Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 6 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.55% 3.81% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 4.34% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
Watford median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £428 £413 £449
90th Percentile £573 £607 £531
Hertfordshire median daily rate £506 £538 £500
% change year-on-year -5.81% +7.50% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 336 392 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.60% 87.89% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 181 109
Watford median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £205
90th Percentile £550 £575 £533
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 7
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.44% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £14.40 £14.45 £11.87
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.00 £15.35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.95% -32.66% +17.63%

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 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) New Relic
3 2 (33.33%) Dynatrace
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Slack
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Core
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) G Suite

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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) G Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Site Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Core
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) SAML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Groovy
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Dynatrace
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) New Relic
1 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) webMethods