Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 417 293 290
Rank change year-on-year -124 -3 -55
Contract jobs citing JBoss 570 866 878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.86% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.48% 5.23% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 597 598
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £350 £300 £313
90th Percentile £644 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +29.17% -30.64%
10th Percentile £36.88 £35.63 £29.22
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.88 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year +28.57% +18.54% -31.73%

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 16,388 16,555 17,557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.47% 16.51% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,564 11,053 11,315
UK median daily rate £469 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £631 £620 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 397 404
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.33% -7.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.57 £19.34 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.20% -3.30% -

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 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -114 488 £520 +9.47% 114
UK excluding London -88 373 £450 +12.50% 104
London -102 185 £568 +13.50% 23
South East +25 158 £513 +9.04% 17
Midlands -15 51 £405 -19.10% 14
Scotland -63 50 £378 +4.86% 10
South West -19 37 £525 +40.00% 8
East Midlands +12 29 £405 -7.54% 7
North of England -66 29 £438 +16.67% 31
East of England -54 25 £475 +5.56% 21
Wales +12 23 £400 -5.88% 2
West Midlands -25 22 £425 -18.27% 7
North West -11 17 £450 -10.00% 9
Yorkshire -34 8 £438 +10.41% 17
North East -35 4 - - 5

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 428 (75.09%) Java
2 293 (51.40%) Linux
3 274 (48.07%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (40.18%) Tomcat
5 222 (38.95%) Spring
6 200 (35.09%) Hibernate
7 190 (33.33%) WebLogic
8 189 (33.16%) Puppet
9 174 (30.53%) Ansible
9 174 (30.53%) Unix
10 169 (29.65%) Apache
10 169 (29.65%) DevOps
11 161 (28.25%) Jenkins
12 149 (26.14%) Oracle
13 144 (25.26%) TDD
13 144 (25.26%) Opscode Chef
14 143 (25.09%) Git (software)
15 139 (24.39%) SQL
16 133 (23.33%) Red Hat
17 131 (22.98%) NoSQL
18 128 (22.46%) XML
19 126 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
20 122 (21.40%) JUnit
21 119 (20.88%) HTML
21 119 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
22 118 (20.70%) MongoDB
23 115 (20.18%) Docker
24 114 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 113 (19.82%) JavaScript
26 110 (19.30%) Middleware

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
1 229 (40.18%) Tomcat
2 190 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 169 (29.65%) Apache
4 77 (13.51%) WebSphere
5 66 (11.58%) Jetty
6 41 (7.19%) nginx
7 30 (5.26%) OpenStack
8 21 (3.68%) WildFly
9 20 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 18 (3.16%) Oracle Service Bus
11 17 (2.98%) Apache ServiceMix
11 17 (2.98%) Confluence
11 17 (2.98%) IIS
12 12 (2.11%) GlassFish
13 11 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (1.75%) Mule
15 9 (1.58%) CMS
16 7 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 6 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
18 5 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.93%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.53%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.35%) Actimize
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 126 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (8.25%) GitHub
3 45 (7.89%) OpenShift
4 43 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (6.32%) Google Analytics
6 17 (2.98%) PaaS
7 12 (2.11%) SaaS
8 9 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (1.58%) IaaS
9 7 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.88%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.88%) Apigee
10 5 (0.88%) TestFlight
11 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.70%) Boomi
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.53%) Slack
13 2 (0.35%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 78 (13.68%) TCP/IP
2 74 (12.98%) HTTP
3 50 (8.77%) SSL
4 27 (4.74%) DNS
4 27 (4.74%) Firewall
5 14 (2.46%) iSCSI
6 8 (1.40%) AMQP
6 8 (1.40%) SAN
7 5 (0.88%) Internet
8 4 (0.70%) NAS
8 4 (0.70%) SNMP
9 3 (0.53%) DVB
10 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.35%) SSH
11 1 (0.18%) Converged Networks
11 1 (0.18%) FTP
11 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.18%) Network Security
11 1 (0.18%) Wireless
11 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (22.98%) NoSQL
2 118 (20.70%) MongoDB
3 64 (11.23%) MySQL
4 61 (10.70%) Hadoop
5 58 (10.18%) SQL Server
6 50 (8.77%) Relational Database
7 46 (8.07%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (6.14%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.63%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.58%) DB2
12 8 (1.40%) Redis
12 8 (1.40%) Riak
13 7 (1.23%) Big Data
14 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (0.88%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
16 3 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 161 (28.25%) Jenkins
2 143 (25.09%) Git (software)
3 122 (21.40%) JUnit
4 86 (15.09%) Maven
5 73 (12.81%) Eclipse
6 66 (11.58%) Cucumber
7 65 (11.40%) Selenium
8 52 (9.12%) Ant
8 52 (9.12%) IntelliJ
9 47 (8.25%) JIRA
10 39 (6.84%) Gatling
11 38 (6.67%) Subversion
12 37 (6.49%) Grunt
12 37 (6.49%) Karma Test Runner
13 36 (6.32%) gulp
13 36 (6.32%) Sublime Text
14 26 (4.56%) Sonatype Nexus
15 21 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (2.98%) MSTest
16 17 (2.98%) NUnit
General
1 89 (15.61%) Finance
2 77 (13.51%) Banking
3 23 (4.04%) Investment Banking
4 17 (2.98%) Retail Banking
5 12 (2.11%) Back Office
5 12 (2.11%) Retail
6 11 (1.93%) Advertising
7 10 (1.75%) Front Office
8 6 (1.05%) Law
8 6 (1.05%) Publishing
9 2 (0.35%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 287 (50.35%) Developer
2 213 (37.37%) Java Developer
3 62 (10.88%) Architect
4 47 (8.25%) Linux Engineer
5 34 (5.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 26 (4.56%) Middleware Engineer
7 25 (4.39%) Consultant
7 25 (4.39%) Technical Architect
8 22 (3.86%) Java Architect
9 21 (3.68%) Java Technical Architect
10 20 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.33%) Scala Developer
12 18 (3.16%) AWS Architect
13 17 (2.98%) Administrator
14 16 (2.81%) Integration Developer
15 15 (2.63%) Java Engineer
16 14 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
17 13 (2.28%) Linux Administrator
17 13 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
18 12 (2.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (38.95%) Spring
2 200 (35.09%) Hibernate
3 128 (22.46%) XML
4 119 (20.88%) HTML
5 110 (19.30%) Middleware
6 108 (18.95%) Web Services
7 99 (17.37%) J2EE
7 99 (17.37%) SOAP
8 98 (17.19%) Java EE
8 98 (17.19%) REST
9 93 (16.32%) JSON
10 89 (15.61%) CSS
11 70 (12.28%) HTML5
12 65 (11.40%) EJB
13 64 (11.23%) JMS
14 59 (10.35%) AngularJS
15 53 (9.30%) jQuery
16 49 (8.60%) Node.js
17 48 (8.42%) Servlets
18 46 (8.07%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.70%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.39%) Data Centre
4 20 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.63%) Fixed Income
7 9 (1.58%) Equities
8 8 (1.40%) Clustering
9 6 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.05%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.05%) PKI
10 4 (0.70%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.70%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.53%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.53%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 293 (51.40%) Linux
2 174 (30.53%) Unix
3 114 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 99 (17.37%) Windows
5 39 (6.84%) Ubuntu
6 16 (2.81%) Windows Server
7 15 (2.63%) Solaris
8 9 (1.58%) CentOS
9 8 (1.40%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.23%) AIX
11 6 (1.05%) Android
12 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.53%) HPUX
13 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.35%) MVS
14 2 (0.35%) Tru64
15 1 (0.18%) Debian
15 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (48.07%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (29.65%) DevOps
3 144 (25.26%) TDD
4 119 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
5 104 (18.25%) Configuration Management
6 101 (17.72%) BDD
7 97 (17.02%) Software Engineering
8 82 (14.39%) Test Automation
9 78 (13.68%) Microservices
10 71 (12.46%) Scrum
11 70 (12.28%) Open Source
12 64 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
13 63 (11.05%) Migration
13 63 (11.05%) Performance Tuning
14 62 (10.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 62 (10.88%) Multithreading
15 59 (10.35%) OO
16 45 (7.89%) SOA
17 40 (7.02%) UML
18 38 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 428 (75.09%) Java
2 139 (24.39%) SQL
3 113 (19.82%) JavaScript
4 90 (15.79%) Python
5 72 (12.63%) Perl
6 49 (8.60%) C#
6 49 (8.60%) Ruby
6 49 (8.60%) Scala
7 42 (7.37%) Groovy
8 37 (6.49%) Haskell
9 32 (5.61%) Shell Script
10 30 (5.26%) PL/SQL
11 25 (4.39%) Bash Shell
12 23 (4.04%) Java 8
13 11 (1.93%) C
14 10 (1.75%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.40%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.05%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.88%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 82 (14.39%) Security Cleared
2 61 (10.70%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.98%) Degree
4 12 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.88%) CCIE
5 5 (0.88%) CCNA
5 5 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.53%) RHCE
6 3 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.63%) QA
2 7 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.88%) COBIT
4 3 (0.53%) GDPR
4 3 (0.53%) HL7
5 2 (0.35%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) GPG13
System Software
1 115 (20.18%) Docker
2 33 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.56%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.46%) NFS
5 7 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.23%) Postfix
5 7 (1.23%) vSphere
6 6 (1.05%) Xen
7 5 (0.88%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.88%) XenApp
7 5 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.70%) XenServer
9 3 (0.53%) vCloud
10 1 (0.18%) iptables
10 1 (0.18%) KVM
10 1 (0.18%) oVirt
10 1 (0.18%) Squid
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 189 (33.16%) Puppet
2 174 (30.53%) Ansible
3 144 (25.26%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (10.70%) Cobbler
5 43 (7.54%) Kibana
6 38 (6.67%) Grafana
7 25 (4.39%) Kubernetes
8 19 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
9 17 (2.98%) SELinux
10 11 (1.93%) Packer
10 11 (1.93%) Rundeck
11 10 (1.75%) Terraform
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.35%) CA Wily
13 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.35%) Nagios
14 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
14 1 (0.18%) rkt
Vendors
1 149 (26.14%) Oracle
2 133 (23.33%) Red Hat
3 50 (8.77%) VMware
4 48 (8.42%) webMethods
5 47 (8.25%) Microsoft
6 46 (8.07%) Google
7 29 (5.09%) Adobe
8 22 (3.86%) IBM
9 21 (3.68%) Sybase
10 13 (2.28%) MuleSoft
10 13 (2.28%) TIBCO
11 12 (2.11%) Splunk
12 11 (1.93%) Citrix
13 10 (1.75%) WSO2
14 8 (1.40%) Perforce
15 7 (1.23%) AppDynamics
15 7 (1.23%) Atlassian
16 6 (1.05%) EnterpriseDB
16 6 (1.05%) Murex
16 6 (1.05%) Talend