The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of JBoss products and/or services 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within JBoss.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBoss
Rank 127 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs citing JBoss 5 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.74% 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 1.58% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 36
Average daily rate
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- £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +21.62%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1356 1267 1578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.84% 46.77% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 546 727
Average daily rate £333 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 101 115
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.11 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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England

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 Vendors 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
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 31 July 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
Manchester -15 3 - - 6
Cheshire -1 2 - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
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England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (96.30%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) Spring
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 10 (37.04%) J2EE
4 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
4 10 (37.04%) Finance
4 10 (37.04%) jQuery
5 9 (33.33%) HTML5
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) CSS
5 9 (33.33%) XML
5 9 (33.33%) CSS3
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
6 8 (29.63%) OOP
6 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
6 8 (29.63%) Scala
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) Ajax
7 7 (25.93%) TDD
7 7 (25.93%) JSF
7 7 (25.93%) OO
7 7 (25.93%) Struts
7 7 (25.93%) MySQL
7 7 (25.93%) Eclipse
8 6 (22.22%) MVC
8 6 (22.22%) Scrum
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) EJB
8 6 (22.22%) WebLogic

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
2 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 5 (18.52%) Escenic
3 5 (18.52%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (18.52%) MQSeries
3 5 (18.52%) CMS
3 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.70%) Mule
5 1 (3.70%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SAP PM
2 3 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
2 7 (25.93%) MySQL
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
3 5 (18.52%) Big Data
4 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (7.41%) JasperReports
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Mockito
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Programmer
4 6 (22.22%) Java Programmer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Java Programmer
6 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
7 2 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Web Designer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Spring
2 10 (37.04%) jQuery
2 10 (37.04%) J2EE
2 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
3 9 (33.33%) XML
3 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 9 (33.33%) CSS
3 9 (33.33%) HTML5
3 9 (33.33%) CSS3
4 8 (29.63%) Ajax
5 7 (25.93%) JSF
5 7 (25.93%) Struts
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
6 6 (22.22%) EJB
7 5 (18.52%) .NET
7 5 (18.52%) Java RMI
7 5 (18.52%) LAMP
7 5 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (18.52%) Java EE
8 4 (14.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) OOP
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) TDD
2 7 (25.93%) OO
3 6 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) UML
4 5 (18.52%) BDD
4 5 (18.52%) RUP
4 5 (18.52%) OOD
5 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) User Experience Design
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Process Management
8 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) Scala
4 6 (22.22%) Groovy
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) C
6 2 (7.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) hybris