Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Mongrel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mongrel over the 6 months to 17 October 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.

Mongrel HTTP Library and Server
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 849 878
Rank change year-on-year -6 +29 -57
Contract jobs citing Mongrel 36 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.096% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 27
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £455 £463 £475
90th Percentile £600 £600 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Mongrel is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,284 16,643 19,927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.75% 16.76% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,245 10,856 13,055
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £273 £263 £251
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 411 521
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.89
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.26% +9.95%

Mongrel
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mongrel in the UK

Mongrel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mongrel in the UK

Mongrel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mongrel over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mongrel in the UK

Mongrel
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mongrel within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 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 -7 31 £550 +10.00% 2
London +7 16 £525 -12.50%
UK excluding London -10 15 £550 +10.00% 2
East of England +7 11 £575 +13.58%
North of England - 3 £500 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £488 - 2
North East - 1 £500 -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mongrel 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 Mongrel.

1 36 (100.00%) Java
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
1 36 (100.00%) Apache
1 36 (100.00%) IIS
1 36 (100.00%) Servlets
1 36 (100.00%) HTTP
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
1 36 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 36 (100.00%) Jetty
1 36 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 36 (100.00%) nginx
1 36 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 36 (100.00%) Puppet
2 35 (97.22%) Continuous Integration
2 35 (97.22%) Tomcat
3 34 (94.44%) Jenkins
3 34 (94.44%) DevOps
4 30 (83.33%) Travis CI
5 25 (69.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (69.44%) Google
6 24 (66.67%) Xen
6 24 (66.67%) Google App Engine
7 21 (58.33%) Open Source
7 21 (58.33%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (58.33%) DHCP
7 21 (58.33%) FTP
7 21 (58.33%) Configuration Management
7 21 (58.33%) IPsec
7 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP

Mongrel
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 36 (100.00%) Apache
1 36 (100.00%) IIS
1 36 (100.00%) Jetty
1 36 (100.00%) nginx
1 36 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 35 (97.22%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 36 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (69.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 24 (66.67%) Google App Engine
4 21 (58.33%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (36.11%) Sumo Logic
7 4 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) HTTP
2 21 (58.33%) DHCP
2 21 (58.33%) DNS
2 21 (58.33%) FTP
2 21 (58.33%) IPsec
2 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 19 (52.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
1 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (94.44%) Jenkins
2 30 (83.33%) Travis CI
3 15 (41.67%) Ant
3 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 15 (41.67%) Gradle
3 15 (41.67%) Maven
3 15 (41.67%) MSBuild
3 15 (41.67%) TeamCity
3 15 (41.67%) Vagrant
4 14 (38.89%) CruiseControl
5 12 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (8.33%) Subversion
7 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.78%) GitLab
8 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Azure Engineer
3 12 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
3 12 (33.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) Servlets
2 20 (55.56%) .NET
2 20 (55.56%) J2EE
3 15 (41.67%) JRuby
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) Debian
2 15 (41.67%) Ubuntu
2 15 (41.67%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) CentOS
3 14 (38.89%) Fedora
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (94.44%) DevOps
3 21 (58.33%) Configuration Management
3 21 (58.33%) Open Source
4 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (33.33%) Cloud Operations
6 12 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.78%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (2.78%) Kanban
8 1 (2.78%) Scrum
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.78%) TDD
8 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) Python
3 16 (44.44%) Go
3 16 (44.44%) Ruby
4 15 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 15 (41.67%) Perl
4 15 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
6 12 (33.33%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (66.67%) Xen
3 15 (41.67%) VirtualBox
4 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (100.00%) Puppet
2 19 (52.78%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (50.00%) Ansible
4 16 (44.44%) Terraform
5 15 (41.67%) Salt
6 14 (38.89%) Graylog
6 14 (38.89%) Kibana
6 14 (38.89%) Nagios
6 14 (38.89%) Packer
7 13 (36.11%) logstash
8 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (69.44%) Google
3 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 14 (38.89%) AppDynamics
4 14 (38.89%) New Relic
4 14 (38.89%) Splunk
5 4 (11.11%) Rackspace
6 3 (8.33%) Perforce