Period
to 13 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for OpenShift skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenShift over the 6 months to 13 May 2021 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.

Red Hat OpenShift
England > London
6 months to
13 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 287 202 293
Rank change year-on-year -85 +91 +213
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 188 256 345
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.79% 1.23% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.08% 3.60% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 226 202
10th Percentile £468 £453 £500
25th Percentile £500 £488 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £600
Median % change year-on-year - -8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £650 £650 £675
90th Percentile £690 £750 £688
England median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
England median hourly rate £39.50 - £10.50

OpenShift is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 9,039 7,104 12,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.20% 34.04% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,653 5,305 9,116
10th Percentile £363 £325 £350
25th Percentile £431 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £625 £623 £606
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 65
10th Percentile £15.38 £14.40 £12.85
25th Percentile £21.37 £19.68 £17.89
Median hourly rate £44.75 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +79.00% +19.05% -16.00%
75th Percentile £65.00 £48.97 £34.60
90th Percentile £68.00 £65.48 £64.25
England median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.25% +6.95% -1.58%

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing OpenShift as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for OpenShift in London

OpenShift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OpenShift in London.

Daily rate trend for OpenShift in London

OpenShift
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OpenShift in London over the 6 months to 13 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for OpenShift in London

OpenShift
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenShift within the London region over the 6 months to 13 May 2021. 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
Central London +13 17 £600 +6.67% 18
West London +18 4 £538 -1.15% 6
East London +12 4 £650 +20.93% 3
South London +30 1 £500 - 3
OpenShift
England

For the 6 months to 13 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing OpenShift 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 London region with a requirement for OpenShift.

1 127 (67.55%) Kubernetes
2 115 (61.17%) Docker
3 103 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (53.72%) Java
5 97 (51.60%) DevOps
6 89 (47.34%) Microservices
7 86 (45.74%) AWS
8 59 (31.38%) Linux
9 58 (30.85%) Terraform
10 56 (29.79%) Jenkins
11 47 (25.00%) Ansible
11 47 (25.00%) Azure
12 46 (24.47%) Finance
13 44 (23.40%) Git (software)
14 43 (22.87%) Security Cleared
15 41 (21.81%) Red Hat
15 41 (21.81%) Python
16 37 (19.68%) Maven
17 35 (18.62%) Spring
17 35 (18.62%) SC Cleared
18 33 (17.55%) SQL
18 33 (17.55%) Serverless
18 33 (17.55%) Social Skills
19 31 (16.49%) Banking
20 30 (15.96%) Java 8
21 28 (14.89%) TDD
21 28 (14.89%) REST
22 27 (14.36%) PaaS
22 27 (14.36%) JIRA
23 25 (13.30%) BDD

OpenShift
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 22 (11.70%) JBoss
2 19 (10.11%) Confluence
3 18 (9.57%) Red Hat Fuse
4 16 (8.51%) Mule
5 12 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.72%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (3.72%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.66%) nginx
8 4 (2.13%) Apache
8 4 (2.13%) IIS
8 4 (2.13%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.60%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.60%) CMS
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.06%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 86 (45.74%) AWS
2 47 (25.00%) Azure
3 33 (17.55%) Serverless
4 27 (14.36%) PaaS
5 25 (13.30%) AWS Lambda
6 24 (12.77%) GCP
7 16 (8.51%) IaaS
8 15 (7.98%) Amazon EKS
9 12 (6.38%) GitHub
10 10 (5.32%) Apigee
10 10 (5.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (4.26%) AWS CodePipeline
11 8 (4.26%) IBM Cloud
11 8 (4.26%) SaaS
12 6 (3.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (2.13%) Google App Engine
14 3 (1.60%) npm
14 3 (1.60%) Power Platform
15 2 (1.06%) Amazon ECS
15 2 (1.06%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) Firewall
1 4 (2.13%) HTTP
1 4 (2.13%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.60%) FTP
2 3 (1.60%) Network Security
3 2 (1.06%) LAN
3 2 (1.06%) NAS
3 2 (1.06%) SAN
3 2 (1.06%) WAN
4 1 (0.53%) 5G
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) FCAPS
4 1 (0.53%) IPv4
4 1 (0.53%) MIMO
4 1 (0.53%) MQTT
4 1 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.53%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) VSAN
4 1 (0.53%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.23%) NoSQL
2 21 (11.17%) MongoDB
3 20 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 19 (10.11%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.91%) MySQL
5 13 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (5.32%) Big Data
7 7 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.72%) BigQuery
8 6 (3.19%) Cloud Spanner
9 5 (2.66%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.66%) Redis
10 4 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (2.13%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.13%) Spark SQL
11 3 (1.60%) Parquet
11 3 (1.60%) Power BI
12 2 (1.06%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.06%) Blockchain
12 2 (1.06%) Impala
Development Applications
1 56 (29.79%) Jenkins
2 44 (23.40%) Git (software)
3 37 (19.68%) Maven
4 27 (14.36%) JIRA
5 20 (10.64%) Ant
6 19 (10.11%) Gradle
7 17 (9.04%) Subversion
8 16 (8.51%) Cucumber
9 15 (7.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (7.98%) JUnit
10 12 (6.38%) SonarQube
11 10 (5.32%) Bitbucket
11 10 (5.32%) FishEye
11 10 (5.32%) Hudson
11 10 (5.32%) jMock
12 9 (4.79%) GitLab
12 9 (4.79%) TeamCity
13 6 (3.19%) Artifactory
14 5 (2.66%) JMeter
14 5 (2.66%) Mockito
General
1 46 (24.47%) Finance
2 33 (17.55%) Social Skills
3 31 (16.49%) Banking
4 14 (7.45%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.66%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.13%) Retail
7 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing
7 2 (1.06%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (31.91%) Developer
2 46 (24.47%) Architect
3 45 (23.94%) Java Developer
4 44 (23.40%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (12.77%) Senior Developer
6 18 (9.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 18 (9.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (9.04%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 14 (7.45%) Cloud Architect
9 13 (6.91%) Azure Engineer
10 10 (5.32%) AWS Engineer
10 10 (5.32%) Integration Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Java Middleware Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Middleware Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Senior Integration Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Senior Middleware Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (4.79%) AWS Architect
11 9 (4.79%) Security Architect
12 8 (4.26%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.62%) Spring
2 28 (14.89%) REST
3 24 (12.77%) RESTful
4 21 (11.17%) Spring Boot
5 20 (10.64%) Middleware
6 19 (10.11%) Web Services
7 17 (9.04%) Elastic Stack
7 17 (9.04%) JSON
8 16 (8.51%) JDBC
9 15 (7.98%) Apache Camel
9 15 (7.98%) Java EE
9 15 (7.98%) XML
10 14 (7.45%) YAML
11 13 (6.91%) OAuth
11 13 (6.91%) Spring Integration
12 11 (5.85%) Hibernate
12 11 (5.85%) JMS
13 10 (5.32%) FpML
13 10 (5.32%) JAXB
13 10 (5.32%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.70%) Cloud Native
2 15 (7.98%) Fixed Income
3 14 (7.45%) Public Cloud
4 11 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.79%) iPad
6 8 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.19%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.19%) User Experience
8 5 (2.66%) Derivative
9 4 (2.13%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.13%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.13%) Equities
9 4 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.13%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.13%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (31.38%) Linux
2 19 (10.11%) Windows
3 18 (9.57%) Unix
4 10 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.19%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.60%) CoreOS
6 3 (1.60%) Debian
6 3 (1.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (51.60%) DevOps
3 89 (47.34%) Microservices
4 28 (14.89%) TDD
5 25 (13.30%) BDD
6 24 (12.77%) Scrum
7 23 (12.23%) Infrastructure as Code
8 18 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (9.04%) MVC
10 16 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (8.51%) Migration
11 15 (7.98%) SDLC
11 15 (7.98%) Test Automation
12 14 (7.45%) Software Engineering
13 13 (6.91%) Configuration Management
13 13 (6.91%) Deployment Automation
13 13 (6.91%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.38%) Build Automation
14 12 (6.38%) UML
15 11 (5.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 101 (53.72%) Java
2 41 (21.81%) Python
3 33 (17.55%) SQL
4 30 (15.96%) Java 8
5 21 (11.17%) JavaScript
6 16 (8.51%) Bash Shell
7 15 (7.98%) PowerShell
8 12 (6.38%) C#
9 9 (4.79%) Go
10 7 (3.72%) C
10 7 (3.72%) C++
10 7 (3.72%) Scala
11 6 (3.19%) Kotlin
11 6 (3.19%) Ruby
11 6 (3.19%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.60%) Perl
12 3 (1.60%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.06%) Groovy
13 2 (1.06%) PHP
14 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (22.87%) Security Cleared
2 35 (18.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.85%) Degree
4 6 (3.19%) CISSP
4 6 (3.19%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.19%) SANS
5 5 (2.66%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.06%) RHCE
6 2 (1.06%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.06%) RHCVA
7 1 (0.53%) CCNA
7 1 (0.53%) CCNP
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CISM
7 1 (0.53%) CRISC
7 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) SLA
2 2 (1.06%) NCSC
2 2 (1.06%) NIST
3 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 115 (61.17%) Docker
2 7 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.53%) Ceph
5 1 (0.53%) vCloud
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 127 (67.55%) Kubernetes
2 58 (30.85%) Terraform
3 47 (25.00%) Ansible
4 13 (6.91%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.91%) Puppet
5 9 (4.79%) Istio
6 8 (4.26%) Grafana
7 6 (3.19%) Prometheus
8 5 (2.66%) Kibana
9 4 (2.13%) Knative
10 3 (1.60%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.60%) HP Fortify
10 3 (1.60%) Marathon
10 3 (1.60%) Mesos
11 2 (1.06%) linkerd
11 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.06%) Salt
12 1 (0.53%) Argo
12 1 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 41 (21.81%) Red Hat
2 17 (9.04%) Oracle
3 15 (7.98%) IBM
3 15 (7.98%) Splunk
4 14 (7.45%) Google
5 12 (6.38%) Atlassian
6 10 (5.32%) Murex
6 10 (5.32%) Sybase
7 9 (4.79%) MuleSoft
8 7 (3.72%) VMware
9 5 (2.66%) Cisco
9 5 (2.66%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.13%) Confluent
10 4 (2.13%) SAP
11 3 (1.60%) AppDynamics
12 2 (1.06%) Demandware
12 2 (1.06%) EMC
12 2 (1.06%) F5
12 2 (1.06%) NetApp
12 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com