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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaServer Pages Standard Tag Library (JSTL)
Rank 539 489 476
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -13
Contract jobs citing JSTL 44 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 46 34
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.55% +3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £229 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £319
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -3.60%
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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -24 43 £363 +28.31% 18
London -9 21 £403 +23.84% 10
South East +1 6 £363 -7.93% 3
City of London +7 5 £294 -9.61% 1
East of England 0 5 - -
Berkshire +5 3 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Surrey -4 1 £375 +3.44%
Hampshire - 1 £350 - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
North West - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1

JSTL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 72 (94.74%) JSP
2 70 (92.11%) Java
3 65 (85.53%) HTML
4 60 (78.95%) JavaScript
5 58 (76.32%) CSS
6 45 (59.21%) Ajax
7 38 (50.00%) Servlets
8 37 (48.68%) Spring
9 35 (46.05%) E-Commerce
10 34 (44.74%) jQuery
11 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (39.47%) XML
13 29 (38.16%) MVC
14 26 (34.21%) J2EE
15 23 (30.26%) MySQL
15 23 (30.26%) Linux
15 23 (30.26%) Tomcat
16 22 (28.95%) XHTML
17 21 (27.63%) Web Services
17 21 (27.63%) Hibernate
18 20 (26.32%) Java EE
19 19 (25.00%) CMS
19 19 (25.00%) UML
20 18 (23.68%) JMS
20 18 (23.68%) Maven
21 17 (22.37%) Struts
22 16 (21.05%) Oracle
22 16 (21.05%) OO
22 16 (21.05%) JBoss
22 16 (21.05%) TDD

JSTL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (30.26%) Tomcat
2 19 (25.00%) CMS
3 16 (21.05%) JBoss
4 15 (19.74%) Apache
5 9 (11.84%) WebLogic
6 8 (10.53%) Apache Solr
7 7 (9.21%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (7.89%) GlassFish
9 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
9 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
9 4 (5.26%) Alfresco
9 4 (5.26%) Liferay
10 3 (3.95%) Mule
11 1 (1.32%) Documentum
11 1 (1.32%) Commerce Server
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) InfoPath
2 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.32%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) SNMP
2 4 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) MySQL
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.89%) DB2
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.26%) Cognos Query Studio
5 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.26%) Jackrabbit
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.32%) CloverETL
8 1 (1.32%) Big Data
8 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.32%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Maven
2 13 (17.11%) Eclipse
3 9 (11.84%) Subversion
3 9 (11.84%) JUnit
4 8 (10.53%) Grunt
5 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.89%) Bower
7 5 (6.58%) Ant
8 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.95%) Mockito
9 3 (3.95%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.95%) Selenium
9 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.95%) JIRA
9 3 (3.95%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.32%) Canoo WebTest
10 1 (1.32%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.32%) Hudson
10 1 (1.32%) HtmlUnit
General
1 15 (19.74%) Retail
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Greek Language
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Military
5 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (92.11%) Developer
2 41 (53.95%) Java Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Java Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Architect
8 2 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Designer
9 1 (1.32%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (94.74%) JSP
2 65 (85.53%) HTML
3 58 (76.32%) CSS
4 45 (59.21%) Ajax
5 38 (50.00%) Servlets
6 37 (48.68%) Spring
7 34 (44.74%) jQuery
8 30 (39.47%) XML
9 26 (34.21%) J2EE
10 22 (28.95%) XHTML
11 21 (27.63%) Web Services
11 21 (27.63%) Hibernate
12 20 (26.32%) Java EE
13 18 (23.68%) JMS
14 17 (22.37%) Struts
15 15 (19.74%) HTML5
15 15 (19.74%) CSS3
16 14 (18.42%) Spring MVC
17 13 (17.11%) Semantic HTML
17 13 (17.11%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) W3C
1 15 (19.74%) User Experience
2 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.95%) Open Source
3 3 (3.95%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Linux
2 7 (9.21%) UNIX
3 6 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) E-Commerce
2 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (38.16%) MVC
4 19 (25.00%) UML
5 16 (21.05%) OO
5 16 (21.05%) TDD
5 16 (21.05%) Scrum
6 13 (17.11%) Multithreading
6 13 (17.11%) User Stories
6 13 (17.11%) SOA
7 10 (13.16%) B2B
7 10 (13.16%) E-business
8 6 (7.89%) Software Testing
8 6 (7.89%) OOP
8 6 (7.89%) OOD
9 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.58%) Analytics
10 4 (5.26%) ITIL
10 4 (5.26%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.95%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (92.11%) Java
2 60 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.84%) SQL
4 6 (7.89%) JPQL
5 4 (5.26%) VBA
5 4 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (2.63%) XQuery
6 2 (2.63%) Scala
7 1 (1.32%) C++
7 1 (1.32%) XPath
7 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Oracle
2 6 (7.89%) Adobe
2 6 (7.89%) hybris
3 5 (6.58%) IBM
4 4 (5.26%) Cognos
4 4 (5.26%) Canoo
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.32%) Trapeze
6 1 (1.32%) Sybase
6 1 (1.32%) Alterian
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