Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 16 October 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 26 28
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 +38
Contract jobs citing DevOps 173 172 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.34% 6.48% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 7.59% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 145 125
Surrey median daily rate £503 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.79% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £380
90th Percentile £607 £598 £600
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Surrey median hourly rate £11.00 £53.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.53% - -
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £49.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -11.62% -10.00% +37.50%

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,853 2,267 1,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.08% 85.42% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,009 1,615 1,347
Surrey median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £258
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 59 86
Surrey median hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +27.56% -8.54%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.00 £12.22
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -4.26%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Surrey

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Surrey

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Surrey over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Surrey

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DevOps in Surrey

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Sunbury-on-Thames -3 30 £465 +3.33% 7
Guildford +1 28 £531 +8.97% 10
Staines -5 19 £548 +15.26%
Woking +12 9 £450 +26.32% 3
Redhill +3 5 £525 -
Leatherhead -4 4 £595 +16.10% 4
Reigate -31 4 £513 +12.64% 16
Weybridge - 4 £531 -
Epsom - 3 £350 - 1
Farnham - 1 - - 1
Dorking - 1 £563 - 1
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Surrey region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 110 (63.58%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (34.10%) Java
3 57 (32.95%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (27.75%) Linux
6 46 (26.59%) Jenkins
7 45 (26.01%) Microsoft Azure
8 44 (25.43%) Scrum
9 42 (24.28%) Ansible
10 39 (22.54%) Docker
11 38 (21.97%) BDD
12 37 (21.39%) TDD
12 37 (21.39%) Git (software)
13 36 (20.81%) Continuous Delivery
14 35 (20.23%) REST
15 34 (19.65%) Python
16 31 (17.92%) Test Automation
17 27 (15.61%) Kubernetes
18 26 (15.03%) Puppet
19 25 (14.45%) JavaScript
19 25 (14.45%) Finance
19 25 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
20 24 (13.87%) Kanban
21 23 (13.29%) Greenfield Project
22 21 (12.14%) Ruby
22 21 (12.14%) SQL
22 21 (12.14%) Web Services
22 21 (12.14%) AngularJS
22 21 (12.14%) Opscode Chef
23 20 (11.56%) Node.js

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 7 (4.05%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.89%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.73%) CMS
5 3 (1.73%) Confluence
5 3 (1.73%) IIS
5 3 (1.73%) nginx
5 3 (1.73%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.16%) Apache
6 2 (1.16%) JBoss
6 2 (1.16%) SAS
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.58%) Drupal
7 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 57 (32.95%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (26.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.83%) IaaS
4 15 (8.67%) PaaS
5 11 (6.36%) GitHub
6 9 (5.20%) Office 365
6 9 (5.20%) SaaS
7 7 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (3.47%) OpenShift
9 5 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.73%) Serverless
11 2 (1.16%) Force.com
11 2 (1.16%) Quay.io
12 1 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.58%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.58%) Heroku
12 1 (0.58%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) DSL
2 6 (3.47%) HTTP
3 5 (2.89%) DNS
4 4 (2.31%) Firewall
5 3 (1.73%) Network Security
5 3 (1.73%) SSL
6 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.16%) VPN
7 1 (0.58%) Converged Networks
7 1 (0.58%) DHCP
7 1 (0.58%) Internet
7 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.58%) SAN
7 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.98%) NoSQL
2 16 (9.25%) Hadoop
3 14 (8.09%) MongoDB
4 12 (6.94%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.36%) MySQL
6 10 (5.78%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.62%) Big Data
9 5 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.89%) HBase
10 3 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.73%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.16%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.16%) Impala
11 2 (1.16%) Redis
12 1 (0.58%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 46 (26.59%) Jenkins
2 37 (21.39%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.51%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (5.78%) TeamCity
6 9 (5.20%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.20%) JIRA
6 9 (5.20%) Subversion
6 9 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.62%) SonarQube
8 7 (4.05%) MSBuild
9 6 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.89%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.89%) JBehave
10 5 (2.89%) Selenium
10 5 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (2.89%) Travis CI
11 4 (2.31%) Maven
11 4 (2.31%) NUnit
11 4 (2.31%) ReSharper
General
1 25 (14.45%) Finance
2 4 (2.31%) Billing
3 3 (1.73%) Marketing
4 2 (1.16%) Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (28.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (21.97%) Developer
3 16 (9.25%) Analyst
4 15 (8.67%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.94%) Software Engineer
6 11 (6.36%) Azure DevOps
7 10 (5.78%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.78%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (5.20%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) Consultant
9 8 (4.62%) Angular Developer
9 8 (4.62%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) Architect
11 6 (3.47%) Senior DevOps
11 6 (3.47%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.23%) REST
2 21 (12.14%) AngularJS
2 21 (12.14%) Web Services
3 20 (11.56%) Node.js
4 18 (10.40%) .NET
5 16 (9.25%) HTML
6 15 (8.67%) JSON
7 14 (8.09%) CSS
7 14 (8.09%) SOAP
8 13 (7.51%) OAuth
9 9 (5.20%) HTML5
9 9 (5.20%) Kafka
9 9 (5.20%) Spring
10 8 (4.62%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (3.47%) .NET Core
11 6 (3.47%) Angular 2
11 6 (3.47%) jQuery
11 6 (3.47%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (3.47%) RESTful
11 6 (3.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.29%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.94%) Public Cloud
4 9 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.20%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.47%) Blog
5 6 (3.47%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.89%) iPad
7 4 (2.31%) PKI
7 4 (2.31%) Tandem
7 4 (2.31%) User Experience
8 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.73%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.73%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.73%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.73%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.73%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.16%) Clustering
9 2 (1.16%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 48 (27.75%) Linux
2 14 (8.09%) Windows
3 10 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.62%) Android
4 8 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.62%) CoreOS
4 8 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.05%) CentOS
5 7 (4.05%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.47%) Unix
7 3 (1.73%) VMS
8 2 (1.16%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.58%) AIX
9 1 (0.58%) SUSE
9 1 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (63.58%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (25.43%) Scrum
4 38 (21.97%) BDD
5 37 (21.39%) TDD
6 36 (20.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 31 (17.92%) Test Automation
8 25 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (13.87%) Kanban
10 17 (9.83%) Configuration Management
11 15 (8.67%) Software Engineering
12 13 (7.51%) Identity Management
12 13 (7.51%) Open Source
13 12 (6.94%) Migration
14 10 (5.78%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (5.78%) OO
15 9 (5.20%) Mentoring
15 9 (5.20%) MVC
15 9 (5.20%) Test Strategy
16 8 (4.62%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (34.10%) Java
2 34 (19.65%) Python
3 25 (14.45%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.14%) Ruby
4 21 (12.14%) SQL
5 19 (10.98%) C#
6 15 (8.67%) PowerShell
7 11 (6.36%) Bash Shell
7 11 (6.36%) Groovy
8 8 (4.62%) Go
9 7 (4.05%) Java 8
9 7 (4.05%) Perl
10 6 (3.47%) PHP
11 5 (2.89%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.31%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.31%) XAML
13 3 (1.73%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.73%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.16%) R
15 1 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (7.51%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.78%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.20%) Degree
4 5 (2.89%) ISEB
5 4 (2.31%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.31%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.73%) CISA
6 3 (1.73%) CISM
6 3 (1.73%) CISSP
6 3 (1.73%) CREST Certified
6 3 (1.73%) IISP
6 3 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.40%) QA
2 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.31%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.73%) GDPR
3 3 (1.73%) ISAE 3402
3 3 (1.73%) ISO 22301
3 3 (1.73%) ISO 31000
3 3 (1.73%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 39 (22.54%) Docker
2 6 (3.47%) HDFS
3 4 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.16%) Ceph
4 2 (1.16%) etcd
4 2 (1.16%) flannel
4 2 (1.16%) GlusterFS
4 2 (1.16%) SkyDNS
5 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (24.28%) Ansible
2 27 (15.61%) Kubernetes
3 26 (15.03%) Puppet
4 21 (12.14%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (5.78%) Terraform
6 9 (5.20%) Nagios
7 4 (2.31%) HP ALM
7 4 (2.31%) Salt
7 4 (2.31%) SCOM
8 3 (1.73%) Nessus
8 3 (1.73%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 2 (1.16%) Graphite
9 2 (1.16%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.16%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.16%) rkt
9 2 (1.16%) Sysdig
10 1 (0.58%) Mesos
10 1 (0.58%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (8.67%) Splunk
2 14 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.51%) SAP
4 10 (5.78%) Oracle
5 9 (5.20%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.47%) Remedy
7 5 (2.89%) Google
7 5 (2.89%) HP
8 4 (2.31%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.31%) ForgeRock
8 4 (2.31%) IBM
8 4 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.31%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.31%) VMware
9 3 (1.73%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.73%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (1.73%) Cisco
9 3 (1.73%) Imperva
9 3 (1.73%) McAfee
9 3 (1.73%) Trend Micro