Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 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.

Red Hat JBoss
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 250 250
Rank change year-on-year -32 0 +31
Contract jobs citing JBoss 910 1084 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 1.02% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.32% 5.51% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 757 793
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £308 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £412 £425
% change year-on-year -2.91% -3.06% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -33.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.26 £45.00
% change year-on-year -6.07% -17.19% +5.88%

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 17096 19657 20307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.55% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11208 12754 12776
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 495 613
UK median hourly rate £20.22 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.09% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.20 £11.05
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £19.19
% change year-on-year -3.52% +8.05% +9.63%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -17 791 £470 +8.05% 81
UK excluding London -25 574 £400 -2.91% 69
London -1 319 £500 +3.09% 22
South East -63 138 £460 +2.22% 23
North of England +32 125 £363 +2.11% 14
Scotland -39 104 £361 +3.21% 10
East of England +43 96 £475 +11.11% 7
North East +71 73 £333 +3.91% 3
Midlands -44 70 £450 +4.65% 9
South West +1 37 £447 +10.37% 6
East Midlands -15 36 £500 +13.64% 6
West Midlands -36 33 £425 - 3
North West -32 28 £500 +24.22% 6
Yorkshire +44 21 £396 +2.26% 5
Northern Ireland -37 6 - -
Wales +2 1 £425 +7.94%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 613 (67.36%) Java
2 399 (43.85%) Linux
3 382 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
4 341 (37.47%) Oracle
5 321 (35.27%) Tomcat
6 310 (34.07%) Spring
7 281 (30.88%) Unix
8 272 (29.89%) J2EE
9 266 (29.23%) SQL
10 242 (26.59%) Hibernate
11 230 (25.27%) WebLogic
12 228 (25.05%) Web Services
13 226 (24.84%) Red Hat
14 218 (23.96%) Jenkins
15 216 (23.74%) DevOps
16 214 (23.52%) Apache
17 200 (21.98%) Git (software)
18 196 (21.54%) Maven
19 187 (20.55%) SOAP
20 185 (20.33%) Puppet
21 184 (20.22%) JavaScript
22 180 (19.78%) XML
22 180 (19.78%) TDD
23 178 (19.56%) REST
24 174 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 163 (17.91%) Finance
26 157 (17.25%) HTML
27 153 (16.81%) Java EE
28 143 (15.71%) Scrum
28 143 (15.71%) SOA

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
1 321 (35.27%) Tomcat
2 230 (25.27%) WebLogic
3 214 (23.52%) Apache
4 128 (14.07%) WebSphere
5 75 (8.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 62 (6.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 59 (6.48%) Confluence
8 55 (6.04%) Oracle Application Server
9 54 (5.93%) IIS
10 51 (5.60%) iPlanet
11 49 (5.38%) Jetty
11 49 (5.38%) WildFly
12 21 (2.31%) WebLogic Portal
13 20 (2.20%) Apache Spark
14 19 (2.09%) Apache Solr
15 18 (1.98%) GlassFish
15 18 (1.98%) MQSeries
16 17 (1.87%) nginx
17 16 (1.76%) Mule
17 16 (1.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (2.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 20 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
3 19 (2.09%) Temenos T24
4 13 (1.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 7 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.22%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.22%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 88 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.19%) OpenShift
4 19 (2.09%) PaaS
5 17 (1.87%) GitHub
6 16 (1.76%) IaaS
7 15 (1.65%) SaaS
8 11 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.77%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.77%) npm
10 7 (0.77%) Trello
11 5 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.55%) Serverless
12 4 (0.44%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.33%) Slack
14 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 121 (13.30%) TCP/IP
2 100 (10.99%) Firewall
3 78 (8.57%) LDAP
4 73 (8.02%) HTTP
5 61 (6.70%) Internet
6 59 (6.48%) SSL
7 58 (6.37%) DNS
8 29 (3.19%) SSH
9 26 (2.86%) SAN
10 22 (2.42%) OpenLDAP
11 21 (2.31%) FTP
12 20 (2.20%) WAN
13 16 (1.76%) AMQP
14 14 (1.54%) iSCSI
15 13 (1.43%) FCoE
15 13 (1.43%) NAS
16 11 (1.21%) DHCP
17 10 (1.10%) Network Security
17 10 (1.10%) VPN
18 9 (0.99%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (12.20%) MongoDB
2 94 (10.33%) NoSQL
3 93 (10.22%) Relational Database
4 81 (8.90%) SQL Server
5 67 (7.36%) Hadoop
6 66 (7.25%) MySQL
7 55 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
8 46 (5.05%) RDBMS
9 41 (4.51%) Oracle Database
10 38 (4.18%) Big Data
11 27 (2.97%) DB2
12 20 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (2.20%) Redis
13 17 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 13 (1.43%) Couchbase
14 13 (1.43%) Riak
15 11 (1.21%) DataStax
16 10 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 218 (23.96%) Jenkins
2 200 (21.98%) Git (software)
3 196 (21.54%) Maven
4 128 (14.07%) JUnit
5 113 (12.42%) Subversion
6 97 (10.66%) JIRA
7 76 (8.35%) Eclipse
8 74 (8.13%) Selenium
9 70 (7.69%) Ant
10 45 (4.95%) SoapUI
11 40 (4.40%) Mockito
12 39 (4.29%) IntelliJ
13 34 (3.74%) Cucumber
14 20 (2.20%) Hudson
15 19 (2.09%) JBehave
15 19 (2.09%) Vagrant
16 16 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
17 15 (1.65%) Artifactory
17 15 (1.65%) gulp
18 14 (1.54%) FitNesse
General
1 163 (17.91%) Finance
2 129 (14.18%) Banking
3 45 (4.95%) Retail
4 22 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.32%) Retail Banking
6 11 (1.21%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.10%) Law
8 6 (0.66%) Front Office
8 6 (0.66%) Marketing
8 6 (0.66%) Publishing
9 5 (0.55%) Games
10 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.33%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 416 (45.71%) Developer
2 307 (33.74%) Java Developer
3 96 (10.55%) Architect
4 83 (9.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 47 (5.16%) Consultant
5 47 (5.16%) Unix Engineer
6 45 (4.95%) Analyst
7 39 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 33 (3.63%) Administrator
8 33 (3.63%) Linux Engineer
9 28 (3.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 27 (2.97%) J2EE Developer
10 27 (2.97%) Lead Developer
11 26 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
12 24 (2.64%) Full Stack Developer
12 24 (2.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 24 (2.64%) Technical Architect
13 23 (2.53%) Lead Java Developer
13 23 (2.53%) Scala Developer
14 22 (2.42%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (34.07%) Spring
2 272 (29.89%) J2EE
3 242 (26.59%) Hibernate
4 228 (25.05%) Web Services
5 187 (20.55%) SOAP
6 180 (19.78%) XML
7 178 (19.56%) REST
8 157 (17.25%) HTML
9 153 (16.81%) Java EE
10 137 (15.05%) Middleware
11 111 (12.20%) CSS
12 99 (10.88%) JSON
13 92 (10.11%) JMS
14 88 (9.67%) jQuery
15 80 (8.79%) RESTful
16 76 (8.35%) EJB
17 75 (8.24%) AngularJS
18 74 (8.13%) HTML5
19 71 (7.80%) Apache Camel
20 63 (6.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (6.37%) Enterprise Software
3 50 (5.49%) Clustering
4 38 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 27 (2.97%) Client/Server
7 25 (2.75%) iPad
7 25 (2.75%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.64%) Virtual Team
9 22 (2.42%) N-Tier
10 17 (1.87%) Private Cloud
11 15 (1.65%) User Experience
12 14 (1.54%) DataPower
13 12 (1.32%) PKI
14 10 (1.10%) Computer Science
15 8 (0.88%) Fixed Income
16 7 (0.77%) Management Information System
17 5 (0.55%) Grid Computing
17 5 (0.55%) Mainframe
17 5 (0.55%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 399 (43.85%) Linux
2 281 (30.88%) Unix
3 174 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 123 (13.52%) Windows
5 96 (10.55%) Solaris
6 89 (9.78%) AIX
7 55 (6.04%) HPUX
8 48 (5.27%) SUSE
9 34 (3.74%) Windows Server
10 23 (2.53%) CentOS
11 20 (2.20%) Windows XP
12 19 (2.09%) Apple iOS
13 18 (1.98%) Android
14 15 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (1.10%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.88%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.11%) Debian
18 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (23.74%) DevOps
3 180 (19.78%) TDD
4 143 (15.71%) Scrum
4 143 (15.71%) SOA
5 122 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
6 119 (13.08%) Test Automation
7 117 (12.86%) Microservices
8 105 (11.54%) Open Source
9 93 (10.22%) Kanban
10 89 (9.78%) High Availability
11 85 (9.34%) OO
11 85 (9.34%) Software Engineering
12 79 (8.68%) E-Commerce
13 77 (8.46%) ITIL
14 76 (8.35%) MVC
15 75 (8.24%) BDD
16 73 (8.02%) Unit Testing
17 71 (7.80%) Configuration Management
18 59 (6.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 613 (67.36%) Java
2 266 (29.23%) SQL
3 184 (20.22%) JavaScript
4 127 (13.96%) Perl
5 91 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 78 (8.57%) Python
7 70 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 68 (7.47%) Bash Shell
9 48 (5.27%) Scala
10 45 (4.95%) Ruby
11 35 (3.85%) Korn
12 28 (3.08%) C++
13 26 (2.86%) C#
14 23 (2.53%) C
14 23 (2.53%) PowerShell
15 19 (2.09%) C-shell
15 19 (2.09%) XPath
16 16 (1.76%) PHP
17 15 (1.65%) Groovy
18 12 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (11.10%) Security Cleared
2 81 (8.90%) SC Cleared
3 23 (2.53%) Degree
4 13 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.10%) CISSP
6 7 (0.77%) RHCSA
7 5 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.44%) GCIH
8 4 (0.44%) GIAC
8 4 (0.44%) RHCE
9 3 (0.33%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.22%) CISA
10 2 (0.22%) CISM
10 2 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.82%) QA
2 13 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.10%) SLA
5 3 (0.33%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 119 (13.08%) Docker
2 54 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (4.51%) Active Directory
4 29 (3.19%) Hyper-V
5 27 (2.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 23 (2.53%) KVM
6 23 (2.53%) NFS
7 16 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (1.76%) vSphere
8 15 (1.65%) Samba
9 11 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.77%) HDFS
10 7 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.66%) Gluster
12 5 (0.55%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.22%) Firmware
14 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 185 (20.33%) Puppet
2 127 (13.96%) Ansible
3 118 (12.97%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (3.96%) Cobbler
5 23 (2.53%) Grafana
6 20 (2.20%) Kibana
7 19 (2.09%) Kubernetes
7 19 (2.09%) Terraform
8 14 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
9 11 (1.21%) OpenView
9 11 (1.21%) SELinux
10 10 (1.10%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.99%) Ambari
12 8 (0.88%) Nagios
12 8 (0.88%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.66%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.55%) Forum Sentry
14 5 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
15 4 (0.44%) Capistrano
15 4 (0.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 341 (37.47%) Oracle
2 226 (24.84%) Red Hat
3 87 (9.56%) IBM
4 79 (8.68%) VMware
5 58 (6.37%) HP
6 57 (6.26%) Sun
7 53 (5.82%) Cisco
7 53 (5.82%) F5
8 40 (4.40%) Microsoft
9 39 (4.29%) webMethods
10 37 (4.07%) Veritas
11 36 (3.96%) WSO2
12 33 (3.63%) Splunk
13 32 (3.52%) Informatica
14 25 (2.75%) ATG
14 25 (2.75%) PlateSpin
15 21 (2.31%) Google
15 21 (2.31%) Sybase
16 20 (2.20%) Citrix
16 20 (2.20%) MuleSoft