The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat JBoss
North West / Merseyside
Rank 35 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing JBoss 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.24% 3.26% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.97% 15.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Median daily rate £385 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 67 73 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 20.74% 21.66% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 30
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.91% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

JBoss
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JBoss in Merseyside

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JBoss in Merseyside over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JBoss in Merseyside

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Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 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
Liverpool -5 4 £385 +18.46%
JBoss
North West

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for JBoss.

1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) HTTP
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Chordiant
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) nginx
4 1 (14.29%) Liferay
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (14.29%) Liferay
4 1 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) Python
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Chordiant