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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
POJO (Plain Old Java Object)
UK
Rank 599 612 595
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing POJO 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.041% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £575 £594 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% +69.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
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
13751 14734 13681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.66% 28.97% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9453 10131 9262
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 264 181
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +20 1 £575 -3.15% 1
London +4 1 £575 -3.15% 1

POJO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) JAXB
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA

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 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Jetty
2 1 (33.33%) Mule
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JAXB
2 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
2 1 (33.33%) JiBX
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) OSGi
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
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