The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 36 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing JBoss 6 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.51% 4.26% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.89% 16.49% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
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£370 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £384
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £99.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-54.77% +279.04%
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Application Platforms Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
76 97 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.10% 25.80% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 66 8
Average daily rate £335 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £170.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.35% +750.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JBoss across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JBoss across the Tyne and Wear region.

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBoss across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

JBoss Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

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Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JBoss across the Tyne and Wear region.

JBoss Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle
3 11 (45.83%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (45.83%) LDAP
3 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
4 10 (41.67%) AIX
4 10 (41.67%) IBM
5 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 9 (37.50%) UNIX
6 8 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (29.17%) JPA
7 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
7 7 (29.17%) J2EE
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
7 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
7 7 (29.17%) SOAP
7 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
7 7 (29.17%) Apache
7 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
7 7 (29.17%) Tivoli
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 6 (25.00%) Perl
8 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (20.83%) Open Source
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (45.83%) WebSphere Application Server
1 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
2 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
2 7 (29.17%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) LDAP
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
1 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
1 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
1 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Java Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) JPA
1 7 (29.17%) J2EE
1 7 (29.17%) SOAP
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) Software Packaging
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (8.33%) Java EE 5
3 2 (8.33%) Java SE
3 2 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (4.17%) Apache CXF
4 1 (4.17%) SAML
4 1 (4.17%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) DataPower
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) AIX
3 9 (37.50%) UNIX
4 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.50%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
1 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.50%) C
5 3 (12.50%) COBOL
6 2 (8.33%) Korn
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) OCAJ
2 2 (8.33%) OCP
2 2 (8.33%) OCA
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) IBM
3 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
4 3 (12.50%) Siebel
4 3 (12.50%) Informatica
4 3 (12.50%) Axway