The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 81 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing JBoss 18 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.11% 0.24% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.50% 1.55% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 6
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£438 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
277 194 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.06% 15.48% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 100 101
Average daily rate £388 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 25
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £24.10 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

JBoss
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

JBoss
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBoss across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

JBoss Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

JBoss
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

JBoss Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (84.38%) Java
1 27 (84.38%) Apache Camel
2 18 (56.25%) J2EE
3 14 (43.75%) Hibernate
3 14 (43.75%) Spring
3 14 (43.75%) Oracle
4 12 (37.50%) UML
4 12 (37.50%) SOA
5 11 (34.38%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (34.38%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (34.38%) Liferay
6 10 (31.25%) REST
6 10 (31.25%) Apache
6 10 (31.25%) SOAP
7 9 (28.13%) PaaS
8 8 (25.00%) Squid
8 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
9 7 (21.88%) Apache ServiceMix
9 7 (21.88%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (18.75%) DevOps
10 6 (18.75%) OSGi
10 6 (18.75%) WSDL
10 6 (18.75%) JSP
10 6 (18.75%) MySQL
10 6 (18.75%) MVC
10 6 (18.75%) Middleware
11 5 (15.63%) TDD
11 5 (15.63%) JSF

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (34.38%) Liferay
2 10 (31.25%) Apache
3 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 7 (21.88%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) SNMP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) Extranet
2 2 (6.25%) SSH
2 2 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Maven
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Applications Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Java Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Designer
5 5 (15.63%) Java Technical Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) SOA Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Java Applications Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) Apache Camel
2 18 (56.25%) J2EE
3 14 (43.75%) Hibernate
3 14 (43.75%) Spring
4 11 (34.38%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (31.25%) SOAP
5 10 (31.25%) REST
6 7 (21.88%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (18.75%) OSGi
7 6 (18.75%) JSP
7 6 (18.75%) WSDL
7 6 (18.75%) Middleware
8 5 (15.63%) JSF
8 5 (15.63%) Web Services
8 5 (15.63%) JPA
9 4 (12.50%) Apache CXF
9 4 (12.50%) RESTful
9 4 (12.50%) Servlets
9 4 (12.50%) EJB
9 4 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) UML
1 12 (37.50%) SOA
2 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.75%) MVC
3 6 (18.75%) DevOps
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.38%) EAI
7 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.25%) SIEM
7 2 (6.25%) Time Management
7 2 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (3.13%) Dependency Management
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Use Case
8 1 (3.13%) Web Design
8 1 (3.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) PHP
2 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (25.00%) Squid
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) VMware