Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 816 798 891
Rank change year-on-year -18 +93 -19
Contract jobs citing Datadog 68 50 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.054% 0.002%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.34% 0.41% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 0
UK median daily rate £544 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £500 -
% change year-on-year -22.50% - -
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 19,786 12,123 8,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.56% 13.07% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,498 8,441 6,016
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £290
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 153 142
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.53 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.20 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +1.49% -21.18%

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 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 April 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 -12 67 £550 +4.76% 20
London -39 42 £600 +9.09% 14
UK excluding London -11 26 £388 -22.50% 6
North of England +5 23 £363 -19.89%
North East - 18 £345 -
North West -20 5 £570 +25.97%
South East -16 1 £500 -4.76% 5
South West - 1 £558 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 59 (86.76%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (85.29%) DevOps
3 54 (79.41%) Ansible
4 51 (75.00%) Linux
4 51 (75.00%) Python
5 48 (70.59%) Docker
6 44 (64.71%) Jenkins
6 44 (64.71%) Puppet
7 43 (63.24%) Kubernetes
8 42 (61.76%) Splunk
9 41 (60.29%) Terraform
10 40 (58.82%) Elastic Stack
11 39 (57.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 39 (57.35%) Configuration Management
12 35 (51.47%) New Relic
13 32 (47.06%) Bash Shell
14 30 (44.12%) Windows
15 29 (42.65%) Opscode Chef
16 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (39.71%) Java
17 27 (39.71%) Packer
18 25 (36.76%) Open Source
19 24 (35.29%) PowerShell
19 24 (35.29%) Nagios
20 23 (33.82%) Ruby
20 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
21 22 (32.35%) SC Cleared
21 22 (32.35%) Perl
22 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
23 19 (27.94%) AWS CloudFormation

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 6 (8.82%) Confluence
2 4 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (4.41%) Apache
3 3 (4.41%) CMS
4 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.47%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 59 (86.76%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (57.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (27.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (23.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 12 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (14.71%) Amazon S3
7 7 (10.29%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (10.29%) GitHub
7 7 (10.29%) PaaS
7 7 (10.29%) Serverless
8 6 (8.82%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (8.82%) CloudFront
8 6 (8.82%) Route 53
9 5 (7.35%) IaaS
9 5 (7.35%) SaaS
10 4 (5.88%) Slack
11 3 (4.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (4.41%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (2.94%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) DNS
2 4 (5.88%) ICMP
2 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) HTTP
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) SMTP
3 2 (2.94%) SNMP
3 2 (2.94%) SSH
4 1 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) Amazon Redshift
2 11 (16.18%) MySQL
3 8 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 15 (22.06%) Bitbucket
3 13 (19.12%) TeamCity
4 12 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (17.65%) Travis CI
4 12 (17.65%) Vagrant
5 11 (16.18%) JIRA
6 9 (13.24%) Artifactory
6 9 (13.24%) Maven
7 6 (8.82%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (7.35%) Gradle
8 5 (7.35%) Selenium
9 4 (5.88%) Ant
9 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
9 4 (5.88%) JMeter
9 4 (5.88%) SonarQube
9 4 (5.88%) Spock
9 4 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (2.94%) GitLab
11 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.47%) French Language
4 1 (1.47%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (79.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) AWS DevOps
3 11 (16.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (13.24%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (10.29%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) AWS Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Junior
7 3 (4.41%) Junior DevOps
7 3 (4.41%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Cloud Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (58.82%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (8.82%) Kafka
3 5 (7.35%) Grok
4 3 (4.41%) Node.js
5 2 (2.94%) SAML
6 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
3 12 (17.65%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (8.82%) Public Cloud
5 5 (7.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (75.00%) Linux
2 30 (44.12%) Windows
3 19 (27.94%) CentOS
4 16 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (20.59%) Ubuntu
6 13 (19.12%) DC/OS
6 13 (19.12%) Windows Server
6 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.41%) AIX
7 3 (4.41%) Unix
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (85.29%) DevOps
2 39 (57.35%) Configuration Management
3 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (36.76%) Open Source
5 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (25.00%) High Availability
7 12 (17.65%) SDLC
7 12 (17.65%) Server Monitoring
8 11 (16.18%) Test Automation
9 10 (14.71%) BDD
10 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (13.24%) Microservices
11 6 (8.82%) Auto-Scaling
11 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.35%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.35%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (5.88%) Analytical Thinking
13 4 (5.88%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) Python
2 32 (47.06%) Bash Shell
3 27 (39.71%) Java
4 24 (35.29%) PowerShell
5 23 (33.82%) Ruby
6 22 (32.35%) Perl
7 19 (27.94%) C++
8 18 (26.47%) C
9 5 (7.35%) Groovy
10 4 (5.88%) Go
10 4 (5.88%) SQL
11 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
2 22 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) AWS Certification
4 3 (4.41%) RHCE
5 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.47%) MCSA
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 48 (70.59%) Docker
2 12 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 12 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (17.65%) VirtualBox
2 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 54 (79.41%) Ansible
2 44 (64.71%) Puppet
3 43 (63.24%) Kubernetes
4 41 (60.29%) Terraform
5 29 (42.65%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (39.71%) Packer
7 24 (35.29%) Nagios
8 16 (23.53%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (5.88%) Pingdom
10 3 (4.41%) Consul
10 3 (4.41%) Mesos
11 2 (2.94%) Marathon
11 2 (2.94%) Prometheus
12 1 (1.47%) Kibana
12 1 (1.47%) logstash
12 1 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (61.76%) Splunk
2 35 (51.47%) New Relic
3 12 (17.65%) Google
3 12 (17.65%) VMware
4 5 (7.35%) Atlassian
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle
5 4 (5.88%) Adobe
5 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.41%) AppDynamics
6 3 (4.41%) Capita
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco
7 2 (2.94%) Okta
7 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.47%) hybris
8 1 (1.47%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.47%) SAP