Period
to 24 May 2020

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 6 months to 24 May 2020 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
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 572 664 715
Rank change year-on-year +92 +51 -127
Contract jobs citing Servlets 51 195 183
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.65% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 107 128
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £424 £355 £357
90th Percentile £688 £550 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £441
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.65% -3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Median hourly rate £62.00 £46.67 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.85% +3.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.20 £46.67 £45.00
% change year-on-year +20.42% +3.71% -

Servlets 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 14,614 29,969 33,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.34% 32.70% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,859 20,971 23,295
Median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +8.57%
10th Percentile £331 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £644 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £442 £413
% change year-on-year +1.81% +7.15% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 305 336
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +0.57% +5.64%
10th Percentile £21.52 £18.28 £16.25
90th Percentile £62.85 £60.00 £63.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +2.50%

Servlets
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Servlets in the UK

Servlets
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Servlets.

Daily rate trend for Servlets in the UK

Servlets
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Servlets over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Servlets in the UK

Servlets
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Servlets.

Hourly rate trend for Servlets in the UK

Servlets
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Servlets over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Servlets in the UK

Servlets
Top 14 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 6 months to 24 May 2020. 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 +80 46 £500 - 13
UK excluding London +81 33 £500 +5.26% 9
London +95 16 £450 -14.29% 4
South East +102 13 £500 +5.26% 5
North of England +47 12 £663 +55.88%
Yorkshire +51 6 £593 +24.74%
North West +28 5 £650 +57.58%
Scotland +35 3 - -
Midlands +66 2 £825 +57.14% 1
West Midlands +60 2 £825 +57.14%
South West +44 2 £600 +71.43% 3
North East +26 1 £675 -
Work from Home +11 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Servlets also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Servlets.

1 49 (96.08%) Java
2 30 (58.82%) JSP
3 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
3 29 (56.86%) Linux
4 25 (49.02%) Windows
5 24 (47.06%) XML
6 23 (45.10%) SQL
7 22 (43.14%) LDAP
8 21 (41.18%) Oracle
9 20 (39.22%) HTML
10 19 (37.25%) SailPoint
10 19 (37.25%) DevOps
11 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
11 18 (35.29%) J2EE
11 18 (35.29%) SOAP
11 18 (35.29%) Unix
11 18 (35.29%) Tomcat
11 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
11 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (33.33%) Web Services
12 17 (33.33%) Microservices
13 16 (31.37%) MySQL
14 15 (29.41%) Test Automation
15 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
15 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
15 14 (27.45%) BeanShell
16 13 (25.49%) Selenium
16 13 (25.49%) Perl
16 13 (25.49%) Ant
16 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP

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 18 (35.29%) Tomcat
2 11 (21.57%) IIS
3 9 (17.65%) Apache
3 9 (17.65%) nginx
4 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
5 5 (9.80%) Jetty
5 5 (9.80%) Mongrel
6 3 (5.88%) JBoss
6 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.96%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) AWS
2 8 (15.69%) Azure
3 7 (13.73%) GCP
4 6 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (11.76%) Google App Engine
5 4 (7.84%) GitHub
5 4 (7.84%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.96%) Force.com
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
2 11 (21.57%) DNS
3 9 (17.65%) HTTP
4 8 (15.69%) SSL
5 6 (11.76%) DHCP
5 6 (11.76%) FTP
5 6 (11.76%) IPsec
6 4 (7.84%) Kerberos
7 3 (5.88%) Firewall
8 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.92%) SSH
9 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (31.37%) MySQL
3 12 (23.53%) DB2
4 9 (17.65%) DB2 UDB
4 9 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.92%) Ingres
7 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.96%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.49%) Ant
2 13 (25.49%) Selenium
3 10 (19.61%) Eclipse
3 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
3 10 (19.61%) JIRA
4 8 (15.69%) JUnit
5 5 (9.80%) Travis CI
6 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.84%) Gatling
6 4 (7.84%) Grunt
6 4 (7.84%) gulp
6 4 (7.84%) IntelliJ
6 4 (7.84%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (7.84%) Sublime Text
7 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.92%) Gradle
8 1 (1.96%) Charles Proxy
8 1 (1.96%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Automotive
4 3 (5.88%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.92%) Marketing
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) SailPoint Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Identity Management Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Management Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) SailPoint Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) ForgeRock Architect
8 1 (1.96%) IAM Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Pega Architect
8 1 (1.96%) SailPoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (58.82%) JSP
2 24 (47.06%) XML
3 22 (43.14%) LDAP
4 20 (39.22%) HTML
5 19 (37.25%) SailPoint
6 18 (35.29%) J2EE
6 18 (35.29%) SOAP
7 17 (33.33%) Web Services
8 12 (23.53%) RESTful
9 11 (21.57%) Spring
10 10 (19.61%) .NET
10 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
10 10 (19.61%) Node.js
11 9 (17.65%) Java EE
12 8 (15.69%) Spring Boot
13 6 (11.76%) SPML
14 5 (9.80%) CSS
14 5 (9.80%) Electron Framework
14 5 (9.80%) jQuery
15 4 (7.84%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Mainframe
2 9 (17.65%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.84%) PKI
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
5 1 (1.96%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Linux
2 25 (49.02%) Windows
3 18 (35.29%) Unix
4 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.76%) AIX
6 4 (7.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) DevOps
2 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (33.33%) Microservices
4 15 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 12 (23.53%) Project Management
6 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.61%) Open Source
7 9 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
8 8 (15.69%) Identity Management
9 7 (13.73%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (13.73%) Workflow
10 6 (11.76%) Analytics
10 6 (11.76%) Integration Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Project Planning
10 6 (11.76%) Resource Management
10 6 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
11 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
11 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 49 (96.08%) Java
2 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
3 23 (45.10%) SQL
4 14 (27.45%) BeanShell
4 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
5 13 (25.49%) Perl
6 11 (21.57%) Bourne shell
6 11 (21.57%) Korn
7 10 (19.61%) C
8 9 (17.65%) Python
9 5 (9.80%) PHP
10 4 (7.84%) C#
10 4 (7.84%) Groovy
10 4 (7.84%) Haskell
10 4 (7.84%) Java 8
10 4 (7.84%) Ruby
11 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.92%) Kotlin
11 2 (3.92%) Scala
11 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) RACF
3 7 (13.73%) Docker
4 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.80%) Xen
5 3 (5.88%) NDS
6 2 (3.92%) NFS
6 2 (3.92%) Samba
7 1 (1.96%) OpenAM
7 1 (1.96%) OpenDJ
7 1 (1.96%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Puppet
2 4 (7.84%) Grafana
2 4 (7.84%) Kibana
3 3 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Oracle
2 11 (21.57%) Google
3 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.76%) HP
5 6 (11.76%) IBM
5 6 (11.76%) Novell
5 6 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (11.76%) SAP
5 6 (11.76%) Sun
5 6 (11.76%) Sybase
6 5 (9.80%) VMware
7 4 (7.84%) Confluent
7 4 (7.84%) ForgeRock
8 3 (5.88%) Centrify
8 3 (5.88%) CyberArk
8 3 (5.88%) NetIQ
8 3 (5.88%) Okta
9 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.96%) TIBCO