Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 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.

HAProxy
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 771 752 747
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5 +47
Contract jobs citing HAProxy 111 93 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.85% 0.96% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 53 92
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £407
90th Percentile £726 £588 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £420 £581
% change year-on-year -0.30% -27.74% +40.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 13,079 9,675 10,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.98% 10.71% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,707 6,415 6,909
UK median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £278 £274 £263
90th Percentile £631 £603 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £380
% change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 215 267
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.60 £53.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.24% +5.67%

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 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HAProxy in the UK

HAProxy
Top 12 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 24 May 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 -28 107 £550 +10.00% 13
London -37 84 £575 +10.58% 9
UK excluding London -11 27 £419 -0.30% 7
North of England -4 9 £438 -12.50% 2
South East -21 8 £425 +0.59% 1
Scotland -31 4 £400 - 3
North East - 4 £400 - 1
East of England +2 3 £413 +3.13% 1
West Midlands - 3 £550 -
North West - 3 £550 -
Midlands - 3 £550 -
Yorkshire -10 2 £388 -22.50% 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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.

1 109 (98.20%) Linux
2 94 (84.68%) DevOps
3 93 (83.78%) Python
4 90 (81.08%) nginx
5 88 (79.28%) Docker
6 87 (78.38%) Ansible
7 82 (73.87%) Git (software)
8 78 (70.27%) Bash Shell
9 75 (67.57%) Puppet
9 75 (67.57%) Jenkins
10 73 (65.77%) Configuration Management
10 73 (65.77%) PostgreSQL
11 71 (63.96%) Artifactory
11 71 (63.96%) Elastic Stack
12 64 (57.66%) Ruby
13 62 (55.86%) Load Balancing
14 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
15 60 (54.05%) Firewall
15 60 (54.05%) Kubernetes
16 59 (53.15%) Amazon AWS
17 58 (52.25%) MongoDB
18 57 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
18 57 (51.35%) MySQL
19 54 (48.65%) DNS
20 53 (47.75%) TCP/IP
21 52 (46.85%) LEMP Stack
22 50 (45.05%) logstash
23 48 (43.24%) Open Source
23 48 (43.24%) Security Cleared
24 47 (42.34%) SSL

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 90 (81.08%) nginx
2 29 (26.13%) Apache
3 22 (19.82%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (15.32%) Tomcat
5 8 (7.21%) Jetty
5 8 (7.21%) Mule ESB
5 8 (7.21%) OpenStack
5 8 (7.21%) WildFly
6 5 (4.50%) Apache Pig
6 5 (4.50%) Apache Spark
6 5 (4.50%) IIS
7 4 (3.60%) JBoss
8 3 (2.70%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.80%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.90%) CMS
10 1 (0.90%) Confluence
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 59 (53.15%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (22.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (18.02%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (16.22%) GitHub
5 6 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.70%) Stackdriver
7 2 (1.80%) IaaS
7 2 (1.80%) Quay.io
7 2 (1.80%) Slack
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.90%) PaaS
8 1 (0.90%) Route 53
8 1 (0.90%) Serverless
8 1 (0.90%) Trello
8 1 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (54.05%) Firewall
2 54 (48.65%) DNS
3 53 (47.75%) TCP/IP
4 47 (42.34%) SSL
5 21 (18.92%) VPN
6 20 (18.02%) Internet
7 11 (9.91%) Reverse Proxy
8 8 (7.21%) HTTP
9 6 (5.41%) Network Security
10 5 (4.50%) ICMP
10 5 (4.50%) OpenVPN
11 4 (3.60%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.70%) DHCP
12 3 (2.70%) HTTPS
12 3 (2.70%) Wireless
13 2 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (1.80%) Kerberos
13 2 (1.80%) VLAN
13 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (65.77%) PostgreSQL
2 58 (52.25%) MongoDB
3 57 (51.35%) MySQL
4 19 (17.12%) Hadoop
4 19 (17.12%) NoSQL
5 10 (9.01%) Big Data
6 9 (8.11%) Redis
7 5 (4.50%) Apache Hive
7 5 (4.50%) Flink
7 5 (4.50%) Neo4j
8 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.80%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 82 (73.87%) Git (software)
2 75 (67.57%) Jenkins
3 71 (63.96%) Artifactory
4 28 (25.23%) GitLab
5 23 (20.72%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (11.71%) Gerrit
6 13 (11.71%) Vagrant
7 9 (8.11%) JIRA
8 8 (7.21%) Maven
8 8 (7.21%) Mercurial
9 6 (5.41%) Subversion
10 5 (4.50%) SonarQube
10 5 (4.50%) TeamCity
11 4 (3.60%) GoCD
12 2 (1.80%) Bugzilla
12 2 (1.80%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.80%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.90%) Ant
13 1 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (5.41%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Electronics
3 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (72.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (18.02%) Lead DevOps
3 19 (17.12%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 10 (9.01%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Operations Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) AWS DevOps
7 9 (8.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Consultant
8 7 (6.31%) DevOps Consultant
8 7 (6.31%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior DevOps
10 5 (4.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) WebOps Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Azure DevOps
11 4 (3.60%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (63.96%) Elastic Stack
2 52 (46.85%) LEMP Stack
3 40 (36.04%) RabbitMQ
4 30 (27.03%) Sensu
5 24 (21.62%) ActiveMQ
6 19 (17.12%) Kafka
7 16 (14.41%) LAPP Stack
8 14 (12.61%) LAMP
9 7 (6.31%) Node.js
10 6 (5.41%) LDAP
10 6 (5.41%) Web Services
11 5 (4.50%) Samza
12 4 (3.60%) JSON
12 4 (3.60%) XML
13 3 (2.70%) Ajax
13 3 (2.70%) CSS
13 3 (2.70%) HTML
13 3 (2.70%) RESTful
14 2 (1.80%) J2EE
14 2 (1.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.60%) Replication
3 4 (3.60%) Wiki
4 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (1.80%) RIA
5 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.90%) CMDB
6 1 (0.90%) Fintech
6 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 109 (98.20%) Linux
2 24 (21.62%) Unix
3 23 (20.72%) CentOS
4 19 (17.12%) Ubuntu
5 16 (14.41%) CoreOS
6 12 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (9.01%) Debian
7 10 (9.01%) Windows
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.90%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.90%) SUSE
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (84.68%) DevOps
2 73 (65.77%) Configuration Management
3 62 (55.86%) Load Balancing
4 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (43.24%) Open Source
7 38 (34.23%) Microservices
8 34 (30.63%) Task Automation
9 32 (28.83%) Performance Measurement
10 22 (19.82%) Protective Monitoring
11 21 (18.92%) Migration
11 21 (18.92%) Security Hardening
12 17 (15.32%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (11.71%) Scrum
14 12 (10.81%) High Availability
15 10 (9.01%) Web Operations
16 8 (7.21%) Software Delivery
17 7 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
18 6 (5.41%) Build Automation
19 5 (4.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 93 (83.78%) Python
2 78 (70.27%) Bash Shell
3 64 (57.66%) Ruby
4 43 (38.74%) Perl
5 20 (18.02%) SQL
6 18 (16.22%) Java
7 10 (9.01%) PHP
8 7 (6.31%) Go
9 5 (4.50%) Scala
9 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.70%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.80%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.80%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.80%) C++
13 1 (0.90%) C#
13 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 43 (38.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.80%) Degree
5 1 (0.90%) CCNP
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.90%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) GCP
System Software
1 88 (79.28%) Docker
2 15 (13.51%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (12.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (9.01%) Xen
6 8 (7.21%) etcd
6 8 (7.21%) flannel
7 7 (6.31%) NFS
7 7 (6.31%) Squid
8 6 (5.41%) Ceph
8 6 (5.41%) iptables
9 5 (4.50%) Postfix
9 5 (4.50%) Samba
9 5 (4.50%) Varnish
10 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
10 4 (3.60%) GlusterFS
11 2 (1.80%) Gluster
11 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.80%) SkyDNS
11 2 (1.80%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 87 (78.38%) Ansible
2 75 (67.57%) Puppet
3 60 (54.05%) Kubernetes
4 50 (45.05%) logstash
5 34 (30.63%) Kibana
6 29 (26.13%) Grafana
7 26 (23.42%) Terraform
8 21 (18.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 21 (18.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 21 (18.92%) Prometheus
9 16 (14.41%) Sysdig
10 12 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (9.01%) ZABBIX
12 8 (7.21%) Graphite
12 8 (7.21%) rkt
13 6 (5.41%) Consul
13 6 (5.41%) Packer
14 5 (4.50%) Ambari
14 5 (4.50%) Hadoop YARN
15 4 (3.60%) Icinga
Vendors
1 20 (18.02%) Red Hat
1 20 (18.02%) VMware
2 14 (12.61%) Hortonworks
3 6 (5.41%) Google
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle
4 5 (4.50%) F5
4 5 (4.50%) Splunk
5 4 (3.60%) New Relic
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.70%) Percona
6 3 (2.70%) SAP
6 3 (2.70%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.80%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.80%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.80%) WSO2
8 1 (0.90%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.90%) Leostream
8 1 (0.90%) NetApp
8 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow