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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for RabbitMQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RabbitMQ over the 6 months to 24 May 2022 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.

Pivotal Software RabbitMQ
UK
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 452 440 395
Rank change year-on-year -12 -45 -8
Contract jobs citing RabbitMQ 410 258 257
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 1.45% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 189 185
10th Percentile £411 £363 £378
25th Percentile £463 £413 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £475 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.74% -9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £675 £575 £575
90th Percentile £744 £625 £684
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £445 £475
% change year-on-year +11.24% -6.32% +5.56%

RabbitMQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 23,683 17,787 14,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.04% 30.50% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,391 12,664 10,254
10th Percentile £400 £345 £331
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £663 £594 £588
90th Percentile £750 £688 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £445 £450
% change year-on-year +12.36% -1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 183 134
10th Percentile £22.05 £22.81 £19.63
25th Percentile £35.00 £33.88 £31.56
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.20
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.60% +4.19%
75th Percentile £66.07 £57.50 £54.33
90th Percentile £76.64 £66.00 £65.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.78% - +3.45%

RabbitMQ
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RabbitMQ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RabbitMQ in the UK

RabbitMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RabbitMQ.

Daily rate trend for RabbitMQ in the UK

RabbitMQ
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing RabbitMQ over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for RabbitMQ in the UK

RabbitMQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing RabbitMQ.

Hourly rate trend for RabbitMQ in the UK

RabbitMQ
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 RabbitMQ within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -28 321 £550 +7.32% 75
Work from Home -51 236 £525 +13.51% 41
London -33 171 £650 +18.18% 40
UK excluding London -26 134 £495 +11.24% 39
North of England -41 30 £493 +2.34% 15
Midlands -41 27 £405 +1.25% 1
West Midlands -42 24 £405 +3.85%
East of England -6 23 £500 +16.28% 3
Scotland -7 21 £525 +22.81% 3
South East -29 21 £500 -2.44% 11
Yorkshire -23 20 £500 +3.90% 8
North West -26 9 £475 - 4
South West -40 7 £525 +10.53% 4
Northern Ireland - 7 £500 -
East Midlands -27 2 £440 +7.32% 1
North East - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing RabbitMQ 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 RabbitMQ.

1 190 (46.34%) Docker
2 189 (46.10%) Agile
3 173 (42.20%) SQL
4 165 (40.24%) Java
4 165 (40.24%) CI/CD
5 161 (39.27%) Microservices
6 143 (34.88%) Kubernetes
7 142 (34.63%) DevOps
8 140 (34.15%) Git (software)
9 130 (31.71%) Azure
10 128 (31.22%) AWS
11 124 (30.24%) Jenkins
12 120 (29.27%) Linux
13 116 (28.29%) Kafka
14 115 (28.05%) Spring
15 114 (27.80%) JavaScript
16 103 (25.12%) React
17 100 (24.39%) Spring Boot
18 97 (23.66%) Python
19 93 (22.68%) .NET
20 92 (22.44%) Test Automation
21 89 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
21 89 (21.71%) MongoDB
22 84 (20.49%) JIRA
23 83 (20.24%) NoSQL
24 81 (19.76%) GitLab
24 81 (19.76%) Oracle
25 75 (18.29%) Terraform
26 70 (17.07%) REST
27 69 (16.83%) Social Skills

RabbitMQ
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 35 (8.54%) Confluence
1 35 (8.54%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (8.05%) WebLogic
3 23 (5.61%) nginx
3 23 (5.61%) Tomcat
4 16 (3.90%) Apache
5 15 (3.66%) Apache Spark
6 12 (2.93%) NServiceBus
7 11 (2.68%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.20%) Apache Pig
9 8 (1.95%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (1.71%) IIS
10 7 (1.71%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.46%) Mule
11 6 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.98%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.49%) JBoss
14 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.24%) CMS
14 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (3.66%) SAP FI-CA
1 15 (3.66%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (0.49%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 130 (31.71%) Azure
2 128 (31.22%) AWS
3 44 (10.73%) OpenShift
4 39 (9.51%) Serverless
5 29 (7.07%) GitHub
6 26 (6.34%) Amazon S3
7 25 (6.10%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (5.85%) Azure Service Bus
8 24 (5.85%) Kong
8 24 (5.85%) PaaS
9 23 (5.61%) Amazon EKS
10 20 (4.88%) GCP
11 19 (4.63%) Amazon SQS
12 18 (4.39%) Power Platform
13 15 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (3.66%) SaaS
14 12 (2.93%) IaaS
15 11 (2.68%) Azure Functions
15 11 (2.68%) Azure Logic Apps
16 10 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.39%) HTTP
2 8 (1.95%) DNS
2 8 (1.95%) Internet
3 7 (1.71%) AMQP
4 6 (1.46%) SSL
5 4 (0.98%) Firewall
6 3 (0.73%) MQTT
7 2 (0.49%) Calico
8 1 (0.24%) FTP
8 1 (0.24%) LAN
8 1 (0.24%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.24%) WAN
8 1 (0.24%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (21.71%) MongoDB
2 83 (20.24%) NoSQL
3 60 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
4 51 (12.44%) SQL Server
5 48 (11.71%) Big Data
6 47 (11.46%) MySQL
7 28 (6.83%) Oracle Database
8 27 (6.59%) Couchbase
9 22 (5.37%) Hadoop
10 21 (5.12%) Redis
11 18 (4.39%) Relational Database
12 17 (4.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (3.41%) Apache Hive
14 13 (3.17%) RDBMS
15 12 (2.93%) Amazon Aurora
15 12 (2.93%) Data Lake
16 9 (2.20%) Event Store
16 9 (2.20%) HBase
17 8 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 140 (34.15%) Git (software)
2 124 (30.24%) Jenkins
3 84 (20.49%) JIRA
4 81 (19.76%) GitLab
5 42 (10.24%) Selenium
6 38 (9.27%) Cucumber
7 36 (8.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 35 (8.54%) Maven
9 33 (8.05%) Artifactory
10 32 (7.80%) SoapUI
10 32 (7.80%) TeamCity
11 30 (7.32%) JUnit
11 30 (7.32%) SonarQube
12 25 (6.10%) Moq
13 23 (5.61%) NUnit
14 21 (5.12%) gulp
15 19 (4.63%) Postman
16 16 (3.90%) Toad
17 15 (3.66%) JMeter
18 13 (3.17%) Gradle
General
1 69 (16.83%) Social Skills
2 51 (12.44%) Finance
3 46 (11.22%) Public Sector
4 20 (4.88%) Front Office
5 17 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.20%) Banking
6 9 (2.20%) Retail
7 8 (1.95%) Back Office
7 8 (1.95%) Games
7 8 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.71%) Legal
9 6 (1.46%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (1.22%) Law
11 3 (0.73%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (0.73%) Marketing
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Aviation
12 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 237 (57.80%) Developer
2 78 (19.02%) Java Developer
3 67 (16.34%) Senior Developer
4 43 (10.49%) Full Stack Developer
5 39 (9.51%) .NET Developer
6 31 (7.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (7.56%) Python Developer
7 28 (6.83%) Senior Java Developer
8 23 (5.61%) Analyst
8 23 (5.61%) Azure Engineer
9 19 (4.63%) Platform Engineer
10 18 (4.39%) Senior .NET Developer
11 17 (4.15%) Front Office Developer
11 17 (4.15%) Test Analyst
12 15 (3.66%) PHP Developer
12 15 (3.66%) Senior Python Developer
13 14 (3.41%) Software Developer
14 13 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
15 12 (2.93%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 12 (2.93%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (28.29%) Kafka
2 115 (28.05%) Spring
3 103 (25.12%) React
4 100 (24.39%) Spring Boot
5 93 (22.68%) .NET
6 70 (17.07%) REST
7 68 (16.59%) HTML
8 60 (14.63%) CSS
9 59 (14.39%) JSON
10 49 (11.95%) .NET Core
11 48 (11.71%) Hibernate
12 47 (11.46%) AngularJS
12 47 (11.46%) RESTful
13 41 (10.00%) ASP.NET
14 39 (9.51%) Django
14 39 (9.51%) Flask
14 39 (9.51%) jQuery
15 37 (9.02%) Celery
15 37 (9.02%) JMS
16 36 (8.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.29%) User Experience
2 21 (5.12%) Data Structures
3 16 (3.90%) Cloud Native
3 16 (3.90%) Hedge funds
4 14 (3.41%) Algorithms
5 13 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (2.20%) Sports Betting
9 8 (1.95%) Legacy Systems
10 7 (1.71%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.71%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.22%) DataPower
11 5 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.98%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.73%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.73%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.49%) IoT
14 2 (0.49%) Legacy Applications
14 2 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 120 (29.27%) Linux
2 36 (8.78%) Unix
2 36 (8.78%) Windows
3 6 (1.46%) Debian
4 5 (1.22%) CentOS
5 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.49%) VMS
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
6 1 (0.24%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (46.10%) Agile
2 165 (40.24%) CI/CD
3 161 (39.27%) Microservices
4 142 (34.63%) DevOps
5 92 (22.44%) Test Automation
6 89 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (15.85%) TDD
8 58 (14.15%) Continuous Delivery
9 57 (13.90%) Full Stack Development
9 57 (13.90%) Software Engineering
10 48 (11.71%) Scrum
11 42 (10.24%) Event-Driven
12 41 (10.00%) Open Source
13 39 (9.51%) Data Science
13 39 (9.51%) Software Testing
14 38 (9.27%) Machine Learning
15 36 (8.78%) Acceptance Criteria
16 35 (8.54%) OO
17 33 (8.05%) Mentoring
17 33 (8.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 173 (42.20%) SQL
2 165 (40.24%) Java
3 114 (27.80%) JavaScript
4 97 (23.66%) Python
5 55 (13.41%) C#
6 36 (8.78%) C
7 28 (6.83%) TypeScript
8 23 (5.61%) PL/SQL
9 21 (5.12%) PHP
10 18 (4.39%) T-SQL
11 17 (4.15%) Scala
12 13 (3.17%) Perl
13 10 (2.44%) Bash
13 10 (2.44%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.71%) Go
14 7 (1.71%) Groovy
15 5 (1.22%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.49%) VB
16 2 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (4.88%) ISEB
1 20 (4.88%) ISTQB
1 20 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 20 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.39%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.71%) Degree
5 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) CCNP
6 1 (0.24%) CCSA
6 1 (0.24%) CCSE
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.85%) QA
2 10 (2.44%) Accessibility
3 9 (2.20%) GDPR
4 7 (1.71%) MiFID
5 5 (1.22%) EMIR
6 4 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.73%) SLA
8 2 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.49%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.24%) DICOM
9 1 (0.24%) HL7
9 1 (0.24%) NCSC
System Software
1 190 (46.34%) Docker
2 5 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.22%) Apache Flume
2 5 (1.22%) vCloud
3 4 (0.98%) HDFS
4 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 143 (34.88%) Kubernetes
2 75 (18.29%) Terraform
3 53 (12.93%) Ansible
4 25 (6.10%) Grafana
5 18 (4.39%) Kibana
6 11 (2.68%) Prometheus
7 10 (2.44%) Istio
7 10 (2.44%) Packer
8 8 (1.95%) Consul
9 7 (1.71%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (1.46%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.22%) Fluentd
12 3 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.73%) linkerd
12 3 (0.73%) Rancher
13 2 (0.49%) CloudHub
13 2 (0.49%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (19.76%) Oracle
2 37 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 35 (8.54%) IBM
4 26 (6.34%) TIBCO
5 19 (4.63%) AppDynamics
5 19 (4.63%) webMethods
6 16 (3.90%) SAP
7 12 (2.93%) Google
8 10 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.44%) Splunk
8 10 (2.44%) VMware
9 9 (2.20%) Cloudera
9 9 (2.20%) Informatica
9 9 (2.20%) New Relic
10 7 (1.71%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.71%) Databricks
11 6 (1.46%) WSO2
12 5 (1.22%) BEA
12 5 (1.22%) CA
12 5 (1.22%) CyberArk