The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Servlet
Rank 433 384 337
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -47
Contract jobs citing Servlets 165 205 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 1.43% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 125 120
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -58 150 £450 +12.50% 32
London -4 103 £478 +12.35% 11
City of London -4 18 £508 +1.50% 2
North West -4 16 £350 -6.66% 2
Manchester +1 13 £349 -7.00% 2
South East -26 11 £363 +39.42% 12
Scotland -13 10 £385 +20.68%
West Midlands -10 6 £375 -
Glasgow -13 6 £473 +48.46%
East of England -14 5 £306 +0.32% 1
Berkshire +5 4 £311 +8.26%
Edinburgh -7 4 £350 -7.89%
South West -22 4 £335 +21.81% 6
Reading +20 3 £311 +8.26%
Salford - 3 £319 -
Cheshire +4 2 £376 +0.13%
Wales - 2 £550 - 3
Warwickshire - 2 £375 -
Coventry -6 1 £438 -
Surrey -19 1 £375 +63.04% 3
West Sussex - 1 - - 4
South Wales - 1 £550 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £350 - 2
Crawley - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £375 - 4
Cardiff - 1 £550 - 3
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £530 -

Servlets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 354 (98.61%) Java
2 248 (69.08%) JSP
3 204 (56.82%) HTML
4 184 (51.25%) Spring
5 179 (49.86%) JavaScript
6 178 (49.58%) XML
7 175 (48.75%) Oracle
8 171 (47.63%) J2EE
9 161 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
10 139 (38.72%) Maven
11 135 (37.60%) Web Services
12 128 (35.65%) SQL
13 126 (35.10%) CSS
14 114 (31.75%) Hibernate
15 113 (31.48%) TDD
16 104 (28.97%) Struts
17 101 (28.13%) Tomcat
18 95 (26.46%) Linux
19 94 (26.18%) Subversion
20 87 (24.23%) Continuous Integration
21 85 (23.68%) JUnit
22 84 (23.40%) UNIX
23 80 (22.28%) Relational Database
24 79 (22.01%) JDBC
24 79 (22.01%) EJB
25 78 (21.73%) Ajax
26 75 (20.89%) jQuery
27 73 (20.33%) WebSphere
28 72 (20.06%) Eclipse
28 72 (20.06%) Jenkins

Servlets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 101 (28.13%) Tomcat
2 73 (20.33%) WebSphere
3 63 (17.55%) Apache
4 50 (13.93%) WebLogic
5 49 (13.65%) JBoss
6 45 (12.53%) CMS
7 37 (10.31%) Adobe CQ
8 34 (9.47%) Jetty
9 17 (4.74%) nginx
10 16 (4.46%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (3.90%) GlassFish
12 11 (3.06%) IIS
13 10 (2.79%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (1.95%) Confluence
14 7 (1.95%) MQSeries
15 5 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
15 5 (1.39%) Node.js
16 4 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
17 3 (0.84%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (1.39%) MS Office
1 5 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.84%) GIMP
3 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.84%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) HFM
2 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.79%) Google App Engine
3 10 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (2.51%) GitHub
5 8 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.67%) SaaS
7 4 (1.11%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.56%) PaaS
8 2 (0.56%) Route 53
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 68 (18.94%) HTTP
2 17 (4.74%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.90%) Internet
4 13 (3.62%) SSL
4 13 (3.62%) SNMP
5 12 (3.34%) DHCP
5 12 (3.34%) DNS
6 10 (2.79%) FTP
6 10 (2.79%) IPsec
7 7 (1.95%) LDAP
8 6 (1.67%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.84%) SSH
10 2 (0.56%) Firewall
10 2 (0.56%) AMQP
11 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (22.28%) Relational Database
2 67 (18.66%) RDBMS
3 57 (15.88%) Oracle Database
4 52 (14.48%) MySQL
5 48 (13.37%) SQL Server
6 19 (5.29%) Jackrabbit
7 15 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (3.90%) Hazelcast
9 13 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (3.62%) DB2
10 12 (3.34%) NoSQL
11 11 (3.06%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (2.79%) Big Data
12 10 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 139 (38.72%) Maven
2 94 (26.18%) Subversion
3 85 (23.68%) JUnit
4 72 (20.06%) Eclipse
4 72 (20.06%) Jenkins
5 52 (14.48%) Ant
6 41 (11.42%) Git (software)
7 31 (8.64%) Selenium
8 30 (8.36%) Mockito
9 29 (8.08%) JIRA
10 21 (5.85%) Hudson
11 16 (4.46%) Toad
12 13 (3.62%) ClearCase
13 10 (2.79%) Artifactory
14 9 (2.51%) Cucumber
14 9 (2.51%) ClearQuest
15 8 (2.23%) Oracle Forms
15 8 (2.23%) Mercurial
15 8 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (1.95%) NUnit
General
1 65 (18.11%) Finance
2 37 (10.31%) Banking
3 20 (5.57%) Retail
4 10 (2.79%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.23%) Marketing
7 4 (1.11%) Advertising
7 4 (1.11%) Publishing
8 3 (0.84%) Front Office
8 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.56%) Law
9 2 (0.56%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.56%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Greek Language
10 1 (0.28%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 287 (79.94%) Developer
2 214 (59.61%) Java Developer
3 29 (8.08%) Senior Developer
3 29 (8.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 25 (6.96%) Architect
5 19 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (4.46%) WebSphere Developer
7 15 (4.18%) SQL Developer
8 12 (3.34%) Web Developer
9 10 (2.79%) J2EE Developer
9 10 (2.79%) Java Engineer
9 10 (2.79%) Technical Leader
10 9 (2.51%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (2.51%) Lead Developer
10 9 (2.51%) Technical Architect
11 7 (1.95%) Java Architect
11 7 (1.95%) Project Leader
11 7 (1.95%) C++ Developer
11 7 (1.95%) C# Developer
12 6 (1.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (69.08%) JSP
2 204 (56.82%) HTML
3 184 (51.25%) Spring
4 178 (49.58%) XML
5 171 (47.63%) J2EE
6 135 (37.60%) Web Services
7 126 (35.10%) CSS
8 114 (31.75%) Hibernate
9 104 (28.97%) Struts
10 79 (22.01%) JDBC
10 79 (22.01%) EJB
11 78 (21.73%) Ajax
12 75 (20.89%) jQuery
13 68 (18.94%) JMS
14 63 (17.55%) REST
15 60 (16.71%) XSLT
16 57 (15.88%) Java EE
17 50 (13.93%) JSON
18 47 (13.09%) SOAP
19 42 (11.70%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.91%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.85%) Open Source
3 18 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.23%) iPad
5 8 (2.23%) Web 2.0
5 8 (2.23%) User Experience
6 7 (1.95%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.95%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.95%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.67%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.67%) Biology
7 6 (1.67%) Life Science
8 4 (1.11%) Clustering
8 4 (1.11%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 95 (26.46%) Linux
2 84 (23.40%) UNIX
3 30 (8.36%) Windows
4 18 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.90%) Android
6 12 (3.34%) Solaris
7 7 (1.95%) CentOS
8 6 (1.67%) HPUX
9 5 (1.39%) AIX
10 3 (0.84%) Fedora
11 2 (0.56%) Debian
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.56%) VMS
11 2 (0.56%) zOS
11 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (31.48%) TDD
3 87 (24.23%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (19.78%) OO
5 69 (19.22%) MVC
6 66 (18.38%) Scrum
7 61 (16.99%) E-Commerce
8 56 (15.60%) Unit Testing
9 52 (14.48%) UML
10 39 (10.86%) SOA
11 32 (8.91%) Configuration Management
12 31 (8.64%) Web Development
13 30 (8.36%) Content Management
14 28 (7.80%) Software Engineering
15 26 (7.24%) Kalman Filter
16 25 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (6.41%) Multithreading
17 23 (6.41%) OOP
18 22 (6.13%) OOD
19 20 (5.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 354 (98.61%) Java
2 179 (49.86%) JavaScript
3 128 (35.65%) SQL
4 71 (19.78%) PL/SQL
5 28 (7.80%) Shell Script
6 24 (6.69%) XPath
7 15 (4.18%) VBA
8 14 (3.90%) C#
9 12 (3.34%) C++
10 10 (2.79%) Perl
10 10 (2.79%) PHP
10 10 (2.79%) Python
10 10 (2.79%) Scala
11 8 (2.23%) Groovy
12 6 (1.67%) Ruby
12 6 (1.67%) JPQL
13 4 (1.11%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.84%) Golang
14 3 (0.84%) PHP5
14 3 (0.84%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 40 (11.14%) Degree
2 27 (7.52%) Sun Certification
3 22 (6.13%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.46%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.79%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (2.79%) OCPJP
6 6 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.28%) PMP
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.75%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.23%) Xen
3 3 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.56%) HDFS
5 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (4.46%) Puppet
2 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.56%) Nagios
3 2 (0.56%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 175 (48.75%) Oracle
2 30 (8.36%) Sybase
3 26 (7.24%) Red Hat
3 26 (7.24%) IBM
4 23 (6.41%) Google
5 17 (4.74%) Sun
6 15 (4.18%) Adobe
7 14 (3.90%) Microsoft
8 13 (3.62%) VMware
9 9 (2.51%) FatWire
10 8 (2.23%) SAP
11 7 (1.95%) Endeca
11 7 (1.95%) AccuRev
11 7 (1.95%) ATG
12 5 (1.39%) Interwoven
13 4 (1.11%) HP
14 3 (0.84%) GigaSpaces
14 3 (0.84%) Canoo
15 2 (0.56%) Perforce
15 2 (0.56%) Novell
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