Period
to 23 February 2020

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 6 months to 23 February 2020 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 API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS, JSR 311, Jersey)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 676 686 691
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 +55
Contract jobs citing JAX-RS 43 199 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.60% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 150 161
UK median daily rate £600 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £370 £419 £400
90th Percentile £650 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £478 £400
% change year-on-year -5.76% +19.38% -8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year - +38.86% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 20,254 33,048 32,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.07% 33.63% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,860 23,252 23,008
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +8.82%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 292 338
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £42.17 £40.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.03% +0.38%
10th Percentile £21.03 £18.01 £19.70
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.89 £42.50 £41.81
% change year-on-year -6.15% +1.66% +7.19%

JAX-RS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JAX-RS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JAX-RS in the UK

JAX-RS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JAX-RS in the UK

JAX-RS
Top 8 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 6 months to 23 February 2020. 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
England +26 43 £600 +14.29% 4
London +64 28 £600 +9.09% 2
UK excluding London +42 14 £450 -5.76% 2
South West +19 12 £450 -5.26% 1
Midlands +51 1 - -
West Midlands +50 1 - -
North West +33 1 £550 +16.40% 1
North of England +14 1 £550 +10.00% 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing JAX-RS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for JAX-RS.

1 40 (93.02%) Java
2 28 (65.12%) Linux
3 27 (62.79%) Unix
3 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (60.47%) Docker
5 25 (58.14%) Kubernetes
5 25 (58.14%) Test Automation
5 25 (58.14%) MongoDB
5 25 (58.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 24 (55.81%) Microservices
6 24 (55.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 24 (55.81%) Mac OS X
6 24 (55.81%) Web Design
7 21 (48.84%) Java 8
8 19 (44.19%) AWS
9 18 (41.86%) BDD
9 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
9 18 (41.86%) TDD
10 17 (39.53%) Mockito
10 17 (39.53%) Azure
11 16 (37.21%) REST
11 16 (37.21%) Pair Programming
11 16 (37.21%) Web Development
12 15 (34.88%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (34.88%) Public Sector
13 13 (30.23%) Scrum
14 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
15 11 (25.58%) Dropwizard
15 11 (25.58%) Spring
15 11 (25.58%) Hibernate

JAX-RS
Co-occurring 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 4 (9.30%) Confluence
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 19 (44.19%) AWS
2 17 (39.53%) Azure
3 7 (16.28%) GitHub
4 6 (13.95%) OpenShift
5 4 (9.30%) GCP
5 4 (9.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (58.14%) MongoDB
2 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
3 9 (20.93%) Neo4j
4 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.98%) DB2
5 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
2 17 (39.53%) Mockito
3 8 (18.60%) JIRA
4 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
5 6 (13.95%) JUnit
6 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.30%) Gradle
6 4 (9.30%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.65%) Maven
7 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
7 2 (4.65%) Subversion
8 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.33%) WebStorm
General
1 15 (34.88%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Electronics
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) International Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 24 (55.81%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Digital Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Linux Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Polyglot Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Applications Architect
9 1 (2.33%) HTML Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Python Developer
9 1 (2.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) REST
2 15 (34.88%) ActiveMQ
3 11 (25.58%) CSS
3 11 (25.58%) Dropwizard
3 11 (25.58%) Hibernate
3 11 (25.58%) Spring
4 10 (23.26%) HTML
4 10 (23.26%) JSON
5 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.95%) HTML5
7 5 (11.63%) RESTful
8 4 (9.30%) .NET
8 4 (9.30%) .NET Core
8 4 (9.30%) Spring MVC
8 4 (9.30%) STL
8 4 (9.30%) Swagger
8 4 (9.30%) Web Services
8 4 (9.30%) XML
9 3 (6.98%) CoreNLP
9 3 (6.98%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Linux
2 27 (62.79%) Unix
3 24 (55.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) Continuous Deployment
2 25 (58.14%) Test Automation
3 24 (55.81%) Microservices
3 24 (55.81%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (55.81%) Web Design
4 18 (41.86%) BDD
4 18 (41.86%) TDD
5 16 (37.21%) Pair Programming
5 16 (37.21%) Web Development
6 13 (30.23%) Scrum
7 8 (18.60%) Migration
7 8 (18.60%) MVC
8 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
9 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (11.63%) Kanban
10 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
11 4 (9.30%) Analytics
11 4 (9.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) Java 8
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) Python
5 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.30%) C++
5 4 (9.30%) Perl
5 4 (9.30%) SQL
6 3 (6.98%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (60.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (58.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (9.30%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) SAP