Period
to 30 May 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 30 May 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 263 296 499
Rank change year-on-year +33 +203 +97
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 375 738 388
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.90% 0.89% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.91% 3.14% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 439 240
Median daily rate £550 £550 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.80% -6.36%
10th Percentile £413 £403 £380
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £528 £515
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.52% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 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 12,900 23,500 19,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.02% 28.30% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,698 16,258 13,666
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 289 272
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.73% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.75 £12.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £58.15 £58.63
Median hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +30.68% +15.79% +6.50%

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 30 May 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
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 30 May 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 +94 241 £550 -8.33% 16
North of England +60 54 £525 +1.45% 3
South East +25 39 £525 +10.53% 8
South West -17 34 £600 +9.09% 4
North West +42 29 £409 -22.10% 2
North East +33 23 £900 +111.76%
West Midlands +70 2 £550 +37.50%
Midlands +62 2 £550 +37.50%
Yorkshire +37 2 £513 +20.59% 1
East of England +60 1 £620 +18.10% 1
OpenShift
UK

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 269 (71.73%) Kubernetes
2 260 (69.33%) Docker
3 248 (66.13%) DevOps
4 232 (61.87%) AWS
5 220 (58.67%) Java
6 193 (51.47%) Python
7 177 (47.20%) Jenkins
8 162 (43.20%) Finance
9 160 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
10 150 (40.00%) Terraform
11 132 (35.20%) Web Services
12 121 (32.27%) Ansible
13 105 (28.00%) Asset Management
14 103 (27.47%) Serverless
15 98 (26.13%) Amazon EC2
15 98 (26.13%) AWS CloudFormation
16 97 (25.87%) Amazon S3
17 96 (25.60%) Software Engineering
18 93 (24.80%) Deployment Automation
19 90 (24.00%) AWS Lambda
20 88 (23.47%) Artifactory
21 87 (23.20%) Amazon ECS
22 86 (22.93%) Front Office
23 83 (22.13%) Microservices
24 80 (21.33%) Azure
25 79 (21.07%) Linux
25 79 (21.07%) Decision-Making
26 78 (20.80%) Fixed Income
26 78 (20.80%) Amazon RDS
27 77 (20.53%) Equities

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 17 (4.53%) Tomcat
2 15 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 14 (3.73%) nginx
4 13 (3.47%) Confluence
5 10 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.40%) Apache
7 8 (2.13%) Red Hat Fuse
8 7 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.60%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.07%) GemFire
11 2 (0.53%) CMS
11 2 (0.53%) Drupal
11 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.53%) JBoss
11 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.27%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 232 (61.87%) AWS
2 103 (27.47%) Serverless
3 98 (26.13%) Amazon EC2
3 98 (26.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 97 (25.87%) Amazon S3
5 90 (24.00%) AWS Lambda
6 87 (23.20%) Amazon ECS
7 80 (21.33%) Azure
8 65 (17.33%) Amazon SQS
9 47 (12.53%) GCP
10 31 (8.27%) Amazon EKS
10 31 (8.27%) GitHub
11 29 (7.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 18 (4.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (4.27%) SaaS
14 15 (4.00%) Route 53
15 14 (3.73%) Amazon ELB
16 12 (3.20%) CloudFront
17 11 (2.93%) Apigee
18 10 (2.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.40%) Firewall
2 7 (1.87%) DNS
2 7 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.60%) HTTP
4 5 (1.33%) DHCP
4 5 (1.33%) VPN
5 4 (1.07%) DSL
5 4 (1.07%) OpenVPN
5 4 (1.07%) SSH
5 4 (1.07%) SSL
6 3 (0.80%) LAN
6 3 (0.80%) VLAN
6 3 (0.80%) WAN
7 2 (0.53%) Internet
8 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.27%) Skype
8 1 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.27%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (20.80%) Amazon RDS
2 64 (17.07%) Amazon Redshift
3 21 (5.60%) NoSQL
4 18 (4.80%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.93%) Big Data
7 9 (2.40%) MySQL
7 9 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.13%) SQL Server
9 5 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.33%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.33%) Redis
10 4 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.80%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (0.53%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (0.53%) DB2
12 2 (0.53%) IDOL
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.53%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 177 (47.20%) Jenkins
2 88 (23.47%) Artifactory
3 62 (16.53%) Git (software)
4 57 (15.20%) RStudio
5 26 (6.93%) Maven
6 25 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 23 (6.13%) JIRA
8 20 (5.33%) CircleCI
9 19 (5.07%) GitLab
9 19 (5.07%) Travis CI
10 18 (4.80%) Gradle
11 14 (3.73%) JUnit
12 13 (3.47%) GoCD
13 12 (3.20%) Ant
13 12 (3.20%) Subversion
14 11 (2.93%) TeamCity
15 10 (2.67%) Bitbucket
15 10 (2.67%) Selenium
15 10 (2.67%) SonarQube
15 10 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 162 (43.20%) Finance
2 86 (22.93%) Front Office
3 46 (12.27%) Banking
4 10 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.33%) Back Office
5 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.53%) Games
7 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (28.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 101 (26.93%) Developer
3 73 (19.47%) Java Developer
4 59 (15.73%) AWS Engineer
5 50 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
6 42 (11.20%) Java Software Developer
7 41 (10.93%) AWS Developer
8 40 (10.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 38 (10.13%) Lead Developer
9 38 (10.13%) Python Engineer
10 37 (9.87%) Lead Java Developer
10 37 (9.87%) Lead Software Developer
11 33 (8.80%) Architect
12 31 (8.27%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 30 (8.00%) Java Engineer
14 29 (7.73%) Lead DevOps
15 26 (6.93%) Cloud Engineer
16 21 (5.60%) Lead DevOps Engineer
16 21 (5.60%) Python Developer
17 19 (5.07%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (35.20%) Web Services
2 66 (17.60%) J2EE
3 64 (17.07%) J2SE
4 42 (11.20%) Node.js
5 39 (10.40%) Spring
6 35 (9.33%) React
7 32 (8.53%) AngularJS
8 30 (8.00%) Spring Boot
9 27 (7.20%) RESTful
10 25 (6.67%) Kafka
11 22 (5.87%) REST
12 19 (5.07%) .NET
13 18 (4.80%) Elastic Stack
13 18 (4.80%) Jest
14 16 (4.27%) HTML
14 16 (4.27%) SOAP
15 13 (3.47%) CSS
16 11 (2.93%) JDBC
17 10 (2.67%) HTML5
18 9 (2.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 78 (20.80%) Fixed Income
2 77 (20.53%) Derivative
2 77 (20.53%) Equities
3 36 (9.60%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (7.47%) Public Cloud
5 16 (4.27%) iPad
6 15 (4.00%) Hedge funds
7 14 (3.73%) Blog
7 14 (3.73%) Equity Derivative
8 12 (3.20%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (3.20%) User Experience
9 11 (2.93%) Data Centre
10 9 (2.40%) Cloud Native
11 8 (2.13%) Clustering
12 7 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (1.33%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.33%) Mainframe
14 5 (1.33%) Private Cloud
14 5 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (21.07%) Linux
2 33 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (6.67%) Windows
4 19 (5.07%) Unix
5 7 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.80%) Solaris
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.53%) Android
7 2 (0.53%) CentOS
7 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (66.13%) DevOps
2 160 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (28.00%) Asset Management
4 96 (25.60%) Software Engineering
5 93 (24.80%) Deployment Automation
6 83 (22.13%) Microservices
7 79 (21.07%) Decision-Making
8 67 (17.87%) Infrastructure as Code
9 55 (14.67%) Scrum
10 49 (13.07%) Infrastructure Automation
11 41 (10.93%) Migration
12 40 (10.67%) Open Source
13 34 (9.07%) Test Automation
14 30 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (7.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 24 (6.40%) Analytics
17 20 (5.33%) Data Analytics
18 17 (4.53%) Portfolio Management
18 17 (4.53%) SDLC
18 17 (4.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 220 (58.67%) Java
2 193 (51.47%) Python
3 76 (20.27%) R
4 46 (12.27%) Groovy
5 43 (11.47%) JavaScript
6 32 (8.53%) SQL
7 25 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 20 (5.33%) Java 8
9 18 (4.80%) Shell Script
10 14 (3.73%) C++
11 12 (3.20%) Go
11 12 (3.20%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.67%) Ruby
13 8 (2.13%) C
13 8 (2.13%) C#
13 8 (2.13%) ES6
14 7 (1.87%) Perl
15 6 (1.60%) Scala
16 4 (1.07%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.87%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.73%) Degree
4 5 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.07%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.80%) MCSA
6 3 (0.80%) OCP
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.53%) CISSP
7 2 (0.53%) RHCE
7 2 (0.53%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.27%) CHFI
8 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.27%) ECIH
8 1 (0.27%) GIAC
8 1 (0.27%) NCDA
8 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.20%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.80%) NIST
2 3 (0.80%) PMO
3 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 260 (69.33%) Docker
2 15 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (3.47%) LXC
4 8 (2.13%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.80%) GlusterFS
6 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.53%) NFS
7 2 (0.53%) XenApp
8 1 (0.27%) GFS2
8 1 (0.27%) Gluster
8 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.27%) Samba
8 1 (0.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 269 (71.73%) Kubernetes
2 150 (40.00%) Terraform
3 121 (32.27%) Ansible
4 28 (7.47%) Puppet
5 27 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.67%) Prometheus
7 8 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (1.60%) CloudForms
8 6 (1.60%) Grafana
8 6 (1.60%) Kibana
9 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.80%) SELinux
9 3 (0.80%) vMotion
10 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.53%) logstash
10 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.53%) OpenNebula
10 2 (0.53%) Packer
10 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 64 (17.07%) Red Hat
2 28 (7.47%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.07%) Google
3 19 (5.07%) Oracle
4 14 (3.73%) Splunk
4 14 (3.73%) VMware
5 11 (2.93%) AppDynamics
6 10 (2.67%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.13%) IBM
8 7 (1.87%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.33%) Juniper
9 5 (1.33%) Sybase
10 4 (1.07%) CA
10 4 (1.07%) SAP
10 4 (1.07%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.80%) Citrix
11 3 (0.80%) NetApp
12 2 (0.53%) HP
12 2 (0.53%) Symantec
12 2 (0.53%) TOWER Software