Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 18 July 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 29 84
Rank change year-on-year +11 +55 -7
Contract jobs citing DevOps 111 83 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.56% 7.05% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.80% 8.46% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 60 14
Oxfordshire median daily rate £545 £538 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.40% +22.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £443 £416 £351
90th Percentile £667 £590 £571
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £66.50 £64.79 £57.16
% change year-on-year +2.64% +13.36% +42.89%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,133 981 936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.42% 83.28% 80.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 728 698
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 24
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.22% +16.18% -2.86%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.11 £13.80
90th Percentile £57.50 £74.50 £39.78
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £24.03
% change year-on-year +25.01% -16.77% +11.51%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Oxfordshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Oxfordshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Oxfordshire

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Oxford +9 76 £525 - 23
Kidlington +8 15 £575 +15.00%
Witney - 1 £625 -
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 71 (63.96%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (51.35%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (51.35%) Terraform
3 34 (30.63%) Software Engineering
4 33 (29.73%) Ansible
5 32 (28.83%) Node.js
5 32 (28.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 28 (25.23%) JavaScript
6 28 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (23.42%) Web Services
7 26 (23.42%) TypeScript
7 26 (23.42%) Puppet
7 26 (23.42%) AngularJS
8 25 (22.52%) Linux
9 24 (21.62%) Scrum
10 23 (20.72%) Jenkins
10 23 (20.72%) Java
11 20 (18.02%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 20 (18.02%) Python
12 19 (17.12%) New Relic
13 17 (15.32%) Slack
13 17 (15.32%) PagerDuty
13 17 (15.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (15.32%) SaaS
14 16 (14.41%) BDD
14 16 (14.41%) Docker
15 15 (13.51%) Windows
15 15 (13.51%) MySQL
15 15 (13.51%) Change Management
16 14 (12.61%) Microservices

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 14 (12.61%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.90%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.90%) Confluence
3 1 (0.90%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 57 (51.35%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.32%) SaaS
2 17 (15.32%) Slack
3 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (7.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (6.31%) Datadog
6 5 (4.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (4.50%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (4.50%) Serverless
7 3 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.80%) G Suite
9 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) NAS
2 1 (0.90%) DNS
2 1 (0.90%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) MySQL
2 14 (12.61%) Redis
3 8 (7.21%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.90%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (20.72%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.11%) JIRA
4 6 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.50%) GitLab
6 4 (3.60%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.80%) CMake
7 2 (1.80%) git-flow
7 2 (1.80%) JUnit
7 2 (1.80%) Maven
7 2 (1.80%) Mockito
7 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.90%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.90%) Gradle
General
1 11 (9.91%) Publishing
2 8 (7.21%) Finance
3 2 (1.80%) Billing
3 2 (1.80%) Electronics
3 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.80%) Marketing
3 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (36.94%) Developer
2 35 (31.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (27.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 31 (27.93%) Software Engineer
4 30 (27.03%) AWS Engineer
5 26 (23.42%) JavaScript Developer
5 26 (23.42%) JavaScript Engineer
6 24 (21.62%) Node.js Developer
7 22 (19.82%) AWS DevOps
8 18 (16.22%) Agile Developer
9 16 (14.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 14 (12.61%) AWS Developer
11 13 (11.71%) Angular Developer
11 13 (11.71%) AWS Software Engineer
11 13 (11.71%) React Developer
12 11 (9.91%) Architect
12 11 (9.91%) Java Developer
12 11 (9.91%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
14 8 (7.21%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.83%) Node.js
2 26 (23.42%) AngularJS
2 26 (23.42%) Web Services
3 13 (11.71%) React
3 13 (11.71%) Spring
3 13 (11.71%) Vue.js
4 11 (9.91%) REST
5 9 (8.11%) Kafka
6 8 (7.21%) Spring Boot
7 6 (5.41%) SAML
8 4 (3.60%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.80%) J2EE
10 1 (0.90%) Dropwizard
10 1 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (0.90%) Java EE
10 1 (0.90%) JAX-RS
10 1 (0.90%) JSP
10 1 (0.90%) LAMP
10 1 (0.90%) LDAP
10 1 (0.90%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) CMDB
1 6 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.90%) Fintech
3 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.52%) Linux
2 15 (13.51%) Windows
3 3 (2.70%) CentOS
3 3 (2.70%) Debian
3 3 (2.70%) Unix
4 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (63.96%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.63%) Software Engineering
3 32 (28.83%) Continuous Delivery
4 28 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (21.62%) Scrum
6 20 (18.02%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 17 (15.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (14.41%) BDD
9 15 (13.51%) Change Management
10 14 (12.61%) Microservices
11 12 (10.81%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 12 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (9.91%) Kanban
13 10 (9.01%) ITIL
13 10 (9.01%) ITSM
13 10 (9.01%) Patch Management
13 10 (9.01%) Service Design
13 10 (9.01%) SOA
14 9 (8.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.23%) JavaScript
2 26 (23.42%) TypeScript
3 23 (20.72%) Java
4 20 (18.02%) Python
5 9 (8.11%) Ruby
6 7 (6.31%) C#
7 6 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.41%) PHP
8 5 (4.50%) Java 8
9 4 (3.60%) SQL
10 2 (1.80%) C++
10 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.90%) C
11 1 (0.90%) Perl
11 1 (0.90%) Scala
11 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (0.90%) AAT
1 1 (0.90%) AWS Certification
1 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 57 (51.35%) Terraform
2 33 (29.73%) Ansible
3 26 (23.42%) Puppet
4 8 (7.21%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.60%) SCCM
6 2 (1.80%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.80%) Packer
6 2 (1.80%) SELinux
Vendors
1 19 (17.12%) New Relic
2 17 (15.32%) PagerDuty
3 7 (6.31%) SAP
4 6 (5.41%) Google
5 4 (3.60%) Cadence
6 3 (2.70%) Ivanti
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle
7 2 (1.80%) Splunk
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco