Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 398 394
Rank change year-on-year +100 -4 +175
Contract jobs citing RabbitMQ 909 585 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.59% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.53% 1.83% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 461 475
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
90th Percentile £625 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +9.41% -3.41% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 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 35,972 32,016 32,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.89% 32.21% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,324 22,443 22,519
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 371 382
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.13%
10th Percentile £15.24 £18.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.50 £52.50 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.15 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.11% +11.53% -3.94%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +112 875 £500 +5.26% 254
London +59 472 £500 - 142
UK excluding London +114 429 £465 +9.41% 135
South East +35 153 £500 +11.11% 34
North of England +40 118 £438 +3.55% 43
Midlands +76 99 £425 -19.05% 22
Yorkshire +15 65 £450 +10.70% 20
West Midlands +36 56 £425 -21.30% 13
East Midlands +45 43 £420 +23.53% 9
North West +2 35 £407 -26.09% 20
Scotland -16 23 £388 +3.47% 16
North East +15 18 £488 +50.00% 3
East of England +1 17 £439 -2.77% 8
South West -34 17 £550 +27.54% 5
Wales -18 2 £419 -1.47% 5
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 543 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (50.83%) Java
3 326 (35.86%) Amazon AWS
4 317 (34.87%) TDD
5 293 (32.23%) Microservices
6 280 (30.80%) Kafka
7 273 (30.03%) DevOps
8 272 (29.92%) Git (software)
9 265 (29.15%) SQL
10 254 (27.94%) Docker
11 250 (27.50%) C#
12 228 (25.08%) .NET
13 226 (24.86%) JavaScript
14 225 (24.75%) Linux
15 223 (24.53%) Jenkins
16 221 (24.31%) BDD
17 218 (23.98%) MongoDB
18 216 (23.76%) Spring
19 186 (20.46%) JSON
20 183 (20.13%) SQL Server
21 179 (19.69%) Scrum
22 174 (19.14%) NoSQL
23 171 (18.81%) Spring Boot
24 162 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
25 158 (17.38%) Elasticsearch
26 146 (16.06%) Redis
26 146 (16.06%) Java 8
26 146 (16.06%) Finance
27 145 (15.95%) Node.js
28 141 (15.51%) MySQL

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
1 158 (17.38%) Elasticsearch
2 135 (14.85%) Apache
3 111 (12.21%) Tomcat
4 97 (10.67%) Apache Spark
5 82 (9.02%) NServiceBus
6 46 (5.06%) Confluence
7 40 (4.40%) nginx
8 37 (4.07%) OpenStack
9 34 (3.74%) WebSphere
10 31 (3.41%) WebLogic
11 19 (2.09%) Apache Solr
12 17 (1.87%) Jetty
13 15 (1.65%) GemFire
14 14 (1.54%) JBoss
15 13 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
16 12 (1.32%) Apache Pig
17 11 (1.21%) WordPress
18 10 (1.10%) CMS
19 5 (0.55%) Apache Qpid
19 5 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (0.66%) SAP FI-CA
1 6 (0.66%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.44%) Magento
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) assyst
4 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.11%) Exstream
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 326 (35.86%) Amazon AWS
2 162 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (8.14%) Amazon S3
4 53 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
4 53 (5.83%) npm
5 32 (3.52%) PaaS
6 23 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (2.53%) GitHub
6 23 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 22 (2.42%) IaaS
8 19 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (1.98%) Amazon Kinesis
9 18 (1.98%) Amazon SQS
10 17 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 16 (1.76%) Slack
12 14 (1.54%) OpenShift
12 14 (1.54%) SaaS
13 13 (1.43%) Serverless
14 11 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.38%) AMQP
2 54 (5.94%) HTTP
3 41 (4.51%) Firewall
4 31 (3.41%) TCP/IP
5 29 (3.19%) SSL
6 28 (3.08%) DNS
7 15 (1.65%) Internet
8 8 (0.88%) BIG-IP
9 7 (0.77%) FTP
10 5 (0.55%) VPN
11 4 (0.44%) Broadband
11 4 (0.44%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.44%) LAN
11 4 (0.44%) WAN
12 3 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.33%) NX-OS
13 2 (0.22%) IPFIX
13 2 (0.22%) Junos
13 2 (0.22%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (23.98%) MongoDB
2 183 (20.13%) SQL Server
3 174 (19.14%) NoSQL
4 146 (16.06%) Redis
5 141 (15.51%) MySQL
6 140 (15.40%) PostgreSQL
7 108 (11.88%) Big Data
8 104 (11.44%) Hadoop
9 93 (10.23%) Relational Database
10 91 (10.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 49 (5.39%) HBase
12 35 (3.85%) Apache Hive
13 27 (2.97%) CouchDB
14 25 (2.75%) RDBMS
15 21 (2.31%) Riak
16 20 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 20 (2.20%) Oracle Database
17 19 (2.09%) Neo4j
18 13 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
18 13 (1.43%) GIS
Development Applications
1 272 (29.92%) Git (software)
2 223 (24.53%) Jenkins
3 80 (8.80%) Maven
4 74 (8.14%) JIRA
5 69 (7.59%) Cucumber
6 53 (5.83%) Selenium
7 45 (4.95%) Subversion
8 41 (4.51%) GitLab
9 36 (3.96%) Artifactory
10 33 (3.63%) SpecFlow
11 32 (3.52%) Vagrant
12 31 (3.41%) TeamCity
13 30 (3.30%) Mocha
13 30 (3.30%) Protractor
14 28 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
15 26 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
16 24 (2.64%) Moq
17 23 (2.53%) Visual Studio
18 21 (2.31%) Mercurial
18 21 (2.31%) Mockito
General
1 146 (16.06%) Finance
2 68 (7.48%) Banking
3 35 (3.85%) Retail
4 31 (3.41%) Front Office
5 17 (1.87%) Games
6 12 (1.32%) Marketing
7 10 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.88%) Legal
10 7 (0.77%) Advertising
11 5 (0.55%) Law
12 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Avionics
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 595 (65.46%) Developer
2 266 (29.26%) Java Developer
3 104 (11.44%) .NET Developer
4 92 (10.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 89 (9.79%) Senior Developer
6 75 (8.25%) C# Developer
7 56 (6.16%) Software Engineer
8 43 (4.73%) Architect
9 33 (3.63%) Java Engineer
10 32 (3.52%) Analyst
11 31 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
12 30 (3.30%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 29 (3.19%) Node.js Developer
13 29 (3.19%) Python Developer
14 28 (3.08%) Big Data Developer
14 28 (3.08%) Software Developer
15 27 (2.97%) Senior C# Developer
15 27 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
16 26 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
17 21 (2.31%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (30.80%) Kafka
2 228 (25.08%) .NET
3 216 (23.76%) Spring
4 186 (20.46%) JSON
5 171 (18.81%) Spring Boot
6 145 (15.95%) Node.js
7 136 (14.96%) ActiveMQ
8 130 (14.30%) AngularJS
8 130 (14.30%) XML
9 126 (13.86%) REST
10 120 (13.20%) HTML
11 108 (11.88%) ASP.NET
12 106 (11.66%) RESTful
13 85 (9.35%) Web Services
14 80 (8.80%) CSS
15 77 (8.47%) Java EE
16 72 (7.92%) React
17 70 (7.70%) ASP.NET Web API
18 62 (6.82%) Apache Camel
19 58 (6.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
2 63 (6.93%) Fintech
3 42 (4.62%) Public Cloud
4 30 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
5 28 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.87%) Equities
9 16 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (1.43%) User Experience
11 12 (1.32%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (1.10%) Derivative
13 10 (1.10%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.99%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.88%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.88%) Private Cloud
16 7 (0.77%) Credit Risk
16 7 (0.77%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 225 (24.75%) Linux
2 106 (11.66%) Unix
3 53 (5.83%) Windows
4 24 (2.64%) CentOS
5 22 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (1.54%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.21%) VMS
8 6 (0.66%) Android
9 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.22%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (34.87%) TDD
3 293 (32.23%) Microservices
4 273 (30.03%) DevOps
5 221 (24.31%) BDD
6 179 (19.69%) Scrum
7 138 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
8 135 (14.85%) Software Engineering
9 133 (14.63%) Unit Testing
10 121 (13.31%) Test Automation
11 96 (10.56%) SOA
12 94 (10.34%) Open Source
13 91 (10.01%) MVC
14 86 (9.46%) Kanban
15 84 (9.24%) Configuration Management
16 82 (9.02%) Multithreading
17 73 (8.03%) Continuous Delivery
18 72 (7.92%) OO
19 48 (5.28%) SOLID
20 46 (5.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 462 (50.83%) Java
2 265 (29.15%) SQL
3 250 (27.50%) C#
4 226 (24.86%) JavaScript
5 146 (16.06%) Java 8
6 132 (14.52%) Python
7 60 (6.60%) Bash Shell
8 58 (6.38%) Ruby
9 54 (5.94%) Scala
10 53 (5.83%) Perl
11 51 (5.61%) T-SQL
12 40 (4.40%) PHP
12 40 (4.40%) PL/SQL
13 28 (3.08%) Go
14 27 (2.97%) Shell Script
14 27 (2.97%) VB.NET
15 21 (2.31%) Clojure
16 19 (2.09%) C
17 14 (1.54%) TypeScript
18 13 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 126 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 113 (12.43%) SC Cleared
3 44 (4.84%) Degree
4 23 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.65%) ISTQB
5 15 (1.65%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.10%) ISEB
6 10 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.33%) CCNA
8 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.33%) CISSP
8 3 (0.33%) GIAC
8 3 (0.33%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (0.33%) MCSE
8 3 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.33%) SANS
8 3 (0.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (8.14%) QA
2 5 (0.55%) GDPR
3 3 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.11%) PMO
4 1 (0.11%) WAI
4 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 254 (27.94%) Docker
2 62 (6.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 39 (4.29%) HDFS
4 23 (2.53%) Apache Flume
5 11 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.99%) etcd
7 8 (0.88%) flannel
8 7 (0.77%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.66%) KVM
9 6 (0.66%) oVirt
9 6 (0.66%) RHEV
10 5 (0.55%) Xen
11 3 (0.33%) Active Directory
11 3 (0.33%) Varnish
11 3 (0.33%) vSphere
12 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 124 (13.64%) Puppet
2 119 (13.09%) Kubernetes
3 108 (11.88%) Ansible
4 71 (7.81%) Terraform
5 50 (5.50%) Grafana
6 42 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
7 38 (4.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 33 (3.63%) Consul
8 33 (3.63%) Mesos
9 21 (2.31%) Kibana
9 21 (2.31%) Nagios
10 20 (2.20%) Docker Swarm
11 19 (2.09%) logstash
12 18 (1.98%) HAProxy
13 17 (1.87%) Graphite
14 16 (1.76%) Prometheus
15 15 (1.65%) ZABBIX
16 13 (1.43%) linkerd
17 12 (1.32%) Graylog
18 10 (1.10%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 105 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 90 (9.90%) Oracle
3 51 (5.61%) IBM
4 29 (3.19%) Splunk
4 29 (3.19%) TIBCO
5 23 (2.53%) Red Hat
6 20 (2.20%) webMethods
7 17 (1.87%) Informatica
8 16 (1.76%) Google
8 16 (1.76%) Rackspace
9 15 (1.65%) VMware
10 14 (1.54%) Hortonworks
11 13 (1.43%) Solace
12 12 (1.32%) Cloudera
13 11 (1.21%) Teradata
14 10 (1.10%) Cisco
15 9 (0.99%) New Relic
15 9 (0.99%) Zend
16 8 (0.88%) MapR
17 7 (0.77%) SaltStack