The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for JSP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JSP over the 3 months to 28 April 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 Pages (JSP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 125 119
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6  
Contract jobs citing JSP 2 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.092% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 1.27% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Median daily rate £319 £440 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.44% +35.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £453 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.50 £40.60
% change year-on-year - +9.60%  

JSP 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 527 706 667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.25% 24.52% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 422 423
Median daily rate £375 £397 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.54% +15.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £34.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.88% -34.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

JSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for JSP in the West Midlands

JSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSP in the West Midlands

JSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSP in the West Midlands

JSP
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 JSP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Coventry +12 2 £319 -1.76%
JSP
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JSP 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 JSP.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) Servlets
4 4 (57.14%) Struts
4 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (42.86%) SOAP
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) JDBC
5 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 3 (42.86%) Java EE
5 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 3 (42.86%) Apache Axis
6 2 (28.57%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (28.57%) REST
6 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (28.57%) JSON
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) Subversion
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server

JSP
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 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
2 4 (57.14%) Servlets
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Struts
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Axis
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Java EE
3 3 (42.86%) JDBC
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) AWT
4 2 (28.57%) EJB
4 2 (28.57%) JAXB
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Swing
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (28.57%) OOD
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) IBM