Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 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.

Marathon Container Orchestration Platform
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 817 793 871
Rank change year-on-year -24 +78 -4
Contract jobs citing Marathon 51 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.043% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.39% 0.39% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 16
UK median daily rate £500 £508 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.48% +4.10% -9.30%
10th Percentile £421 £353 £438
90th Percentile £675 £576 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £466
% change year-on-year +6.25% -14.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 13,017 9,888 11,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.08% 10.89% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,647 6,537 7,249
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £602 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 226 272
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.94 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.70% -11.39% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year - -23.08% +12.71%

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 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Marathon in the UK

Marathon
Top 5 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 18 June 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 -24 51 £500 -4.76% 4
London -15 45 £500 -4.76% 1
North of England -12 6 £425 -22.73%
Yorkshire -15 6 £425 -22.73%
UK excluding London -32 6 £425 +6.25% 3

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 49 (96.08%) Docker
2 45 (88.24%) Mesos
3 33 (64.71%) Linux
4 32 (62.75%) Java
5 29 (56.86%) Microservices
6 27 (52.94%) Git (software)
6 27 (52.94%) NoSQL
7 25 (49.02%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (43.14%) Kafka
9 20 (39.22%) Relational Database
9 20 (39.22%) DevOps
9 20 (39.22%) RDBMS
10 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (37.25%) Java 8
11 18 (35.29%) Fintech
12 16 (31.37%) Load Balancing
12 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
14 13 (25.49%) Configuration Management
15 11 (21.57%) Ruby
15 11 (21.57%) Spring
15 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
15 11 (21.57%) REST
15 11 (21.57%) Apache Spark
15 11 (21.57%) Spring Boot
16 10 (19.61%) GitLab
16 10 (19.61%) Kubernetes
16 10 (19.61%) Amazon ELB
16 10 (19.61%) RabbitMQ
16 10 (19.61%) TDD

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 11 (21.57%) Apache Spark
2 10 (19.61%) Apache
2 10 (19.61%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 25 (49.02%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (19.61%) Amazon ELB
3 9 (17.65%) Heroku
4 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (13.73%) PaaS
5 6 (11.76%) IaaS
5 6 (11.76%) SaaS
6 5 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.92%) Datadog
8 1 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.96%) GitHub
8 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) DNS
1 8 (15.69%) FTP
1 8 (15.69%) HTTP
1 8 (15.69%) SSL
1 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) NoSQL
2 20 (39.22%) RDBMS
2 20 (39.22%) Relational Database
3 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
4 9 (17.65%) Redis
5 3 (5.88%) Big Data
6 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
3 10 (19.61%) GitLab
4 2 (3.92%) JUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Gradle
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) Maven
5 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Senior DevOps
3 10 (19.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Ruby Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Scala Developer
7 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Head of DevOps
9 2 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (3.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Java Scala Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Java WebSphere Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Development Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) Kafka
2 11 (21.57%) REST
2 11 (21.57%) Spring
2 11 (21.57%) Spring Boot
3 10 (19.61%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 9 (17.65%) React
4 9 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (15.69%) CSS
5 8 (15.69%) HTML
5 8 (15.69%) HTML5
5 8 (15.69%) IBM Integration Bus
5 8 (15.69%) OAuth
5 8 (15.69%) OAuth2
5 8 (15.69%) SOAP
6 7 (13.73%) Web Services
7 2 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (3.92%) J2EE
8 1 (1.96%) JMS
8 1 (1.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Fintech
2 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 8 (15.69%) Credit Risk
4 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.76%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.92%) DC/OS
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) Debian
5 1 (1.96%) Mesosphere
5 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Microservices
2 20 (39.22%) DevOps
3 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (31.37%) Load Balancing
5 13 (25.49%) Configuration Management
6 10 (19.61%) TDD
7 9 (17.65%) Parallel Processing
8 8 (15.69%) BDD
8 8 (15.69%) Code Coverage
8 8 (15.69%) Functional Programming
8 8 (15.69%) OWASP
8 8 (15.69%) Parallel Computing
9 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 6 (11.76%) High Availability
9 6 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.80%) Release Management
10 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) Java 8
3 11 (21.57%) Ruby
4 8 (15.69%) ES6
4 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.76%) PHP
5 6 (11.76%) Scala
6 5 (9.80%) Python
7 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.88%) Clojure
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) GCP
System Software
1 49 (96.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) KVM
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (88.24%) Mesos
2 10 (19.61%) Kubernetes
3 9 (17.65%) Ansible
3 9 (17.65%) Puppet
4 6 (11.76%) Salt
4 6 (11.76%) Terraform
5 4 (7.84%) Packer
6 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.92%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.96%) Chronos
8 1 (1.96%) Consul
8 1 (1.96%) Kibana
8 1 (1.96%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
2 6 (11.76%) Brocade
2 6 (11.76%) F5
3 4 (7.84%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) DataCash
4 1 (1.96%) VMware