Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 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 Pages (JSP)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 479 351 390
Rank change year-on-year -128 +39 -77
Contract jobs citing JSP 416 707 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.66% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 2.21% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 481 398
UK median daily rate £418 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £250
90th Percentile £625 £581 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.03% +10.82% +16.20%
10th Percentile £41.25 £44.33 £30.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.98 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.75 £40.38
% change year-on-year - +10.82% +16.20%

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 31758 32027 31623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.03% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22268 22307 21564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £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 373 374 527
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.55 £13.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.35 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.15 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.53% -4.00% +11.19%

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 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 -158 343 £425 - 53
UK excluding London -69 254 £413 -2.94% 43
London -126 157 £450 - 15
North of England +44 61 £425 - 12
East of England +2 55 £320 -30.81% 3
South East -43 52 £413 -10.08% 15
Northern Ireland - 49 £413 -
North West +15 37 £450 +5.88% 10
Scotland -7 17 £450 +28.57% 6
North East +74 14 £394 -21.25%
Yorkshire +1 11 £425 - 2
Midlands -64 9 £338 -20.12% 4
South West 0 8 £425 +21.43% 3
West Midlands -39 5 £338 -18.18% 3
East Midlands -30 4 - - 1
Wales +10 3 £450 -10.00%

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, 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.

1 396 (95.19%) Java
2 292 (70.19%) Spring
3 257 (61.78%) JavaScript
4 244 (58.65%) HTML
5 242 (58.17%) SQL
6 216 (51.92%) CSS
7 204 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
8 178 (42.79%) MVC
8 178 (42.79%) Web Services
9 158 (37.98%) XML
10 156 (37.50%) Oracle
11 153 (36.78%) Hibernate
12 140 (33.65%) Finance
13 126 (30.29%) TDD
13 126 (30.29%) Servlets
14 125 (30.05%) AngularJS
15 118 (28.37%) WebSphere
15 118 (28.37%) J2EE
16 110 (26.44%) Struts
17 103 (24.76%) JSON
18 98 (23.56%) Git (software)
19 95 (22.84%) Spring MVC
20 94 (22.60%) EJB
20 94 (22.60%) Scrum
21 92 (22.12%) RESTful
22 89 (21.39%) Ajax
23 87 (20.91%) JIRA
24 86 (20.67%) jQuery
24 86 (20.67%) REST
25 82 (19.71%) Banking

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
1 118 (28.37%) WebSphere
2 73 (17.55%) Tomcat
3 63 (15.14%) WebLogic
4 50 (12.02%) JBoss
5 42 (10.10%) Confluence
6 32 (7.69%) Apache
7 31 (7.45%) CMS
8 26 (6.25%) Apache Solr
8 26 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (4.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 19 (4.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (2.64%) IIS
12 10 (2.40%) Apache ServiceMix
13 7 (1.68%) nginx
14 6 (1.44%) Alfresco
14 6 (1.44%) Liferay
14 6 (1.44%) SharePoint
14 6 (1.44%) WebSphere Portal
15 5 (1.20%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (6.01%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (1.20%) ION MarketView
2 5 (1.20%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.61%) GitHub
3 9 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.44%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.20%) Google Checkout
6 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.72%) SaaS
8 2 (0.48%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.48%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.48%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.48%) PaaS
8 2 (0.48%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.33%) HTTP
2 17 (4.09%) SMS
3 16 (3.85%) Internet
4 6 (1.44%) FTP
4 6 (1.44%) Intranet
5 3 (0.72%) AMQP
6 2 (0.48%) LDAP
6 2 (0.48%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) DHCP
7 1 (0.24%) DNS
7 1 (0.24%) Skype
7 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.90%) DB2
2 46 (11.06%) Relational Database
3 41 (9.86%) SQL Server
4 37 (8.89%) RDBMS
5 29 (6.97%) MongoDB
6 20 (4.81%) MySQL
7 17 (4.09%) DB2 UDB
8 12 (2.88%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.64%) Endeca
9 11 (2.64%) InterSystems Cache
10 10 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.68%) Sybase ASE
12 6 (1.44%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.20%) MS Access
13 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 2 (0.48%) HBase
16 2 (0.48%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 98 (23.56%) Git (software)
2 87 (20.91%) JIRA
3 81 (19.47%) Maven
4 76 (18.27%) JUnit
5 74 (17.79%) Jenkins
6 57 (13.70%) Eclipse
7 50 (12.02%) Subversion
8 44 (10.58%) Ant
9 27 (6.49%) Cucumber
9 27 (6.49%) Selenium
10 26 (6.25%) Jasmine
10 26 (6.25%) Mockito
11 24 (5.77%) Bower
11 24 (5.77%) Grunt
12 20 (4.81%) IntelliJ
13 18 (4.33%) Gradle
14 14 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
14 14 (3.37%) TeamCity
15 12 (2.88%) Spock
16 9 (2.16%) Bitbucket
General
1 140 (33.65%) Finance
2 82 (19.71%) Banking
3 16 (3.85%) Retail
4 10 (2.40%) French Language
4 10 (2.40%) Front Office
5 7 (1.68%) Games
5 7 (1.68%) Marketing
5 7 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.44%) Automotive
6 6 (1.44%) Law
7 5 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.72%) Advertising
8 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 344 (82.69%) Developer
2 245 (58.89%) Java Developer
3 68 (16.35%) Senior Developer
4 57 (13.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 47 (11.30%) Full Stack Developer
6 38 (9.13%) JSP Developer
7 34 (8.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 33 (7.93%) HTML Developer
9 31 (7.45%) SQL Developer
10 30 (7.21%) HTML CSS Developer
11 29 (6.97%) Hybris Developer
12 27 (6.49%) Senior Full Stack Developer
13 26 (6.25%) Architect
14 20 (4.81%) J2EE Developer
15 18 (4.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 18 (4.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 17 (4.09%) WebSphere Developer
17 14 (3.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 13 (3.13%) Angular Developer
19 12 (2.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (70.19%) Spring
2 244 (58.65%) HTML
3 216 (51.92%) CSS
4 178 (42.79%) Web Services
5 158 (37.98%) XML
6 153 (36.78%) Hibernate
7 126 (30.29%) Servlets
8 125 (30.05%) AngularJS
9 118 (28.37%) J2EE
10 110 (26.44%) Struts
11 103 (24.76%) JSON
12 95 (22.84%) Spring MVC
13 94 (22.60%) EJB
14 92 (22.12%) RESTful
15 89 (21.39%) Ajax
16 86 (20.67%) jQuery
16 86 (20.67%) REST
17 77 (18.51%) HTML5
17 77 (18.51%) SOAP
18 65 (15.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.05%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.57%) Virtual Team
4 18 (4.33%) User Experience
5 14 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.88%) Online Banking
7 9 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.44%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.96%) Animation
10 4 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.96%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.72%) Clustering
11 3 (0.72%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.48%) Derivative
12 2 (0.48%) iPad
12 2 (0.48%) Life Science
12 2 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.48%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.18%) Linux
2 34 (8.17%) Unix
3 10 (2.40%) Windows
4 8 (1.92%) HPUX
4 8 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (1.20%) Android
5 5 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.20%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.20%) Solaris
6 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (42.79%) MVC
3 126 (30.29%) TDD
4 94 (22.60%) Scrum
5 58 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (12.98%) Waterfall
6 54 (12.98%) Web Development
7 50 (12.02%) OO
8 49 (11.78%) Test Automation
9 42 (10.10%) E-Commerce
10 38 (9.13%) Unit Testing
11 34 (8.17%) Data Modelling
11 34 (8.17%) Front End Development
12 28 (6.73%) Microservices
13 26 (6.25%) BDD
13 26 (6.25%) Content Management
14 24 (5.77%) SOA
15 22 (5.29%) Mentoring
16 21 (5.05%) Kanban
16 21 (5.05%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 396 (95.19%) Java
2 257 (61.78%) JavaScript
3 242 (58.17%) SQL
4 24 (5.77%) C#
5 22 (5.29%) PL/SQL
5 22 (5.29%) TypeScript
6 17 (4.09%) Shell Script
7 14 (3.37%) Scala
8 9 (2.16%) XPath
9 8 (1.92%) PHP
10 7 (1.68%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.68%) Korn
10 7 (1.68%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.44%) C++
12 5 (1.20%) Groovy
12 5 (1.20%) Ruby
12 5 (1.20%) VB
12 5 (1.20%) VC++
13 4 (0.96%) Clojure
13 4 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (5.29%) Degree
2 15 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.72%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.48%) CISA
5 2 (0.48%) CISM
5 2 (0.48%) CISSP
5 2 (0.48%) HND
5 2 (0.48%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.24%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.09%) QA
2 10 (2.40%) HL7
3 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.48%) FATCA
3 2 (0.48%) FedRAMP
3 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (3.85%) Docker
2 3 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.48%) HDFS
3 2 (0.48%) Varnish
4 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (2.64%) Puppet
2 8 (1.92%) Ansible
3 7 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.44%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.48%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.48%) Kibana
5 2 (0.48%) logstash
6 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 156 (37.50%) Oracle
2 44 (10.58%) hybris
3 31 (7.45%) SAP
4 22 (5.29%) Adobe
4 22 (5.29%) IBM
5 19 (4.57%) Google
6 14 (3.37%) MuleSoft
6 14 (3.37%) Sybase
7 11 (2.64%) InterSystems
7 11 (2.64%) Microsoft
8 9 (2.16%) Solace
9 7 (1.68%) CA
9 7 (1.68%) FatWire
10 6 (1.44%) Pega
11 5 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (1.20%) Coremetrics
11 5 (1.20%) ION Trading
11 5 (1.20%) PayPal
12 4 (0.96%) Perforce
12 4 (0.96%) Talend