Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 44 45
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1 +38
Contract jobs citing DevOps 221 124 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.02% 4.10% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.80% 4.83% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 86 102
East Midlands median daily rate £430 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +5.26% +10.14%
10th Percentile £360 £338 £313
90th Percentile £600 £575 £625
England median daily rate £525 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £46.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +7.53% -15.45% +10.00%

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 2,256 2,569 2,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.89% 84.93% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,462 1,623 1,731
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 102 60
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.08% +5.36% -13.04%
10th Percentile £9.86 £9.55 £8.76
90th Percentile £42.88 £52.00 £42.58
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 +27 74 £424 -17.37% 13
Nottinghamshire -1 68 £488 -2.50% 17
Leicestershire +28 42 £425 +13.33% 9
Derbyshire +30 24 £545 - 10
Rutland - 2 £388 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 123 (55.66%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (43.44%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (38.46%) Java
4 59 (26.70%) Ansible
5 57 (25.79%) JavaScript
5 57 (25.79%) Linux
5 57 (25.79%) Python
6 56 (25.34%) Docker
7 55 (24.89%) Opscode Chef
8 52 (23.53%) Git (software)
9 46 (20.81%) Jenkins
10 41 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (17.65%) Scrum
12 34 (15.38%) Puppet
13 33 (14.93%) Security Cleared
13 33 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
13 33 (14.93%) TDD
14 31 (14.03%) Configuration Management
15 30 (13.57%) PowerShell
16 29 (13.12%) SC Cleared
16 29 (13.12%) Java EE
16 29 (13.12%) Windows
16 29 (13.12%) XML
16 29 (13.12%) AngularJS
16 29 (13.12%) Kubernetes
17 28 (12.67%) Terraform
17 28 (12.67%) Amazon S3
17 28 (12.67%) SQL
17 28 (12.67%) JSON
18 25 (11.31%) PHP

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 24 (10.86%) Tomcat
2 17 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (6.79%) Confluence
4 9 (4.07%) JBoss
5 8 (3.62%) nginx
6 6 (2.71%) Apache
6 6 (2.71%) CMS
6 6 (2.71%) Drupal
7 5 (2.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (2.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.36%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.36%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.90%) WildFly
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.45%) IIS
10 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 96 (43.44%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (12.67%) Amazon S3
4 16 (7.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 13 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (5.43%) OpenShift
7 9 (4.07%) Amazon EMR
7 9 (4.07%) Amazon Glacier
8 8 (3.62%) PaaS
8 8 (3.62%) Route 53
9 6 (2.71%) GitHub
10 5 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.81%) npm
11 4 (1.81%) Office 365
11 4 (1.81%) Tricentis Tosca
12 3 (1.36%) Boomi
13 2 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.88%) SSL
2 8 (3.62%) DSL
2 8 (3.62%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.71%) HTTP
4 5 (2.26%) DHCP
4 5 (2.26%) DNS
4 5 (2.26%) IPsec
5 4 (1.81%) Internet
5 4 (1.81%) Network Security
5 4 (1.81%) SSH
6 2 (0.90%) Firewall
6 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.33%) NoSQL
2 13 (5.88%) MySQL
2 13 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.43%) Hadoop
4 11 (4.98%) Big Data
4 11 (4.98%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.07%) Amazon Aurora
5 9 (4.07%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.36%) Redis
11 2 (0.90%) NuoDB
11 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 52 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 46 (20.81%) Jenkins
3 24 (10.86%) Bitbucket
4 23 (10.41%) JIRA
5 18 (8.14%) Selenium
6 16 (7.24%) Subversion
7 13 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 13 (5.88%) Maven
8 12 (5.43%) Grunt
9 11 (4.98%) webpack
10 9 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (3.62%) SoapUI
12 7 (3.17%) Artifactory
12 7 (3.17%) gulp
13 6 (2.71%) JUnit
13 6 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (2.71%) TeamCity
14 5 (2.26%) HP UFT
14 5 (2.26%) LoadUI
14 5 (2.26%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (7.69%) Finance
2 8 (3.62%) Retail
3 7 (3.17%) Back Office
4 5 (2.26%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.81%) Banking
6 3 (1.36%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (30.77%) Developer
2 67 (30.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (15.84%) Architect
4 26 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (10.41%) AWS Engineer
6 22 (9.95%) AWS DevOps
6 22 (9.95%) Java Developer
7 19 (8.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.52%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (4.52%) React Developer
9 9 (4.07%) Automation Developer
9 9 (4.07%) Azure DevOps
9 9 (4.07%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (4.07%) DevOps Architect
10 8 (3.62%) Administrator
10 8 (3.62%) Integration Developer
11 7 (3.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (2.71%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.12%) AngularJS
1 29 (13.12%) Java EE
1 29 (13.12%) XML
2 28 (12.67%) JSON
3 25 (11.31%) Elastic Stack
3 25 (11.31%) RabbitMQ
3 25 (11.31%) React
4 22 (9.95%) Node.js
5 20 (9.05%) Web Services
6 17 (7.69%) CSS
6 17 (7.69%) HTML
7 16 (7.24%) CSS3
7 16 (7.24%) HTML5
8 15 (6.79%) Spring
9 13 (5.88%) Redux
10 11 (4.98%) .NET
10 11 (4.98%) jQuery
11 9 (4.07%) Apollo GraphQL
11 9 (4.07%) GraphQL
11 9 (4.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.07%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.17%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.26%) PKI
5 4 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.81%) User Experience
6 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.90%) FMCG
7 2 (0.90%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (25.79%) Linux
2 29 (13.12%) Windows
3 19 (8.60%) Unix
4 12 (5.43%) CentOS
5 7 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.17%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.26%) VMS
7 2 (0.90%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.90%) Solaris
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (55.66%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (17.65%) Scrum
4 33 (14.93%) TDD
5 31 (14.03%) Configuration Management
6 21 (9.50%) E-Commerce
7 20 (9.05%) Test Automation
8 19 (8.60%) Analytics
8 19 (8.60%) Release Management
9 16 (7.24%) API Development
9 16 (7.24%) Front End Development
9 16 (7.24%) Kanban
10 15 (6.79%) ETL
11 14 (6.33%) Microservices
11 14 (6.33%) Open Source
11 14 (6.33%) Pair Programming
12 12 (5.43%) Content Management
12 12 (5.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (5.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (38.46%) Java
2 57 (25.79%) JavaScript
2 57 (25.79%) Python
3 30 (13.57%) PowerShell
4 28 (12.67%) SQL
5 25 (11.31%) PHP
6 19 (8.60%) Bash Shell
7 12 (5.43%) ES6
8 11 (4.98%) Perl
9 9 (4.07%) C#
10 5 (2.26%) VB
11 4 (1.81%) Groovy
12 3 (1.36%) Java 8
12 3 (1.36%) Ruby
13 2 (0.90%) Go
13 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.90%) XPath
13 2 (0.90%) XQuery
14 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 33 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.12%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.17%) Degree
4 5 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.26%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.81%) CEH
5 4 (1.81%) CISM
5 4 (1.81%) CISSP
6 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.17%) GDPR
2 3 (1.36%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (25.34%) Docker
2 5 (2.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.81%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (26.70%) Ansible
2 55 (24.89%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (15.38%) Puppet
4 29 (13.12%) Kubernetes
5 28 (12.67%) Terraform
6 17 (7.69%) Kibana
7 16 (7.24%) logstash
8 10 (4.52%) Nagios
9 8 (3.62%) HAProxy
9 8 (3.62%) Icinga
10 5 (2.26%) Graphite
11 4 (1.81%) Grafana
11 4 (1.81%) OpenView
11 4 (1.81%) SCOM
11 4 (1.81%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.36%) collectd
13 2 (0.90%) Consul
13 2 (0.90%) Ganglia
13 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.90%) Riemann
Vendors
1 21 (9.50%) Red Hat
2 16 (7.24%) Oracle
3 14 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.52%) Splunk
5 9 (4.07%) Automation Anywhere
5 9 (4.07%) Hortonworks
6 7 (3.17%) AppDynamics
6 7 (3.17%) Google
7 6 (2.71%) HP
7 6 (2.71%) SAP
7 6 (2.71%) Zend
8 5 (2.26%) Ab Initio
8 5 (2.26%) Rackspace
9 4 (1.81%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.36%) Dell
11 2 (0.90%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.90%) IBM
11 2 (0.90%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.90%) VMware
11 2 (0.90%) Xamarin