Period
to 25 March 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 25 March 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 17 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18 +19
Contract jobs citing DevOps 125 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 12.10% 8.05% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.74% 9.82% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 45 18
Swindon median daily rate £505 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.83% +26.32% +18.75%
10th Percentile £360 £416 £380
90th Percentile £675 £724 £540
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £588 £488
% change year-on-year -14.89% +20.51% +25.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 848 509 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 82.09% 81.96% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 386 393
Swindon median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £269
90th Percentile £650 £606 £563
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +8.82% +4.94% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Swindon median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -65.00% +300.00%
10th Percentile £11.62 £13.00 £22.50
90th Percentile £50.63 £29.55 £56.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.50 £27.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +65.45% -28.57% +2.67%

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 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 73 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (37.60%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (36.00%) Docker
3 45 (36.00%) Kubernetes
4 39 (31.20%) Jenkins
5 36 (28.80%) Linux
6 34 (27.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 33 (26.40%) Ansible
8 31 (24.80%) .NET
9 30 (24.00%) OpenShift
10 29 (23.20%) Microservices
11 26 (20.80%) Finance
11 26 (20.80%) Open Source
12 25 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 22 (17.60%) Test Automation
13 22 (17.60%) Firewall
13 22 (17.60%) C#
14 20 (16.00%) Java
14 20 (16.00%) Red Hat
14 20 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (15.20%) Mentoring
16 18 (14.40%) Banking
16 18 (14.40%) VMware
17 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
18 16 (12.80%) SQL Server
18 16 (12.80%) DNS
19 15 (12.00%) JIRA
19 15 (12.00%) Puppet
20 14 (11.20%) Test Strategy
20 14 (11.20%) Google Cloud Platform

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 9 (7.20%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.40%) nginx
3 7 (5.60%) Confluence
4 4 (3.20%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (3.20%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.40%) CMS
5 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.60%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.60%) IIS
6 2 (1.60%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.80%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.80%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (37.60%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (27.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (24.00%) OpenShift
4 14 (11.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (6.40%) PaaS
6 4 (3.20%) Apigee
6 4 (3.20%) npm
7 3 (2.40%) IaaS
7 3 (2.40%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (1.60%) Office 365
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.80%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.80%) GitHub
9 1 (0.80%) Route 53
9 1 (0.80%) SaaS
9 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.60%) Firewall
2 16 (12.80%) DNS
3 12 (9.60%) VPN
4 8 (6.40%) DHCP
4 8 (6.40%) SSL
5 4 (3.20%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.20%) LAN
6 3 (2.40%) BGP
6 3 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.40%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (2.40%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (2.40%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.40%) FCoE
6 3 (2.40%) IPsec
6 3 (2.40%) MPLS
6 3 (2.40%) OSPF
6 3 (2.40%) VoIP
6 3 (2.40%) VPLS
6 3 (2.40%) WAN
6 3 (2.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.40%) MySQL
5 2 (1.60%) DB2
5 2 (1.60%) GIS
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.80%) Big Data
6 1 (0.80%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.80%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (31.20%) Jenkins
2 25 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (12.00%) JIRA
4 10 (8.00%) Gerrit
5 9 (7.20%) SonarQube
6 7 (5.60%) Bitbucket
6 7 (5.60%) Cucumber
6 7 (5.60%) JUnit
7 6 (4.80%) Selenium
8 5 (4.00%) Artifactory
8 5 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (3.20%) Gradle
9 4 (3.20%) gulp
9 4 (3.20%) IBM UrbanCode
9 4 (3.20%) Maven
9 4 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.40%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.60%) HP UFT
General
1 26 (20.80%) Finance
2 18 (14.40%) Banking
3 2 (1.60%) Legal
3 2 (1.60%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (20.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (15.20%) Developer
3 11 (8.80%) Architect
4 10 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (5.60%) Test Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Administrator
8 5 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.20%) Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.20%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Consultant
9 4 (3.20%) Test Architect
9 4 (3.20%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.20%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.80%) .NET
2 13 (10.40%) .NET Core
3 11 (8.80%) .NET Framework
3 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET
4 10 (8.00%) Middleware
4 10 (8.00%) React
5 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (6.40%) Entity Framework
6 8 (6.40%) Web Services
7 7 (5.60%) Kafka
8 6 (4.80%) CSS
8 6 (4.80%) HTML
8 6 (4.80%) REST
9 5 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.00%) Node.js
10 3 (2.40%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.40%) JSON
10 3 (2.40%) Spring
10 3 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (6.40%) iPad
3 7 (5.60%) Cloud Native
4 6 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.80%) Virtual Team
5 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.80%) Derivative
7 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.80%) Linux
2 12 (9.60%) Windows
3 10 (8.00%) Unix
4 8 (6.40%) AIX
4 8 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.40%) Solaris
4 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.60%) CentOS
6 6 (4.80%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.20%) CoreOS
7 4 (3.20%) Debian
8 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.60%) zOS
10 1 (0.80%) Android
10 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.20%) Microservices
3 26 (20.80%) Open Source
4 22 (17.60%) Test Automation
5 20 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (15.20%) Mentoring
7 14 (11.20%) Test Strategy
8 13 (10.40%) Deployment Automation
8 13 (10.40%) Scrum
9 11 (8.80%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (8.00%) Test Scripting
11 8 (6.40%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.40%) Load Balancing
11 8 (6.40%) MVC
11 8 (6.40%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (6.40%) User Stories
12 7 (5.60%) Coaching
12 7 (5.60%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (5.60%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.60%) C#
2 20 (16.00%) Java
3 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.80%) Python
5 7 (5.60%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.60%) SQL
6 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.20%) Go
7 4 (3.20%) Groovy
8 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.40%) VB
8 3 (2.40%) VBScript
9 1 (0.80%) C
9 1 (0.80%) ES6
9 1 (0.80%) Perl
9 1 (0.80%) PHP
9 1 (0.80%) Rust
9 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.40%) CCNP
3 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.60%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.60%) MCAD
4 2 (1.60%) MCPD
4 2 (1.60%) MCSD
4 2 (1.60%) MCTS
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.80%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.80%) Degree
5 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.80%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.80%) PSD2
System Software
1 45 (36.00%) Docker
2 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.60%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.00%) KVM
6 2 (1.60%) LXC
7 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (36.00%) Kubernetes
2 33 (26.40%) Ansible
3 15 (12.00%) Puppet
4 14 (11.20%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (10.40%) Terraform
6 8 (6.40%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (2.40%) HP ALM
9 2 (1.60%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.60%) Mesos
10 1 (0.80%) Grafana
10 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (14.40%) VMware
3 13 (10.40%) Cisco
4 12 (9.60%) Google
5 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.00%) Oracle
5 5 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 5 (4.00%) Veracode
6 4 (3.20%) HP
7 3 (2.40%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.40%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.60%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.60%) ESRI
9 1 (0.80%) Adobe
9 1 (0.80%) Apple
9 1 (0.80%) BT
9 1 (0.80%) Dell
9 1 (0.80%) QNAP
9 1 (0.80%) SAP
9 1 (0.80%) Sencha