The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 59 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing JBoss 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.97% 0.34% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.30% 1.68% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
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£400 £520 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +54.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+68.31% -
JBoss
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
151 179 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.33% 20.02% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 72 106
Average daily rate £325 £309 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.77 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.32% +55.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £11.61 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £38.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JBoss across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

JBoss
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JBoss across the Cheshire region.

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

JBoss
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 4 £400 -
Knutsford +5 1 - -
Chester - - - -
JBoss
North West

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing JBoss also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JBoss.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) Advertising
4 6 (66.67%) Subversion
4 6 (66.67%) Spring
4 6 (66.67%) JSF
4 6 (66.67%) JasperReports
4 6 (66.67%) Java EE
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (66.67%) JDBC
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 6 (66.67%) J2EE
5 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
5 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Middleware
6 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (33.33%) Apache
7 2 (22.22%) Swing
7 2 (22.22%) SOA
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) PHP
7 2 (22.22%) C#

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing JBoss also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JBoss. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) JasperReports
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) JSF
2 6 (66.67%) Java EE
2 6 (66.67%) JDBC
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) Swing
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) XSD
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Tandem
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) HPUX
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
1 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
1 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA Wily
1 1 (11.11%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Foglight
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Tumbleweed
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) HP