Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 34 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 +48 +50
Contract jobs citing DevOps 139 136 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.34% 6.05% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.59% 7.31% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 55 18
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% -
10th Percentile £363 £363 £396
90th Percentile £619 £583 £525
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £57.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +3.64% +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 1,618 1,861 1,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.43% 82.75% 84.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 859 864
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £249 £228 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +3.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 70 50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £9.09 £9.27 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.38 £77.50 £46.90
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year +23.47% -10.99% +1.11%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +13 114 £500 +11.11% 15
High Wycombe - 3 £575 -
Aylesbury - 2 £438 -
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
Chesham - 1 £250 -
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 64 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (38.13%) Git (software)
3 51 (36.69%) Jenkins
4 44 (31.65%) Java
5 43 (30.94%) Linux
6 42 (30.22%) Docker
7 39 (28.06%) Python
7 39 (28.06%) Amazon AWS
8 34 (24.46%) OpenShift
9 33 (23.74%) Ansible
9 33 (23.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 33 (23.74%) JIRA
10 31 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (21.58%) Finance
11 30 (21.58%) Continuous Delivery
12 29 (20.86%) C#
13 25 (17.99%) TDD
13 25 (17.99%) MongoDB
14 23 (16.55%) Scrum
15 22 (15.83%) IBM
15 22 (15.83%) Confluence
16 21 (15.11%) Open Source
16 21 (15.11%) Banking
16 21 (15.11%) .NET
17 20 (14.39%) Bash Shell
17 20 (14.39%) Test Automation
17 20 (14.39%) AngularJS
18 19 (13.67%) Microservices
18 19 (13.67%) SQL
19 18 (12.95%) REST

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 22 (15.83%) Confluence
2 11 (7.91%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (7.19%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.47%) Apache Spark
5 8 (5.76%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.88%) Apache
6 4 (2.88%) CMS
6 4 (2.88%) Drupal
6 4 (2.88%) EPiServer
6 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.16%) IIS
7 3 (2.16%) JBoss
7 3 (2.16%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.72%) nginx
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (28.06%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (24.46%) OpenShift
3 33 (23.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (9.35%) PaaS
5 11 (7.91%) SaaS
6 9 (6.47%) GitHub
7 8 (5.76%) IaaS
8 6 (4.32%) Amazon S3
8 6 (4.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (3.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (2.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.72%) Heroku
11 1 (0.72%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.19%) Firewall
2 3 (2.16%) DNS
3 2 (1.44%) DHCP
3 2 (1.44%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.72%) Intranet
4 1 (0.72%) MQTT
4 1 (0.72%) SSL
4 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.99%) MongoDB
2 15 (10.79%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.07%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.63%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.63%) Redis
5 11 (7.91%) NuoDB
6 9 (6.47%) Big Data
6 9 (6.47%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.76%) MySQL
8 5 (3.60%) DB2
9 3 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.16%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.16%) HBase
9 3 (2.16%) Impala
9 3 (2.16%) OLAP
9 3 (2.16%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (2.16%) Pentaho
9 3 (2.16%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 53 (38.13%) Git (software)
2 51 (36.69%) Jenkins
3 33 (23.74%) JIRA
4 11 (7.91%) Maven
4 11 (7.91%) Selenium
4 11 (7.91%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (7.19%) Visual Studio
6 9 (6.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (6.47%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (5.04%) SonarQube
7 7 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.60%) Artifactory
8 5 (3.60%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.88%) Appium
9 4 (2.88%) GitLab
9 4 (2.88%) Gradle
9 4 (2.88%) Subversion
10 3 (2.16%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.44%) Calabash
11 2 (1.44%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (21.58%) Finance
2 21 (15.11%) Banking
3 5 (3.60%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.88%) Automotive
4 4 (2.88%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) Advertising
5 3 (2.16%) Back Office
5 3 (2.16%) Retail
6 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (33.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (25.18%) Developer
3 13 (9.35%) Java Developer
4 11 (7.91%) Architect
4 11 (7.91%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.47%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (3.60%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Angular Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Consultant
10 5 (3.60%) DevOps Developer
10 5 (3.60%) DevOps Manager
10 5 (3.60%) Java Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.88%) .NET Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.11%) .NET
2 20 (14.39%) AngularJS
3 18 (12.95%) REST
4 17 (12.23%) Middleware
5 16 (11.51%) Spring
6 15 (10.79%) Web Services
6 15 (10.79%) XML
7 14 (10.07%) RESTful
8 12 (8.63%) SOAP
9 10 (7.19%) ASP.NET
9 10 (7.19%) JSON
9 10 (7.19%) Node.js
9 10 (7.19%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (7.19%) Spring Boot
10 9 (6.47%) Kafka
11 8 (5.76%) Hibernate
12 7 (5.04%) jQuery
12 7 (5.04%) LAMP
13 6 (4.32%) Swagger
13 6 (4.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.04%) Cloud Native
1 7 (5.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.88%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.44%) Fintech
4 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.72%) Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.94%) Linux
2 9 (6.47%) Windows
3 8 (5.76%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.60%) Unix
6 3 (2.16%) Android
7 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.72%) AIX
8 1 (0.72%) CentOS
8 1 (0.72%) Solaris
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (21.58%) Continuous Delivery
4 25 (17.99%) TDD
5 23 (16.55%) Scrum
6 21 (15.11%) Open Source
7 20 (14.39%) Test Automation
8 19 (13.67%) Microservices
9 16 (11.51%) Software Engineering
10 13 (9.35%) Load Balancing
11 12 (8.63%) Configuration Management
12 11 (7.91%) BDD
12 11 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (7.19%) Deployment Automation
14 9 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (5.04%) API Development
15 7 (5.04%) Kanban
15 7 (5.04%) Security Architecture
16 6 (4.32%) Data Security
16 6 (4.32%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.65%) Java
2 39 (28.06%) Python
3 29 (20.86%) C#
4 20 (14.39%) Bash Shell
5 19 (13.67%) SQL
6 16 (11.51%) Ruby
7 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.19%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.76%) Shell Script
10 7 (5.04%) Apple Swift
11 6 (4.32%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.60%) C++
12 5 (3.60%) Groovy
12 5 (3.60%) Objective-C
12 5 (3.60%) PHP
13 4 (2.88%) Go
14 3 (2.16%) HiveQL
14 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.16%) Scala
14 3 (2.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.88%) CISSP
1 4 (2.88%) Degree
1 4 (2.88%) SSCP
1 4 (2.88%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (1.44%) SAFe Agilist
3 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.72%) RHCE
3 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) GDPR
2 3 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 42 (30.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (23.74%) Ansible
2 12 (8.63%) Kubernetes
3 10 (7.19%) Terraform
4 9 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.04%) Puppet
6 6 (4.32%) Kibana
7 2 (1.44%) logstash
8 1 (0.72%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.72%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.72%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 22 (15.83%) IBM
2 14 (10.07%) Red Hat
3 12 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.63%) Oracle
4 6 (4.32%) Google
5 4 (2.88%) Apple
5 4 (2.88%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.16%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.16%) F5
6 3 (2.16%) SAP
6 3 (2.16%) Splunk
6 3 (2.16%) Tableau
6 3 (2.16%) Talend
6 3 (2.16%) VMware
7 2 (1.44%) Cisco
7 2 (1.44%) New Relic
7 2 (1.44%) Nokia
8 1 (0.72%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.72%) SendGrid
8 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow