Period
to 18 December 2017

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 December 2017 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 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 47 82
Rank change year-on-year +28 +35 -27
Contract jobs citing DevOps 122 62 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.05% 4.95% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.97% 5.69% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 37 19
Oxfordshire median daily rate £506 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +23.53% -10.53%
10th Percentile £394 £400 £229
90th Percentile £645 £615 £538
South East median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% -7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £57.16 £40.00
% change year-on-year -13.39% +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 1019 1089 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 83.94% 86.98% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 776 780
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.99% +8.19% -
10th Percentile £300 £258 £230
90th Percentile £613 £553 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 40
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -15.56% +45.16%
10th Percentile £13.98 £14.13 £12.45
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.83 £57.80
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.25 £27.25
% change year-on-year -4.87% -7.34% +55.71%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 +24 78 £500 -16.67% 4
Kidlington +6 11 £635 +15.45% 1
Abingdon +4 1 £525 - 1
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 89 (72.95%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (50.00%) Docker
4 48 (39.34%) Puppet
5 47 (38.52%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (37.70%) Terraform
7 44 (36.07%) Linux
8 42 (34.43%) Git (software)
9 37 (30.33%) Scrum
10 35 (28.69%) Configuration Management
11 33 (27.05%) Java
12 31 (25.41%) Amazon EC2
12 31 (25.41%) Jenkins
13 30 (24.59%) Serverless
14 29 (23.77%) Kanban
15 28 (22.95%) AWS Lambda
15 28 (22.95%) Ansible
15 28 (22.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 28 (22.95%) Continuous Delivery
16 27 (22.13%) AWS CloudFormation
17 22 (18.03%) Amazon S3
18 21 (17.21%) Cucumber
18 21 (17.21%) Maven
19 20 (16.39%) Publishing
20 19 (15.57%) Spring
20 19 (15.57%) BDD
20 19 (15.57%) Test Automation
21 18 (14.75%) SQL
22 17 (13.93%) Continuous Deployment
22 17 (13.93%) Sonatype Nexus

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 13 (10.66%) WebLogic
2 10 (8.20%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.56%) Apache
4 7 (5.74%) IIS
4 7 (5.74%) JBoss
5 6 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.46%) Jetty
6 3 (2.46%) nginx
7 1 (0.82%) Mule
7 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 89 (72.95%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (25.41%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (24.59%) Serverless
4 28 (22.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 28 (22.95%) AWS Lambda
5 27 (22.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (18.03%) Amazon S3
7 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (9.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (5.74%) PaaS
10 6 (4.92%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (2.46%) IaaS
11 3 (2.46%) Slack
12 2 (1.64%) Akamai
12 2 (1.64%) Bluemix
12 2 (1.64%) GitHub
12 2 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (1.64%) SaaS
12 2 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) DNS
2 4 (3.28%) HTTP
3 2 (1.64%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.38%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (5.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (5.74%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.74%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.74%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.46%) MySQL
5 3 (2.46%) OLAP
5 3 (2.46%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.64%) Big Data
7 1 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (34.43%) Git (software)
2 31 (25.41%) Jenkins
3 21 (17.21%) Cucumber
3 21 (17.21%) Maven
4 17 (13.93%) Artifactory
4 17 (13.93%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (9.02%) git-flow
6 9 (7.38%) JIRA
7 6 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (4.92%) JUnit
7 6 (4.92%) Mockito
8 5 (4.10%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.28%) GitLab
9 4 (3.28%) Selenium
10 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.46%) Subversion
10 3 (2.46%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.64%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.64%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (16.39%) Publishing
2 10 (8.20%) Finance
3 4 (3.28%) Games
3 4 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (47.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (19.67%) AWS DevOps
2 24 (19.67%) Developer
3 22 (18.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 22 (18.03%) AWS Engineer
4 20 (16.39%) Java Developer
5 18 (14.75%) Cloud Engineer
6 17 (13.93%) Architect
7 13 (10.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 13 (10.66%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (10.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 9 (7.38%) Cloud Architect
8 9 (7.38%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) AWS Developer
9 8 (6.56%) DevOps Architect
9 8 (6.56%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) AWS Architect
10 7 (5.74%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.57%) Spring
2 16 (13.11%) Node.js
3 11 (9.02%) REST
4 10 (8.20%) Web Services
5 9 (7.38%) Hibernate
5 9 (7.38%) HTML
6 8 (6.56%) Spring Boot
7 7 (5.74%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.74%) CSS
7 7 (5.74%) Hystrix
8 6 (4.92%) .NET
8 6 (4.92%) LAMP
8 6 (4.92%) SOAP
9 5 (4.10%) J2EE
9 5 (4.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (3.28%) Kafka
10 4 (3.28%) Middleware
10 4 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.46%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.46%) CMDB
5 2 (1.64%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.82%) Fintech
6 1 (0.82%) NHS
6 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.82%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.07%) Linux
2 10 (8.20%) Windows
3 5 (4.10%) CentOS
3 5 (4.10%) Debian
4 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (38.52%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (30.33%) Scrum
4 35 (28.69%) Configuration Management
5 29 (23.77%) Kanban
6 28 (22.95%) Continuous Delivery
7 19 (15.57%) BDD
7 19 (15.57%) Test Automation
8 17 (13.93%) Continuous Deployment
9 16 (13.11%) Open Source
10 15 (12.30%) TDD
11 14 (11.48%) Task Automation
12 13 (10.66%) Software Engineering
13 11 (9.02%) Time Management
14 10 (8.20%) Microservices
14 10 (8.20%) SOA
15 8 (6.56%) Unit Testing
16 7 (5.74%) Auto-Scaling
16 7 (5.74%) Mentoring
16 7 (5.74%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.05%) Java
2 18 (14.75%) SQL
3 15 (12.30%) Python
4 9 (7.38%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.56%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.74%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.74%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.28%) OCaml
7 4 (3.28%) PHP
8 3 (2.46%) C#
9 2 (1.64%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.64%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.82%) Perl
10 1 (0.82%) Ruby
10 1 (0.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.46%) Degree
3 2 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.82%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.82%) GCP
3 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 61 (50.00%) Docker
2 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (39.34%) Puppet
2 46 (37.70%) Terraform
3 28 (22.95%) Ansible
4 10 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.74%) ZABBIX
6 5 (4.10%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.28%) Kibana
7 4 (3.28%) logstash
8 3 (2.46%) Packer
9 2 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.82%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.82%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (10.66%) Oracle
2 10 (8.20%) Google
2 10 (8.20%) Splunk
3 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.10%) VMware
5 3 (2.46%) New Relic
5 3 (2.46%) SAP
5 3 (2.46%) Twitter
6 2 (1.64%) IBM
6 2 (1.64%) Red Hat