Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 22 July 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 20 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing DevOps 15 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 10.56% 3.55% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.81% 5.05% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Cheltenham median daily rate £471 £360 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.90% -24.21% -13.64%
10th Percentile £417 £328 £395
90th Percentile £780 £380 £567
Gloucestershire median daily rate £471 £385 £450
% change year-on-year +22.40% -14.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 127 99 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 89.44% 70.21% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 77
Cheltenham median daily rate £375 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -0.67% -10.98%
10th Percentile £278 £247 £248
90th Percentile £509 £484 £524
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.73% -6.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 13
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £21.56 £15.00 £34.25
90th Percentile £53.25 £48.50 £45.55
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +4.94%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Cheltenham

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Cheltenham

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (60.00%) JIRA
3 9 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 6 (40.00%) JSF
5 6 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (40.00%) EJB
5 6 (40.00%) OOD
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) JUnit
5 6 (40.00%) Wiki
5 6 (40.00%) CentOS
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (40.00%) EasyMock
5 6 (40.00%) Confluence
5 6 (40.00%) Bitbucket
5 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 6 (40.00%) Confluence
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (60.00%) JIRA
3 6 (40.00%) Bitbucket
3 6 (40.00%) EasyMock
3 6 (40.00%) JUnit
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) JMeter
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 3 (20.00%) WATIR
6 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Director
4 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technology Director
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) EJB
1 6 (40.00%) JSF
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Wiki
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) CentOS
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) OOD
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) CA Agile Central