Period
to 18 June 2018

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

Marionette Collective (MCollective)
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 811 839
Rank change year-on-year -44 +28 +5
Contract jobs citing MCollective 13 21 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.023% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.039% 0.072% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 35
UK median daily rate £425 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +20.59% -12.82%
10th Percentile £398 £458 £335
90th Percentile £516 £519 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £465 £388
% change year-on-year -1.88% +20.00% -16.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MCollective is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,016 29,120 30,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.17% 32.06% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,203 20,164 21,054
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 377 412
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.26 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.98% +7.36% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.57 £15.70 £13.50
90th Percentile £67.45 £53.75 £56.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +7.14%

MCollective
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MCollective in the UK

MCollective
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCollective in the UK

MCollective
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 MCollective 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 -52 13 £425 -17.07% 1
UK excluding London -15 8 £456 -1.88% 1
South East - 8 £456 - 1
London -52 5 £413 -19.51%

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCollective 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 MCollective.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) CentOS
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (92.31%) Confluence
2 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
2 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
2 12 (92.31%) JIRA
2 12 (92.31%) Configuration Management
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) Bitbucket
4 10 (76.92%) Ruby
4 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (69.23%) Open Source
5 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
5 9 (69.23%) YAML
5 9 (69.23%) Python
5 9 (69.23%) Perl
5 9 (69.23%) Server Hardening
6 8 (61.54%) Artifactory
6 8 (61.54%) Load Testing
6 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
6 8 (61.54%) Integration Testing
6 8 (61.54%) TDD
6 8 (61.54%) System Testing
6 8 (61.54%) GitHub
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (30.77%) ZABBIX
8 4 (30.77%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (30.77%) Postfix

MCollective
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 12 (92.31%) Confluence
2 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (61.54%) GitHub
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon S3
4 3 (23.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) OpenLDAP
1 4 (30.77%) OpenVPN
1 4 (30.77%) SSH
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
1 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
1 12 (92.31%) JIRA
2 11 (84.62%) Bitbucket
3 8 (61.54%) Artifactory
4 4 (30.77%) Ant
4 4 (30.77%) JUnit
4 4 (30.77%) Liquibase
4 4 (30.77%) Maven
4 4 (30.77%) SonarQube
4 4 (30.77%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) Arsenale Dataplane
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA Agile
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Junior
2 1 (7.69%) Junior DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Junior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) YAML
2 4 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (23.08%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) CentOS
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (92.31%) Configuration Management
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) Open Source
4 9 (69.23%) Server Hardening
4 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
5 8 (61.54%) Integration Testing
5 8 (61.54%) Load Testing
5 8 (61.54%) System Testing
5 8 (61.54%) TDD
5 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Service Management
7 3 (23.08%) Coaching
7 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
8 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Ruby
2 9 (69.23%) Perl
2 9 (69.23%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) Groovy
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
1 4 (30.77%) Postfix
1 4 (30.77%) Squid
1 4 (30.77%) vCloud
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (30.77%) Kibana
2 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
2 4 (30.77%) logstash
2 4 (30.77%) Rancher
2 4 (30.77%) Terraform
2 4 (30.77%) ZABBIX
3 3 (23.08%) Rsyslog
3 3 (23.08%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Sonatype
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle