Period
to 16 January 2019

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 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 > Slough
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 25 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 +11
Contract jobs citing DevOps 8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.30% 3.18% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 4.27% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Slough median daily rate £538 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -13.51% -2.63%
10th Percentile £340 £332 £419
90th Percentile £630 £521 £516
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% -
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 292 211 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 83.91% 74.56% 85.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 141 159
Slough median daily rate £400 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79% -6.45%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £245
90th Percentile £550 £575 £520
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 10
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 £41.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.41% +7.89% +149.18%
10th Percentile £12.27 £40.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.00 £41.50 £41.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £14.50 £18.28
% change year-on-year +43.10% -20.66% -27.67%

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 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Slough region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Big Data
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (37.50%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (25.00%) Terraform
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
5 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) WPF
5 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Google
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Data Security

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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (12.50%) IaaS
4 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) HBase
2 1 (12.50%) Mahout
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java 8
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (12.50%) HDFS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) Terraform
4 1 (12.50%) Ambari
4 1 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (12.50%) Oozie
4 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Hortonworks
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace