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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
POJO (Plain Old Java Object)
Rank 623 - 589
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing POJO 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% - 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.012% - 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£463 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £400
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
16607 15856 15326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.97% 28.03% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 10074 9835
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 222 265
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 - 2 £463 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
London - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 £425 -

POJO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) JAX-WS
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) WSDL
2 5 (83.33%) JAXB
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) JiBX
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) XSLT
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) XPath
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Jetty
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) JMS
5 1 (16.67%) JDBC
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Groovy

POJO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) JAX-WS
2 5 (83.33%) JiBX
2 5 (83.33%) WSDL
2 5 (83.33%) JAXB
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) JDBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) XPath
4 1 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) IBM