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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 637 618
Rank change year-on-year +47 -19  
Contract jobs citing JSR 170 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.070% 0.020% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £388 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £450 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -13.88% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JSR 170 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 14295 15148 14225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.40% 27.98% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9923 10542 9247
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 222 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

JSR 170
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing JSR 170 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSR 170 in the UK

JSR 170
Top 12 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 3 months to 30 March 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 +53 8 £375 -16.66%
East of England +4 3 £338 -25.00%
Essex -13 3 £338 -25.00%
Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
Sheffield - 3 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
London +34 1 - -
Wales - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £450 -
South Wales - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Adobe
2 10 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) XML
4 8 (53.33%) OSGi
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) REST
6 6 (40.00%) jQuery
6 6 (40.00%) Spring
6 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (33.33%) Content Management
7 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (33.33%) Spring MVC
7 5 (33.33%) Apache Sling
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) JSP
7 5 (33.33%) SOAP
7 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 5 (33.33%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) SEO
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) LDAP
8 4 (26.67%) Apache Felix
8 4 (26.67%) JAX-WS
8 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Computer Science

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 10 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (20.00%) JBoss
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (13.33%) Liferay
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.67%) Alfresco
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) Documentum
4 1 (6.67%) Drupal
4 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.67%) FileNet
4 1 (6.67%) LiveCycle
4 1 (6.67%) LiveLink
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) Jackrabbit
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (26.67%) Gradle
2 4 (26.67%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) JUnit
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (13.33%) AccuRev
4 2 (13.33%) Ant
4 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.67%) Babel
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) OSGi
2 8 (53.33%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) REST
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 5 (33.33%) Apache Sling
5 5 (33.33%) JSP
5 5 (33.33%) SOAP
5 5 (33.33%) Spring MVC
6 4 (26.67%) Angular 2
6 4 (26.67%) Apache Felix
6 4 (26.67%) JAX-RS
6 4 (26.67%) JAX-WS
6 4 (26.67%) React
7 3 (20.00%) EclipseLink
7 3 (20.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Content Management
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Personalization
3 4 (26.67%) Prototyping
3 4 (26.67%) SEO
3 4 (26.67%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) Presales
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) B2C
5 2 (13.33%) Information Management
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) SOLID
5 2 (13.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) ECMAScript
4 1 (6.67%) ES6
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) LPIC
2 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Adobe
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) hybris
3 1 (6.67%) Interwoven
3 1 (6.67%) Omniture
3 1 (6.67%) OpenText
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.67%) Vignette
3 1 (6.67%) Xerox