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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 136 121 109
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing JBoss 12 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.46% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.90% 3.00% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £344 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £433 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+52.54% +12.38%
JBoss
England

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
631 433 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.49% 15.28% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 228 209
Average daily rate £375 £342 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 43
Average hourly rate £16.17 £29.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% +51.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £14.75 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Lancashire -1 7 £350 -6.66% 1
Cheshire 0 4 £413 -2.94% 3
Manchester -16 1 - - 4
JBoss
England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) Oracle
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) Apache Camel
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) Web Services
6 8 (38.10%) Apache CXF
7 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (28.57%) Spring
9 5 (23.81%) Maven
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
9 5 (23.81%) JAX-RS
9 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
10 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (19.05%) Linux
10 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
10 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
10 4 (19.05%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (14.29%) Java EE
11 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (14.29%) Play Framework
11 3 (14.29%) MQTT
11 3 (14.29%) Banking
11 3 (14.29%) AMQP
11 3 (14.29%) Scala
11 3 (14.29%) Open Source
11 3 (14.29%) JMS
11 3 (14.29%) Finance
11 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 3 (14.29%) JMX

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) Mule
4 1 (4.76%) Liferay
4 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) AMQP
1 3 (14.29%) MQTT
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (9.52%) SQLPlus
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.52%) ProC
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Integrator
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Apache Camel
2 8 (38.10%) Apache CXF
2 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 6 (28.57%) Spring
4 5 (23.81%) JAX-RS
5 4 (19.05%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (14.29%) Play Framework
6 3 (14.29%) Java EE
6 3 (14.29%) JMS
6 3 (14.29%) JMX
6 3 (14.29%) JAAS
6 3 (14.29%) XML
6 3 (14.29%) JSP
7 2 (9.52%) HTML
7 2 (9.52%) J2EE
7 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.76%) WSDL
8 1 (4.76%) JAXB
8 1 (4.76%) JAX-WS
8 1 (4.76%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) VMS
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) RAD
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) UML
4 1 (4.76%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) BDD
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) Scala
6 1 (4.76%) XPath
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Curam
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
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