Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 372 276 237
Rank change year-on-year -96 -39 +42
Contract jobs citing JBoss 621 836 1,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.92% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.77% 5.36% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 554 791
UK median daily rate £438 £468 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.42% +10.00% +1.19%
10th Percentile £319 £330 £313
90th Percentile £575 £599 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £447 £425
% change year-on-year -4.92% +5.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
UK median hourly rate £15.00 - £37.00
10th Percentile £14.50 - £27.00
90th Percentile £15.50 - £40.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.00

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 16,487 15,589 18,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.36% 17.12% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,952 10,060 12,006
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +5.63%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 355 453
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.82% +7.32%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.92 £50.30 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.47% -9.35% +14.29%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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 -137 517 £475 - 137
UK excluding London -85 374 £425 -4.92% 112
London -100 237 £488 -2.50% 46
South East -136 96 £425 -10.53% 34
Scotland 0 91 £400 - 20
North of England +7 80 £415 +8.50% 18
Midlands -27 48 £475 +11.76% 15
North West 0 42 £432 +7.88% 8
East of England -22 40 £525 +10.53% 13
West Midlands -18 26 £513 +13.89% 6
Yorkshire +5 23 £400 +6.67% 5
East Midlands -14 22 £450 +6.51% 9
South West -20 19 £496 -5.48% 11
North East -5 15 £393 +14.10% 5
Wales -5 4 £400 -11.11%

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 499 (80.35%) Java
2 318 (51.21%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (41.06%) Spring
4 241 (38.81%) Linux
5 222 (35.75%) Tomcat
6 209 (33.66%) Jenkins
7 184 (29.63%) Hibernate
8 175 (28.18%) DevOps
9 163 (26.25%) TDD
10 160 (25.76%) Oracle
11 151 (24.32%) Git (software)
12 149 (23.99%) WebLogic
13 147 (23.67%) Continuous Integration
14 146 (23.51%) Unix
15 144 (23.19%) Apache
16 142 (22.87%) Maven
17 138 (22.22%) JavaScript
18 136 (21.90%) Scrum
19 129 (20.77%) SQL
20 126 (20.29%) Red Hat
21 121 (19.48%) Middleware
22 120 (19.32%) SOA
23 118 (19.00%) REST
24 115 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
24 115 (18.52%) Puppet
24 115 (18.52%) Finance
25 112 (18.04%) J2EE
25 112 (18.04%) JUnit
25 112 (18.04%) XML
26 111 (17.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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
1 222 (35.75%) Tomcat
2 149 (23.99%) WebLogic
3 144 (23.19%) Apache
4 105 (16.91%) WebSphere
5 42 (6.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 38 (6.12%) Jetty
7 33 (5.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 30 (4.83%) Confluence
8 30 (4.83%) WildFly
9 22 (3.54%) IIS
10 20 (3.22%) Apache ServiceMix
11 19 (3.06%) nginx
12 15 (2.42%) Apache Spark
13 14 (2.25%) Apache Solr
13 14 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
15 11 (1.77%) Mule
15 11 (1.77%) OpenStack
16 9 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
17 8 (1.29%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 13 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.77%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 9 (1.45%) Temenos T24
3 5 (0.81%) Magento
4 4 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 111 (17.87%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (5.31%) GitHub
4 26 (4.19%) OpenShift
5 19 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (2.90%) PaaS
7 16 (2.58%) Amazon ELB
7 16 (2.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (2.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (1.93%) Amazon S3
9 12 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (1.77%) Slack
11 10 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.64%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.64%) npm
13 3 (0.48%) SaaS
14 2 (0.32%) BrowserStack
14 2 (0.32%) IaaS
14 2 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.80%) HTTP
2 27 (4.35%) SSL
3 25 (4.03%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.58%) DNS
5 15 (2.42%) Firewall
6 10 (1.61%) Internet
6 10 (1.61%) Network Security
7 9 (1.45%) OpenLDAP
7 9 (1.45%) SAN
8 8 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (1.29%) LAN
9 7 (1.13%) tcpdump
9 7 (1.13%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.81%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.81%) SSH
10 5 (0.81%) WAN
11 4 (0.64%) AMQP
11 4 (0.64%) DHCP
11 4 (0.64%) Intranet
11 4 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 71 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 67 (10.79%) MySQL
4 61 (9.82%) NoSQL
5 60 (9.66%) Relational Database
6 53 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (8.37%) Hadoop
8 37 (5.96%) RDBMS
9 27 (4.35%) Oracle Database
10 25 (4.03%) Redis
11 24 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
12 21 (3.38%) HBase
13 17 (2.74%) DB2
14 14 (2.25%) Big Data
15 13 (2.09%) Couchbase
15 13 (2.09%) GIS
16 12 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.93%) Parquet
17 11 (1.77%) Riak
18 10 (1.61%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 209 (33.66%) Jenkins
2 151 (24.32%) Git (software)
3 142 (22.87%) Maven
4 112 (18.04%) JUnit
5 81 (13.04%) Subversion
6 71 (11.43%) JIRA
6 71 (11.43%) Selenium
7 55 (8.86%) Cucumber
8 47 (7.57%) Ant
9 37 (5.96%) Vagrant
10 35 (5.64%) Eclipse
11 31 (4.99%) Mockito
12 29 (4.67%) SoapUI
13 25 (4.03%) Gradle
14 21 (3.38%) Bitbucket
14 21 (3.38%) TeamCity
15 19 (3.06%) IntelliJ
16 18 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 16 (2.58%) LoadUI
17 16 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 115 (18.52%) Finance
2 69 (11.11%) Banking
3 21 (3.38%) Financial Institution
4 20 (3.22%) Retail
5 11 (1.77%) Back Office
6 7 (1.13%) Law
6 7 (1.13%) Retail Banking
7 6 (0.97%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.97%) Legal
7 6 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.81%) Front Office
9 3 (0.48%) Advertising
9 3 (0.48%) Games
9 3 (0.48%) Publishing
10 1 (0.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 325 (52.33%) Developer
2 243 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 84 (13.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 66 (10.63%) Architect
4 66 (10.63%) Senior Developer
5 49 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 32 (5.15%) Analyst
7 31 (4.99%) Java Engineer
8 23 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (3.38%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (3.06%) Lead Developer
10 19 (3.06%) Lead Java Developer
10 19 (3.06%) Middleware Engineer
11 18 (2.90%) Java Architect
12 17 (2.74%) AWS Engineer
13 16 (2.58%) AWS DevOps
13 16 (2.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 16 (2.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 15 (2.42%) Administrator
14 15 (2.42%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (41.06%) Spring
2 184 (29.63%) Hibernate
3 121 (19.48%) Middleware
4 118 (19.00%) REST
5 112 (18.04%) J2EE
5 112 (18.04%) XML
6 102 (16.43%) Java EE
6 102 (16.43%) Web Services
7 80 (12.88%) HTML
8 79 (12.72%) JSON
9 69 (11.11%) SOAP
10 66 (10.63%) AngularJS
11 65 (10.47%) Drools
12 63 (10.14%) CSS
13 62 (9.98%) JMS
14 54 (8.70%) RESTful
15 53 (8.53%) XSLT
16 47 (7.57%) HTML5
17 46 (7.41%) jQuery
18 45 (7.25%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.54%) User Experience
6 20 (3.22%) Virtual Team
7 19 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (2.90%) Fintech
9 14 (2.25%) Equities
9 14 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (1.93%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.29%) DataPower
12 8 (1.29%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.13%) Clustering
14 6 (0.97%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.97%) Thin Client
15 5 (0.81%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 241 (38.81%) Linux
2 146 (23.51%) Unix
3 111 (17.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 75 (12.08%) Windows
5 27 (4.35%) CentOS
6 22 (3.54%) Windows Server
7 19 (3.06%) Ubuntu
8 17 (2.74%) Solaris
9 13 (2.09%) AIX
10 9 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.29%) Android
11 8 (1.29%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.29%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.81%) Debian
14 4 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (51.21%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (28.18%) DevOps
3 163 (26.25%) TDD
4 147 (23.67%) Continuous Integration
5 136 (21.90%) Scrum
6 120 (19.32%) SOA
7 99 (15.94%) Test Automation
8 83 (13.37%) Microservices
9 79 (12.72%) Configuration Management
10 73 (11.76%) OO
11 69 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 68 (10.95%) Kanban
13 66 (10.63%) Open Source
14 63 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
15 60 (9.66%) BDD
16 43 (6.92%) MVC
17 42 (6.76%) Deployment Automation
18 41 (6.60%) Mentoring
19 38 (6.12%) Workflow
20 37 (5.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 499 (80.35%) Java
2 138 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 129 (20.77%) SQL
4 79 (12.72%) Perl
4 79 (12.72%) Python
5 60 (9.66%) Ruby
6 50 (8.05%) Java 8
7 46 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 40 (6.44%) Shell Script
9 22 (3.54%) PowerShell
10 21 (3.38%) Scala
11 19 (3.06%) C
12 18 (2.90%) Groovy
12 18 (2.90%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.93%) PHP
14 10 (1.61%) C#
15 8 (1.29%) C++
15 8 (1.29%) Go
16 7 (1.13%) Haskell
17 5 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 86 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 62 (9.98%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.99%) Degree
4 12 (1.93%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.13%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.64%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.48%) OCP
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.16%) MCITP
9 1 (0.16%) MCSA
9 1 (0.16%) MCSE
9 1 (0.16%) MCTS
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.67%) QA
2 10 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.97%) SLA
4 5 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.32%) PMO
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 88 (14.17%) Docker
2 38 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (1.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 12 (1.93%) HDFS
6 10 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.81%) NFS
8 4 (0.64%) vCloud
9 3 (0.48%) Samba
9 3 (0.48%) Squid
9 3 (0.48%) vSphere
10 2 (0.32%) Varnish
10 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.32%) Xen
10 2 (0.32%) XenApp
11 1 (0.16%) KVM
11 1 (0.16%) oVirt
11 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 115 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
1 115 (18.52%) Puppet
2 100 (16.10%) Ansible
3 29 (4.67%) Kubernetes
4 28 (4.51%) Terraform
5 16 (2.58%) Cobbler
6 13 (2.09%) Packer
6 13 (2.09%) ZABBIX
7 12 (1.93%) Hadoop YARN
8 11 (1.77%) Red Hat Satellite
9 10 (1.61%) Grafana
10 8 (1.29%) CA Single Sign-On
10 8 (1.29%) Kibana
10 8 (1.29%) logstash
11 7 (1.13%) Salt
12 6 (0.97%) Forum Sentry
13 5 (0.81%) Nagios
14 4 (0.64%) Consul
14 4 (0.64%) SELinux
14 4 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 160 (25.76%) Oracle
2 126 (20.29%) Red Hat
3 67 (10.79%) IBM
4 41 (6.60%) Microsoft
4 41 (6.60%) VMware
5 34 (5.48%) Google
6 21 (3.38%) webMethods
7 20 (3.22%) Axway
7 20 (3.22%) Capita
8 18 (2.90%) Splunk
9 16 (2.58%) WSO2
10 15 (2.42%) HP
10 15 (2.42%) Informatica
11 14 (2.25%) Citrix
12 13 (2.09%) Adobe
12 13 (2.09%) Bloomberg
12 13 (2.09%) Reuters
12 13 (2.09%) Siebel
13 11 (1.77%) MuleSoft
14 10 (1.61%) New Relic