Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CoreOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CoreOS over the 6 months to 7 December 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.

CoreOS
UK
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 758 840 831
Rank change year-on-year +82 -9 -36
Contract jobs citing CoreOS 34 58 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.055% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 45
UK median daily rate £500 £563 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +7.14% -4.55%
10th Percentile £456 £460 £450
90th Percentile £571 £676 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £575 £450
% change year-on-year -13.04% +27.78% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CoreOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17,008 21,922 21,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.19% 20.94% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,463 13,592 13,764
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £140 £163 £170
90th Percentile £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year - +3.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,296 1,483 1,279
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.60 £47.50 £47.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.88 £16.50 £16.56
% change year-on-year +2.29% -0.35% +5.97%

CoreOS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CoreOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CoreOS in the UK

CoreOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CoreOS in the UK

CoreOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CoreOS over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CoreOS in the UK

CoreOS
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CoreOS within the UK over the 6 months to 7 December 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
England +83 31 £500 -11.11% 6
London +73 19 £531 -3.41% 1
UK excluding London +101 15 £500 -13.04% 5
West Midlands - 8 £500 -
Midlands - 8 £500 -
South East +57 2 £550 -14.06% 4
Scotland - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 £500 - 1
Wales - 1 £500 -
North of England - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CoreOS 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 with a requirement for CoreOS.

1 34 (100.00%) Linux
1 34 (100.00%) DevOps
2 33 (97.06%) Kubernetes
3 27 (79.41%) Python
3 27 (79.41%) AWS
4 25 (73.53%) Jenkins
4 25 (73.53%) Terraform
5 22 (64.71%) Ansible
5 22 (64.71%) Git (software)
6 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
6 21 (61.76%) Microservices
6 21 (61.76%) CircleCI
6 21 (61.76%) Amazon EKS
7 20 (58.82%) Artifactory
7 20 (58.82%) Go
7 20 (58.82%) Kafka
7 20 (58.82%) CentOS
7 20 (58.82%) Node.js
8 18 (52.94%) Docker
9 17 (50.00%) JIRA
9 17 (50.00%) Infrastructure Automation
10 16 (47.06%) Confluent
10 16 (47.06%) Azure
10 16 (47.06%) .NET
10 16 (47.06%) C#
10 16 (47.06%) Rust
10 16 (47.06%) The Twelve-Factor App
10 16 (47.06%) Veracode
10 16 (47.06%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (47.06%) Cloud Native

CoreOS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (26.47%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 27 (79.41%) AWS
2 21 (61.76%) Amazon EKS
3 16 (47.06%) Azure
3 16 (47.06%) GCP
4 9 (26.47%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (14.71%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (14.71%) Amazon S3
5 5 (14.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (14.71%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (14.71%) Datadog
5 5 (14.71%) GitHub
5 5 (14.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Jenkins
2 22 (64.71%) Git (software)
3 21 (61.76%) CircleCI
4 20 (58.82%) Artifactory
5 17 (50.00%) JIRA
6 16 (47.06%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (14.71%) GitLab
7 5 (14.71%) JMeter
General
1 15 (44.12%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Azure DevOps
2 12 (35.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Azure Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (20.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (17.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.94%) AWS Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) Kafka
1 20 (58.82%) Node.js
2 16 (47.06%) .NET
3 10 (29.41%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) CentOS
3 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) Debian
5 1 (2.94%) OpenBSD
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) DevOps
2 21 (61.76%) Microservices
3 17 (50.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 16 (47.06%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 15 (44.12%) Proactive Monitoring
6 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (14.71%) Stress Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.82%) ITIL
11 2 (5.88%) Open Source
11 2 (5.88%) Scrum
11 2 (5.88%) Security Hardening
12 1 (2.94%) Data Science
12 1 (2.94%) Fintech
12 1 (2.94%) Machine Learning
12 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.94%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Python
2 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
3 20 (58.82%) Go
4 16 (47.06%) C#
4 16 (47.06%) Rust
5 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
6 5 (14.71%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Docker
2 4 (11.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.94%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 33 (97.06%) Kubernetes
2 25 (73.53%) Terraform
3 22 (64.71%) Ansible
4 9 (26.47%) Prometheus
5 7 (20.59%) Puppet
6 4 (11.76%) Kibana
6 4 (11.76%) logstash
7 2 (5.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (5.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Confluent
1 16 (47.06%) Veracode
2 4 (11.76%) Hortonworks
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.94%) Snow
4 1 (2.94%) VMware