Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 13 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 34 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +38
Contract jobs citing DevOps 21 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.88% 2.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 3.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
Watford median daily rate £550 £506 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.64% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £504 £475
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.05% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 377 230 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.67% 79.58% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 118 81
Watford median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £219 £216 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 10
Watford median hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.91% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £14.68 £12.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.73 £38.30
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £42.20 £21.25
% change year-on-year -40.76% +98.56% +32.00%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Watford

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Watford

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Watford over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 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 Watford region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 12 (57.14%) Java
1 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (52.38%) Ansible
3 10 (47.62%) Ruby
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Python
4 9 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (38.10%) Puppet
6 7 (33.33%) Docker
6 7 (33.33%) IBM
6 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (28.57%) Unix
7 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Node.js
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
9 4 (19.05%) RESTful
9 4 (19.05%) DataPower
9 4 (19.05%) Open Source
9 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
9 4 (19.05%) BDD
9 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
9 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 4 (19.05%) API Development
9 4 (19.05%) TDD
9 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (19.05%) WebSphere

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
2 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.52%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 3 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (14.29%) GitHub
2 3 (14.29%) Route 53
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (9.52%) Boomi
3 2 (9.52%) Serverless
3 2 (9.52%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (4.76%) CloudFront
4 1 (4.76%) Heroku
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (14.29%) DB2
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Ant
3 3 (14.29%) Mocha
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Integration Developer
4 3 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Node.js
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (19.05%) JSON
2 4 (19.05%) RESTful
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (19.05%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) XSLT
3 3 (14.29%) React
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (9.52%) Chai
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) DataPower
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) DC/OS
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (19.05%) API Development
4 4 (19.05%) BDD
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) DNA
5 3 (14.29%) Microservices
5 3 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) Release Management
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Ruby
3 9 (42.86%) Python
4 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) Go
7 1 (4.76%) Clojure
7 1 (4.76%) ES6
7 1 (4.76%) GraphQL
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Docker
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Ansible
2 9 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (38.10%) Puppet
4 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 3 (14.29%) Terraform
6 2 (9.52%) Mesos
7 1 (4.76%) Marathon
7 1 (4.76%) Packer
7 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Dell
4 3 (14.29%) hybris
4 3 (14.29%) Intershop
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy