Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 500 450 389
Rank change year-on-year -50 -61 -34
Contract jobs citing JSP 418 446 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.54% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 273 430
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £312
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £48.75 - £44.50
10th Percentile £46.63 - £44.25
90th Percentile £49.88 - £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 - £44.50

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 33,070 28,886 30,141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.82% 31.98% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,298 19,959 21,007
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 351 435
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £65.90 £53.75 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.96% +7.86%

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 24 May 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 15 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 24 May 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 -69 376 £450 +9.09% 90
UK excluding London -34 263 £430 +7.50% 72
London -57 148 £525 +14.13% 29
South East +17 92 £425 +13.33% 23
North of England -7 60 £425 +0.59% 15
North West -10 38 £425 - 11
South West -5 34 £425 +30.77% 3
Midlands -37 23 £450 +7.14% 14
Northern Ireland +25 22 £431 +7.75% 2
East of England -31 21 £425 +39.34% 6
Yorkshire -9 19 £425 +3.03% 3
Scotland -41 13 £413 +10.00% 7
West Midlands -10 12 £550 +72.28% 5
East Midlands -30 11 £430 +1.18% 9
North East +13 8 £438 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for JSP.

1 410 (98.09%) Java
2 196 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (45.22%) JavaScript
4 187 (44.74%) SQL
5 184 (44.02%) Spring
6 168 (40.19%) HTML
7 167 (39.95%) Hibernate
8 155 (37.08%) Web Services
9 152 (36.36%) Oracle
10 147 (35.17%) CSS
11 142 (33.97%) J2EE
12 117 (27.99%) Jenkins
13 110 (26.32%) Scrum
14 108 (25.84%) MVC
15 103 (24.64%) TDD
16 101 (24.16%) EJB
17 96 (22.97%) Java EE
17 96 (22.97%) REST
18 95 (22.73%) Git (software)
19 94 (22.49%) Servlets
20 93 (22.25%) Maven
21 90 (21.53%) WebSphere
21 90 (21.53%) Finance
22 86 (20.57%) XML
23 82 (19.62%) SOAP
23 82 (19.62%) Java 8
24 81 (19.38%) Struts
25 80 (19.14%) jQuery
25 80 (19.14%) HTML5
26 78 (18.66%) JPA

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 90 (21.53%) WebSphere
2 77 (18.42%) Tomcat
3 43 (10.29%) WebLogic
4 37 (8.85%) JBoss
5 35 (8.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 31 (7.42%) Confluence
7 27 (6.46%) GlassFish
8 25 (5.98%) CMS
9 23 (5.50%) Liferay
10 22 (5.26%) Apache
11 21 (5.02%) MQSeries
11 21 (5.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 18 (4.31%) Mule
13 15 (3.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (3.11%) Apache Solr
14 13 (3.11%) WildFly
15 10 (2.39%) GemFire
15 10 (2.39%) Jetty
15 10 (2.39%) WebSphere Portal
16 8 (1.91%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.91%) Magento
2 7 (1.67%) ION MarketView
3 5 (1.20%) Actimize
3 5 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.48%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 49 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.02%) OpenShift
4 9 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.72%) GitHub
8 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.48%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.48%) Slack
9 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.24%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.39%) Cisco ICM
3 9 (2.15%) HTTP
4 4 (0.96%) Internet
5 2 (0.48%) Broadband
5 2 (0.48%) Skype
5 2 (0.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.24%) Intranet
6 1 (0.24%) IPv4
6 1 (0.24%) IPv6
6 1 (0.24%) SMS
6 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.92%) Relational Database
2 52 (12.44%) DB2
3 51 (12.20%) Oracle Database
4 35 (8.37%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (7.89%) NoSQL
5 33 (7.89%) SQL Server
6 27 (6.46%) RDBMS
7 26 (6.22%) MySQL
8 22 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
9 17 (4.07%) MongoDB
9 17 (4.07%) Neo4j
10 16 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.39%) Big Data
12 7 (1.67%) Endeca
13 6 (1.44%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.96%) HBase
14 4 (0.96%) JasperReports
15 3 (0.72%) DB2 UDB
15 3 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 117 (27.99%) Jenkins
2 95 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 93 (22.25%) Maven
4 46 (11.00%) Ant
4 46 (11.00%) JIRA
5 43 (10.29%) JUnit
6 42 (10.05%) Gradle
7 34 (8.13%) Eclipse
8 33 (7.89%) Selenium
9 26 (6.22%) Subversion
10 23 (5.50%) Cucumber
10 23 (5.50%) Mockito
11 18 (4.31%) TeamCity
12 17 (4.07%) Jasmine
13 16 (3.83%) Grunt
14 15 (3.59%) Artifactory
15 10 (2.39%) Bitbucket
15 10 (2.39%) Bower
15 10 (2.39%) Vagrant
16 9 (2.15%) Travis CI
General
1 90 (21.53%) Finance
2 65 (15.55%) Banking
3 32 (7.66%) Retail
4 13 (3.11%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.67%) Games
6 6 (1.44%) Front Office
6 6 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.20%) Legal
8 3 (0.72%) Marketing
9 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 311 (74.40%) Developer
2 217 (51.91%) Java Developer
3 46 (11.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 40 (9.57%) Senior Developer
5 39 (9.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (6.70%) Architect
7 27 (6.46%) WebSphere Developer
8 24 (5.74%) Consultant
9 19 (4.55%) Java Engineer
9 19 (4.55%) JSP Developer
10 15 (3.59%) Angular Developer
10 15 (3.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 15 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (2.87%) Backend Developer
12 11 (2.63%) Software Engineer
12 11 (2.63%) SQL Developer
13 10 (2.39%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (2.39%) Java WebSphere Developer
14 9 (2.15%) AWS Developer
14 9 (2.15%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (44.02%) Spring
2 168 (40.19%) HTML
3 167 (39.95%) Hibernate
4 155 (37.08%) Web Services
5 147 (35.17%) CSS
6 142 (33.97%) J2EE
7 101 (24.16%) EJB
8 96 (22.97%) Java EE
8 96 (22.97%) REST
9 94 (22.49%) Servlets
10 86 (20.57%) XML
11 82 (19.62%) SOAP
12 81 (19.38%) Struts
13 80 (19.14%) HTML5
13 80 (19.14%) jQuery
14 78 (18.66%) JPA
15 71 (16.99%) RESTful
16 70 (16.75%) AngularJS
17 62 (14.83%) JSON
18 58 (13.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.72%) Enterprise Software
2 45 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.50%) Fat Client
3 23 (5.50%) Thin Client
4 22 (5.26%) User Experience
5 16 (3.83%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.59%) Clustering
7 11 (2.63%) IVR
8 9 (2.15%) SWIFT
9 8 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.91%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.20%) e-Learning
10 5 (1.20%) Fintech
10 5 (1.20%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.20%) Vector Graphics
11 4 (0.96%) Fedwire
11 4 (0.96%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.48%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 74 (17.70%) Linux
2 68 (16.27%) Unix
3 21 (5.02%) Windows
4 13 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.39%) AIX
6 8 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.91%) Solaris
7 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.20%) Android
9 5 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.96%) HPUX
11 2 (0.48%) CentOS
11 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (26.32%) Scrum
3 108 (25.84%) MVC
4 103 (24.64%) TDD
5 71 (16.99%) DevOps
6 60 (14.35%) Unit Testing
7 58 (13.88%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (11.48%) Multithreading
9 47 (11.24%) BDD
10 46 (11.00%) Test Automation
11 44 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
12 42 (10.05%) Microservices
13 37 (8.85%) Kanban
14 33 (7.89%) SOA
15 32 (7.66%) E-Commerce
16 29 (6.94%) OO
17 28 (6.70%) Front End Development
17 28 (6.70%) SDLC
18 27 (6.46%) Use Case
19 25 (5.98%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 410 (98.09%) Java
2 189 (45.22%) JavaScript
3 187 (44.74%) SQL
4 82 (19.62%) Java 8
5 63 (15.07%) PL/SQL
6 23 (5.50%) Shell Script
7 19 (4.55%) Scala
7 19 (4.55%) TypeScript
8 12 (2.87%) Perl
9 9 (2.15%) VB
10 8 (1.91%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.91%) PHP
11 7 (1.67%) C#
11 7 (1.67%) Python
11 7 (1.67%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.44%) VBScript
13 4 (0.96%) C++
13 4 (0.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 4 (0.96%) XAML
13 4 (0.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (5.50%) Degree
1 23 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.59%) Numerate Degree
2 15 (3.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) CLAS
3 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.55%) QA
2 9 (2.15%) SEPA
3 7 (1.67%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 19 (4.55%) Docker
2 11 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.67%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 39 (9.33%) Ansible
2 22 (5.26%) HP ALM
3 17 (4.07%) Puppet
4 13 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
6 9 (2.15%) Terraform
7 7 (1.67%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.67%) Packer
8 4 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.72%) Mesos
9 3 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.48%) Salt
10 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 152 (36.36%) Oracle
2 38 (9.09%) IBM
3 24 (5.74%) HP
4 23 (5.50%) Microsoft
5 22 (5.26%) hybris
6 13 (3.11%) Cisco
7 12 (2.87%) VMware
8 11 (2.63%) Google
9 9 (2.15%) Adobe
10 8 (1.91%) FatWire
11 7 (1.67%) Capita
11 7 (1.67%) CyberArk
11 7 (1.67%) ION Trading
12 6 (1.44%) MuleSoft
13 5 (1.20%) Citrix
13 5 (1.20%) MKS
13 5 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.96%) Pega
14 4 (0.96%) SAP
15 3 (0.72%) Atlassian