The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 51 38
Contract jobs citing JBoss 0 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 3.11% 2.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 20.69% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 11
Median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.75%  
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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 114 87 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 20.18% 15.03% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 55 54
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +113.63%  
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JBoss in South Wales

JBoss
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 Wales region with a requirement for JBoss.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) RAD
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (20.00%) Siebel
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Groovy
5 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (20.00%) The Grinder

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
2 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (20.00%) The Grinder
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Performance Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) RAD
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Siebel