Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 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.

CoreOS
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 800 751 847
Rank change year-on-year -49 +96 +34
Contract jobs citing CoreOS 66 100 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.11% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.50% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 71 25
UK median daily rate £525 £538 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +5.39% -5.12%
10th Percentile £451 £405 £463
90th Percentile £625 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £508 £550
% change year-on-year -1.48% -7.73% -
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 20,676 19,990 23,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.68% 21.00% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,249 12,642 13,846
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £190 £190
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,244 1,274 1,710
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year - -3.88% +6.45%

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 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CoreOS in the UK

CoreOS
Top 7 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 25 February 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
England -56 65 £525 -2.33% 10
London -29 60 £525 -4.55% 9
UK excluding London -23 5 £500 -1.48% 1
South West +17 3 £475 -5.00%
Midlands +6 1 £550 +8.37%
South East - 1 £550 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 64 (96.97%) Docker
2 54 (81.82%) Kubernetes
3 48 (72.73%) Ansible
4 47 (71.21%) DevOps
4 47 (71.21%) Puppet
5 46 (69.70%) Linux
6 45 (68.18%) Python
7 37 (56.06%) Jenkins
8 36 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
9 32 (48.48%) Terraform
10 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (43.94%) Configuration Management
11 29 (43.94%) PostgreSQL
12 28 (42.42%) Java
12 28 (42.42%) Bash Shell
12 28 (42.42%) Git (software)
13 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (40.91%) Elastic Stack
14 25 (37.88%) Elasticsearch
15 24 (36.36%) logstash
15 24 (36.36%) Kibana
15 24 (36.36%) Go
16 23 (34.85%) nginx
17 21 (31.82%) Ruby
18 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
19 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
20 17 (25.76%) Oracle
21 16 (24.24%) Tomcat
21 16 (24.24%) Finance
21 16 (24.24%) Opscode Chef

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 25 (37.88%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (34.85%) nginx
3 16 (24.24%) Tomcat
4 12 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (13.64%) Apache
6 6 (9.09%) Apache Spark
6 6 (9.09%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.52%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 36 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (19.70%) GitHub
3 12 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (18.18%) Serverless
4 8 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (12.12%) Amazon S3
4 8 (12.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (10.61%) Heroku
6 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (7.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (7.58%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (7.58%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (4.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (4.55%) IaaS
8 3 (4.55%) Route 53
9 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (3.03%) PaaS
9 2 (3.03%) SaaS
10 1 (1.52%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) OpenLDAP
1 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) NAS
2 3 (4.55%) SAN
3 2 (3.03%) FTP
3 2 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) IPsec
4 1 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.52%) SMS
4 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.94%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (21.21%) Hadoop
2 14 (21.21%) MySQL
3 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
4 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
5 8 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
5 8 (12.12%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.06%) Redis
7 1 (1.52%) HBase
7 1 (1.52%) Riak
Development Applications
1 37 (56.06%) Jenkins
2 28 (42.42%) Git (software)
3 14 (21.21%) Sonatype Nexus
3 14 (21.21%) Travis CI
4 13 (19.70%) Artifactory
5 12 (18.18%) TeamCity
6 9 (13.64%) Bitbucket
7 8 (12.12%) GitLab
7 8 (12.12%) SonarQube
8 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (7.58%) Gradle
9 4 (6.06%) Vagrant
10 3 (4.55%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.55%) Mocha
11 1 (1.52%) Grunt
11 1 (1.52%) Maven
11 1 (1.52%) webpack
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Front Office
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
5 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (57.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Senior DevOps
3 8 (12.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) DevOps Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) React Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (4.55%) SAN Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.91%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (18.18%) Node.js
3 8 (12.12%) Kafka
3 8 (12.12%) Spring Boot
4 7 (10.61%) React
4 7 (10.61%) Spring
5 6 (9.09%) LAMP
5 6 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (7.58%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (7.58%) RESTful
7 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.06%) OAuth
8 3 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (4.55%) LDAP
8 3 (4.55%) OpenID
8 3 (4.55%) WebSockets
9 2 (3.03%) Web Services
10 1 (1.52%) .NET
10 1 (1.52%) CSS
10 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Fintech
2 4 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (69.70%) Linux
2 9 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (12.12%) Unix
4 7 (10.61%) CentOS
4 7 (10.61%) Ubuntu
5 4 (6.06%) AIX
5 4 (6.06%) Debian
6 2 (3.03%) SmartOS
6 2 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) DevOps
2 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (43.94%) Configuration Management
4 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (22.73%) Open Source
6 11 (16.67%) Security Hardening
7 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.12%) TDD
9 7 (10.61%) BDD
10 6 (9.09%) Multithreading
11 5 (7.58%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (7.58%) Microservices
11 5 (7.58%) Scrum
12 4 (6.06%) High Availability
12 4 (6.06%) Low Latency
12 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.06%) Software Delivery
12 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
13 3 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
13 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) Python
2 28 (42.42%) Bash Shell
2 28 (42.42%) Java
3 24 (36.36%) Go
4 21 (31.82%) Ruby
5 7 (10.61%) PHP
6 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.06%) Scala
7 3 (4.55%) Groovy
8 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) C#
9 1 (1.52%) C++
9 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) RHCE
4 2 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (96.97%) Docker
2 9 (13.64%) etcd
3 7 (10.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (9.09%) HDFS
5 5 (7.58%) Squid
5 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (6.06%) VirtualBox
7 3 (4.55%) KVM
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (4.55%) Samba
8 2 (3.03%) flannel
9 1 (1.52%) Ceph
9 1 (1.52%) GlusterFS
9 1 (1.52%) SkyDNS
9 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (81.82%) Kubernetes
2 48 (72.73%) Ansible
3 47 (71.21%) Puppet
4 32 (48.48%) Terraform
5 24 (36.36%) Kibana
5 24 (36.36%) logstash
6 16 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (24.24%) Packer
6 16 (24.24%) Sysdig
7 14 (21.21%) Consul
7 14 (21.21%) ZABBIX
8 13 (19.70%) Prometheus
9 11 (16.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 11 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 9 (13.64%) Graphite
11 8 (12.12%) HAProxy
12 7 (10.61%) Nagios
12 7 (10.61%) rkt
13 6 (9.09%) Mesos
14 5 (7.58%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.61%) Hortonworks
4 6 (9.09%) VMware
5 5 (7.58%) ForgeRock
6 3 (4.55%) EMC
6 3 (4.55%) NetApp
6 3 (4.55%) New Relic
6 3 (4.55%) SaltStack
6 3 (4.55%) Splunk
6 3 (4.55%) Veritas
7 2 (3.03%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.52%) SAP