The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of JBoss products and/or services 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 18 September 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within JBoss.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBoss
Rank 121 82 123
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +41
Contract jobs citing JBoss 21 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 1.18% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 2.87% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 3
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£425 £323 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% -28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.00 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+83.69% -38.87%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1400 905 1237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.21% 41.02% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 560 646
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 76 106
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 Vendors 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 18 September 2014.

JBoss Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 2014. 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
Gloucestershire - 10 £425 - 1
Bristol - 4 £463 - 8
Somerset -22 1 £350 +16.66%
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Dorset - - - -
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England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 31 (79.49%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) Oracle
3 17 (43.59%) Linux
4 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (38.46%) Web Services
6 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
7 13 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 13 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 12 (30.77%) EJB
9 11 (28.21%) J2EE
9 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
10 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
10 10 (25.64%) SQL
10 10 (25.64%) Apache
10 10 (25.64%) Scrum
10 10 (25.64%) Finance
10 10 (25.64%) JPA
10 10 (25.64%) jQuery
11 9 (23.08%) EJB 3.0
11 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
11 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
11 9 (23.08%) JUnit
12 8 (20.51%) JSF
12 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
13 7 (17.95%) Marketing
13 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
13 7 (17.95%) UML
13 7 (17.95%) XML
13 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (17.95%) Red Hat

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
2 10 (25.64%) Apache
3 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
4 5 (12.82%) WebLogic
5 4 (10.26%) Mule
6 3 (7.69%) Liferay
6 3 (7.69%) CMS
7 2 (5.13%) Escenic
7 2 (5.13%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
8 1 (2.56%) GlassFish
8 1 (2.56%) IIS
8 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.56%) Cordys
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
1 2 (5.13%) FTP
1 2 (5.13%) VLAN
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.69%) MySQL
5 3 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.13%) Big Data
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) JUnit
2 5 (12.82%) Maven
2 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
3 4 (10.26%) Gerrit
3 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.69%) Subversion
4 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium
5 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.56%) Introscope
6 1 (2.56%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 7 (17.95%) Marketing
4 6 (15.38%) Electronics
4 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
1 19 (48.72%) Java Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Architect
2 6 (15.38%) Administrator
2 6 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) C++ Developer
3 5 (12.82%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Automated Tester
4 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Tester
4 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Java Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) Web Services
2 13 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 12 (30.77%) EJB
4 11 (28.21%) J2EE
5 10 (25.64%) jQuery
5 10 (25.64%) JPA
6 9 (23.08%) EJB 3.0
7 8 (20.51%) JSF
8 7 (17.95%) XML
9 6 (15.38%) Spring
10 5 (12.82%) JAXB
10 5 (12.82%) JAX-RS
10 5 (12.82%) HornetQ
10 5 (12.82%) PrimeFaces
11 4 (10.26%) JMS
11 4 (10.26%) HTML
11 4 (10.26%) Ajax
12 3 (7.69%) SOAP
12 3 (7.69%) Struts
12 3 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) DTV
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) IPTV
3 1 (2.56%) FMCG
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) CentOS
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) SELinux
4 3 (7.69%) UNIX
4 3 (7.69%) Windows
5 2 (5.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Scrum
3 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.95%) UML
5 6 (15.38%) Workflow
5 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 6 (15.38%) TDD
5 6 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (10.26%) OO
7 4 (10.26%) BDD
8 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.69%) OOD
8 3 (7.69%) SOA
9 2 (5.13%) OOP
9 2 (5.13%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) C
4 5 (12.82%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) Scala
7 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 13 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) ISEB
4 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Samba
1 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.13%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.56%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) YUM
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.56%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) logstash
3 1 (2.56%) Salt
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.38%) SAP
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase
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