The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 22 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
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 126 109
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17  
Contract jobs citing JBoss 8 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.70% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.02% 3.86% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 22
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £375 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £555 £484
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 the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 397 544 528
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.73% 18.14% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 383 358
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 32
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +110.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

JBoss
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JBoss in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JBoss in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Bristol 0 6 £410 +9.33%
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
JBoss
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for JBoss.

1 35 (70.00%) J2EE
2 34 (68.00%) Java
3 31 (62.00%) Oracle
4 25 (50.00%) Apache
5 23 (46.00%) WebLogic
5 23 (46.00%) Web Services
5 23 (46.00%) XML
6 22 (44.00%) Linux
6 22 (44.00%) WebSphere
7 21 (42.00%) Hibernate
7 21 (42.00%) XSLT
8 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (38.00%) Servlets
9 19 (38.00%) High Availability
10 18 (36.00%) Tomcat
10 18 (36.00%) Spring
10 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
11 16 (32.00%) JSP
12 15 (30.00%) SOAP
12 15 (30.00%) Struts
12 15 (30.00%) JMS
12 15 (30.00%) Content Management
12 15 (30.00%) DevOps
13 13 (26.00%) JMX
13 13 (26.00%) ATG
13 13 (26.00%) CMS
13 13 (26.00%) Endeca
13 13 (26.00%) QA
13 13 (26.00%) Load Testing
13 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 25 (50.00%) Apache
2 23 (46.00%) WebLogic
3 22 (44.00%) WebSphere
4 18 (36.00%) Tomcat
5 13 (26.00%) CMS
5 13 (26.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (12.00%) IIS
6 6 (12.00%) iPlanet
6 6 (12.00%) Jetty
6 6 (12.00%) Mongrel
6 6 (12.00%) nginx
6 6 (12.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (4.00%) Captiva
7 2 (4.00%) Documentum
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
8 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
8 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (4.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (10.00%) Google App Engine
2 5 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) Internet
2 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.00%) DNS
4 6 (12.00%) Firewall
4 6 (12.00%) HTTP
4 6 (12.00%) SSL
5 5 (10.00%) DHCP
5 5 (10.00%) FTP
5 5 (10.00%) IPsec
6 1 (2.00%) FCoE
6 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.00%) LDAP
6 1 (2.00%) NAS
6 1 (2.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) Endeca
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (16.00%) JUnit
2 6 (12.00%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Architect
2 10 (20.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Administrator
3 8 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Solaris Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Documentum Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (70.00%) J2EE
2 23 (46.00%) Web Services
2 23 (46.00%) XML
3 21 (42.00%) Hibernate
3 21 (42.00%) XSLT
4 19 (38.00%) Servlets
5 18 (36.00%) Spring
6 16 (32.00%) JSP
7 15 (30.00%) JMS
7 15 (30.00%) SOAP
7 15 (30.00%) Struts
8 13 (26.00%) JDBC
8 13 (26.00%) JMX
9 10 (20.00%) REST
10 8 (16.00%) EJB
10 8 (16.00%) EJB 3.0
10 8 (16.00%) JPA
10 8 (16.00%) JSF
10 8 (16.00%) PrimeFaces
10 8 (16.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) iPad
1 13 (26.00%) Virtual Team
2 6 (12.00%) Clustering
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Solaris
3 8 (16.00%) Unix
4 6 (12.00%) AIX
4 6 (12.00%) HPUX
4 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.00%) SUSE
6 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) High Availability
3 15 (30.00%) Content Management
3 15 (30.00%) DevOps
4 13 (26.00%) B2B
4 13 (26.00%) B2C
4 13 (26.00%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
4 13 (26.00%) Load Testing
4 13 (26.00%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (26.00%) Software Architecture
5 12 (24.00%) Workflow
6 9 (18.00%) ITIL
6 9 (18.00%) Scrum
7 8 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (16.00%) SDLC
7 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) C
3 5 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) C-shell
5 1 (2.00%) Korn
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) DV Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) QA
2 4 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.00%) KVM
2 5 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (10.00%) Xen
3 2 (4.00%) Samba
4 1 (2.00%) Docker
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Oracle
2 13 (26.00%) ATG
3 10 (20.00%) VMware
4 7 (14.00%) IBM
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco
5 6 (12.00%) F5
5 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.00%) Sun
6 5 (10.00%) Google
6 5 (10.00%) PlateSpin
6 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.00%) Veritas
7 3 (6.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) Cognos
8 1 (2.00%) Opsware