Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 May 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 > Slough
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 25 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 +15
Contract jobs citing DevOps 7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.49% 3.10% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 3.79% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Slough median daily rate £450 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -22.50% +108.33%
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 225 211 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 80.07% 81.78% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 153 221
Slough median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £235 £263
90th Percentile £540 £573 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +182.76% -34.09%
10th Percentile £40.50 £21.10 £10.95
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £40.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -32.58%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Slough

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Slough region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Docker
2 4 (57.14%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) e-Health
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) CA
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
1 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) e-Health
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Mesosphere
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Capistrano
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) CA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware