Period
to 21 May 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 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 24 52
Rank change year-on-year +8 +28 +14
Contract jobs citing DevOps 45 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 9.66% 7.55% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.30% 9.22% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 4
Somerset median daily rate £490 £433 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.29% -13.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £376 £325 £458
90th Percentile £564 £575 £534
South West median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 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 366 347 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 78.54% 81.84% 82.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 210 229
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +5.66%
10th Percentile £228 £220 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £528
South West median daily rate £403 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +6.13% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 57 69
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -0.72% +12.97%
10th Percentile £17.45 £21.07 £24.24
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.00 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.52% -1.25% +17.92%

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 May 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 May 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 +7 17 £491 +26.77% 2
Street -2 3 - -
Yeovil - 2 £490 -
Bath -17 1 £450 - 5
DevOps
South West

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

1 30 (66.67%) Ansible
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (57.78%) Linux
4 24 (53.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (48.89%) Docker
6 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (44.44%) Hadoop
6 20 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (37.78%) Firewall
8 16 (35.56%) Jenkins
9 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 12 (26.67%) Java
10 12 (26.67%) Puppet
10 12 (26.67%) Apache Hive
11 11 (24.44%) Big Data
11 11 (24.44%) Unix
11 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
11 11 (24.44%) Network Security
11 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
11 11 (24.44%) Maven
12 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
12 10 (22.22%) LDAP
12 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 10 (22.22%) Kerberos
12 10 (22.22%) IaaS
13 9 (20.00%) Apache Spark
13 9 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (20.00%) CentOS
14 8 (17.78%) Terraform
14 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef

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 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (11.11%) Apache Pig
2 5 (11.11%) nginx
3 3 (6.67%) ArcGIS
3 3 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Mule
4 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) Jetty
5 1 (2.22%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (22.22%) IaaS
3 7 (15.56%) PaaS
4 6 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.67%) GitHub
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.22%) CloudFront
7 1 (2.22%) Datadog
7 1 (2.22%) Google App Engine
7 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) Firewall
2 11 (24.44%) Network Security
3 10 (22.22%) Kerberos
4 2 (4.44%) SMS
5 1 (2.22%) DHCP
5 1 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) FTP
5 1 (2.22%) HTTP
5 1 (2.22%) IPsec
5 1 (2.22%) SSL
5 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 12 (26.67%) Apache Hive
3 11 (24.44%) Big Data
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.89%) HBase
6 3 (6.67%) GIS
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Jenkins
2 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 11 (24.44%) Maven
3 9 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (17.78%) Vagrant
5 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.89%) Selenium
7 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket
7 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.44%) Ant
8 2 (4.44%) Cobertura
8 2 (4.44%) Gradle
9 1 (2.22%) CF BOSH
9 1 (2.22%) JIRA
9 1 (2.22%) Subversion
9 1 (2.22%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Azure DevOps
3 6 (13.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) LDAP
2 7 (15.56%) Web Services
3 3 (6.67%) ModSecurity
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) REST
4 2 (4.44%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) Spring
5 1 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.22%) J2EE
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) React
5 1 (2.22%) RESTful
5 1 (2.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Unix
3 9 (20.00%) CentOS
4 6 (13.33%) VMS
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.44%) DC/OS
6 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.33%) Identity Management
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 6 (13.33%) Operations Management
6 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 4 (8.89%) Open Source
8 3 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (6.67%) Information Management
8 3 (6.67%) OWASP
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
8 3 (6.67%) SIEM
8 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.89%) Java 8
4 3 (6.67%) Dart
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Groovy
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (6.67%) CISSP
3 3 (6.67%) CLAS
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) JSP 440
2 3 (6.67%) RMADS
3 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Docker
2 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.89%) HDFS
4 1 (2.22%) Ceph
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (66.67%) Ansible
2 12 (26.67%) Puppet
3 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (17.78%) Terraform
4 6 (13.33%) Kubernetes
5 5 (11.11%) Oozie
6 2 (4.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (4.44%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Cloudera
4 5 (11.11%) hybris
5 4 (8.89%) SAP
6 3 (6.67%) ESRI
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) VMware