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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Marionette Collective (MCollective)
Rank 578 564 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing MCollective 28 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.028% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.099% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 -
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
15698 15095 15547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 28.64% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9962 9698 9555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 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 +33 28 £475 +18.75% 1
England -4 28 £475 +18.75% 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

MCollective
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (100.00%) Puppet
1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 33 (91.67%) Ruby
3 30 (83.33%) Java
4 29 (80.56%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (75.00%) Linux
6 23 (63.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (58.33%) Scrum
8 20 (55.56%) Ubuntu
8 20 (55.56%) Git (software)
8 20 (55.56%) CentOS
9 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
9 19 (52.78%) Bash Shell
10 18 (50.00%) Maven
11 15 (41.67%) Configuration Management
11 15 (41.67%) Build Automation
12 14 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (30.56%) BDD
14 9 (25.00%) Rackspace
14 9 (25.00%) Salt
14 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (25.00%) TDD
14 9 (25.00%) VMware
14 9 (25.00%) Scala
15 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
15 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
15 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (19.44%) Finance
16 7 (19.44%) Open Source

MCollective
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.78%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LDAP
1 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
3 18 (50.00%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) FishEye
4 2 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Ant
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) LAMP
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Linux
2 23 (63.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (55.56%) Ubuntu
3 20 (55.56%) CentOS
4 5 (13.89%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) AIX
5 3 (8.33%) UNIX
6 1 (2.78%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 29 (80.56%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (58.33%) Scrum
4 15 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 15 (41.67%) Build Automation
5 11 (30.56%) BDD
6 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.00%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) OO
8 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) ITIL
9 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) Ruby
2 30 (83.33%) Java
3 19 (52.78%) Bash Shell
4 9 (25.00%) Scala
5 4 (11.11%) Python
5 4 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (8.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) Golang
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (100.00%) Puppet
2 14 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (25.00%) Salt
4 3 (8.33%) ZABBIX
5 2 (5.56%) logstash
6 1 (2.78%) Nagios
6 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Rackspace
1 9 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) F5
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