Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 12 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 40 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 +24 -30
Contract jobs citing DevOps 60 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 6.60% 3.49% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.80% 4.16% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 19 9
Coventry median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £406 £402 £331
90th Percentile £600 £590 £535
West Midlands median daily rate £485 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -0.51% +2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £31.31 -

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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 769 649 951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.60% 83.85% 89.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 447 689
Coventry median daily rate £450 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +0.61% +10.00%
10th Percentile £283 £240 £293
90th Percentile £588 £540 £545
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 23
Coventry median hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.53% +43.33% -23.08%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.80 £11.30
90th Percentile £37.00 £38.40 £38.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Coventry

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Coventry

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Coventry over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Coventry

For the 6 months to 12 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 Coventry region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 40 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) PaaS
4 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (26.67%) Windows
5 16 (26.67%) PowerShell
6 15 (25.00%) C#
7 14 (23.33%) SQL
7 14 (23.33%) .NET
7 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 14 (23.33%) JSON
8 13 (21.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (21.67%) IaaS
9 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
11 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
12 8 (13.33%) SaaS
12 8 (13.33%) GitHub
12 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
12 8 (13.33%) Ansible
12 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
13 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
13 7 (11.67%) Python
13 7 (11.67%) JIRA
14 6 (10.00%) Kanban
14 6 (10.00%) OWASP

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 40 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (35.00%) PaaS
3 13 (21.67%) IaaS
4 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (13.33%) GitHub
5 8 (13.33%) SaaS
6 6 (10.00%) Office 365
7 5 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.67%) Force.com
10 1 (1.67%) Route 53
10 1 (1.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Network Security
2 2 (3.33%) VoIP
3 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.67%) Big Data
4 4 (6.67%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) OLAP
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (11.67%) JIRA
6 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.67%) GitLab
6 4 (6.67%) Selenium
6 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.33%) Maven
7 2 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 4 (6.67%) Publishing
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (1.67%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (51.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Azure DevOps
2 13 (21.67%) Azure Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Architect
5 9 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Information Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Azure Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Azure Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Azure SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) .NET
1 14 (23.33%) JSON
2 5 (8.33%) Swagger
3 4 (6.67%) Django
3 4 (6.67%) Flask
3 4 (6.67%) GraphQL
3 4 (6.67%) OAuth
3 4 (6.67%) OAuth2
3 4 (6.67%) SAML
3 4 (6.67%) Web Services
4 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.00%) XML
5 2 (3.33%) Laravel
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.67%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (1.67%) jQuery
6 1 (1.67%) REST
6 1 (1.67%) Spring
6 1 (1.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.67%) PKI
3 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.00%) Linux
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
5 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.00%) Kanban
5 6 (10.00%) OWASP
6 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.67%) Data Management
7 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security
7 4 (6.67%) Internal Audit
7 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
7 4 (6.67%) SDLC
7 4 (6.67%) SOLID
7 4 (6.67%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 15 (25.00%) C#
3 14 (23.33%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) Python
5 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.33%) Java
6 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.67%) Korn
7 1 (1.67%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) CEH
2 4 (6.67%) CISM
2 4 (6.67%) CISSP
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) Docker
3 4 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.67%) NFS
4 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Ansible
2 5 (8.33%) WSUS
3 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.33%) Puppet
4 2 (3.33%) QRadar
4 2 (3.33%) SCCM
4 2 (3.33%) SCOM
4 2 (3.33%) Terraform
5 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.67%) Packer
5 1 (1.67%) Simpana
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) CommVault
5 1 (1.67%) NetApp
5 1 (1.67%) Netezza
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.67%) Sun
5 1 (1.67%) Veritas