The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 April 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 119 120
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1  
Contract jobs citing JBoss 15 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.70% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% 4.05% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 3
Median daily rate £484 £513 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £480 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +8.57%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 315 494 547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.65% 17.25% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 263 313
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +6.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 27
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -27.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £19.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JBoss in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JBoss in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JBoss in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JBoss in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Shropshire +31 5 £500 -13.04% 1
Birmingham - 5 £484 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £400 - 1
Coventry +11 2 £319 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JBoss.

1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) Linux
4 15 (62.50%) HTTP
5 14 (58.33%) Apache
5 14 (58.33%) Unix
5 14 (58.33%) Oracle
5 14 (58.33%) WebLogic
6 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (41.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (41.67%) IIS
7 10 (41.67%) SOAP
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
8 9 (37.50%) Windows
8 9 (37.50%) XML
8 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
8 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
9 8 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (33.33%) SAML
9 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
9 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 8 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
9 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (58.33%) Apache
1 14 (58.33%) WebLogic
2 10 (41.67%) IIS
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (4.17%) Mule
6 1 (4.17%) Mule ESB
6 1 (4.17%) Tuxedo
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) HTTP
2 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) JUnit
2 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 4 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) Ant
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) jMock
5 1 (4.17%) Mockito
5 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Scala Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) SOAP
2 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 9 (37.50%) XML
3 8 (33.33%) SAML
4 7 (29.17%) J2EE
4 7 (29.17%) REST
4 7 (29.17%) Spring
5 6 (25.00%) EJB
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) JSON
7 4 (16.67%) Akka
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) HTML5
7 4 (16.67%) J2SE
7 4 (16.67%) Play Framework
7 4 (16.67%) spray
8 3 (12.50%) JDBC
8 3 (12.50%) Middleware
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Unix
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (25.00%) Open Source
3 6 (25.00%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) Microservices
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source Development
7 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) Scala
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (16.67%) webMethods
3 2 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) WSO2