Period
to 23 February 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SaltStack products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SaltStack over the 6 months to 23 February 2020 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SaltStack.

SaltStack
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 253 240
Rank change year-on-year +73 -13 -17
Contract jobs citing SaltStack 6 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.089% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.23% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 12
City of London median daily rate £675 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -8.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £538 £525 £563
90th Percentile £713 £575 £670
Central London median daily rate £675 £550 £600
% change year-on-year +22.73% -8.33% +26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

SaltStack is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,833 2,617 2,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.54% 38.71% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,352 1,942 2,056
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £241 £230 £278
90th Percentile £656 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 59
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% -8.86%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £28.64 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -8.78% +7.89%

SaltStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SaltStack in the City of London

SaltStack
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 SaltStack in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SaltStack in the City of London

SaltStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaltStack in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaltStack in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SaltStack 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 SaltStack.

1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
1 6 (100.00%) Docker
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
1 6 (100.00%) Microservices
1 6 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (100.00%) Terraform
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Go
2 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (83.33%) AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) AWS Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) Travis CI
3 4 (66.67%) Serverless
3 4 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Rancher
3 4 (66.67%) CircleCI
3 4 (66.67%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (33.33%) Salt
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

SaltStack
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) AWS
2 4 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (66.67%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) CircleCI
2 4 (66.67%) Travis CI
3 1 (16.67%) Liquibase
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
1 6 (100.00%) Microservices
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Go
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
1 6 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Terraform
2 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (66.67%) Rancher
4 2 (33.33%) Salt