Period
to 23 January 2019

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 January 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.

Cobbler
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 784 804 804
Rank change year-on-year +20 0 +10
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 57 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.058% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.42% 0.48% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 26
England median daily rate £525 £525 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.09% +10.97%
10th Percentile £513 £303 £363
90th Percentile £538 £538 £523
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £430
% change year-on-year - +22.09% +10.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 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 13,610 11,160 9,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.91% 12.05% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,173 7,665 6,393
England median daily rate £500 £476 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.15% +5.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £271
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 252 231
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.82 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.07% -15.93% -2.44%
10th Percentile £12.12 £11.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.23 £47.42 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -

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
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 January 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
South East +46 51 £525 +16.67%
North of England -8 4 £438 +4.17% 2
Yorkshire -13 4 £438 +4.17% 1
London -19 2 - - 2
Cobbler
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 56 (98.25%) Puppet
1 56 (98.25%) Opscode Chef
2 54 (94.74%) Ansible
2 54 (94.74%) JBoss
3 52 (91.23%) Java
3 52 (91.23%) Hibernate
3 52 (91.23%) Software Engineering
3 52 (91.23%) TDD
3 52 (91.23%) Spring
3 52 (91.23%) Hadoop
3 52 (91.23%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (91.23%) MongoDB
3 52 (91.23%) NoSQL
3 52 (91.23%) BDD
4 51 (89.47%) Greenfield Project
4 51 (89.47%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 51 (89.47%) Jetty
4 51 (89.47%) Multithreading
4 51 (89.47%) Tomcat
5 6 (10.53%) Python
6 5 (8.77%) Linux
6 5 (8.77%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (8.77%) Docker
7 4 (7.02%) DevOps
7 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.02%) OpenStack
7 4 (7.02%) Windows
7 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (7.02%) Ruby
7 4 (7.02%) WebSphere

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 54 (94.74%) JBoss
2 51 (89.47%) Jetty
2 51 (89.47%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.02%) OpenStack
3 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.26%) CloudStack
4 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 52 (91.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) AMQP
2 1 (1.75%) Junos
2 1 (1.75%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (91.23%) Hadoop
1 52 (91.23%) MongoDB
1 52 (91.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.75%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.75%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.75%) Redis
2 1 (1.75%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.75%) Ant
2 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) Maven
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (91.23%) Developer
2 51 (89.47%) Java Developer
3 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (3.51%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (3.51%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (3.51%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (3.51%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (1.75%) Agile Developer
5 1 (1.75%) Blockchain Engineer
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (1.75%) Consultant
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (1.75%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (91.23%) Hibernate
1 52 (91.23%) Spring
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) RESTful
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) JMS
4 1 (1.75%) JPA
4 1 (1.75%) Kafka
4 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (89.47%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (91.23%) BDD
1 52 (91.23%) Software Engineering
1 52 (91.23%) TDD
2 51 (89.47%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 51 (89.47%) Multithreading
3 5 (8.77%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (7.02%) DevOps
5 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.26%) OWASP
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) DSDM
6 2 (3.51%) RUP
6 2 (3.51%) Scrum
7 1 (1.75%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Kanban
7 1 (1.75%) Migration
7 1 (1.75%) Product Management
7 1 (1.75%) System Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (91.23%) Java
2 6 (10.53%) Python
3 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.02%) Ruby
4 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (1.75%) C++
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Docker
2 3 (5.26%) vSphere
2 3 (5.26%) Xen
2 3 (5.26%) XenServer
3 1 (1.75%) KVM
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 56 (98.25%) Opscode Chef
1 56 (98.25%) Puppet
2 54 (94.74%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) Icinga
3 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (1.75%) Google
2 1 (1.75%) IBM
2 1 (1.75%) Informatica
2 1 (1.75%) Mirantis
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.75%) VMware