The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 34 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs citing JBoss 34 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.20% 0.89% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.82% 4.59% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 2
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£400 £285 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -45.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £38.13
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.47%
JBoss
Wales

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 Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
149 109 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.78% 19.40% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 71 43
Average daily rate £388 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £200 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

JBoss
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

JBoss
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBoss across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

JBoss Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

JBoss
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Cardiff +9 26 £400 +40.35% 7
Newport - 3 - -
Bridgend - 1 - - 2
JBoss
Wales

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 38 (63.33%) Java
2 37 (61.67%) Linux
3 30 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 24 (40.00%) Oracle
5 23 (38.33%) Red Hat
6 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (35.00%) Eclipse
8 19 (31.67%) Scrum
8 19 (31.67%) Spring
8 19 (31.67%) Oracle Database
9 18 (30.00%) WebSphere
9 18 (30.00%) Hibernate
9 18 (30.00%) J2EE
10 17 (28.33%) Subversion
10 17 (28.33%) Maven
11 16 (26.67%) SOA
11 16 (26.67%) Web Services
11 16 (26.67%) Cucumber
12 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 15 (25.00%) SOAP
12 15 (25.00%) Middleware
13 14 (23.33%) Java SE
14 13 (21.67%) HTTP
14 13 (21.67%) XML
14 13 (21.67%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (20.00%) MyBatis
15 12 (20.00%) REST
15 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 30 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 18 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.67%) WebLogic
4 6 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.00%) Apache
5 3 (5.00%) FileNet
5 3 (5.00%) Liferay
5 3 (5.00%) WildFly
6 1 (1.67%) Node.js
6 1 (1.67%) nginx
6 1 (1.67%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) HTTP
2 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) Oracle Database
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Eclipse
2 17 (28.33%) Subversion
2 17 (28.33%) Maven
3 16 (26.67%) Cucumber
4 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (18.33%) JMeter
6 9 (15.00%) Selenium
7 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.00%) JIRA
8 2 (3.33%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.33%) Ant
8 2 (3.33%) Gradle
8 2 (3.33%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.67%) JUnit
9 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Developer
2 23 (38.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Tester
7 3 (5.00%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Automated Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Automation Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) Spring
2 18 (30.00%) J2EE
2 18 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 16 (26.67%) Web Services
4 15 (25.00%) SOAP
4 15 (25.00%) Middleware
5 14 (23.33%) Java SE
6 13 (21.67%) XML
7 12 (20.00%) REST
7 12 (20.00%) MyBatis
8 8 (13.33%) HTML
9 7 (11.67%) CSS
10 5 (8.33%) jQuery
11 4 (6.67%) CSS3
11 4 (6.67%) JAX-RS
11 4 (6.67%) JSF
11 4 (6.67%) HTML5
12 3 (5.00%) Spring MVC
12 3 (5.00%) Ajax
12 3 (5.00%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) GIS
1 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.67%) User Experience
1 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Linux
2 22 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.33%) UNIX
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) Scrum
3 16 (26.67%) SOA
4 13 (21.67%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (18.33%) JVM Tuning
6 11 (18.33%) DevOps
7 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 5 (8.33%) BDD
9 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.67%) TDD
10 3 (5.00%) BPEL
10 3 (5.00%) MVC
10 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.33%) Coaching
11 2 (3.33%) Microservices
11 2 (3.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.33%) SQL
4 3 (5.00%) Ruby
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) Scala
5 2 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) vCloud
3 1 (1.67%) Postfix
3 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.67%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Oracle
2 23 (38.33%) Red Hat
3 10 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.67%) ESRI
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
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