Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 206 357
Rank change year-on-year -107 +151 -
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 78 194 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 1.15% 0.062%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.07% 6.34% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 94 6
South East median daily rate £475 £455 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% -1.62% -
10th Percentile £363 £375 £375
90th Percentile £550 £525 £563
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 3,771 3,059 2,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.39% 18.09% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,391 1,893 1,284
South East median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +8.76%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £613 £588 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 49 35
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.90 £13.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.29 £56.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.92%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -47 55 £450 -10.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -29 47 £415 -17.00% 2
Hampshire -17 10 £438 -2.78%
Surrey -40 10 £513 +19.12%
Berkshire +2 7 £525 +27.27% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
OpenShift
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 52 (66.67%) DevOps
2 48 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 42 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (37.18%) Java
5 29 (37.18%) Linux
6 27 (34.62%) Docker
7 25 (32.05%) Ansible
8 24 (30.77%) PaaS
8 24 (30.77%) JIRA
9 22 (28.21%) MongoDB
10 21 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (25.64%) Node.js
11 20 (25.64%) AngularJS
12 19 (24.36%) Kubernetes
13 17 (21.79%) Scrum
14 16 (20.51%) Python
14 16 (20.51%) REST
15 15 (19.23%) Confluence
15 15 (19.23%) IBM
16 14 (17.95%) SQL
16 14 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
17 13 (16.67%) TDD
17 13 (16.67%) XML
17 13 (16.67%) Red Hat
17 13 (16.67%) IaaS
18 12 (15.38%) NuoDB

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 15 (19.23%) Confluence
2 11 (14.10%) OpenStack
3 7 (8.97%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.13%) Apache Spark
5 4 (5.13%) JBoss
6 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.77%) PaaS
2 20 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (16.67%) IaaS
4 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (11.54%) GitHub
5 9 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (3.85%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.85%) Slack
8 2 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (2.56%) npm
9 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) DSL
3 2 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) MongoDB
2 14 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (15.38%) NuoDB
3 12 (15.38%) Redis
4 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.13%) MySQL
7 2 (2.56%) Big Data
8 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.28%) HBase
8 1 (1.28%) InfluxDB
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 42 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 24 (30.77%) JIRA
4 11 (14.10%) Selenium
5 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (7.69%) Maven
8 5 (6.41%) GitLab
9 4 (5.13%) Artifactory
9 4 (5.13%) Gradle
9 4 (5.13%) MSBuild
9 4 (5.13%) NUnit
9 4 (5.13%) ReSharper
9 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.85%) Protractor
11 2 (2.56%) gulp
11 2 (2.56%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.28%) git-flow
12 1 (1.28%) Mocha
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Automotive
3 3 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Developer
2 24 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.97%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (6.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) DevOps Manager
7 4 (5.13%) DevOps Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Integration Developer
7 4 (5.13%) iOS Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Release Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) AngularJS
1 20 (25.64%) Node.js
2 16 (20.51%) REST
3 13 (16.67%) XML
4 10 (12.82%) JSON
4 10 (12.82%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (11.54%) Spring
6 8 (10.26%) RESTful
6 8 (10.26%) SOAP
6 8 (10.26%) Web Services
7 6 (7.69%) Spring Boot
8 5 (6.41%) iOS SDK
8 5 (6.41%) RAML
8 5 (6.41%) Swagger
9 4 (5.13%) .NET
9 4 (5.13%) Kafka
9 4 (5.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 4 (5.13%) Middleware
9 4 (5.13%) WPF
9 4 (5.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.28%) Fintech
4 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.28%) STB
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.18%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) CentOS
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) DevOps
2 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
3 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (21.79%) Scrum
5 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
6 13 (16.67%) TDD
7 11 (14.10%) Build Automation
7 11 (14.10%) Microservices
8 10 (12.82%) Dependency Management
8 10 (12.82%) Open Source
9 9 (11.54%) Load Balancing
9 9 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.97%) BDD
10 7 (8.97%) User Stories
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.69%) SDLC
12 5 (6.41%) Analytics
12 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (6.41%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) Java
2 16 (20.51%) Python
3 14 (17.95%) SQL
4 10 (12.82%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.54%) Ruby
6 8 (10.26%) Groovy
7 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.41%) Apple Swift
8 5 (6.41%) Objective-C
9 4 (5.13%) C#
9 4 (5.13%) Korn
9 4 (5.13%) XAML
10 3 (3.85%) Go
11 2 (2.56%) Java 8
12 1 (1.28%) Perl
12 1 (1.28%) Scala
12 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 27 (34.62%) Docker
2 4 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (32.05%) Ansible
2 19 (24.36%) Kubernetes
3 11 (14.10%) Terraform
4 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.85%) Grafana
5 3 (3.85%) Kibana
6 2 (2.56%) Graphite
6 2 (2.56%) Nagios
7 1 (1.28%) Icinga
7 1 (1.28%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.28%) Puppet
7 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) IBM
2 13 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.54%) Google
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle
6 3 (3.85%) Apple
7 2 (2.56%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.56%) VMware
7 2 (2.56%) Workday
8 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.28%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.28%) Splunk