Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 16 34
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18 +47
Contract jobs citing DevOps 77 124 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.57% 10.01% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 11.64% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 102 53
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +0.96% +43.45%
10th Percentile £381 £365 £394
90th Percentile £630 £655 £600
South East median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £16.50 -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £49.50 £67.89
% change year-on-year -29.29% -27.09% +53.42%

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 770 1,065 1,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 85.75% 85.96% 86.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 830 767
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +9.84%
10th Percentile £255 £300 £189
90th Percentile £575 £613 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 42
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.50 £19.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.99% +1.28% -47.30%
10th Percentile £16.28 £15.25 £12.58
90th Percentile £52.38 £60.00 £47.05
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £23.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.62% +6.11% -25.00%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 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
Oxford +7 57 £500 -4.76% 32
Abingdon +1 4 £525 - 5
Kidlington 0 4 £489 -22.42%
Burford - 3 £450 -
Thame - 1 £450 - 1
Witney - 1 £450 - 1
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 42 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 39 (50.65%) Docker
3 36 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (42.86%) Ansible
5 31 (40.26%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (38.96%) Terraform
7 28 (36.36%) Python
8 25 (32.47%) Puppet
9 24 (31.17%) Kubernetes
10 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (20.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (20.78%) Node.js
13 15 (19.48%) Linux
14 14 (18.18%) Migration
14 14 (18.18%) Test Automation
14 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
15 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (16.88%) SQL
16 12 (15.58%) Scrum
16 12 (15.58%) JIRA
16 12 (15.58%) React
17 11 (14.29%) Vue.js
17 11 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
17 11 (14.29%) TypeScript
18 10 (12.99%) Build Automation
18 10 (12.99%) Task Automation
18 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
18 10 (12.99%) Java
19 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering

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 3 (3.90%) Confluence
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.30%) Drupal
2 1 (1.30%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.30%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) InDesign
1 1 (1.30%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 31 (40.26%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.69%) GitHub
4 8 (10.39%) Serverless
5 7 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (7.79%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (5.19%) Amazon S3
8 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (1.30%) IaaS
10 1 (1.30%) npm
10 1 (1.30%) Office 365
10 1 (1.30%) PaaS
10 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) MQTT
2 2 (2.60%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) SSH
3 1 (1.30%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.49%) RethinkDB
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.19%) MySQL
5 3 (3.90%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (3.90%) Redis
6 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.30%) Power BI
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.58%) JIRA
3 8 (10.39%) Selenium
4 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.49%) GoCD
5 5 (6.49%) PostCSS
5 5 (6.49%) webpack
6 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.90%) Hudson
7 3 (3.90%) Maven
8 2 (2.60%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.30%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.30%) GitLab
9 1 (1.30%) Liquibase
9 1 (1.30%) Subversion
9 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (3.90%) Publishing
2 1 (1.30%) Back Office
2 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Developer
2 27 (35.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (22.08%) AWS DevOps
4 14 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (15.58%) React Developer
6 11 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
7 9 (11.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (7.79%) AWS Developer
8 6 (7.79%) DevOps Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Python Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) Node.js
2 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 12 (15.58%) React
4 11 (14.29%) Vue.js
5 8 (10.39%) Swagger
6 6 (7.79%) CSS
6 6 (7.79%) LESS
6 6 (7.79%) Sass
7 5 (6.49%) Express
7 5 (6.49%) JSON
7 5 (6.49%) Redux
8 4 (5.19%) Django
8 4 (5.19%) Web Services
9 3 (3.90%) .NET
9 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.90%) ADO.NET
9 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.90%) HTML
9 3 (3.90%) jQuery
9 3 (3.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (5.19%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.30%) Clustering
2 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) CentOS
3 2 (2.60%) Debian
3 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (20.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (18.18%) Migration
4 14 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 12 (15.58%) Scrum
6 10 (12.99%) Build Automation
6 10 (12.99%) Task Automation
7 9 (11.69%) Front End Development
7 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.39%) Test Scripting
9 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.79%) Kanban
10 5 (6.49%) ETL
10 5 (6.49%) Microservices
10 5 (6.49%) MVC
10 5 (6.49%) SDET
10 5 (6.49%) Web Development
11 4 (5.19%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.36%) Python
2 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.88%) SQL
4 11 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 10 (12.99%) Java
6 8 (10.39%) PHP
7 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.19%) Go
9 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.60%) Perl
10 1 (1.30%) Cypher
10 1 (1.30%) ES6
10 1 (1.30%) Java 8
10 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 39 (50.65%) Docker
2 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) iptables
Systems Management
1 33 (42.86%) Ansible
2 30 (38.96%) Terraform
3 25 (32.47%) Puppet
4 24 (31.17%) Kubernetes
5 11 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.60%) Packer
7 1 (1.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) New Relic
2 2 (2.60%) SaltStack
2 2 (2.60%) VMware
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe