Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 844 880
Rank change year-on-year -15 +36 -29
Contract jobs citing Mongrel 41 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.017% 0.033%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.099% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 34
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +66.67%
10th Percentile £475 £363 £447
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £494 £500
% change year-on-year +11.39% -1.25% +66.67%
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 17,181 16,171 19,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.83% 16.87% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,204 10,453 13,098
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
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 407 407 493
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £19.63 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.46% -3.75% +1.95%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £20.73
% change year-on-year +3.65% -6.92% +3.65%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +17 36 £550 +10.00% 6
UK excluding London -17 24 £550 +11.39% 4
East of England +3 12 £575 +9.52% 4
London -7 12 £540 -10.00% 2
North of England - 11 £500 -
Yorkshire - 8 £550 -
North East - 3 £500 -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 41 (100.00%) Java
1 41 (100.00%) IIS
1 41 (100.00%) Servlets
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
1 41 (100.00%) Apache
1 41 (100.00%) HTTP
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
1 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 41 (100.00%) Jetty
1 41 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 41 (100.00%) nginx
1 41 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 41 (100.00%) Puppet
2 40 (97.56%) Continuous Integration
2 40 (97.56%) Tomcat
3 39 (95.12%) Jenkins
4 37 (90.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 37 (90.24%) Google
5 36 (87.80%) Xen
5 36 (87.80%) DevOps
5 36 (87.80%) Google App Engine
6 33 (80.49%) Travis CI
7 30 (73.17%) Amazon EC2
7 30 (73.17%) Open Source
7 30 (73.17%) DHCP
7 30 (73.17%) FTP
7 30 (73.17%) TCP/IP
7 30 (73.17%) DNS
7 30 (73.17%) Configuration Management

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 41 (100.00%) Apache
1 41 (100.00%) IIS
1 41 (100.00%) Jetty
1 41 (100.00%) nginx
1 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 40 (97.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 41 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (90.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 36 (87.80%) Google App Engine
4 30 (73.17%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (26.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (26.83%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (26.83%) Sumo Logic
6 7 (17.07%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) HTTP
2 30 (73.17%) DHCP
2 30 (73.17%) DNS
2 30 (73.17%) FTP
2 30 (73.17%) IPsec
2 30 (73.17%) TCP/IP
3 28 (68.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (95.12%) Jenkins
2 33 (80.49%) Travis CI
3 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
4 11 (26.83%) Ant
4 11 (26.83%) Gradle
4 11 (26.83%) Maven
4 11 (26.83%) MSBuild
4 11 (26.83%) TeamCity
4 11 (26.83%) Vagrant
5 10 (24.39%) CruiseControl
6 6 (14.63%) Subversion
7 5 (12.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (12.20%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.44%) GitLab
8 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Azure DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Automation Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Web Applications Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Web Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) Servlets
2 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 29 (70.73%) J2EE
3 11 (26.83%) JRuby
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Debian
2 11 (26.83%) Ubuntu
2 11 (26.83%) Windows
3 10 (24.39%) CentOS
3 10 (24.39%) Fedora
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (87.80%) DevOps
3 30 (73.17%) Configuration Management
3 30 (73.17%) Open Source
4 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
6 7 (17.07%) TDD
7 6 (14.63%) Microservices
8 5 (12.20%) Cloud Operations
8 5 (12.20%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.32%) Deployment Automation
11 1 (2.44%) Kanban
11 1 (2.44%) Scrum
11 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) Python
3 12 (29.27%) Go
3 12 (29.27%) Ruby
4 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
4 11 (26.83%) Perl
4 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
5 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.20%) C#
7 2 (4.88%) C
7 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (14.63%) Degree
3 5 (12.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) GCP
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 41 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (87.80%) Xen
3 11 (26.83%) VirtualBox
4 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (100.00%) Puppet
2 17 (41.46%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (39.02%) Ansible
4 14 (34.15%) Terraform
5 11 (26.83%) Graylog
5 11 (26.83%) Kibana
5 11 (26.83%) Nagios
5 11 (26.83%) Salt
6 10 (24.39%) logstash
6 10 (24.39%) Packer
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (90.24%) Google
3 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
4 11 (26.83%) AppDynamics
4 11 (26.83%) New Relic
4 11 (26.83%) Splunk
5 7 (17.07%) Rackspace
6 6 (14.63%) Perforce