Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 221 371
Rank change year-on-year -47 +150 -
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 110 152 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.93% 0.029%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.20% 5.61% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 81 5
South East median daily rate £434 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £319 £363 £425
90th Percentile £525 £525 £570
England median daily rate £500 £506 £505
% change year-on-year -1.23% +0.25% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 - £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 3,438 2,711 1,974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.90% 16.66% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,193 1,707 1,273
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £263
90th Percentile £601 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 36
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.68% +22.56%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
90th Percentile £82.33 £41.12 £56.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year -12.50% +7.85% -19.37%

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 October 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 October 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 -12 78 £425 -15.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -2 75 £425 -15.00% 5
Hampshire -9 13 £475 +5.56% 5
Surrey -49 11 £484 +13.88% 1
West Sussex - 5 £250 - 2
Berkshire +2 2 £475 +5.56% 1
Middlesex -5 1 £475 -1.86%
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
OpenShift
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 70 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 60 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 52 (47.27%) DevOps
4 47 (42.73%) Java
5 46 (41.82%) Linux
6 42 (38.18%) Node.js
7 38 (34.55%) Test Automation
8 37 (33.64%) MongoDB
9 35 (31.82%) AngularJS
10 34 (30.91%) Docker
10 34 (30.91%) JIRA
11 33 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (28.18%) Ansible
12 31 (28.18%) Continuous Delivery
13 29 (26.36%) Build Automation
13 29 (26.36%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (25.45%) Python
15 26 (23.64%) XML
16 24 (21.82%) PaaS
17 23 (20.91%) REST
17 23 (20.91%) Dependency Management
17 23 (20.91%) Finance
18 22 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
19 21 (19.09%) IBM
19 21 (19.09%) JSON
20 20 (18.18%) Ruby
20 20 (18.18%) Red Hat
21 19 (17.27%) Bash Shell
21 19 (17.27%) Confluence
21 19 (17.27%) SQL

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 19 (17.27%) Confluence
2 13 (11.82%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (3.64%) JBoss
5 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.82%) PaaS
2 22 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.18%) IaaS
4 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (5.45%) GitHub
6 5 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (4.55%) npm
7 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.82%) Slack
8 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.91%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) Firewall
2 6 (5.45%) HTTP
3 4 (3.64%) DVB
3 4 (3.64%) FTP
3 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.64%) MongoDB
2 18 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (15.45%) NuoDB
3 17 (15.45%) Redis
4 15 (13.64%) NoSQL
5 10 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (8.18%) MySQL
7 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.91%) Big Data
9 1 (0.91%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 70 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 60 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 34 (30.91%) JIRA
4 11 (10.00%) GitLab
5 10 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (9.09%) Maven
5 10 (9.09%) Mocha
5 10 (9.09%) Protractor
6 8 (7.27%) Artifactory
6 8 (7.27%) Selenium
7 6 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (4.55%) SonarQube
9 4 (3.64%) MSBuild
9 4 (3.64%) NUnit
9 4 (3.64%) ReSharper
9 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.64%) Vagrant
9 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.73%) RSpec
11 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket
General
1 23 (20.91%) Finance
2 13 (11.82%) Banking
3 3 (2.73%) Automotive
3 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.73%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (42.73%) Developer
2 22 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (18.18%) Node.js Developer
4 13 (11.82%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Operations Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Angular Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Integration Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Architect
9 5 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) DevOps Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (4.55%) Python Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.18%) Node.js
2 35 (31.82%) AngularJS
3 26 (23.64%) XML
4 23 (20.91%) REST
5 21 (19.09%) JSON
6 17 (15.45%) RESTful
6 17 (15.45%) Web Services
7 16 (14.55%) SOAP
8 11 (10.00%) RAML
8 11 (10.00%) Spring
8 11 (10.00%) Swagger
9 10 (9.09%) Chai
9 10 (9.09%) YAML
10 9 (8.18%) LAMP
10 9 (8.18%) LAPP Stack
11 8 (7.27%) Middleware
11 8 (7.27%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (6.36%) Spring Boot
13 5 (4.55%) iOS SDK
14 4 (3.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
1 4 (3.64%) MPEG
2 3 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (2.73%) STB
3 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.91%) Fintech
3 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.91%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 46 (41.82%) Linux
2 6 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.73%) Windows
5 2 (1.82%) Unix
6 1 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (47.27%) DevOps
2 38 (34.55%) Test Automation
3 33 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (28.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 29 (26.36%) Build Automation
5 29 (26.36%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (20.91%) Dependency Management
7 18 (16.36%) Scrum
8 17 (15.45%) Open Source
8 17 (15.45%) TDD
9 14 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (11.82%) Microservices
11 10 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.27%) Load Balancing
13 7 (6.36%) SDLC
13 7 (6.36%) User Stories
14 6 (5.45%) Workflow
15 5 (4.55%) BDD
15 5 (4.55%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (42.73%) Java
2 28 (25.45%) Python
3 20 (18.18%) Ruby
4 19 (17.27%) Bash Shell
4 19 (17.27%) SQL
5 11 (10.00%) Groovy
6 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.45%) Java 8
8 5 (4.55%) Apple Swift
8 5 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.64%) C#
9 4 (3.64%) Perl
9 4 (3.64%) XAML
10 3 (2.73%) Go
11 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.91%) HNC
4 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 34 (30.91%) Docker
2 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.64%) vSphere
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 31 (28.18%) Ansible
2 18 (16.36%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.55%) Terraform
5 4 (3.64%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.73%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.73%) Grafana
6 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.73%) Packer
7 2 (1.82%) Graphite
7 2 (1.82%) Kibana
7 2 (1.82%) Nagios
7 2 (1.82%) Puppet
8 1 (0.91%) Icinga
8 1 (0.91%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (19.09%) IBM
2 20 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.55%) Google
4 5 (4.55%) Oracle
4 5 (4.55%) VMware
5 3 (2.73%) Apple
5 3 (2.73%) Cisco
6 2 (1.82%) Veritas
6 2 (1.82%) Workday
7 1 (0.91%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.91%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.91%) Splunk