Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 17 December 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 35 56
Rank change year-on-year +22 +21 -8
Contract jobs citing DevOps 23 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 8.42% 2.33% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.45% 2.68% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 7
Warrington median daily rate £535 £393 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.31% -27.31% +44.00%
10th Percentile £466 £288 £450
90th Percentile £698 £653 £1,000
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 220 336 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 80.59% 87.05% 89.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 244 451
Warrington median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £154 £225 £313
90th Percentile £663 £688 £710
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 11
Warrington median hourly rate £10.36 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.97% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £8.38 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.60 £33.75 £23.20
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.17 £20.14 £17.77
% change year-on-year -19.72% +13.35% -5.23%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Warrington

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Warrington

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Warrington over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Warrington region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Scrum
3 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
4 13 (56.52%) Visual Studio
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
5 12 (52.17%) Puppet
6 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
6 11 (47.83%) Kanban
7 10 (43.48%) Linux
8 9 (39.13%) .NET
8 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (39.13%) IaaS
9 8 (34.78%) PaaS
9 8 (34.78%) JSON
10 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
11 6 (26.09%) Docker
11 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
11 6 (26.09%) Coaching
11 6 (26.09%) Microservices
11 6 (26.09%) SonarQube
11 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (26.09%) nginx
11 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
11 6 (26.09%) Confluence

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 6 (26.09%) Confluence
1 6 (26.09%) nginx
2 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (39.13%) IaaS
3 8 (34.78%) PaaS
4 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (26.09%) Slack
5 2 (8.70%) GitHub
6 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
3 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (21.74%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) Ingres
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 13 (56.52%) Visual Studio
3 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
4 6 (26.09%) JIRA
4 6 (26.09%) SonarQube
4 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
6 2 (8.70%) gulp
6 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (8.70%) Selenium
6 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Azure DevOps
2 8 (34.78%) Azure Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) DevOps Consultant
3 7 (30.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) AWS Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Cloud Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Integration Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) CRM Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) JSON
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
4 5 (21.74%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Core
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (8.70%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) RESTful
6 2 (8.70%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Scrum
3 11 (47.83%) Kanban
4 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
6 6 (26.09%) Coaching
6 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
6 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
6 6 (26.09%) Microservices
6 6 (26.09%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 2 (8.70%) Content Management
9 2 (8.70%) Data Management
9 2 (8.70%) Migration
9 2 (8.70%) MVC
9 2 (8.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
2 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
2 6 (26.09%) Python
3 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) CCDP
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Docker
2 5 (21.74%) Xen
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Puppet
2 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
2 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (21.74%) Rancher
3 3 (13.04%) Terraform
4 1 (4.35%) Ansible
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) DevExpress
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle