Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for JSF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JSF over the 6 months to 23 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.

JavaServer Faces (JSF)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 135 173
Rank change year-on-year -37 +38 -95
Contract jobs citing JSF 15 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 1.18% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 4.27% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 46 20
Scotland median daily rate £362 £340 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% -22.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £350 £288 £319
90th Percentile £400 £370 £501
UK median daily rate £475 £375 £415
% change year-on-year +26.67% -9.64% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £37.20 £36.50
% change year-on-year +14.25% +1.92% -

JSF 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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1354 1195 1248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.85% 27.57% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 717 671
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 16
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.53% +5.25% +1.58%
10th Percentile £17.89 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £40.03 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

JSF
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing JSF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for JSF in Scotland

JSF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSF in Scotland

JSF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSF in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSF in Scotland

JSF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSF in Scotland

JSF
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSF within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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
Edinburgh -43 15 £362 +6.47%
JSF
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JSF.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Hibernate
3 13 (86.67%) SOA
3 13 (86.67%) JPA
4 12 (80.00%) Web Services
5 10 (66.67%) Oracle
5 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
5 10 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (60.00%) Apache CXF
6 9 (60.00%) BPMN
6 9 (60.00%) Use Case
6 9 (60.00%) UML
6 9 (60.00%) OO
7 8 (53.33%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (53.33%) RichFaces
7 8 (53.33%) Wireframes
7 8 (53.33%) Domain Models
7 8 (53.33%) Apache OpenJPA
8 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
9 6 (40.00%) JBoss
9 6 (40.00%) Physical Data Model
9 6 (40.00%) SOLID
10 5 (33.33%) Drools
10 5 (33.33%) XML
11 4 (26.67%) SOAP
11 4 (26.67%) Maven
11 4 (26.67%) jBPM
12 3 (20.00%) Spring
12 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

JSF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (40.00%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) SOA Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Hibernate
2 13 (86.67%) JPA
3 12 (80.00%) Web Services
4 9 (60.00%) Apache CXF
5 8 (53.33%) Apache OpenJPA
5 8 (53.33%) RichFaces
6 5 (33.33%) Drools
6 5 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) jBPM
7 4 (26.67%) SOAP
8 3 (20.00%) Spring
9 2 (13.33%) J2EE
9 2 (13.33%) Java EE
9 2 (13.33%) JMS
9 2 (13.33%) Spring Batch
9 2 (13.33%) XSD
9 2 (13.33%) XSLT
10 1 (6.67%) Node.js
10 1 (6.67%) React
10 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) SOA
2 9 (60.00%) BPMN
2 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (60.00%) OO
2 9 (60.00%) UML
2 9 (60.00%) Use Case
3 8 (53.33%) Domain Models
3 8 (53.33%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (53.33%) Wireframes
4 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
5 6 (40.00%) Physical Data Model
5 6 (40.00%) SOLID
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
1 10 (66.67%) Red Hat