The table below looks at the statistics for POJO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POJO over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
POJO (Plain Old Java Object)
Rank 620 606 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing POJO 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.012% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.041% 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £594 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
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%

POJO
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing POJO within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing POJO within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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
London +11 5 £594 +63.79%
England -3 5 £594 +69.64%
City of London +37 3 £600 +65.51%
Docklands, London - 1 - -

POJO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing POJO 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 POJO.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) JBoss
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Apache Camel
3 5 (62.50%) Concurrent Programming
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (37.50%) OpenLink
4 3 (37.50%) Endur
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (25.00%) JDBC
5 2 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (25.00%) JMS
5 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC

POJO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing POJO 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 POJO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) JBoss
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Jetty
2 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Endur
2 1 (12.50%) ION MarketView
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) NWDS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Commodities Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) Apache Camel
3 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JDBC
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) JSP
4 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) DHTML
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) WSDL
5 1 (12.50%) XSL
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (62.50%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (37.50%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) B2C
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP
4 1 (12.50%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) OpenLink
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (12.50%) ION Trading
3 1 (12.50%) SAP