Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 376 372 331
Rank change year-on-year -4 -41 +156
Contract jobs citing RabbitMQ 250 608 764
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.67% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.76% 2.05% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 418 547
Median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £380 £400
90th Percentile £675 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £475
% change year-on-year +8.57% -7.89% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 14,243 29,632 33,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.41% 32.65% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,593 20,719 23,306
Median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +8.57%
10th Percentile £330 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £648 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £443 £413
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 302 338
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +0.57% +4.65%
10th Percentile £21.06 £18.17 £16.25
90th Percentile £63.00 £60.00 £63.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +4.94% +1.25%

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 28 May 2020.

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 15 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 28 May 2020. 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 +7 238 £525 +5.00% 64
London +62 151 £550 +2.33% 33
UK excluding London -11 95 £475 +8.57% 31
South East +70 35 £475 +11.76% 10
North of England +19 20 £475 +2.70% 8
Yorkshire +30 19 £475 +1.33% 2
South West +58 18 £450 -11.11% 8
Work from Home -1 11 £475 +8.57% 18
East of England +50 7 £375 -16.67% 2
Midlands +29 7 £425 - 3
Scotland +22 6 £450 +7.78%
West Midlands +26 5 £425 -8.60% 2
Wales +31 3 £498 +2.05%
East Midlands +35 2 - - 1
North West +22 1 £235 -48.49% 4

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 158 (63.20%) Java
2 105 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (34.80%) Docker
4 81 (32.40%) Git (software)
5 77 (30.80%) Microservices
5 77 (30.80%) AWS
6 76 (30.40%) Spring
7 75 (30.00%) DevOps
8 74 (29.60%) Python
9 73 (29.20%) Kafka
10 71 (28.40%) Security Cleared
11 68 (27.20%) Linux
12 64 (25.60%) SQL
12 64 (25.60%) Spring Boot
13 63 (25.20%) SQL Server
14 60 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
15 58 (23.20%) Jenkins
15 58 (23.20%) REST
16 57 (22.80%) Azure
16 57 (22.80%) SC Cleared
17 56 (22.40%) PostgreSQL
18 52 (20.80%) Elasticsearch
19 51 (20.40%) TDD
20 47 (18.80%) JSON
20 47 (18.80%) MySQL
20 47 (18.80%) JavaScript
21 46 (18.40%) Oracle
22 41 (16.40%) CSS
23 40 (16.00%) RESTful
23 40 (16.00%) Kubernetes

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 52 (20.80%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (15.60%) Tomcat
3 28 (11.20%) JBoss
4 27 (10.80%) Red Hat Fuse
5 23 (9.20%) WebLogic
6 22 (8.80%) Confluence
7 21 (8.40%) MQSeries
8 16 (6.40%) Apache Solr
9 14 (5.60%) nginx
10 13 (5.20%) Apache
11 12 (4.80%) WebSphere
12 7 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (2.40%) Apache Spark
14 4 (1.60%) GemFire
15 3 (1.20%) NServiceBus
15 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.80%) CMS
16 2 (0.80%) Jetty
16 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.80%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) SAP FI-CA
1 3 (1.20%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (0.80%) Magento
2 2 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 77 (30.80%) AWS
2 57 (22.80%) Azure
3 15 (6.00%) GitHub
4 14 (5.60%) SaaS
5 11 (4.40%) GCP
6 10 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
7 9 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (3.60%) Amazon ECS
7 9 (3.60%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.80%) Kong
8 7 (2.80%) OpenShift
8 7 (2.80%) PaaS
8 7 (2.80%) Serverless
9 6 (2.40%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (2.40%) npm
10 4 (1.60%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (1.20%) Apigee
11 3 (1.20%) Heroku
11 3 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.40%) DNS
2 15 (6.00%) SSL
3 13 (5.20%) HTTP
4 4 (1.60%) DSL
4 4 (1.60%) Firewall
4 4 (1.60%) MQTT
5 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.40%) Internet
6 1 (0.40%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.40%) SMTP
6 1 (0.40%) SSH
6 1 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 56 (22.40%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (18.80%) MySQL
4 29 (11.60%) NoSQL
5 28 (11.20%) MongoDB
6 25 (10.00%) Redis
7 16 (6.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (4.80%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (4.00%) Hadoop
10 9 (3.60%) Oracle Database
10 9 (3.60%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.40%) Big Data
12 5 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (2.00%) Cloudera CDH
12 5 (2.00%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.60%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.60%) Cosmos DB
13 4 (1.60%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.60%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (1.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 81 (32.40%) Git (software)
2 58 (23.20%) Jenkins
3 37 (14.80%) GitLab
4 32 (12.80%) JIRA
5 28 (11.20%) Maven
6 20 (8.00%) SonarQube
7 13 (5.20%) Subversion
8 12 (4.80%) Selenium
9 11 (4.40%) FindBugs
9 11 (4.40%) gulp
9 11 (4.40%) Log4j
9 11 (4.40%) Mercurial
9 11 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (3.60%) SoapUI
10 9 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (3.60%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (3.20%) Cucumber
11 8 (3.20%) Postman
12 7 (2.80%) Artifactory
13 6 (2.40%) webpack
General
1 30 (12.00%) Finance
2 14 (5.60%) Banking
2 14 (5.60%) Public Sector
3 9 (3.60%) Games
4 5 (2.00%) Front Office
4 5 (2.00%) Law
4 5 (2.00%) Legal
4 5 (2.00%) Marketing
5 4 (1.60%) Electronics
5 4 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.20%) Advertising
6 3 (1.20%) Back Office
6 3 (1.20%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (56.40%) Developer
2 73 (29.20%) Java Developer
3 40 (16.00%) Architect
4 22 (8.80%) Senior Developer
5 21 (8.40%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (7.20%) .NET Developer
7 17 (6.80%) Applications Architect
8 16 (6.40%) Cloud Architect
8 16 (6.40%) Python Developer
9 15 (6.00%) Backend Developer
10 14 (5.60%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (4.40%) Software Developer
12 10 (4.00%) Senior Backend Developer
12 10 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (4.00%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.60%) Technical Architect
14 8 (3.20%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 7 (2.80%) Integration Developer
15 7 (2.80%) Java Engineer
15 7 (2.80%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (30.40%) Spring
2 73 (29.20%) Kafka
3 64 (25.60%) Spring Boot
4 58 (23.20%) REST
5 47 (18.80%) JSON
6 41 (16.40%) CSS
7 40 (16.00%) RESTful
8 39 (15.60%) HTML
8 39 (15.60%) XML
9 35 (14.00%) .NET
10 33 (13.20%) AngularJS
10 33 (13.20%) Apache Camel
10 33 (13.20%) Web Services
11 32 (12.80%) ActiveMQ
12 26 (10.40%) Hibernate
13 21 (8.40%) MSMQ
13 21 (8.40%) React
14 18 (7.20%) Elastic Stack
14 18 (7.20%) Node.js
15 17 (6.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (3.60%) User Experience
4 8 (3.20%) Blog
5 7 (2.80%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.60%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.80%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.40%) Clustering
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.40%) NHS
10 1 (0.40%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 68 (27.20%) Linux
2 27 (10.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (9.60%) Windows
4 18 (7.20%) CentOS
5 15 (6.00%) Unix
6 14 (5.60%) Ubuntu
7 13 (5.20%) Debian
8 12 (4.80%) Windows Server
9 11 (4.40%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (2.40%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.60%) Android
11 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.40%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (30.80%) Microservices
3 75 (30.00%) DevOps
4 60 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (20.40%) TDD
6 38 (15.20%) Test Automation
7 33 (13.20%) Software Engineering
8 32 (12.80%) Scrum
9 26 (10.40%) Open Source
10 25 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (7.60%) Mentoring
11 19 (7.60%) Waterfall
12 18 (7.20%) Configuration Management
13 17 (6.80%) User Stories
14 15 (6.00%) API Development
15 14 (5.60%) BDD
16 13 (5.20%) Analytics
16 13 (5.20%) Event-Driven Architecture
16 13 (5.20%) MVC
16 13 (5.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 158 (63.20%) Java
2 74 (29.60%) Python
3 64 (25.60%) SQL
4 47 (18.80%) JavaScript
5 32 (12.80%) C#
6 26 (10.40%) T-SQL
7 23 (9.20%) Java 8
8 21 (8.40%) PL/SQL
9 19 (7.60%) PowerShell
10 18 (7.20%) Groovy
11 17 (6.80%) C++
12 14 (5.60%) Ruby
13 11 (4.40%) Bash Shell
13 11 (4.40%) PHP
14 10 (4.00%) Clojure
14 10 (4.00%) Kotlin
14 10 (4.00%) Scala
15 7 (2.80%) Shell Script
16 6 (2.40%) C
16 6 (2.40%) Go
Qualifications
1 71 (28.40%) Security Cleared
2 57 (22.80%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.00%) Degree
4 6 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.20%) ISEB
5 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.80%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.40%) Cyber Essentials
1 11 (4.40%) GDPR
1 11 (4.40%) HIPAA
1 11 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.00%) SLA
3 4 (1.60%) QA
4 3 (1.20%) HL7
5 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.40%) EMIR
6 1 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 87 (34.80%) Docker
2 9 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.60%) HDFS
4 2 (0.80%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.80%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) LXC
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (16.00%) Kubernetes
2 39 (15.60%) Ansible
3 32 (12.80%) Terraform
4 19 (7.60%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (6.40%) Puppet
6 13 (5.20%) Consul
7 11 (4.40%) logstash
8 8 (3.20%) Kibana
9 6 (2.40%) Packer
10 4 (1.60%) Grafana
10 4 (1.60%) linkerd
11 3 (1.20%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.20%) Istio
12 2 (0.80%) Cacti
12 2 (0.80%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.80%) Ganglia
12 2 (0.80%) Graphite
12 2 (0.80%) Nagios
12 2 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (18.40%) Oracle
2 26 (10.40%) Axway
3 21 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.40%) Red Hat
4 20 (8.00%) MuleSoft
4 20 (8.00%) Sybase
5 14 (5.60%) Splunk
6 12 (4.80%) IBM
7 11 (4.40%) Google
8 8 (3.20%) SAP
9 6 (2.40%) LogicMonitor
10 5 (2.00%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.00%) hybris
11 4 (1.60%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.60%) VMware
12 3 (1.20%) New Relic
12 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.20%) Tableau
12 3 (1.20%) webMethods
13 1 (0.40%) F5