Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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 Servlet
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 684 587 543
Rank change year-on-year -97 -44 +7
Contract jobs citing Servlets 213 310 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.97% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 196 251
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +8.76%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £325
90th Percentile £634 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £423
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.78% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +10.43% +35.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +9.76% +36.67%

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 32931 31938 32467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.95% 30.42% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23241 22116 22267
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 375 372 557
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.60 £14.44 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 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 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
England -111 181 £490 +2.62% 21
UK excluding London -1 102 £450 +4.65% 15
London -78 101 £500 - 8
North of England +42 22 £465 -7.00% 2
North West +39 21 £465 -2.11% 1
South East -5 20 £485 +51.80% 5
Northern Ireland -26 17 £413 -
East of England 0 14 £425 - 3
South West +8 12 £475 +5.56%
Midlands -2 11 £450 +15.38% 3
West Midlands -15 8 £300 -23.08% 3
Scotland -2 6 £500 +35.14% 2
East Midlands +1 3 £450 -
Yorkshire +9 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 204 (95.77%) Java
2 125 (58.69%) JSP
3 113 (53.05%) Spring
4 105 (49.30%) HTML
5 98 (46.01%) J2EE
5 98 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (44.60%) JavaScript
7 94 (44.13%) CSS
8 92 (43.19%) Web Services
9 76 (35.68%) MVC
10 67 (31.46%) Java EE
11 66 (30.99%) WebSphere
12 64 (30.05%) SQL
13 60 (28.17%) XML
14 59 (27.70%) Linux
14 59 (27.70%) JSON
15 57 (26.76%) Hibernate
16 53 (24.88%) EJB
16 53 (24.88%) Tomcat
16 53 (24.88%) Jenkins
17 52 (24.41%) Git (software)
18 49 (23.00%) Finance
19 47 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
20 46 (21.60%) REST
21 45 (21.13%) DevOps
22 43 (20.19%) Spring Boot
22 43 (20.19%) Open Source
22 43 (20.19%) Banking
22 43 (20.19%) SOAP
23 42 (19.72%) Oracle

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 66 (30.99%) WebSphere
2 53 (24.88%) Tomcat
3 34 (15.96%) nginx
4 28 (13.15%) Apache
5 25 (11.74%) Jetty
6 23 (10.80%) JBoss
7 19 (8.92%) IIS
7 19 (8.92%) Mongrel
8 17 (7.98%) Apache Solr
9 14 (6.57%) CMS
9 14 (6.57%) Confluence
10 13 (6.10%) WebLogic
11 9 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (3.76%) FileNet
12 8 (3.76%) WildFly
13 7 (3.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (2.35%) Liferay
16 3 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.23%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.47%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (17.84%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (9.86%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (9.39%) Google App Engine
3 20 (9.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (7.04%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.29%) GitHub
5 7 (3.29%) Google Analytics
6 5 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (2.35%) Serverless
7 4 (1.88%) Bluemix
7 4 (1.88%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (1.88%) PaaS
8 3 (1.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.41%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.41%) Route 53
8 3 (1.41%) SaaS
8 3 (1.41%) Slack
8 3 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.49%) HTTP
2 28 (13.15%) TCP/IP
3 25 (11.74%) SSL
4 20 (9.39%) DHCP
4 20 (9.39%) DNS
5 19 (8.92%) FTP
5 19 (8.92%) IPsec
6 14 (6.57%) Internet
7 6 (2.82%) SMS
8 3 (1.41%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.41%) Intranet
8 3 (1.41%) LDAP
9 1 (0.47%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.47%) Network Security
9 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.55%) Relational Database
2 27 (12.68%) RDBMS
3 23 (10.80%) MongoDB
4 20 (9.39%) MySQL
5 19 (8.92%) NoSQL
6 16 (7.51%) DB2
7 14 (6.57%) SQL Server
8 10 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.76%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.76%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (3.76%) Snowflake Schema
10 6 (2.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (2.35%) Big Data
11 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.88%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.88%) HBase
12 4 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.41%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 53 (24.88%) Jenkins
2 52 (24.41%) Git (software)
3 35 (16.43%) JIRA
4 29 (13.62%) Ant
5 27 (12.68%) Maven
6 19 (8.92%) JUnit
7 18 (8.45%) Travis CI
8 17 (7.98%) Eclipse
9 14 (6.57%) IntelliJ
10 12 (5.63%) Subversion
11 11 (5.16%) Cucumber
11 11 (5.16%) gulp
11 11 (5.16%) TeamCity
12 9 (4.23%) Gradle
12 9 (4.23%) Selenium
13 8 (3.76%) Mockito
14 7 (3.29%) Gatling
14 7 (3.29%) Grunt
14 7 (3.29%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (3.29%) Sublime Text
General
1 49 (23.00%) Finance
2 43 (20.19%) Banking
3 13 (6.10%) Retail
4 6 (2.82%) Games
5 5 (2.35%) Marketing
5 5 (2.35%) Online Betting
6 4 (1.88%) Publishing
6 4 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 130 (61.03%) Developer
2 92 (43.19%) Java Developer
3 38 (17.84%) Architect
4 37 (17.37%) Senior Developer
5 33 (15.49%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (9.86%) Full Stack Developer
7 18 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (8.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (8.45%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 17 (7.98%) HTML CSS Developer
8 17 (7.98%) HTML Developer
8 17 (7.98%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 16 (7.51%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.63%) Hybris Developer
10 12 (5.63%) J2EE Developer
10 12 (5.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 11 (5.16%) Consultant
12 9 (4.23%) Applications Developer
12 9 (4.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 8 (3.76%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (58.69%) JSP
2 113 (53.05%) Spring
3 105 (49.30%) HTML
4 98 (46.01%) J2EE
5 94 (44.13%) CSS
6 92 (43.19%) Web Services
7 67 (31.46%) Java EE
8 60 (28.17%) XML
9 59 (27.70%) JSON
10 57 (26.76%) Hibernate
11 53 (24.88%) EJB
12 46 (21.60%) REST
13 43 (20.19%) SOAP
13 43 (20.19%) Spring Boot
14 42 (19.72%) jQuery
15 39 (18.31%) JPA
15 39 (18.31%) RESTful
16 37 (17.37%) Struts
17 34 (15.96%) HTML5
17 34 (15.96%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.45%) Virtual Team
3 13 (6.10%) User Experience
4 8 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.35%) Online Games
7 4 (1.88%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.88%) RIA
8 3 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.41%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.41%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.94%) Social Media
9 2 (0.94%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.47%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (27.70%) Linux
2 32 (15.02%) Unix
3 15 (7.04%) Windows
4 14 (6.57%) Android
5 13 (6.10%) Apple iOS
5 13 (6.10%) Ubuntu
6 7 (3.29%) CentOS
7 5 (2.35%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.88%) HPUX
9 1 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.47%) Debian
9 1 (0.47%) Fedora
9 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (35.68%) MVC
3 47 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (21.13%) DevOps
5 43 (20.19%) Open Source
6 35 (16.43%) Scrum
6 35 (16.43%) TDD
7 31 (14.55%) Data Modelling
8 30 (14.08%) Waterfall
9 29 (13.62%) Configuration Management
10 27 (12.68%) Test Automation
11 26 (12.21%) Multithreading
12 25 (11.74%) E-Commerce
13 22 (10.33%) OO
14 18 (8.45%) Analytics
14 18 (8.45%) Concurrent Programming
15 15 (7.04%) SDLC
16 14 (6.57%) Enterprise Architecture
17 13 (6.10%) SOA
17 13 (6.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 204 (95.77%) Java
2 95 (44.60%) JavaScript
3 64 (30.05%) SQL
4 22 (10.33%) Python
5 21 (9.86%) Shell Script
6 17 (7.98%) TypeScript
7 15 (7.04%) Scala
8 14 (6.57%) Perl
8 14 (6.57%) Ruby
9 10 (4.69%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.76%) Groovy
11 7 (3.29%) C#
11 7 (3.29%) Haskell
12 6 (2.82%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.35%) Clojure
14 4 (1.88%) C++
14 4 (1.88%) Go
14 4 (1.88%) Korn
14 4 (1.88%) XPath
15 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.41%) Degree
4 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.47%) CISA
5 1 (0.47%) CISM
5 1 (0.47%) CISSP
5 1 (0.47%) HND
5 1 (0.47%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.94%) MiFID
2 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.47%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.47%) GCP
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 22 (10.33%) Docker
2 20 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (9.39%) Xen
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.47%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.47%) HDFS
3 1 (0.47%) KVM
3 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (17.84%) Puppet
2 9 (4.23%) Ansible
3 8 (3.76%) Kibana
3 8 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.29%) Grafana
5 6 (2.82%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.82%) Terraform
6 4 (1.88%) Packer
7 1 (0.47%) logstash
7 1 (0.47%) Nagios
7 1 (0.47%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (19.72%) Oracle
2 33 (15.49%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.68%) Google
4 21 (9.86%) VMware
5 19 (8.92%) hybris
5 19 (8.92%) IBM
5 19 (8.92%) SAP
6 8 (3.76%) Adobe
7 7 (3.29%) Cisco
7 7 (3.29%) MuleSoft
8 6 (2.82%) Pega
8 6 (2.82%) Solace
9 4 (1.88%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.41%) BEA
10 3 (1.41%) Guidewire
10 3 (1.41%) Perforce
10 3 (1.41%) Sybase
10 3 (1.41%) Vitria
10 3 (1.41%) webMethods
11 2 (0.94%) FatWire