The table below looks at the statistics for jBPM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jBPM over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBoss jBPM
Rank 595 545 537
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -8
Contract jobs citing jBPM 17 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.065% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 23
Average daily rate
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£438 £389 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.46% -22.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £469 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 -
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15162 14440 14415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.66% 28.31% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10346 9356 8802
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 280 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.80 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% +3.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.70 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

jBPM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing jBPM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

jBPM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

jBPM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing jBPM within the UK.

jBPM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

jBPM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jBPM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

jBPM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

jBPM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing jBPM within the UK.

jBPM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

jBPM
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jBPM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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 -26 3 £330 -13.15% 4
London -17 1 £450 -2.70% 1
Stevenage - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -

jBPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing jBPM 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 jBPM.

1 37 (80.43%) JBoss
2 33 (71.74%) Drools
2 33 (71.74%) Java
3 29 (63.04%) BPMN
4 19 (41.30%) Web Services
5 13 (28.26%) JRules
6 11 (23.91%) Spring
6 11 (23.91%) Hibernate
6 11 (23.91%) SOA
7 9 (19.57%) XML
7 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (19.57%) TDD
7 9 (19.57%) Java EE
8 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.39%) XSLT
8 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
9 7 (15.22%) Workflow
10 6 (13.04%) Maven
10 6 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (10.87%) Pega
11 5 (10.87%) SOAP
12 4 (8.70%) Oracle
12 4 (8.70%) JSF
13 3 (6.52%) JSON
13 3 (6.52%) Google
13 3 (6.52%) GWT
13 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (6.52%) HTML
13 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
13 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling

jBPM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing jBPM 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 jBPM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (80.43%) JBoss
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.17%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
1 2 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
2 6 (13.04%) Maven
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.17%) Billing
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 23 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Data Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.17%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.17%) Designer
6 1 (2.17%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (71.74%) Drools
2 19 (41.30%) Web Services
3 13 (28.26%) JRules
4 11 (23.91%) Spring
4 11 (23.91%) Hibernate
5 9 (19.57%) XML
5 9 (19.57%) Java EE
6 8 (17.39%) XSLT
7 5 (10.87%) SOAP
8 4 (8.70%) JSF
9 3 (6.52%) JSON
9 3 (6.52%) GWT
9 3 (6.52%) HTML
10 2 (4.35%) Struts2
10 2 (4.35%) RichFaces
10 2 (4.35%) OSGi
10 2 (4.35%) Restlet
10 2 (4.35%) XHTML
10 2 (4.35%) JSP
10 2 (4.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Open Source
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) BPMN
2 11 (23.91%) SOA
3 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) TDD
4 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.22%) Workflow
6 6 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.35%) MVVM
8 2 (4.35%) Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) Data Management
9 1 (2.17%) Use Case
9 1 (2.17%) Web Development
9 1 (2.17%) Scrum
9 1 (2.17%) Information Security
9 1 (2.17%) OO
9 1 (2.17%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.17%) PHP
2 1 (2.17%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Pega
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Zend
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Business Objects