Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 419 530 385
Rank change year-on-year +111 -145 -92
Contract jobs citing JBoss 114 292 641
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.34% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.44% 2.30% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 172 423
Median daily rate £520 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £356 £381 £341
90th Percentile £668 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +7.37% +9.83% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +28.57%

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 4,670 12,689 17,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.74% 14.93% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,901 8,184 11,178
Median daily rate £465 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £275
90th Percentile £650 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 318 401
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.88% - +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.14 £50.08 £50.50
Median hourly rate £23.22 £20.74 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.95% -1.25% +5.00%

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 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 +159 109 £520 +9.47% 30
London +162 63 £520 +4.00% 13
UK excluding London +143 49 £510 +7.37% 19
South East +168 24 £511 +7.58%
Work from Home -79 20 £520 +13.97% 3
Midlands +76 8 £520 +18.86% 7
East Midlands +44 8 £520 +30.00% 3
North of England +103 7 £440 -2.22% 7
East of England +79 6 £500 -4.76% 1
North West +78 5 £301 -35.03% 6
Scotland +52 2 £325 -18.75% 1
North East +34 2 £573 -11.75% 1
South West +71 1 £500 - 2
Wales +38 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 77 (67.54%) Linux
2 70 (61.40%) Java
3 56 (49.12%) Red Hat
4 50 (43.86%) Tomcat
5 48 (42.11%) XML
5 48 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (40.35%) Spring
7 44 (38.60%) Security Cleared
8 42 (36.84%) Middleware
9 41 (35.96%) MySQL
10 40 (35.09%) SC Cleared
10 40 (35.09%) Git (software)
11 39 (34.21%) Windows
12 38 (33.33%) Oracle
12 38 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 38 (33.33%) WebSphere
12 38 (33.33%) Red Hat Fuse
13 33 (28.95%) Apache Camel
14 32 (28.07%) Jenkins
14 32 (28.07%) SQL Server
15 31 (27.19%) REST
16 30 (26.32%) Microservices
16 30 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
16 30 (26.32%) Unix
17 29 (25.44%) JSON
18 28 (24.56%) Apache
18 28 (24.56%) Web Services
19 27 (23.68%) Docker
20 26 (22.81%) JIRA
21 25 (21.93%) TDD

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 50 (43.86%) Tomcat
2 38 (33.33%) Red Hat Fuse
2 38 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 28 (24.56%) Apache
4 24 (21.05%) Confluence
5 21 (18.42%) WebLogic
5 21 (18.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (10.53%) Apache Geronimo
6 12 (10.53%) Apache TomEE
7 9 (7.89%) IIS
7 9 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (7.02%) MQSeries
8 8 (7.02%) Mule
9 7 (6.14%) Apache ServiceMix
9 7 (6.14%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (5.26%) Appian
10 6 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (5.26%) NetWeaver
11 5 (4.39%) Jetty
11 5 (4.39%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (3.51%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.67%) Azure
2 14 (12.28%) AWS
3 8 (7.02%) Apigee
3 8 (7.02%) OpenShift
4 7 (6.14%) Boomi
4 7 (6.14%) IaaS
4 7 (6.14%) PaaS
5 6 (5.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 6 (5.26%) Office 365
5 6 (5.26%) SaaS
6 3 (2.63%) Logic Apps
6 3 (2.63%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.75%) BrowserStack
7 2 (1.75%) GitHub
8 1 (0.88%) Akamai
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.88%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.93%) HTTP
2 16 (14.04%) DNS
3 13 (11.40%) DHCP
4 12 (10.53%) SSH
5 8 (7.02%) FTP
5 8 (7.02%) SMTP
6 7 (6.14%) MPLS
6 7 (6.14%) WAN
7 6 (5.26%) Firewall
7 6 (5.26%) PBX
7 6 (5.26%) Skype
7 6 (5.26%) SSL
7 6 (5.26%) VoIP
7 6 (5.26%) VPN
7 6 (5.26%) Wireless
8 4 (3.51%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.51%) SAN
9 3 (2.63%) AMQP
9 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.96%) MySQL
2 32 (28.07%) SQL Server
3 19 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 16 (14.04%) MongoDB
5 11 (9.65%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (6.14%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (6.14%) DB2
7 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
8 6 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (5.26%) Cosmos DB
8 6 (5.26%) SAP HANA
9 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.75%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 40 (35.09%) Git (software)
2 32 (28.07%) Jenkins
3 26 (22.81%) JIRA
4 22 (19.30%) JUnit
5 21 (18.42%) Subversion
6 18 (15.79%) Maven
7 17 (14.91%) Cucumber
8 14 (12.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (12.28%) FishEye
8 14 (12.28%) Hudson
9 11 (9.65%) jMock
10 9 (7.89%) Selenium
11 8 (7.02%) Eclipse
11 8 (7.02%) SonarQube
12 7 (6.14%) Ant
12 7 (6.14%) IntelliJ
13 6 (5.26%) ClearCase
13 6 (5.26%) Mercurial
14 5 (4.39%) Gradle
14 5 (4.39%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 17 (14.91%) Banking
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Public Sector
3 12 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Advertising
4 6 (5.26%) Front Office
4 6 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (40.35%) Developer
2 32 (28.07%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.67%) Architect
4 10 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (8.77%) WebSphere Specialist
5 8 (7.02%) Administrator
6 7 (6.14%) Applications Specialist
6 7 (6.14%) Consultant
6 7 (6.14%) Integration Developer
6 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Server Specialist
6 7 (6.14%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 6 (5.26%) Appian Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Java Middleware Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (42.11%) XML
2 46 (40.35%) Spring
3 42 (36.84%) Middleware
4 33 (28.95%) Apache Camel
5 31 (27.19%) REST
6 29 (25.44%) JSON
7 28 (24.56%) Web Services
8 24 (21.05%) JMS
9 23 (20.18%) Hibernate
9 23 (20.18%) Java EE
9 23 (20.18%) Spring Boot
10 20 (17.54%) XSLT
11 19 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
12 18 (15.79%) HTML
12 18 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (14.04%) Spring Integration
14 15 (13.16%) WebSphere MQ
15 11 (9.65%) J2EE
15 11 (9.65%) JAXB
15 11 (9.65%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Fixed Income
2 11 (9.65%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.14%) PKI
5 6 (5.26%) Derivative
5 6 (5.26%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.39%) Equities
6 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.39%) User Experience
7 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.88%) EFT
9 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.88%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (67.54%) Linux
2 39 (34.21%) Windows
3 38 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (26.32%) Unix
5 7 (6.14%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.26%) CentOS
6 6 (5.26%) Debian
6 6 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.39%) Android
7 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.39%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.63%) AIX
9 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.88%) Solaris
9 1 (0.88%) SUSE
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
2 30 (26.32%) Microservices
3 25 (21.93%) TDD
4 23 (20.18%) DevOps
5 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (15.79%) BDD
6 18 (15.79%) Migration
7 16 (14.04%) UML
8 15 (13.16%) Open Source
9 14 (12.28%) SDLC
10 13 (11.40%) Analytics
11 12 (10.53%) ITIL
11 12 (10.53%) OO
11 12 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 12 (10.53%) Waterfall
12 10 (8.77%) Configuration Management
12 10 (8.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 70 (61.40%) Java
2 21 (18.42%) Shell Script
3 19 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 18 (15.79%) SQL
5 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
6 16 (14.04%) Perl
7 15 (13.16%) Python
8 8 (7.02%) PL/SQL
8 8 (7.02%) T-SQL
9 7 (6.14%) Groovy
10 6 (5.26%) Ruby
11 5 (4.39%) C++
11 5 (4.39%) Clojure
11 5 (4.39%) ClojureScript
11 5 (4.39%) Scala
11 5 (4.39%) VBA
12 3 (2.63%) C
12 3 (2.63%) Java 8
13 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (38.60%) Security Cleared
2 40 (35.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.39%) Degree
4 3 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) COBIT
1 7 (6.14%) GDPR
2 6 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.39%) QA
4 2 (1.75%) SLA
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.88%) NIST
5 1 (0.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (23.68%) Docker
2 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.02%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.51%) NFS
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (18.42%) Kubernetes
2 17 (14.91%) Puppet
3 13 (11.40%) Ansible
3 13 (11.40%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.39%) Salt
4 5 (4.39%) Terraform
5 3 (2.63%) Forum Sentry
6 2 (1.75%) Nagios
7 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (49.12%) Red Hat
2 38 (33.33%) Oracle
3 24 (21.05%) Sybase
4 17 (14.91%) IBM
5 16 (14.04%) Atlassian
5 16 (14.04%) MuleSoft
6 15 (13.16%) Axway
7 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
7 11 (9.65%) VMware
8 10 (8.77%) SAP
9 9 (7.89%) Murex
10 7 (6.14%) Cisco
10 7 (6.14%) Dell
10 7 (6.14%) Fiorano
10 7 (6.14%) Jitterbit
10 7 (6.14%) Talend
10 7 (6.14%) TIBCO
10 7 (6.14%) webMethods
11 6 (5.26%) Citrix
12 5 (4.39%) Hortonworks