Period
to 3 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 3 December 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.

DevOps
England > East Midlands
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 22 13
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 +19
Contract jobs citing DevOps 82 127 231
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.04% 6.97% 8.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.38% 8.48% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 88 183
Median daily rate £468 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £338 £309 £363
90th Percentile £520 £608 £600
England median daily rate £500 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.23% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +10.53% +0.53%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 613 1,497 2,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.50% 82.21% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 820 1,416
Median daily rate £388 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +1.88% +2.56%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £275
90th Percentile £538 £580 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 99 105
Median hourly rate £16.22 £15.86 £14.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +8.37% -4.97%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.96 £9.52
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.40 £32.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.94 £22.00
% change year-on-year +46.20% +8.82% -4.93%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the East Midlands

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DevOps in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for DevOps in the East Midlands

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps in the East Midlands

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 3 December 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +11 28 £485 +27.21% 8
Northamptonshire +17 20 £400 -27.27% 6
Nottinghamshire +7 16 £413 -8.33% 23
Derbyshire +10 11 £450 +5.88% 13
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 42 (51.22%) Azure
2 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (36.59%) AWS
4 22 (26.83%) Java
5 21 (25.61%) SQL
6 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
7 17 (20.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
8 15 (18.29%) Git (software)
8 15 (18.29%) CSS
9 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
9 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
9 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
10 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
11 12 (14.63%) Test Automation
11 12 (14.63%) AngularJS
11 12 (14.63%) REST
11 12 (14.63%) .NET
11 12 (14.63%) OO
11 12 (14.63%) Python
11 12 (14.63%) Finance
11 12 (14.63%) Functional Programming
11 12 (14.63%) Decision-Making
11 12 (14.63%) Public Sector
12 11 (13.41%) Redux
12 11 (13.41%) Kubernetes
12 11 (13.41%) SDLC
12 11 (13.41%) TDD
12 11 (13.41%) .NET Framework
12 11 (13.41%) WCAG

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (2.44%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.44%) JBoss
1 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Fuse
1 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 42 (51.22%) Azure
2 30 (36.59%) AWS
3 8 (9.76%) IaaS
3 8 (9.76%) Power Platform
3 8 (9.76%) PowerApps
4 6 (7.32%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (7.32%) Logic Apps
5 5 (6.10%) Amazon S3
5 5 (6.10%) GCP
6 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (4.88%) Datadog
6 4 (4.88%) PaaS
7 3 (3.66%) SaaS
8 2 (2.44%) Office 365
9 1 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.22%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (1.22%) AWS CodeStar
9 1 (1.22%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Data Lake
2 8 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.54%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (8.54%) Power BI
4 6 (7.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (6.10%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.66%) Big Data
6 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.44%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (2.44%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.44%) HBase
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.44%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Git (software)
1 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.32%) JIRA
3 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.66%) Grunt
4 3 (3.66%) gulp
4 3 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.44%) git-flow
5 2 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.44%) REST Assured
5 2 (2.44%) Selenium
5 2 (2.44%) webpack
6 1 (1.22%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.22%) Gradle
6 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.22%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
1 12 (14.63%) Public Sector
2 10 (12.20%) Aerospace
3 9 (10.98%) Banking
4 6 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.88%) Automotive
6 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.44%) Marketing
7 2 (2.44%) Retail
8 1 (1.22%) Back Office
8 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Developer
2 12 (14.63%) Architect
3 11 (13.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) UI Developer
5 8 (9.76%) React Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) AWS Architect
7 6 (7.32%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (6.10%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Business IT Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Platform Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Site Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Tester
10 3 (3.66%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) CSS
2 12 (14.63%) .NET
2 12 (14.63%) AngularJS
2 12 (14.63%) REST
3 11 (13.41%) .NET Framework
3 11 (13.41%) Node.js
3 11 (13.41%) Redux
4 10 (12.20%) JSON
4 10 (12.20%) React
5 9 (10.98%) HTML
6 8 (9.76%) XML
7 5 (6.10%) GraphQL
7 5 (6.10%) HTML5
8 4 (4.88%) Spring Boot
8 4 (4.88%) Web Services
9 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.66%) CSS3
9 3 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.66%) SOAP
9 3 (3.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) User Experience
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.44%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.44%) FMCG
4 1 (1.22%) EPoS
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Linux
2 5 (6.10%) Android
2 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.10%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (14.63%) Decision-Making
3 12 (14.63%) Functional Programming
3 12 (14.63%) OO
3 12 (14.63%) Test Automation
4 11 (13.41%) SDLC
4 11 (13.41%) TDD
5 10 (12.20%) Microservices
5 10 (12.20%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 9 (10.98%) Project Delivery
7 8 (9.76%) ETL
7 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.54%) BDD
8 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.54%) Data Modelling
8 7 (8.54%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (8.54%) Service Management
8 7 (8.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.83%) Java
2 21 (25.61%) SQL
3 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
5 12 (14.63%) Python
6 9 (10.98%) C#
7 6 (7.32%) Go
8 5 (6.10%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.66%) ES6
9 3 (3.66%) Scala
10 2 (2.44%) C
10 2 (2.44%) PHP
10 2 (2.44%) Ruby
10 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.22%) C++
11 1 (1.22%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
1 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) TOGAF Certification
3 4 (4.88%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (1.22%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) WCAG
2 8 (9.76%) QA
3 4 (4.88%) PMO
4 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Docker
2 2 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.44%) HDFS
2 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) Kubernetes
2 8 (9.76%) Terraform
3 5 (6.10%) Grafana
3 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.10%) Prometheus
4 3 (3.66%) Ansible
5 2 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) Puppet
6 1 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.22%) HP ALM
6 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.88%) Google
3 4 (4.88%) New Relic
4 3 (3.66%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.44%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.44%) HP
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.44%) Teradata
5 2 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.22%) Twitter