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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
POJO (Plain Old Java Object)
Rank 580 574 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing POJO 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.041% 0.014% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
14772 14272 13910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.09% 27.70% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10119 9132 8723
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 301 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 2 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 22 December 2014. 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 -27 5 £350 -6.66%
North West -6 4 £350 -6.66%

POJO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) JDBC
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSLT
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) WSDL
2 4 (66.67%) JAXB
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 4 (66.67%) JiBX
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Online Banking
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming

POJO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Grunt
1 1 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (16.67%) Yeoman
1 1 (16.67%) Bower
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 4 (66.67%) JiBX
2 4 (66.67%) JDBC
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSLT
2 4 (66.67%) WSDL
2 4 (66.67%) JAXB
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) D3.js
3 1 (16.67%) LESS
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Web Development
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM