Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 34 45
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 +11
Contract jobs citing DevOps 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.18% 0.74% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 0.88% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Slough median daily rate £400 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% -2.63% +65.22%
10th Percentile £332 £419 £463
90th Percentile £521 £516 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -10.53% - -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
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 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 205 227 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 72.44% 83.76% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 156 248
Slough median daily rate £419 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.52% -6.45% +14.81%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £522 £510
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 9
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +117.14% -21.35%
10th Percentile £40.50 £8.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £72.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £25.54
% change year-on-year -17.14% -31.47% +34.39%

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

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Slough over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 6 (66.67%) Ansible
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (22.22%) Docker
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (11.11%) Grunt
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree

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 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Datadog
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) npm
1 1 (11.11%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) MonetDB
2 1 (11.11%) Neo4j
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Grunt
3 1 (11.11%) gulp
3 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) webpack
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) UI Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) FreeBSD
3 1 (11.11%) HPUX
3 1 (11.11%) Mesosphere
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) API Design
5 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Ansible
2 4 (44.44%) Puppet
3 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (11.11%) Cobbler
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) PagerDuty
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat