Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 715 778 789
Rank change year-on-year +63 +11 +101
Contract jobs citing Datadog 134 91 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.091% 0.053%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.53% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 72 34
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - +22.22%
10th Percentile £506 £302 £409
90th Percentile £763 £636 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £375 £500
% change year-on-year +43.33% -25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 25,321 21,074 12,780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.93% 21.17% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,355 14,372 8,824
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 308 177
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% - -3.11%
10th Percentile £12.64 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £61.10 £56.25 £58.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.58 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.94% -2.86% +6.06%

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 18 June 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 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 18 June 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 +91 131 £600 +9.09% 5
London +97 117 £600 - 3
UK excluding London -4 13 £538 +43.33% 2
South East +8 7 £538 -14.00% 1
East Midlands - 3 £550 -
Midlands - 3 £550 -
Scotland +26 1 - -
North of England -8 1 £575 +57.53% 1
North East -20 1 £575 +58.08%
South West -35 1 £525 -5.83%

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 120 (89.55%) DevOps
2 116 (86.57%) Amazon AWS
3 114 (85.07%) Linux
4 99 (73.88%) Git (software)
5 97 (72.39%) Jenkins
6 77 (57.46%) Splunk
7 74 (55.22%) Ansible
7 74 (55.22%) Opscode Chef
8 72 (53.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 71 (52.99%) Python
10 69 (51.49%) Sonatype Nexus
11 68 (50.75%) Red Hat
12 62 (46.27%) Puppet
13 58 (43.28%) Docker
14 56 (41.79%) Terraform
15 55 (41.04%) RHCE
16 48 (35.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 47 (35.07%) Security Cleared
18 46 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
19 45 (33.58%) SC Cleared
20 42 (31.34%) Amazon ELB
21 39 (29.10%) Finance
22 37 (27.61%) Network Monitoring
23 36 (26.87%) Security Operations
23 36 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
24 35 (26.12%) New Relic
25 34 (25.37%) Java
26 33 (24.63%) Web Services
27 31 (23.13%) Kubernetes
28 30 (22.39%) JIRA

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 16 (11.94%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.72%) Confluence
3 7 (5.22%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.73%) Apache
5 4 (2.99%) ColdFusion
5 4 (2.99%) IIS
5 4 (2.99%) Jetty
6 2 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.75%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.75%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (2.24%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 116 (86.57%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (35.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 42 (31.34%) Amazon ELB
4 27 (20.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 26 (19.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (8.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (7.46%) SaaS
9 9 (6.72%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (6.72%) Serverless
10 8 (5.97%) Amazon S3
11 7 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (4.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (4.48%) PaaS
13 5 (3.73%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (3.73%) Amazon Glacier
14 4 (2.99%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (2.99%) Amazon SageMaker
14 4 (2.99%) OpenShift
14 4 (2.99%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.66%) VPN
2 15 (11.19%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (5.22%) MPLS
3 7 (5.22%) WAN
4 5 (3.73%) DNS
5 4 (2.99%) FTP
5 4 (2.99%) HTTP
6 3 (2.24%) Internet
7 2 (1.49%) Firewall
7 2 (1.49%) Network Security
8 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.66%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (12.69%) Redis
3 15 (11.19%) Amazon Redshift
3 15 (11.19%) Big Data
3 15 (11.19%) Hadoop
4 14 (10.45%) MySQL
5 13 (9.70%) Amazon Aurora
5 13 (9.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 13 (9.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (8.21%) NoSQL
6 11 (8.21%) Oracle Database
7 9 (6.72%) InfluxDB
8 7 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.99%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (2.99%) Amazon QuickSight
9 4 (2.99%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (2.99%) CouchDB
9 4 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.24%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 99 (73.88%) Git (software)
2 97 (72.39%) Jenkins
3 69 (51.49%) Sonatype Nexus
4 30 (22.39%) JIRA
5 16 (11.94%) GitLab
6 14 (10.45%) TeamCity
7 9 (6.72%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (5.97%) Bitbucket
8 8 (5.97%) CircleCI
8 8 (5.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (5.22%) Gradle
10 5 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (3.73%) FishEye
10 5 (3.73%) Selenium
10 5 (3.73%) SonarQube
10 5 (3.73%) Subversion
11 4 (2.99%) Artifactory
11 4 (2.99%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.99%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.99%) Maven
General
1 39 (29.10%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Retail
3 6 (4.48%) Banking
4 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.24%) Electronics
6 3 (2.24%) Law
6 3 (2.24%) Marketing
6 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 72 (53.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (22.39%) Senior DevOps
3 24 (17.91%) AWS Engineer
4 22 (16.42%) AWS DevOps
5 21 (15.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 19 (14.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 18 (13.43%) Architect
7 18 (13.43%) Network Engineer
8 14 (10.45%) Developer
9 13 (9.70%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (8.96%) DevOps Architect
11 9 (6.72%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 8 (5.97%) DevOps Specialist
12 8 (5.97%) Java Developer
13 7 (5.22%) Network Architect
13 7 (5.22%) Network Specialist
13 7 (5.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
13 7 (5.22%) Senior Network Specialist
13 7 (5.22%) Software Engineer
14 6 (4.48%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.63%) Web Services
2 21 (15.67%) Node.js
3 20 (14.93%) Kafka
4 17 (12.69%) Elastic Stack
5 11 (8.21%) GraphQL
6 9 (6.72%) gRPC
6 9 (6.72%) HTML
6 9 (6.72%) Memcached
6 9 (6.72%) React Native
6 9 (6.72%) REST
6 9 (6.72%) Spring Boot
6 9 (6.72%) Swagger
7 7 (5.22%) Spring
8 5 (3.73%) RESTful
9 4 (2.99%) .NET
9 4 (2.99%) Apache Flex
9 4 (2.99%) Entity Framework
9 4 (2.99%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.99%) Java SE
9 4 (2.99%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Mobile App
1 9 (6.72%) Wiki
2 8 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (2.99%) Online Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Replication
5 3 (2.24%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.75%) Blog
7 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (85.07%) Linux
2 72 (53.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (11.19%) Windows
4 14 (10.45%) Unix
5 10 (7.46%) Android
5 10 (7.46%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (89.55%) DevOps
2 46 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (27.61%) Network Monitoring
4 36 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (26.87%) Security Operations
5 27 (20.15%) Configuration Management
5 27 (20.15%) Infrastructure as Code
6 26 (19.40%) Scrum
7 22 (16.42%) ITIL
7 22 (16.42%) Kanban
8 19 (14.18%) Migration
9 18 (13.43%) Microservices
10 17 (12.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (12.69%) Software Engineering
11 14 (10.45%) Information Security
12 13 (9.70%) OWASP
13 12 (8.96%) High Availability
13 12 (8.96%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 11 (8.21%) Open Source
14 11 (8.21%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 71 (52.99%) Python
2 34 (25.37%) Java
3 30 (22.39%) Bash Shell
4 26 (19.40%) JavaScript
5 19 (14.18%) Ruby
6 16 (11.94%) SQL
7 15 (11.19%) Shell Script
8 14 (10.45%) Perl
9 11 (8.21%) Scala
10 9 (6.72%) PHP
11 8 (5.97%) PowerShell
12 6 (4.48%) Kotlin
13 4 (2.99%) ANSI SQL
13 4 (2.99%) C#
13 4 (2.99%) C++
13 4 (2.99%) Java 8
13 4 (2.99%) Java 9
14 3 (2.24%) Go
15 2 (1.49%) C
15 2 (1.49%) ES6
Qualifications
1 55 (41.04%) RHCE
2 47 (35.07%) Security Cleared
3 45 (33.58%) SC Cleared
4 15 (11.19%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (10.45%) CCNP
6 13 (9.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.24%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.75%) Degree
8 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 58 (43.28%) Docker
2 10 (7.46%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.24%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.49%) etcd
4 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.49%) LXC
4 2 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.75%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 74 (55.22%) Ansible
1 74 (55.22%) Opscode Chef
2 62 (46.27%) Puppet
3 56 (41.79%) Terraform
4 31 (23.13%) Kubernetes
5 21 (15.67%) Kibana
5 21 (15.67%) logstash
6 16 (11.94%) Consul
7 13 (9.70%) Graphite
8 12 (8.96%) Nagios
9 10 (7.46%) Grafana
9 10 (7.46%) Mesos
9 10 (7.46%) ZABBIX
10 6 (4.48%) Packer
11 5 (3.73%) Marathon
11 5 (3.73%) Suricata
12 4 (2.99%) StatsD
13 2 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
14 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.75%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 77 (57.46%) Splunk
2 68 (50.75%) Red Hat
3 35 (26.12%) New Relic
4 29 (21.64%) Qualys
5 17 (12.69%) Oracle
6 16 (11.94%) Cisco
7 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.21%) Cloudera
9 9 (6.72%) SaltStack
9 9 (6.72%) ServiceNow
10 8 (5.97%) Google
11 7 (5.22%) SAP
12 6 (4.48%) PagerDuty
13 5 (3.73%) Sonatype
14 4 (2.99%) AppDynamics
14 4 (2.99%) Micro Focus
15 3 (2.24%) hybris
15 3 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
16 2 (1.49%) Adobe
16 2 (1.49%) VMware