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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBoss
Rank 242 286 250
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -36
Contract jobs citing JBoss 464 307 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.64% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 1.36% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 192 235
Average daily rate £433 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.04% -34.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £26.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+40.93% -34.37%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25864 22521 27823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.91% 47.12% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14483 11975 14185
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1091 1187 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +11 344 £450 +12.50% 128
London +29 205 £450 -5.26% 53
Scotland +48 107 £400 -5.88% 9
Edinburgh +32 91 £400 -5.88% 7
City of London -14 36 £463 +10.44% 16
East of England -14 29 £438 +2.94% 11
Essex - 28 £431 - 5
South West -15 25 £320 -28.88% 9
South East -67 22 £388 +10.71% 17
North West -5 21 £375 +11.11% 8
North East -10 21 £250 -6.10%
Tyne and Wear -12 21 £250 -6.10%
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 20 £250 -6.10%
Manchester +3 14 £365 +4.28% 6
West Midlands -12 11 £388 +10.71% 9
Hampshire -29 11 £400 +14.28% 2
Glasgow +11 8 £313 -13.79% 2
Yorkshire -21 8 £350 +9.37% 14
Lancashire - 8 £375 - 1
Devon -1 5 £123 -
Coventry - 5 £400 -
Leeds -27 4 £350 +9.37% 4
West Yorkshire -35 4 £350 +9.37% 7
Oxfordshire -1 3 - -
North Yorkshire -7 3 £315 -7.14% 3
South Wales -12 3 - -
Bristol -12 3 £456 +29.43% 2
York -13 3 £315 -7.14% 1
Surrey -19 3 £354 +4.88% 4
Wales -21 3 - -

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 654 (77.76%) Java
2 375 (44.59%) Oracle
3 256 (30.44%) Spring
4 249 (29.61%) Linux
5 240 (28.54%) Hibernate
6 218 (25.92%) Agile Software Development
7 210 (24.97%) SOA
8 204 (24.26%) Web Services
9 197 (23.42%) J2EE
10 193 (22.95%) Tomcat
11 183 (21.76%) UNIX
12 177 (21.05%) Scrum
13 173 (20.57%) SQL
14 171 (20.33%) Maven
15 167 (19.86%) WebLogic
16 165 (19.62%) Apache
17 162 (19.26%) XML
18 156 (18.55%) HTML
19 147 (17.48%) Java EE
20 144 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
21 141 (16.77%) TDD
22 138 (16.41%) JavaScript
23 124 (14.74%) Finance
24 122 (14.51%) CSS
24 122 (14.51%) OO
24 122 (14.51%) Red Hat
25 114 (13.56%) WebSphere
26 111 (13.20%) Windows
27 109 (12.96%) SOAP
28 98 (11.65%) MySQL

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 193 (22.95%) Tomcat
2 167 (19.86%) WebLogic
3 165 (19.62%) Apache
4 114 (13.56%) WebSphere
5 42 (4.99%) Confluence
6 26 (3.09%) GlassFish
7 25 (2.97%) Liferay
7 25 (2.97%) CMS
7 25 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 25 (2.97%) IIS
8 23 (2.73%) Mule
9 22 (2.62%) MQSeries
10 18 (2.14%) Adobe CQ
11 15 (1.78%) SAS
12 14 (1.66%) Jetty
13 13 (1.55%) Apache Solr
14 12 (1.43%) LiveCycle
14 12 (1.43%) Apache ServiceMix
14 12 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
14 12 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.59%) MS Office
4 3 (0.36%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Maya
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.71%) SAP PM
2 6 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.24%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.12%) Global One
5 1 (0.12%) AWD
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.83%) IBM SmartCloud
2 5 (0.59%) PaaS
3 4 (0.48%) IaaS
3 4 (0.48%) SaaS
3 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 68 (8.09%) LDAP
2 34 (4.04%) TCP/IP
3 31 (3.69%) HTTP
4 25 (2.97%) Internet
5 23 (2.73%) DNS
5 23 (2.73%) NAS
6 22 (2.62%) SAN
7 21 (2.50%) Firewall
8 16 (1.90%) Kerberos
9 13 (1.55%) SSL
10 12 (1.43%) SNMP
10 12 (1.43%) DHCP
10 12 (1.43%) LAN
10 12 (1.43%) WAN
11 10 (1.19%) SMTP
12 8 (0.95%) FTP
13 7 (0.83%) SSH
14 6 (0.71%) Wireless
15 4 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
16 3 (0.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (11.65%) MySQL
1 98 (11.65%) Relational Database
2 97 (11.53%) SQL Server
3 86 (10.23%) Oracle Database
4 57 (6.78%) RDBMS
5 28 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 27 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (2.26%) Pentaho
8 19 (2.26%) DB2
9 18 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (1.90%) Big Data
11 15 (1.78%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.66%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.19%) OLAP
14 9 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.95%) DTS
15 8 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 171 (20.33%) Maven
2 91 (10.82%) Subversion
3 81 (9.63%) Eclipse
4 79 (9.39%) JIRA
5 78 (9.27%) Jenkins
6 63 (7.49%) Git (software)
7 54 (6.42%) JUnit
8 43 (5.11%) Selenium
9 39 (4.64%) Ant
10 29 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (2.50%) Hudson
12 14 (1.66%) Mockito
13 13 (1.55%) jMock
14 12 (1.43%) ClearCase
14 12 (1.43%) Cucumber
15 11 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (1.07%) Artifactory
16 9 (1.07%) SoapUI
17 7 (0.83%) TeamCity
18 6 (0.71%) FitNesse
General
1 124 (14.74%) Finance
2 57 (6.78%) Banking
3 33 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.85%) Retail
5 22 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.66%) Front Office
7 13 (1.55%) Back Office
8 8 (0.95%) Billing
8 8 (0.95%) Games
9 6 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.71%) Marketing
10 5 (0.59%) Advertising
10 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.48%) Publishing
11 4 (0.48%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.36%) French Language
13 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 2 (0.24%) Local Government
13 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.24%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 450 (53.51%) Developer
2 319 (37.93%) Java Developer
3 110 (13.08%) Architect
4 106 (12.60%) Senior Developer
5 79 (9.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 64 (7.61%) Analyst
7 47 (5.59%) Consultant
8 45 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
9 32 (3.80%) Scala Developer
10 31 (3.69%) Administrator
11 26 (3.09%) Java Architect
12 25 (2.97%) Linux Engineer
12 25 (2.97%) Technical Architect
13 23 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (2.62%) Test Analyst
15 19 (2.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 18 (2.14%) Programmer
17 17 (2.02%) Applications Developer
17 17 (2.02%) Project Manager
17 17 (2.02%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (30.44%) Spring
2 240 (28.54%) Hibernate
3 204 (24.26%) Web Services
4 197 (23.42%) J2EE
5 162 (19.26%) XML
6 156 (18.55%) HTML
7 147 (17.48%) Java EE
8 122 (14.51%) CSS
9 109 (12.96%) SOAP
10 91 (10.82%) JPA
11 79 (9.39%) Middleware
12 75 (8.92%) Struts
13 73 (8.68%) JMS
14 70 (8.32%) REST
15 66 (7.85%) JSF
16 64 (7.61%) Apache Camel
17 59 (7.02%) jQuery
18 56 (6.66%) .NET
19 54 (6.42%) Drools
20 52 (6.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.70%) Open Source
2 51 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (4.16%) Derivative
4 26 (3.09%) Clustering
5 18 (2.14%) GIS
6 15 (1.78%) N-Tier
7 12 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.43%) Social Media
8 11 (1.31%) iPad
9 10 (1.19%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.07%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.95%) Visualisation
11 8 (0.95%) PKI
11 8 (0.95%) Replication
12 5 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (0.48%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.36%) Firmware
14 3 (0.36%) CESG
14 3 (0.36%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 249 (29.61%) Linux
2 183 (21.76%) UNIX
3 111 (13.20%) Windows
4 70 (8.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (3.57%) AIX
6 28 (3.33%) Solaris
7 10 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.19%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.36%) SUSE
10 3 (0.36%) HPUX
10 3 (0.36%) CentOS
10 3 (0.36%) Android
11 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.12%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (25.92%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (24.97%) SOA
3 177 (21.05%) Scrum
4 144 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
5 141 (16.77%) TDD
6 122 (14.51%) OO
7 86 (10.23%) UML
8 66 (7.85%) Performance Tuning
9 57 (6.78%) E-Commerce
9 57 (6.78%) Configuration Management
10 56 (6.66%) Unit Testing
11 54 (6.42%) BDD
12 49 (5.83%) BPMN
13 48 (5.71%) Workflow
14 41 (4.88%) MVC
15 38 (4.52%) OOA/OOD
15 38 (4.52%) Regression Testing
16 35 (4.16%) ITIL
17 34 (4.04%) Software Engineering
17 34 (4.04%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 654 (77.76%) Java
2 173 (20.57%) SQL
3 138 (16.41%) JavaScript
4 76 (9.04%) Perl
5 60 (7.13%) Scala
6 55 (6.54%) Ruby
7 53 (6.30%) Python
8 36 (4.28%) PL/SQL
9 29 (3.45%) Groovy
10 26 (3.09%) C#
11 19 (2.26%) C
12 18 (2.14%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.55%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.19%) PHP
15 7 (0.83%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.71%) XPath
17 5 (0.59%) C++
18 4 (0.48%) VB
18 4 (0.48%) Lua
18 4 (0.48%) Korn
Qualifications
1 62 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 42 (4.99%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.92%) Degree
4 22 (2.62%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.55%) RHCE
6 11 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CCVP
8 1 (0.12%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.12%) HND
8 1 (0.12%) CCDP
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.28%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 44 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.78%) NFS
4 3 (0.36%) vSphere
5 2 (0.24%) OCFS2
6 1 (0.12%) KVM
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.12%) vCloud
6 1 (0.12%) qmail
6 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.12%) XenApp
6 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.12%) OpenSSH
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.12%) Snort
6 1 (0.12%) Squid
6 1 (0.12%) Xen
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 41 (4.88%) Puppet
2 15 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.31%) BladeLogic
4 8 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (0.71%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.71%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.48%) Control-M
8 3 (0.36%) Nagios
8 3 (0.36%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.24%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.24%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.24%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.24%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.12%) Cacti
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.12%) Nessus
10 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 375 (44.59%) Oracle
2 122 (14.51%) Red Hat
3 52 (6.18%) Microsoft
4 46 (5.47%) IBM
5 38 (4.52%) Sybase
6 34 (4.04%) GigaSpaces
7 28 (3.33%) VMware
8 23 (2.73%) Adobe
9 22 (2.62%) ATG
10 18 (2.14%) SAP
11 16 (1.90%) Endeca
12 14 (1.66%) Cisco
13 12 (1.43%) Remedy
14 11 (1.31%) webMethods
14 11 (1.31%) Perforce
15 10 (1.19%) Sun
15 10 (1.19%) WSO2
16 9 (1.07%) NetApp
17 8 (0.95%) HP
17 8 (0.95%) Pega
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day TO £525 DAY
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £40 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham
Modis International - London
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £225 - £250 per day + expenses for non- locals
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Paddington, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: Contract £500-£650 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago