Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 33 59
Rank change year-on-year +17 +26 +11
Contract jobs citing DevOps 39 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.71% 2.80% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.92% 3.78% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 13
Somerset median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £404 £358 £366
90th Percentile £625 £475 £472
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
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 393 344 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 77.67% 73.98% 84.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 181 339
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £160 £194 £263
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 65 60
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £38.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.96% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.08 £18.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £43.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £34.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year -5.04% -11.46% +42.73%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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
Bath +5 23 £450 +5.88% 3
Street +3 4 - -
Yeovil - 2 £490 -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 20 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 18 (46.15%) Python
3 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (38.46%) Java
4 15 (38.46%) Bitbucket
5 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
5 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
6 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
7 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
8 11 (28.21%) Web Services
8 11 (28.21%) JIRA
8 11 (28.21%) Atlassian
8 11 (28.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (25.64%) Groovy
10 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
10 9 (23.08%) hybris
11 8 (20.51%) Puppet
11 8 (20.51%) Gradle
11 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (20.51%) Ansible
11 8 (20.51%) Docker
11 8 (20.51%) Ruby
11 8 (20.51%) TDD
11 8 (20.51%) Spring
11 8 (20.51%) C#
11 8 (20.51%) SQL
11 8 (20.51%) SQL Server

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 4 (10.26%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (10.26%) Mule
1 4 (10.26%) nginx
1 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
1 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
1 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.56%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (5.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) GitHub
2 7 (17.95%) PaaS
3 5 (12.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) SMS
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Big Data
2 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 15 (38.46%) Bitbucket
3 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
4 11 (28.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (28.21%) JIRA
5 8 (20.51%) Gradle
6 7 (17.95%) Ant
6 7 (17.95%) Cucumber
6 7 (17.95%) Maven
6 7 (17.95%) Selenium
6 7 (17.95%) TeamCity
7 6 (15.38%) Subversion
8 5 (12.82%) ScriptRunner
9 4 (10.26%) Cobertura
9 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
11 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
12 1 (2.56%) Gerrit
12 1 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 5 (12.82%) Back Office
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) JIRA Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Hybris Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) JIRA Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) PowerShell Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Site Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Hybris Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Web Services
2 8 (20.51%) Spring
3 6 (15.38%) CSS
3 6 (15.38%) HTML
3 6 (15.38%) REST
3 6 (15.38%) SOAP
4 5 (12.82%) RESTful
5 4 (10.26%) .NET
5 4 (10.26%) Node.js
5 4 (10.26%) React
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (2.56%) Java EE
7 1 (2.56%) JSON
7 1 (2.56%) JSON-LD
7 1 (2.56%) Lucene
7 1 (2.56%) OAuth2
7 1 (2.56%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (10.26%) iPad
1 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) VMS
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) DC/OS
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
4 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (20.51%) TDD
6 7 (17.95%) User Stories
7 6 (15.38%) API Development
7 6 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (15.38%) Web Development
8 5 (12.82%) B2C
8 5 (12.82%) Kanban
8 5 (12.82%) Open Source
8 5 (12.82%) Scrum
8 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.26%) Change Control
9 4 (10.26%) Release Management
10 3 (7.69%) Identity Management
10 3 (7.69%) ITIL
10 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Python
2 15 (38.46%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.64%) Groovy
5 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 8 (20.51%) C#
6 8 (20.51%) Ruby
6 8 (20.51%) SQL
7 4 (10.26%) C++
7 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Docker
2 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.26%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.56%) vCloud
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Ansible
1 8 (20.51%) Kubernetes
1 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (20.51%) Puppet
2 6 (15.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (10.26%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (5.13%) Terraform
5 1 (2.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) Atlassian
3 9 (23.08%) hybris
4 7 (17.95%) VMware
5 5 (12.82%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) SAP