Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 37 23
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14 +19
Contract jobs citing DevOps 69 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.22% 3.56% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.50% 4.19% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 16 43
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £380 £320 £413
90th Percentile £600 £594 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £439 £450 £519
% change year-on-year -2.50% -13.25% +10.67%
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 726 597 647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 86.53% 84.92% 88.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 412 490
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £306 £226 £290
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.40 £13.00 £25.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.65% -49.27% +38.36%
10th Percentile £10.91 £9.85 £11.13
90th Percentile £30.88 £88.00 £40.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -19.44%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +12 52 £408 -18.50% 6
Corby - 2 - - 2
Kettering - 1 £500 -
DevOps
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 35 (50.72%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (37.68%) Linux
4 25 (36.23%) Git (software)
5 22 (31.88%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (30.43%) Jenkins
7 18 (26.09%) Ansible
7 18 (26.09%) Docker
8 17 (24.64%) Java
9 14 (20.29%) TDD
9 14 (20.29%) Puppet
10 13 (18.84%) Scrum
10 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
11 12 (17.39%) Windows
11 12 (17.39%) Python
11 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
12 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
12 11 (15.94%) Microservices
12 11 (15.94%) Terraform
12 11 (15.94%) JIRA
13 10 (14.49%) Unix
13 10 (14.49%) Finance
13 10 (14.49%) ES6
13 10 (14.49%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (14.49%) Confluence
14 9 (13.04%) Node.js
14 9 (13.04%) PaaS
14 9 (13.04%) Bitbucket
14 9 (13.04%) CSS
14 9 (13.04%) HTML

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 (14.49%) Confluence
2 6 (8.70%) JBoss
3 5 (7.25%) Apache
3 5 (7.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 35 (50.72%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.04%) PaaS
3 6 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (8.70%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (8.70%) Amazon S3
3 6 (8.70%) IaaS
3 6 (8.70%) Route 53
3 6 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.80%) OpenShift
4 4 (5.80%) SaaS
5 3 (4.35%) GitHub
5 3 (4.35%) Office 365
6 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.45%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) DSL
1 8 (11.59%) SSL
2 6 (8.70%) Firewall
3 4 (5.80%) HTTP
3 4 (5.80%) SSH
3 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.35%) DHCP
4 3 (4.35%) DNS
4 3 (4.35%) IPsec
4 3 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.35%) MySQL
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) NuoDB
3 2 (2.90%) Redis
3 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (36.23%) Git (software)
2 21 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 11 (15.94%) JIRA
4 9 (13.04%) Bitbucket
5 6 (8.70%) Grunt
5 6 (8.70%) webpack
6 5 (7.25%) Selenium
7 4 (5.80%) SonarQube
8 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.35%) GitLab
8 3 (4.35%) JUnit
8 3 (4.35%) Maven
8 3 (4.35%) Subversion
9 2 (2.90%) LoadUI
9 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.45%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.45%) Gradle
10 1 (1.45%) gulp
10 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (27.54%) Architect
3 17 (24.64%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (14.49%) Developer
5 8 (11.59%) React Developer
6 5 (7.25%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (7.25%) Digital Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.35%) AWS Architect
8 3 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) AWS Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.35%) DevOps Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Information Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Information Security Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Security Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
2 9 (13.04%) CSS
2 9 (13.04%) HTML
2 9 (13.04%) Node.js
3 8 (11.59%) Apollo GraphQL
3 8 (11.59%) CSS3
3 8 (11.59%) GraphQL
3 8 (11.59%) HTML5
3 8 (11.59%) jQuery
3 8 (11.59%) Middleware
3 8 (11.59%) Redux
4 7 (10.14%) React
5 6 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (8.70%) Enzyme
5 6 (8.70%) Jest
6 5 (7.25%) Web Services
7 4 (5.80%) .NET
7 4 (5.80%) Sass
8 3 (4.35%) J2EE
8 3 (4.35%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (4.35%) Fintech
2 3 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.35%) PKI
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) DataPower
3 1 (1.45%) FMCG
3 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.68%) Linux
2 12 (17.39%) Windows
3 10 (14.49%) Unix
4 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.90%) Solaris
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.29%) TDD
3 13 (18.84%) Scrum
4 11 (15.94%) Microservices
5 10 (14.49%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (13.04%) TOGAF
7 8 (11.59%) Front End Development
7 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.14%) SIEM
9 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (7.25%) SOA
10 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.80%) ERP
11 4 (5.80%) OO
11 4 (5.80%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) Java
2 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.39%) Python
4 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
5 10 (14.49%) ES6
6 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.80%) Ruby
8 3 (4.35%) C
8 3 (4.35%) SQL
9 2 (2.90%) Groovy
9 2 (2.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) CEH
2 3 (4.35%) CISM
2 3 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) GCP
2 3 (4.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) Docker
2 3 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 22 (31.88%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (26.09%) Ansible
3 14 (20.29%) Puppet
4 11 (15.94%) Terraform
5 5 (7.25%) Kubernetes
5 5 (7.25%) logstash
6 4 (5.80%) Grafana
6 4 (5.80%) Kibana
7 3 (4.35%) collectd
7 3 (4.35%) Graphite
8 1 (1.45%) Packer
8 1 (1.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Rackspace
1 5 (7.25%) SAP
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Ab Initio
3 3 (4.35%) AppDynamics
3 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.90%) IBM
4 2 (2.90%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.45%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Splunk
5 1 (1.45%) Talend
5 1 (1.45%) WSO2