Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Mesos skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mesos over the 6 months to 11 December 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.

Apache Mesos
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 709 721 735
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14 +125
Contract jobs citing Mesos 201 174 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.32% 1.42% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 139 129
UK median daily rate £565 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.62% -4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £475 £425 £413
90th Percentile £700 £675 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mesos 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 15,266 12,240 11,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.49% 11.85% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,271 8,286 7,455
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 288 267
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.58% +4.96%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.91 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.05 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.69 £22.63
% change year-on-year +11.54% -30.65% +18.89%

Mesos
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mesos in the UK

Mesos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mesos in the UK

Mesos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mesos over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mesos in the UK

Mesos
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mesos within the UK over the 6 months to 11 December 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 +8 188 £565 +7.62% 33
London +70 168 £575 +4.55% 29
UK excluding London -44 28 £550 +10.00% 8
South East -24 10 £500 - 1
Scotland -11 6 £550 -
Midlands -10 4 £550 +10.00% 1
East of England -7 3 £500 -16.67%
North of England -15 3 £563 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -19 3 £550 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire -7 2 £550 +83.33% 1
Wales -18 2 £650 +36.84% 4
East Midlands +6 1 - -
North West -25 1 £575 -4.17% 1

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mesos 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 Mesos.

1 165 (82.09%) Docker
2 137 (68.16%) Kubernetes
3 128 (63.68%) DevOps
4 122 (60.70%) Java
5 121 (60.20%) Amazon AWS
6 110 (54.73%) Python
7 96 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (42.29%) Terraform
9 83 (41.29%) Jenkins
10 70 (34.83%) Kafka
11 68 (33.83%) Continuous Integration
11 68 (33.83%) Ansible
12 67 (33.33%) Microservices
12 67 (33.33%) Git (software)
13 65 (32.34%) Linux
14 59 (29.35%) Web Services
15 58 (28.86%) Puppet
15 58 (28.86%) NoSQL
16 57 (28.36%) Marathon
17 56 (27.86%) TDD
18 55 (27.36%) Opscode Chef
19 54 (26.87%) Ruby
20 50 (24.88%) Java 8
21 49 (24.38%) Bash Shell
22 47 (23.38%) Configuration Management
23 44 (21.89%) Apache Cassandra
24 42 (20.90%) Finance
25 41 (20.40%) Test Automation
26 39 (19.40%) Spring Boot
27 36 (17.91%) Google Cloud Platform

Mesos
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 29 (14.43%) Apache
2 25 (12.44%) WebSphere
3 20 (9.95%) Confluence
4 19 (9.45%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (8.96%) OpenStack
6 13 (6.47%) Apache Spark
6 13 (6.47%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.49%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.00%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.00%) nginx
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 121 (60.20%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (17.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 33 (16.42%) OpenShift
4 31 (15.42%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (14.43%) Serverless
6 28 (13.93%) Amazon S3
7 27 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 27 (13.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 17 (8.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (6.97%) PaaS
10 11 (5.47%) GitHub
10 11 (5.47%) SaaS
11 9 (4.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (4.48%) Heroku
12 8 (3.98%) Datadog
13 7 (3.48%) npm
14 6 (2.99%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (1.00%) Google App Engine
16 1 (0.50%) IaaS
16 1 (0.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.96%) Firewall
2 15 (7.46%) SSL
2 15 (7.46%) VLAN
3 13 (6.47%) SSH
4 6 (2.99%) Internet
5 5 (2.49%) DNS
6 4 (1.99%) Broadband
6 4 (1.99%) DOCSIS
6 4 (1.99%) HTTP
6 4 (1.99%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.00%) FTP
8 1 (0.50%) DSL
8 1 (0.50%) DVB
8 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (28.86%) NoSQL
2 44 (21.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 28 (13.93%) Big Data
3 28 (13.93%) RDBMS
3 28 (13.93%) Relational Database
4 22 (10.95%) MongoDB
5 16 (7.96%) Redis
6 14 (6.97%) Hadoop
7 13 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.98%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.49%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.49%) HBase
9 3 (1.49%) MySQL
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.50%) Flink
11 1 (0.50%) Mahout
11 1 (0.50%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.50%) Scylla
11 1 (0.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 83 (41.29%) Jenkins
2 67 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 22 (10.95%) Maven
4 21 (10.45%) JIRA
5 15 (7.46%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (5.97%) GitLab
6 12 (5.97%) JMeter
7 11 (5.47%) SonarQube
8 7 (3.48%) The Grinder
8 7 (3.48%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (2.99%) Ant
9 6 (2.99%) Gerrit
9 6 (2.99%) JUnit
10 5 (2.49%) Gradle
10 5 (2.49%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.49%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.99%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.99%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.99%) RSpec
11 4 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (20.90%) Finance
2 28 (13.93%) Retail
3 8 (3.98%) Banking
4 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (51.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (24.38%) Developer
3 37 (18.41%) Java Developer
4 33 (16.42%) AWS DevOps
4 33 (16.42%) AWS Engineer
5 32 (15.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 28 (13.93%) Operations Engineer
7 18 (8.96%) Senior DevOps
7 18 (8.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 16 (7.96%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 13 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (4.48%) Scala Developer
11 8 (3.98%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.48%) Java Engineer
13 6 (2.99%) Architect
13 6 (2.99%) Site Engineer
13 6 (2.99%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 5 (2.49%) AWS Developer
14 5 (2.49%) Azure Engineer
14 5 (2.49%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (34.83%) Kafka
2 59 (29.35%) Web Services
3 39 (19.40%) Spring Boot
4 34 (16.92%) Spring
5 30 (14.93%) Elastic Stack
6 25 (12.44%) IBM Integration Bus
7 21 (10.45%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (6.97%) REST
9 13 (6.47%) RESTful
10 12 (5.97%) Node.js
11 10 (4.98%) React
11 10 (4.98%) Sensu
12 9 (4.48%) ActiveMQ
12 9 (4.48%) Akka
12 9 (4.48%) Play Framework
13 5 (2.49%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.49%) CSS
13 5 (2.49%) HTML
13 5 (2.49%) Redux
14 4 (1.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.91%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (8.96%) Public Cloud
3 14 (6.97%) Clustering
4 12 (5.97%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.98%) Fintech
5 10 (4.98%) iPad
6 9 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.99%) Digital TV
9 3 (1.49%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.49%) User Experience
10 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.00%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.50%) Bitcoin
11 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 65 (32.34%) Linux
2 15 (7.46%) Unix
3 12 (5.97%) Windows
4 9 (4.48%) Mesosphere
5 3 (1.49%) DC/OS
6 2 (1.00%) CentOS
6 2 (1.00%) Solaris
7 1 (0.50%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.50%) Debian
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (63.68%) DevOps
2 96 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (33.83%) Continuous Integration
4 67 (33.33%) Microservices
5 56 (27.86%) TDD
6 47 (23.38%) Configuration Management
7 41 (20.40%) Test Automation
8 34 (16.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 33 (16.42%) Scrum
10 29 (14.43%) Migration
11 25 (12.44%) Code Coverage
12 24 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (8.46%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 16 (7.96%) Kanban
15 15 (7.46%) BDD
15 15 (7.46%) Pair Programming
16 14 (6.97%) Performance Optimisation
17 13 (6.47%) Agile Project Management
17 13 (6.47%) Deployment Automation
17 13 (6.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (60.70%) Java
2 110 (54.73%) Python
3 54 (26.87%) Ruby
4 50 (24.88%) Java 8
5 49 (24.38%) Bash Shell
6 28 (13.93%) Go
7 26 (12.94%) Scala
8 22 (10.95%) JavaScript
9 17 (8.46%) Perl
10 14 (6.97%) PowerShell
11 13 (6.47%) SQL
12 11 (5.47%) AWK
12 11 (5.47%) Groovy
13 8 (3.98%) Clojure
14 7 (3.48%) C#
15 5 (2.49%) ES6
16 3 (1.49%) ES7
16 3 (1.49%) PHP
16 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (4.48%) RHCE
2 8 (3.98%) Degree
3 5 (2.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.99%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) QA
2 4 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 165 (82.09%) Docker
2 15 (7.46%) NFS
2 15 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.46%) Xen
3 13 (6.47%) Apache Flume
3 13 (6.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.99%) HDFS
4 4 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 137 (68.16%) Kubernetes
2 85 (42.29%) Terraform
3 68 (33.83%) Ansible
4 58 (28.86%) Puppet
5 57 (28.36%) Marathon
6 55 (27.36%) Opscode Chef
7 30 (14.93%) Packer
8 23 (11.44%) Docker Swarm
9 16 (7.96%) Grafana
9 16 (7.96%) Kibana
10 15 (7.46%) Consul
10 15 (7.46%) Nagios
11 11 (5.47%) Graphite
11 11 (5.47%) StatsD
12 10 (4.98%) logstash
12 10 (4.98%) Salt
12 10 (4.98%) ZABBIX
13 8 (3.98%) Prometheus
14 5 (2.49%) Icinga
15 3 (1.49%) Rancher
Vendors
1 27 (13.43%) Splunk
2 20 (9.95%) VMware
3 19 (9.45%) Google
4 16 (7.96%) Atlassian
5 10 (4.98%) IBM
5 10 (4.98%) New Relic
6 7 (3.48%) Oracle
7 5 (2.49%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.99%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.49%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.00%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.00%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.00%) MapR
10 2 (1.00%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.50%) hybris
11 1 (0.50%) Tableau