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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 124 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing JBoss 44 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 0.42% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.45% 2.57% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 10
Average daily rate
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£444 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £256 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £38.13
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.47%
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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
682 505 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.77% 16.37% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 258 239
Average daily rate £416 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.62 £36.28 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Manchester -10 15 £425 -10.52% 3
Lancashire - 15 £428 - 1
Cheshire -8 5 £488 - 2
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England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (80.95%) Java
2 42 (50.00%) Oracle
3 33 (39.29%) Apache Camel
4 30 (35.71%) J2EE
5 29 (34.52%) Spring
6 27 (32.14%) WebSphere
7 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (26.19%) Web Services
8 21 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (23.81%) SQL
10 19 (22.62%) Hibernate
11 16 (19.05%) SOA
12 14 (16.67%) JSP
12 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 13 (15.48%) Oracle Database
13 13 (15.48%) Apache
14 12 (14.29%) UML
14 12 (14.29%) SOAP
14 12 (14.29%) REST
15 11 (13.10%) Oracle RAC
15 11 (13.10%) ActiveMQ
15 11 (13.10%) PL/SQL
15 11 (13.10%) Tomcat
16 10 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (11.90%) Linux
16 10 (11.90%) Middleware
16 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (11.90%) Liferay
17 9 (10.71%) PaaS
17 9 (10.71%) Git (software)

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (32.14%) WebSphere
2 13 (15.48%) Apache
3 11 (13.10%) Tomcat
4 10 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (11.90%) Liferay
5 7 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.76%) Tuxedo
7 2 (2.38%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.38%) CMS
8 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.19%) Mule
8 1 (1.19%) iPlanet
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Office
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) PaaS
2 2 (2.38%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) HTTP
2 3 (3.57%) SSL
3 2 (2.38%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) Extranet
3 2 (2.38%) SSH
3 2 (2.38%) SNMP
3 2 (2.38%) DNS
3 2 (2.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.33%) MySQL
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.76%) DB2
6 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.19%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 8 (9.52%) ProC
3 7 (8.33%) Maven
4 4 (4.76%) FishEye
5 3 (3.57%) JIRA
6 2 (2.38%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.38%) Ant
6 2 (2.38%) JUnit
6 2 (2.38%) Gradle
6 2 (2.38%) Subversion
6 2 (2.38%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.19%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.19%) Hudson
7 1 (1.19%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.19%) CruiseControl
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (36.90%) Developer
2 28 (33.33%) Architect
3 16 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 12 (14.29%) Applications Architect
5 11 (13.10%) Java Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Technical Leader
7 6 (7.14%) Administrator
7 6 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Java Technical Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Designer
9 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.57%) Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.29%) Apache Camel
2 30 (35.71%) J2EE
3 29 (34.52%) Spring
4 22 (26.19%) Web Services
5 19 (22.62%) Hibernate
6 14 (16.67%) JSP
7 12 (14.29%) SOAP
7 12 (14.29%) REST
8 11 (13.10%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (11.90%) Middleware
10 8 (9.52%) WSDL
10 8 (9.52%) OSGi
11 7 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (8.33%) RESTful
11 7 (8.33%) JSF
12 6 (7.14%) Java EE
12 6 (7.14%) EJB
12 6 (7.14%) Apache CXF
12 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
13 5 (5.95%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (11.90%) Linux
3 7 (8.33%) UNIX
4 6 (7.14%) Windows
4 6 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.05%) SOA
3 12 (14.29%) UML
4 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.71%) TDD
6 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.52%) Open Source
6 8 (9.52%) SDLC
7 7 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 6 (7.14%) MVC
8 6 (7.14%) DevOps
9 5 (5.95%) Scrum
9 5 (5.95%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.76%) EAI
10 4 (4.76%) Waterfall
11 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 68 (80.95%) Java
2 20 (23.81%) SQL
3 11 (13.10%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.33%) C
6 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.76%) Perl
7 4 (4.76%) Python
8 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.38%) PHP
9 1 (1.19%) C++
9 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.19%) OCAJ
4 1 (1.19%) ISEB
4 1 (1.19%) OCP
4 1 (1.19%) OCA
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (9.52%) Squid
3 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.14%) VMware
3 6 (7.14%) Curam
4 4 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.38%) Sun
5 2 (2.38%) Sybase
5 2 (2.38%) Perforce
6 1 (1.19%) Capita