The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Portlet Specification v2.0 (JSR 286)
Rank 579 541 577
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +36
Contract jobs citing JSR 286 9 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.031% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.060% 0.12% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Average daily rate £300 £375 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15092 12752 15272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 26.68% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9721 7959 9018
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 359 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 6 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
London - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
South East - - - -
England - - - - 1

JSR 286
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) JSR 168
3 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (75.00%) CSS
4 9 (75.00%) SOA
4 9 (75.00%) HTML
4 9 (75.00%) Apache Solr
5 8 (66.67%) CSS3
6 7 (58.33%) RichFaces
6 7 (58.33%) Java EE
7 5 (41.67%) Open Source
8 3 (25.00%) Spring
8 3 (25.00%) Middleware
8 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (25.00%) JBoss
8 3 (25.00%) XML
9 2 (16.67%) XSL
9 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
9 2 (16.67%) Workflow
9 2 (16.67%) Maven
9 2 (16.67%) jBPM
9 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (16.67%) BPMN
9 2 (16.67%) Drools
9 2 (16.67%) TDD
9 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (8.33%) JSF
10 1 (8.33%) XHTML
10 1 (8.33%) XSLT

JSR 286
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (75.00%) Apache Solr
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (66.67%) Portal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) JSR 168
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) CSS3
4 7 (58.33%) RichFaces
4 7 (58.33%) Java EE
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) XSL
6 2 (16.67%) jBPM
6 2 (16.67%) Drools
7 1 (8.33%) XSLT
7 1 (8.33%) XHTML
7 1 (8.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) BPMN
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) JBoss