The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DevOps
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 9 31 56
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +25
Contract jobs citing DevOps 24 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.52% 3.44% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% 4.62% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 1
Median daily rate £850 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.59% +11.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £51.75 -
% change year-on-year
+31.18% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 195 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 76.19% 74.43% 80.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 124 213
Median daily rate £450 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Southampton region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Scrum
3 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
4 15 (44.12%) TDD
5 14 (41.18%) Product Management
5 14 (41.18%) SaaS
6 11 (32.35%) Java
7 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
8 9 (26.47%) Linux
9 8 (23.53%) PHP
9 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
10 7 (20.59%) Python
11 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (17.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (17.65%) Ansible
12 5 (14.71%) PaaS
12 5 (14.71%) Puppet
12 5 (14.71%) JBoss
12 5 (14.71%) Web Services
12 5 (14.71%) Degree
13 4 (11.76%) QA
13 4 (11.76%) Groovy
13 4 (11.76%) Security+ Certification
13 4 (11.76%) Maven
13 4 (11.76%) PKI
13 4 (11.76%) VMware
13 4 (11.76%) Firewall
13 4 (11.76%) Finance
13 4 (11.76%) CISSP

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 6 (17.65%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (14.71%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) SaaS
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (14.71%) PaaS
4 2 (5.88%) IaaS
5 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Automation Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Automation Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 2 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Head of Development
4 2 (5.88%) Head of Engineering
5 1 (2.94%) Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) REST
2 2 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) JSON
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) PKI
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Scrum
3 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
4 15 (44.12%) TDD
5 14 (41.18%) Product Management
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) Open Source
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Kanban
7 2 (5.88%) Microservices
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) SOA
7 2 (5.88%) User Stories
8 1 (2.94%) API Development
8 1 (2.94%) Auto-Scaling
8 1 (2.94%) Coaching
8 1 (2.94%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (2.94%) Front End Development
8 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) PHP
3 7 (20.59%) Python
4 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.76%) Groovy
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) CISSP
2 4 (11.76%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (11.76%) RHCE
2 4 (11.76%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Ansible
2 5 (14.71%) Puppet
3 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) Marathon
4 1 (2.94%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
1 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
1 4 (11.76%) Splunk
1 4 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.94%) ATG
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
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