Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 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.

DevOps
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 25 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +26
Contract jobs citing DevOps 42 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.89% 3.77% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.13% 5.03% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 14
Southampton median daily rate £500 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +20.59% +10.39%
10th Percentile £413 £369 £368
90th Percentile £643 £575 £444
Hampshire median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £61.69 £55.00
% change year-on-year -43.26% +12.16% -

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 460 338 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.47% 74.94% 77.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 205 232
Southampton median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £306 £250 £238
90th Percentile £575 £586 £549
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 22
Southampton median hourly rate £15.86 £17.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.06% +32.69% -25.71%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.47 £11.09
90th Percentile £47.87 £48.21 £32.63
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +58.16%

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 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (45.24%) Docker
3 19 (45.24%) Terraform
4 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
4 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (40.48%) MongoDB
5 16 (38.10%) NoSQL
5 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
6 14 (33.33%) Ansible
7 13 (30.95%) Big Data
7 13 (30.95%) Linux
8 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 12 (28.57%) Kubernetes
9 11 (26.19%) Python
9 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
9 11 (26.19%) SQL
9 11 (26.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (26.19%) Puppet
10 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
10 10 (23.81%) Serverless
11 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (21.43%) Open Source
11 9 (21.43%) Java
11 9 (21.43%) Apache
12 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
12 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (19.05%) Windows
12 8 (19.05%) Hadoop
12 8 (19.05%) Azure SQL Database

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 9 (21.43%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) Apache Spark
3 4 (9.52%) Apache Solr
4 3 (7.14%) Apache Pig
4 3 (7.14%) JBoss
4 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.76%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) CMS
6 1 (2.38%) nginx
6 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (23.81%) Serverless
4 7 (16.67%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 6 (14.29%) Amazon S3
6 5 (11.90%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (11.90%) AWS Fargate
6 5 (11.90%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (11.90%) Azure Functions
6 5 (11.90%) OpenShift
7 4 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (9.52%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (9.52%) PaaS
8 3 (7.14%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (7.14%) SaaS
9 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (4.76%) npm
10 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) MongoDB
2 16 (38.10%) NoSQL
3 13 (30.95%) Big Data
4 11 (26.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (19.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 8 (19.05%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (19.05%) Cosmos DB
5 8 (19.05%) Data Lake
5 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (19.05%) Geospatial Data
5 8 (19.05%) Hadoop
6 6 (14.29%) Redis
7 5 (11.90%) Riak
7 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
8 3 (7.14%) Apache Hive
8 3 (7.14%) Impala
8 3 (7.14%) Neo4j
9 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (4.76%) Looker
9 2 (4.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
2 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (11.90%) Maven
5 4 (9.52%) JIRA
5 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.38%) AppVeyor
6 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.38%) GitLab
General
1 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) AWS Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Cloud Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Lead Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Azure Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Data Analytics Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Azure Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
1 7 (16.67%) Spring
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 6 (14.29%) RESTful
3 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
3 5 (11.90%) JSON
3 5 (11.90%) Kafka
3 5 (11.90%) SAML
3 5 (11.90%) Spring Boot
3 5 (11.90%) Vue.js
4 4 (9.52%) HTML
5 3 (7.14%) CSS
5 3 (7.14%) HTML5
5 3 (7.14%) OAuth
6 2 (4.76%) CSS3
6 2 (4.76%) Express
6 2 (4.76%) LESS
6 2 (4.76%) Node.js
6 2 (4.76%) REST
6 2 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (2.38%) STB
1 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Open Source
3 8 (19.05%) Analytics
3 8 (19.05%) Data Analytics
3 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
3 8 (19.05%) Microservices
4 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 7 (16.67%) Project Management
4 7 (16.67%) SDLC
5 6 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 6 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 4 (9.52%) Build Automation
7 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
1 11 (26.19%) Python
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 9 (21.43%) Java
4 6 (14.29%) Java 8
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.14%) Groovy
7 2 (4.76%) ES6
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) Korn
8 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Docker
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (45.24%) Terraform
2 14 (33.33%) Ansible
3 12 (28.57%) Kubernetes
4 11 (26.19%) Puppet
5 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.76%) Grafana
6 2 (4.76%) Kibana
7 1 (2.38%) Graphite
7 1 (2.38%) Packer
7 1 (2.38%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Databricks
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) ATG
4 3 (7.14%) hybris
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) Google
5 2 (4.76%) Tableau
6 1 (2.38%) VMware