Period
to

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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 283 284 201
Rank change year-on-year +1 -83 +85
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 345 199 246
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.90% 0.82% 1.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.36% 2.12% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 141 215
10th Percentile £481 £450 £452
25th Percentile £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £620 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +12.73% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £713 £650 £659
90th Percentile £775 £725 £750
England median daily rate £600 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -

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 14,607 9,390 6,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.16% 38.68% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,946 6,884 5,125
10th Percentile £390 £363 £325
25th Percentile £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 41 42
10th Percentile £19.74 £15.00 £13.20
25th Percentile £23.06 £21.73 £18.55
Median hourly rate £39.75 £33.50 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.66% +39.58% +11.63%
75th Percentile £64.94 £63.75 £42.89
90th Percentile £79.28 £68.00 £60.65
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +2.56%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -4 44 £630 +5.00% 3
West London +2 13 £525 -2.33% 1
East London -8 2 £702 +8.00% 2
OpenShift
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 255 (73.91%) Kubernetes
2 209 (60.58%) Docker
3 180 (52.17%) DevOps
4 164 (47.54%) CI/CD
5 155 (44.93%) Java
6 144 (41.74%) AWS
7 136 (39.42%) Microservices
8 128 (37.10%) Agile
9 120 (34.78%) Azure
10 116 (33.62%) Finance
11 102 (29.57%) Jenkins
12 93 (26.96%) Python
13 88 (25.51%) Ansible
14 78 (22.61%) Linux
15 77 (22.32%) Terraform
16 70 (20.29%) Red Hat
17 69 (20.00%) Kafka
18 66 (19.13%) Social Skills
19 62 (17.97%) Git (software)
20 61 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
21 60 (17.39%) Security Cleared
22 54 (15.65%) Software Engineering
23 53 (15.36%) Splunk
24 52 (15.07%) SC Cleared
25 50 (14.49%) GitHub
25 50 (14.49%) Serverless
26 49 (14.20%) PaaS
26 49 (14.20%) Google
27 48 (13.91%) Spring
28 47 (13.62%) Artifactory

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 30 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 22 (6.38%) Confluence
3 17 (4.93%) IIS
4 14 (4.06%) Apache
5 13 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (3.48%) nginx
7 11 (3.19%) Camunda
7 11 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (2.90%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.61%) JBoss
9 9 (2.61%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (2.03%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Fuse
12 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.58%) GeoServer
13 1 (0.29%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 144 (41.74%) AWS
2 120 (34.78%) Azure
3 50 (14.49%) GitHub
3 50 (14.49%) Serverless
4 49 (14.20%) PaaS
5 46 (13.33%) GCP
6 36 (10.43%) AWS Lambda
7 35 (10.14%) Amazon EKS
8 33 (9.57%) Amazon S3
9 23 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (6.67%) IaaS
10 22 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (6.09%) Amazon ECS
12 20 (5.80%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (2.90%) GitHub Actions
15 9 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (2.03%) Apigee
17 6 (1.74%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.28%) Firewall
2 7 (2.03%) Kerberos
2 7 (2.03%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.74%) DNS
4 5 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.16%) DHCP
5 4 (1.16%) HTTP
5 4 (1.16%) SSH
6 3 (0.87%) Internet
6 3 (0.87%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (0.87%) SSL
7 2 (0.58%) AMQP
7 2 (0.58%) VPN
7 2 (0.58%) VSAN
8 1 (0.29%) 5G
8 1 (0.29%) Broadband
8 1 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.29%) Intranet
8 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.01%) MongoDB
2 30 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (6.96%) Amazon RDS
4 16 (4.64%) NoSQL
5 14 (4.06%) SQL Server
6 13 (3.77%) Big Data
6 13 (3.77%) Cloudera CDH
7 12 (3.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (3.48%) Amazon Redshift
8 9 (2.61%) Hazelcast
8 9 (2.61%) MySQL
9 8 (2.32%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.03%) Redis
11 6 (1.74%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.74%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.45%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.16%) Cloud Spanner
14 2 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 102 (29.57%) Jenkins
2 62 (17.97%) Git (software)
3 47 (13.62%) Artifactory
4 31 (8.99%) JIRA
5 27 (7.83%) Bitbucket
5 27 (7.83%) GitLab
6 23 (6.67%) TeamCity
7 21 (6.09%) Cucumber
8 20 (5.80%) Maven
9 18 (5.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 13 (3.77%) SonarQube
11 12 (3.48%) Selenium
11 12 (3.48%) Zephyr
12 11 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (2.03%) Gradle
13 7 (2.03%) JUnit
14 6 (1.74%) Spinnaker
15 5 (1.45%) Gerrit
16 4 (1.16%) CircleCI
16 4 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 116 (33.62%) Finance
2 66 (19.13%) Social Skills
3 46 (13.33%) Banking
4 28 (8.12%) Front Office
5 20 (5.80%) Financial Institution
6 15 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.35%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.03%) Influencing Skills
7 7 (2.03%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.45%) Law
9 4 (1.16%) Legal
10 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.58%) Advertising
11 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.58%) Games
11 2 (0.58%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (0.58%) Retail
11 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (29.86%) Developer
2 80 (23.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 68 (19.71%) Java Developer
4 52 (15.07%) Architect
5 29 (8.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 26 (7.54%) Platform Engineer
7 23 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 21 (6.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 21 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (5.22%) AWS DevOps
9 18 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
9 18 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (4.93%) Cloud Architect
11 15 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
11 15 (4.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 12 (3.48%) AWS Engineer
13 11 (3.19%) Consultant
13 11 (3.19%) Java Engineer
13 11 (3.19%) React Developer
14 10 (2.90%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (20.00%) Kafka
2 48 (13.91%) Spring
3 42 (12.17%) REST
4 36 (10.43%) .NET
4 36 (10.43%) Spring Boot
5 35 (10.14%) Node.js
6 32 (9.28%) React
7 23 (6.67%) J2EE
8 21 (6.09%) JSON
9 18 (5.22%) Apache Camel
9 18 (5.22%) Elastic Stack
9 18 (5.22%) SOAP
10 16 (4.64%) ActiveMQ
10 16 (4.64%) OAuth
11 15 (4.35%) HTML
12 14 (4.06%) OpenID
13 13 (3.77%) Hibernate
14 12 (3.48%) Middleware
15 11 (3.19%) ASP.NET
15 11 (3.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.43%) Cloud Native
2 21 (6.09%) Public Cloud
3 17 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.64%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (4.06%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (3.77%) User Experience
7 12 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (3.19%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.90%) iPad
10 9 (2.61%) Private Cloud
11 7 (2.03%) Algorithms
11 7 (2.03%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.03%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.74%) PKI
12 6 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.45%) Tandem
14 4 (1.16%) DataPower
14 4 (1.16%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 78 (22.61%) Linux
2 34 (9.86%) Unix
3 33 (9.57%) Windows
4 19 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.77%) Ubuntu
6 12 (3.48%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.61%) VMS
8 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (52.17%) DevOps
2 164 (47.54%) CI/CD
3 136 (39.42%) Microservices
4 128 (37.10%) Agile
5 61 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (15.65%) Software Engineering
7 44 (12.75%) Scrum
8 42 (12.17%) Full Stack Development
8 42 (12.17%) Infrastructure as Code
9 39 (11.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 38 (11.01%) Continuous Delivery
11 36 (10.43%) Test Automation
12 35 (10.14%) Kanban
13 33 (9.57%) Migration
14 26 (7.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 25 (7.25%) Deployment Automation
16 23 (6.67%) Platform Engineering
16 23 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (6.09%) Open Source
17 21 (6.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 155 (44.93%) Java
2 93 (26.96%) Python
3 44 (12.75%) JavaScript
4 42 (12.17%) SQL
5 35 (10.14%) PowerShell
6 29 (8.41%) Go
7 24 (6.96%) Bash
8 18 (5.22%) C#
8 18 (5.22%) Groovy
9 11 (3.19%) C++
9 11 (3.19%) Perl
10 9 (2.61%) Scala
11 8 (2.32%) Kotlin
12 6 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.74%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.16%) Ada
13 4 (1.16%) C
13 4 (1.16%) ES7
14 3 (0.87%) Ruby
15 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 52 (15.07%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.35%) Degree
4 14 (4.06%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.74%) CISM
5 6 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.45%) CEH
6 5 (1.45%) CISSP
7 4 (1.16%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.16%) OCP
7 4 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.16%) RHCA
7 4 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.87%) HND
9 2 (0.58%) CCIE
9 2 (0.58%) CCNA
9 2 (0.58%) CCNP
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.45%) QA
3 4 (1.16%) Accessibility
3 4 (1.16%) GDPR
3 4 (1.16%) WCAG
4 2 (0.58%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) FATCA
5 1 (0.29%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 209 (60.58%) Docker
2 30 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.93%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.48%) vSphere
5 11 (3.19%) Ceph
6 8 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.45%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.87%) vCloud
10 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.58%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.29%) KVM
11 1 (0.29%) OpenDJ
11 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 255 (73.91%) Kubernetes
2 88 (25.51%) Ansible
3 77 (22.32%) Terraform
4 46 (13.33%) Grafana
5 38 (11.01%) Prometheus
6 36 (10.43%) Puppet
7 25 (7.25%) Kibana
8 19 (5.51%) Istio
9 11 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (2.61%) vRealize
11 6 (1.74%) CloudForms
12 5 (1.45%) Packer
12 5 (1.45%) Salt
12 5 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (1.16%) logstash
13 4 (1.16%) MIIS
13 4 (1.16%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
15 2 (0.58%) QRadar
15 2 (0.58%) Rancher
Vendors
1 70 (20.29%) Red Hat
2 53 (15.36%) Splunk
3 49 (14.20%) Google
4 36 (10.43%) Oracle
5 35 (10.14%) VMware
6 33 (9.57%) Microsoft
7 21 (6.09%) IBM
8 13 (3.77%) Cisco
8 13 (3.77%) MuleSoft
9 12 (3.48%) Micro Focus
10 11 (3.19%) Charles River
10 11 (3.19%) Cloudera
10 11 (3.19%) Pega
11 9 (2.61%) Atlassian
12 8 (2.32%) Dynatrace
13 7 (2.03%) F5
14 5 (1.45%) AppDynamics
14 5 (1.45%) ForgeRock
15 4 (1.16%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.16%) New Relic