Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 718 725 666
Rank change year-on-year +7 -59 +40
Contract jobs citing JSF 174 159 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.48% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 109 198
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -7.98%
10th Percentile £377 £350 £304
90th Percentile £650 £592 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £370
% change year-on-year +11.11% +21.62% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £37.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +14.25% +1.92%
10th Percentile £34.88 £40.50 £31.27
90th Percentile £48.03 £44.50 £44.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.20
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.25% +1.92%

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 36,109 32,980 32,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.81% 32.28% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,473 23,248 22,302
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £638 £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 315 377 373
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.30 £14.03
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £51.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.13 £36.75
% change year-on-year +0.91% +11.90% -2.00%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +8 145 £500 - 40
UK excluding London -6 104 £500 +11.11% 31
London +4 64 £525 +5.00% 12
South East -26 36 £438 -12.50% 9
South West -20 21 £525 +45.83% 6
Midlands -8 12 £463 +17.46% 5
Wales - 12 £512 - 1
East Midlands - 12 £463 - 2
Northern Ireland +46 11 £500 +2.56% 1
North of England -21 8 £425 -15.00% 6
North West -9 5 - - 1
East of England -1 3 £425 +32.81% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 4
Scotland -23 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 163 (93.68%) Java
2 106 (60.92%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (43.68%) Web Services
4 74 (42.53%) Spring
5 71 (40.80%) J2EE
6 67 (38.51%) JavaScript
6 67 (38.51%) SQL
7 65 (37.36%) Hibernate
8 60 (34.48%) JUnit
9 58 (33.33%) Oracle
10 53 (30.46%) PrimeFaces
11 51 (29.31%) Maven
12 49 (28.16%) Security Cleared
13 48 (27.59%) Git (software)
13 48 (27.59%) HTML
14 47 (27.01%) JSP
14 47 (27.01%) Scrum
15 46 (26.44%) JBoss
15 46 (26.44%) SDLC
16 42 (24.14%) Jenkins
17 40 (22.99%) EJB
18 39 (22.41%) CSS
18 39 (22.41%) REST
19 38 (21.84%) PL/SQL
20 37 (21.26%) JIRA
21 36 (20.69%) JPA
22 35 (20.11%) XML
23 34 (19.54%) WebSphere
24 33 (18.97%) JMS
24 33 (18.97%) 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 46 (26.44%) JBoss
2 34 (19.54%) WebSphere
3 25 (14.37%) Confluence
4 20 (11.49%) WebLogic
5 13 (7.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (6.32%) Apache Solr
6 11 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (5.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (5.75%) Tomcat
8 8 (4.60%) WildFly
9 6 (3.45%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.57%) IIS
11 1 (0.57%) Liferay
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 10 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (5.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 10 (5.75%) Amazon S3
2 10 (5.75%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (5.75%) AWS Lambda
2 10 (5.75%) CloudFront
2 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.75%) Serverless
3 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.87%) SNMP
2 4 (2.30%) DVB
2 4 (2.30%) HTTP
3 1 (0.57%) Network Security
3 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.92%) Oracle Database
2 18 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (8.62%) SQL Server
5 14 (8.05%) MySQL
6 10 (5.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (4.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (4.02%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.72%) JasperReports
10 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 60 (34.48%) JUnit
2 51 (29.31%) Maven
3 48 (27.59%) Git (software)
4 42 (24.14%) Jenkins
5 37 (21.26%) JIRA
6 28 (16.09%) Eclipse
7 24 (13.79%) Gradle
8 15 (8.62%) IntelliJ
8 15 (8.62%) Mercurial
8 15 (8.62%) Rational Team Concert
9 11 (6.32%) Artifactory
10 10 (5.75%) Checkstyle
10 10 (5.75%) JDeveloper
10 10 (5.75%) SonarQube
11 9 (5.17%) Cucumber
12 7 (4.02%) DbUnit
12 7 (4.02%) JMeter
12 7 (4.02%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (4.02%) Subversion
13 5 (2.87%) NetBeans
General
1 26 (14.94%) Banking
2 22 (12.64%) Front Office
3 10 (5.75%) Retail
4 7 (4.02%) Law
5 4 (2.30%) Finance
6 3 (1.72%) Advertising
7 2 (1.15%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Military
8 1 (0.57%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 152 (87.36%) Developer
2 121 (69.54%) Java Developer
3 28 (16.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 22 (12.64%) JSP Developer
5 14 (8.05%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (5.75%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 10 (5.75%) Scala Developer
7 8 (4.60%) Java Scala Developer
7 8 (4.60%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (2.87%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (2.87%) PL/SQL Developer
9 5 (2.87%) SQL Developer
10 4 (2.30%) Architect
10 4 (2.30%) Backend Developer
10 4 (2.30%) Java Architect
10 4 (2.30%) Java Engineer
11 3 (1.72%) Software Developer
11 3 (1.72%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (43.68%) Web Services
2 74 (42.53%) Spring
3 71 (40.80%) J2EE
4 65 (37.36%) Hibernate
5 53 (30.46%) PrimeFaces
6 48 (27.59%) HTML
7 47 (27.01%) JSP
8 40 (22.99%) EJB
9 39 (22.41%) CSS
9 39 (22.41%) REST
10 36 (20.69%) JPA
11 35 (20.11%) XML
12 33 (18.97%) JMS
13 31 (17.82%) AngularJS
14 30 (17.24%) Java EE
15 26 (14.94%) Struts
16 22 (12.64%) XSLT
17 20 (11.49%) Node.js
17 20 (11.49%) Oracle ADF
18 19 (10.92%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.64%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (9.77%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.15%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.15%) User Experience
5 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.92%) Linux
2 12 (6.90%) Unix
3 6 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (0.57%) CentOS
4 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (60.92%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (27.01%) Scrum
3 46 (26.44%) SDLC
4 33 (18.97%) Software Engineering
5 26 (14.94%) BDD
6 23 (13.22%) TDD
6 23 (13.22%) Workflow
7 21 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (12.07%) MVC
8 20 (11.49%) DevOps
9 17 (9.77%) Kanban
9 17 (9.77%) Test Automation
10 16 (9.20%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (9.20%) Software Testing
10 16 (9.20%) Unit Testing
11 15 (8.62%) SOA
11 15 (8.62%) UML
11 15 (8.62%) Web Development
12 14 (8.05%) OO
12 14 (8.05%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 163 (93.68%) Java
2 67 (38.51%) JavaScript
2 67 (38.51%) SQL
3 38 (21.84%) PL/SQL
4 30 (17.24%) Java 8
5 18 (10.34%) C
6 17 (9.77%) Python
7 11 (6.32%) Scala
8 10 (5.75%) Groovy
9 6 (3.45%) C++
10 4 (2.30%) Tcl
11 3 (1.72%) Jython
11 3 (1.72%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.15%) XQuery
13 1 (0.57%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 49 (28.16%) Security Cleared
2 30 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.30%) Degree
5 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.02%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) MISRA
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.02%) Docker
2 6 (3.45%) vCloud
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (10.92%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.75%) Ansible
3 9 (5.17%) Puppet
4 6 (3.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (5.75%) Adobe
3 6 (3.45%) VMware
4 5 (2.87%) Perforce
5 4 (2.30%) IBM
6 2 (1.15%) Coverity
7 1 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.57%) Google
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat