Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 696 732 816
Rank change year-on-year +36 +84 +32
Contract jobs citing Mesos 179 130 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.56% 1.26% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 114 64
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.35% -
10th Percentile £425 £422 £463
90th Percentile £675 £668 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -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 11,452 10,341 9,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.42% 10.71% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,814 6,592 5,594
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £234
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 244 336
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.58 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £49.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -13.51% -1.33% -8.54%

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mesos in the UK

Mesos
Top 11 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 16 January 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 +33 173 £550 - 40
London -9 127 £550 - 25
UK excluding London +26 50 £500 -9.09% 17
South East -7 17 £500 +42.86% 2
East of England - 16 £575 - 6
North of England +29 10 £425 -22.73% 5
North West +16 5 £575 -
Yorkshire +14 5 £413 -25.00% 5
Scotland -10 3 - - 1
South West - 2 £544 - 2
Wales - 2 £475 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mesos 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 Mesos.

1 149 (83.24%) Docker
2 132 (73.74%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (61.45%) DevOps
4 108 (60.34%) Python
5 101 (56.42%) Kubernetes
6 83 (46.37%) Java
7 81 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (45.25%) Ansible
8 76 (42.46%) Linux
9 55 (30.73%) TDD
10 54 (30.17%) Puppet
10 54 (30.17%) Microservices
11 52 (29.05%) Hadoop
11 52 (29.05%) Jenkins
12 51 (28.49%) Opscode Chef
13 50 (27.93%) Continuous Delivery
14 49 (27.37%) Continuous Integration
14 49 (27.37%) Configuration Management
15 47 (26.26%) Big Data
16 45 (25.14%) Terraform
17 43 (24.02%) AWS CloudFormation
18 39 (21.79%) Ruby
19 38 (21.23%) Apache Spark
20 36 (20.11%) Web Services
20 36 (20.11%) Scala
21 34 (18.99%) Scrum
22 32 (17.88%) Git (software)
23 31 (17.32%) Bash Shell
23 31 (17.32%) Pair Programming
24 29 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure

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 38 (21.23%) Apache Spark
2 27 (15.08%) Apache
3 16 (8.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (8.38%) Confluence
4 15 (8.38%) OpenStack
5 12 (6.70%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.35%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.79%) nginx
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (6.15%) HipChat
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 132 (73.74%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (24.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 29 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (13.41%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (12.85%) Amazon S3
6 20 (11.17%) OpenShift
6 20 (11.17%) Serverless
7 19 (10.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 18 (10.06%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (7.82%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (7.82%) GitHub
9 14 (7.82%) Route 53
10 12 (6.70%) PaaS
11 8 (4.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 8 (4.47%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (4.47%) IaaS
11 8 (4.47%) SaaS
12 4 (2.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (1.68%) Datadog
13 3 (1.68%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) SSL
2 4 (2.23%) Firewall
2 4 (2.23%) Internet
2 4 (2.23%) Kerberos
2 4 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.68%) HTTP
4 2 (1.12%) DNS
4 2 (1.12%) DSL
5 1 (0.56%) DHCP
5 1 (0.56%) LDAP
5 1 (0.56%) Multicast
5 1 (0.56%) SMTP
5 1 (0.56%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (29.05%) Hadoop
2 47 (26.26%) Big Data
3 24 (13.41%) NoSQL
4 21 (11.73%) Relational Database
5 20 (11.17%) MongoDB
6 17 (9.50%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (8.94%) RDBMS
8 15 (8.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (7.82%) MySQL
10 11 (6.15%) DB2
10 11 (6.15%) Oracle Database
11 9 (5.03%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (5.03%) HBase
12 8 (4.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (4.47%) InfluxDB
13 7 (3.91%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (2.79%) Redis
15 4 (2.23%) Apache Hive
15 4 (2.23%) OpenTSDB
16 3 (1.68%) Impala
Development Applications
1 52 (29.05%) Jenkins
2 32 (17.88%) Git (software)
3 18 (10.06%) JIRA
4 16 (8.94%) TeamCity
5 14 (7.82%) Bitbucket
6 13 (7.26%) Maven
7 12 (6.70%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (4.47%) Mocha
9 8 (4.47%) Travis CI
10 7 (3.91%) webpack
11 6 (3.35%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.23%) Gradle
12 4 (2.23%) SonarQube
13 3 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (1.12%) Artifactory
14 2 (1.12%) git-flow
14 2 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
15 1 (0.56%) Gerrit
15 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (13.97%) Finance
2 22 (12.29%) Publishing
3 10 (5.59%) Retail
4 4 (2.23%) Banking
4 4 (2.23%) Front Office
5 3 (1.68%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (32.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (29.61%) AWS Engineer
3 49 (27.37%) AWS DevOps
4 37 (20.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 29 (16.20%) Developer
6 22 (12.29%) Big Data Engineer
6 22 (12.29%) Data Engineer
7 17 (9.50%) Cloud Engineer
8 15 (8.38%) Consultant
9 12 (6.70%) Hadoop Engineer
10 10 (5.59%) Java Developer
10 10 (5.59%) Java Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) Architect
11 9 (5.03%) Scala Developer
11 9 (5.03%) Software Engineer
12 8 (4.47%) AWS Developer
12 8 (4.47%) Cloud Consultant
12 8 (4.47%) Platform Engineer
13 7 (3.91%) Big Data Developer
13 7 (3.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.11%) Web Services
2 17 (9.50%) Kafka
3 16 (8.94%) Node.js
4 11 (6.15%) boto
4 11 (6.15%) Elastic Stack
5 10 (5.59%) React
6 9 (5.03%) RESTful
7 7 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (3.91%) REST
7 7 (3.91%) Sass
7 7 (3.91%) Spring
8 6 (3.35%) Akka
8 6 (3.35%) Chai
8 6 (3.35%) jQuery
8 6 (3.35%) Spring Boot
9 5 (2.79%) .NET
9 5 (2.79%) Middleware
10 4 (2.23%) Apache Avro
10 4 (2.23%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.23%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (6.15%) Digital Media
3 10 (5.59%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.47%) Semantic Web
5 7 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.35%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.79%) Clustering
7 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.23%) Derivative
8 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.23%) Fintech
8 4 (2.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (1.68%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.68%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) Blog
11 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (42.46%) Linux
2 28 (15.64%) Unix
3 11 (6.15%) Solaris
4 9 (5.03%) CoreOS
5 8 (4.47%) DC/OS
5 8 (4.47%) Windows
6 7 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.68%) CentOS
7 3 (1.68%) RancherOS
7 3 (1.68%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.12%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.56%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.56%) Debian
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (61.45%) DevOps
2 81 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (30.73%) TDD
4 54 (30.17%) Microservices
5 50 (27.93%) Continuous Delivery
6 49 (27.37%) Configuration Management
6 49 (27.37%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (18.99%) Scrum
8 31 (17.32%) Pair Programming
9 27 (15.08%) Kanban
10 25 (13.97%) Continuous Deployment
11 24 (13.41%) Open Source
12 19 (10.61%) Software Engineering
13 15 (8.38%) Load Balancing
13 15 (8.38%) Test Automation
14 13 (7.26%) E-Commerce
15 11 (6.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 9 (5.03%) Release Management
17 8 (4.47%) Migration
18 7 (3.91%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 108 (60.34%) Python
2 83 (46.37%) Java
3 39 (21.79%) Ruby
4 36 (20.11%) Scala
5 31 (17.32%) Bash Shell
6 25 (13.97%) Go
7 19 (10.61%) JavaScript
8 18 (10.06%) Groovy
8 18 (10.06%) SQL
9 12 (6.70%) Perl
10 8 (4.47%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.35%) PHP
12 4 (2.23%) C
12 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.68%) C++
13 3 (1.68%) R
14 2 (1.12%) ES6
15 1 (0.56%) ClojureScript
15 1 (0.56%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.23%) Degree
2 3 (1.68%) CISA
2 3 (1.68%) CISM
2 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) CISSP
3 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.12%) PMP
4 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.56%) RHCA
4 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.15%) GCP
2 4 (2.23%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 149 (83.24%) Docker
2 8 (4.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (3.91%) HDFS
4 4 (2.23%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.12%) etcd
5 2 (1.12%) flannel
5 2 (1.12%) LXC
5 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.56%) KVM
6 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 101 (56.42%) Kubernetes
2 81 (45.25%) Ansible
3 54 (30.17%) Puppet
4 51 (28.49%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (25.14%) Terraform
6 28 (15.64%) Docker Swarm
7 24 (13.41%) Marathon
8 14 (7.82%) Rancher
9 13 (7.26%) Consul
9 13 (7.26%) Kibana
10 7 (3.91%) Packer
11 6 (3.35%) Salt
12 5 (2.79%) Grafana
12 5 (2.79%) Prometheus
13 4 (2.23%) Nagios
14 3 (1.68%) Apache Brooklyn
15 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
15 2 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 2 (1.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 2 (1.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 21 (11.73%) Splunk
2 17 (9.50%) Oracle
2 17 (9.50%) Red Hat
3 14 (7.82%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.91%) VMware
5 5 (2.79%) F5
5 5 (2.79%) Google
5 5 (2.79%) SaltStack
6 4 (2.23%) Brocade
6 4 (2.23%) IBM
6 4 (2.23%) Sonatype
7 3 (1.68%) SAP
7 3 (1.68%) Tableau
8 1 (0.56%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.56%) New Relic
8 1 (0.56%) TOWER Software