The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBoss
Rank 113 100 110
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing JBoss 21 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.65% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 1.52% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £310 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.62%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1263 922 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.21% 43.02% 41.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 542 680
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 100
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 11 £388 - 1
Bristol - 3 £438 - 5
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (79.55%) Java
2 20 (45.45%) Oracle
3 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
4 18 (40.91%) Telecoms
5 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (38.64%) Linux
5 17 (38.64%) DV Cleared
6 16 (36.36%) UML
7 15 (34.09%) Oracle Database
8 14 (31.82%) Hibernate
9 13 (29.55%) Scrum
9 13 (29.55%) OO
9 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
10 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 10 (22.73%) EJB
11 10 (22.73%) Web Services
11 10 (22.73%) Finance
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (20.45%) jQuery
13 8 (18.18%) JPA
13 8 (18.18%) RESTful
13 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
13 8 (18.18%) Apache
13 8 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
14 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
14 7 (15.91%) JMS
14 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (15.91%) Clustering
14 7 (15.91%) Marketing
14 7 (15.91%) EJB 3.0

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 8 (18.18%) Apache
3 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.09%) Mule
5 3 (6.82%) CMS
5 3 (6.82%) Liferay
6 2 (4.55%) Escenic
6 2 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (4.55%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.27%) IIS
7 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.27%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) LDAP
2 2 (4.55%) VLAN
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 2 (4.55%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) Oracle Database
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.82%) MySQL
5 3 (6.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.55%) Big Data
6 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Maven
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) Gerrit
2 4 (9.09%) JUnit
3 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.82%) Subversion
3 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
4 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.55%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 18 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 10 (22.73%) Finance
3 7 (15.91%) Marketing
4 6 (13.64%) Electronics
4 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.55%) Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 19 (43.18%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Administrator
4 6 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Automated Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Hibernate
2 10 (22.73%) EJB
2 10 (22.73%) Web Services
3 9 (20.45%) jQuery
4 8 (18.18%) JPA
4 8 (18.18%) RESTful
5 7 (15.91%) JMS
5 7 (15.91%) EJB 3.0
6 6 (13.64%) GWT
6 6 (13.64%) J2EE
7 5 (11.36%) Spring
7 5 (11.36%) HornetQ
8 4 (9.09%) HTML
8 4 (9.09%) SOAP
8 4 (9.09%) Struts
9 3 (6.82%) CSS
9 3 (6.82%) JSF
9 3 (6.82%) Ajax
9 3 (6.82%) REST
10 2 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Clustering
2 6 (13.64%) PKI
2 6 (13.64%) DTV
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) IPTV
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) CentOS
3 3 (6.82%) UNIX
3 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.82%) SELinux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) UML
3 13 (29.55%) Scrum
3 13 (29.55%) OO
4 8 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (13.64%) Programme Management
7 5 (11.36%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) Migration
8 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 3 (6.82%) OOD
9 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.55%) Time Management
10 2 (4.55%) Kanban
10 2 (4.55%) BPMN
10 2 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) Scala
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
2 17 (38.64%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) ISEB
4 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Sendmail
1 2 (4.55%) Samba
1 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) YUM
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.27%) logstash
3 1 (2.27%) Salt
3 1 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.64%) SAP
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) Sun
5 1 (2.27%) Sybase
5 1 (2.27%) Jaspersoft