The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had DevOps Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Operations Engineer
UK / England
Rank 94 165 225
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +60
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 987 709 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.36% 1.51% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 1.59% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 532 378
Median daily rate £500 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £449 £418
% change year-on-year
+5.84% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £48.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £51.75 -
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39568 44607 44474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25980 29105 27895
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1426 1501 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the England region.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

DevOps Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the England region.

DevOps Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +45 659 £525 +5.00% 134
Yorkshire -1 72 £495 +10.00% 22
South East +14 70 £475 - 23
North West +53 60 £450 +12.50% 14
North East +19 42 £325 -35.96% 6
East of England +18 32 £525 +20.68% 12
South West +27 31 £488 +14.70% 6
West Midlands +1 16 £475 +26.66% 4
East Midlands +5 4 £538 +19.44% 3
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 2094 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1354 (64.66%) Linux
3 1099 (52.48%) Puppet
4 957 (45.70%) Ansible
5 926 (44.22%) Jenkins
6 919 (43.89%) Amazon AWS
7 838 (40.02%) Agile Software Development
8 835 (39.88%) Python
9 784 (37.44%) Docker
10 745 (35.58%) Continuous Integration
11 654 (31.23%) Opscode Chef
12 628 (29.99%) Git (software)
13 602 (28.75%) Configuration Management
14 549 (26.22%) Java
15 511 (24.40%) Ruby
16 460 (21.97%) Bash Shell
17 334 (15.95%) Microsoft Azure
17 334 (15.95%) VMware
18 332 (15.85%) Unix
19 328 (15.66%) Windows
20 289 (13.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 286 (13.66%) Continuous Delivery
22 277 (13.23%) JIRA
23 274 (13.09%) Security Cleared
24 271 (12.94%) Open Source
25 269 (12.85%) Kubernetes
26 266 (12.70%) Terraform
27 246 (11.75%) Perl
28 239 (11.41%) Scrum
29 237 (11.32%) Finance

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 208 (9.93%) Confluence
2 157 (7.50%) Apache
3 140 (6.69%) nginx
4 134 (6.40%) OpenStack
5 133 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
6 111 (5.30%) Tomcat
7 73 (3.49%) IIS
8 72 (3.44%) WebLogic
9 70 (3.34%) WebSphere
10 63 (3.01%) JBoss
11 49 (2.34%) Apache Spark
12 42 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
13 31 (1.48%) Jetty
14 22 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
15 21 (1.00%) WildFly
16 17 (0.81%) Mule ESB
17 16 (0.76%) CloudStack
18 12 (0.57%) Apache Solr
19 11 (0.53%) Apache Pig
19 11 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (1.48%) HipChat
2 29 (1.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.048%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (1.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 10 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.048%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.048%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 919 (43.89%) Amazon AWS
2 334 (15.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 186 (8.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 165 (7.88%) GitHub
5 140 (6.69%) Amazon EC2
6 115 (5.49%) PaaS
7 103 (4.92%) Amazon S3
8 84 (4.01%) IaaS
9 73 (3.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 48 (2.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 47 (2.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 46 (2.20%) Amazon ELB
13 44 (2.10%) Route 53
14 37 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
15 34 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
16 31 (1.48%) CloudFront
17 27 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
18 24 (1.15%) OpenShift
19 23 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
20 19 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 143 (6.83%) HTTP
3 134 (6.40%) SSL
4 132 (6.30%) DNS
5 116 (5.54%) Firewall
6 72 (3.44%) LDAP
7 64 (3.06%) VPN
8 44 (2.10%) SSH
9 34 (1.62%) DHCP
10 33 (1.58%) OpenVPN
11 30 (1.43%) Internet
11 30 (1.43%) Network Security
12 29 (1.38%) OpenLDAP
13 28 (1.34%) Reverse Proxy
14 27 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
15 25 (1.19%) Kerberos
16 11 (0.53%) FTP
16 11 (0.53%) HTTPS
16 11 (0.53%) LAN
16 11 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
2 161 (7.69%) Big Data
3 160 (7.64%) Hadoop
4 149 (7.12%) MySQL
5 142 (6.78%) MongoDB
6 101 (4.82%) NoSQL
7 97 (4.63%) SQL Server
8 92 (4.39%) Amazon RDS
9 82 (3.92%) Redis
10 57 (2.72%) Relational Database
11 46 (2.20%) Apache Hive
12 43 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
13 34 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
14 33 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 23 (1.10%) Oracle Database
16 17 (0.81%) RDBMS
17 15 (0.72%) DB2
18 13 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
19 9 (0.43%) HBase
19 9 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 926 (44.22%) Jenkins
2 628 (29.99%) Git (software)
3 277 (13.23%) JIRA
4 202 (9.65%) Maven
5 167 (7.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 146 (6.97%) Vagrant
7 130 (6.21%) TeamCity
8 105 (5.01%) Subversion
9 100 (4.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 97 (4.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 87 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 84 (4.01%) Bitbucket
13 67 (3.20%) Ant
14 63 (3.01%) SonarQube
15 51 (2.44%) JUnit
15 51 (2.44%) Selenium
16 50 (2.39%) Hudson
17 49 (2.34%) GitLab
18 46 (2.20%) Artifactory
18 46 (2.20%) Gradle
General
1 237 (11.32%) Finance
2 115 (5.49%) Banking
3 47 (2.24%) Retail
4 33 (1.58%) Marketing
5 29 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 25 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 20 (0.96%) Games
8 15 (0.72%) Front Office
9 12 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.48%) Electronics
10 10 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.43%) Advertising
12 7 (0.33%) Publishing
13 6 (0.29%) Back Office
14 5 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.14%) Law
15 3 (0.14%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.048%) Automotive
17 1 (0.048%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (8.69%) Web Services
2 143 (6.83%) Elastic Stack
3 134 (6.40%) .NET
4 107 (5.11%) Node.js
5 84 (4.01%) Software Packaging
6 83 (3.96%) LAMP
7 53 (2.53%) Kafka
7 53 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
8 50 (2.39%) LEMP Stack
9 47 (2.24%) JSON
10 46 (2.20%) MCollective
11 42 (2.01%) REST
12 39 (1.86%) LAPP Stack
13 37 (1.77%) HTML
14 35 (1.67%) J2EE
15 33 (1.58%) Middleware
16 30 (1.43%) Sensu
17 29 (1.38%) Spring
18 26 (1.24%) WebSphere MQ
19 23 (1.10%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 83 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (2.82%) Public Cloud
3 47 (2.24%) Private Cloud
4 42 (2.01%) Data Centre
5 37 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
6 30 (1.43%) Clustering
7 29 (1.38%) Fintech
8 22 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 16 (0.76%) Credit Risk
10 14 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 14 (0.67%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.53%) iPad
12 10 (0.48%) Hedge funds
12 10 (0.48%) PKI
12 10 (0.48%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.38%) DataPower
13 8 (0.38%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.38%) Replication
14 7 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1354 (64.66%) Linux
2 332 (15.85%) Unix
3 328 (15.66%) Windows
4 289 (13.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 229 (10.94%) CentOS
6 150 (7.16%) Ubuntu
7 111 (5.30%) Windows Server
8 74 (3.53%) CoreOS
9 40 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (1.53%) AIX
11 31 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (1.24%) Debian
13 22 (1.05%) RancherOS
14 16 (0.76%) Fedora
15 15 (0.72%) SUSE
16 12 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
17 6 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.29%) zOS
18 5 (0.24%) Android
18 5 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2094 (100.00%) DevOps
2 838 (40.02%) Agile Software Development
3 745 (35.58%) Continuous Integration
4 602 (28.75%) Configuration Management
5 286 (13.66%) Continuous Delivery
6 271 (12.94%) Open Source
7 239 (11.41%) Scrum
8 129 (6.16%) Migration
9 123 (5.87%) Microservices
10 122 (5.83%) High Availability
11 117 (5.59%) Continuous Deployment
12 93 (4.44%) E-Commerce
13 74 (3.53%) Web Operations
14 71 (3.39%) Load Balancing
15 61 (2.91%) Build Automation
16 58 (2.77%) TDD
17 57 (2.72%) Automated Testing
18 56 (2.67%) Service Management
19 53 (2.53%) Software Engineering
20 51 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 835 (39.88%) Python
2 549 (26.22%) Java
3 511 (24.40%) Ruby
4 460 (21.97%) Bash Shell
5 246 (11.75%) Perl
6 224 (10.70%) PowerShell
7 180 (8.60%) SQL
8 134 (6.40%) Go
9 132 (6.30%) Shell Script
10 105 (5.01%) JavaScript
11 100 (4.78%) PHP
12 70 (3.34%) C#
13 65 (3.10%) Scala
14 56 (2.67%) Groovy
15 35 (1.67%) C
16 32 (1.53%) C++
17 15 (0.72%) Korn
18 13 (0.62%) R
19 12 (0.57%) PL/SQL
20 10 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 274 (13.09%) Security Cleared
2 233 (11.13%) SC Cleared
3 43 (2.05%) Degree
4 31 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 29 (1.38%) AWS Certification
6 26 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 16 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
8 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.43%) CCA
10 8 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.33%) MCSE
12 6 (0.29%) MCSA
13 2 (0.096%) RHCE
14 1 (0.048%) CCNA
14 1 (0.048%) CCNP
14 1 (0.048%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.048%) CISSP
14 1 (0.048%) MCSD
14 1 (0.048%) RHCA
14 1 (0.048%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.34%) QA
2 22 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.19%) EMIR
4 4 (0.19%) MiFID
4 4 (0.19%) SLA
5 1 (0.048%) GCP
5 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 784 (37.44%) Docker
2 174 (8.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (3.92%) Active Directory
4 78 (3.72%) vCloud
5 75 (3.58%) Virtual Machines
6 43 (2.05%) Xen
7 36 (1.72%) HDFS
8 34 (1.62%) etcd
9 32 (1.53%) Squid
10 30 (1.43%) vSphere
11 29 (1.38%) Postfix
12 25 (1.19%) flannel
13 21 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (0.91%) Hyper-V
15 15 (0.72%) VirtualBox
16 14 (0.67%) VMware ESX
16 14 (0.67%) XenServer
17 11 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 9 (0.43%) LXC
19 8 (0.38%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1099 (52.48%) Puppet
2 957 (45.70%) Ansible
3 654 (31.23%) Opscode Chef
4 269 (12.85%) Kubernetes
5 266 (12.70%) Terraform
6 115 (5.49%) logstash
7 102 (4.87%) Kibana
8 97 (4.63%) Nagios
9 92 (4.39%) Salt
10 91 (4.35%) ZABBIX
11 72 (3.44%) Mesos
11 72 (3.44%) Rancher
12 65 (3.10%) Docker Swarm
13 50 (2.39%) Graphite
14 48 (2.29%) Consul
15 34 (1.62%) Packer
16 31 (1.48%) Marathon
16 31 (1.48%) SELinux
17 29 (1.38%) HAProxy
18 23 (1.10%) rkt
Vendors
1 334 (15.95%) VMware
2 235 (11.22%) Red Hat
3 186 (8.88%) Oracle
4 170 (8.12%) Atlassian
5 125 (5.97%) Microsoft
6 79 (3.77%) Splunk
7 65 (3.10%) IBM
8 61 (2.91%) SaltStack
9 49 (2.34%) New Relic
10 48 (2.29%) Google
11 43 (2.05%) Hortonworks
11 43 (2.05%) HP
12 38 (1.81%) AppDynamics
13 37 (1.77%) Sonatype
14 36 (1.72%) Rackspace
15 28 (1.34%) Cisco
16 24 (1.15%) Informatica
16 24 (1.15%) Siebel
17 21 (1.00%) Axway
17 21 (1.00%) TIBCO
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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