Period
to 12 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Argo skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Argo over the 6 months to 12 June 2021 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.

Argo
UK > England
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 614 582 -
Rank change year-on-year -32 - -
Contract jobs citing Argo 18 4 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.010% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.067% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £725 -
Median % change year-on-year -10.34% - -
UK median daily rate £675 £625 -
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -

Argo 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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7,742 5,958 12,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.90% 15.22% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,489 4,218 8,462
10th Percentile £350 £300 £313
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 129 280
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.42 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +23.08% +5.41% -1.12%
75th Percentile £49.25 £25.29 £27.25
90th Percentile £61.56 £47.40 £47.96
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +97.50% +6.67% +0.78%

Argo
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Argo as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Argo in England

Argo
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Argo in England.

Daily rate trend for Argo in England

Argo
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Argo in England over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Argo in England

Argo
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Argo within the England region over the 6 months to 12 June 2021. 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 -66 14 £650 -10.34% 2
East of England - 3 £525 -
Argo
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Argo 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 England region with a requirement for Argo.

1 18 (100.00%) GCP
1 18 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 15 (83.33%) Terraform
2 15 (83.33%) Google
2 15 (83.33%) DevOps
3 14 (77.78%) Python
4 12 (66.67%) Java
4 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 12 (66.67%) BigQuery
4 12 (66.67%) dbt
5 10 (55.56%) gulp
5 10 (55.56%) Travis CI
5 10 (55.56%) CircleCI
5 10 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (55.56%) npm
5 10 (55.56%) Istio
5 10 (55.56%) Mentoring
5 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (55.56%) Ansible
5 10 (55.56%) Node.js
5 10 (55.56%) Maven
5 10 (55.56%) Gradle
5 10 (55.56%) Groovy
5 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 10 (55.56%) nginx
5 10 (55.56%) Open Source
6 6 (33.33%) Azure
6 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (33.33%) Cloud Native
7 5 (27.78%) AWS

Argo
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (55.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) GCP
2 12 (66.67%) dbt
3 10 (55.56%) npm
4 6 (33.33%) Azure
5 5 (27.78%) AWS
6 3 (16.67%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (11.11%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (11.11%) Bitrise
7 2 (11.11%) SonarCloud
8 1 (5.56%) AWS Fargate
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) BigQuery
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Spanner
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Flink
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (55.56%) CircleCI
2 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (55.56%) Gradle
2 10 (55.56%) gulp
2 10 (55.56%) Maven
2 10 (55.56%) Travis CI
3 4 (22.22%) git-flow
4 2 (11.11%) GitLab
4 2 (11.11%) Snyk
4 2 (11.11%) Spinnaker
5 1 (5.56%) MLflow
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Social Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Native Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.56%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Cloud Native
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 10 (55.56%) Open Source
3 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Data Science
4 4 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 4 (22.22%) MLOps
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Microservices
5 2 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Python
2 12 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) Groovy
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) R
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 15 (83.33%) Terraform
3 10 (55.56%) Ansible
3 10 (55.56%) Istio
3 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) Grafana
4 1 (5.56%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Google