Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 388 285 256
Rank change year-on-year -103 -29 -6
Contract jobs citing JBoss 657 916 1,094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.89% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.75% 5.34% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 608 763
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £350 £308 £313
90th Percentile £608 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +16.67% -33.33%
10th Percentile £38.13 £35.00 £29.61
90th Percentile £52.97 £42.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £37.26
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.07% -17.19%

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 17,505 17,158 19,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.84% 16.67% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,373 11,259 12,811
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £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 400 438 491
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.47 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.49% +2.34% -
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.88 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.52% +6.55%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -116 547 £500 +7.82% 101
UK excluding London -69 437 £450 +12.50% 92
London -90 204 £525 +5.00% 23
South East +25 166 £525 +15.38% 14
Scotland -48 60 £400 +10.73% 10
South West -12 48 £525 +17.45% 12
Midlands -36 48 £410 -8.89% 16
North of England -98 45 £450 +28.57% 20
Wales +16 36 £400 -5.88% 3
East of England -54 34 £443 -6.84% 16
West Midlands -22 27 £513 +20.65% 8
North West -21 23 £430 -9.47% 12
East Midlands -13 21 £405 -19.10% 8
North East -57 12 £470 +42.42% 1
Yorkshire -24 10 £431 +8.83% 7

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 487 (74.12%) Java
2 330 (50.23%) Linux
3 287 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
4 245 (37.29%) Spring
5 232 (35.31%) Tomcat
6 226 (34.40%) Hibernate
7 206 (31.35%) Apache
8 201 (30.59%) Ansible
9 198 (30.14%) Puppet
10 197 (29.98%) Unix
11 190 (28.92%) DevOps
12 184 (28.01%) Jenkins
13 174 (26.48%) WebLogic
14 159 (24.20%) Opscode Chef
15 158 (24.05%) Red Hat
15 158 (24.05%) Middleware
16 157 (23.90%) Oracle
17 150 (22.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 149 (22.68%) TDD
19 145 (22.07%) SQL
20 141 (21.46%) Web Services
21 140 (21.31%) XML
21 140 (21.31%) Git (software)
22 136 (20.70%) MongoDB
23 126 (19.18%) BDD
23 126 (19.18%) JUnit
24 122 (18.57%) NoSQL
25 121 (18.42%) Software Engineering
26 120 (18.26%) Amazon AWS
26 120 (18.26%) HTML

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
1 232 (35.31%) Tomcat
2 206 (31.35%) Apache
3 174 (26.48%) WebLogic
4 84 (12.79%) Jetty
5 79 (12.02%) WebSphere
6 32 (4.87%) Confluence
6 32 (4.87%) WildFly
7 28 (4.26%) IIS
8 24 (3.65%) Apache ServiceMix
8 24 (3.65%) nginx
9 20 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 18 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
12 14 (2.13%) OpenStack
13 11 (1.67%) Mule
14 9 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 9 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
15 8 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (1.22%) CMS
16 7 (1.07%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.91%) Remedy AR System
4 5 (0.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.46%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 120 (18.26%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (5.33%) GitHub
3 32 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (4.57%) OpenShift
5 20 (3.04%) Google Analytics
6 17 (2.59%) PaaS
7 14 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.52%) SaaS
9 9 (1.37%) Apigee
9 9 (1.37%) IaaS
10 8 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (1.22%) Boomi
11 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.76%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.46%) Amazon Glacier
14 3 (0.46%) Slack
15 2 (0.30%) Datadog
15 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (10.81%) HTTP
2 65 (9.89%) TCP/IP
3 48 (7.31%) SSL
4 34 (5.18%) DNS
5 24 (3.65%) Firewall
6 20 (3.04%) AMQP
7 14 (2.13%) iSCSI
8 13 (1.98%) SAN
9 9 (1.37%) Internet
9 9 (1.37%) NAS
10 8 (1.22%) SSH
11 5 (0.76%) SNMP
12 4 (0.61%) DVB
12 4 (0.61%) Intranet
12 4 (0.61%) Network Security
13 3 (0.46%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (0.30%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
15 1 (0.15%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (20.70%) MongoDB
2 122 (18.57%) NoSQL
3 76 (11.57%) Hadoop
4 75 (11.42%) SQL Server
5 56 (8.52%) MySQL
6 52 (7.91%) Relational Database
7 40 (6.09%) Oracle Database
8 32 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.74%) Redis
10 17 (2.59%) Riak
11 14 (2.13%) Couchbase
12 12 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.67%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.07%) Big Data
15 6 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.91%) GIS
15 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
17 4 (0.61%) Geospatial Data
17 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 184 (28.01%) Jenkins
2 140 (21.31%) Git (software)
3 126 (19.18%) JUnit
4 117 (17.81%) Maven
5 69 (10.50%) Selenium
6 60 (9.13%) Eclipse
7 59 (8.98%) JIRA
8 58 (8.83%) Cucumber
9 50 (7.61%) Subversion
10 46 (7.00%) Ant
11 38 (5.78%) IntelliJ
12 31 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 30 (4.57%) Sonatype Nexus
13 30 (4.57%) Vagrant
14 23 (3.50%) Gatling
15 21 (3.20%) Grunt
15 21 (3.20%) Karma Test Runner
16 20 (3.04%) gulp
16 20 (3.04%) JMeter
16 20 (3.04%) Sublime Text
General
1 114 (17.35%) Finance
2 88 (13.39%) Banking
3 25 (3.81%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 15 (2.28%) Back Office
6 14 (2.13%) Advertising
7 10 (1.52%) Publishing
7 10 (1.52%) Retail
8 8 (1.22%) Front Office
9 7 (1.07%) Law
10 6 (0.91%) Legal
11 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.30%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Marketing
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 330 (50.23%) Developer
2 265 (40.33%) Java Developer
3 60 (9.13%) Linux Engineer
4 51 (7.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 48 (7.31%) Architect
6 28 (4.26%) Middleware Engineer
7 27 (4.11%) Administrator
8 26 (3.96%) Senior Developer
9 23 (3.50%) Consultant
10 22 (3.35%) Integration Developer
11 20 (3.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 19 (2.89%) Applications Support
13 17 (2.59%) Java Engineer
13 17 (2.59%) Linux Administrator
13 17 (2.59%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (2.44%) Analyst
14 16 (2.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 16 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
15 15 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
16 14 (2.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (37.29%) Spring
2 226 (34.40%) Hibernate
3 158 (24.05%) Middleware
4 141 (21.46%) Web Services
5 140 (21.31%) XML
6 120 (18.26%) HTML
7 119 (18.11%) Java EE
8 110 (16.74%) J2EE
9 106 (16.13%) REST
10 92 (14.00%) SOAP
11 84 (12.79%) JSON
12 77 (11.72%) CSS
12 77 (11.72%) JMS
13 66 (10.05%) HTML5
14 61 (9.28%) EJB
15 58 (8.83%) JPA
16 50 (7.61%) AngularJS
17 48 (7.31%) Apache Camel
18 45 (6.85%) JSF
19 44 (6.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.50%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.81%) Data Centre
4 24 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.74%) Fixed Income
6 17 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (1.83%) Clustering
8 9 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.37%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.22%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.22%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.91%) Equities
10 6 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.91%) PKI
11 5 (0.76%) Fintech
11 5 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.76%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.61%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.46%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 330 (50.23%) Linux
2 197 (29.98%) Unix
3 150 (22.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 83 (12.63%) Windows
5 24 (3.65%) Ubuntu
6 23 (3.50%) Solaris
6 23 (3.50%) Windows Server
7 14 (2.13%) CentOS
8 11 (1.67%) AIX
9 9 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.22%) Android
11 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.46%) HPUX
13 2 (0.30%) MVS
14 1 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (28.92%) DevOps
3 149 (22.68%) TDD
4 126 (19.18%) BDD
5 121 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 107 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
7 101 (15.37%) Configuration Management
8 94 (14.31%) Scrum
9 78 (11.87%) Multithreading
10 76 (11.57%) Test Automation
11 71 (10.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 67 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
13 64 (9.74%) Microservices
14 62 (9.44%) Open Source
15 59 (8.98%) UML
16 57 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
17 56 (8.52%) OO
18 55 (8.37%) SOA
19 50 (7.61%) Deployment Automation
20 48 (7.31%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 487 (74.12%) Java
2 145 (22.07%) SQL
3 114 (17.35%) JavaScript
4 91 (13.85%) Python
5 61 (9.28%) Perl
6 49 (7.46%) Shell Script
7 45 (6.85%) Bash Shell
8 40 (6.09%) Ruby
9 35 (5.33%) Scala
10 34 (5.18%) Groovy
11 33 (5.02%) C#
12 29 (4.41%) PL/SQL
13 25 (3.81%) Java 8
14 21 (3.20%) Haskell
15 19 (2.89%) C
15 19 (2.89%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.07%) C++
16 7 (1.07%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.76%) PHP
18 4 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 102 (15.53%) Security Cleared
2 75 (11.42%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.74%) DV Cleared
4 16 (2.44%) Degree
5 4 (0.61%) RHCE
6 2 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.11%) QA
2 7 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) COBIT
4 1 (0.15%) GPG13
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 105 (15.98%) Docker
2 42 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (4.72%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.13%) NFS
5 10 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.37%) vSphere
7 7 (1.07%) Postfix
8 6 (0.91%) Xen
8 6 (0.91%) XenApp
8 6 (0.91%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.76%) vCloud
9 5 (0.76%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.61%) XenServer
11 1 (0.15%) KVM
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.15%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 201 (30.59%) Ansible
2 198 (30.14%) Puppet
3 159 (24.20%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (11.87%) Cobbler
5 28 (4.26%) Grafana
6 25 (3.81%) Kibana
7 20 (3.04%) Red Hat Satellite
7 20 (3.04%) Terraform
8 18 (2.74%) Kubernetes
9 17 (2.59%) SELinux
10 14 (2.13%) Packer
11 12 (1.83%) Rundeck
12 6 (0.91%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.61%) collectd
13 4 (0.61%) Graphite
13 4 (0.61%) logstash
13 4 (0.61%) Nagios
14 3 (0.46%) Forum Sentry
14 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 158 (24.05%) Red Hat
2 157 (23.90%) Oracle
3 63 (9.59%) VMware
4 54 (8.22%) webMethods
5 40 (6.09%) Google
6 37 (5.63%) IBM
7 36 (5.48%) Microsoft
8 25 (3.81%) Sybase
9 24 (3.65%) Citrix
10 22 (3.35%) Adobe
11 21 (3.20%) Atlassian
12 20 (3.04%) MuleSoft
13 19 (2.89%) TIBCO
14 16 (2.44%) Informatica
15 14 (2.13%) Murex
16 13 (1.98%) Axway
16 13 (1.98%) Splunk
17 11 (1.67%) WSO2
18 9 (1.37%) BEA
19 8 (1.22%) Dell