The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 29 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
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 102 143
Rank change year-on-year -13 +41  
Contract jobs citing JBoss 13 56 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 1.45% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.23% 8.21% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 42 5
Median daily rate £375 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.70% -5.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +11.61% +0.12%  
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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 403 682 593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.60% 17.63% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 377 289
Median daily rate £363 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.54 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.01% +33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JBoss in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JBoss in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JBoss in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JBoss in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +12 5 £375 -3.22% 1
Cheshire +5 4 £350 -8.19% 2
Merseyside -4 4 £385 +18.46%
JBoss
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for JBoss.

1 18 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 16 (53.33%) WebSphere
3 14 (46.67%) Java
3 14 (46.67%) WebLogic
4 12 (40.00%) Unix
5 11 (36.67%) Middleware
6 10 (33.33%) Apache
7 9 (30.00%) Oracle
8 8 (26.67%) Windows
8 8 (26.67%) Python
8 8 (26.67%) IBM
8 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (23.33%) HTTP
9 7 (23.33%) J2EE
9 7 (23.33%) Perl
9 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (20.00%) GlassFish
10 6 (20.00%) nginx
10 6 (20.00%) Web Services
10 6 (20.00%) ITIL
10 6 (20.00%) Banking
10 6 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (16.67%) Scrum
11 5 (16.67%) SSL
11 5 (16.67%) TDD
11 5 (16.67%) Spring
11 5 (16.67%) SOAP
11 5 (16.67%) UML
11 5 (16.67%) RUP
11 5 (16.67%) OO

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 16 (53.33%) WebSphere
3 14 (46.67%) WebLogic
4 10 (33.33%) Apache
5 6 (20.00%) GlassFish
5 6 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (20.00%) nginx
6 5 (16.67%) IIS
7 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (3.33%) Confluence
10 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (3.33%) iPlanet
10 1 (3.33%) Liferay
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Integration
10 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) HTTP
2 5 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 5 (16.67%) SSL
3 3 (10.00%) LDAP
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Hudson
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Gradle
3 1 (3.33%) Lombardi
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Administrator
1 5 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Senior Middleware Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Middleware Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Architect
5 1 (3.33%) BPM Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Middleware
2 7 (23.33%) J2EE
3 6 (20.00%) Web Services
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (16.67%) REST
4 5 (16.67%) SOAP
4 5 (16.67%) Spring
4 5 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (13.33%) JSTL
5 4 (13.33%) Struts
6 3 (10.00%) EJB
6 3 (10.00%) jQuery
6 3 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (6.67%) Ajax
7 2 (6.67%) CSS
7 2 (6.67%) Dojo
7 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.67%) JMS
7 2 (6.67%) Struts2
7 2 (6.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) DataPower
4 1 (3.33%) Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Unix
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) RUP
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) UML
4 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
5 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.33%) RAD
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.33%) Validation
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) Python
3 7 (23.33%) Perl
4 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) hybris
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) Chordiant
5 2 (6.67%) Sybase
6 1 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) Kony
6 1 (3.33%) Sencha
6 1 (3.33%) Sun
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Yahoo!