Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 27 41
Rank change year-on-year -20 +14 -1
Contract jobs citing DevOps 2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.68% 3.03% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 3.60% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 2
Staffordshire median daily rate - £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.63% +22.31%
West Midlands median daily rate £480 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -1.54% +2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £31.31 -

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 250 222 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 85.03% 84.09% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 152 225
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29% -6.85%
10th Percentile £275 £257 £204
90th Percentile £464 £474 £492
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 20
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -42.00% +80.51%
10th Percentile £13.18 £12.22 £19.93
90th Percentile £58.45 £48.00 £61.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%

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
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 13 December 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 2 - - 1
DevOps
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Archiva
2 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) NuGet
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

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 (50.00%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Archiva
2 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Build and Release Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Release Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Salt