The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of JBoss products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 19 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within JBoss.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBoss
Rank 152 177 160
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs citing JBoss 47 50 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.69% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 1.50% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £555 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.00 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+83.69% -38.87%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2715 3329 3360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.12% 46.24% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1932 2307 2272
Average daily rate £425 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 93 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

JBoss
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

JBoss
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBoss across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

JBoss Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

JBoss
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JBoss across the City of London region.

JBoss Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 60 (70.59%) Java
2 38 (44.71%) Linux
3 37 (43.53%) WebLogic
4 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (37.65%) Banking
6 31 (36.47%) WebSphere
6 31 (36.47%) Oracle
7 29 (34.12%) Java EE
8 28 (32.94%) Tomcat
9 25 (29.41%) SQL Server
9 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 23 (27.06%) UNIX
11 22 (25.88%) Windows
11 22 (25.88%) PowerShell
12 21 (24.71%) JMS
12 21 (24.71%) Web Services
13 19 (22.35%) C
13 19 (22.35%) ITIL
13 19 (22.35%) Shell Script
13 19 (22.35%) TDD
14 18 (21.18%) VMware
14 18 (21.18%) GlassFish
14 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (21.18%) Release Management
14 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
15 16 (18.82%) ISO 9001
15 16 (18.82%) Citrix
15 16 (18.82%) Tivoli
15 16 (18.82%) LANDesk
15 16 (18.82%) Oracle RMAN

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 37 (43.53%) WebLogic
2 31 (36.47%) WebSphere
3 28 (32.94%) Tomcat
4 18 (21.18%) GlassFish
5 13 (15.29%) Apache
6 5 (5.88%) Confluence
7 4 (4.71%) IIS
8 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.18%) AquaLogic
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (1.18%) Mule
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.18%) Documentum
9 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.18%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (1.18%) Cordys
1 1 (1.18%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Heroku
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) HTTP
1 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.71%) DNS
2 3 (3.53%) SSL
3 2 (2.35%) LDAP
3 2 (2.35%) Internet
3 2 (2.35%) SAN
3 2 (2.35%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.18%) AMQP
4 1 (1.18%) VLAN
4 1 (1.18%) Intranet
4 1 (1.18%) VPN
4 1 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) SMTP
4 1 (1.18%) FTP
4 1 (1.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) MySQL
3 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.18%) Redis
6 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.18%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.18%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Maven
2 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.76%) Subversion
4 9 (10.59%) JUnit
5 7 (8.24%) JIRA
6 6 (7.06%) jMock
6 6 (7.06%) Selenium
6 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
6 6 (7.06%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.35%) Ant
7 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.35%) Hudson
8 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.18%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (1.18%) Calabash
8 1 (1.18%) Lombardi
8 1 (1.18%) TestNG
General
1 32 (37.65%) Banking
2 14 (16.47%) Finance
3 9 (10.59%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.06%) Front Office
5 5 (5.88%) Advertising
6 4 (4.71%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.35%) Retail
7 2 (2.35%) Back Office
8 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (52.94%) Developer
2 26 (30.59%) Java Developer
3 16 (18.82%) Administrator
4 11 (12.94%) Consultant
5 8 (9.41%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (8.24%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Middleware Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Architect
11 2 (2.35%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Software Architect
11 2 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.35%) SOA Architect
11 2 (2.35%) Perl Developer
12 1 (1.18%) Development Consultant
12 1 (1.18%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.12%) Java EE
2 21 (24.71%) JMS
2 21 (24.71%) Web Services
3 16 (18.82%) Spring
4 15 (17.65%) REST
5 14 (16.47%) XML
5 14 (16.47%) Middleware
6 13 (15.29%) SOAP
7 12 (14.12%) HTML
8 11 (12.94%) Hibernate
8 11 (12.94%) JSP
9 10 (11.76%) J2EE
10 9 (10.59%) JTA
10 9 (10.59%) Ajax
10 9 (10.59%) CSS
10 9 (10.59%) JTS
11 8 (9.41%) WebSockets
12 7 (8.24%) Swing
13 5 (5.88%) jQuery
14 4 (4.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Open Source
3 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.71%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.71%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.53%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.18%) Kindle
7 1 (1.18%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.18%) Replication
7 1 (1.18%) Clustering
7 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.71%) Linux
2 23 (27.06%) UNIX
3 22 (25.88%) Windows
4 10 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.53%) Solaris
6 1 (1.18%) Debian
6 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) ITIL
2 19 (22.35%) TDD
3 18 (21.18%) Release Management
4 15 (17.65%) UML
5 14 (16.47%) OO
6 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.94%) BDD
7 10 (11.76%) DevOps
8 9 (10.59%) SOA
9 8 (9.41%) Scrum
10 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.06%) MVC
12 5 (5.88%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.71%) User Stories
14 3 (3.53%) Migration
14 3 (3.53%) Pair Programming
14 3 (3.53%) Requirements Analysis
14 3 (3.53%) Web Development
14 3 (3.53%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 60 (70.59%) Java
2 22 (25.88%) PowerShell
3 19 (22.35%) C
3 19 (22.35%) Shell Script
4 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
5 14 (16.47%) SQL
6 5 (5.88%) Perl
7 4 (4.71%) PHP
8 3 (3.53%) Ruby
8 3 (3.53%) VBA
9 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.35%) Python
9 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.18%) C-shell
10 1 (1.18%) Jython
10 1 (1.18%) Korn
10 1 (1.18%) Groovy
10 1 (1.18%) C++
10 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.18%) OCP
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.71%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (18.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (18.82%) XenServer
3 3 (3.53%) NFS
4 1 (1.18%) Postfix
4 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.18%) Samba
4 1 (1.18%) Squid
4 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) Tivoli
2 10 (11.76%) Puppet
3 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.35%) Control-M
5 1 (1.18%) Cacti
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.18%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.18%) SCOM
5 1 (1.18%) OpenView
5 1 (1.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (36.47%) Oracle
2 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.18%) VMware
4 16 (18.82%) Citrix
4 16 (18.82%) LANDesk
5 11 (12.94%) Sybase
5 11 (12.94%) IBM
5 11 (12.94%) Red Hat
6 7 (8.24%) Splunk
6 7 (8.24%) Murex
6 7 (8.24%) Fidessa
6 7 (8.24%) Bloomberg
7 3 (3.53%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (2.35%) HP
8 2 (2.35%) Veritas
8 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.35%) GUPTA
8 2 (2.35%) ATG
8 2 (2.35%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.35%) F5
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