Period
to 28 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Zipkin skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Zipkin over the 6 months to 28 October 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.

Zipkin
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 511 812 -
Rank change year-on-year +301 - +878
Contract jobs citing Zipkin 11 5 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.006% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.040% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £440 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Zipkin 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 5,207 12,410 14,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.97% 14.68% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,239 8,398 9,889
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £312 £269 £298
90th Percentile £655 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 314 388
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £12.71 £12.76 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.70 £50.18 £47.00
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.11 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.76% +14.89% +8.01%

Zipkin
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Zipkin in the UK

Zipkin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Zipkin in the UK

Zipkin
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zipkin within the UK over the 6 months to 28 October 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 +283 11 £440 - 1
London +193 11 £440 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Zipkin 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 Zipkin.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) AOP
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Scala
1 11 (100.00%) Azure
1 11 (100.00%) AWS
1 11 (100.00%) Guice
1 11 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 11 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 11 (100.00%) Docker
1 11 (100.00%) GCP
1 11 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 11 (100.00%) Kotlin
1 11 (100.00%) Prometheus
1 11 (100.00%) Java 8
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) Microservices
2 9 (81.82%) Apache Spark
2 9 (81.82%) Kafka
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) RESTful
2 9 (81.82%) Spring Security
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) HTTPS
2 9 (81.82%) SSL
2 9 (81.82%) JAAS

Zipkin
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 9 (81.82%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) AWS
1 11 (100.00%) Azure
1 11 (100.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) HTTPS
1 9 (81.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Backend Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Guice
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
2 9 (81.82%) JAAS
2 9 (81.82%) Kafka
2 9 (81.82%) RESTful
2 9 (81.82%) Spring Security
3 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) AOP
1 11 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) Microservices
2 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Java 8
1 11 (100.00%) Kotlin
1 11 (100.00%) Scala
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 11 (100.00%) Prometheus