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 3 months to 27 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.

Oracle GlassFish
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 599 582
Rank change year-on-year +39 -17  
Contract jobs citing GlassFish 35 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.10% 0.081%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.44% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 44 24
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £383 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £550 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.75 -

GlassFish 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7920 9709 9855
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.04% 17.37% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5131 6301 5922
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 218 378
Median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.60 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

GlassFish
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GlassFish as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 19 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 3 months to 27 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
England +14 32 £450 -5.26% 7
London +25 16 £450 -5.26% 1
South West +15 9 £575 +4.54%
South East +8 6 £425 -8.10% 3
Hampshire +7 6 £425 -
Devon - 6 - -
Exeter - 6 - -
Scotland +36 3 £250 -52.38% 1
Andover -6 2 £538 -
Farnborough - 2 £388 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Edinburgh +13 1 £250 -52.38%
Northampton - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £575 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GlassFish 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 GlassFish.

1 37 (72.55%) Java
2 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (54.90%) Spring
3 28 (54.90%) WebSphere
4 27 (52.94%) REST
5 26 (50.98%) J2EE
6 25 (49.02%) Oracle
6 25 (49.02%) Tomcat
6 25 (49.02%) TDD
7 24 (47.06%) Scrum
7 24 (47.06%) JBoss
8 22 (43.14%) Linux
9 21 (41.18%) SOAP
9 21 (41.18%) Open Source
10 20 (39.22%) Degree
11 19 (37.25%) Oracle Database
11 19 (37.25%) WebLogic
11 19 (37.25%) Web Services
11 19 (37.25%) Perl
11 19 (37.25%) OO
12 18 (35.29%) UML
13 16 (31.37%) Struts
13 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
13 16 (31.37%) JSTL
14 15 (29.41%) Computer Science
14 15 (29.41%) Waterfall
14 15 (29.41%) Subversion
14 15 (29.41%) ITIL
15 14 (27.45%) RAD
15 14 (27.45%) Apache

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 28 (54.90%) WebSphere
2 25 (49.02%) Tomcat
3 24 (47.06%) JBoss
4 19 (37.25%) WebLogic
5 14 (27.45%) Apache
6 10 (19.61%) IIS
7 7 (13.73%) Jetty
8 4 (7.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (5.88%) ArcGIS
9 3 (5.88%) WebLogic Integration
9 3 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (3.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (3.92%) CMS
10 2 (3.92%) Confluence
10 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Kerberos
2 6 (11.76%) DNS
2 6 (11.76%) Firewall
3 4 (7.84%) Internet
3 4 (7.84%) LDAP
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) SAN
4 3 (5.88%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) Intranet
6 1 (1.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) Oracle Database
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
3 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 8 (15.69%) MySQL
5 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.88%) DB2
7 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Subversion
2 12 (23.53%) Ant
3 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 7 (13.73%) Maven
5 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.80%) Hudson
6 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.88%) JUnit
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.92%) GoCD
7 2 (3.92%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.92%) JIRA
7 2 (3.92%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (3.92%) jMock
7 2 (3.92%) Mockito
8 1 (1.96%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (1.96%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Games
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
3 2 (3.92%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Hybris Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Applications Support
5 6 (11.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Programmer
5 6 (11.76%) Software Programmer
6 5 (9.80%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (9.80%) Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Support
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) Spring
2 27 (52.94%) REST
3 26 (50.98%) J2EE
4 21 (41.18%) SOAP
5 19 (37.25%) Web Services
6 16 (31.37%) JSTL
6 16 (31.37%) Struts
7 14 (27.45%) Hibernate
8 10 (19.61%) HTML
9 9 (17.65%) CSS
9 9 (17.65%) JPA
9 9 (17.65%) jQuery
10 8 (15.69%) XML
11 7 (13.73%) Java EE
11 7 (13.73%) JSP
11 7 (13.73%) Servlets
12 6 (11.76%) Ajax
13 5 (9.80%) JSF
13 5 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (7.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.84%) User Experience
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) DataPower
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (19.61%) AIX
4 7 (13.73%) Windows
5 4 (7.84%) Unix
6 3 (5.88%) CentOS
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (49.02%) TDD
3 24 (47.06%) Scrum
4 21 (41.18%) Open Source
5 19 (37.25%) OO
6 18 (35.29%) UML
7 15 (29.41%) ITIL
7 15 (29.41%) Waterfall
8 14 (27.45%) RAD
8 14 (27.45%) RUP
8 14 (27.45%) Validation
9 13 (25.49%) Customer Requirements
9 13 (25.49%) Mathematics
9 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
10 12 (23.53%) E-Commerce
10 12 (23.53%) MVC
11 11 (21.57%) BDD
11 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
12 10 (19.61%) Domain Models
13 8 (15.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (72.55%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) Perl
3 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
3 10 (19.61%) VBScript
4 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.69%) PHP
5 7 (13.73%) SQL
6 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.92%) Groovy
7 2 (3.92%) Jython
7 2 (3.92%) Python
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) SANS
5 1 (1.96%) HND
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) Shibboleth
2 3 (5.88%) vCloud
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Oracle
2 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.49%) IBM
3 13 (25.49%) Red Hat
4 12 (23.53%) hybris
5 6 (11.76%) HP
5 6 (11.76%) VMware
6 3 (5.88%) BEA
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco
6 3 (5.88%) Dell
6 3 (5.88%) ESRI
6 3 (5.88%) F5
6 3 (5.88%) Gemalto
6 3 (5.88%) Juniper
6 3 (5.88%) Kony
6 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.88%) Sybase
7 2 (3.92%) Adobe
7 2 (3.92%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.92%) Rackspace