Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 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.

DevOps
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 24 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +9
Contract jobs citing DevOps 60 22 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.27% 6.25% 7.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.70% 7.10% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 45
10th Percentile £374 £284 £370
25th Percentile £425 £300 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £315 £480
Median % change year-on-year +58.73% -34.38% -7.47%
75th Percentile £638 £388 £538
90th Percentile £723 £500 £563
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £315 £475
% change year-on-year +58.73% -33.68% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year - +312.50% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £66.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +312.50% -

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 561 310 814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 86.71% 88.07% 88.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 235 523
10th Percentile £317 £300 £293
25th Percentile £400 £366 £364
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £485 £450
Median % change year-on-year -7.22% +7.78% +12.50%
75th Percentile £550 £558 £519
90th Percentile £638 £638 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 43
10th Percentile £10.95 " £10.80
25th Percentile £11.59 £9.52 £13.50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.73 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year +17.88% -15.17% +6.76%
75th Percentile £22.38 £42.00 £17.25
90th Percentile £39.50 £47.50 £37.40
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.61 £15.50
% change year-on-year -20.51% +13.63% +6.90%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Milton Keynes

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for DevOps in Milton Keynes

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps in Milton Keynes

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for DevOps in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 34 (56.67%) AWS
1 34 (56.67%) Terraform
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 23 (38.33%) Azure
5 22 (36.67%) Docker
6 20 (33.33%) Python
7 19 (31.67%) Kubernetes
8 18 (30.00%) SQL
9 16 (26.67%) Scrum
10 14 (23.33%) Finance
10 14 (23.33%) TDD
11 13 (21.67%) PaaS
11 13 (21.67%) REST
12 12 (20.00%) Bash Shell
12 12 (20.00%) Ansible
12 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
12 12 (20.00%) Social Skills
13 11 (18.33%) Deployment Automation
13 11 (18.33%) GitHub
13 11 (18.33%) C#
13 11 (18.33%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (18.33%) Data Protection
14 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 10 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (16.67%) Serverless
15 8 (13.33%) GitLab
15 8 (13.33%) JIRA
15 8 (13.33%) .NET

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 5 (8.33%) nginx
2 3 (5.00%) Confluence
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (56.67%) AWS
2 23 (38.33%) Azure
3 13 (21.67%) PaaS
4 11 (18.33%) GitHub
5 10 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (16.67%) Serverless
6 7 (11.67%) IaaS
7 5 (8.33%) GCP
7 5 (8.33%) SaaS
8 4 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (6.67%) Route 53
9 3 (5.00%) OpenShift
9 3 (5.00%) Power Platform
10 2 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (3.33%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (3.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (1.67%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (1.67%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
1 3 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) LAN
2 2 (3.33%) VPN
2 2 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) ADSL
3 1 (1.67%) DMZ
3 1 (1.67%) Intranet
3 1 (1.67%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) OSPF
3 1 (1.67%) SNMP
3 1 (1.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.67%) TACACS
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.33%) Big Data
2 5 (8.33%) Data Lake
2 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) Power BI
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.33%) GitLab
3 8 (13.33%) JIRA
4 4 (6.67%) Storybook
5 2 (3.33%) Postman
5 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.67%) Appium
6 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.67%) JMeter
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) AWS Engineer
1 14 (23.33%) Developer
1 14 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) AWS DevOps
2 7 (11.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (6.67%) Site Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Specialist
6 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Cloud Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) REST
2 8 (13.33%) .NET
3 7 (11.67%) .NET Core
4 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 6 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 5 (8.33%) JSON
6 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.67%) CSS
6 4 (6.67%) Enzyme
6 4 (6.67%) Jest
6 4 (6.67%) NestJS
6 4 (6.67%) OAuth
6 4 (6.67%) OpenID
6 4 (6.67%) React
6 4 (6.67%) Redux
6 4 (6.67%) Web Services
7 2 (3.33%) PySpark
7 2 (3.33%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) iPad
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) CMDB
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Linux
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) CoreOS
3 2 (3.33%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) Scrum
3 14 (23.33%) TDD
4 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 11 (18.33%) Data Protection
5 11 (18.33%) Deployment Automation
6 8 (13.33%) ITIL
7 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.00%) SOLID
8 6 (10.00%) Web Development
9 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.33%) Data Ingestion
9 5 (8.33%) Security Hardening
9 5 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.67%) Front End Development
10 4 (6.67%) Microservices
10 4 (6.67%) OWASP
10 4 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) Python
2 18 (30.00%) SQL
3 12 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 11 (18.33%) C#
5 7 (11.67%) Java
6 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.33%) Go
8 4 (6.67%) TypeScript
9 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.33%) C
10 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.67%) Groovy
11 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (36.67%) Docker
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (56.67%) Terraform
2 19 (31.67%) Kubernetes
3 12 (20.00%) Ansible
4 5 (8.33%) HAProxy
4 5 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (8.33%) Puppet
5 1 (1.67%) CASB
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.67%) Kibana
5 1 (1.67%) logstash
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Nessus
5 1 (1.67%) Packer
5 1 (1.67%) vRealize
5 1 (1.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Dynatrace
2 5 (8.33%) Hortonworks
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Databricks
4 2 (3.33%) Google
4 2 (3.33%) Informatica
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.33%) SAP
4 2 (3.33%) StreamSets
4 2 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) McAfee
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Splunk
5 1 (1.67%) Symantec