Period
to 15 September 2019

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 15 September 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 11 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 +33
Contract jobs citing DevOps 168 77 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 20.95% 10.35% 7.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.85% 12.01% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 61 39
Swindon median daily rate £550 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +24.18%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £363
90th Percentile £686 £675 £765
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £529 £475
% change year-on-year +4.02% +11.32% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 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 676 641 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 84.29% 86.16% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 470 405
Swindon median daily rate £463 £445 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +8.54% +3.54%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £600 £578
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +2.78% +7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Swindon median hourly rate £23.75 £45.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.22% +246.15% -52.73%
10th Percentile £18.64 £11.17 £10.84
90th Percentile £39.00 £48.50 £14.35
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -

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 15 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Swindon

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 Swindon region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 84 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (44.05%) Ansible
3 72 (42.86%) Kubernetes
4 65 (38.69%) AWS
5 60 (35.71%) Linux
6 58 (34.52%) Jenkins
7 57 (33.93%) OpenShift
7 57 (33.93%) Azure
8 56 (33.33%) Finance
9 55 (32.74%) Docker
10 46 (27.38%) Terraform
11 43 (25.60%) Microservices
12 38 (22.62%) Git (software)
12 38 (22.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 37 (22.02%) .NET
14 36 (21.43%) JavaScript
15 33 (19.64%) Red Hat
16 32 (19.05%) Java
17 31 (18.45%) Scrum
17 31 (18.45%) VMware
18 29 (17.26%) Python
19 28 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
20 22 (13.10%) C#
21 21 (12.50%) Microsoft
22 20 (11.90%) Apigee
23 19 (11.31%) SQL
23 19 (11.31%) Banking
24 18 (10.71%) GCP
25 17 (10.12%) Google
26 16 (9.52%) HTML

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 15 (8.93%) nginx
2 10 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.98%) Apache
4 5 (2.98%) Confluence
5 3 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.60%) Drupal
6 1 (0.60%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (38.69%) AWS
2 57 (33.93%) Azure
2 57 (33.93%) OpenShift
3 20 (11.90%) Apigee
4 18 (10.71%) GCP
5 9 (5.36%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.79%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.19%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.60%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.60%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.60%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.55%) Firewall
2 8 (4.76%) SSL
3 4 (2.38%) VPN
4 3 (1.79%) DMZ
5 2 (1.19%) Internet
6 1 (0.60%) DNS
6 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.98%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.79%) Big Data
6 3 (1.79%) DB2
6 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.79%) MySQL
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.19%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.19%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.19%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.19%) MS Access
7 2 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 58 (34.52%) Jenkins
2 38 (22.62%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.93%) Gerrit
4 11 (6.55%) Selenium
5 10 (5.95%) JIRA
6 9 (5.36%) Artifactory
6 9 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (5.36%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.17%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.98%) Maven
9 5 (2.98%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.19%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.19%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.60%) JUnit
11 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.60%) Subversion
11 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 56 (33.33%) Finance
2 19 (11.31%) Banking
3 6 (3.57%) Publishing
4 3 (1.79%) Automotive
4 3 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 51 (30.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (16.07%) Developer
3 13 (7.74%) Administrator
3 13 (7.74%) Test Engineer
4 12 (7.14%) Architect
5 11 (6.55%) Consultant
6 8 (4.76%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 8 (4.76%) Lead DevOps
7 7 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
7 7 (4.17%) Security Engineer
8 6 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (3.57%) CRM Developer
8 6 (3.57%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (2.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.98%) DevOps Specialist
9 5 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (2.98%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.02%) .NET
2 16 (9.52%) CSS
2 16 (9.52%) HTML
3 13 (7.74%) Web Services
4 11 (6.55%) .NET Core
5 9 (5.36%) React
5 9 (5.36%) REST
5 9 (5.36%) RESTful
6 8 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (4.17%) JSON
7 7 (4.17%) Kafka
8 6 (3.57%) jQuery
8 6 (3.57%) WebSockets
8 6 (3.57%) XML
8 6 (3.57%) XSL
9 5 (2.98%) YAML
10 4 (2.38%) CSS3
10 4 (2.38%) HTML5
10 4 (2.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.55%) Cloud Native
1 11 (6.55%) Public Cloud
2 9 (5.36%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.57%) Replication
5 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.71%) Linux
2 38 (22.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (6.55%) Windows
4 6 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.38%) CentOS
5 4 (2.38%) Debian
6 3 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.79%) Unix
6 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.79%) zOS
7 1 (0.60%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (25.60%) Microservices
3 31 (18.45%) Scrum
4 28 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 16 (9.52%) DevSecOps
6 14 (8.33%) Project Delivery
7 12 (7.14%) Cloud Operations
8 11 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.95%) BDD
9 10 (5.95%) Open Source
9 10 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (5.95%) Project Management
10 8 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (4.76%) ITIL
10 8 (4.76%) Kanban
10 8 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.76%) Process Improvement
10 8 (4.76%) Task Automation
10 8 (4.76%) Test Automation
10 8 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 32 (19.05%) Java
3 29 (17.26%) Python
4 22 (13.10%) C#
5 19 (11.31%) SQL
6 11 (6.55%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.98%) Go
9 4 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.38%) Groovy
10 3 (1.79%) C
10 3 (1.79%) ES6
10 3 (1.79%) Ruby
11 2 (1.19%) C++
11 2 (1.19%) PHP
11 2 (1.19%) R
11 2 (1.19%) VB
12 1 (0.60%) Perl
12 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (2.98%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.79%) RHCE
3 2 (1.19%) SANS
4 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.60%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.60%) Degree
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB
4 1 (0.60%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) NIST
1 2 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (32.74%) Docker
2 11 (6.55%) LXC
3 7 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (3.57%) Gluster
4 6 (3.57%) GlusterFS
4 6 (3.57%) NFS
5 2 (1.19%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 74 (44.05%) Ansible
2 72 (42.86%) Kubernetes
3 46 (27.38%) Terraform
4 8 (4.76%) Kibana
4 8 (4.76%) Puppet
5 3 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.79%) WSUS
5 3 (1.79%) yum
6 1 (0.60%) Grafana
6 1 (0.60%) QRadar
6 1 (0.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (19.64%) Red Hat
2 31 (18.45%) VMware
3 21 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 17 (10.12%) Google
5 11 (6.55%) Cisco
6 9 (5.36%) Veracode
7 5 (2.98%) Dynatrace
8 3 (1.79%) Oracle
9 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.60%) FireEye
9 1 (0.60%) Informatica
9 1 (0.60%) Netezza
9 1 (0.60%) ParAccel
9 1 (0.60%) Pega
9 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.60%) SAP
9 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.60%) Teradata
9 1 (0.60%) Unisys