The table below looks at the statistics for Servlets 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 Servlets over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Servlet
Rank 105 109 101
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Servlets 11 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.41% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 1.69% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -29.41%
Servlets
England

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
542 593 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.55% 24.21% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 341 311
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £34.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

Servlets
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Servlets Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Servlets
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Servlets Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Servlets
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Servlets across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Servlets Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Servlets
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Servlets across the West Midlands region.

Servlets Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Servlets
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Servlets within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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
Birmingham +5 3 £381 -
Solihull - 3 £375 -
Walsall - 2 £550 -
Coventry - 1 £390 -
Servlets
England

Servlets
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
3 11 (84.62%) JSP
3 11 (84.62%) Oracle
4 8 (61.54%) EJB
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
6 5 (38.46%) Spring
6 5 (38.46%) JSTL
6 5 (38.46%) XML
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) OO
7 4 (30.77%) Struts
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
7 4 (30.77%) Pega
7 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
8 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
8 3 (23.08%) JMS
8 3 (23.08%) BEA
8 3 (23.08%) Vitria
8 3 (23.08%) Middleware
8 3 (23.08%) Workflow
8 3 (23.08%) IBM
8 3 (23.08%) JBoss
8 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server

Servlets
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) PegaRULES
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Law
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Java Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) JSP
3 8 (61.54%) EJB
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) Spring
4 5 (38.46%) JSTL
5 4 (30.77%) Struts
6 3 (23.08%) JMS
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
7 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) J2EE
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
2 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) MVC
1 4 (30.77%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) Workflow
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Pega
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) BEA
3 3 (23.08%) Vitria
4 2 (15.38%) Sybase