Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 729 645 685
Rank change year-on-year -84 +40 -131
Contract jobs citing JSF 160 244 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.76% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 200 137
UK median daily rate £475 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -9.64% +5.06%
10th Percentile £350 £305 £313
90th Percentile £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +21.62% -7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £37.20 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.25% +1.92% -
10th Percentile £40.50 £31.27 £31.90
90th Percentile £44.50 £44.63 £37.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.20 £36.50
% change year-on-year +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 32706 32101 32482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.04% 30.38% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23099 22264 22271
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 368 548
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.09 £15.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

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 18 November 2017.

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 12 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 18 November 2017. 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 -4 141 £500 +19.05% 14
UK excluding London -57 90 £450 +21.62% 10
London +3 67 £500 +21.21% 4
South East +21 48 £500 +11.11% 3
Scotland -38 14 £362 +6.47%
North of England +68 10 £500 +17.65% 2
North West +35 10 £500 +33.33% 2
East of England -29 7 £320 +30.61% 4
West Midlands +40 6 £394 +12.50%
Midlands -4 6 £394 -10.51%
South West -10 3 £360 +2.13% 1
Northern Ireland -42 2 £488 +18.18%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 152 (95.00%) Java
2 92 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 84 (52.50%) Web Services
4 77 (48.13%) SQL
5 72 (45.00%) Oracle
5 72 (45.00%) Spring
6 71 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (41.25%) HTML
8 62 (38.75%) Maven
9 53 (33.13%) jQuery
10 49 (30.63%) XML
11 48 (30.00%) JUnit
11 48 (30.00%) Java EE
12 47 (29.38%) AngularJS
13 44 (27.50%) Git (software)
13 44 (27.50%) Hibernate
14 39 (24.38%) Scrum
14 39 (24.38%) REST
15 38 (23.75%) PL/SQL
15 38 (23.75%) CSS
15 38 (23.75%) JSP
15 38 (23.75%) SOAP
16 36 (22.50%) SOA
17 35 (21.88%) Finance
18 34 (21.25%) WebLogic
19 33 (20.63%) Ant
19 33 (20.63%) TDD
20 32 (20.00%) OO
20 32 (20.00%) JBoss
20 32 (20.00%) Jenkins

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 34 (21.25%) WebLogic
2 32 (20.00%) JBoss
3 26 (16.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (11.25%) WebSphere
5 17 (10.63%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (7.50%) WildFly
7 9 (5.63%) Confluence
8 7 (4.38%) Tomcat
9 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
9 6 (3.75%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (2.50%) Apache
10 4 (2.50%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.25%) Apache TomEE
12 2 (1.25%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.63%) Jetty
13 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (10.63%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.50%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.13%) SaaS
4 4 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (2.50%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (2.50%) CloudFront
4 4 (2.50%) Serverless
5 2 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.25%) GitHub
5 2 (1.25%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.25%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (1.25%) npm
5 2 (1.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.25%) Internet
2 3 (1.88%) Intranet
3 2 (1.25%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.88%) Oracle Database
2 16 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (5.00%) GIS
7 7 (4.38%) MySQL
7 7 (4.38%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (3.75%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.88%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.63%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 62 (38.75%) Maven
2 48 (30.00%) JUnit
3 44 (27.50%) Git (software)
4 33 (20.63%) Ant
5 32 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 26 (16.25%) Eclipse
7 25 (15.63%) JIRA
8 21 (13.13%) Gradle
9 16 (10.00%) Subversion
10 13 (8.13%) Mockito
10 13 (8.13%) Selenium
11 11 (6.88%) IntelliJ
12 10 (6.25%) JMeter
13 8 (5.00%) Cucumber
13 8 (5.00%) Mercurial
14 6 (3.75%) SoapUI
15 5 (3.13%) Bitbucket
16 4 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (2.50%) jMock
16 4 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (21.88%) Finance
2 17 (10.63%) Banking
3 5 (3.13%) Automotive
3 5 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.50%) Front Office
4 4 (2.50%) Marketing
5 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (71.25%) Developer
2 88 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 25 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 24 (15.00%) Architect
5 14 (8.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (8.13%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (5.63%) HTML Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Digital Architect
8 8 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.38%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.75%) Consultant
10 6 (3.75%) Development Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.75%) Software Development Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Software Integration Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.13%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (52.50%) Web Services
2 72 (45.00%) Spring
3 66 (41.25%) HTML
4 53 (33.13%) jQuery
5 49 (30.63%) XML
6 48 (30.00%) Java EE
7 47 (29.38%) AngularJS
8 44 (27.50%) Hibernate
9 39 (24.38%) REST
10 38 (23.75%) CSS
10 38 (23.75%) JSP
10 38 (23.75%) SOAP
11 31 (19.38%) J2EE
12 29 (18.13%) Struts
13 28 (17.50%) HTML5
14 27 (16.88%) PrimeFaces
15 26 (16.25%) EJB
15 26 (16.25%) JPA
16 24 (15.00%) JMS
17 23 (14.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.63%) User Experience
3 6 (3.75%) Clustering
3 6 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.75%) Web 2.0
4 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.50%) RIA
6 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.25%) Social Media
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.25%) Linux
2 11 (6.88%) Windows
3 7 (4.38%) Android
3 7 (4.38%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.75%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.50%) Unix
6 3 (1.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.38%) Scrum
3 36 (22.50%) SOA
4 33 (20.63%) TDD
5 32 (20.00%) OO
6 26 (16.25%) MVC
7 24 (15.00%) DevOps
8 23 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (13.75%) Mentoring
9 22 (13.75%) Test Automation
10 21 (13.13%) Software Engineering
10 21 (13.13%) Unit Testing
11 18 (11.25%) Configuration Management
12 17 (10.63%) UML
13 16 (10.00%) Web Development
14 13 (8.13%) BDD
14 13 (8.13%) OOA/OOD
14 13 (8.13%) User Stories
15 12 (7.50%) Use Case
16 11 (6.88%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 152 (95.00%) Java
2 92 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 77 (48.13%) SQL
4 38 (23.75%) PL/SQL
5 11 (6.88%) XPath
6 9 (5.63%) C
7 3 (1.88%) C#
7 3 (1.88%) Scala
8 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.63%) Clojure
8 1 (0.63%) Groovy
8 1 (0.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) Ruby
8 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.50%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.63%) QA
1 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (8.13%) Puppet
3 11 (6.88%) Ansible
4 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (45.00%) Oracle
2 16 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.88%) Red Hat
4 10 (6.25%) CA Agile Central
5 7 (4.38%) Perforce
6 6 (3.75%) CA
6 6 (3.75%) Fujitsu
7 4 (2.50%) Adobe
7 4 (2.50%) ION Trading
7 4 (2.50%) Talend
8 3 (1.88%) Cisco
8 3 (1.88%) IBM
9 2 (1.25%) ATG
9 2 (1.25%) Google
9 2 (1.25%) HP
10 1 (0.63%) BEA
10 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.63%) SAP