Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 827 882
Rank change year-on-year +13 +55 -
Contract jobs citing Marathon 41 71 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.067% 0.003%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.60% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 62 3
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +29.41% -
10th Percentile £383 £392 £403
90th Percentile £683 £700 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £525 £400
% change year-on-year -19.05% +31.25% -
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 11008 11820 9581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.09% 11.08% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7329 7527 5855
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +5.73% +4.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 271 339
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +15.00% +0.45%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.20 £26.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -37.68% +28.81% +0.93%

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 17 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Marathon in the UK

Marathon
Top 7 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 17 October 2017. 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 +9 26 £550 - 9
London -28 21 £550 - 5
UK excluding London +19 20 £425 -19.05% 4
Wales +12 12 £425 -8.11%
Scotland +10 3 - -
South East - 3 £388 - 2
East of England - 2 £550 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Marathon also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Marathon.

1 29 (70.73%) Mesos
2 24 (58.54%) Docker
3 22 (53.66%) Linux
4 21 (51.22%) DevOps
5 19 (46.34%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (41.46%) Kafka
6 17 (41.46%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (34.15%) MongoDB
7 14 (34.15%) Microservices
8 13 (31.71%) Kubernetes
8 13 (31.71%) Java
9 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
11 10 (24.39%) Ansible
11 10 (24.39%) Migration
11 10 (24.39%) Python
12 9 (21.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (21.95%) Go
12 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
12 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
13 8 (19.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (19.51%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (19.51%) Ruby
13 8 (19.51%) Puppet
13 8 (19.51%) Terraform
14 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (17.07%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
15 6 (14.63%) Route 53
15 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration

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 17 (41.46%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) Apache Spark
3 3 (7.32%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 19 (46.34%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (19.51%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (14.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (14.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (14.63%) Amazon S3
3 6 (14.63%) Route 53
3 6 (14.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (12.20%) GitHub
5 3 (7.32%) Akamai
5 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (7.32%) PaaS
6 2 (4.88%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (4.88%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.88%) Serverless
7 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
1 4 (9.76%) DSL
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) HTTP
3 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.88%) LDAP
3 2 (4.88%) SSL
4 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.44%) ICMP
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) MongoDB
2 9 (21.95%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
5 4 (9.76%) Redis
5 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (4.88%) Aerospike
7 2 (4.88%) Big Data
7 2 (4.88%) InfluxDB
7 2 (4.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
1 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
2 8 (19.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.32%) GitLab
5 2 (4.88%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.88%) CircleCI
5 2 (4.88%) git-flow
5 2 (4.88%) Gradle
5 2 (4.88%) Grunt
5 2 (4.88%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) Maven
6 1 (2.44%) Automake
6 1 (2.44%) CMake
6 1 (2.44%) GCC
6 1 (2.44%) GoCD
6 1 (2.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.32%) Advertising
1 3 (7.32%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (17.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Scala Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (9.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Database Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) DBA
6 3 (7.32%) Head of DevOps
6 3 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (7.32%) MongoDB DBA
7 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) Kafka
2 6 (14.63%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (12.20%) HTML
3 5 (12.20%) Node.js
4 4 (9.76%) Play Framework
4 4 (9.76%) React
4 4 (9.76%) REST
5 3 (7.32%) CSS
5 3 (7.32%) HATEOAS
5 3 (7.32%) OAuth2
6 2 (4.88%) Akka
6 2 (4.88%) Backbone.js
6 2 (4.88%) Ext JS
6 2 (4.88%) Spring
7 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.44%) JSON
7 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.44%) Web Services
7 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
2 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) CentOS
4 2 (4.88%) CoreOS
4 2 (4.88%) RancherOS
5 1 (2.44%) Mesosphere
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) DevOps
2 14 (34.15%) Microservices
3 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) Migration
5 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (17.07%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
7 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.20%) OO
8 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (9.76%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.32%) Coaching
9 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.32%) Demand Forecasting
9 3 (7.32%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (7.32%) Functional Programming
9 3 (7.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) Python
3 9 (21.95%) Go
4 8 (19.51%) Ruby
5 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.20%) Perl
6 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.76%) Scala
7 2 (4.88%) SQL
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 4 (9.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Docker
2 3 (7.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (4.88%) etcd
3 2 (4.88%) flannel
4 1 (2.44%) KVM
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (70.73%) Mesos
2 13 (31.71%) Kubernetes
3 10 (24.39%) Ansible
4 8 (19.51%) Puppet
4 8 (19.51%) Terraform
5 5 (12.20%) Grafana
5 5 (12.20%) Kibana
5 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (9.76%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (9.76%) Prometheus
6 4 (9.76%) Rundeck
7 3 (7.32%) Consul
7 3 (7.32%) FreeIPA
7 3 (7.32%) Nagios
8 2 (4.88%) HAProxy
8 2 (4.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (4.88%) logstash
8 2 (4.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (4.88%) Rancher
9 1 (2.44%) Chronos
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
1 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
1 3 (7.32%) VMware
2 2 (4.88%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) comScore
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft