Period
to 24 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 35 62
Rank change year-on-year +14 +27 +52
Contract jobs citing DevOps 109 100 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.46% 5.98% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.71% 7.08% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 41 18
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £360 £363 £396
90th Percentile £639 £525 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -5.13% +2.63% -
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 1,252 1,412 1,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 85.69% 84.40% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 712 638
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £235 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £537 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 39 36
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £13.85 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.53% +15.42% -25.00%
10th Percentile £8.88 £8.73 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.66 £19.50 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -20.00%

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 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 46 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (39.45%) Git (software)
3 39 (35.78%) Jenkins
4 35 (32.11%) Linux
5 34 (31.19%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (30.28%) Python
7 32 (29.36%) Java
7 32 (29.36%) Docker
8 29 (26.61%) OpenShift
9 28 (25.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (25.69%) JIRA
10 25 (22.94%) Ansible
10 25 (22.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (21.10%) C#
11 23 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (20.18%) MongoDB
13 21 (19.27%) IBM
14 19 (17.43%) Finance
14 19 (17.43%) Test Automation
15 18 (16.51%) Confluence
16 17 (15.60%) Open Source
16 17 (15.60%) SQL
17 16 (14.68%) .NET
17 16 (14.68%) Scrum
17 16 (14.68%) TDD
18 15 (13.76%) Banking
18 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
18 15 (13.76%) AngularJS
19 14 (12.84%) Bash Shell
19 14 (12.84%) PostgreSQL

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 18 (16.51%) Confluence
2 9 (8.26%) Apache Spark
2 9 (8.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (7.34%) OpenStack
4 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.67%) Apache
5 4 (3.67%) CMS
5 4 (3.67%) Drupal
5 4 (3.67%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.75%) IIS
6 3 (2.75%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.83%) JBoss
7 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.92%) nginx
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (31.19%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (26.61%) OpenShift
3 28 (25.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (10.09%) PaaS
5 9 (8.26%) SaaS
6 8 (7.34%) IaaS
7 7 (6.42%) GitHub
8 5 (4.59%) Amazon S3
8 5 (4.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (3.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.83%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.92%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) Firewall
2 3 (2.75%) DNS
3 2 (1.83%) DHCP
3 2 (1.83%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.92%) SSL
4 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.18%) MongoDB
2 14 (12.84%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (11.01%) Redis
4 11 (10.09%) NuoDB
5 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
6 9 (8.26%) Big Data
6 9 (8.26%) Hadoop
6 9 (8.26%) NoSQL
7 7 (6.42%) MySQL
8 5 (4.59%) DB2
9 3 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.75%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.75%) HBase
9 3 (2.75%) Impala
9 3 (2.75%) OLAP
9 3 (2.75%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (2.75%) Pentaho
9 3 (2.75%) Power BI
9 3 (2.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 43 (39.45%) Git (software)
2 39 (35.78%) Jenkins
3 28 (25.69%) JIRA
4 11 (10.09%) Selenium
5 10 (9.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (8.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (8.26%) Visual Studio
7 7 (6.42%) Maven
7 7 (6.42%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (5.50%) SonarQube
9 5 (4.59%) Artifactory
10 4 (3.67%) Subversion
10 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.75%) Appium
11 3 (2.75%) GitLab
11 3 (2.75%) Gradle
12 2 (1.83%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.83%) Calabash
12 2 (1.83%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (17.43%) Finance
2 15 (13.76%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Legal
4 3 (2.75%) Automotive
4 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (33.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (22.02%) Developer
3 10 (9.17%) Architect
4 9 (8.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.34%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.34%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.42%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.67%) .NET Architect
9 4 (3.67%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.67%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.67%) .NET Technical Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Development Manager
9 4 (3.67%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Software Development Manager
9 4 (3.67%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) .NET
2 15 (13.76%) AngularJS
3 13 (11.93%) Middleware
4 12 (11.01%) XML
5 11 (10.09%) RESTful
6 10 (9.17%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (9.17%) REST
6 10 (9.17%) Web Services
7 9 (8.26%) Kafka
8 8 (7.34%) SOAP
9 7 (6.42%) JSON
9 7 (6.42%) LAMP
9 7 (6.42%) Spring
10 6 (5.50%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (5.50%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.50%) jQuery
10 6 (5.50%) LAPP Stack
10 6 (5.50%) Node.js
10 6 (5.50%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) Cloud Native
1 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.75%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.11%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.42%) Windows
3 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.75%) Unix
5 2 (1.83%) Android
5 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.92%) CentOS
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.94%) Continuous Delivery
3 23 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (17.43%) Test Automation
5 17 (15.60%) Open Source
6 16 (14.68%) Scrum
6 16 (14.68%) TDD
7 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
8 13 (11.93%) Load Balancing
8 13 (11.93%) Microservices
9 9 (8.26%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (7.34%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.42%) Security Architecture
12 6 (5.50%) API Development
12 6 (5.50%) Data Security
12 6 (5.50%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (4.59%) Conceptual Models
13 5 (4.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.28%) Python
2 32 (29.36%) Java
3 23 (21.10%) C#
4 17 (15.60%) SQL
5 14 (12.84%) Bash Shell
6 12 (11.01%) Ruby
7 7 (6.42%) Apple Swift
7 7 (6.42%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.42%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.50%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.59%) Groovy
9 5 (4.59%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.67%) C++
10 4 (3.67%) PHP
11 3 (2.75%) Go
11 3 (2.75%) HiveQL
11 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.75%) Scala
11 3 (2.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.67%) CISSP
1 4 (3.67%) SSCP
1 4 (3.67%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) GDPR
2 3 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 32 (29.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (22.94%) Ansible
2 9 (8.26%) Kubernetes
3 8 (7.34%) Terraform
4 7 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.42%) Puppet
5 6 (5.50%) Kibana
6 2 (1.83%) logstash
7 1 (0.92%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.92%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) IBM
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle
2 12 (11.01%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.59%) Google
5 4 (3.67%) Apple
6 3 (2.75%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.75%) F5
6 3 (2.75%) SAP
6 3 (2.75%) Splunk
6 3 (2.75%) Tableau
6 3 (2.75%) Talend
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco
7 2 (1.83%) New Relic
7 2 (1.83%) Nokia
8 1 (0.92%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.92%) Percona
8 1 (0.92%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.92%) VMware