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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 9 August 2022 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
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 676 591 434
Rank change year-on-year -85 -157 +87
Contract jobs citing JBoss 172 174 127
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.63% 1.87% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 107 71
10th Percentile £406 £413 £380
25th Percentile £447 £475 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £653 £619 £598
90th Percentile £700 £670 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £504 £480
% change year-on-year +9.13% +5.00% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
10th Percentile - - £42.98
25th Percentile - - £57.94
Median hourly rate - - £67.50
75th Percentile - - £69.06
90th Percentile - - £69.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £67.50

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 10,568 9,303 4,979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.97% 12.71% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,300 6,276 3,307
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £552
90th Percentile £738 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £482 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +7.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 179 112
10th Percentile £13.43 £12.27 £12.63
25th Percentile £17.03 £15.75 £15.69
Median hourly rate £33.25 £22.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +47.78% +12.50% -2.44%
75th Percentile £63.38 £51.00 £33.38
90th Percentile £77.50 £67.07 £53.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.45
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.83% -2.75%

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 9 August 2022.

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 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -62 146 £550 +3.77% 16
London -47 106 £525 -12.50% 10
Work from Home -45 81 £538 +6.44% 2
UK excluding London -58 40 £550 +9.13% 7
South East -17 16 £625 +16.28% 1
Scotland -7 8 £550 +37.50% 1
North of England -35 5 £550 +4.76%
West Midlands -40 4 £500 -4.76% 4
Midlands -44 4 £500 -4.76% 5
East of England -9 3 £550 +11.11%
North West -28 3 £550 +10.00%
Wales - 3 £550 -
Yorkshire - 2 £650 -
South West -9 1 - -

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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.

1 129 (75.00%) Java
2 77 (44.77%) Agile
3 70 (40.70%) Spring
4 66 (38.37%) Web Services
5 65 (37.79%) Linux
6 64 (37.21%) Oracle
7 57 (33.14%) REST
8 56 (32.56%) SQL
9 52 (30.23%) Windows
9 52 (30.23%) Subversion
9 52 (30.23%) DevOps
9 52 (30.23%) Red Hat Fuse
10 51 (29.65%) Git (software)
10 51 (29.65%) J2EE
11 50 (29.07%) Red Hat
12 48 (27.91%) Maven
13 47 (27.33%) Hibernate
13 47 (27.33%) JavaScript
13 47 (27.33%) Social Skills
14 40 (23.26%) Finance
15 39 (22.67%) Middleware
15 39 (22.67%) JUnit
16 37 (21.51%) WebLogic
16 37 (21.51%) Unix
16 37 (21.51%) JIRA
16 37 (21.51%) AWS
17 34 (19.77%) Azure
17 34 (19.77%) Tomcat
17 34 (19.77%) SOAP
17 34 (19.77%) Java EE

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 52 (30.23%) Red Hat Fuse
2 37 (21.51%) WebLogic
3 34 (19.77%) Tomcat
4 25 (14.53%) Apache
5 22 (12.79%) WebSphere
6 16 (9.30%) Mule
7 15 (8.72%) IIS
8 10 (5.81%) Confluence
9 9 (5.23%) Apache Qpid
9 9 (5.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (4.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (2.91%) Apache Spark
12 4 (2.33%) Apache Solr
12 4 (2.33%) nginx
13 3 (1.74%) OpenStack
13 3 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
13 3 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (1.74%) WildFly
14 2 (1.16%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.74%) Shopify
2 2 (1.16%) Magento
2 2 (1.16%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.16%) SAP PLM
2 2 (1.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 37 (21.51%) AWS
2 34 (19.77%) Azure
3 23 (13.37%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.91%) Azure DevOps
4 5 (2.91%) GCP
4 5 (2.91%) GitHub
5 4 (2.33%) PaaS
6 3 (1.74%) BigCommerce
6 3 (1.74%) IaaS
7 2 (1.16%) Attraqt
7 2 (1.16%) CloudTest
7 2 (1.16%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.16%) SAP Commerce Cloud
7 2 (1.16%) SpeedCurve
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.58%) SaaS
8 1 (0.58%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.30%) Firewall
2 13 (7.56%) DNS
3 7 (4.07%) VLAN
4 6 (3.49%) HTTP
4 6 (3.49%) LAN
5 4 (2.33%) Internet
5 4 (2.33%) SSL
6 3 (1.74%) Intranet
6 3 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.16%) FTP
7 2 (1.16%) MPLS
7 2 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.16%) SAN
7 2 (1.16%) SNMP
7 2 (1.16%) VPN
8 1 (0.58%) DHCP
8 1 (0.58%) OSPF
8 1 (0.58%) PBX
8 1 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.44%) MySQL
3 25 (14.53%) Relational Database
4 20 (11.63%) NoSQL
5 17 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (9.30%) MarkLogic
7 14 (8.14%) SQLPlus
8 13 (7.56%) Oracle Database
9 8 (4.65%) MongoDB
10 6 (3.49%) DB2
11 5 (2.91%) Big Data
11 5 (2.91%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.91%) Infinispan
12 4 (2.33%) OLAP
12 4 (2.33%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.33%) Redis
13 3 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 52 (30.23%) Subversion
2 51 (29.65%) Git (software)
3 48 (27.91%) Maven
4 39 (22.67%) JUnit
5 37 (21.51%) JIRA
6 24 (13.95%) Gradle
7 20 (11.63%) Jenkins
8 19 (11.05%) Eclipse
8 19 (11.05%) IntelliJ
9 18 (10.47%) jMock
10 16 (9.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (3.49%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (2.33%) Bitbucket
12 4 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (1.74%) Artifactory
13 3 (1.74%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.74%) Gerrit
13 3 (1.74%) JProfiler
13 3 (1.74%) Leiningen
13 3 (1.74%) SonarQube
General
1 47 (27.33%) Social Skills
2 40 (23.26%) Finance
3 34 (19.77%) Banking
4 28 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (10.47%) Investment Banking
6 16 (9.30%) Front Office
7 7 (4.07%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (4.07%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.91%) Legal
8 5 (2.91%) Retail
9 4 (2.33%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.16%) Advertising
11 2 (1.16%) Automotive
11 2 (1.16%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (1.16%) Games
12 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.58%) Marketing
12 1 (0.58%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 71 (41.28%) Developer
2 65 (37.79%) Java Developer
3 44 (25.58%) Architect
4 21 (12.21%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (11.05%) Integration Developer
6 16 (9.30%) Java Middleware Developer
6 16 (9.30%) Middleware Developer
7 15 (8.72%) Consultant
8 11 (6.40%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.40%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (4.07%) Applications Architect
11 6 (3.49%) Azure Architect
11 6 (3.49%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.33%) HTML Developer
12 4 (2.33%) Payments Architect
12 4 (2.33%) Payments Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.33%) Project Implementation Manager
12 4 (2.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (40.70%) Spring
2 66 (38.37%) Web Services
3 57 (33.14%) REST
4 51 (29.65%) J2EE
5 47 (27.33%) Hibernate
6 39 (22.67%) Middleware
7 34 (19.77%) Java EE
7 34 (19.77%) SOAP
8 31 (18.02%) HTML
9 28 (16.28%) HTML5
10 27 (15.70%) JMS
10 27 (15.70%) JSP
11 24 (13.95%) JPA
12 23 (13.37%) CSS
13 22 (12.79%) Apache Camel
14 19 (11.05%) CSS3
14 19 (11.05%) JSF
15 18 (10.47%) JTA
15 18 (10.47%) JTS
16 17 (9.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (8.72%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.72%) User Experience
3 10 (5.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.07%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.33%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.33%) Life Science
7 3 (1.74%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.74%) Clustering
7 3 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.74%) DataPower
7 3 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.74%) PKI
7 3 (1.74%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.16%) Legacy Systems
8 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (37.79%) Linux
2 52 (30.23%) Windows
3 37 (21.51%) Unix
4 10 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.91%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.74%) AIX
6 3 (1.74%) Solaris
7 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.58%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (44.77%) Agile
2 52 (30.23%) DevOps
3 32 (18.60%) SDLC
4 29 (16.86%) TDD
5 28 (16.28%) BDD
6 22 (12.79%) UML
7 20 (11.63%) Microservices
7 20 (11.63%) Migration
7 20 (11.63%) OO
8 19 (11.05%) Web Application Development
9 18 (10.47%) Application Security
9 18 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (10.47%) SOA
9 18 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (9.30%) Containerisation
10 16 (9.30%) Refactoring
11 15 (8.72%) Scrum
12 12 (6.98%) CI/CD
12 12 (6.98%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.23%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (75.00%) Java
2 56 (32.56%) SQL
3 47 (27.33%) JavaScript
4 18 (10.47%) PL/SQL
4 18 (10.47%) Python
5 9 (5.23%) Bash
6 8 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.49%) C++
7 6 (3.49%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.49%) Ruby
8 5 (2.91%) Perl
9 4 (2.33%) Scala
10 3 (1.74%) C#
11 2 (1.16%) AWK
11 2 (1.16%) C
11 2 (1.16%) Groovy
11 2 (1.16%) PHP
11 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (12.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.07%) Degree
4 5 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.16%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.58%) PhD
6 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) QA
2 5 (2.91%) GDPR
2 5 (2.91%) ISO 20022
2 5 (2.91%) SEPA
3 4 (2.33%) GAMP
4 2 (1.16%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.58%) COBIT
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (14.53%) Docker
2 6 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (14.53%) Ansible
2 11 (6.40%) Kubernetes
3 9 (5.23%) Terraform
4 8 (4.65%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (4.07%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (3.49%) Puppet
7 4 (2.33%) Control-M
7 4 (2.33%) Grafana
7 4 (2.33%) Nagios
8 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.74%) Packer
8 3 (1.74%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.16%) Ambari
9 2 (1.16%) Consul
9 2 (1.16%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 64 (37.21%) Oracle
2 50 (29.07%) Red Hat
3 22 (12.79%) MuleSoft
3 22 (12.79%) Sybase
4 11 (6.40%) IBM
5 10 (5.81%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.81%) SAP
6 7 (4.07%) Google
7 5 (2.91%) Citrix
8 4 (2.33%) Pega
8 4 (2.33%) Rockwell
9 3 (1.74%) Adobe
9 3 (1.74%) ATG
9 3 (1.74%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.74%) Murex
9 3 (1.74%) NN4M
9 3 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.74%) VMware
10 2 (1.16%) FatWire
10 2 (1.16%) Perforce