The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for JCAPS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JCAPS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Java CAPS
UK / England
Rank - 613 594
Contract jobs citing JCAPS 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.047% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JCAPS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7324 8422 8362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.52% 17.24% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4791 5397 5026
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 212 301
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

JCAPS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing JCAPS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for JCAPS in England

JCAPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JCAPS in England

JCAPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JCAPS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JCAPS in England

JCAPS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JCAPS 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 England region with a requirement for JCAPS.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) SAX
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

JCAPS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Integration Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Java Middleware Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Java Middleware Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) SAX
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XPath