Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 December 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 22 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +60
Contract jobs citing DevOps 131 85 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.19% 6.79% 5.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 7.89% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 66 46
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +36.36%
10th Percentile £402 £374 £360
90th Percentile £650 £731 £628
South West median daily rate £496 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.47% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,572 1,077 1,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.28% 86.09% 85.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,015 747 803
Wiltshire median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% +4.92%
10th Percentile £313 £299 £255
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 18 28
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.38 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.36% -28.57% +13.24%
10th Percentile £30.88 £13.00 £16.55
90th Percentile £49.13 £39.35 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.65%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Wiltshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Wiltshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Wiltshire

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +5 95 £525 +7.69% 14
Corsham -14 5 £410 -13.68% 3
Trowbridge - 2 £463 - 1
Chippenham - 2 - - 4
Salisbury -33 1 £475 -10.38% 1
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (45.80%) Docker
3 55 (41.98%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (37.40%) Kubernetes
5 44 (33.59%) Linux
6 37 (28.24%) Finance
6 37 (28.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 37 (28.24%) Jenkins
7 36 (27.48%) Ansible
8 33 (25.19%) .NET
9 25 (19.08%) Git (software)
10 23 (17.56%) Test Automation
10 23 (17.56%) C#
10 23 (17.56%) Windows
11 21 (16.03%) SQL Server
11 21 (16.03%) Puppet
12 20 (15.27%) VMware
12 20 (15.27%) .NET Framework
12 20 (15.27%) Red Hat
12 20 (15.27%) Opscode Chef
12 20 (15.27%) OpenShift
13 18 (13.74%) Microservices
13 18 (13.74%) Cisco
13 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
14 17 (12.98%) SC Cleared
15 16 (12.21%) Banking
15 16 (12.21%) Python
16 15 (11.45%) Terraform
17 14 (10.69%) Coaching
17 14 (10.69%) REST

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 8 (6.11%) Confluence
2 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.53%) Apache
3 2 (1.53%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.76%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.76%) Site Server
4 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) HipChat
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 55 (41.98%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (28.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (15.27%) OpenShift
4 4 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.29%) npm
5 3 (2.29%) NuGet
5 3 (2.29%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.53%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.53%) Office 365
6 2 (1.53%) Route 53
6 2 (1.53%) SaaS
6 2 (1.53%) Serverless
6 2 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Apigee
7 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) Firewall
2 7 (5.34%) DHCP
2 7 (5.34%) DNS
2 7 (5.34%) iSCSI
3 6 (4.58%) FCoE
3 6 (4.58%) LAN
3 6 (4.58%) SSL
3 6 (4.58%) VoIP
3 6 (4.58%) VPN
4 5 (3.82%) BGP
4 5 (3.82%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (3.82%) EIGRP
4 5 (3.82%) IPsec
4 5 (3.82%) MPLS
4 5 (3.82%) OSPF
4 5 (3.82%) VPLS
4 5 (3.82%) WAN
4 5 (3.82%) Wireless
5 3 (2.29%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (2.29%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) MySQL
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.53%) Big Data
3 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.76%) GIS
4 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (28.24%) Jenkins
2 25 (19.08%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.63%) Gerrit
3 10 (7.63%) JIRA
4 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.29%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.29%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.29%) GitLab
6 3 (2.29%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (2.29%) JMeter
6 3 (2.29%) SonarQube
6 3 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.76%) Gradle
8 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.76%) Maven
8 1 (0.76%) WebStorm
General
1 37 (28.24%) Finance
2 16 (12.21%) Banking
3 8 (6.11%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.05%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Electronics
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.53%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (26.72%) Architect
2 29 (22.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (13.74%) Developer
4 10 (7.63%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (7.63%) Consultant
5 9 (6.87%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.11%) DevOps Architect
6 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 7 (5.34%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (5.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) .NET Architect
8 6 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.82%) Azure Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Network Consultant
10 4 (3.05%) Kubernetes Specialist
10 4 (3.05%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.05%) Test Architect
10 4 (3.05%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.29%) Cloud Developer
11 3 (2.29%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.19%) .NET
2 20 (15.27%) .NET Framework
3 14 (10.69%) REST
4 11 (8.40%) .NET Core
4 11 (8.40%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (6.87%) Middleware
6 9 (6.87%) React
7 8 (6.11%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.11%) Entity Framework
8 7 (5.34%) Web Services
9 5 (3.82%) JSON
10 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.05%) SOAP
11 3 (2.29%) HTML
11 3 (2.29%) HTML5
11 3 (2.29%) OAuth
11 3 (2.29%) OAuth2
11 3 (2.29%) Sass
11 3 (2.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.58%) Public Cloud
2 6 (4.58%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.29%) CMDB
4 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.29%) User Experience
5 2 (1.53%) DataPower
5 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.53%) iPad
5 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.53%) PKI
5 2 (1.53%) Wiki
6 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.76%) Derivative
6 1 (0.76%) Fintech
6 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.59%) Linux
2 23 (17.56%) Windows
3 10 (7.63%) Debian
3 10 (7.63%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.87%) AIX
4 9 (6.87%) Unix
4 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.11%) CoreOS
6 7 (5.34%) Solaris
7 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.29%) CentOS
8 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.53%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.53%) zOS
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.56%) Test Automation
3 18 (13.74%) Microservices
4 14 (10.69%) Coaching
5 13 (9.92%) Mentoring
5 13 (9.92%) Open Source
6 9 (6.87%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (6.87%) MVC
7 8 (6.11%) Migration
7 8 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.34%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (5.34%) Load Balancing
8 7 (5.34%) Release Automation
8 7 (5.34%) Test Strategy
9 6 (4.58%) People Management
9 6 (4.58%) Process Improvement
9 6 (4.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 6 (4.58%) Scrum
9 6 (4.58%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.56%) C#
2 16 (12.21%) Python
3 8 (6.11%) Bash Shell
3 8 (6.11%) Java
3 8 (6.11%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.11%) SQL
4 6 (4.58%) Groovy
5 5 (3.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.82%) Ruby
6 4 (3.05%) Go
7 2 (1.53%) Perl
8 1 (0.76%) C++
8 1 (0.76%) PHP
8 1 (0.76%) Scala
8 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.82%) CCNP
5 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.29%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.53%) CCNA
7 2 (1.53%) CISSP
7 2 (1.53%) Degree
7 2 (1.53%) MCAD
7 2 (1.53%) MCPD
7 2 (1.53%) MCSA
7 2 (1.53%) MCSD
7 2 (1.53%) MCSE
7 2 (1.53%) MCTS
7 2 (1.53%) OCA
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 60 (45.80%) Docker
2 11 (8.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.76%) KVM
5 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (37.40%) Kubernetes
2 36 (27.48%) Ansible
3 21 (16.03%) Puppet
4 20 (15.27%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (11.45%) Terraform
6 7 (5.34%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (3.82%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (3.05%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (2.29%) Grafana
9 3 (2.29%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 2 (1.53%) PowerCLI
10 2 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.53%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.76%) Consul
11 1 (0.76%) Kibana
11 1 (0.76%) logstash
11 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (15.27%) Red Hat
1 20 (15.27%) VMware
2 18 (13.74%) Cisco
3 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.11%) Oracle
5 6 (4.58%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.82%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.82%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.05%) Google
7 4 (3.05%) SAP
7 4 (3.05%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.29%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.29%) Facebook
8 3 (2.29%) NetIQ
8 3 (2.29%) Splunk
8 3 (2.29%) Veracode
9 2 (1.53%) HP
9 2 (1.53%) IBM
9 2 (1.53%) Siebel
9 2 (1.53%) Unisys