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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBoss
Rank 152 176 164
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing JBoss 48 52 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.72% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 1.55% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 48
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £630 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.47% +3.04%
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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
2672 3349 3368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.40% 46.20% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1856 2334 2293
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 94 96
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 64 (77.11%) Java
2 37 (44.58%) Linux
3 35 (42.17%) WebLogic
4 30 (36.14%) Oracle
5 29 (34.94%) Banking
6 27 (32.53%) WebSphere
6 27 (32.53%) Java EE
7 24 (28.92%) Tomcat
8 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
8 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
9 22 (26.51%) JMS
10 21 (25.30%) Web Services
11 20 (24.10%) Windows
12 19 (22.89%) UNIX
13 18 (21.69%) Finance
13 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
14 17 (20.48%) PowerShell
15 16 (19.28%) SQL
15 16 (19.28%) ITIL
15 16 (19.28%) Shell Script
15 16 (19.28%) VMware
16 15 (18.07%) C
16 15 (18.07%) Spring
16 15 (18.07%) GlassFish
16 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (16.87%) UML
18 13 (15.66%) MySQL
18 13 (15.66%) Sybase
18 13 (15.66%) ISO 9001

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 35 (42.17%) WebLogic
2 27 (32.53%) WebSphere
3 24 (28.92%) Tomcat
4 15 (18.07%) GlassFish
5 9 (10.84%) Apache
6 4 (4.82%) Confluence
7 3 (3.61%) IIS
8 2 (2.41%) Mule
9 1 (1.20%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.20%) TorqueBox
9 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.20%) Documentum
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.20%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Heroku
3 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.82%) SSL
2 3 (3.61%) FTP
2 3 (3.61%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) LDAP
3 2 (2.41%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.41%) Internet
4 1 (1.20%) NetScreen
4 1 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.20%) AMQP
4 1 (1.20%) SAN
4 1 (1.20%) Intranet
4 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) MySQL
3 12 (14.46%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.20%) Redis
7 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.20%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.20%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) DTS
7 1 (1.20%) DB2
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.20%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) JUnit
2 11 (13.25%) Subversion
3 9 (10.84%) Maven
3 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.23%) JIRA
5 5 (6.02%) jMock
6 4 (4.82%) Selenium
6 4 (4.82%) Ant
6 4 (4.82%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.20%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.20%) TestNG
9 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.20%) Hudson
9 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.20%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.20%) JMeter
General
1 29 (34.94%) Banking
2 18 (21.69%) Finance
3 12 (14.46%) Front Office
4 9 (10.84%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.02%) Advertising
6 4 (4.82%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.41%) Retail
7 2 (2.41%) Back Office
7 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (51.81%) Developer
2 28 (33.73%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.87%) Administrator
4 8 (9.64%) Consultant
5 6 (7.23%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.02%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.41%) SOA Architect
9 2 (2.41%) Linux Consultant
9 2 (2.41%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Perl Developer
9 2 (2.41%) UNIX Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.53%) Java EE
2 22 (26.51%) JMS
3 21 (25.30%) Web Services
4 15 (18.07%) Spring
5 13 (15.66%) REST
6 11 (13.25%) SOAP
6 11 (13.25%) Middleware
6 11 (13.25%) Hibernate
7 10 (12.05%) JSP
7 10 (12.05%) HTML
8 9 (10.84%) EJB
8 9 (10.84%) XML
8 9 (10.84%) Swing
9 8 (9.64%) JTA
9 8 (9.64%) J2EE
9 8 (9.64%) JTS
9 8 (9.64%) EJB 3.0
10 7 (8.43%) WebSockets
10 7 (8.43%) Ajax
10 7 (8.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Fixed Income
2 6 (7.23%) Open Source
3 5 (6.02%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.61%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.61%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.20%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.20%) Replication
7 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.58%) Linux
2 20 (24.10%) Windows
3 19 (22.89%) UNIX
4 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.41%) Solaris
6 1 (1.20%) AIX
6 1 (1.20%) SUSE
6 1 (1.20%) Debian
6 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.20%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.28%) ITIL
3 14 (16.87%) UML
4 13 (15.66%) TDD
4 13 (15.66%) Release Management
5 12 (14.46%) OO
6 9 (10.84%) BDD
7 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.43%) SOA
7 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.02%) MVC
8 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.02%) Investment Management
8 5 (6.02%) DevOps
9 4 (4.82%) User Stories
9 4 (4.82%) EAI
9 4 (4.82%) Scrum
9 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.61%) Web Development
10 3 (3.61%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (77.11%) Java
2 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
2 17 (20.48%) PowerShell
3 16 (19.28%) Shell Script
3 16 (19.28%) SQL
4 15 (18.07%) C
5 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.82%) Perl
6 3 (3.61%) PHP
6 3 (3.61%) VBA
6 3 (3.61%) Ruby
7 2 (2.41%) Korn
7 2 (2.41%) C-shell
7 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.20%) Groovy
8 1 (1.20%) C#
8 1 (1.20%) C++
8 1 (1.20%) Jython
8 1 (1.20%) Python
8 1 (1.20%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.20%) OCP
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.02%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.66%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (15.66%) XenServer
3 1 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.20%) OpenSSH
3 1 (1.20%) KVM
3 1 (1.20%) Snort
3 1 (1.20%) Squid
3 1 (1.20%) Xen
3 1 (1.20%) qmail
3 1 (1.20%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.20%) NFS
3 1 (1.20%) Samba
3 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) Tivoli
2 6 (7.23%) Puppet
3 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.20%) Control-M
4 1 (1.20%) Nessus
4 1 (1.20%) SCOM
4 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Oracle
2 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.28%) VMware
4 13 (15.66%) LANDesk
4 13 (15.66%) Sybase
4 13 (15.66%) Citrix
5 9 (10.84%) Red Hat
6 7 (8.43%) IBM
6 7 (8.43%) Murex
6 7 (8.43%) Fidessa
6 7 (8.43%) Bloomberg
7 5 (6.02%) Splunk
8 2 (2.41%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.41%) InterSystems
8 2 (2.41%) GUPTA
8 2 (2.41%) Veritas
8 2 (2.41%) F5
8 2 (2.41%) 29West
9 1 (1.20%) BMC
9 1 (1.20%) Nokia
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