Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 97 113
Rank change year-on-year +74 +16 +11
Contract jobs citing DevOps 173 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.28% 0.54% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.79% 0.64% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 6 3
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £494 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.86% -21.00% +29.87%
10th Percentile £353 £378 £523
90th Percentile £545 £544 £668
South East median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% -7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £57.16 £40.00
% change year-on-year -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 1968 1402 2062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.83% 84.31% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 772 1080
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £250
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 63 67
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -7.06% +26.59%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.36 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.55 £44.70
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.25 £27.25
% change year-on-year -4.87% -7.34% +55.71%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017. 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 +60 124 £438 -2.78% 2
Aylesbury - 1 £550 -
Buckingham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £525 -
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 95 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (49.13%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (38.73%) OpenShift
4 65 (37.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 62 (35.84%) Banking
6 61 (35.26%) Finance
7 60 (34.68%) Jenkins
8 49 (28.32%) Linux
9 48 (27.75%) Java
10 45 (26.01%) OpenStack
10 45 (26.01%) Docker
11 40 (23.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 39 (22.54%) Ansible
13 38 (21.97%) Git (software)
13 38 (21.97%) Scrum
14 37 (21.39%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (20.23%) Technical Architecture
15 35 (20.23%) TDD
16 32 (18.50%) JIRA
17 31 (17.92%) PaaS
18 30 (17.34%) Red Hat
18 30 (17.34%) Redis
18 30 (17.34%) RabbitMQ
19 29 (16.76%) Cloud Foundry
20 28 (16.18%) Release Management
21 26 (15.03%) Cloud Computing
22 25 (14.45%) Process Improvement
23 22 (12.72%) Confluence
23 22 (12.72%) Python
24 21 (12.14%) Firewall

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 45 (26.01%) OpenStack
2 29 (16.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 22 (12.72%) Confluence
4 5 (2.89%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.89%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.89%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.31%) IIS
5 4 (2.31%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.73%) Apache
6 3 (1.73%) Drupal
7 2 (1.16%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.16%) CMS
7 2 (1.16%) JBoss
7 2 (1.16%) Liferay
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.58%) IBM Domino
Cloud Services
1 85 (49.13%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (38.73%) OpenShift
3 40 (23.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (17.92%) PaaS
5 26 (15.03%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (10.98%) IaaS
7 10 (5.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (2.31%) Office 365
9 3 (1.73%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.16%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.16%) SaaS
11 1 (0.58%) Akamai
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.58%) GitHub
11 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.58%) Route 53
11 1 (0.58%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.14%) Firewall
2 10 (5.78%) DNS
3 4 (2.31%) DHCP
4 3 (1.73%) SAN
5 2 (1.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.34%) Redis
2 20 (11.56%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.67%) MongoDB
3 15 (8.67%) MySQL
4 13 (7.51%) NuoDB
5 9 (5.20%) Big Data
5 9 (5.20%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.62%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.05%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.73%) DB2
11 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.16%) DataStax
11 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 60 (34.68%) Jenkins
2 38 (21.97%) Git (software)
3 32 (18.50%) JIRA
4 16 (9.25%) Selenium
5 11 (6.36%) Maven
6 9 (5.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (4.62%) GitLab
8 5 (2.89%) JMeter
9 4 (2.31%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.73%) Android Studio
10 3 (1.73%) Gatling
10 3 (1.73%) Gradle
10 3 (1.73%) Mockito
11 2 (1.16%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.16%) git-flow
12 1 (0.58%) Appium
12 1 (0.58%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.58%) Introscope
12 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 62 (35.84%) Banking
2 61 (35.26%) Finance
3 16 (9.25%) Financial Institution
4 15 (8.67%) Retail Banking
5 10 (5.78%) Automotive
6 6 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.89%) International Banking
7 5 (2.89%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (36.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (17.92%) Delivery Manager
3 26 (15.03%) Developer
4 20 (11.56%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 20 (11.56%) Architect
5 18 (10.40%) Java Developer
6 15 (8.67%) AWS DevOps
7 13 (7.51%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (5.78%) Java Software Developer
8 10 (5.78%) Ruby Developer
8 10 (5.78%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 10 (5.78%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 10 (5.78%) Senior Software Developer
8 10 (5.78%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.78%) Technical Architect
9 9 (5.20%) Consultant
10 8 (4.62%) DevOps Consultant
10 8 (4.62%) DevOps Developer
10 8 (4.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.34%) RabbitMQ
2 21 (12.14%) Spring
3 13 (7.51%) Node.js
4 11 (6.36%) Web Services
5 9 (5.20%) HTML
6 8 (4.62%) Velocity
7 6 (3.47%) Spring Boot
8 5 (2.89%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.89%) JSON
9 4 (2.31%) Android SDK
9 4 (2.31%) RESTful
9 4 (2.31%) Retrofit
10 3 (1.73%) CSS
10 3 (1.73%) Dagger
10 3 (1.73%) Kafka
10 3 (1.73%) Middleware
10 3 (1.73%) REST
10 3 (1.73%) Taurus
10 3 (1.73%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (5.20%) Public Cloud
2 4 (2.31%) Clustering
3 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.58%) e-Health
4 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.58%) User Experience
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.32%) Linux
2 19 (10.98%) Windows
3 10 (5.78%) Unix
4 8 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.47%) Android
6 6 (3.47%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.31%) Solaris
8 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.58%) CentOS
9 1 (0.58%) SUSE
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (37.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 38 (21.97%) Scrum
4 37 (21.39%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (20.23%) TDD
5 35 (20.23%) Technical Architecture
6 28 (16.18%) Release Management
7 25 (14.45%) Process Improvement
8 17 (9.83%) Infrastructure Management
9 13 (7.51%) Load Balancing
10 12 (6.94%) Microservices
10 12 (6.94%) Pair Programming
11 9 (5.20%) Open Source
11 9 (5.20%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.20%) Test Automation
12 8 (4.62%) BDD
12 8 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (4.62%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.75%) Java
2 22 (12.72%) Python
3 17 (9.83%) Ruby
3 17 (9.83%) SQL
4 11 (6.36%) Perl
5 10 (5.78%) Go
5 10 (5.78%) Shell Script
6 9 (5.20%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.05%) PHP
8 3 (1.73%) C#
8 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.16%) C++
9 2 (1.16%) Groovy
10 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (3.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.89%) CCNA
2 5 (2.89%) CCSP
2 5 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.31%) MCITP
3 4 (2.31%) MCSE
3 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.73%) Degree
5 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.58%) OCA
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (26.01%) Docker
2 6 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.89%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.58%) vCloud
4 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (22.54%) Ansible
2 9 (5.20%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.62%) SCOM
4 7 (4.05%) Puppet
4 7 (4.05%) SCCM
5 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.73%) Terraform
7 2 (1.16%) Ambari
7 2 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.58%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.58%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.58%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.58%) Nagios
8 1 (0.58%) Oozie
8 1 (0.58%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.58%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (17.34%) Red Hat
2 18 (10.40%) IBM
3 15 (8.67%) Google
4 11 (6.36%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.78%) Oracle
6 8 (4.62%) VMware
7 7 (4.05%) CA
7 7 (4.05%) Cloudera
7 7 (4.05%) Nimsoft
8 6 (3.47%) Remedy
9 5 (2.89%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.89%) Citrix
10 4 (2.31%) HP
10 4 (2.31%) Sun
11 2 (1.16%) Apple
11 2 (1.16%) Facebook
11 2 (1.16%) OpenText
11 2 (1.16%) StorageTek
12 1 (0.58%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.58%) Splunk