Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for HAProxy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HAProxy over the 6 months to 17 October 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.

HAProxy
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 752 807 804
Rank change year-on-year +55 -3 -25
Contract jobs citing HAProxy 55 98 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.095% 0.068%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.44% 0.67% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 59 37
UK median daily rate £393 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.40% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £275 £373 £350
90th Percentile £521 £657 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.75% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

HAProxy is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,462 14,535 11,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.65% 14.09% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,417 9,783 7,604
UK median daily rate £500 £498 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +6.13% +9.01%
10th Percentile £275 £290 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 390 271
UK median hourly rate £21.15 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.86% - -29.29%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +19.40% +9.38% -40.74%

HAProxy
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HAProxy in the UK

HAProxy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HAProxy in the UK

HAProxy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HAProxy over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HAProxy in the UK

HAProxy
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HAProxy within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 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 +50 54 £390 -24.00% 25
UK excluding London +69 47 £385 -3.75% 20
North of England +48 26 £385 -21.03% 8
North East +25 16 £410 +9.20% 4
Midlands +48 11 £325 -18.75% 1
West Midlands +43 10 £325 - 1
North West +36 8 £350 -36.36% 2
London +33 8 £513 -6.82% 6
South East +24 5 £500 +13.64% 4
East of England +33 2 £500 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +31 2 £300 -42.86% 2
South West -4 2 - - 3
East Midlands +28 1 £275 -31.25%
Scotland +20 1 £393 +1.29% 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HAProxy 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 HAProxy.

1 52 (94.55%) Linux
2 48 (87.27%) Ansible
3 45 (81.82%) DevOps
4 32 (58.18%) AWS
5 30 (54.55%) Docker
5 30 (54.55%) Python
6 26 (47.27%) Jenkins
7 25 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (45.45%) nginx
7 25 (45.45%) Apache
8 23 (41.82%) Configuration Management
8 23 (41.82%) Puppet
9 22 (40.00%) Bash Shell
10 19 (34.55%) CentOS
10 19 (34.55%) Kubernetes
11 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (30.91%) MySQL
13 16 (29.09%) Load Balancing
13 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
14 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
14 15 (27.27%) OpenShift
14 15 (27.27%) Terraform
15 14 (25.45%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (25.45%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (25.45%) LAMP
16 13 (23.64%) Ubuntu
16 13 (23.64%) PHP
16 13 (23.64%) DNS
17 12 (21.82%) Firewall
17 12 (21.82%) Git (software)

HAProxy
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 (45.45%) Apache
1 25 (45.45%) nginx
2 5 (9.09%) Confluence
3 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) JBoss
5 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (58.18%) AWS
2 15 (27.27%) OpenShift
3 12 (21.82%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (21.82%) Amazon S3
3 12 (21.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 10 (18.18%) CloudFront
5 8 (14.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (14.55%) GitHub
5 8 (14.55%) Route 53
6 6 (10.91%) Azure
6 6 (10.91%) Serverless
7 5 (9.09%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (5.45%) GCP
9 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (3.64%) Slack
10 1 (1.82%) Datadog
10 1 (1.82%) Google Drive
10 1 (1.82%) SaaS
10 1 (1.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) DNS
2 12 (21.82%) Firewall
3 10 (18.18%) Internet
4 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.45%) Network Security
5 3 (5.45%) SSL
5 3 (5.45%) VPN
6 2 (3.64%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (3.64%) BGP
6 2 (3.64%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.64%) HTTP
6 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.64%) LAN
6 2 (3.64%) MPLS
6 2 (3.64%) SNMP
6 2 (3.64%) SSH
6 2 (3.64%) VoIP
6 2 (3.64%) WAN
6 2 (3.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) MySQL
2 10 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.64%) Redis
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (47.27%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.36%) GitLab
4 6 (10.91%) Bitbucket
4 6 (10.91%) JIRA
4 6 (10.91%) Maven
5 5 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.45%) GoCD
6 3 (5.45%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.64%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.82%) JUnit
8 1 (1.82%) Selenium
8 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (9.09%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) LAMP
1 14 (25.45%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (21.82%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (16.36%) Web Services
4 8 (14.55%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (9.09%) REST
6 4 (7.27%) .NET
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Core
6 4 (7.27%) jQuery
6 4 (7.27%) React
6 4 (7.27%) Sensu
6 4 (7.27%) SOAP
6 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (5.45%) Kafka
7 3 (5.45%) LDAP
8 2 (3.64%) Node.js
8 2 (3.64%) PHP-FPM
8 2 (3.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Public Cloud
2 5 (9.09%) Clustering
2 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.09%) Replication
2 5 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.64%) CMDB
3 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (94.55%) Linux
2 25 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (34.55%) CentOS
4 13 (23.64%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.27%) Unix
5 4 (7.27%) Windows
6 1 (1.82%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
6 1 (1.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (81.82%) DevOps
2 23 (41.82%) Configuration Management
3 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (29.09%) Load Balancing
5 11 (20.00%) Microservices
6 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 9 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (14.55%) Open Source
9 6 (10.91%) Security Hardening
10 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.09%) OOP
10 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Security Operations
10 5 (9.09%) SIEM
10 5 (9.09%) Use Case
11 4 (7.27%) ITIL
11 4 (7.27%) Kanban
11 4 (7.27%) OO
11 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) Python
2 22 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 13 (23.64%) PHP
4 9 (16.36%) Java
5 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
6 7 (12.73%) SQL
7 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.27%) C#
8 4 (7.27%) Ruby
8 4 (7.27%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.64%) Go
10 1 (1.82%) C++
10 1 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (1.82%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.82%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Docker
2 8 (14.55%) Gluster
2 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.09%) Snort
4 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.45%) Postfix
6 2 (3.64%) Corosync
6 2 (3.64%) DRBD
6 2 (3.64%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (3.64%) iptables
6 2 (3.64%) Varnish
7 1 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.82%) Ceph
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (1.82%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (87.27%) Ansible
2 23 (41.82%) Puppet
3 19 (34.55%) Kubernetes
4 15 (27.27%) Terraform
5 14 (25.45%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (18.18%) CloudForms
7 6 (10.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (10.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (9.09%) Nagios
9 4 (7.27%) Grafana
10 3 (5.45%) Consul
10 3 (5.45%) Graphite
10 3 (5.45%) Packer
10 3 (5.45%) Salt
11 2 (3.64%) Pacemaker
11 2 (3.64%) Rundeck
11 2 (3.64%) WhatsUp Gold
11 2 (3.64%) WSUS
11 2 (3.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
2 5 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 5 (9.09%) Google
3 4 (7.27%) F5
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco
4 3 (5.45%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.45%) TOWER Software
4 3 (5.45%) Veeam
5 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.64%) Citrix
5 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.64%) Juniper
5 2 (3.64%) Meraki
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.64%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.64%) Splunk
6 1 (1.82%) Hortonworks