The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for jBPM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited jBPM 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
JBoss jBPM
UK
Rank 584 619 611
Rank change year-on-year +35 -8  
Contract jobs citing jBPM 12 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.043% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.084% 0.16% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 6
Median daily rate £425 £363 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -7.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £406
% change year-on-year +6.89% -10.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

jBPM is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14206 14834 13989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.36% 27.99% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9854 10283 9074
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 227 189
Median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

jBPM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing jBPM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for jBPM in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jBPM in the UK

jBPM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jBPM over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jBPM in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for jBPM in the UK

jBPM
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jBPM within the UK 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
England +30 7 £450 +9.09% 2
London +26 6 £450 +1.40% 1
Edinburgh +13 5 £375 +3.44% 1
Scotland +13 5 £375 +3.44% 1
Croydon - 2 £450 -
South East +25 1 £488 +225.00% 1
Middlesex - 1 £488 -

jBPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing jBPM 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 jBPM.

1 26 (89.66%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) TDD
2 18 (62.07%) Oracle
3 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) XML
4 14 (48.28%) JBoss
4 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
4 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
5 13 (44.83%) REST
6 12 (41.38%) SOAP
6 12 (41.38%) Web Services
6 12 (41.38%) Scrum
7 11 (37.93%) Hibernate
8 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
8 10 (34.48%) Eclipse
8 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (34.48%) Drools
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle BPM
9 9 (31.03%) MVC
10 8 (27.59%) Maven
10 8 (27.59%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (27.59%) Spring
10 8 (27.59%) Java EE
10 8 (27.59%) SOA
10 8 (27.59%) JMS
10 8 (27.59%) Scala
10 8 (27.59%) JPA
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (27.59%) Apache Camel
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database

jBPM
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 14 (48.28%) JBoss
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (17.24%) Confluence
4 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.24%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) MarkLogic
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Eclipse
2 8 (27.59%) Maven
3 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.24%) JIRA
5 4 (13.79%) Subversion
6 2 (6.90%) Artifactory
6 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (6.90%) Gradle
6 2 (6.90%) JMeter
6 2 (6.90%) JUnit
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Java Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Scala Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Java Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) XML
2 13 (44.83%) REST
3 12 (41.38%) SOAP
3 12 (41.38%) Web Services
4 11 (37.93%) Hibernate
5 10 (34.48%) Drools
6 8 (27.59%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (27.59%) Apache Camel
6 8 (27.59%) Java EE
6 8 (27.59%) JMS
6 8 (27.59%) JPA
6 8 (27.59%) Play Framework
6 8 (27.59%) Spring
7 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
7 7 (24.14%) HTML
7 7 (24.14%) XSD
7 7 (24.14%) XSLT
8 6 (20.69%) RESTful
9 5 (17.24%) HTML5
9 5 (17.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) TDD
2 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Scrum
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (31.03%) MVC
6 8 (27.59%) SOA
7 7 (24.14%) Coaching
7 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.69%) BDD
9 5 (17.24%) AOP
9 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Open Source
9 5 (17.24%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (10.34%) DevOps
11 3 (10.34%) Functional Programming
12 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
12 2 (6.90%) Open Source Development
12 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
12 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) Scala
3 5 (17.24%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore