The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 June 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)
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 126 135
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing JSF 9 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.47% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 1.80% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 1
Median daily rate £360 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £400
% change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.14 -
% change year-on-year +28.47% -  

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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 728 776 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.81% 26.29% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 536 562
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £488 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 38
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JSF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

JSF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSF in the South West

JSF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSF in the South West

JSF
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSF within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Bristol -4 6 £360 +4.34%
Somerset - 2 - -
JSF
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South West region with a requirement for JSF.

1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (80.77%) Scrum
4 20 (76.92%) Hibernate
5 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
6 17 (65.38%) XML
6 17 (65.38%) MVC
6 17 (65.38%) Spring
6 17 (65.38%) RESTful
7 15 (57.69%) Oracle
7 15 (57.69%) EJB
7 15 (57.69%) JUnit
7 15 (57.69%) Web Services
8 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
9 11 (42.31%) Spring MVC
9 11 (42.31%) jQuery
10 10 (38.46%) TDD
10 10 (38.46%) Struts
10 10 (38.46%) CSS
10 10 (38.46%) HTML
11 8 (30.77%) Ant
11 8 (30.77%) SQL
11 8 (30.77%) JSP
11 8 (30.77%) SOAP
11 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
11 8 (30.77%) Pair Programming
11 8 (30.77%) Subversion
11 8 (30.77%) Refactoring
11 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
11 8 (30.77%) Maven

JSF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (26.92%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Internet
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) JUnit
2 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 8 (30.77%) Ant
3 8 (30.77%) Apache Buildr
3 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
3 8 (30.77%) jMock
3 8 (30.77%) Maven
3 8 (30.77%) Mercurial
3 8 (30.77%) Subversion
4 7 (26.92%) Gradle
4 7 (26.92%) IntelliJ
4 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) WATIR
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
1 17 (65.38%) Java Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) UI Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior UI Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) Hibernate
2 17 (65.38%) RESTful
2 17 (65.38%) Spring
2 17 (65.38%) XML
3 15 (57.69%) EJB
3 15 (57.69%) Web Services
4 11 (42.31%) jQuery
4 11 (42.31%) Spring MVC
5 10 (38.46%) CSS
5 10 (38.46%) HTML
5 10 (38.46%) Struts
6 8 (30.77%) Ajax
6 8 (30.77%) JSP
6 8 (30.77%) SOAP
7 7 (26.92%) EJB 3.0
7 7 (26.92%) J2EE
7 7 (26.92%) JAXB
7 7 (26.92%) JPA
7 7 (26.92%) JSON
7 7 (26.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) RIA
1 7 (26.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) Scrum
3 17 (65.38%) MVC
4 10 (38.46%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 8 (30.77%) Refactoring
5 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 8 (30.77%) XML Parsing
6 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
6 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (26.92%) SDLC
6 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (26.92%) Workflow
7 6 (23.08%) Web Development
8 3 (11.54%) BDD
9 1 (3.85%) ATDD
9 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) ATG
3 1 (3.85%) BEA