Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 28 70
Rank change year-on-year +13 +42 +8
Contract jobs citing DevOps 216 206 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.76% 6.84% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 8.13% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 139 56
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £475 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.97% -2.16%
10th Percentile £360 £320 £325
90th Percentile £600 £588 £581
England median daily rate £530 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £49.50 £54.50
% change year-on-year -29.29% -9.17% -9.17%

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 2,052 2,534 2,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.25% 84.10% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,328 1,632 1,673
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £392 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +2.48% +2.00%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £216
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 96 79
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.94 £15.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.71% +4.83% -9.69%
10th Percentile £9.61 £10.00 £9.75
90th Percentile £34.63 £47.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +5.56%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in the East Midlands

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor 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 18 January 2019. 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
Northamptonshire +34 80 £475 +2.65% 10
Nottinghamshire -17 52 £400 -20.00% 34
Leicestershire +23 48 £435 +23.40% 17
Derbyshire +6 25 £543 +27.65% 4
Rutland - 2 £388 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 104 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (47.69%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (37.50%) Docker
4 72 (33.33%) Ansible
5 66 (30.56%) Linux
6 57 (26.39%) Jenkins
7 55 (25.46%) Opscode Chef
8 54 (25.00%) Python
9 52 (24.07%) Java
10 51 (23.61%) Git (software)
11 41 (18.98%) Terraform
12 40 (18.52%) JavaScript
13 39 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (17.59%) Kubernetes
15 37 (17.13%) Scrum
16 36 (16.67%) Security Cleared
17 35 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
18 32 (14.81%) Web Services
18 32 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
19 31 (14.35%) Red Hat
20 30 (13.89%) SQL
21 28 (12.96%) SC Cleared
22 27 (12.50%) Microservices
23 24 (11.11%) Puppet
23 24 (11.11%) Amazon S3
23 24 (11.11%) Windows
24 23 (10.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
25 22 (10.19%) AngularJS
26 21 (9.72%) TDD
27 20 (9.26%) Amazon EC2

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 19 (8.80%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (5.56%) nginx
3 9 (4.17%) Confluence
3 9 (4.17%) JBoss
4 8 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.24%) Apache
6 5 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.31%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.85%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.39%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.93%) IIS
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) HFM
1 3 (1.39%) Maximo
2 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.46%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 103 (47.69%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 23 (10.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 20 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (7.41%) OpenShift
7 14 (6.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
8 12 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
8 12 (5.56%) GitHub
9 11 (5.09%) Route 53
10 8 (3.70%) PaaS
11 5 (2.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (2.31%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (2.31%) Boomi
11 5 (2.31%) Google App Engine
11 5 (2.31%) Serverless
12 4 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.78%) Internet
2 5 (2.31%) SSL
3 4 (1.85%) Network Security
3 4 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.39%) DHCP
4 3 (1.39%) DNS
4 3 (1.39%) HTTP
4 3 (1.39%) IPsec
5 2 (0.93%) DSL
5 2 (0.93%) Firewall
6 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.46%) SAN
6 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.26%) NoSQL
2 17 (7.87%) MySQL
3 16 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.56%) Amazon Aurora
4 12 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 12 (5.56%) Big Data
4 12 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (3.24%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.24%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.39%) Redis
9 2 (0.93%) NuoDB
9 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.46%) HBase
10 1 (0.46%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.46%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 57 (26.39%) Jenkins
2 51 (23.61%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.41%) Bitbucket
3 16 (7.41%) JIRA
3 16 (7.41%) Selenium
3 16 (7.41%) Subversion
4 14 (6.48%) Maven
5 12 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 11 (5.09%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.24%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.78%) JUnit
10 5 (2.31%) GitLab
10 5 (2.31%) LoadUI
10 5 (2.31%) RSpec
10 5 (2.31%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.31%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.85%) CA Release Automation
11 4 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (6.02%) Finance
2 11 (5.09%) Aerospace
2 11 (5.09%) Manufacturing
2 11 (5.09%) Retail
3 6 (2.78%) Back Office
4 4 (1.85%) Banking
5 3 (1.39%) Law
5 3 (1.39%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (38.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (19.44%) Developer
3 38 (17.59%) AWS Engineer
4 37 (17.13%) AWS DevOps
5 35 (16.20%) Architect
6 31 (14.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 24 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (6.48%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (5.56%) Administrator
9 12 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (5.09%) React Developer
11 10 (4.63%) DevOps Architect
12 9 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
13 7 (3.24%) Azure DevOps
13 7 (3.24%) Database Engineer
13 7 (3.24%) Linux Administrator
13 7 (3.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.24%) Tester
14 6 (2.78%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
1 32 (14.81%) Web Services
2 22 (10.19%) AngularJS
3 19 (8.80%) Node.js
3 19 (8.80%) React
4 17 (7.87%) CSS
5 16 (7.41%) HTML
6 14 (6.48%) HTML5
7 13 (6.02%) Java EE
8 12 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
8 12 (5.56%) Memcached
8 12 (5.56%) PHP-FPM
9 11 (5.09%) Spring
10 10 (4.63%) Middleware
10 10 (4.63%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (4.63%) RESTful
10 10 (4.63%) Spring Boot
11 9 (4.17%) CSS3
11 9 (4.17%) GraphQL
11 9 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.24%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.31%) PKI
3 5 (2.31%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.39%) User Experience
6 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.46%) FMCG
7 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (30.56%) Linux
2 24 (11.11%) Windows
3 19 (8.80%) CentOS
3 19 (8.80%) Unix
4 13 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.24%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.78%) Solaris
7 5 (2.31%) Android
7 5 (2.31%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (17.13%) Scrum
4 27 (12.50%) Microservices
5 21 (9.72%) TDD
6 18 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 17 (7.87%) Analytics
8 16 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 15 (6.94%) ETL
9 15 (6.94%) Migration
9 15 (6.94%) Open Source
10 14 (6.48%) TOGAF
11 13 (6.02%) Front End Development
11 13 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (5.56%) Auto-Scaling
12 12 (5.56%) Kanban
12 12 (5.56%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.09%) Deployment Automation
14 10 (4.63%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (4.63%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.00%) Python
2 52 (24.07%) Java
3 40 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 30 (13.89%) SQL
5 16 (7.41%) PHP
6 15 (6.94%) Bash Shell
6 15 (6.94%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.17%) ES6
8 8 (3.70%) Perl
9 7 (3.24%) Groovy
10 6 (2.78%) Java 8
10 6 (2.78%) Ruby
11 5 (2.31%) ABAP
11 5 (2.31%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.85%) C#
12 4 (1.85%) ES7
12 4 (1.85%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.85%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.46%) Go
13 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.09%) Degree
4 9 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.78%) CISSP
6 4 (1.85%) CEH
6 4 (1.85%) CISM
6 4 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.93%) MCSE
7 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.24%) GDPR
2 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.93%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (37.50%) Docker
2 5 (2.31%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.85%) vSphere
4 3 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 72 (33.33%) Ansible
2 55 (25.46%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (18.98%) Terraform
4 38 (17.59%) Kubernetes
5 24 (11.11%) Puppet
6 17 (7.87%) Kibana
7 15 (6.94%) Nagios
8 12 (5.56%) HAProxy
8 12 (5.56%) logstash
9 11 (5.09%) Consul
9 11 (5.09%) Icinga
10 4 (1.85%) Packer
11 3 (1.39%) OpenView
11 3 (1.39%) SCOM
11 3 (1.39%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.46%) Control-M
12 1 (0.46%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.46%) Riemann
12 1 (0.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (14.35%) Red Hat
2 14 (6.48%) Oracle
3 13 (6.02%) SAP
4 11 (5.09%) Splunk
5 9 (4.17%) AppDynamics
5 9 (4.17%) Hortonworks
6 8 (3.70%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.24%) IBM
8 6 (2.78%) VMware
9 5 (2.31%) Dell
10 4 (1.85%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.85%) Citrix
10 4 (1.85%) Google
10 4 (1.85%) Sun
11 3 (1.39%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.39%) HP
11 3 (1.39%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.39%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.93%) Automation Anywhere
12 2 (0.93%) Xamarin