Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 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
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 415 556 429
Rank change year-on-year +141 -127 -129
Contract jobs citing JBoss 171 204 570
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.28% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.91% 1.94% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 115 370
Median daily rate £525 £500 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.78% +9.17%
10th Percentile £405 £400 £350
90th Percentile £650 £665 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £44.96 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.09% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +12.22% -

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 5,878 10,538 16,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.46% 14.42% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,949 6,994 10,709
Median daily rate £475 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 235 325
Median hourly rate £26.96 £20.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.80% +3.90% +1.32%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.50 £51.75 £47.00
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.73% +5.71% -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 16 January 2021.

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

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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 16 January 2021. 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 +161 148 £520 +4.00% 22
London +137 93 £525 +5.00% 9
UK excluding London +137 60 £500 +11.11% 16
Work from Home -152 37 £538 - 2
South East +122 18 £510 +7.26% 5
Midlands +69 14 £520 -3.70% 3
North of England +102 10 £495 +16.47% 4
East of England +66 10 £500 -4.76% 1
North West +71 8 £440 +6.67% 4
East Midlands +50 8 £520 - 1
West Midlands +50 6 £545 +0.93% 2
Wales +31 5 £350 -23.91%
Scotland +33 3 £375 -11.76% 3
North East +35 2 £573 +34.71%

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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.

1 122 (71.35%) Java
2 104 (60.82%) Linux
3 80 (46.78%) XML
3 80 (46.78%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (45.61%) Red Hat
5 77 (45.03%) Spring
6 75 (43.86%) Git (software)
7 66 (38.60%) Tomcat
7 66 (38.60%) Oracle
8 64 (37.43%) Microservices
9 63 (36.84%) Middleware
10 62 (36.26%) JIRA
11 61 (35.67%) Red Hat Fuse
12 58 (33.92%) Apache Camel
13 57 (33.33%) Security Cleared
13 57 (33.33%) SQL Server
14 56 (32.75%) MySQL
15 54 (31.58%) Web Services
15 54 (31.58%) REST
16 53 (30.99%) Jenkins
16 53 (30.99%) Continuous Delivery
17 52 (30.41%) Docker
17 52 (30.41%) Unix
18 50 (29.24%) DevOps
19 49 (28.65%) JSON
19 49 (28.65%) Hibernate
20 48 (28.07%) Windows
21 47 (27.49%) Confluence
22 46 (26.90%) SC Cleared
23 45 (26.32%) AWS

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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 66 (38.60%) Tomcat
2 61 (35.67%) Red Hat Fuse
3 47 (27.49%) Confluence
4 41 (23.98%) Apache
4 41 (23.98%) WebSphere
5 39 (22.81%) WebLogic
6 22 (12.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (11.70%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (10.53%) MQSeries
9 17 (9.94%) Mule
10 13 (7.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (6.43%) IIS
12 10 (5.85%) Apache ServiceMix
12 10 (5.85%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (5.26%) Jetty
14 8 (4.68%) Apache Geronimo
14 8 (4.68%) Apache TomEE
14 8 (4.68%) Oracle Self-Service HR
15 6 (3.51%) Appian
16 5 (2.92%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (2.34%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.17%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.17%) Magento
3 2 (1.17%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 45 (26.32%) AWS
2 28 (16.37%) Azure
3 27 (15.79%) OpenShift
4 12 (7.02%) PaaS
5 11 (6.43%) Apigee
6 10 (5.85%) Boomi
7 6 (3.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (3.51%) IaaS
8 5 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (2.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 5 (2.92%) Office 365
8 5 (2.92%) SaaS
8 5 (2.92%) Serverless
9 3 (1.75%) AWS CodePipeline
9 3 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.75%) Logic Apps
9 3 (1.75%) Power Platform
10 2 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.17%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.37%) HTTP
2 15 (8.77%) SSH
3 14 (8.19%) DNS
4 12 (7.02%) DHCP
5 10 (5.85%) FTP
5 10 (5.85%) SSL
6 8 (4.68%) SMTP
7 7 (4.09%) SAN
7 7 (4.09%) Wireless
8 5 (2.92%) Firewall
8 5 (2.92%) MPLS
8 5 (2.92%) PBX
8 5 (2.92%) Skype
8 5 (2.92%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.92%) VoIP
8 5 (2.92%) VPN
8 5 (2.92%) WAN
9 4 (2.34%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.75%) AMQP
10 3 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 56 (32.75%) MySQL
3 40 (23.39%) Relational Database
4 38 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 24 (14.04%) NoSQL
6 22 (12.87%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (8.19%) DB2
8 11 (6.43%) Oracle Database
9 10 (5.85%) Amazon Aurora
10 8 (4.68%) Hadoop
11 7 (4.09%) RDBMS
12 6 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (2.92%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (2.92%) Cosmos DB
13 5 (2.92%) SAP HANA
14 3 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (1.75%) Couchbase
14 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 75 (43.86%) Git (software)
2 62 (36.26%) JIRA
3 53 (30.99%) Jenkins
4 45 (26.32%) JUnit
5 41 (23.98%) Subversion
6 40 (23.39%) Maven
7 31 (18.13%) Cucumber
8 26 (15.20%) Selenium
9 24 (14.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (14.04%) FishEye
9 24 (14.04%) Hudson
10 22 (12.87%) SonarQube
11 20 (11.70%) jMock
12 13 (7.60%) Ant
12 13 (7.60%) Eclipse
12 13 (7.60%) IntelliJ
12 13 (7.60%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (5.26%) Gradle
13 9 (5.26%) Mercurial
14 8 (4.68%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (17.54%) Banking
2 28 (16.37%) Finance
3 23 (13.45%) Public Sector
4 20 (11.70%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.09%) Front Office
6 6 (3.51%) Advertising
7 5 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.34%) Retail
9 2 (1.17%) Legal
9 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (44.44%) Developer
2 47 (27.49%) Java Developer
3 35 (20.47%) Architect
4 18 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.36%) Integration Developer
5 16 (9.36%) Java Middleware Developer
5 16 (9.36%) Middleware Developer
5 16 (9.36%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (7.60%) Senior Integration Developer
6 13 (7.60%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (7.60%) Senior Middleware Developer
7 11 (6.43%) Administrator
8 10 (5.85%) Technical Architect
9 9 (5.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 8 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.68%) WebSphere Specialist
11 7 (4.09%) Applications Specialist
11 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (4.09%) Server Specialist
11 7 (4.09%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (46.78%) XML
2 77 (45.03%) Spring
3 63 (36.84%) Middleware
4 58 (33.92%) Apache Camel
5 54 (31.58%) REST
5 54 (31.58%) Web Services
6 49 (28.65%) Hibernate
6 49 (28.65%) JSON
7 42 (24.56%) JMS
8 40 (23.39%) Spring Boot
9 39 (22.81%) Java EE
10 29 (16.96%) J2EE
11 28 (16.37%) RabbitMQ
11 28 (16.37%) XSLT
12 27 (15.79%) HTML
12 27 (15.79%) SOAP
13 24 (14.04%) Spring Integration
14 20 (11.70%) JTA
14 20 (11.70%) JTS
15 19 (11.11%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.28%) Fixed Income
2 16 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.19%) User Experience
4 13 (7.60%) Derivative
4 13 (7.60%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.68%) PKI
6 7 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.51%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.92%) Equities
9 4 (2.34%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.75%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.75%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.75%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.75%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.75%) Web 2.0
11 2 (1.17%) EFT
11 2 (1.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 104 (60.82%) Linux
2 52 (30.41%) Unix
3 48 (28.07%) Windows
4 43 (25.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.26%) CentOS
5 9 (5.26%) Debian
5 9 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 8 (4.68%) Android
6 8 (4.68%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.68%) Ubuntu
6 8 (4.68%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.34%) AIX
7 4 (2.34%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.75%) Solaris
8 3 (1.75%) zOS
9 2 (1.17%) VMS
10 1 (0.58%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (46.78%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (37.43%) Microservices
3 53 (30.99%) Continuous Delivery
4 50 (29.24%) DevOps
5 43 (25.15%) TDD
6 42 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (17.54%) UML
8 29 (16.96%) BDD
9 28 (16.37%) Deployment Automation
10 24 (14.04%) Migration
10 24 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (14.04%) Scrum
10 24 (14.04%) Test Automation
11 23 (13.45%) SDLC
12 21 (12.28%) Build Automation
12 21 (12.28%) OO
13 19 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (11.11%) Waterfall
14 16 (9.36%) Open Source
14 16 (9.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 122 (71.35%) Java
2 42 (24.56%) SQL
3 34 (19.88%) Python
4 30 (17.54%) Perl
5 23 (13.45%) Shell Script
6 22 (12.87%) JavaScript
7 19 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 19 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 16 (9.36%) T-SQL
9 13 (7.60%) Scala
10 11 (6.43%) Groovy
11 9 (5.26%) Ruby
12 8 (4.68%) C++
12 8 (4.68%) Clojure
12 8 (4.68%) ClojureScript
13 6 (3.51%) C#
13 6 (3.51%) VBA
14 5 (2.92%) C
14 5 (2.92%) Java 8
15 4 (2.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 57 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 46 (26.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.85%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.92%) Degree
5 3 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.17%) ISEB
6 2 (1.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) QA
2 7 (4.09%) GDPR
3 5 (2.92%) COBIT
3 5 (2.92%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (30.41%) Docker
2 11 (6.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.34%) NFS
5 3 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 28 (16.37%) Puppet
3 23 (13.45%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (8.77%) Ansible
5 8 (4.68%) Salt
5 8 (4.68%) Terraform
6 6 (3.51%) Kibana
7 3 (1.75%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (1.17%) Grafana
8 2 (1.17%) Istio
8 2 (1.17%) Nagios
8 2 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.58%) Nessus
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.58%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 78 (45.61%) Red Hat
2 66 (38.60%) Oracle
3 41 (23.98%) Sybase
4 29 (16.96%) MuleSoft
5 27 (15.79%) Axway
6 26 (15.20%) Atlassian
7 21 (12.28%) IBM
8 18 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 16 (9.36%) Murex
10 15 (8.77%) webMethods
11 12 (7.02%) SAP
11 12 (7.02%) Sparx
11 12 (7.02%) VMware
12 10 (5.85%) AppDynamics
12 10 (5.85%) Dell
12 10 (5.85%) Fiorano
12 10 (5.85%) Jitterbit
12 10 (5.85%) Splunk
12 10 (5.85%) Talend
12 10 (5.85%) TIBCO