Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 30 34
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 +10
Contract jobs citing DevOps 20 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.22% 3.71% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 4.56% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 8
Southampton median daily rate £475 £515 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.77% +0.49% +22.75%
10th Percentile £335 £369 £354
90th Percentile £632 £538 £613
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £482 £430
% change year-on-year -1.39% +12.02% +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £40.31 £54.50
% change year-on-year -13.16% -26.05% -

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 385 373 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 81.22% 81.44% 76.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 232 252
Southampton median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £213
90th Percentile £565 £575 £558
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 33
Southampton median hourly rate £15.00 £44.56 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.34% +218.27% -44.97%
10th Percentile £10.00 £14.72 £10.42
90th Percentile £31.35 £51.02 £32.10
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.95 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +13.17% +7.14% -20.00%

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 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (40.00%) Terraform
4 7 (35.00%) Python
4 7 (35.00%) Analytics
4 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (30.00%) Puppet
5 6 (30.00%) Apache
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) Apache Spark
6 5 (25.00%) Ansible
6 5 (25.00%) Databricks
6 5 (25.00%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (25.00%) Data Lake
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) PaaS
6 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (25.00%) Big Data
6 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef

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 6 (30.00%) Apache
1 6 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) Jupyter
4 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) nginx
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (25.00%) PaaS
4 4 (20.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (20.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (15.00%) Serverless
6 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Fargate
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (10.00%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (10.00%) IaaS
6 2 (10.00%) npm
7 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (25.00%) Big Data
3 5 (25.00%) Cosmos DB
3 5 (25.00%) Data Lake
3 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (20.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 4 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (15.00%) Impala
5 3 (15.00%) Neo4j
5 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.00%) GIS
6 2 (10.00%) Power BI
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (5.00%) AppVeyor
5 1 (5.00%) GitLab
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Scientist
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) React Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Kafka
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Apache NiFi
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) CSS3
3 2 (10.00%) Express
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) JSLint
3 2 (10.00%) LESS
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) NumPy
3 2 (10.00%) Pandas
3 2 (10.00%) PySpark
3 2 (10.00%) React
3 2 (10.00%) Sass
3 2 (10.00%) scikit-learn
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (10.00%) Vue.js
3 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (20.00%) Data Ingestion
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) ES6
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Terraform
2 6 (30.00%) Puppet
3 5 (25.00%) Ansible
3 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) Grafana
4 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.00%) Packer
4 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Databricks
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) VMware