The table below looks at the statistics for JSR 286 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSR 286 over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Portlet Specification v2.0 (JSR 286)
Rank 644 639 621
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing JSR 286 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.007% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £413 £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +83.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15346 14936 15049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 26.76% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10732 9653 9838
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 208
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.37 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

JSR 286
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing JSR 286 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSR 286 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JSR 286
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSR 286 within the UK.

JSR 286 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JSR 286
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSR 286 within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 3 £413 -25.00%
London -22 3 £413 -25.00%

JSR 286
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JSR 286 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JSR 286.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) JSR 168
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Struts
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Jython
3 2 (33.33%) JSF
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (33.33%) Liferay
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) B2B

JSR 286
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Liferay
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Java Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) JSR 168
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) JSF
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
3 2 (33.33%) Struts
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) B2B
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Jython
2 2 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM