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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
POJO (Plain Old Java Object)
Rank 639 619 617
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing POJO 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.027% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - -
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
14874 14894 14851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.03% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10553 9808 9867
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 208 185
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing POJO within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

POJO Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 May 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 +8 5 £400 - 1
Chester +2 4 £406 -
Cheshire -7 4 £406 -
North West -15 4 £406 -

POJO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
1 9 (90.00%) Apache Camel
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) JBoss
3 5 (50.00%) Apache
3 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 4 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) JAX-WS
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) AOP

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) JBoss
1 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Endur
2 1 (10.00%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) JUnit
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Commodities Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (10.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Apache Camel
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) JAXB
3 4 (40.00%) JAX-WS
3 4 (40.00%) JDBC
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) WSDL
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) XSLT
4 3 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) JMS
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (40.00%) AOP
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Kanban
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (30.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) OpenLink
4 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (10.00%) ION Trading
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