Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 650 723 742
Rank change year-on-year +73 +19 +120
Contract jobs citing Mesos 242 136 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.72% 1.20% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 96 136
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £443 £419 £413
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% -7.14%
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 14,105 11,293 12,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.73% 11.43% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,467 7,473 7,934
UK median daily rate £488 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 264 279
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -28.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.18 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £27.00
% change year-on-year +0.72% -35.65% +33.76%

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 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mesos in the UK

Mesos
Top 12 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 21 September 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 +62 226 £550 - 31
London +102 202 £550 -1.79% 22
UK excluding London -29 39 £550 +10.00% 13
South East -11 15 £531 +6.25% 1
Scotland -6 14 £650 - 4
East of England -9 4 £725 +17.41% 2
Midlands -13 4 £550 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -19 3 £550 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +11 1 - -
Wales -24 1 £450 -8.86%
North West -25 1 £450 -25.00% 3
North of England -33 1 £450 -21.74% 4

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 194 (80.17%) Docker
2 155 (64.05%) Amazon AWS
3 153 (63.22%) Kubernetes
4 144 (59.50%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (53.72%) Java
6 128 (52.89%) DevOps
7 118 (48.76%) Python
8 101 (41.74%) Git (software)
9 88 (36.36%) Kafka
10 86 (35.54%) TDD
11 81 (33.47%) Ruby
12 74 (30.58%) NoSQL
13 72 (29.75%) Jenkins
14 69 (28.51%) Scrum
15 67 (27.69%) Microservices
16 63 (26.03%) Linux
16 63 (26.03%) Maven
17 62 (25.62%) Bash Shell
17 62 (25.62%) Marathon
18 59 (24.38%) Terraform
19 57 (23.55%) Continuous Integration
20 56 (23.14%) Google Cloud Platform
21 55 (22.73%) Java 8
22 52 (21.49%) BDD
23 49 (20.25%) Apache
23 49 (20.25%) GCP
23 49 (20.25%) Ansible
24 47 (19.42%) Sonatype Nexus
25 45 (18.60%) Web Services
26 43 (17.77%) Consul

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 49 (20.25%) Apache
2 38 (15.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 30 (12.40%) WebSphere
4 28 (11.57%) Apache Spark
5 16 (6.61%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (5.79%) Confluence
7 11 (4.55%) OpenStack
8 9 (3.72%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.83%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.83%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (1.65%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 155 (64.05%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (23.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 39 (16.12%) Heroku
4 35 (14.46%) GitHub
4 35 (14.46%) npm
5 28 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (10.33%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (9.92%) IBM Cloud
8 23 (9.50%) Serverless
9 21 (8.68%) OpenShift
10 20 (8.26%) Amazon S3
11 19 (7.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (5.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (2.48%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (1.24%) Google App Engine
15 3 (1.24%) PaaS
16 2 (0.83%) Route 53
17 1 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.61%) SSL
2 15 (6.20%) HTTP
3 14 (5.79%) DNS
4 12 (4.96%) FTP
4 12 (4.96%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.31%) Firewall
6 6 (2.48%) VLAN
7 5 (2.07%) SSH
8 4 (1.65%) DOCSIS
9 3 (1.24%) Internet
10 1 (0.41%) Broadband
10 1 (0.41%) DSL
10 1 (0.41%) DVB
10 1 (0.41%) IPsec
10 1 (0.41%) SMTP
10 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (30.58%) NoSQL
2 42 (17.36%) RDBMS
2 42 (17.36%) Relational Database
3 39 (16.12%) Big Data
4 33 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 19 (7.85%) Redis
8 14 (5.79%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.07%) Apache Kudu
10 4 (1.65%) Blockchain
10 4 (1.65%) MySQL
11 3 (1.24%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.83%) DB2
12 2 (0.83%) HBase
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.41%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.41%) Scylla
13 1 (0.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 101 (41.74%) Git (software)
2 72 (29.75%) Jenkins
3 63 (26.03%) Maven
4 47 (19.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 43 (17.77%) GitLab
6 38 (15.70%) SonarQube
7 34 (14.05%) Ant
8 29 (11.98%) Gerrit
9 22 (9.09%) JMeter
10 18 (7.44%) The Grinder
11 15 (6.20%) JIRA
12 9 (3.72%) Gradle
13 7 (2.89%) JUnit
14 6 (2.48%) Bitbucket
15 4 (1.65%) Artifactory
15 4 (1.65%) Checkstyle
15 4 (1.65%) Cobertura
15 4 (1.65%) Log4j
15 4 (1.65%) SoapUI
16 3 (1.24%) Selenium
General
1 40 (16.53%) Finance
2 18 (7.44%) Retail
3 17 (7.02%) Banking
4 4 (1.65%) Law
5 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Automotive
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (40.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 72 (29.75%) Developer
3 43 (17.77%) Senior DevOps
3 43 (17.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 42 (17.36%) Java Developer
5 38 (15.70%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 25 (10.33%) AWS DevOps
6 25 (10.33%) AWS Engineer
7 23 (9.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 19 (7.85%) Operations Engineer
9 14 (5.79%) Scala Developer
10 12 (4.96%) Ruby Developer
11 11 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (4.13%) Software Engineer
13 8 (3.31%) Consultant
13 8 (3.31%) Java Engineer
14 6 (2.48%) Full Stack Developer
14 6 (2.48%) Technical Consultant
14 6 (2.48%) Technical Leader
15 5 (2.07%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (36.36%) Kafka
2 45 (18.60%) Web Services
3 39 (16.12%) Spring Boot
4 38 (15.70%) Spring
5 35 (14.46%) Node.js
6 34 (14.05%) RabbitMQ
7 31 (12.81%) REST
8 28 (11.57%) IBM Integration Bus
9 20 (8.26%) SOAP
10 19 (7.85%) React
11 18 (7.44%) CSS
11 18 (7.44%) HTML
12 17 (7.02%) ActiveMQ
12 17 (7.02%) HTML5
12 17 (7.02%) RESTful
13 16 (6.61%) Akka
13 16 (6.61%) AngularJS
14 12 (4.96%) OAuth
14 12 (4.96%) OAuth2
14 12 (4.96%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.70%) iPad
2 27 (11.16%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (10.33%) Public Cloud
4 19 (7.85%) Fintech
5 12 (4.96%) Credit Risk
6 11 (4.55%) Data Centre
7 8 (3.31%) Clustering
7 8 (3.31%) User Experience
8 7 (2.89%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (2.07%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.07%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.65%) Digital TV
12 2 (0.83%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.41%) Bitcoin
13 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (26.03%) Linux
2 15 (6.20%) Windows
3 10 (4.13%) Unix
4 7 (2.89%) DC/OS
5 4 (1.65%) Mesosphere
5 4 (1.65%) Solaris
6 3 (1.24%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.83%) CentOS
7 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Debian
8 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (59.50%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (52.89%) DevOps
3 86 (35.54%) TDD
4 69 (28.51%) Scrum
5 67 (27.69%) Microservices
6 57 (23.55%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (21.49%) BDD
8 42 (17.36%) E-Commerce
9 32 (13.22%) Configuration Management
10 28 (11.57%) Code Coverage
11 25 (10.33%) Kanban
11 25 (10.33%) Test Automation
12 23 (9.50%) Functional Programming
13 21 (8.68%) Migration
14 20 (8.26%) Software Engineering
15 16 (6.61%) Open Source
15 16 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (6.20%) Machine Learning
16 15 (6.20%) Mentoring
16 15 (6.20%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 130 (53.72%) Java
2 118 (48.76%) Python
3 81 (33.47%) Ruby
4 62 (25.62%) Bash Shell
5 55 (22.73%) Java 8
6 39 (16.12%) Groovy
6 39 (16.12%) Scala
7 35 (14.46%) JavaScript
8 20 (8.26%) Clojure
9 17 (7.02%) Go
9 17 (7.02%) Perl
10 16 (6.61%) SQL
11 15 (6.20%) ES6
12 14 (5.79%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.48%) C#
14 4 (1.65%) AWK
15 3 (1.24%) ES7
15 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.83%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (4.13%) SC Cleared
1 10 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.48%) RHCE
3 5 (2.07%) Degree
4 4 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.83%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (20.25%) GCP
2 2 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 194 (80.17%) Docker
2 7 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.48%) NFS
3 6 (2.48%) Xen
4 5 (2.07%) Apache Flume
4 5 (2.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (2.07%) HDFS
5 3 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.83%) KVM
7 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.41%) LXC
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 153 (63.22%) Kubernetes
2 62 (25.62%) Marathon
3 59 (24.38%) Terraform
4 49 (20.25%) Ansible
5 43 (17.77%) Consul
6 41 (16.94%) Opscode Chef
7 40 (16.53%) Puppet
8 24 (9.92%) Packer
9 12 (4.96%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (4.13%) Grafana
10 10 (4.13%) Nagios
11 7 (2.89%) Prometheus
11 7 (2.89%) Rancher
12 5 (2.07%) Salt
13 4 (1.65%) yum
14 3 (1.24%) Capistrano
14 3 (1.24%) Graphite
14 3 (1.24%) Kibana
14 3 (1.24%) StatsD
14 3 (1.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (13.64%) IBM
2 17 (7.02%) Google
3 13 (5.37%) Splunk
4 11 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 10 (4.13%) VMware
6 8 (3.31%) Cloudera
6 8 (3.31%) Oracle
7 5 (2.07%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.65%) Sonatype
9 3 (1.24%) New Relic
10 2 (0.83%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.41%) Capita
11 1 (0.41%) DataCash
11 1 (0.41%) Dell
11 1 (0.41%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.41%) HP
11 1 (0.41%) MapR
11 1 (0.41%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.41%) Symantec
11 1 (0.41%) Tableau