Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 72 52
Rank change year-on-year +53 -20 +17
Contract jobs citing DevOps 227 81 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.84% 2.70% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.26% 3.26% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 51 73
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £353 £325 £350
90th Percentile £595 £588 £648
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 £61.00 £51.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +19.61% -2.86% +16.67%

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 2,451 2,482 2,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 84.63% 82.73% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,492 1,546 1,596
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £234
90th Percentile £544 £550 £563
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 74 71
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.20% -8.43% +4.48%
10th Percentile £10.44 £10.29 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £43.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.62
% change year-on-year -13.73% +7.98% +12.45%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +15 106 £500 - 21
Derbyshire +36 38 £425 +6.25% 1
Northamptonshire +23 38 £400 -27.27% 8
Leicestershire +21 19 £410 +9.33% 7
Rutland - 5 £375 -
Lincolnshire +8 4 £650 +52.94% 1
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 100 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (38.33%) Linux
3 72 (31.72%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (26.87%) Jenkins
5 55 (24.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 52 (22.91%) Docker
7 49 (21.59%) Windows
7 49 (21.59%) SQL
8 47 (20.70%) Opscode Chef
9 44 (19.38%) Ansible
10 43 (18.94%) Puppet
11 42 (18.50%) Java
12 40 (17.62%) Configuration Management
13 38 (16.74%) Oracle
13 38 (16.74%) Git (software)
14 37 (16.30%) JavaScript
15 35 (15.42%) Unix
16 33 (14.54%) Scrum
17 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
17 32 (14.10%) Bash Shell
18 31 (13.66%) SQL Server
19 30 (13.22%) Python
20 29 (12.78%) Terraform
21 28 (12.33%) AngularJS
21 28 (12.33%) .NET
21 28 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
22 25 (11.01%) Octopus Deploy
22 25 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
23 24 (10.57%) Kubernetes
23 24 (10.57%) PaaS

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 14 (6.17%) CMS
2 12 (5.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (3.52%) IIS
4 7 (3.08%) Apache
5 6 (2.64%) Confluence
6 5 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (2.20%) JBoss
6 5 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.20%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.76%) Drupal
7 4 (1.76%) WildFly
8 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.32%) nginx
8 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 72 (31.72%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (24.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (10.57%) PaaS
4 13 (5.73%) Boomi
5 10 (4.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (3.96%) Amazon S3
7 8 (3.52%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (3.52%) Route 53
8 7 (3.08%) iPaaS
9 6 (2.64%) IaaS
9 6 (2.64%) SaaS
10 5 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (1.32%) GitHub
11 3 (1.32%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.88%) Office 365
12 2 (0.88%) Serverless
13 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.73%) DSL
2 8 (3.52%) VPN
3 6 (2.64%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.20%) Firewall
5 4 (1.76%) InfiniBand
5 4 (1.76%) SSL
6 3 (1.32%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.88%) DNS
7 2 (0.88%) Internet
8 1 (0.44%) DHCP
8 1 (0.44%) HTTP
8 1 (0.44%) IPsec
8 1 (0.44%) SMS
8 1 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.13%) Oracle Database
3 16 (7.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (5.73%) MySQL
5 12 (5.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 12 (5.29%) Cognos Report Studio
5 12 (5.29%) DecisionStream
5 12 (5.29%) Power BI
5 12 (5.29%) Semantic Layer
5 12 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.52%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.20%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.76%) Sqoop
11 3 (1.32%) Big Data
11 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (26.87%) Jenkins
2 38 (16.74%) Git (software)
3 25 (11.01%) Octopus Deploy
4 19 (8.37%) TeamCity
5 13 (5.73%) Subversion
6 11 (4.85%) Bitbucket
7 9 (3.96%) JIRA
7 9 (3.96%) Selenium
8 8 (3.52%) FishEye
8 8 (3.52%) gulp
9 7 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.20%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.20%) JUnit
10 5 (2.20%) TestPartner
11 4 (1.76%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.76%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.76%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.32%) Bower
12 3 (1.32%) Maven
12 3 (1.32%) Yeoman
General
1 16 (7.05%) Finance
2 14 (6.17%) Manufacturing
3 13 (5.73%) Retail
4 5 (2.20%) Banking
4 5 (2.20%) Games
5 2 (0.88%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (38.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (12.78%) Architect
3 23 (10.13%) AWS DevOps
4 22 (9.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 22 (9.69%) AWS Engineer
5 19 (8.37%) Developer
6 11 (4.85%) Azure DevOps
6 11 (4.85%) Consultant
7 10 (4.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 10 (4.41%) Azure Engineer
7 10 (4.41%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (3.96%) Operations Engineer
8 9 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.52%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (3.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (2.64%) DevOps Consultant
11 6 (2.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.64%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.33%) .NET
1 28 (12.33%) AngularJS
2 20 (8.81%) JSON
3 19 (8.37%) REST
4 18 (7.93%) CSS
4 18 (7.93%) HTML
5 16 (7.05%) Web Services
5 16 (7.05%) XML
6 14 (6.17%) SOAP
7 13 (5.73%) ASP.NET
8 12 (5.29%) XSD
8 12 (5.29%) XSL
9 10 (4.41%) Node.js
10 9 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (3.52%) jQuery
12 7 (3.08%) HTML5
12 7 (3.08%) RESTful
12 7 (3.08%) Spring
13 6 (2.64%) CSS3
13 6 (2.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.08%) Life Science
6 6 (2.64%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.20%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.20%) User Experience
8 4 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.76%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.76%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.76%) Robotics
9 3 (1.32%) Fintech
9 3 (1.32%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.32%) Replication
10 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.88%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.44%) DataPower
11 1 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 87 (38.33%) Linux
2 49 (21.59%) Windows
3 35 (15.42%) Unix
4 21 (9.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.73%) Windows 10
6 12 (5.29%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.41%) CentOS
8 9 (3.96%) Ubuntu
9 7 (3.08%) VMS
9 7 (3.08%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.76%) SUSE
10 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.88%) Solaris
12 1 (0.44%) Android
12 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (17.62%) Configuration Management
3 33 (14.54%) Scrum
4 28 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (9.69%) TDD
6 20 (8.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (8.81%) Microservices
6 20 (8.81%) SOA
7 19 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (8.37%) UML
8 18 (7.93%) OO
9 17 (7.49%) Analytics
9 17 (7.49%) MVC
10 16 (7.05%) Deployment Automation
10 16 (7.05%) Test Automation
11 15 (6.61%) Migration
12 14 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (6.17%) Project Management
12 14 (6.17%) Release Management
12 14 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.59%) SQL
2 42 (18.50%) Java
3 37 (16.30%) JavaScript
4 32 (14.10%) Bash Shell
5 30 (13.22%) Python
6 22 (9.69%) PowerShell
7 20 (8.81%) PHP
8 16 (7.05%) Shell Script
9 15 (6.61%) C#
10 12 (5.29%) PL/SQL
10 12 (5.29%) XPath
10 12 (5.29%) XQuery
11 10 (4.41%) Perl
12 4 (1.76%) Go
12 4 (1.76%) Scala
13 3 (1.32%) C
13 3 (1.32%) ES6
13 3 (1.32%) Java 8
13 3 (1.32%) Ruby
14 2 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (8.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.05%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.64%) Degree
4 3 (1.32%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.32%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.88%) MCSE
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.96%) QA
2 7 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (22.91%) Docker
2 8 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.76%) GPFS
4 3 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.44%) LXC
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.44%) Samba
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (20.70%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (19.38%) Ansible
3 43 (18.94%) Puppet
4 29 (12.78%) Terraform
5 24 (10.57%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.76%) Kibana
6 4 (1.76%) Nagios
6 4 (1.76%) Rancher
7 3 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.32%) Ganglia
7 3 (1.32%) Graphite
7 3 (1.32%) logstash
7 3 (1.32%) Oozie
7 3 (1.32%) Riemann
7 3 (1.32%) Salt
8 2 (0.88%) Packer
8 2 (0.88%) SCOM
9 1 (0.44%) rkt
Vendors
1 38 (16.74%) Oracle
2 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.25%) Red Hat
4 13 (5.73%) Dell
5 12 (5.29%) Cognos
5 12 (5.29%) IBM
5 12 (5.29%) Tableau
6 9 (3.96%) VMware
7 7 (3.08%) Google
8 5 (2.20%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.76%) Automation Anywhere
9 4 (1.76%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.76%) NetApp
9 4 (1.76%) Splunk
9 4 (1.76%) Zend
10 3 (1.32%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.32%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.88%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.88%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.88%) New Relic