Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for linkerd skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited linkerd over the 6 months to 21 September 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.

linkerd
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 778 872 841
Rank change year-on-year +94 -31 -
Contract jobs citing linkerd 18 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.013% 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.15% 0.092% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 2
England median daily rate £600 £563 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.17% -
UK median daily rate £600 £563 £575
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

linkerd 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 11,962 13,086 10,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.87% 13.94% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,115 8,869 6,990
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £265
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £465
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.84% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 374 239
England median hourly rate £20.70 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.68% +6.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £53.31 £47.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year +14.97% +3.89% -28.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for linkerd in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for linkerd in England

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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 linkerd within the England region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
London +61 18 £600 +6.67%
linkerd
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing linkerd 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 linkerd.

1 18 (100.00%) AWS
1 18 (100.00%) Docker
2 16 (88.89%) DevOps
2 16 (88.89%) Java
3 15 (83.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (83.33%) Redis
3 15 (83.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 15 (83.33%) Kafka
3 15 (83.33%) Amazon Kinesis
3 15 (83.33%) Fintech
4 14 (77.78%) Finance
5 13 (72.22%) Banking
5 13 (72.22%) Spring
5 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
5 13 (72.22%) NoSQL
5 13 (72.22%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (72.22%) Java 8
5 13 (72.22%) Project Delivery
5 13 (72.22%) Finagle
5 13 (72.22%) Spring Boot
5 13 (72.22%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 13 (72.22%) Microservices
6 5 (27.78%) Istio
6 5 (27.78%) Kubernetes
6 5 (27.78%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) HTTP
7 3 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (16.67%) Amazon S3

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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:

Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) AWS
2 15 (83.33%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon EKS
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 3 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (16.67%) Route 53
3 3 (16.67%) Serverless
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (11.11%) Azure
4 2 (11.11%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 15 (83.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 15 (83.33%) Redis
2 13 (72.22%) NoSQL
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (11.11%) Big Data
4 2 (11.11%) Hazelcast
4 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 13 (72.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
1 13 (72.22%) Java Developer
1 13 (72.22%) Java Developer - Fintech
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) Kafka
2 13 (72.22%) Finagle
2 13 (72.22%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (72.22%) Spring
2 13 (72.22%) Spring Boot
3 2 (11.11%) Akka
3 2 (11.11%) Memcached
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) DevOps
2 15 (83.33%) Fintech
3 13 (72.22%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 13 (72.22%) Microservices
3 13 (72.22%) Project Delivery
3 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Insurtech
5 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) SOLID
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Java 8
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Istio
1 5 (27.78%) Kubernetes
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet