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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 198 229 165
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -64
Contract jobs citing JBoss 61 18 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.19% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.72% 1.18% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 11 59
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.49 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-6.64% +42.81%
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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
1641 1526 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.53% 16.41% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 850 835
Average daily rate £388 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 80 100
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.97 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.54% -13.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £52.50 £34.30
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 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 4 May 2015.

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 4 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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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
Surrey +26 23 £400 +20.12% 5
Hampshire +3 14 £400 -
Berkshire +5 9 £425 - 3
Oxfordshire -15 8 £410 - 2
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £325 +17.11%
JBoss
England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 93 (88.57%) Java
2 49 (46.67%) Tomcat
3 48 (45.71%) Oracle
4 47 (44.76%) Web Services
5 44 (41.90%) Linux
6 40 (38.10%) HTML
7 39 (37.14%) WebLogic
8 36 (34.29%) J2EE
9 35 (33.33%) Spring
10 34 (32.38%) SQL
11 29 (27.62%) WebSphere
12 28 (26.67%) Security Cleared
13 26 (24.76%) EJB
13 26 (24.76%) UNIX
14 25 (23.81%) SC Cleared
14 25 (23.81%) TDD
15 24 (22.86%) XML
15 24 (22.86%) JUnit
16 23 (21.90%) JavaScript
16 23 (21.90%) Apache
16 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (20.95%) SOAP
17 22 (20.95%) CSS
18 19 (18.10%) REST
18 19 (18.10%) Oracle Database
19 18 (17.14%) HTML5
20 16 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
20 16 (15.24%) Middleware
20 16 (15.24%) Maven
21 15 (14.29%) JSON

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 49 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 39 (37.14%) WebLogic
3 29 (27.62%) WebSphere
4 23 (21.90%) Apache
5 12 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.90%) IIS
7 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.95%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.95%) Liferay
8 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.95%) Mule
8 1 (0.95%) WildFly
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.95%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (9.52%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.71%) LDAP
3 5 (4.76%) SAN
3 5 (4.76%) Kerberos
3 5 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (3.81%) SSH
4 4 (3.81%) SSL
5 3 (2.86%) Firewall
5 3 (2.86%) DNS
6 2 (1.90%) HTTP
7 1 (0.95%) SS7
7 1 (0.95%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.10%) Oracle Database
2 12 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (11.43%) MySQL
3 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.48%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.76%) DB2
6 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.86%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (22.86%) JUnit
2 16 (15.24%) Maven
3 14 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 9 (8.57%) Ant
4 9 (8.57%) Toad
4 9 (8.57%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.81%) Subversion
7 3 (2.86%) jMock
7 3 (2.86%) Mockito
7 3 (2.86%) DbUnit
7 3 (2.86%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.90%) FindBugs
8 2 (1.90%) Gradle
8 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.90%) Selenium
8 2 (1.90%) WebLOAD
8 2 (1.90%) Checkstyle
8 2 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (10.48%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.76%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Publishing
5 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.86%) Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (54.29%) Developer
2 45 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.38%) Analyst
4 9 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 9 (8.57%) Architect
4 9 (8.57%) Web Analyst
4 9 (8.57%) Web Support Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Administrator
5 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) WebLogic Administrator
8 4 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.81%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.76%) Web Services
2 40 (38.10%) HTML
3 36 (34.29%) J2EE
4 35 (33.33%) Spring
5 26 (24.76%) EJB
6 24 (22.86%) XML
7 22 (20.95%) SOAP
7 22 (20.95%) CSS
8 19 (18.10%) REST
9 18 (17.14%) HTML5
10 16 (15.24%) Middleware
11 15 (14.29%) JSON
11 15 (14.29%) Hibernate
12 13 (12.38%) JSP
13 12 (11.43%) JSF
14 11 (10.48%) Java EE
15 10 (9.52%) jQuery
16 8 (7.62%) RESTful
17 6 (5.71%) Apache Camel
17 6 (5.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) PKI
2 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.67%) Open Source
4 6 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.81%) Clustering
6 3 (2.86%) HACMP
6 3 (2.86%) Web 2.0
6 3 (2.86%) CMDB
7 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.90%) SecurID
8 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.95%) Equities
8 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.95%) User Experience
8 1 (0.95%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.95%) BeagleBone
8 1 (0.95%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (41.90%) Linux
2 26 (24.76%) UNIX
3 14 (13.33%) Windows
4 11 (10.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.71%) Solaris
6 4 (3.81%) AIX
7 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.81%) TDD
2 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.38%) Scrum
3 13 (12.38%) Software Engineering
3 13 (12.38%) BDD
4 10 (9.52%) ITSM
5 9 (8.57%) Web Development
6 8 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (7.62%) SOA
7 7 (6.67%) ITIL
7 7 (6.67%) UML
8 6 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.71%) OO
8 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.76%) MVC
9 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.76%) Release Management
9 5 (4.76%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.76%) Coaching
10 3 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 93 (88.57%) Java
2 34 (32.38%) SQL
3 23 (21.90%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 8 (7.62%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.71%) PHP
7 3 (2.86%) C
8 2 (1.90%) Ruby
8 2 (1.90%) Python
8 2 (1.90%) C++
8 2 (1.90%) Perl
9 1 (0.95%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.43%) Degree
4 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) ISEB
5 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.67%) vSphere
3 3 (2.86%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) ZABBIX
1 3 (2.86%) Hyperic
1 3 (2.86%) logstash
1 3 (2.86%) XenMobile
2 2 (1.90%) OpenAM
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.90%) Nagios
3 1 (0.95%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.95%) SCCM
3 1 (0.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (45.71%) Oracle
2 15 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.57%) Remedy
4 9 (8.57%) IBM
5 8 (7.62%) VMware
6 7 (6.67%) Sun
7 3 (2.86%) NetApp
7 3 (2.86%) HP
7 3 (2.86%) Dell
7 3 (2.86%) EMC
8 2 (1.90%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.90%) Adobe
8 2 (1.90%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.95%) webMethods
9 1 (0.95%) BMC
9 1 (0.95%) CA
9 1 (0.95%) Citrix
9 1 (0.95%) SAP
9 1 (0.95%) Huawei