Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Ansible skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ansible over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 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.

Ansible
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 130 170
Rank change year-on-year +30 +40 +50
Contract jobs citing Ansible 106 60 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.11% 1.25% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.91% 13.54% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 30 21
East of England median daily rate £525 £510 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +22.89% -10.27%
10th Percentile £425 £418 £369
90th Percentile £609 £726 £475
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year -20.63% - -

Ansible 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 East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 507 443 546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.09% 9.22% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 259 309
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £193 £200 £247
90th Percentile £582 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £417
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.91% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 38
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £16.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.79% -44.54% +70.00%
10th Percentile £10.35 £12.58 £10.50
90th Percentile £29.00 £37.18 £47.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the East of England

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ansible in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in the East of England

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in the East of England

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +10 55 £500 -9.09% 8
Essex +8 34 £525 +10.53% 2
Bedfordshire -7 6 £450 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire -13 6 £538 +26.47% 2
Norfolk -8 5 £600 +4.35% 2
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 67 (63.21%) DevOps
2 62 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (49.06%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (47.17%) Puppet
4 50 (47.17%) Linux
5 49 (46.23%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (43.40%) Configuration Management
7 45 (42.45%) Jenkins
8 41 (38.68%) Python
9 36 (33.96%) Ruby
10 31 (29.25%) Scrum
11 30 (28.30%) Unix
11 30 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (27.36%) Java
13 28 (26.42%) TDD
13 28 (26.42%) Docker
14 27 (25.47%) Relational Database
14 27 (25.47%) PostgreSQL
14 27 (25.47%) Middleware
15 26 (24.53%) Test Automation
16 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
16 23 (21.70%) Open Source
17 22 (20.75%) Terraform
18 19 (17.92%) Perl
18 19 (17.92%) Kanban
18 19 (17.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 17 (16.04%) SOA
20 16 (15.09%) Finance
20 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
20 16 (15.09%) JIRA

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (12.26%) JBoss
2 12 (11.32%) OpenStack
3 8 (7.55%) Confluence
4 7 (6.60%) Apache
4 7 (6.60%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.66%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (4.72%) Mule
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.83%) nginx
9 2 (1.89%) AquaLogic
9 2 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) HipChat
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (49.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (14.15%) GitHub
4 11 (10.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (9.43%) PaaS
6 9 (8.49%) SaaS
7 8 (7.55%) IaaS
8 6 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (4.72%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (4.72%) Serverless
10 4 (3.77%) Amazon S3
10 4 (3.77%) Route 53
11 3 (2.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (2.83%) OpenShift
11 3 (2.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) TCP/IP
2 14 (13.21%) HTTP
2 14 (13.21%) SSL
3 4 (3.77%) Firewall
4 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.89%) Junos
5 1 (0.94%) DHCP
5 1 (0.94%) DNS
5 1 (0.94%) Internet
5 1 (0.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.47%) PostgreSQL
1 27 (25.47%) Relational Database
2 15 (14.15%) MySQL
3 14 (13.21%) Redis
4 11 (10.38%) RDBMS
5 9 (8.49%) DB2
6 8 (7.55%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (42.45%) Jenkins
2 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
3 16 (15.09%) JIRA
4 13 (12.26%) Subversion
5 9 (8.49%) Bitbucket
6 8 (7.55%) GitLab
6 8 (7.55%) Maven
7 5 (4.72%) Ant
7 5 (4.72%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.77%) Selenium
8 4 (3.77%) webpack
9 3 (2.83%) JMeter
9 3 (2.83%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.83%) Robot Framework
9 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.83%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.83%) Zephyr
10 2 (1.89%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (15.09%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.72%) Electronics
3 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.72%) Marketing
4 4 (3.77%) Retail
5 3 (2.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (33.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (19.81%) Developer
3 16 (15.09%) AWS DevOps
4 14 (13.21%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (12.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 12 (11.32%) Architect
7 11 (10.38%) Consultant
8 9 (8.49%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Technical Architect
10 6 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Ruby Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 5 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
12 4 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (3.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 3 (2.83%) AWS Consultant
13 3 (2.83%) DevOps Consultant
13 3 (2.83%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.47%) Middleware
2 13 (12.26%) React
2 13 (12.26%) Ruby on Rails
3 11 (10.38%) Web Services
4 9 (8.49%) JSON
5 7 (6.60%) SOAP
5 7 (6.60%) Spring
5 7 (6.60%) Spring Boot
5 7 (6.60%) XML
6 6 (5.66%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (5.66%) REST
7 5 (4.72%) boto
7 5 (4.72%) HTML
7 5 (4.72%) Java EE
7 5 (4.72%) Java SE
7 5 (4.72%) JSON Schema
7 5 (4.72%) OAuth
7 5 (4.72%) WSDL
7 5 (4.72%) XSLT
8 4 (3.77%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.72%) Fintech
4 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.89%) Derivative
5 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.94%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.94%) CMDB
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 50 (47.17%) Linux
2 30 (28.30%) Unix
3 19 (17.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (12.26%) Solaris
5 9 (8.49%) Windows
6 5 (4.72%) AIX
6 5 (4.72%) HPUX
6 5 (4.72%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.77%) CentOS
8 2 (1.89%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.94%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (63.21%) DevOps
2 62 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (43.40%) Configuration Management
4 31 (29.25%) Scrum
5 30 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (26.42%) TDD
7 26 (24.53%) Test Automation
8 23 (21.70%) Open Source
9 19 (17.92%) Kanban
10 17 (16.04%) SOA
11 16 (15.09%) Mentoring
12 13 (12.26%) Microservices
13 12 (11.32%) Software Delivery
14 11 (10.38%) API Design
14 11 (10.38%) OO
15 10 (9.43%) Software Engineering
16 9 (8.49%) User Stories
17 8 (7.55%) Coaching
17 8 (7.55%) Continuous Deployment
18 7 (6.60%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 41 (38.68%) Python
2 36 (33.96%) Ruby
3 29 (27.36%) Java
4 19 (17.92%) Perl
5 10 (9.43%) Bash Shell
5 10 (9.43%) SQL
6 8 (7.55%) C
6 8 (7.55%) PHP
7 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.72%) Groovy
8 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.72%) XPath
9 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.89%) Go
12 1 (0.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.89%) JNCIA
2 2 (1.89%) JNCIE
2 2 (1.89%) JNCIP
2 2 (1.89%) JNCIS
2 2 (1.89%) RHCA
2 2 (1.89%) RHCE
3 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.94%) Degree
3 1 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) GCP
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 28 (26.42%) Docker
2 12 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.89%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.89%) XenApp
3 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.94%) LXC
4 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (47.17%) Puppet
2 49 (46.23%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (20.75%) Terraform
4 13 (12.26%) Kubernetes
5 9 (8.49%) Mesos
6 5 (4.72%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (4.72%) Rancher
7 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (2.83%) Packer
9 2 (1.89%) Marathon
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Oracle
2 14 (13.21%) Atlassian
2 14 (13.21%) VMware
3 9 (8.49%) Red Hat
3 9 (8.49%) WSO2
4 6 (5.66%) IBM
5 5 (4.72%) Rackspace
5 5 (4.72%) SAP
5 5 (4.72%) webMethods
6 4 (3.77%) hybris
6 4 (3.77%) Intershop
7 3 (2.83%) HP
8 2 (1.89%) Citrix
8 2 (1.89%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.89%) Dell
8 2 (1.89%) Google
8 2 (1.89%) Juniper
8 2 (1.89%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.89%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.94%) Palo Alto