Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 17 34
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17 +12
Contract jobs citing DevOps 10 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.41% 6.28% 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 8.12% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 13
Southampton median daily rate £525 £850 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.24% +102.38% +10.53%
10th Percentile £421 £450 £409
90th Percentile £595 £925 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £490 £475 £418
% change year-on-year +3.16% +13.77% +15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate - £42.50 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.00 £70.39 -
% change year-on-year -78.69% - -

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 348 382 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 83.86% 77.33% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 240 267
Southampton median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.24% -4.10%
10th Percentile £306 £260 £225
90th Percentile £575 £632 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £385
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 33
Southampton median hourly rate £44.00 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +198.31% -15.71% +40.00%
10th Percentile £18.92 £10.22 £12.60
90th Percentile £53.97 £25.50 £46.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.12 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% -23.61% +60.00%

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 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (40.00%) Ansible
3 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) ATG
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Groovy
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) OAuth
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) JBoss
4 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) Docker
5 2 (20.00%) IaaS
5 2 (20.00%) Node.js
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) AWS Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Terraform
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) C#

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 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (20.00%) IaaS
3 2 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (10.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (10.00%) Power BI
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) OAuth
3 2 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (10.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (30.00%) Groovy
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) Terraform
3 1 (10.00%) Grafana
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) ATG
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) hybris
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Tableau