The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England / South East
Rank 111 146 215
Rank change year-on-year +35 +69  
Contract jobs citing JBoss 139 127 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.77% 1.38% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.67% 7.79% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 106 28
Median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £337 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.42% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1303 1630 1668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.59% 17.72% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 1058 935
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 73
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £52.25 £45.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JBoss in the South East

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JBoss in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JBoss in the South East

JBoss
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JBoss in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire +28 78 £425 +13.33% 9
Oxfordshire - 30 £500 - 2
Berkshire +10 14 £500 +17.64% 4
West Sussex - 5 £506 - 2
Surrey -23 4 £556 +11.24% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £360 -35.28% 1
Middlesex - 2 £549 -
Kent +3 1 £375 -9.63%
JBoss
England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for JBoss.

1 140 (60.87%) Java
2 124 (53.91%) Linux
3 91 (39.57%) Red Hat
3 91 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (35.65%) Spring
4 82 (35.65%) Apache
5 71 (30.87%) Tomcat
5 71 (30.87%) WebSphere
6 61 (26.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 59 (25.65%) Security Cleared
8 54 (23.48%) SC Cleared
8 54 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (23.48%) Oracle
9 53 (23.04%) SQL
9 53 (23.04%) JUnit
9 53 (23.04%) DevOps
10 51 (22.17%) Web Services
11 46 (20.00%) XML
11 46 (20.00%) SOAP
12 44 (19.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 44 (19.13%) Jenkins
13 41 (17.83%) Scrum
13 41 (17.83%) Java EE
14 40 (17.39%) Maven
14 40 (17.39%) Apache Camel
15 39 (16.96%) TDD
16 37 (16.09%) Unix
16 37 (16.09%) Bash Shell
16 37 (16.09%) Cucumber
17 35 (15.22%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 82 (35.65%) Apache
2 71 (30.87%) Tomcat
2 71 (30.87%) WebSphere
3 44 (19.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 32 (13.91%) WebLogic
5 21 (9.13%) Apache Geronimo
5 21 (9.13%) Apache TomEE
6 20 (8.70%) WebSphere Process Server
7 13 (5.65%) ATG Dynamo
8 11 (4.78%) Alfresco
9 9 (3.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (3.48%) IIS
11 6 (2.61%) GlassFish
11 6 (2.61%) nginx
12 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
13 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.87%) LiveCycle
15 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (4.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.74%) GitHub
2 15 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.74%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.30%) SaaS
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.43%) Route 53
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.17%) Firewall
2 16 (6.96%) HTTP
2 16 (6.96%) SSL
3 13 (5.65%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.35%) LDAP
4 10 (4.35%) SAN
5 7 (3.04%) DNS
6 4 (1.74%) DHCP
6 4 (1.74%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.30%) Internet
7 3 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.30%) MPLS
7 3 (1.30%) SNMP
8 2 (0.87%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.43%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.61%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (9.13%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.09%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.04%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.04%) MySQL
5 6 (2.61%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.74%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.30%) Redis
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.87%) VoltDB
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Kudu
9 1 (0.43%) HBase
9 1 (0.43%) Impala
9 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 53 (23.04%) JUnit
2 44 (19.13%) Jenkins
3 40 (17.39%) Maven
4 37 (16.09%) Cucumber
5 35 (15.22%) Subversion
6 29 (12.61%) Mockito
7 28 (12.17%) JIRA
8 19 (8.26%) Ant
8 19 (8.26%) Selenium
9 18 (7.83%) Git (software)
10 16 (6.96%) Eclipse
11 15 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (5.65%) Log4j
13 11 (4.78%) Gradle
14 10 (4.35%) Artifactory
14 10 (4.35%) Checkstyle
14 10 (4.35%) IntelliJ
15 8 (3.48%) FindBugs
16 7 (3.04%) Talend Open Studio
17 5 (2.17%) Grunt
General
1 25 (10.87%) Finance
2 18 (7.83%) Publishing
3 5 (2.17%) Retail
4 4 (1.74%) Banking
4 4 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (43.91%) Developer
2 65 (28.26%) Java Developer
3 22 (9.57%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (7.39%) Architect
4 17 (7.39%) Java Engineer
5 13 (5.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 13 (5.65%) Software Engineer
6 12 (5.22%) Integration Developer
6 12 (5.22%) Java Software Developer
6 12 (5.22%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (5.22%) Software Developer
7 10 (4.35%) WebSphere Specialist
8 9 (3.91%) Analyst
8 9 (3.91%) Linux Specialist
9 8 (3.48%) Applications Specialist
9 8 (3.48%) E-Commerce Developer
9 8 (3.48%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (3.48%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 8 (3.48%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.04%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (35.65%) Spring
2 51 (22.17%) Web Services
3 46 (20.00%) SOAP
3 46 (20.00%) XML
4 41 (17.83%) Java EE
5 40 (17.39%) Apache Camel
6 34 (14.78%) Hibernate
7 31 (13.48%) J2EE
8 28 (12.17%) REST
9 27 (11.74%) RESTful
10 25 (10.87%) ActiveMQ
11 23 (10.00%) JMS
12 20 (8.70%) JSON
12 20 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
13 19 (8.26%) CSS
13 19 (8.26%) IBM Integration Bus
13 19 (8.26%) JSP
13 19 (8.26%) Servlets
13 19 (8.26%) XSLT
14 18 (7.83%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 15 (6.52%) Clustering
3 11 (4.78%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.48%) PKI
6 5 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.17%) EMV
7 4 (1.74%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.30%) User Experience
9 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.43%) AS400
10 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (53.91%) Linux
2 61 (26.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (16.09%) Unix
4 34 (14.78%) Windows
5 6 (2.61%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.17%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.74%) CentOS
7 4 (1.74%) SUSE
7 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.87%) Debian
9 1 (0.43%) AIX
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
3 53 (23.04%) DevOps
4 41 (17.83%) Scrum
5 39 (16.96%) TDD
6 35 (15.22%) Unit Testing
7 32 (13.91%) Open Source
8 30 (13.04%) Migration
9 28 (12.17%) BPMN
10 27 (11.74%) BPEL
10 27 (11.74%) E-Commerce
10 27 (11.74%) Pair Programming
11 22 (9.57%) Microservices
12 21 (9.13%) Analytics
13 19 (8.26%) ITIL
13 19 (8.26%) Software Engineering
14 18 (7.83%) UML
15 17 (7.39%) Automated Testing
16 14 (6.09%) Waterfall
17 13 (5.65%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 140 (60.87%) Java
2 53 (23.04%) SQL
3 37 (16.09%) Bash Shell
4 29 (12.61%) Shell Script
5 28 (12.17%) JavaScript
6 16 (6.96%) Python
7 15 (6.52%) Perl
8 10 (4.35%) Korn
9 9 (3.91%) Scala
10 6 (2.61%) Ruby
11 5 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.74%) C#
12 4 (1.74%) Groovy
12 4 (1.74%) Haskell
13 2 (0.87%) C++
13 2 (0.87%) Tcl
14 1 (0.43%) AWK
14 1 (0.43%) C
14 1 (0.43%) PHP
14 1 (0.43%) sed
Qualifications
1 59 (25.65%) Security Cleared
2 54 (23.48%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.83%) Degree
4 16 (6.96%) RHCE
5 14 (6.09%) CISSP
6 11 (4.78%) RHCSA
7 4 (1.74%) CCIE
7 4 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.74%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (1.74%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (1.30%) GCIH
8 3 (1.30%) GIAC
8 3 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.87%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.43%) ISEB
10 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.96%) PCI DSS
2 15 (6.52%) QA
3 9 (3.91%) PA-DSS
4 7 (3.04%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.87%) GDPR
7 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.35%) Docker
2 8 (3.48%) vSphere
3 6 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.43%) iptables
5 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (13.04%) Puppet
2 18 (7.83%) Red Hat Satellite
3 14 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (3.48%) Cobbler
6 4 (1.74%) Ansible
6 4 (1.74%) Grafana
6 4 (1.74%) Kibana
7 3 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.30%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.30%) SELinux
8 2 (0.87%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.87%) logstash
Vendors
1 91 (39.57%) Red Hat
2 54 (23.48%) Oracle
3 21 (9.13%) Splunk
4 20 (8.70%) IBM
5 19 (8.26%) VMware
6 13 (5.65%) ATG
7 11 (4.78%) HP
8 10 (4.35%) Veritas
9 9 (3.91%) Cisco
9 9 (3.91%) Gemalto
9 9 (3.91%) Kaspersky
9 9 (3.91%) NetApp
9 9 (3.91%) Tripwire
10 7 (3.04%) F5
10 7 (3.04%) Talend
10 7 (3.04%) webMethods
11 5 (2.17%) Adobe
12 4 (1.74%) Google
12 4 (1.74%) Informatica
12 4 (1.74%) Microsoft
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