Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Ansible skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ansible over the 6 months to 18 June 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.

Ansible
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 74 78
Rank change year-on-year +47 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Ansible 64 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.80% 2.94% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 48.48% 18.66% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 2
Essex median daily rate £500 £550 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +62.96% -32.50%
10th Percentile £379 £444 £274
90th Percentile £644 £635 £411
East of England median daily rate £475 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -13.56% +15.68% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

Ansible 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 Essex with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 132 134 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.16% 15.76% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 91 37
Essex median daily rate £475 £500 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +56.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £189
90th Percentile £661 £600 £443
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Essex median hourly rate £33.45 £13.72 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.89% -68.29% +84.04%
10th Percentile £24.77 £10.40 £29.32
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.94 £88.40
East of England median hourly rate £14.55 £14.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year +0.34% -24.68% -16.30%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Essex

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Essex

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Essex over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Essex

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
Southend-on-Sea +38 41 £475 -15.56%
Ansible
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible 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 Essex region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 56 (87.50%) DevOps
2 45 (70.31%) Jenkins
3 35 (54.69%) Java
4 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (40.63%) Terraform
6 25 (39.06%) Docker
6 25 (39.06%) Git (software)
6 25 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
8 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (34.38%) Configuration Management
9 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
9 18 (28.13%) Consul
9 18 (28.13%) Microservices
10 17 (26.56%) Linux
11 14 (21.88%) Test Strategy
11 14 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (21.88%) JIRA
12 13 (20.31%) Process Improvement
12 13 (20.31%) Scrum
13 12 (18.75%) TDD
13 12 (18.75%) Middleware
13 12 (18.75%) Perl
13 12 (18.75%) Puppet
13 12 (18.75%) Spring
13 12 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (17.19%) Ruby
14 11 (17.19%) GitHub
14 11 (17.19%) Python

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (10.94%) Apache
2 6 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.81%) Confluence
3 5 (7.81%) JBoss
3 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (17.19%) GitHub
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.13%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) HTTP
2 5 (7.81%) SSL
2 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.13%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) SAN
3 2 (3.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.13%) Ingres
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (70.31%) Jenkins
2 25 (39.06%) Git (software)
3 14 (21.88%) JIRA
4 10 (15.63%) Selenium
5 9 (14.06%) GitLab
5 9 (14.06%) Maven
6 8 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 7 (10.94%) JMeter
7 7 (10.94%) SoapUI
8 5 (7.81%) Subversion
8 5 (7.81%) Zephyr
9 3 (4.69%) Artifactory
10 2 (3.13%) JUnit
10 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
10 2 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (10.94%) Electronics
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
1 7 (10.94%) Manufacturing
1 7 (10.94%) Marketing
1 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (15.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (7.81%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) DevOps Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) QA Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Test Manager
10 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) Middleware
1 12 (18.75%) Spring
2 7 (10.94%) Web Services
3 5 (7.81%) J2EE
3 5 (7.81%) SOAP
4 3 (4.69%) Gherkin
4 3 (4.69%) XML
4 3 (4.69%) XML Messaging
5 2 (3.13%) JMS
5 2 (3.13%) JSON
5 2 (3.13%) Play Framework
5 2 (3.13%) REST
5 2 (3.13%) Spring Batch
5 2 (3.13%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.81%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Linux
2 14 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.94%) Unix
4 4 (6.25%) Solaris
4 4 (6.25%) Windows
5 2 (3.13%) AIX
5 2 (3.13%) CentOS
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (87.50%) DevOps
2 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
5 22 (34.38%) Configuration Management
6 18 (28.13%) Microservices
6 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
7 14 (21.88%) Test Strategy
8 13 (20.31%) Process Improvement
8 13 (20.31%) Scrum
9 12 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (18.75%) TDD
10 10 (15.63%) SOA
11 8 (12.50%) Load Balancing
11 8 (12.50%) Open Source
11 8 (12.50%) UML
12 7 (10.94%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
12 7 (10.94%) Programme Management
12 7 (10.94%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) Java
2 12 (18.75%) Perl
3 11 (17.19%) Python
3 11 (17.19%) Ruby
4 9 (14.06%) C
5 5 (7.81%) SQL
6 4 (6.25%) Groovy
7 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.13%) Go
8 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.13%) Scala
9 1 (1.56%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 25 (39.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (40.63%) Terraform
2 18 (28.13%) Consul
3 12 (18.75%) Puppet
4 11 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (15.63%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.69%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (3.13%) HP ALM
7 2 (3.13%) Opsview
7 2 (3.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Atlassian
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) SAP
3 5 (7.81%) WSO2
4 2 (3.13%) BEA
4 2 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.13%) webMethods
5 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics