Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for JSF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JSF over the 6 months to 17 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.

JavaServer Faces (JSF)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 209 177
Rank change year-on-year +27 -32 -7
Contract jobs citing JSF 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.032% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.13% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
West Midlands median daily rate £394 £350 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -48.15% +58.82%
10th Percentile £359 £325 £663
90th Percentile £428 £375 £688
England median daily rate £500 £420 £415
% change year-on-year +19.05% +1.20% +8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.20 £36.50
% change year-on-year +14.25% +1.92% -

JSF 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1160 1588 1116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.11% 25.47% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 978 679
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £563 £513 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

JSF
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JSF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JSF in the West Midlands

JSF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSF in the West Midlands

JSF
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSF within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Coventry - 2 £390 -
Staffordshire - 1 £388 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
JSF
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JSF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JSF.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) JDBC
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
3 2 (33.33%) ICEfaces
3 2 (33.33%) Mockito
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel

JSF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) Gradle
1 2 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) ICEfaces
2 2 (33.33%) JDBC
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss Seam
3 1 (16.67%) JMX
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef