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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 242 240 256
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing JBoss 525 459 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.84% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.04% 4.64% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 303 174
Average daily rate
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£425 £403 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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
10418 9890 8735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.32% 18.10% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6673 5850 4963
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 395 432
Average hourly rate £21.15 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +56 436 £425 +6.25% 96
London +40 203 £475 +10.46% 26
South East +21 77 £400 - 16
South West +18 47 £420 +12.00% 9
North West +10 41 £428 - 11
Scotland -67 39 £375 -11.76% 5
City of London -21 33 £450 +28.57% 8
Wales +18 28 £375 +28.20% 8
Edinburgh -49 28 £375 -11.76% 2
South Wales +19 25 £375 +28.20% 8
Yorkshire -5 25 £350 -15.66% 7
Hampshire +6 24 £400 - 1
Canary Wharf - 23 £500 -
Surrey 0 21 £400 -5.88% 1
Oxfordshire - 21 £413 - 1
Cardiff +12 18 £375 +31.57% 4
Manchester +7 18 £438 - 8
Croydon -1 18 £450 -21.05%
Devon +12 17 £450 +46.34% 1
East of England -16 14 £475 +8.57% 12
Lancashire - 14 £425 -
Oxford - 14 £423 - 1
Leatherhead -16 13 £400 -
Plymouth - 13 £450 -
West Midlands +4 12 £388 +10.71% 5
East Midlands +10 11 £400 -20.00% 3
York - 9 £350 - 1
North Yorkshire - 9 £350 - 1
South Yorkshire -2 8 £294 -29.21% 3
Northamptonshire +2 7 £438 -12.50% 1

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 791 (75.77%) Java
2 431 (41.28%) Linux
3 425 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
4 354 (33.91%) Oracle
5 338 (32.38%) Tomcat
6 323 (30.94%) Web Services
7 317 (30.36%) J2EE
8 311 (29.79%) Spring
9 265 (25.38%) SQL
9 265 (25.38%) XML
10 256 (24.52%) Maven
11 235 (22.51%) Red Hat
12 225 (21.55%) JavaScript
13 222 (21.26%) Hibernate
14 212 (20.31%) WebLogic
15 211 (20.21%) SOA
16 206 (19.73%) HTML
17 205 (19.64%) Apache
18 204 (19.54%) WebSphere
19 203 (19.44%) Scrum
20 196 (18.77%) TDD
21 184 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
22 176 (16.86%) UNIX
23 172 (16.48%) Jenkins
24 169 (16.19%) Security Cleared
25 168 (16.09%) Windows
26 158 (15.13%) SOAP
27 154 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 150 (14.37%) Finance
29 143 (13.70%) CSS

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 338 (32.38%) Tomcat
2 212 (20.31%) WebLogic
3 205 (19.64%) Apache
4 204 (19.54%) WebSphere
5 93 (8.91%) IIS
6 64 (6.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 46 (4.41%) Confluence
8 45 (4.31%) GlassFish
9 32 (3.07%) nginx
9 32 (3.07%) WildFly
9 32 (3.07%) Mule ESB
10 30 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
11 29 (2.78%) Jetty
12 27 (2.59%) Liferay
13 26 (2.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 26 (2.49%) CMS
14 25 (2.39%) Node.js
15 24 (2.30%) SharePoint
16 23 (2.20%) Mule
17 19 (1.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.48%) MS Office
4 2 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.096%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.096%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.096%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.096%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.096%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 71 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.82%) PaaS
2 19 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (1.34%) Adobe Analytics
4 10 (0.96%) OpenShift
4 10 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.77%) SaaS
5 8 (0.77%) IBM SmartCloud
5 8 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.38%) GitHub
6 4 (0.38%) IaaS
7 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.19%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.096%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.096%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.23%) Firewall
2 61 (5.84%) TCP/IP
2 61 (5.84%) HTTP
3 49 (4.69%) LDAP
4 46 (4.41%) DNS
5 28 (2.68%) SSL
5 28 (2.68%) SAN
6 19 (1.82%) Internet
6 19 (1.82%) VPN
7 14 (1.34%) NAS
8 13 (1.25%) OpenLDAP
9 12 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
9 12 (1.15%) DMZ
10 11 (1.05%) WAN
11 10 (0.96%) DHCP
12 9 (0.86%) Intranet
12 9 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (0.77%) SNMP
14 7 (0.67%) SSH
14 7 (0.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (13.12%) MySQL
2 129 (12.36%) SQL Server
3 106 (10.15%) Relational Database
4 87 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 80 (7.66%) PostgreSQL
6 55 (5.27%) MongoDB
7 37 (3.54%) RDBMS
8 33 (3.16%) DB2
9 28 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (2.68%) NoSQL
9 28 (2.68%) Redis
10 25 (2.39%) Oracle Database 12c
11 24 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (1.44%) MariaDB
13 14 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.05%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (0.86%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 256 (24.52%) Maven
2 172 (16.48%) Jenkins
3 133 (12.74%) Git (software)
4 125 (11.97%) JUnit
5 124 (11.88%) Subversion
6 122 (11.69%) Eclipse
7 96 (9.20%) JIRA
8 95 (9.10%) Ant
9 76 (7.28%) Selenium
10 55 (5.27%) Cucumber
11 39 (3.74%) Artifactory
12 37 (3.54%) Gradle
13 35 (3.35%) Mockito
14 33 (3.16%) JMeter
14 33 (3.16%) SonarQube
15 29 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 29 (2.78%) Gerrit
16 26 (2.49%) SoapUI
17 19 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 18 (1.72%) Mercurial
General
1 150 (14.37%) Finance
2 50 (4.79%) Retail
3 44 (4.21%) Banking
4 27 (2.59%) Back Office
5 19 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.53%) Marketing
7 13 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.05%) Front Office
9 8 (0.77%) Legal
9 8 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.48%) Publishing
11 4 (0.38%) Games
12 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.19%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.19%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.096%) French Language
14 1 (0.096%) Swedish Language
14 1 (0.096%) Local Government
14 1 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 509 (48.75%) Developer
2 398 (38.12%) Java Developer
3 121 (11.59%) Architect
4 70 (6.70%) Administrator
5 64 (6.13%) Analyst
6 62 (5.94%) Senior Developer
7 54 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 44 (4.21%) Applications Support
9 41 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
10 40 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
11 39 (3.74%) Consultant
12 32 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
13 29 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 28 (2.68%) Java Architect
14 28 (2.68%) Support Analyst
15 22 (2.11%) Software Engineer
16 21 (2.01%) Applications Support Analyst
17 19 (1.82%) Designer
18 18 (1.72%) Middleware Engineer
19 16 (1.53%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (30.94%) Web Services
2 317 (30.36%) J2EE
3 311 (29.79%) Spring
4 265 (25.38%) XML
5 222 (21.26%) Hibernate
6 206 (19.73%) HTML
7 158 (15.13%) SOAP
8 143 (13.70%) CSS
9 141 (13.51%) Java EE
10 124 (11.88%) REST
11 118 (11.30%) Apache Camel
12 117 (11.21%) Middleware
13 101 (9.67%) JSP
14 97 (9.29%) JSON
15 95 (9.10%) Struts
16 93 (8.91%) .NET
17 89 (8.52%) JPA
17 89 (8.52%) RESTful
18 87 (8.33%) JMS
19 84 (8.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
2 51 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (2.30%) Clustering
4 23 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 21 (2.01%) PKI
5 21 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.53%) iPad
7 15 (1.44%) Social Media
8 13 (1.25%) GIS
9 12 (1.15%) Mathematics
10 8 (0.77%) Data Centre
10 8 (0.77%) N-Tier
10 8 (0.77%) W3C
10 8 (0.77%) Market Risk
11 7 (0.67%) DataPower
11 7 (0.67%) Mainframe
11 7 (0.67%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.67%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.67%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 431 (41.28%) Linux
2 176 (16.86%) UNIX
3 168 (16.09%) Windows
4 154 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (3.64%) CentOS
6 37 (3.54%) Solaris
7 32 (3.07%) Ubuntu
8 28 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (2.59%) AIX
10 16 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 13 (1.25%) Windows 2000
12 9 (0.86%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.29%) SUSE
13 3 (0.29%) HPUX
13 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.19%) Android
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (20.21%) SOA
3 203 (19.44%) Scrum
4 196 (18.77%) TDD
5 184 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
6 122 (11.69%) MVC
7 121 (11.59%) DevOps
8 99 (9.48%) E-Commerce
9 96 (9.20%) ITIL
10 84 (8.05%) SDLC
11 83 (7.95%) Open Source
12 75 (7.18%) BDD
13 70 (6.70%) Configuration Management
14 65 (6.23%) UML
14 65 (6.23%) Unit Testing
15 62 (5.94%) OO
16 48 (4.60%) Migration
17 44 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
18 43 (4.12%) Continuous Delivery
18 43 (4.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 791 (75.77%) Java
2 265 (25.38%) SQL
3 225 (21.55%) JavaScript
4 86 (8.24%) Perl
5 85 (8.14%) Python
6 57 (5.46%) Bash Shell
7 55 (5.27%) Ruby
8 53 (5.08%) Shell Script
9 48 (4.60%) PowerShell
9 48 (4.60%) PL/SQL
10 40 (3.83%) C#
11 35 (3.35%) PHP
12 22 (2.11%) Groovy
13 19 (1.82%) C++
13 19 (1.82%) C
14 18 (1.72%) VB
14 18 (1.72%) Scala
15 16 (1.53%) XPath
16 8 (0.77%) Korn
17 4 (0.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 169 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 123 (11.78%) SC Cleared
3 48 (4.60%) Degree
4 28 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.05%) RHCE
6 7 (0.67%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.29%) ISEB
10 3 (0.29%) OCP
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.19%) HND
11 2 (0.19%) OCA
11 2 (0.19%) OCAJ
11 2 (0.19%) OCMJD
11 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.096%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.096%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.096%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.98%) QA
2 11 (1.05%) SLA
2 11 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.29%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.096%) BS7799
5 1 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (4.31%) Docker
3 41 (3.93%) vCloud
4 39 (3.74%) Active Directory
5 18 (1.72%) Squid
6 16 (1.53%) vSphere
7 15 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (1.34%) NFS
9 11 (1.05%) Varnish
10 10 (0.96%) GridGain
11 8 (0.77%) Hyper-V
12 7 (0.67%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.67%) KVM
13 6 (0.57%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 3 (0.29%) Samba
16 2 (0.19%) Xen
17 1 (0.096%) VMware ESX
17 1 (0.096%) Firmware
17 1 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 119 (11.40%) Puppet
2 58 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (4.02%) Ansible
4 30 (2.87%) ZABBIX
5 27 (2.59%) HAProxy
6 26 (2.49%) Rundeck
7 24 (2.30%) Salt
8 23 (2.20%) logstash
9 22 (2.11%) Kibana
10 20 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
11 14 (1.34%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.67%) Nagios
13 6 (0.57%) Foglight
13 6 (0.57%) SCOM
14 5 (0.48%) XenMobile
15 4 (0.38%) OpenAM
16 3 (0.29%) Kubernetes
16 3 (0.29%) SCCM
16 3 (0.29%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 354 (33.91%) Oracle
2 235 (22.51%) Red Hat
3 107 (10.25%) VMware
4 83 (7.95%) IBM
5 69 (6.61%) Microsoft
6 33 (3.16%) Google
7 31 (2.97%) hybris
8 29 (2.78%) Adobe
9 27 (2.59%) Cisco
10 22 (2.11%) Sybase
10 22 (2.11%) Sun
11 21 (2.01%) Endeca
12 20 (1.92%) ATG
12 20 (1.92%) Perforce
13 19 (1.82%) webMethods
13 19 (1.82%) EMC
14 16 (1.53%) BEA
14 16 (1.53%) NetApp
14 16 (1.53%) Atlassian
15 14 (1.34%) Pega
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tyneside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tyneside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £440 - £441 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
CPS Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
CPS Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 15 days ago