Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for DigitalOcean skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DigitalOcean over the 6 months to 18 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.

DigitalOcean, Inc
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 735 873 876
Rank change year-on-year +138 +3 -15
Contract jobs citing DigitalOcean 1 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.005% 0.039% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
UK median daily rate - £430 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -38.57% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £385 £325
% change year-on-year - +18.46% -48.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DigitalOcean 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 20,773 25,420 19,036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.09% 25.82% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,059 17,520 13,196
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 368 314 238
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.19 £11.50 £11.18
90th Percentile £68.75 £56.75 £51.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -

DigitalOcean
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DigitalOcean as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DigitalOcean in the UK

DigitalOcean
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DigitalOcean.

Contractor daily rate trend for DigitalOcean in the UK

DigitalOcean
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DigitalOcean within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
UK excluding London +109 1 - - 6
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing DigitalOcean 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 DigitalOcean.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes

DigitalOcean
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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript