Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 794 875
Rank change year-on-year -44 +81 -2
Contract jobs citing Marathon 31 49 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.051% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.48% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 4
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £375 £365 £415
90th Percentile £750 £700 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £550 £400
% change year-on-year -22.73% +37.50% -
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 11,943 10,250 9,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.76% 10.76% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,106 6,621 5,902
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £272 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +8.13% +5.26% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 257 316
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.46 £48.30 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year -19.46% -1.97% -6.31%

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 February 2018.

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 20 February 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 -58 29 £550 - 17
London -30 21 £600 +4.35% 5
UK excluding London -23 10 £425 -22.73% 12
North of England +29 6 £425 -22.73% 2
Yorkshire -7 6 £425 -22.73% 2
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £550 -

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 29 (93.55%) Docker
2 26 (83.87%) Linux
3 24 (77.42%) Mesos
4 19 (61.29%) DevOps
5 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (54.84%) Java
7 15 (48.39%) Kubernetes
8 14 (45.16%) Puppet
9 13 (41.94%) Ansible
10 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
10 12 (38.71%) Microservices
10 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
10 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (38.71%) Configuration Management
11 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
12 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
13 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (25.81%) PaaS
14 8 (25.81%) Python
15 7 (22.58%) DC/OS
15 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
15 7 (22.58%) Web Services
15 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
15 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (22.58%) Terraform
15 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
15 7 (22.58%) IaaS
16 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
16 6 (19.35%) F5
16 6 (19.35%) High Availability

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 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.23%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.81%) PaaS
3 7 (22.58%) IaaS
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (19.35%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (19.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (16.13%) SaaS
6 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
7 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (6.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (6.45%) Route 53
7 2 (6.45%) Serverless
7 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (3.23%) Datadog
8 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
1 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
2 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) GitLab
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Archiva
4 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Banking
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Senior DevOps
2 8 (25.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Scala Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Head of DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Scala Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (3.23%) DevOps Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) React
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) HATEOAS
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) Node.js
4 2 (6.45%) OAuth2
4 2 (6.45%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Clustering
3 5 (16.13%) Fintech
4 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) DC/OS
3 6 (19.35%) Unix
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) CentOS
5 2 (6.45%) Debian
5 2 (6.45%) Mesosphere
5 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) DevOps
2 12 (38.71%) Configuration Management
2 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
2 12 (38.71%) Microservices
3 6 (19.35%) High Availability
4 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.13%) Release Management
4 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.45%) OOD
7 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) PHP
4 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
4 5 (16.13%) Scala
5 4 (12.90%) Ruby
6 3 (9.68%) Clojure
6 3 (9.68%) Groovy
6 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
7 2 (6.45%) Go
8 1 (3.23%) ClojureScript
8 1 (3.23%) Jython
8 1 (3.23%) Kotlin
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 29 (93.55%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (77.42%) Mesos
2 15 (48.39%) Kubernetes
3 14 (45.16%) Puppet
4 13 (41.94%) Ansible
5 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (22.58%) Terraform
7 6 (19.35%) Salt
8 5 (16.13%) Packer
9 4 (12.90%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (6.45%) Apache Brooklyn
11 1 (3.23%) CFEngine
11 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
11 1 (3.23%) Kibana
11 1 (3.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
2 6 (19.35%) F5
3 5 (16.13%) Brocade
4 4 (12.90%) Dynatrace
5 3 (9.68%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) SaltStack