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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Servlet
Rank 434 389 365
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -24
Contract jobs citing Servlets 177 196 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 1.30% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 105 115
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £580 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-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
15698 15095 15547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 28.64% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9962 9698 9555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 -47 145 £400 -5.88% 54
London -11 79 £426 -14.75% 26
Scotland -4 23 £438 +32.57% 6
South East -14 18 £275 -25.67% 4
City of London -4 15 £431 -21.59% 7
North West -19 14 £388 +10.71% 20
Glasgow -9 13 £375 +28.20% 2
East of England -21 13 £278 -49.54% 2
Manchester -3 10 £388 - 18
West Midlands -3 10 £300 - 1
Edinburgh -3 9 £460 +16.82% 3
East Sussex - 9 £250 -
Warwickshire - 8 - - 1
Essex -5 7 £275 -50.00%
Yorkshire -1 6 £320 -8.57%
West Yorkshire - 6 £320 -
South West -34 5 £375 +7.14% 1
Salford - 5 £313 - 2
East Midlands 0 4 £280 -21.40%
Hertfordshire -14 4 £260 - 1
Brighton - 4 £250 -
Berkshire +10 3 £330 - 1
Watford -4 3 - -
Cheshire -17 3 £400 +14.28% 2
Bristol -18 3 £375 +7.14%
Leeds - 3 - -
Chester +2 2 £400 +6.66%
Milton Keynes -2 2 £280 -18.24%
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £280 -18.24%
Northamptonshire - 2 £280 -

Servlets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 290 (96.67%) Java
2 186 (62.00%) JSP
3 165 (55.00%) Oracle
4 153 (51.00%) Spring
5 152 (50.67%) HTML
6 144 (48.00%) JavaScript
7 126 (42.00%) J2EE
8 125 (41.67%) XML
9 113 (37.67%) SQL
10 99 (33.00%) Web Services
11 95 (31.67%) Linux
12 91 (30.33%) Maven
13 90 (30.00%) CSS
14 80 (26.67%) Tomcat
15 77 (25.67%) Hibernate
16 74 (24.67%) Relational Database
17 73 (24.33%) Struts
18 68 (22.67%) UNIX
18 68 (22.67%) TDD
19 66 (22.00%) JDBC
19 66 (22.00%) Ajax
20 64 (21.33%) jQuery
20 64 (21.33%) EJB
20 64 (21.33%) Finance
21 63 (21.00%) WebSphere
22 62 (20.67%) E-Commerce
23 60 (20.00%) HTTP
24 59 (19.67%) XSLT
24 59 (19.67%) JUnit
25 58 (19.33%) RDBMS

Servlets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 80 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 63 (21.00%) WebSphere
3 54 (18.00%) Apache
4 42 (14.00%) Jetty
5 39 (13.00%) WebLogic
6 28 (9.33%) CMS
7 22 (7.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 21 (7.00%) nginx
9 18 (6.00%) IIS
10 16 (5.33%) MQSeries
11 12 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
12 10 (3.33%) Confluence
12 10 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (2.67%) GlassFish
14 7 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
15 6 (2.00%) OpenStack
16 3 (1.00%) Node.js
16 3 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
16 3 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 3 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.33%) Tridion
2 5 (1.67%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Global One
4 1 (0.33%) Brady Trinity
4 1 (0.33%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.67%) Cloud Computing
2 27 (9.00%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.00%) Google App Engine
5 9 (3.00%) SaaS
6 6 (2.00%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (2.00%) Route 53
7 2 (0.67%) GitHub
7 2 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (20.00%) HTTP
2 25 (8.33%) Internet
3 19 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 19 (6.33%) DNS
4 18 (6.00%) DHCP
5 17 (5.67%) SSL
6 12 (4.00%) IPsec
6 12 (4.00%) FTP
7 9 (3.00%) LDAP
8 7 (2.33%) HTTPS
9 6 (2.00%) SSH
9 6 (2.00%) Firewall
10 4 (1.33%) SNMP
11 2 (0.67%) AMQP
12 1 (0.33%) Network Security
12 1 (0.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (24.67%) Relational Database
2 58 (19.33%) RDBMS
3 51 (17.00%) Oracle Database
4 42 (14.00%) MySQL
5 40 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 23 (7.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (4.67%) DB2
8 12 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (3.00%) MongoDB
11 9 (3.00%) NoSQL
11 9 (3.00%) Big Data
12 6 (2.00%) Hazelcast
12 6 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.00%) CouchDB
14 3 (1.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 91 (30.33%) Maven
2 59 (19.67%) JUnit
3 56 (18.67%) Subversion
4 53 (17.67%) Ant
5 52 (17.33%) Jenkins
6 48 (16.00%) Eclipse
7 25 (8.33%) JIRA
8 19 (6.33%) Hudson
9 16 (5.33%) Log4j
10 15 (5.00%) Git (software)
11 14 (4.67%) Selenium
12 9 (3.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 8 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (2.33%) Cucumber
15 6 (2.00%) TeamCity
15 6 (2.00%) Toad
16 5 (1.67%) Mercurial
16 5 (1.67%) Mockito
17 4 (1.33%) jMock
General
1 64 (21.33%) Finance
2 32 (10.67%) Banking
3 26 (8.67%) Retail
4 18 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.33%) Marketing
7 6 (2.00%) Publishing
8 5 (1.67%) German Language
9 4 (1.33%) Electronics
10 2 (0.67%) Back Office
10 2 (0.67%) Advertising
10 2 (0.67%) Law
10 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 210 (70.00%) Developer
2 156 (52.00%) Java Developer
3 28 (9.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 21 (7.00%) Architect
4 21 (7.00%) Senior Developer
5 18 (6.00%) SQL Developer
6 16 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (4.33%) J2EE Developer
8 11 (3.67%) Technical Leader
9 8 (2.67%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (2.67%) Web Developer
10 7 (2.33%) PL/SQL Developer
11 6 (2.00%) Java Architect
11 6 (2.00%) Consultant
11 6 (2.00%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (2.00%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (1.67%) Project Leader
12 5 (1.67%) Applications Developer
12 5 (1.67%) Software Developer
13 4 (1.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (62.00%) JSP
2 153 (51.00%) Spring
3 152 (50.67%) HTML
4 126 (42.00%) J2EE
5 125 (41.67%) XML
6 99 (33.00%) Web Services
7 90 (30.00%) CSS
8 77 (25.67%) Hibernate
9 73 (24.33%) Struts
10 66 (22.00%) JDBC
10 66 (22.00%) Ajax
11 64 (21.33%) jQuery
11 64 (21.33%) EJB
12 59 (19.67%) XSLT
13 54 (18.00%) JMS
14 46 (15.33%) REST
15 40 (13.33%) SOAP
15 40 (13.33%) JSON
16 36 (12.00%) Java EE
17 30 (10.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.33%) Open Source
2 26 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.67%) Web 2.0
4 9 (3.00%) iPad
5 7 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.67%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.33%) DTV
7 4 (1.33%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.33%) Life Science
7 4 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.33%) Biology
8 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.67%) Clustering
9 2 (0.67%) Equities
9 2 (0.67%) Photography
9 2 (0.67%) Derivative
9 2 (0.67%) Social Network
9 2 (0.67%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 95 (31.67%) Linux
2 68 (22.67%) UNIX
3 23 (7.67%) Solaris
4 15 (5.00%) HPUX
4 15 (5.00%) Windows
5 14 (4.67%) CentOS
6 7 (2.33%) Fedora
7 6 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.00%) Android
8 3 (1.00%) AIX
9 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.67%) TDD
2 62 (20.67%) E-Commerce
3 57 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (17.33%) OO
5 46 (15.33%) Unit Testing
6 43 (14.33%) MVC
6 43 (14.33%) Scrum
7 42 (14.00%) Configuration Management
8 40 (13.33%) Content Management
9 33 (11.00%) UML
9 33 (11.00%) SOA
10 25 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 24 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (7.33%) Web Development
12 22 (7.33%) Data Modelling
13 20 (6.67%) OOD
13 20 (6.67%) Software Architecture
14 19 (6.33%) Migration
15 18 (6.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 290 (96.67%) Java
2 144 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 113 (37.67%) SQL
4 55 (18.33%) PL/SQL
5 29 (9.67%) Shell Script
6 21 (7.00%) XPath
7 17 (5.67%) Perl
8 16 (5.33%) PHP
8 16 (5.33%) Python
9 14 (4.67%) Ruby
10 11 (3.67%) VBA
11 8 (2.67%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.33%) PHP5
12 7 (2.33%) Groovy
12 7 (2.33%) Scala
12 7 (2.33%) C++
12 7 (2.33%) C
13 5 (1.67%) C#
14 4 (1.33%) XQuery
15 3 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (14.33%) Degree
2 23 (7.67%) Sun Certification
3 11 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.00%) OCPJP
5 5 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) PMP
7 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.67%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.00%) Xen
3 2 (0.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (6.00%) Puppet
2 6 (2.00%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.67%) OpenSSO
4 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.33%) OpenView
5 1 (0.33%) Control-M
5 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 165 (55.00%) Oracle
2 47 (15.67%) JBoss
3 28 (9.33%) Sun
4 27 (9.00%) Google
5 22 (7.33%) IBM
6 21 (7.00%) Red Hat
7 18 (6.00%) ATG
8 17 (5.67%) Sybase
9 16 (5.33%) Microsoft
10 14 (4.67%) Interwoven
11 12 (4.00%) VMware
12 9 (3.00%) FatWire
13 8 (2.67%) Endeca
14 7 (2.33%) AccuRev
14 7 (2.33%) Elastic Path
14 7 (2.33%) Blue Martini
14 7 (2.33%) SAP
15 6 (2.00%) RightScale
16 5 (1.67%) Adobe
17 4 (1.33%) Talend
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