Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for GlassFish skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GlassFish over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 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.

Oracle GlassFish
UK
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 844 815
Rank change year-on-year -11 -29 +39
Contract jobs citing GlassFish 40 51 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.049% 0.066%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 40
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £319 £346 £374
90th Percentile £519 £481 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £513
% change year-on-year - -21.95% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
UK median hourly rate £43.75 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - £45.00

GlassFish is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,486 17,137 18,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.70% 16.60% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,240 11,381 12,115
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 419 444
UK median hourly rate £21.13 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.57 £48.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +10.81%

GlassFish
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GlassFish as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GlassFish in the UK

GlassFish
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GlassFish in the UK

GlassFish
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GlassFish over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GlassFish in the UK

GlassFish
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GlassFish in the UK

GlassFish
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 GlassFish within the UK over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 35 £425 +6.25% 12
UK excluding London -22 21 £400 - 9
London -1 19 £478 +6.11% 3
South East -27 11 £415 +3.75% 3
Scotland -10 5 £425 -
East of England - 4 £338 - 2
South West -25 1 £313 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GlassFish also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for GlassFish.

1 34 (85.00%) Java
2 24 (60.00%) Spring
2 24 (60.00%) Linux
3 23 (57.50%) Hibernate
4 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (47.50%) J2EE
6 17 (42.50%) JPA
6 17 (42.50%) Relational Database
7 16 (40.00%) SQL
8 15 (37.50%) REST
9 14 (35.00%) Scrum
9 14 (35.00%) Maven
10 13 (32.50%) Subversion
10 13 (32.50%) TDD
10 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
10 13 (32.50%) Python
10 13 (32.50%) Jetty
11 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
11 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 12 (30.00%) Unix
12 11 (27.50%) HTML
12 11 (27.50%) SOA
12 11 (27.50%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (27.50%) Kanban
12 11 (27.50%) BDD
13 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 10 (25.00%) Microservices
13 10 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 10 (25.00%) CSS
14 9 (22.50%) Java EE

GlassFish
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 13 (32.50%) Jetty
1 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
2 8 (20.00%) JBoss
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 4 (10.00%) WildFly
5 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (5.00%) Apache
6 2 (5.00%) nginx
7 1 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (2.50%) JCAPS
7 1 (2.50%) JRun
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SNMP
2 4 (10.00%) DVB
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) SSH
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) X.509
4 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.00%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Redis
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Maven
2 13 (32.50%) Subversion
3 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (20.00%) Hudson
6 7 (17.50%) JUnit
7 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
8 5 (12.50%) NetBeans
9 2 (5.00%) Ant
9 2 (5.00%) Introscope
9 2 (5.00%) Liquibase
10 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
10 1 (2.50%) Checkstyle
10 1 (2.50%) JMeter
10 1 (2.50%) Mockito
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Games
2 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Developer
2 27 (67.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Python Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Unix Support
3 4 (10.00%) Unix Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Digital Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) Spring
2 23 (57.50%) Hibernate
3 19 (47.50%) J2EE
4 17 (42.50%) JPA
5 15 (37.50%) REST
6 11 (27.50%) HTML
7 10 (25.00%) CSS
8 9 (22.50%) Java EE
9 8 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (15.00%) EJB
10 6 (15.00%) JSF
10 6 (15.00%) JSP
10 6 (15.00%) Servlets
10 6 (15.00%) Web Services
11 5 (12.50%) JMS
11 5 (12.50%) jQuery
11 5 (12.50%) PrimeFaces
11 5 (12.50%) XHTML
12 4 (10.00%) JavaFX
12 4 (10.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Equities
4 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (30.00%) Unix
3 5 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Scrum
3 13 (32.50%) TDD
4 11 (27.50%) BDD
4 11 (27.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (27.50%) Kanban
4 11 (27.50%) SOA
5 10 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 10 (25.00%) Microservices
6 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.50%) High Availability
6 7 (17.50%) Low Latency
7 6 (15.00%) DevOps
7 6 (15.00%) ITIL
7 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (12.50%) Network Management
8 5 (12.50%) UML
9 4 (10.00%) SDLC
9 4 (10.00%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) Java
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) Python
4 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) C++
5 4 (10.00%) Tcl
6 3 (7.50%) Jython
7 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.00%) C
7 2 (5.00%) Java 8
7 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) XPath
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) OCPJP
2 2 (5.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CCIE
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (5.00%) Control-M
2 2 (5.00%) Nagios
2 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) IBM
2 4 (10.00%) NetApp
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Sun
4 2 (5.00%) CA
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft