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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 271 233 273
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +40
Contract jobs citing JBoss 382 411 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.82% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.11% 4.71% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 232 176
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £281 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.60 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.42% +20.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+52.54% +12.38%

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
9287 8731 7891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.43% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5669 5187 4454
Average daily rate £400 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 301 396
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.46 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -14 294 £438 -0.56% 149
London +2 153 £475 +5.55% 54
Scotland -32 52 £400 +6.66% 16
South East -5 46 £388 +3.33% 26
Edinburgh -19 43 £400 +6.66% 11
City of London +12 28 £450 -2.70% 20
South West -6 27 £363 +31.81% 23
East of England +4 23 £425 +3.65% 15
Surrey +22 22 £350 -9.67% 3
Wales +4 18 £413 - 7
Gloucestershire +2 15 £410 - 4
Yorkshire -16 13 £225 -29.68% 11
South Wales +7 12 £400 - 6
Hertfordshire - 12 £368 - 8
West Midlands +5 11 £438 +9.37% 2
Berkshire -6 10 £415 +52.29% 6
Oxfordshire -12 10 £410 - 1
Essex -3 9 £425 +3.65% 3
North West -33 8 £400 +11.88% 8
South Yorkshire -3 7 £225 - 5
North East -4 7 £325 +30.00%
Oxford - 7 £413 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 7 - -
East Midlands +5 6 £306 - 8
West Yorkshire -7 6 - - 6
Leeds -11 6 - - 3
Newport +2 5 £425 - 4
Cheshire -3 5 £419 +31.37%
Glasgow -3 5 £363 +7.40% 4
Reading -1 4 £420 +127.02% 4

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 669 (77.97%) Java
2 357 (41.61%) Oracle
3 325 (37.88%) Linux
4 318 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
5 251 (29.25%) Spring
6 236 (27.51%) XML
7 233 (27.16%) Tomcat
8 227 (26.46%) SQL
9 226 (26.34%) UNIX
10 217 (25.29%) Web Services
10 217 (25.29%) J2EE
11 214 (24.94%) WebLogic
12 203 (23.66%) HTML
13 195 (22.73%) Maven
14 179 (20.86%) Apache
15 165 (19.23%) TDD
16 161 (18.76%) Continuous Integration
17 154 (17.95%) WebSphere
18 149 (17.37%) Scrum
19 148 (17.25%) Hibernate
20 143 (16.67%) Security Cleared
21 139 (16.20%) Red Hat
22 134 (15.62%) Windows
23 133 (15.50%) CSS
24 131 (15.27%) Finance
24 131 (15.27%) Java EE
25 128 (14.92%) JavaScript
26 126 (14.69%) Subversion
27 124 (14.45%) SOAP
27 124 (14.45%) Jenkins

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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
1 233 (27.16%) Tomcat
2 214 (24.94%) WebLogic
3 179 (20.86%) Apache
4 154 (17.95%) WebSphere
5 47 (5.48%) Confluence
6 40 (4.66%) IIS
7 34 (3.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 24 (2.80%) GlassFish
9 17 (1.98%) SharePoint
10 16 (1.86%) Node.js
11 15 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (1.75%) MQSeries
12 14 (1.63%) CMS
12 14 (1.63%) Jetty
13 13 (1.52%) Apache ServiceMix
14 12 (1.40%) Mule
15 11 (1.28%) Liferay
15 11 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (1.28%) FileNet
16 9 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.58%) TIBCO iProcess
2 5 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.35%) Cordys
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.61%) PaaS
2 16 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.70%) IaaS
4 6 (0.70%) Amazon S3
4 6 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.35%) SaaS
5 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.23%) GitHub
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 72 (8.39%) LDAP
2 61 (7.11%) HTTP
3 44 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 29 (3.38%) DNS
5 25 (2.91%) SSL
6 19 (2.21%) Firewall
7 17 (1.98%) Internet
8 12 (1.40%) OpenLDAP
8 12 (1.40%) AMQP
9 11 (1.28%) SAN
10 9 (1.05%) FTP
11 8 (0.93%) DHCP
12 6 (0.70%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.70%) SSH
13 5 (0.58%) SMTP
13 5 (0.58%) LAN
14 3 (0.35%) MQTT
14 3 (0.35%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.35%) WAN
15 2 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (13.17%) MySQL
1 113 (13.17%) Relational Database
2 99 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 61 (7.11%) Oracle Database
4 53 (6.18%) MariaDB
5 51 (5.94%) MongoDB
6 43 (5.01%) RDBMS
7 40 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (2.21%) DB2
9 15 (1.75%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (1.40%) Redis
11 12 (1.40%) Neo4j
12 10 (1.17%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.82%) Jackrabbit
14 7 (0.82%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 195 (22.73%) Maven
2 126 (14.69%) Subversion
3 124 (14.45%) Jenkins
4 104 (12.12%) JIRA
5 101 (11.77%) Git (software)
6 97 (11.31%) Ant
7 83 (9.67%) Eclipse
8 80 (9.32%) JUnit
9 39 (4.55%) Selenium
10 34 (3.96%) SoapUI
11 30 (3.50%) Hudson
12 24 (2.80%) JProfiler
12 24 (2.80%) Gradle
13 23 (2.68%) Artifactory
13 23 (2.68%) Cucumber
14 19 (2.21%) Mockito
15 16 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
17 14 (1.63%) JMeter
17 14 (1.63%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 131 (15.27%) Finance
2 65 (7.58%) Banking
3 34 (3.96%) Retail
4 25 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.56%) Back Office
6 19 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.17%) Front Office
9 9 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.93%) Games
11 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.47%) Publishing
12 3 (0.35%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.35%) Advertising
12 3 (0.35%) Legal
12 3 (0.35%) Marketing
13 2 (0.23%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.23%) iGaming
14 1 (0.12%) Electronics
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 428 (49.88%) Developer
2 324 (37.76%) Java Developer
3 74 (8.62%) Architect
4 59 (6.88%) Administrator
5 57 (6.64%) Senior Developer
6 45 (5.24%) Analyst
6 45 (5.24%) Consultant
6 45 (5.24%) Senior Java Developer
7 33 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
8 25 (2.91%) Linux Administrator
9 24 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
10 23 (2.68%) Software Engineer
11 22 (2.56%) Technical Architect
11 22 (2.56%) Support Analyst
12 19 (2.21%) Applications Support
13 18 (2.10%) Java Software Engineer
14 16 (1.86%) Systems Engineer
15 15 (1.75%) Platform Architect
15 15 (1.75%) Technical Consultant
16 14 (1.63%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (29.25%) Spring
2 236 (27.51%) XML
3 217 (25.29%) Web Services
3 217 (25.29%) J2EE
4 203 (23.66%) HTML
5 148 (17.25%) Hibernate
6 133 (15.50%) CSS
7 131 (15.27%) Java EE
8 124 (14.45%) SOAP
9 83 (9.67%) Spring MVC
10 80 (9.32%) Middleware
11 79 (9.21%) JPA
12 76 (8.86%) RESTful
13 75 (8.74%) Apache Camel
14 74 (8.62%) REST
14 74 (8.62%) JSF
15 69 (8.04%) EJB
16 68 (7.93%) JSP
16 68 (7.93%) jQuery
17 62 (7.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.79%) Open Source
2 67 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
3 51 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.45%) Client/Server
5 21 (2.45%) Clustering
6 20 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 20 (2.33%) Social Media
7 19 (2.21%) iPad
8 8 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.93%) EMV
9 7 (0.82%) DataPower
9 7 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.70%) PKI
10 6 (0.70%) Smart Meter
11 5 (0.58%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.58%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.58%) Web 2.0
12 4 (0.47%) Wiki
12 4 (0.47%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 325 (37.88%) Linux
2 226 (26.34%) UNIX
3 134 (15.62%) Windows
4 120 (13.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (4.55%) AIX
6 37 (4.31%) Mac OS X
7 28 (3.26%) Solaris
8 22 (2.56%) CentOS
9 19 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (2.10%) Ubuntu
11 16 (1.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 9 (1.05%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.70%) Android
15 6 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.47%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (19.23%) TDD
3 161 (18.76%) Continuous Integration
4 149 (17.37%) Scrum
5 123 (14.34%) SOA
6 117 (13.64%) MVC
7 111 (12.94%) DevOps
8 67 (7.81%) Configuration Management
9 59 (6.88%) Web Development
10 58 (6.76%) UML
11 54 (6.29%) Change Management
12 52 (6.06%) ITIL
13 51 (5.94%) Mentoring
14 46 (5.36%) E-Commerce
15 45 (5.24%) Software Engineering
16 38 (4.43%) OO
16 38 (4.43%) Unit Testing
17 37 (4.31%) Waterfall
18 34 (3.96%) Automated Testing
18 34 (3.96%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 669 (77.97%) Java
2 227 (26.46%) SQL
3 128 (14.92%) JavaScript
4 77 (8.97%) PL/SQL
5 66 (7.69%) Perl
6 45 (5.24%) Python
7 41 (4.78%) Shell Script
8 40 (4.66%) Groovy
8 40 (4.66%) Ruby
9 35 (4.08%) Scala
10 26 (3.03%) C
10 26 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.10%) C#
12 17 (1.98%) PHP
13 13 (1.52%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.28%) Korn
15 10 (1.17%) C++
16 9 (1.05%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 8 (0.93%) Golang
18 6 (0.70%) Jython
Qualifications
1 143 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 88 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 49 (5.71%) Degree
4 33 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.86%) RHCE
6 13 (1.52%) VCP4
6 13 (1.52%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.35%) ISEB
11 2 (0.23%) OCAJ
11 2 (0.23%) RHCT
11 2 (0.23%) OCP
11 2 (0.23%) OCA
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.23%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.23%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.78%) QA
2 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.21%) vSphere
3 17 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.52%) Squid
5 11 (1.28%) vCloud
5 11 (1.28%) Docker
6 5 (0.58%) XenServer
6 5 (0.58%) NFS
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.35%) OCFS2
7 3 (0.35%) GridGain
7 3 (0.35%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.35%) Xen
8 2 (0.23%) Firmware
8 2 (0.23%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.23%) XenApp
9 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.12%) Postfix
9 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 106 (12.35%) Puppet
2 34 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (3.26%) Ansible
4 27 (3.15%) ZABBIX
5 16 (1.86%) Nagios
6 15 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
7 13 (1.52%) Tivoli
8 11 (1.28%) Hyperic
9 10 (1.17%) Salt
10 8 (0.93%) SELinux
10 8 (0.93%) yum
11 7 (0.82%) logstash
12 4 (0.47%) EMC Navisphere
12 4 (0.47%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.47%) SCOM
12 4 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.35%) SCCM
13 3 (0.35%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 357 (41.61%) Oracle
2 139 (16.20%) Red Hat
3 94 (10.96%) VMware
4 52 (6.06%) IBM
5 38 (4.43%) Microsoft
6 26 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 25 (2.91%) ATG
7 25 (2.91%) Perforce
8 22 (2.56%) Endeca
9 20 (2.33%) Sybase
10 19 (2.21%) BEA
11 17 (1.98%) Atlassian
12 15 (1.75%) Talend
12 15 (1.75%) Citrix
12 15 (1.75%) EMC
13 14 (1.63%) Sun
14 13 (1.52%) Cisco
15 12 (1.40%) NetApp
16 11 (1.28%) BMC
17 10 (1.17%) HP
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