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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 520 534 500
Rank change year-on-year +14 -34  
Contract jobs citing JSF 88 105 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.70% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 69 72
Median daily rate £405 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +19.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £325
% change year-on-year +2.40% +27.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
Median hourly rate - £38.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.00 £38.00

JSF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14193 14997 14342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.48% 27.99% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9846 10410 9296
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 223 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

JSF
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing JSF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSF in the UK

JSF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSF.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSF in the UK

JSF
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 83 £420 - 22
London +27 23 £325 -31.57% 4
South West +8 17 £525 +35.48% 2
South East +9 14 £500 +20.48% 5
East of England +8 9 £381 - 4
East Midlands -8 8 £420 -6.66% 4
Hampshire +13 7 £500 +53.84%
Gloucestershire +6 7 £525 -
North West +32 6 £463 - 2
Northamptonshire +6 6 £420 -6.66% 3
Somerset - 6 - -
Bedfordshire - 6 £375 - 1
Berkshire +30 5 £500 -
Cheshire - 5 £463 - 1
City of London - 5 £310 - 1
Bracknell - 5 £500 -
Scotland -5 4 £400 -11.11%
Edinburgh -5 3 £400 -11.11%
Dunstable - 3 £235 -
Bristol - 3 £360 - 1
Nottinghamshire +8 2 - -
Farnborough 0 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £444 +23.26% 4
Milton Keynes -7 2 £444 +23.26% 4
Tyne and Wear - 2 £300 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £300 -
Staffordshire - 2 £425 -
North East - 2 £300 -
West Midlands - 2 £425 -

JSF
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 179 (95.72%) Java
2 109 (58.29%) Oracle
3 108 (57.75%) Spring
4 104 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (49.20%) XML
6 86 (45.99%) Hibernate
7 79 (42.25%) JavaScript
8 78 (41.71%) J2EE
9 77 (41.18%) Web Services
10 74 (39.57%) Java EE
11 69 (36.90%) HTML
12 67 (35.83%) SQL
13 56 (29.95%) JSP
14 54 (28.88%) JUnit
15 52 (27.81%) CSS
15 52 (27.81%) Oracle Database
16 49 (26.20%) TDD
17 48 (25.67%) Ajax
17 48 (25.67%) JBoss
18 47 (25.13%) REST
19 46 (24.60%) Scrum
20 44 (23.53%) Eclipse
21 43 (22.99%) Struts
22 42 (22.46%) MVC
22 42 (22.46%) jQuery
23 40 (21.39%) AngularJS
24 37 (19.79%) EJB
24 37 (19.79%) Ant
25 36 (19.25%) PL/SQL
25 36 (19.25%) SOA

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 48 (25.67%) JBoss
2 28 (14.97%) WebSphere
3 26 (13.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 23 (12.30%) WebLogic
5 18 (9.63%) Tomcat
6 14 (7.49%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (7.49%) WebLogic Portal
7 9 (4.81%) Apache
8 7 (3.74%) Confluence
8 7 (3.74%) nginx
8 7 (3.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (3.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (3.21%) GlassFish
10 4 (2.14%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (2.14%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (1.60%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.60%) WebLogic Integration
12 1 (0.53%) CMS
12 1 (0.53%) Liferay
12 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (9.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (2.14%) GitHub
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.07%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.42%) Internet
2 5 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.14%) HTTP
3 4 (2.14%) Intranet
3 4 (2.14%) LDAP
4 3 (1.60%) Firewall
5 2 (1.07%) SAN
5 2 (1.07%) SNMP
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.53%) DNS
6 1 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.53%) FTP
6 1 (0.53%) LAN
6 1 (0.53%) NAS
6 1 (0.53%) NFC
6 1 (0.53%) SMTP
6 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.81%) Oracle Database
2 23 (12.30%) Oracle Database 10g
2 23 (12.30%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 16 (8.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (6.95%) MySQL
6 12 (6.42%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (4.81%) DB2
8 9 (4.81%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.21%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.21%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (3.21%) Redis
10 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.14%) JasperReports
12 2 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.53%) Big Data
13 1 (0.53%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 54 (28.88%) JUnit
2 44 (23.53%) Eclipse
3 37 (19.79%) Ant
4 36 (19.25%) Maven
5 29 (15.51%) Subversion
6 25 (13.37%) JIRA
7 24 (12.83%) Git (software)
8 22 (11.76%) Mockito
9 21 (11.23%) IntelliJ
10 20 (10.70%) Jenkins
11 16 (8.56%) Gradle
12 11 (5.88%) Mercurial
13 7 (3.74%) jMock
14 6 (3.21%) Apache Buildr
14 6 (3.21%) JDeveloper
14 6 (3.21%) NetBeans
14 6 (3.21%) Selenium
15 5 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (2.67%) Bitbucket
16 4 (2.14%) MyEclipse
General
1 34 (18.18%) Finance
2 14 (7.49%) Banking
3 5 (2.67%) Publishing
4 4 (2.14%) Dutch Language
5 3 (1.60%) French Language
5 3 (1.60%) Retail
6 2 (1.07%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.07%) German Language
6 2 (1.07%) Prime Brokerage
6 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 147 (78.61%) Developer
2 121 (64.71%) Java Developer
3 25 (13.37%) Senior Developer
3 25 (13.37%) Senior Java Developer
4 19 (10.16%) Architect
5 17 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 16 (8.56%) Agile Developer
6 16 (8.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 14 (7.49%) J2EE Developer
7 14 (7.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 11 (5.88%) Applications Support
9 10 (5.35%) UI Developer
10 9 (4.81%) Senior Agile Developer
10 9 (4.81%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 8 (4.28%) Java Architect
12 7 (3.74%) Angular Developer
12 7 (3.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (3.74%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 7 (3.74%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 7 (3.74%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (57.75%) Spring
2 92 (49.20%) XML
3 86 (45.99%) Hibernate
4 78 (41.71%) J2EE
5 77 (41.18%) Web Services
6 74 (39.57%) Java EE
7 69 (36.90%) HTML
8 56 (29.95%) JSP
9 52 (27.81%) CSS
10 48 (25.67%) Ajax
11 47 (25.13%) REST
12 43 (22.99%) Struts
13 42 (22.46%) jQuery
14 40 (21.39%) AngularJS
15 37 (19.79%) EJB
16 35 (18.72%) JPA
17 34 (18.18%) Spring MVC
18 31 (16.58%) SOAP
19 25 (13.37%) JMS
20 23 (12.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.88%) Web 2.0
3 8 (4.28%) Virtual Team
4 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.67%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.67%) RIA
6 4 (2.14%) Clustering
7 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.60%) DataPower
7 3 (1.60%) Derivative
8 1 (0.53%) Contactless
8 1 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.53%) iPad
8 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Online Games
8 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.83%) Linux
2 14 (7.49%) Unix
3 6 (3.21%) Windows
4 3 (1.60%) Android
4 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.07%) CentOS
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.20%) TDD
3 46 (24.60%) Scrum
4 42 (22.46%) MVC
5 36 (19.25%) SOA
6 34 (18.18%) UML
7 33 (17.65%) SDLC
8 32 (17.11%) OO
9 31 (16.58%) Unit Testing
10 27 (14.44%) E-Commerce
11 25 (13.37%) Web Development
12 21 (11.23%) BDD
13 20 (10.70%) Software Engineering
14 19 (10.16%) Mentoring
15 17 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
15 17 (9.09%) Web Application Development
16 15 (8.02%) Microservices
17 14 (7.49%) Configuration Management
17 14 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (6.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 179 (95.72%) Java
2 79 (42.25%) JavaScript
3 67 (35.83%) SQL
4 36 (19.25%) PL/SQL
5 12 (6.42%) C
6 11 (5.88%) XPath
7 7 (3.74%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.21%) C++
9 4 (2.14%) Perl
9 4 (2.14%) PHP
10 3 (1.60%) C#
10 3 (1.60%) Python
11 2 (1.07%) ECMAScript
11 2 (1.07%) ES6
11 2 (1.07%) Tcl
12 1 (0.53%) Ada
12 1 (0.53%) Delphi
12 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.95%) Degree
3 12 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 10 (5.35%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) Brainbench
6 1 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) SANS
6 1 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.56%) SLA
2 11 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (0.53%) MISRA
3 1 (0.53%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.53%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.35%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (4.28%) Docker
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.49%) Ansible
2 11 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.53%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 109 (58.29%) Oracle
2 18 (9.63%) BEA
3 11 (5.88%) IBM
4 9 (4.81%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.21%) ATG
6 3 (1.60%) Adobe
6 3 (1.60%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.60%) Kony
6 3 (1.60%) Sybase
7 2 (1.07%) F5
7 2 (1.07%) Google
7 2 (1.07%) Informatica
7 2 (1.07%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.53%) Dell
8 1 (0.53%) EMC
8 1 (0.53%) ESRI
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) Juniper
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.53%) VMware
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