Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 32 57
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 +91
Contract jobs citing DevOps 222 199 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.63% 4.95% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.66% 5.87% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 112 85
Berkshire median daily rate £483 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £304 £353
90th Percentile £588 £599 £545
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £41.50 -
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £49.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -11.62% -10.00% +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 3,335 3,392 3,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.56% 84.42% 82.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,654 1,736 1,979
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £573
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 113 143
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -33.96%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.55 £39.20 £44.66
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.73% -2.22% -4.26%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +8 91 £475 +5.56% 19
Bracknell -6 37 £550 +46.67% 6
Newbury +4 28 £400 +6.67% 7
Maidenhead 0 24 £483 -8.10% 5
Slough -18 5 £538 +34.38% 11
Wokingham - 1 £575 - 2
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 106 (47.75%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (34.23%) Docker
4 73 (32.88%) Jenkins
5 72 (32.43%) Linux
6 63 (28.38%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (28.38%) Puppet
7 60 (27.03%) Git (software)
8 55 (24.77%) Microsoft Azure
8 55 (24.77%) Kubernetes
9 54 (24.32%) Ansible
10 52 (23.42%) Terraform
11 47 (21.17%) Scrum
11 47 (21.17%) Python
12 46 (20.72%) Web Services
13 40 (18.02%) Bash Shell
13 40 (18.02%) REST
14 39 (17.57%) Java
15 37 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 37 (16.67%) AngularJS
15 37 (16.67%) Serverless
16 36 (16.22%) TDD
17 33 (14.86%) JIRA
18 32 (14.41%) Microservices
19 31 (13.96%) PaaS
19 31 (13.96%) Kanban
19 31 (13.96%) Red Hat
20 29 (13.06%) Configuration Management
20 29 (13.06%) PowerShell
20 29 (13.06%) Opscode Chef

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 27 (12.16%) Confluence
2 14 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (3.15%) Apache Solr
3 7 (3.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.70%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.80%) Apache
5 4 (1.80%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.80%) Liferay
6 3 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 106 (47.75%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (24.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (16.67%) Serverless
4 31 (13.96%) PaaS
5 29 (13.06%) AWS Lambda
6 25 (11.26%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (11.26%) IaaS
7 24 (10.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (5.86%) SaaS
9 11 (4.95%) Amazon S3
10 10 (4.50%) Amazon Kinesis
11 9 (4.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (4.05%) GitHub
12 7 (3.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (3.15%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (3.15%) Azure Functions
12 7 (3.15%) CloudFront
12 7 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (2.70%) AWS CodePipeline
14 4 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.50%) VPN
2 8 (3.60%) Firewall
2 8 (3.60%) MPLS
3 7 (3.15%) Ethernet
3 7 (3.15%) Wireless
4 6 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.35%) BGP
5 3 (1.35%) Internet
5 3 (1.35%) Network Security
5 3 (1.35%) OSPF
5 3 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (1.35%) WAN
6 2 (0.90%) Broadband
6 2 (0.90%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.90%) IPsec
6 2 (0.90%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.90%) SCCP
6 2 (0.90%) SSL
6 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 11 (4.95%) NoSQL
2 11 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.50%) Big Data
3 10 (4.50%) Data Lake
3 10 (4.50%) RDBMS
3 10 (4.50%) Redis
3 10 (4.50%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.05%) HDInsight
4 9 (4.05%) Power BI
5 8 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (3.60%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.15%) Cosmos DB
6 7 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.70%) MySQL
8 5 (2.25%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.90%) DB2
10 2 (0.90%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 73 (32.88%) Jenkins
2 60 (27.03%) Git (software)
3 33 (14.86%) JIRA
4 24 (10.81%) Visual Studio Team System
5 23 (10.36%) Mercurial
6 16 (7.21%) Maven
7 14 (6.31%) Visual Studio
8 11 (4.95%) Eclipse
8 11 (4.95%) JUnit
9 10 (4.50%) Gradle
10 9 (4.05%) IntelliJ
11 8 (3.60%) SonarQube
11 8 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (3.15%) Bitbucket
12 7 (3.15%) Checkstyle
13 5 (2.25%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (1.80%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.80%) Vagrant
15 3 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 27 (12.16%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.86%) Finance
2 13 (5.86%) Retail
3 4 (1.80%) Billing
4 2 (0.90%) Games
4 2 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.45%) Advertising
5 1 (0.45%) Automotive
5 1 (0.45%) Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 102 (45.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (19.37%) Developer
3 21 (9.46%) Architect
3 21 (9.46%) AWS DevOps
3 21 (9.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 21 (9.46%) AWS Engineer
4 17 (7.66%) Azure Engineer
5 14 (6.31%) Azure DevOps
6 13 (5.86%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 13 (5.86%) Consultant
7 11 (4.95%) React Developer
8 10 (4.50%) .NET Developer
8 10 (4.50%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (4.50%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.50%) Senior Developer
8 10 (4.50%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.60%) Angular Developer
10 8 (3.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.72%) Web Services
2 40 (18.02%) REST
3 37 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 28 (12.61%) Node.js
5 22 (9.91%) React
6 20 (9.01%) Spring
7 19 (8.56%) HTML
8 17 (7.66%) CSS
8 17 (7.66%) CSS3
9 16 (7.21%) HTML5
9 16 (7.21%) Sass
10 15 (6.76%) LESS
11 14 (6.31%) .NET
11 14 (6.31%) Kafka
12 12 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (4.50%) .NET Core
13 10 (4.50%) J2EE
13 10 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (4.50%) Spring Boot
14 9 (4.05%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.76%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (6.31%) User Experience
3 8 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.60%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.25%) PKI
5 4 (1.80%) SCADA
6 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.90%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.90%) CMDB
7 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.90%) iPad
7 2 (0.90%) NHS
7 2 (0.90%) PMI
7 2 (0.90%) Replication
7 2 (0.90%) RIA
7 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 72 (32.43%) Linux
2 25 (11.26%) Windows
3 22 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (9.46%) CentOS
5 11 (4.95%) Unix
6 3 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (0.90%) Fedora
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.45%) Debian
8 1 (0.45%) SUSE
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.38%) Continuous Integration
3 47 (21.17%) Scrum
4 36 (16.22%) TDD
5 32 (14.41%) Microservices
6 31 (13.96%) Kanban
7 29 (13.06%) Configuration Management
8 28 (12.61%) Test Automation
9 25 (11.26%) Deployment Automation
9 25 (11.26%) User Stories
10 24 (10.81%) BDD
11 22 (9.91%) Pair Programming
12 21 (9.46%) SOA
12 21 (9.46%) Unit Testing
13 20 (9.01%) Software Engineering
14 19 (8.56%) Analytics
15 17 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (7.66%) Release Management
16 15 (6.76%) Open Source
17 14 (6.31%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.17%) Python
2 40 (18.02%) Bash Shell
3 39 (17.57%) Java
4 37 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 29 (13.06%) PowerShell
6 26 (11.71%) SQL
7 14 (6.31%) C#
8 12 (5.41%) Groovy
9 11 (4.95%) Java 8
10 10 (4.50%) PHP
11 7 (3.15%) Perl
12 6 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.70%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.25%) Ruby
14 3 (1.35%) Go
14 3 (1.35%) Scala
15 2 (0.90%) AWK
15 2 (0.90%) C
15 2 (0.90%) R
16 1 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (4.95%) Degree
1 11 (4.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.60%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.25%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.80%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.80%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (1.35%) CISM
5 3 (1.35%) CISSP
5 3 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.35%) PgMP
6 2 (0.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.90%) CCSP
6 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) PMP
7 1 (0.45%) CEH
7 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.45%) MCP
7 1 (0.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.46%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) COBIT
2 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.90%) PMO
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 76 (34.23%) Docker
2 14 (6.31%) oVirt
2 14 (6.31%) RHEV
3 10 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.90%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.90%) Btrfs
5 2 (0.90%) KVM
5 2 (0.90%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 63 (28.38%) Puppet
2 55 (24.77%) Kubernetes
3 54 (24.32%) Ansible
4 52 (23.42%) Terraform
5 29 (13.06%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (5.41%) Salt
7 10 (4.50%) Packer
8 5 (2.25%) Kibana
8 5 (2.25%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.80%) Grafana
10 3 (1.35%) Rancher
10 3 (1.35%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.90%) Consul
11 2 (0.90%) Graphite
11 2 (0.90%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.90%) Mesos
11 2 (0.90%) Nagios
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (0.90%) StatsD
12 1 (0.45%) Suricata
Vendors
1 31 (13.96%) Red Hat
2 19 (8.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.86%) Oracle
4 7 (3.15%) Adobe
4 7 (3.15%) Cisco
4 7 (3.15%) Splunk
4 7 (3.15%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.70%) Google
6 5 (2.25%) Mirantis
7 4 (1.80%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.80%) Juniper
8 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.90%) New Relic
8 2 (0.90%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.90%) VMware
9 1 (0.45%) Cognos
9 1 (0.45%) HP
9 1 (0.45%) IBM
9 1 (0.45%) Qualys
9 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com