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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Servlet
UK
Rank 420 490 473
Rank change year-on-year +70 -17  
Contract jobs citing Servlets 163 152 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.02% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 81 108
Median daily rate £475 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.09% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +15.31% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.38 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.38 -

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 14119 14879 14337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.43% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9794 10317 9294
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 184 227 192
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 £16.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Servlets
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Servlets in the UK

Servlets
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Servlets in the UK

Servlets
Top 30 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 27 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 +72 153 £475 +13.09% 21
London +27 54 £500 +14.28% 7
South West +32 30 £325 +8.33% 2
East of England +12 20 £508 +17.68% 3
South East +14 18 £512 +44.08% 2
North West +16 16 £475 +15.15% 3
Essex +8 13 £513 +17.14%
Poole - 11 £325 - 1
Dorset - 11 £325 - 1
Hampshire +21 9 - -
Southend-on-Sea -15 9 £503 +14.85%
Cheshire +19 7 £475 +11.76% 1
East Midlands -1 7 £450 +44.00% 2
City of London -3 7 £450 - 3
Devon - 7 £550 -
Northamptonshire -3 6 £450 +44.00% 1
West Sussex - 6 £512 - 1
Plymouth - 6 £560 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £465 - 1
West Midlands +9 5 £450 +7.14%
Knutsford +8 5 £475 +11.76% 1
Manchester +7 5 £550 +33.33% 2
Northampton -1 5 £450 +44.00%
Shropshire +36 4 £450 -10.00%
Salford - 4 £550 -
Cardiff +23 3 £425 -
South Wales +16 3 £425 -
Scotland +14 3 - - 2
Wales +6 3 £425 -
Lancashire - 3 £500 -

Servlets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 243 (92.40%) Java
2 184 (69.96%) JSP
3 155 (58.94%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (58.94%) J2EE
4 144 (54.75%) JavaScript
5 129 (49.05%) XML
5 129 (49.05%) Spring
6 99 (37.64%) Oracle
7 98 (37.26%) SQL
7 98 (37.26%) Web Services
8 95 (36.12%) Linux
8 95 (36.12%) SOAP
9 94 (35.74%) CSS
9 94 (35.74%) HTML
9 94 (35.74%) REST
10 93 (35.36%) WebSphere
11 88 (33.46%) Tomcat
12 81 (30.80%) Jenkins
13 80 (30.42%) Apache
13 80 (30.42%) Hibernate
14 75 (28.52%) JMS
15 74 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
16 67 (25.48%) MVC
17 65 (24.71%) Git (software)
17 65 (24.71%) DevOps
18 64 (24.33%) Scrum
19 61 (23.19%) EJB
20 59 (22.43%) E-Commerce
21 58 (22.05%) JBoss
22 57 (21.67%) XSLT

Servlets
Top Related 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 93 (35.36%) WebSphere
2 88 (33.46%) Tomcat
3 80 (30.42%) Apache
4 58 (22.05%) JBoss
5 57 (21.67%) WebLogic
6 42 (15.97%) nginx
7 32 (12.17%) CMS
7 32 (12.17%) Jetty
8 28 (10.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 26 (9.89%) IIS
9 26 (9.89%) Mongrel
10 23 (8.75%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (6.46%) ATG Dynamo
12 9 (3.42%) Mule
13 8 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (2.66%) GlassFish
15 6 (2.28%) Apache Solr
15 6 (2.28%) Mule ESB
16 5 (1.90%) Liferay
16 5 (1.90%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 7 (2.66%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (9.51%) Amazon EC2
2 25 (9.51%) Google App Engine
2 25 (9.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (7.98%) GitHub
4 15 (5.70%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.14%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.14%) IaaS
7 3 (1.14%) PaaS
7 3 (1.14%) Silverpop
8 2 (0.76%) SaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.38%) Route 53
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (19.39%) HTTP
2 44 (16.73%) SSL
3 41 (15.59%) TCP/IP
4 25 (9.51%) DHCP
4 25 (9.51%) DNS
4 25 (9.51%) FTP
4 25 (9.51%) IPsec
5 21 (7.98%) Internet
6 7 (2.66%) LDAP
7 6 (2.28%) SNMP
8 4 (1.52%) Firewall
9 3 (1.14%) DSL
10 2 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.76%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.76%) LAN
10 2 (0.76%) Network Security
10 2 (0.76%) VoIP
10 2 (0.76%) VPN
10 2 (0.76%) WAN
11 1 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.83%) MongoDB
2 35 (13.31%) Oracle Database
3 32 (12.17%) Relational Database
4 27 (10.27%) NoSQL
5 16 (6.08%) SQL Server
6 14 (5.32%) RDBMS
7 13 (4.94%) MySQL
8 12 (4.56%) Endeca
9 11 (4.18%) DB2
9 11 (4.18%) Jackrabbit
10 6 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.52%) Data Mart
12 3 (1.14%) Big Data
12 3 (1.14%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.14%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.14%) MarkLogic
12 3 (1.14%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.14%) Riak
Development Applications
1 81 (30.80%) Jenkins
2 65 (24.71%) Git (software)
3 50 (19.01%) Maven
4 41 (15.59%) JUnit
5 39 (14.83%) Ant
6 35 (13.31%) JIRA
7 33 (12.55%) Subversion
8 29 (11.03%) IntelliJ
9 26 (9.89%) Travis CI
10 25 (9.51%) Eclipse
11 24 (9.13%) Mockito
12 22 (8.37%) Gradle
13 20 (7.60%) Selenium
14 19 (7.22%) Cucumber
15 16 (6.08%) Grunt
15 16 (6.08%) gulp
15 16 (6.08%) Spock
16 15 (5.70%) Gatling
16 15 (5.70%) Karma Test Runner
16 15 (5.70%) Sublime Text
General
1 41 (15.59%) Finance
2 33 (12.55%) Banking
3 18 (6.84%) Retail
4 4 (1.52%) Marketing
5 3 (1.14%) Advertising
5 3 (1.14%) Games
5 3 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Billing
6 2 (0.76%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.76%) Prime Brokerage
6 2 (0.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) French Language
7 1 (0.38%) Front Office
7 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 170 (64.64%) Developer
2 101 (38.40%) Java Developer
3 40 (15.21%) Architect
4 27 (10.27%) Senior Developer
5 19 (7.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (6.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (5.70%) Scala Developer
8 13 (4.94%) Technical Architect
9 10 (3.80%) Agile Developer
9 10 (3.80%) Consultant
10 9 (3.42%) Agile Java Developer
11 8 (3.04%) Digital Architect
11 8 (3.04%) Java Engineer
12 7 (2.66%) Digital Technical Architect
13 6 (2.28%) Integration Developer
13 6 (2.28%) MuleSoft Developer
13 6 (2.28%) UI Developer
14 5 (1.90%) Applications Developer
14 5 (1.90%) J2EE Developer
14 5 (1.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (69.96%) JSP
2 155 (58.94%) J2EE
3 129 (49.05%) Spring
3 129 (49.05%) XML
4 98 (37.26%) Web Services
5 95 (36.12%) SOAP
6 94 (35.74%) CSS
6 94 (35.74%) HTML
6 94 (35.74%) REST
7 80 (30.42%) Hibernate
8 75 (28.52%) JMS
9 61 (23.19%) EJB
10 57 (21.67%) XSLT
11 56 (21.29%) AngularJS
11 56 (21.29%) JSON
12 55 (20.91%) jQuery
13 54 (20.53%) Struts
14 49 (18.63%) JDBC
15 43 (16.35%) Java EE
16 38 (14.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (6.08%) User Experience
4 13 (4.94%) Virtual Team
5 12 (4.56%) iPad
6 7 (2.66%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.28%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.28%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.14%) DataPower
10 3 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.76%) Clustering
11 2 (0.76%) Derivative
11 2 (0.76%) Linked Data
11 2 (0.76%) Online Games
11 2 (0.76%) PMI
11 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 95 (36.12%) Linux
2 39 (14.83%) Unix
3 26 (9.89%) Windows
4 15 (5.70%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.28%) VME
7 4 (1.52%) Solaris
8 3 (1.14%) AIX
8 3 (1.14%) Android
8 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (58.94%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
3 67 (25.48%) MVC
4 65 (24.71%) DevOps
5 64 (24.33%) Scrum
6 59 (22.43%) E-Commerce
7 54 (20.53%) Open Source
8 52 (19.77%) TDD
9 44 (16.73%) Configuration Management
10 33 (12.55%) OO
11 28 (10.65%) UML
12 27 (10.27%) Content Management
13 26 (9.89%) Automated Testing
14 23 (8.75%) B2B
14 23 (8.75%) BDD
15 22 (8.37%) SDLC
16 21 (7.98%) SOA
17 19 (7.22%) Microservices
17 19 (7.22%) Refactoring
18 18 (6.84%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 243 (92.40%) Java
2 144 (54.75%) JavaScript
3 98 (37.26%) SQL
4 28 (10.65%) Groovy
5 23 (8.75%) Scala
6 22 (8.37%) Python
7 20 (7.60%) Perl
7 20 (7.60%) Ruby
8 17 (6.46%) C#
8 17 (6.46%) Korn
8 17 (6.46%) Shell Script
9 16 (6.08%) PL/SQL
10 15 (5.70%) Haskell
10 15 (5.70%) XPath
11 3 (1.14%) BeanShell
12 2 (0.76%) C++
12 2 (0.76%) Jython
12 2 (0.76%) SPARQL
12 2 (0.76%) Tcl
13 1 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (7.22%) Degree
2 13 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.66%) CISSP
5 5 (1.90%) CISA
5 5 (1.90%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.14%) CISM
6 3 (1.14%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.76%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.76%) MCSE
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.76%) RHCE
7 2 (0.76%) SANS
7 2 (0.76%) SSCP
8 1 (0.38%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.38%) OCA
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.08%) QA
2 6 (2.28%) FATCA
3 5 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.14%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (9.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (9.13%) Xen
3 14 (5.32%) Docker
4 8 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.14%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.76%) HDFS
7 1 (0.38%) NDS
7 1 (0.38%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 35 (13.31%) Puppet
2 19 (7.22%) Kibana
3 16 (6.08%) Grafana
4 8 (3.04%) Ansible
5 6 (2.28%) Terraform
6 5 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.52%) Marathon
7 4 (1.52%) Mesos
8 3 (1.14%) logstash
8 3 (1.14%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.76%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.76%) Consul
9 2 (0.76%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.76%) Packer
9 2 (0.76%) QRadar
10 1 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.38%) Fluentd
10 1 (0.38%) MOM
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 99 (37.64%) Oracle
2 42 (15.97%) Google
3 35 (13.31%) ATG
4 28 (10.65%) IBM
5 27 (10.27%) Adobe
6 26 (9.89%) Microsoft
7 25 (9.51%) VMware
8 16 (6.08%) Solace
9 13 (4.94%) MuleSoft
10 12 (4.56%) SAP
11 9 (3.42%) hybris
11 9 (3.42%) Pega
12 8 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.90%) Fujitsu
13 5 (1.90%) TIBCO
14 4 (1.52%) Sybase
14 4 (1.52%) webMethods
15 3 (1.14%) Ab Initio
15 3 (1.14%) Informatica
15 3 (1.14%) Sun
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