The table below looks at the statistics for JBoss skills 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat JBoss
Rank 112 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing JBoss 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.049% 0.045%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.07% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£425 £325 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -31.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+68.31% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
484 357 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.36% 17.35% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 207 195
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 30
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £27.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 Application Platforms 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

JBoss
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 22 October 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 - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 4
Worcestershire - - - - 1
JBoss
England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 16 (76.19%) J2EE
3 15 (71.43%) JSP
4 13 (61.90%) Servlets
4 13 (61.90%) Web Services
5 12 (57.14%) XML
6 10 (47.62%) Spring
6 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
6 10 (47.62%) SOAP
6 10 (47.62%) WebLogic
7 9 (42.86%) Struts
7 9 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
7 9 (42.86%) JMS
8 8 (38.10%) JMX
8 8 (38.10%) ATG
8 8 (38.10%) CMS
8 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
8 8 (38.10%) Internet
8 8 (38.10%) QA
8 8 (38.10%) Load Testing
8 8 (38.10%) Content Management
8 8 (38.10%) Endeca
8 8 (38.10%) B2C
8 8 (38.10%) JDBC
8 8 (38.10%) Apache
8 8 (38.10%) XSLT
8 8 (38.10%) Software Architecture
8 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
1 10 (47.62%) WebLogic
2 9 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (38.10%) CMS
3 8 (38.10%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
1 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) J2EE
2 15 (71.43%) JSP
3 13 (61.90%) Servlets
3 13 (61.90%) Web Services
4 12 (57.14%) XML
5 10 (47.62%) Spring
5 10 (47.62%) SOAP
6 9 (42.86%) Struts
6 9 (42.86%) JMS
7 8 (38.10%) JMX
7 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
7 8 (38.10%) JDBC
7 8 (38.10%) XSLT
8 2 (9.52%) Middleware
8 2 (9.52%) JSF
8 2 (9.52%) HTML
8 2 (9.52%) Apache Camel
9 1 (4.76%) REST
9 1 (4.76%) JAX-RS
9 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) iPad
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 8 (38.10%) Load Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Content Management
2 8 (38.10%) B2C
2 8 (38.10%) Software Architecture
2 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) C
2 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) ATG
2 8 (38.10%) Endeca
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) BEA
3 1 (4.76%) Vitria
3 1 (4.76%) Pega
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