The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 28 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 260 313
Rank change year-on-year +12 +53  
Contract jobs citing JBoss 410 445 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.99% 0.90% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.64% 5.23% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 306 178
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -15.55%  

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7270 8502 8560
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.47% 17.21% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4755 5473 5133
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 207 323
Median hourly rate £18.68 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.77% -5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

JBoss
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JBoss in England

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JBoss in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JBoss in England

JBoss
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JBoss in England

JBoss
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +21 141 £450 +5.88% 19
London +46 139 £475 +2.70% 36
South West +20 40 £538 +7.50% 8
East of England -2 27 £500 -9.18% 9
East Midlands 0 23 £425 +17.24% 7
West Midlands 0 17 £438 -14.63% 5
North West -17 13 £375 +5.70% 5
North East -27 11 £418 +35.22% 5
JBoss
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 England region with a requirement for JBoss.

1 450 (63.65%) Java
2 312 (44.13%) Linux
3 290 (41.02%) Agile Software Development
4 280 (39.60%) Oracle
5 232 (32.81%) Tomcat
6 220 (31.12%) Spring
7 211 (29.84%) Apache
8 198 (28.01%) WebSphere
9 190 (26.87%) J2EE
10 186 (26.31%) WebLogic
11 176 (24.89%) SQL
12 172 (24.33%) Web Services
13 163 (23.06%) Red Hat
13 163 (23.06%) DevOps
14 160 (22.63%) Jenkins
15 153 (21.64%) SOAP
16 148 (20.93%) Unix
17 143 (20.23%) XML
17 143 (20.23%) Hibernate
18 135 (19.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 133 (18.81%) Maven
20 130 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
21 129 (18.25%) REST
22 123 (17.40%) Scrum
23 120 (16.97%) Windows
24 115 (16.27%) Open Source
25 112 (15.84%) Finance
26 109 (15.42%) Java EE
27 104 (14.71%) TDD
28 103 (14.57%) Puppet

JBoss
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 232 (32.81%) Tomcat
2 211 (29.84%) Apache
3 198 (28.01%) WebSphere
4 186 (26.31%) WebLogic
5 84 (11.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 55 (7.78%) IIS
7 42 (5.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 31 (4.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 27 (3.82%) GlassFish
9 27 (3.82%) nginx
10 23 (3.25%) WebSphere Process Server
11 21 (2.97%) Apache TomEE
12 20 (2.83%) Apache Geronimo
13 18 (2.55%) Confluence
14 16 (2.26%) Oracle Application Server
14 16 (2.26%) WildFly
15 15 (2.12%) CMS
16 13 (1.84%) ATG Dynamo
16 13 (1.84%) Jetty
17 12 (1.70%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (1.70%) MS Visio
2 10 (1.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.28%) Primavera
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 55 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.38%) GitHub
3 23 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.26%) OpenShift
4 16 (2.26%) PaaS
5 14 (1.98%) IaaS
6 10 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.27%) SaaS
8 8 (1.13%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.28%) Force.com
10 2 (0.28%) Route 53
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.14%) Firebase
11 1 (0.14%) G Suite
11 1 (0.14%) Office 365
11 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 83 (11.74%) TCP/IP
2 74 (10.47%) HTTP
3 71 (10.04%) Firewall
4 65 (9.19%) SSL
5 40 (5.66%) LDAP
6 38 (5.37%) DNS
7 26 (3.68%) Internet
8 16 (2.26%) DHCP
9 13 (1.84%) SSH
10 12 (1.70%) FTP
10 12 (1.70%) SAN
11 11 (1.56%) Network Security
12 9 (1.27%) Kerberos
13 8 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (1.13%) OpenLDAP
14 7 (0.99%) IPsec
14 7 (0.99%) LAN
15 5 (0.71%) Wireshark
16 4 (0.57%) Intranet
16 4 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 57 (8.06%) Oracle Database
4 54 (7.64%) MySQL
5 45 (6.36%) MongoDB
5 45 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (5.52%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.25%) Endeca
8 22 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (2.83%) DB2
10 16 (2.26%) RDBMS
11 15 (2.12%) Redis
12 14 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.84%) Big Data
14 11 (1.56%) MariaDB
14 11 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (1.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 160 (22.63%) Jenkins
2 133 (18.81%) Maven
3 102 (14.43%) Subversion
4 97 (13.72%) Git (software)
5 96 (13.58%) JUnit
6 69 (9.76%) Ant
7 53 (7.50%) JIRA
8 49 (6.93%) Eclipse
9 47 (6.65%) Mockito
10 41 (5.80%) Selenium
11 40 (5.66%) Cucumber
12 28 (3.96%) Gradle
12 28 (3.96%) IntelliJ
13 23 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 17 (2.40%) Artifactory
15 16 (2.26%) Checkstyle
15 16 (2.26%) Log4j
16 14 (1.98%) SoapUI
17 12 (1.70%) FindBugs
18 11 (1.56%) NetBeans
General
1 112 (15.84%) Finance
2 70 (9.90%) Banking
3 25 (3.54%) Retail
4 20 (2.83%) Publishing
5 7 (0.99%) Investment Banking
5 7 (0.99%) Retail Banking
5 7 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.71%) Back Office
7 3 (0.42%) Dutch Language
7 3 (0.42%) French Language
7 3 (0.42%) Marketing
8 2 (0.28%) Advertising
8 2 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Automotive
9 1 (0.14%) Electronics
9 1 (0.14%) Front Office
9 1 (0.14%) Games
9 1 (0.14%) Law
9 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 264 (37.34%) Developer
2 192 (27.16%) Java Developer
3 104 (14.71%) Architect
4 54 (7.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 41 (5.80%) Administrator
6 38 (5.37%) Linux Engineer
7 30 (4.24%) Consultant
8 26 (3.68%) Java Engineer
8 26 (3.68%) Software Engineer
9 24 (3.39%) Senior Developer
10 23 (3.25%) Java Architect
10 23 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (2.97%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 20 (2.83%) Analyst
12 20 (2.83%) Systems Administrator
13 17 (2.40%) Java Software Engineer
13 17 (2.40%) Linux Administrator
13 17 (2.40%) Technical Architect
14 16 (2.26%) Infrastructure Architect
14 16 (2.26%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (31.12%) Spring
2 190 (26.87%) J2EE
3 172 (24.33%) Web Services
4 153 (21.64%) SOAP
5 143 (20.23%) Hibernate
5 143 (20.23%) XML
6 129 (18.25%) REST
7 109 (15.42%) Java EE
8 92 (13.01%) Middleware
9 88 (12.45%) CSS
10 85 (12.02%) HTML
11 84 (11.88%) JSP
12 72 (10.18%) JSON
13 65 (9.19%) Struts
14 63 (8.91%) JMS
15 61 (8.63%) XSLT
16 58 (8.20%) JPA
17 57 (8.06%) Servlets
18 55 (7.78%) Apache Camel
19 50 (7.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.82%) Clustering
3 27 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (3.68%) Smart Meter
5 17 (2.40%) Virtual Team
6 16 (2.26%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.84%) DataPower
8 12 (1.70%) iPad
9 11 (1.56%) PKI
10 10 (1.41%) User Experience
11 8 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.99%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.99%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.85%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.85%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.85%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.71%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 312 (44.13%) Linux
2 148 (20.93%) Unix
3 135 (19.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 120 (16.97%) Windows
5 28 (3.96%) Windows Server
6 24 (3.39%) AIX
7 12 (1.70%) Solaris
7 12 (1.70%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.41%) CentOS
8 10 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.27%) Android
10 7 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.99%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.85%) HPUX
11 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.71%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.71%) MVS
12 5 (0.71%) SUSE
12 5 (0.71%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (41.02%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (23.06%) DevOps
3 130 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
4 123 (17.40%) Scrum
5 115 (16.27%) Open Source
6 104 (14.71%) TDD
7 86 (12.16%) E-Commerce
8 76 (10.75%) SOA
9 67 (9.48%) Configuration Management
10 65 (9.19%) Microservices
11 61 (8.63%) Software Engineering
12 58 (8.20%) ITIL
13 57 (8.06%) OO
14 55 (7.78%) Migration
15 52 (7.36%) SDLC
16 51 (7.21%) UML
17 50 (7.07%) Unit Testing
18 49 (6.93%) MVC
19 41 (5.80%) Web Development
20 35 (4.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 450 (63.65%) Java
2 176 (24.89%) SQL
3 99 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 92 (13.01%) Perl
5 66 (9.34%) Python
6 60 (8.49%) Bash Shell
7 42 (5.94%) Shell Script
8 40 (5.66%) PL/SQL
9 26 (3.68%) Ruby
10 25 (3.54%) C
11 18 (2.55%) PowerShell
11 18 (2.55%) Scala
12 17 (2.40%) Korn
13 15 (2.12%) C#
14 12 (1.70%) PHP
15 7 (0.99%) Go
15 7 (0.99%) Groovy
16 6 (0.85%) Assembly Language
16 6 (0.85%) C++
16 6 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 97 (13.72%) Security Cleared
2 70 (9.90%) Degree
3 68 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.69%) CISSP
5 18 (2.55%) RHCE
6 15 (2.12%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.84%) RHCSA
8 10 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.13%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.13%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.85%) PMP
11 5 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.57%) CCIE
12 4 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.57%) Security+ Certification
13 3 (0.42%) CISA
13 3 (0.42%) CISM
13 3 (0.42%) GCIH
13 3 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.09%) QA
2 19 (2.69%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.13%) PA-DSS
4 8 (1.13%) SLA
5 7 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.42%) FedRAMP
6 3 (0.42%) GDPR
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 50 (7.07%) Docker
2 28 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.69%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.41%) vSphere
5 9 (1.27%) NFS
6 8 (1.13%) Xen
7 5 (0.71%) Squid
7 5 (0.71%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.57%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.42%) vCloud
9 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.28%) Gluster
10 2 (0.28%) HDFS
10 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.14%) KVM
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 103 (14.57%) Puppet
2 68 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (5.09%) Ansible
4 17 (2.40%) Red Hat Satellite
5 14 (1.98%) logstash
6 12 (1.70%) Nagios
7 11 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
8 10 (1.41%) Cobbler
9 9 (1.27%) Kibana
9 9 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 9 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (0.99%) Graphite
10 7 (0.99%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (0.85%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.71%) Control-M
12 5 (0.71%) Forum Sentry
12 5 (0.71%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.71%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.57%) Grafana
Vendors
1 280 (39.60%) Oracle
2 163 (23.06%) Red Hat
3 75 (10.61%) IBM
4 53 (7.50%) VMware
5 29 (4.10%) HP
6 28 (3.96%) Informatica
7 26 (3.68%) ATG
7 26 (3.68%) Splunk
8 25 (3.54%) Microsoft
9 18 (2.55%) Google
9 18 (2.55%) WSO2
10 17 (2.40%) Siebel
11 16 (2.26%) Adobe
11 16 (2.26%) Axway
11 16 (2.26%) Veritas
12 15 (2.12%) Cisco
13 14 (1.98%) F5
14 13 (1.84%) hybris
14 13 (1.84%) SAP
14 13 (1.84%) webMethods
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