The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of JBoss products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 11 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBoss
Rank 103 102 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing JBoss 13 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.054% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 0.11% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1170 905 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.56% 48.81% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 380 453
Average daily rate £325 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £173 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 84 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £28.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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JBoss
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JBoss across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

JBoss Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

JBoss
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JBoss across the West Midlands region.

JBoss Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JBoss
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JBoss across the West Midlands region.

JBoss Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 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
Warwickshire - 4 - -
Birmingham - 3 £350 -
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 2
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England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 16 (76.19%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) J2EE
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle
3 10 (47.62%) JSP
4 9 (42.86%) Servlets
4 9 (42.86%) Web Services
4 9 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (33.33%) XML
5 7 (33.33%) UNIX
5 7 (33.33%) SOAP
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) Change Management
7 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
7 5 (23.81%) AIX
7 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
7 5 (23.81%) C
7 5 (23.81%) SAS
7 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
7 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
7 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
7 5 (23.81%) Change Control
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
8 4 (19.05%) Software Architecture
8 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (19.05%) iPad
8 4 (19.05%) JMX
8 4 (19.05%) B2C
8 4 (19.05%) Internet
8 4 (19.05%) Apache

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
1 5 (23.81%) SAS
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) CMS
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) OLAP
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Designer
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) J2EE
2 10 (47.62%) JSP
3 9 (42.86%) Servlets
3 9 (42.86%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) XML
4 7 (33.33%) SOAP
5 4 (19.05%) Struts
5 4 (19.05%) XSLT
5 4 (19.05%) JMS
5 4 (19.05%) JDBC
5 4 (19.05%) JMX
5 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
5 4 (19.05%) Spring
6 3 (14.29%) JAX-RS
6 3 (14.29%) Apache Camel
6 3 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (14.29%) jBPM
6 3 (14.29%) JAX-WS
6 3 (14.29%) Drools
6 3 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) iPad
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
2 5 (23.81%) AIX
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
2 5 (23.81%) Change Control
3 4 (19.05%) B2C
3 4 (19.05%) Software Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Content Management
3 4 (19.05%) Load Testing
3 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
2 5 (23.81%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) ATG
2 4 (19.05%) Endeca
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