The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Marionette Collective (MCollective)
Rank 580 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCollective 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.046% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 18 April 2014.

MCollective Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MCollective
Top 6 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - 7 £550 - 1
England - 7 £550 - 2
City of London - 2 £513 -
South East - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1

MCollective
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Ruby
4 6 (54.55%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
6 4 (36.36%) Nagios
6 4 (36.36%) QA
6 4 (36.36%) Open Source
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
7 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (27.27%) Subversion
7 3 (27.27%) Maven
7 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (27.27%) Scala
7 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 3 (27.27%) Ant
7 3 (27.27%) Python
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (18.18%) BDD
8 2 (18.18%) Rackspace
8 2 (18.18%) Dependency Management
9 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
9 1 (9.09%) SELinux
9 1 (9.09%) Big Data
9 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell

MCollective
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 3 (27.27%) Ant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Build Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Build Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) IPTV
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) SELinux
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
1 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) BDD
2 2 (18.18%) Dependency Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Ruby
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) Scala
4 3 (27.27%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Nagios
3 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (9.09%) Cacti
4 1 (9.09%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Rackspace
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago