Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 659 689 857
Rank change year-on-year +30 +168 -13
Contract jobs citing Datadog 65 190 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.19% 0.037%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.32% 0.75% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 120 33
UK median daily rate £469 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £313 £410 £401
90th Percentile £693 £785 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -23.68% -13.64% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £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 20,430 25,387 19,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.03% 25.80% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,825 17,488 13,336
UK median daily rate £490 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £310 £298
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 317 242
UK median hourly rate £21.13 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.71% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.18 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £70.13 £56.00 £53.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -0.18%

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 16 February 2020.

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 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 16 February 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 +34 62 £469 -21.88% 22
London 0 34 £530 -14.52% 7
UK excluding London +105 28 £363 -23.68% 15
North of England +72 23 £361 +44.50% 5
North East +30 14 £360 +44.00% 1
North West - 8 £525 - 4
East of England +34 3 £650 +54.76% 2
Scotland +21 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 55 (84.62%) AWS
2 46 (70.77%) Python
3 42 (64.62%) Terraform
4 40 (61.54%) DevOps
5 38 (58.46%) Docker
6 34 (52.31%) Git (software)
7 33 (50.77%) Azure
8 32 (49.23%) Java
8 32 (49.23%) Linux
8 32 (49.23%) Splunk
8 32 (49.23%) Jenkins
9 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (46.15%) Bash Shell
10 30 (46.15%) Kubernetes
11 28 (43.08%) Ansible
11 28 (43.08%) Opscode Chef
11 28 (43.08%) Puppet
12 27 (41.54%) Ruby
13 25 (38.46%) JIRA
13 25 (38.46%) New Relic
14 22 (33.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 22 (33.85%) Perl
15 21 (32.31%) Nagios
15 21 (32.31%) Sonatype Nexus
16 16 (24.62%) Microservices
16 16 (24.62%) Configuration Management
16 16 (24.62%) Migration
16 16 (24.62%) C++
16 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (24.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 7 (10.77%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (10.77%) Jupyter
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
2 5 (7.69%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.08%) nginx
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.08%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 55 (84.62%) AWS
2 33 (50.77%) Azure
3 22 (33.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 13 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (16.92%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (16.92%) IaaS
6 10 (15.38%) Amazon S3
6 10 (15.38%) OpenShift
7 9 (13.85%) GCP
8 8 (12.31%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (10.77%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (10.77%) Stackdriver
10 6 (9.23%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (9.23%) PaaS
10 6 (9.23%) Serverless
11 5 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (7.69%) SaaS
12 4 (6.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (4.62%) Amazon Glacier
13 3 (4.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Firewall
2 5 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (3.08%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.08%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) NAS
3 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.08%) SAN
4 1 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Amazon Redshift
1 9 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.77%) BigQuery
2 7 (10.77%) MySQL
2 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (7.69%) Big Data
4 4 (6.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.15%) Redis
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.08%) Aerospike
6 2 (3.08%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.08%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.08%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.54%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 34 (52.31%) Git (software)
2 32 (49.23%) Jenkins
3 25 (38.46%) JIRA
4 21 (32.31%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (21.54%) TeamCity
6 10 (15.38%) Bitbucket
7 8 (12.31%) CircleCI
8 6 (9.23%) GitLab
8 6 (9.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (9.23%) SonarQube
9 5 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
9 5 (7.69%) IBM UrbanCode
9 5 (7.69%) JMeter
9 5 (7.69%) Selenium
9 5 (7.69%) Zephyr
10 4 (6.15%) Artifactory
11 3 (4.62%) Gerrit
11 3 (4.62%) Gradle
11 3 (4.62%) Maven
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Law
3 3 (4.62%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (29.23%) Cloud Engineer
3 15 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Senior DevOps
4 8 (12.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (9.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Operations Support Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.54%) Administrator
7 1 (1.54%) DBA
7 1 (1.54%) MySQL DBA
7 1 (1.54%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.54%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Node.js
2 7 (10.77%) JSON
3 6 (9.23%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (9.23%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (6.15%) .NET
4 4 (6.15%) GraphQL
4 4 (6.15%) Jest
5 3 (4.62%) CSS
5 3 (4.62%) CSS3
5 3 (4.62%) Express
5 3 (4.62%) HTML
5 3 (4.62%) HTML5
5 3 (4.62%) Memcached
5 3 (4.62%) Next.js
6 2 (3.08%) Java EE
6 2 (3.08%) LAMP
6 2 (3.08%) LDAP
6 2 (3.08%) REST
6 2 (3.08%) RESTful
6 2 (3.08%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
2 13 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 9 (13.85%) Private Cloud
4 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.62%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (4.62%) User Experience
6 2 (3.08%) PKI
7 1 (1.54%) CMDB
7 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Linux
2 16 (24.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (16.92%) Unix
4 7 (10.77%) Windows
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.69%) CoreOS
5 5 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) Android
7 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (61.54%) DevOps
2 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.62%) Configuration Management
3 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (24.62%) Microservices
3 16 (24.62%) Migration
4 15 (23.08%) High Availability
4 15 (23.08%) Kanban
5 12 (18.46%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (18.46%) Test Automation
6 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
6 11 (16.92%) Technical Leadership
7 10 (15.38%) Analytics
7 10 (15.38%) DevSecOps
7 10 (15.38%) ITIL
7 10 (15.38%) Open Source
7 10 (15.38%) Scrum
8 9 (13.85%) BDD
8 9 (13.85%) Coaching
8 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) Python
2 32 (49.23%) Java
3 30 (46.15%) Bash Shell
4 27 (41.54%) Ruby
5 22 (33.85%) Perl
6 16 (24.62%) C++
7 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
8 13 (20.00%) C
9 12 (18.46%) SQL
10 11 (16.92%) Shell Script
11 5 (7.69%) Go
11 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
12 3 (4.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.08%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (58.46%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (64.62%) Terraform
2 30 (46.15%) Kubernetes
3 28 (43.08%) Ansible
3 28 (43.08%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (43.08%) Puppet
4 21 (32.31%) Nagios
5 13 (20.00%) Packer
6 8 (12.31%) Prometheus
7 7 (10.77%) Istio
8 6 (9.23%) Consul
9 4 (6.15%) Grafana
9 4 (6.15%) Kibana
10 3 (4.62%) Salt
11 2 (3.08%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (3.08%) HP SIM
11 2 (3.08%) logstash
11 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
11 2 (3.08%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (1.54%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Splunk
2 25 (38.46%) New Relic
3 12 (18.46%) Google
4 11 (16.92%) Oracle
4 11 (16.92%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.77%) AppDynamics
5 7 (10.77%) LogRhythm
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.23%) CA
7 5 (7.69%) IBM
7 5 (7.69%) Micro Focus
8 3 (4.62%) HP
9 2 (3.08%) BMC
9 2 (3.08%) Canon
9 2 (3.08%) Citrix
9 2 (3.08%) EMC
9 2 (3.08%) FireEye
9 2 (3.08%) McAfee
9 2 (3.08%) NetApp
9 2 (3.08%) VMware