The table below looks at the statistics for MCollective skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCollective over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Marionette Collective (MCollective)
Rank 548 555 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing MCollective 29 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.006% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.023% -
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13701 13155 12880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.96% 27.01% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9189 8297 8174
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 275 335
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.46 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.02 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

MCollective
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCollective within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MCollective Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MCollective
Daily Rate Trend

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

MCollective Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MCollective
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCollective within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

MCollective Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MCollective
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCollective within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
England +5 29 £525 +22.09% 7
London +17 28 £525 +22.09% 6
City of London - 3 £525 -
Isleworth - - - - 1

MCollective
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MCollective 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 MCollective.

1 57 (100.00%) Puppet
2 55 (96.49%) DevOps
3 52 (91.23%) Ruby
4 44 (77.19%) Linux
5 37 (64.91%) Bash Shell
6 36 (63.16%) Java
7 35 (61.40%) CentOS
7 35 (61.40%) Jenkins
8 33 (57.89%) Ubuntu
9 31 (54.39%) Python
10 30 (52.63%) Perl
11 27 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (47.37%) Git (software)
12 26 (45.61%) VMware
13 25 (43.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (35.09%) MongoDB
16 19 (33.33%) Configuration Management
16 19 (33.33%) Red Hat
17 18 (31.58%) MySQL
18 17 (29.82%) Cobbler
18 17 (29.82%) Apache Cassandra
18 17 (29.82%) NoSQL
18 17 (29.82%) Shell Script
19 16 (28.07%) Scrum
19 16 (28.07%) Maven
20 15 (26.32%) Device Driver
20 15 (26.32%) Clustering
20 15 (26.32%) RDBMS
20 15 (26.32%) Oracle

MCollective
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MCollective 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 MCollective. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (24.56%) OpenStack
2 12 (21.05%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (5.26%) nginx
4 2 (3.51%) Node.js
5 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (21.05%) Heroku
2 12 (21.05%) Engine Yard
3 11 (19.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) VLAN
1 13 (22.81%) Firewall
1 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
1 13 (22.81%) DNS
2 4 (7.02%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) SSH
3 1 (1.75%) FTP
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) MongoDB
2 18 (31.58%) MySQL
3 17 (29.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (29.82%) NoSQL
4 15 (26.32%) RDBMS
4 15 (26.32%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (61.40%) Jenkins
2 27 (47.37%) Git (software)
3 16 (28.07%) Maven
4 13 (22.81%) Subversion
5 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 4 (7.02%) Advertising
2 1 (1.75%) Online Betting
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (78.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (3.51%) Analyst
4 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
4 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (3.51%) Architect
4 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (3.51%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (3.51%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (3.51%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (1.75%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (1.75%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (1.75%) Software Engineer
5 1 (1.75%) Developer
5 1 (1.75%) Consultant
5 1 (1.75%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (1.75%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (1.75%) Applications Developer
5 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.75%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Device Driver
1 15 (26.32%) Clustering
2 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Open Source
3 3 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (77.19%) Linux
2 35 (61.40%) CentOS
3 33 (57.89%) Ubuntu
4 25 (43.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.53%) Windows
6 3 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (96.49%) DevOps
2 27 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 16 (28.07%) Scrum
6 14 (24.56%) Build Automation
6 14 (24.56%) Release Management
7 13 (22.81%) Load Balancing
8 8 (14.04%) BDD
9 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.53%) TDD
11 3 (5.26%) OO
12 2 (3.51%) ITIL
12 2 (3.51%) Migration
13 1 (1.75%) High Availability
13 1 (1.75%) Performance Improvement
13 1 (1.75%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 52 (91.23%) Ruby
2 37 (64.91%) Bash Shell
3 36 (63.16%) Java
4 31 (54.39%) Python
5 30 (52.63%) Perl
6 17 (29.82%) Shell Script
7 13 (22.81%) Korn
8 11 (19.30%) PHP
9 6 (10.53%) Scala
10 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.75%) sed
10 1 (1.75%) Golang
10 1 (1.75%) AWK
10 1 (1.75%) SQL
10 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) Varnish
2 3 (5.26%) LXC
3 2 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 57 (100.00%) Puppet
2 17 (29.82%) Cobbler
3 13 (22.81%) Nagios
4 11 (19.30%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (17.54%) collectd
6 8 (14.04%) Salt
7 6 (10.53%) Ansible
8 4 (7.02%) ZABBIX
9 3 (5.26%) HAProxy
10 2 (3.51%) logstash
11 1 (1.75%) Capistrano
11 1 (1.75%) Graphite
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) VMware
2 19 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 15 (26.32%) Oracle
4 6 (10.53%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.51%) Akamai
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