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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 227 246 277
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +31
Contract jobs citing JBoss 503 442 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.83% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.18% 4.80% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 303 179
Average daily rate
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£410 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -15.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.88%

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
9703 9203 8413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.19% 17.38% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6033 5679 4745
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 313 445
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.09 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +29 402 £400 -5.88% 94
London +7 170 £475 +5.55% 36
South East +21 59 £400 - 31
Yorkshire +15 47 £294 -16.07% 4
Wales +34 44 £438 +9.37% 4
Scotland -50 41 £450 +7.14% 8
North West +7 40 £404 +7.73% 4
City of London +23 35 £475 -3.79% 9
Edinburgh -38 32 £450 +9.09% 7
South Yorkshire +12 31 £275 -29.03% 1
South Wales +21 26 £430 +7.50% 3
Surrey +30 24 £400 - 9
East Midlands - 20 £325 - 5
South West +15 19 £344 -8.33% 4
Manchester 0 18 £401 +3.35% 2
East of England -5 17 £388 -8.82% 6
Newport - 17 £430 - 1
Hampshire 0 15 £385 -3.70% 3
North East -16 15 £325 +23.80%
Tyne and Wear -16 14 £325 +24.40%
Canary Wharf - 14 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 13 £325 +24.40%
Sheffield +5 12 £275 -31.46%
Leatherhead +4 12 £400 -
Essex -7 12 £325 -26.76% 2
Lancashire +12 10 £375 -
West Midlands -12 10 £426 +23.78% 3
Rotherham +2 9 £225 +21.62%
Northamptonshire - 9 £295 - 3
Cardiff - 9 £456 - 2

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 689 (78.03%) Java
2 381 (43.15%) Linux
3 351 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
4 339 (38.39%) Oracle
5 296 (33.52%) Tomcat
6 267 (30.24%) J2EE
7 258 (29.22%) SQL
7 258 (29.22%) Spring
8 253 (28.65%) Web Services
9 228 (25.82%) XML
10 218 (24.69%) WebLogic
11 212 (24.01%) WebSphere
12 205 (23.22%) Maven
13 203 (22.99%) HTML
14 200 (22.65%) UNIX
15 193 (21.86%) JavaScript
16 188 (21.29%) Hibernate
17 181 (20.50%) Red Hat
18 178 (20.16%) Scrum
19 168 (19.03%) SOA
20 164 (18.57%) Windows
21 157 (17.78%) Security Cleared
22 155 (17.55%) Apache
23 151 (17.10%) TDD
24 143 (16.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 136 (15.40%) CSS
26 130 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
27 121 (13.70%) Subversion
28 119 (13.48%) Jenkins
29 118 (13.36%) MVC

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 296 (33.52%) Tomcat
2 218 (24.69%) WebLogic
3 212 (24.01%) WebSphere
4 155 (17.55%) Apache
5 71 (8.04%) IIS
6 57 (6.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 42 (4.76%) GlassFish
8 31 (3.51%) MQSeries
9 29 (3.28%) Jetty
9 29 (3.28%) Confluence
10 28 (3.17%) WildFly
10 28 (3.17%) SharePoint
10 28 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
11 24 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 24 (2.72%) Mule ESB
11 24 (2.72%) Node.js
12 23 (2.60%) CMS
13 21 (2.38%) Liferay
13 21 (2.38%) nginx
14 19 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 9 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.68%) MS Office
4 2 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.34%) TIBCO iProcess
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.06%) PaaS
3 13 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.13%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (0.91%) IBM SmartCloud
7 7 (0.79%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.57%) SaaS
10 4 (0.45%) GitHub
10 4 (0.45%) IaaS
10 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.23%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.11%) Heroku
13 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.34%) TCP/IP
2 52 (5.89%) Firewall
3 50 (5.66%) LDAP
4 37 (4.19%) HTTP
5 33 (3.74%) SSL
6 31 (3.51%) DNS
7 22 (2.49%) SAN
8 20 (2.27%) Internet
9 12 (1.36%) VPN
9 12 (1.36%) OpenLDAP
10 10 (1.13%) NAS
11 9 (1.02%) WAN
11 9 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (1.02%) SSH
12 8 (0.91%) SNMP
12 8 (0.91%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.91%) DMZ
12 8 (0.91%) Reverse Proxy
13 6 (0.68%) VLAN
13 6 (0.68%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 100 (11.33%) MySQL
3 99 (11.21%) Relational Database
4 69 (7.81%) Oracle Database
5 62 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (5.10%) MongoDB
7 36 (4.08%) RDBMS
8 29 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (3.28%) DB2
9 26 (2.94%) NoSQL
10 23 (2.60%) Redis
11 20 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (2.04%) MariaDB
13 16 (1.81%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.70%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (0.79%) Big Data
17 7 (0.79%) SQL Navigator
18 5 (0.57%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 205 (23.22%) Maven
2 121 (13.70%) Subversion
3 119 (13.48%) Jenkins
4 112 (12.68%) Ant
5 108 (12.23%) Git (software)
6 106 (12.00%) JUnit
7 100 (11.33%) Eclipse
8 84 (9.51%) JIRA
9 58 (6.57%) Selenium
10 34 (3.85%) SoapUI
10 34 (3.85%) Cucumber
11 33 (3.74%) Artifactory
12 23 (2.60%) SonarQube
12 23 (2.60%) Gradle
13 22 (2.49%) Talend Open Studio
14 18 (2.04%) Mockito
14 18 (2.04%) Hudson
14 18 (2.04%) Gerrit
15 15 (1.70%) Jasmine
16 12 (1.36%) Mercurial
General
1 118 (13.36%) Finance
2 36 (4.08%) Banking
3 33 (3.74%) Retail
4 29 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.49%) Back Office
6 20 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.59%) Marketing
8 11 (1.25%) Front Office
8 11 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.79%) Games
10 5 (0.57%) Legal
11 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.45%) Publishing
11 4 (0.45%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.34%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.23%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.23%) iGaming
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
14 1 (0.11%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 423 (47.90%) Developer
2 336 (38.05%) Java Developer
3 93 (10.53%) Architect
4 74 (8.38%) Senior Developer
5 63 (7.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 62 (7.02%) Administrator
7 43 (4.87%) Consultant
8 42 (4.76%) Analyst
9 36 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
10 30 (3.40%) Software Engineer
10 30 (3.40%) Applications Support
11 24 (2.72%) Java Software Engineer
12 22 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 19 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (2.15%) Linux Administrator
14 19 (2.15%) Support Analyst
15 18 (2.04%) Java Architect
16 16 (1.81%) Technical Consultant
16 16 (1.81%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (30.24%) J2EE
2 258 (29.22%) Spring
3 253 (28.65%) Web Services
4 228 (25.82%) XML
5 203 (22.99%) HTML
6 188 (21.29%) Hibernate
7 136 (15.40%) CSS
8 109 (12.34%) SOAP
9 98 (11.10%) Java EE
10 97 (10.99%) Middleware
11 87 (9.85%) REST
12 86 (9.74%) JSP
13 85 (9.63%) Apache Camel
14 84 (9.51%) EJB
15 79 (8.95%) Struts
16 76 (8.61%) JPA
16 76 (8.61%) jQuery
17 70 (7.93%) JMS
18 67 (7.59%) HTML5
18 67 (7.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (3.40%) Computer Science
4 25 (2.83%) Client/Server
5 17 (1.93%) PKI
5 17 (1.93%) Clustering
6 13 (1.47%) iPad
7 12 (1.36%) Social Media
8 10 (1.13%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.13%) Private Cloud
9 8 (0.91%) GIS
9 8 (0.91%) Visualisation
10 7 (0.79%) DataPower
10 7 (0.79%) Data Centre
10 7 (0.79%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.68%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.57%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 381 (43.15%) Linux
2 200 (22.65%) UNIX
3 164 (18.57%) Windows
4 143 (16.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (4.53%) AIX
6 36 (4.08%) Solaris
7 35 (3.96%) CentOS
8 29 (3.28%) Ubuntu
9 27 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
12 13 (1.47%) Windows 2000
13 11 (1.25%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.68%) Android
16 5 (0.57%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.45%) HPUX
18 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (20.16%) Scrum
3 168 (19.03%) SOA
4 151 (17.10%) TDD
5 130 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (13.36%) MVC
7 94 (10.65%) DevOps
8 76 (8.61%) SDLC
9 75 (8.49%) Open Source
10 74 (8.38%) ITIL
10 74 (8.38%) UML
11 68 (7.70%) Unit Testing
12 64 (7.25%) E-Commerce
13 57 (6.46%) Software Engineering
14 50 (5.66%) OO
15 49 (5.55%) Configuration Management
15 49 (5.55%) BDD
16 43 (4.87%) Mentoring
17 38 (4.30%) Change Management
18 36 (4.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 689 (78.03%) Java
2 258 (29.22%) SQL
3 193 (21.86%) JavaScript
4 89 (10.08%) Python
5 79 (8.95%) Perl
6 59 (6.68%) Ruby
7 53 (6.00%) PL/SQL
8 46 (5.21%) Bash Shell
9 38 (4.30%) PowerShell
10 37 (4.19%) Shell Script
11 27 (3.06%) Groovy
12 26 (2.94%) PHP
13 24 (2.72%) Scala
14 18 (2.04%) C
14 18 (2.04%) C#
15 16 (1.81%) XPath
16 15 (1.70%) C++
17 13 (1.47%) VB
18 11 (1.25%) Korn
19 9 (1.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 157 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 98 (11.10%) SC Cleared
3 54 (6.12%) Degree
4 29 (3.28%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.36%) Sun Certification
6 9 (1.02%) RHCE
7 7 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.34%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.23%) OCMJD
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.23%) OCAJ
10 2 (0.23%) HND
10 2 (0.23%) OCP
10 2 (0.23%) OCA
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.11%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.98%) QA
2 8 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.23%) COBIT
3 2 (0.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 50 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 27 (3.06%) vCloud
4 24 (2.72%) Docker
5 19 (2.15%) vSphere
6 18 (2.04%) Squid
7 12 (1.36%) NFS
8 10 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.91%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.79%) KVM
11 5 (0.57%) Varnish
12 4 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.34%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.34%) Samba
14 2 (0.23%) OCFS2
14 2 (0.23%) XenApp
15 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 94 (10.65%) Puppet
2 31 (3.51%) Ansible
2 31 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (3.40%) ZABBIX
4 22 (2.49%) Salt
5 19 (2.15%) logstash
6 18 (2.04%) HAProxy
6 18 (2.04%) Rundeck
7 16 (1.81%) Red Hat Satellite
8 15 (1.70%) Kibana
9 11 (1.25%) Nagios
10 6 (0.68%) Foglight
10 6 (0.68%) SCOM
10 6 (0.68%) yum
11 5 (0.57%) SCCM
12 4 (0.45%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.45%) XenMobile
12 4 (0.45%) OpenAM
12 4 (0.45%) SELinux
13 3 (0.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 339 (38.39%) Oracle
2 181 (20.50%) Red Hat
3 92 (10.42%) VMware
4 67 (7.59%) IBM
5 56 (6.34%) Microsoft
6 28 (3.17%) Sun
7 23 (2.60%) Sybase
8 22 (2.49%) Adobe
8 22 (2.49%) Cisco
8 22 (2.49%) Talend
9 20 (2.27%) hybris
10 18 (2.04%) TIBCO
10 18 (2.04%) Perforce
10 18 (2.04%) Endeca
11 16 (1.81%) EMC
12 15 (1.70%) Google
12 15 (1.70%) ATG
12 15 (1.70%) NetApp
12 15 (1.70%) BEA
13 9 (1.02%) Pega
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