Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 374 321 400
Rank change year-on-year -53 +79 +1
Contract jobs citing RabbitMQ 509 856 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.81% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.10% 2.34% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 646 465
UK median daily rate £515 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £381 £369 £363
90th Percentile £673 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £438
% change year-on-year -4.26% +7.43% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 24,241 36,638 33,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.18% 34.76% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,713 25,872 23,480
UK median daily rate £493 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 311 365
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £18.50 £18.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.00 £51.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.13% +3.83% +3.56%

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 11 December 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 14 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 11 December 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 -61 466 £520 +4.00% 196
London +29 285 £550 +5.77% 84
UK excluding London -84 214 £450 -4.26% 121
South East -34 58 £475 -5.00% 35
North of England -14 54 £450 - 43
Yorkshire +8 37 £475 +5.56% 28
Scotland +36 35 £500 +28.87% 8
South West +26 35 £433 -17.62% 2
Midlands -24 22 £350 -17.65% 16
North West +14 17 £394 -4.66% 13
West Midlands -9 14 £325 -18.75% 5
East Midlands -1 7 £381 -10.29% 11
East of England +10 6 £475 +2.70% 16
Wales +32 5 £450 -16.28%

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 267 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (47.54%) Java
3 179 (35.17%) Microservices
4 165 (32.42%) Kafka
5 161 (31.63%) .NET
6 154 (30.26%) C#
7 149 (29.27%) DevOps
8 143 (28.09%) AWS
9 139 (27.31%) Azure
10 138 (27.11%) NoSQL
10 138 (27.11%) TDD
11 131 (25.74%) Git (software)
12 130 (25.54%) Spring
12 130 (25.54%) Docker
13 119 (23.38%) JavaScript
13 119 (23.38%) SQL Server
14 113 (22.20%) Linux
15 111 (21.81%) MongoDB
16 110 (21.61%) SQL
17 107 (21.02%) Python
18 93 (18.27%) Scrum
19 89 (17.49%) MySQL
19 89 (17.49%) REST
19 89 (17.49%) Spring Boot
20 86 (16.90%) Jenkins
21 83 (16.31%) React
22 82 (16.11%) AngularJS
23 78 (15.32%) PostgreSQL
24 76 (14.93%) Ansible
25 74 (14.54%) Finance

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 51 (10.02%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (9.43%) Confluence
3 37 (7.27%) Tomcat
4 31 (6.09%) WebLogic
5 30 (5.89%) JBoss
6 27 (5.30%) Apache Spark
7 26 (5.11%) Apache
8 24 (4.72%) WebSphere
9 23 (4.52%) MQSeries
10 21 (4.13%) NServiceBus
11 19 (3.73%) nginx
12 13 (2.55%) Jetty
13 12 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (1.57%) IIS
15 7 (1.38%) Apache Solr
16 6 (1.18%) OpenStack
16 6 (1.18%) Oracle Self-Service HR
17 5 (0.98%) Mongrel
17 5 (0.98%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.20%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 143 (28.09%) AWS
2 139 (27.31%) Azure
3 37 (7.27%) GCP
4 23 (4.52%) Serverless
5 22 (4.32%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (4.13%) Amazon Kinesis
7 20 (3.93%) GitHub
8 15 (2.95%) Amazon S3
9 14 (2.75%) OpenShift
10 13 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (2.16%) npm
11 11 (2.16%) PaaS
11 11 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (1.96%) Route 53
13 9 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (1.77%) CloudFront
14 8 (1.57%) Apigee
14 8 (1.57%) Google App Engine
15 6 (1.18%) Heroku
15 6 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.52%) AMQP
2 18 (3.54%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.95%) DNS
4 11 (2.16%) Firewall
4 11 (2.16%) Internet
5 10 (1.96%) HTTP
6 9 (1.77%) SSH
7 7 (1.38%) SSL
8 5 (0.98%) DHCP
8 5 (0.98%) FTP
8 5 (0.98%) IPsec
9 3 (0.59%) DSL
9 3 (0.59%) Skype
9 3 (0.59%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.39%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.39%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.39%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (27.11%) NoSQL
2 119 (23.38%) SQL Server
3 111 (21.81%) MongoDB
4 89 (17.49%) MySQL
5 78 (15.32%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (7.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 35 (6.88%) Relational Database
8 34 (6.68%) Hadoop
9 24 (4.72%) Redis
10 22 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (3.54%) Big Data
12 16 (3.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (2.75%) RDBMS
14 13 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (1.96%) Apache Hive
18 9 (1.77%) HBase
19 8 (1.57%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 131 (25.74%) Git (software)
2 86 (16.90%) Jenkins
3 58 (11.39%) JIRA
4 47 (9.23%) Maven
5 27 (5.30%) Gradle
5 27 (5.30%) JUnit
6 23 (4.52%) Mockito
7 22 (4.32%) NUnit
8 18 (3.54%) Selenium
8 18 (3.54%) SpecFlow
8 18 (3.54%) TeamCity
9 17 (3.34%) Mercurial
9 17 (3.34%) Subversion
10 16 (3.14%) GitLab
11 14 (2.75%) Cucumber
12 13 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (2.55%) Visual Studio
13 12 (2.36%) Moq
14 10 (1.96%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.96%) FindBugs
General
1 74 (14.54%) Finance
2 33 (6.48%) Public Sector
3 29 (5.70%) Front Office
4 25 (4.91%) Banking
5 23 (4.52%) Law
6 14 (2.75%) Games
6 14 (2.75%) Marketing
7 9 (1.77%) Electronics
7 9 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.57%) Legal
9 6 (1.18%) Retail
10 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Police
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 320 (62.87%) Developer
2 113 (22.20%) Java Developer
3 84 (16.50%) .NET Developer
4 65 (12.77%) C# Developer
5 56 (11.00%) Architect
6 47 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (7.66%) Full Stack Developer
8 38 (7.47%) DevOps Engineer
9 32 (6.29%) Senior Developer
10 28 (5.50%) Angular Developer
11 25 (4.91%) Backend Developer
12 21 (4.13%) Python Developer
13 20 (3.93%) Integration Developer
14 19 (3.73%) Software Engineer
15 17 (3.34%) NoSQL Developer
16 16 (3.14%) F# Developer
17 15 (2.95%) React Developer
17 15 (2.95%) Senior Java Developer
17 15 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
18 14 (2.75%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (32.42%) Kafka
2 161 (31.63%) .NET
3 130 (25.54%) Spring
4 89 (17.49%) REST
4 89 (17.49%) Spring Boot
5 83 (16.31%) React
6 82 (16.11%) AngularJS
7 67 (13.16%) Node.js
8 64 (12.57%) HTML
9 63 (12.38%) RESTful
10 60 (11.79%) JSON
11 57 (11.20%) .NET Framework
11 57 (11.20%) ASP.NET
11 57 (11.20%) CSS
12 54 (10.61%) ActiveMQ
13 53 (10.41%) .NET Core
14 49 (9.63%) Middleware
14 49 (9.63%) XML
15 43 (8.45%) Web Services
16 39 (7.66%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.25%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (5.11%) Public Cloud
3 23 (4.52%) Derivative
4 20 (3.93%) User Experience
5 15 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.95%) Hedge funds
6 9 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.38%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.59%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.39%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.39%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.39%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.39%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 113 (22.20%) Linux
2 42 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (8.06%) Windows
4 36 (7.07%) Ubuntu
5 35 (6.88%) CentOS
6 19 (3.73%) Unix
7 16 (3.14%) Debian
8 14 (2.75%) Android
9 11 (2.16%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.18%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (35.17%) Microservices
3 149 (29.27%) DevOps
4 138 (27.11%) TDD
5 93 (18.27%) Scrum
6 72 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (14.15%) Test Automation
7 61 (11.98%) Kanban
8 60 (11.79%) MVC
9 57 (11.20%) Open Source
9 57 (11.20%) Software Engineering
10 55 (10.81%) Unit Testing
11 43 (8.45%) Configuration Management
11 43 (8.45%) OO
12 40 (7.86%) Fintech
13 33 (6.48%) Continuous Delivery
14 32 (6.29%) BDD
15 28 (5.50%) E-Commerce
15 28 (5.50%) SOLID
16 27 (5.30%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 242 (47.54%) Java
2 154 (30.26%) C#
3 119 (23.38%) JavaScript
4 110 (21.61%) SQL
5 107 (21.02%) Python
6 73 (14.34%) Java 8
7 53 (10.41%) TypeScript
8 38 (7.47%) Bash Shell
9 35 (6.88%) C++
10 33 (6.48%) T-SQL
11 30 (5.89%) PL/SQL
12 28 (5.50%) Scala
13 25 (4.91%) Clojure
14 23 (4.52%) PHP
15 22 (4.32%) Ruby
16 21 (4.13%) F#
17 20 (3.93%) Groovy
17 20 (3.93%) Perl
18 18 (3.54%) Go
19 11 (2.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (14.34%) Security Cleared
2 44 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.29%) Degree
4 15 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (1.77%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.57%) QA
2 2 (0.39%) HL7
3 1 (0.20%) NCSC
3 1 (0.20%) NIST
3 1 (0.20%) PMO
3 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 130 (25.54%) Docker
2 10 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.77%) HDFS
3 9 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.98%) Xen
5 3 (0.59%) KVM
5 3 (0.59%) oVirt
6 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.39%) vCloud
7 1 (0.20%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 76 (14.93%) Ansible
2 72 (14.15%) Kubernetes
3 36 (7.07%) Terraform
4 35 (6.88%) Puppet
5 33 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (4.13%) Consul
7 12 (2.36%) HAProxy
8 9 (1.77%) Salt
9 7 (1.38%) linkerd
9 7 (1.38%) logstash
10 6 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.98%) Istio
12 4 (0.79%) Graphite
12 4 (0.79%) Packer
12 4 (0.79%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.59%) Kibana
13 3 (0.59%) Mesos
13 3 (0.59%) MIIS
13 3 (0.59%) Pingdom
13 3 (0.59%) SELinux
Vendors
1 53 (10.41%) Oracle
2 48 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 41 (8.06%) Google
4 33 (6.48%) Red Hat
5 29 (5.70%) Sybase
6 28 (5.50%) MuleSoft
7 27 (5.30%) Axway
8 18 (3.54%) Cloudera
9 14 (2.75%) IBM
9 14 (2.75%) SAP
10 12 (2.36%) Splunk
11 11 (2.16%) VMware
12 10 (1.96%) WSO2
13 9 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (1.18%) Hortonworks
14 6 (1.18%) hybris
14 6 (1.18%) TIBCO
15 4 (0.79%) Twitter
15 4 (0.79%) Xamarin
16 3 (0.59%) Veeam