Period
to 10 December 2019

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 10 December 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.

Mongrel HTTP Library and Server
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 750 833 886
Rank change year-on-year +83 +53 -17
Contract jobs citing Mongrel 35 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.049% 0.020%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.30% 0.30% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 13
UK median daily rate £675 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £575 £450 £413
90th Percentile £700 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £517 £500
% change year-on-year +30.56% +3.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 11,860 17,605 16,939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.74% 16.76% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,629 11,356 11,235
UK median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 306 394 414
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.05 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.75 £47.50 £47.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25% -4.15%

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 10 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mongrel in the UK

Mongrel
Top 10 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 10 December 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
UK excluding London +90 31 £675 +30.56%
England +108 25 £700 +33.33%
North of England +32 21 £700 +41.84%
North West +20 8 £688 +33.62%
Scotland - 8 £600 -
North East - 8 £700 -
Yorkshire +40 6 £700 +51.35%
Midlands - 2 £643 -
West Midlands - 2 £643 -
London +91 1 £700 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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 35 (100.00%) Java
1 35 (100.00%) IIS
1 35 (100.00%) Servlets
1 35 (100.00%) Apache
1 35 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 35 (100.00%) HTTP
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
1 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 35 (100.00%) Jetty
1 35 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 35 (100.00%) nginx
1 35 (100.00%) Puppet
2 34 (97.14%) Jenkins
2 34 (97.14%) Travis CI
2 34 (97.14%) Open Source
2 34 (97.14%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (97.14%) Xen
2 34 (97.14%) IPsec
2 34 (97.14%) DHCP
2 34 (97.14%) FTP
2 34 (97.14%) Configuration Management
2 34 (97.14%) TCP/IP
2 34 (97.14%) DNS
2 34 (97.14%) Linux
3 33 (94.29%) .NET
3 33 (94.29%) J2EE
4 32 (91.43%) Google
4 32 (91.43%) Google App Engine
4 32 (91.43%) AWS

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 35 (100.00%) Apache
1 35 (100.00%) IIS
1 35 (100.00%) Jetty
1 35 (100.00%) nginx
1 35 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 32 (91.43%) AWS
1 32 (91.43%) GCP
1 32 (91.43%) Google App Engine
2 31 (88.57%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (11.43%) Azure
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.86%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) HTTP
2 34 (97.14%) DHCP
2 34 (97.14%) DNS
2 34 (97.14%) FTP
2 34 (97.14%) IPsec
2 34 (97.14%) TCP/IP
3 31 (88.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (97.14%) Jenkins
1 34 (97.14%) Travis CI
2 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) GitLab
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) Ant
5 1 (2.86%) Gradle
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (25.71%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Site Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Reliability Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) Servlets
2 33 (94.29%) .NET
2 33 (94.29%) J2EE
3 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (8.57%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.86%) JRuby
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) CentOS
3 1 (2.86%) Debian
3 1 (2.86%) Fedora
3 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Configuration Management
1 34 (97.14%) Continuous Integration
1 34 (97.14%) Open Source
2 25 (71.43%) DevOps
3 19 (54.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.29%) Kanban
5 5 (14.29%) User Stories
6 4 (11.43%) OO
6 4 (11.43%) OOP
6 4 (11.43%) Pair Programming
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Automation
7 3 (8.57%) Microservices
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Cloud Operations
8 1 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1 (2.86%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) Java 8
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Go
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (37.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) RHCE
4 2 (5.71%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (97.14%) Xen
3 2 (5.71%) PowerDNS
4 1 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (100.00%) Puppet
2 11 (31.43%) Ansible
3 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (11.43%) Consul
4 4 (11.43%) Terraform
5 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.86%) Graylog
6 1 (2.86%) Kibana
6 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.86%) logstash
6 1 (2.86%) Nagios
6 1 (2.86%) Packer
6 1 (2.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (91.43%) Google
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.57%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.86%) New Relic
4 1 (2.86%) Rackspace