Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 42 24
Rank change year-on-year +34 -18 +11
Contract jobs citing DevOps 289 186 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.29% 5.61% 6.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.97% 6.39% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 143 136
Surrey median daily rate £550 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £425 £413 £339
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Surrey median hourly rate - £35.00 £57.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.60% -
South East median hourly rate £48.00 £66.50 £67.89
% change year-on-year -27.82% -2.05% +18.78%

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 2,068 2,909 2,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.93% 87.81% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,459 2,041 1,502
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £630 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £418
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.19% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 92 55
Surrey median hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.93% +3.85% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.17 £14.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.23 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year +20.00% +27.16% -17.65%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +29 106 £590 +7.86% 1
Reigate +41 29 £561 +10.86% 23
Guildford +13 24 £555 +0.91% 12
Woking +4 24 £489 +15.68% 2
Camberley - 7 £550 -
Weybridge +21 6 £475 -17.39% 1
Staines +2 6 £563 +5.14% 1
Redhill +11 3 £588 +11.90% 5
Leatherhead +4 2 £463 -21.61% 15
Cobham - 2 - -
Tadworth - 2 £538 -
Epsom +8 1 £525 +50.00%
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £350 -
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 183 (63.32%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (35.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 101 (34.95%) Scrum
5 98 (33.91%) Docker
6 83 (28.72%) Git (software)
7 72 (24.91%) Linux
8 68 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 61 (21.11%) Ansible
10 60 (20.76%) Python
11 57 (19.72%) Microsoft
11 57 (19.72%) Kubernetes
12 53 (18.34%) Finance
13 47 (16.26%) PowerShell
14 40 (13.84%) Visual Studio Team System
15 38 (13.15%) Bash Shell
16 35 (12.11%) JavaScript
17 34 (11.76%) Java
17 34 (11.76%) Test Automation
17 34 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
17 34 (11.76%) Terraform
18 33 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
18 33 (11.42%) Kanban
19 31 (10.73%) Thought Leadership
20 30 (10.38%) Coaching
20 30 (10.38%) Salesforce.com
20 30 (10.38%) JIRA
21 29 (10.03%) Degree
21 29 (10.03%) Migration
21 29 (10.03%) SQL

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 19 (6.57%) Apache
2 14 (4.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (4.84%) nginx
3 10 (3.46%) OpenStack
4 9 (3.11%) JBoss
5 8 (2.77%) CMS
5 8 (2.77%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.42%) Drupal
6 7 (2.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (2.08%) lighttpd
7 6 (2.08%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.38%) Anypoint
9 4 (1.38%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.38%) IIS
10 3 (1.04%) Mule
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.69%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 117 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (35.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (9.34%) PaaS
4 24 (8.30%) Serverless
5 23 (7.96%) AWS Lambda
5 23 (7.96%) OpenShift
6 19 (6.57%) SaaS
7 15 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (5.19%) GitHub
7 15 (5.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 14 (4.84%) IaaS
9 13 (4.50%) Route 53
10 11 (3.81%) Heroku
11 10 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (3.11%) Amazon S3
13 8 (2.77%) Azure Data Factory
13 8 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (2.77%) Office 365
14 7 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (2.42%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.15%) DSL
2 11 (3.81%) Skype
3 10 (3.46%) DNS
3 10 (3.46%) Internet
4 8 (2.77%) Firewall
4 8 (2.77%) HTTP
4 8 (2.77%) SSL
5 7 (2.42%) SSH
5 7 (2.42%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.73%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (1.73%) PABX
6 5 (1.73%) Unified Communications
6 5 (1.73%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.38%) WAN
8 3 (1.04%) VPN
9 2 (0.69%) AMQP
9 2 (0.69%) IPsec
9 2 (0.69%) LAN
10 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.35%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (4.50%) MySQL
5 12 (4.15%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (3.11%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.77%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (2.42%) Amazon Athena
9 6 (2.08%) Big Data
9 6 (2.08%) Redis
10 5 (1.73%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.38%) Power BI
11 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.04%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.69%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.69%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 83 (28.72%) Git (software)
2 68 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 40 (13.84%) Visual Studio Team System
4 30 (10.38%) JIRA
5 23 (7.96%) Visual Studio
6 18 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (4.84%) Subversion
8 12 (4.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (3.81%) TeamCity
10 10 (3.46%) Selenium
11 8 (2.77%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.42%) MSBuild
13 6 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.08%) Eclipse
13 6 (2.08%) Gradle
13 6 (2.08%) Maven
13 6 (2.08%) MSTest
13 6 (2.08%) Ranorex
14 5 (1.73%) Protractor
15 3 (1.04%) JUnit
General
1 53 (18.34%) Finance
2 13 (4.50%) Banking
3 6 (2.08%) Law
4 5 (1.73%) Billing
4 5 (1.73%) Legal
5 3 (1.04%) Marketing
5 3 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.69%) German Language
6 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Front Office
7 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (28.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (15.57%) Developer
3 30 (10.38%) Architect
4 28 (9.69%) Azure DevOps
5 26 (9.00%) Senior DevOps
5 26 (9.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 22 (7.61%) Azure Engineer
7 17 (5.88%) Scrum Master
8 16 (5.54%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 15 (5.19%) Platform Engineer
10 14 (4.84%) Product Owner
11 13 (4.50%) AWS DevOps
11 13 (4.50%) AWS Engineer
11 13 (4.50%) Lead DevOps
11 13 (4.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 12 (4.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 12 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
14 9 (3.11%) Agile Coach
15 8 (2.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.03%) Node.js
2 28 (9.69%) AngularJS
3 22 (7.61%) Web Services
4 20 (6.92%) .NET
4 20 (6.92%) REST
5 16 (5.54%) Kafka
6 13 (4.50%) .NET Framework
6 13 (4.50%) CSS
6 13 (4.50%) HTML
7 12 (4.15%) React
8 11 (3.81%) JSON
9 10 (3.46%) React Native
9 10 (3.46%) SOAP
10 9 (3.11%) Velocity
11 7 (2.42%) LAPP Stack
12 6 (2.08%) LAMP
12 6 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
12 6 (2.08%) Middleware
12 6 (2.08%) SAP PI
12 6 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.23%) Public Cloud
2 16 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.15%) User Experience
5 11 (3.81%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.81%) Virtual Team
6 9 (3.11%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.08%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.73%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.04%) CMDB
11 2 (0.69%) Clustering
11 2 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.35%) PKI
12 1 (0.35%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 72 (24.91%) Linux
2 29 (10.03%) Windows
3 11 (3.81%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.46%) Unix
5 7 (2.42%) AIX
6 6 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.04%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.35%) Android
9 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (63.32%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (34.95%) Scrum
3 34 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 33 (11.42%) Kanban
4 33 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (10.73%) Thought Leadership
6 30 (10.38%) Coaching
7 29 (10.03%) Migration
8 28 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (9.69%) Mentoring
9 26 (9.00%) Computer Science
9 26 (9.00%) Project Management
10 24 (8.30%) User Stories
11 23 (7.96%) Configuration Management
12 19 (6.57%) Technical Leadership
13 18 (6.23%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (5.88%) Open Source
14 17 (5.88%) Service Delivery
15 16 (5.54%) Line Management
15 16 (5.54%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.76%) Python
2 47 (16.26%) PowerShell
3 38 (13.15%) Bash Shell
4 35 (12.11%) JavaScript
5 34 (11.76%) Java
6 29 (10.03%) SQL
7 26 (9.00%) Ruby
8 24 (8.30%) C#
9 15 (5.19%) Perl
10 13 (4.50%) Groovy
11 8 (2.77%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.42%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.73%) Scala
14 4 (1.38%) C++
14 4 (1.38%) Korn
15 3 (1.04%) Go
15 3 (1.04%) PHP
16 2 (0.69%) C
16 2 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.69%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 29 (10.03%) Degree
2 18 (6.23%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.54%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.38%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.38%) CISSP
7 3 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.04%) CISM
8 2 (0.69%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.69%) CCNP
8 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.69%) CISMP
8 2 (0.69%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.69%) MCSA
8 2 (0.69%) MCSE
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.35%) CISA
9 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.96%) QA
2 8 (2.77%) GDPR
3 5 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.38%) NIST
4 4 (1.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (33.91%) Docker
2 21 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.42%) KVM
5 6 (2.08%) LXC
6 4 (1.38%) NFS
6 4 (1.38%) vCloud
7 3 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.69%) HDFS
8 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.35%) zsh
Systems Management
1 61 (21.11%) Ansible
2 57 (19.72%) Kubernetes
3 34 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (11.76%) Terraform
4 22 (7.61%) Puppet
5 5 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (1.38%) Packer
7 3 (1.04%) Consul
7 3 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (1.04%) OpenView
7 3 (1.04%) SCCM
7 3 (1.04%) SCOM
7 3 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.69%) Istio
8 2 (0.69%) Nessus
9 1 (0.35%) Kibana
9 1 (0.35%) Nagios
9 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.38%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (7.27%) Oracle
4 19 (6.57%) SAP
5 14 (4.84%) VMware
6 13 (4.50%) Cisco
7 12 (4.15%) Splunk
8 11 (3.81%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.11%) IBM
9 9 (3.11%) Informatica
9 9 (3.11%) Workday
10 8 (2.77%) Black Duck
10 8 (2.77%) Databricks
11 7 (2.42%) IBM Sterling
12 6 (2.08%) AppDynamics
12 6 (2.08%) MuleSoft
13 5 (1.73%) Aruba
13 5 (1.73%) Dell
13 5 (1.73%) Juniper
13 5 (1.73%) New Relic