Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 398 410
Rank change year-on-year +86 +12 +149
Contract jobs citing RabbitMQ 843 607 584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.59% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.31% 1.84% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 455 442
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +4.11%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +2.78% +1.12% +18.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
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 36,427 33,031 31,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.72% 32.19% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,766 23,346 21,802
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 362 358
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.00 £17.78 £14.56
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.45 £51.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.01% +5.60%

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 17 December 2018.

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 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 17 December 2018. 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 +83 797 £500 +4.17% 270
UK excluding London +105 446 £463 +2.78% 130
London +19 387 £525 +5.00% 158
South East +25 156 £500 +11.11% 36
North of England +28 105 £450 +5.88% 41
Midlands +68 100 £413 -25.00% 14
Yorkshire +4 63 £450 +7.46% 16
West Midlands +38 62 £400 -27.27% 8
East Midlands +41 38 £419 +23.16% 6
Scotland -4 31 £388 +7.03% 14
East of England +12 30 £463 - 12
North West +2 26 £419 -16.20% 24
South West -15 20 £525 +23.53% 9
North East +6 16 £463 +42.31% 1
Wales -26 4 £538 +19.44% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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.

1 520 (61.68%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (51.60%) Java
3 307 (36.42%) TDD
4 287 (34.05%) Microservices
5 278 (32.98%) Amazon AWS
6 273 (32.38%) Kafka
7 271 (32.15%) DevOps
8 262 (31.08%) SQL
9 250 (29.66%) Git (software)
10 238 (28.23%) Jenkins
11 232 (27.52%) Docker
12 231 (27.40%) Spring
13 222 (26.33%) Linux
14 210 (24.91%) C#
14 210 (24.91%) BDD
15 206 (24.44%) .NET
16 205 (24.32%) MongoDB
17 203 (24.08%) JavaScript
18 197 (23.37%) NoSQL
19 178 (21.12%) Redis
20 166 (19.69%) Spring Boot
21 165 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
22 162 (19.22%) JSON
23 161 (19.10%) Elasticsearch
24 154 (18.27%) SQL Server
25 153 (18.15%) Scrum
26 147 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
27 140 (16.61%) REST
28 139 (16.49%) PostgreSQL
29 138 (16.37%) Software Engineering

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
1 161 (19.10%) Elasticsearch
2 124 (14.71%) Apache
3 86 (10.20%) Apache Spark
4 70 (8.30%) Tomcat
5 58 (6.88%) NServiceBus
6 56 (6.64%) nginx
7 54 (6.41%) WebSphere
8 44 (5.22%) Confluence
9 27 (3.20%) OpenStack
9 27 (3.20%) WebLogic
10 22 (2.61%) Apache Solr
11 13 (1.54%) CMS
12 11 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (1.30%) Jetty
13 9 (1.07%) Apache Pig
13 9 (1.07%) WildFly
14 8 (0.95%) Apache Qpid
14 8 (0.95%) GemFire
14 8 (0.95%) JBoss
14 8 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.12%) GIMP
4 1 (0.12%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) SAP FI-CA
1 6 (0.71%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.47%) Magento
3 2 (0.24%) assyst
3 2 (0.24%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.12%) Exstream
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 278 (32.98%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (5.81%) Amazon S3
4 48 (5.69%) GitHub
5 43 (5.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 33 (3.91%) PaaS
7 29 (3.44%) npm
8 27 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (3.20%) IaaS
9 21 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (2.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 19 (2.25%) Amazon Kinesis
12 18 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 18 (2.14%) OpenShift
13 17 (2.02%) SaaS
14 16 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
15 15 (1.78%) Serverless
16 13 (1.54%) Slack
17 10 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
18 9 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.10%) AMQP
2 40 (4.74%) HTTP
3 26 (3.08%) Firewall
4 16 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.78%) DNS
6 13 (1.54%) SSL
7 9 (1.07%) DSL
8 6 (0.71%) Internet
9 5 (0.59%) Broadband
10 4 (0.47%) FTP
10 4 (0.47%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.47%) LAN
10 4 (0.47%) NAS
10 4 (0.47%) WAN
11 3 (0.36%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.36%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.36%) NX-OS
11 3 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (24.32%) MongoDB
2 197 (23.37%) NoSQL
3 178 (21.12%) Redis
4 154 (18.27%) SQL Server
5 139 (16.49%) PostgreSQL
6 117 (13.88%) Hadoop
7 115 (13.64%) MySQL
8 113 (13.40%) Big Data
9 104 (12.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 100 (11.86%) Relational Database
11 54 (6.41%) HBase
12 46 (5.46%) CouchDB
13 31 (3.68%) Parquet
14 29 (3.44%) RDBMS
15 28 (3.32%) Riak
16 24 (2.85%) GIS
17 23 (2.73%) Apache Hive
18 22 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 20 (2.37%) Oracle Database
20 18 (2.14%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 250 (29.66%) Git (software)
2 238 (28.23%) Jenkins
3 65 (7.71%) Subversion
4 61 (7.24%) Maven
5 60 (7.12%) JIRA
6 57 (6.76%) Cucumber
7 48 (5.69%) Selenium
8 36 (4.27%) TeamCity
9 35 (4.15%) Gradle
9 35 (4.15%) SpecFlow
10 31 (3.68%) GitLab
10 31 (3.68%) Mercurial
11 28 (3.32%) Octopus Deploy
12 25 (2.97%) Moq
13 23 (2.73%) Mockito
14 22 (2.61%) Mocha
15 21 (2.49%) JUnit
15 21 (2.49%) Visual Studio
16 19 (2.25%) Protractor
17 18 (2.14%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 120 (14.23%) Finance
2 59 (7.00%) Banking
3 27 (3.20%) Front Office
4 25 (2.97%) Retail
5 14 (1.66%) Games
6 13 (1.54%) Marketing
7 11 (1.30%) Advertising
8 10 (1.19%) Legal
9 9 (1.07%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.47%) Law
12 2 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Avionics
13 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 544 (64.53%) Developer
2 251 (29.77%) Java Developer
3 97 (11.51%) .NET Developer
4 88 (10.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 82 (9.73%) Senior Developer
6 61 (7.24%) C# Developer
7 53 (6.29%) Software Engineer
8 46 (5.46%) Architect
9 37 (4.39%) Analyst
10 31 (3.68%) Python Developer
11 28 (3.32%) Big Data Developer
12 27 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
13 26 (3.08%) Node.js Developer
13 26 (3.08%) Senior C# Developer
13 26 (3.08%) Software Developer
14 25 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
15 23 (2.73%) Senior .NET Developer
16 22 (2.61%) Java Engineer
17 21 (2.49%) Backend Developer
18 20 (2.37%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (32.38%) Kafka
2 231 (27.40%) Spring
3 206 (24.44%) .NET
4 166 (19.69%) Spring Boot
5 162 (19.22%) JSON
6 140 (16.61%) REST
7 131 (15.54%) Node.js
8 116 (13.76%) HTML
9 112 (13.29%) RESTful
10 105 (12.46%) ActiveMQ
11 99 (11.74%) AngularJS
12 96 (11.39%) XML
13 90 (10.68%) ASP.NET
14 88 (10.44%) Web Services
15 85 (10.08%) CSS
16 74 (8.78%) Middleware
17 67 (7.95%) J2EE
18 59 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
19 58 (6.88%) React
20 54 (6.41%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.07%) Fintech
2 62 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (4.03%) Linux Command Line
4 30 (3.56%) Public Cloud
5 28 (3.32%) Virtual Team
6 21 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 17 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (2.02%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.02%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.54%) Equities
9 13 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.42%) User Experience
11 9 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.07%) Private Cloud
12 7 (0.83%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.71%) Clustering
14 5 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 222 (26.33%) Linux
2 100 (11.86%) Unix
3 53 (6.29%) Windows
4 22 (2.61%) CentOS
4 22 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.42%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.71%) Android
7 5 (0.59%) VMS
8 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.12%) Debian
11 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (61.68%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (36.42%) TDD
3 287 (34.05%) Microservices
4 271 (32.15%) DevOps
5 210 (24.91%) BDD
6 165 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
7 153 (18.15%) Scrum
8 138 (16.37%) Software Engineering
9 129 (15.30%) Unit Testing
10 112 (13.29%) Test Automation
11 83 (9.85%) Open Source
12 79 (9.37%) MVC
13 76 (9.02%) SOA
14 75 (8.90%) Kanban
15 69 (8.19%) OO
16 66 (7.83%) Continuous Delivery
17 64 (7.59%) Configuration Management
18 62 (7.35%) Multithreading
19 51 (6.05%) System Testing
20 47 (5.58%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 435 (51.60%) Java
2 262 (31.08%) SQL
3 210 (24.91%) C#
4 203 (24.08%) JavaScript
5 135 (16.01%) Python
6 126 (14.95%) Java 8
7 44 (5.22%) Ruby
8 42 (4.98%) Perl
9 41 (4.86%) Shell Script
10 40 (4.74%) Bash Shell
11 33 (3.91%) PHP
11 33 (3.91%) T-SQL
12 31 (3.68%) Scala
13 28 (3.32%) PL/SQL
14 25 (2.97%) Go
15 17 (2.02%) C++
16 16 (1.90%) Groovy
16 16 (1.90%) VB.NET
17 14 (1.66%) C
17 14 (1.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 94 (11.15%) Security Cleared
2 82 (9.73%) SC Cleared
3 66 (7.83%) Degree
4 29 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (2.61%) Master's Degree
6 14 (1.66%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (1.07%) ISEB
8 9 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.47%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.36%) CCNA
11 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.36%) CISSP
11 3 (0.36%) GIAC
11 3 (0.36%) Linux+ Certification
11 3 (0.36%) MCSE
11 3 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (8.66%) QA
2 7 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.12%) PMO
3 1 (0.12%) WAI
3 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 232 (27.52%) Docker
2 72 (8.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 51 (6.05%) HDFS
4 17 (2.02%) Apache Flume
5 13 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.59%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.59%) KVM
6 5 (0.59%) Varnish
7 4 (0.47%) oVirt
7 4 (0.47%) RHEV
7 4 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.47%) Xen
8 3 (0.36%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) etcd
9 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 122 (14.47%) Ansible
2 121 (14.35%) Kubernetes
3 94 (11.15%) Puppet
4 63 (7.47%) Terraform
5 53 (6.29%) Hadoop YARN
6 44 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
7 38 (4.51%) Grafana
8 36 (4.27%) Consul
9 24 (2.85%) Nagios
10 22 (2.61%) Docker Swarm
10 22 (2.61%) Graphite
11 21 (2.49%) Kibana
12 19 (2.25%) Mesos
13 13 (1.54%) Istio
13 13 (1.54%) Prometheus
14 12 (1.42%) HAProxy
14 12 (1.42%) ZABBIX
15 11 (1.30%) linkerd
15 11 (1.30%) logstash
16 10 (1.19%) Icinga
Vendors
1 93 (11.03%) Oracle
2 81 (9.61%) Microsoft
3 65 (7.71%) IBM
4 29 (3.44%) Google
5 25 (2.97%) TIBCO
6 22 (2.61%) Red Hat
7 20 (2.37%) webMethods
8 19 (2.25%) Splunk
9 16 (1.90%) New Relic
10 14 (1.66%) Informatica
10 14 (1.66%) VMware
11 13 (1.54%) Rackspace
12 11 (1.30%) Teradata
12 11 (1.30%) WSO2
13 10 (1.19%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.07%) Cisco
14 9 (1.07%) Cloudera
14 9 (1.07%) SaltStack
15 8 (0.95%) Hortonworks
15 8 (0.95%) Solace