Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 23 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - +34
Contract jobs citing DevOps 17 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.62% 5.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Watford median daily rate £450 £531 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £525 £625
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +47.06%
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 323 192 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.77% 83.84% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 96 83
Watford median daily rate £400 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +11.11% +8.00%
10th Percentile £280 £188 £251
90th Percentile £548 £538 £520
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
Watford median hourly rate £17.75 £14.00 £32.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.79% -57.23% +142.44%
10th Percentile £13.93 £12.30 £11.95
90th Percentile £51.00 £15.90 £42.93
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.00 £42.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year -43.33% +88.22% -31.30%

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 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 13 (76.47%) Ruby
2 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (58.82%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) Python
4 9 (52.94%) IBM
5 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
5 7 (41.18%) DNA
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) Unix
5 7 (41.18%) MySQL
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) hybris
5 7 (41.18%) Magento
5 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
5 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (41.18%) Puppet
5 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (41.18%) Ansible
6 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
6 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
6 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
6 6 (35.29%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) Intershop
6 6 (35.29%) Subversion
6 6 (35.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure

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 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Magento
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) GitHub
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
3 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (11.76%) Route 53
3 2 (11.76%) Serverless
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (5.88%) Boomi
4 1 (5.88%) CloudFront
4 1 (5.88%) Heroku
4 1 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
1 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (35.29%) DB2
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Ant
2 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (35.29%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) Mocha
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 4 (23.53%) Automotive
2 2 (11.76%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Integration Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (23.53%) JSON
2 4 (23.53%) Node.js
2 4 (23.53%) React
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) Chai
3 3 (17.65%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (17.65%) RESTful
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (17.65%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) RESTEasy
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) DataPower
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) DC/OS
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) DNA
1 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) API Development
4 3 (17.65%) Microservices
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Ruby
2 10 (58.82%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
4 6 (35.29%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) ES6
6 1 (5.88%) Go
6 1 (5.88%) GraphQL
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Ansible
1 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.88%) Marathon
3 1 (5.88%) Mesos
3 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) IBM
2 7 (41.18%) hybris
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) Intershop
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) SAP