Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JSR 170 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JSR 170 over the 6 months to 17 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.

Content Repository API for Java (JCR) (JSR 170)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 855 863
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8 +17
Contract jobs citing JSR 170 35 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.037% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.12% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 15
UK median daily rate £494 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +10.00% +7.07%
10th Percentile £346 £505 £381
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £394
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JSR 170 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 32915 32203 32498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.02% 30.39% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23251 22320 22282
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 376 368 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.25 £14.09 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% -2.67% +10.29%

JSR 170
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JSR 170 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JSR 170 in the UK

JSR 170
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JSR 170.

Contractor daily rate trend for JSR 170 in the UK

JSR 170
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSR 170 over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSR 170 in the UK

JSR 170
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSR 170 within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 +14 35 £494 -10.23% 2
London -21 22 £550 - 2
UK excluding London - 13 £450 -
South West - 8 £463 -
East of England - 4 £450 -
North West - 1 £275 -
North of England - 1 £275 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JSR 170 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 JSR 170.

1 34 (97.14%) Java
2 27 (77.14%) Maven
2 27 (77.14%) Adobe
2 27 (77.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 23 (65.71%) OSGi
4 22 (62.86%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (62.86%) TDD
5 21 (60.00%) Scrum
5 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
6 20 (57.14%) BDD
7 19 (54.29%) Mockito
7 19 (54.29%) PowerMock
7 19 (54.29%) SonarQube
7 19 (54.29%) Unit Testing
7 19 (54.29%) Coverity
7 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
8 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
9 13 (37.14%) HTML
9 13 (37.14%) MVC
9 13 (37.14%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (34.29%) CSS
11 11 (31.43%) Finance
11 11 (31.43%) Banking
12 10 (28.57%) Content Management
12 10 (28.57%) XML
12 10 (28.57%) Jackrabbit
12 10 (28.57%) Spring
12 10 (28.57%) REST
13 9 (25.71%) WebSphere

JSR 170
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 27 (77.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
3 7 (20.00%) CMS
3 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (17.14%) GemFire
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (11.43%) Drupal
5 4 (11.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.86%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Jackrabbit
2 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (77.14%) Maven
2 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 19 (54.29%) Mockito
3 19 (54.29%) SonarQube
4 13 (37.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (25.71%) Eclipse
6 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (20.00%) Subversion
7 6 (17.14%) IntelliJ
7 6 (17.14%) JIRA
8 3 (8.57%) JUnit
9 2 (5.71%) Ant
10 1 (2.86%) AccuRev
10 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.86%) Gradle
10 1 (2.86%) Selenium
10 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (31.43%) Banking
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Law
3 4 (11.43%) Publishing
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Automotive
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Agile Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Architect
4 1 (2.86%) HTML Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Integration Developer
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (2.86%) JSP Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) OSGi
2 19 (54.29%) PowerMock
3 13 (37.14%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) CSS
5 10 (28.57%) REST
5 10 (28.57%) Spring
5 10 (28.57%) XML
6 9 (25.71%) Spring MVC
7 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (20.00%) JMS
7 7 (20.00%) jQuery
8 6 (17.14%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (17.14%) FpML
8 6 (17.14%) Spring Batch
8 6 (17.14%) Spring Integration
8 6 (17.14%) Spring Security
9 4 (11.43%) Apache Sling
9 4 (11.43%) SOAP
9 4 (11.43%) Web Services
10 3 (8.57%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) BBC
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
1 7 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Solaris
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (62.86%) Continuous Integration
1 22 (62.86%) TDD
2 21 (60.00%) Scrum
3 20 (57.14%) BDD
4 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
4 19 (54.29%) Unit Testing
5 13 (37.14%) MVC
6 10 (28.57%) Content Management
7 8 (22.86%) Coaching
7 8 (22.86%) Kanban
7 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
8 6 (17.14%) DevOps
8 6 (17.14%) Document Management
8 6 (17.14%) ETL
8 6 (17.14%) Information Management
8 6 (17.14%) Software Architecture
8 6 (17.14%) Web Development
9 5 (14.29%) OO
9 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) TypeScript
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Adobe
2 19 (54.29%) Coverity
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) TIBCO
4 4 (11.43%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Sony