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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBoss
Rank 122 91 124
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +33
Contract jobs citing JBoss 26 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 1.22% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 3.03% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £323 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -32.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+84.78% -42.50%
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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
1398 925 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.56% 40.41% 39.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 572 645
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 82 111
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £12.00 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 September 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 30 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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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 - 12 £425 - 3
Bristol - 5 £406 - 8
Somerset -14 2 £350 +16.66%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Dorset - - - -
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England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 33 (78.57%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Oracle
3 16 (38.10%) Web Services
3 16 (38.10%) Linux
3 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
4 15 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 14 (33.33%) J2EE
5 14 (33.33%) SQL
5 14 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 13 (30.95%) Apache
7 12 (28.57%) EJB
8 11 (26.19%) JPA
9 10 (23.81%) EJB 3.0
9 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 10 (23.81%) JUnit
9 10 (23.81%) Tomcat
9 10 (23.81%) Scrum
10 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
10 9 (21.43%) Finance
10 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
10 9 (21.43%) jQuery
10 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
11 8 (19.05%) Spring
11 8 (19.05%) JSF
11 8 (19.05%) TDD
11 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
12 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (16.67%) C
12 7 (16.67%) XML

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 13 (30.95%) Apache
2 10 (23.81%) Tomcat
3 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.52%) Mule
5 3 (7.14%) Liferay
6 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.76%) CMS
7 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.38%) Escenic
7 1 (2.38%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) Cordys
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) FTP
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
1 2 (4.76%) VLAN
2 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) JUnit
2 6 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 5 (11.90%) Maven
4 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.52%) Gerrit
5 3 (7.14%) Subversion
5 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 2 (4.76%) Selenium
6 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.38%) Introscope
7 1 (2.38%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Marketing
3 6 (14.29%) Electronics
3 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
1 23 (54.76%) Java Developer
2 6 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (14.29%) C++/Java Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Tester
4 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Automated Tester
4 3 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) Web Services
2 15 (35.71%) Hibernate
3 14 (33.33%) J2EE
4 12 (28.57%) EJB
5 11 (26.19%) JPA
6 10 (23.81%) EJB 3.0
7 9 (21.43%) jQuery
8 8 (19.05%) Spring
8 8 (19.05%) JSF
9 7 (16.67%) XML
10 6 (14.29%) JAXB
10 6 (14.29%) JAX-RS
10 6 (14.29%) PrimeFaces
11 5 (11.90%) HornetQ
12 4 (9.52%) JMS
12 4 (9.52%) Spring MVC
13 3 (7.14%) Ajax
13 3 (7.14%) HTML
13 3 (7.14%) SOAP
13 3 (7.14%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) DTV
2 4 (9.52%) Clustering
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) IPTV
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) CentOS
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.52%) UNIX
4 3 (7.14%) Solaris
4 3 (7.14%) SELinux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Scrum
3 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 8 (19.05%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (16.67%) Workflow
6 6 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 6 (14.29%) UML
6 6 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.90%) Migration
8 4 (9.52%) MVC
8 4 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (9.52%) OO
9 3 (7.14%) SOA
9 3 (7.14%) BDD
10 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.76%) Kanban
10 2 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) C
5 6 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (9.52%) Scala
7 2 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (4.76%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) ISEB
4 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Samba
1 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.76%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.38%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) YUM
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) logstash
3 1 (2.38%) Salt
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.38%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 6 (14.29%) SAP
4 5 (11.90%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) F5
5 1 (2.38%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.38%) Sun
5 1 (2.38%) CA
5 1 (2.38%) Sybase