Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 6 37
Rank change year-on-year -18 +31 -9
Contract jobs citing DevOps 52 315 196
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 6.17% 13.06% 5.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 14.82% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 229 147
Median daily rate £475 £545 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.84% +3.81% +10.53%
10th Percentile £358 £425 £413
90th Percentile £604 £650 £625
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £48.00 £66.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% -27.82% +2.64%

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 721 2,126 2,892
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 85.53% 88.14% 88.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 1,514 2,027
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £204 £313 £313
90th Percentile £606 £630 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 54 85
Median hourly rate £30.91 £22.18 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.35% -17.86% -6.09%
10th Percentile £12.73 £12.65 £11.07
90th Percentile £55.13 £52.50 £52.00
Median hourly rate £28.75 £31.17 £24.75
% change year-on-year -7.77% +25.95% +23.75%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Surrey

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for DevOps in Surrey

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Surrey over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps in Surrey

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Surrey.

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 10 July 2020. 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 -15 10 £725 +26.09%
Epsom +6 6 £427 -18.76%
Redhill +3 5 £500 -14.89%
Reigate -6 5 £550 -2.00% 1
Guildford -7 5 £550 -4.35% 2
Staines +18 2 £400 -28.09%
Woking -2 2 £450 -7.93% 2
Camberley +8 1 £550 -
Leatherhead +5 1 £500 -9.09% 2
Cobham -1 1 £675 -
Weybridge -3 1 £500 +5.26%
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) Azure
3 19 (36.54%) Scrum
3 19 (36.54%) Java
4 17 (32.69%) Docker
5 15 (28.85%) Ansible
5 15 (28.85%) AWS
5 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
5 15 (28.85%) Linux
6 12 (23.08%) Python
6 12 (23.08%) SQL
6 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 12 (23.08%) Terraform
7 11 (21.15%) Microservices
7 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (19.23%) Finance
8 10 (19.23%) C#
8 10 (19.23%) Kanban
8 10 (19.23%) Node.js
9 9 (17.31%) Kubernetes
9 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.46%) TDD
11 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
11 7 (13.46%) Data Integration
11 7 (13.46%) RESTful
12 6 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (11.54%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 6 (11.54%) Jenkins

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 4 (7.69%) Confluence
1 4 (7.69%) nginx
1 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.77%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.85%) JBoss
3 2 (3.85%) Mendix
3 2 (3.85%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (44.23%) Azure
2 15 (28.85%) AWS
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (11.54%) Serverless
4 5 (9.62%) Amazon ECS
5 4 (7.69%) Amazon S3
5 4 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (7.69%) Logic Apps
6 3 (5.77%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (5.77%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (5.77%) GitHub
6 3 (5.77%) Heroku
6 3 (5.77%) Route 53
7 2 (3.85%) Akamai
7 2 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (3.85%) AWS CodeBuild
7 2 (3.85%) AWS Step Functions
7 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.85%) OpenShift
7 2 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.62%) DSL
3 3 (5.77%) HTTP
3 3 (5.77%) SSL
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 2 (3.85%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) SSH
4 2 (3.85%) tcpdump
4 2 (3.85%) VPN
4 2 (3.85%) WAN
4 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (7.69%) Big Data
2 4 (7.69%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (7.69%) Data Lake
3 3 (5.77%) MariaDB
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.85%) HBase
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Redis
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.92%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.62%) JIRA
4 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.69%) Selenium
4 4 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.77%) Liquibase
6 2 (3.85%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.85%) Gradle
6 2 (3.85%) JUnit
6 2 (3.85%) Maven
6 2 (3.85%) Mocha
6 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.92%) JBehave
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Automotive
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Azure Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Coach
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (3.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Software Integration Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Azure Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) Azure Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Node.js
2 7 (13.46%) RESTful
3 5 (9.62%) .NET
3 5 (9.62%) Middleware
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (5.77%) Flutter
4 3 (5.77%) Web Services
5 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.85%) CSS
5 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.85%) HTML
5 2 (3.85%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (3.85%) LDAP
5 2 (3.85%) Memcached
5 2 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (3.85%) WireMock
6 1 (1.92%) J2EE
6 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.85%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Unix
3 4 (7.69%) Windows
4 3 (5.77%) AIX
4 3 (5.77%) Android
5 2 (3.85%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) CentOS
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Scrum
3 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (21.15%) Microservices
5 10 (19.23%) Kanban
6 7 (13.46%) Data Integration
6 7 (13.46%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 6 (11.54%) ITIL
7 6 (11.54%) Migration
7 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.62%) Analytics
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (9.62%) Technical Leadership
9 4 (7.69%) SDLC
9 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Validation
10 3 (5.77%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) Python
2 12 (23.08%) SQL
3 10 (19.23%) C#
4 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.62%) Groovy
7 3 (5.77%) Apple Swift
7 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.85%) Korn
8 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) Dart
9 1 (1.92%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) ISEB
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) Docker
2 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) HDFS
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (28.85%) Ansible
2 12 (23.08%) Terraform
3 9 (17.31%) Kubernetes
3 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (9.62%) Packer
5 4 (7.69%) Consul
6 2 (3.85%) Grafana
6 2 (3.85%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.85%) Kibana
6 2 (3.85%) Prometheus
6 2 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.69%) Databricks
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.77%) SAP
4 3 (5.77%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.85%) Splunk
5 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.85%) Workday
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) F5
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.92%) VMware