The table below looks at the statistics for GlassFish skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GlassFish over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle GlassFish
Rank 594 561 541
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -20
Contract jobs citing GlassFish 34 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.099% 0.068%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.55% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 7
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£375 £320 £603
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -46.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £279 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £455 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £603
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -45.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10424 9868 8748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 18.05% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6666 5835 4967
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 395 439
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.87 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.54% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.52 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

GlassFish
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GlassFish within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

GlassFish Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GlassFish
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GlassFish within the UK.

GlassFish Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GlassFish
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GlassFish within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

GlassFish Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GlassFish
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GlassFish Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GlassFish
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GlassFish within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -42 33 £375 +17.18% 10
London -5 20 £423 +40.83% 3
Croydon - 8 - -
South East -18 5 £378 +26.89% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 2
Hampshire - 4 £380 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 1
East of England -1 2 - -
South West -3 2 £450 +55.17% 1
Essex -8 2 - -
Basildon - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £375 -
Gloucestershire -5 1 £550 -
City of London -21 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 £375 - 1
Reading - 1 £375 - 1
Salisbury - 1 £350 -
Berkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Hook - 1 £400 -
Andover - 1 £338 -

GlassFish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GlassFish also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GlassFish.

1 59 (77.63%) Java
2 46 (60.53%) WebLogic
3 45 (59.21%) JBoss
4 40 (52.63%) Oracle
5 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (47.37%) Linux
6 36 (47.37%) Tomcat
7 35 (46.05%) Spring
8 34 (44.74%) WebSphere
9 29 (38.16%) UNIX
9 29 (38.16%) REST
10 28 (36.84%) Web Services
10 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
10 28 (36.84%) SQL
11 27 (35.53%) Apache
12 26 (34.21%) HTML
12 26 (34.21%) Maven
13 25 (32.89%) Open Source
13 25 (32.89%) CSS
14 23 (30.26%) Struts
14 23 (30.26%) J2EE
14 23 (30.26%) Hibernate
14 23 (30.26%) Relational Database
15 22 (28.95%) Ajax
16 20 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (26.32%) Scrum
16 20 (26.32%) VMware
16 20 (26.32%) MVC
17 19 (25.00%) SOAP

GlassFish
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GlassFish also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GlassFish. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (60.53%) WebLogic
2 45 (59.21%) JBoss
3 36 (47.37%) Tomcat
4 34 (44.74%) WebSphere
5 27 (35.53%) Apache
6 11 (14.47%) Jetty
6 11 (14.47%) Confluence
7 10 (13.16%) iPlanet
7 10 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (13.16%) Mule
7 10 (13.16%) WildFly
7 10 (13.16%) Mule ESB
7 10 (13.16%) Apache TomEE
8 9 (11.84%) IIS
8 9 (11.84%) Apache Qpid
9 8 (10.53%) nginx
9 8 (10.53%) Tornado
10 7 (9.21%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (9.21%) Node.js
10 7 (9.21%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) IBM SmartCloud
2 7 (9.21%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) HTTP
2 7 (9.21%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (7.89%) SSL
4 5 (6.58%) SAN
4 5 (6.58%) IPsec
4 5 (6.58%) LDAP
4 5 (6.58%) LAN
4 5 (6.58%) WAN
5 3 (3.95%) DNS
5 3 (3.95%) VLAN
6 2 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) Relational Database
2 15 (19.74%) MySQL
2 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
3 10 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (13.16%) Redis
4 9 (11.84%) Infinispan
5 7 (9.21%) Riak
5 7 (9.21%) MongoDB
5 7 (9.21%) InterSystems Cache
6 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
8 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.63%) Adabas
11 1 (1.32%) DB2
11 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 26 (34.21%) Maven
2 17 (22.37%) JUnit
3 16 (21.05%) Eclipse
3 16 (21.05%) Ant
4 11 (14.47%) JIRA
4 11 (14.47%) Selenium
4 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
5 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
6 7 (9.21%) Mocha
6 7 (9.21%) Gerrit
6 7 (9.21%) JMeter
6 7 (9.21%) SonarQube
6 7 (9.21%) Gradle
6 7 (9.21%) Artifactory
7 6 (7.89%) Subversion
8 5 (6.58%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (3.95%) Hudson
9 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.63%) JProfiler
10 2 (2.63%) Mockito
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Automotive
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (51.32%) Developer
2 32 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.11%) Senior Developer
3 13 (17.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Architect
4 8 (10.53%) Consultant
5 7 (9.21%) Administrator
6 6 (7.89%) Java Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.89%) Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Middleware Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (2.63%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.63%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.05%) Spring
2 29 (38.16%) REST
3 28 (36.84%) Web Services
4 26 (34.21%) HTML
5 25 (32.89%) CSS
6 23 (30.26%) Struts
6 23 (30.26%) J2EE
6 23 (30.26%) Hibernate
7 22 (28.95%) Ajax
8 19 (25.00%) SOAP
9 18 (23.68%) XML
9 18 (23.68%) Spring MVC
9 18 (23.68%) EclipseLink
10 17 (22.37%) JAX-RS
11 15 (19.74%) JPA
12 14 (18.42%) OSGi
13 13 (17.11%) jQuery
14 11 (14.47%) TopLink
15 10 (13.16%) JSON
15 10 (13.16%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (17.11%) W3C
3 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.89%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (47.37%) Linux
2 29 (38.16%) UNIX
3 14 (18.42%) Windows
4 11 (14.47%) Solaris
5 7 (9.21%) Ubuntu
5 7 (9.21%) CentOS
6 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) Open Source
3 20 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (26.32%) MVC
3 20 (26.32%) Scrum
4 18 (23.68%) TDD
5 17 (22.37%) OO
6 14 (18.42%) SOA
7 13 (17.11%) Validation
8 10 (13.16%) B2C
8 10 (13.16%) User Stories
8 10 (13.16%) Microservices
9 9 (11.84%) Kanban
9 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
10 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 8 (10.53%) UML
10 8 (10.53%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.21%) Data Virtualisation
11 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
11 7 (9.21%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (77.63%) Java
2 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 28 (36.84%) SQL
3 13 (17.11%) Perl
4 8 (10.53%) Python
5 7 (9.21%) C
6 5 (6.58%) Korn
6 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.58%) PHP
7 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.95%) Groovy
8 2 (2.63%) COBOL
8 2 (2.63%) NATURAL
8 2 (2.63%) JCL
8 2 (2.63%) Jython
9 1 (1.32%) R
9 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.16%) Degree
4 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) OCP
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (19.74%) Active Directory
3 14 (18.42%) Squid
4 11 (14.47%) vCloud
5 8 (10.53%) vSphere
5 8 (10.53%) Varnish
6 5 (6.58%) Shibboleth
6 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.95%) KVM
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) ZABBIX
1 7 (9.21%) Puppet
1 7 (9.21%) HAProxy
1 7 (9.21%) Ansible
1 7 (9.21%) logstash
1 7 (9.21%) Salt
1 7 (9.21%) Kibana
1 7 (9.21%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) Oracle
2 20 (26.32%) VMware
3 12 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 11 (14.47%) IBM
5 9 (11.84%) Splunk
6 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.21%) Twitter
7 7 (9.21%) Pega
8 5 (6.58%) hybris
8 5 (6.58%) Sybase
8 5 (6.58%) Cisco
8 5 (6.58%) Juniper
9 4 (5.26%) Atlassian
9 4 (5.26%) Sun
10 3 (3.95%) webMethods
10 3 (3.95%) Adobe
11 2 (2.63%) Remedy
12 1 (1.32%) NetApp
12 1 (1.32%) WSO2