Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 14 33
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19 +51
Contract jobs citing DevOps 176 87 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 9.43% 8.09% 4.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.25% 10.18% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 53 41
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £600 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +23.08% +21.88%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £363
90th Percentile £675 £713 £688
South West median daily rate £500 £500 £465
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £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 1,564 855 1,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 83.77% 79.46% 83.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,068 587 793
Wiltshire median daily rate £471 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.88% +5.59% +7.33%
10th Percentile £325 £299 £232
90th Percentile £652 £663 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 9 25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -29.87% +6.21%
10th Percentile £20.36 £13.00 £31.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.30 £42.40
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £28.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +48.25% -25.97% -3.75%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 +4 125 £525 -12.50% 13
Corsham -19 15 £478 +0.53% 3
Chippenham +3 3 £350 -
Salisbury - 3 £450 -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 105 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.68%) Kubernetes
3 51 (28.98%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (28.41%) Docker
5 41 (23.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 41 (23.30%) .NET
6 39 (22.16%) Jenkins
7 38 (21.59%) Linux
8 37 (21.02%) Finance
8 37 (21.02%) Security Cleared
8 37 (21.02%) Microservices
9 35 (19.89%) Ansible
9 35 (19.89%) Git (software)
9 35 (19.89%) C#
10 32 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (17.05%) Java
11 30 (17.05%) SC Cleared
11 30 (17.05%) VMware
12 29 (16.48%) OpenShift
13 28 (15.91%) Open Source
13 28 (15.91%) JavaScript
13 28 (15.91%) Windows
14 27 (15.34%) SQL Server
15 24 (13.64%) Test Automation
16 22 (12.50%) Banking
16 22 (12.50%) JIRA
17 21 (11.93%) Terraform
18 20 (11.36%) Confluence
18 20 (11.36%) Bitbucket
18 20 (11.36%) PowerShell

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 20 (11.36%) Confluence
2 12 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.25%) nginx
4 6 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.41%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.27%) Apache
5 4 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.70%) CMS
7 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.14%) IIS
7 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.57%) HipChat
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (28.98%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (23.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (16.48%) OpenShift
4 14 (7.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (5.11%) PaaS
6 7 (3.98%) Apigee
7 4 (2.27%) npm
8 3 (1.70%) IaaS
8 3 (1.70%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.14%) Office 365
9 2 (1.14%) Route 53
9 2 (1.14%) SaaS
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.80%) DNS
1 19 (10.80%) Firewall
2 12 (6.82%) VPN
3 9 (5.11%) SSL
4 8 (4.55%) HTTP
4 8 (4.55%) SSH
5 7 (3.98%) FTP
5 7 (3.98%) SMTP
6 5 (2.84%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.27%) DHCP
7 4 (2.27%) FCoE
7 4 (2.27%) LAN
8 3 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.70%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (1.70%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (1.70%) Internet
8 3 (1.70%) MPLS
8 3 (1.70%) OSPF
8 3 (1.70%) VoIP
8 3 (1.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.68%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.11%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.27%) Big Data
6 3 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.70%) MySQL
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.14%) DB2
7 2 (1.14%) GIS
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.57%) MS Access
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (22.16%) Jenkins
2 35 (19.89%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.50%) JIRA
4 20 (11.36%) Bitbucket
5 11 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.68%) SonarQube
7 7 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.98%) JUnit
8 6 (3.41%) Artifactory
8 6 (3.41%) Selenium
8 6 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (2.27%) Gerrit
9 4 (2.27%) Gradle
9 4 (2.27%) gulp
9 4 (2.27%) IBM UrbanCode
9 4 (2.27%) Maven
9 4 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.70%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (21.02%) Finance
2 22 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (2.84%) Military
4 3 (1.70%) Legal
4 3 (1.70%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.57%) Law
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (15.91%) Developer
3 21 (11.93%) Architect
4 14 (7.95%) .NET Developer
5 12 (6.82%) Test Engineer
6 10 (5.68%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 9 (5.11%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.98%) Analyst
9 7 (3.98%) PowerShell Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (3.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Administrator
10 6 (3.41%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.41%) Consultant
11 5 (2.84%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.84%) Service Manager
11 5 (2.84%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.84%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.30%) .NET
2 17 (9.66%) REST
3 14 (7.95%) .NET Framework
3 14 (7.95%) ASP.NET
3 14 (7.95%) React
4 12 (6.82%) .NET Core
4 12 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (6.82%) Kafka
5 10 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (5.68%) CSS
5 10 (5.68%) Entity Framework
5 10 (5.68%) HTML
5 10 (5.68%) Node.js
5 10 (5.68%) Web Services
6 8 (4.55%) Middleware
7 5 (2.84%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.84%) SOAP
8 4 (2.27%) JSON
8 4 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.82%) iPad
2 10 (5.68%) Cloud Native
3 9 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.98%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.70%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.14%) User Experience
9 1 (0.57%) Derivative
9 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.59%) Linux
2 28 (15.91%) Windows
3 18 (10.23%) Windows Server
4 17 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.11%) CentOS
7 8 (4.55%) Unix
8 6 (3.41%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.27%) AIX
9 4 (2.27%) CoreOS
9 4 (2.27%) Solaris
10 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.14%) Debian
11 2 (1.14%) zOS
12 1 (0.57%) Android
12 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (21.02%) Microservices
3 32 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (15.91%) Open Source
5 24 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 19 (10.80%) Scrum
7 17 (9.66%) Mentoring
8 16 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
9 14 (7.95%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (6.82%) Configuration Management
10 12 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.82%) Test Strategy
11 11 (6.25%) MVC
11 11 (6.25%) Project Management
11 11 (6.25%) Test Scripting
12 10 (5.68%) User Stories
13 9 (5.11%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (5.11%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (5.11%) ITIL
13 9 (5.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.89%) C#
2 30 (17.05%) Java
3 28 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.36%) PowerShell
5 18 (10.23%) Python
6 10 (5.68%) SQL
7 8 (4.55%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.27%) Go
8 4 (2.27%) Groovy
8 4 (2.27%) VB
9 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.70%) C
9 3 (1.70%) ES6
9 3 (1.70%) VBScript
10 2 (1.14%) Perl
10 2 (1.14%) PHP
10 2 (1.14%) Rust
10 2 (1.14%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (21.02%) Security Cleared
2 30 (17.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.55%) MCSA
5 8 (4.55%) MCSE
6 6 (3.41%) CCNA
6 6 (3.41%) OCA
6 6 (3.41%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.84%) APMP
7 5 (2.84%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.70%) CCNP
8 3 (1.70%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.14%) CEH
9 2 (1.14%) ISEB
9 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.14%) MCAD
9 2 (1.14%) MCSD
9 2 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) GDPR
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) PSD2
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (28.41%) Docker
2 15 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.39%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.98%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.84%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.84%) KVM
7 3 (1.70%) LXC
8 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (30.68%) Kubernetes
2 35 (19.89%) Ansible
3 21 (11.93%) Terraform
4 16 (9.09%) Puppet
5 14 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (7.39%) vCenter Server
7 6 (3.41%) PowerCLI
8 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (1.70%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (1.70%) HP ALM
10 3 (1.70%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.14%) Grafana
11 2 (1.14%) Mesos
11 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.57%) SCCM
12 1 (0.57%) SCOM
12 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (17.05%) VMware
2 19 (10.80%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.66%) Oracle
4 16 (9.09%) Cisco
4 16 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 14 (7.95%) Google
6 9 (5.11%) SolarWinds
7 8 (4.55%) Atlassian
8 6 (3.41%) Veracode
9 4 (2.27%) HP
10 3 (1.70%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.70%) Dynatrace
10 3 (1.70%) IBM
10 3 (1.70%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.14%) ESRI
12 1 (0.57%) BT
12 1 (0.57%) hybris
12 1 (0.57%) Sencha
12 1 (0.57%) Splunk
12 1 (0.57%) Zend