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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Servlet
Rank 462 465 390
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -75
Contract jobs citing Servlets 167 150 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.27% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 0.98% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 82 84
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -29.41%

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
15632 15239 14446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.87% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10530 9822 9171
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 221 291
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 30 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Servlets within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Servlets Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2015. 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 0 152 £425 +6.25% 48
London +2 74 £500 +11.11% 29
North West -4 19 £400 -5.88% 8
South East -15 17 £400 +48.14% 5
East of England +9 15 £309 +16.50%
City of London -4 15 £548 +21.66% 8
Cheshire +3 14 £368 -
Canary Wharf - 12 £500 -
West Midlands +3 11 £375 -
Scotland -11 9 £355 -16.47% 2
West Yorkshire -22 9 £344 +1.10%
Yorkshire -26 9 £344 +1.10%
Berkshire +9 5 £625 +77.30% 1
Hampshire 0 5 £381 -4.68% 1
South West -5 5 £315 -10.00% 6
Manchester -12 5 £475 +11.76% 6
Cambridge - 5 £325 -
Essex - 5 £284 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £325 -
Wiltshire +9 4 - - 4
Wales +2 4 £340 +13.33% 1
Swindon +1 4 - - 3
Watford -1 4 - -
Hertfordshire -10 4 - -
Edinburgh -13 4 £338 -26.63% 2
Croydon - 4 £425 -
Basingstoke - 4 £375 -
Birmingham +9 3 £381 -
Glasgow +4 3 £355 +9.23%
Basildon - 3 £293 -

Servlets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 323 (91.76%) Java
2 242 (68.75%) JSP
3 204 (57.95%) J2EE
4 171 (48.58%) JavaScript
5 169 (48.01%) HTML
6 140 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (39.77%) SQL
7 124 (35.23%) XML
7 124 (35.23%) Spring
8 121 (34.38%) Tomcat
9 117 (33.24%) CSS
10 112 (31.82%) Web Services
11 111 (31.53%) Oracle
12 100 (28.41%) WebSphere
13 99 (28.13%) Linux
14 97 (27.56%) Hibernate
15 87 (24.72%) Struts
16 79 (22.44%) JMS
17 78 (22.16%) EJB
17 78 (22.16%) JDBC
18 77 (21.88%) Finance
19 66 (18.75%) Ajax
20 65 (18.47%) HTTP
21 63 (17.90%) UNIX
22 62 (17.61%) SOAP
22 62 (17.61%) JBoss
22 62 (17.61%) Apache
22 62 (17.61%) IBM
22 62 (17.61%) Maven
22 62 (17.61%) Relational Database

Servlets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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
1 121 (34.38%) Tomcat
2 100 (28.41%) WebSphere
3 62 (17.61%) JBoss
3 62 (17.61%) Apache
4 34 (9.66%) WebLogic
5 33 (9.38%) Jetty
6 31 (8.81%) nginx
7 30 (8.52%) IIS
8 25 (7.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 22 (6.25%) CMS
10 14 (3.98%) MQSeries
11 11 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (3.13%) OpenStack
12 8 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (2.27%) FileNet
13 6 (1.70%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (1.70%) Liferay
14 4 (1.14%) Documentum
15 3 (0.85%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Tridion
2 7 (1.99%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.99%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.14%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.23%) Cloud Computing
2 29 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (7.95%) Amazon EC2
4 27 (7.67%) Google App Engine
4 27 (7.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (3.69%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.57%) PaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Route 53
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) SaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 65 (18.47%) HTTP
2 46 (13.07%) TCP/IP
3 32 (9.09%) DNS
4 29 (8.24%) DHCP
4 29 (8.24%) IPsec
5 28 (7.95%) FTP
6 24 (6.82%) SSL
7 18 (5.11%) Internet
7 18 (5.11%) LDAP
8 6 (1.70%) SNMP
8 6 (1.70%) Firewall
8 6 (1.70%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.14%) DMZ
10 3 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.85%) Network Security
11 2 (0.57%) Intranet
12 1 (0.28%) Wireless
12 1 (0.28%) X.509
12 1 (0.28%) VPN
12 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.61%) Relational Database
2 43 (12.22%) SQL Server
3 36 (10.23%) DB2
4 34 (9.66%) RDBMS
5 28 (7.95%) Oracle Database
6 24 (6.82%) MongoDB
7 19 (5.40%) MySQL
8 12 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (2.27%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.99%) Jackrabbit
12 7 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.99%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 7 (1.99%) Oracle9i Database
13 6 (1.70%) Informix
13 6 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.70%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 62 (17.61%) Maven
2 55 (15.63%) Eclipse
3 52 (14.77%) JUnit
4 50 (14.20%) Jenkins
5 43 (12.22%) Subversion
6 37 (10.51%) Ant
7 30 (8.52%) Git (software)
8 19 (5.40%) JIRA
9 18 (5.11%) Mockito
10 15 (4.26%) Selenium
11 12 (3.41%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 9 (2.56%) Log4j
13 9 (2.56%) Jasmine
14 8 (2.27%) AccuRev
15 7 (1.99%) Hudson
16 4 (1.14%) JProfiler
16 4 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (1.14%) NetBeans
16 4 (1.14%) VisualVM
General
1 77 (21.88%) Finance
2 44 (12.50%) Banking
3 28 (7.95%) Retail
4 23 (6.53%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.42%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.42%) Back Office
6 4 (1.14%) Advertising
7 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.57%) Marketing
8 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (67.05%) Developer
2 159 (45.17%) Java Developer
3 33 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 30 (8.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 28 (7.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (5.40%) Architect
7 16 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
8 14 (3.98%) Consultant
8 14 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (3.69%) Designer
10 11 (3.13%) SQL Developer
11 9 (2.56%) UI Developer
11 9 (2.56%) Web Engineer
11 9 (2.56%) UI Programmer
12 8 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (1.99%) Software Engineer
13 7 (1.99%) Applications Developer
13 7 (1.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 6 (1.70%) FileNet Developer
14 6 (1.70%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (68.75%) JSP
2 204 (57.95%) J2EE
3 169 (48.01%) HTML
4 124 (35.23%) XML
4 124 (35.23%) Spring
5 117 (33.24%) CSS
6 112 (31.82%) Web Services
7 97 (27.56%) Hibernate
8 87 (24.72%) Struts
9 79 (22.44%) JMS
10 78 (22.16%) JDBC
10 78 (22.16%) EJB
11 66 (18.75%) Ajax
12 62 (17.61%) SOAP
13 61 (17.33%) JSTL
14 56 (15.91%) jQuery
15 52 (14.77%) HTML5
16 51 (14.49%) JSON
17 45 (12.78%) .NET
18 42 (11.93%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 12 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.13%) Web 2.0
5 7 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.42%) Semantic Web
6 5 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.42%) Linked Data
7 4 (1.14%) User Experience
7 4 (1.14%) Derivative
7 4 (1.14%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.14%) Wiki
8 3 (0.85%) APACS
9 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.57%) Blog
9 2 (0.57%) RIA
9 2 (0.57%) Biology
9 2 (0.57%) PKI
9 2 (0.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 99 (28.13%) Linux
2 63 (17.90%) UNIX
3 26 (7.39%) Windows
4 14 (3.98%) Solaris
5 13 (3.69%) AIX
6 7 (1.99%) HPUX
7 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) Android
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (16.48%) MVC
3 57 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (15.06%) TDD
5 51 (14.49%) Unit Testing
5 51 (14.49%) Open Source
6 49 (13.92%) OO
7 48 (13.64%) Scrum
8 44 (12.50%) UML
8 44 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 43 (12.22%) E-Commerce
10 42 (11.93%) SDLC
11 36 (10.23%) Automated Testing
12 30 (8.52%) SOA
13 29 (8.24%) Kalman Filter
14 27 (7.67%) DevOps
14 27 (7.67%) Software Engineering
15 23 (6.53%) Waterfall
16 22 (6.25%) Web Application Development
17 20 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 323 (91.76%) Java
2 171 (48.58%) JavaScript
3 140 (39.77%) SQL
4 43 (12.22%) PL/SQL
5 28 (7.95%) XPath
6 19 (5.40%) Bash Shell
7 18 (5.11%) Python
8 15 (4.26%) Perl
9 14 (3.98%) BeanShell
10 13 (3.69%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.13%) VBA
12 8 (2.27%) C
13 7 (1.99%) C#
13 7 (1.99%) C++
13 7 (1.99%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.70%) SPARQL
15 4 (1.14%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.57%) PHP
16 2 (0.57%) Ruby
17 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.69%) Degree
3 12 (3.41%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.41%) Sun Certification
4 6 (1.70%) BC Cleared
5 5 (1.42%) OCPJP
6 4 (1.14%) CISSP
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CISA
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.11%) QA
System Software
1 38 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.40%) Xen
3 10 (2.84%) QEMU
3 10 (2.84%) KVM
4 3 (0.85%) Squid
5 2 (0.57%) Docker
6 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (9.38%) Puppet
2 26 (7.39%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.42%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.85%) Ansible
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 111 (31.53%) Oracle
2 62 (17.61%) IBM
3 40 (11.36%) VMware
4 37 (10.51%) Microsoft
5 31 (8.81%) Sybase
6 27 (7.67%) Adobe
6 27 (7.67%) Google
7 14 (3.98%) hybris
8 12 (3.41%) Sun
9 10 (2.84%) CA
10 9 (2.56%) HP
10 9 (2.56%) ATG
11 8 (2.27%) Pega
12 7 (1.99%) Blue Martini
12 7 (1.99%) Interwoven
12 7 (1.99%) Elastic Path
13 6 (1.70%) SAP
13 6 (1.70%) Perforce
13 6 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.42%) BEA
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