Period
to 5 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Rancher skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rancher over the 6 months to 5 May 2021 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.

Rancher
UK
6 months to
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 608 612 784
Rank change year-on-year +4 +172 -10
Contract jobs citing Rancher 68 59 82
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.088%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.76% 0.76% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 57
10th Percentile £360 £364 £360
25th Percentile " £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £501 £550
Median % change year-on-year -0.10% -9.00% -
75th Percentile £600 £600 £625
90th Percentile " £625 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -

Rancher 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 8,974 7,812 13,648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.07% 14.62% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,407 5,360 9,260
10th Percentile £340 £275 £313
25th Percentile £413 £400 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £594 £594 £599
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 225 323
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.46 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.00 £14.50 £14.08
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +31.58% - +8.57%
75th Percentile £53.38 £27.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £63.00 £47.83 £49.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.71% - +12.90%

Rancher
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Rancher over the 6 months to 5 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
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 Rancher within the UK over the 6 months to 5 May 2021. 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 +19 57 £512 +2.35% 13
Work from Home -223 39 £513 +20.59% 7
London -14 20 £525 -12.50% 6
UK excluding London +36 15 £350 -22.22% 9
Scotland - 8 £400 - 2
North of England +8 3 - - 3
North West -2 3 - - 3
Midlands +21 2 £315 - 2
West Midlands +9 2 £315 - 2
South East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Rancher 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 Rancher.

1 65 (95.59%) Kubernetes
2 59 (86.76%) Docker
3 57 (83.82%) DevOps
4 42 (61.76%) AWS
5 39 (57.35%) Azure
6 38 (55.88%) Python
7 37 (54.41%) Jenkins
8 34 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 34 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
9 31 (45.59%) Bash Shell
9 31 (45.59%) Microservices
10 28 (41.18%) Public Sector
11 27 (39.71%) Prometheus
11 27 (39.71%) Perl
11 27 (39.71%) Telecoms
11 27 (39.71%) Finance
12 26 (38.24%) Manufacturing
12 26 (38.24%) SAP
12 26 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (38.24%) Digital Marketing
12 26 (38.24%) Electronics
12 26 (38.24%) Programme Management
12 26 (38.24%) Marketing
12 26 (38.24%) Grafana
12 26 (38.24%) Kafka
13 25 (36.76%) Amazon EKS
14 23 (33.82%) Istio
14 23 (33.82%) Splunk
14 23 (33.82%) Visualisation
15 22 (32.35%) logstash

Rancher
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 8 (11.76%) Confluence
2 5 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.88%) Mule
4 3 (4.41%) Apache
5 2 (2.94%) nginx
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 42 (61.76%) AWS
2 39 (57.35%) Azure
3 25 (36.76%) Amazon EKS
4 9 (13.24%) GitHub
5 3 (4.41%) CloudBees
5 3 (4.41%) SaaS
6 2 (2.94%) GCP
6 2 (2.94%) NuGet
6 2 (2.94%) Quay.io
6 2 (2.94%) Tricentis Tosca
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.47%) AWS KMS
7 1 (1.47%) IaaS
7 1 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) npm
7 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.47%) PaaS
7 1 (1.47%) Route 53
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
1 2 (2.94%) SSL
1 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 8 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (5.88%) Blockchain
4 3 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) Big Data
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.47%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.47%) Bigtable
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) Looker
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.47%) Parquet
6 1 (1.47%) Redis
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (54.41%) Jenkins
2 34 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 16 (23.53%) Artifactory
3 16 (23.53%) GitLab
4 15 (22.06%) JIRA
5 7 (10.29%) JMeter
5 7 (10.29%) Selenium
6 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.35%) Maven
8 3 (4.41%) Postman
8 3 (4.41%) REST Assured
8 3 (4.41%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.94%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.94%) eggPlant
9 2 (2.94%) JUnit
9 2 (2.94%) Mockito
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 28 (41.18%) Public Sector
2 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 27 (39.71%) Telecoms
3 26 (38.24%) Electronics
3 26 (38.24%) Manufacturing
3 26 (38.24%) Marketing
4 6 (8.82%) Social Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Front Office
6 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Senior DevOps
3 11 (16.18%) Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Applications Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Consultant
4 5 (7.35%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.88%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Kubernetes Specialist
6 3 (4.41%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Angular Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Automation Tester
6 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.41%) C# Application Developer
6 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Tester
7 2 (2.94%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.24%) Kafka
2 22 (32.35%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (11.76%) REST
4 7 (10.29%) Spring
5 6 (8.82%) .NET
5 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.82%) Spring Boot
6 5 (7.35%) JSON
7 4 (5.88%) XML
8 3 (4.41%) CSS
8 3 (4.41%) HTML
8 3 (4.41%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (4.41%) RESTful
9 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Core
9 2 (2.94%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.94%) WinForms
10 1 (1.47%) Apache Beam
10 1 (1.47%) Micronaut
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) PlayStation
2 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) Windows
5 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (83.82%) DevOps
2 34 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 31 (45.59%) Microservices
4 26 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (38.24%) Digital Marketing
4 26 (38.24%) Programme Management
5 23 (33.82%) Visualisation
6 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (23.53%) BDD
8 15 (22.06%) Scrum
9 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
10 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
11 10 (14.71%) TDD
12 6 (8.82%) Scenario Testing
12 6 (8.82%) SDLC
13 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
14 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
14 4 (5.88%) Kanban
14 4 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) Python
2 31 (45.59%) Bash Shell
3 27 (39.71%) Perl
4 16 (23.53%) Java
5 10 (14.71%) SQL
6 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.88%) C#
7 4 (5.88%) Groovy
8 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.94%) Ruby
9 2 (2.94%) Scala
9 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.47%) Go
10 1 (1.47%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (14.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 59 (86.76%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 65 (95.59%) Kubernetes
2 27 (39.71%) Prometheus
3 26 (38.24%) Grafana
4 23 (33.82%) Istio
5 22 (32.35%) Consul
5 22 (32.35%) Fluentd
5 22 (32.35%) Kibana
5 22 (32.35%) logstash
5 22 (32.35%) Terraform
6 20 (29.41%) Ansible
7 9 (13.24%) Puppet
8 3 (4.41%) Salt
9 2 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (2.94%) Mesos
9 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (1.47%) Packer
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) SAP
2 23 (33.82%) Splunk
3 22 (32.35%) AppDynamics
4 11 (16.18%) Google
5 8 (11.76%) Oracle
6 7 (10.29%) Atlassian
6 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.94%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.47%) Black Duck
9 1 (1.47%) Confluent
9 1 (1.47%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.47%) IBM