The table below looks at the statistics for VirtualBox 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 VirtualBox over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 530 531 514
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 27 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.018% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.19% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 1
Average daily rate
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£465 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +27.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £295
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +44.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VirtualBox
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4567 4213 3891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.83% 9.58% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2506 2206 1804
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 502 716
Average hourly rate £16.41 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.31 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

VirtualBox
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VirtualBox Jobs Demand Trend in England

VirtualBox
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VirtualBox Daily Rate Trend in England

VirtualBox
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VirtualBox across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Histogram in England

VirtualBox
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 VirtualBox within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 14 £475 +46.15% 3
South East +8 12 £400 -5.88%
North West - 1 £438 -
South West - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
VirtualBox
UK

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VirtualBox 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 VirtualBox.

1 32 (84.21%) Vagrant
2 30 (78.95%) Puppet
3 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (73.68%) Linux
4 28 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (63.16%) Scrum
6 22 (57.89%) Jenkins
7 21 (55.26%) Kanban
7 21 (55.26%) Java
8 20 (52.63%) Web Services
8 20 (52.63%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (52.63%) Selenium
9 19 (50.00%) Maven
9 19 (50.00%) Tomcat
10 17 (44.74%) TDD
10 17 (44.74%) Spring
10 17 (44.74%) MVC
10 17 (44.74%) JUnit
10 17 (44.74%) Hibernate
10 17 (44.74%) Spring MVC
10 17 (44.74%) JPA
10 17 (44.74%) Cucumber
10 17 (44.74%) BDD
10 17 (44.74%) Mockito
11 16 (42.11%) Web Development
11 16 (42.11%) DevOps
12 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (36.84%) JavaScript

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VirtualBox 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 VirtualBox. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (26.32%) Apache
3 9 (23.68%) nginx
4 7 (18.42%) Node.js
5 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.63%) JBoss
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.63%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (52.63%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (31.58%) Amazon S3
4 8 (21.05%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (18.42%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (7.89%) Google Apps
7 2 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) POP3
2 3 (7.89%) SMTP
2 3 (7.89%) DHCP
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) Wireless
2 3 (7.89%) IMAP
3 2 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 7 (18.42%) Redis
3 6 (15.79%) Hazelcast
4 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) Jenkins
2 20 (52.63%) Selenium
3 19 (50.00%) Maven
4 17 (44.74%) JUnit
4 17 (44.74%) Cucumber
4 17 (44.74%) Mockito
5 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
6 11 (28.95%) RSpec
7 8 (21.05%) Hudson
8 7 (18.42%) Mercurial
9 6 (15.79%) Subversion
10 3 (7.89%) JIRA
11 2 (5.26%) GitLab
11 2 (5.26%) JMeter
11 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
12 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
12 1 (2.63%) Grunt
General
1 3 (7.89%) Publishing
2 2 (5.26%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 16 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Support
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) Web Services
2 17 (44.74%) Spring
2 17 (44.74%) Hibernate
2 17 (44.74%) Spring MVC
2 17 (44.74%) JPA
3 14 (36.84%) CSS
4 12 (31.58%) RESTful
4 12 (31.58%) JSON
4 12 (31.58%) Ajax
5 7 (18.42%) Play Framework
5 7 (18.42%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (18.42%) XML
6 6 (15.79%) JTS
6 6 (15.79%) PostGIS
7 3 (7.89%) MAPI
8 2 (5.26%) HTML
9 1 (2.63%) JSF
9 1 (2.63%) Django
9 1 (2.63%) REST
9 1 (2.63%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Open Source
2 7 (18.42%) Replication
3 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
3 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.89%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (2.63%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (63.16%) Scrum
4 21 (55.26%) Kanban
5 17 (44.74%) TDD
5 17 (44.74%) MVC
5 17 (44.74%) BDD
6 16 (42.11%) Web Development
6 16 (42.11%) DevOps
7 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
8 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
9 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
10 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (5.26%) Load Testing
12 1 (2.63%) UML
12 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
12 1 (2.63%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 14 (36.84%) Ruby
3 12 (31.58%) Python
4 8 (21.05%) Groovy
4 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.53%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Korn
6 1 (2.63%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (31.58%) Docker
3 7 (18.42%) Varnish
4 2 (5.26%) vCloud
4 2 (5.26%) Xen
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (84.21%) Vagrant
2 30 (78.95%) Puppet
3 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.89%) Nagios
4 3 (7.89%) Zenoss
5 1 (2.63%) StatsD
5 1 (2.63%) Ansible
5 1 (2.63%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) VMware
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.89%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) Tripwire