Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 31 96
Rank change year-on-year +8 +65 +19
Contract jobs citing DevOps 268 202 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.09% 5.43% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.53% 6.62% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 132 58
Hampshire median daily rate £488 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £355 £333 £313
90th Percentile £575 £906 £529
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Hampshire median hourly rate - £67.89 £59.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.47% +48.28%
South East median hourly rate £66.50 £64.79 £57.16
% change year-on-year +2.64% +13.36% +42.89%

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 3,143 3,051 3,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 83.10% 81.95% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,825 1,814 2,262
Hampshire median daily rate £428 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.14% +4.06% +3.33%
10th Percentile £286 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 182 171
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.14 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.31% -6.67% +70.45%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.66 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.63 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.95 £24.06
% change year-on-year +25.33% -17.08% +11.65%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +28 52 £500 +24.84% 10
Southampton +2 35 £500 -41.18% 7
Farnborough -8 25 £500 +25.00% 8
Fleet +4 21 £513 +1.23%
Andover 0 20 £363 -14.71% 1
Fareham -1 11 £500 - 2
Portsmouth -3 9 £500 +5.26% 2
Winchester -14 4 £410 -7.34%
Aldershot - 3 £563 -
Eastleigh -5 2 £438 -12.50% 2
Hook +4 1 - -
Havant -2 1 - - 2
Romsey - 1 - - 2
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 147 (54.85%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (44.78%) Linux
3 84 (31.34%) Jenkins
4 83 (30.97%) Security Cleared
5 77 (28.73%) SC Cleared
6 74 (27.61%) Java
7 72 (26.87%) Windows
8 69 (25.75%) Git (software)
8 69 (25.75%) Opscode Chef
9 67 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 67 (25.00%) Scrum
10 66 (24.63%) VMware
11 64 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (21.64%) Test Automation
13 57 (21.27%) Microsoft
14 56 (20.90%) Puppet
14 56 (20.90%) Docker
14 56 (20.90%) Terraform
15 49 (18.28%) Oracle
16 48 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
16 48 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 46 (17.16%) Kubernetes
18 45 (16.79%) Red Hat
19 43 (16.04%) Selenium
20 41 (15.30%) Ruby
21 40 (14.93%) .NET
22 39 (14.55%) Web Services
23 37 (13.81%) SQL Server
23 37 (13.81%) Python
23 37 (13.81%) Windows Server

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 27 (10.07%) Apache Spark
2 16 (5.97%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (5.60%) Apache
4 10 (3.73%) IIS
4 10 (3.73%) OpenStack
5 9 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.99%) JBoss
7 7 (2.61%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.61%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (2.24%) nginx
9 4 (1.49%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.37%) CMS
12 1 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 67 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (11.57%) PaaS
4 27 (10.07%) OpenShift
5 22 (8.21%) IaaS
6 14 (5.22%) GitHub
7 11 (4.10%) Serverless
8 9 (3.36%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 6 (2.24%) SaaS
10 5 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.87%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (1.87%) Azure Machine Learning
10 5 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.49%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.12%) AWS Fargate
12 3 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.33%) PuTTY
1 25 (9.33%) WinSCP
2 16 (5.97%) LAN
3 13 (4.85%) HTTP
4 12 (4.48%) WAN
5 11 (4.10%) Firewall
6 7 (2.61%) DNS
6 7 (2.61%) SAN
6 7 (2.61%) SSL
7 5 (1.87%) VPN
8 4 (1.49%) BGP
8 4 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.49%) OSPF
8 4 (1.49%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (1.49%) VLAN
9 3 (1.12%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.75%) DHCP
10 2 (0.75%) DWDM
10 2 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.69%) Big Data
3 32 (11.94%) Hadoop
4 30 (11.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (9.70%) Oracle Database
6 24 (8.96%) SQL Server 2016
7 23 (8.58%) Oracle Database 10g
7 23 (8.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (7.46%) MongoDB
8 20 (7.46%) NoSQL
9 16 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (4.48%) Data Lake
11 11 (4.10%) Geospatial Data
11 11 (4.10%) HBase
12 10 (3.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 10 (3.73%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (3.73%) Cosmos DB
12 10 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (3.36%) Redis
14 5 (1.87%) Riak
Development Applications
1 84 (31.34%) Jenkins
2 69 (25.75%) Git (software)
3 43 (16.04%) Selenium
4 36 (13.43%) Cucumber
5 28 (10.45%) SoapUI
6 26 (9.70%) Oracle APEX
7 25 (9.33%) HP UFT
8 24 (8.96%) SpecFlow
9 23 (8.58%) Ant
9 23 (8.58%) Eclipse
9 23 (8.58%) TestNG
10 21 (7.84%) LoadRunner
10 21 (7.84%) Vagrant
11 20 (7.46%) RSpec
12 16 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (5.22%) Bitbucket
13 14 (5.22%) JIRA
14 10 (3.73%) Artifactory
14 10 (3.73%) Protractor
14 10 (3.73%) Subversion
General
1 19 (7.09%) Finance
2 6 (2.24%) Banking
3 5 (1.87%) Retail
4 3 (1.12%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Marketing
6 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (37.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (12.31%) Developer
3 23 (8.58%) Analyst
4 19 (7.09%) Architect
5 18 (6.72%) Automation Engineer
5 18 (6.72%) AWS DevOps
5 18 (6.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 18 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
6 17 (6.34%) Test Engineer
7 13 (4.85%) Test Analyst
8 12 (4.48%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.36%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (2.99%) Big Data Engineer
10 8 (2.99%) Consultant
10 8 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (2.99%) Tester
11 7 (2.61%) Automation Tester
11 7 (2.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 7 (2.61%) Release Engineer
11 7 (2.61%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.93%) .NET
2 39 (14.55%) Web Services
3 25 (9.33%) Kafka
4 17 (6.34%) WireMock
5 16 (5.97%) JSON
6 14 (5.22%) RESTful
7 12 (4.48%) AngularJS
7 12 (4.48%) Node.js
7 12 (4.48%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (4.10%) REST
9 9 (3.36%) Spring
10 8 (2.99%) XML
11 7 (2.61%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.61%) SAML
11 7 (2.61%) Web Services Management
12 6 (2.24%) SOAP
12 6 (2.24%) Spring Boot
13 5 (1.87%) Elastic Stack
13 5 (1.87%) OAuth
13 5 (1.87%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (4.10%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.99%) Fat Client
3 8 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 6 (2.24%) PKI
5 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.12%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.12%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.75%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (0.75%) STB
7 2 (0.75%) User Experience
8 1 (0.37%) Clustering
8 1 (0.37%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.37%) MPEG
8 1 (0.37%) Replication
8 1 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 120 (44.78%) Linux
2 72 (26.87%) Windows
3 48 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (13.81%) Windows Server
5 33 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (5.60%) Unix
7 7 (2.61%) CentOS
8 3 (1.12%) AIX
8 3 (1.12%) Android
8 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.75%) Debian
9 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (54.85%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.00%) Scrum
3 64 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
4 58 (21.64%) Test Automation
5 36 (13.43%) Collaborative Working
6 31 (11.57%) Service Management
6 31 (11.57%) TDD
7 26 (9.70%) System Integration Testing
8 25 (9.33%) Kanban
9 24 (8.96%) Test Strategy
10 23 (8.58%) API Testing
10 23 (8.58%) Configuration Management
11 22 (8.21%) ITIL
12 20 (7.46%) BDD
13 18 (6.72%) Migration
13 18 (6.72%) Open Source
13 18 (6.72%) Project Management
14 17 (6.34%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (6.34%) Test Scripting
15 16 (5.97%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (27.61%) Java
2 41 (15.30%) Ruby
3 37 (13.81%) Python
4 28 (10.45%) SQL
5 26 (9.70%) PowerShell
6 25 (9.33%) F#
6 25 (9.33%) Groovy
7 21 (7.84%) JavaScript
8 18 (6.72%) Bash Shell
9 14 (5.22%) C#
10 11 (4.10%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.36%) Java 8
12 7 (2.61%) Perl
12 7 (2.61%) PHP
13 6 (2.24%) C
14 2 (0.75%) ES6
14 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.75%) Scala
15 1 (0.37%) C++
15 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (30.97%) Security Cleared
2 77 (28.73%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.21%) ISEB
3 22 (8.21%) ISEB Practitioner
3 22 (8.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (5.97%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.61%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.87%) Degree
7 4 (1.49%) CCDP
7 4 (1.49%) CCNP
7 4 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (1.49%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.37%) CCNA
8 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.12%) JSP 440
1 3 (1.12%) QA
1 3 (1.12%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) GDPR
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (20.90%) Docker
2 24 (8.96%) vSphere
3 23 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.10%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.10%) HDFS
5 10 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (3.36%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (2.99%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.87%) flannel
9 4 (1.49%) VMware NSX
10 3 (1.12%) KVM
10 3 (1.12%) Xen
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 69 (25.75%) Opscode Chef
2 56 (20.90%) Puppet
2 56 (20.90%) Terraform
3 46 (17.16%) Kubernetes
4 36 (13.43%) Ansible
5 24 (8.96%) HP ALM
6 19 (7.09%) Packer
7 11 (4.10%) SCCM
8 9 (3.36%) Kibana
8 9 (3.36%) Prometheus
8 9 (3.36%) vCenter Server
9 7 (2.61%) Grafana
10 6 (2.24%) vRealize
11 5 (1.87%) Perfmon
11 5 (1.87%) SCOM
12 4 (1.49%) Consul
12 4 (1.49%) logstash
12 4 (1.49%) Uchiwa
13 3 (1.12%) Ambari
13 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 66 (24.63%) VMware
2 57 (21.27%) Microsoft
3 49 (18.28%) Oracle
4 45 (16.79%) Red Hat
5 26 (9.70%) HP
6 24 (8.96%) Software AG
6 24 (8.96%) webMethods
7 14 (5.22%) Cisco
8 8 (2.99%) Databricks
8 8 (2.99%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.61%) EMC
9 7 (2.61%) Google
10 5 (1.87%) ATG
10 5 (1.87%) Juniper
10 5 (1.87%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.87%) Splunk
11 4 (1.49%) Brocade
11 4 (1.49%) SAP
12 3 (1.12%) hybris
13 2 (0.75%) Tableau