Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 27 44
Rank change year-on-year +15 +17 +26
Contract jobs citing DevOps 375 246 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.69% 6.11% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.03% 7.19% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 128 102
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% -
10th Percentile £400 £348 £400
90th Percentile £654 £575 £624
South East median daily rate £510 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.69 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.69 £61.25 £67.89
% change year-on-year -22.14% -9.78% +39.98%

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 3,740 3,420 3,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.65% 84.88% 83.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,786 1,721 1,538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
90th Percentile £603 £600 £564
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 82 123
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.64% -4.84% -13.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.20 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £21.00 £22.52
% change year-on-year +18.62% -6.75% -13.44%

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 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Berkshire

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 19 April 2019. 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 +27 181 £525 +5.00% 27
Bracknell -11 49 £550 +29.41% 11
Newbury -1 31 £450 +19.21% 2
Slough +8 24 £550 +22.22% 6
Maidenhead +5 20 £538 +31.10% 8
Ascot - 1 - - 1
Thatcham - 1 £550 -
Wokingham - 1 £725 - 3
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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.

1 208 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (54.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (27.73%) Continuous Integration
4 97 (25.87%) Microsoft
5 93 (24.80%) Jenkins
6 86 (22.93%) Visual Studio Team System
7 83 (22.13%) PaaS
8 82 (21.87%) Scrum
9 81 (21.60%) Amazon AWS
9 81 (21.60%) Docker
10 80 (21.33%) Linux
11 78 (20.80%) Git (software)
11 78 (20.80%) Kubernetes
12 74 (19.73%) SQL
13 70 (18.67%) Analytics
14 69 (18.40%) PowerShell
15 68 (18.13%) Ansible
16 67 (17.87%) .NET
17 59 (15.73%) Windows
18 56 (14.93%) IaaS
19 54 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
20 53 (14.13%) JavaScript
21 50 (13.33%) Java
21 50 (13.33%) Visual Studio
22 49 (13.07%) JIRA
22 49 (13.07%) Test Automation
22 49 (13.07%) Data Lake
23 47 (12.53%) Microservices
24 45 (12.00%) Python
25 44 (11.73%) Continuous Delivery

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 29 (7.73%) Confluence
2 24 (6.40%) OpenStack
3 13 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.47%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.40%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.87%) CMS
6 5 (1.33%) Apache
7 4 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.07%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.07%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.80%) Liferay
9 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.53%) JBoss
9 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.27%) Drupal
10 1 (0.27%) IIS
10 1 (0.27%) nginx
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 206 (54.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (22.13%) PaaS
3 81 (21.60%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (14.93%) IaaS
5 34 (9.07%) OpenShift
6 27 (7.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 24 (6.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (5.33%) Serverless
9 15 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (2.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (2.40%) GitHub
12 8 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
12 8 (2.13%) SaaS
13 7 (1.87%) Office 365
14 6 (1.60%) Amazon S3
14 6 (1.60%) Data Lake Analytics
15 5 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (1.33%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.60%) SMPP
3 5 (1.33%) Network Security
4 4 (1.07%) HTTP
4 4 (1.07%) Internet
5 3 (0.80%) DNS
6 2 (0.53%) Firewall
6 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.53%) SSL
7 1 (0.27%) FTP
7 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.27%) LAN
7 1 (0.27%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.27%) SMTP
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.07%) Data Lake
2 43 (11.47%) Power BI
3 41 (10.93%) HDInsight
4 40 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 15 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (4.00%) Big Data
7 12 (3.20%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.87%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (1.33%) MySQL
12 3 (0.80%) Amazon Athena
12 3 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.53%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.53%) Apache Ignite
13 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 93 (24.80%) Jenkins
2 86 (22.93%) Visual Studio Team System
3 78 (20.80%) Git (software)
4 50 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 49 (13.07%) JIRA
6 17 (4.53%) Mercurial
7 16 (4.27%) SonarQube
8 14 (3.73%) GitLab
9 13 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (3.20%) Bitbucket
11 9 (2.40%) JUnit
11 9 (2.40%) Maven
11 9 (2.40%) Selenium
11 9 (2.40%) Subversion
12 8 (2.13%) Eclipse
12 8 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.60%) Gradle
13 6 (1.60%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 37 (9.87%) Telecoms
2 15 (4.00%) Retail
3 9 (2.40%) Finance
4 7 (1.87%) Legal
5 4 (1.07%) Marketing
6 3 (0.80%) Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Military
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 119 (31.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 67 (17.87%) Developer
3 58 (15.47%) Azure DevOps
4 51 (13.60%) Azure Engineer
5 48 (12.80%) Architect
6 45 (12.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 31 (8.27%) Cloud Engineer
8 20 (5.33%) Consultant
9 18 (4.80%) Azure Developer
10 16 (4.27%) Platform Engineer
10 16 (4.27%) React Developer
11 15 (4.00%) Java Developer
11 15 (4.00%) Project Manager
11 15 (4.00%) Technical Architect
12 14 (3.73%) AWS DevOps
12 14 (3.73%) AWS Engineer
13 13 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
13 13 (3.47%) Lead DevOps
13 13 (3.47%) Senior Developer
14 12 (3.20%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (17.87%) .NET
2 41 (10.93%) Web Services
3 38 (10.13%) REST
4 32 (8.53%) HTML
5 30 (8.00%) CSS
6 25 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 25 (6.67%) Node.js
7 20 (5.33%) CSS3
8 19 (5.07%) HTML5
8 19 (5.07%) React
9 18 (4.80%) Kafka
10 17 (4.53%) JSON
10 17 (4.53%) Sass
11 16 (4.27%) .NET Core
12 15 (4.00%) LESS
12 15 (4.00%) Spring
13 14 (3.73%) ASP.NET
14 13 (3.47%) Redux
15 12 (3.20%) .NET Framework
16 10 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.07%) Public Cloud
3 18 (4.80%) User Experience
4 17 (4.53%) Private Cloud
5 15 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (3.20%) Cloud Native
8 9 (2.40%) iPad
9 6 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.60%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.80%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.53%) Fintech
12 1 (0.27%) Clustering
12 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.27%) RIA
12 1 (0.27%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 80 (21.33%) Linux
2 59 (15.73%) Windows
3 13 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (2.93%) Windows 10
4 11 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.87%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.87%) Unix
6 6 (1.60%) Android
6 6 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.33%) CentOS
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.27%) AIX
9 1 (0.27%) HPUX
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Solaris
9 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (27.73%) Continuous Integration
3 82 (21.87%) Scrum
4 70 (18.67%) Analytics
5 54 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (13.07%) Test Automation
7 47 (12.53%) Microservices
8 44 (11.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 42 (11.20%) Data Science
10 34 (9.07%) Continuous Deployment
10 34 (9.07%) Kanban
10 34 (9.07%) TDD
11 32 (8.53%) Data Management
12 29 (7.73%) Security Testing
13 28 (7.47%) BDD
14 25 (6.67%) Configuration Management
14 25 (6.67%) Migration
15 24 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (6.40%) Data-Driven Testing
16 23 (6.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 74 (19.73%) SQL
2 69 (18.40%) PowerShell
3 53 (14.13%) JavaScript
4 50 (13.33%) Java
5 45 (12.00%) Python
6 40 (10.67%) C#
7 20 (5.33%) Bash Shell
7 20 (5.33%) Ruby
8 11 (2.93%) Java 8
9 7 (1.87%) F#
9 7 (1.87%) Perl
10 6 (1.60%) ES6
10 6 (1.60%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.07%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.07%) C
11 4 (1.07%) C++
11 4 (1.07%) Go
11 4 (1.07%) PHP
12 3 (0.80%) Groovy
13 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.87%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.60%) Degree
5 2 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) ISEB
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.27%) PMP
6 1 (0.27%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.07%) QA
2 12 (3.20%) SLA
3 5 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.53%) COBIT
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) PMO
5 1 (0.27%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 81 (21.60%) Docker
2 32 (8.53%) Virtual Machines
3 23 (6.13%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.53%) LXC
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.53%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.27%) HDFS
6 1 (0.27%) oVirt
6 1 (0.27%) RHEV
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 78 (20.80%) Kubernetes
2 68 (18.13%) Ansible
3 34 (9.07%) Terraform
4 16 (4.27%) Puppet
5 9 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.13%) Grafana
7 6 (1.60%) Kibana
8 5 (1.33%) Graphite
9 4 (1.07%) logstash
9 4 (1.07%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.07%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.07%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.80%) Marathon
11 2 (0.53%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.53%) Packer
11 2 (0.53%) Salt
12 1 (0.27%) Graylog
12 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 97 (25.87%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.53%) Red Hat
3 19 (5.07%) Google
3 19 (5.07%) Oracle
4 12 (3.20%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.87%) Splunk
6 6 (1.60%) BMC
6 6 (1.60%) Remedy
6 6 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.60%) VMware
7 5 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.07%) Adobe
8 4 (1.07%) New Relic
9 3 (0.80%) Dell
9 3 (0.80%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.53%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.53%) Cisco
10 2 (0.53%) HP
10 2 (0.53%) SAP
10 2 (0.53%) ServiceNow