Period
to 17 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 25 43
Rank change year-on-year +16 +18 -12
Contract jobs citing DevOps 68 50 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 11.11% 6.63% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.39% 7.67% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 14
Northamptonshire median daily rate £423 £403 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% -26.82% +6.02%
10th Percentile £303 £361 £424
90th Percentile £638 £488 £618
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £440 £500
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% -4.76%
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 549 652 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 89.71% 86.47% 82.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 399 416
Northamptonshire median daily rate £387 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.19% -4.76% +4.35%
10th Percentile £294 £288 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 8
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.37 £11.17 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.60% -23.91% -7.53%
10th Percentile £12.92 £10.29 £9.95
90th Percentile £48.58 £47.50 £86.83
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.33 £17.00 £17.03
% change year-on-year -15.72% -0.15% +8.10%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 +9 48 £420 +5.00% 1
DevOps
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
3 25 (36.76%) Docker
4 23 (33.82%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (33.82%) Terraform
4 23 (33.82%) TDD
5 22 (32.35%) Jenkins
6 21 (30.88%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (30.88%) Kubernetes
7 20 (29.41%) Linux
8 15 (22.06%) HTML
8 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
8 15 (22.06%) CSS
8 15 (22.06%) jQuery
8 15 (22.06%) AngularJS
9 14 (20.59%) Unit Testing
9 14 (20.59%) Java
10 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
10 13 (19.12%) Windows
10 13 (19.12%) Puppet
10 13 (19.12%) Deployment Automation
11 12 (17.65%) Spring Boot
11 12 (17.65%) Microservices
11 12 (17.65%) HTML5
11 12 (17.65%) Node.js
11 12 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (17.65%) Python
11 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
11 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 12 (17.65%) Finance

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 9 (13.24%) IIS
2 5 (7.35%) JBoss
3 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.82%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.18%) OpenShift
3 10 (14.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (8.82%) Google App Engine
4 6 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.41%) Coveralls
5 3 (4.41%) Datadog
5 3 (4.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.94%) GitHub
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.94%) PaaS
7 1 (1.47%) IaaS
7 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) Internet
2 3 (4.41%) DNS
2 3 (4.41%) Firewall
2 3 (4.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.47%) NAS
3 1 (1.47%) SAN
3 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.29%) RDBMS
2 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.41%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.41%) Couchbase
4 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Big Data
5 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
2 22 (32.35%) Jenkins
3 12 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (16.18%) Maven
5 10 (14.71%) TeamCity
6 7 (10.29%) Bitbucket Server
6 7 (10.29%) JIRA
6 7 (10.29%) SonarQube
7 6 (8.82%) RSpec
7 6 (8.82%) Vagrant
8 5 (7.35%) CA Release Automation
8 5 (7.35%) GitLab
9 4 (5.88%) Gradle
9 4 (5.88%) JUnit
9 4 (5.88%) Selenium
9 4 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (4.41%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.41%) NUnit
10 3 (4.41%) SpecFlow
10 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (30.88%) Developer
3 10 (14.71%) React Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Deployment Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.82%) AWS Developer
7 6 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) UI Developer
10 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior React Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior UI Developer
11 2 (2.94%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) AngularJS
1 15 (22.06%) CSS
1 15 (22.06%) HTML
1 15 (22.06%) jQuery
2 12 (17.65%) HTML5
2 12 (17.65%) Node.js
2 12 (17.65%) Spring Boot
3 11 (16.18%) CSS3
3 11 (16.18%) GraphQL
3 11 (16.18%) React
4 10 (14.71%) Web Services
5 8 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 8 (11.76%) Spring
6 4 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (4.41%) .NET
7 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.41%) Gherkin
7 3 (4.41%) JSON
7 3 (4.41%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (4.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Linux
2 13 (19.12%) Windows
3 10 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (10.29%) Unix
5 1 (1.47%) Solaris
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) TDD
3 14 (20.59%) Unit Testing
4 13 (19.12%) Deployment Automation
5 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 12 (17.65%) Microservices
6 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (13.24%) ITIL
7 9 (13.24%) ITIL V3
7 9 (13.24%) ITSM
7 9 (13.24%) Migration
8 8 (11.76%) Front End Development
8 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.29%) OO
9 7 (10.29%) Software Delivery
9 7 (10.29%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure as Code
10 6 (8.82%) Scrum
10 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.59%) Java
3 12 (17.65%) Python
4 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
5 8 (11.76%) ES6
5 8 (11.76%) SQL
6 7 (10.29%) Java 8
7 6 (8.82%) Groovy
7 6 (8.82%) Ruby
8 4 (5.88%) Perl
8 4 (5.88%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.41%) C#
10 2 (2.94%) C
11 1 (1.47%) Jython
11 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) CCNA
1 1 (1.47%) CCSP
1 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.47%) MCITP
1 1 (1.47%) MCSE
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 25 (36.76%) Docker
2 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (33.82%) Terraform
2 21 (30.88%) Kubernetes
2 21 (30.88%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (19.12%) Puppet
4 10 (14.71%) Consul
5 9 (13.24%) Ansible
5 9 (13.24%) Control-M
6 6 (8.82%) Packer
7 4 (5.88%) Kibana
7 4 (5.88%) Mesos
8 2 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.47%) SCCM
9 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Remedy
3 8 (11.76%) BMC
4 4 (5.88%) AppDynamics
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.41%) New Relic
6 1 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.47%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) StorageTek
6 1 (1.47%) Sun
6 1 (1.47%) VMware