Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 20 33
Rank change year-on-year -18 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing DevOps 6 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.01% 7.38% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 8.81% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Watford median daily rate £450 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £538 £500
% change year-on-year -11.63% +7.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire 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 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 265 227 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 88.63% 83.76% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 112 85
Watford median daily rate £406 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +9.68% +6.90%
10th Percentile £254 £189 £224
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.13% +6.73% +94.39%
10th Percentile £14.40 £17.28 £14.25
90th Percentile £59.00 £37.63 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.76% -4.17% +20.00%

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) DNA
2 3 (50.00%) Magento
2 3 (50.00%) hybris
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) Ant

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 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Mocha
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) Chai
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) RESTEasy
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) DNA
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Microservices
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) hybris
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Intershop
2 2 (33.33%) VMware