Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 28 February 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.

DevOps
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 24 37
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 -20
Contract jobs citing DevOps 43 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.13% 6.57% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.83% 7.97% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 7
Southampton median daily rate £500 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% -38.24%
10th Percentile £441 £335 £475
90th Percentile £647 £549 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £40.31
% change year-on-year +42.86% -13.16% -42.74%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 397 389 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 84.29% 82.42% 86.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 255 237
Southampton median daily rate £450 £438 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.71% -0.91%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £305
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £445 £402
% change year-on-year +1.12% +10.63% -2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 17
Southampton median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £44.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% -63.73% +204.24%
10th Percentile £11.54 £11.17 £15.11
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.00 £50.97
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £30.00
% change year-on-year +4.79% +11.33% +9.09%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Southampton

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Southampton

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Southampton over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Southampton

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DevOps in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 30 (69.77%) Azure
2 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) SQL
4 14 (32.56%) C#
5 12 (27.91%) Python
5 12 (27.91%) BDD
5 12 (27.91%) Functional Testing
5 12 (27.91%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
6 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (20.93%) Kubernetes
7 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
8 8 (18.60%) Test Management
8 8 (18.60%) AWS
8 8 (18.60%) Process Improvement
8 8 (18.60%) Java
8 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.28%) TDD
9 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (16.28%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (16.28%) QA
10 6 (13.95%) RESTful
10 6 (13.95%) Scala
10 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
10 6 (13.95%) Big Data
10 6 (13.95%) SpecFlow
10 6 (13.95%) Change Management
10 6 (13.95%) Spring
10 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
10 6 (13.95%) Microsoft

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (6.98%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 30 (69.77%) Azure
2 8 (18.60%) AWS
3 5 (11.63%) GCP
4 2 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.65%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (4.65%) Azure Functions
4 2 (4.65%) IaaS
4 2 (4.65%) Serverless
5 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.33%) Azure Stack
5 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (13.95%) Big Data
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
1 6 (13.95%) SpecFlow
1 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.63%) JMeter
3 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) PyCharm
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.33%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Developer
1 8 (18.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Test Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Test Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Lead Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Workday Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (2.33%) HR Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Scrum Master
6 1 (2.33%) Security Tester
6 1 (2.33%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (2.33%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) RESTful
1 6 (13.95%) Spring
2 5 (11.63%) REST
2 5 (11.63%) XML
3 4 (9.30%) .NET
3 4 (9.30%) Gherkin
4 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.98%) Node.js
4 3 (6.98%) Vue.js
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Core
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (4.65%) WCF
5 2 (4.65%) WinForms
5 2 (4.65%) WPF
6 1 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (2.33%) LAMP
6 1 (2.33%) Velocity
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) VMS
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) BDD
2 12 (27.91%) Functional Testing
2 12 (27.91%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
4 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
5 8 (18.60%) Process Improvement
5 8 (18.60%) Test Management
6 7 (16.28%) TDD
7 6 (13.95%) Change Management
8 5 (11.63%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.63%) OO
8 5 (11.63%) OOP
8 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Coaching
9 4 (9.30%) Component Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Scrum
9 4 (9.30%) Security Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) Python
4 8 (18.60%) Java
5 6 (13.95%) Scala
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.98%) Go
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby
8 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Kubernetes
2 6 (13.95%) Terraform
3 4 (9.30%) Ansible
4 2 (4.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Databricks
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) ESRI
4 2 (4.65%) Workday
5 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft