Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 14 December 2017 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.

DevOps
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 48 135
Rank change year-on-year +18 +87 -17
Contract jobs citing DevOps 198 147 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.81% 3.44% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 4.21% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 103 24
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -7.69%
10th Percentile £305 £370 £336
90th Percentile £575 £538 £518
South East median daily rate £483 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +1.58% +9.83% -6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £57.16 £40.00
% change year-on-year -13.39% +42.89% -

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3425 3489 4036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.15% 81.65% 79.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1798 1846 2245
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £396
% change year-on-year +3.66% +3.54% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 125 183
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £25.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -29.51% +34.39%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.45 £49.80 £45.20
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.09
% change year-on-year -4.00% -4.18% +49.09%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Berkshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Berkshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Berkshire

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Bracknell +8 56 £377 -24.60% 1
Reading +4 46 £425 -2.86% 18
Newbury - 25 £375 - 5
Maidenhead +10 23 £525 +16.67% 4
Slough +12 8 £400 -25.58% 1
Windsor -6 1 £570 +14.00%
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 104 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (44.95%) Jenkins
3 68 (34.34%) Linux
4 66 (33.33%) Docker
5 65 (32.83%) Ansible
6 62 (31.31%) Puppet
7 61 (30.81%) Amazon AWS
8 59 (29.80%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (27.27%) Windows
10 50 (25.25%) Scrum
11 49 (24.75%) JIRA
12 48 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 45 (22.73%) Git (software)
14 44 (22.22%) Test Automation
15 42 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
15 42 (21.21%) Java
16 40 (20.20%) JavaScript
17 39 (19.70%) TeamCity
18 37 (18.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 37 (18.69%) Confluence
19 34 (17.17%) .NET
20 32 (16.16%) Configuration Management
21 31 (15.66%) PowerShell
22 30 (15.15%) SQL
23 28 (14.14%) SQL Server
23 28 (14.14%) C#
23 28 (14.14%) Unix
23 28 (14.14%) VMware
24 26 (13.13%) MSBuild
24 26 (13.13%) Salt

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 37 (18.69%) Confluence
2 17 (8.59%) Apache
3 13 (6.57%) nginx
4 12 (6.06%) IIS
4 12 (6.06%) OpenStack
5 9 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.54%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.52%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.01%) Apache TomEE
9 2 (1.01%) JBoss
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.51%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.51%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (7.07%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (30.81%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (9.60%) IaaS
4 14 (7.07%) Slack
4 14 (7.07%) Trello
5 8 (4.04%) GitHub
6 7 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (3.54%) PaaS
7 4 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.02%) Serverless
8 3 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.52%) SaaS
9 2 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.01%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.01%) Google App Engine
9 2 (1.01%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.57%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.05%) Firewall
3 9 (4.55%) DNS
4 4 (2.02%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.01%) HTTP
6 2 (1.01%) Internet
6 2 (1.01%) SAN
7 1 (0.51%) DHCP
7 1 (0.51%) FCoE
7 1 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.60%) MySQL
3 13 (6.57%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.55%) Redis
5 5 (2.53%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.01%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.51%) Big Data
8 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.51%) MonetDB
8 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.51%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 89 (44.95%) Jenkins
2 49 (24.75%) JIRA
3 45 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 39 (19.70%) TeamCity
5 37 (18.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (13.13%) MSBuild
7 25 (12.63%) Ant
8 24 (12.12%) Selenium
9 23 (11.62%) Maven
10 22 (11.11%) Subversion
11 21 (10.61%) Bitbucket
12 20 (10.10%) JUnit
13 19 (9.60%) Gradle
14 16 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (7.58%) Moq
15 15 (7.58%) NSubstitute
15 15 (7.58%) Rhino Mocks
16 14 (7.07%) NUnit
17 13 (6.57%) SonarQube
18 12 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (7.07%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.06%) Finance
3 7 (3.54%) Retail
4 4 (2.02%) Billing
5 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (37.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (26.26%) Developer
3 20 (10.10%) Automation Developer
4 16 (8.08%) DevOps Developer
5 13 (6.57%) Automation Engineer
5 13 (6.57%) Java Developer
6 12 (6.06%) Agile Developer
6 12 (6.06%) AWS DevOps
7 11 (5.56%) Architect
7 11 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 11 (5.56%) Consultant
7 11 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 10 (5.05%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.05%) Azure Engineer
8 10 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (5.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
10 8 (4.04%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.17%) .NET
2 24 (12.12%) AngularJS
3 21 (10.61%) Web Services
4 19 (9.60%) REST
5 18 (9.09%) CSS
5 18 (9.09%) HTML
6 15 (7.58%) React
7 11 (5.56%) Node.js
7 11 (5.56%) RESTful
8 10 (5.05%) LAMP
9 9 (4.55%) Ajax
10 8 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (4.04%) XML
11 7 (3.54%) IBM Integration Bus
11 7 (3.54%) Java EE
11 7 (3.54%) pytest
11 7 (3.54%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (3.03%) JSF
13 5 (2.53%) JSON
13 5 (2.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.05%) Public Cloud
2 8 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (4.04%) PKI
3 7 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.54%) Life Science
4 6 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.02%) Fintech
6 3 (1.52%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.52%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.01%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 68 (34.34%) Linux
2 54 (27.27%) Windows
3 28 (14.14%) Unix
4 14 (7.07%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.53%) CentOS
7 5 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.01%) Solaris
8 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.51%) AIX
9 1 (0.51%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.51%) HPUX
9 1 (0.51%) SUSE
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.80%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (25.25%) Scrum
4 44 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 32 (16.16%) Configuration Management
6 24 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (12.12%) Microservices
7 22 (11.11%) TDD
8 19 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (9.60%) User Stories
9 17 (8.59%) SOA
10 16 (8.08%) ITIL
11 15 (7.58%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.57%) Kanban
12 13 (6.57%) Patch Management
12 13 (6.57%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.06%) BDD
13 12 (6.06%) MVC
13 12 (6.06%) Release Management
14 10 (5.05%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.21%) Java
2 40 (20.20%) JavaScript
3 31 (15.66%) PowerShell
4 30 (15.15%) SQL
5 28 (14.14%) C#
6 25 (12.63%) Bash Shell
6 25 (12.63%) Python
7 22 (11.11%) PHP
8 21 (10.61%) Groovy
9 10 (5.05%) Perl
10 7 (3.54%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.02%) Ruby
12 3 (1.52%) C++
12 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.52%) VBScript
13 1 (0.51%) C
13 1 (0.51%) CQL
13 1 (0.51%) Scala
13 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.53%) Degree
4 3 (1.52%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.01%) MCSE
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.01%) PgMP
5 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) MCP
6 1 (0.51%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.05%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) GCP
System Software
1 66 (33.33%) Docker
2 19 (9.60%) Active Directory
3 17 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.04%) oVirt
5 8 (4.04%) RHEV
6 5 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.53%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.51%) LXC
9 1 (0.51%) vCloud
9 1 (0.51%) Xen
9 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 65 (32.83%) Ansible
2 62 (31.31%) Puppet
3 42 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (13.13%) Salt
5 23 (11.62%) Kubernetes
6 18 (9.09%) Terraform
7 14 (7.07%) SCOM
8 8 (4.04%) SCCM
9 6 (3.03%) SCSM
9 6 (3.03%) SCVMM
10 5 (2.53%) Galera Cluster
10 5 (2.53%) OpenNebula
11 4 (2.02%) Rancher
11 4 (2.02%) WSUS
12 3 (1.52%) PowerCLI
12 3 (1.52%) vCenter Server
12 3 (1.52%) vRealize
13 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (1.01%) Mesos
13 2 (1.01%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 28 (14.14%) VMware
2 24 (12.12%) Oracle
3 20 (10.10%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.58%) SAP
5 10 (5.05%) SolarWinds
6 8 (4.04%) Cisco
6 8 (4.04%) IBM
7 7 (3.54%) HP
8 6 (3.03%) EMC
8 6 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.53%) Google
10 4 (2.02%) Citrix
10 4 (2.02%) Juniper
10 4 (2.02%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.52%) Splunk
12 2 (1.01%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.01%) Adobe
12 2 (1.01%) NetApp
12 2 (1.01%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.01%) WSO2