Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 37 39
Rank change year-on-year +30 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing DevOps 181 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.91% 5.03% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.80% 5.94% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 44 43
Reading median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £425 £363 £411
90th Percentile £674 £668 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.69 - -

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 1,312 1,095 1,122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.32% 84.69% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 676 565
Reading median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £228
90th Percentile £625 £600 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £417
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.92% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 39
Reading median hourly rate £42.50 £16.75 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +153.73% -5.26% -35.71%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £49.38 £57.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% -1.64% -7.58%

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 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 132 (72.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (41.44%) Visual Studio Team System
4 66 (36.46%) Microsoft
5 56 (30.94%) PowerShell
6 55 (30.39%) PaaS
7 51 (28.18%) SQL
7 51 (28.18%) Analytics
8 42 (23.20%) IaaS
9 41 (22.65%) Visual Studio
9 41 (22.65%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (22.10%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (22.10%) Data Lake
11 38 (20.99%) Data Science
12 37 (20.44%) Git (software)
13 36 (19.89%) Power BI
13 36 (19.89%) Continuous Delivery
14 35 (19.34%) Jenkins
15 34 (18.78%) HDInsight
15 34 (18.78%) Windows
16 33 (18.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 31 (17.13%) Test Automation
18 30 (16.57%) .NET
18 30 (16.57%) Scrum
18 30 (16.57%) Docker
19 29 (16.02%) Kubernetes
20 28 (15.47%) Linux
21 26 (14.36%) C#
21 26 (14.36%) Virtual Machines
22 25 (13.81%) Data Management

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 5 (2.76%) Apache
2 4 (2.21%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.66%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.10%) CMS
4 2 (1.10%) Confluence
4 2 (1.10%) JBoss
4 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.55%) nginx
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 132 (72.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (30.39%) PaaS
3 42 (23.20%) IaaS
4 24 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (8.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (5.52%) OpenShift
7 8 (4.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (3.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (3.31%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (2.76%) Data Lake Analytics
10 5 (2.76%) SaaS
11 3 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (1.66%) Boomi
11 3 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.66%) Serverless
12 2 (1.10%) Datadog
13 1 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 1 (0.55%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.97%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.31%) SMPP
3 5 (2.76%) Network Security
4 3 (1.66%) HTTP
5 2 (1.10%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.10%) SSL
6 1 (0.55%) DNS
6 1 (0.55%) Firewall
6 1 (0.55%) FTP
6 1 (0.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.10%) Data Lake
2 36 (19.89%) Power BI
3 34 (18.78%) HDInsight
4 33 (18.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.31%) Big Data
6 6 (3.31%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.76%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.10%) Apache Ignite
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.55%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.55%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.55%) MySQL
10 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 75 (41.44%) Visual Studio Team System
2 41 (22.65%) Visual Studio
3 37 (20.44%) Git (software)
4 35 (19.34%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.87%) JIRA
6 6 (3.31%) Selenium
6 6 (3.31%) SonarQube
7 5 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.76%) GitLab
7 5 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.21%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.66%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.10%) Subversion
10 2 (1.10%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.55%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 8 (4.42%) Finance
2 7 (3.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.21%) Marketing
4 3 (1.66%) Legal
4 3 (1.66%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (41.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (25.41%) Azure DevOps
3 41 (22.65%) Azure Engineer
4 36 (19.89%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 30 (16.57%) Developer
6 21 (11.60%) Architect
7 13 (7.18%) Azure Developer
7 13 (7.18%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (5.52%) Lead DevOps
9 9 (4.97%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Consultant
9 9 (4.97%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Technical Leader
10 8 (4.42%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.42%) Senior Architect
10 8 (4.42%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.87%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (3.87%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.87%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.57%) .NET
2 11 (6.08%) .NET Core
2 11 (6.08%) Kafka
3 9 (4.97%) JSON
4 7 (3.87%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.87%) SOAP
4 7 (3.87%) Web Services
5 6 (3.31%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (3.31%) REST
6 5 (2.76%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (2.76%) CSS
6 5 (2.76%) HTML
7 4 (2.21%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.21%) RESTful
7 4 (2.21%) Spring
7 4 (2.21%) XML
8 3 (1.66%) jQuery
8 3 (1.66%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.42%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.21%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.66%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.10%) User Experience
6 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) RIA
7 1 (0.55%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.78%) Windows
2 28 (15.47%) Linux
3 7 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.10%) CentOS
4 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.18%) Analytics
3 41 (22.65%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (22.10%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (20.99%) Data Science
6 36 (19.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 31 (17.13%) Test Automation
8 30 (16.57%) Scrum
9 25 (13.81%) Data Management
10 24 (13.26%) Security Testing
11 20 (11.05%) B2C
12 19 (10.50%) Data-Driven Testing
12 19 (10.50%) IT Strategy
13 16 (8.84%) Microservices
14 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 14 (7.73%) B2B
16 13 (7.18%) Migration
17 12 (6.63%) ITIL
18 11 (6.08%) MVC
19 10 (5.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.94%) PowerShell
2 51 (28.18%) SQL
3 26 (14.36%) C#
4 15 (8.29%) Java
5 14 (7.73%) Python
6 9 (4.97%) Bash Shell
6 9 (4.97%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.87%) F#
7 7 (3.87%) Ruby
8 6 (3.31%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.66%) C++
10 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.55%) ES6
10 1 (0.55%) Groovy
10 1 (0.55%) Java 8
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.55%) SOQL
10 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (12.71%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.66%) Degree
5 2 (1.10%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) ISEB
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.42%) QA
2 3 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.10%) COBIT
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (16.57%) Docker
2 26 (14.36%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.42%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.10%) LXC
5 2 (1.10%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (16.02%) Kubernetes
2 24 (13.26%) Ansible
3 18 (9.94%) Terraform
4 8 (4.42%) Puppet
5 5 (2.76%) Graphite
6 4 (2.21%) Grafana
6 4 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.21%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.66%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.10%) Packer
8 2 (1.10%) Salt
9 1 (0.55%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.55%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.55%) logstash
9 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (36.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.97%) Google
3 8 (4.42%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.21%) New Relic
4 4 (2.21%) VMware
5 3 (1.66%) Dell
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle
6 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.10%) IBM
6 2 (1.10%) Qualys
6 2 (1.10%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.10%) Splunk
7 1 (0.55%) Apiary
7 1 (0.55%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco
7 1 (0.55%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 1 (0.55%) HP
7 1 (0.55%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) WSO2