Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 December 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 39 39
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.33% 1.40% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 1.70% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +22.31% -
10th Percentile £363 £376 £313
90th Percentile £525 £423 £398
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 - £33.55

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 227 352 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 84.07% 82.05% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 222 158
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +12.31%
10th Percentile £262 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £494 £441
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 14
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £13.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +80.51% +15.42%
10th Percentile £12.22 £20.75 £8.94
90th Percentile £48.00 £65.50 £19.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year +32.00% -5.30% +1.27%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Staffordshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Staffordshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Staffordshire

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 4 £400 -
Stafford +5 3 £438 +9.38%
Stoke-on-Trent +2 1 - -
DevOps
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) FMCG
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) LAMP
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Puppet
3 2 (22.22%) Ansible
4 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
4 1 (11.11%) SaltStack
4 1 (11.11%) Docker
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Product Delivery Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Product Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Product Management
2 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) VB
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) SaltStack