Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 752 660 726
Rank change year-on-year -92 +66 +44
Contract jobs citing Mesos 91 250 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.66% 1.81% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 173 99
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.33% -2.27%
10th Percentile £513 £443 £423
90th Percentile £725 £735 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 13,793 13,794 10,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.80% 13.24% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,261 9,168 6,976
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 373 233
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -15.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.57 £49.57 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -24.73%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -99 89 £600 +9.09% 15
London -81 71 £600 +9.09% 10
UK excluding London -12 18 £600 +9.09% 5
South East +14 8 £600 +9.09% 2
Midlands +24 5 £538 -2.27% 3
East Midlands +23 4 £538 -
South West - 3 £631 -
North of England +27 1 - -
North West +9 1 - -
West Midlands +7 1 - - 3
East of England +6 1 £675 -15.63%

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 82 (90.11%) Docker
2 65 (71.43%) Kubernetes
3 53 (58.24%) Marathon
4 52 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 49 (53.85%) DevOps
6 45 (49.45%) Python
7 40 (43.96%) Kafka
7 40 (43.96%) Microservices
8 32 (35.16%) Terraform
8 32 (35.16%) Linux
9 30 (32.97%) Jenkins
10 29 (31.87%) Ansible
11 28 (30.77%) Java
12 25 (27.47%) Scala
12 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (25.27%) Software Engineering
13 23 (25.27%) SQL
13 23 (25.27%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (24.18%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (24.18%) Puppet
14 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
15 19 (20.88%) TDD
16 18 (19.78%) Web Services
16 18 (19.78%) Google
16 18 (19.78%) Elasticsearch
17 16 (17.58%) NoSQL
17 16 (17.58%) Spring Boot
18 15 (16.48%) BDD
18 15 (16.48%) Cybersecurity
18 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development

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 18 (19.78%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (12.09%) Apache Spark
3 10 (10.99%) Confluence
4 8 (8.79%) Apache
5 4 (4.40%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.20%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.10%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 52 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (25.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (24.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (12.09%) Datadog
6 9 (9.89%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (8.79%) Amazon S3
8 7 (7.69%) SaaS
9 6 (6.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (6.59%) Serverless
9 6 (6.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (5.49%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (5.49%) Amazon Glacier
10 5 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (5.49%) PaaS
11 4 (4.40%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (4.40%) OpenShift
12 2 (2.20%) IaaS
13 1 (1.10%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (1.10%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Kerberos
1 3 (3.30%) Multicast
1 3 (3.30%) SSL
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) NoSQL
2 13 (14.29%) Couchbase
2 13 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (12.09%) Redis
4 10 (10.99%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (9.89%) Apache Hive
5 9 (9.89%) Big Data
5 9 (9.89%) Hadoop
6 8 (8.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (6.59%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.30%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (3.30%) Blockchain
8 3 (3.30%) InfluxDB
8 3 (3.30%) OpenTSDB
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2017
8 3 (3.30%) Sqoop
9 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.20%) HBase
Development Applications
1 30 (32.97%) Jenkins
2 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.29%) JIRA
4 10 (10.99%) Artifactory
5 7 (7.69%) Babel
5 7 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.69%) webpack
6 6 (6.59%) SonarQube
7 5 (5.49%) GitLab
7 5 (5.49%) Selenium
8 4 (4.40%) Cobertura
8 4 (4.40%) Gradle
8 4 (4.40%) Metasploit
8 4 (4.40%) Snyk
8 4 (4.40%) Spinnaker
9 3 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.10%) JConsole
11 1 (1.10%) JUnit
General
1 10 (10.99%) Retail
2 9 (9.89%) Finance
3 7 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Military
5 1 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (28.57%) Developer
3 20 (21.98%) Cloud Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Senior DevOps
4 16 (17.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 15 (16.48%) Scala Developer
6 13 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 12 (13.19%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 11 (12.09%) Python Engineer
9 9 (9.89%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Architect
11 4 (4.40%) DevSecOps Engineer
12 3 (3.30%) AWS DevOps
12 3 (3.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 3 (3.30%) Azure Engineer
12 3 (3.30%) Data Engineer
12 3 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
12 3 (3.30%) Software Engineer
13 2 (2.20%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.96%) Kafka
2 18 (19.78%) Web Services
3 16 (17.58%) Spring Boot
4 15 (16.48%) RESTful
5 13 (14.29%) Akka
5 13 (14.29%) Play Framework
6 11 (12.09%) Spring
7 10 (10.99%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (8.79%) React
9 7 (7.69%) Enzyme
9 7 (7.69%) Redux
10 5 (5.49%) GraphQL
10 5 (5.49%) SAML
11 4 (4.40%) boto
11 4 (4.40%) Node.js
11 4 (4.40%) OAuth
11 4 (4.40%) OpenID
12 3 (3.30%) .NET
13 2 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (2.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.49%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.49%) User Experience
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) PKI
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.10%) Derivative
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.16%) Linux
2 14 (15.38%) Unix
3 6 (6.59%) Windows
4 5 (5.49%) Solaris
5 4 (4.40%) Kali Linux
6 3 (3.30%) Mesosphere
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.20%) CoreOS
7 2 (2.20%) Debian
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.10%) AIX
8 1 (1.10%) HPUX
8 1 (1.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.85%) DevOps
2 40 (43.96%) Microservices
3 23 (25.27%) Software Engineering
4 19 (20.88%) TDD
5 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (16.48%) BDD
5 15 (16.48%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (15.38%) DevSecOps
6 14 (15.38%) Functional Programming
6 14 (15.38%) OO
6 14 (15.38%) OOP
7 13 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 11 (12.09%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure as Code
10 8 (8.79%) Migration
10 8 (8.79%) Scrum
11 7 (7.69%) Chaos Engineering
11 7 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 45 (49.45%) Python
2 28 (30.77%) Java
3 25 (27.47%) Scala
4 23 (25.27%) SQL
5 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 13 (14.29%) Java 8
7 8 (8.79%) Go
7 8 (8.79%) Ruby
8 7 (7.69%) ES6
8 7 (7.69%) ES7
8 7 (7.69%) Perl
9 6 (6.59%) C++
10 5 (5.49%) Kotlin
10 5 (5.49%) PHP
11 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.20%) C#
12 2 (2.20%) ES8
13 1 (1.10%) Clojure
13 1 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) PhD
1 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.10%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 82 (90.11%) Docker
2 8 (8.79%) Apache Flume
3 3 (3.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 65 (71.43%) Kubernetes
2 53 (58.24%) Marathon
3 32 (35.16%) Terraform
4 29 (31.87%) Ansible
5 22 (24.18%) Puppet
6 14 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (9.89%) Consul
8 8 (8.79%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (8.79%) Kibana
9 4 (4.40%) logstash
9 4 (4.40%) Nessus
9 4 (4.40%) Nmap
9 4 (4.40%) Prometheus
9 4 (4.40%) Rancher
9 4 (4.40%) Sysdig
10 1 (1.10%) Grafana
10 1 (1.10%) rkt
10 1 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (1.10%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.10%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) Google
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle
3 5 (5.49%) New Relic
4 4 (4.40%) Qualys
4 4 (4.40%) SaltStack
5 3 (3.30%) Splunk
5 3 (3.30%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) IBM
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
6 2 (2.20%) Veracode
7 1 (1.10%) Foundry
7 1 (1.10%) hybris
7 1 (1.10%) Sun
7 1 (1.10%) Tableau
7 1 (1.10%) TIBCO