The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 30 32
Contract jobs citing JBoss 0 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 4.28% 3.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 18.27% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 6
Median daily rate - £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 35 104 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 10.39% 23.42% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 65 46
Median daily rate £450 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £489 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JBoss in Lancashire