Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 486 370 426
Rank change year-on-year -116 +56 -111
Contract jobs citing JSP 441 664 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 2.09% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 456 379
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £327 £313 £250
90th Percentile £625 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 46
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +10.43% +25.38%
10th Percentile £41.63 £45.00 £32.54
90th Percentile £44.88 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +27.69%

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 32518 31826 32407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.07% 30.35% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22959 22067 22211
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 364 554
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.19 £15.01
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.40 £54.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -138 367 £437 +2.71% 51
UK excluding London -42 266 £415 -2.35% 33
London -125 166 £470 +4.44% 22
North of England +64 71 £425 - 8
South East -36 56 £438 +9.50% 15
East of England -1 55 £350 -12.50% 4
Northern Ireland +3 49 £413 -
North West +40 46 £465 +9.41% 5
North East +81 15 £400 - 1
Scotland -27 14 £470 +29.66% 3
Yorkshire +2 12 £425 - 2
South West +3 10 £425 +3.66% 1
Midlands -74 8 £338 -19.64% 1
West Midlands -44 5 £338 -19.40% 1
Wales +16 3 £450 -10.00% 1
East Midlands -21 3 £450 +7.14%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 427 (96.83%) Java
2 297 (67.35%) Spring
3 247 (56.01%) JavaScript
4 242 (54.88%) HTML
5 241 (54.65%) SQL
6 212 (48.07%) Agile Software Development
7 207 (46.94%) CSS
8 193 (43.76%) Web Services
9 174 (39.46%) MVC
10 157 (35.60%) Finance
11 154 (34.92%) Oracle
12 152 (34.47%) Hibernate
13 145 (32.88%) XML
14 133 (30.16%) AngularJS
15 132 (29.93%) TDD
16 128 (29.02%) Servlets
17 124 (28.12%) J2EE
18 118 (26.76%) JSON
19 108 (24.49%) Struts
20 103 (23.36%) WebSphere
21 101 (22.90%) REST
22 100 (22.68%) EJB
23 95 (21.54%) Git (software)
24 93 (21.09%) Banking
25 92 (20.86%) Scrum
25 92 (20.86%) RESTful
26 87 (19.73%) SOAP
27 86 (19.50%) Maven
27 86 (19.50%) Spring MVC
28 84 (19.05%) Ajax

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
1 103 (23.36%) WebSphere
2 75 (17.01%) Tomcat
3 63 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 54 (12.24%) JBoss
5 36 (8.16%) Confluence
6 31 (7.03%) Apache
7 26 (5.90%) CMS
8 21 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (4.54%) Apache Solr
10 18 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (3.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (2.72%) MQSeries
13 11 (2.49%) IIS
14 10 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
15 9 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (1.59%) FileNet
17 7 (1.59%) SharePoint
18 6 (1.36%) Liferay
18 6 (1.36%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (4.54%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (1.13%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.23%) Actimize
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.17%) GitHub
3 6 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.36%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.13%) Google Checkout
5 4 (0.91%) Slack
6 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.68%) iPaaS
6 3 (0.68%) SaaS
7 2 (0.45%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (0.45%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.45%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.54%) Internet
2 18 (4.08%) SMS
3 12 (2.72%) HTTP
4 6 (1.36%) FTP
4 6 (1.36%) Intranet
5 3 (0.68%) AMQP
6 2 (0.45%) LDAP
7 1 (0.23%) DHCP
7 1 (0.23%) DNS
7 1 (0.23%) Network Security
7 1 (0.23%) Skype
7 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (14.29%) DB2
2 50 (11.34%) Relational Database
3 42 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 37 (8.39%) RDBMS
5 30 (6.80%) MySQL
6 27 (6.12%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.85%) DB2 UDB
8 13 (2.95%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.49%) Endeca
9 11 (2.49%) InterSystems Cache
10 9 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.04%) Sybase ASE
11 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.91%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.68%) MS Access
13 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.45%) Jackrabbit
14 2 (0.45%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 95 (21.54%) Git (software)
2 86 (19.50%) Maven
3 82 (18.59%) JIRA
4 77 (17.46%) JUnit
5 76 (17.23%) Jenkins
6 61 (13.83%) Eclipse
7 49 (11.11%) Ant
7 49 (11.11%) Subversion
8 26 (5.90%) Cucumber
8 26 (5.90%) Mockito
8 26 (5.90%) Selenium
9 24 (5.44%) Gradle
9 24 (5.44%) Jasmine
10 22 (4.99%) Bower
10 22 (4.99%) Grunt
10 22 (4.99%) IntelliJ
11 14 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (2.49%) Log4j
12 11 (2.49%) TeamCity
13 10 (2.27%) JMeter
General
1 157 (35.60%) Finance
2 93 (21.09%) Banking
3 22 (4.99%) Retail
4 10 (2.27%) French Language
5 9 (2.04%) Games
6 8 (1.81%) Front Office
6 8 (1.81%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.59%) Marketing
8 6 (1.36%) Automotive
8 6 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.91%) Law
9 4 (0.91%) Publishing
10 3 (0.68%) Legal
10 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Military
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 347 (78.68%) Developer
2 249 (56.46%) Java Developer
3 69 (15.65%) Senior Developer
4 56 (12.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 47 (10.66%) Full Stack Developer
6 42 (9.52%) JSP Developer
7 38 (8.62%) Architect
8 35 (7.94%) SQL Developer
9 33 (7.48%) HTML Developer
9 33 (7.48%) JavaScript Developer
10 30 (6.80%) HTML CSS Developer
11 27 (6.12%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 23 (5.22%) Hybris Developer
13 22 (4.99%) J2EE Developer
14 19 (4.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 18 (4.08%) Consultant
15 18 (4.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 17 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
17 16 (3.63%) Angular Developer
17 16 (3.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (67.35%) Spring
2 242 (54.88%) HTML
3 207 (46.94%) CSS
4 193 (43.76%) Web Services
5 152 (34.47%) Hibernate
6 145 (32.88%) XML
7 133 (30.16%) AngularJS
8 128 (29.02%) Servlets
9 124 (28.12%) J2EE
10 118 (26.76%) JSON
11 108 (24.49%) Struts
12 101 (22.90%) REST
13 100 (22.68%) EJB
14 92 (20.86%) RESTful
15 87 (19.73%) SOAP
16 86 (19.50%) Spring MVC
17 84 (19.05%) Ajax
18 80 (18.14%) jQuery
19 76 (17.23%) Java EE
20 75 (17.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.76%) User Experience
3 20 (4.54%) Virtual Team
4 19 (4.31%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.72%) Online Banking
7 10 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.27%) SWIFT
8 8 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.91%) Clustering
9 4 (0.91%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.91%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.68%) Fedwire
10 3 (0.68%) RIA
10 3 (0.68%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.45%) Derivative
11 2 (0.45%) Life Science
11 2 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.74%) Linux
2 36 (8.16%) Unix
3 15 (3.40%) Solaris
4 13 (2.95%) Windows
5 12 (2.72%) HPUX
6 11 (2.49%) Android
7 10 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.13%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.91%) AIX
11 1 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (48.07%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (39.46%) MVC
3 132 (29.93%) TDD
4 92 (20.86%) Scrum
5 59 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (13.15%) Test Automation
7 51 (11.56%) Waterfall
8 49 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 49 (11.11%) OO
9 47 (10.66%) Web Development
10 32 (7.26%) Unit Testing
11 31 (7.03%) Data Modelling
11 31 (7.03%) Microservices
12 30 (6.80%) Front End Development
13 29 (6.58%) BDD
14 24 (5.44%) SOA
15 23 (5.22%) Content Management
15 23 (5.22%) Mentoring
16 22 (4.99%) DevOps
16 22 (4.99%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 427 (96.83%) Java
2 247 (56.01%) JavaScript
3 241 (54.65%) SQL
4 22 (4.99%) C#
5 20 (4.54%) TypeScript
6 17 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 17 (3.85%) Scala
7 14 (3.17%) C++
8 12 (2.72%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.04%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.59%) PHP
11 6 (1.36%) Groovy
11 6 (1.36%) XPath
12 5 (1.13%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.13%) Clojure
12 5 (1.13%) Ruby
13 4 (0.91%) Korn
14 3 (0.68%) Python
14 3 (0.68%) VB
14 3 (0.68%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (4.31%) Degree
2 18 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.23%) CISA
5 1 (0.23%) CISM
5 1 (0.23%) CISSP
5 1 (0.23%) HND
5 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.08%) QA
2 10 (2.27%) HL7
3 4 (0.91%) SEPA
4 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.23%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (4.54%) Docker
2 3 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) Varnish
3 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (3.17%) Puppet
2 8 (1.81%) Ansible
2 8 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.59%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.45%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.23%) Kibana
5 1 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 154 (34.92%) Oracle
2 39 (8.84%) hybris
3 32 (7.26%) SAP
4 23 (5.22%) Microsoft
5 19 (4.31%) IBM
6 18 (4.08%) Google
7 15 (3.40%) Adobe
7 15 (3.40%) MuleSoft
8 14 (3.17%) Sybase
9 11 (2.49%) InterSystems
10 8 (1.81%) CA
10 8 (1.81%) Talend
11 6 (1.36%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (1.36%) Pega
11 6 (1.36%) Solace
12 5 (1.13%) Coremetrics
12 5 (1.13%) FatWire
12 5 (1.13%) ION Trading
12 5 (1.13%) PayPal
12 5 (1.13%) Perforce