The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 137 207 194
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -13
Contract jobs citing JBoss 124 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 0.50% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.03% 2.78% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 33 14
Average daily rate £413 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £328 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-35.55% -
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1544 1693 1517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.11% 17.86% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 949 760
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 75 82
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £15.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +23.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.53 £45.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

JBoss
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in the South East

JBoss
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBoss across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

JBoss Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

JBoss
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

JBoss Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

JBoss
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 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
Hampshire +47 49 £388 -6.06% 6
Berkshire +32 38 £400 -5.88% 11
Surrey +6 32 £475 +35.71% 1
Kent - 6 £408 -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £575 - 4
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
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JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 156 (68.12%) Java
2 112 (48.91%) Linux
3 85 (37.12%) Tomcat
4 64 (27.95%) Oracle
4 64 (27.95%) Security Cleared
5 63 (27.51%) SQL
6 58 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (24.89%) SC Cleared
8 55 (24.02%) Unix
9 52 (22.71%) Spring
10 51 (22.27%) Web Services
11 44 (19.21%) WebLogic
12 43 (18.78%) MySQL
12 43 (18.78%) Red Hat
13 40 (17.47%) Subversion
14 39 (17.03%) Hibernate
14 39 (17.03%) Eclipse
15 38 (16.59%) Apache
16 37 (16.16%) XML
16 37 (16.16%) JUnit
17 36 (15.72%) Cucumber
18 35 (15.28%) Maven
19 34 (14.85%) Java EE
20 33 (14.41%) VMware
21 32 (13.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 31 (13.54%) JIRA
22 31 (13.54%) SQL Server
23 29 (12.66%) HTML
23 29 (12.66%) Configuration Management
24 28 (12.23%) Perl

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 85 (37.12%) Tomcat
2 44 (19.21%) WebLogic
3 38 (16.59%) Apache
4 25 (10.92%) WebSphere
5 16 (6.99%) OpenStack
6 13 (5.68%) nginx
7 9 (3.93%) IIS
8 5 (2.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.31%) Confluence
10 3 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.87%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.44%) Documentum
12 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.49%) Amazon S3
2 8 (3.49%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.31%) SaaS
4 2 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.61%) LDAP
2 20 (8.73%) HTTP
3 19 (8.30%) SSL
4 17 (7.42%) DNS
5 13 (5.68%) SMTP
6 6 (2.62%) SAN
7 5 (2.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (2.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (2.18%) Network Security
8 4 (1.75%) Converged Networks
8 4 (1.75%) DHCP
8 4 (1.75%) PuTTY
8 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.31%) Firewall
9 3 (1.31%) FTP
10 2 (0.87%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.87%) SNMP
10 2 (0.87%) SSH
10 2 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (18.78%) MySQL
2 31 (13.54%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.61%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (4.80%) DB2
5 10 (4.37%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.37%) Oracle Database
5 10 (4.37%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.75%) Apache Accumulo
7 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.75%) VoltDB
8 3 (1.31%) DTS
8 3 (1.31%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.87%) Big Data
9 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.44%) HPCC
10 1 (0.44%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 40 (17.47%) Subversion
2 39 (17.03%) Eclipse
3 37 (16.16%) JUnit
4 36 (15.72%) Cucumber
5 35 (15.28%) Maven
6 31 (13.54%) JIRA
7 27 (11.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 27 (11.79%) Selenium
8 23 (10.04%) Gradle
9 22 (9.61%) Git (software)
10 20 (8.73%) Jenkins
11 18 (7.86%) Artifactory
11 18 (7.86%) Checkstyle
11 18 (7.86%) FindBugs
12 9 (3.93%) CruiseControl
13 8 (3.49%) Mockito
13 8 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.62%) SoapUI
15 5 (2.18%) TortoiseSVN
16 4 (1.75%) JMeter
General
1 24 (10.48%) Finance
2 13 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.62%) Retail
4 3 (1.31%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.44%) Automotive
5 1 (0.44%) Military
5 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (45.85%) Developer
2 83 (36.24%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.79%) Linux Engineer
4 26 (11.35%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 18 (7.86%) Architect
6 16 (6.99%) Unix Engineer
7 15 (6.55%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (6.55%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.11%) Support Engineer
8 14 (6.11%) VMware Engineer
9 12 (5.24%) VMware Support Engineer
10 11 (4.80%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.80%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.80%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (4.37%) Linux Support
12 9 (3.93%) Analyst
13 8 (3.49%) J2EE Developer
13 8 (3.49%) Linux Support Engineer
13 8 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.49%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (22.71%) Spring
2 51 (22.27%) Web Services
3 39 (17.03%) Hibernate
4 37 (16.16%) XML
5 34 (14.85%) Java EE
6 29 (12.66%) HTML
7 24 (10.48%) ActiveMQ
7 24 (10.48%) Apache Camel
7 24 (10.48%) J2EE
7 24 (10.48%) JSF
8 20 (8.73%) SOAP
9 18 (7.86%) Middleware
10 15 (6.55%) REST
11 14 (6.11%) HTML5
11 14 (6.11%) LAMP
11 14 (6.11%) NHibernate
12 13 (5.68%) JSON
12 13 (5.68%) LEMP Stack
12 13 (5.68%) MCollective
13 12 (5.24%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.55%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.11%) PKI
3 8 (3.49%) Algorithms
3 8 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.06%) Cryptography
4 7 (3.06%) Smart Meter
5 6 (2.62%) Clustering
5 6 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.18%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.18%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.75%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.31%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.87%) CMDB
9 2 (0.87%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.44%) FMCG
10 1 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 112 (48.91%) Linux
2 55 (24.02%) Unix
3 32 (13.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (10.04%) Windows
5 10 (4.37%) CentOS
6 9 (3.93%) AIX
7 8 (3.49%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.18%) SUSE
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (12.66%) Configuration Management
3 27 (11.79%) Scrum
4 25 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (10.04%) TDD
5 23 (10.04%) Unit Testing
6 21 (9.17%) DevOps
7 20 (8.73%) Functional Testing
7 20 (8.73%) High Availability
7 20 (8.73%) ITIL
7 20 (8.73%) SOA
7 20 (8.73%) UML
8 19 (8.30%) Migration
9 18 (7.86%) Waterfall
10 16 (6.99%) Software Testing
11 15 (6.55%) BDD
11 15 (6.55%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.11%) Change Control
13 13 (5.68%) MVC
14 9 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 156 (68.12%) Java
2 63 (27.51%) SQL
3 28 (12.23%) Perl
4 25 (10.92%) PL/SQL
5 23 (10.04%) Python
6 19 (8.30%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.06%) Jython
8 5 (2.18%) C
8 5 (2.18%) C#
8 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.18%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.75%) VBScript
10 3 (1.31%) C++
10 3 (1.31%) Ruby
10 3 (1.31%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.31%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.87%) PHP
11 2 (0.87%) Tcl
12 1 (0.44%) Scala
12 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (27.95%) Security Cleared
2 57 (24.89%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.37%) Degree
3 10 (4.37%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.93%) ISEB
5 6 (2.62%) OCP
5 6 (2.62%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.75%) CCNA
7 4 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.31%) OCA
8 3 (1.31%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.87%) CISSP
9 2 (0.87%) GCIH
9 2 (0.87%) GIAC
9 2 (0.87%) OCAJ
10 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.44%) RHCE
10 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.62%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.75%) COBIT
2 4 (1.75%) FIPS 140-2
3 2 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 16 (6.99%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.68%) qmail
2 13 (5.68%) Squid
2 13 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.62%) Docker
4 5 (2.18%) vSphere
5 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.44%) KVM
7 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (10.92%) Puppet
2 24 (10.48%) Nagios
3 19 (8.30%) Ansible
4 15 (6.55%) Graphite
5 14 (6.11%) Cacti
6 13 (5.68%) collectd
6 13 (5.68%) Ganglia
6 13 (5.68%) logstash
6 13 (5.68%) ZABBIX
7 9 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (3.06%) HP UCMDB
9 3 (1.31%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.31%) Packer
9 3 (1.31%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.31%) vRealize
10 2 (0.87%) Kibana
10 2 (0.87%) Rsyslog
10 2 (0.87%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.44%) OpenNMS
11 1 (0.44%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 64 (27.95%) Oracle
2 43 (18.78%) Red Hat
3 33 (14.41%) VMware
4 16 (6.99%) HP
5 14 (6.11%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.11%) Splunk
6 13 (5.68%) IBM
6 13 (5.68%) SAP
7 9 (3.93%) Adobe
8 7 (3.06%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (3.06%) Siebel
8 7 (3.06%) Sybase
9 5 (2.18%) F5
9 5 (2.18%) Informatica
10 2 (0.87%) Cisco
10 2 (0.87%) Citrix
11 1 (0.44%) BEA
11 1 (0.44%) Dell
11 1 (0.44%) Lotus
11 1 (0.44%) Progress
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