Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OpenShift skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenShift over the 6 months to 26 June 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.

Red Hat OpenShift
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 304 487 569
Rank change year-on-year +183 +82 +249
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 733 386 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.88% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.08% 1.93% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 236 152
England median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% +7.84%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £400
90th Percentile £688 £675 £656
UK median daily rate £525 £509 £550
% change year-on-year +3.09% -7.41% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
England median hourly rate - £72.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.54% -
UK median hourly rate - £72.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year - +11.54% -

OpenShift 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 23,813 20,039 12,260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 28.61% 21.78% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,444 13,759 8,459
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £308 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £620
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 274 175
England median hourly rate £23.98 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.89% +5.26% -3.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £62.50 £57.13 £62.65
UK median hourly rate £22.65 £18.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year +19.56% -0.29% -3.11%

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenShift in England

OpenShift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenShift in England

OpenShift
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenShift in England over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenShift in England

OpenShift
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenShift in England

OpenShift
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 OpenShift within the England region over the 6 months to 26 June 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 +204 349 £600 +4.35% 18
South East -5 162 £475 - 2
South West +63 117 £563 +2.27% 4
North of England +49 69 £475 +7.04%
Midlands +39 36 £400 -1.23% 1
East Midlands +47 33 £400 +2.56% 1
North West +12 25 £525 +18.31%
Yorkshire +41 23 £450 -14.29%
North East +46 21 £425 +6.25%
West Midlands +3 3 £400 -20.00%
East of England - 1 £525 - 2
OpenShift
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OpenShift 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 OpenShift.

1 508 (69.30%) DevOps
2 502 (68.49%) Docker
3 469 (63.98%) Kubernetes
4 369 (50.34%) Amazon AWS
5 360 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
6 358 (48.84%) Ansible
7 322 (43.93%) Linux
8 304 (41.47%) Java
9 255 (34.79%) Finance
10 245 (33.42%) Jenkins
11 232 (31.65%) Red Hat
12 192 (26.19%) Terraform
13 191 (26.06%) Git (software)
14 188 (25.65%) Python
15 181 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
16 161 (21.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 155 (21.15%) Microservices
18 149 (20.33%) Web Services
19 145 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
20 133 (18.14%) AngularJS
20 133 (18.14%) JavaScript
21 129 (17.60%) Serverless
22 121 (16.51%) Artifactory
23 118 (16.10%) Amazon S3
24 116 (15.83%) Asset Management
24 116 (15.83%) Software Engineering
25 114 (15.55%) Amazon EC2
25 114 (15.55%) AWS Lambda
26 113 (15.42%) Node.js
27 106 (14.46%) Amazon RDS

OpenShift
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 84 (11.46%) OpenStack
2 58 (7.91%) JBoss
3 49 (6.68%) Confluence
4 42 (5.73%) Tomcat
5 35 (4.77%) nginx
6 24 (3.27%) Apache
7 19 (2.59%) WebLogic
8 16 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
9 12 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.50%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.36%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.68%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.41%) Anypoint
14 3 (0.41%) iPlanet
14 3 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (0.27%) IBM HTTP Server
15 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.27%) Mule
15 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.64%) Endur
2 4 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.27%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 369 (50.34%) Amazon AWS
2 181 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 129 (17.60%) Serverless
4 118 (16.10%) Amazon S3
5 114 (15.55%) Amazon EC2
5 114 (15.55%) AWS Lambda
6 104 (14.19%) Amazon SQS
7 94 (12.82%) PaaS
8 86 (11.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 70 (9.55%) IaaS
10 66 (9.00%) Amazon ECS
11 50 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
12 48 (6.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 40 (5.46%) Apigee
14 25 (3.41%) SaaS
15 20 (2.73%) GitHub
16 12 (1.64%) Amazon Kinesis
16 12 (1.64%) Azure Stack
17 10 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
18 9 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.09%) LAN
1 30 (4.09%) WAN
2 28 (3.82%) Firewall
3 27 (3.68%) DNS
4 24 (3.27%) SSL
5 15 (2.05%) SAN
6 12 (1.64%) Kerberos
7 10 (1.36%) VPN
8 6 (0.82%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.68%) DHCP
9 5 (0.68%) DSL
9 5 (0.68%) FTP
10 4 (0.55%) Internet
11 3 (0.41%) HTTP
11 3 (0.41%) MQTT
12 2 (0.27%) Extranet
12 2 (0.27%) Intranet
12 2 (0.27%) MPLS
12 2 (0.27%) Network Security
13 1 (0.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (14.46%) Amazon RDS
2 104 (14.19%) Amazon Redshift
3 28 (3.82%) SQL Server
4 25 (3.41%) MongoDB
4 25 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.27%) NoSQL
6 23 (3.14%) Big Data
7 22 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (2.46%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.77%) MariaDB
10 12 (1.64%) MySQL
10 12 (1.64%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.23%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.82%) Amazon Athena
14 5 (0.68%) Redis
15 4 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.55%) DB2
15 4 (0.55%) InfluxDB
15 4 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 245 (33.42%) Jenkins
2 191 (26.06%) Git (software)
3 121 (16.51%) Artifactory
4 72 (9.82%) JIRA
5 59 (8.05%) GitLab
6 57 (7.78%) RStudio
7 55 (7.50%) Maven
8 52 (7.09%) Bitbucket
9 37 (5.05%) Travis CI
10 34 (4.64%) Visual Studio Team System
11 25 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
12 24 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (2.59%) Cucumber
14 18 (2.46%) SonarQube
15 14 (1.91%) MSBuild
15 14 (1.91%) Subversion
16 13 (1.77%) Visual Studio
17 12 (1.64%) JUnit
18 11 (1.50%) TeamCity
19 10 (1.36%) Eclipse
General
1 255 (34.79%) Finance
2 72 (9.82%) Front Office
3 62 (8.46%) Banking
4 10 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 7 (0.95%) Retail
6 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.27%) Automotive
7 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.14%) Law
8 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 239 (32.61%) Developer
2 172 (23.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 93 (12.69%) AWS Developer
4 69 (9.41%) Architect
5 66 (9.00%) Platform Engineer
6 63 (8.59%) Cloud Engineer
7 62 (8.46%) AWS Engineer
8 60 (8.19%) Angular Developer
9 57 (7.78%) JavaScript Developer
10 55 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
11 52 (7.09%) Java Developer
12 48 (6.55%) Senior Developer
13 47 (6.41%) UI Developer
14 38 (5.18%) JavaScript Engineer
14 38 (5.18%) Lead Developer
14 38 (5.18%) UI Engineer
15 37 (5.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 35 (4.77%) AWS DevOps
17 33 (4.50%) Consultant
18 27 (3.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (20.33%) Web Services
2 133 (18.14%) AngularJS
3 113 (15.42%) Node.js
4 103 (14.05%) J2EE
5 82 (11.19%) .NET
6 79 (10.78%) Vue.js
7 75 (10.23%) React
8 69 (9.41%) Middleware
9 64 (8.73%) Kafka
10 51 (6.96%) Spring
11 46 (6.28%) Spring Boot
12 40 (5.46%) REST
13 27 (3.68%) JSON
14 25 (3.41%) J2SE
15 24 (3.27%) RESTful
15 24 (3.27%) SOAP
16 22 (3.00%) XML
17 21 (2.86%) HTML
18 20 (2.73%) .NET Core
18 20 (2.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.78%) Fixed Income
2 41 (5.59%) Private Cloud
3 40 (5.46%) Data Centre
4 26 (3.55%) Public Cloud
5 25 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (3.00%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.77%) Replication
10 12 (1.64%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (1.36%) iPad
11 10 (1.36%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.36%) PKI
12 8 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.09%) User Experience
13 6 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 322 (43.93%) Linux
2 161 (21.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 99 (13.51%) Windows
4 35 (4.77%) Unix
5 22 (3.00%) CentOS
6 19 (2.59%) Solaris
7 10 (1.36%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.82%) AIX
9 5 (0.68%) Android
9 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.41%) zOS
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.27%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.27%) Debian
12 1 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (69.30%) DevOps
2 360 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (21.15%) Microservices
4 145 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
5 116 (15.83%) Asset Management
5 116 (15.83%) Software Engineering
6 94 (12.82%) Open Source
7 78 (10.64%) Migration
8 77 (10.50%) Deployment Automation
9 69 (9.41%) Scrum
10 64 (8.73%) Decision-Making
11 57 (7.78%) Release Management
12 53 (7.23%) Continuous Delivery
13 43 (5.87%) High Availability
14 39 (5.32%) Front End Development
15 38 (5.18%) Continuous Deployment
15 38 (5.18%) Problem-Solving
16 35 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (4.77%) User Stories
17 31 (4.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (41.47%) Java
2 188 (25.65%) Python
3 133 (18.14%) JavaScript
4 63 (8.59%) SQL
5 48 (6.55%) Go
6 45 (6.14%) Ruby
7 42 (5.73%) Bash Shell
8 38 (5.18%) Shell Script
9 29 (3.96%) C#
10 28 (3.82%) Java 8
11 26 (3.55%) PowerShell
12 25 (3.41%) Groovy
13 13 (1.77%) Perl
14 9 (1.23%) C
15 8 (1.09%) PHP
16 7 (0.95%) ES6
16 7 (0.95%) ES7
17 6 (0.82%) Scala
18 5 (0.68%) Korn
18 5 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 46 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 27 (3.68%) Degree
3 24 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.00%) AWS Certification
4 22 (3.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.23%) RHCSA
6 7 (0.95%) CCNP
6 7 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.95%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.55%) RHCE
9 4 (0.55%) SANS
10 2 (0.27%) MCSE
10 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.14%) CCNA
11 1 (0.14%) CCSP
11 1 (0.14%) CISSP
11 1 (0.14%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.77%) SLA
2 6 (0.82%) QA
3 5 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.41%) NIST
6 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 502 (68.49%) Docker
2 32 (4.37%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.18%) LXC
5 14 (1.91%) Gluster
6 10 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.68%) vSphere
8 4 (0.55%) KVM
9 3 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.41%) HDFS
9 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 469 (63.98%) Kubernetes
2 358 (48.84%) Ansible
3 192 (26.19%) Terraform
4 79 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
5 59 (8.05%) Puppet
6 23 (3.14%) HAProxy
7 16 (2.18%) CloudForms
8 14 (1.91%) Kibana
9 12 (1.64%) vRealize
10 11 (1.50%) Packer
11 9 (1.23%) Salt
12 8 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (0.95%) Grafana
13 7 (0.95%) Mesos
14 4 (0.55%) logstash
15 3 (0.41%) Consul
15 3 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
15 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 3 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 3 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 232 (31.65%) Red Hat
2 86 (11.73%) VMware
3 51 (6.96%) Oracle
4 45 (6.14%) Splunk
5 44 (6.00%) AppDynamics
5 44 (6.00%) Microsoft
6 41 (5.59%) Google
7 27 (3.68%) IBM
7 27 (3.68%) ServiceNow
8 25 (3.41%) Cisco
9 17 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (2.05%) MuleSoft
11 13 (1.77%) Micro Focus
12 12 (1.64%) Murex
12 12 (1.64%) NetApp
12 12 (1.64%) OpenLink
13 11 (1.50%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.50%) EMC
14 10 (1.36%) Perforce
15 8 (1.09%) Juniper