The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 33 72 51
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Contract jobs citing JBoss 125 51 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.91% 1.93% 3.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.69% 12.03% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 21 32
Average daily rate £380 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £285 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-35.55% +40.62%
JBoss
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
551 424 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.62% 16.03% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 228 197
Average daily rate £380 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.41 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JBoss
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JBoss
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBoss across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

JBoss Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

JBoss
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JBoss across the Scotland region.

JBoss Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

JBoss
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh +22 113 £380 +1.33% 8
Glasgow +18 11 £375 +31.57% 4
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JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 151 (90.96%) Java
2 106 (63.86%) SOA
3 96 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (42.77%) Java EE
5 60 (36.14%) Oracle
6 59 (35.54%) Scrum
7 57 (34.34%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (32.53%) TDD
8 54 (32.53%) JSF
8 54 (32.53%) Eclipse
9 49 (29.52%) XML
10 48 (28.92%) Hibernate
11 47 (28.31%) BPMN
11 47 (28.31%) Drools
12 44 (26.51%) Apache CXF
12 44 (26.51%) JProfiler
12 44 (26.51%) XSLT
13 42 (25.30%) Use Case
14 41 (24.70%) Performance Monitoring
14 41 (24.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 39 (23.49%) JPA
16 38 (22.89%) UML
17 37 (22.29%) Data Modelling
18 36 (21.69%) OO
19 32 (19.28%) Web Services
19 32 (19.28%) Spring
20 30 (18.07%) RichFaces
20 30 (18.07%) Logical Data Model
21 27 (16.27%) Tomcat
22 23 (13.86%) J2EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (16.27%) Tomcat
2 17 (10.24%) Apache
3 16 (9.64%) WebSphere
4 13 (7.83%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.82%) IIS
6 4 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.81%) Confluence
8 2 (1.20%) Node.js
9 1 (0.60%) Liferay
9 1 (0.60%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (3.61%) MS Project
2 4 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (11.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.82%) PaaS
2 5 (3.01%) IaaS
3 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) HTTP
2 2 (1.20%) SAN
3 1 (0.60%) LDAP
3 1 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.86%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (32.53%) Eclipse
2 44 (26.51%) JProfiler
3 23 (13.86%) JIRA
4 21 (12.65%) Maven
5 12 (7.23%) Selenium
5 12 (7.23%) SoapUI
6 11 (6.63%) Firebug
7 7 (4.22%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.61%) Subversion
9 4 (2.41%) Ant
9 4 (2.41%) JUnit
10 3 (1.81%) Mockito
10 3 (1.81%) NetBeans
11 2 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (4.82%) Finance
2 6 (3.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (40.96%) Developer
2 66 (39.76%) Java Developer
3 44 (26.51%) Architect
4 33 (19.88%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (10.84%) Analyst
6 16 (9.64%) Agile Developer
6 16 (9.64%) Agile Java Developer
7 15 (9.04%) Java Architect
8 14 (8.43%) Senior Developer
8 14 (8.43%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (7.23%) XML Developer
10 11 (6.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (6.02%) Java Solutions Architect
12 9 (5.42%) Test Analyst
13 7 (4.22%) Programmer
13 7 (4.22%) SOA Architect
14 6 (3.61%) Consultant
14 6 (3.61%) Java Programmer
14 6 (3.61%) Lead Architect
15 5 (3.01%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (42.77%) Java EE
2 54 (32.53%) JSF
3 49 (29.52%) XML
4 48 (28.92%) Hibernate
5 47 (28.31%) Drools
6 44 (26.51%) Apache CXF
6 44 (26.51%) XSLT
7 39 (23.49%) JPA
8 32 (19.28%) Spring
8 32 (19.28%) Web Services
9 30 (18.07%) RichFaces
10 23 (13.86%) J2EE
11 18 (10.84%) Middleware
12 13 (7.83%) SOAP
13 12 (7.23%) RESTful
14 11 (6.63%) jBPM
14 11 (6.63%) jQuery
15 7 (4.22%) Spring MVC
16 6 (3.61%) JSP
17 4 (2.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.41%) Private Cloud
3 3 (1.81%) User Experience
4 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.60%) Clustering
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.25%) Unix
2 21 (12.65%) Linux
3 12 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (6.02%) Windows
5 4 (2.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.20%) Android
6 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (63.86%) SOA
2 96 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (35.54%) Scrum
4 57 (34.34%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (32.53%) TDD
6 47 (28.31%) BPMN
7 42 (25.30%) Use Case
8 41 (24.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 41 (24.70%) Performance Monitoring
9 38 (22.89%) UML
10 37 (22.29%) Data Modelling
11 36 (21.69%) OO
12 30 (18.07%) Logical Data Model
13 19 (11.45%) DevOps
14 17 (10.24%) User Stories
15 14 (8.43%) Workflow
16 12 (7.23%) Kanban
16 12 (7.23%) SDLC
16 12 (7.23%) Software Testing
16 12 (7.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 151 (90.96%) Java
2 18 (10.84%) SQL
3 7 (4.22%) Perl
4 4 (2.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.41%) Python
5 2 (1.20%) C
5 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Docker
2 3 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.82%) Puppet
2 5 (3.01%) Ansible
2 5 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.60%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 60 (36.14%) Oracle
2 15 (9.04%) Red Hat
3 8 (4.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.01%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.81%) VMware
6 2 (1.20%) Brocade
6 2 (1.20%) Cisco
6 2 (1.20%) EMC
6 2 (1.20%) Talend
7 1 (0.60%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.60%) hybris
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