Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 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.

Pivotal Software RabbitMQ
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 367 332 466
Rank change year-on-year -35 +134 -12
Contract jobs citing RabbitMQ 626 768 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.76% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.10% 2.33% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 526 292
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £382 £400 £363
90th Percentile £638 £644 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 29,787 33,019 28,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.74% 32.80% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,866 23,236 19,841
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +7.27% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 328 354
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.26 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +3.70% +7.24%
10th Percentile £17.44 £16.00 £16.05
90th Percentile £60.00 £62.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%

RabbitMQ
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RabbitMQ in the UK

RabbitMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RabbitMQ.

Contractor daily rate trend for RabbitMQ in the UK

RabbitMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RabbitMQ over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RabbitMQ in the UK

RabbitMQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RabbitMQ.

Contractor 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 21 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 -46 586 £500 - 62
UK excluding London +5 317 £450 -5.26% 30
London -44 299 £525 +2.44% 34
North of England +34 102 £463 +3.93% 9
South East -40 97 £425 -15.00% 4
Yorkshire +3 57 £469 -6.25% 2
Midlands +32 56 £438 -2.78% 4
West Midlands +21 40 £465 +3.33% 3
North West +37 35 £456 +21.67% 5
Scotland +51 27 £425 +21.43% 2
East of England +9 19 £465 -2.11% 10
East Midlands +31 16 £400 +10.34% 1
South West -11 11 £525 +16.67% 1
North East +20 10 £400 -15.79% 2
Wales +7 5 £488 -2.50%

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 334 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (49.68%) Java
3 240 (38.34%) SQL
4 214 (34.19%) Microservices
5 211 (33.71%) TDD
6 210 (33.55%) Kafka
7 208 (33.23%) Amazon AWS
8 197 (31.47%) Git (software)
9 194 (30.99%) Jenkins
10 192 (30.67%) JavaScript
11 187 (29.87%) NoSQL
12 183 (29.23%) Docker
13 176 (28.12%) Linux
14 175 (27.96%) Python
15 174 (27.80%) Spring
16 172 (27.48%) DevOps
17 147 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
18 146 (23.32%) MongoDB
19 139 (22.20%) PostgreSQL
20 136 (21.73%) REST
21 129 (20.61%) Microsoft Azure
22 128 (20.45%) .NET
23 127 (20.29%) Node.js
24 126 (20.13%) Redis
25 118 (18.85%) C#
25 118 (18.85%) Scrum
26 114 (18.21%) Kubernetes
27 112 (17.89%) HTML
28 107 (17.09%) Ansible
29 101 (16.13%) BDD

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 97 (15.50%) Elasticsearch
2 75 (11.98%) Apache
3 53 (8.47%) nginx
4 48 (7.67%) Apache Spark
5 26 (4.15%) Confluence
6 22 (3.51%) Tomcat
7 17 (2.72%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.56%) WebLogic
9 15 (2.40%) Apache Solr
10 14 (2.24%) NServiceBus
11 10 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (1.60%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.28%) GeoServer
13 6 (0.96%) Mule
14 5 (0.80%) Anypoint
14 5 (0.80%) Apache Qpid
15 3 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
15 3 (0.48%) Lightstreamer
15 3 (0.48%) Luigi
15 3 (0.48%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 13 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.32%) GIMP
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.16%) InVision
6 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.16%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 13 (2.08%) assyst
2 4 (0.64%) SAP FI-CA
2 4 (0.64%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (0.48%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Global One
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 208 (33.23%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (20.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (8.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 48 (7.67%) GitHub
5 29 (4.63%) Serverless
6 21 (3.35%) Apigee
7 19 (3.04%) Kong
7 19 (3.04%) PaaS
8 17 (2.72%) Amazon SQS
8 17 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (2.56%) Amazon S3
10 15 (2.40%) Google App Engine
10 15 (2.40%) SaaS
11 14 (2.24%) Amazon Kinesis
12 11 (1.76%) Stackdriver
13 10 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (1.28%) AdWords
14 8 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (1.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.87%) AMQP
2 17 (2.72%) HTTP
3 13 (2.08%) DSL
4 5 (0.80%) Internet
5 4 (0.64%) DNS
5 4 (0.64%) NAS
5 4 (0.64%) SSL
6 3 (0.48%) DHCP
6 3 (0.48%) Firewall
6 3 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.48%) Network Security
7 1 (0.16%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.16%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.16%) FTP
7 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (29.87%) NoSQL
2 146 (23.32%) MongoDB
3 139 (22.20%) PostgreSQL
4 126 (20.13%) Redis
5 93 (14.86%) MySQL
6 91 (14.54%) SQL Server
7 70 (11.18%) Big Data
8 68 (10.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 67 (10.70%) Hadoop
10 45 (7.19%) Relational Database
11 35 (5.59%) Parquet
12 32 (5.11%) HBase
13 30 (4.79%) CouchDB
14 25 (3.99%) Riak
15 24 (3.83%) GIS
16 17 (2.72%) RDBMS
17 13 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 13 (2.08%) Apache Hive
18 12 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
19 11 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 197 (31.47%) Git (software)
2 194 (30.99%) Jenkins
3 55 (8.79%) Maven
4 45 (7.19%) JIRA
5 36 (5.75%) Cucumber
5 36 (5.75%) TeamCity
6 35 (5.59%) GitLab
6 35 (5.59%) JUnit
6 35 (5.59%) Subversion
7 34 (5.43%) Selenium
8 32 (5.11%) gulp
9 30 (4.79%) Mercurial
10 28 (4.47%) Gradle
10 28 (4.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 24 (3.83%) Artifactory
12 23 (3.67%) Sonatype Nexus
12 23 (3.67%) Vagrant
13 22 (3.51%) SonarQube
14 21 (3.35%) Mockito
14 21 (3.35%) SoapUI
General
1 51 (8.15%) Finance
2 37 (5.91%) Banking
3 18 (2.88%) Games
4 16 (2.56%) Advertising
5 12 (1.92%) Front Office
6 10 (1.60%) Legal
6 10 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.12%) Law
8 6 (0.96%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.96%) Retail
9 5 (0.80%) Automotive
9 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.64%) Marketing
11 3 (0.48%) Back Office
12 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 445 (71.09%) Developer
2 158 (25.24%) Java Developer
3 81 (12.94%) .NET Developer
4 64 (10.22%) Senior Developer
5 49 (7.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 47 (7.51%) C# Developer
7 46 (7.35%) Python Developer
8 36 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 34 (5.43%) Architect
10 32 (5.11%) Senior Java Developer
11 27 (4.31%) Software Engineer
12 26 (4.15%) Backend Developer
13 23 (3.67%) Full Stack Developer
13 23 (3.67%) Python Engineer
14 22 (3.51%) Software Developer
15 21 (3.35%) Analyst
16 19 (3.04%) Hybris Developer
17 16 (2.56%) Hadoop Developer
17 16 (2.56%) Java Engineer
18 15 (2.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (33.55%) Kafka
2 174 (27.80%) Spring
3 136 (21.73%) REST
4 128 (20.45%) .NET
5 127 (20.29%) Node.js
6 112 (17.89%) HTML
7 92 (14.70%) Spring Boot
8 90 (14.38%) JSON
9 85 (13.58%) AngularJS
10 84 (13.42%) CSS
11 83 (13.26%) RESTful
12 72 (11.50%) Middleware
13 69 (11.02%) Web Services
14 58 (9.27%) Hibernate
15 56 (8.95%) HTML5
16 55 (8.79%) XML
17 54 (8.63%) ActiveMQ
18 52 (8.31%) React
19 50 (7.99%) SOAP
20 48 (7.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.63%) Fintech
2 46 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (5.27%) Data Structures
4 27 (4.31%) Linux Command Line
4 27 (4.31%) Virtual Team
5 18 (2.88%) Public Cloud
6 17 (2.72%) Algorithms
7 14 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (2.08%) Derivative
9 12 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.92%) PKI
10 10 (1.60%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (1.44%) Online Games
12 8 (1.28%) User Experience
13 7 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (1.12%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (0.96%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 176 (28.12%) Linux
2 79 (12.62%) Unix
3 73 (11.66%) Windows
4 24 (3.83%) CentOS
5 10 (1.60%) VMS
6 8 (1.28%) Fedora
7 7 (1.12%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.48%) Android
8 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.48%) Debian
8 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.32%) SUSE
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (34.19%) Microservices
3 211 (33.71%) TDD
4 172 (27.48%) DevOps
5 147 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (18.85%) Scrum
7 101 (16.13%) BDD
8 89 (14.22%) Software Engineering
9 79 (12.62%) Open Source
10 77 (12.30%) Test Automation
11 70 (11.18%) Kanban
12 64 (10.22%) OO
13 54 (8.63%) MVC
14 51 (8.15%) Unit Testing
15 50 (7.99%) Continuous Delivery
16 48 (7.67%) Configuration Management
17 43 (6.87%) SOLID
18 38 (6.07%) E-Commerce
19 33 (5.27%) Computer Science
19 33 (5.27%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 311 (49.68%) Java
2 240 (38.34%) SQL
3 192 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 175 (27.96%) Python
5 118 (18.85%) C#
6 68 (10.86%) Java 8
7 48 (7.67%) Scala
8 38 (6.07%) Groovy
9 37 (5.91%) Bash Shell
9 37 (5.91%) TypeScript
10 35 (5.59%) Shell Script
11 32 (5.11%) Ruby
12 27 (4.31%) C++
13 25 (3.99%) Go
14 22 (3.51%) Clojure
15 17 (2.72%) Perl
16 15 (2.40%) PHP
17 14 (2.24%) ES6
18 12 (1.92%) F#
19 9 (1.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (9.27%) Degree
2 42 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 36 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 25 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (2.88%) Master's Degree
6 12 (1.92%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.60%) ISEB
7 10 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.48%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.32%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.16%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.43%) QA
2 11 (1.76%) GDPR
3 6 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.16%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 183 (29.23%) Docker
2 33 (5.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 31 (4.95%) HDFS
4 10 (1.60%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.48%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.48%) Samba
7 3 (0.48%) Varnish
7 3 (0.48%) vSphere
8 2 (0.32%) etcd
8 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.32%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 114 (18.21%) Kubernetes
2 107 (17.09%) Ansible
3 78 (12.46%) Puppet
4 63 (10.06%) Terraform
5 48 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (4.47%) Hadoop YARN
7 22 (3.51%) Istio
8 21 (3.35%) Consul
9 20 (3.19%) Grafana
10 12 (1.92%) Opsview
10 12 (1.92%) Packer
11 11 (1.76%) Graphite
12 10 (1.60%) HAProxy
13 8 (1.28%) Kibana
13 8 (1.28%) logstash
13 8 (1.28%) Nagios
14 7 (1.12%) Knative
14 7 (1.12%) Mesos
15 6 (0.96%) Icinga
15 6 (0.96%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 58 (9.27%) Oracle
2 56 (8.95%) Microsoft
3 42 (6.71%) Google
4 26 (4.15%) IBM
5 24 (3.83%) Atlassian
6 19 (3.04%) hybris
7 16 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 15 (2.40%) New Relic
8 15 (2.40%) SAP
9 12 (1.92%) PagerDuty
9 12 (1.92%) Twitter
10 10 (1.60%) Facebook
10 10 (1.60%) SaltStack
11 8 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.28%) WSO2
11 8 (1.28%) Xerox
12 7 (1.12%) webMethods
13 5 (0.80%) MuleSoft
13 5 (0.80%) Rackspace
13 5 (0.80%) Splunk