Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Marathon skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Marathon over the 6 months to 20 July 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.

Marathon Container Orchestration Platform
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 783 855 820
Rank change year-on-year +72 -35 +65
Contract jobs citing Marathon 60 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.050% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.44% 0.38% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 29
UK median daily rate £588 £500 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -0.50% +3.08%
10th Percentile £466 £436 £381
90th Percentile £725 £678 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Marathon 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 13,793 13,794 10,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.80% 13.24% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,261 9,168 6,976
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 373 233
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -15.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.57 £49.57 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -24.73%

Marathon
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Marathon in the UK

Marathon
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Marathon in the UK

Marathon
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Marathon over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Marathon in the UK

Marathon
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Marathon within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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 +44 58 £590 +18.00% 8
London +52 52 £600 +20.00% 3
UK excluding London +20 6 £500 +17.65% 5
South East - 6 £500 - 3

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Marathon 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 Marathon.

1 56 (93.33%) Docker
2 53 (88.33%) Mesos
3 41 (68.33%) Kubernetes
4 38 (63.33%) Kafka
5 36 (60.00%) Microservices
6 32 (53.33%) DevOps
7 27 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (41.67%) Python
9 24 (40.00%) Scala
10 21 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (30.00%) NoSQL
11 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
12 17 (28.33%) Linux
12 17 (28.33%) Ansible
13 16 (26.67%) TDD
14 15 (25.00%) Java
14 15 (25.00%) SQL
14 15 (25.00%) RESTful
14 15 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
14 15 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
14 15 (25.00%) Spring Boot
14 15 (25.00%) BDD
14 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
15 14 (23.33%) Functional Programming
15 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (23.33%) Google
15 14 (23.33%) OOP
15 14 (23.33%) OO
16 13 (21.67%) Web Services

Marathon
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 21 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 10 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 27 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (11.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (10.00%) Datadog
6 4 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (6.67%) SaaS
6 4 (6.67%) Serverless
7 3 (5.00%) PaaS
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
1 3 (5.00%) LAN
1 3 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (21.67%) Couchbase
2 13 (21.67%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (18.33%) Redis
4 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (11.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (8.33%) Apache Hive
6 5 (8.33%) Big Data
6 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 3 (5.00%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (3.33%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.67%) JIRA
4 7 (11.67%) Babel
4 7 (11.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (11.67%) webpack
5 5 (8.33%) Selenium
6 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.67%) GitLab
8 1 (1.67%) JUnit
8 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (38.33%) Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Scala Developer
4 13 (21.67%) Senior DevOps
4 13 (21.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (18.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (18.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 11 (18.33%) Python Engineer
5 11 (18.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Senior Java Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (63.33%) Kafka
2 15 (25.00%) RESTful
2 15 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 13 (21.67%) Akka
3 13 (21.67%) Play Framework
3 13 (21.67%) Web Services
4 10 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (16.67%) Spring
5 7 (11.67%) Enzyme
5 7 (11.67%) React
5 7 (11.67%) Redux
6 5 (8.33%) GraphQL
7 2 (3.33%) Jest
7 2 (3.33%) Node.js
7 2 (3.33%) REST
7 2 (3.33%) WebdriverIO
8 1 (1.67%) J2EE
8 1 (1.67%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) User Experience
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Unix
3 6 (10.00%) Mesosphere
4 3 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) Microservices
2 32 (53.33%) DevOps
3 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (26.67%) TDD
5 15 (25.00%) BDD
5 15 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (23.33%) Functional Programming
6 14 (23.33%) OO
6 14 (23.33%) OOP
7 13 (21.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.67%) Scrum
10 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
11 5 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 4 (6.67%) DevSecOps
13 3 (5.00%) Burndown Charts
13 3 (5.00%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) Python
2 24 (40.00%) Scala
3 15 (25.00%) Java
3 15 (25.00%) SQL
4 12 (20.00%) Java 8
4 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.67%) ES6
5 7 (11.67%) ES7
6 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.67%) Kotlin
6 4 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) ES8
8 1 (1.67%) Go
System Software
1 56 (93.33%) Docker
2 5 (8.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 53 (88.33%) Mesos
2 41 (68.33%) Kubernetes
3 17 (28.33%) Ansible
4 8 (13.33%) Kibana
4 8 (13.33%) Puppet
4 8 (13.33%) Terraform
5 4 (6.67%) logstash
5 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (5.00%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Google
2 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.00%) Splunk
3 1 (1.67%) Foundry
3 1 (1.67%) hybris