Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 411 258 251
Rank change year-on-year -153 -7 +19
Contract jobs citing JBoss 613 935 1,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.98% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.55% 5.79% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 597 813
UK median daily rate £450 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +9.30% +1.18%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £313
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £446 £425
% change year-on-year -4.71% +4.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -7.89% +16.92%
10th Percentile £19.85 £35.00 £37.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £35.00 £44.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.94 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +45.54% -7.89% +8.57%

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 17,276 16,135 19,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.58% 16.94% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,359 10,413 12,836
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 393 472
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £45.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £20.20
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.92% +9.16%

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 20 July 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JBoss over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JBoss in the UK

JBoss
Top 15 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 20 July 2018. 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 -162 511 £475 - 105
UK excluding London -104 387 £425 -4.71% 81
London -112 215 £500 -2.44% 35
South East -103 116 £450 -7.83% 19
Scotland -27 78 £415 +7.10% 8
North of England -53 73 £420 +9.45% 17
Midlands -53 43 £475 +11.76% 11
North West -7 40 £427 +4.98% 6
East of England -37 39 £488 -1.42% 16
South West -21 25 £500 - 7
East Midlands -17 23 £410 -3.53% 3
West Midlands -45 20 £538 +11.05% 8
North East -49 17 £458 +30.71% 5
Yorkshire -15 16 £400 -5.88% 6
Wales +2 14 £400 -11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 484 (78.96%) Java
2 306 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (44.37%) Linux
4 236 (38.50%) Spring
5 216 (35.24%) Tomcat
6 191 (31.16%) Jenkins
7 182 (29.69%) Hibernate
8 174 (28.38%) Apache
9 171 (27.90%) DevOps
10 165 (26.92%) Unix
11 164 (26.75%) TDD
12 163 (26.59%) Oracle
13 154 (25.12%) Middleware
14 150 (24.47%) WebLogic
15 141 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
16 135 (22.02%) Scrum
17 133 (21.70%) JavaScript
18 132 (21.53%) Red Hat
19 130 (21.21%) Git (software)
20 129 (21.04%) Maven
21 128 (20.88%) SQL
21 128 (20.88%) Opscode Chef
22 126 (20.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 123 (20.07%) REST
24 122 (19.90%) Puppet
25 120 (19.58%) Web Services
26 112 (18.27%) Amazon AWS
27 110 (17.94%) WebSphere
28 108 (17.62%) JUnit
28 108 (17.62%) Ansible

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
1 216 (35.24%) Tomcat
2 174 (28.38%) Apache
3 150 (24.47%) WebLogic
4 110 (17.94%) WebSphere
5 52 (8.48%) Jetty
6 42 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 40 (6.53%) Confluence
8 34 (5.55%) WildFly
9 28 (4.57%) IIS
10 25 (4.08%) Apache ServiceMix
10 25 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 18 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (2.61%) Apache Spark
12 16 (2.61%) nginx
13 15 (2.45%) WebLogic Portal
14 12 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
15 10 (1.63%) Mule
16 8 (1.31%) Apache Solr
17 7 (1.14%) Mule ESB
17 7 (1.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.79%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.65%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.33%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 112 (18.27%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (5.71%) GitHub
4 31 (5.06%) OpenShift
5 19 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (2.94%) PaaS
7 17 (2.77%) Amazon ELB
7 17 (2.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (1.79%) Amazon S3
10 11 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.98%) Slack
13 5 (0.82%) Boomi
13 5 (0.82%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.65%) npm
15 3 (0.49%) IaaS
16 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
16 2 (0.33%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.53%) HTTP
2 39 (6.36%) SSL
3 22 (3.59%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.61%) AMQP
4 16 (2.61%) SAN
5 14 (2.28%) Internet
6 13 (2.12%) DNS
7 11 (1.79%) Network Security
8 10 (1.63%) NAS
9 9 (1.47%) Firewall
9 9 (1.47%) SSH
10 8 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.31%) LAN
11 7 (1.14%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (0.82%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.82%) WAN
13 4 (0.65%) Intranet
14 3 (0.49%) DHCP
14 3 (0.49%) FTP
14 3 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (15.01%) MongoDB
2 84 (13.70%) SQL Server
3 70 (11.42%) NoSQL
4 56 (9.14%) MySQL
5 55 (8.97%) Hadoop
5 55 (8.97%) Relational Database
6 49 (7.99%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (5.55%) Oracle Database
8 27 (4.40%) Redis
9 25 (4.08%) RDBMS
10 21 (3.43%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (3.10%) Couchbase
11 19 (3.10%) HBase
11 19 (3.10%) Riak
12 15 (2.45%) GIS
13 14 (2.28%) Big Data
14 12 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.96%) Parquet
15 11 (1.79%) DB2
16 8 (1.31%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 191 (31.16%) Jenkins
2 130 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 129 (21.04%) Maven
4 108 (17.62%) JUnit
5 78 (12.72%) Selenium
6 73 (11.91%) JIRA
7 71 (11.58%) Subversion
8 54 (8.81%) Cucumber
9 48 (7.83%) Ant
10 43 (7.01%) Vagrant
11 34 (5.55%) Eclipse
12 33 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 28 (4.57%) Gradle
14 25 (4.08%) SoapUI
15 24 (3.92%) Bitbucket
16 22 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
17 21 (3.43%) IntelliJ
18 20 (3.26%) Hudson
18 20 (3.26%) Mockito
19 19 (3.10%) FishEye
General
1 89 (14.52%) Finance
2 72 (11.75%) Banking
3 21 (3.43%) Retail
4 15 (2.45%) Financial Institution
5 14 (2.28%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.12%) Back Office
7 8 (1.31%) Legal
8 6 (0.98%) Front Office
8 6 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.82%) Advertising
9 5 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.65%) Publishing
11 3 (0.49%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 307 (50.08%) Developer
2 227 (37.03%) Java Developer
3 77 (12.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 60 (9.79%) Architect
5 52 (8.48%) Senior Developer
6 34 (5.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 33 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
8 31 (5.06%) Java Engineer
9 24 (3.92%) Analyst
10 22 (3.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 22 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (3.43%) Administrator
11 21 (3.43%) Java Architect
12 19 (3.10%) Middleware Engineer
13 16 (2.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 15 (2.45%) Integration Developer
14 15 (2.45%) Lead Developer
14 15 (2.45%) Lead Java Developer
14 15 (2.45%) Software Developer
15 14 (2.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (38.50%) Spring
2 182 (29.69%) Hibernate
3 154 (25.12%) Middleware
4 123 (20.07%) REST
5 120 (19.58%) Web Services
6 107 (17.46%) XML
7 101 (16.48%) J2EE
8 97 (15.82%) Java EE
9 79 (12.89%) HTML
10 78 (12.72%) JSON
11 76 (12.40%) JMS
12 70 (11.42%) SOAP
13 56 (9.14%) AngularJS
13 56 (9.14%) JPA
14 55 (8.97%) CSS
15 53 (8.65%) RESTful
16 50 (8.16%) HTML5
17 46 (7.50%) XSLT
18 44 (7.18%) Drools
19 41 (6.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (3.59%) User Experience
4 20 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.77%) Fintech
5 17 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (2.45%) Clustering
7 13 (2.12%) Equities
7 13 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (1.96%) Fixed Income
8 12 (1.96%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.47%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.47%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.31%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.14%) DataPower
13 7 (1.14%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 272 (44.37%) Linux
2 165 (26.92%) Unix
3 126 (20.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 78 (12.72%) Windows
5 27 (4.40%) CentOS
6 25 (4.08%) Windows Server
7 19 (3.10%) Solaris
7 19 (3.10%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.96%) AIX
9 11 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.63%) Android
11 8 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (1.14%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.82%) Debian
13 5 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.33%) Fedora
15 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (27.90%) DevOps
3 164 (26.75%) TDD
4 141 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
5 135 (22.02%) Scrum
6 91 (14.85%) Test Automation
7 87 (14.19%) SOA
8 80 (13.05%) BDD
8 80 (13.05%) Software Engineering
9 78 (12.72%) Microservices
10 75 (12.23%) OO
11 73 (11.91%) Configuration Management
12 69 (11.26%) Open Source
13 68 (11.09%) Problem-Solving
14 64 (10.44%) Kanban
15 56 (9.14%) Deployment Automation
16 53 (8.65%) SDLC
16 53 (8.65%) UML
17 40 (6.53%) ITIL
18 39 (6.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 484 (78.96%) Java
2 133 (21.70%) JavaScript
3 128 (20.88%) SQL
4 80 (13.05%) Python
5 62 (10.11%) Perl
6 47 (7.67%) Shell Script
7 45 (7.34%) Bash Shell
8 41 (6.69%) Java 8
9 40 (6.53%) Ruby
10 27 (4.40%) Groovy
10 27 (4.40%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.26%) PL/SQL
12 19 (3.10%) Scala
13 16 (2.61%) C
14 13 (2.12%) C#
15 8 (1.31%) C++
15 8 (1.31%) Go
15 8 (1.31%) Haskell
16 5 (0.82%) PHP
17 4 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 101 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 73 (11.91%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.22%) Degree
4 15 (2.45%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.16%) MCITP
7 1 (0.16%) MCSA
7 1 (0.16%) MCSE
7 1 (0.16%) MCTS
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.71%) QA
2 8 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) COBIT
4 1 (0.16%) GDPR
4 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 95 (15.50%) Docker
2 41 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.24%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 12 (1.96%) HDFS
5 12 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.65%) vSphere
7 3 (0.49%) NFS
7 3 (0.49%) Samba
7 3 (0.49%) Squid
7 3 (0.49%) XenApp
8 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.33%) Varnish
8 2 (0.33%) vCloud
8 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.33%) Xen
9 1 (0.16%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.16%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 128 (20.88%) Opscode Chef
2 122 (19.90%) Puppet
3 108 (17.62%) Ansible
4 30 (4.89%) Cobbler
4 30 (4.89%) Terraform
5 27 (4.40%) Kubernetes
6 17 (2.77%) Packer
7 13 (2.12%) Grafana
8 12 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
9 11 (1.79%) CA Single Sign-On
10 10 (1.63%) Kibana
10 10 (1.63%) logstash
11 7 (1.14%) Forum Sentry
11 7 (1.14%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.82%) Consul
12 5 (0.82%) Nagios
12 5 (0.82%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
13 4 (0.65%) Graphite
13 4 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 163 (26.59%) Oracle
2 132 (21.53%) Red Hat
3 72 (11.75%) IBM
4 47 (7.67%) VMware
5 41 (6.69%) Google
6 40 (6.53%) webMethods
7 32 (5.22%) Microsoft
8 23 (3.75%) Axway
8 23 (3.75%) Citrix
9 22 (3.59%) Atlassian
9 22 (3.59%) Informatica
10 19 (3.10%) Sybase
11 18 (2.94%) Adobe
11 18 (2.94%) MuleSoft
12 17 (2.77%) Capita
13 16 (2.61%) TIBCO
13 16 (2.61%) WSO2
14 14 (2.28%) Splunk
15 13 (2.12%) BEA
15 13 (2.12%) Siebel