Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 194 211 207
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4 +77
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 39 159 177
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.56% 1.09% 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.15% 4.11% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 100 93
Median daily rate £525 £475 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -1.86% +7.56%
10th Percentile £413 £387 £369
90th Percentile £750 £616 £575
England median daily rate £550 £550 £509
% change year-on-year - +8.00% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £72.50

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 1,818 3,868 3,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.19% 26.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,205 2,517 2,060
Median daily rate £470 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.62% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £236 £300 £300
90th Percentile £638 £610 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £34.50 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.03% +90.50% +9.76%
10th Percentile £16.13 £14.90 £11.18
90th Percentile £48.90 £78.57 £47.75
Median hourly rate £33.61 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +52.77% +10.00% +5.49%

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OpenShift as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OpenShift in the South East.

Daily rate trend for OpenShift in the South East

OpenShift
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OpenShift in the South East over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +17 27 £563 +11.11%
Berkshire +31 20 £650 +23.81%
Hampshire +27 8 £450 +12.50% 7
Surrey +39 4 £494 -5.05% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £525 -
OpenShift
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 24 (61.54%) Docker
2 23 (58.97%) Kubernetes
3 20 (51.28%) Java
4 18 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 18 (46.15%) DevOps
5 16 (41.03%) Git (software)
6 15 (38.46%) Ansible
7 14 (35.90%) Node.js
7 14 (35.90%) Scrum
8 13 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 12 (30.77%) Cucumber
9 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (28.21%) Microservices
11 10 (25.64%) Selenium
12 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
12 9 (23.08%) RESTful
12 9 (23.08%) AWS
12 9 (23.08%) Python
12 9 (23.08%) Linux
12 9 (23.08%) OpenStack
12 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
13 8 (20.51%) HTML
13 8 (20.51%) Web Services
13 8 (20.51%) Kanban
14 7 (17.95%) Amazon S3
14 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
14 7 (17.95%) Web Development
14 7 (17.95%) CSS
14 7 (17.95%) Oracle
14 7 (17.95%) JavaScript

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 9 (23.08%) OpenStack
2 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Fuse
4 4 (10.26%) Apache Spark
4 4 (10.26%) Confluence
4 4 (10.26%) GemFire
4 4 (10.26%) nginx
4 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon S3
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (12.82%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (12.82%) GitHub
4 5 (12.82%) npm
5 4 (10.26%) Amazon ECS
5 4 (10.26%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (10.26%) Google Container Engine
6 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (5.13%) PaaS
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.56%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DSL
2 2 (5.13%) DHCP
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Skype
3 1 (2.56%) SSH
3 1 (2.56%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) MariaDB
2 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Git (software)
2 13 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 10 (25.64%) Selenium
5 5 (12.82%) gulp
5 5 (12.82%) Jasmine
5 5 (12.82%) JIRA
5 5 (12.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (10.26%) Liquibase
6 4 (10.26%) Protractor
7 3 (7.69%) Artifactory
7 3 (7.69%) Maven
7 3 (7.69%) SonarQube
8 2 (5.13%) JUnit
8 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.56%) JMeter
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (10.26%) React Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Development Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Angular Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.13%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Site Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) Node.js
2 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 9 (23.08%) RESTful
3 8 (20.51%) HTML
3 8 (20.51%) Web Services
4 7 (17.95%) CSS
4 7 (17.95%) React
5 6 (15.38%) Kafka
5 6 (15.38%) Spring
5 6 (15.38%) WireMock
6 5 (12.82%) Apollo GraphQL
6 5 (12.82%) Express
6 5 (12.82%) GraphQL
6 5 (12.82%) HTML5
6 5 (12.82%) Jest
6 5 (12.82%) OAuth
7 4 (10.26%) Apache Camel
7 4 (10.26%) Java EE
7 4 (10.26%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (10.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) CMDB
2 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Android
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) DevOps
2 14 (35.90%) Scrum
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.21%) Microservices
5 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 8 (20.51%) Kanban
7 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Web Development
8 6 (15.38%) Software Delivery
9 5 (12.82%) SDLC
10 4 (10.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.69%) Migration
11 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.69%) TDD
12 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
12 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
12 2 (5.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Java
2 9 (23.08%) Python
3 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) Groovy
4 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) Go
6 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.56%) Java 8
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.56%) OCP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) Docker
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) GFS2
3 1 (2.56%) Samba
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (58.97%) Kubernetes
2 15 (38.46%) Ansible
3 5 (12.82%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (10.26%) Terraform
5 2 (5.13%) CloudForms
5 2 (5.13%) Grafana
5 2 (5.13%) Kibana
5 2 (5.13%) OpenNebula
5 2 (5.13%) Prometheus
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.56%) Nessus
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.56%) SELinux
6 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) Juniper
4 4 (10.26%) SAP
5 3 (7.69%) Splunk
6 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.13%) Xamarin
7 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.56%) Sonatype
7 1 (2.56%) Talend
7 1 (2.56%) Thycotic
7 1 (2.56%) VMware
7 1 (2.56%) WSO2