Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 27 49
Rank change year-on-year +6 +22 +58
Contract jobs citing DevOps 117 97 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.59% 6.54% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 7.68% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 41 26
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £359 £350 £402
90th Percentile £575 £625 £613
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,283 1,263 1,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.20% 85.17% 85.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 654 684
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £237 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £544 £527
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 22 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -25.65%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.81 £9.37
90th Percentile £17.50 £17.25 £16.23
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +14.29% -24.32%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Milton Keynes

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Milton Keynes

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 62 (52.99%) Jenkins
2 53 (45.30%) Linux
3 51 (43.59%) Java
3 51 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (37.61%) Git (software)
5 43 (36.75%) Amazon AWS
6 40 (34.19%) OpenShift
7 38 (32.48%) Docker
8 34 (29.06%) IBM
9 30 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 29 (24.79%) Python
11 28 (23.93%) MongoDB
12 27 (23.08%) PaaS
13 26 (22.22%) JIRA
14 25 (21.37%) TDD
14 25 (21.37%) Ansible
15 22 (18.80%) Banking
16 21 (17.95%) Finance
16 21 (17.95%) Confluence
17 20 (17.09%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (16.24%) Middleware
19 18 (15.38%) Redis
19 18 (15.38%) IaaS
19 18 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (14.53%) Load Balancing
20 17 (14.53%) SQL
21 16 (13.68%) Microservices
21 16 (13.68%) Oracle
21 16 (13.68%) Red Hat
21 16 (13.68%) Selenium

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (17.95%) Confluence
2 14 (11.97%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 10 (8.55%) JBoss
5 9 (7.69%) Apache Spark
5 9 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 9 (7.69%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.27%) Apache
6 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.42%) IIS
8 3 (2.56%) CMS
9 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.85%) nginx
10 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 43 (36.75%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (34.19%) OpenShift
3 27 (23.08%) PaaS
4 18 (15.38%) IaaS
5 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (10.26%) Amazon S3
7 9 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (6.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (5.13%) GitHub
10 5 (4.27%) SaaS
11 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.85%) Heroku
12 1 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) SSL
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.93%) MongoDB
2 20 (17.09%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (15.38%) Redis
4 15 (12.82%) NuoDB
5 11 (9.40%) Big Data
6 10 (8.55%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
7 9 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (7.69%) Hadoop
8 8 (6.84%) MySQL
9 5 (4.27%) DB2
10 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.56%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.56%) HBase
11 3 (2.56%) Impala
11 3 (2.56%) OLAP
11 3 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (2.56%) Pentaho
11 3 (2.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 62 (52.99%) Jenkins
2 44 (37.61%) Git (software)
3 26 (22.22%) JIRA
4 16 (13.68%) Selenium
5 9 (7.69%) Maven
5 9 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 8 (6.84%) Gradle
7 7 (5.98%) SonarQube
8 5 (4.27%) Artifactory
8 5 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.42%) GitLab
9 4 (3.42%) Subversion
10 3 (2.56%) git-flow
10 3 (2.56%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.71%) JUnit
11 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.71%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (18.80%) Banking
2 21 (17.95%) Finance
3 9 (7.69%) Back Office
4 5 (4.27%) Automotive
4 5 (4.27%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.71%) International Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Publishing
5 2 (1.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (39.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (23.08%) Developer
3 17 (14.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (11.97%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.97%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (11.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 13 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 13 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Consultant
8 6 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Linux Scripter
8 6 (5.13%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.24%) Middleware
2 16 (13.68%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (11.11%) RESTful
4 11 (9.40%) Spring
5 10 (8.55%) AngularJS
5 10 (8.55%) Node.js
5 10 (8.55%) REST
6 9 (7.69%) Kafka
6 9 (7.69%) Web Services
7 8 (6.84%) Spring Boot
8 7 (5.98%) Hibernate
8 7 (5.98%) XML
9 6 (5.13%) LAMP
9 6 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (4.27%) HTML
10 5 (4.27%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (3.42%) .NET
11 4 (3.42%) iOS SDK
11 4 (3.42%) JSON
12 3 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Cloud Native
2 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.85%) e-Health
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (45.30%) Linux
2 15 (12.82%) Windows
3 6 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.13%) Unix
4 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.71%) Android
5 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
3 25 (21.37%) TDD
4 18 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (14.53%) Load Balancing
6 16 (13.68%) Microservices
7 15 (12.82%) Software Engineering
8 12 (10.26%) Configuration Management
8 12 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (8.55%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.84%) Process Improvement
11 7 (5.98%) Open Source
11 7 (5.98%) Scrum
12 6 (5.13%) Pair Programming
12 6 (5.13%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (4.27%) BDD
13 5 (4.27%) ETL
13 5 (4.27%) MVC
13 5 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (3.42%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.59%) Java
2 29 (24.79%) Python
3 17 (14.53%) SQL
4 15 (12.82%) Shell Script
5 13 (11.11%) Ruby
6 12 (10.26%) C#
7 9 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.84%) Go
9 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.13%) Apple Swift
10 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
11 5 (4.27%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.42%) Groovy
12 4 (3.42%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.56%) HiveQL
13 3 (2.56%) Scala
14 2 (1.71%) Korn
14 2 (1.71%) PHP
14 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) APMG
2 1 (0.85%) CISSP
2 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.85%) MCP
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.85%) SSCP
2 1 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) GDPR
2 3 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) GCP
System Software
1 38 (32.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (21.37%) Ansible
2 15 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.84%) Terraform
4 7 (5.98%) Puppet
5 5 (4.27%) Kibana
5 5 (4.27%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.71%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.71%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.85%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.85%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.85%) logstash
7 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (29.06%) IBM
2 16 (13.68%) Oracle
2 16 (13.68%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.98%) Google
5 5 (4.27%) Apple
6 4 (3.42%) SAP
7 3 (2.56%) CA
7 3 (2.56%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.56%) Nimsoft
7 3 (2.56%) Splunk
7 3 (2.56%) Tableau
7 3 (2.56%) Talend
8 2 (1.71%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.71%) Remedy
9 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.85%) F5
9 1 (0.85%) HP
9 1 (0.85%) Percona
9 1 (0.85%) Twitter