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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 124 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing JBoss 31 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.71% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.68% 4.80% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 4
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£394 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £368
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%
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
662 458 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.96% 14.68% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 253 173
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 40
Average hourly rate £17.25 £25.04 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +28.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.34 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -16 14 £394 +10.20% 4
Lancashire +3 7 £350 -6.66% 1
Cheshire 0 7 £413 -2.94%
JBoss
England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 37 (88.10%) Java
2 24 (57.14%) Oracle
3 21 (50.00%) Apache Camel
4 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (38.10%) Spring
5 14 (33.33%) J2EE
6 13 (30.95%) SQL
7 12 (28.57%) Web Services
8 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
9 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
9 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (21.43%) Linux
11 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
11 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
11 8 (19.05%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (19.05%) Apache CXF
11 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
12 7 (16.67%) Apache
12 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
12 7 (16.67%) UML
13 6 (14.29%) SOAP
13 6 (14.29%) SOA
13 6 (14.29%) Finance
13 6 (14.29%) TDD
13 6 (14.29%) Maven
13 6 (14.29%) Liferay
13 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (11.90%) RESTful

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
3 7 (16.67%) Apache
4 6 (14.29%) Liferay
5 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (9.52%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.76%) CMS
8 1 (2.38%) Mule
8 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.38%) iPlanet
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SSL
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) SNMP
2 2 (4.76%) SMTP
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) Extranet
2 2 (4.76%) SSH
3 1 (2.38%) AMQP
3 1 (2.38%) MQTT
3 1 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.76%) SQLPlus
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.38%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Maven
2 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.76%) ProC
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.38%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Hudson
4 1 (2.38%) Gradle
4 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.38%) Ant
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Architect
2 14 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Applications Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Java Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Integrator
6 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.38%) AWS Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Java Applications Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 16 (38.10%) Spring
3 14 (33.33%) J2EE
4 12 (28.57%) Web Services
5 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
6 8 (19.05%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (19.05%) Apache CXF
7 6 (14.29%) SOAP
8 5 (11.90%) RESTful
8 5 (11.90%) REST
8 5 (11.90%) JAX-RS
8 5 (11.90%) JSF
8 5 (11.90%) XML
8 5 (11.90%) JSP
9 4 (9.52%) WSDL
9 4 (9.52%) Middleware
9 4 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (7.14%) OSGi
10 3 (7.14%) Java EE
10 3 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (4.76%) HPUX
5 2 (4.76%) VMS
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) UML
3 6 (14.29%) SOA
3 6 (14.29%) TDD
3 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.52%) DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.14%) Scrum
6 3 (7.14%) EAI
6 3 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (4.76%) RAD
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) Java
2 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) Perl
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
6 1 (2.38%) XPath
6 1 (2.38%) XQuery
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (9.52%) Squid
3 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) VMware
4 3 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) Curam
6 1 (2.38%) Capita
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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