Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 36 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +14
Contract jobs citing DevOps 29 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.37% 3.11% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 4.00% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 8
Southampton median daily rate £500 £513 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +18.84% +8.49%
10th Percentile £425 £369 £332
90th Percentile £643 £538 £494
Hampshire median daily rate £494 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +3.95% +11.76% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.61 £55.00
% change year-on-year -15.89% -24.35% -

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 456 375 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 84.44% 77.80% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 220 278
Southampton median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - +7.64%
10th Percentile £300 £241 £219
90th Percentile £559 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 36
Southampton median hourly rate £15.00 £44.12 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.00% +215.11% -30.00%
10th Percentile £10.23 £12.88 £11.31
90th Percentile £48.08 £50.06 £29.63
Hampshire median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year -2.50% +13.48% +41.85%

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 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Southampton

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Docker
3 13 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (44.83%) MongoDB
3 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
4 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
4 12 (41.38%) Ansible
5 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (34.48%) NoSQL
6 10 (34.48%) Kubernetes
6 10 (34.48%) Terraform
7 9 (31.03%) Python
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
9 7 (24.14%) Microservices
9 7 (24.14%) Serverless
9 7 (24.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (20.69%) Redis
10 6 (20.69%) Amazon S3
10 6 (20.69%) Java
10 6 (20.69%) Spring
11 5 (17.24%) Maven
11 5 (17.24%) TDD
11 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
11 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (17.24%) Web Services
11 5 (17.24%) RESTful
11 5 (17.24%) Open Source
11 5 (17.24%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (17.24%) Riak

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 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
3 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (24.14%) Serverless
4 6 (20.69%) Amazon S3
5 5 (17.24%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (17.24%) AWS Fargate
5 5 (17.24%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (17.24%) OpenShift
6 3 (10.34%) PaaS
7 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (6.90%) Azure Functions
7 2 (6.90%) IaaS
7 2 (6.90%) npm
8 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (3.45%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (3.45%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (3.45%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) MongoDB
2 10 (34.48%) NoSQL
3 7 (24.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (20.69%) Redis
5 5 (17.24%) Big Data
5 5 (17.24%) Riak
6 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (6.90%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (6.90%) Data Lake
6 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.90%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (3.45%) Impala
7 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
7 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
2 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) Maven
4 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (6.90%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.45%) AppVeyor
6 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.45%) GitLab
General
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) AWS Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Cloud Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Lead Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.45%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Azure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Azure Developer
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.45%) React Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Spring
2 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
2 5 (17.24%) RESTful
2 5 (17.24%) Spring Boot
2 5 (17.24%) Vue.js
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) CSS3
4 2 (6.90%) JSLint
4 2 (6.90%) JSON
4 2 (6.90%) Kafka
4 2 (6.90%) LESS
4 2 (6.90%) Node.js
4 2 (6.90%) REST
4 2 (6.90%) SAML
4 2 (6.90%) Sass
4 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (3.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Microservices
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.24%) Open Source
3 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Python
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) Java 8
5 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
7 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.90%) ES6
8 1 (3.45%) Groovy
8 1 (3.45%) Korn
8 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Ansible
2 10 (34.48%) Kubernetes
2 10 (34.48%) Terraform
3 4 (13.79%) Puppet
4 2 (6.90%) Grafana
4 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.45%) Graphite
5 1 (3.45%) Kibana
5 1 (3.45%) Packer
5 1 (3.45%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Databricks
3 1 (3.45%) ATG
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) VMware