The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Servlets skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Servlets over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Servlet
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 484 498 473
Rank change year-on-year +14 -25  
Contract jobs citing Servlets 126 153 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 1.00% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 92 129
Median daily rate £465 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.49% +18.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £557 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £325
% change year-on-year -4.25% +44.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £44.50 £37.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year - +17.10%  

Servlets 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 15073 15351 15194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.50% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40527 42125 37909
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £298 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 521 675
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Servlets
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Servlets in the UK

Servlets
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Servlets in the UK

Servlets
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Servlets over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Servlets in the UK

Servlets
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Servlets in the UK

Servlets
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Servlets within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +9 112 £482 +7.02% 26
London +12 71 £485 +14.79% 7
UK excluding London +13 54 £450 -4.25% 21
North of England +45 14 £450 -10.00% 9
Midlands +10 9 £419 -6.86% 1
East of England +5 9 £525 -16.00% 4
Northern Ireland - 8 £413 - 1
Scotland +32 6 £350 -5.40% 1
South East +17 6 £488 +33.76% 3
South West -3 2 £375 +11.11% 2

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Servlets 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 Servlets.

1 251 (87.15%) Java
2 200 (69.44%) JSP
3 150 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (51.74%) J2EE
5 146 (50.69%) Spring
6 139 (48.26%) JavaScript
7 125 (43.40%) CSS
8 120 (41.67%) XML
8 120 (41.67%) HTML
9 117 (40.63%) SQL
10 100 (34.72%) Oracle
11 97 (33.68%) WebSphere
12 96 (33.33%) Web Services
13 91 (31.60%) MVC
14 90 (31.25%) Linux
15 81 (28.13%) Tomcat
16 78 (27.08%) REST
17 77 (26.74%) EJB
17 77 (26.74%) SOAP
18 75 (26.04%) Hibernate
19 74 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
20 73 (25.35%) Git (software)
20 73 (25.35%) Jenkins
21 68 (23.61%) DevOps
22 65 (22.57%) JMS
23 64 (22.22%) jQuery
24 63 (21.88%) Apache
24 63 (21.88%) WebLogic
25 62 (21.53%) JSON
26 60 (20.83%) Struts

Servlets
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 97 (33.68%) WebSphere
2 81 (28.13%) Tomcat
3 63 (21.88%) Apache
3 63 (21.88%) WebLogic
4 56 (19.44%) JBoss
5 44 (15.28%) nginx
6 36 (12.50%) CMS
7 29 (10.07%) Jetty
8 28 (9.72%) Apache Solr
9 26 (9.03%) WebSphere Application Server
10 25 (8.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 22 (7.64%) IIS
11 22 (7.64%) Mongrel
12 19 (6.60%) Confluence
13 11 (3.82%) ATG Dynamo
14 9 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
16 7 (2.43%) CoreMedia CMS
17 6 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
18 5 (1.74%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 23 (7.99%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (2.78%) Pega PRPC
3 6 (2.08%) Unica
4 4 (1.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.69%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 51 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.99%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (7.29%) Google App Engine
3 21 (7.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (5.90%) GitHub
5 17 (5.90%) Google Analytics
6 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (2.08%) Silverpop
7 3 (1.04%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.04%) Bluemix
7 3 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.69%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.35%) IaaS
9 1 (0.35%) PaaS
9 1 (0.35%) Route 53
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (17.71%) HTTP
2 45 (15.63%) SSL
3 41 (14.24%) TCP/IP
4 21 (7.29%) DHCP
4 21 (7.29%) DNS
4 21 (7.29%) FTP
4 21 (7.29%) IPsec
5 17 (5.90%) Internet
6 7 (2.43%) LDAP
7 4 (1.39%) Firewall
7 4 (1.39%) Network Security
7 4 (1.39%) SMS
8 3 (1.04%) DSL
9 2 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.69%) LAN
9 2 (0.69%) VoIP
9 2 (0.69%) VPN
9 2 (0.69%) WAN
10 1 (0.35%) Intranet
10 1 (0.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.24%) MongoDB
2 28 (9.72%) Oracle Database
3 27 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 26 (9.03%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.21%) DB2
5 15 (5.21%) SQL Server
6 12 (4.17%) Endeca
7 11 (3.82%) MySQL
8 9 (3.13%) Jackrabbit
8 9 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.08%) HBase
10 6 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.74%) DataStax
11 5 (1.74%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.39%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.39%) Data Mart
12 4 (1.39%) Sqoop
13 3 (1.04%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.04%) Riak
Development Applications
1 73 (25.35%) Git (software)
1 73 (25.35%) Jenkins
2 43 (14.93%) Ant
3 41 (14.24%) JIRA
4 37 (12.85%) Maven
5 30 (10.42%) JUnit
6 26 (9.03%) IntelliJ
7 24 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 22 (7.64%) Selenium
8 22 (7.64%) Travis CI
9 21 (7.29%) Cucumber
9 21 (7.29%) Gradle
9 21 (7.29%) gulp
9 21 (7.29%) Subversion
10 19 (6.60%) Grunt
11 18 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
12 17 (5.90%) Gatling
12 17 (5.90%) Sublime Text
13 12 (4.17%) TeamCity
14 9 (3.13%) Mockito
General
1 48 (16.67%) Finance
2 39 (13.54%) Banking
3 14 (4.86%) Retail
4 8 (2.78%) Marketing
5 5 (1.74%) Advertising
6 4 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Billing
7 2 (0.69%) Front Office
7 2 (0.69%) Games
7 2 (0.69%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 184 (63.89%) Developer
2 116 (40.28%) Java Developer
3 53 (18.40%) Architect
4 30 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 19 (6.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (6.60%) Hybris Developer
5 19 (6.60%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (5.90%) Scala Developer
7 13 (4.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (4.17%) Consultant
8 12 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 10 (3.47%) Systems Architect
10 9 (3.13%) HTML Developer
10 9 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
10 9 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (3.13%) Pega Architect
10 9 (3.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 8 (2.78%) Applications Developer
11 8 (2.78%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 8 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (69.44%) JSP
2 149 (51.74%) J2EE
3 146 (50.69%) Spring
4 125 (43.40%) CSS
5 120 (41.67%) HTML
5 120 (41.67%) XML
6 96 (33.33%) Web Services
7 78 (27.08%) REST
8 77 (26.74%) EJB
8 77 (26.74%) SOAP
9 75 (26.04%) Hibernate
10 65 (22.57%) JMS
11 64 (22.22%) jQuery
12 62 (21.53%) JSON
13 60 (20.83%) Struts
14 57 (19.79%) AngularJS
14 57 (19.79%) Spring MVC
15 53 (18.40%) Java EE
16 48 (16.67%) JDBC
17 40 (13.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.94%) Virtual Team
3 19 (6.60%) User Experience
4 12 (4.17%) iPad
5 11 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.13%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.39%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.69%) PMI
11 2 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.69%) Social Media
11 2 (0.69%) Wiki
12 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.35%) Equities
12 1 (0.35%) Fintech
12 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 90 (31.25%) Linux
2 36 (12.50%) Unix
3 21 (7.29%) Ubuntu
4 20 (6.94%) Windows
5 7 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.08%) VME
7 4 (1.39%) CentOS
8 3 (1.04%) Android
8 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.35%) AIX
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (31.60%) MVC
3 74 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
4 68 (23.61%) DevOps
5 59 (20.49%) Open Source
5 59 (20.49%) Scrum
6 48 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 39 (13.54%) E-Commerce
7 39 (13.54%) TDD
8 37 (12.85%) Test Automation
9 36 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 31 (10.76%) Content Management
11 27 (9.38%) Data Modelling
11 27 (9.38%) OO
12 25 (8.68%) SDLC
13 19 (6.60%) High Availability
13 19 (6.60%) Multithreading
14 18 (6.25%) Analytics
14 18 (6.25%) B2B
14 18 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 251 (87.15%) Java
2 139 (48.26%) JavaScript
3 117 (40.63%) SQL
4 32 (11.11%) Python
5 26 (9.03%) Ruby
6 24 (8.33%) Groovy
6 24 (8.33%) Perl
7 22 (7.64%) Shell Script
8 20 (6.94%) Scala
9 18 (6.25%) C#
10 17 (5.90%) Haskell
11 13 (4.51%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.78%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.43%) Korn
14 3 (1.04%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.04%) C++
14 3 (1.04%) XPath
15 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.69%) C
15 2 (0.69%) Jython
Qualifications
1 13 (4.51%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.13%) CISSP
2 9 (3.13%) Degree
2 9 (3.13%) OCPJP
3 8 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.43%) CISA
4 7 (2.43%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.74%) CISM
6 2 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.69%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.69%) HND
6 2 (0.69%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.69%) MCSE
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.69%) RHCE
6 2 (0.69%) SANS
6 2 (0.69%) SSCP
7 1 (0.35%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.56%) QA
2 5 (1.74%) FedRAMP
2 5 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.69%) FATCA
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (7.29%) Xen
2 13 (4.51%) Docker
3 8 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.74%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.39%) HDFS
6 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) NDS
6 1 (0.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 43 (14.93%) Puppet
2 23 (7.99%) Kibana
3 18 (6.25%) Grafana
4 12 (4.17%) Ansible
5 7 (2.43%) Terraform
6 6 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.74%) logstash
8 4 (1.39%) Packer
9 3 (1.04%) Marathon
9 3 (1.04%) Mesos
9 3 (1.04%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.69%) QRadar
11 1 (0.35%) Fluentd
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 100 (34.72%) Oracle
2 42 (14.58%) IBM
3 38 (13.19%) Google
4 34 (11.81%) Adobe
5 31 (10.76%) SAP
6 25 (8.68%) hybris
7 24 (8.33%) ATG
8 23 (7.99%) Microsoft
9 22 (7.64%) VMware
10 17 (5.90%) Pega
11 8 (2.78%) Solace
11 8 (2.78%) webMethods
12 7 (2.43%) Sun
13 6 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.74%) Cloudera
14 5 (1.74%) Fujitsu
15 4 (1.39%) Ab Initio
15 4 (1.39%) Informatica
15 4 (1.39%) TIBCO
16 3 (1.04%) Lotus
Cheshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
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Rate: £430 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Rate: Rates Dependant on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago