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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Portlet Specification v2.0 (JSR 286)
UK
Rank 602 625 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing JSR 286 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.006% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.020% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £381 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 -
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
14168 14836 14077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.53% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9872 10211 9296
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 245 191
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £21.15 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 7 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +36 6 £381 +1.66%
Bedfordshire - 5 £375 -
East of England - 5 £375 -
City of London - 1 £400 -
Dunstable - 1 £365 -
Luton - 1 £388 -
London - 1 £400 -

JSR 286
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Java EE
1 6 (100.00%) JSR 168
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (66.67%) OSGi
2 4 (66.67%) Rational Application Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JSF
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) RAD
2 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) Servlets
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) Finance

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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) DB2
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (66.67%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Java EE
1 6 (100.00%) JSR 168
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JSF
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) OSGi
2 4 (66.67%) Servlets
2 4 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) RAD
2 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle