Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 253 300 521
Rank change year-on-year +47 +221 -2
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 245 696 380
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.88% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.98% 3.00% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 408 258
Median daily rate £550 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £429 £425 £375
90th Percentile £677 £713 £666
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £72.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £72.50

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 8,230 23,176 21,575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.81% 29.35% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,534 15,913 15,014
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £306
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 367 313
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +18.42% -7.32%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £82.50 £63.79
Median hourly rate £34.50 £21.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +60.47% +19.44% -10.00%

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenShift in England

OpenShift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OpenShift in England.

Daily rate trend for OpenShift in England

OpenShift
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OpenShift in England over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OpenShift in England

OpenShift
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OpenShift in England.

Hourly rate trend for OpenShift in England

OpenShift
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing OpenShift in England over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 29 September 2020. 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 +77 174 £550 -11.29% 22
North of England +123 33 £436 -14.93% 6
South East +87 28 £615 +20.29% 2
North West +98 25 £405 -22.86% 6
North East +37 8 £495 +32.00%
South West -13 7 £519 -9.78% 4
OpenShift
UK

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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.

1 182 (74.29%) Kubernetes
2 144 (58.78%) Docker
2 144 (58.78%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (55.51%) Java
4 131 (53.47%) Python
4 131 (53.47%) DevOps
5 122 (49.80%) AWS
6 101 (41.22%) Finance
7 89 (36.33%) Web Services
8 88 (35.92%) Terraform
9 83 (33.88%) Jenkins
10 77 (31.43%) Linux
11 74 (30.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 72 (29.39%) Fixed Income
12 72 (29.39%) Asset Management
13 71 (28.98%) Amazon S3
14 70 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
14 70 (28.57%) Front Office
15 68 (27.76%) Artifactory
16 67 (27.35%) Software Engineering
17 66 (26.94%) Amazon RDS
18 62 (25.31%) Decision-Making
18 62 (25.31%) Equities
19 61 (24.90%) Derivative
19 61 (24.90%) Serverless
20 60 (24.49%) Ansible
20 60 (24.49%) Deployment Automation
21 59 (24.08%) Amazon ECS
22 57 (23.27%) Microservices
23 52 (21.22%) Amazon Redshift

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 21 (8.57%) Confluence
2 14 (5.71%) OpenStack
3 9 (3.67%) JBoss
3 9 (3.67%) Jupyter
3 9 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.27%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (2.86%) Mule
5 7 (2.86%) Red Hat Fuse
6 6 (2.45%) nginx
7 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.22%) Apache
8 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.82%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.82%) CMS
9 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.41%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 122 (49.80%) AWS
2 74 (30.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 71 (28.98%) Amazon S3
4 70 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
5 61 (24.90%) Serverless
6 59 (24.08%) Amazon ECS
7 52 (21.22%) Amazon SQS
7 52 (21.22%) AWS Lambda
8 39 (15.92%) Azure
9 17 (6.94%) Apigee
10 14 (5.71%) GCP
11 13 (5.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (4.08%) GitHub
13 9 (3.67%) Amazon EKS
13 9 (3.67%) Route 53
14 8 (3.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (2.86%) AWS CodeBuild
15 7 (2.86%) AWS CodeCommit
15 7 (2.86%) PaaS
16 5 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.94%) DNS
2 13 (5.31%) DHCP
3 12 (4.90%) HTTP
4 6 (2.45%) Anycast
4 6 (2.45%) BGP
4 6 (2.45%) VRRP
5 5 (2.04%) Firewall
5 5 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.63%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.63%) IPsec
7 3 (1.22%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.22%) VPN
8 2 (0.82%) Internet
8 2 (0.82%) Intranet
8 2 (0.82%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.82%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.82%) SSL
8 2 (0.82%) WAN
9 1 (0.41%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (26.94%) Amazon RDS
2 52 (21.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 25 (10.20%) MongoDB
3 25 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 21 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 20 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (5.71%) MySQL
7 9 (3.67%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.27%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.04%) Hazelcast
12 4 (1.63%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.82%) Big Data
13 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 83 (33.88%) Jenkins
2 68 (27.76%) Artifactory
3 38 (15.51%) RStudio
4 36 (14.69%) Git (software)
5 23 (9.39%) JIRA
6 17 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (6.94%) JUnit
7 14 (5.71%) Cucumber
8 12 (4.90%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (4.49%) Bitbucket
10 10 (4.08%) Maven
11 9 (3.67%) FishEye
12 8 (3.27%) GitLab
12 8 (3.27%) Subversion
13 7 (2.86%) Hudson
13 7 (2.86%) jMock
13 7 (2.86%) Mocha
13 7 (2.86%) SonarQube
14 3 (1.22%) Gradle
14 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 101 (41.22%) Finance
2 70 (28.57%) Front Office
3 29 (11.84%) Banking
4 11 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.45%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.22%) Back Office
7 2 (0.82%) French Language
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (22.86%) Developer
1 56 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (17.96%) Java Developer
3 41 (16.73%) AWS Engineer
4 35 (14.29%) Python Engineer
5 34 (13.88%) AWS DevOps
6 33 (13.47%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 29 (11.84%) Java Software Developer
8 27 (11.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 25 (10.20%) AWS Developer
9 25 (10.20%) Java Engineer
10 23 (9.39%) Lead Developer
11 22 (8.98%) Lead Java Developer
11 22 (8.98%) Lead Software Developer
12 21 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
12 21 (8.57%) Platform Engineer
12 21 (8.57%) Python Developer
13 17 (6.94%) Architect
14 16 (6.53%) Lead DevOps
15 15 (6.12%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (36.33%) Web Services
2 44 (17.96%) J2EE
2 44 (17.96%) J2SE
3 32 (13.06%) .NET
4 23 (9.39%) Spring
5 21 (8.57%) Middleware
6 17 (6.94%) REST
7 15 (6.12%) Oracle Fusion
7 15 (6.12%) React
8 14 (5.71%) AngularJS
9 12 (4.90%) Node.js
10 11 (4.49%) Java EE
10 11 (4.49%) JMS
10 11 (4.49%) RESTful
11 10 (4.08%) ASP.NET
12 9 (3.67%) Kafka
12 9 (3.67%) XML
13 8 (3.27%) Apache Camel
13 8 (3.27%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (2.86%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 72 (29.39%) Fixed Income
2 62 (25.31%) Equities
3 61 (24.90%) Derivative
4 26 (10.61%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (5.71%) Public Cloud
6 13 (5.31%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (4.49%) Hedge funds
7 11 (4.49%) Private Cloud
8 9 (3.67%) Blog
8 9 (3.67%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (2.86%) PKI
10 6 (2.45%) User Experience
11 5 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (2.04%) CMDB
11 5 (2.04%) iPad
12 4 (1.63%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.22%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.22%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.82%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 77 (31.43%) Linux
2 24 (9.80%) Windows
3 21 (8.57%) Unix
4 19 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.31%) CentOS
6 4 (1.63%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.41%) Android
7 1 (0.41%) Debian
7 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (58.78%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (53.47%) DevOps
3 72 (29.39%) Asset Management
4 67 (27.35%) Software Engineering
5 62 (25.31%) Decision-Making
6 60 (24.49%) Deployment Automation
7 57 (23.27%) Microservices
8 33 (13.47%) Infrastructure Automation
9 26 (10.61%) Infrastructure as Code
10 24 (9.80%) Scrum
11 21 (8.57%) Open Source
12 20 (8.16%) Analytics
12 20 (8.16%) Test Automation
13 17 (6.94%) TDD
14 16 (6.53%) BDD
15 14 (5.71%) Data Analytics
15 14 (5.71%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 13 (5.31%) Migration
17 12 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (4.90%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 136 (55.51%) Java
2 131 (53.47%) Python
3 48 (19.59%) R
4 42 (17.14%) SQL
5 26 (10.61%) Bash Shell
6 23 (9.39%) JavaScript
7 18 (7.35%) C#
8 17 (6.94%) Groovy
9 16 (6.53%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.49%) C++
11 9 (3.67%) Perl
12 6 (2.45%) Java 8
12 6 (2.45%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.04%) Go
14 4 (1.63%) Ruby
14 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.22%) PHP
15 3 (1.22%) VB
15 3 (1.22%) VBA
16 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.41%) Degree
5 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.41%) NCDA
5 1 (0.41%) OCP
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.41%) RHCE
5 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.27%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 144 (58.78%) Docker
2 6 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.22%) Gluster
4 3 (1.22%) LXC
4 3 (1.22%) oVirt
4 3 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.82%) PowerDNS
5 2 (0.82%) vCloud
5 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.82%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.82%) vSphere
6 1 (0.41%) GFS2
6 1 (0.41%) KVM
6 1 (0.41%) NFS
6 1 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 182 (74.29%) Kubernetes
2 88 (35.92%) Terraform
3 60 (24.49%) Ansible
4 19 (7.76%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (7.35%) Puppet
6 17 (6.94%) Packer
7 12 (4.90%) Prometheus
8 11 (4.49%) Grafana
9 8 (3.27%) Consul
9 8 (3.27%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (2.86%) Salt
11 6 (2.45%) PingFederate
12 5 (2.04%) CloudForms
12 5 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (1.22%) HAProxy
13 3 (1.22%) Nagios
13 3 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (0.82%) SELinux
14 2 (0.82%) vRealize
15 1 (0.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (13.88%) Red Hat
2 28 (11.43%) Oracle
3 22 (8.98%) MuleSoft
4 18 (7.35%) Atlassian
5 12 (4.90%) Infoblox
5 12 (4.90%) Splunk
6 9 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (3.67%) Sybase
7 7 (2.86%) AppDynamics
7 7 (2.86%) Murex
7 7 (2.86%) VMware
8 6 (2.45%) Zscaler
9 5 (2.04%) Microsoft
10 4 (1.63%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.63%) CA
10 4 (1.63%) CyberArk
10 4 (1.63%) IBM
10 4 (1.63%) McAfee
10 4 (1.63%) Qualys
10 4 (1.63%) SAP