Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 715 713 689
Rank change year-on-year -2 -24 -69
Contract jobs citing Servlets 77 185 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.51% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 92 151
UK median daily rate £631 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.25% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £462 £367 £363
90th Percentile £700 £594 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +33.33% - +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -22.22%

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 24,286 36,425 33,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.25% 34.79% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,743 25,744 23,523
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 314 376
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.52 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +3.79% -
10th Percentile £18.76 £17.50 £17.25
90th Percentile £73.75 £59.63 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.13% +3.83% +5.26%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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
UK excluding London +50 70 £600 +33.33% 24
England +6 56 £649 +27.21% 26
North of England +14 23 £700 +47.37% 6
South East +58 18 £475 -2.25% 3
Scotland +51 16 £600 +54.84% 4
North West +1 9 £688 +44.74% 4
Yorkshire +33 8 £700 +47.37% 1
North East +29 7 £700 +30.23% 1
South West +5 6 £480 - 2
Midlands +32 5 £625 +54.32% 5
West Midlands +21 5 £625 +55.28% 5
London +47 2 £700 +33.33% 8
East of England +25 1 £475 -13.64% 1
Northern Ireland +4 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 68 (88.31%) Java
2 62 (80.52%) Linux
3 58 (75.32%) Apache
4 55 (71.43%) Tomcat
5 52 (67.53%) Configuration Management
5 52 (67.53%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (64.94%) Jenkins
7 48 (62.34%) TCP/IP
8 47 (61.04%) HTTP
8 47 (61.04%) nginx
8 47 (61.04%) Puppet
9 46 (59.74%) Open Source
9 46 (59.74%) Google
10 45 (58.44%) J2EE
11 43 (55.84%) SSL
12 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
12 37 (48.05%) WebSphere
12 37 (48.05%) DevOps
13 36 (46.75%) IIS
14 35 (45.45%) .NET
14 35 (45.45%) DNS
14 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (44.16%) VMware
15 34 (44.16%) Jetty
15 34 (44.16%) Mongrel
15 34 (44.16%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (42.86%) Travis CI
16 33 (42.86%) GCP
16 33 (42.86%) Xen
16 33 (42.86%) IPsec

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 58 (75.32%) Apache
2 55 (71.43%) Tomcat
3 47 (61.04%) nginx
4 37 (48.05%) WebSphere
5 36 (46.75%) IIS
6 34 (44.16%) Jetty
6 34 (44.16%) Mongrel
7 15 (19.48%) JBoss
8 10 (12.99%) iPlanet
8 10 (12.99%) WebLogic
9 4 (5.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Confluence
10 3 (3.90%) WildFly
11 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
11 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 10 (12.99%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 33 (42.86%) GCP
2 32 (41.56%) AWS
3 31 (40.26%) Google App Engine
4 30 (38.96%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (16.88%) GitHub
5 13 (16.88%) Google Analytics
6 7 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (6.49%) Azure
8 2 (2.60%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (2.60%) TestFlight
9 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.30%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (1.30%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 48 (62.34%) TCP/IP
2 47 (61.04%) HTTP
3 43 (55.84%) SSL
4 35 (45.45%) DNS
5 33 (42.86%) DHCP
5 33 (42.86%) FTP
5 33 (42.86%) IPsec
6 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) MongoDB
2 13 (16.88%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.60%) DB2
5 2 (2.60%) Ingres
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (64.94%) Jenkins
2 33 (42.86%) Travis CI
3 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 16 (20.78%) Ant
5 13 (16.88%) Cucumber
5 13 (16.88%) Gatling
5 13 (16.88%) Grunt
5 13 (16.88%) gulp
5 13 (16.88%) IntelliJ
5 13 (16.88%) Karma Test Runner
5 13 (16.88%) Selenium
5 13 (16.88%) Sublime Text
6 12 (15.58%) JUnit
7 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
8 8 (10.39%) Maven
9 5 (6.49%) JIRA
10 4 (5.19%) Subversion
11 3 (3.90%) GitLab
12 2 (2.60%) CocoaPods
12 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (24.68%) Public Sector
2 8 (10.39%) Billing
2 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Developer
2 17 (22.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Site Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Scala Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) WebOps Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Platform Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) iOS Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Reliability Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Security Consultant
10 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.30%) DevOps Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (58.44%) J2EE
2 35 (45.45%) .NET
3 19 (24.68%) JSP
4 17 (22.08%) XML
5 16 (20.78%) AngularJS
5 16 (20.78%) Spring
6 15 (19.48%) CSS
6 15 (19.48%) Node.js
7 14 (18.18%) HTML
7 14 (18.18%) jQuery
8 13 (16.88%) Gherkin
8 13 (16.88%) Hibernate
8 13 (16.88%) JSON
9 12 (15.58%) JDBC
9 12 (15.58%) Play Framework
9 12 (15.58%) REST
10 11 (14.29%) SOAP
11 10 (12.99%) Apache Commons
11 10 (12.99%) EJB
12 9 (11.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.60%) Replication
2 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.60%) Taxonomies
2 2 (2.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (80.52%) Linux
2 24 (31.17%) Unix
3 22 (28.57%) Windows
4 14 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) CentOS
6 1 (1.30%) Debian
6 1 (1.30%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (67.53%) Configuration Management
1 52 (67.53%) Continuous Integration
2 46 (59.74%) Open Source
3 37 (48.05%) DevOps
4 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (24.68%) Test Automation
6 18 (23.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 17 (22.08%) Analytics
8 16 (20.78%) Microservices
9 13 (16.88%) Lean Software Development
9 13 (16.88%) Unit Testing
10 12 (15.58%) Migration
11 7 (9.09%) OO
12 5 (6.49%) Kanban
12 5 (6.49%) MVC
12 5 (6.49%) OOP
12 5 (6.49%) TDD
12 5 (6.49%) User Stories
13 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (5.19%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 68 (88.31%) Java
2 28 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.87%) SQL
4 15 (19.48%) C#
5 14 (18.18%) Perl
5 14 (18.18%) Python
5 14 (18.18%) Ruby
6 13 (16.88%) Groovy
6 13 (16.88%) Haskell
6 13 (16.88%) Scala
7 10 (12.99%) PL/SQL
7 10 (12.99%) Shell Script
8 8 (10.39%) Java 8
9 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.60%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.60%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.60%) PHP
10 2 (2.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.60%) MCSA
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.60%) RHCE
4 2 (2.60%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (44.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (42.86%) Xen
3 13 (16.88%) Docker
4 2 (2.60%) NFS
4 2 (2.60%) PowerDNS
4 2 (2.60%) Samba
5 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (61.04%) Puppet
2 14 (18.18%) Kibana
3 13 (16.88%) Grafana
4 11 (14.29%) Ansible
5 6 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (5.19%) Consul
6 4 (5.19%) Terraform
7 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.30%) Graylog
8 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.30%) logstash
8 1 (1.30%) Nagios
8 1 (1.30%) Packer
8 1 (1.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) Google
2 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
3 34 (44.16%) VMware
4 15 (19.48%) Oracle
5 11 (14.29%) Adobe
6 10 (12.99%) Sun
7 9 (11.69%) webMethods
8 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.90%) Splunk
9 1 (1.30%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.30%) BEA
9 1 (1.30%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) New Relic
9 1 (1.30%) Pega
9 1 (1.30%) Rackspace