Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 319 406 489
Rank change year-on-year +87 +83 +248
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 460 534 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.59% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.46% 2.24% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 365 250
England median daily rate £550 £550 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.72%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £399
90th Percentile £745 £688 £638
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £523
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 18,688 23,803 18,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.65% 26.44% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,818 16,557 12,784
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 286 224
England median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.39 £11.25
90th Percentile £73.05 £49.91 £57.63
UK median hourly rate £21.34 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.94% -12.50% +7.85%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 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 +108 296 £575 +0.52% 40
South West +32 73 £600 +9.09% 1
North of England +50 47 £450 -13.04% 15
South East +24 43 £500 +8.70% 12
North East +47 30 £456 -13.10% 2
North West +29 17 £428 -22.18% 11
Midlands +38 3 £550 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +26 2 - -
West Midlands +50 1 £550 +10.00% 1
East of England +31 1 £620 -0.80% 4
OpenShift
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 337 (73.26%) Kubernetes
2 313 (68.04%) Docker
3 298 (64.78%) DevOps
4 261 (56.74%) AWS
5 240 (52.17%) Java
6 218 (47.39%) Python
7 211 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
8 191 (41.52%) Terraform
9 182 (39.57%) Ansible
10 178 (38.70%) Finance
11 177 (38.48%) Jenkins
12 156 (33.91%) Azure
13 133 (28.91%) Linux
13 133 (28.91%) Microservices
14 125 (27.17%) Web Services
15 102 (22.17%) Serverless
16 101 (21.96%) AWS CloudFormation
17 93 (20.22%) Asset Management
18 92 (20.00%) Software Engineering
19 90 (19.57%) Front Office
20 89 (19.35%) Infrastructure as Code
21 87 (18.91%) Artifactory
21 87 (18.91%) Amazon EC2
22 86 (18.70%) Amazon S3
23 83 (18.04%) AWS Lambda
24 80 (17.39%) Amazon ECS
24 80 (17.39%) R
25 79 (17.17%) Fixed Income
25 79 (17.17%) Decision-Making
26 76 (16.52%) Scrum

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 27 (5.87%) Apache Spark
2 21 (4.57%) Apache
3 19 (4.13%) nginx
4 15 (3.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (3.26%) OpenStack
5 12 (2.61%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.17%) Confluence
7 6 (1.30%) JBoss
8 4 (0.87%) GemFire
8 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.65%) IIS
9 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.43%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.43%) Hyperledger
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.22%) Mule
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Fuse
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.43%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 261 (56.74%) AWS
2 156 (33.91%) Azure
3 102 (22.17%) Serverless
4 101 (21.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 87 (18.91%) Amazon EC2
6 86 (18.70%) Amazon S3
7 83 (18.04%) AWS Lambda
8 80 (17.39%) Amazon ECS
9 64 (13.91%) Amazon SQS
10 53 (11.52%) PaaS
11 50 (10.87%) GCP
12 28 (6.09%) IaaS
13 26 (5.65%) SaaS
14 24 (5.22%) Amazon EKS
15 23 (5.00%) GitHub
16 20 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 17 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 11 (2.39%) Amazon ELB
19 10 (2.17%) Route 53
20 9 (1.96%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.61%) Firewall
2 5 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.87%) DSL
3 4 (0.87%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.65%) DNS
4 3 (0.65%) SSL
4 3 (0.65%) VPN
5 2 (0.43%) DHCP
5 2 (0.43%) HTTP
5 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.43%) Internet
5 2 (0.43%) LAN
5 2 (0.43%) OpenVPN
5 2 (0.43%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 2 (0.43%) SSH
5 2 (0.43%) WAN
6 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
2 64 (13.91%) Amazon Redshift
3 32 (6.96%) MongoDB
4 28 (6.09%) Big Data
5 27 (5.87%) SQL Server
6 24 (5.22%) NoSQL
7 21 (4.57%) Hadoop
8 16 (3.48%) Relational Database
9 15 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.17%) MySQL
11 6 (1.30%) Apache Ignite
11 6 (1.30%) Flink
12 5 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.09%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.09%) Redis
13 4 (0.87%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.65%) Amazon Aurora
14 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 177 (38.48%) Jenkins
2 87 (18.91%) Artifactory
3 67 (14.57%) Git (software)
4 49 (10.65%) RStudio
5 38 (8.26%) Maven
6 23 (5.00%) JIRA
7 21 (4.57%) Cucumber
8 19 (4.13%) Subversion
9 18 (3.91%) GitLab
9 18 (3.91%) Selenium
10 16 (3.48%) Gradle
11 15 (3.26%) TeamCity
12 12 (2.61%) JUnit
12 12 (2.61%) SonarQube
12 12 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (2.39%) NUnit
14 10 (2.17%) Ant
14 10 (2.17%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.96%) Moq
15 9 (1.96%) MSBuild
General
1 178 (38.70%) Finance
2 90 (19.57%) Front Office
3 42 (9.13%) Banking
4 10 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.09%) Back Office
6 5 (1.09%) Publishing
7 4 (0.87%) Legal
8 3 (0.65%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 148 (32.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 144 (31.30%) Developer
3 83 (18.04%) Java Developer
4 69 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
5 48 (10.43%) AWS DevOps
6 47 (10.22%) AWS Developer
7 43 (9.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 40 (8.70%) Architect
9 39 (8.48%) Python Engineer
10 38 (8.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 36 (7.83%) Lead Developer
12 34 (7.39%) Java Software Developer
12 34 (7.39%) Lead Java Developer
12 34 (7.39%) Lead Software Developer
13 32 (6.96%) Python Developer
13 32 (6.96%) Senior Developer
14 29 (6.30%) Cloud Engineer
15 27 (5.87%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 25 (5.43%) Site Engineer
17 22 (4.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (27.17%) Web Services
2 54 (11.74%) J2EE
3 53 (11.52%) J2SE
4 47 (10.22%) Kafka
5 45 (9.78%) AngularJS
6 40 (8.70%) .NET
7 37 (8.04%) React
8 35 (7.61%) Node.js
8 35 (7.61%) RESTful
8 35 (7.61%) Spring
9 33 (7.17%) Spring Boot
10 22 (4.78%) JSON
10 22 (4.78%) REST
11 19 (4.13%) .NET Core
12 17 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
12 17 (3.70%) HTML
13 15 (3.26%) Drools
13 15 (3.26%) HTML5
14 12 (2.61%) JDBC
15 11 (2.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (17.17%) Fixed Income
2 60 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
3 58 (12.61%) Derivative
3 58 (12.61%) Equities
4 47 (10.22%) Public Cloud
5 26 (5.65%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.26%) Blog
6 15 (3.26%) Equity Derivative
6 15 (3.26%) Hedge funds
7 14 (3.04%) Replication
8 13 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (2.61%) Cloud Native
9 12 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (2.17%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.30%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.30%) User Experience
13 4 (0.87%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 133 (28.91%) Linux
2 41 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (6.96%) Windows
4 24 (5.22%) Unix
5 14 (3.04%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.87%) Android
6 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.87%) CentOS
7 3 (0.65%) Solaris
7 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (64.78%) DevOps
2 211 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (28.91%) Microservices
4 93 (20.22%) Asset Management
5 92 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 89 (19.35%) Infrastructure as Code
7 79 (17.17%) Decision-Making
8 76 (16.52%) Scrum
9 63 (13.70%) Migration
10 61 (13.26%) Deployment Automation
11 46 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 45 (9.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 42 (9.13%) Open Source
14 39 (8.48%) Infrastructure Automation
15 37 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (7.83%) Analytics
17 34 (7.39%) Kanban
18 32 (6.96%) TDD
19 27 (5.87%) Architectural Design
20 23 (5.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 240 (52.17%) Java
2 218 (47.39%) Python
3 80 (17.39%) R
4 42 (9.13%) SQL
5 39 (8.48%) JavaScript
6 35 (7.61%) Bash Shell
7 31 (6.74%) C#
7 31 (6.74%) PowerShell
8 27 (5.87%) Java 8
9 24 (5.22%) Shell Script
10 22 (4.78%) C++
11 21 (4.57%) Ruby
12 18 (3.91%) Scala
13 17 (3.70%) Go
13 17 (3.70%) Groovy
14 14 (3.04%) C
15 10 (2.17%) Perl
16 8 (1.74%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.87%) Clojure
18 3 (0.65%) ES7
Qualifications
1 49 (10.65%) Security Cleared
2 38 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.78%) Degree
4 15 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.61%) MCSA
6 8 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.74%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.65%) CISSP
8 3 (0.65%) SANS
9 2 (0.43%) CCNA
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.43%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.43%) GIAC
9 2 (0.43%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (0.43%) MBA
9 2 (0.43%) MCSE
9 2 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.74%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) NIST
3 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.43%) PMO
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 313 (68.04%) Docker
2 21 (4.57%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (3.48%) Active Directory
4 14 (3.04%) LXC
5 9 (1.96%) GlusterFS
6 6 (1.30%) NFS
7 5 (1.09%) Gluster
8 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.22%) etcd
Systems Management
1 337 (73.26%) Kubernetes
2 191 (41.52%) Terraform
3 182 (39.57%) Ansible
4 68 (14.78%) Puppet
5 61 (13.26%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.17%) Nagios
7 9 (1.96%) Prometheus
8 8 (1.74%) Packer
9 7 (1.52%) logstash
10 6 (1.30%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (1.09%) collectd
11 5 (1.09%) Grafana
11 5 (1.09%) Kibana
11 5 (1.09%) Zipkin
12 4 (0.87%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (0.65%) Cobbler
13 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
14 2 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 64 (13.91%) Red Hat
2 38 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.39%) Splunk
4 18 (3.91%) Google
5 17 (3.70%) Oracle
6 14 (3.04%) VMware
7 12 (2.61%) New Relic
8 9 (1.96%) IBM
9 7 (1.52%) AppDynamics
9 7 (1.52%) DevExpress
9 7 (1.52%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.52%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.30%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.09%) BMC
11 5 (1.09%) Dynatrace
11 5 (1.09%) HP
11 5 (1.09%) Sybase
12 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.65%) Juniper
13 3 (0.65%) Micro Focus