Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 12 25
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 +4
Contract jobs citing DevOps 17 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 6.94% 9.27% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.13% 11.38% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Cheltenham median daily rate £475 £459 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.54% -5.90% +21.88%
10th Percentile £369 £406 £381
90th Percentile £531 £554 £569
Gloucestershire median daily rate £525 £416 £470
% change year-on-year +26.13% -11.44% +17.50%
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 209 123 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 85.31% 81.46% 84.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 44 93
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £500 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +28.21% -2.50%
10th Percentile £296 £245 £276
90th Percentile £534 £663 £535
Gloucestershire median daily rate £439 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.36% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 12 13
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £16.55 £41.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £59.25 £47.20
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +45.45% -8.33% -29.41%

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 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) Kubernetes
4 5 (29.41%) Docker
4 5 (29.41%) Terraform
4 5 (29.41%) Perl
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) WATIR
5 4 (23.53%) Selenium
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
5 4 (23.53%) Puppet
5 4 (23.53%) Apache Accumulo
5 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) JMeter
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Cloud Native
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Core
5 4 (23.53%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark

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 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Serverless
3 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Apache Accumulo
1 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
1 4 (23.53%) JMeter
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
1 4 (23.53%) WATIR
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) jMock
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Mockito
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) AWS DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) AWS Developer
3 4 (23.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Core
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Cloud Native
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source Development
6 1 (5.88%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Perl
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Kubernetes
2 5 (29.41%) Terraform
3 4 (23.53%) Ansible
3 4 (23.53%) Puppet
4 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle