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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Servlet
Rank 486 454 416
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -38
Contract jobs citing Servlets 140 158 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 1.14% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 120 92
Average daily rate £415 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £541 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £39.63 - £60.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.93 - £46.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.33 - £74.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 - £42.50

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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -34 110 £420 -6.66% 33
London -30 52 £438 -9.79% 8
South East +21 23 £355 +5.18% 5
Buckinghamshire +29 16 £355 - 1
Milton Keynes +18 16 £355 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £486 -
Tyne and Wear - 15 £486 -
North East - 15 £486 -
North West -21 11 £413 +17.85% 3
Wales - 9 £378 - 2
Cheshire -2 8 £423 +16.47% 2
Scotland -13 7 £338 -3.57% 5
East Midlands -15 7 £325 +60.09% 2
Edinburgh -15 6 £375 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire -18 5 £330 - 4
West Yorkshire -7 4 £330 - 1
Leeds -8 4 £330 - 1
West Midlands -10 4 £300 -36.84% 5
Northampton - 4 £300 - 2
Wrexham - 4 - -
Northamptonshire - 4 £300 - 2
North Wales - 4 - -
South Wales - 4 £380 - 2
Coventry - 4 £300 -
Hampshire +7 3 - - 1
Chester 0 3 £423 +16.47% 1
Leicestershire -11 3 £438 +118.75%
Manchester -22 3 £413 +17.85% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £438 -
Newport - 3 £380 -

Servlets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 328 (95.07%) Java
2 200 (57.97%) J2EE
3 195 (56.52%) JSP
4 168 (48.70%) Linux
5 159 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
6 153 (44.35%) JavaScript
7 148 (42.90%) WebSphere
8 147 (42.61%) Oracle
9 136 (39.42%) Tomcat
10 129 (37.39%) HTTP
11 126 (36.52%) HTML
11 126 (36.52%) Jenkins
12 123 (35.65%) Spring
13 116 (33.62%) Apache
14 115 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
15 114 (33.04%) SQL
16 113 (32.75%) XML
17 111 (32.17%) TCP/IP
18 96 (27.83%) Hibernate
19 95 (27.54%) Configuration Management
19 95 (27.54%) Microsoft
20 94 (27.25%) CSS
21 93 (26.96%) Jetty
22 92 (26.67%) nginx
23 91 (26.38%) IIS
24 90 (26.09%) .NET
24 90 (26.09%) VMware
25 89 (25.80%) Web Services
26 88 (25.51%) DNS
26 88 (25.51%) DHCP

Servlets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 148 (42.90%) WebSphere
2 136 (39.42%) Tomcat
3 116 (33.62%) Apache
4 93 (26.96%) Jetty
5 92 (26.67%) nginx
6 91 (26.38%) IIS
7 32 (9.28%) JBoss
8 31 (8.99%) CMS
9 29 (8.41%) WebLogic
9 29 (8.41%) WebSphere Application Server
10 26 (7.54%) Node.js
11 12 (3.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 11 (3.19%) Oracle 10gAS
12 11 (3.19%) Oracle Application Server
13 10 (2.90%) PowerExchange
14 9 (2.61%) Apache Spark
15 8 (2.32%) Confluence
16 7 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 6 (1.74%) IBM HTTP Server
17 6 (1.74%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.19%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 75 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (20.58%) Amazon EC2
3 68 (19.71%) Google App Engine
3 68 (19.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 63 (18.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.58%) PaaS
5 2 (0.58%) Route 53
6 1 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (37.39%) HTTP
2 111 (32.17%) TCP/IP
3 88 (25.51%) DHCP
3 88 (25.51%) DNS
4 86 (24.93%) FTP
4 86 (24.93%) IPsec
5 74 (21.45%) SSL
6 23 (6.67%) LDAP
7 12 (3.48%) Internet
8 11 (3.19%) SNMP
9 10 (2.90%) Firewall
10 5 (1.45%) DMZ
11 3 (0.87%) LAN
11 3 (0.87%) Network Security
11 3 (0.87%) WAN
12 2 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.58%) DVB
12 2 (0.58%) WEP
13 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 30 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 28 (8.12%) MySQL
4 23 (6.67%) DB2
4 23 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 18 (5.22%) SQL Server
6 15 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (3.19%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.90%) PowerCenter
9 10 (2.90%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.74%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.74%) WebFOCUS
11 5 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.16%) Big Data
12 4 (1.16%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.87%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 126 (36.52%) Jenkins
2 52 (15.07%) JUnit
2 52 (15.07%) Maven
3 41 (11.88%) Git (software)
4 34 (9.86%) Eclipse
5 33 (9.57%) Subversion
6 32 (9.28%) JIRA
7 29 (8.41%) Mockito
8 28 (8.12%) Selenium
9 16 (4.64%) Ant
10 12 (3.48%) Log4j
11 11 (3.19%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.19%) Spock
12 10 (2.90%) NetBeans
13 9 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (2.32%) AccuRev
14 8 (2.32%) Grunt
15 7 (2.03%) Hudson
15 7 (2.03%) Protractor
15 7 (2.03%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (7.54%) Retail
2 25 (7.25%) Finance
3 12 (3.48%) Banking
4 11 (3.19%) Games
5 8 (2.32%) Marketing
6 7 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.74%) Automotive
7 6 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.45%) Front Office
9 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Law
10 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 183 (53.04%) Developer
2 135 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 50 (14.49%) Senior Developer
4 35 (10.14%) Architect
5 34 (9.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 33 (9.57%) Consultant
7 32 (9.28%) J2EE Developer
8 29 (8.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 29 (8.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 17 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
9 17 (4.93%) XML Developer
10 16 (4.64%) DevOps Consultant
10 16 (4.64%) Java Engineer
10 16 (4.64%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 16 (4.64%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 15 (4.35%) Java Architect
12 12 (3.48%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 12 (3.48%) Web Engineer
13 11 (3.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 9 (2.61%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (57.97%) J2EE
2 195 (56.52%) JSP
3 126 (36.52%) HTML
4 123 (35.65%) Spring
5 113 (32.75%) XML
6 96 (27.83%) Hibernate
7 94 (27.25%) CSS
8 90 (26.09%) .NET
9 89 (25.80%) Web Services
10 73 (21.16%) Struts
11 62 (17.97%) JMS
12 60 (17.39%) JDBC
13 59 (17.10%) SOAP
14 45 (13.04%) Java EE
15 43 (12.46%) RESTful
16 40 (11.59%) jQuery
16 40 (11.59%) XSLT
17 37 (10.72%) EJB
18 31 (8.99%) REST
19 29 (8.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.80%) iPad
4 12 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.19%) Online Games
5 11 (3.19%) Social Media
6 8 (2.32%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.03%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.16%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.16%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.87%) IVR
9 3 (0.87%) VUI
10 2 (0.58%) Equities
10 2 (0.58%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.58%) PMI
10 2 (0.58%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.58%) User Experience
11 1 (0.29%) Contactless
11 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 168 (48.70%) Linux
2 48 (13.91%) Unix
3 38 (11.01%) Windows
4 17 (4.93%) Mac OS X
4 17 (4.93%) Solaris
5 15 (4.35%) AIX
6 13 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.87%) CentOS
7 3 (0.87%) HPUX
7 3 (0.87%) SUSE
8 2 (0.58%) VME
9 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 95 (27.54%) Configuration Management
4 79 (22.90%) DevOps
5 75 (21.74%) Unit Testing
6 66 (19.13%) TDD
7 58 (16.81%) OO
8 57 (16.52%) E-Commerce
9 54 (15.65%) Automated Testing
10 49 (14.20%) Open Source
11 34 (9.86%) Content Management
11 34 (9.86%) MVC
11 34 (9.86%) Scrum
12 26 (7.54%) Web Operations
13 24 (6.96%) Software Architecture
14 23 (6.67%) UML
15 22 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (6.38%) Web Application Development
16 21 (6.09%) BDD
16 21 (6.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 328 (95.07%) Java
2 153 (44.35%) JavaScript
3 114 (33.04%) SQL
4 26 (7.54%) Python
5 24 (6.96%) PL/SQL
6 20 (5.80%) Perl
7 17 (4.93%) Ruby
8 14 (4.06%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.48%) BeanShell
10 11 (3.19%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.61%) C++
12 7 (2.03%) Scala
12 7 (2.03%) XPath
13 6 (1.74%) C#
14 4 (1.16%) C
15 3 (0.87%) ANSI C
15 3 (0.87%) Tcl
16 2 (0.58%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.58%) Go
16 2 (0.58%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.80%) Degree
3 18 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.74%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.29%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.99%) QA
2 7 (2.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.87%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 86 (24.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (21.16%) Xen
3 6 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.87%) Docker
4 3 (0.87%) KVM
4 3 (0.87%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 52 (15.07%) Puppet
2 33 (9.57%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.16%) Ansible
5 2 (0.58%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 147 (42.61%) Oracle
2 95 (27.54%) Microsoft
3 90 (26.09%) VMware
4 69 (20.00%) Google
5 33 (9.57%) ATG
6 31 (8.99%) IBM
7 25 (7.25%) Endeca
8 15 (4.35%) Sun
9 13 (3.77%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.19%) Axway
10 11 (3.19%) BEA
10 11 (3.19%) Informatica
10 11 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (2.90%) CA
11 10 (2.90%) Genesys
11 10 (2.90%) Teradata
12 9 (2.61%) Sybase
13 8 (2.32%) SAP
14 7 (2.03%) HP
15 6 (1.74%) Adobe
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