Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 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.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 36 44
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 +38
Contract jobs citing DevOps 66 68 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.16% 5.50% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 6.80% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 60
Wales median daily rate £475 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +23.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £369 £305
90th Percentile £538 £575 £453
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +11.76%

DevOps is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1074 1000 1327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 84.04% 80.91% 80.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 687 858
Wales median daily rate £385 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +5.34% -5.07%
10th Percentile £178 £217 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 55 50
Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.06% +19.30% -30.49%
10th Percentile £13.15 £10.10 £10.20
90th Percentile £77.50 £67.00 £33.95
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Wales

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Wales

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Wales over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
South Wales 0 48 £450 - 6
West Wales -8 14 £500 -3.85% 1
Mid Wales - 2 £401 -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 44 (66.67%) Linux
2 40 (60.61%) Jenkins
3 39 (59.09%) Ansible
4 37 (56.06%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (45.45%) Puppet
7 29 (43.94%) Terraform
8 25 (37.88%) Git (software)
9 20 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
10 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
11 18 (27.27%) Web Services
12 16 (24.24%) Red Hat
12 16 (24.24%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (21.21%) Java
13 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
14 13 (19.70%) MongoDB
15 12 (18.18%) Configuration Management
15 12 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (18.18%) Amazon S3
15 12 (18.18%) Open Source
16 11 (16.67%) DNS
16 11 (16.67%) HTTP
16 11 (16.67%) Apache
16 11 (16.67%) Rundeck
17 10 (15.15%) Microservices
17 10 (15.15%) Oracle
17 10 (15.15%) DSL

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 11 (16.67%) Apache
2 9 (13.64%) Confluence
3 6 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.55%) IIS
4 3 (4.55%) Jetty
4 3 (4.55%) Mongrel
4 3 (4.55%) nginx
4 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (56.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (24.24%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (18.18%) Amazon S3
4 6 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (7.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (7.58%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (7.58%) Route 53
5 5 (7.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (4.55%) Google App Engine
6 3 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (3.03%) GitHub
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.67%) DNS
2 11 (16.67%) HTTP
3 10 (15.15%) DSL
4 6 (9.09%) SSL
5 5 (7.58%) SSH
6 4 (6.06%) tcpdump
7 3 (4.55%) DHCP
7 3 (4.55%) FTP
7 3 (4.55%) IPsec
8 2 (3.03%) LDAP
9 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.58%) MySQL
3 4 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.55%) PowerCenter
4 3 (4.55%) Redis
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (60.61%) Jenkins
2 25 (37.88%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.64%) JIRA
4 8 (12.12%) Ant
4 8 (12.12%) Maven
5 6 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 6 (9.09%) Hudson
5 6 (9.09%) Vagrant
6 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.06%) Travis CI
7 2 (3.03%) CA Gen
7 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.03%) ClearQuest
7 2 (3.03%) Gradle
7 2 (3.03%) NuGet
7 2 (3.03%) Selenium
7 2 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.03%) Subversion
7 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Developer
4 6 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (7.58%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Junior
7 3 (4.55%) Junior DevOps
7 3 (4.55%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.55%) PHP Zend Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) Web Services
2 7 (10.61%) .NET
3 5 (7.58%) J2EE
3 5 (7.58%) REST
4 3 (4.55%) Ajax
4 3 (4.55%) CSS
4 3 (4.55%) CSS3
4 3 (4.55%) HTML
4 3 (4.55%) HTML5
4 3 (4.55%) Java EE
4 3 (4.55%) jQuery
4 3 (4.55%) LAMP
4 3 (4.55%) RESTful
4 3 (4.55%) Sass
4 3 (4.55%) Servlets
4 3 (4.55%) Spring
4 3 (4.55%) Zend Framework
5 2 (3.03%) Dropwizard
5 2 (3.03%) Middleware
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (66.67%) Linux
2 20 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.61%) Debian
4 5 (7.58%) Windows
5 4 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 12 (18.18%) Open Source
4 10 (15.15%) Microservices
5 9 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (12.12%) Migration
7 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (10.61%) Web Operations
8 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.09%) Scrum
8 6 (9.09%) Server Hardening
9 5 (7.58%) BDD
9 5 (7.58%) ITIL
9 5 (7.58%) TDD
10 4 (6.06%) Kanban
10 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (4.55%) OOP
11 3 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) Java
2 9 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 8 (12.12%) Perl
3 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
4 7 (10.61%) Python
5 6 (9.09%) SQL
6 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.58%) PHP
7 4 (6.06%) JCL
8 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
1 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Docker
2 4 (6.06%) iptables
3 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Xen
4 2 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 39 (59.09%) Ansible
2 30 (45.45%) Puppet
3 29 (43.94%) Terraform
4 16 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (16.67%) Rundeck
6 9 (13.64%) Marathon
6 9 (13.64%) Mesos
7 5 (7.58%) Prometheus
8 4 (6.06%) Control-M
9 3 (4.55%) Grafana
9 3 (4.55%) Kibana
9 3 (4.55%) Salt
10 1 (1.52%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Red Hat
2 10 (15.15%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) Remedy
3 5 (7.58%) Splunk
4 4 (6.06%) BMC
4 4 (6.06%) Micro Focus
4 4 (6.06%) Rackspace
4 4 (6.06%) Thunderhead
5 3 (4.55%) Google
5 3 (4.55%) Informatica
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.55%) VMware
5 3 (4.55%) Zend
6 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.03%) CA
6 2 (3.03%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.52%) Adobe
7 1 (1.52%) SaltStack
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