The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle GlassFish
Rank 538 533 549
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing GlassFish 56 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.072% 0.061%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.58% 0.43% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 7 22
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £329 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £608 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9665 8688 9870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.66% 17.00% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5699 4963 5630
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 423 443
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

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 31 July 2014.

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 30 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 31 July 2014. 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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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 -9 49 £320 -34.52% 18
London +29 27 £300 - 7
City of London - 16 £300 - 4
South East -1 11 £320 -
Scotland -18 7 £350 -
Essex +3 5 £400 +6.66%
East of England -20 5 £400 +6.66% 2
Surrey - 5 £320 -
East Midlands +1 2 £384 -36.83% 1
South West -24 2 £290 -17.14%
Glasgow -4 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 £405 - 1
North West - 1 - - 3
Colchester - 1 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £425 - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 3
Nottingham - - - - 1
Redditch - - - -
Shrewsbury - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Halstead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1

GlassFish
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (67.82%) Java
2 52 (59.77%) Oracle
3 43 (49.43%) JBoss
4 41 (47.13%) Tomcat
5 31 (35.63%) WebLogic
6 28 (32.18%) Spring
7 24 (27.59%) SOA
8 22 (25.29%) Linux
8 22 (25.29%) J2EE
9 21 (24.14%) Hibernate
9 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 21 (24.14%) VMware
9 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (22.99%) WebSphere
10 20 (22.99%) UNIX
10 20 (22.99%) Windows
11 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
11 19 (21.84%) EJB
12 18 (20.69%) TDD
12 18 (20.69%) Subversion
13 17 (19.54%) SQL
13 17 (19.54%) ITIL
14 16 (18.39%) Apache
14 16 (18.39%) C
14 16 (18.39%) Maven
15 15 (17.24%) Java EE
15 15 (17.24%) PowerShell
16 14 (16.09%) Banking
16 14 (16.09%) Shell Script
17 13 (14.94%) Tivoli

GlassFish
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 41 (47.13%) Tomcat
2 31 (35.63%) WebLogic
3 20 (22.99%) WebSphere
4 16 (18.39%) Apache
5 6 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (5.75%) IIS
7 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.60%) nginx
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (1.15%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.15%) Mule
8 1 (1.15%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) GIMP
2 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) IBM SmartCloud
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) LDAP
2 4 (4.60%) LAN
2 4 (4.60%) WAN
2 4 (4.60%) SSL
2 4 (4.60%) SAN
2 4 (4.60%) Firewall
2 4 (4.60%) IPsec
3 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.34%) MySQL
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.45%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.30%) MS Access
8 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.15%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.15%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Subversion
2 16 (18.39%) Maven
3 9 (10.34%) Ant
4 8 (9.20%) Eclipse
4 8 (9.20%) Hudson
5 6 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (5.75%) JUnit
6 5 (5.75%) Eclipse RCP
7 4 (4.60%) VisualVM
7 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.60%) Mockito
8 3 (3.45%) Gradle
9 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (2.30%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.30%) Selenium
9 2 (2.30%) JIRA
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (1.15%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.15%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (16.09%) Banking
2 10 (11.49%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Front Office
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) International Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (52.87%) Developer
2 40 (45.98%) Java Developer
3 19 (21.84%) Administrator
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (6.90%) UNIX Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) DevOps Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Systems Support
10 2 (2.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Middleware Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Systems Support Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.18%) Spring
2 22 (25.29%) J2EE
3 21 (24.14%) Hibernate
4 19 (21.84%) EJB
5 15 (17.24%) Java EE
6 13 (14.94%) JMS
6 13 (14.94%) SOAP
7 12 (13.79%) Web Services
8 10 (11.49%) REST
9 7 (8.05%) XML
9 7 (8.05%) Servlets
9 7 (8.05%) HTML
9 7 (8.05%) Middleware
10 6 (6.90%) CSS
10 6 (6.90%) COM+
10 6 (6.90%) Swing
11 5 (5.75%) SWT
11 5 (5.75%) jQuery
12 4 (4.60%) JPA
12 4 (4.60%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Open Source
2 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.30%) DataPower
4 1 (1.15%) Online Games
4 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Linux
2 20 (22.99%) UNIX
2 20 (22.99%) Windows
3 13 (14.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.20%) Solaris
5 4 (4.60%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) SOA
2 18 (20.69%) TDD
3 17 (19.54%) ITIL
4 13 (14.94%) Release Management
4 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.64%) Migration
6 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.34%) Scrum
8 7 (8.05%) ATDD
9 5 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.75%) DevOps
9 5 (5.75%) OO
9 5 (5.75%) UML
10 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.60%) B2C
10 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.60%) Identity Management
10 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.45%) OOP
11 3 (3.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 59 (67.82%) Java
2 17 (19.54%) SQL
3 16 (18.39%) C
4 15 (17.24%) PowerShell
5 14 (16.09%) Shell Script
6 12 (13.79%) PHP
7 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.90%) Python
9 5 (5.75%) Ruby
9 5 (5.75%) Groovy
9 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.60%) Perl
11 3 (3.45%) C++
12 2 (2.30%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.30%) VB
12 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.15%) Scala
13 1 (1.15%) Pascal
13 1 (1.15%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) Degree
3 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.94%) XenServer
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.60%) Shibboleth
3 4 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.60%) Opsview
2 4 (4.60%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.15%) Puppet
3 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.15%) Salt
3 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (59.77%) Oracle
2 43 (49.43%) JBoss
3 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (24.14%) VMware
4 13 (14.94%) Citrix
4 13 (14.94%) LANDesk
5 10 (11.49%) webMethods
6 6 (6.90%) IBM
6 6 (6.90%) Sybase
7 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.60%) Juniper
8 4 (4.60%) McAfee
8 4 (4.60%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.60%) Cisco
8 4 (4.60%) HP
8 4 (4.60%) Splunk
9 3 (3.45%) Software AG
10 1 (1.15%) Adobe
10 1 (1.15%) Sun
10 1 (1.15%) Twitter
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