Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 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 of England
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 19 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 +40
Contract jobs citing DevOps 320 367 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.52% 7.33% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.74% 8.58% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 245 193
East of England median daily rate £488 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.88% -2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £402 £375 £367
90th Percentile £644 £620 £613
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% -
10th Percentile £36.75 £47.50 £38.13
90th Percentile £55.25 £59.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £48.00 £48.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year -1.54% +13.37% -21.82%

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 3,661 4,278 4,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.98% 85.49% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,146 2,454 2,358
East of England median daily rate £450 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +2.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £240
90th Percentile £603 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 251 264
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.04% +3.00%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.18 £11.78
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.18
England median hourly rate £24.92 £21.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year +17.25% -9.57% +1.08%

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 22 August 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 August 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
Essex -5 101 £486 -7.38% 17
Hertfordshire +12 81 £469 -10.71% 29
Cambridgeshire +4 75 £488 -2.50% 89
Suffolk +8 31 £450 +4.65% 12
Bedfordshire +25 19 £513 +7.89% 7
Norfolk +1 13 £613 +38.42% 3
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 of England region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 185 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (35.31%) AWS
3 106 (33.13%) Ansible
4 104 (32.50%) Jenkins
5 99 (30.94%) Linux
6 92 (28.75%) Python
6 92 (28.75%) Scrum
7 91 (28.44%) Azure
8 82 (25.63%) Git (software)
9 81 (25.31%) Java
10 79 (24.69%) Terraform
11 74 (23.13%) Docker
12 71 (22.19%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (19.69%) Kubernetes
14 61 (19.06%) MySQL
15 56 (17.50%) Test Automation
16 48 (15.00%) JIRA
17 47 (14.69%) Oracle
18 46 (14.38%) Puppet
19 40 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 39 (12.19%) Continuous Delivery
21 38 (11.88%) Configuration Management
21 38 (11.88%) Red Hat
21 38 (11.88%) TDD
22 37 (11.56%) Windows
22 37 (11.56%) Security Cleared
23 35 (10.94%) Mentoring
23 35 (10.94%) JavaScript
23 35 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
24 34 (10.63%) AWS CloudFormation

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 (8.44%) Confluence
2 15 (4.69%) Apache
2 15 (4.69%) Apache Spark
3 12 (3.75%) nginx
3 12 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.13%) IIS
5 8 (2.50%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.19%) SAS
7 6 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.25%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.25%) JBoss
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.94%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 113 (35.31%) AWS
2 91 (28.44%) Azure
3 34 (10.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 28 (8.75%) Serverless
5 24 (7.50%) Amazon S3
5 24 (7.50%) GCP
6 21 (6.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 21 (6.56%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (5.31%) Amazon SQS
8 15 (4.69%) GitHub
8 15 (4.69%) PaaS
9 12 (3.75%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (3.44%) BrowserStack
10 11 (3.44%) Power Platform
11 9 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (2.50%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (2.50%) Office 365
13 7 (2.19%) IaaS
14 6 (1.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 8 (2.50%) WAN
2 7 (2.19%) LAN
3 6 (1.88%) Broadband
4 5 (1.56%) Firewall
4 5 (1.56%) MPLS
4 5 (1.56%) Wireless
5 4 (1.25%) DHCP
5 4 (1.25%) HTTP
6 3 (0.94%) BGP
6 3 (0.94%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.94%) Multicast
6 3 (0.94%) SAN
6 3 (0.94%) Skype
6 3 (0.94%) SSL
7 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.31%) DNS
8 1 (0.31%) FWSM
8 1 (0.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (19.06%) MySQL
2 29 (9.06%) Oracle Database
3 25 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.31%) SQL Server
6 16 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 16 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.75%) Apache Hive
8 11 (3.44%) Amazon Aurora
8 11 (3.44%) Power BI
9 9 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.19%) BigQuery
10 7 (2.19%) BODI
10 7 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (2.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 7 (2.19%) Data Lake
10 7 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.19%) Pentaho
11 6 (1.88%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 104 (32.50%) Jenkins
2 82 (25.63%) Git (software)
3 48 (15.00%) JIRA
4 27 (8.44%) Artifactory
5 23 (7.19%) GitLab
6 19 (5.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 17 (5.31%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (5.00%) Selenium
9 14 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (4.06%) Maven
11 12 (3.75%) Visual Studio
12 10 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (2.81%) Subversion
14 7 (2.19%) Cucumber
15 6 (1.88%) JIRA Agile
15 6 (1.88%) Mocha
15 6 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (1.88%) WebDriver
16 5 (1.56%) Robot Framework
16 5 (1.56%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (6.25%) Retail
2 17 (5.31%) Finance
3 14 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.75%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.25%) Electronics
7 3 (0.94%) Banking
7 3 (0.94%) Publishing
8 2 (0.63%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Law
8 2 (0.63%) Marketing
8 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 114 (35.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (21.25%) Developer
3 20 (6.25%) Analyst
3 20 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
4 19 (5.94%) AWS DevOps
5 18 (5.63%) Architect
6 17 (5.31%) AWS Developer
6 17 (5.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 15 (4.69%) Python Developer
7 15 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
8 12 (3.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 11 (3.44%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
10 10 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (3.13%) Data Analyst
10 10 (3.13%) Lead DevOps
11 9 (2.81%) Azure DevOps
11 9 (2.81%) Consultant
11 9 (2.81%) Data Engineer
11 9 (2.81%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.63%) .NET
2 26 (8.13%) AngularJS
3 20 (6.25%) Spring
4 19 (5.94%) React
5 15 (4.69%) HTML
5 15 (4.69%) REST
6 13 (4.06%) JSON
7 12 (3.75%) jQuery
8 11 (3.44%) .NET Core
8 11 (3.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (3.44%) RESTful
9 10 (3.13%) LAMP
9 10 (3.13%) Web Services
9 10 (3.13%) XML
10 9 (2.81%) CSS
11 8 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (2.50%) Laravel
11 8 (2.50%) Node.js
12 7 (2.19%) LEMP Stack
12 7 (2.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.13%) Algorithms
2 21 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.06%) Data Structures
4 12 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.44%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.81%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.50%) Life Science
8 7 (2.19%) Analytical Mindset
8 7 (2.19%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.19%) User Experience
9 6 (1.88%) PKI
10 5 (1.56%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.25%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.94%) BYOD
12 3 (0.94%) DataPower
12 3 (0.94%) EPoS
12 3 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.94%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 99 (30.94%) Linux
2 40 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (11.56%) Windows
4 31 (9.69%) Unix
5 10 (3.13%) Solaris
6 6 (1.88%) CentOS
6 6 (1.88%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.56%) AIX
7 5 (1.56%) Android
7 5 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.25%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.31%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (28.75%) Scrum
3 71 (22.19%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (17.50%) Test Automation
5 39 (12.19%) Continuous Delivery
6 38 (11.88%) Configuration Management
6 38 (11.88%) TDD
7 35 (10.94%) Mentoring
7 35 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (10.31%) Open Source
9 30 (9.38%) Analytics
10 24 (7.50%) Kanban
11 23 (7.19%) BDD
12 22 (6.88%) Microservices
12 22 (6.88%) OO
13 21 (6.56%) Test Strategy
14 20 (6.25%) Computer Science
14 20 (6.25%) Data Analysis
15 19 (5.94%) Migration
15 19 (5.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 92 (28.75%) Python
2 81 (25.31%) Java
3 35 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 31 (9.69%) C#
5 29 (9.06%) SQL
6 25 (7.81%) PowerShell
7 18 (5.63%) Ruby
8 16 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.38%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.44%) Java 8
11 9 (2.81%) PHP
12 8 (2.50%) C
12 8 (2.50%) Perl
12 8 (2.50%) R
13 7 (2.19%) Scala
14 4 (1.25%) Go
15 3 (0.94%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.63%) Groovy
16 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (11.56%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.94%) Degree
4 12 (3.75%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.25%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.63%) CCNP
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.63%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PhD
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.38%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 74 (23.13%) Docker
2 10 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.94%) Ceph
7 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.63%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.31%) HDFS
8 1 (0.31%) KVM
8 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.31%) vSphere
8 1 (0.31%) Xen
8 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 106 (33.13%) Ansible
2 79 (24.69%) Terraform
3 63 (19.69%) Kubernetes
4 46 (14.38%) Puppet
5 25 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.88%) Packer
6 6 (1.88%) Prometheus
6 6 (1.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 5 (1.56%) PowerCLI
8 4 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.25%) Grafana
8 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.25%) WSUS
9 3 (0.94%) Salt
10 1 (0.31%) logstash
10 1 (0.31%) Nagios
10 1 (0.31%) Nessus
10 1 (0.31%) Nmap
10 1 (0.31%) Rancher
Vendors
1 47 (14.69%) Oracle
2 38 (11.88%) Red Hat
3 22 (6.88%) Microsoft
4 21 (6.56%) VMware
5 9 (2.81%) Juniper
6 8 (2.50%) Aruba
6 8 (2.50%) Citrix
6 8 (2.50%) Splunk
7 6 (1.88%) Google
7 6 (1.88%) IBM
8 5 (1.56%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.56%) Tableau
9 4 (1.25%) Cisco
9 4 (1.25%) NetApp
9 4 (1.25%) SAP
9 4 (1.25%) WSO2
10 3 (0.94%) F5
10 3 (0.94%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.94%) Talend