Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Istio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Istio over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Istio
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 766 872 -
Rank change year-on-year +106 - -
Contract jobs citing Istio 41 28 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.027% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.34% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 0
UK median daily rate £575 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Istio 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 12,164 14,984 12,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.62% 14.40% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,211 10,119 8,203
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 392 293
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.25 £10.94
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.63 £17.50 £15.87
% change year-on-year +6.43% +10.31% -36.54%

Istio
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Istio in the UK

Istio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Istio in the UK

Istio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Istio over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Istio in the UK

Istio
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Istio within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 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 +112 41 £575 +15.00% 8
London +97 37 £575 +15.00% 7
UK excluding London - 4 £538 - 1
North of England - 4 £538 - 1
North West - 3 £538 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Istio 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 Istio.

1 34 (82.93%) AWS
1 34 (82.93%) Kubernetes
2 31 (75.61%) GCP
3 28 (68.29%) Azure
4 26 (63.41%) Python
5 24 (58.54%) Java
6 21 (51.22%) Google
7 20 (48.78%) Docker
7 20 (48.78%) Terraform
8 13 (31.71%) React
8 13 (31.71%) Fintech
8 13 (31.71%) Microservices
8 13 (31.71%) SQL
9 12 (29.27%) DevOps
9 12 (29.27%) Data Engineering
10 10 (24.39%) Splunk
10 10 (24.39%) Redis
11 9 (21.95%) Ansible
12 8 (19.51%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
12 8 (19.51%) Hazelcast
12 8 (19.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (19.51%) Machine Learning
12 8 (19.51%) Big Data
12 8 (19.51%) Scala
12 8 (19.51%) Memcached
12 8 (19.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
12 8 (19.51%) JSON
12 8 (19.51%) JIRA

Istio
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 7 (17.07%) Jupyter
2 3 (7.32%) nginx
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 34 (82.93%) AWS
2 31 (75.61%) GCP
3 28 (68.29%) Azure
4 8 (19.51%) Datadog
5 7 (17.07%) Apigee
5 7 (17.07%) Stackdriver
6 6 (14.63%) SaaS
7 5 (12.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (12.20%) Office 365
8 4 (9.76%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (7.32%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (7.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
10 2 (4.88%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (4.88%) GitHub
10 2 (4.88%) Serverless
11 1 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (2.44%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Redis
2 8 (19.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (19.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (19.51%) Big Data
2 8 (19.51%) Hazelcast
2 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
2 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.07%) BigQuery
4 6 (14.63%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.88%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.44%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (2.44%) Presto
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) JIRA
2 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.32%) Ant
4 3 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (7.32%) GitLab
4 3 (7.32%) Maven
4 3 (7.32%) Selenium
4 3 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.88%) Gradle
5 2 (4.88%) JUnit
5 2 (4.88%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.88%) Subversion
6 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) FishEye
6 1 (2.44%) Hudson
6 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.44%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (12.20%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Law
3 3 (7.32%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Data Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix Technical Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Python Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 2 (4.88%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Data Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
9 1 (2.44%) DevOps Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) React
2 8 (19.51%) JSON
2 8 (19.51%) Memcached
3 7 (17.07%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (14.63%) Kafka
4 6 (14.63%) Node.js
5 5 (12.20%) NumPy
5 5 (12.20%) Pandas
5 5 (12.20%) PyTorch
5 5 (12.20%) scikit-learn
5 5 (12.20%) TensorFlow
6 4 (9.76%) RESTful
7 3 (7.32%) Akka
8 2 (4.88%) React Native
8 2 (4.88%) SAML
8 2 (4.88%) Spring
9 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (2.44%) GraphQL
9 1 (2.44%) Redux
9 1 (2.44%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Cloud Native
1 5 (12.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (12.20%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Fintech
1 13 (31.71%) Microservices
2 12 (29.27%) Data Engineering
2 12 (29.27%) DevOps
3 8 (19.51%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (19.51%) Machine Learning
4 7 (17.07%) DevSecOps
5 6 (14.63%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) Chaos Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) Cloud Operations
6 5 (12.20%) Data Science
6 5 (12.20%) Deep Learning
6 5 (12.20%) ETL
6 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (12.20%) Low Latency
6 5 (12.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (9.76%) Analytics
7 4 (9.76%) TDD
7 4 (9.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) Python
2 24 (58.54%) Java
3 13 (31.71%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) Scala
5 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.32%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) Groovy
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.44%) Go
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Docker
2 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (12.20%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (12.20%) XenApp
2 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (82.93%) Kubernetes
2 20 (48.78%) Terraform
3 9 (21.95%) Ansible
4 8 (19.51%) linkerd
5 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (12.20%) SCCM
7 3 (7.32%) Puppet
8 2 (4.88%) Grafana
8 2 (4.88%) Prometheus
9 1 (2.44%) Salt
9 1 (2.44%) systemd
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Google
2 10 (24.39%) Splunk
3 7 (17.07%) LogRhythm
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) Ivanti
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) Dell
5 4 (9.76%) EMC
5 4 (9.76%) NetApp
5 4 (9.76%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian