Period
to 22 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JFC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JFC over the 6 months to 22 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 Foundation Classes (JFC)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 724 875 892
Rank change year-on-year +151 +17 -37
Contract jobs citing JFC 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.024% 0.018% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
UK median daily rate £325 £475 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.58% +8.26% +10.10%
10th Percentile £304 £359 £406
90th Percentile £349 £594 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -31.58% +8.57% +9.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JFC 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 20,428 33,313 32,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.08% 33.64% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,979 23,441 23,040
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +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 241 296 339
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +4.61% -
10th Percentile £21.25 £17.75 £19.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.00 £55.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +7.69%

JFC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JFC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JFC in the UK

JFC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JFC in the UK

JFC
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JFC within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 +159 5 £325 -31.58% 4
UK excluding London +106 5 £325 -31.58% 3
South West +12 5 £325 -31.58%

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing JFC 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 JFC.

1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Identification
3 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing

JFC
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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (60.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Office Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Identification
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) VMware