Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OpenShift skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenShift over the 6 months to 15 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.

Red Hat OpenShift
England > South East
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 232 388
Rank change year-on-year -19 +156 -
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 135 133 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 0.83% 0.044%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.05% 5.78% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 7
South East median daily rate £475 £472 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% -0.63% -
10th Percentile £369 £358 £419
90th Percentile £575 £575 £713
England median daily rate £500 £538 £505
% change year-on-year -6.98% +6.44% -6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £65.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +11.54% +18.18% -

OpenShift is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,332 2,300 1,931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.93% 14.42% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,104 1,438 1,283
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £269
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £480 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +2.67% +3.89% +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 27
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.82% -19.51% -1.20%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.25 £13.64
90th Percentile £56.25 £41.50 £51.95
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% -13.80%

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OpenShift as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OpenShift in the South East

OpenShift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OpenShift in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenShift in the South East

OpenShift
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenShift in the South East over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenShift in the South East

OpenShift
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenShift within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 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
Thames Valley -30 81 £438 -12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 76 £438 -12.50% 2
Hampshire - 28 £500 - 6
Surrey -32 19 £484 +13.88%
West Sussex +2 5 £250 - 1
Berkshire -14 5 £825 +83.33% 1
East Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex -3 1 £475 -1.86%
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
OpenShift
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OpenShift 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 South East region with a requirement for OpenShift.

1 81 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 71 (52.59%) DevOps
3 66 (48.89%) Git (software)
4 65 (48.15%) Java
5 52 (38.52%) Node.js
6 51 (37.78%) Docker
7 50 (37.04%) Linux
8 46 (34.07%) Test Automation
9 42 (31.11%) Ansible
9 42 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (28.89%) MongoDB
11 38 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (27.41%) AngularJS
13 34 (25.19%) Ruby
14 32 (23.70%) REST
14 32 (23.70%) Kubernetes
15 31 (22.96%) Finance
16 30 (22.22%) Build Automation
17 29 (21.48%) Continuous Delivery
18 28 (20.74%) Scrum
18 28 (20.74%) JSON
18 28 (20.74%) SOAP
19 26 (19.26%) Python
19 26 (19.26%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (17.78%) PaaS
20 24 (17.78%) Dependency Management
21 23 (17.04%) XML
21 23 (17.04%) JIRA
22 22 (16.30%) Banking
23 21 (15.56%) TDD

OpenShift
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (9.63%) Confluence
2 12 (8.89%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (3.70%) Mule
4 5 (3.70%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.96%) JBoss
6 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.26%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (17.78%) PaaS
3 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (6.67%) GitHub
5 8 (5.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (5.93%) npm
6 6 (4.44%) IaaS
7 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) HTTP
2 4 (2.96%) DVB
2 4 (2.96%) FTP
2 4 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) Internet
4 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.89%) MongoDB
2 15 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 14 (10.37%) NoSQL
4 13 (9.63%) NuoDB
4 13 (9.63%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (8.89%) Redis
6 11 (8.15%) SQL Server
7 9 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (6.67%) MySQL
8 4 (2.96%) Big Data
8 4 (2.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 81 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 66 (48.89%) Git (software)
3 23 (17.04%) JIRA
4 15 (11.11%) GitLab
4 15 (11.11%) Vagrant
5 14 (10.37%) RSpec
6 13 (9.63%) Karma Test Runner
6 13 (9.63%) Mocha
6 13 (9.63%) Protractor
7 10 (7.41%) Maven
8 9 (6.67%) Artifactory
8 9 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (5.93%) JUnit
9 8 (5.93%) MSBuild
9 8 (5.93%) NUnit
9 8 (5.93%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (4.44%) Selenium
11 5 (3.70%) SonarQube
12 4 (2.96%) Cobertura
General
1 31 (22.96%) Finance
2 22 (16.30%) Banking
3 7 (5.19%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.44%) Automotive
5 4 (2.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (48.89%) Developer
2 38 (28.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (17.04%) Java Developer
3 23 (17.04%) Node.js Developer
4 17 (12.59%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (9.63%) AWS DevOps
5 13 (9.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 13 (9.63%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (8.15%) Software Developer
7 10 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.93%) DevOps Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Angular Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Ruby Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (38.52%) Node.js
2 37 (27.41%) AngularJS
3 32 (23.70%) REST
4 28 (20.74%) JSON
4 28 (20.74%) SOAP
5 23 (17.04%) XML
6 19 (14.07%) RESTful
7 18 (13.33%) Web Services
8 13 (9.63%) Chai
8 13 (9.63%) Spring
8 13 (9.63%) Swagger
9 11 (8.15%) RAML
10 10 (7.41%) Java EE
10 10 (7.41%) YAML
11 9 (6.67%) LAMP
11 9 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
11 9 (6.67%) WPF
12 8 (5.93%) JSP
12 8 (5.93%) JSTL
12 8 (5.93%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.19%) Clustering
3 5 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.96%) MPEG
4 4 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.22%) STB
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (37.04%) Linux
2 17 (12.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.96%) Android
5 3 (2.22%) Unix
5 3 (2.22%) Windows
6 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (52.59%) DevOps
2 46 (34.07%) Test Automation
3 42 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (22.22%) Build Automation
6 29 (21.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 28 (20.74%) Scrum
8 24 (17.78%) Dependency Management
9 21 (15.56%) TDD
10 17 (12.59%) Open Source
11 16 (11.85%) Microservices
12 14 (10.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (9.63%) Multithreading
14 12 (8.89%) SDLC
14 12 (8.89%) User Stories
15 10 (7.41%) Use Case
16 9 (6.67%) API Development
16 9 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (6.67%) Workflow
17 8 (5.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.15%) Java
2 34 (25.19%) Ruby
3 26 (19.26%) Python
4 21 (15.56%) Groovy
5 18 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 17 (12.59%) SQL
7 10 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.67%) Java 8
9 8 (5.93%) C#
9 8 (5.93%) XAML
10 6 (4.44%) Go
11 5 (3.70%) Apple Swift
11 5 (3.70%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.96%) Perl
12 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.85%) Degree
2 12 (8.89%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.74%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (37.78%) Docker
2 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.96%) vSphere
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 42 (31.11%) Ansible
2 32 (23.70%) Kubernetes
3 18 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (12.59%) Terraform
5 14 (10.37%) Packer
6 4 (2.96%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.22%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (2.22%) Kibana
7 3 (2.22%) Puppet
8 2 (1.48%) Grafana
8 2 (1.48%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (14.81%) IBM
1 20 (14.81%) Red Hat
2 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.93%) Google
4 5 (3.70%) VMware
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle
6 3 (2.22%) Apple
6 3 (2.22%) Cisco
7 2 (1.48%) Veritas
8 1 (0.74%) Apigee
8 1 (0.74%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.74%) F5
8 1 (0.74%) Splunk