Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Servlets skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Servlets over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Java Servlet
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 659 576 537
Rank change year-on-year -83 -39 +30
Contract jobs citing Servlets 183 297 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.99% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 189 227
England median daily rate £490 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +4.40% +10.30%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £350
90th Percentile £648 £602 £600
UK median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +10.43% +35.83%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +10.43% +35.83%

Servlets is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30223 29881 30183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.42% 30.68% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21510 20879 20919
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 344 505
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%
10th Percentile £18.58 £14.52 £14.64
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Servlets
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Servlets as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Servlets in England

Servlets
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Servlets in England

Servlets
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Servlets in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Servlets in England

Servlets
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Servlets in England

Servlets
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Servlets within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -91 105 £500 - 5
North of England +44 23 £465 -7.00% 1
North West +34 22 £465 -2.11% 1
South East -2 19 £535 +67.53% 4
East of England -12 15 £425 - 3
Midlands -4 11 £450 +15.38% 1
South West +14 9 £463 +2.78%
West Midlands -6 8 £300 -23.08% 1
East Midlands +12 3 £450 -
Yorkshire +6 1 - -
Servlets
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Servlets 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 Servlets.

1 173 (94.54%) Java
2 100 (54.64%) JSP
3 98 (53.55%) Spring
4 95 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (48.09%) HTML
6 85 (46.45%) J2EE
7 76 (41.53%) CSS
8 74 (40.44%) Web Services
8 74 (40.44%) JavaScript
9 64 (34.97%) SQL
10 63 (34.43%) MVC
11 53 (28.96%) Linux
12 51 (27.87%) EJB
12 51 (27.87%) Git (software)
13 50 (27.32%) Java EE
14 49 (26.78%) REST
15 46 (25.14%) Jenkins
16 44 (24.04%) Tomcat
17 43 (23.50%) WebSphere
18 42 (22.95%) JSON
18 42 (22.95%) SOAP
19 41 (22.40%) DevOps
20 40 (21.86%) Continuous Integration
20 40 (21.86%) XML
20 40 (21.86%) jQuery
21 38 (20.77%) Open Source
22 36 (19.67%) JIRA
22 36 (19.67%) Spring MVC
23 35 (19.13%) Oracle
23 35 (19.13%) HTML5

Servlets
Co-occurring 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 44 (24.04%) Tomcat
2 43 (23.50%) WebSphere
3 29 (15.85%) nginx
4 23 (12.57%) Apache
5 21 (11.48%) Jetty
6 19 (10.38%) Apache Solr
6 19 (10.38%) JBoss
7 15 (8.20%) CMS
7 15 (8.20%) Confluence
7 15 (8.20%) IIS
7 15 (8.20%) Mongrel
8 11 (6.01%) WebLogic
9 10 (5.46%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (4.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (4.37%) WildFly
11 5 (2.73%) Liferay
12 4 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (1.09%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (6.01%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.55%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.13%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.29%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (8.74%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (8.74%) Google App Engine
3 16 (8.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (3.28%) GitHub
4 6 (3.28%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.73%) Bluemix
5 5 (2.73%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (2.19%) PaaS
7 3 (1.64%) SaaS
7 3 (1.64%) Slack
8 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.09%) Serverless
9 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.30%) HTTP
2 23 (12.57%) TCP/IP
3 20 (10.93%) SSL
4 16 (8.74%) DHCP
4 16 (8.74%) DNS
5 15 (8.20%) FTP
5 15 (8.20%) IPsec
6 14 (7.65%) Internet
7 6 (3.28%) SMS
8 3 (1.64%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.64%) Intranet
9 2 (1.09%) LDAP
10 1 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.85%) Relational Database
2 25 (13.66%) RDBMS
3 20 (10.93%) MongoDB
4 18 (9.84%) MySQL
4 18 (9.84%) NoSQL
5 13 (7.10%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.92%) DB2
8 8 (4.37%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (4.37%) Snowflake Schema
9 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.19%) Big Data
10 4 (2.19%) Data Mining
10 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.64%) Endeca
11 3 (1.64%) HBase
11 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.09%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 51 (27.87%) Git (software)
2 46 (25.14%) Jenkins
3 36 (19.67%) JIRA
4 29 (15.85%) Maven
5 20 (10.93%) Ant
6 16 (8.74%) Eclipse
6 16 (8.74%) JUnit
7 14 (7.65%) Travis CI
8 13 (7.10%) IntelliJ
8 13 (7.10%) Subversion
9 12 (6.56%) TeamCity
10 11 (6.01%) Gradle
11 10 (5.46%) Cucumber
11 10 (5.46%) gulp
12 8 (4.37%) Mockito
12 8 (4.37%) Selenium
13 6 (3.28%) Gatling
13 6 (3.28%) Grunt
13 6 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (3.28%) Sublime Text
General
1 34 (18.58%) Finance
2 27 (14.75%) Banking
3 13 (7.10%) Retail
4 6 (3.28%) Games
5 5 (2.73%) Marketing
5 5 (2.73%) Online Betting
6 4 (2.19%) Publishing
7 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 103 (56.28%) Developer
2 69 (37.70%) Java Developer
3 35 (19.13%) Architect
4 17 (9.29%) Senior Developer
5 16 (8.74%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (7.65%) Hybris Developer
7 14 (7.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (6.56%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (6.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 11 (6.01%) Consultant
10 8 (4.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 7 (3.83%) Digital Architect
11 7 (3.83%) Java Consultant
12 6 (3.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (3.28%) Scala Developer
13 5 (2.73%) DevOps Administrator
13 5 (2.73%) DevOps Systems Engineer
13 5 (2.73%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (54.64%) JSP
2 98 (53.55%) Spring
3 88 (48.09%) HTML
4 85 (46.45%) J2EE
5 76 (41.53%) CSS
6 74 (40.44%) Web Services
7 51 (27.87%) EJB
8 50 (27.32%) Java EE
9 49 (26.78%) REST
10 42 (22.95%) JSON
10 42 (22.95%) SOAP
11 40 (21.86%) jQuery
11 40 (21.86%) XML
12 36 (19.67%) Spring MVC
13 35 (19.13%) HTML5
14 34 (18.58%) Hibernate
14 34 (18.58%) Struts
15 33 (18.03%) JMS
16 31 (16.94%) AngularJS
17 29 (15.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.10%) User Experience
3 7 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.73%) Online Games
5 4 (2.19%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.19%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.19%) RIA
6 3 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.64%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) Social Media
7 2 (1.09%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.55%) Derivative
8 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.55%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.96%) Linux
2 32 (17.49%) Unix
3 14 (7.65%) Android
3 14 (7.65%) Windows
4 13 (7.10%) Apple iOS
5 12 (6.56%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.28%) CentOS
7 5 (2.73%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.19%) HPUX
9 1 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.55%) Debian
9 1 (0.55%) Fedora
9 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (34.43%) MVC
3 41 (22.40%) DevOps
4 40 (21.86%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (20.77%) Open Source
6 33 (18.03%) TDD
7 32 (17.49%) Scrum
8 31 (16.94%) Waterfall
9 27 (14.75%) Test Automation
10 25 (13.66%) Configuration Management
10 25 (13.66%) E-Commerce
11 22 (12.02%) OO
12 17 (9.29%) Analytics
13 15 (8.20%) SDLC
14 14 (7.65%) Enterprise Architecture
15 13 (7.10%) Data Modelling
16 12 (6.56%) TOGAF
17 11 (6.01%) High Availability
17 11 (6.01%) SOA
18 10 (5.46%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 173 (94.54%) Java
2 74 (40.44%) JavaScript
3 64 (34.97%) SQL
4 22 (12.02%) Shell Script
5 20 (10.93%) Python
6 14 (7.65%) Scala
7 13 (7.10%) Perl
8 12 (6.56%) Ruby
9 7 (3.83%) Groovy
9 7 (3.83%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.28%) C#
10 6 (3.28%) Haskell
10 6 (3.28%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.73%) C++
11 5 (2.73%) Clojure
12 4 (2.19%) Go
12 4 (2.19%) Korn
12 4 (2.19%) XPath
13 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.09%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 7 (3.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.19%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.09%) Degree
4 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.55%) CISA
4 1 (0.55%) CISM
4 1 (0.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) MiFID
1 2 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.55%) GCP
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (10.93%) Docker
2 16 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.74%) Xen
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.55%) HDFS
3 1 (0.55%) KVM
3 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (18.03%) Puppet
2 10 (5.46%) Ansible
3 7 (3.83%) Kibana
3 7 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.28%) Grafana
4 6 (3.28%) Terraform
5 5 (2.73%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.19%) Packer
7 1 (0.55%) logstash
7 1 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (19.13%) Oracle
2 29 (15.85%) Microsoft
3 22 (12.02%) Google
3 22 (12.02%) SAP
4 21 (11.48%) hybris
5 20 (10.93%) IBM
6 17 (9.29%) VMware
7 9 (4.92%) Adobe
8 7 (3.83%) Cisco
8 7 (3.83%) MuleSoft
9 6 (3.28%) Pega
9 6 (3.28%) Solace
10 4 (2.19%) ForgeRock
11 3 (1.64%) BEA
11 3 (1.64%) Perforce
11 3 (1.64%) Sybase
11 3 (1.64%) Vitria
11 3 (1.64%) webMethods
12 2 (1.09%) ATG
12 2 (1.09%) FatWire