Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Datadog skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Datadog over the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Datadog
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 578 688 824
Rank change year-on-year +110 +136 -29
Contract jobs citing Datadog 35 153 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.17% 0.083%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.25% 0.61% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 87 68
Median daily rate £465 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £316 £500 £316
90th Percentile £572 £800 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £538 £375
% change year-on-year -33.02% +43.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Datadog is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14,214 25,115 21,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.35% 27.67% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,446 17,271 14,423
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 298 304
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.91% +13.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.93 £12.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.70 £55.75 £56.25
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £16.68
% change year-on-year +15.00% +19.90% -4.08%

Datadog
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Datadog as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Datadog in the UK

Datadog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Datadog in the UK

Datadog
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Datadog over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Datadog in the UK

Datadog
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Datadog in the UK

Datadog
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Datadog within the UK over the 6 months to 28 May 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
England +129 34 £464 -22.71% 7
London +82 19 £525 -16.00% 1
UK excluding London +173 14 £360 -33.02% 6
North of England +106 11 £360 -37.39% 2
North East +29 8 £360 -37.39% 1
North West - 3 £325 - 1
South West +50 2 £475 -9.52% 2
Wales - 1 £475 -
Work from Home - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Datadog 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 with a requirement for Datadog.

1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) Kubernetes
3 18 (51.43%) AWS
4 17 (48.57%) Python
4 17 (48.57%) Docker
5 16 (45.71%) Terraform
5 16 (45.71%) Nagios
5 16 (45.71%) Splunk
6 15 (42.86%) Azure
7 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (40.00%) Ruby
8 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
8 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
8 13 (37.14%) DevOps
9 12 (34.29%) New Relic
10 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
10 11 (31.43%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (31.43%) Puppet
10 11 (31.43%) C++
10 11 (31.43%) Linux
11 10 (28.57%) Unix
11 10 (28.57%) MySQL
11 10 (28.57%) Ansible
11 10 (28.57%) Kibana
12 9 (25.71%) TeamCity
13 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
13 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
13 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
13 8 (22.86%) Oracle

Datadog
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (31.43%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 18 (51.43%) AWS
2 15 (42.86%) Azure
3 7 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (8.57%) GitHub
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (5.71%) GCP
5 2 (5.71%) Heroku
5 2 (5.71%) npm
5 2 (5.71%) Office 365
5 2 (5.71%) PaaS
5 2 (5.71%) Yarn
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DNS
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) NAS
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (17.14%) Big Data
3 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (25.71%) TeamCity
4 7 (20.00%) SonarQube
5 6 (17.14%) CircleCI
5 6 (17.14%) JIRA
5 6 (17.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (11.43%) GitLab
7 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.71%) CF BOSH
7 2 (5.71%) Gerrit
7 2 (5.71%) Gradle
7 2 (5.71%) Maven
7 2 (5.71%) Subversion
7 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.86%) JUnit
8 1 (2.86%) Mocha
8 1 (2.86%) Selenium
8 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (8.57%) Advertising
1 3 (8.57%) Publishing
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Operations Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) AWS Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (8.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Node.js
2 6 (17.14%) LAMP
2 6 (17.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (14.29%) React
4 4 (11.43%) Express
4 4 (11.43%) GraphQL
4 4 (11.43%) hapi
4 4 (11.43%) Memcached
4 4 (11.43%) Next.js
4 4 (11.43%) Redux
4 4 (11.43%) RESTful
4 4 (11.43%) Sensu
5 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (8.57%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware
6 2 (5.71%) OAuth
6 2 (5.71%) OAuth2
6 2 (5.71%) SAML
6 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
1 4 (11.43%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (11.43%) Private Cloud
1 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) DevOps
3 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure as Code
3 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
3 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.00%) Coaching
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (17.14%) Analytics
5 6 (17.14%) BDD
5 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
5 6 (17.14%) High Availability
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (11.43%) Cross-Platform Development
7 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.43%) Open Source
7 4 (11.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) Python
3 14 (40.00%) Ruby
4 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
5 11 (31.43%) C++
6 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
6 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 6 (17.14%) C
7 6 (17.14%) Perl
8 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
1 4 (11.43%) Master's Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) Docker
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (57.14%) Kubernetes
2 16 (45.71%) Nagios
2 16 (45.71%) Terraform
3 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (31.43%) Puppet
4 10 (28.57%) Ansible
4 10 (28.57%) Kibana
5 7 (20.00%) Packer
6 3 (8.57%) Grafana
7 2 (5.71%) Cacti
7 2 (5.71%) Ganglia
7 2 (5.71%) Graphite
7 2 (5.71%) HP SIM
7 2 (5.71%) logstash
7 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
7 2 (5.71%) Prometheus
7 2 (5.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Splunk
2 12 (34.29%) New Relic
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.43%) CA
5 4 (11.43%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
6 2 (5.71%) Canon
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) FireEye
6 2 (5.71%) Google
6 2 (5.71%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) McAfee
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
6 2 (5.71%) Xerox
7 1 (2.86%) Databricks
7 1 (2.86%) Dynatrace