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 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 West
Rank 100 122 119
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3  
Contract jobs citing JBoss 40 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.54% 0.55% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.49% 3.25% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 6
Median daily rate £538 £500 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +49.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £550 £473
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 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 471 492 498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.13% 17.01% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 346 302
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £525 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Median hourly rate £46.25 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.94% +5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £31.50
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 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

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Devon - 15 £550 -
Gloucestershire +6 10 £525 -4.54% 6
Wiltshire +2 2 - - 1
Somerset - 2 - -
JBoss
England

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 West region with a requirement for JBoss.

1 37 (69.81%) Java
2 29 (54.72%) J2EE
3 27 (50.94%) Oracle
4 26 (49.06%) XML
5 25 (47.17%) Web Services
6 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (45.28%) WebSphere
7 22 (41.51%) XSLT
7 22 (41.51%) Apache
8 21 (39.62%) Hibernate
9 20 (37.74%) Spring
9 20 (37.74%) Linux
10 19 (35.85%) WebLogic
10 19 (35.85%) Tomcat
11 18 (33.96%) Servlets
12 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
12 17 (32.08%) DevOps
13 16 (30.19%) SOAP
13 16 (30.19%) Struts
13 16 (30.19%) JSP
13 16 (30.19%) JMS
14 14 (26.42%) Content Management
15 13 (24.53%) Workflow
15 13 (24.53%) REST
16 12 (22.64%) High Availability
16 12 (22.64%) Software Architecture
16 12 (22.64%) Capacity Planning
16 12 (22.64%) iPad
16 12 (22.64%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (22.64%) Virtual Team

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Top Related 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 24 (45.28%) WebSphere
2 22 (41.51%) Apache
3 19 (35.85%) Tomcat
3 19 (35.85%) WebLogic
4 12 (22.64%) CMS
4 12 (22.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (11.32%) IIS
5 6 (11.32%) Jetty
5 6 (11.32%) Mongrel
5 6 (11.32%) nginx
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.77%) Captiva
7 2 (3.77%) Documentum
8 1 (1.89%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.89%) Liferay
8 1 (1.89%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Primavera
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.43%) Google App Engine
2 5 (9.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) Internet
2 6 (11.32%) HTTP
2 6 (11.32%) SSL
2 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.43%) DHCP
3 5 (9.43%) DNS
3 5 (9.43%) FTP
3 5 (9.43%) IPsec
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Endeca
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) JUnit
2 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.32%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.89%) Bower
4 1 (1.89%) Grunt
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) TestNG
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Architect
2 12 (22.64%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Administrator
3 11 (20.75%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Documentum Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.89%) Java Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Java Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (54.72%) J2EE
2 26 (49.06%) XML
3 25 (47.17%) Web Services
4 22 (41.51%) XSLT
5 21 (39.62%) Hibernate
6 20 (37.74%) Spring
7 18 (33.96%) Servlets
8 16 (30.19%) JMS
8 16 (30.19%) JSP
8 16 (30.19%) SOAP
8 16 (30.19%) Struts
9 13 (24.53%) REST
10 12 (22.64%) JDBC
10 12 (22.64%) JMX
11 10 (18.87%) Middleware
12 9 (16.98%) EJB
12 9 (16.98%) JAXB
12 9 (16.98%) JPA
12 9 (16.98%) JSF
12 9 (16.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) iPad
1 12 (22.64%) Virtual Team
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Solaris
4 2 (3.77%) Unix
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) DevOps
3 14 (26.42%) Content Management
4 13 (24.53%) Workflow
5 12 (22.64%) B2B
5 12 (22.64%) B2C
5 12 (22.64%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
5 12 (22.64%) High Availability
5 12 (22.64%) Load Testing
5 12 (22.64%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (22.64%) Software Architecture
6 11 (20.75%) Scrum
7 10 (18.87%) SDLC
8 9 (16.98%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
9 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.21%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) Java
2 9 (16.98%) C
3 8 (15.09%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.77%) PHP
5 2 (3.77%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (9.43%) Xen
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Puppet
2 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Oracle
2 12 (22.64%) ATG
3 7 (13.21%) IBM
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.43%) Google
5 5 (9.43%) VMware
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.89%) webMethods
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
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