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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 233 280 236
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -44
Contract jobs citing JBoss 503 365 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.69% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.74% 3.87% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 227 261
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £46.25 £33.25 £38.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.09% -13.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £22.28 £29.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £90.00 £46.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+83.16% -

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
10609 9427 9888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.94% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6598 5710 5589
Average daily rate £383 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 373 487
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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 21 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBoss within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

JBoss Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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
England -15 370 £430 +4.24% 104
London -8 187 £450 - 32
Scotland +65 102 £420 +8.38% 10
Edinburgh +51 96 £425 - 3
East of England +19 60 £450 +20.00% 14
Essex +22 56 £450 +51.51% 3
City of London +13 46 £400 -5.88% 5
Southend-on-Sea -1 34 £475 +35.71% 1
South East -31 34 £450 +20.00% 21
Surrey +12 22 £500 +25.00% 6
Wales -5 20 £375 - 1
North West -10 20 £413 +10.36% 8
South West -38 20 £375 +17.18% 7
Yorkshire -17 16 £400 +14.28% 11
North East -32 15 £353 +31.77% 2
Leeds +8 12 £400 +23.07% 8
West Yorkshire +2 12 £400 +23.07% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 12 £360 +32.71% 2
Tyne and Wear -39 12 £360 +34.57% 2
South Wales -2 11 £375 - 1
West Midlands -3 11 £425 +30.76% 9
Gloucestershire - 10 - - 2
Cheshire +10 8 £400 -9.09%
Leatherhead -5 6 £500 +33.33% 1
Manchester -12 6 £425 +13.71% 6
Berkshire +6 5 - - 7
South Yorkshire -6 4 - - 3
Sheffield -7 4 - - 2
East Midlands -8 4 £320 -14.66% 2
Lancashire - 4 - -

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 743 (78.13%) Java
2 430 (45.22%) Oracle
3 345 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
4 308 (32.39%) Linux
5 259 (27.23%) XML
6 250 (26.29%) Web Services
7 243 (25.55%) Spring
8 241 (25.34%) HTML
9 228 (23.97%) WebLogic
10 221 (23.24%) SQL
11 214 (22.50%) J2EE
12 211 (22.19%) Maven
13 210 (22.08%) Apache
14 200 (21.03%) TDD
15 183 (19.24%) Hibernate
16 178 (18.72%) Java EE
17 176 (18.51%) Scrum
18 173 (18.19%) UNIX
19 172 (18.09%) SOAP
20 170 (17.88%) SOA
21 169 (17.77%) Tomcat
22 158 (16.61%) WebSphere
23 157 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
24 152 (15.98%) Relational Database
25 147 (15.46%) MySQL
26 142 (14.93%) JavaScript
27 138 (14.51%) CSS
28 129 (13.56%) JSF
29 125 (13.14%) Windows
30 119 (12.51%) Red Hat

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 228 (23.97%) WebLogic
2 210 (22.08%) Apache
3 169 (17.77%) Tomcat
4 158 (16.61%) WebSphere
5 54 (5.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 49 (5.15%) IIS
7 41 (4.31%) GlassFish
8 33 (3.47%) Confluence
9 21 (2.21%) IBM HTTP Server
10 19 (2.00%) CMS
11 17 (1.79%) SharePoint
12 11 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 10 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
14 9 (0.95%) Documentum
15 7 (0.74%) Mule
15 7 (0.74%) Liferay
16 6 (0.63%) ATG Dynamo
17 5 (0.53%) Apache Solr
17 5 (0.53%) FileNet
Applications
1 25 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.47%) MS Project
3 12 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.16%) MS Office
5 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 20 (2.10%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.42%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.42%) Cordys
5 3 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.32%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.74%) PaaS
3 5 (0.53%) SaaS
3 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.42%) Heroku
5 3 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.21%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.21%) GitHub
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (9.78%) LDAP
2 78 (8.20%) HTTP
3 56 (5.89%) DNS
4 28 (2.94%) Firewall
5 27 (2.84%) SAN
6 23 (2.42%) SSL
6 23 (2.42%) TCP/IP
6 23 (2.42%) Internet
7 13 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
8 12 (1.26%) FTP
9 11 (1.16%) SSH
10 8 (0.84%) NAS
11 6 (0.63%) AMQP
11 6 (0.63%) BIG-IP
11 6 (0.63%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.63%) SMTP
12 5 (0.53%) DHCP
12 5 (0.53%) LAN
12 5 (0.53%) VPN
12 5 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (15.98%) Relational Database
2 147 (15.46%) MySQL
3 118 (12.41%) SQL Server
4 72 (7.57%) Oracle Database
5 52 (5.47%) MariaDB
6 48 (5.05%) RDBMS
7 41 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 28 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (2.10%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.79%) Neo4j
11 15 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.47%) DB2
13 13 (1.37%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.84%) Big Data
16 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (0.63%) JasperReports
17 6 (0.63%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 211 (22.19%) Maven
2 111 (11.67%) Jenkins
3 106 (11.15%) Eclipse
4 100 (10.52%) Subversion
5 80 (8.41%) Git (software)
6 69 (7.26%) JIRA
7 63 (6.62%) Ant
8 57 (5.99%) JUnit
8 57 (5.99%) Selenium
9 47 (4.94%) Hudson
10 18 (1.89%) Artifactory
11 17 (1.79%) Visual Studio
12 16 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.68%) SoapUI
13 14 (1.47%) JProfiler
14 13 (1.37%) Gradle
14 13 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.16%) Mercurial
16 9 (0.95%) JMeter
17 8 (0.84%) TeamCity
General
1 105 (11.04%) Finance
2 74 (7.78%) Banking
3 44 (4.63%) Retail
4 26 (2.73%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.16%) Marketing
8 9 (0.95%) Front Office
9 7 (0.74%) Back Office
9 7 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.74%) Advertising
9 7 (0.74%) Publishing
9 7 (0.74%) Games
10 6 (0.63%) Electronics
10 6 (0.63%) Automotive
11 4 (0.42%) Legal
12 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.11%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 537 (56.47%) Developer
2 380 (39.96%) Java Developer
3 81 (8.52%) Architect
4 65 (6.83%) Senior Developer
5 52 (5.47%) Administrator
6 51 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 37 (3.89%) UI Developer
7 37 (3.89%) UI Programmer
8 35 (3.68%) Consultant
9 28 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
10 25 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (2.52%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (2.52%) Linux Administrator
11 24 (2.52%) Designer
12 23 (2.42%) Software Engineer
13 21 (2.21%) Analyst
13 21 (2.21%) Middleware Developer
13 21 (2.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 20 (2.10%) Linux Engineer
15 17 (1.79%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (27.23%) XML
2 250 (26.29%) Web Services
3 243 (25.55%) Spring
4 241 (25.34%) HTML
5 214 (22.50%) J2EE
6 183 (19.24%) Hibernate
7 178 (18.72%) Java EE
8 172 (18.09%) SOAP
9 138 (14.51%) CSS
10 129 (13.56%) JSF
11 112 (11.78%) JSP
12 107 (11.25%) JPA
13 94 (9.88%) REST
14 90 (9.46%) RESTful
15 88 (9.25%) jQuery
16 87 (9.15%) Spring MVC
17 86 (9.04%) JMS
18 81 (8.52%) Middleware
19 79 (8.31%) Struts
20 78 (8.20%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.52%) Enterprise Software
2 48 (5.05%) Open Source
3 43 (4.52%) iPad
4 40 (4.21%) Social Media
5 37 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.05%) Visualisation
7 22 (2.31%) Clustering
7 22 (2.31%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.26%) GIS
9 11 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.16%) User Experience
10 9 (0.95%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.74%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.63%) Smart Meter
12 6 (0.63%) HACMP
12 6 (0.63%) DTV
13 5 (0.53%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.53%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.53%) Wiki
14 4 (0.42%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 308 (32.39%) Linux
2 173 (18.19%) UNIX
3 125 (13.14%) Windows
4 94 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (5.15%) Mac OS X
6 26 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (2.42%) Solaris
8 22 (2.31%) AIX
9 17 (1.79%) CentOS
10 13 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.84%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.74%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.53%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.42%) Debian
16 3 (0.32%) SUSE
16 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.32%) SELinux
16 3 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (21.03%) TDD
3 176 (18.51%) Scrum
4 170 (17.88%) SOA
5 157 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
6 113 (11.88%) MVC
7 102 (10.73%) OO
8 88 (9.25%) Web Development
8 88 (9.25%) DevOps
9 75 (7.89%) UML
10 72 (7.57%) E-Commerce
11 70 (7.36%) Configuration Management
12 62 (6.52%) BPMN
13 60 (6.31%) Waterfall
14 58 (6.10%) ITIL
15 56 (5.89%) Content Management
15 56 (5.89%) Release Management
16 53 (5.57%) Software Engineering
17 50 (5.26%) Mentoring
18 45 (4.73%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 743 (78.13%) Java
2 221 (23.24%) SQL
3 142 (14.93%) JavaScript
4 101 (10.62%) PL/SQL
5 55 (5.78%) Shell Script
6 52 (5.47%) C
7 44 (4.63%) Perl
8 43 (4.52%) Groovy
9 38 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 29 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 28 (2.94%) C#
12 26 (2.73%) PHP
13 21 (2.21%) Python
14 20 (2.10%) Korn
15 18 (1.89%) Scala
16 17 (1.79%) Ruby
17 15 (1.58%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.58%) C++
18 11 (1.16%) Jython
18 11 (1.16%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 91 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 54 (5.68%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.79%) Degree
4 26 (2.73%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.63%) ISEB
7 5 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.42%) RHCE
9 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.21%) RHCT
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.21%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) OCAJ
10 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.11%) OCP
10 1 (0.11%) OCA
10 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.26%) QA
2 19 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.95%) SLA
4 5 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 56 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 19 (2.00%) XenServer
3 19 (2.00%) vSphere
4 14 (1.47%) NFS
5 11 (1.16%) vCloud
6 9 (0.95%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.53%) OCFS2
8 4 (0.42%) Docker
8 4 (0.42%) Xen
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.32%) Firmware
9 3 (0.32%) Samba
9 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.21%) GridGain
10 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.21%) qmail
10 2 (0.21%) Postfix
10 2 (0.21%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 84 (8.83%) Puppet
2 42 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (2.63%) Ansible
4 24 (2.52%) Tivoli
5 20 (2.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (1.26%) ZABBIX
7 9 (0.95%) SCOM
7 9 (0.95%) Nagios
8 8 (0.84%) CA SiteMinder
8 8 (0.84%) Hyperic
9 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (0.63%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.53%) OpenView
10 5 (0.53%) CA Wily
10 5 (0.53%) YUM
10 5 (0.53%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.42%) Salt
11 4 (0.42%) EMC Navisphere
11 4 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.32%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 430 (45.22%) Oracle
2 119 (12.51%) Red Hat
3 107 (11.25%) VMware
4 83 (8.73%) IBM
5 71 (7.47%) Microsoft
6 55 (5.78%) ATG
7 45 (4.73%) Endeca
8 38 (4.00%) Perforce
9 36 (3.79%) Cisco
10 30 (3.15%) NetApp
11 26 (2.73%) HP
11 26 (2.73%) Citrix
11 26 (2.73%) Atlassian
12 21 (2.21%) EMC
13 19 (2.00%) LANDesk
14 18 (1.89%) Sybase
15 17 (1.79%) Splunk
16 15 (1.58%) TIBCO
17 12 (1.26%) Sun
18 11 (1.16%) Adobe
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