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 24 December 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 128 112 91
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -21
Contract jobs citing JBoss 19 8 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.34% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.33% 1.97% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £385 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -
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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
571 407 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.48% 17.25% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 245 252
Average daily rate £380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 9
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £30.00 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 5 £400 -
Devon - 4 £245 -
Bristol -13 2 £450 - 5
Wiltshire - 1 £375 - 2
Dorset - - - - 1
JBoss
England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (79.07%) Java
2 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) Apache
3 20 (46.51%) Linux
4 17 (39.53%) J2EE
5 16 (37.21%) Oracle
5 16 (37.21%) SQL
5 16 (37.21%) Hibernate
6 15 (34.88%) Web Services
7 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
8 13 (30.23%) CentOS
8 13 (30.23%) VMware
8 13 (30.23%) DV Cleared
9 12 (27.91%) JPA
9 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
9 12 (27.91%) EJB
10 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
10 11 (25.58%) EJB 3.0
10 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
10 11 (25.58%) TDD
10 11 (25.58%) Spring
10 11 (25.58%) SELinux
11 10 (23.26%) yum
11 10 (23.26%) Scrum
11 10 (23.26%) jQuery
11 10 (23.26%) JUnit
12 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
13 8 (18.60%) C
13 8 (18.60%) C++
13 8 (18.60%) XML

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (46.51%) Apache
2 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
3 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.98%) Mule
6 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.33%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) FTP
1 2 (4.65%) VLAN
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MySQL
1 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) JUnit
2 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
3 5 (11.63%) Maven
4 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.30%) Gerrit
5 3 (6.98%) Subversion
5 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) Selenium
6 1 (2.33%) jMock
6 1 (2.33%) Introscope
6 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
1 24 (55.81%) Java Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (25.58%) Administrator
3 7 (16.28%) C++ Developer
3 7 (16.28%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Linux Support
4 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Automated Tester
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) J2EE
2 16 (37.21%) Hibernate
3 15 (34.88%) Web Services
4 12 (27.91%) EJB
4 12 (27.91%) JPA
5 11 (25.58%) EJB 3.0
5 11 (25.58%) Spring
6 10 (23.26%) jQuery
7 8 (18.60%) JSF
7 8 (18.60%) XML
8 7 (16.28%) JAXB
8 7 (16.28%) JAX-RS
8 7 (16.28%) PrimeFaces
9 6 (13.95%) Spring MVC
10 4 (9.30%) JMS
10 4 (9.30%) SOAP
10 4 (9.30%) HornetQ
10 4 (9.30%) Play Framework
11 3 (6.98%) HTML
11 3 (6.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Clustering
1 4 (9.30%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) DTV
2 1 (2.33%) PKI
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) CentOS
3 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.63%) UNIX
5 3 (6.98%) Windows
5 3 (6.98%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) TDD
3 10 (23.26%) Scrum
4 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
5 7 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (16.28%) Workflow
6 6 (13.95%) MVC
7 5 (11.63%) UML
8 4 (9.30%) OO
9 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.98%) Kanban
9 3 (6.98%) BDD
10 2 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.65%) SOA
10 2 (4.65%) Migration
11 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) C
4 8 (18.60%) C++
5 5 (11.63%) Scala
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
7 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.98%) Python
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Samba
1 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.65%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) SELinux
2 10 (23.26%) yum
3 4 (9.30%) Puppet
3 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (9.30%) logstash
3 4 (9.30%) Salt
3 4 (9.30%) ZABBIX
3 4 (9.30%) Ansible
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) Trapeze
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Sun
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) CA