Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 45 60
Rank change year-on-year +22 +15 +103
Contract jobs citing DevOps 263 136 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.69% 3.57% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.91% 4.31% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 88 95
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £328 £325 £400
90th Percentile £575 £625 £575
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £64.00 £67.89 £55.00
% change year-on-year -5.73% +23.44% +37.50%

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 3,323 3,154 4,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.47% 82.76% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,706 1,469 2,186
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £253 £251
90th Percentile £589 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 123 126
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -31.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.88 £46.30 £55.33
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -14.00% +13.64%

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018. 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
Reading +7 72 £500 +5.26% 29
Bracknell +31 60 £513 +2.50% 11
Newbury +11 41 £375 -21.05% 4
Maidenhead +15 28 £410 +2.50% 8
Slough -9 7 £450 +20.00% 1
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 140 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (38.40%) Jenkins
3 100 (38.02%) Ansible
4 97 (36.88%) Amazon AWS
5 96 (36.50%) Linux
6 82 (31.18%) Python
7 81 (30.80%) Docker
8 79 (30.04%) Puppet
9 68 (25.86%) JIRA
10 63 (23.95%) Configuration Management
11 61 (23.19%) Git (software)
12 58 (22.05%) JavaScript
13 57 (21.67%) Kubernetes
14 55 (20.91%) Opscode Chef
15 50 (19.01%) Confluence
16 49 (18.63%) Java
17 46 (17.49%) Node.js
17 46 (17.49%) Terraform
18 44 (16.73%) Bash Shell
19 43 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
20 38 (14.45%) Serverless
21 36 (13.69%) Linux Command Line
22 35 (13.31%) AWS Lambda
23 34 (12.93%) AWS CloudFormation
24 33 (12.55%) AngularJS
24 33 (12.55%) Salt
25 32 (12.17%) TDD
25 32 (12.17%) Unix
26 31 (11.79%) Oracle
26 31 (11.79%) React

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 50 (19.01%) Confluence
2 13 (4.94%) WebLogic
3 8 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (2.28%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.28%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.52%) Liferay
6 3 (1.14%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.14%) IIS
6 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.76%) Apache
7 2 (0.76%) nginx
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.38%) CMS
8 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (3.42%) HipChat
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 97 (36.88%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (14.45%) Serverless
3 35 (13.31%) AWS Lambda
4 34 (12.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 30 (11.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (9.89%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (7.22%) PaaS
8 11 (4.18%) SaaS
9 8 (3.04%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (2.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (2.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (2.28%) Amazon S3
11 6 (2.28%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (2.28%) CloudFront
11 6 (2.28%) GitHub
11 6 (2.28%) IaaS
12 4 (1.52%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.76%) CloudBees
13 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.04%) HTTP
2 4 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.14%) SSH
3 3 (1.14%) VPN
4 2 (0.76%) AMQP
4 2 (0.76%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.76%) Internet
4 2 (0.76%) SCCP
5 1 (0.38%) Broadband
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) DOCSIS
5 1 (0.38%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.51%) NoSQL
2 17 (6.46%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 15 (5.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (3.42%) Big Data
6 8 (3.04%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.28%) MySQL
8 5 (1.90%) Redis
9 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.76%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.76%) HBase
11 2 (0.76%) Impala
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.38%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 101 (38.40%) Jenkins
2 68 (25.86%) JIRA
3 61 (23.19%) Git (software)
4 23 (8.75%) Gradle
5 20 (7.60%) Vagrant
6 19 (7.22%) Mercurial
7 16 (6.08%) Ant
7 16 (6.08%) Eclipse
7 16 (6.08%) MSBuild
8 15 (5.70%) TeamCity
9 14 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (4.94%) Cucumber
11 12 (4.56%) Bitbucket
12 11 (4.18%) JUnit
12 11 (4.18%) Maven
12 11 (4.18%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (3.80%) Subversion
14 9 (3.42%) IntelliJ
15 8 (3.04%) SonarQube
15 8 (3.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (11.41%) Retail
1 30 (11.41%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.22%) Finance
3 2 (0.76%) Billing
4 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.38%) Law
4 1 (0.38%) Marketing
4 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (36.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (26.62%) Developer
3 39 (14.83%) AWS Engineer
4 37 (14.07%) AWS DevOps
5 35 (13.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 19 (7.22%) Senior Developer
7 18 (6.84%) Consultant
8 14 (5.32%) Java Developer
8 14 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (4.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 13 (4.94%) React Developer
10 12 (4.56%) Azure Engineer
10 12 (4.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.18%) .NET Developer
12 10 (3.80%) Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.42%) Deployment Engineer
13 9 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
13 9 (3.42%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 9 (3.42%) Senior DevOps
13 9 (3.42%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.49%) Node.js
2 33 (12.55%) AngularJS
3 31 (11.79%) React
4 30 (11.41%) Web Services
5 27 (10.27%) HTML
6 26 (9.89%) .NET
7 25 (9.51%) REST
8 21 (7.98%) CSS
9 18 (6.84%) HTML5
10 17 (6.46%) CSS3
11 12 (4.56%) Kafka
12 11 (4.18%) LESS
12 11 (4.18%) Sass
13 10 (3.80%) Spring
14 9 (3.42%) JSF
14 9 (3.42%) Spring MVC
14 9 (3.42%) Struts
15 8 (3.04%) ASP.NET
15 8 (3.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (3.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.69%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (4.56%) User Experience
4 10 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.42%) iPad
6 6 (2.28%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.28%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.52%) Life Science
7 4 (1.52%) SCADA
8 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.76%) e-Health
9 2 (0.76%) NHS
10 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.38%) Fintech
10 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) IPTV
10 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (36.50%) Linux
2 32 (12.17%) Unix
3 30 (11.41%) Windows
4 24 (9.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.70%) CentOS
6 7 (2.66%) Android
6 7 (2.66%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.52%) Debian
8 3 (1.14%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.76%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.38%) VMS
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (23.95%) Configuration Management
3 43 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (12.17%) TDD
5 28 (10.65%) E-Commerce
6 24 (9.13%) Scrum
7 23 (8.75%) BDD
8 22 (8.37%) Business Analysis
8 22 (8.37%) Microservices
8 22 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (7.60%) Kanban
9 20 (7.60%) User Stories
9 20 (7.60%) Waterfall
10 19 (7.22%) MVC
10 19 (7.22%) Unit Testing
11 18 (6.84%) Deployment Automation
11 18 (6.84%) Pair Programming
12 17 (6.46%) Migration
13 16 (6.08%) Programme Management
13 16 (6.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 82 (31.18%) Python
2 58 (22.05%) JavaScript
3 49 (18.63%) Java
4 44 (16.73%) Bash Shell
5 30 (11.41%) PowerShell
6 26 (9.89%) C#
6 26 (9.89%) Ruby
7 24 (9.13%) SQL
8 19 (7.22%) Groovy
9 10 (3.80%) Perl
10 9 (3.42%) Java 8
11 7 (2.66%) PHP
12 5 (1.90%) C++
13 4 (1.52%) C
14 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.76%) Go
15 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.38%) CQL
16 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.22%) Degree
2 16 (6.08%) PgMP
2 16 (6.08%) PMI Certification
3 13 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.28%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.76%) CCSP
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.76%) CISM
7 2 (0.76%) CISSP
7 2 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MCP
8 1 (0.38%) OCA
8 1 (0.38%) OCP
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.38%) RHCE
8 1 (0.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.60%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) SLA
3 2 (0.76%) GCP
3 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.76%) PMO
4 1 (0.38%) COBIT
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 81 (30.80%) Docker
2 6 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.14%) oVirt
3 3 (1.14%) RHEV
3 3 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.76%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.76%) HDFS
5 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.38%) Corosync
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 100 (38.02%) Ansible
2 79 (30.04%) Puppet
3 57 (21.67%) Kubernetes
4 55 (20.91%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (17.49%) Terraform
6 33 (12.55%) Salt
7 20 (7.60%) Packer
8 12 (4.56%) Automic
9 4 (1.52%) HP ALM
9 4 (1.52%) Kibana
10 3 (1.14%) Grafana
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.14%) SELinux
11 2 (0.76%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.76%) Graphite
12 1 (0.38%) collectd
12 1 (0.38%) Graylog
12 1 (0.38%) Opsview
12 1 (0.38%) Pacemaker
12 1 (0.38%) StatsD
Vendors
1 31 (11.79%) Oracle
2 28 (10.65%) Red Hat
3 16 (6.08%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.08%) SAP
4 12 (4.56%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.66%) Xamarin
6 6 (2.28%) Adobe
6 6 (2.28%) Cisco
6 6 (2.28%) VMware
7 4 (1.52%) IBM
8 3 (1.14%) NetApp
9 2 (0.76%) CA
9 2 (0.76%) Citrix
9 2 (0.76%) Google
9 2 (0.76%) Juniper
9 2 (0.76%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.38%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.38%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.38%) New Relic
10 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow