The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 258 255 256
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing JBoss 427 370 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.72% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.34% 4.05% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 238 220
Average daily rate
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£450 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £314 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9845 9126 8714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.15% 17.83% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6369 5531 4914
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 373 434
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend

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

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JBoss
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JBoss within the UK.

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JBoss
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBoss within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

JBoss Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JBoss
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JBoss within the UK.

JBoss Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JBoss
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the UK 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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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
England -32 310 £450 +5.88% 69
London -33 147 £475 +5.55% 31
Scotland +29 93 £400 +23.07% 5
Edinburgh +10 83 £400 +23.07% 5
South East -20 37 £425 +23.63% 8
East of England +9 35 £469 +30.20% 14
Essex +8 27 £475 +41.79% 1
City of London -27 26 £450 +5.88% 9
West Midlands - 24 £425 -
South West -16 19 £375 -16.66% 8
Wales - 18 £450 -
South Wales - 16 £450 -
Surrey +8 15 £400 +18.51%
Berkshire -1 12 £425 +21.42% 3
North West -28 11 £400 +5.96% 2
East Midlands +6 10 £378 +4.13% 2
Northamptonshire - 10 £378 - 1
Hampshire -25 8 £400 +19.40% 1
Reading +20 7 £425 +41.66% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 5 £381 - 7
Gloucestershire -11 5 £400 -
Yorkshire -20 5 £325 - 4
Cambridge +3 4 £381 - 6
Lancashire -20 4 - -
Devon - 4 £245 -
Cheshire -1 3 £400 +25.49%
Manchester -22 3 £306 -31.94% 1
Exeter - 3 £240 -
Gloucester - 3 £400 -
Hertfordshire +6 2 £450 -4.00% 3

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 690 (76.92%) Java
2 399 (44.48%) Oracle
3 336 (37.46%) Linux
4 323 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
5 248 (27.65%) Spring
6 237 (26.42%) Apache
6 237 (26.42%) XML
7 225 (25.08%) J2EE
8 218 (24.30%) UNIX
9 215 (23.97%) Maven
10 212 (23.63%) SQL
10 212 (23.63%) WebLogic
11 211 (23.52%) Tomcat
12 210 (23.41%) Web Services
13 203 (22.63%) HTML
14 190 (21.18%) TDD
15 178 (19.84%) Scrum
16 176 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
17 158 (17.61%) SOAP
18 151 (16.83%) Hibernate
19 143 (15.94%) Java EE
20 141 (15.72%) MySQL
21 140 (15.61%) Red Hat
21 140 (15.61%) WebSphere
21 140 (15.61%) Relational Database
22 138 (15.38%) Windows
23 133 (14.83%) Jenkins
24 130 (14.49%) CSS
25 124 (13.82%) JavaScript
26 121 (13.49%) Puppet

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 237 (26.42%) Apache
2 212 (23.63%) WebLogic
3 211 (23.52%) Tomcat
4 140 (15.61%) WebSphere
5 46 (5.13%) Confluence
6 45 (5.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 43 (4.79%) IIS
8 28 (3.12%) GlassFish
9 21 (2.34%) IBM HTTP Server
10 18 (2.01%) SharePoint
11 17 (1.90%) CMS
12 13 (1.45%) Node.js
12 13 (1.45%) Apache ServiceMix
13 12 (1.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 12 (1.34%) Mule
14 7 (0.78%) Liferay
14 7 (0.78%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.78%) Documentum
15 6 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.34%) MS Office
2 12 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.11%) MS Project
4 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.33%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.33%) Cordys
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.22%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.34%) PaaS
2 10 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.56%) IaaS
5 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.33%) SaaS
6 3 (0.33%) Heroku
6 3 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.22%) GitHub
7 2 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 95 (10.59%) LDAP
2 73 (8.14%) HTTP
3 40 (4.46%) DNS
4 30 (3.34%) TCP/IP
5 25 (2.79%) Firewall
6 22 (2.45%) SSL
7 21 (2.34%) SAN
8 20 (2.23%) Internet
9 12 (1.34%) OpenLDAP
9 12 (1.34%) FTP
10 11 (1.23%) AMQP
11 10 (1.11%) SSH
12 7 (0.78%) BIG-IP
12 7 (0.78%) DHCP
13 6 (0.67%) SMTP
14 5 (0.56%) Kerberos
14 5 (0.56%) NAS
15 4 (0.45%) LAN
16 3 (0.33%) VPN
16 3 (0.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (15.72%) MySQL
2 140 (15.61%) Relational Database
3 118 (13.15%) SQL Server
4 77 (8.58%) Oracle Database
5 59 (6.58%) MariaDB
6 50 (5.57%) RDBMS
7 46 (5.13%) MongoDB
8 37 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (1.90%) Neo4j
10 16 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.56%) DB2
12 12 (1.34%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.23%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.23%) Redis
14 10 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.67%) SQLPlus
16 6 (0.67%) Jackrabbit
16 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 215 (23.97%) Maven
2 133 (14.83%) Jenkins
3 116 (12.93%) Subversion
4 94 (10.48%) Eclipse
5 92 (10.26%) Git (software)
6 85 (9.48%) JIRA
7 73 (8.14%) Ant
8 53 (5.91%) JUnit
9 44 (4.91%) Hudson
10 42 (4.68%) Selenium
11 31 (3.46%) JProfiler
12 29 (3.23%) Artifactory
13 19 (2.12%) Gradle
13 19 (2.12%) Mockito
13 19 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (1.90%) SoapUI
16 16 (1.78%) Mercurial
17 15 (1.67%) JMeter
18 14 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 117 (13.04%) Finance
2 71 (7.92%) Banking
3 42 (4.68%) Retail
4 20 (2.23%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.34%) Back Office
6 9 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.78%) Publishing
9 6 (0.67%) Advertising
10 5 (0.56%) Front Office
11 4 (0.45%) Automotive
12 3 (0.33%) Legal
12 3 (0.33%) Games
13 2 (0.22%) Marketing
13 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.22%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) Danish Language
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 461 (51.39%) Developer
2 338 (37.68%) Java Developer
3 85 (9.48%) Architect
4 68 (7.58%) Senior Developer
5 61 (6.80%) Administrator
6 55 (6.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 45 (5.02%) Consultant
8 35 (3.90%) Analyst
9 33 (3.68%) Linux Administrator
10 30 (3.34%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
12 22 (2.45%) Technical Architect
13 20 (2.23%) Systems Engineer
14 18 (2.01%) Infrastructure Architect
14 18 (2.01%) Linux Engineer
15 17 (1.90%) Technical Leader
15 17 (1.90%) UI Programmer
15 17 (1.90%) Middleware Developer
15 17 (1.90%) UI Developer
16 16 (1.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (27.65%) Spring
2 237 (26.42%) XML
3 225 (25.08%) J2EE
4 210 (23.41%) Web Services
5 203 (22.63%) HTML
6 158 (17.61%) SOAP
7 151 (16.83%) Hibernate
8 143 (15.94%) Java EE
9 130 (14.49%) CSS
10 96 (10.70%) JSP
11 93 (10.37%) Spring MVC
12 89 (9.92%) Middleware
12 89 (9.92%) RESTful
13 88 (9.81%) JPA
14 78 (8.70%) JSF
15 77 (8.58%) REST
16 73 (8.14%) jQuery
17 71 (7.92%) Struts
18 64 (7.13%) JAAS
19 58 (6.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.70%) Open Source
2 77 (8.58%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (3.90%) iPad
5 30 (3.34%) Visualisation
5 30 (3.34%) Social Media
6 28 (3.12%) Clustering
7 22 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.00%) User Experience
9 8 (0.89%) EMV
10 7 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.78%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.67%) Wiki
11 6 (0.67%) Smart Meter
11 6 (0.67%) DataPower
12 5 (0.56%) Web 2.0
12 5 (0.56%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.56%) HACMP
12 5 (0.56%) GIS
13 4 (0.45%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 336 (37.46%) Linux
2 218 (24.30%) UNIX
3 138 (15.38%) Windows
4 118 (13.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (5.46%) Mac OS X
6 39 (4.35%) AIX
7 37 (4.12%) Solaris
8 28 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (3.12%) CentOS
9 19 (2.12%) Ubuntu
10 16 (1.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 13 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.67%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.56%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.45%) Windows NT
15 4 (0.45%) HPUX
15 4 (0.45%) Debian
16 3 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (21.18%) TDD
3 178 (19.84%) Scrum
4 176 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
5 120 (13.38%) DevOps
6 119 (13.27%) SOA
7 115 (12.82%) MVC
8 78 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 77 (8.58%) Web Development
10 64 (7.13%) E-Commerce
11 59 (6.58%) ITIL
11 59 (6.58%) OO
12 53 (5.91%) UML
13 51 (5.69%) Release Management
14 48 (5.35%) Mentoring
15 45 (5.02%) Waterfall
16 43 (4.79%) Content Management
17 40 (4.46%) Web Design
18 32 (3.57%) ERP
18 32 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 690 (76.92%) Java
2 212 (23.63%) SQL
3 124 (13.82%) JavaScript
4 97 (10.81%) PL/SQL
5 64 (7.13%) Perl
6 53 (5.91%) Shell Script
7 40 (4.46%) C
7 40 (4.46%) Groovy
8 33 (3.68%) PowerShell
8 33 (3.68%) Bash Shell
9 32 (3.57%) Scala
10 26 (2.90%) C#
11 23 (2.56%) PHP
12 22 (2.45%) Ruby
13 20 (2.23%) Python
14 17 (1.90%) Korn
15 14 (1.56%) C++
16 11 (1.23%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.23%) Jython
16 11 (1.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 111 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 69 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 36 (4.01%) Degree
4 27 (3.01%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.11%) RHCE
7 6 (0.67%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.33%) ISEB
10 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.22%) RHCT
10 2 (0.22%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.11%) OCP
11 1 (0.11%) OCA
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.11%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.13%) QA
2 14 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.78%) SLA
4 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (2.34%) vSphere
3 18 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 14 (1.56%) XenServer
5 13 (1.45%) Squid
6 11 (1.23%) NFS
6 11 (1.23%) vCloud
7 9 (1.00%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.89%) Docker
9 4 (0.45%) OCFS2
10 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.33%) Firmware
10 3 (0.33%) Xen
10 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.22%) Samba
11 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.22%) Postfix
11 2 (0.22%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.22%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 121 (13.49%) Puppet
2 44 (4.91%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (3.79%) Ansible
4 26 (2.90%) Tivoli
4 26 (2.90%) ZABBIX
5 12 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (1.34%) Nagios
5 12 (1.34%) yum
6 11 (1.23%) SELinux
6 11 (1.23%) Hyperic
7 10 (1.11%) Salt
8 9 (1.00%) logstash
8 9 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
9 8 (0.89%) CA SiteMinder
9 8 (0.89%) SCOM
10 6 (0.67%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.56%) CA Wily
12 4 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.45%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.45%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 399 (44.48%) Oracle
2 140 (15.61%) Red Hat
3 119 (13.27%) VMware
4 77 (8.58%) IBM
5 60 (6.69%) Microsoft
6 44 (4.91%) ATG
7 37 (4.12%) Endeca
8 32 (3.57%) Perforce
9 25 (2.79%) Atlassian
10 24 (2.68%) HP
10 24 (2.68%) Citrix
11 23 (2.56%) EMC
12 22 (2.45%) NetApp
13 21 (2.34%) TIBCO
13 21 (2.34%) Cisco
14 18 (2.01%) Sybase
15 16 (1.78%) Splunk
16 15 (1.67%) BEA
17 14 (1.56%) Sun
17 14 (1.56%) LANDesk
London
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Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 550-650pd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago
South East London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Vsolvit4u
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago