Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 402 287 408
Rank change year-on-year -115 +121 -19
Contract jobs citing RabbitMQ 510 920 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.91% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 2.60% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 700 435
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £394 £388 £364
90th Percentile £650 £625 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £426
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.44% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
UK median hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.00

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 27,435 35,392 31,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.20% 35.00% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,035 24,968 22,006
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £336 £325 £310
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 333 387
UK median hourly rate £44.02 £41.77 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.40% +4.41% +10.34%
10th Percentile £20.26 £15.24 £16.40
90th Percentile £63.75 £59.75 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +11.11%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -112 490 £500 - 207
London -65 282 £533 +6.60% 96
UK excluding London -97 220 £450 -5.26% 123
South East -71 66 £475 -5.00% 35
North of England -23 65 £450 - 30
Midlands -22 35 £383 -10.00% 15
Yorkshire -7 33 £475 - 17
South West 0 30 £450 -18.18% 11
North West +12 28 £428 +0.59% 11
West Midlands +2 20 £380 -10.59% 7
Scotland +22 15 £475 +27.95% 10
East Midlands -7 14 £383 -8.93% 8
East of England +12 8 £450 +5.88% 20
North East +16 4 £470 +4.44% 2
Wales +20 2 £325 -22.39% 2

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 273 (53.53%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (41.76%) Java
3 173 (33.92%) .NET
3 173 (33.92%) Microservices
4 172 (33.73%) AWS
5 170 (33.33%) TDD
6 166 (32.55%) C#
7 164 (32.16%) DevOps
8 162 (31.76%) Kafka
9 144 (28.24%) NoSQL
10 142 (27.84%) Azure
11 141 (27.65%) JavaScript
12 129 (25.29%) SQL
13 127 (24.90%) Spring
14 122 (23.92%) Python
14 122 (23.92%) Docker
15 117 (22.94%) Jenkins
16 116 (22.75%) Git (software)
17 112 (21.96%) SQL Server
18 108 (21.18%) Linux
19 104 (20.39%) AngularJS
20 101 (19.80%) Node.js
21 95 (18.63%) REST
22 89 (17.45%) Scrum
23 85 (16.67%) MVC
24 84 (16.47%) MongoDB
25 82 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
26 80 (15.69%) ASP.NET
27 78 (15.29%) HTML
28 75 (14.71%) Spring Boot

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 65 (12.75%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (7.45%) Apache
3 37 (7.25%) Apache Spark
4 36 (7.06%) Tomcat
5 24 (4.71%) NServiceBus
6 18 (3.53%) Confluence
7 16 (3.14%) Apache Solr
7 16 (3.14%) WebSphere
8 13 (2.55%) OpenStack
9 12 (2.35%) nginx
10 9 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (1.37%) Anypoint
11 7 (1.37%) JBoss
11 7 (1.37%) Jetty
11 7 (1.37%) SugarCRM
12 6 (1.18%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.98%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 4 (0.78%) ColdFusion
14 4 (0.78%) GemFire
15 3 (0.59%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) assyst
2 3 (0.59%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 172 (33.73%) AWS
2 142 (27.84%) Azure
3 38 (7.45%) GCP
4 36 (7.06%) Serverless
5 28 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
6 27 (5.29%) Amazon Kinesis
7 26 (5.10%) GitHub
8 19 (3.73%) Amazon S3
9 18 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (3.14%) npm
11 15 (2.94%) SaaS
12 14 (2.75%) Apigee
12 14 (2.75%) OpenShift
13 11 (2.16%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (1.96%) CloudFront
14 10 (1.96%) PaaS
14 10 (1.96%) Route 53
15 8 (1.57%) Google App Engine
15 8 (1.57%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.27%) AMQP
2 12 (2.35%) Firewall
3 11 (2.16%) Internet
4 9 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.57%) DNS
5 8 (1.57%) SSH
6 6 (1.18%) HTTP
7 5 (0.98%) DSL
8 3 (0.59%) SSL
9 2 (0.39%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.39%) Multicast
10 1 (0.20%) FTP
10 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (28.24%) NoSQL
2 112 (21.96%) SQL Server
3 84 (16.47%) MongoDB
4 66 (12.94%) PostgreSQL
5 61 (11.96%) MySQL
6 47 (9.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 46 (9.02%) Hadoop
8 44 (8.63%) Redis
9 33 (6.47%) Big Data
10 32 (6.27%) Relational Database
11 22 (4.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 18 (3.53%) RDBMS
13 16 (3.14%) HBase
14 13 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (1.96%) Apache Hive
17 9 (1.76%) CouchDB
17 9 (1.76%) Parquet
18 8 (1.57%) Aerospike
19 6 (1.18%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 117 (22.94%) Jenkins
2 116 (22.75%) Git (software)
3 35 (6.86%) Maven
4 31 (6.08%) TeamCity
5 27 (5.29%) Selenium
6 25 (4.90%) JIRA
7 22 (4.31%) NUnit
8 20 (3.92%) gulp
8 20 (3.92%) JUnit
8 20 (3.92%) SpecFlow
9 19 (3.73%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (3.33%) Cucumber
11 15 (2.94%) Subversion
12 14 (2.75%) Gradle
12 14 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (2.55%) Grunt
13 13 (2.55%) Mercurial
14 12 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (2.35%) GitLab
15 11 (2.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (14.51%) Finance
2 46 (9.02%) Banking
3 30 (5.88%) Front Office
4 20 (3.92%) Law
5 19 (3.73%) Public Sector
6 17 (3.33%) Games
7 11 (2.16%) Legal
8 9 (1.76%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.57%) Retail
10 6 (1.18%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.18%) Marketing
11 5 (0.98%) Advertising
12 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.39%) Electronics
13 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.20%) Police
14 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 360 (70.59%) Developer
2 110 (21.57%) Java Developer
3 104 (20.39%) .NET Developer
4 79 (15.49%) C# Developer
5 53 (10.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (9.02%) Full Stack Developer
7 37 (7.25%) Architect
8 36 (7.06%) Senior Developer
9 34 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 33 (6.47%) Angular Developer
11 23 (4.51%) Integration Developer
11 23 (4.51%) Python Developer
12 18 (3.53%) F# Developer
12 18 (3.53%) NoSQL Developer
13 16 (3.14%) Java Developer - Fintech
13 16 (3.14%) React Developer
14 15 (2.94%) AWS Developer
14 15 (2.94%) Backend Developer
15 14 (2.75%) Lead Developer
15 14 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (33.92%) .NET
2 162 (31.76%) Kafka
3 127 (24.90%) Spring
4 104 (20.39%) AngularJS
5 101 (19.80%) Node.js
6 95 (18.63%) REST
7 80 (15.69%) ASP.NET
8 78 (15.29%) HTML
9 75 (14.71%) Spring Boot
10 68 (13.33%) CSS
11 67 (13.14%) .NET Core
11 67 (13.14%) React
12 62 (12.16%) .NET Framework
12 62 (12.16%) Middleware
13 58 (11.37%) RESTful
14 49 (9.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (9.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 48 (9.41%) HTML5
15 48 (9.41%) JSON
16 41 (8.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.41%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 23 (4.51%) Derivative
4 16 (3.14%) Hedge funds
5 12 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.16%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.96%) User Experience
8 9 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.76%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (0.98%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.78%) Life Science
13 4 (0.78%) Online Games
14 3 (0.59%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 108 (21.18%) Linux
2 56 (10.98%) Windows
3 33 (6.47%) CentOS
4 31 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (5.29%) Ubuntu
6 24 (4.71%) Unix
7 13 (2.55%) Android
8 11 (2.16%) Debian
9 10 (1.96%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) Fedora
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (53.53%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (33.92%) Microservices
3 170 (33.33%) TDD
4 164 (32.16%) DevOps
5 89 (17.45%) Scrum
6 85 (16.67%) MVC
7 82 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (11.76%) Kanban
9 59 (11.57%) Test Automation
10 56 (10.98%) Software Engineering
11 52 (10.20%) Fintech
12 50 (9.80%) BDD
13 47 (9.22%) Open Source
14 46 (9.02%) OO
15 44 (8.63%) Unit Testing
16 41 (8.04%) Configuration Management
17 40 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
18 31 (6.08%) SOLID
19 26 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
20 25 (4.90%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 213 (41.76%) Java
2 166 (32.55%) C#
3 141 (27.65%) JavaScript
4 129 (25.29%) SQL
5 122 (23.92%) Python
6 54 (10.59%) TypeScript
7 47 (9.22%) Java 8
8 45 (8.82%) Bash Shell
9 34 (6.67%) C++
10 30 (5.88%) Scala
11 24 (4.71%) Groovy
12 23 (4.51%) F#
12 23 (4.51%) PHP
13 21 (4.12%) Ruby
14 20 (3.92%) Perl
15 19 (3.73%) Shell Script
16 18 (3.53%) Clojure
17 14 (2.75%) Go
18 10 (1.96%) T-SQL
19 8 (1.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.86%) Degree
3 30 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.59%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.35%) QA
2 6 (1.18%) GDPR
3 2 (0.39%) HL7
4 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.20%) Dublin Core
4 1 (0.20%) NCSC
4 1 (0.20%) NIST
4 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 122 (23.92%) Docker
2 15 (2.94%) HDFS
3 11 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.98%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.98%) KVM
7 4 (0.78%) vCloud
8 3 (0.59%) oVirt
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.20%) Varnish
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 73 (14.31%) Ansible
2 66 (12.94%) Kubernetes
3 47 (9.22%) Terraform
4 43 (8.43%) Puppet
5 36 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (3.53%) Consul
7 13 (2.55%) HAProxy
7 13 (2.55%) linkerd
8 12 (2.35%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (1.76%) Packer
10 8 (1.57%) Istio
11 7 (1.37%) Prometheus
11 7 (1.37%) Salt
11 7 (1.37%) ZABBIX
12 6 (1.18%) Graphite
12 6 (1.18%) logstash
13 4 (0.78%) Grafana
13 4 (0.78%) Kibana
13 4 (0.78%) Opsview
13 4 (0.78%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 54 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.24%) Google
3 38 (7.45%) Oracle
4 18 (3.53%) Splunk
5 16 (3.14%) Cloudera
6 13 (2.55%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.55%) WSO2
7 12 (2.35%) IBM
7 12 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.16%) hybris
8 11 (2.16%) SAP
9 8 (1.57%) VMware
10 7 (1.37%) MuleSoft
10 7 (1.37%) New Relic
10 7 (1.37%) Twitter
11 5 (0.98%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.98%) Hortonworks
11 5 (0.98%) Sybase
11 5 (0.98%) Tableau
12 4 (0.78%) HP