Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 July 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 720 703 705
Rank change year-on-year -17 +2 -35
Contract jobs citing JSF 171 155 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.50% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 98 143
UK median daily rate £500 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +8.11% -3.90%
10th Percentile £400 £310 £303
90th Percentile £603 £546 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +31.25% +11.11% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 11
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £36.25 £40.00 £30.25
90th Percentile £52.75 £40.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +21.88% +6.67% +1.35%

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 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 35,314 30,930 31,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.90% 32.23% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,864 21,374 22,072
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £306 £290
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 382 404
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% +7.68% +2.74%
10th Percentile £15.02 £15.00 £13.08
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £52.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +1.35%

JSF
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JSF in the UK

JSF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSF in the UK

JSF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSF over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSF in the UK

JSF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSF in the UK

JSF
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSF over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JSF in the UK

JSF
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSF within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. 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 -27 147 £475 +18.75% 37
London -13 85 £475 +18.75% 10
UK excluding London -32 83 £525 +31.25% 27
South East -6 36 £438 -1.41% 10
South West +2 18 £525 +45.83% 4
Northern Ireland - 10 £525 -
Scotland -38 6 £575 +58.18%
Wales - 6 £550 -
East Midlands -2 4 £431 +2.68% 1
Midlands -17 4 £431 +2.68% 6
North of England -26 3 £425 +9.68% 4
Yorkshire -16 2 £425 +28.30% 3
North West -19 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JSF 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 JSF.

1 131 (76.61%) Java
2 113 (66.08%) Web Services
3 100 (58.48%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (46.78%) Scrum
5 67 (39.18%) Oracle
6 66 (38.60%) Spring
7 61 (35.67%) TDD
8 59 (34.50%) JMS
9 58 (33.92%) Security Cleared
10 56 (32.75%) Hibernate
11 54 (31.58%) SQL
12 52 (30.41%) Git (software)
13 50 (29.24%) J2EE
14 49 (28.65%) XML
15 46 (26.90%) JavaScript
16 45 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
17 42 (24.56%) HTML
18 39 (22.81%) JUnit
18 39 (22.81%) DV Cleared
19 38 (22.22%) Node.js
19 38 (22.22%) EJB
19 38 (22.22%) JSP
19 38 (22.22%) Jenkins
20 36 (21.05%) Software Engineering
20 36 (21.05%) JPA
21 35 (20.47%) CQRS
22 34 (19.88%) Domain-Driven Design
22 34 (19.88%) JSON
22 34 (19.88%) Oracle Database
23 33 (19.30%) PL/SQL

JSF
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 30 (17.54%) WebSphere
2 21 (12.28%) Confluence
2 21 (12.28%) JBoss
3 20 (11.70%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.43%) WebSphere Portal
5 10 (5.85%) GemFire
6 8 (4.68%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.92%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (2.34%) Apache
9 4 (2.34%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.75%) Jetty
10 3 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.17%) nginx
11 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.58%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.58%) Liferay
12 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 12 (7.02%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (4.09%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (2.34%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.34%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (2.34%) CloudFront
2 4 (2.34%) Serverless
3 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.58%) npm
4 1 (0.58%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) DVB
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (19.88%) Oracle Database
3 20 (11.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 20 (11.70%) Relational Database
4 18 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (9.94%) GIS
5 17 (9.94%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.09%) MySQL
7 5 (2.92%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.34%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.34%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.17%) Big Data
9 2 (1.17%) DB2
9 2 (1.17%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.58%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (30.41%) Git (software)
2 39 (22.81%) JUnit
3 38 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 24 (14.04%) Maven
5 23 (13.45%) JIRA
6 15 (8.77%) Eclipse
7 13 (7.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (7.60%) Bitbucket
7 13 (7.60%) EasyMock
8 12 (7.02%) Cucumber
8 12 (7.02%) Mockito
9 11 (6.43%) Gradle
10 9 (5.26%) Mercurial
11 8 (4.68%) IntelliJ
11 8 (4.68%) Rational Team Concert
12 5 (2.92%) Subversion
13 4 (2.34%) Checkstyle
13 4 (2.34%) SonarQube
14 2 (1.17%) DbUnit
14 2 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (9.36%) Finance
2 7 (4.09%) Banking
3 6 (3.51%) Front Office
4 5 (2.92%) Law
5 4 (2.34%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (84.80%) Developer
2 82 (47.95%) Java Developer
3 29 (16.96%) Node.js Developer
4 12 (7.02%) Software Developer
5 11 (6.43%) Development Engineer
5 11 (6.43%) Integration Engineer
5 11 (6.43%) Software Development Engineer
5 11 (6.43%) Software Integration Engineer
6 10 (5.85%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 10 (5.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Java Scala Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Scala Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Architect
10 6 (3.51%) Java Software Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (2.34%) React Developer
12 4 (2.34%) Technical Architect
13 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (66.08%) Web Services
2 66 (38.60%) Spring
3 59 (34.50%) JMS
4 56 (32.75%) Hibernate
5 50 (29.24%) J2EE
6 49 (28.65%) XML
7 42 (24.56%) HTML
8 38 (22.22%) EJB
8 38 (22.22%) JSP
8 38 (22.22%) Node.js
9 36 (21.05%) JPA
10 34 (19.88%) JSON
11 30 (17.54%) REST
12 26 (15.20%) Java EE
13 24 (14.04%) CSS
14 23 (13.45%) PrimeFaces
15 22 (12.87%) AngularJS
15 22 (12.87%) RESTful
16 17 (9.94%) React
16 17 (9.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.87%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (7.60%) Wiki
3 4 (2.34%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.17%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.17%) User Experience
6 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.58%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.96%) Linux
2 18 (10.53%) Windows
3 13 (7.60%) CentOS
3 13 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (6.43%) Unix
4 11 (6.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.17%) Android
5 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (58.48%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (46.78%) Scrum
3 61 (35.67%) TDD
4 36 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 35 (20.47%) CQRS
6 34 (19.88%) Domain-Driven Design
7 31 (18.13%) OO
8 28 (16.37%) Requirements Analysis
9 26 (15.20%) DevOps
10 20 (11.70%) SDLC
10 20 (11.70%) Web Application Development
11 19 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 18 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (10.53%) OOD
12 18 (10.53%) Quality Management
12 18 (10.53%) Software Architecture
13 17 (9.94%) BDD
13 17 (9.94%) SOA
14 16 (9.36%) MVC
14 16 (9.36%) UML
Programming Languages
1 131 (76.61%) Java
2 54 (31.58%) SQL
3 46 (26.90%) JavaScript
4 33 (19.30%) PL/SQL
5 29 (16.96%) Java 8
6 24 (14.04%) C
7 15 (8.77%) Scala
8 10 (5.85%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.92%) Ruby
10 4 (2.34%) XQuery
11 2 (1.17%) C++
11 2 (1.17%) Python
12 1 (0.58%) C#
12 1 (0.58%) Java 9
12 1 (0.58%) Tcl
12 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 58 (33.92%) Security Cleared
2 39 (22.81%) DV Cleared
3 14 (8.19%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.17%) Degree
5 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.85%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.34%) Docker
3 3 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.75%) Puppet
2 2 (1.17%) Ansible
2 2 (1.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.58%) Kibana
3 1 (0.58%) logstash
Vendors
1 67 (39.18%) Oracle
2 17 (9.94%) Red Hat
3 11 (6.43%) Fujitsu
3 11 (6.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.85%) Capita
5 7 (4.09%) ION Trading
6 6 (3.51%) IBM
7 4 (2.34%) Adobe
8 3 (1.75%) Apple
8 3 (1.75%) VMware
9 2 (1.17%) Coverity
9 2 (1.17%) Perforce
9 2 (1.17%) Splunk
10 1 (0.58%) CA Agile Central