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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing JSF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.049% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £400
% change year-on-year +15.94% -13.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.14 £38.00
% change year-on-year +28.47% -18.06%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 489 762 553
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.11% 25.33% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 491 360
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 11
Median hourly rate £31.00 £36.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.06% +53.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

JSF
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) JMX
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss Seam
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

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 3 (100.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Middleware Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss Seam
2 1 (33.33%) JMX
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef