Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 18 September 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.

DevOps
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 23 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 +24
Contract jobs citing DevOps 295 279 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.17% 7.54% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.46% 8.97% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 169 109
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% +3.16% +11.76%
10th Percentile £363 £358 £342
90th Percentile £618 £575 £558
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £52.50 - £61.69
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £52.50 £57.00
% change year-on-year - -7.89% +3.64%

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,119 3,111 2,947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 86.42% 84.10% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,959 1,864 1,776
Hampshire median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £298 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.95% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 148 144
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -1.96%
10th Percentile £14.85 £12.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £57.50 £54.39 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +22.00% +21.95% -10.87%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Hampshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Hampshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Hampshire

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DevOps in Hampshire

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Southampton +16 54 £500 - 19
Basingstoke -4 45 £475 -7.32% 7
Farnborough 0 36 £425 -15.00% 9
Portsmouth +18 28 £450 -10.00% 4
Fleet 0 15 £400 - 2
Aldershot +1 14 £575 +2.22% 3
Eastleigh +7 9 £475 +8.57% 8
Andover +5 8 £450 +26.32% 2
Fareham -11 8 £525 +7.69% 4
Havant +13 6 £410 -
Romsey - 6 £500 -
Winchester +3 4 £575 +40.24%
Hook -2 2 £425 +13.33% 1
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 141 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (46.44%) Azure
3 85 (28.81%) Linux
4 80 (27.12%) AWS
5 74 (25.08%) Java
6 72 (24.41%) Windows
7 71 (24.07%) Oracle
8 67 (22.71%) SQL
8 67 (22.71%) Python
8 67 (22.71%) Docker
9 61 (20.68%) Security Cleared
10 58 (19.66%) Test Automation
11 50 (16.95%) Microsoft
12 48 (16.27%) C#
13 47 (15.93%) Ansible
14 46 (15.59%) Jenkins
14 46 (15.59%) Scrum
15 44 (14.92%) SC Cleared
16 41 (13.90%) REST
16 41 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
17 40 (13.56%) Active Directory
18 39 (13.22%) Kubernetes
19 38 (12.88%) VMware
20 37 (12.54%) JavaScript
20 37 (12.54%) .NET
21 36 (12.20%) IaaS
22 35 (11.86%) ITIL
23 34 (11.53%) Git (software)
24 33 (11.19%) BDD
25 32 (10.85%) Oracle Database

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 16 (5.42%) Confluence
2 12 (4.07%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.73%) Apache
4 7 (2.37%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.03%) ArcGIS
5 6 (2.03%) IIS
6 5 (1.69%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.36%) GemFire
7 4 (1.36%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.36%) nginx
7 4 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (1.02%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.68%) JBoss
9 2 (0.68%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.39%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 137 (46.44%) Azure
2 80 (27.12%) AWS
3 36 (12.20%) IaaS
4 31 (10.51%) PaaS
5 20 (6.78%) GitHub
5 20 (6.78%) OpenShift
6 16 (5.42%) GCP
7 14 (4.75%) SaaS
7 14 (4.75%) Serverless
8 9 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (2.71%) Office 365
10 7 (2.37%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (2.03%) OneDrive
12 5 (1.69%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (1.69%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 4 (1.36%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.14%) DNS
2 13 (4.41%) LAN
2 13 (4.41%) WAN
3 9 (3.05%) DSL
4 7 (2.37%) Wireshark
5 6 (2.03%) Firewall
5 6 (2.03%) SSL
6 5 (1.69%) IKE
7 4 (1.36%) HTTP
7 4 (1.36%) NAS
7 4 (1.36%) VPN
8 3 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.02%) DHCP
8 3 (1.02%) SNMP
8 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.02%) VSAN
9 2 (0.68%) FTP
9 2 (0.68%) Internet
9 2 (0.68%) Intranet
9 2 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.85%) Oracle Database
2 21 (7.12%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.75%) Azure SQL Database
4 14 (4.75%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.41%) Big Data
6 12 (4.07%) MariaDB
7 10 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
8 9 (3.05%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (3.05%) Oracle OWB
8 9 (3.05%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.71%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.71%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.37%) MySQL
11 6 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.03%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.02%) Data Lake
13 3 (1.02%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (15.59%) Jenkins
2 34 (11.53%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.49%) JIRA
4 22 (7.46%) Cucumber
5 20 (6.78%) Selenium
6 17 (5.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (3.39%) Gradle
8 9 (3.05%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.71%) Maven
9 8 (2.71%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (2.37%) Protractor
11 6 (2.03%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.03%) gulp
11 6 (2.03%) JMeter
11 6 (2.03%) JUnit
12 5 (1.69%) JBehave
12 5 (1.69%) webpack
13 4 (1.36%) Liquibase
13 4 (1.36%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.36%) Travis CI
General
1 29 (9.83%) Finance
2 12 (4.07%) Marketing
2 12 (4.07%) Retail
3 11 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.03%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.36%) Billing
5 4 (1.36%) Electronics
6 3 (1.02%) Automotive
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Military
8 1 (0.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (21.36%) Developer
2 46 (15.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (9.15%) Test Engineer
4 26 (8.81%) Architect
5 21 (7.12%) Azure Engineer
5 21 (7.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 17 (5.76%) Azure DevOps
6 17 (5.76%) Consultant
7 14 (4.75%) AWS Engineer
7 14 (4.75%) Java Developer
8 13 (4.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 11 (3.73%) .NET Developer
9 11 (3.73%) Administrator
10 10 (3.39%) AWS DevOps
10 10 (3.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 10 (3.39%) DevOps Manager
10 10 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.05%) Azure Developer
12 8 (2.71%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.90%) REST
2 37 (12.54%) .NET
3 23 (7.80%) Web Services
4 19 (6.44%) JSON
4 19 (6.44%) RESTful
5 18 (6.10%) Node.js
6 16 (5.42%) HTML
6 16 (5.42%) XML
7 15 (5.08%) Kafka
7 15 (5.08%) Spring
8 14 (4.75%) AngularJS
8 14 (4.75%) SOAP
9 12 (4.07%) .NET Core
9 12 (4.07%) ASP.NET
10 11 (3.73%) .NET Framework
10 11 (3.73%) CSS
11 10 (3.39%) Middleware
11 10 (3.39%) OAuth
12 9 (3.05%) SAML
13 8 (2.71%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.12%) Public Cloud
3 17 (5.76%) Clustering
4 11 (3.73%) User Experience
5 10 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.71%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.71%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.37%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (2.37%) Replication
7 7 (2.37%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.36%) Social Media
9 3 (1.02%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.02%) Life Science
9 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.02%) NHS
10 2 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 85 (28.81%) Linux
2 72 (24.41%) Windows
3 27 (9.15%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.05%) Unix
7 7 (2.37%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.36%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.02%) Solaris
9 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.68%) CentOS
11 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.34%) VMS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (19.66%) Test Automation
3 46 (15.59%) Scrum
4 35 (11.86%) ITIL
5 33 (11.19%) BDD
6 31 (10.51%) Microservices
7 25 (8.47%) Configuration Management
8 22 (7.46%) Analytics
9 21 (7.12%) Kanban
10 20 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (6.78%) Software Engineering
10 20 (6.78%) TDD
11 19 (6.44%) ETL
11 19 (6.44%) Service Management
12 18 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (6.10%) MVC
12 18 (6.10%) SOA
13 17 (5.76%) Functional Testing
13 17 (5.76%) Migration
13 17 (5.76%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (25.08%) Java
2 67 (22.71%) Python
2 67 (22.71%) SQL
3 48 (16.27%) C#
4 37 (12.54%) JavaScript
5 29 (9.83%) PowerShell
6 22 (7.46%) Bash Shell
7 12 (4.07%) Groovy
7 12 (4.07%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.39%) C
9 6 (2.03%) Go
9 6 (2.03%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.69%) C++
10 5 (1.69%) Java 8
10 5 (1.69%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.02%) ES6
11 3 (1.02%) Perl
11 3 (1.02%) R
11 3 (1.02%) Ruby
12 2 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 61 (20.68%) Security Cleared
2 44 (14.92%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.12%) Degree
4 16 (5.42%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.36%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.68%) CBAP
8 2 (0.68%) CCNA
8 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.68%) MCSE
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.68%) PMP
9 1 (0.34%) CCIE
9 1 (0.34%) CCNP
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.46%) QA
2 12 (4.07%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.37%) GDPR
4 2 (0.68%) PMO
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (22.71%) Docker
2 40 (13.56%) Active Directory
3 18 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.36%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.02%) vSphere
7 3 (1.02%) XenApp
8 2 (0.68%) HDFS
8 2 (0.68%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (15.93%) Ansible
2 39 (13.22%) Kubernetes
3 27 (9.15%) Terraform
4 22 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (6.44%) Puppet
6 7 (2.37%) Packer
7 5 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.02%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.02%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.34%) Grafana
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.34%) SCCM
10 1 (0.34%) WMI
10 1 (0.34%) WSUS
10 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 71 (24.07%) Oracle
2 50 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 38 (12.88%) VMware
4 22 (7.46%) Cisco
5 17 (5.76%) EMC
5 17 (5.76%) IBM
6 16 (5.42%) NetApp
7 14 (4.75%) Dell
8 10 (3.39%) Atlassian
8 10 (3.39%) Google
8 10 (3.39%) ServiceNow
9 9 (3.05%) Remedy
10 6 (2.03%) Citrix
10 6 (2.03%) ESRI
10 6 (2.03%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.69%) HP
11 5 (1.69%) SAP
12 4 (1.36%) BEA
12 4 (1.36%) Databricks
13 3 (1.02%) RapidMiner