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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 341 320
Rank change year-on-year -22 -21  
Contract jobs citing JSP 251 353 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 2.27% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 243 242
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 14
Median hourly rate - £44.50 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.50 £40.60
% change year-on-year - +9.60%  

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 14910 15532 15002
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.64% 27.80% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10375 10829 9725
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 194 199
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -0.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -28 240 £400 -9.09% 46
London -30 92 £413 -12.00% 19
East of England +13 33 £300 -25.00% 2
South West +20 27 £325 -8.77% 4
East Midlands -3 27 £425 +30.76% 6
South East -18 25 £401 -10.83% 8
North West +18 21 £420 +8.38% 3
Bedfordshire - 16 £305 -
Northamptonshire +12 15 £420 +29.23% 3
City of London -22 13 £415 -20.95% 3
Scotland +35 10 £393 +3.97% 2
Manchester +14 10 £413 +10.00% 3
West Yorkshire +21 8 £408 +1.87%
Yorkshire +17 8 £408 +8.66% 2
Essex -7 8 £265 -33.75%
Dorset - 8 £325 -
Somerset - 8 - - 3
Luton - 8 £305 -
Poole - 8 £325 -
Cheshire +19 7 £475 +18.75%
Hampshire +14 7 - - 3
Hertfordshire +7 7 £350 -22.22% 1
Milton Keynes -4 7 £365 +12.30% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 7 £365 +12.30% 2
Edinburgh +17 6 £360 -14.28% 1
Leeds +12 6 £440 +13.54%
Watford -5 6 £350 -30.00% 1
Oxfordshire 0 5 £453 +29.28%
Northampton -2 5 £450 +38.46% 3
Berkshire +14 4 - - 2

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 428 (92.84%) Java
2 250 (54.23%) JavaScript
3 245 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (50.76%) J2EE
5 233 (50.54%) Spring
6 228 (49.46%) HTML
7 223 (48.37%) SQL
8 220 (47.72%) XML
9 216 (46.85%) Oracle
10 210 (45.55%) CSS
11 192 (41.65%) Servlets
12 169 (36.66%) Web Services
13 161 (34.92%) Hibernate
14 120 (26.03%) WebSphere
15 116 (25.16%) Struts
16 115 (24.95%) SOAP
17 106 (22.99%) MVC
18 103 (22.34%) Java EE
18 103 (22.34%) jQuery
19 102 (22.13%) Finance
20 101 (21.91%) Scrum
21 99 (21.48%) WebLogic
21 99 (21.48%) Ajax
22 98 (21.26%) Linux
23 96 (20.82%) JBoss
24 94 (20.39%) REST
25 91 (19.74%) Ant
26 88 (19.09%) Maven
27 86 (18.66%) JSON
28 85 (18.44%) TDD

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
1 120 (26.03%) WebSphere
2 99 (21.48%) WebLogic
3 96 (20.82%) JBoss
4 72 (15.62%) Tomcat
5 63 (13.67%) Apache
6 53 (11.50%) CMS
7 47 (10.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 37 (8.03%) WebSphere Application Server
9 19 (4.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 17 (3.69%) ATG Dynamo
10 17 (3.69%) Confluence
11 14 (3.04%) Apache Solr
12 10 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
13 9 (1.95%) CoreMedia CMS
13 9 (1.95%) Mule
14 7 (1.52%) Commerce Server
14 7 (1.52%) GlassFish
14 7 (1.52%) WebSphere Portal
15 6 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (1.08%) iPlanet
Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.22%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.22%) HipChat
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.95%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (1.74%) Pega PRPC
3 4 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.52%) GitHub
2 7 (1.52%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.43%) BrowserStack
5 2 (0.43%) Google Checkout
5 2 (0.43%) Slack
6 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.29%) Internet
2 16 (3.47%) HTTP
3 13 (2.82%) LDAP
4 8 (1.74%) Firewall
5 5 (1.08%) BIG-IP
5 5 (1.08%) SSL
5 5 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.65%) FTP
6 3 (0.65%) SAN
7 2 (0.43%) Intranet
7 2 (0.43%) NAS
7 2 (0.43%) Network Security
7 2 (0.43%) Skype
7 2 (0.43%) SNMP
7 2 (0.43%) SSH
7 2 (0.43%) VPN
8 1 (0.22%) DNS
8 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.75%) Oracle Database
2 38 (8.24%) Relational Database
3 36 (7.81%) MySQL
4 33 (7.16%) DB2
5 30 (6.51%) SQL Server
6 26 (5.64%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (3.25%) Endeca
8 15 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (3.04%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.82%) Jackrabbit
11 11 (2.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 10 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (1.74%) Sybase ASE
15 6 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.87%) Data Mart
16 4 (0.87%) DB2 UDB
16 4 (0.87%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 91 (19.74%) Ant
2 88 (19.09%) Maven
3 71 (15.40%) Jenkins
4 65 (14.10%) Git (software)
5 64 (13.88%) JUnit
6 62 (13.45%) Eclipse
7 60 (13.02%) Subversion
8 59 (12.80%) JIRA
9 31 (6.72%) Mockito
10 21 (4.56%) Gradle
11 19 (4.12%) Log4j
12 18 (3.90%) Selenium
13 16 (3.47%) IntelliJ
14 14 (3.04%) Cucumber
15 12 (2.60%) Rational Application Developer
15 12 (2.60%) TeamCity
16 11 (2.39%) Spock
17 10 (2.17%) Mercurial
17 10 (2.17%) NetBeans
18 9 (1.95%) ERwin
General
1 102 (22.13%) Finance
2 54 (11.71%) Banking
3 18 (3.90%) Retail
4 11 (2.39%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.74%) Law
5 8 (1.74%) Publishing
6 7 (1.52%) Back Office
6 7 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.08%) Advertising
7 5 (1.08%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.87%) Billing
8 4 (0.87%) Marketing
9 3 (0.65%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.65%) Front Office
9 3 (0.65%) Military
10 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.43%) French Language
10 2 (0.43%) German Language
10 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 334 (72.45%) Developer
2 225 (48.81%) Java Developer
3 60 (13.02%) Architect
4 41 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 31 (6.72%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (4.77%) Technical Architect
7 18 (3.90%) Applications Developer
8 17 (3.69%) Applications Support
8 17 (3.69%) Consultant
8 17 (3.69%) Java Engineer
9 16 (3.47%) Hybris Developer
10 15 (3.25%) J2EE Developer
10 15 (3.25%) JSP Developer
11 14 (3.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 13 (2.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (2.82%) Oracle Developer
13 11 (2.39%) Java Applications Developer
13 11 (2.39%) UI Developer
13 11 (2.39%) Web Developer
14 10 (2.17%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (50.76%) J2EE
2 233 (50.54%) Spring
3 228 (49.46%) HTML
4 220 (47.72%) XML
5 210 (45.55%) CSS
6 192 (41.65%) Servlets
7 169 (36.66%) Web Services
8 161 (34.92%) Hibernate
9 116 (25.16%) Struts
10 115 (24.95%) SOAP
11 103 (22.34%) Java EE
11 103 (22.34%) jQuery
12 99 (21.48%) Ajax
13 94 (20.39%) REST
14 86 (18.66%) JSON
15 81 (17.57%) AngularJS
15 81 (17.57%) JMS
16 79 (17.14%) EJB
16 79 (17.14%) HTML5
17 77 (16.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (5.42%) User Experience
4 21 (4.56%) Virtual Team
5 16 (3.47%) iPad
6 15 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.25%) Mobile App
7 14 (3.04%) Web 2.0
8 9 (1.95%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.74%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.52%) RIA
11 6 (1.30%) Clustering
11 6 (1.30%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.30%) Fintech
12 5 (1.08%) Animation
12 5 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.87%) Derivative
13 4 (0.87%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 98 (21.26%) Linux
2 67 (14.53%) Unix
3 29 (6.29%) Windows
4 13 (2.82%) Solaris
5 7 (1.52%) AIX
6 6 (1.30%) VME
7 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.43%) HPUX
9 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.22%) Android
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (22.99%) MVC
3 101 (21.91%) Scrum
4 85 (18.44%) TDD
5 79 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 72 (15.62%) OO
7 60 (13.02%) Web Development
8 54 (11.71%) UML
9 49 (10.63%) Content Management
10 41 (8.89%) SOA
11 40 (8.68%) Unit Testing
12 39 (8.46%) Waterfall
13 38 (8.24%) SDLC
14 37 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (6.94%) High Availability
16 28 (6.07%) Software Engineering
17 24 (5.21%) DevOps
18 23 (4.99%) OOP
19 22 (4.77%) BDD
20 21 (4.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 428 (92.84%) Java
2 250 (54.23%) JavaScript
3 223 (48.37%) SQL
4 51 (11.06%) PL/SQL
5 23 (4.99%) Shell Script
6 17 (3.69%) C#
7 15 (3.25%) C
8 13 (2.82%) C++
9 10 (2.17%) Python
10 9 (1.95%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.95%) Perl
10 9 (1.95%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.52%) ActionScript
11 7 (1.52%) Korn
11 7 (1.52%) PHP
12 6 (1.30%) Groovy
12 6 (1.30%) Ruby
13 5 (1.08%) XPath
14 3 (0.65%) Ada
14 3 (0.65%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 24 (5.21%) Degree
2 12 (2.60%) OCPJP
3 9 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.52%) Sun Certification
5 6 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.08%) CISA
6 5 (1.08%) CISSP
7 3 (0.65%) CISM
8 2 (0.43%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.43%) MCSE
8 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.43%) RHCE
9 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.22%) Brainbench
9 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) HND
9 1 (0.22%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.34%) QA
2 14 (3.04%) SLA
3 5 (1.08%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.65%) FedRAMP
4 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.43%) FATCA
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (3.69%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (1.74%) Docker
2 8 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.65%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.65%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.43%) HDFS
6 1 (0.22%) NDS
6 1 (0.22%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.95%) Ansible
1 9 (1.95%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (0.65%) Kibana
4 3 (0.65%) logstash
4 3 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.43%) OpenView
5 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.43%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.22%) MOM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 216 (46.85%) Oracle
2 54 (11.71%) ATG
3 45 (9.76%) Adobe
4 39 (8.46%) IBM
5 22 (4.77%) hybris
6 17 (3.69%) BEA
7 16 (3.47%) SAP
7 16 (3.47%) Sybase
8 15 (3.25%) Sun
9 11 (2.39%) Google
9 11 (2.39%) Pega
10 8 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.74%) Solace
11 7 (1.52%) FatWire
11 7 (1.52%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.30%) HP
13 5 (1.08%) Ab Initio
13 5 (1.08%) Cisco
13 5 (1.08%) TIBCO
13 5 (1.08%) VMware
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JM
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