Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Marathon skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Marathon over the 6 months to 18 July 2019 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.

Marathon Container Orchestration Platform
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 244 230
Rank change year-on-year +37 -14 +11
Contract jobs citing Marathon 31 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.17% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.66% 1.21% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 3
City of London median daily rate £600 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +2.63% -5.00%
10th Percentile £550 £463 £423
90th Percentile £725 £525 £513
Central London median daily rate £600 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +23.08% +2.63% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Marathon is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,166 995 715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.53% 14.05% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 782 588
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £304
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -9.52% +0.82%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.38 £15.40
90th Percentile £46.85 £31.15 £25.29
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.67
% change year-on-year +10.53% -8.07% +0.82%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Marathon as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Marathon in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Marathon in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Marathon in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Marathon in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Marathon in the City of London

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Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Marathon within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 July 2019. 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
London Bridge - 8 £588 -
Marathon
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Marathon 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Marathon.

1 31 (100.00%) Docker
1 31 (100.00%) Mesos
2 24 (77.42%) Kubernetes
3 23 (74.19%) Microservices
3 23 (74.19%) Kafka
4 19 (61.29%) Scala
5 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
5 16 (51.61%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (45.16%) Python
7 13 (41.94%) TDD
7 13 (41.94%) SQL
7 13 (41.94%) OOP
7 13 (41.94%) OO
7 13 (41.94%) RESTful
7 13 (41.94%) Akka
7 13 (41.94%) Play Framework
7 13 (41.94%) Couchbase
7 13 (41.94%) BDD
7 13 (41.94%) NoSQL
7 13 (41.94%) Functional Programming
7 13 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (41.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 11 (35.48%) DevOps
8 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (32.26%) Java
9 10 (32.26%) Spring Boot
10 8 (25.81%) Java 8
10 8 (25.81%) Google
10 8 (25.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 16 (51.61%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (19.35%) Confluence
3 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.13%) Datadog
4 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (9.68%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (9.68%) PaaS
4 3 (9.68%) SaaS
4 3 (9.68%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) Couchbase
1 13 (41.94%) NoSQL
2 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (22.58%) Redis
3 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
4 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) Babel
3 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.90%) Selenium
3 4 (12.90%) webpack
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Scala Developer
3 11 (35.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Python Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Senior DevOps
4 8 (25.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) Kafka
2 13 (41.94%) Akka
2 13 (41.94%) Play Framework
2 13 (41.94%) RESTful
3 10 (32.26%) Spring Boot
4 7 (22.58%) Spring
4 7 (22.58%) Web Services
5 4 (12.90%) Enzyme
5 4 (12.90%) React
6 3 (9.68%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (9.68%) GraphQL
6 3 (9.68%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
1 3 (9.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Microservices
2 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
3 13 (41.94%) BDD
3 13 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (41.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 13 (41.94%) Functional Programming
3 13 (41.94%) OO
3 13 (41.94%) OOP
3 13 (41.94%) TDD
4 11 (35.48%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Blue-Green Deployment
6 3 (9.68%) Canary Deployment
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) DevSecOps
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (9.68%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Scala
2 14 (45.16%) Python
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) Java
5 8 (25.81%) Java 8
6 4 (12.90%) ES6
6 4 (12.90%) ES7
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.68%) Kotlin
System Software
1 31 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (100.00%) Mesos
2 24 (77.42%) Kubernetes
3 5 (16.13%) Kibana
4 3 (9.68%) Ansible
4 3 (9.68%) logstash
4 3 (9.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Google