The first table below looks at the demand for Joyent skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Joyent over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Joyent, Inc
Rank 588 566 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Joyent 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.014% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.11% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1814 1156 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.32% 2.26% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 781 436
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.16% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.41% +151.85%

Joyent
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Joyent within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Joyent Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Joyent
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Joyent within the UK.

Joyent Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Joyent
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Joyent within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 2 £413 -
England -9 2 £413 -
City of London - - - -

Joyent
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Joyent also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Joyent.

1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (90.00%) Rackspace
3 8 (80.00%) MySQL
4 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (70.00%) DevOps
5 6 (60.00%) Linux
6 5 (50.00%) UNIX
6 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (50.00%) PHP
6 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (50.00%) TDD
6 5 (50.00%) LAMP
6 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (50.00%) Open Source
7 4 (40.00%) PHPUnit
7 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (40.00%) Memcached
7 4 (40.00%) Varnish
7 4 (40.00%) BDD
7 4 (40.00%) Apache Solr
7 4 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (40.00%) Drupal
7 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (40.00%) Kanban
7 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
7 4 (40.00%) VLAN
7 4 (40.00%) Taxonomies
7 4 (40.00%) JSON

Joyent
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Joyent also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Joyent. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Solr
1 4 (40.00%) Drupal
2 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VLAN
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) LDAP
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) PHPUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) LAMP
2 4 (40.00%) Memcached
2 4 (40.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Taxonomies
3 3 (30.00%) New Media
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) SmartOS
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Varnish
2 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 3 (30.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (30.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Rackspace
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) VMware