Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JSR 286 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JSR 286 over the 6 months to 23 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.

Java Portlet Specification v2.0 (JSR 286)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 884 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +886
Contract jobs citing JSR 286 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.009% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median daily rate £390 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JSR 286 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 32971 31981 32228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.98% 30.38% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23277 22154 22091
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 378 367 553
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.35 £14.40 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

JSR 286
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JSR 286 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JSR 286 in the UK

JSR 286
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JSR 286.

Contractor daily rate trend for JSR 286 in the UK

JSR 286
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSR 286 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
Scotland - 3 £390 -
UK excluding London - 3 £390 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JSR 286 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 286.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Express
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Redux

JSR 286
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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) UI Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Express
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript