The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 120 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing JBoss 20 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.56% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.81% 3.11% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 15
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£413 £374 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.36% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £544 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+83.16% -
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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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
525 515 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.34% 18.05% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 228 336
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 60 44
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -2.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £36.81 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JBoss
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JBoss
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBoss across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

JBoss Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

JBoss
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

JBoss Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

JBoss
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Cheshire +10 8 £400 -9.09%
Manchester -12 6 £425 +13.71% 6
Lancashire - 4 - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
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England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 22 (81.48%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) Oracle
3 14 (51.85%) XML
4 11 (40.74%) Spring
5 10 (37.04%) J2EE
6 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 9 (33.33%) Middleware
6 9 (33.33%) Finance
6 9 (33.33%) Java EE
6 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (25.93%) JSF
7 7 (25.93%) SOA
7 7 (25.93%) IBM
7 7 (25.93%) Apache
7 7 (25.93%) JMS
7 7 (25.93%) UNIX
8 6 (22.22%) JDBC
8 6 (22.22%) JasperReports
8 6 (22.22%) Subversion
8 6 (22.22%) Advertising
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
8 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (22.22%) Relational Database

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (25.93%) Apache
3 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 3 (11.11%) Liferay
4 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (11.11%) CMS
5 2 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (7.41%) IIS
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.70%) Mule
6 1 (3.70%) Escenic
6 1 (3.70%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP PM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) FTP
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) AMQP
3 1 (3.70%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 6 (22.22%) JasperReports
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) MS Access
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) Maven
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.41%) Introscope
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Advertising
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Java Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) XML
2 11 (40.74%) Spring
3 10 (37.04%) J2EE
4 9 (33.33%) Middleware
4 9 (33.33%) Java EE
5 7 (25.93%) JSF
5 7 (25.93%) JMS
6 6 (22.22%) JDBC
7 5 (18.52%) EJB
7 5 (18.52%) HTML
7 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
7 5 (18.52%) Apache Camel
8 4 (14.81%) Drools
8 4 (14.81%) RESTful
8 4 (14.81%) XSLT
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) CSS
9 3 (11.11%) Struts
9 3 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) DataPower
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Web 2.0
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Tandem
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) AS400
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) UNIX
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) AIX
5 3 (11.11%) Solaris
6 2 (7.41%) SUSE
6 2 (7.41%) HPUX
7 1 (3.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) SOA
2 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.81%) UML
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) EAI
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
5 2 (7.41%) OOP
5 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Website Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.41%) Groovy
5 2 (7.41%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Tivoli
1 4 (14.81%) CA Wily
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Foglight
2 2 (7.41%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.93%) IBM
4 4 (14.81%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) Sun
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) Axway
6 2 (7.41%) Tumbleweed
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) Siebel
6 2 (7.41%) CA
6 2 (7.41%) Informatica
6 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
6 2 (7.41%) FatWire