Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 712 739 686
Rank change year-on-year +27 -53 +54
Contract jobs citing JSF 171 139 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.43% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 94 171
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +16.44% -8.75%
10th Percentile £381 £326 £303
90th Percentile £597 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +24.38% +14.29% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +26.64% -14.58%
10th Percentile £38.75 £40.00 £29.05
90th Percentile £50.35 £40.00 £44.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.59
% change year-on-year +12.50% +26.64% -14.58%

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 36,043 31,970 31,915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.97% 32.38% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,432 22,144 22,340
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 395 384
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +10.34% -3.20%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.00 £13.08
90th Percentile £59.00 £53.45 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -4.00%

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 19 September 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 19 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 September 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 +7 140 £475 +8.57% 35
UK excluding London +3 99 £498 +24.38% 27
London +25 66 £475 - 9
South East -7 34 £438 -7.89% 4
South West +9 21 £525 +45.83% 4
Northern Ireland - 13 £525 - 1
Wales - 12 £538 -
East Midlands +15 11 £463 +10.12% 1
Midlands 0 11 £463 +10.12% 4
North of England -17 4 £425 -2.86% 8
Yorkshire -8 3 £425 +15.25% 8
East of England -20 3 £425 +32.81% 6
North West -23 1 - -
Scotland -33 1 £375 +3.59%

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 144 (84.21%) Java
2 97 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (51.46%) Web Services
4 77 (45.03%) SQL
5 72 (42.11%) Spring
6 70 (40.94%) Hibernate
7 66 (38.60%) J2EE
8 62 (36.26%) JavaScript
9 61 (35.67%) Oracle
10 59 (34.50%) Scrum
11 56 (32.75%) JUnit
12 54 (31.58%) Security Cleared
13 53 (30.99%) Git (software)
14 49 (28.65%) JMS
15 46 (26.90%) HTML
16 45 (26.32%) EJB
17 42 (24.56%) Maven
18 41 (23.98%) XML
19 40 (23.39%) PL/SQL
20 39 (22.81%) JBoss
21 38 (22.22%) WebSphere
22 37 (21.64%) Jenkins
23 36 (21.05%) TDD
24 35 (20.47%) JPA
25 34 (19.88%) JSP
26 33 (19.30%) PostgreSQL
27 32 (18.71%) JIRA
27 32 (18.71%) Node.js
28 31 (18.13%) Java EE
28 31 (18.13%) Software Engineering

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 39 (22.81%) JBoss
2 38 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 23 (13.45%) Confluence
4 18 (10.53%) WebLogic
5 12 (7.02%) Tomcat
6 11 (6.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (4.68%) GlassFish
8 7 (4.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (4.09%) Apache Solr
8 7 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (3.51%) WildFly
10 5 (2.92%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (1.75%) Jetty
11 3 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (1.17%) Apache
12 2 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.58%) GemFire
13 1 (0.58%) Liferay
13 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 7 (4.09%) ION MarketView
2 6 (3.51%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (3.51%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (4.09%) Amazon S3
3 7 (4.09%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (4.09%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (4.09%) CloudFront
3 7 (4.09%) Serverless
4 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.58%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.34%) SNMP
2 3 (1.75%) DVB
2 3 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.30%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (9.94%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.36%) Oracle Database
4 15 (8.77%) SQL Server
5 13 (7.60%) MySQL
6 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (4.68%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (3.51%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.92%) GIS
9 5 (2.92%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (2.34%) JasperReports
10 4 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.17%) Big Data
12 1 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 56 (32.75%) JUnit
2 53 (30.99%) Git (software)
3 42 (24.56%) Maven
4 37 (21.64%) Jenkins
5 32 (18.71%) JIRA
6 22 (12.87%) Eclipse
7 16 (9.36%) Gradle
8 13 (7.60%) Rational Team Concert
9 9 (5.26%) Artifactory
10 8 (4.68%) Cucumber
10 8 (4.68%) IntelliJ
10 8 (4.68%) JDeveloper
10 8 (4.68%) Mercurial
11 7 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (4.09%) Bitbucket
11 7 (4.09%) Checkstyle
11 7 (4.09%) EasyMock
11 7 (4.09%) Mockito
11 7 (4.09%) SonarQube
12 6 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (4.68%) Banking
2 7 (4.09%) Finance
2 7 (4.09%) Retail
3 6 (3.51%) Front Office
3 6 (3.51%) Law
4 3 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (87.13%) Developer
2 99 (57.89%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
4 12 (7.02%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (7.02%) Scala Developer
5 11 (6.43%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (5.85%) Java Scala Developer
7 9 (5.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (2.92%) Architect
9 5 (2.92%) Development Engineer
9 5 (2.92%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (2.92%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.92%) Software Development Engineer
9 5 (2.92%) Software Integration Engineer
10 4 (2.34%) Java Architect
10 4 (2.34%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (2.34%) SQL Developer
10 4 (2.34%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (51.46%) Web Services
2 72 (42.11%) Spring
3 70 (40.94%) Hibernate
4 66 (38.60%) J2EE
5 49 (28.65%) JMS
6 46 (26.90%) HTML
7 45 (26.32%) EJB
8 41 (23.98%) XML
9 35 (20.47%) JPA
10 34 (19.88%) JSP
11 32 (18.71%) Node.js
12 31 (18.13%) CSS
12 31 (18.13%) Java EE
13 30 (17.54%) AngularJS
14 29 (16.96%) REST
15 26 (15.20%) PrimeFaces
16 20 (11.70%) XSLT
17 19 (11.11%) JSON
17 19 (11.11%) RESTful
18 18 (10.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.94%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.09%) Wiki
3 4 (2.34%) Virtual Team
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%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.04%) Linux
2 11 (6.43%) Unix
3 9 (5.26%) Windows
4 7 (4.09%) CentOS
4 7 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (34.50%) Scrum
3 36 (21.05%) TDD
4 31 (18.13%) Software Engineering
5 23 (13.45%) OO
6 22 (12.87%) CQRS
6 22 (12.87%) SDLC
6 22 (12.87%) Workflow
7 20 (11.70%) BDD
7 20 (11.70%) DevOps
7 20 (11.70%) Requirements Analysis
8 19 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
9 17 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.36%) UML
10 16 (9.36%) Web Development
11 15 (8.77%) MVC
11 15 (8.77%) OOD
11 15 (8.77%) Test Automation
12 13 (7.60%) Software Testing
13 12 (7.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 144 (84.21%) Java
2 77 (45.03%) SQL
3 62 (36.26%) JavaScript
4 40 (23.39%) PL/SQL
5 24 (14.04%) Java 8
6 20 (11.70%) C
7 18 (10.53%) Scala
8 14 (8.19%) Python
9 8 (4.68%) Groovy
10 5 (2.92%) C++
11 4 (2.34%) XQuery
12 3 (1.75%) Tcl
12 3 (1.75%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.17%) Jython
13 2 (1.17%) Ruby
14 1 (0.58%) Java 9
14 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.20%) DV Cleared
3 25 (14.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.09%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (3.51%) vCloud
2 5 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (9.36%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.68%) Ansible
2 8 (4.68%) Puppet
3 3 (1.75%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (35.67%) Oracle
2 14 (8.19%) Capita
3 8 (4.68%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.09%) Adobe
4 7 (4.09%) ION Trading
5 6 (3.51%) Perforce
5 6 (3.51%) VMware
6 5 (2.92%) Fujitsu
6 5 (2.92%) IBM
6 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.17%) Coverity
8 1 (0.58%) CA Agile Central