Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OpenShift skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenShift over the 6 months to 8 April 2020 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.

Red Hat OpenShift
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 161 219 249
Rank change year-on-year +58 +30 -25
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 20 27 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.55% 1.29% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 6
Median daily rate £650 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +2.27% -8.33%
10th Percentile £513 £450 £494
90th Percentile £775 £688 £616
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

OpenShift is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,288 2,097 1,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.17% 30.70% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1,640 1,361
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £311 £363 £344
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 17
Median hourly rate £30.72 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.58% -3.75% -5.46%
10th Percentile £18.68 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.88 £23.75 £50.35
Median hourly rate £26.44 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +39.16% -5.00% +7.72%

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OpenShift as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for OpenShift in the City of London

OpenShift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OpenShift in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for OpenShift in the City of London

OpenShift
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OpenShift in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OpenShift in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing OpenShift 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 City of London region with a requirement for OpenShift.

1 17 (85.00%) DevOps
2 12 (60.00%) AWS
3 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (55.00%) Kubernetes
3 11 (55.00%) Terraform
4 9 (45.00%) Azure
4 9 (45.00%) Docker
5 8 (40.00%) Ansible
5 8 (40.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (30.00%) Python
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) Microservices
7 6 (30.00%) GCP
8 5 (25.00%) Node.js
8 5 (25.00%) Kafka
8 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (20.00%) Groovy
9 4 (20.00%) Migration
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) GitHub
9 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 4 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
9 4 (20.00%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (15.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
10 3 (15.00%) CircleCI

OpenShift
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) AWS
2 9 (45.00%) Azure
3 6 (30.00%) GCP
4 4 (20.00%) Amazon EKS
4 4 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (20.00%) GitHub
5 3 (15.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
6 2 (10.00%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Fargate
6 2 (10.00%) Azure Functions
6 2 (10.00%) SaaS
6 2 (10.00%) Serverless
7 1 (5.00%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (5.00%) Azure Stack
7 1 (5.00%) IaaS
7 1 (5.00%) npm
7 1 (5.00%) NuGet
7 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) OpenVPN
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Redis
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Ignite
3 1 (5.00%) Flink
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) CircleCI
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) SonarQube
2 3 (15.00%) Spinnaker
2 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.00%) GitLab
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (10.00%) Travis CI
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) MSI
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) WiX
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Architect
4 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Kafka
1 5 (25.00%) Node.js
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) React
3 3 (15.00%) REST
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) JSON
4 2 (10.00%) RESTful
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) YAML
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (5.00%) Jest
5 1 (5.00%) Redux
5 1 (5.00%) RxJS
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Native
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.00%) iPad
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) DevOps
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (30.00%) Microservices
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Kanban
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Coaching
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) GitOps
7 2 (10.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (20.00%) Groovy
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.00%) Go
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) ES6
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Kubernetes
1 11 (55.00%) Terraform
2 8 (40.00%) Ansible
3 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Cobbler
4 1 (5.00%) Grafana
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Packer
4 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.00%) SCOM
4 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Splunk
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) MuleSoft
2 2 (10.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat