Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 749 871 871
Rank change year-on-year +122 0 +37
Contract jobs citing Datadog 154 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.024% 0.016%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.62% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 21 10
UK median daily rate £575 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £401 £400 £446
90th Percentile £798 £625 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £525
% change year-on-year +15.15% -21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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 24,649 17,361 12,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.65% 16.92% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,077 12,061 8,637
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 223 188
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -16.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £62.94 £58.75 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £17.06
% change year-on-year -1.41% +4.04% -24.18%

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 December 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 16 December 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 +117 145 £575 +17.95% 34
London +119 124 £600 +15.66% 21
UK excluding London +17 30 £475 +15.15% 15
North of England -7 10 £275 -33.33% 4
Scotland -3 9 £412 +2.94% 1
North East -3 8 £270 -33.54% 2
South East -10 5 £500 +11.11% 4
South West - 4 £575 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
East of England - 2 £420 - 2

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 134 (87.01%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (85.71%) Linux
3 116 (75.32%) DevOps
4 115 (74.68%) Ansible
5 111 (72.08%) Jenkins
6 102 (66.23%) Splunk
7 100 (64.94%) Puppet
8 87 (56.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 87 (56.49%) Git (software)
9 85 (55.19%) Opscode Chef
10 80 (51.95%) Python
11 79 (51.30%) Docker
12 74 (48.05%) Sonatype Nexus
13 67 (43.51%) Continuous Integration
14 64 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
15 62 (40.26%) Terraform
16 61 (39.61%) Kubernetes
17 58 (37.66%) Security Cleared
18 57 (37.01%) Windows
19 52 (33.77%) Qualys
20 51 (33.12%) Red Hat
21 48 (31.17%) Configuration Management
21 48 (31.17%) ITIL
21 48 (31.17%) New Relic
21 48 (31.17%) Elastic Stack
22 45 (29.22%) Continuous Delivery
22 45 (29.22%) Microsoft Azure
23 44 (28.57%) SC Cleared
24 42 (27.27%) Finance
25 40 (25.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 19 (12.34%) IIS
2 17 (11.04%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (4.55%) Apache
3 7 (4.55%) Confluence
4 6 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.25%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.30%) JBoss
8 1 (0.65%) nginx
8 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Sentinel
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 134 (87.01%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (29.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (24.68%) PaaS
4 32 (20.78%) IaaS
4 32 (20.78%) SaaS
5 31 (20.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (17.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 24 (15.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 23 (14.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (12.99%) OpenShift
10 12 (7.79%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (6.49%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (5.19%) Serverless
13 7 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (3.90%) Amazon S3
15 5 (3.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 5 (3.25%) AWS OpsWorks
16 4 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (2.60%) GitHub
17 3 (1.95%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.48%) VPN
2 26 (16.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 24 (15.58%) Network Security
4 14 (9.09%) Firewall
5 12 (7.79%) DNS
6 10 (6.49%) TCP/IP
7 9 (5.84%) HTTP
8 7 (4.55%) Internet
9 5 (3.25%) SMTP
10 1 (0.65%) DHCP
10 1 (0.65%) ICMP
10 1 (0.65%) LAN
10 1 (0.65%) VLAN
10 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.64%) Amazon Redshift
2 17 (11.04%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (10.39%) Amazon Aurora
4 14 (9.09%) Redis
5 13 (8.44%) Relational Database
6 12 (7.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (7.79%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (7.14%) MySQL
8 8 (5.19%) Hadoop
8 8 (5.19%) NoSQL
8 8 (5.19%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.25%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.25%) HBase
10 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
11 4 (2.60%) InfluxDB
12 3 (1.95%) Aerospike
12 3 (1.95%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.95%) Hazelcast
12 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 111 (72.08%) Jenkins
2 87 (56.49%) Git (software)
3 74 (48.05%) Sonatype Nexus
4 27 (17.53%) Bitbucket
4 27 (17.53%) TeamCity
5 25 (16.23%) Selenium
6 21 (13.64%) Artifactory
6 21 (13.64%) Cucumber
7 20 (12.99%) IBM UrbanCode
7 20 (12.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 19 (12.34%) Vagrant
8 19 (12.34%) Zephyr
9 17 (11.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (10.39%) JIRA
11 14 (9.09%) Travis CI
12 8 (5.19%) GitLab
13 6 (3.90%) CircleCI
14 4 (2.60%) Subversion
15 3 (1.95%) Maven
16 2 (1.30%) JSUnit
General
1 42 (27.27%) Finance
2 15 (9.74%) Retail
3 14 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 11 (7.14%) Banking
5 7 (4.55%) Law
6 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.95%) Publishing
6 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.30%) Electronics
7 2 (1.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.65%) French Language
Job Titles
1 83 (53.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (18.18%) Senior DevOps
3 23 (14.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 22 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 22 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 20 (12.99%) AWS DevOps
6 17 (11.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 13 (8.44%) Developer
8 8 (5.19%) Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Architect
9 7 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.90%) Consultant
10 6 (3.90%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.25%) DevOps Specialist
11 5 (3.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (31.17%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (12.99%) .NET
3 19 (12.34%) Web Services
4 14 (9.09%) Node.js
5 12 (7.79%) HTML
6 11 (7.14%) CSS
7 10 (6.49%) JSON
7 10 (6.49%) Spring Boot
8 9 (5.84%) Memcached
8 9 (5.84%) REST
9 8 (5.19%) LDAP
10 7 (4.55%) JSP
10 7 (4.55%) Kafka
11 5 (3.25%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.25%) Redux
11 5 (3.25%) Sensu
11 5 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.60%) CSS3
12 4 (2.60%) React
12 4 (2.60%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.44%) Public Cloud
3 10 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.84%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.19%) Hedge funds
6 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (4.55%) Fat Client
6 7 (4.55%) Thin Client
7 6 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.95%) PKI
8 3 (1.95%) Replication
9 2 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.65%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.65%) Fintech
10 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 132 (85.71%) Linux
2 87 (56.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 57 (37.01%) Windows
4 36 (23.38%) Unix
5 35 (22.73%) Ubuntu
5 35 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 18 (11.69%) CentOS
7 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.84%) DC/OS
9 8 (5.19%) Android
9 8 (5.19%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.60%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (75.32%) DevOps
2 67 (43.51%) Continuous Integration
3 64 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (31.17%) Configuration Management
4 48 (31.17%) ITIL
5 45 (29.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 25 (16.23%) Security Operations
7 24 (15.58%) Open Source
8 23 (14.94%) Network Architecture
9 22 (14.29%) Analytics
10 19 (12.34%) Server Monitoring
11 18 (11.69%) Kanban
11 18 (11.69%) Microservices
12 17 (11.04%) Security Hardening
13 15 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (9.09%) Migration
15 13 (8.44%) Change Control
16 12 (7.79%) Test Automation
17 11 (7.14%) SDLC
18 10 (6.49%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 80 (51.95%) Python
2 36 (23.38%) Java
3 32 (20.78%) Bash Shell
3 32 (20.78%) Ruby
4 16 (10.39%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.74%) Perl
6 14 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.79%) SQL
8 10 (6.49%) Go
9 8 (5.19%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.90%) Scala
11 5 (3.25%) Java 8
11 5 (3.25%) PHP
12 4 (2.60%) C++
13 3 (1.95%) C
14 1 (0.65%) SOQL
14 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (37.66%) Security Cleared
2 44 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 40 (25.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 39 (25.32%) RHCE
5 25 (16.23%) CCNP
5 25 (16.23%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (15.58%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.95%) Degree
8 1 (0.65%) CBAP
8 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) QA
System Software
1 79 (51.30%) Docker
2 17 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.39%) Hyper-V
3 16 (10.39%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (10.39%) VirtualBox
4 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) iptables
Systems Management
1 115 (74.68%) Ansible
2 100 (64.94%) Puppet
3 85 (55.19%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (40.26%) Terraform
5 61 (39.61%) Kubernetes
6 36 (23.38%) Nagios
7 27 (17.53%) Packer
8 19 (12.34%) Kibana
8 19 (12.34%) logstash
9 14 (9.09%) SELinux
10 13 (8.44%) Docker Swarm
11 9 (5.84%) Grafana
12 8 (5.19%) Marathon
12 8 (5.19%) Mesos
12 8 (5.19%) Suricata
13 7 (4.55%) Consul
14 6 (3.90%) ZABBIX
15 4 (2.60%) Graphite
16 3 (1.95%) Icinga
16 3 (1.95%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 102 (66.23%) Splunk
2 52 (33.77%) Qualys
3 51 (33.12%) Red Hat
4 48 (31.17%) New Relic
5 28 (18.18%) Oracle
6 27 (17.53%) Google
7 26 (16.88%) AppDynamics
7 26 (16.88%) Cisco
7 26 (16.88%) Microsoft
8 19 (12.34%) Micro Focus
9 17 (11.04%) VMware
10 8 (5.19%) IBM
11 7 (4.55%) Citrix
11 7 (4.55%) MKS
12 5 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (3.25%) SaltStack
13 4 (2.60%) ServiceNow
14 3 (1.95%) Atlassian
14 3 (1.95%) Dynatrace
15 2 (1.30%) TOWER Software