Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 31 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 +21 -15
Contract jobs citing DevOps 30 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.09% 5.41% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 7.29% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 23
Southampton median daily rate £850 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £441 £398 £342
90th Percentile £925 £444 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £70.39 £59.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.68% +48.28% -5.88%

DevOps is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 371 384 642
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 75.25% 74.13% 83.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 259 472
Southampton median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +10.70%
10th Percentile £263 £245 £263
90th Percentile £680 £525 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £401 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.69% +4.00% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 24
Southampton median hourly rate £13.80 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -3.23% -62.42%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.50 £11.81
90th Percentile £22.50 £19.88 £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year -7.89% +66.45% -29.75%

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 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (60.00%) Scrum
4 16 (53.33%) TDD
4 16 (53.33%) SaaS
5 15 (50.00%) Product Management
5 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (23.33%) PHP
6 7 (23.33%) Linux
6 7 (23.33%) Ansible
7 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (20.00%) Puppet
7 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (13.33%) Docker
9 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
9 4 (13.33%) JBoss
9 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) Firewall
10 3 (10.00%) Retail
10 3 (10.00%) VMware
10 3 (10.00%) Degree
10 3 (10.00%) Java
10 3 (10.00%) Python
10 3 (10.00%) Web Services
10 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.00%) CentOS
10 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.00%) Sensu

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 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 16 (53.33%) SaaS
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) SSL
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Consultant
2 3 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (10.00%) Scrum Master
3 2 (6.67%) Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Development Director
3 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Head of Development
3 2 (6.67%) Head of Engineering
3 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (3.33%) Automation Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Broadcast Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Director
4 1 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (3.33%) Site Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Sensu
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (3.33%) D3.js
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) LESS
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) OAuth
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) Sass
3 1 (3.33%) Velocity
3 1 (3.33%) WebGL
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) MPEG
3 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (60.00%) Scrum
4 16 (53.33%) TDD
5 15 (50.00%) Product Management
5 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) Open Source
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) DRM
7 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL
8 1 (3.33%) Release Management
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PHP
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) AWK
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) CISSP
2 2 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.67%) RHCE
2 2 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) KVM
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Ansible
2 6 (20.00%) Puppet
3 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.67%) Grafana
4 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.67%) logstash
5 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.00%) Splunk
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) SaltStack