Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 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
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 364 358 350
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 +43
Contract jobs citing RabbitMQ 228 456 732
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.63% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 2.10% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 343 545
Median daily rate £495 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £352 £400 £368
90th Percentile £600 £675 £641
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 12,477 21,709 34,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.44% 30.04% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,775 15,230 24,245
Median daily rate £482 £495 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +3.13% +3.78%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £325
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 203 269
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £41.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +9.93% +4.61%
10th Percentile £25.00 £17.21 £17.50
90th Percentile £63.40 £78.75 £60.00
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% +7.14% +5.00%

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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 +3 178 £475 -5.00% 118
UK excluding London +74 101 £450 - 78
London -6 91 £514 -5.91% 52
Work from Home -115 86 £495 +16.47% 30
Midlands +82 38 £428 +14.13% 5
West Midlands +71 30 £388 +19.23% 4
South West +80 18 £500 +14.94% 6
South East +87 15 £494 +3.95% 20
Scotland +32 14 £425 -15.00% 6
North of England +65 11 £475 +2.70% 31
East Midlands +40 8 £520 +38.67% 1
Yorkshire +20 7 £488 +2.63% 9
Wales +28 4 £525 - 7
North West +62 2 £330 -20.00% 21
North East - 2 £450 - 1
East of England +66 1 £393 -25.24% 3

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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.

1 127 (55.70%) Java
2 120 (52.63%) SQL
3 102 (44.74%) Microservices
4 94 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (37.28%) Jenkins
6 83 (36.40%) Azure
7 81 (35.53%) DevOps
7 81 (35.53%) Spring
8 77 (33.77%) Git (software)
9 74 (32.46%) Kafka
10 73 (32.02%) PostgreSQL
10 73 (32.02%) Linux
11 68 (29.82%) JavaScript
12 67 (29.39%) Security Cleared
12 67 (29.39%) Spring Boot
13 65 (28.51%) AWS
14 61 (26.75%) JSON
15 60 (26.32%) Oracle
15 60 (26.32%) Docker
16 59 (25.88%) React
17 57 (25.00%) .NET
18 55 (24.12%) Python
19 54 (23.68%) XML
19 54 (23.68%) SC Cleared
19 54 (23.68%) AngularJS
20 53 (23.25%) SQL Server
21 52 (22.81%) TDD
22 50 (21.93%) REST
23 49 (21.49%) Terraform
24 46 (20.18%) 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 42 (18.42%) WebLogic
2 39 (17.11%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (14.47%) Confluence
4 28 (12.28%) JBoss
4 28 (12.28%) Red Hat Fuse
5 24 (10.53%) MQSeries
6 22 (9.65%) Tomcat
7 19 (8.33%) Apache
8 12 (5.26%) NServiceBus
9 10 (4.39%) Apache Spark
10 9 (3.95%) Apache Solr
10 9 (3.95%) IIS
11 8 (3.51%) Jetty
11 8 (3.51%) Mule
11 8 (3.51%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 5 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (2.19%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.75%) ArcGIS
13 4 (1.75%) nginx
13 4 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (4.39%) SAP FI-CA
2 8 (3.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (1.32%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 83 (36.40%) Azure
2 65 (28.51%) AWS
3 16 (7.02%) Kong
4 15 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (6.58%) GCP
5 7 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.07%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.19%) Boomi
6 5 (2.19%) GitHub
7 4 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.75%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.32%) SaaS
8 3 (1.32%) Tricentis Tosca
9 2 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.88%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (0.88%) AWS Fargate
9 2 (0.88%) IaaS
9 2 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.51%) HTTP
1 8 (3.51%) SSH
2 7 (3.07%) DNS
3 6 (2.63%) Internet
4 5 (2.19%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.75%) SMTP
6 2 (0.88%) VoIP
7 1 (0.44%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.44%) Firewall
7 1 (0.44%) NAS
7 1 (0.44%) Network Security
7 1 (0.44%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.44%) SNMP
7 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (32.02%) PostgreSQL
2 53 (23.25%) SQL Server
3 45 (19.74%) MongoDB
4 36 (15.79%) MySQL
5 34 (14.91%) NoSQL
6 26 (11.40%) Hadoop
7 15 (6.58%) Apache Hive
7 15 (6.58%) Oracle Database
8 12 (5.26%) Big Data
9 11 (4.82%) Redis
10 8 (3.51%) Amazon Aurora
10 8 (3.51%) Apache Accumulo
11 6 (2.63%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.75%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 85 (37.28%) Jenkins
2 77 (33.77%) Git (software)
3 43 (18.86%) Maven
4 37 (16.23%) JIRA
5 29 (12.72%) Cucumber
6 27 (11.84%) gulp
6 27 (11.84%) SonarQube
7 25 (10.96%) GitLab
8 24 (10.53%) Selenium
9 17 (7.46%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (7.02%) Artifactory
10 16 (7.02%) Postman
10 16 (7.02%) Toad
11 13 (5.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (5.70%) Hudson
11 13 (5.70%) SoapUI
12 12 (5.26%) Gradle
13 11 (4.82%) Grunt
13 11 (4.82%) JMeter
14 10 (4.39%) Subversion
General
1 42 (18.42%) Public Sector
2 15 (6.58%) Finance
3 5 (2.19%) Banking
4 3 (1.32%) Legal
4 3 (1.32%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Back Office
5 2 (0.88%) Electronics
5 2 (0.88%) Games
5 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Front Office
6 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Police
Job Titles
1 120 (52.63%) Developer
2 44 (19.30%) Architect
3 34 (14.91%) .NET Developer
4 29 (12.72%) Java Developer
5 21 (9.21%) Full Stack Developer
6 20 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (6.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (6.14%) Python Developer
8 13 (5.70%) React Developer
9 12 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.39%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.95%) Analyst
11 9 (3.95%) Azure Developer
12 8 (3.51%) Test Analyst
13 7 (3.07%) Angular Developer
13 7 (3.07%) C# Developer
14 6 (2.63%) Automation Tester
14 6 (2.63%) Cloud Engineer
14 6 (2.63%) Data Architect
14 6 (2.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (35.53%) Spring
2 74 (32.46%) Kafka
3 67 (29.39%) Spring Boot
4 61 (26.75%) JSON
5 59 (25.88%) React
6 57 (25.00%) .NET
7 54 (23.68%) AngularJS
7 54 (23.68%) XML
8 50 (21.93%) REST
9 45 (19.74%) .NET Core
9 45 (19.74%) Apache Camel
10 40 (17.54%) Node.js
11 39 (17.11%) HTML
12 38 (16.67%) Hibernate
13 37 (16.23%) CSS
14 36 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
15 31 (13.60%) HTML5
16 23 (10.09%) Elastic Stack
17 22 (9.65%) CSS3
17 22 (9.65%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.70%) User Experience
2 12 (5.26%) Derivative
2 12 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.32%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.32%) iSeries
4 3 (1.32%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.88%) Blog
5 2 (0.88%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.44%) DataPower
6 1 (0.44%) Equities
6 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (32.02%) Linux
2 35 (15.35%) Windows
3 31 (13.60%) Unix
4 15 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.39%) CentOS
6 8 (3.51%) Android
6 8 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.51%) Debian
6 8 (3.51%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.51%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (44.74%) Microservices
2 94 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (35.53%) DevOps
4 52 (22.81%) TDD
5 36 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 34 (14.91%) Continuous Delivery
7 28 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (12.28%) Open Source
8 27 (11.84%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 27 (11.84%) Software Engineering
9 25 (10.96%) Scrum
10 20 (8.77%) SOA
11 19 (8.33%) Multithreading
12 18 (7.89%) BDD
12 18 (7.89%) Technical Leadership
13 16 (7.02%) API Development
13 16 (7.02%) API Testing
13 16 (7.02%) Deployment Automation
13 16 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 16 (7.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 127 (55.70%) Java
2 120 (52.63%) SQL
3 68 (29.82%) JavaScript
4 55 (24.12%) Python
5 46 (20.18%) C#
6 41 (17.98%) PL/SQL
7 26 (11.40%) Shell Script
7 26 (11.40%) T-SQL
8 18 (7.89%) TypeScript
9 17 (7.46%) Bash Shell
9 17 (7.46%) C++
10 14 (6.14%) Perl
11 13 (5.70%) Java 8
12 11 (4.82%) Groovy
13 9 (3.95%) Clojure
13 9 (3.95%) Ruby
13 9 (3.95%) Scala
14 8 (3.51%) ClojureScript
14 8 (3.51%) Go
15 5 (2.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 67 (29.39%) Security Cleared
2 54 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.82%) ISEB
4 11 (4.82%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.95%) QA
2 6 (2.63%) NCSC
3 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.44%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 60 (26.32%) Docker
2 15 (6.58%) HDFS
3 10 (4.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.88%) etcd
5 2 (0.88%) Varnish
5 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 49 (21.49%) Terraform
2 46 (20.18%) Kubernetes
3 26 (11.40%) Ansible
4 10 (4.39%) Puppet
5 8 (3.51%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (3.51%) Kibana
5 8 (3.51%) Oozie
5 8 (3.51%) Salt
6 7 (3.07%) logstash
7 6 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.19%) Packer
9 4 (1.75%) Consul
10 3 (1.32%) Nagios
10 3 (1.32%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.32%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.88%) Grafana
11 2 (0.88%) Icinga
11 2 (0.88%) MIIS
11 2 (0.88%) Opsview
11 2 (0.88%) Rancher
Vendors
1 60 (26.32%) Oracle
2 41 (17.98%) Microsoft
3 26 (11.40%) MuleSoft
4 24 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 22 (9.65%) webMethods
6 20 (8.77%) Google
7 18 (7.89%) Sybase
8 17 (7.46%) Axway
8 17 (7.46%) SAP
9 14 (6.14%) VMware
10 12 (5.26%) Sparx
11 10 (4.39%) Hortonworks
12 9 (3.95%) BEA
12 9 (3.95%) Cloudera
12 9 (3.95%) Informatica
12 9 (3.95%) WSO2
13 7 (3.07%) MEDITECH
13 7 (3.07%) TIBCO
14 5 (2.19%) Dynatrace
14 5 (2.19%) Talend