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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 431 324 321
Rank change year-on-year -107 -3  
Contract jobs citing JSP 181 370 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 2.41% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 252 234
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £373
% change year-on-year -5.88% +14.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 23
Median hourly rate - £44.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year - +18.82%  

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 15073 15351 15194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.50% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10419 10809 10150
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 192 210
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £18.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 28 June 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 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 28 June 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 -119 160 £403 -5.84% 45
London -53 77 £413 -4.34% 11
East of England +12 27 £350 -8.19% 7
North West +8 16 £450 +20.00% 9
South East -30 15 £350 -26.31% 6
Hertfordshire +9 13 £425 -15.00% 2
Scotland +33 12 £400 +17.64% 4
East Midlands -19 12 £420 +34.40% 1
City of London -2 10 £500 +11.11% 1
Watford +1 8 £350 -39.13% 1
Northern Ireland - 8 £413 -
County Antrim - 8 £413 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £288 -
Edinburgh +18 7 £425 +25.00% 4
Cheshire +8 7 £450 -1.36% 6
Milton Keynes -15 7 £350 +19.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 7 £350 +37.93% 1
Belfast - 7 £413 -
Berkshire +16 6 £475 -2.56% 2
Yorkshire +11 6 £375 -11.76% 1
Luton - 6 £288 -
Manchester +9 5 £488 +30.00% 3
Glasgow -3 5 £388 +6.16%
South West -6 5 £350 +2.56% 8
West Yorkshire +14 4 £369 -10.60% 1
Northamptonshire +1 4 £410 +8.60%
Essex -9 4 £265 -33.75% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £450 -
Halifax +8 3 £375 -16.66%
Liverpool -2 3 £375 +3.44%

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 401 (91.14%) Java
2 255 (57.95%) JavaScript
3 253 (57.50%) Spring
4 234 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (53.18%) HTML
5 214 (48.64%) CSS
6 209 (47.50%) SQL
7 206 (46.82%) XML
8 205 (46.59%) J2EE
9 200 (45.45%) Servlets
10 172 (39.09%) Oracle
11 159 (36.14%) Web Services
12 153 (34.77%) Hibernate
13 127 (28.86%) MVC
14 119 (27.05%) WebSphere
15 115 (26.14%) Struts
16 107 (24.32%) SOAP
17 104 (23.64%) jQuery
18 99 (22.50%) JSON
18 99 (22.50%) Scrum
19 97 (22.05%) Finance
19 97 (22.05%) Ajax
20 93 (21.14%) Java EE
20 93 (21.14%) REST
21 91 (20.68%) TDD
22 86 (19.55%) EJB
23 85 (19.32%) Maven
24 84 (19.09%) JBoss
25 83 (18.86%) Spring MVC
26 81 (18.41%) Linux

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
1 119 (27.05%) WebSphere
2 84 (19.09%) JBoss
3 79 (17.95%) WebLogic
4 68 (15.45%) Tomcat
5 63 (14.32%) Apache
6 51 (11.59%) CMS
7 44 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 40 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 28 (6.36%) Confluence
10 27 (6.14%) Apache Solr
11 14 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (2.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (2.50%) ATG Dynamo
13 11 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
14 10 (2.27%) Mule
15 8 (1.82%) CoreMedia CMS
16 6 (1.36%) nginx
17 5 (1.14%) Commerce Server
17 5 (1.14%) GlassFish
18 4 (0.91%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 21 (4.77%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (1.82%) Pega PRPC
3 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.68%) Siebel CRM
5 2 (0.45%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Utilities
5 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.23%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.82%) GitHub
3 8 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.59%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.45%) BrowserStack
5 2 (0.45%) Google Checkout
5 2 (0.45%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.82%) Internet
2 21 (4.77%) HTTP
3 8 (1.82%) LDAP
4 6 (1.36%) SMS
5 5 (1.14%) SSL
6 4 (0.91%) Network Security
7 3 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.45%) Firewall
8 2 (0.45%) Intranet
9 1 (0.23%) DNS
9 1 (0.23%) FTP
9 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.23%) Skype
9 1 (0.23%) SNMP
9 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.23%) Oracle Database
2 38 (8.64%) MongoDB
3 35 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 34 (7.73%) SQL Server
5 28 (6.36%) MySQL
6 24 (5.45%) DB2
7 14 (3.18%) Endeca
8 13 (2.95%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.50%) Jackrabbit
9 11 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (2.05%) Sybase ASE
12 8 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (1.59%) NoSQL
13 7 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (1.14%) DataStax
14 5 (1.14%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 85 (19.32%) Maven
2 76 (17.27%) Git (software)
3 72 (16.36%) JIRA
4 69 (15.68%) Ant
5 68 (15.45%) Jenkins
6 61 (13.86%) Eclipse
7 59 (13.41%) Subversion
8 53 (12.05%) JUnit
9 26 (5.91%) Mockito
10 25 (5.68%) Gradle
11 22 (5.00%) Selenium
12 18 (4.09%) IntelliJ
13 14 (3.18%) Cucumber
14 10 (2.27%) jMock
14 10 (2.27%) Log4j
14 10 (2.27%) NetBeans
14 10 (2.27%) TeamCity
15 9 (2.05%) ClearCase
15 9 (2.05%) ERwin
15 9 (2.05%) Mercurial
General
1 97 (22.05%) Finance
2 55 (12.50%) Banking
3 12 (2.73%) Retail
4 10 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.82%) Front Office
7 6 (1.36%) Advertising
7 6 (1.36%) Law
7 6 (1.36%) Publishing
8 5 (1.14%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.91%) Billing
9 4 (0.91%) Games
9 4 (0.91%) Marketing
10 3 (0.68%) French Language
11 2 (0.45%) Back Office
11 2 (0.45%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.45%) Military
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 318 (72.27%) Developer
2 224 (50.91%) Java Developer
3 56 (12.73%) Architect
4 41 (9.32%) Senior Developer
5 34 (7.73%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (6.36%) Hybris Developer
7 18 (4.09%) Technical Architect
8 17 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
9 15 (3.41%) Consultant
10 14 (3.18%) J2EE Developer
11 13 (2.95%) Applications Developer
11 13 (2.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 13 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (2.95%) JSP Developer
12 12 (2.73%) Java Engineer
13 10 (2.27%) Digital Architect
13 10 (2.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 10 (2.27%) HTML CSS Developer
13 10 (2.27%) Software Engineer
13 10 (2.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (57.50%) Spring
2 234 (53.18%) HTML
3 214 (48.64%) CSS
4 206 (46.82%) XML
5 205 (46.59%) J2EE
6 200 (45.45%) Servlets
7 159 (36.14%) Web Services
8 153 (34.77%) Hibernate
9 115 (26.14%) Struts
10 107 (24.32%) SOAP
11 104 (23.64%) jQuery
12 99 (22.50%) JSON
13 97 (22.05%) Ajax
14 93 (21.14%) Java EE
14 93 (21.14%) REST
15 86 (19.55%) EJB
16 83 (18.86%) Spring MVC
17 81 (18.41%) AngularJS
18 75 (17.05%) HTML5
19 70 (15.91%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.91%) Virtual Team
3 25 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (5.23%) User Experience
5 16 (3.64%) iPad
5 16 (3.64%) Web 2.0
6 14 (3.18%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.95%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.05%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.82%) Animation
9 8 (1.82%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.59%) RIA
11 6 (1.36%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.14%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.91%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.91%) Fintech
13 4 (0.91%) PlayStation
13 4 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.41%) Linux
2 53 (12.05%) Unix
3 21 (4.77%) Windows
4 9 (2.05%) Solaris
5 6 (1.36%) VME
6 5 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.91%) Android
7 4 (0.91%) HPUX
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.45%) AIX
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (28.86%) MVC
3 99 (22.50%) Scrum
4 91 (20.68%) TDD
5 65 (14.77%) E-Commerce
6 60 (13.64%) OO
7 53 (12.05%) Waterfall
7 53 (12.05%) Web Development
8 52 (11.82%) Unit Testing
9 44 (10.00%) Content Management
10 42 (9.55%) UML
11 38 (8.64%) SDLC
12 35 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (7.50%) SOA
14 31 (7.05%) DevOps
15 28 (6.36%) Data Modelling
16 25 (5.68%) Software Engineering
17 24 (5.45%) Refactoring
18 23 (5.23%) Front End Development
18 23 (5.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 401 (91.14%) Java
2 255 (57.95%) JavaScript
3 209 (47.50%) SQL
4 39 (8.86%) PL/SQL
5 28 (6.36%) Shell Script
6 20 (4.55%) C#
7 15 (3.41%) Bash Shell
7 15 (3.41%) C
7 15 (3.41%) C++
8 13 (2.95%) TypeScript
9 10 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.05%) Python
11 7 (1.59%) ActionScript
11 7 (1.59%) Scala
11 7 (1.59%) VB
12 6 (1.36%) Groovy
12 6 (1.36%) Korn
12 6 (1.36%) PHP
13 5 (1.14%) Perl
13 5 (1.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (4.09%) Degree
2 9 (2.05%) OCPJP
3 8 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.59%) CISA
4 7 (1.59%) CISSP
4 7 (1.59%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.14%) CISM
5 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.45%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.45%) HND
7 2 (0.45%) MCSE
7 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.45%) RHCE
8 1 (0.23%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.23%) OCA
8 1 (0.23%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.91%) QA
2 7 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.36%) SLA
4 5 (1.14%) FedRAMP
5 3 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.45%) FATCA
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (2.73%) Docker
2 8 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.14%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.91%) HDFS
5 3 (0.68%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) NDS
6 1 (0.23%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (3.18%) Ansible
2 7 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.14%) Kibana
3 5 (1.14%) logstash
3 5 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.68%) Puppet
5 2 (0.45%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 172 (39.09%) Oracle
2 45 (10.23%) Adobe
3 38 (8.64%) ATG
4 36 (8.18%) IBM
5 31 (7.05%) hybris
6 29 (6.59%) SAP
7 18 (4.09%) Sybase
8 11 (2.50%) Pega
9 10 (2.27%) Sun
10 9 (2.05%) Google
11 8 (1.82%) Microsoft
11 8 (1.82%) Solace
12 6 (1.36%) BEA
12 6 (1.36%) FatWire
12 6 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.14%) Cloudera
13 5 (1.14%) Fujitsu
13 5 (1.14%) Omniture
13 5 (1.14%) Talend
14 4 (0.91%) Alterian
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Cheshire
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Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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