Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 19 30
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 +18
Contract jobs citing DevOps 36 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.20% 6.00% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.31% 7.71% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 17
Southampton median daily rate £500 £850 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.18% +100.00% +10.39%
10th Percentile £419 £440 £398
90th Percentile £575 £925 £444
Hampshire median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate - £42.50 -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £67.89 £59.31
% change year-on-year - +14.47% +48.28%

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 433 376 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.60% 77.85% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 228 260
Southampton median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £306 £269 £219
90th Percentile £575 £693 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £401 £388
% change year-on-year +7.37% +3.35% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 28
Southampton median hourly rate £21.53 £13.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.95% -7.98% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.08 £22.50 £25.95
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.14 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.31% -6.67% +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 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (47.22%) Terraform
4 16 (44.44%) Docker
5 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
6 13 (36.11%) Big Data
6 13 (36.11%) NoSQL
6 13 (36.11%) MongoDB
6 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
7 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 12 (33.33%) Kubernetes
8 11 (30.56%) Ansible
8 11 (30.56%) Puppet
9 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
9 10 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (27.78%) Apache
9 10 (27.78%) SQL
9 10 (27.78%) Linux
10 9 (25.00%) Open Source
10 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (22.22%) Cosmos DB
11 8 (22.22%) Data Lake
11 8 (22.22%) Geospatial Data
11 8 (22.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 8 (22.22%) Serverless
11 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
11 8 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (22.22%) Data Analytics
11 8 (22.22%) Analytics

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 10 (27.78%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) Apache Spark
3 4 (11.11%) Apache Solr
3 4 (11.11%) JBoss
3 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 3 (8.33%) Apache Pig
5 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.78%) CMS
6 1 (2.78%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (22.22%) Serverless
4 7 (19.44%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 4 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (11.11%) OpenShift
5 4 (11.11%) PaaS
6 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
6 3 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (8.33%) AWS Fargate
6 3 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (8.33%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (8.33%) SaaS
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) Big Data
1 13 (36.11%) MongoDB
1 13 (36.11%) NoSQL
2 10 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (22.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 8 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (22.22%) Cosmos DB
3 8 (22.22%) Data Lake
3 8 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (22.22%) Geospatial Data
3 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 5 (13.89%) Redis
4 5 (13.89%) Riak
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.33%) Apache Hive
6 3 (8.33%) Impala
6 3 (8.33%) Neo4j
7 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (5.56%) Looker
7 2 (5.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
1 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (13.89%) JIRA
3 5 (13.89%) Maven
4 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
1 15 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Lead Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Azure Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analytics Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Azure Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
2 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) RESTful
2 6 (16.67%) Spring
3 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
3 5 (13.89%) JSON
3 5 (13.89%) Kafka
3 5 (13.89%) SAML
3 5 (13.89%) Spring Boot
4 4 (11.11%) OAuth
5 3 (8.33%) Vue.js
6 2 (5.56%) HTML
6 2 (5.56%) REST
7 1 (2.78%) CSS
7 1 (2.78%) HTML5
7 1 (2.78%) J2EE
7 1 (2.78%) JSP
7 1 (2.78%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (2.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.78%) STB
1 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Open Source
3 8 (22.22%) Analytics
3 8 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 7 (19.44%) Identity Management
4 7 (19.44%) Project Management
4 7 (19.44%) SDLC
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 6 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (16.67%) Microservices
6 5 (13.89%) TDD
7 4 (11.11%) Build Automation
7 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (8.33%) Data Ingestion
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) Python
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) Java 8
5 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.11%) Groovy
6 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Docker
2 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) Terraform
2 12 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 11 (30.56%) Ansible
3 11 (30.56%) Puppet
4 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.56%) Kibana
6 1 (2.78%) Grafana
6 1 (2.78%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Databricks
3 4 (11.11%) ATG
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.11%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) hybris
5 2 (5.56%) Google
5 2 (5.56%) Tableau
6 1 (2.78%) VMware