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 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 246 253
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7  
Contract jobs citing JBoss 386 480 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 0.97% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.34% 5.40% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 351 310
Median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.16%  
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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7225 8882 8914
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.71% 17.96% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7440 9920 9494
Median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 376 457
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.88 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

JBoss
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing JBoss as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for JBoss in England

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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 June 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
London +19 145 £510 +7.36% 23
South East +1 101 £500 +5.26% 14
East of England +40 50 £474 -17.65% 10
North of England -4 44 £400 - 20
Midlands -17 31 £420 -1.17% 15
North West -35 20 £400 -1.23% 7
North East +71 19 £344 +5.84% 6
West Midlands -3 17 £494 +8.00% 10
East Midlands -19 12 £420 +20.00% 5
South West -17 10 £410 -4.65% 3
Yorkshire +20 5 £400 +6.66% 7
JBoss
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For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for JBoss.

1 511 (64.20%) Java
2 365 (45.85%) Linux
3 309 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
4 279 (35.05%) Oracle
5 276 (34.67%) Spring
6 264 (33.17%) SQL
7 259 (32.54%) Apache
8 257 (32.29%) J2EE
9 243 (30.53%) Tomcat
10 225 (28.27%) Web Services
11 218 (27.39%) DevOps
12 213 (26.76%) Unix
13 200 (25.13%) Jenkins
14 198 (24.87%) SOAP
15 191 (23.99%) WebLogic
15 191 (23.99%) WebSphere
16 186 (23.37%) Hibernate
17 176 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
18 171 (21.48%) XML
19 170 (21.36%) REST
20 156 (19.60%) Git (software)
21 153 (19.22%) Maven
22 151 (18.97%) Red Hat
23 150 (18.84%) JavaScript
23 150 (18.84%) TDD
24 146 (18.34%) Scrum
24 146 (18.34%) Puppet
25 140 (17.59%) JUnit
26 132 (16.58%) HTML
26 132 (16.58%) Java EE

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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
1 259 (32.54%) Apache
2 243 (30.53%) Tomcat
3 191 (23.99%) WebLogic
3 191 (23.99%) WebSphere
4 93 (11.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 60 (7.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 58 (7.29%) IIS
7 43 (5.40%) WildFly
8 31 (3.89%) Oracle Application Server
9 30 (3.77%) nginx
10 27 (3.39%) iPlanet
10 27 (3.39%) WebSphere Process Server
11 24 (3.02%) Confluence
12 23 (2.89%) GlassFish
13 14 (1.76%) Apache TomEE
13 14 (1.76%) CMS
13 14 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (1.76%) Mule
13 14 (1.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 12 (1.51%) Apache Geronimo
Applications
1 8 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 10 (1.26%) Temenos T24
3 8 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.25%) Primavera
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.13%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 72 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.65%) GitHub
3 26 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.63%) PaaS
5 13 (1.63%) SaaS
6 10 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.26%) IaaS
7 9 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.13%) OpenShift
8 8 (1.01%) Google Analytics
8 8 (1.01%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.38%) Slack
10 2 (0.25%) Force.com
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.13%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.13%) Firebase
11 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 120 (15.08%) TCP/IP
2 92 (11.56%) HTTP
3 81 (10.18%) SSL
4 72 (9.05%) Firewall
5 45 (5.65%) LDAP
6 30 (3.77%) Internet
7 26 (3.27%) DNS
8 14 (1.76%) DHCP
9 13 (1.63%) SAN
9 13 (1.63%) SSH
10 10 (1.26%) FTP
11 7 (0.88%) IPsec
11 7 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (0.88%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.75%) Network Security
12 6 (0.75%) WAN
12 6 (0.75%) X.509
13 5 (0.63%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.63%) LAN
13 5 (0.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 101 (12.69%) Relational Database
3 75 (9.42%) MySQL
4 65 (8.17%) MongoDB
5 55 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
6 49 (6.16%) NoSQL
7 39 (4.90%) Oracle Database
8 32 (4.02%) MariaDB
8 32 (4.02%) RDBMS
9 22 (2.76%) Endeca
10 20 (2.51%) Big Data
11 17 (2.14%) Redis
12 15 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (1.76%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.51%) DB2
15 9 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (0.88%) Jackrabbit
16 7 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 200 (25.13%) Jenkins
2 156 (19.60%) Git (software)
3 153 (19.22%) Maven
4 140 (17.59%) JUnit
5 107 (13.44%) Subversion
6 76 (9.55%) Mockito
7 63 (7.91%) JIRA
8 60 (7.54%) Eclipse
9 57 (7.16%) Selenium
10 56 (7.04%) Ant
11 53 (6.66%) Cucumber
12 40 (5.03%) IntelliJ
13 26 (3.27%) Gradle
14 18 (2.26%) gulp
14 18 (2.26%) Hudson
15 14 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 13 (1.63%) Bitbucket
16 13 (1.63%) Grunt
17 11 (1.38%) Travis CI
18 9 (1.13%) jMock
General
1 125 (15.70%) Finance
2 91 (11.43%) Banking
3 34 (4.27%) Retail
4 14 (1.76%) Retail Banking
5 7 (0.88%) Front Office
6 6 (0.75%) Publishing
7 5 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.63%) Law
7 5 (0.63%) Marketing
8 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.50%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.38%) Advertising
9 3 (0.38%) Billing
9 3 (0.38%) Legal
9 3 (0.38%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.13%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 343 (43.09%) Developer
2 223 (28.02%) Java Developer
3 100 (12.56%) Architect
4 57 (7.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 46 (5.78%) Administrator
6 40 (5.03%) Analyst
6 40 (5.03%) Linux Engineer
7 34 (4.27%) Senior Developer
8 30 (3.77%) Consultant
9 29 (3.64%) Scala Developer
10 27 (3.39%) SQL Developer
11 22 (2.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 21 (2.64%) Applications Support
12 21 (2.64%) Integration Developer
12 21 (2.64%) Linux Specialist
13 18 (2.26%) Systems Administrator
14 17 (2.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 17 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (2.01%) Support Analyst
16 15 (1.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (34.67%) Spring
2 257 (32.29%) J2EE
3 225 (28.27%) Web Services
4 198 (24.87%) SOAP
5 186 (23.37%) Hibernate
6 171 (21.48%) XML
7 170 (21.36%) REST
8 132 (16.58%) HTML
8 132 (16.58%) Java EE
9 112 (14.07%) CSS
9 112 (14.07%) Middleware
10 103 (12.94%) JSON
11 80 (10.05%) JSP
12 77 (9.67%) RESTful
13 75 (9.42%) Struts
14 67 (8.42%) JPA
15 66 (8.29%) JMS
16 62 (7.79%) XSLT
17 61 (7.66%) jQuery
18 60 (7.54%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.53%) Clustering
2 44 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
3 40 (5.03%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.14%) Virtual Team
5 24 (3.02%) Smart Meter
6 22 (2.76%) Data Centre
6 22 (2.76%) iPad
7 19 (2.39%) Mobile App
8 16 (2.01%) Client/Server
8 16 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.88%) PKI
10 14 (1.76%) Private Cloud
11 12 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.51%) User Experience
12 7 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (0.63%) DataPower
14 4 (0.50%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 365 (45.85%) Linux
2 213 (26.76%) Unix
3 117 (14.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 101 (12.69%) Windows
5 44 (5.53%) Solaris
6 36 (4.52%) AIX
7 29 (3.64%) SUSE
8 28 (3.52%) HPUX
8 28 (3.52%) Windows Server
9 24 (3.02%) Apple iOS
10 23 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (1.88%) Android
11 15 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (1.76%) Mac OS X
13 13 (1.63%) Ubuntu
14 11 (1.38%) CentOS
15 2 (0.25%) Debian
15 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (27.39%) DevOps
3 176 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
4 150 (18.84%) TDD
5 146 (18.34%) Scrum
6 131 (16.46%) Open Source
7 109 (13.69%) Microservices
7 109 (13.69%) SOA
8 103 (12.94%) Test Automation
9 102 (12.81%) Configuration Management
10 77 (9.67%) Unit Testing
11 73 (9.17%) E-Commerce
12 72 (9.05%) Software Engineering
13 61 (7.66%) MVC
14 59 (7.41%) Web Development
15 57 (7.16%) OO
16 56 (7.04%) High Availability
16 56 (7.04%) Mentoring
17 54 (6.78%) ITIL
18 52 (6.53%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 511 (64.20%) Java
2 264 (33.17%) SQL
3 150 (18.84%) JavaScript
4 101 (12.69%) Perl
5 76 (9.55%) Bash Shell
6 73 (9.17%) Python
7 52 (6.53%) PL/SQL
8 51 (6.41%) Shell Script
9 44 (5.53%) Scala
10 35 (4.40%) Ruby
11 34 (4.27%) C#
12 28 (3.52%) C
13 20 (2.51%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.88%) Groovy
15 14 (1.76%) C++
16 11 (1.38%) Korn
17 10 (1.26%) Assembly Language
18 9 (1.13%) XPath
19 8 (1.01%) Haskell
20 7 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 111 (13.94%) Security Cleared
2 87 (10.93%) SC Cleared
3 52 (6.53%) Degree
4 32 (4.02%) CISSP
5 29 (3.64%) RHCE
6 23 (2.89%) RHCSA
7 14 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.38%) Master's Degree
9 10 (1.26%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.01%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.01%) PMP
11 6 (0.75%) CISA
11 6 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.75%) CISM
11 6 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.75%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.50%) CCIE
12 4 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.50%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.03%) QA
2 22 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.51%) SLA
4 7 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.75%) PA-DSS
6 5 (0.63%) FedRAMP
7 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.38%) GDPR
8 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.13%) FATCA
9 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 96 (12.06%) Docker
2 49 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 17 (2.14%) Active Directory
5 15 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.63%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.63%) KVM
7 8 (1.01%) vSphere
8 7 (0.88%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.88%) Xen
9 5 (0.63%) Samba
10 4 (0.50%) HDFS
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.38%) NFS
12 2 (0.25%) Firmware
12 2 (0.25%) Gluster
12 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 146 (18.34%) Puppet
2 100 (12.56%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (6.41%) Ansible
4 15 (1.88%) Kibana
5 13 (1.63%) Cobbler
6 12 (1.51%) Red Hat Satellite
7 11 (1.38%) Nagios
8 10 (1.26%) logstash
9 9 (1.13%) Grafana
9 9 (1.13%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (0.75%) Kubernetes
12 5 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
12 5 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 4 (0.50%) OpenView
14 3 (0.38%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
15 2 (0.25%) Graphite
15 2 (0.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 279 (35.05%) Oracle
2 151 (18.97%) Red Hat
3 67 (8.42%) IBM
4 65 (8.17%) VMware
5 42 (5.28%) Microsoft
6 40 (5.03%) WSO2
7 39 (4.90%) Veritas
8 33 (4.15%) webMethods
9 32 (4.02%) F5
10 31 (3.89%) Cisco
10 31 (3.89%) Splunk
11 30 (3.77%) ATG
12 27 (3.39%) Sun
13 24 (3.02%) Informatica
14 23 (2.89%) Adobe
15 22 (2.76%) HP
15 22 (2.76%) SAP
16 17 (2.14%) Google
16 17 (2.14%) hybris
17 16 (2.01%) MuleSoft
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