Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 312 479 525
Rank change year-on-year +167 +46 +252
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 630 429 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.82% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.77% 1.91% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 288 224
England median daily rate £575 £500 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -3.61% +2.72%
10th Percentile £413 £364 £407
90th Percentile £713 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.72% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 -
% change year-on-year -51.72% - -

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 22,728 22,462 15,232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.41% 23.76% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,703 15,666 10,597
England median daily rate £500 £480 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £275
90th Percentile £660 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +4.21% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 312 210
England median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +9.45%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £57.38 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +11.11%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +141 342 £600 +9.09% 57
South West +89 139 £575 +4.55% 10
South East +37 98 £511 +17.87% 8
North of England +37 38 £430 +7.50% 9
North East - 30 £425 - 7
Midlands +46 10 £400 -3.03% 2
East Midlands +25 8 - -
Yorkshire +30 4 £450 -10.00% 1
North West -1 4 £525 +31.25% 1
East of England +28 3 - - 2
West Midlands +31 2 £400 -20.00% 2
OpenShift
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 419 (66.51%) DevOps
2 396 (62.86%) Docker
3 388 (61.59%) Kubernetes
4 311 (49.37%) AWS
5 307 (48.73%) Ansible
6 301 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
7 272 (43.17%) Linux
8 250 (39.68%) Java
9 222 (35.24%) Jenkins
10 219 (34.76%) Finance
11 218 (34.60%) Azure
12 208 (33.02%) Python
13 188 (29.84%) Terraform
14 172 (27.30%) Microservices
15 148 (23.49%) Git (software)
16 143 (22.70%) Red Hat
17 140 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 113 (17.94%) Web Services
19 95 (15.08%) Scrum
20 93 (14.76%) PaaS
21 89 (14.13%) AngularJS
22 83 (13.17%) Serverless
23 82 (13.02%) Puppet
24 81 (12.86%) Software Engineering
25 79 (12.54%) JavaScript
26 78 (12.38%) Infrastructure as Code
27 75 (11.90%) Banking
27 75 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
28 74 (11.75%) Amazon S3
28 74 (11.75%) SQL

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 51 (8.10%) Confluence
2 42 (6.67%) nginx
3 36 (5.71%) Apache
4 31 (4.92%) Apache Spark
5 29 (4.60%) JBoss
6 27 (4.29%) OpenStack
7 26 (4.13%) Tomcat
8 18 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.11%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.11%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.95%) Mule
11 6 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.79%) IIS
13 4 (0.63%) GemFire
14 3 (0.48%) Anypoint
14 3 (0.48%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.32%) Ethereum
15 2 (0.32%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.63%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.32%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 311 (49.37%) AWS
2 218 (34.60%) Azure
3 93 (14.76%) PaaS
4 83 (13.17%) Serverless
5 74 (11.75%) Amazon S3
6 71 (11.27%) Amazon EC2
7 70 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 70 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
8 66 (10.48%) IaaS
9 62 (9.84%) Amazon SQS
10 49 (7.78%) Amazon ECS
11 44 (6.98%) GCP
12 29 (4.60%) SaaS
13 23 (3.65%) Apigee
14 20 (3.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 18 (2.86%) GitHub
16 11 (1.75%) AWS CodePipeline
16 11 (1.75%) npm
17 10 (1.59%) Amazon EKS
17 10 (1.59%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.70%) HTTP
2 14 (2.22%) Firewall
3 12 (1.90%) LAN
3 12 (1.90%) WAN
4 11 (1.75%) DNS
5 8 (1.27%) FTP
6 7 (1.11%) SSL
7 6 (0.95%) SAN
7 6 (0.95%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.63%) DSL
9 4 (0.63%) Internet
9 4 (0.63%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.32%) AMQP
10 2 (0.32%) DHCP
10 2 (0.32%) Intranet
10 2 (0.32%) MQTT
10 2 (0.32%) Network Security
10 2 (0.32%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 2 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 62 (9.84%) Amazon Redshift
3 35 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 33 (5.24%) Big Data
5 32 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 27 (4.29%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.65%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.49%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.75%) MariaDB
10 10 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.43%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.27%) MySQL
12 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.11%) Apache Ignite
13 7 (1.11%) Flink
14 6 (0.95%) Amazon Athena
15 5 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (0.63%) Data Lake
17 3 (0.48%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 222 (35.24%) Jenkins
2 148 (23.49%) Git (software)
3 68 (10.79%) Artifactory
4 66 (10.48%) JIRA
5 54 (8.57%) Maven
6 43 (6.83%) GitLab
7 36 (5.71%) RStudio
8 35 (5.56%) Bitbucket
9 30 (4.76%) Subversion
9 30 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 23 (3.65%) JUnit
10 23 (3.65%) Travis CI
11 22 (3.49%) Visual Studio
12 21 (3.33%) Cucumber
13 20 (3.17%) SonarQube
14 19 (3.02%) MSBuild
14 19 (3.02%) Sonatype Nexus
15 16 (2.54%) Gerrit
16 13 (2.06%) Selenium
16 13 (2.06%) TeamCity
General
1 219 (34.76%) Finance
2 75 (11.90%) Banking
3 69 (10.95%) Front Office
4 13 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.75%) Publishing
6 7 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.95%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.63%) Legal
8 4 (0.63%) Retail
9 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.16%) French Language
10 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 204 (32.38%) Developer
2 173 (27.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (9.68%) Architect
4 59 (9.37%) Java Developer
5 54 (8.57%) AWS Developer
5 54 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 43 (6.83%) Angular Developer
6 43 (6.83%) AWS Engineer
7 38 (6.03%) Platform Engineer
8 34 (5.40%) Cloud Engineer
8 34 (5.40%) Consultant
9 33 (5.24%) Lead Developer
10 31 (4.92%) Azure Engineer
11 30 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
12 27 (4.29%) Administrator
12 27 (4.29%) Azure DevOps
13 26 (4.13%) .NET Developer
14 25 (3.97%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 25 (3.97%) Cloud Architect
14 25 (3.97%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (17.94%) Web Services
2 89 (14.13%) AngularJS
3 62 (9.84%) React
4 60 (9.52%) .NET
5 55 (8.73%) Node.js
6 54 (8.57%) Kafka
7 48 (7.62%) J2EE
7 48 (7.62%) Spring
8 47 (7.46%) RESTful
9 40 (6.35%) REST
10 39 (6.19%) JSON
11 37 (5.87%) Spring Boot
12 36 (5.71%) Middleware
13 34 (5.40%) .NET Core
14 27 (4.29%) SOAP
15 26 (4.13%) XML
16 25 (3.97%) .NET Framework
16 25 (3.97%) HTML
17 23 (3.65%) HTML5
18 22 (3.49%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.83%) Fixed Income
2 41 (6.51%) Data Centre
2 41 (6.51%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (4.60%) Public Cloud
4 27 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (3.65%) Replication
6 17 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (2.38%) User Experience
9 14 (2.22%) Cloud Native
9 14 (2.22%) PKI
10 13 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (1.90%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.75%) Derivative
13 10 (1.59%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.95%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.95%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 272 (43.17%) Linux
2 140 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 67 (10.63%) Windows
4 27 (4.29%) Unix
5 19 (3.02%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.75%) CentOS
7 9 (1.43%) Solaris
8 7 (1.11%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.63%) AIX
10 3 (0.48%) Android
10 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.16%) HPUX
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (66.51%) DevOps
2 301 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (27.30%) Microservices
4 95 (15.08%) Scrum
5 81 (12.86%) Software Engineering
6 78 (12.38%) Infrastructure as Code
7 73 (11.59%) Migration
8 71 (11.27%) Asset Management
8 71 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
9 69 (10.95%) Open Source
10 65 (10.32%) Test Automation
11 55 (8.73%) TDD
12 50 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
13 48 (7.62%) Decision-Making
14 46 (7.30%) DevSecOps
15 43 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
16 42 (6.67%) BDD
17 39 (6.19%) Kanban
18 36 (5.71%) Configuration Management
19 31 (4.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 250 (39.68%) Java
2 208 (33.02%) Python
3 79 (12.54%) JavaScript
4 74 (11.75%) SQL
5 55 (8.73%) Bash Shell
6 53 (8.41%) C#
7 46 (7.30%) PowerShell
8 36 (5.71%) Ruby
9 35 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 33 (5.24%) Java 8
11 27 (4.29%) Go
12 16 (2.54%) R
13 15 (2.38%) C
13 15 (2.38%) ES6
14 12 (1.90%) Scala
15 11 (1.75%) ES7
15 11 (1.75%) Groovy
15 11 (1.75%) Perl
16 9 (1.43%) C++
16 9 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 63 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.29%) Degree
4 24 (3.81%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.02%) AWS Certification
6 9 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.27%) MCSA
7 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.11%) SANS
9 4 (0.63%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.32%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.16%) CCNP
12 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.16%) MBA
12 1 (0.16%) OCP
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.16%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.59%) QA
2 7 (1.11%) NIST
3 6 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 396 (62.86%) Docker
2 31 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 28 (4.44%) LXC
4 20 (3.17%) Gluster
5 15 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (1.90%) NFS
8 11 (1.75%) GlusterFS
9 5 (0.79%) vSphere
10 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.32%) HDFS
12 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.16%) etcd
13 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 388 (61.59%) Kubernetes
2 307 (48.73%) Ansible
3 188 (29.84%) Terraform
4 82 (13.02%) Puppet
5 75 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.54%) HAProxy
7 11 (1.75%) CloudForms
7 11 (1.75%) Packer
8 10 (1.59%) Salt
9 8 (1.27%) vRealize
10 7 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (1.11%) Nagios
11 6 (0.95%) Grafana
11 6 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
12 5 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.79%) Cobbler
12 5 (0.79%) collectd
12 5 (0.79%) Consul
12 5 (0.79%) logstash
12 5 (0.79%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 143 (22.70%) Red Hat
2 73 (11.59%) VMware
3 60 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 49 (7.78%) Splunk
5 39 (6.19%) Oracle
6 20 (3.17%) MuleSoft
7 19 (3.02%) Google
7 19 (3.02%) IBM
8 16 (2.54%) Cisco
9 15 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (2.06%) AppDynamics
11 10 (1.59%) Dynatrace
12 9 (1.43%) New Relic
13 7 (1.11%) DevExpress
13 7 (1.11%) EMC
13 7 (1.11%) F5
13 7 (1.11%) NetApp
13 7 (1.11%) Workday
14 6 (0.95%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.95%) HP