Period
to 17 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 788 806 855
Rank change year-on-year +18 +49 -3
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 71 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.051% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.43% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 39 16
England median daily rate £525 £525 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.09% +10.97%
10th Percentile £513 £300 £330
90th Percentile £538 £538 £499
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 13,742 11,166 11,357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.57% 11.81% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,363 7,612 7,312
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 265 255
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -24.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.80 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.95 £47.70 £54.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year - -23.08% +16.67%

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 17 November 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
South East +48 65 £525 +40.00%
Yorkshire -12 4 £438 +4.17% 3
North of England -27 4 £438 +3.55% 4
London -23 2 - -
Cobbler
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 68 (95.77%) Puppet
1 68 (95.77%) Opscode Chef
2 66 (92.96%) Ansible
3 65 (91.55%) JBoss
4 64 (90.14%) Java
5 62 (87.32%) Tomcat
5 62 (87.32%) Hibernate
5 62 (87.32%) TDD
5 62 (87.32%) Spring
5 62 (87.32%) MongoDB
5 62 (87.32%) NoSQL
5 62 (87.32%) BDD
5 62 (87.32%) Hadoop
5 62 (87.32%) Amazon AWS
6 61 (85.92%) Jetty
6 61 (85.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 61 (85.92%) Software Engineering
7 60 (84.51%) Greenfield Project
7 60 (84.51%) Multithreading
8 9 (12.68%) Linux
9 8 (11.27%) Python
9 8 (11.27%) Docker
10 7 (9.86%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (8.45%) DevOps
12 5 (7.04%) OpenStack
12 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
12 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (7.04%) Unix
12 5 (7.04%) Windows
13 4 (5.63%) WebLogic

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 65 (91.55%) JBoss
2 62 (87.32%) Tomcat
3 61 (85.92%) Jetty
4 5 (7.04%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.23%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.41%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 62 (87.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) Junos
2 2 (2.82%) VXLAN
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) AMQP
3 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (87.32%) Hadoop
1 62 (87.32%) MongoDB
1 62 (87.32%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.82%) Blockchain
2 2 (2.82%) Couchbase
2 2 (2.82%) Redis
2 2 (2.82%) Riak
3 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.82%) Ant
2 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.82%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.41%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.82%) Marketing
2 1 (1.41%) Local Government
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (87.32%) Developer
2 61 (85.92%) Java Developer
3 5 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (4.23%) Consultant
5 2 (2.82%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (2.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (2.82%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (2.82%) Blockchain Engineer
5 2 (2.82%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Administrator
6 1 (1.41%) Agile Developer
6 1 (1.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (1.41%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (1.41%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (1.41%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.41%) Presales Consultant
6 1 (1.41%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (1.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (87.32%) Hibernate
1 62 (87.32%) Spring
2 4 (5.63%) RESTful
3 3 (4.23%) .NET
4 2 (2.82%) JPA
5 1 (1.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.41%) HTML5
5 1 (1.41%) JMS
5 1 (1.41%) Kafka
5 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.41%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (84.51%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.41%) Clustering
2 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Unix
2 5 (7.04%) Windows
3 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.82%) AIX
4 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (87.32%) BDD
1 62 (87.32%) TDD
2 61 (85.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 61 (85.92%) Software Engineering
3 60 (84.51%) Multithreading
4 7 (9.86%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (8.45%) DevOps
6 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.23%) OWASP
7 2 (2.82%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (2.82%) DSDM
7 2 (2.82%) Migration
7 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.82%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (2.82%) Presales
7 2 (2.82%) Product Management
7 2 (2.82%) RUP
7 2 (2.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (90.14%) Java
2 8 (11.27%) Python
3 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.63%) Ruby
5 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.23%) SQL
6 2 (2.82%) C++
6 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) RHCE
1 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Docker
2 4 (5.63%) vSphere
3 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) Xen
3 3 (4.23%) XenServer
4 2 (2.82%) KVM
4 2 (2.82%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 68 (95.77%) Opscode Chef
1 68 (95.77%) Puppet
2 66 (92.96%) Ansible
3 2 (2.82%) Icinga
3 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.82%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
1 4 (5.63%) VMware
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) Google
3 2 (2.82%) Juniper
3 2 (2.82%) Mirantis
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco
4 1 (1.41%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) Informatica
4 1 (1.41%) Splunk
4 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.41%) Veritas