Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 +23 +26
Contract jobs citing DevOps 93 60 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 10.29% 8.24% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.98% 9.62% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 51 15
Swindon median daily rate £525 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +14.71% +28.79%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £353
90th Percentile £633 £731 £520
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 776 624 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 85.84% 85.71% 85.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 468 426
Swindon median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £309 £275
90th Percentile £650 £585 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Swindon median hourly rate £43.75 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +236.54% -38.10% +23.55%
10th Percentile £25.13 £12.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.75 £24.70
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.38 £27.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +61.36% -28.57% +13.24%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Swindon

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Swindon

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Swindon over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 47 (50.54%) Docker
2 44 (47.31%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (39.78%) Kubernetes
5 32 (34.41%) Linux
6 26 (27.96%) Jenkins
6 26 (27.96%) Ansible
7 24 (25.81%) Finance
8 21 (22.58%) .NET
9 20 (21.51%) Git (software)
10 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
11 18 (19.35%) C#
11 18 (19.35%) Windows
11 18 (19.35%) OpenShift
12 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
13 16 (17.20%) VMware
14 15 (16.13%) Cisco
14 15 (16.13%) Red Hat
15 14 (15.05%) Python
15 14 (15.05%) Puppet
15 14 (15.05%) .NET Framework
15 14 (15.05%) Microservices
16 13 (13.98%) Firewall
17 12 (12.90%) Banking
17 12 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
18 11 (11.83%) Mentoring
18 11 (11.83%) .NET Core
19 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
19 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web API

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 6 (6.45%) Confluence
2 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.08%) Site Server
4 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) HipChat
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 44 (47.31%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (19.35%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.23%) Office 365
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.15%) npm
5 2 (2.15%) NuGet
5 2 (2.15%) Route 53
5 2 (2.15%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (2.15%) Serverless
5 2 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) Firewall
2 7 (7.53%) DHCP
2 7 (7.53%) DNS
3 6 (6.45%) iSCSI
3 6 (6.45%) LAN
3 6 (6.45%) SSL
3 6 (6.45%) VPN
4 5 (5.38%) BGP
4 5 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.38%) EIGRP
4 5 (5.38%) FCoE
4 5 (5.38%) IPsec
4 5 (5.38%) MPLS
4 5 (5.38%) OSPF
4 5 (5.38%) VoIP
4 5 (5.38%) VPLS
4 5 (5.38%) WAN
4 5 (5.38%) Wireless
5 3 (3.23%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.08%) Big Data
4 1 (1.08%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (27.96%) Jenkins
2 20 (21.51%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.75%) Gerrit
4 8 (8.60%) JIRA
5 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.23%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.23%) GitLab
6 3 (3.23%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.15%) JMeter
7 2 (2.15%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.08%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (25.81%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) Architect
2 19 (20.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Consultant
5 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (7.53%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) .NET Architect
7 6 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.38%) DevOps Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Network Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (4.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes Specialist
9 4 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Test Architect
10 3 (3.23%) AWS Architect
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) .NET
2 14 (15.05%) .NET Framework
3 11 (11.83%) .NET Core
4 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
4 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (8.60%) AngularJS
5 8 (8.60%) Entity Framework
5 8 (8.60%) Middleware
5 8 (8.60%) Web Services
6 7 (7.53%) React
7 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.23%) REST
9 2 (2.15%) CSS
9 2 (2.15%) HTML5
9 2 (2.15%) jQuery
9 2 (2.15%) LESS
9 2 (2.15%) LINQ
9 2 (2.15%) RESTful
9 2 (2.15%) Sass
9 2 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Virtual Team
2 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) CMDB
3 3 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) DataPower
4 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.15%) iPad
4 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.15%) User Experience
4 2 (2.15%) Wiki
5 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.08%) Derivative
5 1 (1.08%) Fintech
5 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.41%) Linux
2 18 (19.35%) Windows
3 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.68%) AIX
4 9 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.60%) Unix
6 7 (7.53%) Debian
6 7 (7.53%) Solaris
7 5 (5.38%) CoreOS
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.30%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.15%) zOS
10 1 (1.08%) CentOS
10 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
3 14 (15.05%) Microservices
4 11 (11.83%) Mentoring
5 10 (10.75%) Open Source
6 9 (9.68%) Coaching
7 7 (7.53%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (7.53%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (7.53%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.53%) Release Automation
7 7 (7.53%) Test Strategy
8 6 (6.45%) Migration
8 6 (6.45%) MVC
8 6 (6.45%) People Management
8 6 (6.45%) Virtual Team Management
9 5 (5.38%) High Availability
10 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.30%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.30%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) C#
2 14 (15.05%) Python
3 7 (7.53%) Bash Shell
3 7 (7.53%) Java
3 7 (7.53%) SQL
4 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.30%) Go
5 4 (4.30%) Groovy
5 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.30%) Ruby
6 1 (1.08%) C++
6 1 (1.08%) Perl
6 1 (1.08%) PHP
6 1 (1.08%) Scala
6 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) CCNP
1 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.15%) Degree
3 2 (2.15%) MCAD
3 2 (2.15%) MCPD
3 2 (2.15%) MCSD
3 2 (2.15%) MCTS
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 47 (50.54%) Docker
2 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (39.78%) Kubernetes
2 26 (27.96%) Ansible
3 14 (15.05%) Puppet
4 12 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (8.60%) Terraform
6 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (5.38%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (2.15%) Grafana
8 2 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.08%) Nessus
9 1 (1.08%) SCCM
9 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) VMware
2 15 (16.13%) Cisco
2 15 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle
3 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
4 4 (4.30%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.30%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.15%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.15%) HP
5 2 (2.15%) SAP
5 2 (2.15%) Siebel
5 2 (2.15%) Splunk
5 2 (2.15%) Unisys
5 2 (2.15%) Veracode
6 1 (1.08%) Apple
6 1 (1.08%) Dell
6 1 (1.08%) QNAP
6 1 (1.08%) Zend