The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of JBoss products and/or services 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within JBoss.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBoss
Rank 239 252 212
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -40
Contract jobs citing JBoss 462 382 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.75% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% 1.59% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 166 267
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £315 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £43.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +16.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £31.75 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.62%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24989 24067 26976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.71% 47.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13873 13040 13656
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1082 1204 1387
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 Vendors 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -38 311 £400 -8.57% 93
London -39 159 £439 -5.69% 38
Scotland +61 137 £425 - 9
Edinburgh +44 123 £425 +21.42% 2
South East +9 45 £400 +14.28% 19
City of London +6 43 £360 -11.11% 18
North East +16 32 £300 - 5
East of England -29 31 £431 +11.29% 6
Tyne and Wear +7 29 £300 - 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 25 £300 - 5
South West -19 20 £375 - 9
Essex +17 18 £455 +21.33%
Surrey +3 18 £413 +17.85% 9
Hampshire -14 11 £400 +14.28% 3
West Midlands -4 10 £350 - 2
Gloucestershire - 10 £388 - 3
Milton Keynes +6 9 £400 +17.64%
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £400 +17.64%
Cambridgeshire -3 8 £425 -
Cambridge - 8 £425 -
Yorkshire +2 7 £300 -14.28% 7
South Wales -13 7 £293 -44.28% 3
Wales -13 7 £293 -44.28% 3
Warwickshire - 6 - -
North West -15 5 - - 6
Cardiff - 5 £285 - 3
Berkshire +6 4 £376 +0.33% 3
Leatherhead +4 4 £400 +6.66% 1
South Yorkshire +1 4 £300 -14.28% 4
Bedfordshire - 4 £278 - 1

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 720 (78.43%) Java
2 376 (40.96%) Oracle
3 268 (29.19%) Linux
4 250 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
5 238 (25.93%) Web Services
6 220 (23.97%) Spring
7 216 (23.53%) Hibernate
8 213 (23.20%) SOA
9 209 (22.77%) Maven
10 208 (22.66%) WebLogic
11 204 (22.22%) HTML
12 199 (21.68%) J2EE
13 197 (21.46%) Scrum
14 187 (20.37%) TDD
14 187 (20.37%) XML
15 164 (17.86%) Java EE
16 162 (17.65%) SQL
17 159 (17.32%) Tomcat
18 151 (16.45%) Apache
19 142 (15.47%) JavaScript
20 140 (15.25%) SOAP
21 138 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
22 131 (14.27%) WebSphere
23 130 (14.16%) OO
24 127 (13.83%) UNIX
25 122 (13.29%) JSF
26 118 (12.85%) Finance
26 118 (12.85%) CSS
27 104 (11.33%) Subversion
28 102 (11.11%) Red Hat

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 208 (22.66%) WebLogic
2 159 (17.32%) Tomcat
3 151 (16.45%) Apache
4 131 (14.27%) WebSphere
5 44 (4.79%) GlassFish
6 43 (4.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 31 (3.38%) IIS
8 29 (3.16%) Confluence
9 25 (2.72%) Mule
10 18 (1.96%) CMS
11 15 (1.63%) Liferay
12 14 (1.53%) SAS
13 13 (1.42%) Jetty
14 11 (1.20%) LiveCycle
14 11 (1.20%) Apache Solr
14 11 (1.20%) MQSeries
15 10 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
16 9 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
17 8 (0.87%) Alfresco
Applications
1 21 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.31%) MS Office
3 5 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.44%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 19 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.98%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.22%) Cordys
5 2 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) Global One
6 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.98%) IBM SmartCloud
2 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.54%) SaaS
5 4 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.33%) Heroku
7 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.32%) LDAP
2 47 (5.12%) DNS
3 34 (3.70%) HTTP
4 25 (2.72%) Firewall
5 23 (2.51%) Internet
6 20 (2.18%) TCP/IP
7 19 (2.07%) SAN
8 17 (1.85%) Kerberos
9 13 (1.42%) NAS
10 12 (1.31%) OpenLDAP
11 11 (1.20%) SSL
12 9 (0.98%) SSH
13 8 (0.87%) FTP
14 4 (0.44%) VLAN
14 4 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
15 3 (0.33%) RTP
15 3 (0.33%) BIG-IP
15 3 (0.33%) RTSP
15 3 (0.33%) AMQP
15 3 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (10.24%) Relational Database
2 85 (9.26%) Oracle Database
3 84 (9.15%) MySQL
4 78 (8.50%) SQL Server
5 36 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 30 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (3.27%) MongoDB
7 29 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 18 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 17 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (1.42%) DB2
11 12 (1.31%) Big Data
12 10 (1.09%) OLAP
12 10 (1.09%) MariaDB
13 7 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.65%) DTS
14 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.65%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 209 (22.77%) Maven
2 104 (11.33%) Subversion
3 99 (10.78%) Eclipse
4 95 (10.35%) Jenkins
5 64 (6.97%) JUnit
6 55 (5.99%) Ant
7 53 (5.77%) Selenium
8 52 (5.66%) Git (software)
9 45 (4.90%) JIRA
9 45 (4.90%) Hudson
10 11 (1.20%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.20%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.09%) Mockito
11 10 (1.09%) jMock
12 9 (0.98%) Artifactory
13 8 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (0.87%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
15 6 (0.65%) Eclipse RCP
15 6 (0.65%) VisualVM
General
1 118 (12.85%) Finance
2 62 (6.75%) Banking
3 44 (4.79%) Retail
4 35 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.07%) Front Office
7 15 (1.63%) Games
8 14 (1.53%) Back Office
9 13 (1.42%) Marketing
10 12 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.87%) Publishing
12 7 (0.76%) Advertising
12 7 (0.76%) Electronics
13 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.54%) Automotive
15 2 (0.22%) Legal
15 2 (0.22%) Local Government
15 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.11%) French Language
16 1 (0.11%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 518 (56.43%) Developer
2 355 (38.67%) Java Developer
3 100 (10.89%) Architect
4 84 (9.15%) Senior Developer
5 55 (5.99%) Senior Java Developer
6 44 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
7 43 (4.68%) Administrator
8 33 (3.59%) Software Engineer
9 32 (3.49%) Consultant
9 32 (3.49%) Designer
10 30 (3.27%) UI Programmer
10 30 (3.27%) Java Architect
10 30 (3.27%) UI Developer
11 27 (2.94%) Analyst
12 24 (2.61%) Systems Engineer
13 20 (2.18%) Linux Administrator
14 19 (2.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 19 (2.07%) Linux Engineer
15 18 (1.96%) Web Developer
16 17 (1.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (25.93%) Web Services
2 220 (23.97%) Spring
3 216 (23.53%) Hibernate
4 204 (22.22%) HTML
5 199 (21.68%) J2EE
6 187 (20.37%) XML
7 164 (17.86%) Java EE
8 140 (15.25%) SOAP
9 122 (13.29%) JSF
10 118 (12.85%) CSS
11 92 (10.02%) JMS
12 89 (9.69%) JPA
13 82 (8.93%) RESTful
14 76 (8.28%) JSP
15 74 (8.06%) jQuery
16 73 (7.95%) Middleware
17 66 (7.19%) Drools
18 65 (7.08%) REST
19 63 (6.86%) Apache CXF
20 59 (6.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.32%) Open Source
2 52 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 42 (4.58%) iPad
4 39 (4.25%) Social Media
5 20 (2.18%) GIS
6 14 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.31%) Clustering
8 11 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.20%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.09%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.09%) Derivative
10 7 (0.76%) Data Integration
10 7 (0.76%) DTV
10 7 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.65%) Replication
11 6 (0.65%) PKI
12 5 (0.54%) HACMP
12 5 (0.54%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.44%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 268 (29.19%) Linux
2 127 (13.83%) UNIX
3 101 (11.00%) Windows
4 77 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (3.27%) AIX
6 24 (2.61%) Solaris
7 14 (1.53%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.20%) CentOS
9 7 (0.76%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.33%) SELinux
12 3 (0.33%) Debian
12 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.33%) Android
13 2 (0.22%) SUSE
13 2 (0.22%) HPUX
14 1 (0.11%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (23.20%) SOA
3 197 (21.46%) Scrum
4 187 (20.37%) TDD
5 138 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
6 130 (14.16%) OO
7 97 (10.57%) UML
8 83 (9.04%) E-Commerce
9 60 (6.54%) Software Engineering
10 59 (6.43%) MVC
10 59 (6.43%) BDD
11 57 (6.21%) BPMN
12 54 (5.88%) Waterfall
12 54 (5.88%) Content Management
13 46 (5.01%) Unit Testing
13 46 (5.01%) DevOps
14 43 (4.68%) Workflow
15 41 (4.47%) Performance Tuning
16 40 (4.36%) Release Management
17 39 (4.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 720 (78.43%) Java
2 162 (17.65%) SQL
3 142 (15.47%) JavaScript
4 53 (5.77%) Groovy
5 46 (5.01%) PL/SQL
6 41 (4.47%) Perl
7 33 (3.59%) Python
8 31 (3.38%) C
9 30 (3.27%) Scala
10 24 (2.61%) C#
10 24 (2.61%) Ruby
11 21 (2.29%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.07%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.96%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.31%) PHP
15 10 (1.09%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.98%) C++
16 9 (0.98%) Korn
17 6 (0.65%) VBA
18 5 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 71 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 41 (4.47%) SC Cleared
3 27 (2.94%) Degree
4 23 (2.51%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (0.44%) RHCE
5 4 (0.44%) ISEB
6 3 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.11%) CCDP
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.11%) OCP
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.11%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.34%) QA
2 12 (1.31%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (1.31%) XenServer
4 9 (0.98%) NFS
5 7 (0.76%) vSphere
6 5 (0.54%) OCFS2
7 3 (0.33%) Samba
7 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.33%) qmail
7 3 (0.33%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.33%) Xen
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.11%) Snort
8 1 (0.11%) Squid
8 1 (0.11%) KVM
8 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.11%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 37 (4.03%) Puppet
2 26 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 17 (1.85%) Ansible
5 14 (1.53%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.65%) Nagios
6 6 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (0.65%) SCOM
6 6 (0.65%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.54%) Control-M
7 5 (0.54%) YUM
7 5 (0.54%) Opsview
8 4 (0.44%) CA SiteMinder
8 4 (0.44%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.33%) OpenView
10 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.22%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.22%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.22%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 376 (40.96%) Oracle
2 102 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 73 (7.95%) VMware
4 62 (6.75%) IBM
5 58 (6.32%) Microsoft
6 53 (5.77%) ATG
7 44 (4.79%) Endeca
8 36 (3.92%) Perforce
9 35 (3.81%) Cisco
10 26 (2.83%) NetApp
11 24 (2.61%) Sybase
11 24 (2.61%) SAP
12 19 (2.07%) Adobe
13 16 (1.74%) HP
14 15 (1.63%) webMethods
15 14 (1.53%) 29West
15 14 (1.53%) Citrix
16 12 (1.31%) Sun
16 12 (1.31%) LANDesk
17 11 (1.20%) Informatica
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