The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 45 15 44
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +29
Contract jobs citing JBoss 39 91 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.69% 7.45% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.81% 41.18% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 59 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £251 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+52.54% +12.38%
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Scotland

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

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
232 221 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.01% 18.10% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 115 40
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £230 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £99.53 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JBoss
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JBoss
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBoss across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

JBoss Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JBoss
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JBoss Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 73 (64.60%) Java
2 48 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (27.43%) Red Hat
4 30 (26.55%) Oracle
4 30 (26.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (24.78%) Java EE
6 27 (23.89%) Linux
7 26 (23.01%) Tomcat
7 26 (23.01%) SOA
8 25 (22.12%) XML
8 25 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (21.24%) Finance
10 23 (20.35%) TDD
11 20 (17.70%) Scrum
12 19 (16.81%) VMware
12 19 (16.81%) J2EE
12 19 (16.81%) Eclipse
12 19 (16.81%) Middleware
13 17 (15.04%) Web Services
13 17 (15.04%) Spring
13 17 (15.04%) JProfiler
14 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (14.16%) XSLT
14 16 (14.16%) UNIX
14 16 (14.16%) Apache
15 14 (12.39%) ITIL
15 14 (12.39%) JSP
15 14 (12.39%) JSF
15 14 (12.39%) RESTful
16 13 (11.50%) Banking

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 26 (23.01%) Tomcat
2 16 (14.16%) Apache
3 10 (8.85%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.96%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.42%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.54%) IIS
6 4 (3.54%) Confluence
7 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.77%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.77%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.88%) MS Project
1 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.42%) IaaS
2 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) HTTP
2 5 (4.42%) Firewall
2 5 (4.42%) LDAP
3 3 (2.65%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.88%) FTP
5 1 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.85%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) DataStage
4 1 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Eclipse
2 17 (15.04%) JProfiler
3 12 (10.62%) JIRA
4 10 (8.85%) Maven
5 7 (6.19%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.31%) Subversion
6 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.42%) Selenium
7 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.42%) Ant
8 3 (2.65%) Mockito
8 3 (2.65%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.65%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.65%) NUnit
8 3 (2.65%) JUnit
9 2 (1.77%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.77%) Gradle
10 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.88%) Hudson
10 1 (0.88%) Cobertura
General
1 24 (21.24%) Finance
2 13 (11.50%) Banking
3 2 (1.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (39.82%) Developer
2 37 (32.74%) Java Developer
3 22 (19.47%) Administrator
4 21 (18.58%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (13.27%) Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Architect
7 8 (7.08%) Applications Support
7 8 (7.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.31%) Support Manager
8 6 (5.31%) Applications Support Manager
8 6 (5.31%) Applications Manager
8 6 (5.31%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.31%) UI Programmer
8 6 (5.31%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Development Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Deployment Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) Deployment Specialist
10 3 (2.65%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.78%) Java EE
2 25 (22.12%) XML
3 19 (16.81%) J2EE
3 19 (16.81%) Middleware
4 17 (15.04%) Web Services
4 17 (15.04%) Spring
5 16 (14.16%) XSLT
6 14 (12.39%) JSP
6 14 (12.39%) JSF
6 14 (12.39%) RESTful
7 10 (8.85%) Drools
7 10 (8.85%) Apache CXF
7 10 (8.85%) SOAP
7 10 (8.85%) Hibernate
8 8 (7.08%) RichFaces
8 8 (7.08%) jQuery
9 7 (6.19%) Ajax
10 6 (5.31%) HTML
10 6 (5.31%) jBPM
11 5 (4.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Clustering
2 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.65%) Open Source
3 3 (2.65%) GIS
4 2 (1.77%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) iSeries
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) CESG
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 27 (23.89%) Linux
3 16 (14.16%) UNIX
4 12 (10.62%) Windows
5 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.65%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.01%) SOA
3 25 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (20.35%) TDD
5 20 (17.70%) Scrum
6 14 (12.39%) ITIL
7 12 (10.62%) BPMN
7 12 (10.62%) DevOps
8 11 (9.73%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (9.73%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 9 (7.96%) Change Management
10 7 (6.19%) Web Design
11 6 (5.31%) Load Balancing
12 5 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.42%) RUP
13 4 (3.54%) Data Security
13 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
13 4 (3.54%) MVC
13 4 (3.54%) TOGAF
13 4 (3.54%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 73 (64.60%) Java
2 12 (10.62%) SQL
3 7 (6.19%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.42%) Perl
5 4 (3.54%) Python
6 3 (2.65%) C#
6 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) RHCE
2 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.65%) vSphere
4 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.77%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Puppet
1 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (1.77%) Ansible
2 2 (1.77%) CA LISA
2 2 (1.77%) SCCM
2 2 (1.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (27.43%) Red Hat
2 30 (26.55%) Oracle
3 19 (16.81%) VMware
4 5 (4.42%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.54%) Cisco
5 4 (3.54%) EMC
6 3 (2.65%) F5
6 3 (2.65%) Citrix
6 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.77%) Adobe
7 2 (1.77%) CA
7 2 (1.77%) Google
8 1 (0.88%) Brocade
8 1 (0.88%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft