Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 11 July 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 43 44
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 -27
Contract jobs citing DevOps 29 63 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.41% 4.42% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 5.30% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 51
Median daily rate £487 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £350 £394 £363
90th Percentile £688 £573 £588
East of England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £66.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £66.00 £35.00 £54.69
% change year-on-year +88.57% -36.00% +15.13%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 540 1,189 1,286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.19% 83.44% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 636 707
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £213 £282 £208
90th Percentile £575 £588 £569
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 59 93
Median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% +3.93% -16.55%
10th Percentile £11.89 £10.11 £10.81
90th Percentile £66.00 £58.25 £46.00
Median hourly rate £22.82 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +30.40% - -44.44%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Hertfordshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for DevOps in Hertfordshire

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps in Hertfordshire

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 11 July 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
Hemel Hempstead +7 10 £445 -1.11% 1
Stevenage +20 3 £550 -21.43% 1
Hatfield +6 3 £350 -31.71%
Welwyn Garden City -7 3 £675 +50.00% 4
Watford +12 2 £575 +21.05% 1
Letchworth - 2 - -
DevOps
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 20 (68.97%) Azure
2 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) Terraform
3 13 (44.83%) AWS
4 12 (41.38%) Python
4 12 (41.38%) Kubernetes
5 11 (37.93%) GCP
5 11 (37.93%) AngularJS
6 10 (34.48%) Java
6 10 (34.48%) Scrum
7 9 (31.03%) LAMP
7 9 (31.03%) nginx
7 9 (31.03%) Kanban
7 9 (31.03%) MySQL
7 9 (31.03%) Apache
7 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
7 9 (31.03%) Laravel
7 9 (31.03%) BigQuery
7 9 (31.03%) React
7 9 (31.03%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (31.03%) LEMP Stack
8 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
8 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
8 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
9 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (24.14%) PHP
9 7 (24.14%) Node.js
10 6 (20.69%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (20.69%) Demand Forecasting
10 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 9 (31.03%) Apache
1 9 (31.03%) nginx
1 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (68.97%) Azure
2 13 (44.83%) AWS
3 11 (37.93%) GCP
4 2 (6.90%) Akamai
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.45%) Azure Functions
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.45%) Kong
5 1 (3.45%) Logic Apps
5 1 (3.45%) PaaS
5 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) 802.11
1 2 (6.90%) BGP
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (6.90%) DHCP
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
1 2 (6.90%) DWDM
1 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) IGRP
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) IPsec
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) MPLS
1 2 (6.90%) OSPF
1 2 (6.90%) SNMP
1 2 (6.90%) SSL
1 2 (6.90%) VPN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
1 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) BigQuery
1 9 (31.03%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.45%) Maven
5 1 (3.45%) Protractor
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) React Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior React Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) AngularJS
2 9 (31.03%) LAMP
2 9 (31.03%) Laravel
2 9 (31.03%) LEMP Stack
2 9 (31.03%) React
3 7 (24.14%) Node.js
4 4 (13.79%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) jQuery
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Core
6 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.90%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) JSON
6 2 (6.90%) Kafka
6 2 (6.90%) RESTful
6 2 (6.90%) XACML
6 2 (6.90%) XML
7 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) FMCG
4 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) OS/390
4 1 (3.45%) OS/400
4 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Scrum
2 9 (31.03%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (31.03%) Kanban
3 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
5 6 (20.69%) Demand Forecasting
5 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) MVC
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (6.90%) OO
8 2 (6.90%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Python
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) PHP
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.34%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCNP
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GxP
1 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) NFS
1 2 (6.90%) VMware NSX
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Terraform
2 12 (41.38%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.34%) Ansible
3 3 (10.34%) Puppet
4 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.90%) vCenter Server
4 2 (6.90%) vRealize
5 1 (3.45%) Grafana
5 1 (3.45%) Istio
5 1 (3.45%) Prometheus
5 1 (3.45%) SCCM
5 1 (3.45%) SCOM
5 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) BMC
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Remedy
3 2 (6.90%) Arista
3 2 (6.90%) Aruba
3 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
3 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) F5
3 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
3 2 (6.90%) Juniper
3 2 (6.90%) Meraki
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
3 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
3 2 (6.90%) Tufin
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Zscaler
4 1 (3.45%) Tanium