Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 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.

Datadog
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 786 840 890
Rank change year-on-year +54 +50 +9
Contract jobs citing Datadog 98 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.027% 0.004%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.43% 0.18% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 19 4
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £323 £424 £416
90th Percentile £660 £625 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £475 -
% change year-on-year -11.58% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 22,944 15,412 12,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.25% 15.50% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,783 10,612 8,301
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £303 £270 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 220 187
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -21.74%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.59
90th Percentile £62.06 £63.75 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.06
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.37% -25.83%

Datadog
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Datadog in the UK

Datadog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Datadog in the UK

Datadog
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Datadog over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Datadog in the UK

Datadog
Top 10 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 18 October 2018. 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 +62 90 £525 +5.00% 30
London +12 52 £563 +12.50% 20
UK excluding London +24 46 £420 -11.58% 14
North of England -4 26 £375 -25.00%
North East - 24 £370 -
South East -3 9 £625 +38.89% 4
Scotland - 8 £312 - 2
East of England - 2 £420 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
South West - 1 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 83 (84.69%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (78.57%) DevOps
3 75 (76.53%) Linux
4 69 (70.41%) Ansible
5 68 (69.39%) Jenkins
6 66 (67.35%) Docker
7 64 (65.31%) Puppet
7 64 (65.31%) Python
8 61 (62.24%) New Relic
9 60 (61.22%) Java
10 57 (58.16%) Splunk
11 56 (57.14%) Kubernetes
12 53 (54.08%) Windows
13 52 (53.06%) Terraform
14 50 (51.02%) Elastic Stack
15 49 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 48 (48.98%) Nagios
16 48 (48.98%) Configuration Management
17 45 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (43.88%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (36.73%) Git (software)
20 35 (35.71%) Ruby
21 34 (34.69%) Open Source
22 33 (33.67%) TeamCity
23 30 (30.61%) SaaS
23 30 (30.61%) Bash Shell
23 30 (30.61%) Opscode Chef
24 29 (29.59%) Packer
25 28 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 28 (28.57%) Ubuntu

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 10 (10.20%) IIS
2 9 (9.18%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (8.16%) Apache
4 5 (5.10%) Apache Spark
4 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.08%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.04%) Confluence
6 2 (2.04%) nginx
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.02%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (3.06%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 83 (84.69%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (30.61%) SaaS
4 23 (23.47%) PaaS
5 20 (20.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 19 (19.39%) IaaS
7 15 (15.31%) OpenShift
8 14 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (13.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (10.20%) Slack
11 7 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (6.12%) Amazon S3
13 5 (5.10%) Serverless
14 4 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (3.06%) IBM Cloud
16 2 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 2 (2.04%) AWS OpsWorks
16 2 (2.04%) GitHub
17 1 (1.02%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.29%) Firewall
2 11 (11.22%) DNS
3 6 (6.12%) VPN
4 5 (5.10%) HTTP
4 5 (5.10%) SMTP
4 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.08%) Internet
6 1 (1.02%) DHCP
6 1 (1.02%) LAN
6 1 (1.02%) Network Security
6 1 (1.02%) SAN
6 1 (1.02%) VLAN
6 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.45%) Amazon Redshift
2 14 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (11.22%) Redis
4 10 (10.20%) Relational Database
5 9 (9.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 6 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (5.10%) Apache Hive
8 5 (5.10%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.10%) HBase
8 5 (5.10%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.08%) MySQL
10 3 (3.06%) Aerospike
10 3 (3.06%) Couchbase
10 3 (3.06%) Hazelcast
10 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 68 (69.39%) Jenkins
2 36 (36.73%) Git (software)
3 33 (33.67%) TeamCity
4 21 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (19.39%) Bitbucket
6 17 (17.35%) Selenium
7 16 (16.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (15.31%) Artifactory
8 15 (15.31%) IBM UrbanCode
9 13 (13.27%) Cucumber
9 13 (13.27%) Zephyr
10 11 (11.22%) Vagrant
11 10 (10.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (9.18%) Travis CI
13 6 (6.12%) CircleCI
14 5 (5.10%) JIRA
15 4 (4.08%) GitLab
15 4 (4.08%) Spinnaker
16 2 (2.04%) JSUnit
16 2 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 19 (19.39%) Finance
2 11 (11.22%) Banking
2 11 (11.22%) Retail
3 5 (5.10%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.02%) Billing
5 1 (1.02%) French Language
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (66.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (22.45%) Cloud Engineer
3 17 (17.35%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (15.31%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Python Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (5.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Junior
8 4 (4.08%) Junior DevOps
8 4 (4.08%) Junior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.04%) Nagios Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (51.02%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (18.37%) Web Services
3 10 (10.20%) .NET
3 10 (10.20%) Spring Boot
4 9 (9.18%) SAML
5 8 (8.16%) LDAP
6 7 (7.14%) JSON
6 7 (7.14%) Kafka
7 5 (5.10%) CSS
7 5 (5.10%) HTML
7 5 (5.10%) Memcached
7 5 (5.10%) Node.js
7 5 (5.10%) Redux
7 5 (5.10%) Sensu
8 4 (4.08%) JSP
8 4 (4.08%) REST
8 4 (4.08%) RESTful
9 3 (3.06%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.06%) SOAP
9 3 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.47%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.20%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.10%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (4.08%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.08%) Hedge funds
5 4 (4.08%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.06%) PKI
7 2 (2.04%) User Experience
8 1 (1.02%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.02%) Fintech
8 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (76.53%) Linux
2 53 (54.08%) Windows
3 28 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 23 (23.47%) Unix
5 22 (22.45%) Windows Server
6 14 (14.29%) CentOS
7 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.10%) DC/OS
9 2 (2.04%) Android
9 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.02%) Mesosphere
10 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (78.57%) DevOps
2 48 (48.98%) Configuration Management
3 45 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (43.88%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (34.69%) Open Source
6 26 (26.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 26 (26.53%) High Availability
7 21 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 17 (17.35%) BDD
8 17 (17.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (16.33%) Analytics
10 14 (14.29%) Microservices
11 12 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (11.22%) Kanban
13 10 (10.20%) Change Control
13 10 (10.20%) Waterfall
14 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 9 (9.18%) SDLC
14 9 (9.18%) Server Monitoring
15 8 (8.16%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 64 (65.31%) Python
2 60 (61.22%) Java
3 35 (35.71%) Ruby
4 30 (30.61%) Bash Shell
5 27 (27.55%) Perl
6 25 (25.51%) PowerShell
7 24 (24.49%) C++
8 20 (20.41%) C
9 9 (9.18%) Scala
9 9 (9.18%) Shell Script
10 8 (8.16%) C#
11 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
11 6 (6.12%) SQL
12 5 (5.10%) Java 8
13 4 (4.08%) Go
14 1 (1.02%) SOQL
14 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.10%) AWS Certification
3 5 (5.10%) Degree
4 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.02%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 66 (67.35%) Docker
2 11 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.18%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.18%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (9.18%) VirtualBox
4 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.04%) iptables
6 1 (1.02%) NFS
Systems Management
1 69 (70.41%) Ansible
2 64 (65.31%) Puppet
3 56 (57.14%) Kubernetes
4 52 (53.06%) Terraform
5 48 (48.98%) Nagios
6 30 (30.61%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (29.59%) Packer
8 9 (9.18%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (9.18%) Kibana
8 9 (9.18%) logstash
9 5 (5.10%) Marathon
9 5 (5.10%) Mesos
9 5 (5.10%) ZABBIX
10 4 (4.08%) Suricata
11 3 (3.06%) Consul
11 3 (3.06%) SCCM
11 3 (3.06%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (2.04%) HAProxy
12 2 (2.04%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (2.04%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 61 (62.24%) New Relic
2 57 (58.16%) Splunk
3 22 (22.45%) AppDynamics
4 19 (19.39%) Google
5 13 (13.27%) Micro Focus
6 12 (12.24%) Oracle
7 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.22%) VMware
8 9 (9.18%) PagerDuty
9 8 (8.16%) IBM
10 4 (4.08%) Citrix
10 4 (4.08%) Dynatrace
10 4 (4.08%) MKS
10 4 (4.08%) Qualys
10 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.08%) SaltStack
11 3 (3.06%) Ivanti
12 2 (2.04%) TOWER Software
13 1 (1.02%) HP
13 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com