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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
POJO (Plain Old Java Object)
Rank 653 640 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing POJO 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.004% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.051% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £306 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-29.41% -
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
15635 15673 14872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.94% 27.51% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10934 10539 9618
Median daily rate £415 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 220 211
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 25 July 2016.

POJO Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

POJO
Top 5 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 25 July 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 +2 8 £306 -27.94%
North West +11 5 £313 -26.47%
Cheshire +5 5 £313 -26.47%
Chester - 5 £313 -
London - 1 £425 -

POJO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (81.82%) Spring
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
1 9 (81.82%) SOAP
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) XML
1 9 (81.82%) WSDL
1 9 (81.82%) JAXB
1 9 (81.82%) JAX-WS
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
2 8 (72.73%) Apache Camel
2 8 (72.73%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Kanban
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) Subversion
2 8 (72.73%) Waterfall
2 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (72.73%) IBM
2 8 (72.73%) XSLT
2 8 (72.73%) JUnit
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (72.73%) JDBC
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) 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 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
1 8 (72.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
1 8 (72.73%) JUnit
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
1 8 (72.73%) Subversion
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Android Developer
4 2 (18.18%) XML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Middleware Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SOA Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SOA Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) JAXB
1 9 (81.82%) JAX-WS
1 9 (81.82%) SOAP
1 9 (81.82%) Spring
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) WSDL
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) Apache Camel
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) JDBC
2 8 (72.73%) XSLT
3 4 (36.36%) Middleware
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (18.18%) RxJava
5 1 (9.09%) JiBX
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) AOP
1 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (72.73%) Extreme Programming
1 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Kanban
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
1 8 (72.73%) System Integration Testing
1 8 (72.73%) TDD
1 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) IBM