The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 71 80 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing JBoss 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.094% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.68% 0.51% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£425 - £320
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 £35.00 £37.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-5.39% +40.93%
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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 Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
179 195 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.41% 18.36% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 111 60
Average daily rate £410 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 23
Average hourly rate £33.50 £13.05 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.70% -37.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £17.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JBoss across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JBoss across the Reading region.

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (60.00%) Middleware
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 4 (40.00%) SSL
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Sun
4 4 (40.00%) SSH
4 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) PKI
4 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
4 4 (40.00%) Release Management
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) DbUnit
5 3 (30.00%) Mockito
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) PowerMock

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (10.00%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) SSL
2 4 (40.00%) SSH
3 3 (30.00%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) jMock
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) DbUnit
1 3 (30.00%) Mockito
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
1 6 (60.00%) Middleware
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (30.00%) Apache CXF
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) PowerMock
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) JSP
4 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) PKI
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Release Management
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Kanban
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) ZABBIX
1 3 (30.00%) Hyperic
1 3 (30.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Sun
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft