Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 717 702 664
Rank change year-on-year -15 -38 -59
Contract jobs citing JSF 161 187 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.58% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 133 163
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +21.95% -1.20%
10th Percentile £388 £360 £303
90th Percentile £650 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £410
% change year-on-year +2.56% +18.90% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
UK median hourly rate £45.75 £45.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -7.69% +33.56%
10th Percentile £41.03 £45.00 £42.38
90th Percentile £64.75 £45.00 £56.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +33.56%

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 33,987 32,171 30,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.17% 32.09% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,928 22,944 20,886
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.78% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 333 342
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.25 £18.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.15 £38.63
% change year-on-year +3.43% +3.95% +3.00%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -35 137 £550 +10.00% 39
UK excluding London -39 84 £500 +2.56% 32
London +15 72 £650 +28.40% 8
South East -36 30 £414 -22.66% 11
South West -17 19 £525 - 12
Wales - 12 £512 -
East Midlands +22 8 £463 -2.63% 1
Midlands -7 8 £463 +15.63% 4
Northern Ireland +27 6 £485 -7.62%
North of England -5 5 - - 4
North West -7 4 - - 2
East of England -3 3 £425 +32.81%
Scotland -16 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 149 (92.55%) Java
2 110 (68.32%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (44.10%) PrimeFaces
4 63 (39.13%) Web Services
5 62 (38.51%) JavaScript
6 61 (37.89%) JSP
7 59 (36.65%) SQL
8 58 (36.02%) Spring
8 58 (36.02%) SDLC
9 48 (29.81%) Maven
10 47 (29.19%) Oracle
10 47 (29.19%) JUnit
11 46 (28.57%) J2EE
11 46 (28.57%) HTML
11 46 (28.57%) Banking
12 45 (27.95%) Hibernate
13 43 (26.71%) Front Office
13 43 (26.71%) Jenkins
13 43 (26.71%) Security Cleared
13 43 (26.71%) Greenfield Project
14 41 (25.47%) Git (software)
15 36 (22.36%) AngularJS
16 34 (21.12%) JIRA
17 33 (20.50%) Scrum
18 32 (19.88%) Java EE
18 32 (19.88%) SC Cleared
18 32 (19.88%) REST
19 31 (19.25%) JBoss
20 28 (17.39%) Software Engineering
21 27 (16.77%) JMS

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 31 (19.25%) JBoss
2 26 (16.15%) WebSphere
3 25 (15.53%) WebLogic
4 24 (14.91%) Confluence
5 12 (7.45%) Apache Solr
5 12 (7.45%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (6.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (6.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (4.35%) WildFly
8 5 (3.11%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.48%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.62%) CMS
11 1 (0.62%) IIS
Business Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (3.73%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 11 (6.83%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (6.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 11 (6.83%) Amazon S3
2 11 (6.83%) Amazon SQS
2 11 (6.83%) AWS Lambda
2 11 (6.83%) CloudFront
2 11 (6.83%) Serverless
3 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) HTTP
2 4 (2.48%) SNMP
3 3 (1.86%) DVB
4 1 (0.62%) Network Security
4 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.32%) Oracle Database
2 14 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (6.21%) MySQL
4 10 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (3.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.86%) JasperReports
8 3 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.24%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (29.81%) Maven
2 47 (29.19%) JUnit
3 43 (26.71%) Jenkins
4 41 (25.47%) Git (software)
5 34 (21.12%) JIRA
6 23 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 21 (13.04%) Gradle
8 15 (9.32%) IntelliJ
8 15 (9.32%) Mercurial
9 11 (6.83%) Checkstyle
9 11 (6.83%) SonarQube
10 10 (6.21%) Artifactory
11 8 (4.97%) JDeveloper
11 8 (4.97%) Rational Team Concert
12 7 (4.35%) Cucumber
13 5 (3.11%) DbUnit
13 5 (3.11%) JMeter
13 5 (3.11%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (2.48%) Mockito
14 4 (2.48%) NetBeans
General
1 46 (28.57%) Banking
2 43 (26.71%) Front Office
3 9 (5.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.24%) Advertising
4 2 (1.24%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.24%) Finance
4 2 (1.24%) Law
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Military
5 1 (0.62%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 145 (90.06%) Developer
2 114 (70.81%) Java Developer
3 48 (29.81%) Full Stack Developer
4 43 (26.71%) JSP Developer
5 14 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (6.83%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 10 (6.21%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.59%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (4.35%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Scala Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Backend Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 5 (3.11%) Node.js Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Agile Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Agile Java Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Angular Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Java Scala Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (44.10%) PrimeFaces
2 63 (39.13%) Web Services
3 61 (37.89%) JSP
4 58 (36.02%) Spring
5 46 (28.57%) HTML
5 46 (28.57%) J2EE
6 45 (27.95%) Hibernate
7 36 (22.36%) AngularJS
8 32 (19.88%) Java EE
8 32 (19.88%) REST
9 27 (16.77%) CSS
9 27 (16.77%) JMS
10 25 (15.53%) Oracle ADF
11 23 (14.29%) JPA
12 21 (13.04%) EJB
13 20 (12.42%) Struts
14 19 (11.80%) jQuery
14 19 (11.80%) Node.js
15 18 (11.18%) JAX-RS
15 18 (11.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.71%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.32%) Linux
2 11 (6.83%) Unix
3 5 (3.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (68.32%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (36.02%) SDLC
3 33 (20.50%) Scrum
4 28 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 26 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (13.66%) BDD
7 20 (12.42%) TDD
8 18 (11.18%) DevOps
9 17 (10.56%) UML
10 15 (9.32%) Kanban
10 15 (9.32%) MVC
10 15 (9.32%) SOA
10 15 (9.32%) Test Automation
10 15 (9.32%) Unit Testing
11 14 (8.70%) Microservices
11 14 (8.70%) OO
11 14 (8.70%) Pair Programming
11 14 (8.70%) User Stories
12 12 (7.45%) Content Management
13 10 (6.21%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 149 (92.55%) Java
2 62 (38.51%) JavaScript
3 59 (36.65%) SQL
4 27 (16.77%) Java 8
4 27 (16.77%) PL/SQL
5 16 (9.94%) Python
6 11 (6.83%) C
7 10 (6.21%) Groovy
8 6 (3.73%) Scala
9 5 (3.11%) C++
10 3 (1.86%) Jython
10 3 (1.86%) Tcl
11 2 (1.24%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.24%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 43 (26.71%) Security Cleared
2 32 (19.88%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.59%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.86%) Degree
5 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) MISRA
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.35%) Docker
2 3 (1.86%) vCloud
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (9.94%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.97%) Ansible
3 6 (3.73%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.73%) Puppet
4 1 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (29.19%) Oracle
2 11 (6.83%) Adobe
3 4 (2.48%) Perforce
4 3 (1.86%) IBM
4 3 (1.86%) VMware
5 1 (0.62%) Google