Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 646 560 462
Rank change year-on-year -86 -98 -106
Contract jobs citing JSP 198 370 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 1.05% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 251 288
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £358 £363 £304
90th Percentile £575 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +11.76% +5.59% -2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £45.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -3.16% - -

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 29,848 35,307 30,676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.02% 33.89% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,876 24,846 21,214
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £331 £319 £306
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 372 381
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +1.84% +7.36%
10th Percentile £18.77 £15.02 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 -97 179 £475 +5.56% 48
UK excluding London -93 123 £475 +11.76% 42
London -3 70 £513 -2.38% 17
South West -22 31 £475 +11.76% 5
East of England +8 27 £475 +15.15% 6
South East -31 22 £463 +8.82% 10
Midlands +15 18 £525 +23.53% 3
Scotland +30 13 £563 +36.36% 11
East Midlands +12 10 - -
North of England -13 9 £450 +5.88% 7
West Midlands +9 8 £525 - 3
North West -25 5 £550 +29.41% 1
Yorkshire +22 2 £400 -11.11% 3
North East +15 2 £450 - 3
Northern Ireland -10 2 £415 -7.78%
Wales - 1 £225 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 191 (96.46%) Java
2 125 (63.13%) HTML
3 123 (62.12%) JavaScript
4 106 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (53.03%) Spring
6 100 (50.51%) CSS
7 90 (45.45%) Web Services
8 81 (40.91%) XML
9 79 (39.90%) SQL
10 75 (37.88%) REST
11 72 (36.36%) SOAP
12 63 (31.82%) Oracle
13 60 (30.30%) Git (software)
14 54 (27.27%) Servlets
15 53 (26.77%) AngularJS
16 52 (26.26%) Hibernate
17 50 (25.25%) Finance
17 50 (25.25%) JUnit
17 50 (25.25%) Linux
17 50 (25.25%) Tomcat
18 47 (23.74%) Maven
19 45 (22.73%) WebSphere
19 45 (22.73%) jQuery
20 43 (21.72%) Jenkins
21 41 (20.71%) JSON
22 40 (20.20%) JIRA
23 39 (19.70%) Ajax
23 39 (19.70%) E-Commerce
24 37 (18.69%) J2EE
24 37 (18.69%) Eclipse

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 50 (25.25%) Tomcat
2 45 (22.73%) WebSphere
3 21 (10.61%) Apache
4 20 (10.10%) JBoss
5 18 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 17 (8.59%) Apache Solr
6 17 (8.59%) CMS
7 12 (6.06%) Confluence
8 9 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (4.04%) WebLogic
10 7 (3.54%) iPlanet
11 6 (3.03%) Documentum
12 5 (2.53%) CoreMedia CMS
12 5 (2.53%) Jetty
13 4 (2.02%) IIS
13 4 (2.02%) Mule ESB
13 4 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (1.52%) Mule
15 2 (1.01%) Alfresco
15 2 (1.01%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (3.54%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.03%) Sketch
3 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (9.60%) Magento
2 7 (3.54%) CSG Singleview
3 6 (3.03%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (3.03%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (2.53%) Fredhopper
4 5 (2.53%) Shopify
5 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.51%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (4.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (3.03%) GitHub
6 5 (2.53%) Algolia
6 5 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.53%) Serverless
7 4 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (2.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 4 (2.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.52%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.01%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.01%) Route 53
9 2 (1.01%) Tricentis Tosca
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (1.52%) Firewall
1 3 (1.52%) HTTP
1 3 (1.52%) Modbus
1 3 (1.52%) Profibus
2 2 (1.01%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (1.01%) SSH
2 2 (1.01%) VPN
3 1 (0.51%) FTP
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 25 (12.63%) DB2
4 23 (11.62%) MySQL
5 19 (9.60%) RDBMS
6 17 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (7.58%) Oracle Database
8 9 (4.55%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.03%) DB2 UDB
9 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.02%) Big Data
10 4 (2.02%) Blockchain
10 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.02%) Infinispan
10 4 (2.02%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (2.02%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 60 (30.30%) Git (software)
2 50 (25.25%) JUnit
3 47 (23.74%) Maven
4 43 (21.72%) Jenkins
5 40 (20.20%) JIRA
6 37 (18.69%) Eclipse
7 30 (15.15%) Subversion
8 26 (13.13%) Selenium
9 25 (12.63%) Ant
10 15 (7.58%) Jasmine
10 15 (7.58%) Karma Test Runner
11 14 (7.07%) Grunt
12 12 (6.06%) Cucumber
12 12 (6.06%) git-flow
13 10 (5.05%) IntelliJ
13 10 (5.05%) Mockito
14 9 (4.55%) Bower
14 9 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (3.54%) Artifactory
15 7 (3.54%) jMock
General
1 50 (25.25%) Finance
2 37 (18.69%) Banking
3 18 (9.09%) Marketing
4 17 (8.59%) Games
5 16 (8.08%) Retail
6 5 (2.53%) Billing
6 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.52%) Publishing
8 2 (1.01%) Back Office
8 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.01%) Front Office
8 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.01%) Law
8 2 (1.01%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (71.21%) Developer
2 87 (43.94%) Java Developer
3 28 (14.14%) Architect
4 20 (10.10%) Lead Developer
5 17 (8.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 17 (8.59%) Lead Java Developer
6 12 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.05%) Java Architect
8 10 (5.05%) Senior Architect
8 10 (5.05%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.55%) Angular Developer
9 9 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (3.54%) Analyst
10 7 (3.54%) React Developer
11 5 (2.53%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.53%) Documentum Developer
11 5 (2.53%) Java Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.53%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (63.13%) HTML
2 105 (53.03%) Spring
3 100 (50.51%) CSS
4 90 (45.45%) Web Services
5 81 (40.91%) XML
6 75 (37.88%) REST
7 72 (36.36%) SOAP
8 54 (27.27%) Servlets
9 53 (26.77%) AngularJS
10 52 (26.26%) Hibernate
11 45 (22.73%) jQuery
12 41 (20.71%) JSON
13 39 (19.70%) Ajax
14 37 (18.69%) HTML5
14 37 (18.69%) J2EE
15 35 (17.68%) Struts
16 34 (17.17%) Java EE
16 34 (17.17%) JMS
17 27 (13.64%) Spring Boot
18 25 (12.63%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.11%) User Experience
2 16 (8.08%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.58%) W3C
4 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (4.55%) Vector Graphics
6 6 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.03%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.02%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.52%) SCADA
10 2 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (25.25%) Linux
2 27 (13.64%) Unix
3 26 (13.13%) Windows
4 7 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.01%) CentOS
5 2 (1.01%) Debian
5 2 (1.01%) Solaris
5 2 (1.01%) VMS
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.70%) E-Commerce
3 37 (18.69%) Unit Testing
4 36 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (16.67%) TDD
6 32 (16.16%) Microservices
6 32 (16.16%) Test Automation
7 30 (15.15%) DevOps
8 29 (14.65%) MVC
9 28 (14.14%) Scrum
10 24 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (11.11%) Front End Development
12 21 (10.61%) SOA
13 20 (10.10%) OO
13 20 (10.10%) Waterfall
14 19 (9.60%) BDD
14 19 (9.60%) ETL
14 19 (9.60%) SDLC
14 19 (9.60%) Software Engineering
15 17 (8.59%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 191 (96.46%) Java
2 123 (62.12%) JavaScript
3 79 (39.90%) SQL
4 22 (11.11%) Java 8
5 21 (10.61%) PL/SQL
6 18 (9.09%) Python
7 14 (7.07%) PowerShell
8 11 (5.56%) C
8 11 (5.56%) C#
9 9 (4.55%) PHP
10 7 (3.54%) C++
10 7 (3.54%) Perl
10 7 (3.54%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.03%) BeanShell
11 6 (3.03%) Bourne shell
11 6 (3.03%) Korn
11 6 (3.03%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.02%) Apex Code
12 4 (2.02%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.10%) Degree
2 10 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.01%) CCNA
5 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.51%) CCIE
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.04%) QA
2 5 (2.53%) HMG Infosec
2 5 (2.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (2.53%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.52%) SLA
4 2 (1.01%) GDPR
4 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (10.10%) Docker
2 6 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.03%) RACF
3 3 (1.52%) Firmware
3 3 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (1.52%) vSphere
4 2 (1.01%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.51%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 12 (6.06%) Ansible
2 9 (4.55%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.53%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.02%) Puppet
4 4 (2.02%) Terraform
4 4 (2.02%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.52%) Kibana
5 3 (1.52%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.01%) logstash
6 2 (1.01%) Packer
6 2 (1.01%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.51%) Rancher
7 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (31.82%) Oracle
2 22 (11.11%) hybris
2 22 (11.11%) IBM
3 17 (8.59%) Adobe
4 14 (7.07%) Google
5 13 (6.57%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.05%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (5.05%) Sitecore
7 8 (4.04%) MuleSoft
7 8 (4.04%) Pega
7 8 (4.04%) SAP
8 7 (3.54%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.54%) Sun
9 5 (2.53%) Elastic Path
10 4 (2.02%) Altova
10 4 (2.02%) Apttus
11 3 (1.52%) Cisco
11 3 (1.52%) ForgeRock
11 3 (1.52%) VMware