The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for JBoss skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JBoss over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Red Hat JBoss
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 45 68
Rank change year-on-year -32 +23  
Contract jobs citing JBoss 5 53 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.42% 4.00% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.84% 19.63% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 42 8
Median daily rate £338 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £266 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £548 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.25 -

JBoss is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 176 270 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.79% 20.38% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 146 115
Median daily rate £400 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.16% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing JBoss as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for JBoss in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JBoss in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for JBoss in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JBoss in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JBoss in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JBoss also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for JBoss.

1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) Tomcat
3 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 9 (40.91%) Java EE
4 8 (36.36%) Maven
5 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (31.82%) Linux
5 7 (31.82%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) SOA
6 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) J2EE
6 6 (27.27%) AIX
6 6 (27.27%) Law
6 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) REST
6 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 6 (27.27%) Coaching
6 6 (27.27%) JPA
7 5 (22.73%) Drools
7 5 (22.73%) jBPM
7 5 (22.73%) DevOps
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
7 5 (22.73%) HTML5
7 5 (22.73%) MVC

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (54.55%) Tomcat
2 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (18.18%) Apache
5 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
6 2 (9.09%) Confluence
6 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Pega PRPC
2 2 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) DB2
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Maven
2 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
3 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
4 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) SonarQube
6 1 (4.55%) Ant
General
1 6 (27.27%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
1 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 2 (9.09%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Java EE
2 7 (31.82%) XML
3 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) J2EE
3 6 (27.27%) JPA
3 6 (27.27%) REST
4 5 (22.73%) Drools
4 5 (22.73%) HTML5
4 5 (22.73%) jBPM
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) JMS
5 4 (18.18%) JSP
5 4 (18.18%) SOAP
5 4 (18.18%) XSD
5 4 (18.18%) XSLT
6 3 (13.64%) EJB
6 3 (13.64%) Middleware
6 3 (13.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) AIX
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Coaching
2 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 6 (27.27%) SOA
2 6 (27.27%) TDD
3 5 (22.73%) DevOps
3 5 (22.73%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) API Development
5 2 (9.09%) Content Management
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) TeamSite
1 2 (9.09%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
1 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) Pega
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) TIBCO