Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JSP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JSP over the 6 months to 20 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 Pages (JSP)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 461 416 460
Rank change year-on-year -45 +44 -136
Contract jobs citing JSP 456 508 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.52% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 1.67% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 318 310
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £331 £308 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 23
UK median hourly rate £43.75 - £42.75
10th Percentile £41.63 - £39.25
90th Percentile £44.88 - £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.75

JSP 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 31,912 30,450 31,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.10% 31.45% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,768 20,957 21,585
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 £590 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year +1.46% +5.13% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 345 587
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 £15.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £55.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% +8.70%

JSP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JSP in the UK

JSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JSP.

Contractor daily rate trend for JSP in the UK

JSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSP over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSP in the UK

JSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSP in the UK

JSP
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSP within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 -70 385 £445 +4.71% 131
UK excluding London +5 276 £425 +6.25% 84
London -73 166 £481 -3.75% 57
North of England +72 81 £425 - 12
South East -7 79 £458 +22.00% 26
North West +30 44 £475 +11.76% 9
Northern Ireland +7 38 £414 +3.44% 3
East of England -15 35 £348 -13.13% 12
Yorkshire +14 25 £425 - 2
North East - 17 £425 - 1
South West -4 16 £438 +16.67% 13
Scotland -34 16 £500 +33.33% 4
Midlands -50 10 £450 +6.51% 11
West Midlands +2 8 £438 +2.94% 5
Wales +15 3 £450 -10.00% 3
East Midlands -34 2 £450 +7.14% 6

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JSP 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 JSP.

1 445 (97.59%) Java
2 258 (56.58%) Spring
3 234 (51.32%) SQL
4 226 (49.56%) JavaScript
5 225 (49.34%) HTML
6 210 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
7 190 (41.67%) CSS
8 177 (38.82%) Web Services
9 165 (36.18%) Hibernate
10 156 (34.21%) Oracle
11 149 (32.68%) MVC
12 141 (30.92%) J2EE
13 139 (30.48%) Finance
14 130 (28.51%) TDD
15 127 (27.85%) AngularJS
16 126 (27.63%) Servlets
17 122 (26.75%) XML
18 108 (23.68%) JSON
19 104 (22.81%) Git (software)
19 104 (22.81%) Struts
20 98 (21.49%) REST
21 97 (21.27%) Jenkins
22 96 (21.05%) Maven
23 95 (20.83%) EJB
24 94 (20.61%) WebSphere
24 94 (20.61%) jQuery
25 89 (19.52%) Java EE
26 88 (19.30%) SOAP
27 87 (19.08%) Scrum
27 87 (19.08%) HTML5

JSP
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 94 (20.61%) WebSphere
2 66 (14.47%) Tomcat
3 59 (12.94%) WebLogic
4 55 (12.06%) JBoss
5 30 (6.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 29 (6.36%) CMS
6 29 (6.36%) Confluence
7 27 (5.92%) MQSeries
8 26 (5.70%) Apache
9 22 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 18 (3.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 15 (3.29%) Apache Solr
12 14 (3.07%) FileNet
13 13 (2.85%) Mule
14 12 (2.63%) Liferay
15 10 (2.19%) GlassFish
16 9 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (1.75%) IIS
18 7 (1.54%) Apache ServiceMix
19 6 (1.32%) Alfresco
Applications
1 13 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.97%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.88%) Actimize
2 4 (0.88%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.44%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.85%) OpenShift
4 8 (1.75%) GitHub
5 7 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.32%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.10%) Google Checkout
8 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.88%) Slack
9 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.66%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.66%) SaaS
10 2 (0.44%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.44%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.44%) PaaS
11 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.29%) Internet
2 12 (2.63%) HTTP
3 8 (1.75%) SMS
4 6 (1.32%) FTP
4 6 (1.32%) Intranet
5 3 (0.66%) AMQP
6 2 (0.44%) DHCP
6 2 (0.44%) DNS
7 1 (0.22%) Firewall
7 1 (0.22%) IPv4
7 1 (0.22%) IPv6
7 1 (0.22%) Skype
7 1 (0.22%) SSL
7 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.91%) DB2
2 66 (14.47%) Relational Database
3 50 (10.96%) SQL Server
4 40 (8.77%) RDBMS
5 30 (6.58%) MySQL
6 26 (5.70%) Oracle Database
7 22 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (3.73%) DB2 UDB
9 16 (3.51%) MongoDB
10 11 (2.41%) Endeca
10 11 (2.41%) NoSQL
10 11 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.97%) Sybase ASE
13 8 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
14 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.88%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.66%) JasperReports
16 3 (0.66%) SQL Navigator
16 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 104 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 97 (21.27%) Jenkins
3 96 (21.05%) Maven
4 76 (16.67%) JUnit
5 63 (13.82%) JIRA
6 62 (13.60%) Ant
7 58 (12.72%) Eclipse
8 47 (10.31%) Subversion
9 33 (7.24%) Gradle
10 26 (5.70%) Cucumber
11 24 (5.26%) Mockito
12 22 (4.82%) Jasmine
13 21 (4.61%) Selenium
14 20 (4.39%) Bower
14 20 (4.39%) Grunt
15 15 (3.29%) IntelliJ
16 13 (2.85%) TeamCity
17 12 (2.63%) Bitbucket
18 10 (2.19%) Log4j
18 10 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 139 (30.48%) Finance
2 84 (18.42%) Banking
3 29 (6.36%) Retail
4 13 (2.85%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.54%) Marketing
7 6 (1.32%) French Language
7 6 (1.32%) Games
8 5 (1.10%) Front Office
8 5 (1.10%) Legal
8 5 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.88%) Law
9 4 (0.88%) Publishing
10 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Automotive
11 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.22%) Military
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 357 (78.29%) Developer
2 253 (55.48%) Java Developer
3 60 (13.16%) Senior Developer
4 48 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 43 (9.43%) Full Stack Developer
6 42 (9.21%) Architect
7 35 (7.68%) JSP Developer
8 30 (6.58%) SQL Developer
9 29 (6.36%) WebSphere Developer
10 23 (5.04%) Consultant
11 22 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
12 19 (4.17%) HTML Developer
13 18 (3.95%) Angular Developer
13 18 (3.95%) Java Engineer
14 17 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 17 (3.73%) HTML CSS Developer
14 17 (3.73%) J2EE Developer
15 14 (3.07%) Applications Developer
15 14 (3.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 14 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (56.58%) Spring
2 225 (49.34%) HTML
3 190 (41.67%) CSS
4 177 (38.82%) Web Services
5 165 (36.18%) Hibernate
6 141 (30.92%) J2EE
7 127 (27.85%) AngularJS
8 126 (27.63%) Servlets
9 122 (26.75%) XML
10 108 (23.68%) JSON
11 104 (22.81%) Struts
12 98 (21.49%) REST
13 95 (20.83%) EJB
14 94 (20.61%) jQuery
15 89 (19.52%) Java EE
16 88 (19.30%) SOAP
17 87 (19.08%) HTML5
18 74 (16.23%) RESTful
19 71 (15.57%) Spring MVC
20 68 (14.91%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (4.17%) User Experience
4 18 (3.95%) SWIFT
5 15 (3.29%) Fat Client
5 15 (3.29%) Thin Client
6 14 (3.07%) Clustering
7 13 (2.85%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.63%) Virtual Team
9 11 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.75%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.75%) Fedwire
11 6 (1.32%) Online Banking
12 5 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.88%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.88%) RIA
14 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.66%) Web 2.0
15 2 (0.44%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 64 (14.04%) Linux
2 52 (11.40%) Unix
3 18 (3.95%) Solaris
4 14 (3.07%) Windows
5 12 (2.63%) AIX
6 9 (1.97%) Android
6 9 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.97%) HPUX
6 9 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (32.68%) MVC
3 130 (28.51%) TDD
4 87 (19.08%) Scrum
5 69 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (15.13%) Test Automation
6 42 (9.21%) DevOps
6 42 (9.21%) E-Commerce
7 40 (8.77%) OO
7 40 (8.77%) Waterfall
8 39 (8.55%) BDD
9 38 (8.33%) Microservices
10 37 (8.11%) Web Development
11 30 (6.58%) Multithreading
11 30 (6.58%) SOA
12 29 (6.36%) Continuous Deployment
12 29 (6.36%) Data Modelling
13 27 (5.92%) Unit Testing
14 24 (5.26%) Kanban
15 23 (5.04%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 445 (97.59%) Java
2 234 (51.32%) SQL
3 226 (49.56%) JavaScript
4 36 (7.89%) PL/SQL
5 24 (5.26%) TypeScript
6 19 (4.17%) Scala
7 17 (3.73%) C++
8 15 (3.29%) C#
9 9 (1.97%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.32%) Groovy
10 6 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.32%) XPath
11 5 (1.10%) PHP
12 4 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.88%) Clojure
12 4 (0.88%) Python
12 4 (0.88%) Ruby
13 3 (0.66%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.66%) Perl
13 3 (0.66%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 31 (6.80%) Degree
2 27 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.19%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.22%) HND
6 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.73%) QA
2 12 (2.63%) SEPA
3 7 (1.54%) HL7
4 2 (0.44%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (3.95%) Docker
2 7 (1.54%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.88%) vSphere
4 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (4.61%) Ansible
2 8 (1.75%) Puppet
3 6 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 156 (34.21%) Oracle
2 33 (7.24%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.14%) hybris
3 28 (6.14%) IBM
4 18 (3.95%) MuleSoft
4 18 (3.95%) SAP
5 15 (3.29%) Google
6 14 (3.07%) Adobe
7 13 (2.85%) Sybase
8 9 (1.97%) HP
9 8 (1.75%) InterSystems
10 6 (1.32%) ATG
11 5 (1.10%) Coremetrics
11 5 (1.10%) FatWire
11 5 (1.10%) Guidewire
11 5 (1.10%) PayPal
11 5 (1.10%) Perforce
12 4 (0.88%) Capita
12 4 (0.88%) Pega
12 4 (0.88%) Talend