Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 425 505 420
Rank change year-on-year +80 -85 -150
Contract jobs citing JBoss 124 364 598
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.40% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.34% 2.57% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 224 388
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £364 £375 £332
90th Percentile £665 £647 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £67.50 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.86% -17.65% +9.68%
10th Percentile £33.80 £35.00 £19.85
90th Percentile £69.50 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 £35.00 £50.94
% change year-on-year +92.86% -31.29% +45.54%

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 5,290 14,178 17,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.85% 15.57% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,269 8,983 11,219
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £633 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 324 395
Median hourly rate £26.96 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.01 £52.43 £52.15
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.86 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28% +3.65%

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 5 August 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JBoss over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Top 15 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 5 August 2020. 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 +107 106 £488 +2.63% 17
UK excluding London +60 66 £475 +0.53% 12
London +164 56 £528 +5.50% 8
South East +143 23 £483 +1.68% 5
North of England +94 13 £473 +5.00% 1
Work from Home -18 11 £514 +11.08% 4
Wales +47 10 £465 +2.20% 1
North West +70 9 £400 -11.11% 1
Midlands +79 8 £389 -18.12% 2
East Midlands +46 7 £358 -20.48%
Scotland +35 6 £595 +44.24% 1
East of England +67 5 £473 +12.17%
Yorkshire +63 4 £475 +7.04%
West Midlands +70 1 £420 -11.58% 2
South West +38 1 £500 - 1

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 85 (68.55%) Java
2 66 (53.23%) Linux
3 57 (45.97%) Oracle
4 52 (41.94%) XML
5 51 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (38.71%) WebSphere
6 48 (38.71%) Middleware
7 46 (37.10%) Tomcat
8 40 (32.26%) Red Hat Fuse
9 39 (31.45%) Spring
10 38 (30.65%) Red Hat
10 38 (30.65%) DevOps
10 38 (30.65%) REST
11 37 (29.84%) Security Cleared
12 35 (28.23%) Jenkins
12 35 (28.23%) Git (software)
13 34 (27.42%) SC Cleared
13 34 (27.42%) JSON
14 33 (26.61%) Apache Camel
15 31 (25.00%) SQL Server
16 30 (24.19%) MySQL
16 30 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (23.39%) JIRA
17 29 (23.39%) Hibernate
17 29 (23.39%) WebLogic
18 28 (22.58%) SQL
18 28 (22.58%) TDD
18 28 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 27 (21.77%) Subversion
19 27 (21.77%) Maven

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 48 (38.71%) WebSphere
2 46 (37.10%) Tomcat
3 40 (32.26%) Red Hat Fuse
4 29 (23.39%) WebLogic
5 20 (16.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (15.32%) Apache
6 19 (15.32%) Confluence
7 18 (14.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (9.68%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (8.06%) Apache Geronimo
9 10 (8.06%) Apache TomEE
9 10 (8.06%) MQSeries
9 10 (8.06%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (8.06%) WebLogic Portal
10 7 (5.65%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (5.65%) IIS
10 7 (5.65%) Mule
11 6 (4.84%) Appian
12 5 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (4.03%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.03%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (2.42%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.61%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.32%) AWS
2 15 (12.10%) Azure
3 12 (9.68%) Apigee
3 12 (9.68%) GitHub
4 9 (7.26%) OpenShift
5 7 (5.65%) Boomi
6 6 (4.84%) IaaS
6 6 (4.84%) PaaS
6 6 (4.84%) SaaS
7 5 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (3.23%) Power Platform
9 3 (2.42%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (2.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (2.42%) Office 365
10 2 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.61%) BrowserStack
10 2 (1.61%) Serverless
11 1 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.71%) SSL
2 15 (12.10%) HTTP
3 8 (6.45%) FTP
3 8 (6.45%) SSH
4 7 (5.65%) DNS
4 7 (5.65%) VPN
5 6 (4.84%) Firewall
6 4 (3.23%) DHCP
6 4 (3.23%) MPLS
6 4 (3.23%) Skype
6 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.23%) WAN
7 3 (2.42%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.42%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.42%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.42%) PBX
7 3 (2.42%) tcpdump
7 3 (2.42%) VoIP
7 3 (2.42%) Wireless
8 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (24.19%) MySQL
3 14 (11.29%) Relational Database
4 13 (10.48%) MongoDB
4 13 (10.48%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (8.06%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.06%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.03%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.23%) DB2
7 4 (3.23%) Power BI
8 3 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.42%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (2.42%) SAP HANA
9 2 (1.61%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.61%) OrientDB
10 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 35 (28.23%) Git (software)
1 35 (28.23%) Jenkins
2 29 (23.39%) JIRA
3 27 (21.77%) Maven
3 27 (21.77%) Subversion
4 23 (18.55%) Cucumber
5 20 (16.13%) JUnit
6 14 (11.29%) Selenium
7 13 (10.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (10.48%) Bitbucket
7 13 (10.48%) Hudson
8 12 (9.68%) FishEye
9 9 (7.26%) SoapUI
10 8 (6.45%) Eclipse
10 8 (6.45%) jMock
11 7 (5.65%) IntelliJ
12 6 (4.84%) Ant
12 6 (4.84%) ClearCase
12 6 (4.84%) Gradle
12 6 (4.84%) LoadUI
General
1 23 (18.55%) Finance
2 14 (11.29%) Banking
3 9 (7.26%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.45%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.03%) Front Office
6 3 (2.42%) Advertising
6 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (37.90%) Developer
2 33 (26.61%) Java Developer
3 24 (19.35%) Architect
4 13 (10.48%) Consultant
5 9 (7.26%) Integration Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 7 (5.65%) WebSphere Specialist
8 6 (4.84%) Middleware Consultant
9 5 (4.03%) Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Appian Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.03%) Integration Architect
9 5 (4.03%) Java Middleware Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Middleware Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (4.03%) Tester
10 4 (3.23%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (41.94%) XML
2 48 (38.71%) Middleware
3 39 (31.45%) Spring
4 38 (30.65%) REST
5 34 (27.42%) JSON
6 33 (26.61%) Apache Camel
7 29 (23.39%) Hibernate
8 27 (21.77%) Java EE
9 22 (17.74%) Web Services
10 20 (16.13%) XSLT
11 19 (15.32%) HTML
11 19 (15.32%) Oracle Fusion
11 19 (15.32%) SOAP
12 18 (14.52%) JMS
12 18 (14.52%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (13.71%) IBM Integration Bus
13 17 (13.71%) J2EE
13 17 (13.71%) Spring Boot
14 16 (12.90%) AngularJS
15 15 (12.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.06%) Fixed Income
2 10 (8.06%) PKI
3 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.03%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.03%) Derivative
4 5 (4.03%) User Experience
5 4 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.42%) DataPower
6 3 (2.42%) Equities
6 3 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.61%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.81%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (53.23%) Linux
2 28 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (20.97%) Windows
4 24 (19.35%) Unix
5 5 (4.03%) Android
5 5 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.03%) CentOS
5 5 (4.03%) Debian
5 5 (4.03%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.03%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.81%) SUSE
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.65%) DevOps
3 30 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (22.58%) TDD
5 25 (20.16%) SOA
6 24 (19.35%) Microservices
7 21 (16.94%) Scrum
8 20 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (16.13%) Open Source
9 19 (15.32%) Test Automation
10 18 (14.52%) Kanban
11 16 (12.90%) BDD
12 15 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (11.29%) OO
13 14 (11.29%) Waterfall
14 13 (10.48%) UML
15 12 (9.68%) Migration
15 12 (9.68%) SDLC
16 11 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (8.06%) Business Activity Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 85 (68.55%) Java
2 28 (22.58%) SQL
3 20 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.32%) Bash Shell
5 16 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 14 (11.29%) Shell Script
7 12 (9.68%) Python
8 10 (8.06%) T-SQL
9 9 (7.26%) Perl
10 7 (5.65%) Groovy
11 6 (4.84%) Ruby
12 5 (4.03%) ActionScript
12 5 (4.03%) ActionScript 2.0
12 5 (4.03%) C++
12 5 (4.03%) Clojure
12 5 (4.03%) ClojureScript
12 5 (4.03%) Scala
12 5 (4.03%) VBA
13 3 (2.42%) Java 8
14 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (29.84%) Security Cleared
2 34 (27.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.23%) Degree
4 3 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.61%) OCP
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CISSP
6 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) ISEB
6 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.81%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 4 (3.23%) COBIT
3 3 (2.42%) GDPR
3 3 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.81%) NIST
System Software
1 24 (19.35%) Docker
2 7 (5.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.42%) NFS
4 3 (2.42%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.61%) GFS2
5 2 (1.61%) Samba
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (13.71%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (12.90%) Ansible
3 15 (12.10%) Kubernetes
3 15 (12.10%) Puppet
4 10 (8.06%) Oracle Identity Management
5 9 (7.26%) Terraform
6 5 (4.03%) Salt
7 3 (2.42%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.42%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.42%) vRealize
8 2 (1.61%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (1.61%) Nessus
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.61%) SELinux
8 2 (1.61%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.81%) Consul
9 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.81%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.81%) Packer
9 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (45.97%) Oracle
2 38 (30.65%) Red Hat
3 21 (16.94%) IBM
3 21 (16.94%) Sybase
4 20 (16.13%) MuleSoft
5 17 (13.71%) Axway
6 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.65%) Atlassian
7 7 (5.65%) Dell
7 7 (5.65%) Fiorano
7 7 (5.65%) Jitterbit
7 7 (5.65%) Murex
7 7 (5.65%) Talend
7 7 (5.65%) TIBCO
7 7 (5.65%) webMethods
8 6 (4.84%) Citrix
8 6 (4.84%) SAP
8 6 (4.84%) VMware
9 5 (4.03%) Cloudera
9 5 (4.03%) Hortonworks