Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 692 646 605
Rank change year-on-year -46 -41 -25
Contract jobs citing JSF 186 207 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.68% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 160 196
UK median daily rate £500 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +1.20% +18.57%
10th Percentile £363 £303 £313
90th Percentile £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +19.05% +2.44% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 14
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £48.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +33.56% -18.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £48.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +33.56% -18.89%

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 31,709 30,228 31,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.11% 31.47% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,629 20,824 21,551
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £589 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 341 584
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.25 £15.10
90th Percentile £52.75 £52.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%

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 January 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 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 January 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 -22 162 £500 +17.65% 46
UK excluding London -31 111 £500 +19.05% 32
London -16 70 £513 +20.59% 20
South East 0 64 £543 +20.56% 10
Scotland -27 16 £375 +10.29% 2
Midlands -15 10 £400 -11.11% 4
West Midlands +24 9 £400 -5.88% 1
North of England +46 8 £500 +17.65% 4
North West +16 8 £500 +33.33% 2
South West -15 7 - - 7
East of England -14 3 £320 +37.63% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £525 - 3
East Midlands -29 1 £475 +5.56% 3

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JSF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JSF.

1 181 (97.31%) Java
2 110 (59.14%) Web Services
3 96 (51.61%) JavaScript
4 95 (51.08%) Oracle
5 91 (48.92%) SQL
6 89 (47.85%) Spring
7 83 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (39.78%) Maven
9 66 (35.48%) XML
10 63 (33.87%) JUnit
11 56 (30.11%) SOA
11 56 (30.11%) AngularJS
12 52 (27.96%) REST
12 52 (27.96%) HTML
13 50 (26.88%) Scrum
13 50 (26.88%) Java EE
14 49 (26.34%) JMS
15 47 (25.27%) Hibernate
16 46 (24.73%) jQuery
17 44 (23.66%) Git (software)
18 42 (22.58%) MVC
19 41 (22.04%) Ant
20 40 (21.51%) Node.js
20 40 (21.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
21 38 (20.43%) DevOps
21 38 (20.43%) PL/SQL
21 38 (20.43%) Security Cleared
22 37 (19.89%) Spring MVC
22 37 (19.89%) Unit Testing
22 37 (19.89%) JSP

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 40 (21.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 32 (17.20%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (15.59%) WebLogic
4 22 (11.83%) WebSphere
5 19 (10.22%) Confluence
5 19 (10.22%) JBoss
6 12 (6.45%) WebSphere Portal
7 8 (4.30%) Apache Solr
8 7 (3.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (2.15%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.61%) Apache
10 3 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.61%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.08%) Apache TomEE
11 2 (1.08%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.54%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.54%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (18.82%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.15%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.37%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (3.76%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.76%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (3.76%) CloudFront
3 7 (3.76%) Serverless
4 5 (2.69%) SaaS
5 2 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.08%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.08%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (1.08%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) GitHub
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.54%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.45%) Internet
2 3 (1.61%) HTTP
2 3 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.59%) Oracle Database
2 24 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (11.83%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (10.22%) GIS
4 19 (10.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (6.99%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (4.30%) MySQL
8 6 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.61%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 74 (39.78%) Maven
2 63 (33.87%) JUnit
3 44 (23.66%) Git (software)
4 41 (22.04%) Ant
5 36 (19.35%) Jenkins
6 31 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 27 (14.52%) JIRA
7 27 (14.52%) Mockito
8 19 (10.22%) Gradle
9 16 (8.60%) IntelliJ
10 15 (8.06%) Subversion
11 12 (6.45%) Mercurial
12 9 (4.84%) Bitbucket
12 9 (4.84%) Cucumber
12 9 (4.84%) Selenium
13 8 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (3.76%) EasyMock
14 7 (3.76%) JMeter
15 6 (3.23%) Checkstyle
15 6 (3.23%) SonarQube
General
1 29 (15.59%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Banking
3 5 (2.69%) Investment Banking
3 5 (2.69%) Marketing
3 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.15%) Front Office
5 3 (1.61%) Advertising
5 3 (1.61%) Publishing
6 2 (1.08%) Automotive
6 2 (1.08%) Electronics
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) German Language
7 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 136 (73.12%) Developer
2 110 (59.14%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.90%) Architect
4 23 (12.37%) Senior Developer
5 17 (9.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 16 (8.60%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (7.53%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 12 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
9 11 (5.91%) Development Engineer
9 11 (5.91%) Integration Engineer
9 11 (5.91%) Node.js Developer
9 11 (5.91%) Software Development Engineer
9 11 (5.91%) Software Integration Engineer
9 11 (5.91%) Technical Architect
10 10 (5.38%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.84%) Software Developer
12 8 (4.30%) Digital Architect
13 7 (3.76%) Angular Developer
13 7 (3.76%) Designer
13 7 (3.76%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (59.14%) Web Services
2 89 (47.85%) Spring
3 66 (35.48%) XML
4 56 (30.11%) AngularJS
5 52 (27.96%) HTML
5 52 (27.96%) REST
6 50 (26.88%) Java EE
7 49 (26.34%) JMS
8 47 (25.27%) Hibernate
9 46 (24.73%) jQuery
10 40 (21.51%) Node.js
11 37 (19.89%) JSP
11 37 (19.89%) Spring MVC
12 35 (18.82%) CSS
13 33 (17.74%) J2EE
13 33 (17.74%) JSON
14 32 (17.20%) EJB
15 31 (16.67%) SOAP
16 30 (16.13%) React
17 28 (15.05%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.14%) User Experience
2 15 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.76%) Wiki
4 6 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.23%) RIA
4 6 (3.23%) Web 2.0
5 5 (2.69%) Clustering
6 3 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.08%) Social Media
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.35%) Linux
2 22 (11.83%) Windows
3 12 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.76%) Android
4 7 (3.76%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.76%) CentOS
4 7 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.15%) Unix
6 3 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (30.11%) SOA
3 50 (26.88%) Scrum
4 42 (22.58%) MVC
5 38 (20.43%) DevOps
6 37 (19.89%) Unit Testing
7 35 (18.82%) Software Engineering
8 33 (17.74%) Configuration Management
8 33 (17.74%) TDD
9 30 (16.13%) OO
10 23 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (12.37%) Mentoring
10 23 (12.37%) Product Management
11 21 (11.29%) CQRS
11 21 (11.29%) Process Improvement
11 21 (11.29%) Software Architecture
12 20 (10.75%) Domain-Driven Design
12 20 (10.75%) Requirements Analysis
12 20 (10.75%) Test Automation
13 19 (10.22%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (97.31%) Java
2 96 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 91 (48.92%) SQL
4 38 (20.43%) PL/SQL
5 24 (12.90%) XPath
6 17 (9.14%) C
7 3 (1.61%) PHP
8 2 (1.08%) Scala
9 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.54%) C#
9 1 (0.54%) Clojure
9 1 (0.54%) Groovy
9 1 (0.54%) Perl
9 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 38 (20.43%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.44%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.15%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (13.44%) Ansible
2 23 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (12.37%) Puppet
3 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.08%) Terraform
4 1 (0.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 95 (51.08%) Oracle
2 21 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.29%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.91%) Fujitsu
4 7 (3.76%) Adobe
4 7 (3.76%) Perforce
5 6 (3.23%) IBM
6 4 (2.15%) ION Trading
6 4 (2.15%) Talend
7 3 (1.61%) ATG
7 3 (1.61%) CA
7 3 (1.61%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.61%) Cisco
8 2 (1.08%) Google
8 2 (1.08%) HP
8 2 (1.08%) SAP
9 1 (0.54%) BEA
9 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com