The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 25 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 26 34
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs citing JBoss 17 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.23% 6.10% 3.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.98% 22.78% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 11
Median daily rate £580 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +19.04%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 63 79 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 19.38% 26.78% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 58 60
Median daily rate £540 £475 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.68% +18.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

JBoss
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JBoss in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxford region with a requirement for JBoss.

1 30 (93.75%) Java
2 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (87.50%) Spring
3 23 (71.88%) Maven
4 21 (65.63%) SQL
4 21 (65.63%) Mockito
5 19 (59.38%) GitHub
5 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
5 19 (59.38%) DevOps
5 19 (59.38%) JUnit
5 19 (59.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (59.38%) Pair Programming
5 19 (59.38%) WebSphere
5 19 (59.38%) Java EE
5 19 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (56.25%) Unit Testing
6 18 (56.25%) Scrum
6 18 (56.25%) TDD
6 18 (56.25%) Cucumber
7 17 (53.13%) BPMN
7 17 (53.13%) BPEL
7 17 (53.13%) Migration
8 15 (46.88%) WebSphere Process Server
9 13 (40.63%) SOAP
9 13 (40.63%) Web Services
9 13 (40.63%) RESTful
10 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
11 7 (21.88%) Linux
11 7 (21.88%) Apache Camel
12 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS

JBoss
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 19 (59.38%) WebSphere
1 19 (59.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (46.88%) WebSphere Process Server
3 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
5 1 (3.13%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) GitHub
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Maven
2 21 (65.63%) Mockito
3 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
3 19 (59.38%) JUnit
4 18 (56.25%) Cucumber
5 5 (15.63%) Selenium
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 21 (65.63%) Java Developer
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Developer
4 10 (31.25%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Java Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) AWS Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Integration Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Java Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) Spring
2 19 (59.38%) Java EE
3 13 (40.63%) RESTful
3 13 (40.63%) SOAP
3 13 (40.63%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) Apache Camel
5 6 (18.75%) JSON
6 5 (15.63%) Dropwizard
6 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
6 5 (15.63%) JMS
6 5 (15.63%) Spring Boot
7 4 (12.50%) EJB
8 3 (9.38%) JSP
8 3 (9.38%) Spring Security
8 3 (9.38%) WireMock
9 2 (6.25%) Ajax
10 1 (3.13%) Apache CXF
10 1 (3.13%) JPA
10 1 (3.13%) XML
10 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) CentOS
2 2 (6.25%) Debian
2 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (59.38%) DevOps
2 19 (59.38%) Pair Programming
3 18 (56.25%) Scrum
3 18 (56.25%) TDD
3 18 (56.25%) Unit Testing
4 17 (53.13%) BPEL
4 17 (53.13%) BPMN
4 17 (53.13%) Migration
5 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.63%) Microservices
7 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.38%) UML
8 3 (9.38%) User Stories
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.25%) Workflow
10 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) Java
2 21 (65.63%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
1 2 (6.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle
1 1 (3.13%) PayPal
1 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.13%) Talend