Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 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.

Red Hat JBoss
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 279 227
Rank change year-on-year -16 -52 +59
Contract jobs citing JBoss 859 885 1,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.91% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.19% 5.01% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 603 822
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £305 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 8
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.17% -30.64% -8.95%
10th Percentile £35.63 £29.22 £27.00
90th Percentile £42.88 £65.00 £51.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £29.53 £43.25
% change year-on-year +18.54% -31.73% -13.50%

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 16,539 17,650 18,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.49% 18.13% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,037 11,365 11,796
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £228
90th Percentile £620 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 406 554
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.44 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.91% -7.45% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.42 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.90% - +12.68%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 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 -24 718 £475 +8.57% 156
UK excluding London -23 512 £400 -4.76% 131
London +46 335 £500 - 50
South East -79 129 £465 +3.33% 32
Scotland -9 128 £361 -1.03% 24
North of England +12 91 £380 +11.76% 30
East of England +22 79 £450 +9.09% 17
Midlands -26 60 £463 +8.82% 15
Yorkshire +43 32 £396 +5.67% 6
North East +18 31 £330 +3.13% 4
East Midlands -15 31 £375 -16.67% 9
West Midlands -11 29 £520 +22.35% 6
South West -2 27 £375 -8.54% 12
North West -14 25 £500 +23.08% 20
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
Wales 0 1 £425 +7.94% 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JBoss 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 JBoss.

1 618 (71.94%) Java
2 377 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
3 345 (40.16%) Spring
4 330 (38.42%) Linux
5 297 (34.58%) Tomcat
6 274 (31.90%) Hibernate
7 272 (31.66%) Oracle
8 237 (27.59%) SQL
9 234 (27.24%) J2EE
9 234 (27.24%) Unix
10 231 (26.89%) Jenkins
11 204 (23.75%) DevOps
11 204 (23.75%) Web Services
12 203 (23.63%) Red Hat
13 201 (23.40%) Git (software)
14 200 (23.28%) Maven
15 196 (22.82%) WebLogic
16 195 (22.70%) Finance
17 191 (22.24%) XML
18 188 (21.89%) Apache
19 186 (21.65%) Puppet
20 184 (21.42%) TDD
21 170 (19.79%) SOAP
22 163 (18.98%) JavaScript
23 162 (18.86%) REST
24 156 (18.16%) Ansible
25 151 (17.58%) SOA
26 149 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 142 (16.53%) HTML
28 133 (15.48%) Java EE

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
1 297 (34.58%) Tomcat
2 196 (22.82%) WebLogic
3 188 (21.89%) Apache
4 115 (13.39%) WebSphere
5 62 (7.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 57 (6.64%) Confluence
7 56 (6.52%) Jetty
8 46 (5.36%) IIS
8 46 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 26 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
10 25 (2.91%) WildFly
11 22 (2.56%) Apache Solr
11 22 (2.56%) iPlanet
12 16 (1.86%) OpenStack
12 16 (1.86%) WebLogic Portal
13 12 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 12 (1.40%) MQSeries
14 11 (1.28%) Mule
14 11 (1.28%) nginx
15 10 (1.16%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 11 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (2.21%) Temenos T24
2 15 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.35%) Magento
6 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 111 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.61%) OpenShift
4 19 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (2.10%) GitHub
6 13 (1.51%) PaaS
7 11 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (1.16%) SaaS
9 9 (1.05%) IaaS
9 9 (1.05%) Slack
10 8 (0.93%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.93%) Serverless
10 8 (0.93%) Trello
11 6 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.70%) npm
12 4 (0.47%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (10.59%) TCP/IP
2 75 (8.73%) Firewall
3 59 (6.87%) HTTP
4 50 (5.82%) Internet
5 46 (5.36%) LDAP
6 45 (5.24%) DNS
7 43 (5.01%) SSL
8 17 (1.98%) FTP
9 16 (1.86%) AMQP
9 16 (1.86%) SAN
10 15 (1.75%) WAN
11 14 (1.63%) SSH
12 11 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
12 11 (1.28%) VPN
13 10 (1.16%) DHCP
13 10 (1.16%) iSCSI
14 9 (1.05%) NAS
15 8 (0.93%) BIG-IP
15 8 (0.93%) LAN
15 8 (0.93%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (14.32%) MongoDB
2 97 (11.29%) NoSQL
3 85 (9.90%) Relational Database
4 77 (8.96%) Hadoop
5 73 (8.50%) SQL Server
6 59 (6.87%) MySQL
7 56 (6.52%) RDBMS
8 51 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
9 43 (5.01%) Oracle Database
10 31 (3.61%) Redis
11 24 (2.79%) DB2
12 22 (2.56%) Big Data
13 21 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 16 (1.86%) Couchbase
14 16 (1.86%) Riak
15 14 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
17 10 (1.16%) HBase
17 10 (1.16%) MariaDB
17 10 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 231 (26.89%) Jenkins
2 201 (23.40%) Git (software)
3 200 (23.28%) Maven
4 124 (14.44%) JUnit
5 103 (11.99%) Subversion
6 99 (11.53%) JIRA
7 83 (9.66%) Eclipse
8 75 (8.73%) Selenium
9 63 (7.33%) Ant
10 47 (5.47%) Mockito
11 46 (5.36%) SoapUI
12 43 (5.01%) Cucumber
13 38 (4.42%) IntelliJ
14 24 (2.79%) Vagrant
15 20 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (2.33%) JMeter
16 19 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
17 18 (2.10%) TeamCity
18 16 (1.86%) FitNesse
19 14 (1.63%) Artifactory
General
1 195 (22.70%) Finance
2 118 (13.74%) Banking
3 34 (3.96%) Retail
4 23 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.28%) Law
6 10 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.16%) Retail Banking
7 5 (0.58%) Games
8 4 (0.47%) Marketing
8 4 (0.47%) Publishing
9 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Local Government
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 419 (48.78%) Developer
2 344 (40.05%) Java Developer
3 90 (10.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 78 (9.08%) Architect
5 44 (5.12%) Consultant
6 42 (4.89%) Analyst
7 41 (4.77%) Senior Developer
8 32 (3.73%) Administrator
8 32 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
9 31 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
10 28 (3.26%) Unix Engineer
11 27 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
12 26 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
13 25 (2.91%) Lead Developer
13 25 (2.91%) Scala Developer
14 23 (2.68%) AWS DevOps
14 23 (2.68%) Lead Java Developer
15 22 (2.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 21 (2.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 20 (2.33%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (40.16%) Spring
2 274 (31.90%) Hibernate
3 234 (27.24%) J2EE
4 204 (23.75%) Web Services
5 191 (22.24%) XML
6 170 (19.79%) SOAP
7 162 (18.86%) REST
8 142 (16.53%) HTML
9 133 (15.48%) Java EE
10 128 (14.90%) Middleware
11 101 (11.76%) CSS
12 90 (10.48%) JSON
13 79 (9.20%) AngularJS
14 76 (8.85%) HTML5
14 76 (8.85%) JMS
15 75 (8.73%) jQuery
16 74 (8.61%) Drools
17 71 (8.27%) Spring MVC
18 70 (8.15%) EJB
18 70 (8.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.75%) Enterprise Software
2 49 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (2.91%) Virtual Team
5 24 (2.79%) Clustering
6 23 (2.68%) Client/Server
7 21 (2.44%) N-Tier
8 20 (2.33%) iPad
8 20 (2.33%) PKI
9 16 (1.86%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.75%) Data Centre
10 15 (1.75%) DataPower
11 14 (1.63%) User Experience
12 13 (1.51%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.93%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.58%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.58%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.58%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
15 4 (0.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 330 (38.42%) Linux
2 234 (27.24%) Unix
3 149 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 107 (12.46%) Windows
5 62 (7.22%) Solaris
6 44 (5.12%) AIX
7 32 (3.73%) Windows Server
8 23 (2.68%) HPUX
9 20 (2.33%) SUSE
10 17 (1.98%) CentOS
11 13 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (1.16%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.16%) Ubuntu
13 10 (1.16%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.93%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.81%) Android
16 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.12%) Debian
17 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (23.75%) DevOps
3 184 (21.42%) TDD
4 151 (17.58%) SOA
5 130 (15.13%) Scrum
6 119 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
7 108 (12.57%) Test Automation
8 94 (10.94%) BDD
8 94 (10.94%) Open Source
9 91 (10.59%) Microservices
10 85 (9.90%) Kanban
11 84 (9.78%) Software Engineering
12 83 (9.66%) MVC
13 73 (8.50%) ITIL
14 70 (8.15%) Configuration Management
15 68 (7.92%) E-Commerce
16 61 (7.10%) Mentoring
16 61 (7.10%) OO
17 56 (6.52%) High Availability
18 51 (5.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 618 (71.94%) Java
2 237 (27.59%) SQL
3 163 (18.98%) JavaScript
4 119 (13.85%) Perl
5 92 (10.71%) Python
6 69 (8.03%) Bash Shell
7 65 (7.57%) Shell Script
8 62 (7.22%) PL/SQL
8 62 (7.22%) Ruby
9 37 (4.31%) Scala
10 26 (3.03%) C
11 23 (2.68%) C++
12 20 (2.33%) PHP
13 18 (2.10%) Korn
13 18 (2.10%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.75%) C#
15 12 (1.40%) XPath
16 10 (1.16%) Groovy
17 9 (1.05%) AWK
17 9 (1.05%) Jython
Qualifications
1 72 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 56 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 15 (1.75%) Degree
4 12 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.70%) CISSP
6 5 (0.58%) RHCSA
7 4 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.47%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.47%) OCP
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.47%) RHCE
8 3 (0.35%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.23%) GCIH
9 2 (0.23%) GIAC
9 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.01%) QA
2 12 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.93%) SLA
6 3 (0.35%) GDPR
7 2 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 105 (12.22%) Docker
2 42 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.61%) Active Directory
4 18 (2.10%) vSphere
5 12 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.40%) NFS
6 10 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (0.81%) KVM
9 7 (0.81%) Samba
10 6 (0.70%) HDFS
10 6 (0.70%) vCloud
11 5 (0.58%) Gluster
11 5 (0.58%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 1 (0.12%) GeoWebCache
14 1 (0.12%) iptables
Systems Management
1 186 (21.65%) Puppet
2 156 (18.16%) Ansible
3 119 (13.85%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (5.36%) Cobbler
5 29 (3.38%) Grafana
6 24 (2.79%) Kibana
7 21 (2.44%) Kubernetes
8 20 (2.33%) Terraform
9 19 (2.21%) Red Hat Satellite
10 17 (1.98%) SELinux
10 17 (1.98%) ZABBIX
11 14 (1.63%) Nagios
12 11 (1.28%) Tivoli
13 9 (1.05%) Ambari
13 9 (1.05%) logstash
13 9 (1.05%) Rundeck
14 8 (0.93%) Capistrano
14 8 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (0.81%) Salt
16 6 (0.70%) Graylog
Vendors
1 272 (31.66%) Oracle
2 203 (23.63%) Red Hat
3 79 (9.20%) IBM
4 70 (8.15%) VMware
5 48 (5.59%) Splunk
6 38 (4.42%) Microsoft
7 35 (4.07%) webMethods
8 33 (3.84%) HP
9 32 (3.73%) Cisco
10 31 (3.61%) F5
11 26 (3.03%) Google
12 24 (2.79%) Sun
13 20 (2.33%) ATG
14 19 (2.21%) hybris
15 17 (1.98%) BEA
15 17 (1.98%) New Relic
15 17 (1.98%) Temenos
15 17 (1.98%) WSO2
16 16 (1.86%) Adobe
16 16 (1.86%) TIBCO