Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 741 673 738
Rank change year-on-year -68 +65 +14
Contract jobs citing Mesos 63 216 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.51% 1.44% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 148 127
UK median daily rate £600 £568 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.73% +3.18% -
10th Percentile £558 £463 £425
90th Percentile £738 £729 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £594 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% -
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 12,284 14,958 12,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.62% 14.36% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,297 10,100 8,174
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 392 294
UK median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.40% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.70 £12.25 £10.94
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -36.00%

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 -51 62 £600 +6.19% 12
London -48 44 £600 +4.35% 8
UK excluding London +63 19 £594 +7.95% 4
South East +40 7 £600 +20.00%
South West - 6 £613 -
Midlands +41 2 - - 1
East of England +38 2 £475 -32.14% 1
East Midlands +24 2 - -
North of England +28 1 - - 2
North West +26 1 - - 1
Scotland +13 1 £400 -27.27%

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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 52 (82.54%) Kubernetes
2 51 (80.95%) Docker
3 43 (68.25%) DevOps
4 31 (49.21%) Marathon
5 28 (44.44%) Ansible
6 25 (39.68%) Terraform
7 22 (34.92%) AWS
8 20 (31.75%) Puppet
8 20 (31.75%) Linux
8 20 (31.75%) Python
9 19 (30.16%) Software Engineering
10 17 (26.98%) Kafka
11 16 (25.40%) Microservices
11 16 (25.40%) SQL
11 16 (25.40%) TDD
12 15 (23.81%) Jenkins
13 14 (22.22%) Scala
13 14 (22.22%) Azure
14 13 (20.63%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (19.05%) RESTful
15 12 (19.05%) NoSQL
16 11 (17.46%) Java
16 11 (17.46%) Apache
16 11 (17.46%) BDD
17 10 (15.87%) GCP
17 10 (15.87%) Cybersecurity
17 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (14.29%) Google
18 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
18 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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 13 (20.63%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (17.46%) Apache
3 5 (7.94%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.76%) Confluence
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.92%) AWS
2 14 (22.22%) Azure
3 10 (15.87%) GCP
4 7 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (6.35%) Amazon S3
7 3 (4.76%) Datadog
7 3 (4.76%) OpenShift
8 2 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (3.17%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (3.17%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (3.17%) Serverless
8 2 (3.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.59%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Kerberos
1 4 (6.35%) Multicast
1 4 (6.35%) SSL
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 9 (14.29%) Couchbase
3 6 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.94%) Apache Hive
5 4 (6.35%) Big Data
5 4 (6.35%) InfluxDB
5 4 (6.35%) OpenTSDB
5 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (6.35%) Sqoop
6 3 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (4.76%) MySQL
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.17%) BigQuery
7 2 (3.17%) HBase
7 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.94%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.76%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.76%) GitLab
4 3 (4.76%) JIRA
4 3 (4.76%) JMeter
4 3 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.17%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.17%) Gradle
5 2 (3.17%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.17%) JUnit
5 2 (3.17%) Mockito
5 2 (3.17%) NeoLoad
5 2 (3.17%) Selenium
5 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.59%) Spinnaker
General
1 5 (7.94%) Retail
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Military
4 1 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Front Office
4 1 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Police
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Senior DevOps
3 11 (17.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Scala Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Python Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Architect
8 3 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) AWS Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Cloud Architect
10 1 (1.59%) Cloud Consultant
10 1 (1.59%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) Kafka
2 12 (19.05%) RESTful
3 9 (14.29%) Akka
3 9 (14.29%) Play Framework
4 7 (11.11%) REST
4 7 (11.11%) Web Services
5 6 (9.52%) Spring Boot
6 5 (7.94%) Spring
7 3 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (3.17%) Apache Flex
8 2 (3.17%) CSS
8 2 (3.17%) GraphQL
8 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.17%) HTML
8 2 (3.17%) JMS
8 2 (3.17%) JPA
8 2 (3.17%) JSON
8 2 (3.17%) Ultra Messaging
8 2 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Unix
3 6 (9.52%) Solaris
4 5 (7.94%) CentOS
5 2 (3.17%) Mesosphere
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) AIX
6 1 (1.59%) HPUX
6 1 (1.59%) SUSE
6 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) DevOps
2 19 (30.16%) Software Engineering
3 16 (25.40%) Microservices
3 16 (25.40%) TDD
4 11 (17.46%) BDD
5 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.87%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 9 (14.29%) Functional Programming
6 9 (14.29%) OO
6 9 (14.29%) OOP
7 8 (12.70%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.52%) Migration
9 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
9 5 (7.94%) Task Automation
10 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) Python
2 16 (25.40%) SQL
3 14 (22.22%) Scala
4 11 (17.46%) Java
5 9 (14.29%) Perl
6 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.35%) Java 8
7 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.76%) Kotlin
8 3 (4.76%) Ruby
9 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.17%) R
10 1 (1.59%) Clojure
10 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) RHCSA
3 3 (4.76%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 51 (80.95%) Docker
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.94%) VirtualBox
4 4 (6.35%) Apache Flume
4 4 (6.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 52 (82.54%) Kubernetes
2 31 (49.21%) Marathon
3 28 (44.44%) Ansible
4 25 (39.68%) Terraform
5 20 (31.75%) Puppet
6 6 (9.52%) Consul
6 6 (9.52%) Salt
7 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (7.94%) Prometheus
8 4 (6.35%) Kibana
9 2 (3.17%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (3.17%) logstash
10 1 (1.59%) Grafana
10 1 (1.59%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.59%) vMotion
10 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Google
2 8 (12.70%) VMware
3 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.35%) Splunk
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle
6 2 (3.17%) New Relic
7 1 (1.59%) Foundry
7 1 (1.59%) hybris
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.59%) Sun