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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 88 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing JBoss 11 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 1.15% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.03% 6.75% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
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£388 £358 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £310 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £419 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.49 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.49 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-6.64% +42.81%
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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
273 237 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.56% 17.01% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 134 86
Average daily rate £375 £335 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +16.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -30.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £37.49 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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
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 24 April 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 12 (85.71%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Apache Camel
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (42.86%) Liferay
5 5 (35.71%) Spring
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) UML
5 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
5 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
6 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (28.57%) SOA
6 4 (28.57%) SOAP
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) J2EE
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Squid
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (28.57%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (42.86%) Liferay
2 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
3 4 (28.57%) Apache
3 4 (28.57%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) Extranet
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
1 2 (14.29%) SMTP
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) SNMP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQLPlus
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Integrator
3 2 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Apache Camel
2 6 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (35.71%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) Servlets
5 2 (14.29%) WSDL
5 2 (14.29%) JPA
5 2 (14.29%) Java EE
5 2 (14.29%) JSF
5 2 (14.29%) Ehcache
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) HPUX
3 2 (14.29%) VMS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) UML
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) EAI
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) RAD
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Squid
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) HP
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