Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 17 October 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 41 27
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14 -1
Contract jobs citing DevOps 76 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.87% 2.85% 5.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.57% 3.33% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 12 37
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% -2.38% +16.67%
10th Percentile £360 £319 £413
90th Percentile £600 £599 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £430 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -14.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 719 570 716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 83.90% 85.46% 86.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 369 555
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £308 £213 £306
90th Percentile £525 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 7
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.69 £11.17 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% -2.87% -37.90%
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.15 £9.58
90th Percentile £18.50 £15.19 £28.83
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -12.50%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Northamptonshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Northamptonshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Northamptonshire

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Northampton +16 54 £410 -3.53% 7
Corby - 2 - - 3
DevOps
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (39.47%) Git (software)
3 29 (38.16%) Jenkins
4 26 (34.21%) Linux
5 23 (30.26%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (28.95%) Docker
7 21 (27.63%) Ansible
8 20 (26.32%) Scrum
9 19 (25.00%) Java
10 18 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (23.68%) Terraform
11 17 (22.37%) AngularJS
11 17 (22.37%) JIRA
11 17 (22.37%) TDD
12 15 (19.74%) Bitbucket
13 13 (17.11%) Finance
13 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
13 13 (17.11%) Windows
13 13 (17.11%) Python
14 12 (15.79%) Puppet
14 12 (15.79%) Kubernetes
15 11 (14.47%) Front End Development
15 11 (14.47%) SSL
16 10 (13.16%) Kanban
16 10 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
16 10 (13.16%) ES6
16 10 (13.16%) Node.js
16 10 (13.16%) Bash Shell
16 10 (13.16%) Confluence

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 10 (13.16%) Confluence
2 9 (11.84%) JBoss
3 6 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.26%) Apache
5 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 38 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.21%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (9.21%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.89%) PaaS
4 5 (6.58%) OpenShift
5 4 (5.26%) GitHub
5 4 (5.26%) Office 365
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.63%) IaaS
8 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.32%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.32%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) SSL
2 8 (10.53%) DSL
3 6 (7.89%) HTTP
3 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.58%) DHCP
4 5 (6.58%) DNS
4 5 (6.58%) IPsec
5 4 (5.26%) Network Security
5 4 (5.26%) SSH
6 2 (2.63%) Firewall
7 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.63%) Big Data
2 2 (2.63%) NuoDB
2 2 (2.63%) Redis
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (39.47%) Git (software)
2 29 (38.16%) Jenkins
3 17 (22.37%) JIRA
4 15 (19.74%) Bitbucket
5 9 (11.84%) Selenium
5 9 (11.84%) Subversion
6 6 (7.89%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.89%) Grunt
6 6 (7.89%) JUnit
6 6 (7.89%) Maven
6 6 (7.89%) webpack
7 5 (6.58%) GitLab
7 5 (6.58%) LoadUI
7 5 (6.58%) SoapUI
8 4 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (5.26%) SonarQube
8 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.63%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
2 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Architect
3 15 (19.74%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (18.42%) Developer
5 8 (10.53%) React Developer
6 7 (9.21%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Information Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Information Security Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Scrum Master
9 4 (5.26%) Security Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Security Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Angular Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) UI Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) AngularJS
2 10 (13.16%) Node.js
3 8 (10.53%) Apollo GraphQL
3 8 (10.53%) CSS
3 8 (10.53%) CSS3
3 8 (10.53%) GraphQL
3 8 (10.53%) HTML
3 8 (10.53%) HTML5
3 8 (10.53%) jQuery
3 8 (10.53%) Redux
3 8 (10.53%) Web Services
4 7 (9.21%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (9.21%) Middleware
4 7 (9.21%) React
5 6 (7.89%) Enzyme
5 6 (7.89%) Jest
6 5 (6.58%) Ajax
6 5 (6.58%) Java EE
7 4 (5.26%) OAuth
7 4 (5.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
1 5 (6.58%) PKI
2 4 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.95%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.32%) FMCG
4 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.21%) Linux
2 13 (17.11%) Windows
3 5 (6.58%) Unix
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.63%) Solaris
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.32%) Android
6 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) Scrum
3 18 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (22.37%) TDD
5 11 (14.47%) Front End Development
6 10 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (13.16%) Kanban
6 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 9 (11.84%) TOGAF
7 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.53%) Pair Programming
9 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.89%) BDD
10 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.89%) IT Strategy
10 6 (7.89%) Microservices
11 5 (6.58%) SDLC
12 4 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
12 4 (5.26%) SABSA
12 4 (5.26%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) Java
2 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (17.11%) Python
3 10 (13.16%) Bash Shell
3 10 (13.16%) ES6
4 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.95%) Ruby
5 3 (3.95%) SQL
6 2 (2.63%) Groovy
6 2 (2.63%) Java 8
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.32%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) CEH
2 4 (5.26%) CISM
2 4 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) GDPR
2 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 22 (28.95%) Docker
2 4 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (30.26%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (27.63%) Ansible
3 18 (23.68%) Terraform
4 12 (15.79%) Kubernetes
4 12 (15.79%) Puppet
5 6 (7.89%) logstash
6 5 (6.58%) Kibana
7 4 (5.26%) Grafana
8 3 (3.95%) collectd
8 3 (3.95%) Consul
8 3 (3.95%) Graphite
9 1 (1.32%) Packer
9 1 (1.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Oracle
2 5 (6.58%) Ab Initio
2 5 (6.58%) AppDynamics
2 5 (6.58%) Rackspace
2 5 (6.58%) SAP
3 4 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.63%) IBM
4 2 (2.63%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.32%) Citrix
5 1 (1.32%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Splunk