The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JAX-RS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JAX-RS over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS, JSR 311, Jersey)
UK
Rank 570 549 494
Rank change year-on-year -21 -55  
Contract jobs citing JAX-RS 39 92 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.62% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 73 98
Median daily rate £465 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £347 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £433 £400
% change year-on-year -5.20% +8.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JAX-RS 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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14027 14876 14126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.36% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9735 10312 9157
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 227 189
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

JAX-RS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JAX-RS in the UK

JAX-RS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JAX-RS in the UK

JAX-RS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JAX-RS over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JAX-RS in the UK

JAX-RS
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JAX-RS within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England -19 28 £475 -4.04% 8
London -10 15 £475 -9.52% 3
Wales +16 8 £394 +12.50%
Cardiff +23 6 £394 +12.50%
South Wales +19 6 £394 +12.50%
East of England +1 6 £420 -6.66% 1
Essex -2 6 £420 -6.66%
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £465 -
South East +26 2 £575 -
City of London +2 2 £388 -26.22% 1
North East - 2 £345 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £345 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £575 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £345 -
Channel Islands - 2 - - 1
Jersey - 2 - - 1

JAX-RS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JAX-RS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JAX-RS.

1 105 (97.22%) Java
2 90 (83.33%) REST
3 77 (71.30%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (60.19%) Spring
5 61 (56.48%) Dropwizard
6 60 (55.56%) Linux
6 60 (55.56%) MongoDB
7 59 (54.63%) HTML
8 57 (52.78%) Continuous Deployment
9 54 (50.00%) HTTP
10 50 (46.30%) Unix
10 50 (46.30%) Hibernate
11 49 (45.37%) Scrum
12 48 (44.44%) Neo4j
13 47 (43.52%) Microservices
14 46 (42.59%) Mac OS X
15 45 (41.67%) TDD
16 44 (40.74%) Relational Database
17 42 (38.89%) Git (software)
18 40 (37.04%) Responsive Web Design
18 40 (37.04%) Web Design
19 39 (36.11%) Configuration Management
20 38 (35.19%) BDD
21 34 (31.48%) Cucumber
22 33 (30.56%) Maven
23 32 (29.63%) JSON
24 31 (28.70%) Continuous Integration
25 29 (26.85%) RESTful
26 28 (25.93%) NoSQL
27 27 (25.00%) Subversion

JAX-RS
Top Related IT Skills 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 (10.19%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.48%) Confluence
3 7 (6.48%) JBoss
4 6 (5.56%) Jetty
5 5 (4.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.70%) Apache
6 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.78%) nginx
8 2 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.85%) CMS
8 2 (1.85%) DataSynapse
8 2 (1.85%) Documentum
9 1 (0.93%) Apache TomEE
9 1 (0.93%) Liferay
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.93%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 5 (4.63%) GitHub
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) AMQP
2 1 (0.93%) FTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 48 (44.44%) Neo4j
3 44 (40.74%) Relational Database
4 28 (25.93%) NoSQL
5 11 (10.19%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.56%) MySQL
7 3 (2.78%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.85%) DB2
8 2 (1.85%) Redis
9 1 (0.93%) Big Data
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.93%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 42 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 34 (31.48%) Cucumber
3 33 (30.56%) Maven
4 27 (25.00%) Subversion
5 25 (23.15%) Mockito
6 24 (22.22%) JUnit
7 15 (13.89%) Jenkins
8 14 (12.96%) Gradle
9 12 (11.11%) Eclipse
9 12 (11.11%) JIRA
10 9 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (6.48%) Selenium
12 5 (4.63%) Bitbucket
12 5 (4.63%) SoapUI
13 4 (3.70%) Ant
13 4 (3.70%) Checkstyle
13 4 (3.70%) IntelliJ
13 4 (3.70%) SonarQube
14 3 (2.78%) GoCD
14 3 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (18.52%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) International Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Legal
3 2 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.93%) French Language
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (84.26%) Developer
2 84 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 23 (21.30%) Senior Developer
3 23 (21.30%) Senior Java Developer
4 19 (17.59%) Agile Developer
4 19 (17.59%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Senior Agile Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 6 (5.56%) Data Migration Lead
6 6 (5.56%) Digital Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Scala Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Java Scala Developer
8 4 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (3.70%) MongoDB Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) Architect
9 3 (2.78%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (83.33%) REST
2 65 (60.19%) Spring
3 61 (56.48%) Dropwizard
4 59 (54.63%) HTML
5 50 (46.30%) Hibernate
6 32 (29.63%) JSON
7 29 (26.85%) RESTful
8 20 (18.52%) Kafka
9 19 (17.59%) XML
10 17 (15.74%) SOAP
10 17 (15.74%) Spring Boot
11 15 (13.89%) Web Services
12 14 (12.96%) iXBRL
13 13 (12.04%) AngularJS
14 10 (9.26%) Akka
15 9 (8.33%) J2EE
16 8 (7.41%) HATEOAS
16 8 (7.41%) JAX-WS
16 8 (7.41%) Play Framework
17 7 (6.48%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.85%) Clustering
2 2 (1.85%) DataPower
2 2 (1.85%) Equities
2 2 (1.85%) iSeries
2 2 (1.85%) Replication
3 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.93%) Linked Data
3 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.93%) Online Banking
3 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (55.56%) Linux
2 50 (46.30%) Unix
3 46 (42.59%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.70%) Windows
5 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (71.30%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (52.78%) Continuous Deployment
3 49 (45.37%) Scrum
4 47 (43.52%) Microservices
5 45 (41.67%) TDD
6 40 (37.04%) Responsive Web Design
6 40 (37.04%) Web Design
7 39 (36.11%) Configuration Management
8 38 (35.19%) BDD
9 31 (28.70%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (20.37%) Kanban
10 22 (20.37%) Pair Programming
10 22 (20.37%) Software Engineering
11 21 (19.44%) DevOps
12 14 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (12.96%) Migration
13 11 (10.19%) Open Source
13 11 (10.19%) Web Development
14 9 (8.33%) API Design
14 9 (8.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 105 (97.22%) Java
2 25 (23.15%) Scala
3 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.44%) SQL
5 13 (12.04%) Go
5 13 (12.04%) Python
5 13 (12.04%) Ruby
6 6 (5.56%) Groovy
7 3 (2.78%) Clojure
7 3 (2.78%) SPARQL
8 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.85%) XPath
8 2 (1.85%) XQuery
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) C#
9 1 (0.93%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.93%) ES6
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (15.74%) Docker
2 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Ansible
1 7 (6.48%) logstash
2 6 (5.56%) Grafana
3 5 (4.63%) Kibana
3 5 (4.63%) Puppet
3 5 (4.63%) rkt
3 5 (4.63%) Terraform
4 3 (2.78%) Consul
4 3 (2.78%) Packer
5 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Oracle
2 8 (7.41%) Splunk
3 7 (6.48%) IBM
4 5 (4.63%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.85%) Adobe
6 2 (1.85%) Sybase
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.93%) BEA
7 1 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.93%) Pega
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
Jersey, Channel Isles
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago