Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 686 676 619
Rank change year-on-year -10 -57 -20
Contract jobs citing JSF 190 173 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.60% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 113 196
UK median daily rate £525 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -3.61% +18.57%
10th Percentile £401 £269 £313
90th Percentile £590 £555 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £405 £414
% change year-on-year +29.63% -2.11% +18.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +44.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -18.18% +44.74% -

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 32,974 28,852 30,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.64% 31.65% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,203 19,950 21,239
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 358 470
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.49% +10.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.60 £14.73
90th Percentile £63.50 £52.88 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +6.94%

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 26 April 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
Top 14 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 26 April 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 -43 165 £513 +25.77% 37
London +9 102 £506 +40.63% 12
UK excluding London -68 85 £525 +29.63% 27
South East -10 43 £550 +15.79% 7
South West -15 10 - - 3
Scotland -36 10 £410 +21.48% 1
Midlands -22 8 £394 -6.25% 4
West Midlands -5 7 £388 -8.82% 3
Northern Ireland - 7 £525 - 1
Wales - 5 £550 -
East of England -18 1 - - 4
North of England -23 1 £500 +35.59% 7
East Midlands -27 1 £475 +13.10% 1
North West -30 1 £500 +17.65% 4

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 152 (80.00%) Java
2 129 (67.89%) Web Services
3 104 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (44.74%) Scrum
5 82 (43.16%) Oracle
6 81 (42.63%) JMS
7 80 (42.11%) Spring
8 73 (38.42%) SQL
9 69 (36.32%) TDD
10 68 (35.79%) XML
11 62 (32.63%) Security Cleared
11 62 (32.63%) Node.js
12 61 (32.11%) Git (software)
13 58 (30.53%) JavaScript
14 53 (27.89%) JUnit
15 48 (25.26%) PostgreSQL
15 48 (25.26%) JSON
16 47 (24.74%) DV Cleared
16 47 (24.74%) Linux
17 46 (24.21%) Software Engineering
18 44 (23.16%) Hibernate
18 44 (23.16%) Domain-Driven Design
18 44 (23.16%) CQRS
18 44 (23.16%) Oracle Database
19 43 (22.63%) Jenkins
19 43 (22.63%) REST
20 42 (22.11%) DevOps
21 41 (21.58%) SOA
22 40 (21.05%) AngularJS
23 38 (20.00%) Unit Testing

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 28 (14.74%) Confluence
1 28 (14.74%) WebSphere
2 25 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (12.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (9.47%) WebSphere Portal
5 15 (7.89%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.26%) GemFire
6 10 (5.26%) JBoss
7 8 (4.21%) Apache Solr
8 7 (3.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.63%) Apache
9 5 (2.63%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.58%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.05%) Alfresco
11 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.05%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.05%) Jetty
11 2 (1.05%) Joomla!
11 2 (1.05%) nginx
12 1 (0.53%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 33 (17.37%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.63%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.95%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (3.68%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.68%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (3.68%) CloudFront
3 7 (3.68%) Serverless
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) Slack
4 1 (0.53%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.63%) HTTP
3 4 (2.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.26%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (23.16%) Oracle Database
3 33 (17.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 31 (16.32%) GIS
4 31 (16.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (7.37%) Relational Database
6 13 (6.84%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.63%) MySQL
9 4 (2.11%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.11%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.58%) DB2
10 3 (1.58%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.05%) Big Data
12 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.53%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 61 (32.11%) Git (software)
2 53 (27.89%) JUnit
3 43 (22.63%) Jenkins
4 36 (18.95%) Maven
5 30 (15.79%) JIRA
5 30 (15.79%) Mockito
6 23 (12.11%) Ant
7 17 (8.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (8.95%) Bitbucket
7 17 (8.95%) EasyMock
7 17 (8.95%) Eclipse
8 16 (8.42%) Gradle
9 14 (7.37%) IntelliJ
10 13 (6.84%) Mercurial
11 11 (5.79%) Cucumber
12 7 (3.68%) Checkstyle
12 7 (3.68%) SonarQube
13 6 (3.16%) Subversion
14 3 (1.58%) jMock
15 2 (1.05%) JMeter
General
1 20 (10.53%) Finance
2 7 (3.68%) Banking
3 4 (2.11%) Front Office
3 4 (2.11%) Retail
4 3 (1.58%) Marketing
4 3 (1.58%) Publishing
4 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.05%) Advertising
5 2 (1.05%) Electronics
5 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 155 (81.58%) Developer
2 92 (48.42%) Java Developer
3 35 (18.42%) Node.js Developer
4 23 (12.11%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 19 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 17 (8.95%) Development Engineer
6 17 (8.95%) Integration Engineer
6 17 (8.95%) Software Development Engineer
6 17 (8.95%) Software Integration Engineer
7 16 (8.42%) Java Software Developer
8 14 (7.37%) Architect
8 14 (7.37%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (7.37%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.68%) Designer
12 5 (2.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (2.63%) Java Engineer
12 5 (2.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 5 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (67.89%) Web Services
2 81 (42.63%) JMS
3 80 (42.11%) Spring
4 68 (35.79%) XML
5 62 (32.63%) Node.js
6 48 (25.26%) JSON
7 44 (23.16%) Hibernate
8 43 (22.63%) REST
9 40 (21.05%) AngularJS
10 38 (20.00%) J2EE
11 37 (19.47%) Java EE
12 35 (18.42%) React
13 34 (17.89%) JSP
14 33 (17.37%) HTML
15 31 (16.32%) Spring MVC
16 27 (14.21%) JPA
17 26 (13.68%) EJB
18 23 (12.11%) jQuery
19 18 (9.47%) Struts
20 16 (8.42%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (8.95%) Wiki
3 4 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.11%) RIA
4 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.58%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.05%) User Experience
5 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.05%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.53%) Clustering
6 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 47 (24.74%) Linux
2 31 (16.32%) Windows
3 18 (9.47%) Windows Server
4 17 (8.95%) CentOS
4 17 (8.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.79%) Unix
6 4 (2.11%) Android
6 4 (2.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (44.74%) Scrum
3 69 (36.32%) TDD
4 46 (24.21%) Software Engineering
5 44 (23.16%) CQRS
5 44 (23.16%) Domain-Driven Design
6 42 (22.11%) DevOps
7 41 (21.58%) SOA
8 38 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 34 (17.89%) MVC
10 33 (17.37%) Requirements Analysis
10 33 (17.37%) Web Application Development
11 32 (16.84%) OO
12 31 (16.32%) Quality Management
12 31 (16.32%) Software Architecture
13 20 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (10.53%) OOD
14 18 (9.47%) Configuration Management
14 18 (9.47%) Data Migration
14 18 (9.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 152 (80.00%) Java
2 73 (38.42%) SQL
3 58 (30.53%) JavaScript
4 37 (19.47%) Java 8
4 37 (19.47%) PL/SQL
5 28 (14.74%) C
6 16 (8.42%) XPath
7 10 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.68%) Scala
9 5 (2.63%) Ruby
10 4 (2.11%) XQuery
11 2 (1.05%) PHP
12 1 (0.53%) C#
12 1 (0.53%) Perl
12 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (32.63%) Security Cleared
2 47 (24.74%) DV Cleared
3 10 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) Degree
5 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.84%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (8.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (9.47%) Ansible
2 17 (8.95%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (8.95%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) Control-M
3 1 (0.53%) Kibana
3 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.53%) logstash
Vendors
1 82 (43.16%) Oracle
2 25 (13.16%) Red Hat
3 19 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.95%) Fujitsu
5 7 (3.68%) Adobe
6 5 (2.63%) IBM
6 5 (2.63%) ION Trading
7 4 (2.11%) Capita
8 3 (1.58%) Apple
9 2 (1.05%) ATG
9 2 (1.05%) SAP
9 2 (1.05%) Splunk
10 1 (0.53%) CA
10 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.53%) Perforce