The table below looks at the statistics for JSTL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSTL over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaServer Pages Standard Tag Library (JSTL)
Rank 595 569 508
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -61
Contract jobs citing JSTL 31 43 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.083% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.31% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 56
Average daily rate £420 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £260 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

JSTL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSTL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSTL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JSTL
Daily Rate Trend

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

JSTL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JSTL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSTL within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

JSTL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JSTL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSTL within the UK.

JSTL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JSTL
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSTL within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 28 £420 +29.23% 11
London +13 25 £420 +5.00% 7
Edinburgh - 3 £375 -
Scotland - 3 £375 -
City of London +32 2 £400 +36.17% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 2 - -
South East +13 2 - - 2
Milton Keynes +4 2 - -
Yorkshire -22 1 £325 -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -

JSTL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSTL 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 JSTL.

1 50 (90.91%) Java
2 47 (85.45%) CSS
3 46 (83.64%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (80.00%) JavaScript
5 42 (76.36%) HTML
6 39 (70.91%) JSP
7 32 (58.18%) Spring
8 30 (54.55%) Web Services
9 29 (52.73%) E-Commerce
10 28 (50.91%) SQL
11 25 (45.45%) J2EE
11 25 (45.45%) Ajax
12 23 (41.82%) XML
12 23 (41.82%) OO
13 22 (40.00%) WebSphere
14 20 (36.36%) Linux
15 19 (34.55%) Struts
15 19 (34.55%) Hibernate
15 19 (34.55%) Scrum
16 18 (32.73%) Oracle
16 18 (32.73%) hybris
17 17 (30.91%) jQuery
17 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
17 17 (30.91%) Servlets
18 16 (29.09%) TDD
19 15 (27.27%) Web Development
19 15 (27.27%) Apache
20 14 (25.45%) Eclipse
20 14 (25.45%) XSLT
21 13 (23.64%) RESTful

JSTL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSTL 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 JSTL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (27.27%) Apache
3 8 (14.55%) CMS
3 8 (14.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (12.73%) JBoss
4 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.45%) Confluence
5 3 (5.45%) Node.js
6 2 (3.64%) IIS
7 1 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.82%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.45%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) SNMP
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.73%) DB2
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.45%) Eclipse
3 11 (20.00%) JUnit
4 10 (18.18%) JIRA
5 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
6 8 (14.55%) Grunt
6 8 (14.55%) gulp
6 8 (14.55%) Mockito
7 7 (12.73%) Subversion
8 6 (10.91%) Maven
8 6 (10.91%) Rational Application Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Selenium
8 6 (10.91%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 5 (9.09%) Bower
9 5 (9.09%) Mercurial
9 5 (9.09%) Spock
10 4 (7.27%) Ant
10 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
11 3 (5.45%) NetBeans
12 2 (3.64%) QUnit
General
1 9 (16.36%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (87.27%) Developer
2 25 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (20.00%) XML Developer
5 9 (16.36%) HTML Developer
5 9 (16.36%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (14.55%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Java Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) XML XSLT Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Angular Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Architect
7 7 (12.73%) Web Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Hybris Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 5 (9.09%) WebSphere Architect
9 4 (7.27%) UI Developer
9 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Domain Architect
11 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (85.45%) CSS
2 42 (76.36%) HTML
3 39 (70.91%) JSP
4 32 (58.18%) Spring
5 30 (54.55%) Web Services
6 25 (45.45%) Ajax
6 25 (45.45%) J2EE
7 23 (41.82%) XML
8 19 (34.55%) Hibernate
8 19 (34.55%) Struts
9 17 (30.91%) jQuery
9 17 (30.91%) Servlets
10 14 (25.45%) XSLT
11 13 (23.64%) JMS
11 13 (23.64%) REST
11 13 (23.64%) RESTful
12 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
12 12 (21.82%) EJB
12 12 (21.82%) SOAP
13 11 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Web 2.0
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) W3C
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Equities
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (83.64%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) E-Commerce
3 23 (41.82%) OO
4 19 (34.55%) Scrum
5 16 (29.09%) TDD
6 15 (27.27%) Web Development
7 13 (23.64%) Front End Development
8 12 (21.82%) MVC
9 11 (20.00%) B2B
10 10 (18.18%) SOA
11 9 (16.36%) E-business
11 9 (16.36%) Multithreading
11 9 (16.36%) User Stories
11 9 (16.36%) Web Application Development
12 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
12 8 (14.55%) OOD
13 7 (12.73%) RAD
13 7 (12.73%) UML
14 6 (10.91%) Graceful Degradation
14 6 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) Java
2 44 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (50.91%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.45%) PHP
5 3 (5.45%) XPath
6 1 (1.82%) Groovy
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) WCAG
3 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) hybris
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) ATG
3 5 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Endeca
5 1 (1.82%) Demandware
5 1 (1.82%) Escenic
5 1 (1.82%) Pega
5 1 (1.82%) Perforce
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Sencha
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Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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