Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 34 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -12
Contract jobs citing DevOps 15 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.36% 3.12% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 4.17% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 9
Southampton median daily rate £514 £513 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +22.75% +0.60%
10th Percentile £369 £354 £352
90th Percentile £538 £613 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £425 £409
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.98% -4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate - £42.50 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.31 £53.25 -
% change year-on-year -24.31% - -

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 332 360 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 74.44% 74.84% 80.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 240 333
Southampton median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £302 £213 £256
90th Percentile £575 £559 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 38
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -43.00% +81.71%
10th Percentile £42.00 £10.48 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.11 £41.30 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.15% -7.14% +66.67%

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 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Kanban
4 4 (26.67%) Groovy
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Ansible
4 4 (26.67%) Docker
5 3 (20.00%) AWS Certification
5 3 (20.00%) API Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Gatling
5 3 (20.00%) IaaS
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) JMeter
5 3 (20.00%) Maven
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (20.00%) SoapUI

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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (20.00%) IaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (13.33%) PaaS
4 2 (13.33%) SaaS
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (20.00%) Gatling
2 3 (20.00%) JMeter
2 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Head of DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
1 2 (13.33%) OAuth
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) Sensu
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (6.67%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) CentOS
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Kanban
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) API Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) DRM
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Groovy
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) flannel
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Grafana
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) Prometheus
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) ATG
2 1 (6.67%) CA
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk