The table below looks at the statistics for JSR 286 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 286 over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Portlet Specification v2.0 (JSR 286)
Rank 596 578 569
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing JSR 286 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.026% 0.021% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£340 £400 £527
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -24.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £527
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -24.06%
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
15375 14633 14419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.65% 28.27% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10489 9488 8807
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 283 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.04 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

JSR 286
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSR 286 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSR 286 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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 -50 4 £340 -9.33%
Basingstoke - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South East - - - -

JSR 286
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSR 286 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 286.

1 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) IBM
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
1 9 (90.00%) WebSphere
1 9 (90.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 8 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (70.00%) Dojo
4 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (60.00%) Lotus
4 6 (60.00%) Quickr
5 3 (30.00%) JSR 168
5 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Ant
6 2 (20.00%) J2SE
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Publishing
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (10.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) HTML
7 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (10.00%) Back Office

JSR 286
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSR 286 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 286. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) WebSphere
1 9 (90.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 8 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 6 (60.00%) Quickr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Environment Manager
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Portal Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 7 (70.00%) Dojo
3 3 (30.00%) JSR 168
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) J2SE
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) Lotus
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle