Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 538 453 338
Rank change year-on-year -85 -115 -55
Contract jobs citing JBoss 167 482 745
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.50% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.85% 3.10% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 314 485
Median daily rate £505 £481 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +6.94% -
10th Percentile £380 £363 £313
90th Percentile £743 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £423
% change year-on-year +1.11% +6.51% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.25% - -
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 9,019 15,559 16,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.30% 16.09% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,675 10,055 10,964
Median daily rate £460 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £284 £263
90th Percentile £640 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 313 369
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £18.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.32% +0.35% -1.92%
10th Percentile £12.43 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.88% -2.86% -7.89%

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 28 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JBoss over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 28 March 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 -53 141 £509 +1.80% 33
London +88 86 £560 -6.75% 7
UK excluding London -100 75 £455 +1.11% 35
North of England +45 19 £438 +2.94% 6
South East +8 17 £475 +2.54% 9
North West +29 13 £470 +10.59% 2
Wales +28 12 £460 +15.00% 5
Scotland -29 11 £500 +17.65% 4
East of England +33 9 £635 +33.68%
North East +22 5 £425 - 1
Midlands +36 4 £480 +1.05% 3
South West -10 4 £475 -5.94% 9
West Midlands +55 3 £480 +20.00% 2
Work from Home +17 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +47 1 - - 3
East Midlands +6 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 132 (79.04%) Java
2 94 (56.29%) Oracle
3 83 (49.70%) XML
4 77 (46.11%) SQL
4 77 (46.11%) Hibernate
5 75 (44.91%) WebLogic
6 71 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (41.32%) JSON
8 68 (40.72%) Red Hat
9 67 (40.12%) SQL Server
10 60 (35.93%) Red Hat Fuse
11 59 (35.33%) Security Cleared
12 58 (34.73%) JIRA
13 57 (34.13%) Linux
13 57 (34.13%) Apache Camel
14 56 (33.53%) PostgreSQL
15 53 (31.74%) SC Cleared
16 52 (31.14%) ActiveMQ
17 50 (29.94%) AWS
18 49 (29.34%) MuleSoft
19 48 (28.74%) PL/SQL
20 47 (28.14%) Axway
21 46 (27.54%) Spring
21 46 (27.54%) RabbitMQ
22 44 (26.35%) Azure
23 43 (25.75%) Sybase
23 43 (25.75%) Apache
23 43 (25.75%) REST
24 42 (25.15%) Confluence
24 42 (25.15%) MQSeries

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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 75 (44.91%) WebLogic
2 60 (35.93%) Red Hat Fuse
3 43 (25.75%) Apache
4 42 (25.15%) Confluence
4 42 (25.15%) MQSeries
5 34 (20.36%) Tomcat
6 32 (19.16%) WebSphere
7 16 (9.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 13 (7.78%) Apache ServiceMix
9 12 (7.19%) IIS
10 11 (6.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (6.59%) WildFly
11 10 (5.99%) Oracle Service Bus
11 10 (5.99%) WebLogic Portal
12 7 (4.19%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (3.59%) nginx
14 5 (2.99%) Appian
14 5 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (1.80%) Liferay
15 3 (1.80%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 50 (29.94%) AWS
2 44 (26.35%) Azure
3 13 (7.78%) GitHub
4 8 (4.79%) Apigee
5 7 (4.19%) Power Platform
6 5 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.99%) Boomi
6 5 (2.99%) Serverless
7 4 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.40%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.80%) GCP
8 3 (1.80%) IaaS
8 3 (1.80%) PaaS
8 3 (1.80%) SaaS
9 2 (1.20%) Akamai
9 2 (1.20%) Heroku
9 2 (1.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.57%) SSL
2 15 (8.98%) HTTP
3 13 (7.78%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.59%) DNS
5 10 (5.99%) FTP
6 7 (4.19%) Firewall
7 5 (2.99%) DHCP
7 5 (2.99%) SSH
7 5 (2.99%) VPN
8 4 (2.40%) Internet
8 4 (2.40%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.80%) BIG-IP
9 3 (1.80%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.80%) SMTP
10 2 (1.20%) tcpdump
10 2 (1.20%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (40.12%) SQL Server
2 56 (33.53%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (8.38%) MySQL
4 10 (5.99%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.99%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.79%) DB2
6 7 (4.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (4.19%) Power BI
7 6 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.99%) GIS
8 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.80%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.80%) JasperReports
9 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.20%) Ingres
10 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (34.73%) JIRA
2 33 (19.76%) Git (software)
3 26 (15.57%) Jenkins
4 24 (14.37%) JUnit
4 24 (14.37%) Maven
5 14 (8.38%) Eclipse
5 14 (8.38%) Selenium
6 10 (5.99%) Subversion
7 9 (5.39%) Bitbucket
8 6 (3.59%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.99%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.99%) Mockito
10 4 (2.40%) Ant
11 3 (1.80%) Hudson
11 3 (1.80%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (1.20%) Gatling
12 2 (1.20%) Gradle
12 2 (1.20%) Grunt
12 2 (1.20%) gulp
General
1 16 (9.58%) Public Sector
2 15 (8.98%) Finance
3 4 (2.40%) Games
4 3 (1.80%) Banking
4 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Electronics
5 2 (1.20%) Law
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (35.93%) Architect
2 44 (26.35%) Developer
3 26 (15.57%) Java Developer
4 25 (14.97%) Applications Architect
5 21 (12.57%) Technical Architect
6 15 (8.98%) Cloud Architect
7 12 (7.19%) Consultant
8 8 (4.79%) Java Architect
8 8 (4.79%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 6 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) Integration Architect
10 5 (2.99%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.99%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (2.99%) Oracle Consultant
11 4 (2.40%) Administrator
11 4 (2.40%) Appian Developer
11 4 (2.40%) Integration Developer
12 3 (1.80%) Software Engineer
12 3 (1.80%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (49.70%) XML
2 77 (46.11%) Hibernate
3 69 (41.32%) JSON
4 57 (34.13%) Apache Camel
5 52 (31.14%) ActiveMQ
6 46 (27.54%) RabbitMQ
6 46 (27.54%) Spring
7 43 (25.75%) REST
8 42 (25.15%) MSMQ
9 32 (19.16%) SOAP
10 31 (18.56%) Middleware
11 25 (14.97%) HTML
11 25 (14.97%) J2EE
12 22 (13.17%) Web Services
13 19 (11.38%) Java EE
14 18 (10.78%) AngularJS
15 17 (10.18%) jQuery
16 15 (8.98%) CSS
16 15 (8.98%) EJB
16 15 (8.98%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.99%) PKI
4 6 (3.59%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.40%) User Experience
7 3 (1.80%) DataPower
7 3 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.80%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) Replication
9 1 (0.60%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.60%) Clustering
9 1 (0.60%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 57 (34.13%) Linux
2 24 (14.37%) Unix
3 23 (13.77%) Windows
4 15 (8.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.19%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.59%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.80%) AIX
7 3 (1.80%) CentOS
7 3 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.20%) Android
8 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.20%) Debian
8 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (24.55%) Waterfall
3 31 (18.56%) SOA
4 30 (17.96%) DevOps
5 29 (17.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 21 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (12.57%) Open Source
6 21 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (10.78%) Project Management
8 16 (9.58%) Microservices
9 15 (8.98%) Scrum
10 13 (7.78%) Web Development
11 12 (7.19%) Configuration Management
11 12 (7.19%) Migration
11 12 (7.19%) OO
12 11 (6.59%) Kanban
12 11 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.99%) Business Activity Monitoring
13 10 (5.99%) TDD
13 10 (5.99%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 132 (79.04%) Java
2 77 (46.11%) SQL
3 48 (28.74%) PL/SQL
4 42 (25.15%) T-SQL
5 29 (17.37%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.58%) Bash Shell
7 14 (8.38%) Python
8 10 (5.99%) C#
9 9 (5.39%) Ruby
10 8 (4.79%) ActionScript
10 8 (4.79%) ActionScript 2.0
11 7 (4.19%) Scala
12 6 (3.59%) Java 8
13 5 (2.99%) Perl
14 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.40%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.80%) Go
15 3 (1.80%) Groovy
16 2 (1.20%) Bourne shell
16 2 (1.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (35.33%) Security Cleared
2 53 (31.74%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.59%) Degree
4 8 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.20%) RMADS
2 2 (1.20%) SEPA
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (10.18%) Docker
2 7 (4.19%) NFS
3 2 (1.20%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.20%) LXC
3 2 (1.20%) Samba
4 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (11.38%) Ansible
2 16 (9.58%) Puppet
3 12 (7.19%) Oracle Identity Management
4 11 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (6.59%) Terraform
5 6 (3.59%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.99%) Kibana
7 4 (2.40%) Packer
7 4 (2.40%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.80%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.80%) logstash
8 3 (1.80%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.20%) Consul
9 2 (1.20%) Grafana
9 2 (1.20%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.60%) Nagios
10 1 (0.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 94 (56.29%) Oracle
2 68 (40.72%) Red Hat
3 49 (29.34%) MuleSoft
4 47 (28.14%) Axway
5 43 (25.75%) Sybase
6 15 (8.98%) IBM
7 14 (8.38%) Microsoft
7 14 (8.38%) webMethods
8 7 (4.19%) SAP
9 5 (2.99%) Adobe
9 5 (2.99%) Dell
9 5 (2.99%) Fiorano
9 5 (2.99%) Jitterbit
9 5 (2.99%) Talend
9 5 (2.99%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.40%) Google
11 3 (1.80%) CA
11 3 (1.80%) Citrix
11 3 (1.80%) F5
12 2 (1.20%) Splunk