Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 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.

Rancher
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 768 756 782
Rank change year-on-year -12 +26 -53
Contract jobs citing Rancher 46 136 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.13% 0.100%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.93% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 110 83
UK median daily rate £498 £550 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.55% +2.80% +1.90%
10th Percentile £413 £424 £364
90th Percentile £669 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £513
% change year-on-year +5.56% -12.20% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 12,425 14,607 11,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.65% 14.14% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,406 9,828 7,661
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +9.30%
10th Percentile £275 £293 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 392 268
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -2.78% -23.40%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.09 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.18 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.30 £17.50 £17.44
% change year-on-year +16.01% +0.36% -34.20%

Rancher
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Rancher.

Contractor daily rate trend for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rancher over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
Top 12 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 22 October 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 -13 44 £498 -9.55% 16
UK excluding London +61 32 £475 +5.56% 10
North of England +17 23 £475 +5.56% 7
London -7 14 £625 +8.70% 8
Yorkshire +17 10 £475 +2.70% 7
North East +17 9 £495 -1.00%
North West -5 4 £420 -6.67%
South West - 4 £419 - 1
Scotland +30 2 £538 +34.38% 2
West Midlands - 2 £650 -
Midlands - 2 £650 -
East of England +23 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 45 (97.83%) Docker
2 39 (84.78%) Kubernetes
3 37 (80.43%) DevOps
4 33 (71.74%) Python
5 31 (67.39%) AWS
6 26 (56.52%) Puppet
7 25 (54.35%) Ansible
7 25 (54.35%) Microservices
8 24 (52.17%) Jenkins
9 23 (50.00%) Terraform
10 21 (45.65%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (45.65%) Linux
11 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (32.61%) Configuration Management
12 15 (32.61%) Docker Swarm
13 14 (30.43%) Java
13 14 (30.43%) MongoDB
13 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
14 13 (28.26%) Node.js
14 13 (28.26%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (28.26%) Azure
14 13 (28.26%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (28.26%) MySQL
14 13 (28.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (26.09%) SonarQube
15 12 (26.09%) HTTP
15 12 (26.09%) CentOS
15 12 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (26.09%) Route 53
15 12 (26.09%) Amazon S3

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 (17.39%) nginx
2 3 (6.52%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 31 (67.39%) AWS
2 13 (28.26%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (28.26%) Amazon ELB
2 13 (28.26%) Azure
2 13 (28.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 12 (26.09%) Amazon S3
3 12 (26.09%) Route 53
4 10 (21.74%) Serverless
5 9 (19.57%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (8.70%) GCP
7 3 (6.52%) GitHub
7 3 (6.52%) Heroku
8 2 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (4.35%) IaaS
8 2 (4.35%) PaaS
8 2 (4.35%) SaaS
9 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) MongoDB
2 13 (28.26%) MySQL
3 12 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Redis
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) Jenkins
2 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.09%) SonarQube
3 7 (15.22%) CircleCI
3 7 (15.22%) Travis CI
4 6 (13.04%) GitLab
5 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.17%) Gradle
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Developer
4 4 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Java Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Developer in Test
7 1 (2.17%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (2.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Node.js
2 8 (17.39%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 6 (13.04%) Kafka
4 3 (6.52%) CSS
4 3 (6.52%) Express
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) Sass
4 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (6.52%) Web Services
5 2 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.35%) React
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.17%) Akka.NET
6 1 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.17%) JSON
6 1 (2.17%) REST
6 1 (2.17%) Spring
6 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.70%) NHS
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) CentOS
2 12 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) DevOps
2 25 (54.35%) Microservices
3 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (32.61%) Configuration Management
5 11 (23.91%) Load Balancing
6 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (19.57%) Software Delivery
8 8 (17.39%) Static Code Analysis
9 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure as Code
11 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 3 (6.52%) Migration
11 3 (6.52%) Mobile First
11 3 (6.52%) Open Source
11 3 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (6.52%) Web Development
11 3 (6.52%) Wireframes
12 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Automation
12 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) Python
2 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
2 14 (30.43%) Java
3 9 (19.57%) Shell Script
4 8 (17.39%) Ruby
5 7 (15.22%) Go
6 4 (8.70%) Perl
7 3 (6.52%) Groovy
7 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.52%) Kotlin
7 3 (6.52%) Scala
8 2 (4.35%) Java 8
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) C#
9 1 (2.17%) F#
9 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) AWS Certification
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) WCAG
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 45 (97.83%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 39 (84.78%) Kubernetes
2 26 (56.52%) Puppet
3 25 (54.35%) Ansible
4 23 (50.00%) Terraform
5 21 (45.65%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (32.61%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (8.70%) Prometheus
8 3 (6.52%) Grafana
8 3 (6.52%) Packer
9 1 (2.17%) Consul
9 1 (2.17%) Knative
9 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) SaltStack
2 4 (8.70%) Google
3 3 (6.52%) Black Duck
3 3 (6.52%) Splunk
4 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) SoundCloud