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 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
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 245 236
Rank change year-on-year -20 -9  
Contract jobs citing JBoss 422 552 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 1.02% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.42% 5.69% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 394 346
Median daily rate £475 £450 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +6.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.16%  
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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7783 9700 10045
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.60% 17.99% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4973 6473 6270
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 233 338
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +1.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

JBoss
Job Vacancy Trend

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 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
England +1 396 £488 +8.50% 72
London +31 152 £511 +13.61% 21
South East -5 108 £500 +6.38% 8
East of England +33 47 £474 -17.65% 7
Essex +17 41 £475 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 31 £486 -
Oxfordshire -1 30 £580 +16.00% 1
Hampshire +3 29 £425 +6.25%
North West -34 23 £400 -1.23% 7
Surrey -15 21 £418 -12.10% 1
City of London +5 19 £543 +3.33% 9
West Midlands +4 17 £494 +8.00% 4
Oxford -4 17 £580 +16.00% 1
Scotland -12 17 £400 +11.11% 8
East Midlands -16 15 £423 +20.71% 3
North East +56 14 £328 +0.76% 5
Worthing - 14 £500 -
West Sussex - 14 £500 -
Tyne and Wear +63 13 £328 +0.76% 4
Manchester -2 12 £375 -6.25% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +68 11 £328 +0.76% 4
Shropshire +24 9 £500 +11.35%
Telford +14 9 £500 +11.35%
Cheshire +5 9 £400 -1.23% 2
Milton Keynes -8 9 £350 +7.69% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 9 £350 -11.67% 1
Winchester +6 8 £425 -3.95%
South West 0 8 £410 +2.50% 4
Northamptonshire -4 7 £420 +29.23% 1
Croydon -10 7 - - 1

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 with a requirement for JBoss.

1 567 (65.78%) Java
2 389 (45.13%) Linux
3 349 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
4 293 (33.99%) Oracle
5 286 (33.18%) Spring
6 285 (33.06%) J2EE
7 282 (32.71%) SQL
8 274 (31.79%) Apache
9 248 (28.77%) Tomcat
10 239 (27.73%) Web Services
11 230 (26.68%) DevOps
12 223 (25.87%) SOAP
13 220 (25.52%) Jenkins
14 211 (24.48%) Unix
15 208 (24.13%) WebSphere
16 204 (23.67%) WebLogic
17 201 (23.32%) Hibernate
18 200 (23.20%) REST
19 190 (22.04%) XML
20 187 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
21 185 (21.46%) Git (software)
22 173 (20.07%) Maven
23 171 (19.84%) JavaScript
24 162 (18.79%) Red Hat
24 162 (18.79%) TDD
25 161 (18.68%) Scrum
26 156 (18.10%) HTML
27 149 (17.29%) Puppet
28 146 (16.94%) Java EE
29 145 (16.82%) JUnit

JBoss
Co-occurring 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
1 274 (31.79%) Apache
2 248 (28.77%) Tomcat
3 208 (24.13%) WebSphere
4 204 (23.67%) WebLogic
5 101 (11.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 67 (7.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 59 (6.84%) IIS
8 40 (4.64%) WildFly
9 31 (3.60%) nginx
10 30 (3.48%) WebSphere Process Server
11 25 (2.90%) Confluence
11 25 (2.90%) Oracle Application Server
12 23 (2.67%) GlassFish
13 18 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (2.09%) iPlanet
14 15 (1.74%) Apache TomEE
14 15 (1.74%) CMS
15 14 (1.62%) Mule
15 14 (1.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 13 (1.51%) Apache Geronimo
Applications
1 8 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.04%) Temenos T24
3 7 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (0.35%) Pega PRPC
5 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.23%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 69 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (5.34%) GitHub
3 24 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.51%) PaaS
6 12 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.39%) SaaS
7 9 (1.04%) Google Analytics
7 9 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.04%) IaaS
7 9 (1.04%) OpenShift
8 8 (0.93%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.35%) Slack
10 2 (0.23%) Force.com
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.12%) G Suite
11 1 (0.12%) Office 365
11 1 (0.12%) Route 53
11 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 115 (13.34%) TCP/IP
2 97 (11.25%) HTTP
3 85 (9.86%) SSL
4 64 (7.42%) Firewall
5 44 (5.10%) LDAP
6 30 (3.48%) Internet
7 23 (2.67%) DNS
8 13 (1.51%) DHCP
8 13 (1.51%) SSH
9 9 (1.04%) FTP
10 8 (0.93%) SAN
11 7 (0.81%) IPsec
11 7 (0.81%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (0.81%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.70%) Network Security
12 6 (0.70%) X.509
13 5 (0.58%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.46%) Intranet
14 4 (0.46%) LAN
15 3 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (13.46%) Relational Database
2 103 (11.95%) SQL Server
3 76 (8.82%) MySQL
4 64 (7.42%) MongoDB
5 55 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (6.15%) NoSQL
7 49 (5.68%) Oracle Database
8 36 (4.18%) RDBMS
9 35 (4.06%) MariaDB
10 23 (2.67%) Endeca
11 19 (2.20%) DB2
12 18 (2.09%) Big Data
13 17 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (1.97%) Redis
14 12 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.39%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.81%) Jackrabbit
15 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 220 (25.52%) Jenkins
2 185 (21.46%) Git (software)
3 173 (20.07%) Maven
4 145 (16.82%) JUnit
5 117 (13.57%) Subversion
6 80 (9.28%) JIRA
7 77 (8.93%) Mockito
8 69 (8.00%) Cucumber
9 68 (7.89%) Eclipse
10 63 (7.31%) Selenium
11 61 (7.08%) Ant
12 43 (4.99%) IntelliJ
13 26 (3.02%) Gradle
14 19 (2.20%) gulp
15 17 (1.97%) Hudson
16 15 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 14 (1.62%) Grunt
18 13 (1.51%) Bitbucket
19 10 (1.16%) Travis CI
20 9 (1.04%) Gatling
General
1 138 (16.01%) Finance
2 95 (11.02%) Banking
3 33 (3.83%) Retail
4 13 (1.51%) Law
4 13 (1.51%) Retail Banking
5 7 (0.81%) Front Office
5 7 (0.81%) Publishing
6 6 (0.70%) Marketing
7 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.58%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.35%) Advertising
9 3 (0.35%) Billing
9 3 (0.35%) Legal
9 3 (0.35%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.23%) Back Office
10 2 (0.23%) Electronics
10 2 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 374 (43.39%) Developer
2 249 (28.89%) Java Developer
3 119 (13.81%) Architect
4 62 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 50 (5.80%) Administrator
6 40 (4.64%) Analyst
6 40 (4.64%) Linux Engineer
7 39 (4.52%) Consultant
8 38 (4.41%) Senior Developer
9 34 (3.94%) Scala Developer
10 28 (3.25%) SQL Developer
11 24 (2.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 24 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (2.55%) Applications Support
12 22 (2.55%) Java Architect
13 21 (2.44%) J2EE Developer
13 21 (2.44%) Linux Specialist
14 20 (2.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 19 (2.20%) Integration Developer
16 18 (2.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (33.18%) Spring
2 285 (33.06%) J2EE
3 239 (27.73%) Web Services
4 223 (25.87%) SOAP
5 201 (23.32%) Hibernate
6 200 (23.20%) REST
7 190 (22.04%) XML
8 156 (18.10%) HTML
9 146 (16.94%) Java EE
10 133 (15.43%) CSS
11 123 (14.27%) Middleware
12 108 (12.53%) JSON
13 88 (10.21%) JSP
14 86 (9.98%) JMS
15 79 (9.16%) Struts
16 78 (9.05%) JPA
17 75 (8.70%) Apache Camel
17 75 (8.70%) RESTful
18 68 (7.89%) EJB
18 68 (7.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
1 48 (5.57%) Enterprise Software
2 42 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 39 (4.52%) Clustering
4 26 (3.02%) Smart Meter
5 25 (2.90%) Virtual Team
6 22 (2.55%) iPad
7 18 (2.09%) Data Centre
8 17 (1.97%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.86%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.74%) PKI
11 14 (1.62%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.39%) User Experience
13 10 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.81%) DataPower
14 7 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 6 (0.70%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 389 (45.13%) Linux
2 211 (24.48%) Unix
3 119 (13.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 104 (12.06%) Windows
5 35 (4.06%) Solaris
6 33 (3.83%) AIX
7 29 (3.36%) Windows Server
8 24 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (2.55%) Apple iOS
10 21 (2.44%) SUSE
11 20 (2.32%) HPUX
12 17 (1.97%) Mac OS X
13 16 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (1.62%) Ubuntu
15 13 (1.51%) Android
16 11 (1.28%) CentOS
17 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
18 2 (0.23%) Debian
19 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
19 1 (0.12%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (26.68%) DevOps
3 187 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
4 162 (18.79%) TDD
5 161 (18.68%) Scrum
6 141 (16.36%) Open Source
7 136 (15.78%) SOA
8 128 (14.85%) Microservices
9 110 (12.76%) Test Automation
10 108 (12.53%) Configuration Management
11 84 (9.74%) MVC
12 77 (8.93%) Unit Testing
13 76 (8.82%) Software Engineering
14 73 (8.47%) E-Commerce
15 69 (8.00%) Web Development
16 68 (7.89%) Mentoring
17 62 (7.19%) OO
18 53 (6.15%) Pair Programming
18 53 (6.15%) SDLC
19 52 (6.03%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 567 (65.78%) Java
2 282 (32.71%) SQL
3 171 (19.84%) JavaScript
4 102 (11.83%) Perl
5 82 (9.51%) Python
6 73 (8.47%) Bash Shell
7 58 (6.73%) Scala
8 56 (6.50%) PL/SQL
9 54 (6.26%) Shell Script
10 41 (4.76%) Ruby
11 36 (4.18%) C#
12 29 (3.36%) C
13 20 (2.32%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.74%) Groovy
15 14 (1.62%) C++
16 13 (1.51%) PHP
17 10 (1.16%) Assembly Language
18 9 (1.04%) Haskell
19 8 (0.93%) VB
19 8 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 112 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 89 (10.32%) SC Cleared
3 53 (6.15%) Degree
4 32 (3.71%) CISSP
5 29 (3.36%) RHCE
6 24 (2.78%) RHCSA
7 16 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.28%) Master's Degree
9 10 (1.16%) PMI Certification
10 9 (1.04%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.93%) PMP
12 7 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.81%) Sun Certification
13 6 (0.70%) CISA
13 6 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.70%) CISM
14 4 (0.46%) CCIE
14 4 (0.46%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (0.46%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.41%) QA
2 22 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.51%) SLA
4 10 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.70%) PA-DSS
6 5 (0.58%) FedRAMP
7 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.35%) GDPR
8 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.12%) FATCA
9 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 97 (11.25%) Docker
2 44 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 15 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.16%) Apache Flume
7 9 (1.04%) vSphere
8 7 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.81%) KVM
8 7 (0.81%) Xen
9 4 (0.46%) HDFS
10 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.23%) NFS
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.23%) Samba
12 1 (0.12%) Firmware
12 1 (0.12%) Gluster
12 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 149 (17.29%) Puppet
2 101 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (6.38%) Ansible
4 17 (1.97%) Kibana
5 13 (1.51%) Cobbler
5 13 (1.51%) logstash
6 12 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
7 10 (1.16%) Grafana
7 10 (1.16%) Nagios
8 9 (1.04%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
11 5 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 4 (0.46%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.35%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.23%) CloudForms
14 2 (0.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 293 (33.99%) Oracle
2 162 (18.79%) Red Hat
3 75 (8.70%) IBM
4 59 (6.84%) VMware
5 42 (4.87%) Microsoft
6 41 (4.76%) WSO2
7 35 (4.06%) webMethods
8 32 (3.71%) Veritas
9 31 (3.60%) ATG
9 31 (3.60%) Splunk
10 26 (3.02%) F5
11 25 (2.90%) Cisco
12 23 (2.67%) Adobe
12 23 (2.67%) Informatica
13 21 (2.44%) SAP
14 20 (2.32%) Google
15 19 (2.20%) HP
16 18 (2.09%) Sun
17 17 (1.97%) Pega
18 15 (1.74%) hybris
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