Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 44 39
Rank change year-on-year +27 -5 -16
Contract jobs citing DevOps 67 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.59% 2.87% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.20% 3.35% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 9 25
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £359 £319 £363
90th Percentile £600 £518 £583
East Midlands median daily rate £438 £484 £450
% change year-on-year -9.56% +7.50% -
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 657 568 800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.23% 85.93% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 354 570
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £395 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -5.95% -1.18%
10th Percentile £305 £220 £225
90th Percentile £562 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +6.36% -3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 20
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.31 £11.13 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.60% -16.02% -20.90%
10th Percentile £11.43 £10.29 £10.48
90th Percentile £19.38 £13.45 £32.95
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.64 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -5.58% +10.71% -12.65%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +17 47 £430 +4.24% 3
DevOps
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 40 (59.70%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (43.28%) Jenkins
4 25 (37.31%) Docker
5 21 (31.34%) Terraform
6 20 (29.85%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (29.85%) Git (software)
7 18 (26.87%) Linux
8 17 (25.37%) Scrum
8 17 (25.37%) Ansible
8 17 (25.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (20.90%) Java
10 13 (19.40%) Kubernetes
11 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
11 12 (17.91%) Puppet
12 11 (16.42%) JIRA
12 11 (16.42%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (14.93%) Bitbucket
13 10 (14.93%) Consul
13 10 (14.93%) Subversion
13 10 (14.93%) Finance
13 10 (14.93%) TDD
14 9 (13.43%) Oracle
14 9 (13.43%) Web Services
14 9 (13.43%) Python
14 9 (13.43%) TOGAF
14 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
14 9 (13.43%) Kanban
14 9 (13.43%) Front End Development

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 7 (10.45%) Confluence
2 5 (7.46%) JBoss
3 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 40 (59.70%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (25.37%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (16.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (8.96%) PaaS
6 5 (7.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (7.46%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (7.46%) Amazon S3
6 5 (7.46%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (7.46%) Google App Engine
7 4 (5.97%) GitHub
7 4 (5.97%) Office 365
7 4 (5.97%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.99%) IaaS
9 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.49%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) SSL
2 4 (5.97%) DHCP
2 4 (5.97%) DNS
2 4 (5.97%) HTTP
2 4 (5.97%) IPsec
2 4 (5.97%) Network Security
2 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.48%) DSL
4 2 (2.99%) Firewall
5 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Big Data
1 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.99%) NuoDB
1 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.99%) Redis
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (43.28%) Jenkins
2 20 (29.85%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.42%) JIRA
4 10 (14.93%) Bitbucket
4 10 (14.93%) Subversion
5 8 (11.94%) Selenium
6 6 (8.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (8.96%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.96%) TeamCity
7 5 (7.46%) GitLab
7 5 (7.46%) JUnit
7 5 (7.46%) LoadUI
7 5 (7.46%) Maven
7 5 (7.46%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.49%) Appium
9 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.49%) Grunt
9 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
2 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Architect
3 13 (19.40%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (14.93%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (14.93%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Developer
6 6 (8.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) React Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Information Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Information Security Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Security Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Scrum Master
9 3 (4.48%) Tester
10 2 (2.99%) AWS Architect
10 2 (2.99%) DevOps Architect
10 2 (2.99%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
2 9 (13.43%) Web Services
3 6 (8.96%) Kafka
3 6 (8.96%) Node.js
4 5 (7.46%) Ajax
4 5 (7.46%) CSS
4 5 (7.46%) CSS3
4 5 (7.46%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (7.46%) GraphQL
4 5 (7.46%) HTML
4 5 (7.46%) HTML5
4 5 (7.46%) Java EE
4 5 (7.46%) jQuery
4 5 (7.46%) React
5 4 (5.97%) Middleware
5 4 (5.97%) OAuth
5 4 (5.97%) OAuth2
5 4 (5.97%) SAML
6 3 (4.48%) Velocity
7 2 (2.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
1 5 (7.46%) PKI
2 4 (5.97%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.49%) FMCG
3 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) Unix
4 2 (2.99%) Solaris
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (25.37%) Scrum
4 10 (14.93%) TDD
5 9 (13.43%) Front End Development
5 9 (13.43%) Kanban
5 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
5 9 (13.43%) TOGAF
6 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (8.96%) High Availability
7 6 (8.96%) Pair Programming
7 6 (8.96%) SDLC
7 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.46%) Microservices
8 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.97%) Identity Management
9 4 (5.97%) Information Security
9 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) Java
2 9 (13.43%) Python
3 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.46%) ES6
5 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.99%) Java 8
6 2 (2.99%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) Ruby
6 2 (2.99%) SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.49%) Go
7 1 (1.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) CEH
2 4 (5.97%) CISM
2 4 (5.97%) CISSP
3 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) GDPR
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 25 (37.31%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (31.34%) Terraform
2 20 (29.85%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (25.37%) Ansible
4 13 (19.40%) Kubernetes
5 12 (17.91%) Puppet
6 10 (14.93%) Consul
7 2 (2.99%) Kibana
7 2 (2.99%) logstash
8 1 (1.49%) Grafana
8 1 (1.49%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) SAP
3 4 (5.97%) Ab Initio
3 4 (5.97%) AppDynamics
3 4 (5.97%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.97%) Citrix
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) Splunk