Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 502 400 284
Rank change year-on-year -102 -116 -37
Contract jobs citing JBoss 326 618 912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.61% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.47% 3.63% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 403 584
UK median daily rate £480 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +3.89% +4.65%
10th Percentile £384 £341 £308
90th Percentile £634 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% +16.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -13.04%

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 13,204 17,021 16,546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.12% 16.70% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,409 11,137 10,735
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £631 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 426 421
UK median hourly rate £21.10 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.33 £51.25 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% -3.52%

JBoss
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JBoss over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor 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 22 September 2019. 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 -66 288 £480 -2.04% 68
UK excluding London -83 222 £475 +11.76% 50
London -5 99 £500 -4.76% 27
South West +6 57 £500 - 3
South East -61 55 £475 -5.00% 13
East of England +26 27 £525 +23.53% 5
North of England +6 26 £450 +3.45% 10
Midlands +11 23 £438 +8.02% 10
Scotland -15 23 £388 -3.13% 8
East Midlands +12 18 £400 -1.11% 1
North West +11 16 £463 +8.82% 3
Northern Ireland - 8 £550 -
Yorkshire +18 7 £450 +5.88% 7
West Midlands +9 5 £475 +8.57% 9
Wales +4 5 £460 +15.00% 1
North East +18 3 £649 +39.52%

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 249 (76.38%) Java
2 190 (58.28%) Linux
3 143 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (35.58%) Apache
5 113 (34.66%) Spring
6 109 (33.44%) Tomcat
7 98 (30.06%) Python
8 95 (29.14%) Oracle
9 93 (28.53%) JavaScript
9 93 (28.53%) DevOps
10 92 (28.22%) Hibernate
10 92 (28.22%) Jenkins
11 91 (27.91%) Git (software)
11 91 (27.91%) Docker
12 90 (27.61%) Middleware
13 88 (26.99%) Unix
14 87 (26.69%) Windows
15 85 (26.07%) Ansible
16 82 (25.15%) AWS
17 78 (23.93%) Web Services
17 78 (23.93%) Red Hat
18 76 (23.31%) Puppet
19 75 (23.01%) XML
20 74 (22.70%) HTML
21 73 (22.39%) JUnit
22 72 (22.09%) SQL
23 67 (20.55%) Maven
24 66 (20.25%) WebLogic
25 65 (19.94%) J2EE
25 65 (19.94%) Security Cleared

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
1 116 (35.58%) Apache
2 109 (33.44%) Tomcat
3 66 (20.25%) WebLogic
4 45 (13.80%) WebSphere
5 31 (9.51%) IIS
6 27 (8.28%) Confluence
6 27 (8.28%) Jetty
7 25 (7.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (4.29%) Appian
8 14 (4.29%) OpenStack
8 14 (4.29%) WildFly
9 9 (2.76%) nginx
9 9 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (1.53%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.53%) Drupal
12 5 (1.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 5 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (1.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (4.91%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.15%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.23%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.61%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.61%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 82 (25.15%) AWS
2 41 (12.58%) OpenShift
3 34 (10.43%) Azure
4 24 (7.36%) GitHub
5 23 (7.06%) PaaS
6 13 (3.99%) Azure Stack
6 13 (3.99%) IaaS
7 10 (3.07%) Akamai
7 10 (3.07%) Google Analytics
8 7 (2.15%) GCP
9 6 (1.84%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.53%) Heroku
10 5 (1.53%) SaaS
11 4 (1.23%) Slack
12 3 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.92%) G Suite
12 3 (0.92%) TestFlight
13 2 (0.61%) Tricentis Tosca
13 2 (0.61%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.66%) HTTP
2 24 (7.36%) SSL
3 18 (5.52%) DNS
4 15 (4.60%) LAN
5 14 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 14 (4.29%) WAN
6 13 (3.99%) SAN
7 10 (3.07%) SSH
8 8 (2.45%) HTTPS
9 7 (2.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (2.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (1.84%) Internet
11 5 (1.53%) OpenLDAP
12 4 (1.23%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.61%) Intranet
13 2 (0.61%) SNMP
13 2 (0.61%) VoIP
14 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.31%) FTP
14 1 (0.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.72%) MongoDB
2 46 (14.11%) MySQL
3 36 (11.04%) Hadoop
4 28 (8.59%) NoSQL
5 27 (8.28%) Relational Database
6 26 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (7.98%) SQL Server
7 22 (6.75%) Oracle Database
8 18 (5.52%) DB2
9 14 (4.29%) Big Data
9 14 (4.29%) RDBMS
10 11 (3.37%) Ingres
11 9 (2.76%) HBase
12 6 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.84%) Infinispan
12 6 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.23%) Blockchain
13 4 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.61%) Informix
14 2 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 92 (28.22%) Jenkins
2 91 (27.91%) Git (software)
3 73 (22.39%) JUnit
4 67 (20.55%) Maven
5 45 (13.80%) JIRA
6 36 (11.04%) Eclipse
7 34 (10.43%) Cucumber
8 29 (8.90%) Ant
8 29 (8.90%) Subversion
9 25 (7.67%) Selenium
10 16 (4.91%) IntelliJ
11 12 (3.68%) Mercurial
11 12 (3.68%) Mockito
11 12 (3.68%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (3.07%) Gradle
12 10 (3.07%) Hudson
12 10 (3.07%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (2.76%) Bitbucket
13 9 (2.76%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (13.80%) Finance
2 24 (7.36%) Banking
3 19 (5.83%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.53%) Games
4 5 (1.53%) Publishing
5 2 (0.61%) Back Office
5 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Electronics
6 1 (0.31%) Legal
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 136 (41.72%) Developer
2 81 (24.85%) Java Developer
3 29 (8.90%) Architect
4 24 (7.36%) Consultant
5 21 (6.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (5.83%) Lead Developer
6 19 (5.83%) Middleware Engineer
7 17 (5.21%) Lead Java Developer
8 16 (4.91%) Administrator
9 14 (4.29%) Migration Engineer
10 13 (3.99%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (3.99%) Technical Architect
11 12 (3.68%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.37%) Java Engineer
12 11 (3.37%) Middleware Administrator
12 11 (3.37%) Software Engineer
13 10 (3.07%) Backend Developer
13 10 (3.07%) Java Software Engineer
14 8 (2.45%) Full Stack Developer
15 7 (2.15%) Appian Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (34.66%) Spring
2 92 (28.22%) Hibernate
3 90 (27.61%) Middleware
4 78 (23.93%) Web Services
5 75 (23.01%) XML
6 74 (22.70%) HTML
7 65 (19.94%) J2EE
8 61 (18.71%) CSS
9 60 (18.40%) JSON
10 59 (18.10%) AngularJS
11 50 (15.34%) REST
12 47 (14.42%) Java EE
13 45 (13.80%) Node.js
14 39 (11.96%) React
15 37 (11.35%) JMS
15 37 (11.35%) SOAP
16 35 (10.74%) EJB
17 34 (10.43%) HTML5
18 32 (9.82%) Apache Camel
19 27 (8.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.59%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.91%) PKI
3 16 (4.91%) Replication
4 13 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.37%) User Experience
6 10 (3.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (2.45%) Clustering
7 8 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.53%) Derivative
10 4 (1.23%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.92%) Mashup
11 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.61%) IVR
12 2 (0.61%) VUI
13 1 (0.31%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 190 (58.28%) Linux
2 88 (26.99%) Unix
3 87 (26.69%) Windows
4 54 (16.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (11.04%) CentOS
6 26 (7.98%) Solaris
7 15 (4.60%) Ubuntu
8 9 (2.76%) AIX
8 9 (2.76%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.84%) Android
9 6 (1.84%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.53%) Debian
10 5 (1.53%) Windows Server
11 4 (1.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (28.53%) DevOps
3 58 (17.79%) Microservices
4 57 (17.48%) Migration
4 57 (17.48%) TDD
5 51 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (13.50%) Scrum
6 44 (13.50%) Test Automation
7 42 (12.88%) Configuration Management
7 42 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
8 40 (12.27%) Software Engineering
9 35 (10.74%) OO
10 33 (10.12%) SOA
11 32 (9.82%) Waterfall
12 28 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (7.67%) Load Balancing
13 25 (7.67%) UML
14 24 (7.36%) Deployment Automation
14 24 (7.36%) Open Source
15 21 (6.44%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 249 (76.38%) Java
2 98 (30.06%) Python
3 93 (28.53%) JavaScript
4 72 (22.09%) SQL
5 51 (15.64%) Bash Shell
6 47 (14.42%) Ruby
7 37 (11.35%) Java 8
8 31 (9.51%) C
8 31 (9.51%) Perl
9 24 (7.36%) C#
10 22 (6.75%) C++
10 22 (6.75%) PowerShell
11 19 (5.83%) Scala
12 15 (4.60%) Groovy
13 13 (3.99%) Shell Script
14 10 (3.07%) PL/SQL
15 8 (2.45%) JPQL
16 7 (2.15%) Haskell
17 5 (1.53%) Clojure
17 5 (1.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (19.94%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.58%) DV Cleared
3 34 (10.43%) SC Cleared
4 22 (6.75%) Degree
5 6 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.23%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.92%) CISA
7 3 (0.92%) CISM
7 3 (0.92%) CISSP
7 3 (0.92%) CSSLP
7 3 (0.92%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.68%) QA
2 8 (2.45%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.84%) SLA
4 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 91 (27.91%) Docker
2 34 (10.43%) Active Directory
3 18 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.45%) NFS
4 8 (2.45%) VirtualBox
5 6 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.23%) Samba
7 2 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.61%) vSphere
7 2 (0.61%) Xen
8 1 (0.31%) vCloud
8 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 85 (26.07%) Ansible
2 76 (23.31%) Puppet
3 49 (15.03%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (6.75%) Kubernetes
5 13 (3.99%) vRealize
6 12 (3.68%) Terraform
7 11 (3.37%) Cobbler
7 11 (3.37%) Kibana
8 9 (2.76%) Grafana
9 5 (1.53%) Nagios
9 5 (1.53%) Salt
9 5 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (1.53%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 3 (0.92%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.61%) Ganglia
12 2 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.61%) Icinga
12 2 (0.61%) logstash
13 1 (0.31%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 95 (29.14%) Oracle
2 78 (23.93%) Red Hat
3 38 (11.66%) VMware
4 27 (8.28%) Microsoft
5 22 (6.75%) Google
6 20 (6.13%) IBM
7 16 (4.91%) Atlassian
8 15 (4.60%) NetApp
9 14 (4.29%) Cisco
10 12 (3.68%) Micro Focus
10 12 (3.68%) ServiceNow
11 11 (3.37%) webMethods
12 10 (3.07%) Adobe
13 8 (2.45%) F5
14 7 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (2.15%) SAP
15 6 (1.84%) Workday
15 6 (1.84%) WSO2
16 5 (1.53%) Cloudera
16 5 (1.53%) Hortonworks