Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 246 250
Rank change year-on-year -31 +4 +20
Contract jobs citing JBoss 901 1113 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 1.06% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.43% 5.68% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 785 738
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +0.59%
10th Percentile £307 £313 £313
90th Percentile £580 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -33.33% +16.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -20.00% +16.14%

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 16595 19611 20362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.70% 18.60% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10861 12817 12816
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 508 621
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.76 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +8.57%

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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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 -12 796 £450 +0.11% 59
UK excluding London -30 571 £400 -4.76% 56
London +11 313 £500 +3.09% 14
South East -37 156 £450 - 12
North of England +42 127 £350 -6.67% 16
East of England +39 95 £475 +10.47% 11
Scotland -33 90 £360 - 11
North East +85 79 £330 +3.13% 4
Midlands -33 70 £450 +4.65% 3
West Midlands -28 36 £450 +0.11% 2
East Midlands -12 32 £500 +19.05% 1
South West -10 27 £410 -1.80% 3
North West -47 25 £450 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire +42 20 £410 +2.50% 6
Northern Ireland -47 4 - -
Wales +7 3 £450 +16.13%

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JBoss also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JBoss.

1 608 (67.48%) Java
2 408 (45.28%) Linux
3 364 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
4 350 (38.85%) Oracle
5 328 (36.40%) Tomcat
6 297 (32.96%) Spring
7 294 (32.63%) J2EE
8 286 (31.74%) SQL
8 286 (31.74%) Unix
9 241 (26.75%) WebLogic
10 229 (25.42%) Web Services
11 227 (25.19%) Red Hat
11 227 (25.19%) Hibernate
12 222 (24.64%) Apache
13 212 (23.53%) Jenkins
14 210 (23.31%) DevOps
15 196 (21.75%) Git (software)
16 192 (21.31%) Maven
17 191 (21.20%) JavaScript
18 187 (20.75%) SOAP
19 180 (19.98%) TDD
20 174 (19.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 172 (19.09%) Puppet
21 172 (19.09%) REST
22 168 (18.65%) XML
23 167 (18.53%) Java EE
24 159 (17.65%) HTML
25 152 (16.87%) Finance
26 148 (16.43%) WebSphere
27 141 (15.65%) Scrum

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
1 328 (36.40%) Tomcat
2 241 (26.75%) WebLogic
3 222 (24.64%) Apache
4 148 (16.43%) WebSphere
5 75 (8.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 75 (8.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 62 (6.88%) IIS
6 62 (6.88%) Oracle Application Server
7 60 (6.66%) WildFly
8 58 (6.44%) iPlanet
9 54 (5.99%) Confluence
10 38 (4.22%) Jetty
11 23 (2.55%) nginx
12 22 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
13 21 (2.33%) Apache Spark
14 18 (2.00%) MQSeries
15 17 (1.89%) Mule
16 16 (1.78%) GlassFish
17 15 (1.66%) SharePoint
18 14 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 13 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (2.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 22 (2.44%) Temenos T24
3 20 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (1.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 8 (0.89%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.33%) Pega PRPC
7 2 (0.22%) OpenText MBPM
7 2 (0.22%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 85 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.89%) GitHub
4 19 (2.11%) OpenShift
4 19 (2.11%) PaaS
5 17 (1.89%) SaaS
6 16 (1.78%) IaaS
7 12 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.78%) npm
10 7 (0.78%) Trello
11 6 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.67%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.67%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.55%) Serverless
13 3 (0.33%) Slack
14 2 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 124 (13.76%) TCP/IP
2 104 (11.54%) Firewall
3 84 (9.32%) LDAP
4 66 (7.33%) HTTP
5 59 (6.55%) SSL
6 57 (6.33%) DNS
7 56 (6.22%) Internet
8 33 (3.66%) SSH
9 24 (2.66%) OpenLDAP
10 23 (2.55%) SAN
11 20 (2.22%) WAN
12 17 (1.89%) FTP
13 16 (1.78%) AMQP
14 13 (1.44%) DHCP
14 13 (1.44%) iSCSI
14 13 (1.44%) NAS
15 12 (1.33%) FCoE
16 11 (1.22%) VPN
17 10 (1.11%) LAN
18 9 (1.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 102 (11.32%) MongoDB
3 94 (10.43%) SQL Server
4 88 (9.77%) NoSQL
5 66 (7.33%) MySQL
6 62 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
7 55 (6.10%) Hadoop
7 55 (6.10%) RDBMS
8 40 (4.44%) Oracle Database
9 37 (4.11%) Big Data
10 25 (2.77%) DB2
11 23 (2.55%) Redis
12 20 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (1.55%) Couchbase
15 13 (1.44%) Riak
16 12 (1.33%) DataStax
16 12 (1.33%) MariaDB
17 11 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 212 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 196 (21.75%) Git (software)
3 192 (21.31%) Maven
4 128 (14.21%) JUnit
5 117 (12.99%) Subversion
6 89 (9.88%) JIRA
7 68 (7.55%) Eclipse
7 68 (7.55%) Selenium
8 59 (6.55%) Ant
9 49 (5.44%) Mockito
10 45 (4.99%) Cucumber
11 38 (4.22%) SoapUI
12 34 (3.77%) IntelliJ
13 21 (2.33%) Vagrant
14 20 (2.22%) gulp
14 20 (2.22%) Hudson
15 17 (1.89%) JBehave
16 15 (1.66%) jMock
17 14 (1.55%) Artifactory
18 13 (1.44%) Jasmine
General
1 152 (16.87%) Finance
2 127 (14.10%) Banking
3 44 (4.88%) Retail
4 21 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.66%) Retail Banking
6 11 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.00%) Front Office
7 9 (1.00%) Law
7 9 (1.00%) Marketing
8 6 (0.67%) Publishing
9 5 (0.55%) Games
10 3 (0.33%) Legal
10 3 (0.33%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.11%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 401 (44.51%) Developer
2 281 (31.19%) Java Developer
3 99 (10.99%) Architect
4 78 (8.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 57 (6.33%) Analyst
6 48 (5.33%) Unix Engineer
7 45 (4.99%) Consultant
8 39 (4.33%) Senior Developer
9 35 (3.88%) Administrator
9 35 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
10 29 (3.22%) J2EE Developer
11 27 (3.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 26 (2.89%) Applications Support
12 26 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
12 26 (2.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 25 (2.77%) Technical Analyst
14 24 (2.66%) Java Architect
14 24 (2.66%) Lead Developer
15 23 (2.55%) Technical Architect
16 22 (2.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (32.96%) Spring
2 294 (32.63%) J2EE
3 229 (25.42%) Web Services
4 227 (25.19%) Hibernate
5 187 (20.75%) SOAP
6 172 (19.09%) REST
7 168 (18.65%) XML
8 167 (18.53%) Java EE
9 159 (17.65%) HTML
10 128 (14.21%) Middleware
11 111 (12.32%) CSS
12 99 (10.99%) JSON
13 93 (10.32%) JMS
14 88 (9.77%) jQuery
15 82 (9.10%) RESTful
16 76 (8.44%) HTML5
17 74 (8.21%) EJB
18 72 (7.99%) AngularJS
19 67 (7.44%) .NET
19 67 (7.44%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.55%) Clustering
3 53 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (3.88%) Client/Server
5 31 (3.44%) Data Centre
6 29 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
7 28 (3.11%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.77%) iPad
9 24 (2.66%) Virtual Team
10 21 (2.33%) N-Tier
11 20 (2.22%) Private Cloud
12 15 (1.66%) PKI
13 14 (1.55%) Computer Science
13 14 (1.55%) DataPower
14 13 (1.44%) User Experience
15 8 (0.89%) Fixed Income
16 5 (0.55%) Grid Computing
16 5 (0.55%) Mainframe
16 5 (0.55%) Online Banking
16 5 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 408 (45.28%) Linux
2 286 (31.74%) Unix
3 174 (19.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 130 (14.43%) Windows
5 95 (10.54%) Solaris
6 94 (10.43%) AIX
7 62 (6.88%) HPUX
8 55 (6.10%) SUSE
9 36 (4.00%) Windows Server
10 25 (2.77%) CentOS
11 23 (2.55%) Apple iOS
12 22 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (2.22%) Windows XP
14 19 (2.11%) Android
15 16 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (1.33%) Ubuntu
17 9 (1.00%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.11%) Debian
18 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (23.31%) DevOps
3 180 (19.98%) TDD
4 141 (15.65%) Scrum
5 139 (15.43%) SOA
6 134 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
7 109 (12.10%) Open Source
7 109 (12.10%) Test Automation
8 105 (11.65%) Microservices
9 96 (10.65%) High Availability
10 92 (10.21%) Kanban
11 84 (9.32%) OO
12 83 (9.21%) Configuration Management
13 80 (8.88%) E-Commerce
13 80 (8.88%) Software Engineering
14 76 (8.44%) Unit Testing
15 71 (7.88%) ITIL
15 71 (7.88%) MVC
16 62 (6.88%) BDD
17 60 (6.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 608 (67.48%) Java
2 286 (31.74%) SQL
3 191 (21.20%) JavaScript
4 132 (14.65%) Perl
5 89 (9.88%) PL/SQL
5 89 (9.88%) Python
6 78 (8.66%) Shell Script
7 75 (8.32%) Bash Shell
8 53 (5.88%) Ruby
9 49 (5.44%) Scala
10 35 (3.88%) C#
11 34 (3.77%) Korn
12 28 (3.11%) PowerShell
13 22 (2.44%) C++
14 21 (2.33%) C
15 18 (2.00%) C-shell
15 18 (2.00%) PHP
16 15 (1.66%) Groovy
16 15 (1.66%) XPath
17 9 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 112 (12.43%) Security Cleared
2 93 (10.32%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.00%) Degree
4 16 (1.78%) CISSP
5 12 (1.33%) RHCSA
6 11 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.89%) RHCE
8 5 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.55%) GCIH
8 5 (0.55%) GIAC
8 5 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.33%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.33%) CISA
9 3 (0.33%) CISM
10 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.33%) QA
2 13 (1.44%) SLA
3 12 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.33%) GDPR
6 2 (0.22%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 115 (12.76%) Docker
2 58 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (4.99%) Active Directory
4 35 (3.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 28 (3.11%) Hyper-V
6 24 (2.66%) KVM
7 23 (2.55%) NFS
8 16 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (1.55%) Samba
9 14 (1.55%) vSphere
10 8 (0.89%) HDFS
10 8 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.67%) Gluster
12 5 (0.55%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.33%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.22%) Firmware
15 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 2 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 172 (19.09%) Puppet
2 114 (12.65%) Ansible
2 114 (12.65%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (2.89%) Cobbler
4 19 (2.11%) Kubernetes
4 19 (2.11%) Terraform
5 18 (2.00%) Grafana
6 17 (1.89%) Kibana
7 14 (1.55%) NetBackup
8 12 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
9 11 (1.22%) OpenView
10 10 (1.11%) Nagios
11 9 (1.00%) Ambari
11 9 (1.00%) SELinux
11 9 (1.00%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.67%) logstash
13 5 (0.55%) Capistrano
13 5 (0.55%) Forum Sentry
13 5 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 350 (38.85%) Oracle
2 227 (25.19%) Red Hat
3 89 (9.88%) IBM
4 81 (8.99%) VMware
5 64 (7.10%) Sun
6 60 (6.66%) Cisco
6 60 (6.66%) F5
7 56 (6.22%) HP
8 49 (5.44%) Veritas
9 46 (5.11%) Microsoft
10 37 (4.11%) webMethods
10 37 (4.11%) WSO2
11 35 (3.88%) Splunk
12 32 (3.55%) Informatica
13 26 (2.89%) ATG
13 26 (2.89%) PlateSpin
14 24 (2.66%) Google
15 23 (2.55%) Adobe
16 22 (2.44%) Citrix
17 20 (2.22%) Temenos