Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OpenShift skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenShift over the 6 months to 26 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.

Red Hat OpenShift
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 298 489 571
Rank change year-on-year +191 +82 +268
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 772 417 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.41% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.02% 1.95% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 258 172
UK median daily rate £525 £509 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -7.41% +7.84%
10th Percentile £402 £375 £388
90th Percentile £688 £675 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £72.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OpenShift 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 25,587 21,428 12,941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.07% 21.27% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,546 14,617 8,921
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 £654 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 310 184
UK median hourly rate £22.65 £18.95 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.56% -0.29% -3.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £59.25 £56.25 £60.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.34 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +31.38% -2.86% +7.69%

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenShift over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenShift.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenShift within the UK over the 6 months to 26 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 +183 733 £525 - 27
UK excluding London +116 414 £500 +5.26% 12
London +204 349 £600 +4.35% 18
South East -5 162 £475 - 2
South West +63 117 £563 +2.27% 4
North of England +49 69 £475 +7.04%
Midlands +39 36 £400 -1.23% 1
East Midlands +47 33 £400 +2.56% 1
Scotland +20 26 £538 +11.69% 1
North West +12 25 £525 +18.31%
Yorkshire +41 23 £450 -14.29%
North East +46 21 £425 +6.25%
Wales +5 8 £450 +5.88% 2
West Midlands +3 3 £400 -20.00%
East of England - 1 £525 - 2

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OpenShift 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 OpenShift.

1 523 (67.75%) DevOps
2 522 (67.62%) Docker
3 488 (63.21%) Kubernetes
4 403 (52.20%) Amazon AWS
5 385 (49.87%) Agile Software Development
6 377 (48.83%) Ansible
7 333 (43.13%) Linux
8 311 (40.28%) Java
9 257 (33.29%) Finance
10 253 (32.77%) Jenkins
11 234 (30.31%) Red Hat
12 213 (27.59%) Terraform
13 202 (26.17%) Microsoft Azure
14 200 (25.91%) Python
15 198 (25.65%) Git (software)
16 166 (21.50%) Microservices
17 162 (20.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 156 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
18 156 (20.21%) Web Services
19 149 (19.30%) Serverless
20 136 (17.62%) JavaScript
21 133 (17.23%) AngularJS
22 131 (16.97%) AWS Lambda
23 129 (16.71%) Artifactory
24 124 (16.06%) Software Engineering
25 120 (15.54%) Node.js
26 118 (15.28%) Amazon S3
27 116 (15.03%) Asset Management
28 114 (14.77%) Amazon EC2
29 110 (14.25%) Windows

OpenShift
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 85 (11.01%) OpenStack
2 58 (7.51%) JBoss
3 50 (6.48%) Confluence
4 42 (5.44%) Tomcat
5 35 (4.53%) nginx
6 25 (3.24%) Apache
7 19 (2.46%) WebLogic
8 18 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.42%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.30%) Apache Spark
12 9 (1.17%) Anypoint
13 6 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.65%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.39%) iPlanet
15 3 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 2 (0.26%) GemFire
16 2 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
16 2 (0.26%) Mule
16 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.55%) Endur
2 4 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.26%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 403 (52.20%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (26.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 149 (19.30%) Serverless
4 131 (16.97%) AWS Lambda
5 118 (15.28%) Amazon S3
6 114 (14.77%) Amazon EC2
7 104 (13.47%) Amazon SQS
7 104 (13.47%) PaaS
8 99 (12.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 71 (9.20%) IaaS
10 66 (8.55%) Amazon ECS
11 58 (7.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 48 (6.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 46 (5.96%) Apigee
14 32 (4.15%) SaaS
15 22 (2.85%) GitHub
16 14 (1.81%) Azure Stack
17 12 (1.55%) Amazon Kinesis
18 11 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
19 10 (1.30%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.27%) Firewall
2 30 (3.89%) LAN
2 30 (3.89%) WAN
3 27 (3.50%) DNS
4 24 (3.11%) SSL
5 15 (1.94%) SAN
6 12 (1.55%) Kerberos
7 10 (1.30%) VPN
8 6 (0.78%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.65%) DHCP
9 5 (0.65%) DSL
9 5 (0.65%) FTP
10 4 (0.52%) Internet
11 3 (0.39%) HTTP
11 3 (0.39%) MQTT
12 2 (0.26%) Extranet
12 2 (0.26%) Intranet
12 2 (0.26%) MPLS
12 2 (0.26%) Network Security
13 1 (0.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (13.73%) Amazon RDS
2 104 (13.47%) Amazon Redshift
3 30 (3.89%) NoSQL
4 28 (3.63%) MongoDB
4 28 (3.63%) Relational Database
4 28 (3.63%) SQL Server
5 23 (2.98%) Big Data
6 22 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.68%) MariaDB
8 13 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.55%) MySQL
9 12 (1.55%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.17%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.78%) Amazon Athena
12 5 (0.65%) Redis
13 4 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.52%) DB2
13 4 (0.52%) InfluxDB
13 4 (0.52%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 253 (32.77%) Jenkins
2 198 (25.65%) Git (software)
3 129 (16.71%) Artifactory
4 73 (9.46%) JIRA
5 64 (8.29%) GitLab
6 57 (7.38%) RStudio
7 56 (7.25%) Maven
8 53 (6.87%) Bitbucket
9 37 (4.79%) Travis CI
9 37 (4.79%) Visual Studio Team System
10 26 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 25 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (2.59%) Cucumber
13 18 (2.33%) SonarQube
13 18 (2.33%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.81%) MSBuild
14 14 (1.81%) Subversion
15 13 (1.68%) Visual Studio
16 12 (1.55%) JUnit
17 10 (1.30%) Eclipse
General
1 257 (33.29%) Finance
2 72 (9.33%) Front Office
3 65 (8.42%) Banking
4 10 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.04%) Retail
6 4 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.26%) Automotive
8 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.13%) Law
9 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 246 (31.87%) Developer
2 178 (23.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 93 (12.05%) AWS Developer
4 83 (10.75%) Architect
5 71 (9.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 67 (8.68%) AWS Engineer
6 67 (8.68%) Platform Engineer
7 60 (7.77%) Angular Developer
8 57 (7.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 55 (7.12%) Full Stack Developer
10 52 (6.74%) Java Developer
11 49 (6.35%) Senior Developer
12 47 (6.09%) UI Developer
13 39 (5.05%) AWS DevOps
14 38 (4.92%) JavaScript Engineer
14 38 (4.92%) Lead Developer
14 38 (4.92%) UI Engineer
15 37 (4.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 34 (4.40%) Consultant
17 31 (4.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (20.21%) Web Services
2 133 (17.23%) AngularJS
3 120 (15.54%) Node.js
4 103 (13.34%) J2EE
5 83 (10.75%) .NET
6 79 (10.23%) Vue.js
7 78 (10.10%) React
8 72 (9.33%) Middleware
9 64 (8.29%) Kafka
10 58 (7.51%) Spring
11 49 (6.35%) REST
12 47 (6.09%) Spring Boot
13 30 (3.89%) SOAP
14 27 (3.50%) JSON
15 25 (3.24%) J2SE
16 24 (3.11%) RESTful
17 22 (2.85%) XML
18 21 (2.72%) HTML
19 20 (2.59%) .NET Core
19 20 (2.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.38%) Fixed Income
2 47 (6.09%) Data Centre
3 43 (5.57%) Private Cloud
3 43 (5.57%) Public Cloud
4 26 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (2.85%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.68%) Cloud Native
8 13 (1.68%) Replication
9 11 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (1.42%) User Experience
10 10 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (1.30%) iPad
10 10 (1.30%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.30%) PKI
11 8 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 333 (43.13%) Linux
2 162 (20.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 110 (14.25%) Windows
4 39 (5.05%) Unix
5 22 (2.85%) CentOS
5 22 (2.85%) Solaris
6 11 (1.42%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.78%) AIX
7 6 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.65%) Android
8 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.39%) zOS
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.26%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.26%) Debian
11 1 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (67.75%) DevOps
2 385 (49.87%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (21.50%) Microservices
4 156 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
5 124 (16.06%) Software Engineering
6 116 (15.03%) Asset Management
7 95 (12.31%) Open Source
8 88 (11.40%) Migration
9 80 (10.36%) Scrum
10 78 (10.10%) Deployment Automation
11 67 (8.68%) Decision-Making
12 58 (7.51%) Continuous Delivery
13 57 (7.38%) Release Management
14 44 (5.70%) Continuous Deployment
15 43 (5.57%) High Availability
16 42 (5.44%) Problem-Solving
17 41 (5.31%) Front End Development
18 37 (4.79%) Configuration Management
19 35 (4.53%) Continuous Improvement
19 35 (4.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 311 (40.28%) Java
2 200 (25.91%) Python
3 136 (17.62%) JavaScript
4 69 (8.94%) SQL
5 53 (6.87%) Go
6 52 (6.74%) Bash Shell
7 47 (6.09%) Ruby
8 38 (4.92%) Shell Script
9 30 (3.89%) PowerShell
10 29 (3.76%) C#
11 28 (3.63%) Java 8
12 25 (3.24%) Groovy
13 16 (2.07%) Perl
14 9 (1.17%) C
15 8 (1.04%) PHP
16 7 (0.91%) ES6
16 7 (0.91%) ES7
17 6 (0.78%) Scala
18 5 (0.65%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (5.96%) Security Cleared
2 27 (3.50%) Degree
3 24 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.85%) AWS Certification
4 22 (2.85%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.17%) RHCSA
6 7 (0.91%) CCNP
6 7 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.91%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.52%) MCSE
9 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.52%) RHCE
9 4 (0.52%) SANS
10 1 (0.13%) CCNA
10 1 (0.13%) CCSP
10 1 (0.13%) CISSP
10 1 (0.13%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.68%) SLA
2 6 (0.78%) QA
3 5 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.52%) NCSC
5 3 (0.39%) NIST
6 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 522 (67.62%) Docker
2 32 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.07%) LXC
5 14 (1.81%) Gluster
6 10 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.65%) vSphere
8 4 (0.52%) KVM
9 3 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.39%) HDFS
9 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.13%) IAG
Systems Management
1 488 (63.21%) Kubernetes
2 377 (48.83%) Ansible
3 213 (27.59%) Terraform
4 81 (10.49%) Opscode Chef
5 62 (8.03%) Puppet
6 23 (2.98%) HAProxy
7 16 (2.07%) CloudForms
8 14 (1.81%) Kibana
9 12 (1.55%) vRealize
10 11 (1.42%) Packer
11 9 (1.17%) Grafana
11 9 (1.17%) Salt
12 8 (1.04%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (0.91%) Mesos
14 6 (0.78%) Consul
15 5 (0.65%) Nagios
15 5 (0.65%) Prometheus
16 4 (0.52%) Istio
16 4 (0.52%) logstash
17 3 (0.39%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 234 (30.31%) Red Hat
2 86 (11.14%) VMware
3 56 (7.25%) Google
4 55 (7.12%) Microsoft
5 52 (6.74%) Oracle
6 46 (5.96%) Splunk
7 45 (5.83%) AppDynamics
8 28 (3.63%) IBM
9 27 (3.50%) ServiceNow
10 25 (3.24%) Cisco
11 23 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (2.72%) MuleSoft
13 14 (1.81%) Micro Focus
14 12 (1.55%) Murex
14 12 (1.55%) NetApp
14 12 (1.55%) OpenLink
15 11 (1.42%) Atlassian
15 11 (1.42%) EMC
16 10 (1.30%) Perforce
17 9 (1.17%) SAP