Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 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.

Red Hat OpenShift
England > London
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 288 491
Rank change year-on-year +89 +203 -31
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 246 346 134
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.32% 0.86% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.93% 2.79% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 205 109
Median daily rate £550 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +2.22%
10th Percentile £455 £500 £423
90th Percentile £713 £695 £715
England median daily rate £550 £544 £518
% change year-on-year +1.15% +5.07% -5.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £72.50

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 6,256 12,382 11,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.65% 30.92% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,512 8,905 8,117
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £350 £325
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 90 95
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.61% +1.00% +24.52%
10th Percentile £18.35 £13.95 £14.06
90th Percentile £54.00 £70.00 £90.75
Median hourly rate £33.61 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +54.53% +8.75% +5.26%

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 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OpenShift in London

OpenShift
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OpenShift in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 6 June 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
Central London +70 34 £550 - 4
South London +47 8 £500 -10.71%
West London +51 4 £544 -1.14% 1
East London +42 4 £525 -19.23% 1
OpenShift
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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.

1 189 (76.83%) Kubernetes
2 181 (73.58%) Docker
3 177 (71.95%) AWS
4 171 (69.51%) DevOps
5 170 (69.11%) Java
6 144 (58.54%) Python
7 143 (58.13%) Finance
8 136 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
9 123 (50.00%) Jenkins
10 122 (49.59%) Terraform
11 116 (47.15%) Web Services
12 106 (43.09%) Asset Management
13 91 (36.99%) Serverless
14 89 (36.18%) Deployment Automation
15 87 (35.37%) Front Office
16 84 (34.15%) Artifactory
16 84 (34.15%) AWS CloudFormation
17 80 (32.52%) Fixed Income
17 80 (32.52%) Software Engineering
18 79 (32.11%) Decision-Making
19 78 (31.71%) Equities
19 78 (31.71%) Derivative
20 77 (31.30%) AWS Lambda
21 76 (30.89%) Amazon S3
22 75 (30.49%) Amazon EC2
22 75 (30.49%) R
23 71 (28.86%) Amazon ECS
24 70 (28.46%) Ansible
25 65 (26.42%) Amazon RDS
26 64 (26.02%) Amazon SQS

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 14 (5.69%) Confluence
2 10 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.85%) Apache
4 4 (1.63%) CMS
4 4 (1.63%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.81%) Drupal
6 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.81%) JBoss
6 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.81%) Mule
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Fuse
6 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.41%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 177 (71.95%) AWS
2 91 (36.99%) Serverless
3 84 (34.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 77 (31.30%) AWS Lambda
5 76 (30.89%) Amazon S3
6 75 (30.49%) Amazon EC2
7 71 (28.86%) Amazon ECS
8 64 (26.02%) Amazon SQS
9 56 (22.76%) Azure
10 36 (14.63%) GCP
11 26 (10.57%) Amazon EKS
12 18 (7.32%) GitHub
13 15 (6.10%) SaaS
14 11 (4.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (3.25%) PaaS
16 6 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
17 5 (2.03%) npm
17 5 (2.03%) Route 53
17 5 (2.03%) Yarn
18 4 (1.63%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.44%) DNS
2 5 (2.03%) HTTP
3 4 (1.63%) Firewall
3 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.22%) DHCP
4 3 (1.22%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.22%) OpenVPN
4 3 (1.22%) SSH
4 3 (1.22%) SSL
4 3 (1.22%) VLAN
4 3 (1.22%) VPN
5 2 (0.81%) Internet
5 2 (0.81%) Intranet
6 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.41%) LAN
6 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (26.42%) Amazon RDS
2 64 (26.02%) Amazon Redshift
3 19 (7.72%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.28%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.66%) Big Data
5 9 (3.66%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.85%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.03%) MySQL
8 4 (1.63%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.81%) IDOL
11 1 (0.41%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 123 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 84 (34.15%) Artifactory
3 56 (22.76%) RStudio
4 25 (10.16%) Git (software)
5 23 (9.35%) Maven
6 22 (8.94%) JIRA
7 18 (7.32%) GitLab
8 14 (5.69%) Cucumber
9 13 (5.28%) Gradle
9 13 (5.28%) JUnit
10 12 (4.88%) Ant
10 12 (4.88%) Bitbucket
11 11 (4.47%) TeamCity
12 10 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (3.66%) SonarQube
14 7 (2.85%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (2.85%) Subversion
15 6 (2.44%) CircleCI
15 6 (2.44%) Mocha
16 5 (2.03%) Travis CI
General
1 143 (58.13%) Finance
2 87 (35.37%) Front Office
3 30 (12.20%) Banking
4 11 (4.47%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.63%) Back Office
6 3 (1.22%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.81%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 79 (32.11%) Developer
2 71 (28.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 64 (26.02%) Java Developer
4 47 (19.11%) AWS Engineer
5 42 (17.07%) AWS DevOps
6 41 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
7 39 (15.85%) AWS Developer
7 39 (15.85%) Python Engineer
8 36 (14.63%) Lead Developer
9 35 (14.23%) Lead Java Developer
9 35 (14.23%) Lead Software Developer
10 32 (13.01%) Java Engineer
11 31 (12.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 28 (11.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 24 (9.76%) Lead DevOps
14 23 (9.35%) Cloud Engineer
15 21 (8.54%) Python Developer
16 20 (8.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
17 17 (6.91%) J2EE Developer
17 17 (6.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (47.15%) Web Services
2 64 (26.02%) J2EE
2 64 (26.02%) J2SE
3 24 (9.76%) Node.js
4 19 (7.72%) .NET
4 19 (7.72%) Spring
5 18 (7.32%) React
5 18 (7.32%) RESTful
5 18 (7.32%) Spring Boot
6 17 (6.91%) AngularJS
7 16 (6.50%) Kafka
8 11 (4.47%) Jest
9 8 (3.25%) REST
10 7 (2.85%) JDBC
10 7 (2.85%) Middleware
11 6 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (2.03%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (2.03%) Redux
12 5 (2.03%) RxJS
12 5 (2.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (32.52%) Fixed Income
2 78 (31.71%) Derivative
2 78 (31.71%) Equities
3 32 (13.01%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (7.72%) Public Cloud
5 15 (6.10%) Hedge funds
6 14 (5.69%) Blog
6 14 (5.69%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (3.25%) Cloud Native
7 8 (3.25%) User Experience
8 7 (2.85%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (2.03%) iPad
11 4 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.63%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.22%) Clustering
12 3 (1.22%) Replication
13 2 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.89%) Linux
2 17 (6.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (6.10%) Windows
4 9 (3.66%) Unix
5 5 (2.03%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.81%) CentOS
7 2 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (69.51%) DevOps
2 136 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (43.09%) Asset Management
4 89 (36.18%) Deployment Automation
5 80 (32.52%) Software Engineering
6 79 (32.11%) Decision-Making
7 52 (21.14%) Microservices
8 48 (19.51%) Infrastructure as Code
9 46 (18.70%) Infrastructure Automation
10 36 (14.63%) Scrum
11 25 (10.16%) Migration
11 25 (10.16%) Open Source
12 24 (9.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 22 (8.94%) Analytics
14 20 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (8.13%) Data Analytics
15 17 (6.91%) Portfolio Management
15 17 (6.91%) Test Automation
16 16 (6.50%) Wealth Management
17 14 (5.69%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (69.11%) Java
2 144 (58.54%) Python
3 75 (30.49%) R
4 29 (11.79%) SQL
5 28 (11.38%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.91%) Java 8
7 15 (6.10%) Groovy
8 14 (5.69%) C++
9 11 (4.47%) PowerShell
10 10 (4.07%) C#
11 8 (3.25%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.85%) Go
12 7 (2.85%) Perl
13 5 (2.03%) C
13 5 (2.03%) ES6
13 5 (2.03%) Ruby
13 5 (2.03%) Scala
14 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.22%) VB
14 3 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.85%) Degree
4 4 (1.63%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.81%) MCSA
6 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.81%) OCP
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.41%) CHFI
7 1 (0.41%) CISSP
7 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.41%) ECIH
7 1 (0.41%) GIAC
7 1 (0.41%) NCDA
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 181 (73.58%) Docker
2 7 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.81%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.81%) XenApp
6 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 189 (76.83%) Kubernetes
2 122 (49.59%) Terraform
3 70 (28.46%) Ansible
4 24 (9.76%) Puppet
5 13 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.85%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.63%) Grafana
8 3 (1.22%) Kibana
8 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.22%) vMotion
9 2 (0.81%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.81%) logstash
9 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.81%) Packer
10 1 (0.41%) Knative
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.41%) SCOM
10 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.94%) Red Hat
3 14 (5.69%) Atlassian
4 10 (4.07%) Google
5 9 (3.66%) Oracle
5 9 (3.66%) Splunk
6 8 (3.25%) Sybase
7 6 (2.44%) VMware
8 5 (2.03%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.63%) IBM
10 3 (1.22%) Citrix
10 3 (1.22%) NetApp
11 2 (0.81%) Murex
11 2 (0.81%) Perforce
11 2 (0.81%) Symantec
11 2 (0.81%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.81%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.41%) HP
12 1 (0.41%) Informatica
12 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com