Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 22 70
Rank change year-on-year -6 +48 +8
Contract jobs citing DevOps 87 102 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 7.08% 8.65% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.05% 10.15% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 76 18
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £418 £400
90th Percentile £675 £589 £510
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 £57.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -23.25% +3.64% +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 1,081 1,005 1,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.03% 85.24% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 778 763
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £434 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +4.64% +3.75%
10th Percentile £275 £262 £258
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £434 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.52% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 22 37
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.00 £19.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% +12.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.08 £12.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £41.65
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.81% -6.67% -0.73%

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 September 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 23 September 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 -3 60 £538 +2.38% 26
Kidlington +5 8 £640 +34.74%
Abingdon -8 4 £525 +23.53% 3
Thame - 1 £450 -
Witney - 1 £625 -
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 59 (67.82%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (49.43%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (47.13%) Terraform
4 31 (35.63%) Java
4 31 (35.63%) Ansible
5 28 (32.18%) Puppet
5 28 (32.18%) Software Engineering
6 24 (27.59%) Scrum
7 23 (26.44%) Docker
8 22 (25.29%) Web Services
9 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
10 20 (22.99%) AngularJS
10 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
11 19 (21.84%) Python
12 17 (19.54%) Kubernetes
12 17 (19.54%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (19.54%) Node.js
13 16 (18.39%) TypeScript
13 16 (18.39%) Spring
13 16 (18.39%) Kanban
14 15 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (16.09%) Linux
16 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (14.94%) Vue.js
16 13 (14.94%) React
16 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
17 12 (13.79%) BDD
17 12 (13.79%) Kafka
17 12 (13.79%) 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 6 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (2.30%) Confluence
3 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.15%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.15%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 43 (49.43%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (10.34%) Serverless
4 7 (8.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (8.05%) Datadog
4 7 (8.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (8.05%) SaaS
4 7 (8.05%) Slack
5 4 (4.60%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (4.60%) GitHub
5 4 (4.60%) Office 365
5 4 (4.60%) PaaS
6 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Network Security
2 2 (2.30%) DNS
2 2 (2.30%) NAS
3 1 (1.15%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) MySQL
3 8 (9.20%) Redis
4 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.60%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.15%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.15%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.15%) Power BI
8 1 (1.15%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.05%) GitLab
4 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.30%) CMake
6 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.30%) git-flow
6 2 (2.30%) JIRA
6 2 (2.30%) JUnit
6 2 (2.30%) Mockito
6 2 (2.30%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.30%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.15%) Gradle
7 1 (1.15%) Maven
General
1 9 (10.34%) Publishing
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 6 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.60%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.45%) Billing
6 2 (2.30%) Electronics
6 2 (2.30%) Marketing
6 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Developer
2 26 (29.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (25.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 22 (25.29%) Software Engineer
4 20 (22.99%) Agile Developer
5 16 (18.39%) Java Developer
5 16 (18.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (18.39%) JavaScript Engineer
6 14 (16.09%) AWS DevOps
6 14 (16.09%) Node.js Developer
7 13 (14.94%) React Developer
8 11 (12.64%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (10.34%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 9 (10.34%) AWS Developer
9 9 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (8.05%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (8.05%) Angular Developer
10 7 (8.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) DevOps Developer
10 7 (8.05%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.29%) Web Services
2 20 (22.99%) AngularJS
3 17 (19.54%) Node.js
4 16 (18.39%) Spring
5 13 (14.94%) React
5 13 (14.94%) Vue.js
6 12 (13.79%) Kafka
6 12 (13.79%) Spring Boot
7 10 (11.49%) SAML
8 5 (5.75%) J2EE
9 4 (4.60%) .NET
9 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.60%) ADO.NET
9 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.60%) Entity Framework
9 4 (4.60%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.60%) jQuery
9 4 (4.60%) OAuth
9 4 (4.60%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.60%) PKI
3 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Clustering
3 2 (2.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.15%) Fintech
4 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Linux
2 4 (4.60%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) CentOS
3 2 (2.30%) Debian
3 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (67.82%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.18%) Software Engineering
3 24 (27.59%) Scrum
4 17 (19.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (18.39%) Kanban
6 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (13.79%) BDD
8 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
9 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.05%) Microservices
11 7 (8.05%) TDD
11 7 (8.05%) Webhook
12 6 (6.90%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 6 (6.90%) Change Management
12 6 (6.90%) Logistics
12 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.63%) Java
2 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.84%) Python
4 16 (18.39%) TypeScript
5 10 (11.49%) Ruby
6 9 (10.34%) SQL
7 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
8 7 (8.05%) C#
8 7 (8.05%) Java 8
9 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.30%) C++
10 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.15%) Scala
11 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) CEH
1 4 (4.60%) CISM
1 4 (4.60%) CISSP
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) GDPR
2 3 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 23 (26.44%) Docker
2 4 (4.60%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (47.13%) Terraform
2 31 (35.63%) Ansible
3 28 (32.18%) Puppet
4 17 (19.54%) Kubernetes
5 15 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.45%) SCCM
7 2 (2.30%) Kibana
7 2 (2.30%) logstash
7 2 (2.30%) Packer
8 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.15%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) SAP
2 7 (8.05%) New Relic
2 7 (8.05%) PagerDuty
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle
4 3 (3.45%) Google
4 3 (3.45%) Ivanti
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft