Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 358 298 348
Rank change year-on-year -60 +50 +85
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 494 262 474
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.77% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.00% 2.30% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 188 318
10th Percentile £450 £400 £414
25th Percentile £500 £454 £471
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £538 £575
Median % change year-on-year +6.98% -6.52% +4.55%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £675
90th Percentile £750 £625 £750
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00

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 24,648 11,375 20,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.61% 33.41% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,993 8,190 14,092
10th Percentile £319 £302 £280
25th Percentile £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -
75th Percentile £638 £578 £588
90th Percentile £720 £660 £675
UK median daily rate £530 £493 £488
% change year-on-year +7.45% +1.18% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 205 291
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.50 £13.00
25th Percentile £15.09 £15.79 £16.02
Median hourly rate £20.96 £22.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.75% +10.00% +14.29%
75th Percentile £38.75 £45.00 £38.00
90th Percentile £63.18 £60.00 £73.75
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +14.29%

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 24 January 2022.

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
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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -44 321 £610 +10.91% 57
South East -43 64 £550 +15.79% 9
South West -53 34 £538 +7.50% 6
Midlands -50 16 £520 +48.57% 5
East Midlands -18 14 £520 +48.57% 2
East of England -38 11 £488 -2.50% 3
North West -51 9 £600 +33.33% 7
North of England -74 9 £600 +30.86% 13
West Midlands -54 2 £575 - 3
OpenShift
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 323 (65.38%) Kubernetes
2 290 (58.70%) Docker
3 234 (47.37%) DevOps
4 232 (46.96%) Microservices
5 229 (46.36%) AWS
6 225 (45.55%) Agile Software Development
7 211 (42.71%) CI/CD
8 209 (42.31%) Java
9 185 (37.45%) Azure
10 162 (32.79%) Jenkins
11 137 (27.73%) Finance
12 128 (25.91%) Ansible
13 127 (25.71%) Social Skills
14 126 (25.51%) Git (software)
15 121 (24.49%) Linux
16 115 (23.28%) Red Hat
17 103 (20.85%) Node.js
18 101 (20.45%) Test Automation
19 98 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
20 97 (19.64%) Full Stack Development
21 94 (19.03%) Security Cleared
22 91 (18.42%) Banking
23 90 (18.22%) Microsoft
24 89 (18.02%) Terraform
25 86 (17.41%) Spring
26 81 (16.40%) GCP
27 80 (16.19%) React
28 79 (15.99%) SC Cleared
29 75 (15.18%) Python
29 75 (15.18%) C#

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 49 (9.92%) Confluence
2 39 (7.89%) Apache
3 32 (6.48%) JBoss
4 21 (4.25%) IIS
5 20 (4.05%) Camunda
6 15 (3.04%) OpenStack
7 13 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (2.02%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.82%) nginx
10 8 (1.62%) Red Hat Fuse
11 7 (1.42%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.01%) CMS
12 5 (1.01%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.81%) Mattermost
13 4 (0.81%) Mule
13 4 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.81%) WildFly
14 2 (0.40%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 229 (46.36%) AWS
2 185 (37.45%) Azure
3 81 (16.40%) GCP
4 57 (11.54%) GitHub
4 57 (11.54%) Serverless
5 42 (8.50%) PaaS
6 40 (8.10%) Apigee
7 38 (7.69%) Amazon EKS
8 35 (7.09%) AWS Lambda
9 27 (5.47%) IaaS
10 25 (5.06%) Amazon ECS
11 22 (4.45%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (3.44%) Amazon S3
13 17 (3.44%) SaaS
14 12 (2.43%) Amazon SQS
15 11 (2.23%) Datadog
15 11 (2.23%) IBM Cloud
16 8 (1.62%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.85%) Firewall
2 10 (2.02%) SSL
3 7 (1.42%) DHCP
3 7 (1.42%) DNS
3 7 (1.42%) Kerberos
4 6 (1.21%) HTTP
4 6 (1.21%) SAN
4 6 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.81%) Internet
5 4 (0.81%) NAS
5 4 (0.81%) Network Security
6 3 (0.61%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.61%) VPN
7 2 (0.40%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.40%) FTP
7 2 (0.40%) SSH
7 2 (0.40%) VLAN
7 2 (0.40%) VSAN
8 1 (0.20%) LAN
8 1 (0.20%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.75%) MongoDB
2 48 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (6.07%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.67%) SQL Server
5 22 (4.45%) Big Data
6 20 (4.05%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.85%) Cloudera CDH
8 18 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (2.83%) Redis
10 12 (2.43%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.23%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (2.02%) Couchbase
13 8 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (1.42%) Hadoop
15 6 (1.21%) Hazelcast
16 5 (1.01%) MariaDB
16 5 (1.01%) MySQL
17 3 (0.61%) DB2
17 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
17 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 162 (32.79%) Jenkins
2 126 (25.51%) Git (software)
3 65 (13.16%) JIRA
4 46 (9.31%) TeamCity
5 44 (8.91%) Bitbucket
6 42 (8.50%) SonarQube
7 41 (8.30%) Artifactory
8 38 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 38 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
9 36 (7.29%) Maven
10 21 (4.25%) Selenium
11 18 (3.64%) NUnit
11 18 (3.64%) Spinnaker
12 16 (3.24%) Subversion
13 14 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (2.63%) Zephyr
15 12 (2.43%) GitLab
16 11 (2.23%) JMeter
16 11 (2.23%) JUnit
17 10 (2.02%) Travis CI
General
1 137 (27.73%) Finance
2 127 (25.71%) Social Skills
3 91 (18.42%) Banking
4 40 (8.10%) Front Office
5 38 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (7.29%) Public Sector
7 23 (4.66%) Investment Banking
8 13 (2.63%) Legal
9 11 (2.23%) Presentation Skills
9 11 (2.23%) Retail
10 10 (2.02%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.21%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (1.21%) Influencing Skills
12 5 (1.01%) Back Office
12 5 (1.01%) Law
13 4 (0.81%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.61%) Automotive
14 3 (0.61%) Marketing
15 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 190 (38.46%) Developer
2 83 (16.80%) Java Developer
3 81 (16.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 63 (12.75%) Architect
5 53 (10.73%) Full Stack Developer
6 39 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 37 (7.49%) Solutions Architect
8 33 (6.68%) React Developer
9 26 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
10 25 (5.06%) .NET Developer
11 23 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
12 20 (4.05%) AWS DevOps
12 20 (4.05%) Java Engineer
13 19 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
13 19 (3.85%) Software Engineer
14 16 (3.24%) Azure Engineer
15 15 (3.04%) Cloud Engineer
15 15 (3.04%) Java Software Developer
15 15 (3.04%) Node.js Developer
15 15 (3.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (20.85%) Node.js
2 86 (17.41%) Spring
3 80 (16.19%) React
4 74 (14.98%) Kafka
5 66 (13.36%) Spring Boot
6 63 (12.75%) .NET
7 58 (11.74%) RESTful
8 54 (10.93%) AngularJS
9 40 (8.10%) HTML
10 36 (7.29%) CSS
11 35 (7.09%) REST
12 31 (6.28%) Apache Camel
13 30 (6.07%) JSON
14 26 (5.26%) Middleware
15 23 (4.66%) .NET Core
15 23 (4.66%) XML
16 21 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (4.25%) Vue.js
16 21 (4.25%) Web Services
17 19 (3.85%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.07%) Data Protection Act
2 29 (5.87%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (5.06%) Public Cloud
4 22 (4.45%) Cloud Native
5 13 (2.63%) PKI
5 13 (2.63%) Private Cloud
6 12 (2.43%) Fixed Income
6 12 (2.43%) User Experience
7 8 (1.62%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.42%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.21%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.81%) Cyberattack
10 4 (0.81%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.81%) Replication
11 3 (0.61%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.61%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (0.61%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 121 (24.49%) Linux
2 42 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (8.10%) Windows
4 30 (6.07%) Unix
5 22 (4.45%) Windows Server
6 19 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.20%) VMS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (47.37%) DevOps
2 232 (46.96%) Microservices
3 225 (45.55%) Agile Software Development
4 211 (42.71%) CI/CD
5 101 (20.45%) Test Automation
6 98 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
7 97 (19.64%) Full Stack Development
8 59 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
9 57 (11.54%) Deployment Automation
10 56 (11.34%) Software Engineering
11 53 (10.73%) Scrum
12 49 (9.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 39 (7.89%) Migration
14 35 (7.09%) Infrastructure as Code
14 35 (7.09%) SDLC
15 34 (6.88%) Data Protection
15 34 (6.88%) Workflow
16 33 (6.68%) Configuration Management
17 32 (6.48%) Continuous Delivery
17 32 (6.48%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 209 (42.31%) Java
2 75 (15.18%) C#
2 75 (15.18%) Python
3 73 (14.78%) JavaScript
4 47 (9.51%) SQL
5 34 (6.88%) Java 8
6 33 (6.68%) PowerShell
7 31 (6.28%) TypeScript
8 30 (6.07%) C++
8 30 (6.07%) Go
9 25 (5.06%) Bash
10 24 (4.86%) Groovy
11 23 (4.66%) Java 11
12 10 (2.02%) Rust
13 7 (1.42%) Perl
14 6 (1.21%) Scala
15 5 (1.01%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.81%) Ada
17 3 (0.61%) Delphi
17 3 (0.61%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 94 (19.03%) Security Cleared
2 79 (15.99%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.66%) DV Cleared
4 19 (3.85%) Degree
5 8 (1.62%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.61%) CCIE
6 3 (0.61%) CCNA
6 3 (0.61%) CCNP
6 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.61%) CISSP
6 3 (0.61%) RHCA
6 3 (0.61%) SANS
7 2 (0.40%) CISM
7 2 (0.40%) CRISC
7 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.40%) OCP
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.25%) QA
2 15 (3.04%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.21%) Accessibility
4 4 (0.81%) GDPR
4 4 (0.81%) NIST
4 4 (0.81%) WCAG
5 3 (0.61%) Basel II
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.40%) SLA
7 1 (0.20%) DICOM
7 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 290 (58.70%) Docker
2 21 (4.25%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.63%) vSphere
4 11 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.01%) LXC
7 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.40%) Ceph
8 2 (0.40%) etcd
8 2 (0.40%) NFS
8 2 (0.40%) vCloud
8 2 (0.40%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.20%) GeoWebCache
9 1 (0.20%) HDFS
9 1 (0.20%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 323 (65.38%) Kubernetes
2 128 (25.91%) Ansible
3 89 (18.02%) Terraform
4 38 (7.69%) Puppet
5 23 (4.66%) Grafana
6 15 (3.04%) Istio
7 13 (2.63%) Nagios
8 12 (2.43%) Kibana
8 12 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (2.23%) vCenter Server
10 9 (1.82%) Prometheus
11 6 (1.21%) MIIS
12 4 (0.81%) Consul
12 4 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.81%) Packer
12 4 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.81%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 3 (0.61%) Netcool
14 2 (0.40%) QRadar
Vendors
1 115 (23.28%) Red Hat
2 90 (18.22%) Microsoft
3 56 (11.34%) Google
4 50 (10.12%) IBM
5 42 (8.50%) Splunk
6 36 (7.29%) Oracle
7 19 (3.85%) Cloudera
7 19 (3.85%) MuleSoft
7 19 (3.85%) VMware
8 17 (3.44%) Synopsys
9 16 (3.24%) Micro Focus
10 14 (2.83%) Atlassian
10 14 (2.83%) Charles River
10 14 (2.83%) Pega
11 10 (2.02%) AppDynamics
12 9 (1.82%) New Relic
13 5 (1.01%) Sybase
14 4 (0.81%) Murex
14 4 (0.81%) Palo Alto
14 4 (0.81%) Salesforce.com