Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cobbler skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cobbler over the 6 months to 17 February 2018 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.

Cobbler
UK > England
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 784 777 802
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25 -34
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 52 42 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.047% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 0.44% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 36
England median daily rate £525 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.09% +10.97% -8.28%
10th Percentile £394 £300 £291
90th Percentile £549 £523 £481
UK median daily rate £525 £430 £388
% change year-on-year +22.09% +10.97% -8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
England median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £29.00 - -

Cobbler 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 10,916 9,569 8,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.82% 10.76% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,476 6,208 5,527
England median daily rate £495 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 235 307
England median hourly rate £16.82 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.93% - +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.22
90th Percentile £45.79 £51.93 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%

Cobbler
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cobbler as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cobbler in England

Cobbler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cobbler in England

Cobbler
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cobbler in England over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cobbler in England

Cobbler
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 Cobbler within the England region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. 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 -12 38 £525 +31.25%
South East -8 12 £463 +15.63%
North of England +11 2 £394 -8.43% 8
Yorkshire -7 2 £394 -8.43% 6
Cobbler
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cobbler 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 Cobbler.

1 43 (82.69%) Puppet
2 38 (73.08%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (73.08%) Ansible
2 38 (73.08%) Java
3 35 (67.31%) JBoss
4 34 (65.38%) Tomcat
5 31 (59.62%) Hibernate
5 31 (59.62%) TDD
5 31 (59.62%) MongoDB
5 31 (59.62%) NoSQL
5 31 (59.62%) BDD
5 31 (59.62%) Spring
5 31 (59.62%) Jetty
5 31 (59.62%) Multithreading
5 31 (59.62%) Hadoop
5 31 (59.62%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (42.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 22 (42.31%) Software Engineering
6 22 (42.31%) Finance
7 21 (40.38%) Linux
7 21 (40.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (34.62%) Red Hat
9 14 (26.92%) Unix
10 13 (25.00%) VMware
11 11 (21.15%) AIX
11 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
11 11 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (17.31%) Solaris
13 9 (17.31%) Python

Cobbler
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 35 (67.31%) JBoss
2 34 (65.38%) Tomcat
3 31 (59.62%) Jetty
4 6 (11.54%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.85%) LAN
2 2 (3.85%) NAS
2 2 (3.85%) SAN
2 2 (3.85%) SSL
2 2 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (59.62%) Hadoop
1 31 (59.62%) MongoDB
1 31 (59.62%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Developer
1 31 (59.62%) Java Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Administrator
3 10 (19.23%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.46%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) BPM Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Lead Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Linux Support
8 2 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Unix Support
9 1 (1.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Linux Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) Hibernate
1 31 (59.62%) Spring
2 6 (11.54%) LAMP
3 4 (7.69%) Drools
3 4 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.92%) JAAS
4 1 (1.92%) Java EE
4 1 (1.92%) JMS
4 1 (1.92%) JMX
4 1 (1.92%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 31 (59.62%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.62%) Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Linux
1 21 (40.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (26.92%) Unix
3 11 (21.15%) AIX
4 9 (17.31%) Solaris
5 7 (13.46%) CentOS
6 5 (9.62%) Windows
7 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 4 (7.69%) Scientific Linux
8 2 (3.85%) Debian
8 2 (3.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) BDD
1 31 (59.62%) Multithreading
1 31 (59.62%) TDD
2 22 (42.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 22 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 9 (17.31%) Microservices
4 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.77%) Server Building
6 3 (5.77%) Task Automation
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL
8 1 (1.92%) Change Management
8 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) Java
2 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
3 9 (17.31%) Python
4 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.62%) Ruby
6 4 (7.69%) C
6 4 (7.69%) Perl
7 3 (5.77%) C++
7 3 (5.77%) Fortran
8 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) RHCE
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (7.69%) NFS
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (82.69%) Puppet
2 38 (73.08%) Ansible
2 38 (73.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Red Hat
2 13 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) Veritas
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) Splunk
6 2 (3.85%) Google
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft