The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 307 285 293
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing JBoss 296 295 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.64% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.43% 3.65% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 167 154
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £360 £390
% change year-on-year
+9.72% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £33.69 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.41% +28.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
JBoss
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8620 8084 7369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.67% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5360 4820 4225
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 298 375
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.72 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in England

JBoss
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in England

JBoss
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

JBoss Daily Rate Histogram in England

JBoss
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

JBoss Hourly Rate Trend in England

JBoss
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
London -11 148 £475 +5.55% 45
South East -12 48 £394 +5.00% 27
South West -18 28 £340 +23.63% 24
East of England +3 23 £425 +4.93% 11
North East -6 12 £275 +10.00%
West Midlands +4 11 £438 +9.37% 5
Yorkshire -15 10 £323 -0.76% 5
North West -35 9 £363 -0.68% 5
East Midlands +6 7 £306 - 8
JBoss
UK

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 511 (79.84%) Java
2 297 (46.41%) Oracle
3 280 (43.75%) Linux
4 224 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 211 (32.97%) UNIX
6 204 (31.88%) SQL
7 190 (29.69%) WebLogic
7 190 (29.69%) XML
7 190 (29.69%) Tomcat
8 185 (28.91%) Spring
9 183 (28.59%) J2EE
10 179 (27.97%) Web Services
11 171 (26.72%) Maven
12 169 (26.41%) HTML
13 154 (24.06%) Apache
14 127 (19.84%) TDD
15 123 (19.22%) Security Cleared
16 119 (18.59%) Hibernate
17 116 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
18 115 (17.97%) WebSphere
19 108 (16.88%) Relational Database
20 107 (16.72%) CSS
21 106 (16.56%) Windows
21 106 (16.56%) MySQL
22 105 (16.41%) JavaScript
22 105 (16.41%) Puppet
23 104 (16.25%) DevOps
24 103 (16.09%) Jenkins
25 101 (15.78%) Scrum
26 96 (15.00%) MVC

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 190 (29.69%) WebLogic
1 190 (29.69%) Tomcat
2 154 (24.06%) Apache
3 115 (17.97%) WebSphere
4 45 (7.03%) Confluence
5 31 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 21 (3.28%) GlassFish
7 20 (3.13%) IIS
8 16 (2.50%) Node.js
9 14 (2.19%) Jetty
9 14 (2.19%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.88%) CMS
11 10 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
11 10 (1.56%) MQSeries
11 10 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.41%) Mule
12 9 (1.41%) Liferay
12 9 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
13 8 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
14 7 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.47%) Fireworks
2 3 (0.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.31%) MS Project
3 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.78%) TIBCO iProcess
2 5 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.16%) Cordys
4 1 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.69%) PaaS
2 12 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.94%) Amazon S3
3 6 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.47%) GitHub
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.31%) SaaS
6 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.16%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.31%) LDAP
2 50 (7.81%) HTTP
3 43 (6.72%) TCP/IP
4 30 (4.69%) DNS
5 27 (4.22%) SSL
6 16 (2.50%) Internet
7 13 (2.03%) Firewall
8 12 (1.88%) AMQP
9 10 (1.56%) SAN
10 9 (1.41%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (1.25%) DHCP
11 8 (1.25%) FTP
12 6 (0.94%) SSH
13 5 (0.78%) LAN
13 5 (0.78%) SMTP
14 3 (0.47%) WAN
14 3 (0.47%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.47%) BIG-IP
14 3 (0.47%) PuTTY
14 3 (0.47%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (16.88%) Relational Database
2 106 (16.56%) MySQL
3 72 (11.25%) SQL Server
4 52 (8.13%) MariaDB
5 46 (7.19%) Oracle Database
6 43 (6.72%) MongoDB
7 41 (6.41%) RDBMS
8 32 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (2.66%) DB2
10 15 (2.34%) Hadoop
11 13 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (2.03%) Neo4j
12 11 (1.72%) Redis
13 9 (1.41%) NoSQL
14 8 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.78%) SQLPlus
16 4 (0.63%) DTS
16 4 (0.63%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 171 (26.72%) Maven
2 103 (16.09%) Jenkins
3 94 (14.69%) Subversion
4 88 (13.75%) Git (software)
5 85 (13.28%) JIRA
6 82 (12.81%) Ant
7 66 (10.31%) JUnit
8 43 (6.72%) Eclipse
9 28 (4.38%) Hudson
10 25 (3.91%) SoapUI
11 18 (2.81%) Selenium
12 17 (2.66%) Artifactory
13 16 (2.50%) Cucumber
13 16 (2.50%) Mockito
14 15 (2.34%) Gradle
15 13 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (1.88%) VisualVM
17 11 (1.72%) Eclipse RCP
18 10 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
19 9 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (14.69%) Finance
2 47 (7.34%) Banking
3 31 (4.84%) Retail
4 19 (2.97%) Financial Institution
4 19 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.66%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.56%) Back Office
7 9 (1.41%) Front Office
8 8 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.25%) Games
9 4 (0.63%) Legal
10 3 (0.47%) Advertising
10 3 (0.47%) Publishing
10 3 (0.47%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.31%) iGaming
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Marketing
12 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 330 (51.56%) Developer
2 251 (39.22%) Java Developer
3 57 (8.91%) Architect
4 41 (6.41%) Consultant
5 33 (5.16%) Senior Developer
6 32 (5.00%) Administrator
7 29 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
8 26 (4.06%) Analyst
9 24 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (2.66%) Linux Administrator
11 16 (2.50%) Software Engineer
11 16 (2.50%) Support Analyst
12 15 (2.34%) Technical Consultant
12 15 (2.34%) Platform Architect
13 14 (2.19%) Technical Architect
13 14 (2.19%) Infrastructure Architect
14 13 (2.03%) Java Software Engineer
14 13 (2.03%) Middleware Developer
15 12 (1.88%) Systems Engineer
15 12 (1.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (29.69%) XML
2 185 (28.91%) Spring
3 183 (28.59%) J2EE
4 179 (27.97%) Web Services
5 169 (26.41%) HTML
6 119 (18.59%) Hibernate
7 107 (16.72%) CSS
8 92 (14.38%) SOAP
9 82 (12.81%) Java EE
10 73 (11.41%) Spring MVC
10 73 (11.41%) JPA
11 62 (9.69%) Apache Camel
12 60 (9.38%) REST
13 57 (8.91%) Middleware
14 56 (8.75%) EJB
15 48 (7.50%) RESTful
16 47 (7.34%) JSP
16 47 (7.34%) JAAS
16 47 (7.34%) JSON
17 45 (7.03%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.53%) Open Source
2 53 (8.28%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.13%) Social Media
5 20 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 20 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 19 (2.97%) iPad
7 8 (1.25%) EMV
8 6 (0.94%) N-Tier
8 6 (0.94%) DataPower
8 6 (0.94%) Smart Meter
8 6 (0.94%) Wiki
8 6 (0.94%) PKI
9 5 (0.78%) Web 2.0
9 5 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.63%) CLARiiON
10 4 (0.63%) Clustering
10 4 (0.63%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 280 (43.75%) Linux
2 211 (32.97%) UNIX
3 106 (16.56%) Windows
4 79 (12.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (5.78%) Mac OS X
6 36 (5.63%) AIX
7 28 (4.38%) Solaris
8 21 (3.28%) CentOS
9 18 (2.81%) Ubuntu
10 16 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 10 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.78%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.78%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.63%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.63%) Android
15 3 (0.47%) VME
15 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (19.84%) TDD
3 116 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
4 104 (16.25%) DevOps
5 101 (15.78%) Scrum
6 96 (15.00%) MVC
7 72 (11.25%) SOA
8 61 (9.53%) Configuration Management
9 56 (8.75%) Web Development
10 43 (6.72%) Change Management
10 43 (6.72%) Mentoring
11 42 (6.56%) E-Commerce
11 42 (6.56%) UML
12 37 (5.78%) Software Engineering
13 35 (5.47%) ITIL
13 35 (5.47%) OO
14 31 (4.84%) Automated Testing
15 28 (4.38%) Waterfall
16 27 (4.22%) Content Management
17 25 (3.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 511 (79.84%) Java
2 204 (31.88%) SQL
3 105 (16.41%) JavaScript
4 70 (10.94%) PL/SQL
5 60 (9.38%) Perl
6 42 (6.56%) Shell Script
7 40 (6.25%) Groovy
8 35 (5.47%) Ruby
9 34 (5.31%) Python
10 27 (4.22%) C
10 27 (4.22%) Scala
11 25 (3.91%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.50%) PHP
13 12 (1.88%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.72%) C++
15 10 (1.56%) Korn
16 9 (1.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 8 (1.25%) Golang
17 8 (1.25%) Jython
18 7 (1.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 123 (19.22%) Security Cleared
2 73 (11.41%) SC Cleared
3 38 (5.94%) Degree
4 32 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.88%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.94%) VCP4
7 5 (0.78%) RHCE
8 4 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.47%) ISEB
10 2 (0.31%) OCAJ
10 2 (0.31%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.31%) OCP
10 2 (0.31%) OCA
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.78%) QA
2 6 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.50%) vSphere
3 15 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 13 (2.03%) Squid
5 11 (1.72%) Docker
6 6 (0.94%) vCloud
6 6 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.94%) XenServer
7 5 (0.78%) NFS
7 5 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.47%) Xen
8 3 (0.47%) OCFS2
8 3 (0.47%) GridGain
9 2 (0.31%) XenApp
9 2 (0.31%) Firmware
10 1 (0.16%) Postfix
10 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 105 (16.41%) Puppet
2 34 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (4.06%) Ansible
4 25 (3.91%) ZABBIX
5 14 (2.19%) Tivoli
5 14 (2.19%) Nagios
6 12 (1.88%) Red Hat Satellite
7 9 (1.41%) Salt
8 8 (1.25%) SELinux
9 7 (1.09%) logstash
9 7 (1.09%) yum
10 5 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.63%) EMC Navisphere
11 4 (0.63%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.63%) SCOM
11 4 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.47%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.47%) Hyperic
13 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 297 (46.41%) Oracle
2 88 (13.75%) Red Hat
3 64 (10.00%) VMware
4 47 (7.34%) IBM
5 36 (5.63%) Microsoft
6 25 (3.91%) ATG
7 24 (3.75%) Perforce
8 23 (3.59%) Atlassian
9 21 (3.28%) Endeca
10 19 (2.97%) BEA
11 18 (2.81%) Sybase
12 14 (2.19%) TIBCO
13 13 (2.03%) NetApp
13 13 (2.03%) Citrix
13 13 (2.03%) Sun
14 12 (1.88%) HP
14 12 (1.88%) EMC
15 10 (1.56%) Cisco
15 10 (1.56%) Talend
16 9 (1.41%) Adobe
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