Period
to 20 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JBoss skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JBoss over the 6 months to 20 April 2021 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.

Red Hat JBoss
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 497 508 484
Rank change year-on-year +11 -24 -109
Contract jobs citing JBoss 149 171 451
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.05% 2.05% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 88 283
10th Percentile £388 £394 £363
25th Percentile £443 £423 £411
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £510 £488
Median % change year-on-year +3.04% +4.51% +8.33%
75th Percentile £625 £679 £575
90th Percentile £638 £758 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £466 £450
% change year-on-year -0.80% +3.61% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £53.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.25 -

JBoss 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 7,277 8,323 15,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.59% 14.49% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,000 5,471 9,901
10th Percentile £290 £263 £281
25th Percentile £388 £363 £373
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £463 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £559 £569
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £425 £431
% change year-on-year +2.88% -1.45% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 188 290
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.62 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.25 £15.19 £12.83
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% +11.11% +2.80%
75th Percentile £56.50 £35.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £64.88 £53.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £16.94
% change year-on-year +31.58% +12.14% -3.19%

JBoss
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JBoss as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JBoss.

Daily rate trend for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JBoss over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JBoss.

Hourly rate trend for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBoss within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2021. 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 +17 108 £523 +3.57% 27
London -25 64 £540 -16.92% 12
UK excluding London +63 56 £463 -0.80% 19
Work from Home -225 40 £600 +33.33% 5
North of England +52 18 £475 +5.56% 6
North West +29 14 £475 +6.15% 2
Midlands +38 12 £540 +28.57% 4
Scotland +1 8 £413 -28.26% 1
West Midlands +24 7 £550 +14.58% 3
East of England +37 6 £450 -21.40% 2
East Midlands +21 5 £413 +15.27% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £450 -
North East +30 4 £550 +29.41% 2
South East +47 3 £525 +12.00% 2
Wales +6 3 £350 -30.69% 3
South West +52 1 £300 -27.27% 1

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing JBoss 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 JBoss.

1 114 (76.51%) Java
2 82 (55.03%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (50.34%) Oracle
4 69 (46.31%) Linux
5 60 (40.27%) Spring
6 59 (39.60%) Git (software)
7 58 (38.93%) XML
8 57 (38.26%) SQL
8 57 (38.26%) AWS
9 55 (36.91%) Microservices
10 53 (35.57%) Unix
11 52 (34.90%) Docker
12 48 (32.21%) SQL Server
13 47 (31.54%) Hibernate
14 46 (30.87%) Tomcat
15 43 (28.86%) Web Services
15 43 (28.86%) JIRA
15 43 (28.86%) REST
16 42 (28.19%) DevOps
17 41 (27.52%) Finance
17 41 (27.52%) Middleware
18 40 (26.85%) JUnit
18 40 (26.85%) OpenShift
19 39 (26.17%) Red Hat
19 39 (26.17%) Maven
20 38 (25.50%) Subversion
20 38 (25.50%) WebLogic
21 37 (24.83%) MySQL
22 36 (24.16%) Kubernetes
22 36 (24.16%) Red Hat Fuse

JBoss
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 46 (30.87%) Tomcat
2 38 (25.50%) WebLogic
3 36 (24.16%) Red Hat Fuse
4 35 (23.49%) WebSphere
5 32 (21.48%) Apache
6 31 (20.81%) Confluence
7 15 (10.07%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (9.40%) MQSeries
9 13 (8.72%) Mule
10 12 (8.05%) Oracle Application Server
10 12 (8.05%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (6.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (6.04%) IIS
13 8 (5.37%) Jetty
14 7 (4.70%) nginx
15 4 (2.68%) Apache Solr
15 4 (2.68%) GlassFish
15 4 (2.68%) NetWeaver
15 4 (2.68%) Oracle Self-Service HR
16 3 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.01%) Magento
2 3 (2.01%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 57 (38.26%) AWS
2 40 (26.85%) OpenShift
3 23 (15.44%) Azure
4 17 (11.41%) PaaS
5 11 (7.38%) Apigee
6 6 (4.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (3.36%) AWS CodePipeline
7 5 (3.36%) GitHub
7 5 (3.36%) Microsoft 365
7 5 (3.36%) Serverless
8 4 (2.68%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 4 (2.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.68%) IaaS
8 4 (2.68%) SaaS
9 3 (2.01%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (2.01%) Attraqt
9 3 (2.01%) Boomi
9 3 (2.01%) SpeedCurve
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.04%) SAN
1 9 (6.04%) WAN
2 7 (4.70%) HTTP
3 6 (4.03%) SSL
3 6 (4.03%) Wireless
4 5 (3.36%) Firewall
4 5 (3.36%) LAN
5 4 (2.68%) DHCP
5 4 (2.68%) DNS
5 4 (2.68%) MPLS
5 4 (2.68%) PBX
5 4 (2.68%) SD-WAN
5 4 (2.68%) Skype
5 4 (2.68%) SSH
5 4 (2.68%) VoIP
5 4 (2.68%) VPN
6 3 (2.01%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.34%) FTP
7 2 (1.34%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (32.21%) SQL Server
2 37 (24.83%) MySQL
3 33 (22.15%) MongoDB
4 30 (20.13%) Relational Database
5 29 (19.46%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (13.42%) NoSQL
7 16 (10.74%) Oracle Database
8 15 (10.07%) DB2
9 12 (8.05%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (6.04%) RDBMS
11 7 (4.70%) Hadoop
12 5 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (2.68%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (2.68%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (2.68%) Redis
13 4 (2.68%) SAP HANA
14 3 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (2.01%) DbVisualizer
14 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (2.01%) Riak
Development Applications
1 59 (39.60%) Git (software)
2 43 (28.86%) JIRA
3 40 (26.85%) JUnit
4 39 (26.17%) Maven
5 38 (25.50%) Subversion
6 35 (23.49%) Jenkins
7 24 (16.11%) Selenium
8 22 (14.77%) Cucumber
9 15 (10.07%) IntelliJ
9 15 (10.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (9.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (9.40%) FishEye
10 14 (9.40%) Hudson
10 14 (9.40%) SonarQube
11 13 (8.72%) jMock
12 12 (8.05%) Eclipse
13 10 (6.71%) Mercurial
14 9 (6.04%) TeamCity
15 8 (5.37%) Ant
15 8 (5.37%) Gradle
General
1 41 (27.52%) Finance
2 22 (14.77%) Banking
3 20 (13.42%) Public Sector
4 13 (8.72%) Front Office
4 13 (8.72%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.03%) Retail
6 2 (1.34%) Advertising
6 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (42.28%) Developer
2 39 (26.17%) Java Developer
3 38 (25.50%) Architect
4 18 (12.08%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.40%) Technical Architect
6 13 (8.72%) Integration Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Java Middleware Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Middleware Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (8.05%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Senior Integration Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Senior Middleware Developer
9 9 (6.04%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.03%) AWS Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) AWS Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.68%) IT Architect
13 4 (2.68%) Software Engineer
13 4 (2.68%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (40.27%) Spring
2 58 (38.93%) XML
3 47 (31.54%) Hibernate
4 43 (28.86%) REST
4 43 (28.86%) Web Services
5 41 (27.52%) Middleware
6 34 (22.82%) Apache Camel
7 33 (22.15%) JSON
8 29 (19.46%) SOAP
9 28 (18.79%) Java EE
9 28 (18.79%) JMS
9 28 (18.79%) Spring Boot
10 25 (16.78%) J2EE
11 23 (15.44%) HTML
12 19 (12.75%) HTML5
13 18 (12.08%) Node.js
13 18 (12.08%) XSLT
14 16 (10.74%) CSS
14 16 (10.74%) OAuth
14 16 (10.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.05%) Fixed Income
3 10 (6.71%) User Experience
4 9 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.37%) Derivative
6 7 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (4.03%) Clustering
7 6 (4.03%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (4.03%) N-Tier
7 6 (4.03%) PKI
8 5 (3.36%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.36%) Private Cloud
8 5 (3.36%) Public Cloud
8 5 (3.36%) SWIFT
9 4 (2.68%) Credit Risk
10 3 (2.01%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (2.01%) FMCG
10 3 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (2.01%) Mainframe
10 3 (2.01%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 69 (46.31%) Linux
2 53 (35.57%) Unix
3 33 (22.15%) Windows
4 14 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.70%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.36%) AIX
6 5 (3.36%) CentOS
6 5 (3.36%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.68%) Android
7 4 (2.68%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.68%) Debian
7 4 (2.68%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.68%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.01%) zOS
9 2 (1.34%) Solaris
9 2 (1.34%) VMS
10 1 (0.67%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (55.03%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (36.91%) Microservices
3 42 (28.19%) DevOps
4 35 (23.49%) TDD
5 32 (21.48%) Continuous Delivery
5 32 (21.48%) Migration
6 29 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (19.46%) Deployment Automation
7 28 (18.79%) Scrum
8 26 (17.45%) BDD
9 22 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (13.42%) OO
10 20 (13.42%) SDLC
10 20 (13.42%) UML
11 19 (12.75%) Build Automation
12 16 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (10.07%) Test Automation
14 14 (9.40%) Software Engineering
15 13 (8.72%) Configuration Management
16 12 (8.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 114 (76.51%) Java
2 57 (38.26%) SQL
3 30 (20.13%) Python
4 23 (15.44%) JavaScript
5 19 (12.75%) PL/SQL
6 16 (10.74%) Perl
7 12 (8.05%) Scala
7 12 (8.05%) Shell Script
8 11 (7.38%) Groovy
8 11 (7.38%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.70%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.36%) C#
10 5 (3.36%) Java 8
10 5 (3.36%) Ruby
11 4 (2.68%) C++
11 4 (2.68%) Clojure
11 4 (2.68%) ClojureScript
11 4 (2.68%) PHP
11 4 (2.68%) XPath
12 3 (2.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (18.12%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.04%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (3.36%) Degree
6 1 (0.67%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.67%) ISEB
6 1 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.67%) RHCE
6 1 (0.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) QA
2 5 (3.36%) GDPR
2 5 (3.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.68%) COBIT
4 2 (1.34%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (34.90%) Docker
2 12 (8.05%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.03%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.67%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (24.16%) Kubernetes
2 19 (12.75%) Puppet
3 14 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.04%) Ansible
5 8 (5.37%) Terraform
6 6 (4.03%) Kibana
7 4 (2.68%) Salt
8 3 (2.01%) Grafana
9 2 (1.34%) Istio
9 2 (1.34%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.67%) Nagios
10 1 (0.67%) Nessus
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.67%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.67%) vMotion
10 1 (0.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (50.34%) Oracle
2 39 (26.17%) Red Hat
3 26 (17.45%) Sybase
4 21 (14.09%) MuleSoft
5 20 (13.42%) Microsoft
6 16 (10.74%) Atlassian
6 16 (10.74%) Axway
7 14 (9.40%) SAP
8 13 (8.72%) IBM
9 12 (8.05%) AppDynamics
10 10 (6.71%) Murex
10 10 (6.71%) Splunk
10 10 (6.71%) webMethods
11 9 (6.04%) VMware
12 8 (5.37%) Sparx
13 6 (4.03%) Google
14 5 (3.36%) Adobe
14 5 (3.36%) Cisco
15 4 (2.68%) Citrix
15 4 (2.68%) Software AG