The first table below looks at the demand for Servlets skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Servlets over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Servlet
Rank 459 413 377
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -36
Contract jobs citing Servlets 128 131 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 1.03% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 102
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £44.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year
-17.04% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

Servlets
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Servlets within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Servlets Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Servlets
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Servlets within the UK.

Servlets Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Servlets
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Servlets within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Servlets Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Servlets
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Servlets within the UK.

Servlets Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Servlets
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Servlets within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -75 115 £394 -5.68% 57
London -2 71 £442 +4.05% 32
South East -12 17 £310 -22.98% 8
City of London -18 14 £500 +21.21% 7
East of England -18 14 £458 +14.37% 3
Scotland -18 11 £302 -5.32% 1
Glasgow +7 10 £302 -5.32% 1
Hampshire +11 9 £310 -23.92% 2
Hertfordshire -4 9 £650 - 2
Watford -9 8 - -
North West -20 8 £406 +30.00% 5
Cheshire -11 7 £425 +23.63%
Milton Keynes -14 5 £320 -8.57% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 5 £320 -8.57% 2
South West -25 5 £313 - 4
Essex - 4 - -
Surrey -9 2 £195 - 2
East Midlands -12 1 £265 - 4
Manchester -17 1 £388 +32.47% 5
Northampton - 1 £265 - 3
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £265 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £265 - 3
West Midlands - 1 - -
Wales - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1

Servlets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Servlets 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 Servlets.

1 277 (94.54%) Java
2 215 (73.38%) JSP
3 166 (56.66%) J2EE
4 165 (56.31%) Spring
5 153 (52.22%) HTML
6 152 (51.88%) XML
7 144 (49.15%) JavaScript
8 141 (48.12%) Oracle
9 131 (44.71%) SQL
10 112 (38.23%) Hibernate
11 102 (34.81%) Struts
11 102 (34.81%) Tomcat
12 98 (33.45%) Web Services
13 95 (32.42%) JDBC
14 91 (31.06%) Relational Database
15 85 (29.01%) EJB
16 82 (27.99%) WebSphere
17 76 (25.94%) Eclipse
18 73 (24.91%) Linux
19 71 (24.23%) RDBMS
19 71 (24.23%) Ajax
20 70 (23.89%) UNIX
21 69 (23.55%) Finance
22 68 (23.21%) CSS
23 67 (22.87%) Subversion
24 66 (22.53%) Ant
24 66 (22.53%) JUnit
25 63 (21.50%) Maven
26 62 (21.16%) jQuery
26 62 (21.16%) OO

Servlets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Servlets 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 Servlets. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 102 (34.81%) Tomcat
2 82 (27.99%) WebSphere
3 51 (17.41%) Apache
4 48 (16.38%) WebLogic
5 26 (8.87%) WebSphere Application Server
6 22 (7.51%) CMS
7 21 (7.17%) MQSeries
8 18 (6.14%) Jetty
9 13 (4.44%) Mule
9 13 (4.44%) nginx
9 13 (4.44%) IIS
10 12 (4.10%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (2.39%) OpenStack
11 7 (2.39%) Adobe CQ
12 5 (1.71%) Alfresco
12 5 (1.71%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.71%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (1.37%) Documentum
13 4 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.68%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 5 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Maya
Business Applications
1 19 (6.48%) Tridion
2 5 (1.71%) RiskWrite
3 4 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.34%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.39%) Amazon S3
2 7 (2.39%) Route 53
2 7 (2.39%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (1.37%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.31%) Internet
2 36 (12.29%) HTTP
3 14 (4.78%) SSL
4 13 (4.44%) DNS
5 11 (3.75%) DHCP
6 9 (3.07%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.39%) Firewall
8 6 (2.05%) LDAP
9 4 (1.37%) IPsec
9 4 (1.37%) FTP
10 2 (0.68%) SNMP
10 2 (0.68%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.34%) GSM
11 1 (0.34%) SMS
11 1 (0.34%) CTI
11 1 (0.34%) RTCP
11 1 (0.34%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (31.06%) Relational Database
2 71 (24.23%) RDBMS
3 57 (19.45%) Oracle Database
4 38 (12.97%) SQL Server
5 31 (10.58%) DB2
6 21 (7.17%) MySQL
7 20 (6.83%) MongoDB
8 15 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (3.75%) Hazelcast
12 10 (3.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 10 (3.41%) Oracle9i Database
13 9 (3.07%) NoSQL
14 8 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (2.39%) Big Data
15 7 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
16 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
16 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 76 (25.94%) Eclipse
2 67 (22.87%) Subversion
3 66 (22.53%) Ant
3 66 (22.53%) JUnit
4 63 (21.50%) Maven
5 30 (10.24%) Jenkins
6 26 (8.87%) Log4j
6 26 (8.87%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 22 (7.51%) Git (software)
8 12 (4.10%) JIRA
9 11 (3.75%) Spring Roo
9 11 (3.75%) Cucumber
10 10 (3.41%) Hudson
11 9 (3.07%) Toad
12 8 (2.73%) Rational Application Developer
13 7 (2.39%) Selenium
13 7 (2.39%) Mockito
14 6 (2.05%) Talend Open Studio
15 5 (1.71%) JDeveloper
16 4 (1.37%) Flash Builder
General
1 69 (23.55%) Finance
2 33 (11.26%) Retail
3 27 (9.22%) Banking
4 22 (7.51%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.78%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.39%) Back Office
7 6 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.37%) German Language
10 3 (1.02%) Marketing
11 2 (0.68%) Publishing
11 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.34%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.34%) Automotive
12 1 (0.34%) Legal
12 1 (0.34%) Front Office
12 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 229 (78.16%) Developer
2 181 (61.77%) Java Developer
3 42 (14.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 23 (7.85%) J2EE Developer
5 20 (6.83%) Senior Developer
6 19 (6.48%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (5.80%) Architect
7 17 (5.80%) Programmer
8 14 (4.78%) Analyst
9 12 (4.10%) SQL Developer
10 11 (3.75%) Java Programmer
10 11 (3.75%) Analyst Programmer
11 8 (2.73%) Java Analyst Programmer
11 8 (2.73%) PL/SQL Developer
11 8 (2.73%) Web Developer
12 7 (2.39%) Sybase Developer
13 6 (2.05%) Senior Programmer
14 5 (1.71%) Java Web Developer
14 5 (1.71%) Consultant
14 5 (1.71%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (73.38%) JSP
2 166 (56.66%) J2EE
3 165 (56.31%) Spring
4 153 (52.22%) HTML
5 152 (51.88%) XML
6 112 (38.23%) Hibernate
7 102 (34.81%) Struts
8 98 (33.45%) Web Services
9 95 (32.42%) JDBC
10 85 (29.01%) EJB
11 71 (24.23%) Ajax
12 68 (23.21%) CSS
13 62 (21.16%) jQuery
14 57 (19.45%) JSTL
15 54 (18.43%) JSF
16 52 (17.75%) SOAP
17 51 (17.41%) XSLT
17 51 (17.41%) REST
18 42 (14.33%) Java EE
19 41 (13.99%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.56%) Web 2.0
2 27 (9.22%) Open Source
3 22 (7.51%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (4.78%) Derivative
6 12 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.07%) Equities
8 6 (2.05%) Pharmacovigilance
9 5 (1.71%) Clustering
10 4 (1.37%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.68%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.68%) RIA
11 2 (0.68%) Photography
12 1 (0.34%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 73 (24.91%) Linux
2 70 (23.89%) UNIX
3 31 (10.58%) Solaris
4 21 (7.17%) HPUX
5 15 (5.12%) Windows
6 9 (3.07%) CentOS
7 7 (2.39%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.05%) Windows NT
8 6 (2.05%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.02%) AIX
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.34%) Android
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.16%) OO
2 55 (18.77%) E-Commerce
3 53 (18.09%) MVC
4 47 (16.04%) TDD
5 46 (15.70%) UML
6 45 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (14.33%) Content Management
8 37 (12.63%) Configuration Management
9 32 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (8.87%) Web Development
11 23 (7.85%) RAD
11 23 (7.85%) Unit Testing
12 22 (7.51%) Scrum
12 22 (7.51%) Workflow
12 22 (7.51%) SOA
13 18 (6.14%) Software Engineering
14 17 (5.80%) BDD
15 16 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (5.12%) OOP
17 14 (4.78%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 277 (94.54%) Java
2 144 (49.15%) JavaScript
3 131 (44.71%) SQL
4 49 (16.72%) PL/SQL
5 30 (10.24%) XPath
6 24 (8.19%) Perl
7 20 (6.83%) Bash Shell
8 17 (5.80%) Groovy
8 17 (5.80%) Ruby
8 17 (5.80%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.78%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.07%) Python
11 8 (2.73%) C#
12 7 (2.39%) PHP
13 5 (1.71%) Scala
13 5 (1.71%) C++
14 3 (1.02%) C
14 3 (1.02%) VB
15 2 (0.68%) VBScript
16 1 (0.34%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 32 (10.92%) Degree
2 23 (7.85%) Sun Certification
3 16 (5.46%) OCPJP
3 16 (5.46%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.41%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.39%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.34%) Brainbench
7 1 (0.34%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) WAI
2 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.37%) Xen
2 1 (0.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (3.75%) Puppet
1 11 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.39%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.68%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.34%) OpenView
4 1 (0.34%) Control-M
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 141 (48.12%) Oracle
2 48 (16.38%) JBoss
3 32 (10.92%) ATG
3 32 (10.92%) IBM
4 30 (10.24%) Elastic Path
5 26 (8.87%) Sun
6 23 (7.85%) Microsoft
7 21 (7.17%) Sybase
8 20 (6.83%) Interwoven
9 19 (6.48%) Blue Martini
10 13 (4.44%) Adobe
11 11 (3.75%) FatWire
12 9 (3.07%) Actimize
13 8 (2.73%) Red Hat
14 7 (2.39%) RightScale
15 6 (2.05%) BEA
15 6 (2.05%) Talend
15 6 (2.05%) Google
16 4 (1.37%) VMware
16 4 (1.37%) SAP
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