Period
to 11 December 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 11 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 22 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +29
Contract jobs citing DevOps 250 192 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 7.45% 6.88% 5.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 8.10% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 160 105
Surrey median daily rate £500 £486 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% +2.37% +18.75%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £364
90th Percentile £632 £598 £575
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Surrey median hourly rate - £50.50 -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £49.50 £57.16
% change year-on-year -29.29% -13.39% +42.89%

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 2,977 2,369 1,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.71% 84.94% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,103 1,714 1,246
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £236
90th Percentile £612 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 59 91
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -8.26% -9.17%
10th Percentile £14.20 £13.40 £11.55
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £44.25
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £22.75 £24.23
% change year-on-year +10.42% -6.09% -3.10%

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 11 December 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 11 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
Guildford +13 49 £550 -5.98% 13
Sunbury-on-Thames +5 49 £465 -4.57%
Reigate -9 20 £500 +8.11% 4
Woking +12 15 £450 +26.32% 3
Staines -6 14 £588 +13.25% 1
Leatherhead +4 5 £550 +10.00% 8
Redhill -6 4 £525 +10.53% 3
Farnham - 4 £375 - 2
Weybridge - 3 £488 -
Epsom - 2 £506 - 3
Dorking - 1 £563 -
Egham - 1 £375 -
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 11 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 Surrey region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 150 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (28.40%) Linux
4 70 (28.00%) Java
4 70 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
5 68 (27.20%) Docker
6 64 (25.60%) Jenkins
7 60 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 54 (21.60%) Scrum
9 53 (21.20%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (19.60%) Ansible
10 49 (19.60%) Finance
11 44 (17.60%) Test Automation
11 44 (17.60%) BDD
12 42 (16.80%) QA
13 37 (14.80%) Kubernetes
14 36 (14.40%) Microservices
14 36 (14.40%) REST
14 36 (14.40%) TDD
15 34 (13.60%) Configuration Management
16 33 (13.20%) SQL
16 33 (13.20%) NoSQL
17 32 (12.80%) Kanban
18 31 (12.40%) Visual Studio Team System
18 31 (12.40%) Python
19 29 (11.60%) .NET
19 29 (11.60%) Continuous Delivery
20 28 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
21 27 (10.80%) IaaS
21 27 (10.80%) PaaS

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 15 (6.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (3.60%) Confluence
3 7 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.40%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.00%) Drupal
6 4 (1.60%) nginx
6 4 (1.60%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.80%) Apache
8 2 (0.80%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.80%) JBoss
8 2 (0.80%) SAS
9 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.40%) Mule
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (5.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 80 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (10.80%) IaaS
3 27 (10.80%) PaaS
4 19 (7.60%) SaaS
5 13 (5.20%) Office 365
6 12 (4.80%) GitHub
7 10 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (3.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (3.20%) OpenShift
10 6 (2.40%) BrowserStack
11 5 (2.00%) Heroku
12 4 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (1.60%) Serverless
13 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.80%) Quay.io
14 2 (0.80%) Slack
15 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.40%) DSL
2 9 (3.60%) Firewall
3 6 (2.40%) DNS
4 5 (2.00%) HTTP
5 3 (1.20%) SSL
6 2 (0.80%) Internet
6 2 (0.80%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.80%) LAN
6 2 (0.80%) Network Security
6 2 (0.80%) VPN
6 2 (0.80%) WAN
7 1 (0.40%) Converged Networks
7 1 (0.40%) DHCP
7 1 (0.40%) SAN
7 1 (0.40%) SSH
7 1 (0.40%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.20%) NoSQL
2 21 (8.40%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.60%) Hadoop
4 15 (6.00%) Big Data
4 15 (6.00%) MySQL
4 15 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.60%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.00%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.00%) HBase
9 4 (1.60%) NewSQL
10 3 (1.20%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.20%) Impala
10 3 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.20%) Power BI
10 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 64 (25.60%) Jenkins
2 60 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 31 (12.40%) Visual Studio Team System
4 18 (7.20%) SonarQube
5 16 (6.40%) JIRA
5 16 (6.40%) Selenium
6 15 (6.00%) Cucumber
7 14 (5.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (5.60%) Maven
7 14 (5.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (5.60%) Subversion
7 14 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.20%) Gradle
8 8 (3.20%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.20%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.80%) Jasmine
9 7 (2.80%) JUnit
9 7 (2.80%) MSBuild
9 7 (2.80%) Protractor
10 6 (2.40%) gulp
General
1 49 (19.60%) Finance
2 6 (2.40%) Billing
3 4 (1.60%) Retail
4 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.40%) Advertising
5 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.40%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Law
5 1 (0.40%) Legal
5 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (29.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (21.20%) Developer
3 22 (8.80%) Java Developer
4 21 (8.40%) Analyst
5 19 (7.60%) Architect
6 16 (6.40%) Azure DevOps
7 15 (6.00%) .NET Developer
7 15 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.60%) Senior DevOps
8 14 (5.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 13 (5.20%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.40%) Azure Engineer
10 11 (4.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 11 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (4.00%) Consultant
11 10 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (4.00%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (3.20%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.40%) REST
2 29 (11.60%) .NET
3 26 (10.40%) AngularJS
4 21 (8.40%) Web Services
5 20 (8.00%) Node.js
6 18 (7.20%) CSS
6 18 (7.20%) HTML
6 18 (7.20%) Spring
7 17 (6.80%) OAuth
8 14 (5.60%) JSON
9 13 (5.20%) Kafka
10 12 (4.80%) SOAP
10 12 (4.80%) Spring Boot
11 9 (3.60%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (3.60%) HTML5
12 8 (3.20%) ASP.NET
12 8 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.80%) jQuery
14 6 (2.40%) CSS3
14 6 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.60%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (7.60%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.40%) Blog
7 5 (2.00%) User Experience
8 4 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.60%) Fintech
8 4 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.60%) Smart Home
8 4 (1.60%) Tandem
9 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.20%) iPad
10 2 (0.80%) Clustering
10 2 (0.80%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.80%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 71 (28.40%) Linux
2 18 (7.20%) Windows
3 12 (4.80%) Unix
4 10 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 10 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.20%) CoreOS
6 5 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.00%) VMS
7 4 (1.60%) Android
7 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.40%) AIX
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.60%) Scrum
3 53 (21.20%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (17.60%) BDD
4 44 (17.60%) Test Automation
5 36 (14.40%) Microservices
5 36 (14.40%) TDD
6 34 (13.60%) Configuration Management
7 32 (12.80%) Kanban
8 29 (11.60%) Continuous Delivery
9 28 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (7.60%) Technical Leadership
11 18 (7.20%) Migration
12 17 (6.80%) Mentoring
12 17 (6.80%) Open Source
13 16 (6.40%) MVC
13 16 (6.40%) SDLC
13 16 (6.40%) Software Engineering
14 15 (6.00%) Identity Management
15 14 (5.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.00%) Java
2 33 (13.20%) SQL
3 31 (12.40%) Python
4 27 (10.80%) C#
5 25 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (8.40%) Groovy
7 20 (8.00%) PowerShell
8 15 (6.00%) Ruby
9 10 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.00%) Java 8
10 7 (2.80%) Go
11 6 (2.40%) PHP
12 4 (1.60%) Perl
12 4 (1.60%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.60%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.60%) XAML
13 3 (1.20%) Scala
14 2 (0.80%) C
14 2 (0.80%) C++
14 2 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.20%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.80%) Degree
4 5 (2.00%) ISEB
5 4 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.60%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.80%) CISM
7 2 (0.80%) CISSP
7 2 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.80%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.40%) CISA
8 1 (0.40%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.40%) IISP
8 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (16.80%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) GDPR
3 2 (0.80%) ISO 22301
3 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 31000
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (27.20%) Docker
2 9 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (3.20%) HDFS
4 4 (1.60%) Firmware
5 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.80%) Ceph
5 2 (0.80%) etcd
5 2 (0.80%) flannel
5 2 (0.80%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.80%) SkyDNS
5 2 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (19.60%) Ansible
2 37 (14.80%) Kubernetes
3 25 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (9.60%) Puppet
5 14 (5.60%) Terraform
6 8 (3.20%) Nagios
7 4 (1.60%) HP ALM
8 3 (1.20%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.80%) Ambari
9 2 (0.80%) Graphite
9 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.80%) Mesos
9 2 (0.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.80%) Oozie
9 2 (0.80%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.80%) rkt
9 2 (0.80%) Salt
9 2 (0.80%) SCOM
9 2 (0.80%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 22 (8.80%) Microsoft
1 22 (8.80%) Oracle
2 14 (5.60%) SAP
3 10 (4.00%) Google
3 10 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (4.00%) Splunk
4 6 (2.40%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.40%) Remedy
4 6 (2.40%) VMware
5 5 (2.00%) HP
5 5 (2.00%) Tableau
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco
6 3 (1.20%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.80%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.80%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.80%) IBM
7 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.80%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.80%) Workday
8 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft