The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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.

DevOps
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 22 25
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing DevOps 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.10% 0.68% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 0.79% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £480 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% -17.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £465 £413
% change year-on-year +2.15% +12.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year +3.63% -  

DevOps is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 153 126 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 97.45% 85.71% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 90 99
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £606 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.43% +26.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing DevOps as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Luton

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps in Luton.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Luton

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Luton over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby
1 8 (80.00%) Ansible
2 7 (70.00%) Functional Programming
2 7 (70.00%) MSBuild
2 7 (70.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (70.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) Confluence
2 7 (70.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) Ant
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (60.00%) Artifactory
3 6 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) Release Automation
4 5 (50.00%) RIA
4 5 (50.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 7 (70.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Ant
1 7 (70.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (70.00%) JIRA
1 7 (70.00%) MSBuild
1 7 (70.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (60.00%) Artifactory
2 6 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Release Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Release Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Coach
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) RIA
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Functional Programming
2 6 (60.00%) Release Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) AppSense
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto