Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 57 32
Rank change year-on-year +39 -25 +60
Contract jobs citing DevOps 240 108 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.36% 3.47% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.07% 4.10% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 70 118
East Midlands median daily rate £439 £450 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -13.25% +9.21%
10th Percentile £370 £325 £325
90th Percentile £600 £575 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +16.28% -21.82% +22.22%

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 2,384 2,637 2,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.07% 84.65% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,477 1,657 1,625
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £253 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 86 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -18.31%
10th Percentile £10.51 £10.30 £10.44
90th Percentile £47.29 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

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 August 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 18 August 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
Nottinghamshire +12 75 £500 +5.26% 17
Northamptonshire +21 69 £425 -19.05% 11
Leicestershire +32 42 £425 +13.33% 5
Derbyshire +37 31 £444 +10.94% 2
Lincolnshire +9 2 £525 +23.53% 1
Rutland - 2 £381 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 113 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (38.75%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (32.08%) Java
4 70 (29.17%) Linux
5 64 (26.67%) Docker
6 58 (24.17%) Git (software)
7 57 (23.75%) Opscode Chef
8 56 (23.33%) Jenkins
9 55 (22.92%) JavaScript
10 51 (21.25%) Windows
11 49 (20.42%) Ansible
12 45 (18.75%) Puppet
13 44 (18.33%) Python
14 41 (17.08%) Configuration Management
15 39 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
16 36 (15.00%) Scrum
17 33 (13.75%) TDD
17 33 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
18 32 (13.33%) XML
19 31 (12.92%) JSON
19 31 (12.92%) Bash Shell
19 31 (12.92%) AngularJS
20 30 (12.50%) Security Cleared
20 30 (12.50%) PowerShell
21 27 (11.25%) SQL
22 26 (10.83%) Java EE
22 26 (10.83%) Amazon S3
22 26 (10.83%) Kubernetes
23 25 (10.42%) React
23 25 (10.42%) RabbitMQ

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 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.83%) Confluence
3 10 (4.17%) CMS
4 8 (3.33%) Apache
5 7 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.92%) JBoss
6 6 (2.50%) Drupal
7 5 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.67%) WildFly
9 3 (1.25%) IIS
9 3 (1.25%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.25%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.25%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.83%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 93 (38.75%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (10.83%) Amazon S3
4 15 (6.25%) PaaS
5 12 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (4.58%) OpenShift
7 9 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (2.92%) GitHub
9 6 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (2.50%) Boomi
9 6 (2.50%) IaaS
9 6 (2.50%) Route 53
10 5 (2.08%) Office 365
11 4 (1.67%) npm
11 4 (1.67%) SaaS
12 3 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (1.25%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (1.25%) Tricentis Tosca
13 2 (0.83%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.33%) DSL
2 10 (4.17%) SSL
3 8 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.50%) Firewall
5 4 (1.67%) HTTP
5 4 (1.67%) SSH
6 3 (1.25%) DHCP
6 3 (1.25%) DNS
6 3 (1.25%) IPsec
6 3 (1.25%) Network Security
7 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.42%) Internet
8 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.92%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.08%) MySQL
6 4 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.25%) Sqoop
8 2 (0.83%) NuoDB
8 2 (0.83%) Redis
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (24.17%) Git (software)
2 56 (23.33%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.50%) JIRA
4 16 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 14 (5.83%) Selenium
6 12 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (4.58%) Grunt
7 11 (4.58%) webpack
8 10 (4.17%) Subversion
9 9 (3.75%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.75%) gulp
10 8 (3.33%) Maven
11 5 (2.08%) Artifactory
11 5 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.08%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.08%) SonarQube
11 5 (2.08%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.67%) Babel
12 4 (1.67%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (5.83%) Finance
2 10 (4.17%) Retail
3 7 (2.92%) Back Office
4 5 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.67%) Games
6 2 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (28.33%) Developer
3 32 (13.33%) Architect
4 19 (7.92%) AWS DevOps
4 19 (7.92%) Java Developer
4 19 (7.92%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
6 15 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 10 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 10 (4.17%) React Developer
8 9 (3.75%) Automation Developer
8 9 (3.75%) Integration Developer
9 8 (3.33%) Azure DevOps
9 8 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (2.92%) Applications Support
10 7 (2.92%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (2.92%) Lead DevOps
10 7 (2.92%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (2.50%) Analyst
11 6 (2.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.33%) XML
2 31 (12.92%) AngularJS
2 31 (12.92%) JSON
3 26 (10.83%) Java EE
4 25 (10.42%) RabbitMQ
4 25 (10.42%) React
5 24 (10.00%) CSS
5 24 (10.00%) HTML
6 22 (9.17%) Node.js
7 17 (7.08%) HTML5
8 16 (6.67%) .NET
8 16 (6.67%) CSS3
8 16 (6.67%) Web Services
9 14 (5.83%) Redux
10 12 (5.00%) jQuery
10 12 (5.00%) REST
10 12 (5.00%) Spring
11 10 (4.17%) Sass
12 9 (3.75%) GraphQL
12 9 (3.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 8 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.08%) User Experience
5 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.25%) Fintech
6 3 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.25%) PKI
6 3 (1.25%) Replication
6 3 (1.25%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.83%) FMCG
7 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.83%) Robotics
7 2 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 70 (29.17%) Linux
2 51 (21.25%) Windows
3 24 (10.00%) Unix
4 13 (5.42%) Windows 10
5 12 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.33%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.92%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.67%) CentOS
9 4 (1.67%) VMS
10 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.83%) Solaris
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.08%) Configuration Management
3 36 (15.00%) Scrum
4 33 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (13.75%) TDD
5 21 (8.75%) E-Commerce
6 20 (8.33%) Microservices
7 18 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (7.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (7.08%) Release Management
8 17 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (6.67%) Analytics
9 16 (6.67%) API Development
9 16 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 15 (6.25%) Front End Development
10 15 (6.25%) Workflow
11 14 (5.83%) Change Management
11 14 (5.83%) OO
11 14 (5.83%) Open Source
12 13 (5.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 77 (32.08%) Java
2 55 (22.92%) JavaScript
3 44 (18.33%) Python
4 31 (12.92%) Bash Shell
5 30 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 27 (11.25%) SQL
7 19 (7.92%) PHP
8 16 (6.67%) Perl
9 13 (5.42%) C#
10 11 (4.58%) ES6
11 8 (3.33%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.08%) XPath
12 5 (2.08%) XQuery
13 4 (1.67%) Ruby
13 4 (1.67%) VB
14 3 (1.25%) C
14 3 (1.25%) Groovy
14 3 (1.25%) Scala
15 2 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.33%) Degree
4 5 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.25%) CEH
5 3 (1.25%) CISM
5 3 (1.25%) CISSP
6 2 (0.83%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.83%) MCSE
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.50%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) GCP
2 4 (1.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (26.67%) Docker
2 6 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.42%) LXC
5 1 (0.42%) Samba
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (23.75%) Opscode Chef
2 49 (20.42%) Ansible
3 45 (18.75%) Puppet
4 26 (10.83%) Kubernetes
5 24 (10.00%) Terraform
6 7 (2.92%) Kibana
7 6 (2.50%) logstash
8 5 (2.08%) Graphite
8 5 (2.08%) SCOM
9 4 (1.67%) Grafana
9 4 (1.67%) Rancher
9 4 (1.67%) Salt
10 3 (1.25%) collectd
10 3 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.25%) Oozie
10 3 (1.25%) OpenView
10 3 (1.25%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.83%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 20 (8.33%) Oracle
2 18 (7.50%) Red Hat
3 10 (4.17%) Automation Anywhere
4 9 (3.75%) Google
5 8 (3.33%) Splunk
6 6 (2.50%) AppDynamics
6 6 (2.50%) Dell
6 6 (2.50%) SAP
6 6 (2.50%) Zend
7 5 (2.08%) HP
7 5 (2.08%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.25%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.25%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.25%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.83%) IBM
9 2 (0.83%) New Relic
9 2 (0.83%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.83%) VMware