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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
POJO (Plain Old Java Object)
UK
Rank 593 624 615
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Contract jobs citing POJO 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.034% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £400 £594 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +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
14150 14774 13887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.41% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9841 10193 9187
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 £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 248 189
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 3 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 22 February 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 +40 1 £400 -32.63%
London +19 1 £400 -32.63%
City of London -4 1 £400 -33.33%

POJO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Jetty
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) OSGi
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO

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%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Jetty
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
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%) 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%) Web Services
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 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle