The table below looks at the statistics for JSTL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSTL over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaServer Pages Standard Tag Library (JSTL)
Rank 125 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Contract jobs citing JSTL 3 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.72% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 2.90% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 5
Average daily rate
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£220 £280 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+21.15% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
655 587 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.17% 24.83% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 320 261
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 18
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £11.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

JSTL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSTL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSTL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

JSTL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSTL across the West Midlands region.

JSTL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JSTL
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing JSTL 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 JSTL.

1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Alterian
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5

JSTL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing JSTL 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 JSTL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Alterian