Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 37 58
Rank change year-on-year +15 +21 +66
Contract jobs citing DevOps 276 157 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.56% 4.48% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.07% 5.42% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 104 76
Hampshire median daily rate £490 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +11.76% +10.39%
10th Percentile £363 £348 £326
90th Percentile £575 £562 £544
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 14
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £61.69 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.26% +12.16% -
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £57.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -23.25% +3.64% +37.50%

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 3,044 2,896 3,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 83.42% 82.62% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,834 1,757 2,020
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £542 £550
South East median daily rate £434 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.49% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 139 172
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +61.46%
10th Percentile £12.39 £11.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £54.48 £48.09 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £20.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +25.30% -7.78% -

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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
Basingstoke +37 70 £513 +27.97% 12
Southampton -6 42 £500 -2.44% 4
Farnborough +3 27 £500 +25.00%
Fleet -1 22 £400 -20.00%
Portsmouth -11 12 £500 +5.26% 3
Fareham +5 7 £488 -7.14% 4
Andover -5 7 £363 -14.71%
Havant - 4 - - 1
Aldershot -2 3 £563 +7.14% 1
Winchester -20 3 £410 -3.53% 1
Eastleigh +4 2 £438 -12.50%
Hook +6 1 £375 -16.67%
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 149 (53.99%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (36.59%) Linux
3 95 (34.42%) Jenkins
4 82 (29.71%) Git (software)
5 77 (27.90%) Security Cleared
6 73 (26.45%) SC Cleared
7 67 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
8 64 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (22.46%) Scrum
10 61 (22.10%) Java
11 60 (21.74%) Windows
11 60 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
12 56 (20.29%) Opscode Chef
13 55 (19.93%) Puppet
14 54 (19.57%) Ansible
15 53 (19.20%) Docker
15 53 (19.20%) VMware
16 52 (18.84%) Microsoft
17 50 (18.12%) Test Automation
18 47 (17.03%) Terraform
19 44 (15.94%) Python
20 40 (14.49%) Kubernetes
21 35 (12.68%) Hadoop
22 34 (12.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 34 (12.32%) Red Hat
23 33 (11.96%) Cucumber
24 30 (10.87%) Oracle
25 29 (10.51%) ITIL
25 29 (10.51%) PaaS
26 28 (10.14%) MongoDB

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 25 (9.06%) Apache Spark
2 24 (8.70%) Apache
3 16 (5.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (4.71%) JBoss
5 12 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.62%) IIS
7 7 (2.54%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.54%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.54%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.54%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.45%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.09%) Drupal
9 3 (1.09%) GemFire
9 3 (1.09%) nginx
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.72%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.36%) CMS
11 1 (0.36%) Confluence
11 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 67 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (10.51%) PaaS
4 19 (6.88%) OpenShift
5 18 (6.52%) GitHub
6 17 (6.16%) IaaS
7 15 (5.43%) Serverless
8 9 (3.26%) Amazon S3
8 9 (3.26%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 8 (2.90%) Azure Functions
9 8 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (2.54%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (2.54%) AWS Fargate
10 7 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (2.54%) SaaS
11 5 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.81%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (1.81%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (1.45%) npm
13 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.25%) Firewall
2 17 (6.16%) LAN
3 16 (5.80%) DNS
4 13 (4.71%) WAN
5 11 (3.99%) HTTP
6 10 (3.62%) SAN
6 10 (3.62%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.26%) PuTTY
7 9 (3.26%) WinSCP
8 4 (1.45%) SSL
9 3 (1.09%) DSL
9 3 (1.09%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.09%) NAS
9 3 (1.09%) VPN
10 2 (0.72%) Calico
10 2 (0.72%) DAB
10 2 (0.72%) Internet
10 2 (0.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.68%) Hadoop
2 28 (10.14%) Big Data
2 28 (10.14%) MongoDB
3 27 (9.78%) SQL Server
4 24 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 17 (6.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (6.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (4.71%) Oracle Database
7 12 (4.35%) Data Lake
7 12 (4.35%) HBase
7 12 (4.35%) Redis
8 11 (3.99%) Geospatial Data
8 11 (3.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (3.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 10 (3.62%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (3.62%) Cosmos DB
9 10 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 95 (34.42%) Jenkins
2 82 (29.71%) Git (software)
3 33 (11.96%) Cucumber
4 24 (8.70%) Selenium
5 16 (5.80%) JIRA
6 15 (5.43%) Subversion
7 12 (4.35%) SoapUI
8 11 (3.99%) LoadRunner
8 11 (3.99%) Vagrant
9 10 (3.62%) Oracle APEX
9 10 (3.62%) RSpec
9 10 (3.62%) Visual Studio
10 9 (3.26%) Ant
10 9 (3.26%) Artifactory
10 9 (3.26%) HP UFT
10 9 (3.26%) JBehave
10 9 (3.26%) SpecFlow
10 9 (3.26%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (2.90%) Bitbucket
11 8 (2.90%) Maven
General
1 23 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (1.09%) Aerospace
2 3 (1.09%) Banking
2 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
2 3 (1.09%) Legal
2 3 (1.09%) Retail
3 2 (0.72%) Advertising
3 2 (0.72%) Games
3 2 (0.72%) Publishing
4 1 (0.36%) Marketing
4 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (16.67%) Developer
3 20 (7.25%) Analyst
4 19 (6.88%) Architect
5 17 (6.16%) Release Engineer
6 15 (5.43%) Automation Engineer
7 14 (5.07%) AWS DevOps
8 12 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
9 11 (3.99%) Java Developer
9 11 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.62%) AWS Developer
10 10 (3.62%) Consultant
10 10 (3.62%) Test Analyst
10 10 (3.62%) Test Engineer
11 8 (2.90%) DevOps Consultant
11 8 (2.90%) Middleware Engineer
12 7 (2.54%) Cloud Developer
12 7 (2.54%) Lead DevOps
13 6 (2.17%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.14%) Web Services
2 24 (8.70%) .NET
2 24 (8.70%) Kafka
3 22 (7.97%) JSON
4 16 (5.80%) RESTful
5 13 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (4.71%) WireMock
6 12 (4.35%) HTML
7 10 (3.62%) CSS
7 10 (3.62%) Node.js
7 10 (3.62%) XML
8 9 (3.26%) Spring
8 9 (3.26%) Vue.js
9 8 (2.90%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.90%) Middleware
9 8 (2.90%) REST
9 8 (2.90%) SAML
10 7 (2.54%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (2.54%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.54%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.16%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.54%) Fat Client
3 7 (2.54%) Thin Client
4 6 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.81%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (1.81%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.81%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.09%) PKI
7 3 (1.09%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.72%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.72%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.36%) STB
9 1 (0.36%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 101 (36.59%) Linux
2 60 (21.74%) Windows
3 34 (12.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 20 (7.25%) Unix
5 20 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.81%) CentOS
7 3 (1.09%) Android
7 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.72%) AIX
8 2 (0.72%) Debian
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (53.99%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (22.46%) Scrum
4 50 (18.12%) Test Automation
5 29 (10.51%) ITIL
6 26 (9.42%) Service Management
7 25 (9.06%) Collaborative Working
7 25 (9.06%) Continuous Delivery
8 24 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 24 (8.70%) Project Management
8 24 (8.70%) TDD
9 20 (7.25%) BDD
9 20 (7.25%) Open Source
10 19 (6.88%) Analytics
10 19 (6.88%) Migration
10 19 (6.88%) Waterfall
11 18 (6.52%) Continuous Deployment
11 18 (6.52%) Kanban
12 17 (6.16%) Microservices
13 16 (5.80%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.10%) Java
2 44 (15.94%) Python
3 27 (9.78%) PowerShell
3 27 (9.78%) SQL
4 26 (9.42%) Ruby
5 25 (9.06%) JavaScript
6 19 (6.88%) Bash Shell
6 19 (6.88%) Groovy
7 18 (6.52%) Perl
8 9 (3.26%) C#
8 9 (3.26%) F#
8 9 (3.26%) Java 8
9 7 (2.54%) PHP
10 6 (2.17%) C
11 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.45%) ES6
13 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.72%) Scala
13 2 (0.72%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (27.90%) Security Cleared
2 73 (26.45%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.16%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.62%) ISEB
4 10 (3.62%) ISEB Practitioner
4 10 (3.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.90%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.45%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (1.45%) Degree
7 2 (0.72%) CCNA
7 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.81%) QA
3 3 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.09%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 53 (19.20%) Docker
2 23 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.35%) HDFS
4 10 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (3.62%) vSphere
5 9 (3.26%) Active Directory
6 8 (2.90%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.09%) KVM
9 3 (1.09%) Xen
10 2 (0.72%) flannel
11 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 56 (20.29%) Opscode Chef
2 55 (19.93%) Puppet
3 54 (19.57%) Ansible
4 47 (17.03%) Terraform
5 40 (14.49%) Kubernetes
6 11 (3.99%) Kibana
6 11 (3.99%) Packer
6 11 (3.99%) Red Hat Satellite
6 11 (3.99%) SCCM
7 9 (3.26%) HP ALM
7 9 (3.26%) vCenter Server
8 8 (2.90%) Grafana
9 7 (2.54%) Prometheus
9 7 (2.54%) SELinux
10 6 (2.17%) logstash
11 5 (1.81%) Perfmon
11 5 (1.81%) SCOM
12 4 (1.45%) CloudForms
12 4 (1.45%) Consul
12 4 (1.45%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 53 (19.20%) VMware
2 52 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 34 (12.32%) Red Hat
4 30 (10.87%) Oracle
5 12 (4.35%) Cisco
6 10 (3.62%) Software AG
6 10 (3.62%) webMethods
7 9 (3.26%) HP
8 8 (2.90%) Databricks
8 8 (2.90%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.54%) EMC
9 7 (2.54%) Google
10 5 (1.81%) Citrix
11 4 (1.45%) ATG
11 4 (1.45%) SAP
11 4 (1.45%) Splunk
12 3 (1.09%) F5
12 3 (1.09%) Fujitsu
12 3 (1.09%) hybris
12 3 (1.09%) SaltStack