Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 February 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 37 52
Rank change year-on-year +22 +15 +12
Contract jobs citing DevOps 44 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 9.48% 3.66% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.54% 4.57% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 17
Somerset median daily rate £495 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £421 £325 £372
90th Percentile £559 £535 £530
South West median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 351 372 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 75.65% 80.00% 83.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 201 340
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £159 £213 £263
90th Percentile £516 £500 £511
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 76 62
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £42.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.25% -5.10% +41.68%
10th Percentile £13.35 £14.88 £13.85
90th Percentile £44.13 £46.25 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £30.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -18.00% -6.25% +33.33%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Somerset

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Somerset

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Somerset

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +12 13 £510 +15.91%
Street +4 6 - -
Bath -10 5 £450 +5.88% 4
Yeovil - 2 £490 -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 30 (68.18%) Ansible
2 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (52.27%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (52.27%) Docker
4 22 (50.00%) Linux
5 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 19 (43.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (38.64%) Hadoop
8 16 (36.36%) Java
9 15 (34.09%) Firewall
10 14 (31.82%) Web Services
10 14 (31.82%) Puppet
10 14 (31.82%) Big Data
11 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
11 13 (29.55%) Maven
12 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
12 12 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (25.00%) PaaS
13 11 (25.00%) Unix
14 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
14 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
14 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
15 9 (20.45%) Python
15 9 (20.45%) nginx
15 9 (20.45%) CentOS
15 9 (20.45%) Ruby
15 9 (20.45%) Network Security
15 9 (20.45%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (20.45%) Apache Hive

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 9 (20.45%) nginx
2 6 (13.64%) Apache Spark
2 6 (13.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (9.09%) Apache Pig
5 3 (6.82%) ArcGIS
5 3 (6.82%) Mule
6 2 (4.55%) Apache
7 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.27%) IIS
7 1 (2.27%) Jetty
7 1 (2.27%) Mongrel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (6.82%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 25 (56.82%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (25.00%) PaaS
3 8 (18.18%) IaaS
4 6 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (11.36%) GitHub
6 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.27%) CloudFront
7 1 (2.27%) Datadog
7 1 (2.27%) Google App Engine
7 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Firewall
2 9 (20.45%) Network Security
3 8 (18.18%) Kerberos
4 3 (6.82%) SMS
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) FTP
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) IPsec
5 1 (2.27%) SSL
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) Hadoop
2 14 (31.82%) Big Data
3 9 (20.45%) Apache Hive
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.82%) GIS
7 2 (4.55%) HBase
8 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 13 (29.55%) Maven
3 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 9 (20.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (18.18%) Vagrant
6 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 5 (11.36%) Bitbucket
8 4 (9.09%) Ant
8 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 4 (9.09%) Gradle
8 4 (9.09%) Selenium
8 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
9 3 (6.82%) Cobertura
9 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.27%) Hudson
10 1 (2.27%) JIRA
10 1 (2.27%) Subversion
10 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Back Office
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Azure DevOps
2 6 (13.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Azure Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Consultant
3 4 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Hybris Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Security Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Site Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Web Services
2 8 (18.18%) LDAP
3 5 (11.36%) Node.js
3 5 (11.36%) React
3 5 (11.36%) RESTful
4 4 (9.09%) Spring
5 3 (6.82%) CSS
5 3 (6.82%) HTML
5 3 (6.82%) ModSecurity
5 3 (6.82%) REST
5 3 (6.82%) SOAP
6 1 (2.27%) .NET
6 1 (2.27%) J2EE
6 1 (2.27%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) Lucene
6 1 (2.27%) Servlets
6 1 (2.27%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (11.36%) iPad
1 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Unix
3 9 (20.45%) CentOS
4 6 (13.64%) VMS
5 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.55%) DC/OS
6 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (43.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 8 (18.18%) Open Source
6 6 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (13.64%) Identity Management
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) Operations Management
6 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.09%) B2C
7 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.09%) TDD
8 3 (6.82%) Information Management
8 3 (6.82%) Migration
8 3 (6.82%) OWASP
8 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) Python
2 9 (20.45%) Ruby
3 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.36%) C#
5 5 (11.36%) C++
5 5 (11.36%) Groovy
5 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.82%) Dart
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (6.82%) CISSP
3 3 (6.82%) CLAS
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) JSP 440
2 3 (6.82%) RMADS
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) Docker
2 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.55%) HDFS
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (68.18%) Ansible
2 14 (31.82%) Puppet
3 12 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (18.18%) Kubernetes
5 7 (15.91%) Terraform
6 4 (9.09%) Oozie
7 3 (6.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
1 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 7 (15.91%) hybris
3 5 (11.36%) Cloudera
4 4 (9.09%) SAP
5 3 (6.82%) ESRI
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) VMware