50%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Redis
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (67.50%) Maven
2 10 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (22.50%) Ant
4 5 (12.50%) Axure RP
5 4 (10.00%) JProfiler
5 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (10.00%) VisualVM
6 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (95.00%) Developer
2 28 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Senior Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (15.00%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) J2EE
2 18 (45.00%) CSS
2 18 (45.00%) JSP
2 18 (45.00%) HTML
3 17 (42.50%) Servlets
3 17 (42.50%) Ajax
3 17 (42.50%) JSTL
4 12 (30.00%) XML
4 12 (30.00%) OSGi
5 11 (27.50%) REST
5 11 (27.50%) JPA
5 11 (27.50%) Web Services
5 11 (27.50%) Spring MVC
5 11 (27.50%) Spring
6 10 (25.00%) TopLink
6 10 (25.00%) SOAP
6 10 (25.00%) Struts
6 10 (25.00%) EclipseLink
7 9 (22.50%) JAX-RS
7 9 (22.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) User Experience
3 5 (12.50%) Taxonomies
4 2 (5.00%) Semantic Web
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) W3C
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) UNIX
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (42.50%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (27.50%) MVC
3 9 (22.50%) B2C
3 9 (22.50%) OO
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
5 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.00%) User Stories
7 5 (12.50%) Web Design
7 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (12.50%) Web Analytics
8 4 (10.00%) Content Management
8 4 (10.00%) Scrum
8 4 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (7.50%) Information Architecture
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.00%) RDF
10 2 (5.00%) SEO
10 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Adobe
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Google