Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 June 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 28 64
Rank change year-on-year +5 +36 +64
Contract jobs citing DevOps 142 130 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.03% 6.37% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.52% 7.67% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 53 26
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +32.01%
10th Percentile £373 £350 £402
90th Percentile £575 £620 £613
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £66.50 £64.79 £55.00
% change year-on-year +2.64% +17.80% +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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,667 1,696 1,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.57% 83.06% 85.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 805 907
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.22%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 47 36
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +14.29% -24.32%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.00 £9.62
90th Percentile £47.50 £77.50 £43.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +13.64%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Buckinghamshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Buckinghamshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Buckinghamshire

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
Milton Keynes +6 117 £500 +11.11% 12
Aylesbury - 2 £438 -
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 71 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 67 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (43.66%) Java
3 62 (43.66%) Linux
4 51 (35.92%) Git (software)
5 47 (33.10%) Amazon AWS
6 46 (32.39%) OpenShift
7 43 (30.28%) Docker
8 38 (26.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 36 (25.35%) IBM
10 32 (22.54%) Python
10 32 (22.54%) TDD
11 31 (21.83%) MongoDB
12 30 (21.13%) JIRA
13 29 (20.42%) PaaS
13 29 (20.42%) Banking
14 28 (19.72%) Finance
15 27 (19.01%) Ansible
16 24 (16.90%) Confluence
17 23 (16.20%) Microservices
18 22 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (15.49%) PostgreSQL
18 22 (15.49%) Middleware
19 20 (14.08%) Red Hat
19 20 (14.08%) Redis
19 20 (14.08%) IaaS
20 19 (13.38%) Selenium
20 19 (13.38%) Load Balancing
21 18 (12.68%) RabbitMQ
21 18 (12.68%) C#

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 24 (16.90%) Confluence
2 15 (10.56%) OpenStack
3 14 (9.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (7.04%) JBoss
5 9 (6.34%) Apache Spark
5 9 (6.34%) WebLogic
5 9 (6.34%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.93%) Tomcat
7 6 (4.23%) Apache
8 4 (2.82%) IIS
9 3 (2.11%) CMS
10 2 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.70%) nginx
11 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 47 (33.10%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (32.39%) OpenShift
3 29 (20.42%) PaaS
4 20 (14.08%) IaaS
5 16 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (8.45%) Amazon S3
7 9 (6.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (6.34%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (6.34%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (6.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (4.23%) GitHub
10 5 (3.52%) SaaS
11 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.70%) Heroku
12 1 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.97%) Firewall
2 1 (0.70%) DNS
2 1 (0.70%) SSL
2 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.83%) MongoDB
2 22 (15.49%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (14.08%) Redis
4 17 (11.97%) NuoDB
5 13 (9.15%) SQL Server
6 11 (7.75%) Big Data
7 10 (7.04%) NoSQL
8 9 (6.34%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (6.34%) Hadoop
8 9 (6.34%) MySQL
9 5 (3.52%) DB2
10 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.11%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.11%) HBase
11 3 (2.11%) Impala
11 3 (2.11%) OLAP
11 3 (2.11%) Pentaho
11 3 (2.11%) Power BI
11 3 (2.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 71 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 51 (35.92%) Git (software)
3 30 (21.13%) JIRA
4 19 (13.38%) Selenium
5 11 (7.75%) Maven
5 11 (7.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (7.75%) TeamCity
6 8 (5.63%) Gradle
6 8 (5.63%) SonarQube
7 7 (4.93%) Artifactory
8 6 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.82%) GitLab
10 4 (2.82%) Subversion
10 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (2.11%) Appium
11 3 (2.11%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.11%) git-flow
11 3 (2.11%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (20.42%) Banking
2 28 (19.72%) Finance
3 9 (6.34%) Back Office
4 7 (4.93%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.52%) Automotive
6 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.41%) International Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Publishing
6 2 (1.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (39.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (26.06%) Developer
3 20 (14.08%) Java Developer
4 17 (11.97%) Cloud Engineer
5 16 (11.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 15 (10.56%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (9.86%) Java Engineer
7 14 (9.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) AWS DevOps
8 10 (7.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Architect
9 8 (5.63%) DevOps Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Angular Developer
11 6 (4.23%) Consultant
11 6 (4.23%) Linux Scripter
11 6 (4.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.49%) Middleware
2 18 (12.68%) RabbitMQ
3 17 (11.97%) RESTful
3 17 (11.97%) Spring
4 16 (11.27%) AngularJS
5 15 (10.56%) REST
6 14 (9.86%) Node.js
7 13 (9.15%) Spring Boot
8 11 (7.75%) Web Services
9 9 (6.34%) Kafka
9 9 (6.34%) XML
10 8 (5.63%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.93%) .NET
12 6 (4.23%) JSON
12 6 (4.23%) LAMP
12 6 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET
13 5 (3.52%) HTML
13 5 (3.52%) LAPP Stack
13 5 (3.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Cloud Native
2 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.41%) Fintech
5 2 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.70%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.70%) e-Health
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (43.66%) Linux
2 16 (11.27%) Windows
3 7 (4.93%) Unix
4 6 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.41%) Android
6 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.70%) AIX
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) Solaris
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.76%) Continuous Delivery
3 32 (22.54%) TDD
4 23 (16.20%) Microservices
5 22 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.38%) Load Balancing
7 15 (10.56%) Software Engineering
8 14 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (8.45%) Configuration Management
9 12 (8.45%) Test Automation
10 11 (7.75%) Scrum
11 10 (7.04%) BDD
11 10 (7.04%) Open Source
11 10 (7.04%) Process Improvement
12 6 (4.23%) API Development
12 6 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.23%) Pair Programming
12 6 (4.23%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 62 (43.66%) Java
2 32 (22.54%) Python
3 18 (12.68%) C#
4 17 (11.97%) Shell Script
4 17 (11.97%) SQL
5 15 (10.56%) Ruby
6 12 (8.45%) Bash Shell
7 10 (7.04%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.63%) Go
9 7 (4.93%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.23%) Apple Swift
11 5 (3.52%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.82%) Groovy
12 4 (2.82%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.11%) C++
13 3 (2.11%) HiveQL
13 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.11%) Scala
14 2 (1.41%) PHP
14 2 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.41%) SAFe Agilist
3 1 (0.70%) APMG
3 1 (0.70%) CISSP
3 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.70%) MCP
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.70%) RHCE
3 1 (0.70%) SSCP
3 1 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) GDPR
2 3 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) GCP
System Software
1 43 (30.28%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (19.01%) Ansible
2 16 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.34%) Terraform
4 8 (5.63%) Puppet
5 6 (4.23%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.52%) Kibana
7 2 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.41%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.70%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.70%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.70%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.70%) logstash
8 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (25.35%) IBM
2 20 (14.08%) Red Hat
3 16 (11.27%) Oracle
4 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.93%) Google
6 5 (3.52%) Apple
6 5 (3.52%) SAP
7 3 (2.11%) CA
7 3 (2.11%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.11%) Nimsoft
7 3 (2.11%) Splunk
7 3 (2.11%) Tableau
7 3 (2.11%) Talend
8 2 (1.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.41%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.41%) Remedy
8 2 (1.41%) VMware
9 1 (0.70%) F5
9 1 (0.70%) HP
9 1 (0.70%) Veritas