The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat JBoss
UK
Rank 227 234 283
Rank change year-on-year +7 +49  
Contract jobs citing JBoss 456 547 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 1.03% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.85% 5.97% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 367 219
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +12.35% +0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £38.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.55%  
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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7799 9160 9338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.36% 17.21% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5106 5825 5538
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 226 346
Median hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.60% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

JBoss
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JBoss over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +29 413 £475 +11.76% 102
South East +26 144 £450 +5.88% 20
London +58 142 £475 +2.70% 35
Hampshire +31 82 £425 +13.33% 9
South West +27 40 £538 +7.50% 6
Scotland -23 35 £388 -3.12% 4
Oxfordshire - 31 £500 - 2
Winchester +21 27 £425 +11.47%
East of England -6 27 £500 -9.18% 8
Essex +15 23 £523 +16.11% 3
City of London +13 23 £463 -7.50% 13
East Midlands +3 21 £425 +7.93% 8
Southend-on-Sea - 18 £497 -
West Midlands +2 17 £438 -14.63% 5
Edinburgh -20 17 £368 -8.12% 3
Oxford - 16 £500 - 2
Plymouth - 15 £550 -
Devon - 15 £550 -
Berkshire +15 14 £500 +17.64% 4
Reading +10 12 £500 +33.33% 2
North West -17 12 £380 +6.66% 8
North East -21 11 £418 +35.22% 6
Moray - 11 £375 -
Gloucestershire +5 10 £525 -4.54% 5
Nottingham +14 9 £425 +41.66% 4
Nottinghamshire +11 9 £425 +41.66% 5
Northamptonshire -3 7 £420 -1.17% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 7 £385 +26.74% 3
Tyne and Wear -27 7 £385 +25.20% 3
Kidlington - 7 £438 -

JBoss
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for JBoss.

1 515 (64.54%) Java
2 351 (43.98%) Linux
3 334 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
4 317 (39.72%) Oracle
5 251 (31.45%) Tomcat
6 231 (28.95%) Apache
7 226 (28.32%) Spring
8 217 (27.19%) J2EE
9 214 (26.82%) WebSphere
10 198 (24.81%) SQL
11 192 (24.06%) WebLogic
12 190 (23.81%) Web Services
13 186 (23.31%) Jenkins
14 183 (22.93%) Red Hat
15 182 (22.81%) DevOps
16 177 (22.18%) SOAP
17 163 (20.43%) XML
18 158 (19.80%) Hibernate
19 155 (19.42%) Unix
20 152 (19.05%) REST
21 151 (18.92%) Maven
22 149 (18.67%) Scrum
23 147 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
24 138 (17.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 136 (17.04%) Java EE
26 130 (16.29%) Windows
27 129 (16.17%) TDD
28 128 (16.04%) Finance
29 125 (15.66%) Git (software)
30 124 (15.54%) Open Source

JBoss
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 251 (31.45%) Tomcat
2 231 (28.95%) Apache
3 214 (26.82%) WebSphere
4 192 (24.06%) WebLogic
5 91 (11.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 55 (6.89%) IIS
7 53 (6.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 31 (3.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 27 (3.38%) GlassFish
9 27 (3.38%) nginx
10 23 (2.88%) WebSphere Process Server
11 21 (2.63%) Apache TomEE
12 20 (2.51%) Apache Geronimo
12 20 (2.51%) Confluence
12 20 (2.51%) Oracle Application Server
13 17 (2.13%) WildFly
14 15 (1.88%) CMS
14 15 (1.88%) Jetty
15 13 (1.63%) ATG Dynamo
16 12 (1.50%) Alfresco
Applications
1 14 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 10 (1.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (1.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 8 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.25%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.88%) GitHub
3 23 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.13%) PaaS
5 15 (1.88%) IaaS
5 15 (1.88%) OpenShift
6 14 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.25%) SaaS
9 8 (1.00%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.50%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.25%) Force.com
11 2 (0.25%) Route 53
11 2 (0.25%) Trello
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.13%) Firebase
12 1 (0.13%) G Suite
12 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 85 (10.65%) TCP/IP
2 78 (9.77%) HTTP
3 73 (9.15%) Firewall
4 68 (8.52%) SSL
5 43 (5.39%) LDAP
6 38 (4.76%) DNS
7 26 (3.26%) Internet
8 16 (2.01%) DHCP
9 13 (1.63%) SSH
10 12 (1.50%) FTP
10 12 (1.50%) SAN
11 11 (1.38%) Network Security
12 9 (1.13%) Kerberos
13 8 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (1.00%) OpenLDAP
14 7 (0.88%) IPsec
14 7 (0.88%) LAN
15 5 (0.63%) Wireshark
16 4 (0.50%) Intranet
16 4 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 73 (9.15%) Oracle Database
3 70 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 64 (8.02%) MySQL
5 48 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (5.89%) MongoDB
7 45 (5.64%) NoSQL
8 24 (3.01%) DB2
9 23 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
10 22 (2.76%) Endeca
11 21 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (2.38%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.88%) Redis
14 14 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (1.63%) Big Data
15 13 (1.63%) MariaDB
16 11 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 186 (23.31%) Jenkins
2 151 (18.92%) Maven
3 125 (15.66%) Git (software)
4 108 (13.53%) Subversion
5 101 (12.66%) JUnit
6 70 (8.77%) Ant
6 70 (8.77%) JIRA
7 63 (7.89%) Eclipse
8 54 (6.77%) Cucumber
9 52 (6.52%) Selenium
10 48 (6.02%) Mockito
11 29 (3.63%) IntelliJ
12 28 (3.51%) Gradle
13 24 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (2.26%) Log4j
15 17 (2.13%) Artifactory
16 16 (2.01%) Checkstyle
16 16 (2.01%) SoapUI
17 12 (1.50%) FindBugs
18 11 (1.38%) NetBeans
General
1 128 (16.04%) Finance
2 74 (9.27%) Banking
3 26 (3.26%) Retail
4 20 (2.51%) Publishing
5 9 (1.13%) Law
6 8 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.88%) Back Office
7 7 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 7 (0.88%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.38%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.38%) French Language
8 3 (0.38%) Marketing
9 2 (0.25%) Advertising
9 2 (0.25%) Electronics
9 2 (0.25%) Front Office
9 2 (0.25%) Prime Brokerage
9 2 (0.25%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Automotive
10 1 (0.13%) Games
10 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 306 (38.35%) Developer
2 223 (27.94%) Java Developer
3 113 (14.16%) Architect
4 58 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 43 (5.39%) Administrator
6 41 (5.14%) Consultant
7 38 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
8 30 (3.76%) Senior Developer
9 29 (3.63%) Java Engineer
10 27 (3.38%) Java Architect
10 27 (3.38%) Software Engineer
11 25 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (2.88%) Analyst
13 21 (2.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 21 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
13 21 (2.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 20 (2.51%) Systems Administrator
15 19 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
15 19 (2.38%) Technical Architect
16 17 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (28.32%) Spring
2 217 (27.19%) J2EE
3 190 (23.81%) Web Services
4 177 (22.18%) SOAP
5 163 (20.43%) XML
6 158 (19.80%) Hibernate
7 152 (19.05%) REST
8 136 (17.04%) Java EE
9 116 (14.54%) HTML
10 110 (13.78%) CSS
11 100 (12.53%) Middleware
12 92 (11.53%) JSP
13 87 (10.90%) JMS
14 76 (9.52%) JSON
15 74 (9.27%) XSLT
16 72 (9.02%) Apache Camel
17 71 (8.90%) JPA
18 65 (8.15%) Struts
19 58 (7.27%) Servlets
20 57 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.89%) Computer Science
3 32 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (3.63%) Clustering
5 28 (3.51%) Smart Meter
6 18 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 17 (2.13%) Virtual Team
8 16 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.63%) DataPower
10 12 (1.50%) iPad
10 12 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.38%) PKI
11 11 (1.38%) User Experience
12 9 (1.13%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.13%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.88%) N-Tier
13 7 (0.88%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.75%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.75%) Credit Risk
14 6 (0.75%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 351 (43.98%) Linux
2 155 (19.42%) Unix
3 138 (17.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 130 (16.29%) Windows
5 35 (4.39%) AIX
6 28 (3.51%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.63%) Solaris
8 12 (1.50%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.25%) CentOS
9 10 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.13%) Android
11 7 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.88%) HPUX
11 7 (0.88%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.88%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.75%) SUSE
12 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.63%) MVS
13 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (22.81%) DevOps
3 149 (18.67%) Scrum
4 147 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 129 (16.17%) TDD
6 124 (15.54%) Open Source
7 104 (13.03%) SOA
8 85 (10.65%) E-Commerce
9 79 (9.90%) Microservices
10 73 (9.15%) Configuration Management
11 69 (8.65%) MVC
12 64 (8.02%) OO
12 64 (8.02%) Software Engineering
13 62 (7.77%) ITIL
14 57 (7.14%) SDLC
15 56 (7.02%) Migration
16 55 (6.89%) UML
17 54 (6.77%) Unit Testing
18 50 (6.27%) Web Development
19 44 (5.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 515 (64.54%) Java
2 198 (24.81%) SQL
3 117 (14.66%) JavaScript
4 93 (11.65%) Perl
5 80 (10.03%) Python
6 66 (8.27%) Bash Shell
7 48 (6.02%) PL/SQL
8 47 (5.89%) Shell Script
9 33 (4.14%) Scala
10 31 (3.88%) Ruby
11 25 (3.13%) C
12 18 (2.26%) PowerShell
13 17 (2.13%) Korn
13 17 (2.13%) PHP
14 15 (1.88%) C#
15 8 (1.00%) Groovy
16 7 (0.88%) C++
16 7 (0.88%) Go
17 6 (0.75%) XPath
18 5 (0.63%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 108 (13.53%) Security Cleared
2 78 (9.77%) SC Cleared
3 76 (9.52%) Degree
4 20 (2.51%) CISSP
5 18 (2.26%) RHCE
6 15 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.63%) RHCSA
8 10 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.00%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.00%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.75%) PMP
11 5 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.63%) ISEB
12 4 (0.50%) CCIE
12 4 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.50%) Security+ Certification
13 3 (0.38%) GCIH
13 3 (0.38%) GIAC
13 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.51%) QA
2 20 (2.51%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.13%) PA-DSS
3 9 (1.13%) SLA
4 3 (0.38%) FedRAMP
4 3 (0.38%) GDPR
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 51 (6.39%) Docker
2 29 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.25%) vSphere
5 9 (1.13%) Apache Flume
5 9 (1.13%) NFS
6 8 (1.00%) Xen
7 5 (0.63%) Squid
7 5 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (0.63%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.38%) vCloud
9 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.25%) Gluster
10 2 (0.25%) HDFS
10 2 (0.25%) KVM
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 109 (13.66%) Puppet
2 70 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (5.89%) Ansible
4 19 (2.38%) logstash
5 17 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 12 (1.50%) Nagios
7 11 (1.38%) Oracle Identity Management
8 10 (1.25%) Cobbler
9 9 (1.13%) Kibana
9 9 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 9 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.88%) Graphite
11 7 (0.88%) Kubernetes
12 6 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (0.75%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.63%) Control-M
13 5 (0.63%) Forum Sentry
13 5 (0.63%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 317 (39.72%) Oracle
2 183 (22.93%) Red Hat
3 85 (10.65%) IBM
4 54 (6.77%) VMware
5 35 (4.39%) HP
6 29 (3.63%) Informatica
7 28 (3.51%) Splunk
8 26 (3.26%) ATG
9 25 (3.13%) Microsoft
10 18 (2.26%) Google
10 18 (2.26%) Siebel
10 18 (2.26%) WSO2
11 17 (2.13%) Adobe
11 17 (2.13%) Cisco
11 17 (2.13%) Veritas
12 16 (2.01%) Axway
13 15 (1.88%) F5
13 15 (1.88%) TIBCO
14 14 (1.75%) webMethods
15 13 (1.63%) SAP
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Square One Resources
Rate: Excellent daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
IPsoft
Rate: Excellent day rate on offer
Posted: 26 days ago