Period
to 10 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Datadog skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Datadog over the 6 months to 10 December 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.

Datadog
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 647 746 830
Rank change year-on-year +99 +84 +24
Contract jobs citing Datadog 107 138 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.027%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.48% 0.58% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 97 21
England median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £344 £402 £406
90th Percentile £700 £780 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £488
% change year-on-year -4.55% +12.82% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

Datadog is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22,092 23,998 16,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.09% 24.97% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,130 16,847 11,703
England median daily rate £500 £491 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.83% +3.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £306 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £495 £485 £470
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.19% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 312 202
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% -13.58% +6.58%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £57.50 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +11.11%

Datadog
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Datadog as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Datadog in England

Datadog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Datadog in England

Datadog
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Datadog in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Datadog in England

Datadog
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Datadog in England

Datadog
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Datadog within the England region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
London +72 77 £550 -8.33% 9
North of England +32 18 £500 +62.60% 1
North West - 9 £500 -
East of England +48 8 £505 +20.24%
North East +23 7 £419 +53.67% 1
Yorkshire +38 2 - -
Datadog
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Datadog 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 England region with a requirement for Datadog.

1 89 (83.18%) AWS
2 81 (75.70%) Python
3 78 (72.90%) DevOps
4 73 (68.22%) Terraform
5 72 (67.29%) Linux
6 69 (64.49%) Git (software)
7 64 (59.81%) Jenkins
8 60 (56.07%) Bash Shell
9 51 (47.66%) Opscode Chef
9 51 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (45.79%) JIRA
10 49 (45.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 45 (42.06%) Docker
11 45 (42.06%) Kanban
12 44 (41.12%) Ruby
13 40 (37.38%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (37.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 40 (37.38%) Ansible
14 39 (36.45%) Scrum
14 39 (36.45%) Sonatype Nexus
15 38 (35.51%) Splunk
16 37 (34.58%) AWS CloudFormation
17 36 (33.64%) Red Hat
18 34 (31.78%) Migration
19 33 (30.84%) Puppet
19 33 (30.84%) Perl
20 31 (28.97%) Infrastructure as Code
21 30 (28.04%) Java
21 30 (28.04%) ITIL
22 29 (27.10%) Configuration Management

Datadog
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (12.15%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.54%) Jupyter
3 4 (3.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.74%) Apache
4 3 (2.80%) IIS
5 2 (1.87%) Confluence
5 2 (1.87%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 89 (83.18%) AWS
2 49 (45.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 37 (34.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 27 (25.23%) Azure
5 21 (19.63%) Amazon S3
6 19 (17.76%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (14.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 14 (13.08%) IaaS
9 13 (12.15%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (9.35%) GCP
11 9 (8.41%) Amazon EKS
11 9 (8.41%) SaaS
12 8 (7.48%) OpenShift
12 8 (7.48%) PaaS
13 7 (6.54%) Amazon Glacier
13 7 (6.54%) Stackdriver
14 6 (5.61%) Amazon ECS
14 6 (5.61%) GitHub
14 6 (5.61%) Serverless
15 5 (4.67%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) VPN
2 7 (6.54%) Internet
3 4 (3.74%) SSH
4 3 (2.80%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) Big Data
2 14 (13.08%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (10.28%) Redis
4 10 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (8.41%) MySQL
6 7 (6.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (6.54%) BigQuery
7 6 (5.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (4.67%) InfluxDB
8 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.74%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (3.74%) Data Lake
9 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (64.49%) Git (software)
2 64 (59.81%) Jenkins
3 49 (45.79%) JIRA
4 39 (36.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 16 (14.95%) GitLab
6 13 (12.15%) CircleCI
7 12 (11.21%) Bitbucket
8 5 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.67%) Gerrit
8 5 (4.67%) Gradle
8 5 (4.67%) JMeter
8 5 (4.67%) Maven
8 5 (4.67%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.80%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.80%) Cypress.io
10 3 (2.80%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.80%) Selenium
10 3 (2.80%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (21.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Retail
3 4 (3.74%) Law
4 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.80%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (53.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (31.78%) Cloud Engineer
3 26 (24.30%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (12.15%) AWS DevOps
4 13 (12.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 11 (10.28%) Senior DevOps
5 11 (10.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Lead DevOps
7 7 (6.54%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Architect
8 5 (4.67%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (3.74%) DevOps Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Lead Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Lead Cloud Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.69%) Node.js
2 17 (15.89%) JSON
3 13 (12.15%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (8.41%) GraphQL
5 7 (6.54%) Kafka
5 7 (6.54%) Web Services
6 6 (5.61%) REST
7 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.67%) gRPC
7 5 (4.67%) Jest
7 5 (4.67%) Lambda Expressions
7 5 (4.67%) Memcached
7 5 (4.67%) React Native
7 5 (4.67%) Swagger
8 3 (2.80%) CSS
8 3 (2.80%) CSS3
8 3 (2.80%) Express
8 3 (2.80%) HTML
8 3 (2.80%) HTML5
8 3 (2.80%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.36%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.41%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.67%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.67%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.67%) Wiki
4 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.74%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.80%) User Experience
6 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) CMDB
7 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (67.29%) Linux
2 40 (37.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (9.35%) Unix
4 5 (4.67%) Android
4 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.67%) CoreOS
5 3 (2.80%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.80%) Windows
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (72.90%) DevOps
2 51 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (42.06%) Kanban
4 40 (37.38%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (36.45%) Scrum
6 34 (31.78%) Migration
7 31 (28.97%) Infrastructure as Code
8 30 (28.04%) ITIL
9 29 (27.10%) Configuration Management
10 25 (23.36%) High Availability
11 24 (22.43%) Microservices
12 23 (21.50%) Runbook
13 22 (20.56%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (14.95%) Open Source
15 15 (14.02%) Product Management
16 14 (13.08%) DevSecOps
16 14 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
17 13 (12.15%) Infrastructure Automation
17 13 (12.15%) Software Engineering
18 12 (11.21%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 81 (75.70%) Python
2 60 (56.07%) Bash Shell
3 44 (41.12%) Ruby
4 33 (30.84%) Perl
5 30 (28.04%) Java
6 27 (25.23%) Shell Script
7 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
8 14 (13.08%) SQL
9 11 (10.28%) Go
10 8 (7.48%) C++
11 7 (6.54%) C
11 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.80%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.93%) Java 8
13 1 (0.93%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.93%) PHP
13 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (24.30%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.35%) RHCE
3 7 (6.54%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.93%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 45 (42.06%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.93%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 73 (68.22%) Terraform
2 51 (47.66%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (37.38%) Ansible
4 33 (30.84%) Puppet
5 28 (26.17%) Kubernetes
6 14 (13.08%) Nagios
7 13 (12.15%) Grafana
8 12 (11.21%) Consul
9 10 (9.35%) Prometheus
9 10 (9.35%) Suricata
10 9 (8.41%) Kibana
11 8 (7.48%) Istio
11 8 (7.48%) Packer
12 7 (6.54%) Salt
12 7 (6.54%) ZABBIX
13 6 (5.61%) Graphite
13 6 (5.61%) logstash
14 4 (3.74%) Pingdom
15 2 (1.87%) Ganglia
16 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (35.51%) Splunk
2 36 (33.64%) Red Hat
3 29 (27.10%) New Relic
4 15 (14.02%) ServiceNow
5 10 (9.35%) Google
5 10 (9.35%) PagerDuty
5 10 (9.35%) Qualys
6 9 (8.41%) hybris
7 8 (7.48%) AppDynamics
8 7 (6.54%) LogRhythm
8 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
8 7 (6.54%) Oracle
9 5 (4.67%) SaltStack
10 4 (3.74%) Adobe
10 4 (3.74%) MuleSoft
10 4 (3.74%) Percona
10 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.74%) SAP
11 3 (2.80%) IBM
11 3 (2.80%) Micro Focus