Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 20 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 +17
Contract jobs citing DevOps 33 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.65% 7.72% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 9.88% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 10
Somerset median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £405 £338
90th Percentile £550 £625 £485
South West median daily rate £493 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +5.35% +3.89% +5.88%
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 431 405 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 86.90% 78.19% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 270 191
Somerset median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £213 £159 £194
90th Percentile £538 £510 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 52
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £42.25 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.01% +16.55% -13.69%
10th Percentile £38.50 £13.00 £13.02
90th Percentile £45.25 £53.75 £42.95
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.11%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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
Bath -7 16 £425 -5.56% 13
Taunton +4 7 £453 -19.56% 5
Street 0 5 £520 - 1
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
5 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
5 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
5 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
6 7 (21.21%) Terraform
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (21.21%) Ansible
6 7 (21.21%) Docker
6 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
6 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (18.18%) REST
7 6 (18.18%) QA
7 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (18.18%) Scrum
7 6 (18.18%) .NET
7 6 (18.18%) SDLC
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (15.15%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 3 (9.09%) Mule
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) Drupal
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (15.15%) Amazon S3
3 5 (15.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (12.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (12.12%) Route 53
5 2 (6.06%) GitHub
5 2 (6.06%) PaaS
6 1 (3.03%) BrowserStack
6 1 (3.03%) IaaS
6 1 (3.03%) Office 365
6 1 (3.03%) SaaS
6 1 (3.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
2 2 (6.06%) SSH
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.03%) OpenVPN
3 1 (3.03%) SMS
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
5 1 (3.03%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
1 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
1 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.12%) MSTest
4 4 (12.12%) NUnit
4 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
5 3 (9.09%) Selenium
5 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.06%) Ant
6 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.06%) Cobertura
6 2 (6.06%) Gradle
6 2 (6.06%) Maven
7 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.03%) JMeter
7 1 (3.03%) PHPCI
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Release Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Hybris Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.03%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
1 6 (18.18%) REST
2 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) JSON
3 3 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.06%) SOAP
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.03%) Express
5 1 (3.03%) Laravel
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.03%) NHS
1 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
2 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
3 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.21%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (18.18%) Scrum
4 6 (18.18%) SDLC
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Release Management
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) Test Management
7 3 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Network Design
7 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Web Development
8 2 (6.06%) API Development
8 2 (6.06%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
4 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) C#
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) Go
6 3 (9.09%) PHP
6 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
1 7 (21.21%) Terraform
2 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.03%) Icinga
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) hybris
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk