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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
POJO (Plain Old Java Object)
Rank 628 638 625
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing POJO 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.038% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £563 £581 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +66.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%
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
15423 15952 15279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.94% 28.78% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10671 11113 10434
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 263 169
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £17.77 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £50.00
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 4 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 7 December 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 +21 2 £563 -3.22%
London 0 1 £575 -2.12%
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -

POJO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) SOAP
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 5 (62.50%) JAXB
2 5 (62.50%) WSDL
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) JAX-WS
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) AOP
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) JDBC

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 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (12.50%) Confluence
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Jetty
3 1 (12.50%) Mule
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SOA Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SOA Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) SOAP
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) JAXB
2 5 (62.50%) JAX-WS
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) WSDL
2 5 (62.50%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 4 (50.00%) JDBC
3 4 (50.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Java EE
5 1 (12.50%) JMS
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) AOP
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
1 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Kanban
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian