The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Servlets skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Servlets over the 3 months to 29 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.

Java Servlet
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 52 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Servlets 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.19% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.90% 0.85% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Median daily rate £513 £438 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +56.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +15.62% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.38 -

Servlets 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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 146 118 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.78% 26.34% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 65 84
Median daily rate £425 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 19
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £54.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Servlets
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Servlets in Essex

Servlets
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Servlets in Essex

Servlets
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Servlets in Essex

Servlets
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Servlets within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -14 9 £503 +14.85%
Servlets
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Servlets.

1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) DevOps
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database
3 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (78.57%) WebLogic
3 11 (78.57%) JSP
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) OO
3 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
4 10 (71.43%) UML
4 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (57.14%) PVCS
5 8 (57.14%) XML
5 8 (57.14%) XSLT
5 8 (57.14%) XML Schema
5 8 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
6 6 (42.86%) Mainframe
6 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (42.86%) VME
7 5 (35.71%) Fujitsu
7 5 (35.71%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) IIS
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (21.43%) Apache
8 3 (21.43%) Tomcat

Servlets
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 11 (78.57%) WebLogic
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) Jetty
2 3 (21.43%) Mongrel
2 3 (21.43%) nginx
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (21.43%) Google App Engine
2 3 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) FTP
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
1 3 (21.43%) IPsec
1 3 (21.43%) SSL
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) PVCS
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Travis CI
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Architect
1 11 (78.57%) Technical Architect
2 7 (50.00%) Digital Architect
2 7 (50.00%) Digital Technical Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE Architect
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Java Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Server Technician
5 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 11 (78.57%) JSP
3 8 (57.14%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) XML Schema
3 8 (57.14%) XSLT
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) VME
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) DevOps
1 12 (85.71%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
2 11 (78.57%) OO
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (71.43%) UML
4 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) API Design
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Microservices
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Fujitsu
3 3 (21.43%) Google
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) WSO2