Period
to 5 December 2019

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 December 2019 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 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 536 390 283
Rank change year-on-year -146 -107 -6
Contract jobs citing JBoss 263 635 953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.61% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.18% 3.63% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 409 644
UK median daily rate £495 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £305
90th Percentile £688 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
UK median hourly rate £39.98 £43.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.62% +25.00% +16.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -6.07%

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 12,052 17,481 17,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.72% 16.71% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,744 11,273 11,294
UK median daily rate £450 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +1.27% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 397 425
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.50% -
10th Percentile £11.23 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +2.50% -2.44%

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 5 December 2019.

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 5 December 2019. 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 -88 240 £495 -3.41% 57
UK excluding London -121 143 £475 +5.56% 48
London +4 112 £500 -9.09% 16
South East -56 44 £475 -9.52% 4
South West -9 29 £495 -5.71% 15
North of England +24 23 £450 +2.86% 11
East of England +23 21 £525 +16.67% 6
Scotland -13 17 £425 +7.59% 3
North West +5 14 £450 +1.69% 4
Midlands +15 8 £540 +31.71% 5
Yorkshire +37 6 £450 +4.35% 4
East Midlands +18 4 - - 3
West Midlands +15 4 £540 +5.31% 2
North East +15 3 £388 -26.19% 3
Wales -1 1 £625 +56.25% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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.

1 208 (79.09%) Java
2 123 (46.77%) Linux
3 122 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (38.02%) Hibernate
5 94 (35.74%) Apache
6 93 (35.36%) Spring
7 89 (33.84%) Oracle
8 87 (33.08%) XML
9 86 (32.70%) AWS
10 85 (32.32%) Tomcat
11 79 (30.04%) Red Hat
12 77 (29.28%) Unix
13 76 (28.90%) WebLogic
14 75 (28.52%) SQL
15 73 (27.76%) Python
16 72 (27.38%) Git (software)
17 69 (26.24%) JavaScript
18 67 (25.48%) DevOps
19 66 (25.10%) Jenkins
19 66 (25.10%) JSON
20 60 (22.81%) JIRA
20 60 (22.81%) Security Cleared
21 59 (22.43%) HTML
21 59 (22.43%) JUnit
22 58 (22.05%) Windows
22 58 (22.05%) Docker
23 55 (20.91%) Microservices
24 54 (20.53%) AngularJS
24 54 (20.53%) SQL Server
25 52 (19.77%) Puppet

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 94 (35.74%) Apache
2 85 (32.32%) Tomcat
3 76 (28.90%) WebLogic
4 45 (17.11%) Confluence
5 23 (8.75%) IIS
5 23 (8.75%) MQSeries
5 23 (8.75%) WebSphere
6 20 (7.60%) Jetty
7 17 (6.46%) WildFly
8 15 (5.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (3.80%) Appian
9 10 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (3.42%) nginx
11 6 (2.28%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 5 (1.90%) Apache Spark
12 5 (1.90%) CMS
13 4 (1.52%) OpenStack
14 3 (1.14%) Apache Solr
14 3 (1.14%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (1.52%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.76%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 86 (32.70%) AWS
2 42 (15.97%) Azure
3 21 (7.98%) GitHub
4 15 (5.70%) OpenShift
5 11 (4.18%) Google Analytics
6 10 (3.80%) Akamai
6 10 (3.80%) GCP
7 8 (3.04%) PaaS
8 7 (2.66%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.90%) SaaS
10 4 (1.52%) Slack
11 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.14%) Heroku
11 3 (1.14%) Serverless
11 3 (1.14%) TestFlight
12 2 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.76%) Azure Stack
12 2 (0.76%) G Suite
12 2 (0.76%) IaaS
12 2 (0.76%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.07%) HTTP
2 25 (9.51%) SSL
3 20 (7.60%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.18%) SSH
5 10 (3.80%) DNS
6 8 (3.04%) HTTPS
6 8 (3.04%) Internet
7 7 (2.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (2.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (1.52%) LAN
8 4 (1.52%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (1.52%) SMTP
9 3 (1.14%) DHCP
9 3 (1.14%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.14%) VoIP
9 3 (1.14%) WAN
10 2 (0.76%) CTI
10 2 (0.76%) Intranet
10 2 (0.76%) SAN
10 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.53%) SQL Server
2 49 (18.63%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (17.49%) MongoDB
4 35 (13.31%) MySQL
5 31 (11.79%) Hadoop
6 28 (10.65%) NoSQL
7 18 (6.84%) Relational Database
8 17 (6.46%) Oracle Database
9 12 (4.56%) DB2
9 12 (4.56%) RDBMS
10 10 (3.80%) HBase
11 8 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (2.66%) Big Data
12 7 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (2.28%) Infinispan
14 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (1.14%) Ingres
15 3 (1.14%) JasperReports
15 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 72 (27.38%) Git (software)
2 66 (25.10%) Jenkins
3 60 (22.81%) JIRA
4 59 (22.43%) JUnit
5 44 (16.73%) Maven
6 32 (12.17%) Eclipse
7 31 (11.79%) Cucumber
8 27 (10.27%) Ant
8 27 (10.27%) Selenium
9 25 (9.51%) Subversion
10 18 (6.84%) IntelliJ
11 14 (5.32%) Mockito
12 12 (4.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (4.56%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (3.42%) Gatling
13 9 (3.42%) Grunt
13 9 (3.42%) gulp
13 9 (3.42%) Sublime Text
14 8 (3.04%) GitLab
14 8 (3.04%) SonarQube
General
1 32 (12.17%) Finance
2 27 (10.27%) Public Sector
3 11 (4.18%) Banking
4 7 (2.66%) Games
5 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.14%) Electronics
6 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.14%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (38.40%) Developer
2 52 (19.77%) Java Developer
3 39 (14.83%) Architect
4 23 (8.75%) Consultant
5 17 (6.46%) Administrator
5 17 (6.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (6.08%) Technical Architect
7 14 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (4.18%) Applications Architect
9 10 (3.80%) Java Engineer
10 9 (3.42%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (3.42%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.04%) Backend Developer
11 8 (3.04%) Middleware Administrator
11 8 (3.04%) Middleware Engineer
11 8 (3.04%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.28%) Appian Developer
12 6 (2.28%) BPM Developer
12 6 (2.28%) Integration Developer
12 6 (2.28%) Workday Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (38.02%) Hibernate
2 93 (35.36%) Spring
3 87 (33.08%) XML
4 66 (25.10%) JSON
5 59 (22.43%) HTML
6 54 (20.53%) AngularJS
7 50 (19.01%) J2EE
8 47 (17.87%) Apache Camel
8 47 (17.87%) Middleware
9 45 (17.11%) Web Services
10 43 (16.35%) REST
11 42 (15.97%) Node.js
12 41 (15.59%) CSS
13 36 (13.69%) ActiveMQ
13 36 (13.69%) EJB
13 36 (13.69%) HTML5
14 34 (12.93%) SOAP
15 31 (11.79%) Java EE
15 31 (11.79%) RabbitMQ
15 31 (11.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.94%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (4.94%) User Experience
3 10 (3.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (3.42%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.04%) Clustering
5 8 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.04%) PKI
6 7 (2.66%) Replication
7 6 (2.28%) Derivative
8 5 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.14%) IVR
9 3 (1.14%) VUI
10 2 (0.76%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.38%) CMDB
11 1 (0.38%) Mashup
11 1 (0.38%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 123 (46.77%) Linux
2 77 (29.28%) Unix
3 58 (22.05%) Windows
4 31 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (6.46%) Ubuntu
6 15 (5.70%) CentOS
7 11 (4.18%) Apple iOS
8 9 (3.42%) Solaris
9 8 (3.04%) Android
9 8 (3.04%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.28%) Debian
11 5 (1.90%) AIX
11 5 (1.90%) Windows Server
12 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.76%) HPUX
14 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.48%) DevOps
3 55 (20.91%) Microservices
4 48 (18.25%) TDD
5 38 (14.45%) Configuration Management
5 38 (14.45%) Test Automation
6 35 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (13.31%) Migration
7 34 (12.93%) Scrum
7 34 (12.93%) Waterfall
8 28 (10.65%) OO
8 28 (10.65%) Software Engineering
9 27 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (9.51%) Deployment Automation
10 25 (9.51%) Open Source
10 25 (9.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 24 (9.13%) Web Development
12 23 (8.75%) SOA
13 22 (8.37%) UML
14 19 (7.22%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 208 (79.09%) Java
2 75 (28.52%) SQL
3 73 (27.76%) Python
4 69 (26.24%) JavaScript
5 37 (14.07%) Ruby
6 32 (12.17%) PL/SQL
7 31 (11.79%) Bash Shell
7 31 (11.79%) Perl
8 29 (11.03%) Java 8
9 28 (10.65%) T-SQL
10 27 (10.27%) C#
11 20 (7.60%) Scala
12 19 (7.22%) C++
13 17 (6.46%) C
14 16 (6.08%) Groovy
15 11 (4.18%) PowerShell
16 9 (3.42%) Haskell
17 8 (3.04%) JPQL
18 7 (2.66%) Shell Script
18 7 (2.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 60 (22.81%) Security Cleared
2 50 (19.01%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.84%) DV Cleared
4 15 (5.70%) Degree
5 6 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.76%) CISA
6 2 (0.76%) CISM
6 2 (0.76%) CISSP
6 2 (0.76%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.76%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.94%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.76%) SEPA
2 2 (0.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 58 (22.05%) Docker
2 11 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.42%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.04%) NFS
5 6 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.28%) VirtualBox
6 4 (1.52%) Samba
7 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.76%) Xen
8 1 (0.38%) LXC
8 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 52 (19.77%) Puppet
2 47 (17.87%) Ansible
3 37 (14.07%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (6.84%) Terraform
5 12 (4.56%) Kibana
6 10 (3.80%) Cobbler
6 10 (3.80%) Kubernetes
7 9 (3.42%) Grafana
8 6 (2.28%) Salt
9 5 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.52%) Nagios
10 4 (1.52%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.14%) logstash
12 2 (0.76%) Ganglia
12 2 (0.76%) Packer
12 2 (0.76%) vRealize
13 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
13 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 89 (33.84%) Oracle
2 79 (30.04%) Red Hat
3 29 (11.03%) Sybase
4 26 (9.89%) Microsoft
5 24 (9.13%) MuleSoft
6 23 (8.75%) Axway
6 23 (8.75%) Google
7 19 (7.22%) IBM
8 17 (6.46%) webMethods
9 15 (5.70%) VMware
10 12 (4.56%) Adobe
11 11 (4.18%) Atlassian
11 11 (4.18%) SAP
12 8 (3.04%) F5
13 6 (2.28%) Cloudera
13 6 (2.28%) Hortonworks
13 6 (2.28%) Workday
13 6 (2.28%) WSO2
14 5 (1.90%) McAfee
14 5 (1.90%) NetApp