Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 15 48
Rank change year-on-year -10 +33 +20
Contract jobs citing DevOps 27 52 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.83% 10.99% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 13.51% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 5
Somerset median daily rate £440 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% - +32.84%
10th Percentile £273 £363 £344
90th Percentile £511 £625 £535
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £39.00 -

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 383 385 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 82.72% 81.40% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 260 192
Somerset median daily rate £410 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +5.48% +4.29%
10th Percentile £230 £225 £194
90th Percentile £530 £525 £499
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 61
Somerset median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +29.87% -1.31%
10th Percentile £20.45 £32.59 £17.62
90th Percentile £46.38 £53.75 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +7.69%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +2 9 £445 +11.25% 4
Bath -14 7 £425 -8.11% 3
Street - 1 - -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (33.33%) Ansible
3 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
5 7 (25.93%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
6 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) Docker
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 5 (18.52%) Apache Spark
7 5 (18.52%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) Apache Hive
7 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (18.52%) QA
7 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing

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 5 (18.52%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Pig
3 2 (7.41%) Mule
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Jetty
4 1 (3.70%) Mongrel
4 1 (3.70%) nginx
4 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) GitHub
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
1 2 (7.41%) SMS
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) IPsec
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Apache Hive
3 4 (14.81%) Big Data
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.41%) HBase
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) MSTest
3 4 (14.81%) NUnit
3 4 (14.81%) Selenium
3 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.41%) Ant
4 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
4 2 (7.41%) Cobertura
4 2 (7.41%) Gradle
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.70%) CF BOSH
5 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (7.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Automation Test Lead
3 4 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Hybris Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Release Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) LDAP
3 2 (7.41%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (14.81%) Release Management
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 4 (14.81%) Test Management
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (11.11%) Open Source
9 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 2 (7.41%) Analytics
10 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
10 2 (7.41%) Machine Learning
10 2 (7.41%) TDD
10 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
1 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 5 (18.52%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Java 8
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) HDFS
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Ceph
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Ansible
2 3 (11.11%) Oozie
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Cloudera
1 2 (7.41%) hybris
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) VMware