Period
to 5 March 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 281 236 356
Rank change year-on-year -45 +120 +118
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 139 297 299
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.69% 1.06% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.83% 3.10% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 229 233
Median daily rate £550 £575 £572
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +0.52% +4.00%
10th Percentile £448 £413 £425
90th Percentile £675 £753 £688
England median daily rate £500 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -

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 7,583 9,591 12,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.71% 34.18% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,525 7,115 9,522
Median daily rate £520 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £340
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 71 65
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.93 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.39% +20.68% -26.35%
10th Percentile £20.00 £16.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £68.07 £78.75 £42.34
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.50% +14.29% -2.78%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +67 19 £600 +14.29% 17
West London +36 4 £538 +2.38% 2
OpenShift
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 101 (72.66%) Kubernetes
2 82 (58.99%) Java
3 79 (56.83%) Docker
4 75 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (51.80%) Microservices
6 69 (49.64%) DevOps
7 57 (41.01%) AWS
8 42 (30.22%) Terraform
9 40 (28.78%) Linux
10 39 (28.06%) Finance
10 39 (28.06%) Git (software)
11 38 (27.34%) Jenkins
12 37 (26.62%) Azure
13 33 (23.74%) Ansible
14 31 (22.30%) Security Cleared
15 30 (21.58%) Maven
16 28 (20.14%) Banking
16 28 (20.14%) SC Cleared
17 27 (19.42%) Python
17 27 (19.42%) Spring
18 25 (17.99%) Middleware
19 24 (17.27%) TDD
20 23 (16.55%) Serverless
21 22 (15.83%) Red Hat
21 22 (15.83%) NoSQL
21 22 (15.83%) REST
22 19 (13.67%) JIRA
22 19 (13.67%) JBoss
22 19 (13.67%) Java 8
22 19 (13.67%) Red Hat Fuse

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 19 (13.67%) JBoss
1 19 (13.67%) Red Hat Fuse
2 15 (10.79%) Confluence
3 14 (10.07%) Mule
4 8 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.60%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.16%) CMS
6 3 (2.16%) IIS
6 3 (2.16%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.44%) nginx
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 57 (41.01%) AWS
2 37 (26.62%) Azure
3 23 (16.55%) Serverless
4 15 (10.79%) AWS Lambda
4 15 (10.79%) PaaS
5 10 (7.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (7.19%) IaaS
6 9 (6.47%) GCP
7 8 (5.76%) Apigee
8 7 (5.04%) Amazon EKS
9 6 (4.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (4.32%) AWS CodePipeline
9 6 (4.32%) GitHub
10 4 (2.88%) SaaS
11 3 (2.16%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (1.44%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (1.44%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (1.44%) Logic Apps
13 1 (0.72%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.16%) FTP
1 3 (2.16%) LAN
1 3 (2.16%) WAN
2 2 (1.44%) Firewall
2 2 (1.44%) Network Security
3 1 (0.72%) Anycast
3 1 (0.72%) BGP
3 1 (0.72%) DHCP
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.72%) DSL
3 1 (0.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.72%) NAS
3 1 (0.72%) SAN
3 1 (0.72%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.72%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.83%) NoSQL
2 18 (12.95%) MongoDB
3 16 (11.51%) Relational Database
3 16 (11.51%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.19%) MySQL
5 7 (5.04%) Big Data
5 7 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.60%) Redis
7 4 (2.88%) BigQuery
7 4 (2.88%) Cloud Spanner
7 4 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.16%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.16%) Spark SQL
9 2 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.44%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.72%) Impala
10 1 (0.72%) Parquet
10 1 (0.72%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 39 (28.06%) Git (software)
2 38 (27.34%) Jenkins
3 30 (21.58%) Maven
4 19 (13.67%) JIRA
5 16 (11.51%) Subversion
6 14 (10.07%) Ant
6 14 (10.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (10.07%) Gradle
6 14 (10.07%) SonarQube
7 12 (8.63%) Cucumber
8 11 (7.91%) JUnit
9 10 (7.19%) FishEye
9 10 (7.19%) Hudson
9 10 (7.19%) jMock
10 6 (4.32%) Bitbucket
10 6 (4.32%) Selenium
11 5 (3.60%) Artifactory
11 5 (3.60%) Bitbucket Server
12 4 (2.88%) Snyk
12 4 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (28.06%) Finance
2 28 (20.14%) Banking
3 12 (8.63%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.44%) Marketing
6 2 (1.44%) Retail
6 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (31.65%) Developer
2 39 (28.06%) Java Developer
3 33 (23.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (20.14%) Architect
5 16 (11.51%) Senior Developer
5 16 (11.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (10.07%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (10.07%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 10 (7.19%) Integration Developer
7 10 (7.19%) Java Middleware Developer
7 10 (7.19%) Middleware Developer
7 10 (7.19%) Senior Integration Developer
7 10 (7.19%) Senior Middleware Developer
8 9 (6.47%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.04%) Middleware Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.60%) AWS DevOps
12 5 (3.60%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.42%) Spring
2 25 (17.99%) Middleware
3 22 (15.83%) REST
4 18 (12.95%) RESTful
5 16 (11.51%) Apache Camel
6 15 (10.79%) Spring Boot
6 15 (10.79%) Web Services
7 14 (10.07%) Elastic Stack
7 14 (10.07%) Spring Integration
8 13 (9.35%) XML
9 12 (8.63%) JDBC
10 11 (7.91%) Hibernate
10 11 (7.91%) Java EE
10 11 (7.91%) JMS
10 11 (7.91%) JSON
11 10 (7.19%) JAXB
11 10 (7.19%) JTA
11 10 (7.19%) JTS
11 10 (7.19%) Oracle Fusion
11 10 (7.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Fixed Income
2 12 (8.63%) Cloud Native
3 10 (7.19%) iPad
4 8 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.32%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.16%) Equities
7 3 (2.16%) iPhone
7 3 (2.16%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.16%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.16%) User Experience
8 2 (1.44%) Derivative
8 2 (1.44%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.78%) Linux
2 16 (11.51%) Unix
3 14 (10.07%) Windows
4 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.16%) CoreOS
5 3 (2.16%) Debian
5 3 (2.16%) VMS
5 3 (2.16%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (51.80%) Microservices
3 69 (49.64%) DevOps
4 24 (17.27%) TDD
5 18 (12.95%) BDD
6 17 (12.23%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (10.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (10.07%) SDLC
8 13 (9.35%) Scrum
9 12 (8.63%) Build Automation
9 12 (8.63%) E-Commerce
9 12 (8.63%) MVC
9 12 (8.63%) UML
10 11 (7.91%) Migration
10 11 (7.91%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.19%) OO
12 9 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (6.47%) High Availability
12 9 (6.47%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.76%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 82 (58.99%) Java
2 27 (19.42%) Python
3 19 (13.67%) Java 8
4 16 (11.51%) SQL
5 13 (9.35%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.04%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.60%) Go
9 4 (2.88%) C#
9 4 (2.88%) Ruby
10 3 (2.16%) C
10 3 (2.16%) C++
10 3 (2.16%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.16%) PHP
11 2 (1.44%) Perl
12 1 (0.72%) Groovy
12 1 (0.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (22.30%) Security Cleared
2 28 (20.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) RHCE
3 2 (1.44%) RHCSA
3 2 (1.44%) RHCVA
4 1 (0.72%) CCNA
4 1 (0.72%) CCNP
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (56.83%) Docker
2 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.72%) oVirt
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 101 (72.66%) Kubernetes
2 42 (30.22%) Terraform
3 33 (23.74%) Ansible
4 12 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (6.47%) Puppet
6 4 (2.88%) Grafana
6 4 (2.88%) HP Fortify
6 4 (2.88%) Kibana
7 3 (2.16%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (2.16%) Istio
7 3 (2.16%) Knative
7 3 (2.16%) Marathon
7 3 (2.16%) Mesos
8 2 (1.44%) Salt
9 1 (0.72%) Argo
9 1 (0.72%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.72%) logstash
9 1 (0.72%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (15.83%) Red Hat
2 15 (10.79%) Oracle
3 13 (9.35%) MuleSoft
4 11 (7.91%) Atlassian
4 11 (7.91%) Splunk
5 10 (7.19%) Murex
5 10 (7.19%) Sybase
6 7 (5.04%) IBM
7 5 (3.60%) Google
8 4 (2.88%) Cisco
9 3 (2.16%) AppDynamics
9 3 (2.16%) Apple
9 3 (2.16%) Confluent
10 2 (1.44%) Demandware
10 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.72%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.72%) Juniper
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.72%) VMware