Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 46 57
Rank change year-on-year +28 +11 +18
Contract jobs citing DevOps 116 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.36% 3.57% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.54% 4.27% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 30
Reading median daily rate £525 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £400 £307 £330
90th Percentile £621 £550 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £41.50 -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,359 1,078 1,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.23% 83.63% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 657 610
Reading median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £216 £268 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 42
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.71% -39.13% -25.57%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £61.25 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +51.72% -20.55% -28.53%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Reading

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Reading

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Reading over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 64 (55.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (31.03%) Visual Studio Team System
3 36 (31.03%) PaaS
4 34 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (28.45%) IaaS
6 27 (23.28%) Jenkins
7 26 (22.41%) PowerShell
7 26 (22.41%) Linux
8 24 (20.69%) Analytics
9 23 (19.83%) Docker
9 23 (19.83%) SQL
10 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
10 22 (18.97%) Ansible
10 22 (18.97%) Git (software)
11 21 (18.10%) Python
12 20 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (14.66%) Security Cleared
13 17 (14.66%) Terraform
14 16 (13.79%) SC Cleared
14 16 (13.79%) Windows
14 16 (13.79%) Visual Studio
14 16 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (12.93%) Java
15 15 (12.93%) Scrum
15 15 (12.93%) Power BI
15 15 (12.93%) Data Lake
15 15 (12.93%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (12.93%) Kubernetes
16 14 (12.07%) Virtual Machines

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (2.59%) Apache
1 3 (2.59%) Confluence
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.72%) CMS
2 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.86%) JBoss
3 1 (0.86%) nginx
3 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 64 (55.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (31.03%) PaaS
3 34 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (28.45%) IaaS
5 6 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (4.31%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.72%) GitHub
7 2 (1.72%) npm
7 2 (1.72%) Route 53
7 2 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.86%) Datadog
8 1 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.31%) SMPP
3 4 (3.45%) Network Security
4 3 (2.59%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.59%) Firewall
4 3 (2.59%) MPLS
4 3 (2.59%) SSL
4 3 (2.59%) VPN
4 3 (2.59%) Wireless
5 2 (1.72%) Broadband
5 2 (1.72%) IPsec
5 2 (1.72%) OpenVPN
5 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.86%) BGP
6 1 (0.86%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.86%) FTP
6 1 (0.86%) HTTP
6 1 (0.86%) Internet
6 1 (0.86%) OSPF
6 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) Data Lake
1 15 (12.93%) Power BI
2 13 (11.21%) HDInsight
2 13 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.45%) MySQL
5 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.72%) Big Data
6 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.72%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.86%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.86%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (31.03%) Visual Studio Team System
2 27 (23.28%) Jenkins
3 22 (18.97%) Git (software)
4 16 (13.79%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.45%) Maven
6 3 (2.59%) JIRA
7 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.72%) Subversion
7 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.72%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.86%) Buildbot
8 1 (0.86%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.86%) Codeship
8 1 (0.86%) Gatling
8 1 (0.86%) GitLab
8 1 (0.86%) JMeter
8 1 (0.86%) NUnit
General
1 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.03%) Finance
3 2 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Electronics
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (43.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (22.41%) Azure DevOps
2 26 (22.41%) Azure Engineer
3 21 (18.10%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 21 (18.10%) Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Azure Developer
7 9 (7.76%) AWS DevOps
7 9 (7.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Architect
9 7 (6.03%) Consultant
10 6 (5.17%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Technical Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.45%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.07%) Web Services
2 11 (9.48%) .NET
3 7 (6.03%) Kafka
3 7 (6.03%) REST
3 7 (6.03%) Spring
4 6 (5.17%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.17%) Spring Boot
5 5 (4.31%) .NET Core
5 5 (4.31%) JSON
6 4 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (3.45%) J2EE
7 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.59%) LAMP
7 3 (2.59%) LDAP
7 3 (2.59%) Node.js
7 3 (2.59%) Play Framework
7 3 (2.59%) SOAP
8 2 (1.72%) Akka
8 2 (1.72%) RESTful
8 2 (1.72%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Public Cloud
2 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.72%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.72%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.72%) RIA
4 2 (1.72%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.86%) BBC
5 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) Replication
5 1 (0.86%) TM Forum
5 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.41%) Linux
2 16 (13.79%) Windows
3 12 (10.34%) CentOS
4 8 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.72%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.69%) Analytics
3 20 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (12.93%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (12.93%) Scrum
6 14 (12.07%) Data Management
6 14 (12.07%) Security Testing
7 13 (11.21%) Microservices
8 12 (10.34%) Configuration Management
8 12 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.48%) Data Science
9 11 (9.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (7.76%) CRM
10 9 (7.76%) IT Strategy
11 8 (6.90%) B2C
11 8 (6.90%) Data-Driven Testing
12 7 (6.03%) Active Listening
12 7 (6.03%) ITIL
12 7 (6.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.41%) PowerShell
2 23 (19.83%) SQL
3 21 (18.10%) Python
4 15 (12.93%) Java
5 12 (10.34%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.76%) C#
7 4 (3.45%) Perl
8 3 (2.59%) F#
8 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.59%) PHP
8 3 (2.59%) Ruby
8 3 (2.59%) Scala
9 2 (1.72%) C++
9 2 (1.72%) Groovy
9 2 (1.72%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.86%) Go
10 1 (0.86%) Java 8
10 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (14.66%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.45%) Degree
5 3 (2.59%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) COBIT
1 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 23 (19.83%) Docker
2 14 (12.07%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.31%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.72%) Btrfs
5 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (18.97%) Ansible
2 17 (14.66%) Terraform
3 15 (12.93%) Kubernetes
4 14 (12.07%) Puppet
5 5 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.45%) Grafana
6 4 (3.45%) Graphite
7 3 (2.59%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.59%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.72%) Consul
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.86%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.86%) Kibana
9 1 (0.86%) logstash
9 1 (0.86%) Nagios
9 1 (0.86%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.86%) Suricata
Vendors
1 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.07%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.03%) Google
3 7 (6.03%) Oracle
4 4 (3.45%) Cisco
4 4 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.59%) Splunk
6 2 (1.72%) Juniper
6 2 (1.72%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.86%) Apiary
7 1 (0.86%) HP
7 1 (0.86%) Mirantis
7 1 (0.86%) Qualys
7 1 (0.86%) SAP
7 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.86%) VMware
7 1 (0.86%) WSO2