Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 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.

Datadog
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 683 792 861
Rank change year-on-year +109 +69 +44
Contract jobs citing Datadog 125 96 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.094% 0.025%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.51% 0.40% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 68 18
UK median daily rate £539 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.62% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £353 £358 £423
90th Percentile £731 £660 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK 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 24,559 23,743 16,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.91% 23.20% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,831 16,377 11,072
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £291 £300 £275
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 332 227
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £59.75 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.88 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +25.03% -5.41% +8.63%

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 21 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Datadog in the UK

Datadog
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Datadog.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Datadog in the UK

Datadog
Top 13 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 21 October 2019. 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 +117 121 £538 +2.38% 28
London +119 86 £550 - 14
UK excluding London +34 33 £525 +25.00% 14
North of England +36 14 £500 +33.33% 2
East of England +29 8 £505 +20.24%
North West - 7 £500 -
South East +21 5 £538 -14.00% 4
North East +1 5 £363 -3.33% 2
East Midlands - 3 £550 - 3
Midlands - 3 £550 - 3
Yorkshire +40 2 - -
Scotland +25 2 - -
South West -10 1 £525 +10.53% 5

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 110 (88.00%) AWS
2 103 (82.40%) Python
3 100 (80.00%) DevOps
4 93 (74.40%) Linux
5 89 (71.20%) Git (software)
6 87 (69.60%) Terraform
7 80 (64.00%) Jenkins
8 71 (56.80%) Bash Shell
9 63 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
10 61 (48.80%) JIRA
11 60 (48.00%) Opscode Chef
12 58 (46.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 56 (44.80%) Kanban
14 55 (44.00%) Ruby
14 55 (44.00%) Docker
15 54 (43.20%) Continuous Integration
16 51 (40.80%) Ansible
16 51 (40.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 50 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
18 47 (37.60%) Scrum
18 47 (37.60%) Red Hat
19 44 (35.20%) AWS CloudFormation
19 44 (35.20%) Infrastructure as Code
20 43 (34.40%) Perl
20 43 (34.40%) Migration
21 42 (33.60%) Puppet
21 42 (33.60%) Splunk
22 40 (32.00%) Configuration Management
23 36 (28.80%) ITIL
24 35 (28.00%) New Relic

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 14 (11.20%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.40%) Apache
2 8 (6.40%) Jupyter
3 4 (3.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.20%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.20%) ColdFusion
3 4 (3.20%) Jetty
3 4 (3.20%) nginx
4 3 (2.40%) Confluence
4 3 (2.40%) IIS
5 2 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.60%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 110 (88.00%) AWS
2 58 (46.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 44 (35.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 31 (24.80%) Azure
5 23 (18.40%) Amazon S3
6 22 (17.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 21 (16.80%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (12.80%) Amazon ELB
9 14 (11.20%) IaaS
10 12 (9.60%) GCP
11 11 (8.80%) Amazon Glacier
12 9 (7.20%) SaaS
13 8 (6.40%) PaaS
14 7 (5.60%) GitHub
14 7 (5.60%) OpenShift
14 7 (5.60%) Stackdriver
15 6 (4.80%) Amazon EKS
16 5 (4.00%) npm
16 5 (4.00%) Yarn
17 4 (3.20%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.80%) Internet
1 11 (8.80%) VPN
2 4 (3.20%) DNS
2 4 (3.20%) FTP
2 4 (3.20%) HTTP
2 4 (3.20%) SSH
3 3 (2.40%) Firewall
4 2 (1.60%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.60%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.80%) Big Data
2 19 (15.20%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (13.60%) Redis
4 12 (9.60%) MySQL
5 10 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (7.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (7.20%) InfluxDB
7 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
8 7 (5.60%) BigQuery
9 6 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.20%) Amazon Aurora
10 4 (3.20%) Data Lake
10 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.60%) Couchbase
12 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.60%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 89 (71.20%) Git (software)
2 80 (64.00%) Jenkins
3 61 (48.80%) JIRA
4 50 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 24 (19.20%) GitLab
6 12 (9.60%) Bitbucket
7 11 (8.80%) CircleCI
8 9 (7.20%) Gradle
8 9 (7.20%) Maven
9 8 (6.40%) TeamCity
9 8 (6.40%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (4.00%) Gerrit
11 4 (3.20%) GoCD
11 4 (3.20%) IntelliJ
11 4 (3.20%) Selenium
12 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.40%) IBM UrbanCode
12 3 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (2.40%) Zephyr
13 2 (1.60%) Artifactory
General
1 34 (27.20%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Retail
3 4 (3.20%) Law
4 3 (2.40%) Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.40%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 69 (55.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (34.40%) Cloud Engineer
3 31 (24.80%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (11.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) Developer
7 9 (7.20%) Lead DevOps
7 9 (7.20%) Senior DevOps
7 9 (7.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Architect
9 6 (4.80%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (4.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Java Scala Developer
11 4 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.20%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.80%) JSON
1 21 (16.80%) Node.js
2 15 (12.00%) Kafka
3 14 (11.20%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (10.40%) Web Services
5 10 (8.00%) GraphQL
5 10 (8.00%) REST
6 9 (7.20%) gRPC
6 9 (7.20%) Lambda Expressions
6 9 (7.20%) Memcached
6 9 (7.20%) React Native
6 9 (7.20%) Swagger
7 6 (4.80%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.00%) Spring
8 5 (4.00%) Spring Boot
9 4 (3.20%) Dropwizard
9 4 (3.20%) HTML
9 4 (3.20%) Java SE
9 4 (3.20%) LAMP
10 3 (2.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.40%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.20%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.20%) Wiki
3 8 (6.40%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.80%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.20%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.20%) Replication
7 3 (2.40%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.60%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.60%) PKI
9 1 (0.80%) CMDB
9 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 93 (74.40%) Linux
2 51 (40.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (11.20%) Unix
4 9 (7.20%) Android
4 9 (7.20%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.60%) Windows
6 3 (2.40%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.40%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.60%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (80.00%) DevOps
2 63 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (44.80%) Kanban
4 54 (43.20%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (37.60%) Scrum
6 44 (35.20%) Infrastructure as Code
7 43 (34.40%) Migration
8 40 (32.00%) Configuration Management
9 36 (28.80%) ITIL
10 29 (23.20%) High Availability
10 29 (23.20%) Runbook
11 27 (21.60%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (20.00%) Microservices
13 21 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (16.00%) Product Management
15 19 (15.20%) DevSecOps
16 18 (14.40%) Open Source
17 17 (13.60%) Infrastructure Automation
18 15 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
19 14 (11.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 103 (82.40%) Python
2 71 (56.80%) Bash Shell
3 55 (44.00%) Ruby
4 43 (34.40%) Perl
5 32 (25.60%) Java
5 32 (25.60%) Shell Script
6 21 (16.80%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.20%) SQL
8 13 (10.40%) Go
9 6 (4.80%) C++
10 5 (4.00%) C
10 5 (4.00%) Kotlin
10 5 (4.00%) PHP
10 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.00%) Scala
11 4 (3.20%) Java 9
12 2 (1.60%) Java 8
13 1 (0.80%) ES6
13 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (27.20%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.40%) RHCE
2 13 (10.40%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.60%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.80%) CCNP
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.80%) Degree
4 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 55 (44.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.80%) Varnish
2 1 (0.80%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 87 (69.60%) Terraform
2 60 (48.00%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (40.80%) Ansible
4 42 (33.60%) Puppet
5 28 (22.40%) Kubernetes
6 22 (17.60%) Consul
7 17 (13.60%) Grafana
8 16 (12.80%) Nagios
9 15 (12.00%) Suricata
10 14 (11.20%) Graphite
10 14 (11.20%) Kibana
10 14 (11.20%) logstash
11 11 (8.80%) ZABBIX
12 8 (6.40%) Istio
12 8 (6.40%) Packer
13 7 (5.60%) Prometheus
13 7 (5.60%) Salt
14 5 (4.00%) Mesos
15 4 (3.20%) Pingdom
15 4 (3.20%) StatsD
Vendors
1 47 (37.60%) Red Hat
2 42 (33.60%) Splunk
3 35 (28.00%) New Relic
4 20 (16.00%) ServiceNow
5 15 (12.00%) Qualys
6 12 (9.60%) Google
7 11 (8.80%) Microsoft
8 10 (8.00%) Oracle
8 10 (8.00%) PagerDuty
9 9 (7.20%) hybris
9 9 (7.20%) SaltStack
10 8 (6.40%) AppDynamics
11 7 (5.60%) LogRhythm
12 5 (4.00%) SAP
13 4 (3.20%) Adobe
13 4 (3.20%) MuleSoft
13 4 (3.20%) Percona
13 4 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (2.40%) IBM
14 3 (2.40%) Micro Focus