Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 654 437 556
Rank change year-on-year -217 +119 -118
Contract jobs citing JBoss 194 166 209
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 2.74% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 103 117
10th Percentile £443 £401 £392
25th Percentile £486 £446 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £644 £625 £575
90th Percentile £660 £648 £706
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £498 £450
% change year-on-year +8.04% +10.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
10th Percentile - - £45.82
25th Percentile - - £47.11
Median hourly rate - - £50.50
75th Percentile - - £52.38
90th Percentile - - £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £51.75
% change year-on-year - - +15.00%

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 10,839 6,052 10,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.35% 14.47% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,461 4,127 6,834
10th Percentile £313 £275 £250
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £565 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +7.48% +0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 173 229
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.10 £10.92
25th Percentile £16.44 £18.85 £14.08
Median hourly rate £24.36 £26.96 £19.41
Median % change year-on-year -9.64% +38.90% +4.92%
75th Percentile £51.00 £57.17 £36.70
90th Percentile £65.50 £64.50 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.83% +33.33% +2.86%

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 25 January 2022.

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
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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -194 163 £550 +5.36% 36
UK excluding London -99 83 £538 +8.04% 25
London -197 80 £600 +14.29% 14
Work from Home -151 46 £600 +5.26% 4
South East -64 24 £500 -1.86% 8
South West - 15 £544 - 4
Midlands -66 14 £600 +13.21% 6
Scotland -40 13 £500 +17.65% 3
East Midlands -31 10 £442 -15.00% 1
East of England -37 9 £550 +10.00% 2
North of England -62 8 £427 -5.11% 2
North West -50 7 £406 -7.84% 2
West Midlands -56 4 £600 +9.09% 5
North East -5 1 £449 -21.66%

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 153 (78.87%) Java
2 107 (55.15%) Linux
3 96 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (39.69%) Spring
5 74 (38.14%) Windows
6 72 (37.11%) Docker
7 70 (36.08%) Unix
8 68 (35.05%) Tomcat
9 63 (32.47%) DevOps
10 61 (31.44%) Web Services
10 61 (31.44%) Middleware
11 60 (30.93%) Oracle
12 59 (30.41%) Red Hat
12 59 (30.41%) Ansible
13 57 (29.38%) Git (software)
14 53 (27.32%) AWS
14 53 (27.32%) Kubernetes
15 52 (26.80%) MySQL
16 50 (25.77%) Jenkins
16 50 (25.77%) Problem-Solving
17 48 (24.74%) Microservices
17 48 (24.74%) Security Cleared
18 47 (24.23%) SQL
19 44 (22.68%) Hibernate
20 42 (21.65%) XML
20 42 (21.65%) Red Hat Fuse
21 41 (21.13%) Social Skills
21 41 (21.13%) REST
22 39 (20.10%) Azure
22 39 (20.10%) OpenShift

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 68 (35.05%) Tomcat
2 42 (21.65%) Red Hat Fuse
3 39 (20.10%) WebSphere
4 35 (18.04%) Apache
5 28 (14.43%) WebLogic
6 22 (11.34%) Confluence
6 22 (11.34%) IIS
7 16 (8.25%) Mule
8 15 (7.73%) Apache Qpid
9 11 (5.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (5.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (4.64%) NetWeaver
11 7 (3.61%) Jetty
11 7 (3.61%) OpenStack
12 6 (3.09%) Appian
12 6 (3.09%) WildFly
13 5 (2.58%) SharePoint
14 4 (2.06%) nginx
15 3 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (1.55%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 3 (1.55%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.03%) Magento
2 2 (1.03%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 53 (27.32%) AWS
2 39 (20.10%) Azure
2 39 (20.10%) OpenShift
3 33 (17.01%) IaaS
4 27 (13.92%) PaaS
5 16 (8.25%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (7.22%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 14 (7.22%) SaaS
7 13 (6.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (6.19%) Amazon EKS
9 10 (5.15%) Amazon ECS
9 10 (5.15%) GitHub
9 10 (5.15%) Microsoft 365
10 9 (4.64%) Akamai
10 9 (4.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (4.64%) Amazon S3
10 9 (4.64%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (4.64%) AWS Fargate
10 9 (4.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 9 (4.64%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.82%) Firewall
2 16 (8.25%) DNS
3 13 (6.70%) VPN
4 9 (4.64%) DHCP
4 9 (4.64%) MPLS
4 9 (4.64%) PBX
4 9 (4.64%) SD-WAN
4 9 (4.64%) Skype
4 9 (4.64%) VoIP
4 9 (4.64%) WAN
4 9 (4.64%) Wireless
5 7 (3.61%) OpenLDAP
5 7 (3.61%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.09%) SSL
7 5 (2.58%) HTTP
8 4 (2.06%) Internet
8 4 (2.06%) SAN
9 3 (1.55%) BIG-IP
9 3 (1.55%) Intranet
9 3 (1.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (26.80%) MySQL
2 36 (18.56%) SQL Server
3 29 (14.95%) Relational Database
4 24 (12.37%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (8.76%) DB2
6 12 (6.19%) MongoDB
7 11 (5.67%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.67%) Oracle Database
8 10 (5.15%) RDBMS
9 9 (4.64%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (4.64%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (4.64%) SAP HANA
10 7 (3.61%) Redshift Spectrum
11 4 (2.06%) OLAP
12 3 (1.55%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.55%) Redis
13 2 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.03%) Hazelcast
13 2 (1.03%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 57 (29.38%) Git (software)
2 50 (25.77%) Jenkins
3 34 (17.53%) JUnit
4 29 (14.95%) JIRA
4 29 (14.95%) Maven
5 25 (12.89%) Subversion
6 17 (8.76%) Eclipse
7 16 (8.25%) jMock
8 14 (7.22%) Bitbucket
9 13 (6.70%) Cucumber
10 11 (5.67%) Mockito
10 11 (5.67%) SonarQube
11 7 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (3.61%) Crucible
11 7 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (3.09%) Ant
12 6 (3.09%) Gradle
12 6 (3.09%) IntelliJ
13 5 (2.58%) Selenium
13 5 (2.58%) SoapUI
General
1 41 (21.13%) Social Skills
2 35 (18.04%) Banking
3 33 (17.01%) Finance
4 19 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (9.28%) Investment Banking
6 16 (8.25%) Public Sector
7 14 (7.22%) Front Office
8 3 (1.55%) Retail
9 2 (1.03%) Advertising
9 2 (1.03%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.03%) Publishing
10 1 (0.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.52%) French Language
10 1 (0.52%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 97 (50.00%) Developer
2 79 (40.72%) Java Developer
3 26 (13.40%) Architect
4 14 (7.22%) Administrator
5 13 (6.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (6.70%) Integration Developer
5 13 (6.70%) Java Middleware Developer
5 13 (6.70%) Middleware Developer
5 13 (6.70%) Senior Developer
6 12 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (5.67%) Middleware Administrator
7 11 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (5.15%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (4.64%) Applications Architect
9 9 (4.64%) Designer
9 9 (4.64%) Solutions Designer
10 8 (4.12%) Java Engineer
10 8 (4.12%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 7 (3.61%) IT Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (39.69%) Spring
2 61 (31.44%) Middleware
2 61 (31.44%) Web Services
3 44 (22.68%) Hibernate
4 42 (21.65%) XML
5 41 (21.13%) REST
6 38 (19.59%) Java EE
7 37 (19.07%) Spring Boot
8 31 (15.98%) Apache Camel
9 30 (15.46%) JMS
10 24 (12.37%) JSON
11 21 (10.82%) RESTful
12 20 (10.31%) HTML
12 20 (10.31%) J2EE
13 18 (9.28%) SOAP
14 17 (8.76%) JPA
15 16 (8.25%) CSS
15 16 (8.25%) JTA
15 16 (8.25%) JTS
16 15 (7.73%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.82%) Data Structures
1 21 (10.82%) PKI
2 18 (9.28%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.28%) Public Cloud
3 7 (3.61%) Clustering
4 6 (3.09%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.09%) Video on Demand
5 5 (2.58%) DataPower
6 4 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.55%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.55%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.55%) Legacy Applications
7 3 (1.55%) Legacy Systems
7 3 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.55%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.03%) CMDB
8 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 107 (55.15%) Linux
2 74 (38.14%) Windows
3 70 (36.08%) Unix
4 23 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (8.25%) Windows Server
6 14 (7.22%) CentOS
7 11 (5.67%) Ubuntu
8 9 (4.64%) AIX
8 9 (4.64%) Amazon Linux
8 9 (4.64%) Debian
8 9 (4.64%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.03%) Solaris
9 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (32.47%) DevOps
3 50 (25.77%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (24.74%) Microservices
5 38 (19.59%) Migration
6 33 (17.01%) CI/CD
7 30 (15.46%) TDD
8 25 (12.89%) OO
8 25 (12.89%) Scrum
9 24 (12.37%) BDD
10 21 (10.82%) High Availability
11 20 (10.31%) ITIL
12 17 (8.76%) Data Protection
12 17 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (8.76%) SDLC
12 17 (8.76%) UML
12 17 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (7.22%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (7.22%) Software Engineering
14 13 (6.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 153 (78.87%) Java
2 47 (24.23%) SQL
3 29 (14.95%) Python
4 24 (12.37%) Java 8
5 21 (10.82%) JavaScript
6 20 (10.31%) Bash
7 14 (7.22%) Shell Script
8 11 (5.67%) Perl
9 10 (5.15%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.12%) Java 11
10 8 (4.12%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.09%) Scala
12 4 (2.06%) Ruby
13 2 (1.03%) AWK
13 2 (1.03%) PHP
14 1 (0.52%) C
14 1 (0.52%) C++
14 1 (0.52%) ES6
Qualifications
1 48 (24.74%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.15%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.06%) Degree
5 3 (1.55%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.15%) COBIT
2 9 (4.64%) GDPR
2 9 (4.64%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.58%) QA
3 5 (2.58%) SLA
4 2 (1.03%) Accessibility
4 2 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.52%) NIST
System Software
1 72 (37.11%) Docker
2 23 (11.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.03%) IAG
3 2 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 59 (30.41%) Ansible
2 53 (27.32%) Kubernetes
3 18 (9.28%) Terraform
4 14 (7.22%) Red Hat Satellite
5 10 (5.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 10 (5.15%) Docker Swarm
5 10 (5.15%) Puppet
6 9 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.61%) Grafana
7 7 (3.61%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.06%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.55%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.55%) Consul
9 3 (1.55%) Nagios
9 3 (1.55%) TeamSite
10 2 (1.03%) Packer
10 2 (1.03%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.52%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.52%) Kibana
11 1 (0.52%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 60 (30.93%) Oracle
2 59 (30.41%) Red Hat
3 20 (10.31%) IBM
4 18 (9.28%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.28%) Sybase
5 12 (6.19%) Citrix
6 11 (5.67%) SAP
7 10 (5.15%) Atlassian
8 9 (4.64%) Cisco
8 9 (4.64%) Google
8 9 (4.64%) Software AG
9 8 (4.12%) F5
10 7 (3.61%) Dynatrace
11 5 (2.58%) AppDynamics
11 5 (2.58%) Murex
12 4 (2.06%) Actifio
12 4 (2.06%) Pega
13 3 (1.55%) OpenText
13 3 (1.55%) Splunk
13 3 (1.55%) VMware