Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 38 56
Rank change year-on-year +16 +18 -35
Contract jobs citing DevOps 71 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 7.22% 4.79% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.17% 5.56% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 11
Coventry median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £412 £413 £335
90th Percentile £576 £675 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £31.31 -
% change year-on-year +11.79% - -

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 869 647 755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 88.31% 86.04% 89.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 430 553
Coventry median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £300 £274 £275
90th Percentile £575 £551 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 27
Coventry median hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.53% +34.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £33.75 £31.69 £32.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £24.99 £19.25
% change year-on-year -29.97% +29.82% +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 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 Coventry region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 53 (74.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.58%) PowerShell
4 19 (26.76%) PaaS
5 17 (23.94%) Visual Studio Team System
6 16 (22.54%) Ansible
7 14 (19.72%) IaaS
8 13 (18.31%) JSON
8 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
9 12 (16.90%) Linux
9 12 (16.90%) C#
9 12 (16.90%) Visual Studio
9 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (15.49%) SQL
10 11 (15.49%) Finance
10 11 (15.49%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (14.08%) Windows
11 10 (14.08%) Retail
12 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
12 9 (12.68%) Docker
12 9 (12.68%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (11.27%) Kubernetes
13 8 (11.27%) Puppet
13 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
13 8 (11.27%) Unix
14 7 (9.86%) Oracle
14 7 (9.86%) Java
14 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (9.86%) Scrum

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 (7.04%) Confluence
2 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (74.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (26.76%) PaaS
3 14 (19.72%) IaaS
4 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (12.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (7.04%) GitHub
7 4 (5.63%) Azure Functions
7 4 (5.63%) SaaS
7 4 (5.63%) Serverless
8 3 (4.23%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (2.82%) Office 365
10 1 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (1.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) DNS
2 2 (2.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.04%) Cosmos DB
3 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.04%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.63%) Big Data
4 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.82%) DB2
6 2 (2.82%) OLAP
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (16.90%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.04%) JIRA
4 5 (7.04%) Selenium
5 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.23%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.23%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.82%) Maven
7 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Publishing
4 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (53.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (32.39%) Azure DevOps
3 21 (29.58%) Azure Engineer
4 18 (25.35%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (4.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Integration Tester
7 3 (4.23%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (4.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Systems Tester
7 3 (4.23%) Tester
8 2 (2.82%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) JSON
2 6 (8.45%) .NET
2 6 (8.45%) Swagger
3 4 (5.63%) Django
3 4 (5.63%) Flask
3 4 (5.63%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.63%) GraphQL
3 4 (5.63%) SOAP
3 4 (5.63%) XML
4 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (4.23%) Node.js
4 3 (4.23%) OAuth
4 3 (4.23%) OpenID
4 3 (4.23%) REST
4 3 (4.23%) Web Services
4 3 (4.23%) WSDL
5 2 (2.82%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.82%) Velocity
6 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) Windows
3 8 (11.27%) Unix
4 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.82%) VMS
5 1 (1.41%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.49%) Collaborative Working
3 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
4 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (9.86%) Scrum
5 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.45%) Open Source
5 6 (8.45%) OWASP
5 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.04%) High Availability
6 5 (7.04%) Kanban
6 5 (7.04%) Migration
7 4 (5.63%) Data Management
7 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.63%) Data Virtualisation
7 4 (5.63%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (4.23%) SDLC
8 3 (4.23%) Software Delivery
8 3 (4.23%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.90%) C#
3 11 (15.49%) SQL
4 7 (9.86%) Java
5 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.04%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) Korn
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
1 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Docker
2 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) NFS
3 1 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (22.54%) Ansible
2 8 (11.27%) Kubernetes
2 8 (11.27%) Puppet
3 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.86%) Terraform
4 5 (7.04%) Packer
5 2 (2.82%) QRadar
5 2 (2.82%) SCCM
5 2 (2.82%) SCOM
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.41%) Simpana
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Google
3 3 (4.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) CommVault
4 1 (1.41%) NetApp
4 1 (1.41%) Netezza
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.41%) Sun
4 1 (1.41%) Veritas
4 1 (1.41%) WSO2