The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 100 123 97
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Contract jobs citing JBoss 46 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.40% 0.66% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.88% 3.92% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 9
Average daily rate
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£423 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £314 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £444 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £39.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+10.19% -12.77%
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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 South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
584 510 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.83% 16.75% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 337 194
Average daily rate £358 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 17
Average hourly rate £35.52 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.60% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £10.80 £15.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.60 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

JBoss
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in the South West

JBoss
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBoss across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

JBoss Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

JBoss
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

JBoss Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

JBoss
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 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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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
Devon +9 17 £450 +46.34% 1
Bristol +2 6 £360 -17.71% 2
Gloucestershire -8 6 £438 +12.90% 1
Wiltshire +5 5 £350 - 1
Somerset - 4 £511 -
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JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 50 (76.92%) Java
2 40 (61.54%) Linux
3 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (43.08%) J2EE
5 26 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 24 (36.92%) Red Hat
7 23 (35.38%) Oracle
7 23 (35.38%) SQL
8 20 (30.77%) WebSphere
9 19 (29.23%) Java EE
10 18 (27.69%) Migration
10 18 (27.69%) UNIX
10 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
11 17 (26.15%) Apache
11 17 (26.15%) Tomcat
11 17 (26.15%) WebLogic
11 17 (26.15%) Spring
12 16 (24.62%) Struts
12 16 (24.62%) DV Cleared
13 15 (23.08%) Open Source
13 15 (23.08%) Web Services
13 15 (23.08%) IBM
14 14 (21.54%) Windows
14 14 (21.54%) Scrum
14 14 (21.54%) Subversion
14 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
15 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 13 (20.00%) JSF
15 13 (20.00%) EJB
16 12 (18.46%) Python

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 20 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 17 (26.15%) WebLogic
2 17 (26.15%) Apache
2 17 (26.15%) Tomcat
3 10 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (9.23%) IIS
5 5 (7.69%) Liferay
6 4 (6.15%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (4.62%) GlassFish
8 2 (3.08%) CMS
9 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
1 6 (9.23%) DNS
1 6 (9.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) MySQL
2 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.69%) DB2
6 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Subversion
1 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
2 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (18.46%) JIRA
4 11 (16.92%) SoapUI
5 7 (10.77%) JUnit
6 5 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 5 (7.69%) Maven
7 4 (6.15%) Hudson
8 3 (4.62%) Mockito
8 3 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (4.62%) EasyMock
8 3 (4.62%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.08%) Ant
9 2 (3.08%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (1.54%) Toad
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
2 28 (43.08%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Designer
3 9 (13.85%) Solutions Designer
4 7 (10.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.15%) Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Designer
7 2 (3.08%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.08%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Administrator
8 1 (1.54%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) Hybris Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Hybris Consultant
8 1 (1.54%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) J2EE
2 26 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 19 (29.23%) Java EE
4 17 (26.15%) Spring
5 16 (24.62%) Struts
6 15 (23.08%) Web Services
7 13 (20.00%) EJB
7 13 (20.00%) JSF
8 12 (18.46%) JPA
9 11 (16.92%) EJB 3.0
9 11 (16.92%) XML
9 11 (16.92%) JAXB
9 11 (16.92%) Middleware
10 10 (15.38%) JSR 168
10 10 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (10.77%) CSS
11 7 (10.77%) .NET
12 6 (9.23%) HTML
12 6 (9.23%) JSP
12 6 (9.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) GIS
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (61.54%) Linux
2 18 (27.69%) UNIX
3 14 (21.54%) Windows
4 4 (6.15%) AIX
4 4 (6.15%) Solaris
4 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) Migration
3 15 (23.08%) Open Source
4 14 (21.54%) Scrum
5 12 (18.46%) Configuration Management
5 12 (18.46%) TDD
5 12 (18.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (18.46%) DevOps
6 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.85%) SOA
8 7 (10.77%) ITIL
8 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
8 7 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (9.23%) SDLC
9 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
10 5 (7.69%) Workflow
10 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.69%) Mobile Development
10 5 (7.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 50 (76.92%) Java
2 23 (35.38%) SQL
3 12 (18.46%) Python
4 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 7 (10.77%) Ruby
6 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.69%) C#
7 5 (7.69%) C++
8 4 (6.15%) C
9 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.62%) Perl
10 2 (3.08%) PHP
10 2 (3.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 16 (24.62%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB
5 1 (1.54%) OCP
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) ISO 9000
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
1 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) VirtualBox
1 7 (10.77%) Docker
2 6 (9.23%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Puppet
2 10 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (13.85%) Vagrant
4 7 (10.77%) Ansible
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) Red Hat
2 23 (35.38%) Oracle
3 15 (23.08%) IBM
4 6 (9.23%) BEA
4 6 (9.23%) Ektron
5 4 (6.15%) hybris
5 4 (6.15%) Sun
5 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco
6 3 (4.62%) SAP
6 3 (4.62%) ESRI
7 2 (3.08%) Sybase
7 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.54%) NetApp