Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 827 819 851
Rank change year-on-year -8 +32 +58
Contract jobs citing Marathon 63 43 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.044% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.45% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 51
UK median daily rate £500 £501 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.25% -8.86% +29.41%
10th Percentile £438 £395 £363
90th Percentile £675 £583 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £500
% change year-on-year - -15.00% -
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 13,984 11,290 12,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.72% 11.44% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,391 7,476 7,911
UK median daily rate £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +8.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 265 282
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £24.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -25.86% +21.40%
10th Percentile £12.15 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.70 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £27.00
% change year-on-year +0.72% -35.65% +33.76%

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 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Marathon in the UK

Marathon
Top 2 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 22 September 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 63 £500 -4.76% 6
London +17 63 £500 -4.76% 6

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 62 (98.41%) Mesos
2 59 (93.65%) Docker
3 50 (79.37%) NoSQL
4 48 (76.19%) Kafka
4 48 (76.19%) Java
5 44 (69.84%) Git (software)
5 44 (69.84%) Java 8
6 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (57.14%) RDBMS
7 36 (57.14%) Relational Database
8 34 (53.97%) Spring Boot
9 33 (52.38%) Spring
10 31 (49.21%) Microservices
11 30 (47.62%) WebSphere
11 30 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (44.44%) Code Coverage
12 28 (44.44%) IBM Integration Bus
13 19 (30.16%) Linux
14 18 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (26.98%) Retail
16 16 (25.40%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (25.40%) Fintech
17 15 (23.81%) Apache Spark
17 15 (23.81%) DevOps
17 15 (23.81%) MongoDB
18 14 (22.22%) Redis
18 14 (22.22%) React
19 13 (20.63%) ES6
19 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
19 13 (20.63%) 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 30 (47.62%) WebSphere
2 15 (23.81%) Apache Spark
3 12 (19.05%) Apache
4 3 (4.76%) Confluence
5 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (17.46%) Heroku
3 6 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.59%) Datadog
4 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) DNS
1 10 (15.87%) FTP
1 10 (15.87%) HTTP
1 10 (15.87%) SSL
1 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (79.37%) NoSQL
2 36 (57.14%) RDBMS
2 36 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 16 (25.40%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (23.81%) MongoDB
5 14 (22.22%) Redis
6 7 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (6.35%) Big Data
8 2 (3.17%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.59%) HBase
9 1 (1.59%) Impala
9 1 (1.59%) Mahout
9 1 (1.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 44 (69.84%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.87%) GitLab
3 3 (4.76%) Babel
3 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.76%) JIRA
3 3 (4.76%) JUnit
3 3 (4.76%) Selenium
3 3 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 17 (26.98%) Retail
2 9 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (69.84%) Developer
2 29 (46.03%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Ruby Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (7.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 2 (3.17%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (3.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Data Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (76.19%) Kafka
2 34 (53.97%) Spring Boot
3 33 (52.38%) Spring
4 28 (44.44%) IBM Integration Bus
5 14 (22.22%) React
6 12 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (17.46%) AngularJS
7 11 (17.46%) REST
7 11 (17.46%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (15.87%) CSS
8 10 (15.87%) HTML
8 10 (15.87%) HTML5
8 10 (15.87%) OAuth
8 10 (15.87%) OAuth2
8 10 (15.87%) SOAP
9 8 (12.70%) Web Services
10 3 (4.76%) Enzyme
11 2 (3.17%) J2EE
12 1 (1.59%) Akka
12 1 (1.59%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Fintech
2 10 (15.87%) Credit Risk
3 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) User Experience
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (49.21%) Microservices
3 30 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (44.44%) Code Coverage
5 15 (23.81%) DevOps
6 13 (20.63%) TDD
7 11 (17.46%) Parallel Processing
8 10 (15.87%) BDD
8 10 (15.87%) Functional Programming
8 10 (15.87%) OWASP
8 10 (15.87%) Parallel Computing
9 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.76%) Scrum
11 2 (3.17%) Data Science
11 2 (3.17%) ETL
11 2 (3.17%) Problem-Solving
12 1 (1.59%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (1.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (76.19%) Java
2 44 (69.84%) Java 8
3 13 (20.63%) ES6
3 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.05%) Ruby
5 5 (7.94%) Scala
6 3 (4.76%) ES7
6 3 (4.76%) Python
7 2 (3.17%) Clojure
7 2 (3.17%) SQL
8 1 (1.59%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
System Software
1 59 (93.65%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 62 (98.41%) Mesos
2 7 (11.11%) Terraform
3 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.76%) Consul
5 2 (3.17%) Ansible
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Brooklyn
6 1 (1.59%) Chronos
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.59%) Kibana
6 1 (1.59%) logstash
6 1 (1.59%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
1 1 (1.59%) DataCash
1 1 (1.59%) Hortonworks
1 1 (1.59%) hybris
1 1 (1.59%) MapR
1 1 (1.59%) Red Hat