The table below looks at the statistics for POJO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POJO over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
POJO (Plain Old Java Object)
Rank 648 669 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing POJO 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.006% 0.006% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16252 16367 15677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 28.23% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11254 11273 10177
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 306 180
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £17.33 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

POJO
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing POJO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POJO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

POJO
Daily Rate Trend

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

POJO Daily Rate Trend in the UK

POJO
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing POJO within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 1 £425 -15.00%
London +2 1 £425 -15.00%

POJO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing POJO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for POJO.

1 8 (80.00%) Spring
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) SOAP
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
1 8 (80.00%) XML
1 8 (80.00%) WSDL
1 8 (80.00%) JAXB
1 8 (80.00%) JAX-WS
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (70.00%) Apache Camel
2 7 (70.00%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Kanban
2 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) Subversion
2 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) XSLT
2 7 (70.00%) JUnit
2 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (70.00%) JDBC
2 7 (70.00%) J2EE
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) AOP

POJO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (70.00%) JIRA
1 7 (70.00%) JUnit
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
1 7 (70.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Android Developer
4 2 (20.00%) XML Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Middleware Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SOA Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SOA Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) JAXB
1 8 (80.00%) JAX-WS
1 8 (80.00%) SOAP
1 8 (80.00%) Spring
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
1 8 (80.00%) WSDL
1 8 (80.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) Apache Camel
2 7 (70.00%) J2EE
2 7 (70.00%) JDBC
2 7 (70.00%) XSLT
3 4 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (20.00%) RxJava
5 1 (10.00%) JiBX
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) AOP
1 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (70.00%) Extreme Programming
1 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Kanban
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (70.00%) System Integration Testing
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) IBM