Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 819 874 838
Rank change year-on-year +55 -36 -42
Contract jobs citing Mongrel 65 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.014% 0.020%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.086% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 9 17
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.94% +8.42%
10th Percentile £451 £464 £460
90th Percentile £600 £655 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £675 £518
% change year-on-year -23.78% +30.43% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 16,306 16,318 17,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.50% 16.52% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,527 10,883 11,235
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £253
90th Percentile £638 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 398 403
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.33% -7.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.70 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.11 £19.34 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.36% -3.30% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 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 +38 60 £525 - 2
London +41 30 £550 +4.76% 2
UK excluding London +2 30 £515 -23.78%
North of England - 18 £500 -
East of England - 11 £575 -
North West - 11 £515 -
Yorkshire - 7 £475 -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 65 (100.00%) IIS
1 65 (100.00%) Linux
1 65 (100.00%) Apache
1 65 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 65 (100.00%) Servlets
1 65 (100.00%) HTTP
1 65 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 65 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 65 (100.00%) Jetty
1 65 (100.00%) nginx
2 64 (98.46%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (98.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (98.46%) Puppet
2 64 (98.46%) Continuous Integration
2 64 (98.46%) VMware
3 63 (96.92%) Java
3 63 (96.92%) Jenkins
4 61 (93.85%) Travis CI
5 58 (89.23%) DevOps
6 53 (81.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 53 (81.54%) Google App Engine
6 53 (81.54%) Google
7 52 (80.00%) Xen
8 51 (78.46%) IPsec
8 51 (78.46%) Configuration Management
8 51 (78.46%) TCP/IP
8 51 (78.46%) DNS
8 51 (78.46%) DHCP
8 51 (78.46%) FTP
8 51 (78.46%) Amazon EC2

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 65 (100.00%) Apache
1 65 (100.00%) IIS
1 65 (100.00%) Jetty
1 65 (100.00%) nginx
1 65 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 65 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 64 (98.46%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (81.54%) Google App Engine
2 53 (81.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 51 (78.46%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (35.38%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (16.92%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (3.08%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 65 (100.00%) HTTP
2 51 (78.46%) DHCP
2 51 (78.46%) DNS
2 51 (78.46%) FTP
2 51 (78.46%) IPsec
2 51 (78.46%) TCP/IP
3 48 (73.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 63 (96.92%) Jenkins
2 61 (93.85%) Travis CI
3 13 (20.00%) Ant
3 13 (20.00%) CruiseControl
3 13 (20.00%) Gradle
3 13 (20.00%) Maven
3 13 (20.00%) MSBuild
3 13 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 13 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 12 (18.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.54%) GitLab
5 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (61.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Azure DevOps
2 11 (16.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (10.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 2 (3.08%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (3.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) Servlets
2 49 (75.38%) .NET
2 49 (75.38%) J2EE
3 13 (20.00%) JRuby
4 2 (3.08%) HTML
5 1 (1.54%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) LAMP
5 1 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.54%) Node.js
5 1 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.54%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Windows
3 13 (20.00%) CentOS
3 13 (20.00%) Debian
3 13 (20.00%) Fedora
3 13 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (98.46%) Continuous Integration
2 58 (89.23%) DevOps
3 51 (78.46%) Configuration Management
3 51 (78.46%) Open Source
4 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (18.46%) Cloud Operations
6 12 (18.46%) Computer Science
6 12 (18.46%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 12 (18.46%) Test Automation
7 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.08%) Web Operations
9 1 (1.54%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.54%) Deployment Automation
9 1 (1.54%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (1.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (96.92%) Java
2 18 (27.69%) Ruby
3 17 (26.15%) Go
4 16 (24.62%) Python
5 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 14 (21.54%) Perl
7 13 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 13 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 12 (18.46%) C#
9 1 (1.54%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (18.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (18.46%) Degree
4 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 64 (98.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (80.00%) Xen
3 13 (20.00%) VirtualBox
4 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.08%) Docker
6 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 64 (98.46%) Puppet
2 20 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (26.15%) Terraform
4 15 (23.08%) Ansible
5 13 (20.00%) Packer
5 13 (20.00%) Salt
6 12 (18.46%) Graylog
6 12 (18.46%) Kibana
6 12 (18.46%) logstash
6 12 (18.46%) Nagios
7 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.54%) SCCM
8 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 64 (98.46%) VMware
3 53 (81.54%) Google
4 13 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 12 (18.46%) AppDynamics
5 12 (18.46%) New Relic
5 12 (18.46%) Splunk
6 2 (3.08%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.54%) Perforce