Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 22 97
Rank change year-on-year +2 +75 +22
Contract jobs citing DevOps 129 170 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.62% 7.15% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.62% 8.59% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 55 5
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -15.56%
10th Percentile £358 £333 £371
90th Percentile £656 £560 £545
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £49.50 £57.16
% change year-on-year -29.29% -13.39% +42.89%

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 1,497 1,980 1,451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.42% 83.30% 85.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 919 799
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £240 £255 £224
90th Percentile £584 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 94 68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.20% -7.06%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.00 £9.49
90th Percentile £34.13 £48.75 £41.80
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £22.75 £24.23
% change year-on-year +10.42% -6.09% -3.10%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +2 99 £538 +24.64% 11
Beaconsfield - 5 £425 -
High Wycombe +2 4 £556 +5.95%
Chesham - 1 £250 -
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 (55.04%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (40.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (37.98%) Git (software)
4 41 (31.78%) Docker
4 41 (31.78%) .NET
5 38 (29.46%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (28.68%) Jenkins
7 36 (27.91%) JIRA
8 33 (25.58%) Scrum
9 32 (24.81%) SQL
10 30 (23.26%) C#
10 30 (23.26%) OpenShift
11 27 (20.93%) Linux
12 26 (20.16%) Finance
12 26 (20.16%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (19.38%) Visual Studio Team System
14 24 (18.60%) Confluence
15 22 (17.05%) Java
16 21 (16.28%) Python
16 21 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (15.50%) Ansible
18 19 (14.73%) Microservices
18 19 (14.73%) PowerShell
18 19 (14.73%) Open Source
18 19 (14.73%) Test Automation
18 19 (14.73%) Visual Studio
19 18 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
19 18 (13.95%) PaaS
20 17 (13.18%) RESTful
20 17 (13.18%) MongoDB

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 (18.60%) Confluence
2 12 (9.30%) OpenStack
3 11 (8.53%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (4.65%) IIS
5 4 (3.10%) CMS
5 4 (3.10%) Drupal
5 4 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.10%) EPiServer
5 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.33%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.55%) Apache
8 1 (0.78%) Documentum
8 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 52 (40.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (29.46%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (23.26%) OpenShift
4 18 (13.95%) PaaS
5 12 (9.30%) GitHub
6 10 (7.75%) IaaS
7 9 (6.98%) SaaS
8 6 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.33%) Serverless
9 3 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.78%) Office 365
10 1 (0.78%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.53%) Firewall
2 3 (2.33%) DHCP
2 3 (2.33%) DNS
2 3 (2.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) Intranet
3 1 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.78%) MQTT
3 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (13.18%) MongoDB
3 15 (11.63%) Redis
4 14 (10.85%) NuoDB
5 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
6 8 (6.20%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.10%) MySQL
8 3 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.33%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.55%) Big Data
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.78%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (37.98%) Git (software)
2 37 (28.68%) Jenkins
3 36 (27.91%) JIRA
4 25 (19.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 19 (14.73%) Visual Studio
6 12 (9.30%) Selenium
7 7 (5.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.10%) Maven
9 4 (3.10%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.33%) CircleCI
10 3 (2.33%) git-flow
10 3 (2.33%) GitLab
10 3 (2.33%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.55%) Appium
11 2 (1.55%) Subversion
12 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (20.16%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.10%) Legal
4 3 (2.33%) Automotive
4 3 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (34.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (27.13%) Developer
3 17 (13.18%) .NET Developer
4 12 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.53%) Architect
6 10 (7.75%) Azure DevOps
6 10 (7.75%) C# Developer
7 9 (6.98%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.20%) Azure Developer
8 8 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Head of Development
8 8 (6.20%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (5.43%) DevOps Manager
9 7 (5.43%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (31.78%) .NET
2 17 (13.18%) RESTful
3 16 (12.40%) XML
4 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
5 14 (10.85%) .NET Core
5 14 (10.85%) SOAP
6 12 (9.30%) Web Services
7 11 (8.53%) AngularJS
7 11 (8.53%) JSON
7 11 (8.53%) REST
8 10 (7.75%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (6.98%) Spring
10 7 (5.43%) HTML
10 7 (5.43%) Middleware
10 7 (5.43%) Node.js
11 6 (4.65%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.88%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (3.88%) iOS SDK
12 5 (3.88%) jQuery
12 5 (3.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (3.88%) Robotics
2 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.33%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.55%) Clustering
4 2 (1.55%) Fintech
4 2 (1.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.93%) Linux
2 9 (6.98%) Windows
3 7 (5.43%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.55%) Android
6 2 (1.55%) Unix
7 1 (0.78%) AIX
7 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.78%) Solaris
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (55.04%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.58%) Scrum
3 26 (20.16%) Continuous Delivery
4 21 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (14.73%) Microservices
5 19 (14.73%) Open Source
5 19 (14.73%) Test Automation
6 14 (10.85%) Deployment Automation
6 14 (10.85%) Kanban
7 13 (10.08%) Load Balancing
8 12 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (9.30%) Migration
8 12 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (8.53%) Computer Science
9 11 (8.53%) Mentoring
9 11 (8.53%) TDD
10 10 (7.75%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.98%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.20%) ITIL
12 8 (6.20%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.81%) SQL
2 30 (23.26%) C#
3 22 (17.05%) Java
4 21 (16.28%) Python
5 19 (14.73%) PowerShell
6 13 (10.08%) Bash Shell
7 12 (9.30%) Ruby
8 10 (7.75%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.20%) PHP
10 6 (4.65%) Apple Swift
11 5 (3.88%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.33%) C++
12 3 (2.33%) Go
12 3 (2.33%) Kotlin
12 3 (2.33%) VBScript
13 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.78%) Groovy
14 1 (0.78%) Java 8
14 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (3.88%) CISSP
1 5 (3.88%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (3.10%) SSCP
3 3 (2.33%) Degree
4 2 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.78%) MCP
5 1 (0.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (31.78%) Docker
2 5 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (15.50%) Ansible
2 15 (11.63%) Kubernetes
3 7 (5.43%) Terraform
4 5 (3.88%) Kibana
5 4 (3.10%) Puppet
6 3 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.78%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) logstash
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.63%) Red Hat
3 13 (10.08%) IBM
4 4 (3.10%) F5
5 3 (2.33%) Apple
5 3 (2.33%) Cisco
5 3 (2.33%) Google
5 3 (2.33%) Nokia
5 3 (2.33%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.55%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.55%) New Relic
6 2 (1.55%) SAP
6 2 (1.55%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.78%) Kofax
7 1 (0.78%) Meridio
7 1 (0.78%) OpenText
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle
7 1 (0.78%) Sage
7 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com