Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 32 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 6 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.83% 5.24% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 5.80% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
Watford median daily rate £500 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% -
10th Percentile £428 £413 £456
90th Percentile £573 £607 £565
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -14.29% +2.44% -18.00%
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 292 345 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.30% 90.31% 87.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 149 115
Watford median daily rate £435 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £313 £200 £211
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 5
Watford median hourly rate £22.25 £17.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.35% +31.48% -41.71%
10th Percentile £17.85 £14.23 £11.81
90th Percentile £32.75 £37.90 £15.55
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% -52.00% +74.42%

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 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) Dynatrace
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (33.33%) New Relic
3 2 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Debt
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (16.67%) Slack
4 1 (16.67%) Data Encryption
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Core
4 1 (16.67%) Runbook
4 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving

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
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) G Suite
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
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
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
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%) Azure Engineer
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 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Core
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Debt
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%) Data Encryption
3 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
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%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
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