Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 398 279 242
Rank change year-on-year -119 -37 +5
Contract jobs citing JBoss 620 913 1,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.93% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.60% 5.56% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 581 817
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% -
10th Percentile £341 £310 £313
90th Percentile £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +16.67% -33.33%
10th Percentile £25.20 £35.00 £28.45
90th Percentile £54.56 £42.00 £44.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% -13.04% -10.56%

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 17,225 16,427 19,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.72% 16.77% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,259 10,637 13,002
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 416 495
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £12.05 £10.88 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -146 502 £489 +2.89% 116
UK excluding London -92 409 £425 - 99
London -125 191 £525 +2.44% 31
South East -34 139 £500 +5.26% 26
Scotland -21 76 £400 +6.67% 12
Midlands -32 54 £408 -6.86% 14
North of England -92 49 £435 +16.00% 19
South West -11 33 £500 +18.34% 11
East of England -44 33 £425 -15.00% 15
West Midlands -27 30 £438 -2.78% 9
North West -28 26 £425 +6.25% 10
Wales +3 25 £400 -11.11% 2
East Midlands -13 24 £405 -4.76% 5
Yorkshire -25 12 £425 +4.94% 9
North East -64 11 £465 +40.91%

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 478 (77.10%) Java
2 302 (48.71%) Agile Software Development
3 288 (46.45%) Linux
4 256 (41.29%) Spring
5 219 (35.32%) Hibernate
6 213 (34.35%) Tomcat
7 186 (30.00%) Unix
7 186 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 181 (29.19%) Apache
9 170 (27.42%) Puppet
10 168 (27.10%) DevOps
11 166 (26.77%) WebLogic
12 155 (25.00%) Ansible
13 150 (24.19%) Oracle
13 150 (24.19%) SQL
14 148 (23.87%) Opscode Chef
15 144 (23.23%) TDD
16 143 (23.06%) Middleware
17 137 (22.10%) Web Services
18 136 (21.94%) XML
19 132 (21.29%) Red Hat
20 131 (21.13%) Maven
21 127 (20.48%) MongoDB
22 125 (20.16%) JavaScript
23 121 (19.52%) Continuous Integration
23 121 (19.52%) BDD
24 120 (19.35%) JUnit
25 118 (19.03%) Git (software)
26 116 (18.71%) J2EE
26 116 (18.71%) 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
1 213 (34.35%) Tomcat
2 181 (29.19%) Apache
3 166 (26.77%) WebLogic
4 96 (15.48%) WebSphere
5 72 (11.61%) Jetty
6 38 (6.13%) Confluence
7 33 (5.32%) WildFly
8 31 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 30 (4.84%) IIS
10 29 (4.68%) Apache ServiceMix
11 23 (3.71%) nginx
12 17 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (2.10%) Mule
13 13 (2.10%) OpenStack
14 12 (1.94%) WebLogic Portal
15 10 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (1.29%) CMS
16 8 (1.29%) GlassFish
16 8 (1.29%) Mule ESB
17 7 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.97%) Remedy AR System
3 5 (0.81%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 105 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (5.97%) GitHub
4 19 (3.06%) OpenShift
5 17 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (2.58%) Google Analytics
7 14 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (1.94%) PaaS
9 9 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.97%) IaaS
13 5 (0.81%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.81%) Boomi
14 4 (0.65%) SaaS
15 3 (0.48%) Slack
16 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
17 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.52%) HTTP
2 54 (8.71%) TCP/IP
3 51 (8.23%) SSL
4 27 (4.35%) DNS
5 20 (3.23%) AMQP
6 16 (2.58%) Firewall
7 13 (2.10%) SAN
8 12 (1.94%) Internet
9 10 (1.61%) NAS
10 8 (1.29%) iSCSI
10 8 (1.29%) SSH
11 7 (1.13%) Network Security
12 4 (0.65%) Intranet
12 4 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.65%) LAN
12 4 (0.65%) SNMP
12 4 (0.65%) WAN
13 3 (0.48%) DVB
13 3 (0.48%) FTP
13 3 (0.48%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (20.48%) MongoDB
2 105 (16.94%) NoSQL
3 77 (12.42%) SQL Server
4 63 (10.16%) Hadoop
5 58 (9.35%) MySQL
6 54 (8.71%) Relational Database
7 46 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (6.77%) Oracle Database
9 26 (4.19%) Redis
10 23 (3.71%) Couchbase
11 22 (3.55%) Riak
12 16 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (2.42%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.94%) GIS
15 11 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
17 6 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
18 5 (0.81%) Amazon Aurora
18 5 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
18 5 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 186 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 131 (21.13%) Maven
3 120 (19.35%) JUnit
4 118 (19.03%) Git (software)
5 85 (13.71%) Selenium
6 63 (10.16%) JIRA
7 62 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 57 (9.19%) Subversion
9 53 (8.55%) Eclipse
10 51 (8.23%) Ant
11 43 (6.94%) Vagrant
12 34 (5.48%) IntelliJ
13 33 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 26 (4.19%) Sonatype Nexus
15 23 (3.71%) SoapUI
16 21 (3.39%) Grunt
16 21 (3.39%) Karma Test Runner
17 20 (3.23%) Bitbucket
17 20 (3.23%) Gatling
18 19 (3.06%) gulp
General
1 85 (13.71%) Finance
2 69 (11.13%) Banking
3 21 (3.39%) Retail
4 16 (2.58%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.94%) Advertising
6 8 (1.29%) Back Office
7 7 (1.13%) Front Office
7 7 (1.13%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.97%) Legal
9 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.65%) Publishing
9 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.16%) French Language
10 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.16%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
10 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.16%) Marketing
10 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 329 (53.06%) Developer
2 262 (42.26%) Java Developer
3 54 (8.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 50 (8.06%) Architect
5 41 (6.61%) Linux Engineer
6 35 (5.65%) Senior Developer
7 22 (3.55%) Administrator
7 22 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 21 (3.39%) Java Engineer
8 21 (3.39%) Middleware Engineer
9 20 (3.23%) Analyst
10 19 (3.06%) Applications Support
10 19 (3.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 19 (3.06%) Scala Developer
11 17 (2.74%) Java Architect
11 17 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (2.58%) Consultant
12 16 (2.58%) Software Developer
13 15 (2.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 14 (2.26%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (41.29%) Spring
2 219 (35.32%) Hibernate
3 143 (23.06%) Middleware
4 137 (22.10%) Web Services
5 136 (21.94%) XML
6 116 (18.71%) J2EE
7 114 (18.39%) HTML
8 110 (17.74%) REST
9 100 (16.13%) Java EE
10 93 (15.00%) SOAP
11 77 (12.42%) CSS
12 70 (11.29%) JMS
13 69 (11.13%) JPA
14 68 (10.97%) JSON
15 67 (10.81%) HTML5
16 56 (9.03%) XSLT
17 54 (8.71%) AngularJS
17 54 (8.71%) EJB
18 47 (7.58%) RESTful
19 43 (6.94%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.58%) Fixed Income
6 15 (2.42%) User Experience
7 14 (2.26%) Clustering
8 11 (1.77%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.77%) Fat Client
8 11 (1.77%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.45%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.45%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.13%) Fintech
12 6 (0.97%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.65%) Equities
14 4 (0.65%) Smart Meter
15 3 (0.48%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 288 (46.45%) Linux
2 186 (30.00%) Unix
3 116 (18.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 88 (14.19%) Windows
5 28 (4.52%) Ubuntu
6 27 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 26 (4.19%) Solaris
8 20 (3.23%) CentOS
9 11 (1.77%) AIX
9 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (1.45%) Android
12 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.48%) Debian
14 3 (0.48%) HPUX
15 1 (0.16%) Fedora
15 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (48.71%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (27.10%) DevOps
3 144 (23.23%) TDD
4 121 (19.52%) BDD
4 121 (19.52%) Continuous Integration
5 112 (18.06%) Scrum
6 100 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 97 (15.65%) Configuration Management
8 87 (14.03%) Test Automation
9 68 (10.97%) Microservices
9 68 (10.97%) Open Source
10 60 (9.68%) Deployment Automation
11 57 (9.19%) OO
12 56 (9.03%) SOA
13 55 (8.87%) Multithreading
13 55 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
14 54 (8.71%) UML
15 50 (8.06%) SDLC
16 48 (7.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 44 (7.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 478 (77.10%) Java
2 150 (24.19%) SQL
3 125 (20.16%) JavaScript
4 84 (13.55%) Python
5 54 (8.71%) Perl
6 46 (7.42%) Shell Script
7 42 (6.77%) Bash Shell
8 40 (6.45%) Ruby
9 38 (6.13%) Groovy
10 35 (5.65%) Java 8
11 34 (5.48%) Scala
12 30 (4.84%) PL/SQL
13 27 (4.35%) C#
14 26 (4.19%) PowerShell
15 20 (3.23%) Haskell
16 17 (2.74%) C
17 7 (1.13%) C++
18 5 (0.81%) PHP
18 5 (0.81%) XPath
19 4 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 100 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 69 (11.13%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.71%) Degree
4 19 (3.06%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.48%) RHCE
7 2 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.35%) QA
2 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) COBIT
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) GDPR
5 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 94 (15.16%) Docker
2 45 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.48%) Active Directory
4 17 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.29%) NFS
6 8 (1.29%) vSphere
7 6 (0.97%) XenApp
7 6 (0.97%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.81%) vCloud
8 5 (0.81%) Xen
9 4 (0.65%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.48%) Samba
10 3 (0.48%) XenServer
11 2 (0.32%) Squid
11 2 (0.32%) Varnish
12 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 170 (27.42%) Puppet
2 155 (25.00%) Ansible
3 148 (23.87%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (9.84%) Cobbler
5 28 (4.52%) Terraform
6 24 (3.87%) Grafana
7 21 (3.39%) Kibana
8 20 (3.23%) Packer
9 12 (1.94%) CA Single Sign-On
10 11 (1.77%) Kubernetes
11 9 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
12 7 (1.13%) SELinux
13 6 (0.97%) Nagios
13 6 (0.97%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.81%) logstash
15 4 (0.65%) collectd
15 4 (0.65%) Graphite
16 3 (0.48%) Forum Sentry
16 3 (0.48%) HAProxy
16 3 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 150 (24.19%) Oracle
2 132 (21.29%) Red Hat
3 58 (9.35%) VMware
4 54 (8.71%) IBM
5 51 (8.23%) webMethods
6 46 (7.42%) Google
7 27 (4.35%) Citrix
8 26 (4.19%) Microsoft
9 23 (3.71%) Adobe
9 23 (3.71%) Sybase
10 21 (3.39%) Atlassian
11 20 (3.23%) MuleSoft
12 17 (2.74%) Axway
12 17 (2.74%) Informatica
12 17 (2.74%) TIBCO
13 16 (2.58%) WSO2
14 14 (2.26%) CA
14 14 (2.26%) Murex
15 12 (1.94%) Splunk
16 11 (1.77%) BEA