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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaServer Pages (JSP)
UK
Rank 351 337 333
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4  
Contract jobs citing JSP 254 322 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.61% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 2.18% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 203 194
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.50

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 13899 14787 13862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.29% 28.00% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9628 10237 8968
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 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 227 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

JSP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSP in the UK

JSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSP in the UK

JSP
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 JSP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +9 244 £413 - 45
London -37 84 £475 +5.55% 12
South West +19 37 £325 -13.33% 4
East of England +18 34 £350 -12.50% 8
South East +3 33 £400 +11.11% 4
North West +9 21 £425 +6.25% 5
East Midlands -1 18 £415 +14.48% 5
Essex +4 16 £463 +15.62% 4
City of London -9 15 £588 +23.68% 3
Manchester +14 14 £413 +4.76% 4
Hampshire +31 12 - -
Dorset - 12 £325 - 1
Poole - 12 £325 - 1
Bedfordshire - 11 £300 -
Somerset +11 10 - -
Scotland +28 8 £425 - 5
West Yorkshire +15 8 £445 +18.66%
Yorkshire +5 8 £445 +24.91% 2
Leeds +4 8 £445 +18.66%
Northamptonshire 0 8 £450 +38.46% 2
Milton Keynes -12 8 £364 +6.98% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 8 £364 +6.98% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £495 -
Cheshire +15 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Nottinghamshire +8 6 £315 - 2
Nottingham +8 6 £315 - 2
Watford -3 6 £350 -36.36% 1
Hertfordshire -6 6 £350 -36.36% 1
Oxfordshire 0 5 £453 +29.28%
Luton - 5 £300 -

JSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 457 (95.61%) Java
2 286 (59.83%) JavaScript
3 268 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
4 259 (54.18%) J2EE
5 247 (51.67%) HTML
6 238 (49.79%) XML
6 238 (49.79%) Spring
7 226 (47.28%) SQL
8 223 (46.65%) CSS
9 218 (45.61%) Oracle
10 199 (41.63%) Web Services
11 177 (37.03%) Servlets
12 169 (35.36%) Hibernate
13 130 (27.20%) SOAP
14 126 (26.36%) jQuery
15 119 (24.90%) Struts
15 119 (24.90%) Finance
16 117 (24.48%) WebSphere
17 114 (23.85%) MVC
17 114 (23.85%) Scrum
18 112 (23.43%) REST
19 110 (23.01%) Linux
20 104 (21.76%) Java EE
21 101 (21.13%) Maven
22 97 (20.29%) JSON
22 97 (20.29%) XSLT
23 95 (19.87%) TDD
24 94 (19.67%) Ajax
24 94 (19.67%) WebLogic
25 92 (19.25%) Ant

JSP
Top Related 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
1 117 (24.48%) WebSphere
2 94 (19.67%) WebLogic
3 85 (17.78%) JBoss
4 74 (15.48%) Tomcat
5 62 (12.97%) Apache
6 54 (11.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 38 (7.95%) CMS
8 37 (7.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 17 (3.56%) ATG Dynamo
9 17 (3.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 15 (3.14%) Confluence
11 11 (2.30%) Commerce Server
11 11 (2.30%) WebLogic Portal
12 7 (1.46%) GlassFish
12 7 (1.46%) Mule
13 6 (1.26%) iPlanet
14 5 (1.05%) WebSphere Portal
15 4 (0.84%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.84%) IIS
16 3 (0.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.21%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.21%) HipChat
2 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 4 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.21%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.42%) GitHub
4 2 (0.42%) Google Checkout
4 2 (0.42%) Slack
5 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.07%) Internet
2 12 (2.51%) LDAP
3 11 (2.30%) HTTP
4 9 (1.88%) Firewall
5 6 (1.26%) BIG-IP
5 6 (1.26%) Intranet
5 6 (1.26%) SNMP
6 5 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.84%) FTP
8 3 (0.63%) SAN
8 3 (0.63%) SSL
9 2 (0.42%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.42%) NAS
9 2 (0.42%) Skype
9 2 (0.42%) SSH
9 2 (0.42%) VPN
10 1 (0.21%) DNS
10 1 (0.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (13.60%) Oracle Database
2 45 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 43 (9.00%) MySQL
4 35 (7.32%) DB2
5 29 (6.07%) SQL Server
6 20 (4.18%) MongoDB
7 18 (3.77%) RDBMS
8 16 (3.35%) Endeca
9 14 (2.93%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (2.30%) Jackrabbit
11 11 (2.30%) NoSQL
12 10 (2.09%) DB2 UDB
12 10 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 8 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (1.26%) Hadoop
16 6 (1.26%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 101 (21.13%) Maven
2 92 (19.25%) Ant
3 83 (17.36%) Jenkins
4 73 (15.27%) Git (software)
5 72 (15.06%) JUnit
5 72 (15.06%) Subversion
6 70 (14.64%) Eclipse
7 68 (14.23%) JIRA
8 40 (8.37%) Mockito
9 21 (4.39%) Gradle
9 21 (4.39%) Log4j
10 20 (4.18%) Selenium
11 19 (3.97%) Spock
12 16 (3.35%) Cucumber
12 16 (3.35%) TeamCity
13 15 (3.14%) IntelliJ
14 14 (2.93%) Rational Application Developer
15 12 (2.51%) Hudson
16 10 (2.09%) CruiseControl
17 9 (1.88%) Build Forge
General
1 119 (24.90%) Finance
2 63 (13.18%) Banking
3 23 (4.81%) Retail
4 12 (2.51%) Law
5 10 (2.09%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.88%) Back Office
7 7 (1.46%) Publishing
7 7 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.05%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.63%) Advertising
9 3 (0.63%) Billing
9 3 (0.63%) Front Office
9 3 (0.63%) Marketing
9 3 (0.63%) Military
10 2 (0.42%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) French Language
10 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 362 (75.73%) Developer
2 238 (49.79%) Java Developer
3 47 (9.83%) Architect
3 47 (9.83%) Senior Developer
4 39 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (4.39%) Consultant
6 20 (4.18%) Java Engineer
6 20 (4.18%) Technical Architect
7 19 (3.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (3.56%) Applications Developer
9 16 (3.35%) Oracle Developer
9 16 (3.35%) Web Developer
10 15 (3.14%) JSP Developer
11 14 (2.93%) Hybris Developer
12 13 (2.72%) J2EE Developer
12 13 (2.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 13 (2.72%) UI Developer
13 10 (2.09%) Applications Support
13 10 (2.09%) Digital Architect
13 10 (2.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (54.18%) J2EE
2 247 (51.67%) HTML
3 238 (49.79%) Spring
3 238 (49.79%) XML
4 223 (46.65%) CSS
5 199 (41.63%) Web Services
6 177 (37.03%) Servlets
7 169 (35.36%) Hibernate
8 130 (27.20%) SOAP
9 126 (26.36%) jQuery
10 119 (24.90%) Struts
11 112 (23.43%) REST
12 104 (21.76%) Java EE
13 97 (20.29%) JSON
13 97 (20.29%) XSLT
14 94 (19.67%) Ajax
15 91 (19.04%) AngularJS
16 86 (17.99%) HTML5
17 84 (17.57%) JMS
18 83 (17.36%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.11%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (6.49%) User Experience
4 23 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.56%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.35%) Virtual Team
7 15 (3.14%) iPad
8 13 (2.72%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.30%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.67%) Derivative
11 8 (1.67%) Web 2.0
12 7 (1.46%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.26%) Clustering
13 6 (1.26%) Mainframe
13 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.05%) DataPower
14 5 (1.05%) Fintech
14 5 (1.05%) RIA
15 4 (0.84%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 110 (23.01%) Linux
2 80 (16.74%) Unix
3 30 (6.28%) Windows
4 13 (2.72%) Solaris
5 8 (1.67%) AIX
6 6 (1.26%) VME
6 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.42%) Android
8 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (23.85%) MVC
2 114 (23.85%) Scrum
3 95 (19.87%) TDD
4 82 (17.15%) E-Commerce
5 75 (15.69%) OO
5 75 (15.69%) Web Development
6 63 (13.18%) UML
7 45 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (9.00%) Unit Testing
9 40 (8.37%) Content Management
10 38 (7.95%) Waterfall
11 37 (7.74%) SDLC
12 32 (6.69%) SOA
12 32 (6.69%) Software Engineering
13 30 (6.28%) High Availability
14 26 (5.44%) BDD
14 26 (5.44%) DevOps
15 23 (4.81%) Refactoring
16 22 (4.60%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 457 (95.61%) Java
2 286 (59.83%) JavaScript
3 226 (47.28%) SQL
4 47 (9.83%) PL/SQL
5 30 (6.28%) Shell Script
6 25 (5.23%) C#
7 19 (3.97%) C
7 19 (3.97%) C++
8 17 (3.56%) Korn
9 15 (3.14%) Perl
9 15 (3.14%) XPath
10 14 (2.93%) Python
11 11 (2.30%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.67%) PHP
13 6 (1.26%) Ruby
13 6 (1.26%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.05%) Groovy
15 4 (0.84%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.84%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (7.53%) Degree
2 12 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.67%) OCPJP
5 4 (0.84%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.42%) CISA
6 2 (0.42%) CISSP
6 2 (0.42%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.42%) MCSE
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.42%) RHCE
7 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.21%) Brainbench
7 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.21%) OCA
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.18%) QA
2 11 (2.30%) SLA
3 6 (1.26%) FATCA
3 6 (1.26%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.84%) WCAG
5 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (2.09%) Docker
3 8 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.63%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.21%) NDS
7 1 (0.21%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 13 (2.72%) Oracle Identity Management
2 11 (2.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 10 (2.09%) Ansible
4 6 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.42%) OpenView
7 1 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.21%) MOM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 218 (45.61%) Oracle
2 56 (11.72%) ATG
3 45 (9.41%) Adobe
4 36 (7.53%) IBM
5 21 (4.39%) hybris
6 17 (3.56%) Solace
7 16 (3.35%) BEA
8 14 (2.93%) Sun
8 14 (2.93%) Sybase
8 14 (2.93%) TIBCO
9 9 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.67%) SAP
11 7 (1.46%) Alterian
11 7 (1.46%) F5
11 7 (1.46%) Google
11 7 (1.46%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.26%) Cisco
12 6 (1.26%) Pega
12 6 (1.26%) VMware
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wales
SidTech Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
JM
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: £283.87 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian - Pontoon
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Rate: From £80,000 to £101,000 per annum Includes Bonus & Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago