Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 287 219 275
Rank change year-on-year -68 +56 +139
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 307 166 340
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.85% 1.16% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.23% 3.26% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 132 203
10th Percentile £463 £475 £435
25th Percentile £513 £500 £506
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £611 £550 £600
Median % change year-on-year +11.14% -8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £704 £600 £700
90th Percentile £750 £668 £744
England median daily rate £575 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +15.00%

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 13,795 5,085 12,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.02% 35.40% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,217 3,765 8,854
10th Percentile £381 £350 £325
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 11 85
10th Percentile £13.38 £15.00 £14.90
25th Percentile £19.99 £20.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +10.53%
75th Percentile £48.38 £41.00 £25.00
90th Percentile £65.51 £51.50 £44.60
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 -64 13 £548 +4.29% 24
South London +2 3 £550 +10.00%
East London - 3 £726 - 7
OpenShift
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 207 (67.43%) Kubernetes
2 173 (56.35%) Docker
3 159 (51.79%) DevOps
4 149 (48.53%) AWS
5 137 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (44.30%) Microservices
7 135 (43.97%) Java
8 100 (32.57%) Jenkins
9 83 (27.04%) Azure
10 76 (24.76%) Ansible
11 74 (24.10%) Git (software)
12 73 (23.78%) Banking
13 71 (23.13%) Finance
14 64 (20.85%) Linux
15 60 (19.54%) Terraform
16 57 (18.57%) Red Hat
17 52 (16.94%) Spring
18 50 (16.29%) Social Skills
19 49 (15.96%) Node.js
20 48 (15.64%) JIRA
20 48 (15.64%) Python
21 47 (15.31%) React
21 47 (15.31%) GCP
22 46 (14.98%) Security Cleared
23 44 (14.33%) JavaScript
23 44 (14.33%) Full Stack Development
24 43 (14.01%) Spring Boot
24 43 (14.01%) Test Automation
25 42 (13.68%) C#
26 41 (13.36%) REST

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 28 (9.12%) Confluence
2 13 (4.23%) Apache
3 10 (3.26%) Apache Spark
3 10 (3.26%) JBoss
3 10 (3.26%) OpenStack
4 9 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.61%) Camunda
6 7 (2.28%) nginx
6 7 (2.28%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (2.28%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.63%) Red Hat Fuse
8 4 (1.30%) Mattermost
8 4 (1.30%) Mule
9 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.65%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 2 (0.65%) IIS
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 149 (48.53%) AWS
2 83 (27.04%) Azure
3 47 (15.31%) GCP
4 39 (12.70%) Serverless
5 31 (10.10%) AWS Lambda
6 28 (9.12%) GitHub
7 21 (6.84%) Amazon EKS
8 19 (6.19%) Apigee
9 18 (5.86%) Amazon ECS
9 18 (5.86%) PaaS
10 15 (4.89%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (3.26%) SaaS
12 8 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (2.28%) Amazon S3
13 7 (2.28%) IaaS
14 6 (1.95%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (1.95%) Azure Service Bus
15 4 (1.30%) Cloud Run
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.93%) Kerberos
2 8 (2.61%) HTTP
2 8 (2.61%) NAS
2 8 (2.61%) SAN
3 6 (1.95%) DNS
4 5 (1.63%) Firewall
5 4 (1.30%) DHCP
5 4 (1.30%) Network Security
5 4 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.30%) VLAN
6 3 (0.98%) Internet
6 3 (0.98%) LAN
6 3 (0.98%) WAN
7 2 (0.65%) FTP
7 2 (0.65%) Intranet
7 2 (0.65%) IPv4
7 2 (0.65%) SSH
7 2 (0.65%) SSL
8 1 (0.33%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.05%) MongoDB
2 31 (10.10%) NoSQL
2 31 (10.10%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.82%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (6.19%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.91%) Big Data
6 11 (3.58%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.61%) Couchbase
8 7 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (2.28%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.28%) MySQL
9 6 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.95%) Redis
10 5 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.30%) Cloudera CDH
12 3 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.98%) Hazelcast
12 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 100 (32.57%) Jenkins
2 74 (24.10%) Git (software)
3 48 (15.64%) JIRA
4 33 (10.75%) Maven
5 24 (7.82%) TeamCity
6 22 (7.17%) Artifactory
7 19 (6.19%) SonarQube
7 19 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 18 (5.86%) Bitbucket
8 18 (5.86%) JUnit
9 13 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (4.23%) GitLab
10 12 (3.91%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.58%) Mockito
12 7 (2.28%) Ant
12 7 (2.28%) EasyMock
12 7 (2.28%) Gradle
12 7 (2.28%) Selenium
12 7 (2.28%) TestNG
13 6 (1.95%) Subversion
General
1 73 (23.78%) Banking
2 71 (23.13%) Finance
3 50 (16.29%) Social Skills
4 23 (7.49%) Front Office
5 22 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (7.17%) Investment Banking
6 18 (5.86%) Public Sector
7 11 (3.58%) Retail
8 7 (2.28%) Legal
9 5 (1.63%) Back Office
9 5 (1.63%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.30%) Automotive
10 4 (1.30%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.98%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.65%) Law
12 2 (0.65%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.33%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.33%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (38.44%) Developer
2 55 (17.92%) Architect
3 54 (17.59%) Java Developer
4 52 (16.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 35 (11.40%) Senior Developer
6 25 (8.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 23 (7.49%) Senior Java Developer
8 19 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (5.86%) AWS DevOps
9 18 (5.86%) Senior DevOps
10 17 (5.54%) React Developer
11 16 (5.21%) .NET Developer
12 13 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (4.23%) Java Engineer
13 12 (3.91%) Platform Engineer
13 12 (3.91%) Security Architect
13 12 (3.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 11 (3.58%) AWS Architect
14 11 (3.58%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 11 (3.58%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (16.94%) Spring
2 49 (15.96%) Node.js
3 47 (15.31%) React
4 43 (14.01%) Spring Boot
5 41 (13.36%) REST
6 35 (11.40%) .NET
7 34 (11.07%) Kafka
8 31 (10.10%) Web Services
9 26 (8.47%) AngularJS
10 20 (6.51%) RESTful
11 18 (5.86%) CSS
11 18 (5.86%) HTML
11 18 (5.86%) OAuth
12 17 (5.54%) .NET Framework
12 17 (5.54%) JSON
12 17 (5.54%) Redux
13 13 (4.23%) .NET Core
13 13 (4.23%) NestJS
14 12 (3.91%) OAuth2
14 12 (3.91%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.17%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (5.86%) Public Cloud
3 15 (4.89%) Fixed Income
4 11 (3.58%) Algorithms
5 10 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.61%) User Experience
7 7 (2.28%) Cyberattack
7 7 (2.28%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.63%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.63%) Legacy Systems
8 5 (1.63%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.63%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.98%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.98%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.65%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.85%) Linux
2 17 (5.54%) Windows
3 12 (3.91%) Unix
4 9 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.98%) VMS
5 3 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (51.79%) DevOps
2 137 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (44.30%) Microservices
4 44 (14.33%) Full Stack Development
5 43 (14.01%) Test Automation
6 40 (13.03%) Scrum
7 33 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (10.42%) Workflow
9 31 (10.10%) Infrastructure as Code
10 30 (9.77%) Deployment Automation
11 26 (8.47%) TDD
12 25 (8.14%) Software Engineering
13 24 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (7.49%) Use Case
15 20 (6.51%) Unit Testing
16 19 (6.19%) Data Modelling
16 19 (6.19%) Mentoring
17 18 (5.86%) API Design
18 17 (5.54%) SDLC
18 17 (5.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 135 (43.97%) Java
2 48 (15.64%) Python
3 44 (14.33%) JavaScript
4 42 (13.68%) C#
5 37 (12.05%) SQL
6 33 (10.75%) TypeScript
7 28 (9.12%) Java 8
8 24 (7.82%) Java 11
9 19 (6.19%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.56%) C++
10 14 (4.56%) Go
10 14 (4.56%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.28%) Scala
11 7 (2.28%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.95%) Kotlin
13 5 (1.63%) Perl
13 5 (1.63%) Ruby
14 4 (1.30%) Groovy
14 4 (1.30%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.98%) Ada
Qualifications
1 46 (14.98%) Security Cleared
2 40 (13.03%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.84%) Degree
4 11 (3.58%) CISSP
5 8 (2.61%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.61%) SANS
6 7 (2.28%) CREST Certified
7 6 (1.95%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.65%) CISM
8 2 (0.65%) CRISC
8 2 (0.65%) OCP
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.33%) CCIE
9 1 (0.33%) CCNA
9 1 (0.33%) CCNP
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.89%) QA
2 4 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.30%) SLA
3 3 (0.98%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.98%) Basel II
3 3 (0.98%) WCAG
4 2 (0.65%) NCSC
4 2 (0.65%) NIST
5 1 (0.33%) DICOM
5 1 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 173 (56.35%) Docker
2 11 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.61%) vSphere
4 6 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.30%) HDFS
5 4 (1.30%) NFS
5 4 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.98%) Ceph
6 3 (0.98%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.33%) GeoWebCache
7 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.33%) LXC
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 207 (67.43%) Kubernetes
2 76 (24.76%) Ansible
3 60 (19.54%) Terraform
4 18 (5.86%) Grafana
5 13 (4.23%) Prometheus
6 11 (3.58%) Puppet
7 9 (2.93%) Kibana
8 8 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (2.61%) vCenter Server
9 6 (1.95%) Istio
9 6 (1.95%) MIIS
10 4 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (1.30%) Knative
11 3 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.98%) Oozie
11 3 (0.98%) Packer
12 2 (0.65%) logstash
12 2 (0.65%) SCCM
12 2 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (18.57%) Red Hat
2 34 (11.07%) Oracle
3 26 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 22 (7.17%) IBM
5 19 (6.19%) Google
6 16 (5.21%) Splunk
7 15 (4.89%) VMware
8 10 (3.26%) MuleSoft
9 8 (2.61%) Synopsys
10 7 (2.28%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.95%) Sybase
12 5 (1.63%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.30%) Charles River
13 4 (1.30%) Murex
13 4 (1.30%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.30%) Pega
13 4 (1.30%) Perforce
14 3 (0.98%) Dynatrace
14 3 (0.98%) F5
14 3 (0.98%) SaltStack