Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 346 355
Rank change year-on-year -116 +9 -8
Contract jobs citing JSP 450 753 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.69% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 2.40% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 541 467
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £269
90th Percentile £588 £576 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £368
% change year-on-year -2.94% +15.65% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 46
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £40.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.03% +11.35% +14.83%
10th Percentile £41.25 £44.33 £30.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +11.88% +14.29%

JSP 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 30742 31321 30860
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.15% 28.74% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21234 21885 20458
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £306 £294 £269
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 383 464
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.76% +5.77%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.25 £14.91
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +10.00%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -104 396 £413 -2.94% 38
UK excluding London -59 266 £413 -2.94% 34
London -81 179 £438 -2.78% 8
East of England +35 67 £315 -25.88%
North of England +2 55 £425 - 10
Midlands -45 37 £420 +0.30% 5
South East -75 37 £400 -14.44% 12
North West +5 34 £450 +12.50% 8
Northern Ireland - 31 £413 - 2
East Midlands -16 30 £425 -1.16% 2
Scotland +29 19 £400 +14.29% 2
South West +18 19 £325 -9.72% 3
North East +53 13 £338 -32.50%
Yorkshire +1 8 £375 -11.76% 2
West Midlands -34 7 £338 -19.40% 3
Wales +1 1 £425 -15.00%

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 414 (92.00%) Java
2 290 (64.44%) Spring
3 270 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 256 (56.89%) HTML
5 245 (54.44%) SQL
6 234 (52.00%) CSS
7 219 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
8 196 (43.56%) XML
9 173 (38.44%) Servlets
10 167 (37.11%) Web Services
10 167 (37.11%) MVC
11 165 (36.67%) J2EE
12 164 (36.44%) Oracle
13 150 (33.33%) Hibernate
14 130 (28.89%) Finance
15 125 (27.78%) WebSphere
16 118 (26.22%) Ajax
17 116 (25.78%) AngularJS
18 115 (25.56%) TDD
18 115 (25.56%) Struts
19 110 (24.44%) JSON
20 103 (22.89%) jQuery
21 101 (22.44%) SOAP
22 94 (20.89%) Spring MVC
23 93 (20.67%) Scrum
24 91 (20.22%) EJB
24 91 (20.22%) Git (software)
25 89 (19.78%) Java EE
26 85 (18.89%) JIRA
26 85 (18.89%) 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
1 125 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 78 (17.33%) JBoss
3 77 (17.11%) Tomcat
4 75 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 51 (11.33%) Apache
6 44 (9.78%) CMS
7 39 (8.67%) Confluence
8 34 (7.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 34 (7.56%) Apache Solr
9 30 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (2.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (2.44%) IIS
13 10 (2.22%) Apache ServiceMix
14 9 (2.00%) CoreMedia CMS
15 6 (1.33%) GlassFish
15 6 (1.33%) SharePoint
15 6 (1.33%) WebSphere Portal
16 5 (1.11%) Liferay
16 5 (1.11%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (5.78%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (1.78%) Pega PRPC
3 6 (1.33%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.67%) Siebel CRM
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.56%) GitHub
3 10 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.56%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.44%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.44%) Google Checkout
6 2 (0.44%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.78%) Internet
2 25 (5.56%) HTTP
3 15 (3.33%) SMS
4 9 (2.00%) LDAP
5 5 (1.11%) Intranet
5 5 (1.11%) SSL
6 4 (0.89%) Network Security
7 3 (0.67%) FTP
8 2 (0.44%) Firewall
9 1 (0.22%) AMQP
9 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.22%) Skype
9 1 (0.22%) SNMP
9 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.44%) MongoDB
2 44 (9.78%) DB2
3 38 (8.44%) Relational Database
4 36 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 26 (5.78%) Oracle Database
6 23 (5.11%) RDBMS
7 20 (4.44%) MySQL
8 12 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (2.44%) Endeca
9 11 (2.44%) InterSystems Cache
9 11 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.56%) DB2 UDB
10 7 (1.56%) Jackrabbit
10 7 (1.56%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.56%) Sybase ASE
11 5 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.11%) DataStax
11 5 (1.11%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 91 (20.22%) Git (software)
2 85 (18.89%) JIRA
3 81 (18.00%) Maven
4 65 (14.44%) Jenkins
5 60 (13.33%) Eclipse
5 60 (13.33%) JUnit
6 59 (13.11%) Ant
7 49 (10.89%) Subversion
8 29 (6.44%) Gradle
9 26 (5.78%) IntelliJ
10 22 (4.89%) Selenium
11 18 (4.00%) Mockito
12 16 (3.56%) Jasmine
13 15 (3.33%) Cucumber
13 15 (3.33%) Grunt
14 14 (3.11%) Bower
15 11 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (2.44%) TeamCity
16 9 (2.00%) Hudson
16 9 (2.00%) Spock
General
1 130 (28.89%) Finance
2 84 (18.67%) Banking
3 12 (2.67%) Front Office
4 10 (2.22%) French Language
5 8 (1.78%) Retail
6 7 (1.56%) Advertising
6 7 (1.56%) Games
7 6 (1.33%) Automotive
7 6 (1.33%) Marketing
7 6 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.89%) Publishing
10 3 (0.67%) Law
11 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.44%) Billing
11 2 (0.44%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 347 (77.11%) Developer
2 246 (54.67%) Java Developer
3 67 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 55 (12.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 41 (9.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 34 (7.56%) Architect
7 33 (7.33%) Hybris Developer
8 30 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 27 (6.00%) HTML Developer
10 25 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
10 25 (5.56%) JSP Developer
11 22 (4.89%) J2EE Developer
11 22 (4.89%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 22 (4.89%) SQL Developer
12 17 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 16 (3.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 14 (3.11%) Angular Developer
14 14 (3.11%) Web Developer
15 13 (2.89%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 12 (2.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (64.44%) Spring
2 256 (56.89%) HTML
3 234 (52.00%) CSS
4 196 (43.56%) XML
5 173 (38.44%) Servlets
6 167 (37.11%) Web Services
7 165 (36.67%) J2EE
8 150 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 118 (26.22%) Ajax
10 116 (25.78%) AngularJS
11 115 (25.56%) Struts
12 110 (24.44%) JSON
13 103 (22.89%) jQuery
14 101 (22.44%) SOAP
15 94 (20.89%) Spring MVC
16 91 (20.22%) EJB
17 89 (19.78%) Java EE
18 85 (18.89%) HTML5
19 83 (18.44%) REST
20 77 (17.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.33%) Virtual Team
3 21 (4.67%) User Experience
4 18 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.11%) Web 2.0
6 13 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.67%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.44%) Online Banking
9 10 (2.22%) iPad
10 8 (1.78%) Animation
11 5 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.11%) RIA
12 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.89%) Fintech
12 4 (0.89%) PlayStation
12 4 (0.89%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.67%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.67%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.67%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 72 (16.00%) Linux
2 42 (9.33%) Unix
3 19 (4.22%) Windows
4 9 (2.00%) Solaris
5 6 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.33%) HPUX
6 5 (1.11%) Android
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (37.11%) MVC
3 115 (25.56%) TDD
4 93 (20.67%) Scrum
5 63 (14.00%) Waterfall
6 56 (12.44%) E-Commerce
7 54 (12.00%) Web Development
8 52 (11.56%) OO
9 44 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (9.78%) Unit Testing
10 40 (8.89%) Content Management
11 38 (8.44%) Front End Development
12 32 (7.11%) SDLC
12 32 (7.11%) SOA
13 31 (6.89%) Data Modelling
13 31 (6.89%) Test Automation
14 23 (5.11%) BDD
15 22 (4.89%) Data Protection
15 22 (4.89%) Refactoring
15 22 (4.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 414 (92.00%) Java
2 270 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 245 (54.44%) SQL
4 29 (6.44%) PL/SQL
5 27 (6.00%) C#
6 20 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 17 (3.78%) TypeScript
8 12 (2.67%) C
8 12 (2.67%) C++
9 11 (2.44%) Scala
10 9 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.78%) PHP
11 8 (1.78%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.56%) ActionScript
12 7 (1.56%) Groovy
12 7 (1.56%) Korn
12 7 (1.56%) Python
13 6 (1.33%) Ruby
14 5 (1.11%) VC++
14 5 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (3.56%) Degree
2 10 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.00%) OCPJP
4 7 (1.56%) CISA
4 7 (1.56%) CISSP
4 7 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.33%) Sun Certification
6 5 (1.11%) CISM
7 3 (0.67%) HND
7 3 (0.67%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.44%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.44%) MCSE
8 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.44%) RHCE
9 1 (0.22%) Brainbench
9 1 (0.22%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.22%) OCA
9 1 (0.22%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.22%) QA
2 10 (2.22%) HL7
3 6 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.33%) SLA
4 5 (1.11%) FedRAMP
5 4 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.44%) FATCA
System Software
1 14 (3.11%) Docker
2 8 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.11%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.89%) HDFS
5 3 (0.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.44%) Varnish
7 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (3.11%) Ansible
2 13 (2.89%) Puppet
3 9 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.11%) Kibana
4 5 (1.11%) logstash
5 2 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.44%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 164 (36.44%) Oracle
2 39 (8.67%) hybris
3 38 (8.44%) Adobe
4 37 (8.22%) SAP
5 33 (7.33%) IBM
6 19 (4.22%) Google
7 17 (3.78%) ATG
8 15 (3.33%) Sybase
9 11 (2.44%) InterSystems
9 11 (2.44%) Pega
10 10 (2.22%) Solace
11 9 (2.00%) CA
11 9 (2.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (1.78%) FatWire
13 7 (1.56%) BEA
13 7 (1.56%) Sun
13 7 (1.56%) Talend
14 6 (1.33%) ION Trading
15 5 (1.11%) Cloudera
15 5 (1.11%) Omniture