Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 795 837
Rank change year-on-year -35 +42 -53
Contract jobs citing GlassFish 47 54 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.056% 0.041%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 35
UK median daily rate £400 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £377 £358 £363
90th Percentile £475 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £538 £475
% change year-on-year -25.58% +13.16% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 16,303 17,377 18,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.51% 18.09% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,875 11,202 11,993
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £622 £599 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 403 544
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.44 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.33% -7.45% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% - +14.29%

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 21 January 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 9 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 21 January 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 -13 45 £400 -20.00% 6
UK excluding London +20 39 £400 -25.58% 6
South East +11 31 £400 -
London -52 8 £450 +12.50% 1
North of England +42 6 £350 -17.65%
Yorkshire +15 5 £350 -
North West +4 1 £500 +17.65%
Scotland -17 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 46 (97.87%) Java
2 37 (78.72%) Linux
3 36 (76.60%) JPA
4 34 (72.34%) Web Services
5 31 (65.96%) PL/SQL
5 31 (65.96%) SQL
5 31 (65.96%) Oracle
5 31 (65.96%) EJB
6 30 (63.83%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (63.83%) HP
7 29 (61.70%) Oracle Database
8 28 (59.57%) Oracle Database 12c
8 28 (59.57%) JAXB
8 28 (59.57%) EJB 3.0
8 28 (59.57%) Liferay
8 28 (59.57%) Unit Testing
8 28 (59.57%) JAX-RS
9 27 (57.45%) RESTful
9 27 (57.45%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (55.32%) Ehcache
11 24 (51.06%) Jenkins
12 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (31.91%) Hibernate
13 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
14 13 (27.66%) Test Automation
14 13 (27.66%) REST
14 13 (27.66%) Scrum
15 12 (25.53%) Spring
16 11 (23.40%) Subversion
16 11 (23.40%) JSP

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 (59.57%) Liferay
2 10 (21.28%) JBoss
3 8 (17.02%) Tomcat
4 6 (12.77%) Jetty
5 5 (10.64%) Confluence
6 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.26%) Apache TomEE
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.13%) IIS
8 1 (2.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) GitHub
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Google App Engine
2 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (4.26%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (2.13%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (2.13%) Route 53
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (61.70%) Oracle Database
3 28 (59.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
5 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.38%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
3 11 (23.40%) JIRA
3 11 (23.40%) Subversion
4 10 (21.28%) Selenium
5 9 (19.15%) Maven
6 6 (12.77%) Bitbucket
6 6 (12.77%) Hudson
7 5 (10.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (6.38%) Gradle
8 3 (6.38%) Mockito
9 2 (4.26%) Artifactory
9 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.26%) FishEye
9 2 (4.26%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (4.26%) jMock
9 2 (4.26%) JUnit
10 1 (2.13%) Ant
10 1 (2.13%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (8.51%) Games
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 39 (82.98%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Java Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Agile Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (4.26%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (2.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) JPA
2 34 (72.34%) Web Services
3 31 (65.96%) EJB
4 28 (59.57%) EJB 3.0
4 28 (59.57%) JAXB
4 28 (59.57%) JAX-RS
5 27 (57.45%) RESTful
6 26 (55.32%) Ehcache
7 15 (31.91%) Hibernate
8 13 (27.66%) REST
9 12 (25.53%) Spring
10 11 (23.40%) JSP
11 8 (17.02%) Struts
12 7 (14.89%) Java EE
13 6 (12.77%) CSS
13 6 (12.77%) HTML
13 6 (12.77%) J2EE
14 5 (10.64%) Java SE
14 5 (10.64%) Spring MVC
15 3 (6.38%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 27 (57.45%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (23.40%) User Experience
3 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Unit Testing
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) Scrum
3 13 (27.66%) Test Automation
4 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (19.15%) MVC
6 8 (17.02%) BDD
6 8 (17.02%) Kanban
6 8 (17.02%) SOA
6 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
6 8 (17.02%) TDD
7 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.77%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 6 (12.77%) High Availability
8 6 (12.77%) Low Latency
8 6 (12.77%) Microservices
9 5 (10.64%) OO
9 5 (10.64%) Open Source
10 4 (8.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) Java
2 31 (65.96%) PL/SQL
2 31 (65.96%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Oracle
2 30 (63.83%) HP
3 9 (19.15%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat