Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 469 377 274
Rank change year-on-year -92 -103 -37
Contract jobs citing JBoss 418 621 837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.62% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.92% 3.78% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 387 555
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.91% +10.59%
10th Percentile £375 £319 £330
90th Percentile £650 £575 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £447
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.92% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 14,321 16,428 15,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.80% 16.31% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,123 10,886 10,077
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 368 355
UK median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.32% - -6.82%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.65 £48.11 £50.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year -4.29% -3.47% -9.35%

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 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 16 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 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 -83 342 £475 - 32
UK excluding London -52 286 £450 +5.88% 29
London -39 123 £550 +12.82% 9
South East -14 77 £450 +5.88% 14
South West +3 54 £488 -1.76% 1
Scotland -19 48 £425 +6.25% 4
Midlands +6 43 £405 -14.74% 2
East Midlands +40 38 £440 -2.22% 1
North of England -44 28 £425 +2.41% 3
North West -13 16 £425 -1.51%
East of England -15 15 £413 -21.43% 3
Northern Ireland - 14 £469 - 2
Wales +9 9 £436 +9.06%
Yorkshire -4 9 £413 +3.13% 2
West Midlands -18 5 £400 -21.95% 1
North East +4 3 £649 +65.29% 1

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 320 (76.56%) Java
2 205 (49.04%) Linux
3 192 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (42.58%) Spring
5 159 (38.04%) Oracle
6 141 (33.73%) JavaScript
7 140 (33.49%) Tomcat
8 139 (33.25%) Git (software)
9 123 (29.43%) Jenkins
10 121 (28.95%) Docker
10 121 (28.95%) SQL
11 120 (28.71%) HTML
11 120 (28.71%) Web Services
12 119 (28.47%) Hibernate
13 117 (27.99%) Unix
14 116 (27.75%) WebLogic
15 111 (26.56%) DevOps
16 110 (26.32%) CSS
16 110 (26.32%) XML
17 109 (26.08%) Maven
18 108 (25.84%) Windows
19 100 (23.92%) Apache
20 99 (23.68%) WebSphere
21 98 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
21 98 (23.44%) REST
21 98 (23.44%) Middleware
22 96 (22.97%) SOAP
23 95 (22.73%) Puppet
24 94 (22.49%) JUnit
25 89 (21.29%) 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
1 140 (33.49%) Tomcat
2 116 (27.75%) WebLogic
3 100 (23.92%) Apache
4 99 (23.68%) WebSphere
5 33 (7.89%) OpenStack
6 29 (6.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 26 (6.22%) nginx
8 25 (5.98%) IIS
9 23 (5.50%) Confluence
10 19 (4.55%) Jetty
11 17 (4.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (2.63%) NetWeaver
13 10 (2.39%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (2.15%) Apache ServiceMix
14 9 (2.15%) GlassFish
15 7 (1.67%) WildFly
16 6 (1.44%) Appian
16 6 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
17 5 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 11 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.44%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.72%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.48%) Actimize
4 2 (0.48%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (16.27%) OpenShift
3 38 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (7.89%) GitHub
5 23 (5.50%) Google Analytics
5 23 (5.50%) PaaS
6 14 (3.35%) IaaS
7 11 (2.63%) Azure Stack
8 8 (1.91%) SaaS
9 7 (1.67%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.44%) npm
10 6 (1.44%) Yarn
11 5 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.20%) TestFlight
12 4 (0.96%) Boomi
12 4 (0.96%) Slack
13 3 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.72%) Apigee
13 3 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.00%) SSL
2 34 (8.13%) HTTP
3 31 (7.42%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.35%) DNS
5 13 (3.11%) LAN
5 13 (3.11%) WAN
6 11 (2.63%) SAN
7 8 (1.91%) Firewall
7 8 (1.91%) Internet
8 7 (1.67%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.96%) AMQP
9 4 (0.96%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.96%) SNMP
10 2 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.48%) SSH
10 2 (0.48%) VPN
11 1 (0.24%) FTP
11 1 (0.24%) TCAP
11 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.31%) NoSQL
2 60 (14.35%) MongoDB
3 52 (12.44%) MySQL
3 52 (12.44%) Relational Database
4 46 (11.00%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (10.05%) Oracle Database
6 39 (9.33%) SQL Server
7 28 (6.70%) RDBMS
8 25 (5.98%) DB2
9 18 (4.31%) Hadoop
10 15 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (2.63%) Informix
12 9 (2.15%) Ingres
13 8 (1.91%) Big Data
14 5 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.20%) Redis
14 5 (1.20%) Riak
15 4 (0.96%) Blockchain
15 4 (0.96%) InterSystems Cache
15 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 139 (33.25%) Git (software)
2 123 (29.43%) Jenkins
3 109 (26.08%) Maven
4 94 (22.49%) JUnit
5 71 (16.99%) Eclipse
6 50 (11.96%) JIRA
7 48 (11.48%) Cucumber
8 47 (11.24%) Selenium
9 41 (9.81%) IntelliJ
10 32 (7.66%) Subversion
11 31 (7.42%) Ant
12 25 (5.98%) Karma Test Runner
13 23 (5.50%) Gatling
13 23 (5.50%) Grunt
13 23 (5.50%) Sublime Text
14 22 (5.26%) gulp
15 21 (5.02%) Bitbucket
16 18 (4.31%) Gradle
16 18 (4.31%) SonarQube
16 18 (4.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 68 (16.27%) Finance
2 52 (12.44%) Banking
3 16 (3.83%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.39%) Retail
5 7 (1.67%) Front Office
6 5 (1.20%) Legal
7 4 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.96%) Publishing
8 3 (0.72%) Electronics
8 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.72%) Marketing
8 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.48%) Advertising
9 2 (0.48%) Back Office
9 2 (0.48%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 199 (47.61%) Developer
2 129 (30.86%) Java Developer
3 45 (10.77%) Architect
4 30 (7.18%) Technical Architect
5 29 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (5.98%) Lead Developer
7 24 (5.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 22 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
9 20 (4.78%) Middleware Engineer
9 20 (4.78%) Technical Leader
10 18 (4.31%) Java Architect
11 16 (3.83%) AWS Architect
11 16 (3.83%) Java Engineer
12 15 (3.59%) Java Technical Architect
12 15 (3.59%) Linux Engineer
12 15 (3.59%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.35%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
14 13 (3.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 13 (3.11%) Scala Developer
15 11 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (42.58%) Spring
2 120 (28.71%) HTML
2 120 (28.71%) Web Services
3 119 (28.47%) Hibernate
4 110 (26.32%) CSS
4 110 (26.32%) XML
5 98 (23.44%) Middleware
5 98 (23.44%) REST
6 96 (22.97%) SOAP
7 88 (21.05%) JSON
8 72 (17.22%) J2EE
9 69 (16.51%) HTML5
10 68 (16.27%) AngularJS
11 58 (13.88%) Java EE
12 56 (13.40%) Node.js
13 55 (13.16%) JMS
14 51 (12.20%) EJB
15 46 (11.00%) jQuery
16 35 (8.37%) RESTful
17 33 (7.89%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (6.94%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (5.74%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.87%) PKI
6 11 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.63%) Replication
7 9 (2.15%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.20%) Equities
10 4 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.72%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.72%) Clustering
11 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.72%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.72%) User Experience
12 2 (0.48%) Mashup
12 2 (0.48%) NHS
12 2 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 205 (49.04%) Linux
2 117 (27.99%) Unix
3 108 (25.84%) Windows
4 57 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (6.94%) CentOS
6 24 (5.74%) Ubuntu
7 20 (4.78%) Solaris
8 10 (2.39%) Windows Server
9 9 (2.15%) AIX
10 6 (1.44%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.48%) HPUX
11 2 (0.48%) Tru64
11 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.24%) Debian
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (26.56%) DevOps
3 98 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (20.57%) TDD
5 72 (17.22%) Microservices
6 70 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
7 63 (15.07%) Configuration Management
8 61 (14.59%) Migration
9 53 (12.68%) Test Automation
10 50 (11.96%) Open Source
11 47 (11.24%) OO
12 41 (9.81%) Software Engineering
13 40 (9.57%) Scrum
14 39 (9.33%) SOA
15 38 (9.09%) BDD
16 31 (7.42%) ITIL
17 29 (6.94%) UML
18 28 (6.70%) Unit Testing
19 27 (6.46%) Continuous Improvement
19 27 (6.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 320 (76.56%) Java
2 141 (33.73%) JavaScript
3 121 (28.95%) SQL
4 75 (17.94%) Python
5 46 (11.00%) Java 8
6 41 (9.81%) Ruby
7 36 (8.61%) C#
8 35 (8.37%) Perl
9 29 (6.94%) Groovy
10 28 (6.70%) Bash Shell
10 28 (6.70%) Scala
11 22 (5.26%) Haskell
12 20 (4.78%) C
13 16 (3.83%) PL/SQL
13 16 (3.83%) PowerShell
14 13 (3.11%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.15%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.91%) C++
17 5 (1.20%) Apple Swift
17 5 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 68 (16.27%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.85%) SC Cleared
3 35 (8.37%) DV Cleared
4 28 (6.70%) Degree
5 8 (1.91%) RHCSA
6 7 (1.67%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.20%) CCIE
8 5 (1.20%) CCNA
8 5 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.24%) CISA
10 1 (0.24%) CISM
10 1 (0.24%) CISSP
10 1 (0.24%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.91%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.67%) QA
3 5 (1.20%) SLA
4 4 (0.96%) COBIT
5 3 (0.72%) GDPR
5 3 (0.72%) HL7
6 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.24%) PMO
6 1 (0.24%) SEPA
System Software
1 121 (28.95%) Docker
2 37 (8.85%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.20%) NFS
5 4 (0.96%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.72%) vSphere
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.48%) Samba
7 2 (0.48%) vCloud
7 2 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.24%) Firmware
8 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.24%) Squid
8 1 (0.24%) Varnish
8 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 95 (22.73%) Puppet
2 89 (21.29%) Ansible
3 62 (14.83%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (9.09%) Kubernetes
5 32 (7.66%) Kibana
6 24 (5.74%) Grafana
7 11 (2.63%) vRealize
8 8 (1.91%) HAProxy
9 7 (1.67%) Cobbler
10 6 (1.44%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 4 (0.96%) Terraform
13 3 (0.72%) CA Wily
13 3 (0.72%) Nagios
14 2 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.48%) logstash
14 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
15 1 (0.24%) Cacti
Vendors
1 159 (38.04%) Oracle
2 75 (17.94%) Red Hat
3 36 (8.61%) IBM
4 35 (8.37%) Microsoft
5 34 (8.13%) VMware
6 28 (6.70%) webMethods
7 25 (5.98%) Google
8 18 (4.31%) Atlassian
9 17 (4.07%) Adobe
10 16 (3.83%) SAP
11 13 (3.11%) AppDynamics
11 13 (3.11%) Splunk
12 12 (2.87%) ServiceNow
13 11 (2.63%) Cisco
13 11 (2.63%) Micro Focus
14 10 (2.39%) MuleSoft
14 10 (2.39%) NetApp
14 10 (2.39%) Sybase
14 10 (2.39%) TIBCO
15 5 (1.20%) WSO2