Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 454 409
Rank change year-on-year +157 -45 +195
Contract jobs citing RabbitMQ 897 443 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.47% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.54% 1.44% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 341 486
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £377 £370 £360
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
UK median hourly rate - £39.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.75 -

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 35,320 30,723 31,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.90% 32.25% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,869 21,233 22,104
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £306 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 381 401
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.26 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.84% +7.36% +2.74%
10th Percentile £15.02 £15.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +1.35%

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 20 July 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 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 20 July 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 +160 867 £500 +5.26% 244
London +77 474 £500 - 124
UK excluding London +146 409 £475 +11.76% 133
South East +93 181 £500 +11.11% 38
North of England +40 111 £440 +4.76% 44
Yorkshire +16 75 £475 +18.60% 24
Midlands +52 71 £425 -3.41% 18
West Midlands +13 40 £425 -23.77% 10
North West +4 32 £383 -27.14% 16
East Midlands +29 31 £408 +19.85% 8
East of England +6 19 £463 +2.78% 15
Scotland -32 16 £368 -5.16% 12
South West -10 12 £550 +27.54% 5
North East - 4 £500 - 4
Wales -15 1 £363 -13.69% 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 519 (57.86%) Agile Software Development
2 492 (54.85%) Java
3 327 (36.45%) TDD
4 322 (35.90%) Kafka
5 313 (34.89%) Git (software)
6 311 (34.67%) Linux
7 307 (34.23%) Amazon AWS
8 296 (33.00%) Microservices
9 288 (32.11%) Jenkins
10 268 (29.88%) DevOps
11 262 (29.21%) Spring
12 235 (26.20%) JavaScript
13 233 (25.98%) SQL
14 228 (25.42%) Docker
15 218 (24.30%) C#
16 206 (22.97%) JSON
17 205 (22.85%) BDD
18 200 (22.30%) MongoDB
19 188 (20.96%) Scrum
20 184 (20.51%) Spring Boot
21 183 (20.40%) .NET
22 179 (19.96%) PostgreSQL
23 176 (19.62%) RESTful
24 173 (19.29%) MySQL
25 172 (19.18%) SQL Server
25 172 (19.18%) Python
26 170 (18.95%) Apache
27 167 (18.62%) NoSQL
28 158 (17.61%) Finance
28 158 (17.61%) Continuous Integration

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
1 170 (18.95%) Apache
2 146 (16.28%) Elasticsearch
3 131 (14.60%) Apache Spark
4 101 (11.26%) Tomcat
5 77 (8.58%) NServiceBus
6 62 (6.91%) nginx
7 55 (6.13%) WebSphere
8 40 (4.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 38 (4.24%) Confluence
10 32 (3.57%) JBoss
10 32 (3.57%) OpenStack
11 23 (2.56%) GemFire
12 18 (2.01%) Jetty
13 15 (1.67%) WebLogic
14 10 (1.11%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.89%) Apache Pig
16 7 (0.78%) WildFly
17 6 (0.67%) Mule ESB
17 6 (0.67%) WordPress
18 5 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.22%) Magento
2 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.11%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 307 (34.23%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (17.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (7.13%) Cloud Computing
4 59 (6.58%) Amazon S3
5 43 (4.79%) GitHub
6 39 (4.35%) npm
7 30 (3.34%) PaaS
8 27 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 23 (2.56%) Slack
10 20 (2.23%) Amazon SQS
11 17 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (1.23%) Heroku
12 11 (1.23%) IaaS
12 11 (1.23%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.67%) Serverless
16 5 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (7.25%) Firewall
2 57 (6.35%) TCP/IP
3 56 (6.24%) HTTP
4 52 (5.80%) DNS
5 51 (5.69%) SSL
6 39 (4.35%) AMQP
7 29 (3.23%) Internet
8 14 (1.56%) Kerberos
9 12 (1.34%) FTP
10 8 (0.89%) VPN
11 6 (0.67%) BIG-IP
12 5 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (0.56%) SSH
13 3 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.33%) LAN
13 3 (0.33%) NX-OS
13 3 (0.33%) WAN
14 2 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (22.30%) MongoDB
2 179 (19.96%) PostgreSQL
3 173 (19.29%) MySQL
4 172 (19.18%) SQL Server
5 167 (18.62%) NoSQL
6 139 (15.50%) Big Data
7 123 (13.71%) Hadoop
8 108 (12.04%) Redis
9 83 (9.25%) HBase
10 79 (8.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 79 (8.81%) Relational Database
11 52 (5.80%) Apache Hive
12 38 (4.24%) Oracle Database
13 21 (2.34%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.90%) Neo4j
15 16 (1.78%) Parquet
16 14 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (1.45%) DB2
18 12 (1.34%) Impala
18 12 (1.34%) Riak
Development Applications
1 313 (34.89%) Git (software)
2 288 (32.11%) Jenkins
3 75 (8.36%) Maven
4 70 (7.80%) Artifactory
5 68 (7.58%) Cucumber
5 68 (7.58%) JIRA
6 52 (5.80%) Vagrant
7 49 (5.46%) Subversion
8 46 (5.13%) GitLab
9 39 (4.35%) JUnit
10 38 (4.24%) Selenium
11 28 (3.12%) TeamCity
12 27 (3.01%) Gradle
13 24 (2.68%) Mercurial
14 23 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
15 21 (2.34%) Mocha
16 19 (2.12%) Eclipse
16 19 (2.12%) IntelliJ
16 19 (2.12%) Mockito
17 17 (1.90%) Protractor
General
1 158 (17.61%) Finance
2 60 (6.69%) Banking
3 28 (3.12%) Retail
4 20 (2.23%) Games
5 19 (2.12%) Front Office
6 15 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.00%) Legal
7 9 (1.00%) Marketing
8 8 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.78%) Advertising
10 6 (0.67%) Electronics
11 5 (0.56%) Law
12 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) French Language
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 629 (70.12%) Developer
2 284 (31.66%) Java Developer
3 96 (10.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 88 (9.81%) C# Developer
5 86 (9.59%) .NET Developer
6 72 (8.03%) Senior Developer
7 47 (5.24%) Software Developer
8 44 (4.91%) Big Data Developer
9 39 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 36 (4.01%) Architect
10 36 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 32 (3.57%) Python Developer
12 28 (3.12%) Full Stack Developer
12 28 (3.12%) Java Engineer
13 27 (3.01%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 27 (3.01%) Senior .NET Developer
14 26 (2.90%) Apache Spark Developer
15 22 (2.45%) Angular Developer
16 21 (2.34%) AWS Engineer
16 21 (2.34%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (35.90%) Kafka
2 262 (29.21%) Spring
3 206 (22.97%) JSON
4 184 (20.51%) Spring Boot
5 183 (20.40%) .NET
6 176 (19.62%) RESTful
7 145 (16.16%) REST
8 140 (15.61%) Node.js
9 136 (15.16%) ActiveMQ
10 135 (15.05%) AngularJS
11 131 (14.60%) Web Services
12 126 (14.05%) XML
13 119 (13.27%) HTML
14 83 (9.25%) React
15 80 (8.92%) Middleware
16 77 (8.58%) ASP.NET
16 77 (8.58%) CSS
17 68 (7.58%) Elastic Stack
18 64 (7.13%) Apache Camel
18 64 (7.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.03%) Greenfield Project
2 65 (7.25%) Linux Command Line
3 53 (5.91%) Fintech
4 30 (3.34%) Virtual Team
5 28 (3.12%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.68%) Public Cloud
7 21 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (1.45%) Derivative
10 12 (1.34%) Credit Risk
10 12 (1.34%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.23%) Online Games
12 10 (1.11%) Fixed Income
12 10 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (1.00%) User Experience
14 8 (0.89%) Equities
14 8 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
14 8 (0.89%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 311 (34.67%) Linux
2 124 (13.82%) Unix
3 38 (4.24%) Windows
4 27 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 22 (2.45%) CentOS
7 12 (1.34%) VMS
8 6 (0.67%) Android
8 6 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.45%) Debian
10 2 (0.22%) Fedora
10 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (57.86%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (36.45%) TDD
3 296 (33.00%) Microservices
4 268 (29.88%) DevOps
5 205 (22.85%) BDD
6 188 (20.96%) Scrum
7 158 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
8 134 (14.94%) Software Engineering
9 118 (13.15%) Unit Testing
10 106 (11.82%) Open Source
11 97 (10.81%) Test Automation
12 92 (10.26%) SOA
13 79 (8.81%) MVC
14 78 (8.70%) OO
15 76 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
16 74 (8.25%) Configuration Management
17 67 (7.47%) Kanban
18 64 (7.13%) Multithreading
19 53 (5.91%) Load Balancing
20 48 (5.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 492 (54.85%) Java
2 235 (26.20%) JavaScript
3 233 (25.98%) SQL
4 218 (24.30%) C#
5 172 (19.18%) Python
6 134 (14.94%) Java 8
7 92 (10.26%) Ruby
8 81 (9.03%) Bash Shell
9 66 (7.36%) Perl
10 63 (7.02%) Scala
11 61 (6.80%) T-SQL
12 40 (4.46%) Shell Script
13 32 (3.57%) PL/SQL
14 25 (2.79%) Go
15 23 (2.56%) C++
15 23 (2.56%) PHP
16 21 (2.34%) Clojure
16 21 (2.34%) ES6
16 21 (2.34%) Groovy
17 19 (2.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 126 (14.05%) Security Cleared
2 119 (13.27%) SC Cleared
3 70 (7.80%) Degree
4 21 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 8 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.45%) ISEB
7 4 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.33%) OCA
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.11%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.11%) RHCA
10 1 (0.11%) RHCE
10 1 (0.11%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.91%) QA
2 22 (2.45%) GCP
3 10 (1.11%) GDPR
4 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.22%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.11%) PMO
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 228 (25.42%) Docker
2 92 (10.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 60 (6.69%) HDFS
4 19 (2.12%) Apache Flume
5 14 (1.56%) etcd
6 12 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (1.23%) flannel
8 10 (1.11%) Hyper-V
9 9 (1.00%) Xen
10 6 (0.67%) Active Directory
11 5 (0.56%) Varnish
12 4 (0.45%) KVM
13 3 (0.33%) oVirt
13 3 (0.33%) RHEV
14 2 (0.22%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 142 (15.83%) Puppet
2 106 (11.82%) Kubernetes
3 93 (10.37%) Ansible
4 77 (8.58%) Terraform
5 69 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
6 59 (6.58%) Grafana
7 40 (4.46%) HAProxy
8 31 (3.46%) Mesos
9 28 (3.12%) logstash
10 27 (3.01%) Kibana
10 27 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (2.45%) Graylog
12 20 (2.23%) Consul
13 12 (1.34%) Marathon
14 11 (1.23%) Graphite
14 11 (1.23%) Packer
14 11 (1.23%) rkt
15 10 (1.11%) Prometheus
15 10 (1.11%) ZABBIX
16 8 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 101 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 78 (8.70%) Oracle
3 66 (7.36%) IBM
4 37 (4.12%) Red Hat
5 31 (3.46%) Splunk
6 28 (3.12%) Hortonworks
7 25 (2.79%) Google
8 22 (2.45%) TIBCO
9 19 (2.12%) VMware
10 16 (1.78%) Cloudera
11 13 (1.45%) Cisco
12 11 (1.23%) Rackspace
12 11 (1.23%) Vertica
13 9 (1.00%) Apigee
14 8 (0.89%) Informatica
14 8 (0.89%) MuleSoft
14 8 (0.89%) SAP
14 8 (0.89%) Solace
14 8 (0.89%) WSO2
15 7 (0.78%) F5