Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 490 359 380
Rank change year-on-year -131 +21 -53
Contract jobs citing RabbitMQ 376 208 527
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 1.86% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 149 390
10th Percentile £405 £356 £381
25th Percentile £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £625 £538 £600
90th Percentile £676 £619 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £429 £450
% change year-on-year +10.43% -4.67% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.73 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.73 - -

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 26,075 11,187 25,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.51% 30.73% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,877 7,959 17,655
10th Percentile £375 £313 £331
25th Percentile £440 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £495
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.21%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £432 £448
% change year-on-year +9.95% -3.46% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 106 250
10th Percentile £20.00 £24.50 £18.63
25th Percentile £35.00 £32.03 £27.87
Median hourly rate £49.54 £44.25 £44.02
Median % change year-on-year +11.95% +0.52% +6.00%
75th Percentile £63.38 £55.00 £53.00
90th Percentile £76.10 £62.64 £78.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +2.24%

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 27 November 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 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 27 November 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 -126 306 £525 +6.06% 148
London -147 154 £558 +7.21% 61
UK excluding London -87 135 £474 +10.43% 89
Work from Home -145 130 £513 -0.24% 37
Midlands -52 52 £450 +5.14% 11
West Midlands -43 50 £450 +8.43% 6
Scotland -57 24 £450 +5.88% 1
East of England -25 22 £506 +28.98% 7
North of England -61 16 £425 -5.97% 39
North West -47 10 £408 +23.48% 21
South West -49 10 £530 +3.41% 11
South East -87 10 £575 +24.32% 16
Yorkshire -37 6 £505 +5.87% 10
Wales -26 2 £425 -19.05% 4
East Midlands -36 2 £450 -13.46% 5

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 220 (58.51%) Microservices
2 206 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (53.72%) Java
4 180 (47.87%) SQL
5 152 (40.43%) Spring
6 145 (38.56%) Spring Boot
7 143 (38.03%) Docker
8 138 (36.70%) Jenkins
9 128 (34.04%) Kubernetes
10 125 (33.24%) DevOps
11 114 (30.32%) Linux
12 109 (28.99%) JavaScript
13 106 (28.19%) Ansible
14 99 (26.33%) Git (software)
15 97 (25.80%) Azure
16 94 (25.00%) .NET
16 94 (25.00%) Oracle
17 93 (24.73%) Kafka
18 82 (21.81%) MongoDB
19 81 (21.54%) C#
20 80 (21.28%) Maven
20 80 (21.28%) Social Skills
21 78 (20.74%) AWS
22 76 (20.21%) React
23 74 (19.68%) PostgreSQL
24 73 (19.41%) Software Engineering
25 68 (18.09%) JSON
25 68 (18.09%) SDLC
26 66 (17.55%) Public Sector
27 65 (17.29%) Java 8

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 48 (12.77%) WebLogic
2 39 (10.37%) Confluence
3 34 (9.04%) nginx
4 33 (8.78%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (5.05%) Tomcat
6 17 (4.52%) OpenStack
7 15 (3.99%) Apache
8 13 (3.46%) Apache Spark
9 8 (2.13%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (1.60%) IIS
11 5 (1.33%) Luigi
11 5 (1.33%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.80%) Mule
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.27%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.27%) Jetty
14 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.27%) Mingle
2 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) SAP FI-CA
1 5 (1.33%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.27%) Endur
2 1 (0.27%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 97 (25.80%) Azure
2 78 (20.74%) AWS
3 55 (14.63%) Serverless
4 45 (11.97%) GCP
5 32 (8.51%) AWS Lambda
6 23 (6.12%) Azure Service Bus
7 20 (5.32%) OpenShift
8 19 (5.05%) npm
9 18 (4.79%) PaaS
9 18 (4.79%) Yarn
10 16 (4.26%) Azure Functions
11 13 (3.46%) Amazon S3
11 13 (3.46%) Cloud Functions
11 13 (3.46%) Kong
12 9 (2.39%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (2.39%) Apigee
12 9 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (2.39%) SaaS
13 8 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.38%) SSL
2 18 (4.79%) AMQP
3 16 (4.26%) DNS
4 7 (1.86%) HTTP
5 3 (0.80%) Intranet
6 2 (0.53%) MQTT
6 2 (0.53%) Network Security
7 1 (0.27%) Internet
7 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (21.81%) MongoDB
2 74 (19.68%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (16.49%) SQL Server
4 51 (13.56%) MySQL
5 49 (13.03%) NoSQL
6 41 (10.90%) BusinessObjects
7 25 (6.65%) Hadoop
8 22 (5.85%) Redis
9 16 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (3.99%) Relational Database
11 14 (3.72%) Big Data
11 14 (3.72%) Couchbase
12 12 (3.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 11 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (2.66%) Data Lake
15 9 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (2.39%) DB2
16 8 (2.13%) Apache Hive
16 8 (2.13%) Parquet
16 8 (2.13%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 138 (36.70%) Jenkins
2 99 (26.33%) Git (software)
3 80 (21.28%) Maven
4 48 (12.77%) GitLab
5 47 (12.50%) JIRA
6 39 (10.37%) Artifactory
7 28 (7.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 27 (7.18%) NUnit
9 26 (6.91%) Moq
10 23 (6.12%) SpecFlow
11 20 (5.32%) SonarQube
11 20 (5.32%) webpack
12 19 (5.05%) Cucumber
13 18 (4.79%) Selenium
13 18 (4.79%) TeamCity
14 13 (3.46%) gulp
14 13 (3.46%) JUnit
14 13 (3.46%) SoapUI
15 12 (3.19%) Mocha
15 12 (3.19%) Subversion
General
1 80 (21.28%) Social Skills
2 66 (17.55%) Public Sector
3 41 (10.90%) Finance
4 21 (5.59%) Banking
5 15 (3.99%) Games
6 13 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.46%) Front Office
7 9 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.86%) Documentation Skills
9 6 (1.60%) Back Office
10 5 (1.33%) Presentation Skills
11 4 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.06%) Marketing
12 3 (0.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.27%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.27%) Law
13 1 (0.27%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.27%) Retail
13 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 234 (62.23%) Developer
2 109 (28.99%) Java Developer
3 48 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 41 (10.90%) .NET Developer
5 34 (9.04%) Full Stack Developer
6 27 (7.18%) Senior Java Developer
7 24 (6.38%) Data Engineer
8 21 (5.59%) C# Developer
9 14 (3.72%) Architect
10 13 (3.46%) Analyst
10 13 (3.46%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (2.93%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (2.93%) Technical Leader
13 10 (2.66%) Python Developer
14 9 (2.39%) Security Engineer
14 9 (2.39%) Test Analyst
15 8 (2.13%) Backend Developer
15 8 (2.13%) Big Data Engineer
15 8 (2.13%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (40.43%) Spring
2 145 (38.56%) Spring Boot
3 94 (25.00%) .NET
4 93 (24.73%) Kafka
5 76 (20.21%) React
6 68 (18.09%) JSON
7 62 (16.49%) Apache Camel
7 62 (16.49%) REST
8 57 (15.16%) .NET Core
9 56 (14.89%) AngularJS
10 49 (13.03%) J2EE
11 42 (11.17%) Middleware
11 42 (11.17%) OAuth
12 41 (10.90%) Node.js
13 38 (10.11%) JMS
14 32 (8.51%) .NET Framework
15 31 (8.24%) ASP.NET
15 31 (8.24%) ASP.NET Core
15 31 (8.24%) Express
15 31 (8.24%) Mongoose
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.97%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (5.59%) User Experience
3 19 (5.05%) Cloud Native
4 14 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.93%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.66%) PKI
7 9 (2.39%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.39%) Legacy Applications
7 9 (2.39%) Legacy Systems
8 6 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.33%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.33%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.80%) CMDB
11 3 (0.80%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.53%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.53%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 114 (30.32%) Linux
2 63 (16.76%) Unix
3 23 (6.12%) Windows
4 17 (4.52%) Debian
5 7 (1.86%) CentOS
6 5 (1.33%) AIX
6 5 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.06%) Android
7 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (58.51%) Microservices
2 206 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (33.24%) DevOps
4 73 (19.41%) Software Engineering
5 68 (18.09%) SDLC
6 63 (16.76%) Scrum
6 63 (16.76%) Test Automation
7 61 (16.22%) Full Stack Development
8 58 (15.43%) OO
9 56 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
10 49 (13.03%) Data Modelling
11 48 (12.77%) Configuration Management
11 48 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (11.70%) Problem Management
13 42 (11.17%) TDD
13 42 (11.17%) Test Strategy
14 41 (10.90%) RUP
15 39 (10.37%) Event-Driven
15 39 (10.37%) Process Improvement
16 34 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 202 (53.72%) Java
2 180 (47.87%) SQL
3 109 (28.99%) JavaScript
4 81 (21.54%) C#
5 65 (17.29%) Java 8
6 63 (16.76%) Python
7 60 (15.96%) PL/SQL
8 55 (14.63%) TypeScript
9 43 (11.44%) Shell Script
10 19 (5.05%) Java 11
11 15 (3.99%) Scala
11 15 (3.99%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.93%) Kotlin
13 10 (2.66%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.86%) Go
15 6 (1.60%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.80%) Delphi
16 3 (0.80%) PHP
16 3 (0.80%) PL/1
16 3 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.78%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.93%) Degree
4 10 (2.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.86%) ISEB
5 7 (1.86%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.27%) MCSE
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.79%) QA
2 7 (1.86%) Accessibility
3 6 (1.60%) GRC
4 5 (1.33%) NCSC
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 143 (38.03%) Docker
2 14 (3.72%) vCloud
3 5 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 128 (34.04%) Kubernetes
2 106 (28.19%) Ansible
3 53 (14.10%) Terraform
4 51 (13.56%) Grafana
5 38 (10.11%) Kibana
6 21 (5.59%) Prometheus
7 18 (4.79%) Consul
8 15 (3.99%) HAProxy
9 14 (3.72%) Fluentd
9 14 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (3.72%) ZABBIX
10 13 (3.46%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (2.13%) Istio
11 8 (2.13%) logstash
11 8 (2.13%) Oozie
11 8 (2.13%) Puppet
11 8 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.80%) MIIS
12 3 (0.80%) Salt
13 1 (0.27%) Packer
Vendors
1 94 (25.00%) Oracle
2 48 (12.77%) Informatica
2 48 (12.77%) webMethods
3 47 (12.50%) WSO2
4 41 (10.90%) BEA
5 39 (10.37%) IBM
6 26 (6.91%) Microsoft
7 23 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 17 (4.52%) Google
8 17 (4.52%) VMware
9 14 (3.72%) CA
9 14 (3.72%) CyberArk
9 14 (3.72%) Sonatype
10 9 (2.39%) Alibaba
11 8 (2.13%) Splunk
12 7 (1.86%) Databricks
12 7 (1.86%) TIBCO
13 6 (1.60%) Cloudera
14 5 (1.33%) AppDynamics
14 5 (1.33%) ServiceNow