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

JavaServer Pages Standard Tag Library (JSTL)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 594 577
Rank change year-on-year +43 -17  
Contract jobs citing JSTL 49 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.085% 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 31
Median daily rate £413 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.36% +5.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £370 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JSTL 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%  

JSTL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JSTL in the UK

JSTL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSTL in the UK

JSTL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSTL over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSTL in the UK

JSTL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSTL.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSTL in the UK

JSTL
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 JSTL 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 +52 47 £413 -2.94% 6
London +40 38 £433 +2.97% 6
Yorkshire - 5 £325 -
City of London +14 4 £433 +8.12%
West Yorkshire - 4 £325 -
Leeds - 3 £325 -
Scotland +21 2 - -
South East +15 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JSTL 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 JSTL.

1 75 (79.79%) Java
2 64 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (65.96%) JavaScript
4 54 (57.45%) JSP
5 52 (55.32%) Spring
6 51 (54.26%) Web Services
7 50 (53.19%) CSS
8 45 (47.87%) HTML
9 42 (44.68%) XML
10 41 (43.62%) J2EE
11 40 (42.55%) OO
11 40 (42.55%) jQuery
12 38 (40.43%) REST
13 37 (39.36%) TDD
14 35 (37.23%) SQL
14 35 (37.23%) WebSphere
15 34 (36.17%) SOAP
16 33 (35.11%) E-Commerce
17 32 (34.04%) Tomcat
17 32 (34.04%) hybris
18 31 (32.98%) Scrum
18 31 (32.98%) MVC
19 26 (27.66%) Oracle
20 25 (26.60%) WebLogic
20 25 (26.60%) JBoss
20 25 (26.60%) CSS3
20 25 (26.60%) Degree
21 24 (25.53%) HTML5
21 24 (25.53%) Servlets
22 23 (24.47%) Computer Science

JSTL
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 35 (37.23%) WebSphere
2 32 (34.04%) Tomcat
3 25 (26.60%) JBoss
3 25 (26.60%) WebLogic
4 20 (21.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 19 (20.21%) GlassFish
6 15 (15.96%) CMS
7 10 (10.64%) Commerce Server
8 8 (8.51%) Apache
9 7 (7.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (2.13%) Jetty
10 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.06%) CoreMedia CMS
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Fireworks
1 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) GitHub
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.13%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.13%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) SNMP
2 2 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) MySQL
2 12 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.32%) Jackrabbit
5 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.19%) DB2
7 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.13%) Endeca
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (21.28%) Maven
2 17 (18.09%) JUnit
3 16 (17.02%) Ant
4 9 (9.57%) Eclipse
4 9 (9.57%) Mockito
5 7 (7.45%) Gradle
5 7 (7.45%) JIRA
5 7 (7.45%) Selenium
5 7 (7.45%) Subversion
6 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.26%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.26%) Spock
8 3 (3.19%) ERwin
8 3 (3.19%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.13%) Hudson
9 2 (2.13%) Log4j
9 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (13.83%) Advertising
2 7 (7.45%) Retail
2 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.32%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.32%) Games
4 4 (4.26%) Publishing
5 3 (3.19%) Marketing
6 2 (2.13%) Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Finance
7 1 (1.06%) Back Office
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 90 (95.74%) Developer
2 36 (38.30%) Java Developer
3 24 (25.53%) Hybris Developer
4 22 (23.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Programmer
6 6 (6.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Software Programmer
6 6 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.26%) Java Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.26%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.19%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (3.19%) HTML Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Java Applications Developer
8 3 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (57.45%) JSP
2 52 (55.32%) Spring
3 51 (54.26%) Web Services
4 50 (53.19%) CSS
5 45 (47.87%) HTML
6 42 (44.68%) XML
7 41 (43.62%) J2EE
8 40 (42.55%) jQuery
9 38 (40.43%) REST
10 34 (36.17%) SOAP
11 25 (26.60%) CSS3
12 24 (25.53%) HTML5
12 24 (25.53%) Servlets
13 22 (23.40%) AngularJS
13 22 (23.40%) Struts
14 21 (22.34%) Spring MVC
15 19 (20.21%) Java EE
16 18 (19.15%) Ajax
17 14 (14.89%) Hibernate
18 11 (11.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.47%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.57%) User Experience
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) PlayStation
4 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) iPad
5 1 (1.06%) Social Media
5 1 (1.06%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.77%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) Unix
3 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (42.55%) OO
3 37 (39.36%) TDD
4 33 (35.11%) E-Commerce
5 31 (32.98%) MVC
5 31 (32.98%) Scrum
6 21 (22.34%) UML
7 20 (21.28%) Front End Development
7 20 (21.28%) Open Source
8 19 (20.21%) RAD
8 19 (20.21%) RUP
9 18 (19.15%) Validation
10 17 (18.09%) Waterfall
11 16 (17.02%) Content Management
11 16 (17.02%) Mathematics
12 15 (15.96%) Customer Requirements
12 15 (15.96%) Test Scripting
13 14 (14.89%) Web Development
14 12 (12.77%) Software Engineering
15 9 (9.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 75 (79.79%) Java
2 62 (65.96%) JavaScript
3 35 (37.23%) SQL
4 8 (8.51%) XPath
5 4 (4.26%) C#
6 3 (3.19%) PHP
6 3 (3.19%) Python
6 3 (3.19%) Ruby
7 2 (2.13%) Groovy
7 2 (2.13%) Jython
7 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.06%) MOM
Vendors
1 32 (34.04%) hybris
2 26 (27.66%) Oracle
3 15 (15.96%) Adobe
4 13 (13.83%) IBM
5 12 (12.77%) ATG
6 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.32%) SAP
8 3 (3.19%) Perforce
9 2 (2.13%) Canoo
9 2 (2.13%) Coremetrics
9 2 (2.13%) Demandware
9 2 (2.13%) Elastic Path
9 2 (2.13%) Escenic
9 2 (2.13%) Google
9 2 (2.13%) PayPal
10 1 (1.06%) FatWire
10 1 (1.06%) Interwoven
10 1 (1.06%) Lotus
10 1 (1.06%) OpenText
10 1 (1.06%) Percussion