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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 120 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing JBoss 12 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 1.13% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.28% 7.24% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 5
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£400 £378 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £319 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £453 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £408
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+48.43% -
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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
526 428 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.78% 15.62% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 221 256
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 40
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.54 £18.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.70% +21.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.20 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.00 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 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 23 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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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 +1 6 £400 +25.49%
Manchester -14 3 £306 -31.94% 1
Lancashire -20 2 - -
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England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (84.38%) Java
2 24 (75.00%) Oracle
3 15 (46.88%) Spring
3 15 (46.88%) XML
4 13 (40.63%) Apache Camel
5 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) SQL
6 11 (34.38%) Red Hat
6 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (31.25%) Java EE
7 10 (31.25%) J2EE
7 10 (31.25%) Apache CXF
8 9 (28.13%) UNIX
8 9 (28.13%) Apache
8 9 (28.13%) Finance
8 9 (28.13%) Middleware
9 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
9 8 (25.00%) JMS
9 8 (25.00%) IBM
9 8 (25.00%) WebLogic
9 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 7 (21.88%) JAX-RS
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (21.88%) SOA
10 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
10 7 (21.88%) Maven
11 6 (18.75%) JSF
11 6 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (18.75%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (28.13%) Apache
2 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (6.25%) CMS
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (6.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) FTP
2 3 (9.38%) AMQP
2 3 (9.38%) MQTT
2 3 (9.38%) LDAP
2 3 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 5 (15.63%) JasperReports
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.25%) SQLPlus
6 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (6.25%) MySQL
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Maven
2 6 (18.75%) Subversion
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (6.25%) Introscope
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Advertising
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Integrator
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) Spring
1 15 (46.88%) XML
2 13 (40.63%) Apache Camel
3 10 (31.25%) Java EE
3 10 (31.25%) J2EE
3 10 (31.25%) Apache CXF
4 9 (28.13%) Middleware
5 8 (25.00%) JMS
6 7 (21.88%) JAX-RS
7 6 (18.75%) JSF
7 6 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (18.75%) HTML
7 6 (18.75%) JDBC
8 5 (15.63%) XSLT
8 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
9 4 (12.50%) Web Services
9 4 (12.50%) Drools
9 4 (12.50%) RESTful
10 3 (9.38%) Play Framework
10 3 (9.38%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 2 (6.25%) Web 2.0
4 2 (6.25%) DataPower
5 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) AS400
5 1 (3.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) UNIX
3 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 4 (12.50%) AIX
4 4 (12.50%) HPUX
5 3 (9.38%) Solaris
5 3 (9.38%) VMS
6 2 (6.25%) SUSE
6 2 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) SOA
3 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.38%) UML
5 3 (9.38%) EAI
6 2 (6.25%) Content Management
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) RAD
6 2 (6.25%) Build Automation
6 2 (6.25%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.38%) Scala
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 4 (12.50%) CA Wily
2 2 (6.25%) Foglight
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Red Hat
3 8 (25.00%) IBM
4 6 (18.75%) HP
5 4 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (9.38%) Sun
7 2 (6.25%) Axway
7 2 (6.25%) FatWire
7 2 (6.25%) CA
7 2 (6.25%) Informatica
7 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
7 2 (6.25%) Siebel
7 2 (6.25%) Tumbleweed