Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 309 180 290
Rank change year-on-year -129 +110 +224
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 217 234 365
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.73% 1.44% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.92% 4.29% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 208 195
10th Percentile £450 £462 £500
25th Percentile £500 £488 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £600
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +8.11%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £675
90th Percentile £756 £700 £713
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -0.09% - +4.76%
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 11,312 5,456 13,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.99% 33.61% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,239 4,118 9,574
10th Percentile £375 £350 £350
25th Percentile £456 £431 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £608
90th Percentile £713 £713 £684
England median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 32 84
10th Percentile £14.40 £15.25 £13.61
25th Percentile £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate £29.00 £26.47 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +9.56% +26.05% -6.67%
75th Percentile £59.88 £48.50 £27.69
90th Percentile £68.14 £61.23 £52.35
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -41 8 £625 +8.70% 20
East London +7 4 £650 +30.00% 3
West London +1 2 £538 - 7
South London +18 1 £500 -
OpenShift
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 145 (66.82%) Kubernetes
2 132 (60.83%) Docker
3 114 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (48.85%) AWS
5 105 (48.39%) DevOps
6 101 (46.54%) Java
7 91 (41.94%) Microservices
8 69 (31.80%) Jenkins
9 64 (29.49%) Ansible
10 60 (27.65%) Linux
11 52 (23.96%) Terraform
12 51 (23.50%) Azure
12 51 (23.50%) Git (software)
13 50 (23.04%) Python
14 48 (22.12%) Social Skills
15 46 (21.20%) Finance
16 40 (18.43%) Red Hat
16 40 (18.43%) Security Cleared
17 39 (17.97%) GCP
18 36 (16.59%) SQL
18 36 (16.59%) Serverless
19 34 (15.67%) Scrum
20 33 (15.21%) REST
21 32 (14.75%) Maven
21 32 (14.75%) Java 8
22 31 (14.29%) Spring
22 31 (14.29%) SC Cleared
23 30 (13.82%) Banking
23 30 (13.82%) JIRA
24 29 (13.36%) JavaScript

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 21 (9.68%) Confluence
2 11 (5.07%) JBoss
3 9 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.69%) Mule
4 8 (3.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 7 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (3.23%) Red Hat Fuse
6 6 (2.76%) Apache
7 5 (2.30%) nginx
7 5 (2.30%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.84%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.84%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.38%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.92%) IIS
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 106 (48.85%) AWS
2 51 (23.50%) Azure
3 39 (17.97%) GCP
4 36 (16.59%) Serverless
5 29 (13.36%) AWS Lambda
6 23 (10.60%) PaaS
7 17 (7.83%) GitHub
8 16 (7.37%) Amazon EKS
9 15 (6.91%) Apigee
10 11 (5.07%) IaaS
11 9 (4.15%) SaaS
12 7 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (2.30%) AWS CodePipeline
14 5 (2.30%) Azure Pipelines
15 4 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (1.84%) Google App Engine
15 4 (1.84%) npm
16 3 (1.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 3 (1.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.61%) Kerberos
2 8 (3.69%) HTTP
2 8 (3.69%) NAS
2 8 (3.69%) SAN
3 5 (2.30%) DNS
4 3 (1.38%) Firewall
5 2 (0.92%) DHCP
5 2 (0.92%) IPv4
5 2 (0.92%) LAN
5 2 (0.92%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.92%) VLAN
5 2 (0.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.46%) 4G
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.46%) FCAPS
6 1 (0.46%) MIMO
6 1 (0.46%) MQTT
6 1 (0.46%) Network Security
6 1 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (9.22%) MongoDB
4 17 (7.83%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.61%) MySQL
7 9 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.69%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.23%) Big Data
10 4 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.84%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.38%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.38%) BigQuery
11 3 (1.38%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.38%) Impala
11 3 (1.38%) Parquet
11 3 (1.38%) Power BI
11 3 (1.38%) Redis
11 3 (1.38%) Spark SQL
12 2 (0.92%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 69 (31.80%) Jenkins
2 51 (23.50%) Git (software)
3 32 (14.75%) Maven
4 30 (13.82%) JIRA
5 16 (7.37%) Ant
6 15 (6.91%) Gradle
6 15 (6.91%) JUnit
7 14 (6.45%) Bitbucket
8 12 (5.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (5.07%) Artifactory
9 11 (5.07%) GitLab
10 10 (4.61%) Cucumber
10 10 (4.61%) Mockito
10 10 (4.61%) TeamCity
11 8 (3.69%) EasyMock
11 8 (3.69%) Subversion
11 8 (3.69%) TestNG
12 7 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (2.30%) FishEye
13 5 (2.30%) Hudson
General
1 48 (22.12%) Social Skills
2 46 (21.20%) Finance
3 30 (13.82%) Banking
4 11 (5.07%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.30%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.30%) Retail
6 3 (1.38%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.92%) Automotive
7 2 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Front Office
7 2 (0.92%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (0.92%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
8 1 (0.46%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.46%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.46%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (33.18%) Developer
2 55 (25.35%) Architect
3 42 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (17.05%) Java Developer
5 24 (11.06%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.37%) Security Architect
7 15 (6.91%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (6.91%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (5.99%) AWS Architect
8 13 (5.99%) Cloud Architect
8 13 (5.99%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 11 (5.07%) Azure Engineer
9 11 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.61%) AWS DevOps
11 9 (4.15%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (3.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.69%) Platform Engineer
13 7 (3.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.23%) Kubernetes Architect
14 6 (2.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.21%) REST
2 31 (14.29%) Spring
3 24 (11.06%) RESTful
4 23 (10.60%) Spring Boot
5 22 (10.14%) Web Services
6 21 (9.68%) OAuth
7 20 (9.22%) Node.js
8 19 (8.76%) React
9 18 (8.29%) .NET
10 17 (7.83%) AngularJS
11 14 (6.45%) JDBC
12 13 (5.99%) JSON
12 13 (5.99%) OAuth2
13 11 (5.07%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (4.61%) Java EE
14 10 (4.61%) WireMock
14 10 (4.61%) XML
14 10 (4.61%) YAML
15 9 (4.15%) Kafka
16 8 (3.69%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.91%) Cloud Native
1 15 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (6.91%) Public Cloud
2 12 (5.53%) Algorithms
3 9 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.69%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.69%) User Experience
5 7 (3.23%) Cyberattack
5 7 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.76%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.76%) Legacy Systems
7 5 (2.30%) Derivative
8 4 (1.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.84%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.84%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.38%) Equities
9 3 (1.38%) Legacy Applications
9 3 (1.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 60 (27.65%) Linux
2 13 (5.99%) Windows
3 11 (5.07%) Unix
4 9 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (48.39%) DevOps
3 91 (41.94%) Microservices
4 34 (15.67%) Scrum
5 29 (13.36%) Infrastructure as Code
6 24 (11.06%) Test Automation
7 23 (10.60%) TDD
8 20 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (8.76%) Information Security
10 17 (7.83%) BDD
11 16 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (7.37%) MVC
11 16 (7.37%) Use Case
12 15 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (6.45%) API Design
13 14 (6.45%) Computer Science
13 14 (6.45%) Threat Modelling
14 13 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.99%) Mentoring
14 13 (5.99%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 101 (46.54%) Java
2 50 (23.04%) Python
3 36 (16.59%) SQL
4 32 (14.75%) Java 8
5 29 (13.36%) JavaScript
6 24 (11.06%) Java 11
7 23 (10.60%) Bash Shell
8 21 (9.68%) C#
9 15 (6.91%) Go
10 14 (6.45%) C++
10 14 (6.45%) PowerShell
11 12 (5.53%) Shell Script
12 11 (5.07%) Kotlin
12 11 (5.07%) TypeScript
13 9 (4.15%) Scala
14 7 (3.23%) C
15 4 (1.84%) Groovy
15 4 (1.84%) Perl
15 4 (1.84%) Ruby
16 2 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (18.43%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.14%) Degree
4 11 (5.07%) SANS
5 10 (4.61%) CISSP
5 10 (4.61%) DV Cleared
6 9 (4.15%) CREST Certified
7 3 (1.38%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.46%) CISM
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.46%) CRISC
8 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.76%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) NCSC
2 3 (1.38%) NIST
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 132 (60.83%) Docker
2 5 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.38%) HDFS
4 3 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.38%) vSphere
5 2 (0.92%) Ceph
5 2 (0.92%) NFS
5 2 (0.92%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.46%) LXC
6 1 (0.46%) vCloud
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.46%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 145 (66.82%) Kubernetes
2 64 (29.49%) Ansible
3 52 (23.96%) Terraform
4 14 (6.45%) Grafana
5 13 (5.99%) Prometheus
6 11 (5.07%) Istio
6 11 (5.07%) Puppet
7 10 (4.61%) Kibana
8 8 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.76%) Knative
10 3 (1.38%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.92%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.92%) linkerd
11 2 (0.92%) logstash
11 2 (0.92%) Oozie
11 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.92%) Salt
11 2 (0.92%) SCCM
11 2 (0.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 40 (18.43%) Red Hat
2 28 (12.90%) Oracle
3 19 (8.76%) Google
4 17 (7.83%) IBM
5 14 (6.45%) VMware
6 8 (3.69%) Atlassian
6 8 (3.69%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.69%) MuleSoft
6 8 (3.69%) Splunk
7 6 (2.76%) Sybase
8 5 (2.30%) Murex
9 4 (1.84%) Cisco
9 4 (1.84%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.84%) F5
9 4 (1.84%) SAP
10 3 (1.38%) NetApp
10 3 (1.38%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.92%) Alibaba
11 2 (0.92%) Confluent
11 2 (0.92%) EMC