Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 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.

DevOps
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 21 48
Rank change year-on-year +8 +27 +12
Contract jobs citing DevOps 246 295 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.14% 7.64% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.73% 8.75% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 155 92
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £463 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% -3.70%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £369
90th Percentile £627 £619 £588
South East median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £40.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -13.16% -40.63%
10th Percentile £47.50 £35.00 £19.93
90th Percentile £52.50 £35.00 £41.48
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -29.29% -27.09%

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 2,292 3,370 3,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 85.14% 87.24% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,386 2,161 1,806
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -3.03%
10th Percentile £293 £300 £259
90th Percentile £588 £585 £549
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 192 106
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £32.94 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +9.79% +9.09%
10th Percentile £13.07 £11.85 £10.40
90th Percentile £55.00 £57.48 £50.77
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £26.58 £24.01
% change year-on-year -15.33% +10.68% +6.71%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 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
Southampton +15 44 £500 +5.26% 13
Basingstoke -1 43 £538 +2.38% 13
Portsmouth +34 27 £500 +35.59% 9
Havant 0 18 £550 -4.35% 1
Fareham +16 12 £525 -4.55% 2
Winchester +8 10 £500 - 1
Andover +10 7 £494 +9.72% 7
Aldershot +4 7 £550 +30.95% 4
Farnborough +10 6 £400 -23.81% 19
Gosport - 5 £469 - 4
Romsey +8 3 £519 - 1
Eastleigh +8 3 - - 5
Fleet +3 1 £600 +50.00% 2
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 124 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (48.78%) Azure
3 74 (30.08%) Security Cleared
4 62 (25.20%) SQL
5 59 (23.98%) Linux
5 59 (23.98%) Kubernetes
5 59 (23.98%) SC Cleared
6 57 (23.17%) Docker
7 56 (22.76%) Python
8 50 (20.33%) Microsoft
8 50 (20.33%) Ansible
9 48 (19.51%) Windows
10 46 (18.70%) Oracle
11 45 (18.29%) AWS
11 45 (18.29%) Test Automation
12 42 (17.07%) Scrum
13 40 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (15.85%) Jenkins
14 39 (15.85%) Java
15 38 (15.45%) C#
16 37 (15.04%) Active Directory
17 33 (13.41%) Git (software)
18 31 (12.60%) ITIL
19 29 (11.79%) .NET
20 27 (10.98%) PowerShell
20 27 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (10.57%) PaaS
21 26 (10.57%) Terraform
22 25 (10.16%) GitHub
22 25 (10.16%) QA

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 (6.50%) Apache Spark
2 15 (6.10%) Apache
3 13 (5.28%) Confluence
4 11 (4.47%) Jupyter
5 7 (2.85%) nginx
6 5 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.03%) IIS
6 5 (2.03%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.63%) GemFire
7 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.22%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.81%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.41%) JBoss
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.41%) SAS
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 120 (48.78%) Azure
2 45 (18.29%) AWS
3 26 (10.57%) PaaS
4 25 (10.16%) GitHub
5 23 (9.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (6.91%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 16 (6.50%) SaaS
8 12 (4.88%) IaaS
9 10 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (3.66%) Azure Machine Learning
11 8 (3.25%) Amazon S3
11 8 (3.25%) GCP
11 8 (3.25%) Serverless
12 7 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (2.44%) Power Platform
14 5 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (1.63%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (1.63%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (1.63%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.44%) DNS
1 6 (2.44%) DSL
1 6 (2.44%) Firewall
2 5 (2.03%) LAN
2 5 (2.03%) WAN
3 4 (1.63%) SAN
4 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.81%) HTTP
5 2 (0.81%) Internet
5 2 (0.81%) NAS
5 2 (0.81%) SNMP
6 1 (0.41%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.41%) Network Security
6 1 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.41%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.41%) SSH
6 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.41%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.72%) PostgreSQL
1 19 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.28%) Big Data
2 13 (5.28%) MariaDB
3 12 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.47%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.07%) Geospatial Data
5 10 (4.07%) GIS
6 9 (3.66%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.25%) Data Lake
8 7 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (2.44%) Power BI
9 6 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.03%) MySQL
10 5 (2.03%) Redis
11 3 (1.22%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (15.85%) Jenkins
2 33 (13.41%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.13%) Selenium
4 18 (7.32%) Cucumber
4 18 (7.32%) JIRA
5 11 (4.47%) GitLab
6 10 (4.07%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.66%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (2.85%) Gradle
8 7 (2.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (2.85%) SpecFlow
8 7 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.44%) Protractor
10 5 (2.03%) CruiseControl
11 4 (1.63%) JMeter
11 4 (1.63%) Liquibase
11 4 (1.63%) Maven
11 4 (1.63%) Subversion
12 3 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.22%) PyCharm
General
1 9 (3.66%) Finance
2 8 (3.25%) Public Sector
3 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.22%) Retail
4 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.41%) Automotive
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Law
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (26.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (14.63%) Architect
3 28 (11.38%) Developer
4 17 (6.91%) Infrastructure Architect
5 14 (5.69%) Data Scientist
6 13 (5.28%) Cloud Architect
7 12 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
8 11 (4.47%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (4.07%) Analyst
9 10 (4.07%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 10 (4.07%) Scrum Master
10 9 (3.66%) Azure Architect
11 8 (3.25%) Consultant
11 8 (3.25%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.25%) Test Engineer
12 7 (2.85%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.85%) Administrator
12 7 (2.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.85%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.79%) .NET
2 15 (6.10%) AngularJS
3 13 (5.28%) NumPy
3 13 (5.28%) Pandas
4 12 (4.88%) Keras
4 12 (4.88%) REST
5 11 (4.47%) .NET Core
5 11 (4.47%) Kafka
5 11 (4.47%) PySpark
5 11 (4.47%) scikit-learn
5 11 (4.47%) XML
6 10 (4.07%) JSON
6 10 (4.07%) Node.js
6 10 (4.07%) TensorFlow
7 9 (3.66%) Spring
8 8 (3.25%) RESTful
8 8 (3.25%) Web Services
9 7 (2.85%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (2.44%) CSS
10 6 (2.44%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.10%) Public Cloud
3 10 (4.07%) Cloud Native
4 7 (2.85%) Lidar
5 6 (2.44%) Clustering
5 6 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.44%) Smart City
6 5 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.63%) Replication
8 3 (1.22%) CMDB
8 3 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.22%) Life Science
9 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.81%) BeagleBone
9 2 (0.81%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.81%) Wiki
10 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.98%) Linux
2 48 (19.51%) Windows
3 11 (4.47%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.44%) VMS
6 5 (2.03%) Unix
7 4 (1.63%) CentOS
8 3 (1.22%) CoreOS
8 3 (1.22%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.81%) AIX
9 2 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (18.29%) Test Automation
3 42 (17.07%) Scrum
4 40 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (12.60%) ITIL
6 25 (10.16%) Release Management
7 24 (9.76%) Software Delivery
8 23 (9.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (8.94%) TDD
10 21 (8.54%) BDD
11 20 (8.13%) Software Engineering
12 18 (7.32%) Configuration Management
13 17 (6.91%) Analytics
13 17 (6.91%) Kanban
14 16 (6.50%) Computer Science
14 16 (6.50%) Data Science
14 16 (6.50%) Machine Learning
14 16 (6.50%) Network Design
15 15 (6.10%) Data Management
16 14 (5.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 62 (25.20%) SQL
2 56 (22.76%) Python
3 39 (15.85%) Java
4 38 (15.45%) C#
5 27 (10.98%) PowerShell
6 17 (6.91%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.28%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.47%) C++
8 11 (4.47%) Ruby
9 10 (4.07%) Go
10 9 (3.66%) C
11 8 (3.25%) Scala
12 7 (2.85%) Groovy
12 7 (2.85%) Perl
13 6 (2.44%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.63%) Haskell
14 4 (1.63%) Rust
15 3 (1.22%) R
15 3 (1.22%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 74 (30.08%) Security Cleared
2 59 (23.98%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.94%) Degree
4 14 (5.69%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.25%) Master's Degree
6 7 (2.85%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (2.85%) PhD
7 6 (2.44%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.63%) ISEB
9 3 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.41%) CCIE
11 1 (0.41%) CCNA
11 1 (0.41%) CCNP
11 1 (0.41%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.16%) QA
2 4 (1.63%) GDPR
2 4 (1.63%) GxP
3 3 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.81%) COBIT
4 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (23.17%) Docker
2 37 (15.04%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.03%) XenApp
7 4 (1.63%) vSphere
8 2 (0.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.81%) HDFS
8 2 (0.81%) iptables
8 2 (0.81%) vCloud
9 1 (0.41%) Postfix
9 1 (0.41%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 59 (23.98%) Kubernetes
2 50 (20.33%) Ansible
3 26 (10.57%) Terraform
4 20 (8.13%) Puppet
5 11 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.03%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (1.63%) MIIS
8 2 (0.81%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.81%) Kibana
8 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.81%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.81%) vRealize
9 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.41%) Nagios
9 1 (0.41%) Sysdig
9 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (20.33%) Microsoft
2 46 (18.70%) Oracle
3 17 (6.91%) VMware
4 16 (6.50%) Citrix
5 15 (6.10%) ServiceNow
6 11 (4.47%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.85%) Tableau
8 6 (2.44%) IBM
9 5 (2.03%) Databricks
9 5 (2.03%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.22%) ESRI
11 2 (0.81%) Dell
11 2 (0.81%) HP
11 2 (0.81%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.81%) RapidMiner
11 2 (0.81%) SAP
11 2 (0.81%) Talend
11 2 (0.81%) Workday
12 1 (0.41%) F5
12 1 (0.41%) Snow