Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 774 769 758
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 +135
Contract jobs citing Rancher 71 116 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.89% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 86 40
UK median daily rate £500 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
10th Percentile £360 £393 £333
90th Percentile £700 £687 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £550
% change year-on-year - -18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 13,291 13,031 9,637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.61% 12.95% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,843 8,671 6,374
UK median daily rate £500 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +7.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £273
90th Percentile £675 £631 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £412
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.16% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 335 305 213
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -19.57% +2.22%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.81 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.11 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.65% -19.46% -6.24%

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 21 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
Top 9 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 21 May 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 -19 64 £501 -9.00% 2
London +15 36 £625 +13.64% 1
UK excluding London +2 32 £450 - 3
North of England +19 23 £450 +7.14% 1
Yorkshire +3 17 £413 +1.85% 1
Scotland +35 5 £470 +13.94% 2
East of England +2 4 £368 -37.45%
North East - 4 £450 -
North West +26 2 £650 -10.34%

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 64 (90.14%) Docker
2 52 (73.24%) Kubernetes
3 50 (70.42%) Jenkins
4 44 (61.97%) Java
5 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (52.11%) Amazon AWS
7 33 (46.48%) Python
7 33 (46.48%) Microservices
8 32 (45.07%) DevOps
8 32 (45.07%) Linux
9 31 (43.66%) TDD
10 30 (42.25%) Puppet
11 29 (40.85%) Git (software)
12 26 (36.62%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
13 25 (35.21%) Ansible
13 25 (35.21%) Terraform
14 24 (33.80%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (32.39%) Test Automation
16 22 (30.99%) Prometheus
16 22 (30.99%) GitLab
16 22 (30.99%) MongoDB
17 21 (29.58%) MySQL
18 20 (28.17%) Spring
18 20 (28.17%) SonarQube
19 19 (26.76%) Maven
20 17 (23.94%) Scrum
20 17 (23.94%) Opscode Chef
20 17 (23.94%) Grafana
21 16 (22.54%) Cucumber

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 (11.27%) Confluence
2 5 (7.04%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 37 (52.11%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (33.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (16.90%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (16.90%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (16.90%) Amazon S3
3 12 (16.90%) Route 53
3 12 (16.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (11.27%) GitHub
4 8 (11.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (11.27%) Slack
5 6 (8.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (7.04%) npm
7 2 (2.82%) Office 365
8 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) MongoDB
2 21 (29.58%) MySQL
3 15 (21.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 50 (70.42%) Jenkins
2 29 (40.85%) Git (software)
3 22 (30.99%) GitLab
4 20 (28.17%) SonarQube
5 19 (26.76%) Maven
6 16 (22.54%) Cucumber
7 12 (16.90%) JUnit
8 10 (14.08%) JIRA
8 10 (14.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (12.68%) git-flow
10 8 (11.27%) Gradle
10 8 (11.27%) Selenium
11 7 (9.86%) Gerrit
12 4 (5.63%) Artifactory
12 4 (5.63%) CircleCI
12 4 (5.63%) Cobertura
12 4 (5.63%) IBM UrbanCode
12 4 (5.63%) JBehave
12 4 (5.63%) Mockito
12 4 (5.63%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
2 3 (4.23%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (32.39%) Developer
3 18 (25.35%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Junior
5 6 (8.45%) Junior DevOps
5 6 (8.45%) Lead Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Lead Java Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) DevSecOps Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.23%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.17%) Spring
2 15 (21.13%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (21.13%) Web Services
3 13 (18.31%) AngularJS
4 12 (16.90%) Node.js
5 11 (15.49%) Backbone.js
5 11 (15.49%) RESTful
5 11 (15.49%) SOAP
6 10 (14.08%) JMS
6 10 (14.08%) XML
7 8 (11.27%) Spring MVC
8 7 (9.86%) HTML
8 7 (9.86%) JSON
8 7 (9.86%) React
8 7 (9.86%) XML-RPC
9 6 (8.45%) REST
9 6 (8.45%) Spring Boot
10 5 (7.04%) Lucene
11 4 (5.63%) Java EE
11 4 (5.63%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (5.63%) PKI
2 4 (5.63%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.63%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.07%) Linux
2 15 (21.13%) CentOS
2 15 (21.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (14.08%) Unix
4 4 (5.63%) Kali Linux
4 4 (5.63%) Solaris
4 4 (5.63%) Windows
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (46.48%) Microservices
3 32 (45.07%) DevOps
4 31 (43.66%) TDD
5 26 (36.62%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (32.39%) Test Automation
7 17 (23.94%) Scrum
8 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
9 15 (21.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
11 11 (15.49%) MVC
11 11 (15.49%) Open Source
12 10 (14.08%) BDD
13 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
13 7 (9.86%) Re-Platforming
13 7 (9.86%) SDLC
13 7 (9.86%) Sprint Retrospective
13 7 (9.86%) Sprint Review
14 6 (8.45%) Pair Programming
14 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) Java
2 33 (46.48%) Python
3 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.72%) Java 8
5 11 (15.49%) Groovy
5 11 (15.49%) SQL
6 5 (7.04%) Scala
7 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.63%) C++
7 4 (5.63%) Go
7 4 (5.63%) PHP
7 4 (5.63%) Ruby
8 3 (4.23%) Perl
9 2 (2.82%) C#
10 1 (1.41%) F#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) PhD
2 3 (4.23%) AWS Certification
2 3 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 64 (90.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 52 (73.24%) Kubernetes
2 30 (42.25%) Puppet
3 25 (35.21%) Ansible
3 25 (35.21%) Terraform
4 22 (30.99%) Prometheus
5 17 (23.94%) Grafana
5 17 (23.94%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (21.13%) Packer
7 8 (11.27%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (5.63%) Mesos
8 4 (5.63%) Nessus
8 4 (5.63%) Nmap
8 4 (5.63%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Black Duck
2 10 (14.08%) Google
3 9 (12.68%) Oracle
4 7 (9.86%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.63%) AppDynamics
5 4 (5.63%) Qualys
5 4 (5.63%) Splunk
6 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow