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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaServer Pages Standard Tag Library (JSTL)
Rank 550 507 501
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -6
Contract jobs citing JSTL 45 75 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.52% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 63 34
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£375 £323 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.95%
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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 30 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 19 December 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 42 £375 +15.38% 13
London +16 30 £388 +5.08% 6
South East -23 3 £363 - 3
City of London +4 2 £350 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Surrey -4 1 £375 +3.44%
Scotland -14 1 - -
Glasgow -14 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £375 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £375 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £350 -
Kent - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1

JSTL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 80 (95.24%) JSP
2 79 (94.05%) Java
3 70 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 69 (82.14%) HTML
5 64 (76.19%) CSS
6 42 (50.00%) Servlets
7 40 (47.62%) Ajax
8 39 (46.43%) E-Commerce
9 38 (45.24%) Spring
10 34 (40.48%) jQuery
11 33 (39.29%) XML
12 31 (36.90%) J2EE
13 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (33.33%) Web Services
15 27 (32.14%) MVC
16 26 (30.95%) XHTML
17 24 (28.57%) Java EE
18 22 (26.19%) Linux
18 22 (26.19%) Hibernate
18 22 (26.19%) Maven
19 21 (25.00%) Retail
19 21 (25.00%) CMS
19 21 (25.00%) OO
20 20 (23.81%) Tomcat
20 20 (23.81%) W3C
20 20 (23.81%) HTML5
20 20 (23.81%) CSS3
21 19 (22.62%) JMS
21 19 (22.62%) UML
22 18 (21.43%) Struts

JSTL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (25.00%) CMS
2 20 (23.81%) Tomcat
3 16 (19.05%) Apache
3 16 (19.05%) JBoss
4 11 (13.10%) WebLogic
5 8 (9.52%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (7.14%) GlassFish
7 5 (5.95%) Apache Solr
8 4 (4.76%) Alfresco
9 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
9 3 (3.57%) Mule
9 3 (3.57%) Liferay
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (1.19%) Node.js
10 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.19%) Documentum
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) GitHub
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) SNMP
2 4 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (1.19%) Network Security
3 1 (1.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) MySQL
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.95%) DB2
3 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.76%) Jackrabbit
4 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.19%) CloverETL
6 1 (1.19%) Big Data
6 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.19%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.19%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Maven
2 15 (17.86%) JUnit
3 14 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 12 (14.29%) Subversion
5 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.14%) Ant
7 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.76%) Hudson
8 4 (4.76%) Selenium
8 4 (4.76%) JIRA
9 3 (3.57%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.57%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.57%) Mockito
9 3 (3.57%) Checkstyle
10 2 (2.38%) Grunt
11 1 (1.19%) jMock
11 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.19%) HtmlUnit
General
1 21 (25.00%) Retail
2 14 (16.67%) Finance
3 8 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.14%) Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Publishing
6 2 (2.38%) Back Office
7 1 (1.19%) Greek Language
7 1 (1.19%) Military
7 1 (1.19%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (96.43%) Developer
2 47 (55.95%) Java Developer
3 23 (27.38%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Java Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Architect
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (2.38%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (2.38%) UI Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.38%) UI Programmer
9 1 (1.19%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 1 (1.19%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (95.24%) JSP
2 69 (82.14%) HTML
3 64 (76.19%) CSS
4 42 (50.00%) Servlets
5 40 (47.62%) Ajax
6 38 (45.24%) Spring
7 34 (40.48%) jQuery
8 33 (39.29%) XML
9 31 (36.90%) J2EE
10 28 (33.33%) Web Services
11 26 (30.95%) XHTML
12 24 (28.57%) Java EE
13 22 (26.19%) Hibernate
14 20 (23.81%) HTML5
14 20 (23.81%) CSS3
15 19 (22.62%) JMS
16 18 (21.43%) Struts
17 17 (20.24%) Semantic HTML
18 14 (16.67%) Spring MVC
19 13 (15.48%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) W3C
2 18 (21.43%) User Experience
3 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.57%) Taxonomies
4 3 (3.57%) Open Source
4 3 (3.57%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Linux
2 8 (9.52%) UNIX
3 6 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) E-Commerce
2 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (32.14%) MVC
4 21 (25.00%) OO
5 19 (22.62%) UML
6 17 (20.24%) TDD
7 16 (19.05%) Scrum
8 14 (16.67%) SOA
9 13 (15.48%) Multithreading
9 13 (15.48%) User Stories
10 10 (11.90%) OOP
10 10 (11.90%) B2B
10 10 (11.90%) E-business
11 7 (8.33%) Content Management
12 6 (7.14%) OOD
12 6 (7.14%) Software Testing
13 5 (5.95%) Analytics
13 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (3.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 79 (94.05%) Java
2 70 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.86%) SQL
4 6 (7.14%) JPQL
5 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.57%) Scala
7 2 (2.38%) XQuery
7 2 (2.38%) Python
8 1 (1.19%) XPath
8 1 (1.19%) Groovy
8 1 (1.19%) VBA
8 1 (1.19%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) Oracle
2 9 (10.71%) Adobe
3 4 (4.76%) Canoo
4 3 (3.57%) hybris
5 2 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) Twitter
6 1 (1.19%) Trapeze
6 1 (1.19%) Sybase
6 1 (1.19%) Cognos
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.19%) Alterian
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Midlands
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