Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Cobbler
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 852 836
Rank change year-on-year +46 -16 -31
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 51 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.021% 0.034%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 0.19% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 30
England median daily rate £525 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.09% +10.97% +10.71%
10th Percentile £300 £352 £346
90th Percentile £538 £523 £489
UK median daily rate £525 £430 £388
% change year-on-year +22.09% +10.97% +10.71%
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 10754 10862 8991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.34% 11.11% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7362 7000 5558
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 246 308
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.56% +1.88% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 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
London +11 36 £525 +10.53% 1
South East +12 8 £375 -
North of England +60 7 £420 -2.33% 5
Yorkshire +23 7 £420 -2.33% 3
Cobbler
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cobbler 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 England region with a requirement for Cobbler.

1 49 (96.08%) Puppet
2 39 (76.47%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (70.59%) Java
4 32 (62.75%) Ansible
5 31 (60.78%) JBoss
6 30 (58.82%) Tomcat
7 28 (54.90%) TDD
7 28 (54.90%) BDD
8 27 (52.94%) MongoDB
8 27 (52.94%) NoSQL
8 27 (52.94%) Hadoop
8 27 (52.94%) Spring
8 27 (52.94%) Jetty
8 27 (52.94%) Multithreading
8 27 (52.94%) Hibernate
8 27 (52.94%) Greenfield Project
9 23 (45.10%) Linux
10 19 (37.25%) Software Engineering
11 18 (35.29%) Finance
11 18 (35.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (27.45%) Unix
14 13 (25.49%) Python
15 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
17 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
17 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
17 10 (19.61%) DevOps
18 9 (17.65%) Microservices

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 31 (60.78%) JBoss
2 30 (58.82%) Tomcat
3 27 (52.94%) Jetty
4 8 (15.69%) Apache
5 3 (5.88%) CloudStack
5 3 (5.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) Kerberos
2 4 (7.84%) LDAP
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) SSH
3 2 (3.92%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) Hadoop
1 27 (52.94%) MongoDB
1 27 (52.94%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.76%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Developer
1 27 (52.94%) Java Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Administrator
2 8 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (13.73%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (13.73%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) BPM Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Lead Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Lead Java Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) Hibernate
1 27 (52.94%) Spring
2 8 (15.69%) LAMP
3 4 (7.84%) Drools
4 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.96%) JAAS
4 1 (1.96%) Java EE
4 1 (1.96%) JMS
4 1 (1.96%) JMX
4 1 (1.96%) JNDI
4 1 (1.96%) Node.js
4 1 (1.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 27 (52.94%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.88%) Grid Computing
3 2 (3.92%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (27.45%) Unix
4 9 (17.65%) CentOS
5 7 (13.73%) Windows
6 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X
6 4 (7.84%) Scientific Linux
7 3 (5.88%) AIX
8 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) BDD
1 28 (54.90%) TDD
2 27 (52.94%) Multithreading
3 19 (37.25%) Software Engineering
4 18 (35.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (19.61%) DevOps
6 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (17.65%) Microservices
7 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.80%) Server Building
9 4 (7.84%) DSDM
9 4 (7.84%) RUP
9 4 (7.84%) Scrum
10 3 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (5.88%) Kanban
10 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.88%) Open Source
10 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) Python
3 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
4 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
5 6 (11.76%) Perl
5 6 (11.76%) Ruby
6 5 (9.80%) C
7 4 (7.84%) PHP
7 4 (7.84%) SQL
8 3 (5.88%) C++
8 3 (5.88%) Fortran
9 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) RHCE
3 1 (1.96%) CISSP
3 1 (1.96%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Docker
2 4 (7.84%) NFS
2 4 (7.84%) vSphere
3 3 (5.88%) Xen
3 3 (5.88%) XenServer
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 49 (96.08%) Puppet
2 39 (76.47%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (62.75%) Ansible
4 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
2 9 (17.65%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) Splunk
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle
5 3 (5.88%) EMC
5 3 (5.88%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.96%) Veritas