The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for JSF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JSF over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaServer Faces (JSF)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 59 75
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16  
Contract jobs citing JSF 3 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 1.98% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 9.62% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 27 12
Median daily rate £400 £450 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +22.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £325
% change year-on-year +2.40% +27.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.00 £38.00

JSF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 261 312 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 29.10% 20.57% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 179 164
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Median hourly rate £52.17 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.80% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

JSF
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing JSF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for JSF in Edinburgh

JSF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JSF in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for JSF in Edinburgh

JSF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JSF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for JSF.

1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) RichFaces
3 8 (66.67%) JPA
3 8 (66.67%) SOA
4 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
4 7 (58.33%) Apache CXF
5 6 (50.00%) BPMN
5 6 (50.00%) JBoss
5 6 (50.00%) UML
6 5 (41.67%) HTML
6 5 (41.67%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (41.67%) Use Case
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (33.33%) Domain Models
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) Drools
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (33.33%) SOAP
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (33.33%) OO
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Apache OpenJPA
8 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (25.00%) Java EE
8 3 (25.00%) Open Source
8 3 (25.00%) Open Source Development

JSF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) JBoss
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
1 2 (16.67%) Mockito
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) jMock
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) UI Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UML Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) RichFaces
2 8 (66.67%) JPA
3 7 (58.33%) Apache CXF
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) Drools
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Apache OpenJPA
6 3 (25.00%) Java EE
7 2 (16.67%) J2EE
7 2 (16.67%) jBPM
7 2 (16.67%) JMS
7 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) Spring
7 2 (16.67%) Spring Batch
7 2 (16.67%) XSD
7 2 (16.67%) XSLT
8 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) BPMN
2 6 (50.00%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) Use Case
4 4 (33.33%) Domain Models
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source Development
5 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Web Design
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat