Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 July 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 of England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 30 73
Rank change year-on-year +3 +43 +15
Contract jobs citing DevOps 302 293 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.40% 6.31% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.60% 7.45% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 198 90
East of England median daily rate £505 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.81% +5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £409
90th Percentile £644 £613 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
East of England median hourly rate £54.69 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.13% - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,972 3,932 4,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.13% 84.74% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,256 2,332 2,508
East of England median daily rate £436 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £238 £230 £244
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 259 293
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.55% +34.78% +2.22%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.20 £12.91
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.12 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.46 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.16% +4.17% +11.63%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the East of England

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in the East of England

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in the East of England

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DevOps in the East of England

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Essex +6 140 £521 -0.71% 22
Hertfordshire -22 58 £525 - 20
Cambridgeshire +15 44 £525 +31.25% 42
Suffolk +17 36 £450 +38.46% 12
Norfolk +9 11 £520 -5.45% 11
Bedfordshire -4 8 £463 -3.65% 8
East Anglia - 5 £475 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 of England region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 152 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (43.38%) Ansible
3 112 (37.09%) Linux
4 109 (36.09%) Continuous Integration
5 104 (34.44%) Java
6 101 (33.44%) Jenkins
7 98 (32.45%) Amazon AWS
8 82 (27.15%) Docker
9 74 (24.50%) Python
10 73 (24.17%) TDD
11 69 (22.85%) Scrum
12 64 (21.19%) Configuration Management
12 64 (21.19%) Git (software)
13 61 (20.20%) Deployment Automation
14 58 (19.21%) Terraform
14 58 (19.21%) Puppet
15 53 (17.55%) Continuous Deployment
16 52 (17.22%) JIRA
17 49 (16.23%) Perl
18 48 (15.89%) Test Automation
19 46 (15.23%) Microservices
19 46 (15.23%) Ruby
20 44 (14.57%) Web Services
20 44 (14.57%) Kubernetes
21 43 (14.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 43 (14.24%) Kanban
22 42 (13.91%) Opscode Chef
23 40 (13.25%) Security Cleared
24 39 (12.91%) Microsoft Azure
25 38 (12.58%) Unix

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 27 (8.94%) Confluence
2 23 (7.62%) Apache
3 14 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (4.64%) JBoss
4 12 (3.97%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.31%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.65%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (2.32%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.66%) nginx
9 4 (1.32%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.66%) IIS
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.33%) CMS
12 1 (0.33%) Jetty
12 1 (0.33%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) HipChat
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Magento
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 98 (32.45%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (12.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (9.27%) GitHub
4 13 (4.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (2.32%) PaaS
7 5 (1.66%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.32%) Akamai
8 4 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (1.32%) IaaS
9 3 (0.99%) Stackdriver
10 2 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.66%) G Suite
10 2 (0.66%) Serverless
10 2 (0.66%) Slack
11 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.33%) NuGet
11 1 (0.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.26%) HTTP
2 27 (8.94%) TCP/IP
3 22 (7.28%) SSL
4 15 (4.97%) DNS
5 11 (3.64%) Software-Defined Networking
6 10 (3.31%) Firewall
7 8 (2.65%) Broadband
8 4 (1.32%) BGP
8 4 (1.32%) DHCP
8 4 (1.32%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.32%) SAN
8 4 (1.32%) SSH
8 4 (1.32%) VPN
8 4 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.99%) LAN
9 3 (0.99%) Wireless
10 2 (0.66%) FTP
10 2 (0.66%) IPv6
10 2 (0.66%) OSPF
10 2 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
1 19 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.63%) Geospatial Data
3 12 (3.97%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.64%) GIS
4 11 (3.64%) MySQL
5 10 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (2.98%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.32%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.32%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.32%) Redis
9 6 (1.99%) Big Data
10 5 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.66%) DB2
11 4 (1.32%) JasperReports
11 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.99%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.99%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 101 (33.44%) Jenkins
2 64 (21.19%) Git (software)
3 52 (17.22%) JIRA
4 22 (7.28%) Maven
5 18 (5.96%) TeamCity
6 16 (5.30%) GitLab
7 15 (4.97%) Selenium
8 14 (4.64%) JUnit
9 13 (4.30%) Bitbucket
10 12 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (3.64%) Subversion
12 10 (3.31%) SoapUI
13 8 (2.65%) CruiseControl
13 8 (2.65%) FishEye
13 8 (2.65%) Hudson
14 7 (2.32%) Artifactory
14 7 (2.32%) Visual Studio
15 6 (1.99%) JIRA Agile
16 5 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 5 (1.66%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (12.25%) Finance
2 34 (11.26%) Telecoms
3 24 (7.95%) Marketing
4 22 (7.28%) Electronics
4 22 (7.28%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.66%) Law
6 2 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 121 (40.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 72 (23.84%) Developer
3 38 (12.58%) Java Developer
4 23 (7.62%) AWS Engineer
5 21 (6.95%) AWS DevOps
6 19 (6.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 17 (5.63%) Scrum Master
8 16 (5.30%) Lead DevOps
9 15 (4.97%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 11 (3.64%) Analyst
12 10 (3.31%) DevOps Developer
12 10 (3.31%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (2.98%) Administrator
13 9 (2.98%) Architect
13 9 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
14 8 (2.65%) .NET Developer
14 8 (2.65%) Lead DevOps Engineer
14 8 (2.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 8 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.57%) Web Services
2 28 (9.27%) Middleware
2 28 (9.27%) Spring
3 25 (8.28%) REST
4 22 (7.28%) RESTful
4 22 (7.28%) SOAP
5 21 (6.95%) .NET
6 17 (5.63%) JSON
7 15 (4.97%) Node.js
8 13 (4.30%) J2EE
9 11 (3.64%) Hibernate
10 10 (3.31%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (3.31%) GWT
11 9 (2.98%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.98%) XML
12 8 (2.65%) JMS
13 7 (2.32%) .NET Core
13 7 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.32%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (2.32%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.65%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.32%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (1.66%) Replication
5 5 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.66%) User Experience
6 4 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.99%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.99%) Wiki
8 2 (0.66%) BBC
8 2 (0.66%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (37.09%) Linux
2 43 (14.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (12.58%) Unix
4 26 (8.61%) Windows
5 15 (4.97%) Solaris
6 14 (4.64%) CentOS
7 8 (2.65%) AIX
8 4 (1.32%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.99%) VMS
10 2 (0.66%) Android
10 2 (0.66%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (36.09%) Continuous Integration
3 73 (24.17%) TDD
4 69 (22.85%) Scrum
5 64 (21.19%) Configuration Management
6 61 (20.20%) Deployment Automation
7 53 (17.55%) Continuous Deployment
8 48 (15.89%) Test Automation
9 46 (15.23%) Microservices
10 43 (14.24%) Kanban
11 33 (10.93%) Open Source
12 28 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (8.28%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (7.95%) Programme Management
15 22 (7.28%) Digital Marketing
16 20 (6.62%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (6.62%) Software Engineering
17 19 (6.29%) Software Delivery
17 19 (6.29%) UML
18 18 (5.96%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 104 (34.44%) Java
2 74 (24.50%) Python
3 49 (16.23%) Perl
4 46 (15.23%) Ruby
5 32 (10.60%) Bash Shell
6 31 (10.26%) SQL
7 22 (7.28%) C
8 20 (6.62%) Java 8
9 18 (5.96%) JavaScript
10 17 (5.63%) Go
11 16 (5.30%) C#
12 15 (4.97%) Shell Script
13 12 (3.97%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.65%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.65%) Scala
15 7 (2.32%) ES6
15 7 (2.32%) PHP
16 4 (1.32%) Groovy
17 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.98%) Degree
4 7 (2.32%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) CISA
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CISM
7 1 (0.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.66%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.33%) PMO
2 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (27.15%) Docker
2 13 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.99%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.33%) Ceph
5 1 (0.33%) Firmware
5 1 (0.33%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.33%) LXC
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 131 (43.38%) Ansible
2 58 (19.21%) Puppet
2 58 (19.21%) Terraform
3 44 (14.57%) Kubernetes
4 42 (13.91%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (6.29%) Consul
6 7 (2.32%) Kibana
7 6 (1.99%) Prometheus
8 5 (1.66%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (1.66%) logstash
8 5 (1.66%) Salt
9 4 (1.32%) Nagios
9 4 (1.32%) Rancher
10 3 (0.99%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.99%) Oozie
10 3 (0.99%) Opsview
11 2 (0.66%) Grafana
11 2 (0.66%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.66%) Mesos
11 2 (0.66%) rkt
Vendors
1 31 (10.26%) Atlassian
2 25 (8.28%) Google
3 24 (7.95%) Oracle
4 22 (7.28%) SAP
5 11 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.64%) webMethods
6 9 (2.98%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.32%) BEA
8 6 (1.99%) Adobe
8 6 (1.99%) Informatica
9 5 (1.66%) F5
9 5 (1.66%) VMware
10 4 (1.32%) Cisco
10 4 (1.32%) New Relic
10 4 (1.32%) Percona
10 4 (1.32%) Splunk
10 4 (1.32%) WSO2
11 3 (0.99%) Arista
11 3 (0.99%) Capita
11 3 (0.99%) SolarWinds