Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 805 815 891
Rank change year-on-year +10 +76 -
Contract jobs citing Datadog 96 45 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.047% 0.004%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.45% 0.34% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 31 2
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £405 £425
90th Percentile £649 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £453 -
% change year-on-year -17.13% - -
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 21,462 13,397 10,658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.77% 13.97% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,680 9,160 7,429
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +11.80%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £442 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 193 166
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.96 £11.66
90th Percentile £59.00 £59.80 £46.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.89
% change year-on-year - +10.11% -20.54%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +6 93 £525 - 27
UK excluding London +18 49 £375 -17.13% 22
London -28 47 £600 +9.09% 11
North of England +7 37 £365 -19.34% 5
North East - 35 £363 - 4
South East - 8 £625 - 6
Scotland - 3 £300 - 4
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
South West - 1 £558 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 87 (90.63%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (88.54%) DevOps
3 83 (86.46%) Python
4 77 (80.21%) Ansible
5 74 (77.08%) Puppet
6 72 (75.00%) Linux
7 70 (72.92%) New Relic
8 69 (71.88%) Splunk
9 66 (68.75%) Docker
9 66 (68.75%) Jenkins
10 65 (67.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 64 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
12 63 (65.63%) Terraform
13 62 (64.58%) Configuration Management
14 61 (63.54%) Kubernetes
15 58 (60.42%) Java
16 56 (58.33%) Windows
17 52 (54.17%) Nagios
18 50 (52.08%) Open Source
19 47 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
20 45 (46.88%) Ruby
21 44 (45.83%) Bash Shell
22 43 (44.79%) Packer
23 42 (43.75%) PowerShell
24 38 (39.58%) High Availability
25 37 (38.54%) C++
26 36 (37.50%) Perl
27 34 (35.42%) Opscode Chef
27 34 (35.42%) Data Centre
28 33 (34.38%) Continuous Integration

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 (6.25%) Apache
2 4 (4.17%) IIS
3 3 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.13%) CMS
3 3 (3.13%) Confluence
3 3 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.08%) nginx
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 87 (90.63%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (67.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (30.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 21 (21.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (17.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (15.63%) SaaS
7 12 (12.50%) Slack
8 8 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (8.33%) Amazon S3
8 8 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (8.33%) PaaS
9 6 (6.25%) IaaS
9 6 (6.25%) OpenShift
9 6 (6.25%) Serverless
10 5 (5.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (3.13%) GitHub
12 2 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (2.08%) CloudFront
12 2 (2.08%) G Suite
12 2 (2.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) DNS
2 5 (5.21%) Firewall
3 2 (2.08%) HTTP
3 2 (2.08%) ICMP
3 2 (2.08%) Internet
3 2 (2.08%) SMTP
3 2 (2.08%) SNMP
3 2 (2.08%) SSH
3 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.08%) VPN
4 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.04%) SAN
4 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.25%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (7.29%) MySQL
4 5 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 66 (68.75%) Jenkins
2 32 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 18 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (17.71%) Travis CI
4 17 (17.71%) Vagrant
5 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 11 (11.46%) Bitbucket
6 11 (11.46%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (8.33%) Artifactory
8 7 (7.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (7.29%) Selenium
9 6 (6.25%) IBM UrbanCode
10 5 (5.21%) JIRA
10 5 (5.21%) Maven
10 5 (5.21%) Spinnaker
11 4 (4.17%) Ant
11 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
11 4 (4.17%) Zephyr
12 2 (2.08%) JSUnit
12 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Banking
2 4 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (1.04%) French Language
3 1 (1.04%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (81.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.71%) AWS DevOps
3 15 (15.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (13.54%) Operations Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (7.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Junior
8 6 (6.25%) Junior DevOps
8 6 (6.25%) Junior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Python Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Cloud Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 2 (2.08%) Architect
11 2 (2.08%) Consultant
11 2 (2.08%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.08%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (10.42%) SAML
3 8 (8.33%) Web Services
4 5 (5.21%) Node.js
5 4 (4.17%) .NET
6 3 (3.13%) REST
7 2 (2.08%) Dropwizard
7 2 (2.08%) Kafka
7 2 (2.08%) SOAP
7 2 (2.08%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.04%) Ajax
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.04%) CSS
8 1 (1.04%) Grok
8 1 (1.04%) HTML
8 1 (1.04%) jQuery
8 1 (1.04%) JSON
8 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.42%) Data Centre
2 25 (26.04%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (17.71%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (5.21%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Fintech
6 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (75.00%) Linux
2 56 (58.33%) Windows
3 28 (29.17%) Ubuntu
4 26 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (23.96%) CentOS
6 22 (22.92%) Windows Server
7 18 (18.75%) DC/OS
7 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (9.38%) Unix
9 3 (3.13%) AIX
10 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (88.54%) DevOps
2 62 (64.58%) Configuration Management
3 50 (52.08%) Open Source
4 47 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (39.58%) High Availability
6 33 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (29.17%) Test Automation
8 25 (26.04%) BDD
8 25 (26.04%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (18.75%) SDLC
11 17 (17.71%) Server Monitoring
12 12 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 8 (8.33%) Webhook
15 6 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
15 6 (6.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 6 (6.25%) Creative Thinking
15 6 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 83 (86.46%) Python
2 58 (60.42%) Java
3 45 (46.88%) Ruby
4 44 (45.83%) Bash Shell
5 42 (43.75%) PowerShell
6 37 (38.54%) C++
7 36 (37.50%) Perl
8 32 (33.33%) C
9 8 (8.33%) C#
10 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
11 5 (5.21%) Scala
12 4 (4.17%) SQL
13 3 (3.13%) Go
14 1 (1.04%) Groovy
14 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
14 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 25 (26.04%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.42%) Degree
4 2 (2.08%) RHCE
5 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.04%) MCSA
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 66 (68.75%) Docker
2 19 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (17.71%) Hyper-V
3 17 (17.71%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (17.71%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.08%) iptables
5 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 77 (80.21%) Ansible
2 74 (77.08%) Puppet
3 63 (65.63%) Terraform
4 61 (63.54%) Kubernetes
5 52 (54.17%) Nagios
6 43 (44.79%) Packer
7 34 (35.42%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (22.92%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (5.21%) ZABBIX
10 4 (4.17%) Pingdom
11 3 (3.13%) logstash
11 3 (3.13%) SCCM
12 2 (2.08%) HAProxy
12 2 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (2.08%) Marathon
12 2 (2.08%) Mesos
13 1 (1.04%) Consul
13 1 (1.04%) Kibana
13 1 (1.04%) Salt
13 1 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 70 (72.92%) New Relic
2 69 (71.88%) Splunk
3 19 (19.79%) VMware
4 18 (18.75%) Google
5 8 (8.33%) AppDynamics
5 8 (8.33%) PagerDuty
6 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.25%) Oracle
8 5 (5.21%) SaltStack
9 4 (4.17%) Micro Focus
10 3 (3.13%) Adobe
10 3 (3.13%) Ivanti
10 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.08%) Okta
11 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.04%) HP
12 1 (1.04%) IBM
12 1 (1.04%) SAP
12 1 (1.04%) TOWER Software