Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Prometheus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Prometheus over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 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.

Prometheus
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 420 615 701
Rank change year-on-year +195 +86 +62
Contract jobs citing Prometheus 127 233 200
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.41% 1.72% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 176 147
Median daily rate £520 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +2.33% +2.38%
10th Percentile £413 £450 £400
90th Percentile £636 £659 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £498
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.50% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Prometheus 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 5,270 13,536 13,890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.96% 14.85% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,358 9,091 9,286
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £275
90th Percentile £675 £673 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 325 373
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.40 £12.00 £12.05
90th Percentile £49.25 £48.38 £49.57
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% +0.68%

Prometheus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Prometheus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Prometheus.

Daily rate trend for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Prometheus over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Prometheus in the UK

Prometheus
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Prometheus within the UK over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. 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 +192 123 £520 -5.45% 51
London +182 77 £538 -2.18% 36
UK excluding London +178 45 £500 -9.09% 20
North of England +73 19 £498 -9.55% 10
Work from Home -7 16 £544 -34.06% 13
South East +187 15 £510 +0.74% 2
North East +39 8 £495 +10.00%
North West +45 7 £550 - 10
Yorkshire +60 4 £525 +1.20%
Midlands +96 3 £350 -15.15% 1
East of England +79 3 £504 +0.75% 2
West Midlands +72 3 £350 +180.00% 1
South West +59 3 - -
Wales +43 2 £525 +1.94% 3

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Prometheus 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 Prometheus.

1 94 (74.02%) AWS
2 83 (65.35%) Java
3 81 (63.78%) Kubernetes
4 76 (59.84%) Docker
5 69 (54.33%) DevOps
6 67 (52.76%) Python
7 60 (47.24%) Grafana
8 59 (46.46%) Jenkins
9 58 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (45.67%) Microservices
10 57 (44.88%) Ansible
11 56 (44.09%) Git (software)
12 53 (41.73%) Azure
12 53 (41.73%) Linux
13 50 (39.37%) Terraform
14 44 (34.65%) Java 8
15 42 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (33.07%) Spring
16 40 (31.50%) Software Engineering
16 40 (31.50%) Kotlin
17 38 (29.92%) Continuous Delivery
17 38 (29.92%) SQL
18 37 (29.13%) GCP
19 36 (28.35%) Splunk
20 34 (26.77%) Bash Shell
21 33 (25.98%) NoSQL
22 32 (25.20%) Kafka
22 32 (25.20%) Infrastructure as Code
23 31 (24.41%) Puppet
23 31 (24.41%) Test Automation

Prometheus
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 22 (17.32%) Apache Spark
1 22 (17.32%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (8.66%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (5.51%) Confluence
4 4 (3.15%) Anypoint
5 3 (2.36%) IIS
5 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) Camunda
6 1 (0.79%) Mule
6 1 (0.79%) nginx
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.79%) SAS
6 1 (0.79%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 94 (74.02%) AWS
2 53 (41.73%) Azure
3 37 (29.13%) GCP
4 29 (22.83%) GitHub
5 21 (16.54%) Amazon S3
6 17 (13.39%) OpenShift
7 16 (12.60%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (11.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (7.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (7.09%) Route 53
11 7 (5.51%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (5.51%) Serverless
12 5 (3.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (3.15%) Amazon EKS
13 4 (3.15%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 3 (2.36%) Amazon Glacier
14 3 (2.36%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (2.36%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 3 (2.36%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.32%) Firewall
1 22 (17.32%) HTTPS
1 22 (17.32%) SSL
2 9 (7.09%) Reverse Proxy
2 9 (7.09%) SNMP
2 9 (7.09%) VLAN
3 5 (3.94%) DNS
4 4 (3.15%) DHCP
4 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.36%) LAN
5 3 (2.36%) WAN
6 2 (1.57%) BGP
6 2 (1.57%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.57%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.57%) SSH
7 1 (0.79%) FTP
7 1 (0.79%) Internet
7 1 (0.79%) IPsec
7 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.98%) NoSQL
2 13 (10.24%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (8.66%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.09%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.94%) MySQL
6 4 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.36%) Redis
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.57%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (1.57%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.57%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.79%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (46.46%) Jenkins
2 56 (44.09%) Git (software)
3 31 (24.41%) JIRA
4 23 (18.11%) GitLab
5 13 (10.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (7.09%) Gradle
6 9 (7.09%) Maven
7 8 (6.30%) Vagrant
8 7 (5.51%) Artifactory
8 7 (5.51%) CircleCI
9 4 (3.15%) AppScan
9 4 (3.15%) Xcode
10 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.36%) JUnit
10 3 (2.36%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.36%) Spinnaker
10 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.36%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 29 (22.83%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Banking
3 8 (6.30%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.94%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.36%) Electronics
6 3 (2.36%) Marketing
6 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.57%) Advertising
7 2 (1.57%) Automotive
7 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Front Office
8 1 (0.79%) Games
8 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (34.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (27.56%) Developer
3 27 (21.26%) Java Developer
4 12 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.51%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (5.51%) Mobile Engineer
6 6 (4.72%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (4.72%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Lead Developer
7 5 (3.94%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (3.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.36%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (33.07%) Spring
2 32 (25.20%) Kafka
3 29 (22.83%) RESTful
4 25 (19.69%) Elastic Stack
5 22 (17.32%) JAAS
5 22 (17.32%) Spring Security
6 20 (15.75%) Guice
7 19 (14.96%) Spring Boot
8 14 (11.02%) Hystrix
8 14 (11.02%) RxJava
9 12 (9.45%) .NET
9 12 (9.45%) Node.js
10 11 (8.66%) REST
11 9 (7.09%) gRPC
11 9 (7.09%) Swagger
12 7 (5.51%) Middleware
13 6 (4.72%) React
14 4 (3.15%) Hibernate
14 4 (3.15%) LDAP
15 3 (2.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Mobile App
2 11 (8.66%) Virtual Team
3 7 (5.51%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (4.72%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.15%) User Experience
7 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.36%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.79%) Clustering
9 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.79%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 53 (41.73%) Linux
2 30 (23.62%) Windows
3 21 (16.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (11.02%) CentOS
5 10 (7.87%) Unix
6 9 (7.09%) Windows 10
6 9 (7.09%) Windows Server
6 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (4.72%) Android
8 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.15%) Debian
9 3 (2.36%) CoreOS
9 3 (2.36%) Solaris
10 1 (0.79%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (54.33%) DevOps
2 58 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (45.67%) Microservices
3 42 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (31.50%) Software Engineering
5 38 (29.92%) Continuous Delivery
6 32 (25.20%) Infrastructure as Code
7 31 (24.41%) Test Automation
8 29 (22.83%) SDLC
9 22 (17.32%) Configuration Management
10 21 (16.54%) Performance Testing
11 20 (15.75%) AOP
11 20 (15.75%) Dependency Injection
11 20 (15.75%) Scrum
12 16 (12.60%) Functional Programming
13 15 (11.81%) Computer Science
14 14 (11.02%) Deployment Automation
14 14 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 14 (11.02%) Mathematics
15 13 (10.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 83 (65.35%) Java
2 67 (52.76%) Python
3 44 (34.65%) Java 8
4 40 (31.50%) Kotlin
5 38 (29.92%) SQL
6 34 (26.77%) Bash Shell
7 27 (21.26%) Scala
8 24 (18.90%) Go
9 17 (13.39%) PowerShell
10 11 (8.66%) C#
11 8 (6.30%) JavaScript
12 7 (5.51%) Ruby
13 6 (4.72%) Apple Swift
14 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.57%) C++
15 2 (1.57%) Groovy
15 2 (1.57%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.79%) C
16 1 (0.79%) PHP
16 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.15%) AWS Certification
3 4 (3.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (59.84%) Docker
2 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.09%) vSphere
4 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.36%) Gluster
5 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 81 (63.78%) Kubernetes
2 60 (47.24%) Grafana
3 57 (44.88%) Ansible
4 50 (39.37%) Terraform
5 31 (24.41%) Puppet
6 22 (17.32%) Zipkin
7 21 (16.54%) Packer
8 15 (11.81%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (8.66%) Kibana
10 10 (7.87%) ZABBIX
11 6 (4.72%) Graphite
12 5 (3.94%) Nagios
13 4 (3.15%) Graylog
14 3 (2.36%) Consul
14 3 (2.36%) Rancher
14 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Satellite
15 2 (1.57%) BladeLogic
15 2 (1.57%) ITRS Geneos
15 2 (1.57%) Rsyslog
15 2 (1.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (28.35%) Splunk
2 23 (18.11%) AppDynamics
3 15 (11.81%) Red Hat
4 14 (11.02%) MuleSoft
5 11 (8.66%) VMware
6 9 (7.09%) Atlassian
6 9 (7.09%) Dell
6 9 (7.09%) EMC
7 6 (4.72%) Zscaler
8 5 (3.94%) Oracle
8 5 (3.94%) SAP
9 3 (2.36%) IBM
9 3 (2.36%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.57%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.57%) F5
10 2 (1.57%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.79%) Google
11 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.79%) Netsparker
11 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds