Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Salt skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Salt over the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Salt
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 197 198
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -8
Contract jobs citing Salt 3 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.070% 0.26% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 2.12% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
East of England median daily rate £700 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £577 £263 £401
90th Percentile £725 £560 £514
England median daily rate £550 £525 £473
% change year-on-year +4.76% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +31.25% -

Salt 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 556 612 529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.03% 12.27% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 339 291
East of England median daily rate £428 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £257 £255 £190
90th Percentile £603 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £493 £475
% change year-on-year +1.52% +3.68% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 40 36
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.29% -16.17%
10th Percentile £13.04 £12.25 £10.40
90th Percentile £27.90 £27.59 £23.37
England median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.58% +8.57% -20.45%

Salt
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Salt in the East of England

Salt
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 Salt in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Salt in the East of England

Salt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salt in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salt in the East of England

Salt
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 Salt within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Cambridgeshire -12 3 £700 +47.37%
Salt
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Salt 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 East of England region with a requirement for Salt.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) React
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework

Salt
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 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Cloud Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) React
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) RAML
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk