Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 544 441 327
Rank change year-on-year -103 -114 -34
Contract jobs citing JBoss 177 523 795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.53% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.84% 3.28% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 336 539
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £386 £359 £300
90th Percentile £724 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
UK median hourly rate £51.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.25 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +33.89% - -

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 9,602 15,935 16,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.25% 16.22% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,135 10,308 10,983
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 332 378
UK median hourly rate £20.75 £19.57 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.01% -
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.75 £48.73 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £18.05
% change year-on-year +10.14% -4.45% -4.99%

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 23 February 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JBoss over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Top 14 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 23 February 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 -80 155 £500 - 44
UK excluding London -101 87 £450 - 46
London +57 84 £555 -7.50% 11
North of England +48 23 £425 - 9
South East -46 17 £475 +2.37% 10
North West +38 15 £425 -5.56% 4
South West -3 15 £438 -16.67% 6
East of England +28 12 £525 +10.53% 4
Wales +20 10 £460 +15.00% 7
Scotland -21 9 £413 +6.45% 6
North East +22 5 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +40 3 - - 4
West Midlands +36 2 £540 +44.00% 1
Midlands +8 2 £540 +33.66% 4

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 142 (80.23%) Java
2 91 (51.41%) Oracle
3 90 (50.85%) XML
4 80 (45.20%) WebLogic
5 79 (44.63%) Hibernate
6 76 (42.94%) SQL
7 74 (41.81%) JSON
8 73 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (41.24%) SQL Server
9 70 (39.55%) Red Hat
10 66 (37.29%) JIRA
11 65 (36.72%) Linux
12 57 (32.20%) PostgreSQL
13 56 (31.64%) Security Cleared
13 56 (31.64%) AWS
14 55 (31.07%) Red Hat Fuse
15 51 (28.81%) Apache
15 51 (28.81%) ActiveMQ
15 51 (28.81%) Apache Camel
16 49 (27.68%) SC Cleared
17 47 (26.55%) Confluence
17 47 (26.55%) REST
17 47 (26.55%) Spring
17 47 (26.55%) PL/SQL
18 46 (25.99%) MuleSoft
19 44 (24.86%) RabbitMQ
20 43 (24.29%) Azure
20 43 (24.29%) Git (software)
20 43 (24.29%) Sybase
20 43 (24.29%) Axway

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 80 (45.20%) WebLogic
2 55 (31.07%) Red Hat Fuse
3 51 (28.81%) Apache
4 47 (26.55%) Confluence
5 42 (23.73%) MQSeries
6 41 (23.16%) Tomcat
7 25 (14.12%) WebSphere
8 16 (9.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (7.91%) IIS
10 11 (6.21%) WildFly
11 10 (5.65%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (4.52%) Apache ServiceMix
12 8 (4.52%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (4.52%) WebLogic Portal
13 7 (3.95%) nginx
14 5 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (2.26%) Appian
16 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (1.69%) Jetty
16 3 (1.69%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.08%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 56 (31.64%) AWS
2 43 (24.29%) Azure
3 20 (11.30%) GitHub
4 8 (4.52%) GCP
5 6 (3.39%) OpenShift
5 6 (3.39%) Power Platform
6 5 (2.82%) Akamai
6 5 (2.82%) PaaS
6 5 (2.82%) Serverless
7 4 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.69%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.69%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.13%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.13%) Heroku
9 2 (1.13%) Route 53
9 2 (1.13%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.25%) HTTP
2 26 (14.69%) SSL
3 16 (9.04%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.21%) DNS
5 8 (4.52%) FTP
6 7 (3.95%) HTTPS
7 5 (2.82%) DHCP
7 5 (2.82%) SSH
8 4 (2.26%) Firewall
8 4 (2.26%) Internet
8 4 (2.26%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.69%) SMTP
9 3 (1.69%) VoIP
10 2 (1.13%) CTI
10 2 (1.13%) tcpdump
10 2 (1.13%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.13%) VPN
10 2 (1.13%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (41.24%) SQL Server
2 57 (32.20%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (11.86%) MySQL
4 16 (9.04%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.21%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.08%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.52%) DB2
7 8 (4.52%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.39%) Power BI
10 5 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.82%) GIS
10 5 (2.82%) Infinispan
10 5 (2.82%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.26%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.69%) Big Data
12 3 (1.69%) HBase
12 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 66 (37.29%) JIRA
2 43 (24.29%) Git (software)
3 32 (18.08%) Jenkins
3 32 (18.08%) JUnit
4 22 (12.43%) Eclipse
5 18 (10.17%) Maven
6 13 (7.34%) Selenium
7 11 (6.21%) Ant
7 11 (6.21%) Cucumber
8 9 (5.08%) Subversion
9 7 (3.95%) Bitbucket
9 7 (3.95%) GitLab
9 7 (3.95%) Mockito
10 6 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.39%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.39%) NUnit
11 5 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (2.26%) Mocha
13 3 (1.69%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (8.47%) Public Sector
2 13 (7.34%) Finance
3 4 (2.26%) Games
4 3 (1.69%) Banking
4 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.13%) Electronics
5 2 (1.13%) Law
5 2 (1.13%) Marketing
5 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (31.07%) Architect
2 51 (28.81%) Developer
3 29 (16.38%) Java Developer
4 25 (14.12%) Applications Architect
5 21 (11.86%) Technical Architect
6 15 (8.47%) Cloud Architect
7 13 (7.34%) Consultant
8 12 (6.78%) Administrator
9 8 (4.52%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (4.52%) Java Architect
10 7 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.39%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.82%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.82%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (2.82%) Java Engineer
12 5 (2.82%) Java Software Engineer
13 4 (2.26%) Integration Architect
13 4 (2.26%) Middleware Administrator
13 4 (2.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 4 (2.26%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (50.85%) XML
2 79 (44.63%) Hibernate
3 74 (41.81%) JSON
4 51 (28.81%) ActiveMQ
4 51 (28.81%) Apache Camel
5 47 (26.55%) REST
5 47 (26.55%) Spring
6 44 (24.86%) RabbitMQ
7 42 (23.73%) MSMQ
8 33 (18.64%) Middleware
9 29 (16.38%) HTML
9 29 (16.38%) SOAP
10 28 (15.82%) Web Services
11 25 (14.12%) J2EE
12 22 (12.43%) AngularJS
13 20 (11.30%) EJB
14 18 (10.17%) CSS
15 17 (9.60%) HTML5
16 15 (8.47%) Java EE
16 15 (8.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.52%) PKI
4 6 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.26%) User Experience
7 3 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.69%) IVR
7 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.69%) VUI
8 2 (1.13%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.13%) Replication
9 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.72%) Linux
2 32 (18.08%) Unix
3 31 (17.51%) Windows
4 16 (9.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.52%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.95%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.69%) AIX
7 3 (1.69%) Android
7 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.69%) CentOS
7 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.13%) Debian
8 2 (1.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.47%) Waterfall
3 30 (16.95%) SOA
4 29 (16.38%) DevOps
4 29 (16.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 23 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (11.86%) Open Source
8 20 (11.30%) Configuration Management
9 18 (10.17%) Microservices
9 18 (10.17%) Project Management
10 16 (9.04%) Scrum
11 15 (8.47%) OO
11 15 (8.47%) TDD
11 15 (8.47%) Web Development
12 12 (6.78%) Migration
12 12 (6.78%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.78%) Workflow
13 10 (5.65%) Test Automation
13 10 (5.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 142 (80.23%) Java
2 76 (42.94%) SQL
3 47 (26.55%) PL/SQL
4 42 (23.73%) T-SQL
5 35 (19.77%) JavaScript
6 29 (16.38%) Python
7 21 (11.86%) Bash Shell
8 16 (9.04%) Ruby
9 15 (8.47%) C#
10 9 (5.08%) Java 8
11 8 (4.52%) Scala
12 7 (3.95%) Perl
13 6 (3.39%) ActionScript
13 6 (3.39%) ActionScript 2.0
14 5 (2.82%) C
14 5 (2.82%) C++
14 5 (2.82%) Shell Script
15 4 (2.26%) Groovy
15 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 56 (31.64%) Security Cleared
2 49 (27.68%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.34%) Degree
4 8 (4.52%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.13%) RMADS
2 2 (1.13%) SEPA
2 2 (1.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (16.38%) Docker
2 7 (3.95%) NFS
3 6 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.82%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.13%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.13%) LXC
5 2 (1.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 26 (14.69%) Ansible
2 20 (11.30%) Puppet
3 17 (9.60%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (6.78%) Terraform
5 10 (5.65%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (3.39%) Kibana
6 6 (3.39%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.26%) Packer
8 3 (1.69%) Grafana
8 3 (1.69%) logstash
8 3 (1.69%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.13%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.13%) Consul
9 2 (1.13%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.56%) Nagios
10 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.56%) Salt
10 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 91 (51.41%) Oracle
2 70 (39.55%) Red Hat
3 46 (25.99%) MuleSoft
4 43 (24.29%) Axway
4 43 (24.29%) Sybase
5 20 (11.30%) Microsoft
6 11 (6.21%) IBM
6 11 (6.21%) webMethods
7 10 (5.65%) Google
8 7 (3.95%) SAP
8 7 (3.95%) VMware
9 6 (3.39%) Adobe
10 4 (2.26%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.26%) Cisco
11 3 (1.69%) Avaya
12 2 (1.13%) Apple
12 2 (1.13%) BEA
12 2 (1.13%) Genesys
12 2 (1.13%) PayPal
12 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com