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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 119 132 102
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Contract jobs citing JBoss 19 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.56% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.68% 3.04% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 8
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£344 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
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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
516 559 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.70% 18.48% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 379 225
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £475 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 12
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.75 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -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 28 May 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 28 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
Gloucestershire -4 8 £399 -0.31% 1
Bristol +3 3 £350 -20.00% 3
Wiltshire - 2 £450 - 1
Somerset +9 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
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JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 36 (76.60%) Java
2 28 (59.57%) J2EE
3 25 (53.19%) Oracle
4 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (46.81%) SQL
6 21 (44.68%) Hibernate
7 20 (42.55%) Scrum
7 20 (42.55%) Tomcat
8 19 (40.43%) EJB
8 19 (40.43%) DV Cleared
8 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
9 18 (38.30%) JSF
9 18 (38.30%) Web Services
9 18 (38.30%) Linux
9 18 (38.30%) Python
10 16 (34.04%) JAXB
10 16 (34.04%) XML
10 16 (34.04%) JPA
10 16 (34.04%) EJB 3.0
10 16 (34.04%) SoapUI
11 14 (29.79%) JIRA
11 14 (29.79%) UNIX
12 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (25.53%) VMware
13 11 (23.40%) WebSphere
13 11 (23.40%) Apache
14 10 (21.28%) Windows
14 10 (21.28%) WebLogic
14 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (14.89%) Spring

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (42.55%) Tomcat
2 11 (23.40%) WebSphere
2 11 (23.40%) Apache
3 10 (21.28%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.51%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (8.51%) Liferay
5 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.38%) GlassFish
5 3 (6.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) Lync
6 1 (2.13%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.13%) Mule
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) Network Security
3 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.13%) MPLS
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) SoapUI
2 14 (29.79%) JIRA
3 6 (12.77%) JUnit
4 4 (8.51%) Subversion
5 3 (6.38%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.26%) Ant
6 2 (4.26%) Maven
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Developer
1 29 (61.70%) Java Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Administrator
2 8 (17.02%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (10.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) C++ Developer
4 4 (8.51%) C++/Java Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Design Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Linux Support
7 1 (2.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) J2EE
2 21 (44.68%) Hibernate
3 19 (40.43%) EJB
4 18 (38.30%) JSF
4 18 (38.30%) Web Services
5 16 (34.04%) JAXB
5 16 (34.04%) XML
5 16 (34.04%) JPA
5 16 (34.04%) EJB 3.0
6 7 (14.89%) Spring
7 4 (8.51%) CSS
7 4 (8.51%) JAX-RS
7 4 (8.51%) PrimeFaces
8 3 (6.38%) SWT
8 3 (6.38%) Swing
9 2 (4.26%) JSP
9 2 (4.26%) SOAP
9 2 (4.26%) Struts
9 2 (4.26%) .NET
9 2 (4.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 14 (29.79%) UNIX
3 10 (21.28%) Windows
3 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.64%) AIX
5 4 (8.51%) Solaris
5 4 (8.51%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) Scrum
3 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.64%) Change Management
5 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.51%) TDD
5 4 (8.51%) Workflow
5 4 (8.51%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) High Availability
5 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.51%) Mobile Development
5 4 (8.51%) SDLC
6 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL
7 2 (4.26%) UML
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) Python
4 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
5 6 (12.77%) C
5 6 (12.77%) Perl
5 6 (12.77%) Ruby
6 4 (8.51%) C++
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) DV Cleared
1 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) RHCE
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) vSphere
2 3 (6.38%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (8.51%) yum
2 4 (8.51%) SELinux
3 3 (6.38%) logstash
3 3 (6.38%) Salt
3 3 (6.38%) Ansible
3 3 (6.38%) Puppet
3 3 (6.38%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Oracle
2 12 (25.53%) VMware
3 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.38%) Ektron
4 3 (6.38%) BEA
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) Sun
4 3 (6.38%) Sybase
5 1 (2.13%) Brocade
5 1 (2.13%) AppSense
5 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Genesys
5 1 (2.13%) Intel
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix