Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 31 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 +30 +18
Contract jobs citing DevOps 106 97 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.90% 7.80% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.28% 9.22% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 76 32
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £500 £477
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.82% +12.24%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £400
90th Percentile £650 £601 £615
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £49.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -11.62% -10.00% +37.50%

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 1,031 1,052 1,106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 86.57% 84.57% 88.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 846 796
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £213
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 36
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +17.95% -13.33%
10th Percentile £15.30 £13.67 £13.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £77.50 £45.88
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.67% -5.26% -

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +14 79 £550 +10.00% 37
Kidlington +5 5 £488 +2.63%
Abingdon -9 4 £525 +10.53% 1
Thame - 1 £450 -
Witney - 1 £625 -
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 66 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (46.23%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (42.45%) Ansible
4 44 (41.51%) Terraform
5 42 (39.62%) Docker
6 40 (37.74%) Jenkins
7 35 (33.02%) Puppet
8 34 (32.08%) Python
9 30 (28.30%) Kubernetes
10 27 (25.47%) Java
11 24 (22.64%) Scrum
12 23 (21.70%) Software Engineering
12 23 (21.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (20.75%) AngularJS
13 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (20.75%) JavaScript
14 20 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (17.92%) Node.js
15 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (17.92%) Web Services
15 19 (17.92%) Linux
16 18 (16.98%) TypeScript
16 18 (16.98%) React
16 18 (16.98%) Vue.js
17 16 (15.09%) Kanban
18 15 (14.15%) Spring
19 14 (13.21%) SQL
20 12 (11.32%) Kafka
20 12 (11.32%) AWS CloudFormation
20 12 (11.32%) Spring Boot

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 2 (1.89%) Apache
1 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.94%) Confluence
2 1 (0.94%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.94%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 49 (46.23%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (11.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (11.32%) Serverless
4 8 (7.55%) GitHub
5 6 (5.66%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (4.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (3.77%) Office 365
7 4 (3.77%) PaaS
8 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.83%) Datadog
8 3 (2.83%) SaaS
8 3 (2.83%) Slack
9 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Network Security
2 2 (1.89%) DNS
2 2 (1.89%) NAS
3 1 (0.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) SSH
3 1 (0.94%) VPN
3 1 (0.94%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.72%) Redis
4 4 (3.77%) Amazon Aurora
4 4 (3.77%) MySQL
5 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.94%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.94%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.94%) Power BI
6 1 (0.94%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (37.74%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.38%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.66%) GitLab
4 5 (4.72%) JIRA
4 5 (4.72%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.77%) GoCD
5 4 (3.77%) Maven
5 4 (3.77%) Selenium
6 2 (1.89%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.89%) CMake
6 2 (1.89%) git-flow
6 2 (1.89%) Hudson
6 2 (1.89%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.94%) Gradle
7 1 (0.94%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (7.55%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.72%) Publishing
4 4 (3.77%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.83%) Billing
6 2 (1.89%) Electronics
6 2 (1.89%) Marketing
6 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (42.45%) Developer
2 34 (32.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (20.75%) AWS DevOps
4 18 (16.98%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (16.98%) React Developer
5 17 (16.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 17 (16.04%) Software Engineer
6 16 (15.09%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (15.09%) Java Developer
6 16 (15.09%) Node.js Developer
7 15 (14.15%) Agile Developer
7 15 (14.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 11 (10.38%) JavaScript Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 9 (8.49%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (6.60%) DevOps Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (5.66%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (5.66%) AWS Developer
11 6 (5.66%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.75%) AngularJS
2 19 (17.92%) Node.js
2 19 (17.92%) Web Services
3 18 (16.98%) React
3 18 (16.98%) Vue.js
4 15 (14.15%) Spring
5 12 (11.32%) Kafka
5 12 (11.32%) Spring Boot
6 7 (6.60%) SAML
7 4 (3.77%) .NET Core
7 4 (3.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.77%) Dapper ORM
7 4 (3.77%) Entity Framework
7 4 (3.77%) jQuery
7 4 (3.77%) OAuth
7 4 (3.77%) OAuth2
7 4 (3.77%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (3.77%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.77%) PKI
3 2 (1.89%) Clustering
3 2 (1.89%) Replication
4 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Windows
3 2 (1.89%) CentOS
3 2 (1.89%) Debian
3 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.64%) Scrum
3 23 (21.70%) Continuous Delivery
3 23 (21.70%) Software Engineering
4 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (15.09%) Kanban
6 11 (10.38%) Migration
7 10 (9.43%) Build Automation
7 10 (9.43%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.49%) Microservices
8 9 (8.49%) Service Delivery
8 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.55%) BDD
10 7 (6.60%) Front End Development
11 6 (5.66%) Change Management
11 6 (5.66%) Logistics
11 6 (5.66%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.66%) SAP Implementation
11 6 (5.66%) Task Automation
11 6 (5.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.08%) Python
2 27 (25.47%) Java
3 22 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.98%) TypeScript
5 14 (13.21%) SQL
6 9 (8.49%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.66%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.66%) Java 8
8 5 (4.72%) Ruby
9 4 (3.77%) Go
9 4 (3.77%) PHP
10 3 (2.83%) C#
11 2 (1.89%) C++
11 2 (1.89%) Perl
11 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) CEH
1 4 (3.77%) CISM
1 4 (3.77%) CISSP
1 4 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 42 (39.62%) Docker
2 4 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.94%) iptables
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (42.45%) Ansible
2 44 (41.51%) Terraform
3 35 (33.02%) Puppet
4 30 (28.30%) Kubernetes
5 20 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.83%) SCCM
7 2 (1.89%) Kibana
7 2 (1.89%) logstash
7 2 (1.89%) Packer
8 1 (0.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (7.55%) SAP
2 3 (2.83%) Ivanti
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.83%) New Relic
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle
2 3 (2.83%) PagerDuty
3 2 (1.89%) Google
3 2 (1.89%) SaltStack
4 1 (0.94%) VMware