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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat JBoss
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 45 37
Contract jobs citing JBoss 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.40% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 6.06% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.42% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 23 99 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 10.95% 23.13% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 70 49
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -73.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.70 £17.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £19.89 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

JBoss
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

JBoss
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