Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 46 70
Rank change year-on-year +2 +24 +54
Contract jobs citing DevOps 226 175 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.46% 3.64% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 4.49% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 118 133
East of England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £369
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
England median daily rate £520 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 - £60.00
10th Percentile £37.15 - £49.50
90th Percentile £52.45 - £62.63
England median hourly rate £47.25 £55.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -14.09% - -15.38%

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 4210 3898 4435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.14% 81.11% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2437 2257 2561
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £254 £222 £235
90th Percentile £582 £545 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 304 400
East of England median hourly rate £37.25 £32.40 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.97% +29.60% +3.65%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.11 £47.50 £45.43
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.44 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.29% +11.09% +15.79%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 +7 98 £525 +10.53% 4
Hertfordshire -3 60 £525 +3.45% 21
Cambridgeshire 0 37 £500 +17.65% 18
Bedfordshire +3 15 £425 -15.00% 2
Norfolk -14 14 £550 +7.84% 7
Suffolk +4 2 £500 -6.98% 2
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 155 (68.58%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (46.90%) Scrum
3 91 (40.27%) TDD
4 85 (37.61%) Amazon AWS
5 74 (32.74%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (31.86%) Jenkins
7 71 (31.42%) Configuration Management
8 70 (30.97%) Linux
8 70 (30.97%) Puppet
9 67 (29.65%) Ansible
10 61 (26.99%) SOA
10 61 (26.99%) Kanban
11 60 (26.55%) Opscode Chef
12 59 (26.11%) Java
12 59 (26.11%) Middleware
13 51 (22.57%) Python
14 45 (19.91%) Docker
15 44 (19.47%) Finance
16 41 (18.14%) Unix
16 41 (18.14%) JIRA
17 40 (17.70%) Microsoft Azure
18 36 (15.93%) Git (software)
19 34 (15.04%) User Stories
20 31 (13.72%) Test Automation
20 31 (13.72%) BDD
21 30 (13.27%) Open Source
21 30 (13.27%) Relational Database
21 30 (13.27%) SAP
21 30 (13.27%) Programme Management
22 29 (12.83%) Electronics

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 29 (12.83%) Confluence
2 15 (6.64%) JBoss
3 11 (4.87%) OpenStack
4 8 (3.54%) Apache
4 8 (3.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (3.10%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.65%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.65%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.21%) Mule
8 3 (1.33%) CMS
8 3 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.88%) AquaLogic
9 2 (0.88%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.44%) nginx
10 1 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (2.65%) HipChat
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Magento
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 85 (37.61%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (17.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.52%) GitHub
4 15 (6.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (5.75%) Amazon S3
6 12 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (5.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (5.31%) IaaS
6 12 (5.31%) PaaS
7 9 (3.98%) Route 53
8 6 (2.65%) Google App Engine
9 4 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.77%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.77%) SaaS
9 4 (1.77%) Serverless
10 3 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.96%) HTTP
1 18 (7.96%) SSL
1 18 (7.96%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.54%) Internet
3 4 (1.77%) Firewall
4 3 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.33%) Network Security
5 2 (0.88%) SMS
6 1 (0.44%) DHCP
6 1 (0.44%) DNS
6 1 (0.44%) FTP
6 1 (0.44%) IPsec
6 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.27%) Relational Database
2 19 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (7.52%) MySQL
4 11 (4.87%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.42%) DB2
5 10 (4.42%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (2.65%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.65%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.65%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.21%) Big Data
8 4 (1.77%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.77%) Ingres
9 3 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (31.86%) Jenkins
2 41 (18.14%) JIRA
3 36 (15.93%) Git (software)
4 22 (9.73%) Subversion
5 17 (7.52%) JIRA Agile
6 8 (3.54%) GitLab
6 8 (3.54%) Maven
7 7 (3.10%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.65%) Mocha
9 5 (2.21%) Ant
9 5 (2.21%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.21%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.77%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.77%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.33%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.33%) Robot Framework
11 3 (1.33%) Selenium
11 3 (1.33%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (19.47%) Finance
2 29 (12.83%) Electronics
2 29 (12.83%) Telecoms
3 28 (12.39%) Manufacturing
3 28 (12.39%) Marketing
4 8 (3.54%) Retail
5 3 (1.33%) Automotive
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Front Office
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (36.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (16.81%) Developer
3 24 (10.62%) AWS DevOps
4 23 (10.18%) Architect
5 21 (9.29%) Scrum Master
6 17 (7.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 17 (7.52%) AWS Engineer
6 17 (7.52%) Integration Engineer
7 16 (7.08%) Middleware Engineer
8 15 (6.64%) Java Developer
9 11 (4.87%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (4.87%) Technical Architect
10 10 (4.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 9 (3.98%) Agile Coach
11 9 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (3.98%) Senior DevOps
12 8 (3.54%) Consultant
12 8 (3.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.10%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (26.11%) Middleware
2 27 (11.95%) Web Services
3 16 (7.08%) .NET
4 15 (6.64%) J2EE
5 13 (5.75%) Spring
6 12 (5.31%) REST
6 12 (5.31%) XML
6 12 (5.31%) XSLT
7 11 (4.87%) JSON
8 8 (3.54%) Node.js
9 7 (3.10%) CSS
9 7 (3.10%) React
10 6 (2.65%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.65%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.65%) boto
10 6 (2.65%) RESTful
11 5 (2.21%) Django
11 5 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (2.21%) Flask
11 5 (2.21%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.85%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.08%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (6.64%) Virtual Team
4 10 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.21%) DataPower
6 4 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.77%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.77%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.33%) Blog
7 3 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.33%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.88%) Life Science
8 2 (0.88%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.44%) CMDB
9 1 (0.44%) iPad
9 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 70 (30.97%) Linux
2 41 (18.14%) Unix
3 22 (9.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (7.52%) Solaris
5 11 (4.87%) Windows
6 8 (3.54%) AIX
7 6 (2.65%) Android
7 6 (2.65%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.65%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.33%) HPUX
9 2 (0.88%) CentOS
9 2 (0.88%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (68.58%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (46.90%) Scrum
3 91 (40.27%) TDD
4 74 (32.74%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (31.42%) Configuration Management
6 61 (26.99%) Kanban
6 61 (26.99%) SOA
7 34 (15.04%) User Stories
8 31 (13.72%) BDD
8 31 (13.72%) Test Automation
9 30 (13.27%) Open Source
9 30 (13.27%) Programme Management
10 29 (12.83%) Software Delivery
11 28 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (12.39%) Coaching
11 28 (12.39%) Digital Marketing
12 26 (11.50%) Mentoring
13 24 (10.62%) Microservices
14 21 (9.29%) Continuous Deployment
15 20 (8.85%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (26.11%) Java
2 51 (22.57%) Python
3 25 (11.06%) Ruby
4 22 (9.73%) SQL
5 18 (7.96%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.96%) Perl
6 10 (4.42%) Bash Shell
6 10 (4.42%) C#
7 8 (3.54%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.10%) C
9 6 (2.65%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.21%) PHP
11 4 (1.77%) Groovy
12 3 (1.33%) Go
12 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.33%) XPath
13 2 (0.88%) Scala
13 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.44%) Clojure
14 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.98%) AWS Certification
3 4 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.77%) Degree
3 4 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) CISM
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.44%) MCP
6 1 (0.44%) MCSD
6 1 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) GCP
2 5 (2.21%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.44%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (19.91%) Docker
2 18 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.65%) vSphere
4 5 (2.21%) vCloud
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (30.97%) Puppet
2 67 (29.65%) Ansible
3 60 (26.55%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (11.06%) Terraform
5 19 (8.41%) Kubernetes
6 12 (5.31%) Mesos
7 6 (2.65%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (2.65%) Packer
7 6 (2.65%) Rancher
8 5 (2.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 2 (0.88%) Marathon
10 1 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.44%) Grafana
10 1 (0.44%) SCOM
10 1 (0.44%) yum
Vendors
1 30 (13.27%) SAP
2 25 (11.06%) Oracle
3 21 (9.29%) VMware
4 18 (7.96%) Atlassian
5 14 (6.19%) Microsoft
6 13 (5.75%) WSO2
7 10 (4.42%) IBM
8 8 (3.54%) Google
9 5 (2.21%) hybris
9 5 (2.21%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.21%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.77%) Dell
10 4 (1.77%) Intershop
10 4 (1.77%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.33%) Coveo
11 3 (1.33%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.33%) webMethods
12 2 (0.88%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.88%) Twitter
12 2 (0.88%) VocaLink