Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Sensu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sensu 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.

Sensu
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 825 806 806
Rank change year-on-year -19 0 +16
Contract jobs citing Sensu 59 82 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.083% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 64 43
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £423 £410 £413
90th Percentile £600 £625 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £485
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sensu is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,771 31,702 30,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.17% 32.10% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,766 22,621 20,817
UK median daily rate £476 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.48% +8.24% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 328 341
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.70 £18.50 £15.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% +5.26% +1.33%

Sensu
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sensu in the UK

Sensu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sensu in the UK

Sensu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sensu over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sensu in the UK

Sensu
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 Sensu 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 -34 54 £575 +4.55% 9
London -1 36 £600 +9.09% 3
UK excluding London -28 18 £525 +5.00% 6
East of England - 6 £525 -
South East -1 5 £500 +18.69%
North of England -22 5 £400 -8.57% 2
North West - 4 £396 - 2
Midlands -6 2 £550 - 4
West Midlands -23 2 £550 - 4
Yorkshire -14 1 £525 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Sensu 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 Sensu.

1 51 (86.44%) DevOps
2 50 (84.75%) Linux
3 45 (76.27%) Jenkins
4 39 (66.10%) Configuration Management
4 39 (66.10%) Puppet
5 37 (62.71%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (62.71%) Elastic Stack
6 36 (61.02%) Terraform
7 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (50.85%) Docker
9 29 (49.15%) Python
10 27 (45.76%) ZABBIX
11 26 (44.07%) Java
11 26 (44.07%) Deployment Automation
12 25 (42.37%) Nagios
13 22 (37.29%) Git (software)
13 22 (37.29%) RabbitMQ
13 22 (37.29%) Ansible
13 22 (37.29%) Microservices
13 22 (37.29%) Graphite
14 21 (35.59%) logstash
14 21 (35.59%) Bash Shell
15 19 (32.20%) Open Source
15 19 (32.20%) Perl
16 18 (30.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 18 (30.51%) New Relic
16 18 (30.51%) MySQL
16 18 (30.51%) Redis
16 18 (30.51%) CentOS
16 18 (30.51%) Ruby

Sensu
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 16 (27.12%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (23.73%) Apache
3 12 (20.34%) nginx
4 6 (10.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.47%) WildFly
6 2 (3.39%) Confluence
7 1 (1.69%) IIS
7 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 37 (62.71%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (30.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (18.64%) GitHub
4 9 (15.25%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (13.56%) Amazon S3
6 7 (11.86%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (10.17%) PaaS
8 5 (8.47%) Datadog
8 5 (8.47%) IaaS
8 5 (8.47%) SaaS
9 4 (6.78%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (6.78%) Slack
9 4 (6.78%) Trello
10 1 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.69%) Route 53
10 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) DNS
2 6 (10.17%) Firewall
2 6 (10.17%) HTTP
2 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.17%) VPN
3 5 (8.47%) SMTP
4 4 (6.78%) Broadband
5 2 (3.39%) SSL
6 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.69%) LAN
6 1 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) MySQL
1 18 (30.51%) Redis
2 17 (28.81%) MongoDB
3 14 (23.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (13.56%) Big Data
4 8 (13.56%) NoSQL
4 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.17%) InfluxDB
6 5 (8.47%) HBase
6 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (6.78%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (6.78%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (6.78%) Electronic Patient Records
8 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
8 3 (5.08%) Pentaho
8 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 45 (76.27%) Jenkins
2 22 (37.29%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.64%) Artifactory
4 8 (13.56%) Bitbucket
4 8 (13.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (8.47%) CircleCI
5 5 (8.47%) Robot Framework
6 4 (6.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (6.78%) Vagrant
7 3 (5.08%) JIRA
8 2 (3.39%) GitLab
8 2 (3.39%) Selenium
8 2 (3.39%) Spinnaker
9 1 (1.69%) Ant
9 1 (1.69%) Apache Archiva
9 1 (1.69%) JUnit
9 1 (1.69%) Mockito
9 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.69%) TestNG
General
1 9 (15.25%) Marketing
1 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Electronics
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (32.20%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (16.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (6.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) DevOps Manager
9 4 (6.78%) IP Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) IP Network Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) WebOps Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) DevOps Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (62.71%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (37.29%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (18.64%) Spring Boot
4 9 (15.25%) Kafka
5 6 (10.17%) LAMP
5 6 (10.17%) LDAP
5 6 (10.17%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (10.17%) Spring
6 5 (8.47%) Memcached
6 5 (8.47%) Node.js
7 4 (6.78%) Web Services
8 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.69%) Hystrix
8 1 (1.69%) JDBC
8 1 (1.69%) JPA
8 1 (1.69%) Keycloak
8 1 (1.69%) Lambda Expressions
8 1 (1.69%) WireMock
8 1 (1.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Public Cloud
2 10 (16.95%) Blog
3 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.69%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 50 (84.75%) Linux
2 18 (30.51%) CentOS
3 5 (8.47%) Windows
4 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Unix
5 1 (1.69%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (86.44%) DevOps
2 39 (66.10%) Configuration Management
3 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (44.07%) Deployment Automation
5 22 (37.29%) Microservices
6 19 (32.20%) Open Source
7 15 (25.42%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (25.42%) Test Automation
8 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
9 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
10 9 (15.25%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (13.56%) Load Balancing
12 7 (11.86%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (11.86%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (11.86%) Migration
12 7 (11.86%) Scrum
12 7 (11.86%) Software Delivery
13 6 (10.17%) Content Management
13 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) Python
2 26 (44.07%) Java
3 21 (35.59%) Bash Shell
4 19 (32.20%) Perl
5 18 (30.51%) Ruby
6 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
6 8 (13.56%) Shell Script
7 7 (11.86%) AWK
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
1 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.08%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
System Software
1 30 (50.85%) Docker
2 8 (13.56%) Apache Flume
2 8 (13.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (6.78%) Varnish
4 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) Xen
5 1 (1.69%) KVM
5 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 39 (66.10%) Puppet
2 36 (61.02%) Terraform
3 27 (45.76%) ZABBIX
4 25 (42.37%) Nagios
5 22 (37.29%) Ansible
5 22 (37.29%) Graphite
6 21 (35.59%) logstash
7 17 (28.81%) Grafana
7 17 (28.81%) Kibana
8 12 (20.34%) Kubernetes
9 11 (18.64%) HAProxy
9 11 (18.64%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (15.25%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (15.25%) Uchiwa
11 8 (13.56%) Mesos
11 8 (13.56%) StatsD
12 7 (11.86%) Pingdom
13 5 (8.47%) Consul
13 5 (8.47%) Packer
14 4 (6.78%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) New Relic
2 11 (18.64%) AppDynamics
3 9 (15.25%) Splunk
4 7 (11.86%) PagerDuty
5 6 (10.17%) Adobe
5 6 (10.17%) hybris
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle
6 5 (8.47%) IBM
6 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.78%) SAP
7 4 (6.78%) VMware
8 3 (5.08%) Cloudera
8 3 (5.08%) SaltStack
9 2 (3.39%) Microsoft