The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had DevOps Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 113 247 324
Rank change year-on-year
+134 +77
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1120 506 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 0.90% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.95% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 401 259
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DevOps Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

DevOps Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +134 1075 £500 +11.11% 213
London +116 677 £514 +8.15% 130
South East +63 108 £475 +15.15% 27
City of London +67 89 £538 +7.50% 31
Yorkshire +34 85 £475 +31.03% 20
West Yorkshire +20 53 £450 +28.57% 17
North West +14 50 £450 +2.85% 14
East of England +30 48 £475 +26.66% 7
Leeds +16 45 £475 +35.71% 15
Berkshire +28 41 £475 +5.55% 11
West Midlands +24 34 £415 +0.60% 4
East Midlands +16 34 £525 +5.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +24 30 £475 +26.66% 5
Surrey +14 30 £500 -9.09% 11
Manchester +18 29 £475 -17.39% 11
Cambridge +9 28 £475 +26.66% 3
South Yorkshire +5 22 £538 +34.37% 1
Scotland +1 22 £450 - 3
Sheffield -5 21 £550 +37.50%
Northamptonshire +9 19 £525 +5.00%
South West -10 19 £406 -18.75% 6
Cheshire -11 19 £425 -2.85% 2
Bracknell - 19 £488 - 1
Northampton +7 18 £525 +5.00%
North East -25 17 £323 +14.36% 2
Hampshire -4 16 £431 +15.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -36 16 £325 +15.24% 2
Kent - 16 £650 - 1
Shropshire - 16 £415 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 15 £335 +18.88% 2

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 1887 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1367 (72.44%) Linux
3 1175 (62.27%) Puppet
4 846 (44.83%) Jenkins
5 806 (42.71%) Amazon AWS
6 789 (41.81%) Agile Software Development
7 773 (40.96%) Opscode Chef
8 739 (39.16%) Ansible
9 716 (37.94%) Continuous Integration
10 701 (37.15%) Java
11 694 (36.78%) Python
12 676 (35.82%) Configuration Management
13 661 (35.03%) Git (software)
14 569 (30.15%) Docker
15 563 (29.84%) Ruby
16 400 (21.20%) Unix
17 396 (20.99%) Bash Shell
18 321 (17.01%) Perl
19 320 (16.96%) Windows
20 304 (16.11%) Continuous Delivery
21 266 (14.10%) VMware
22 262 (13.88%) Web Services
22 262 (13.88%) Open Source
23 259 (13.73%) Maven
24 257 (13.62%) Red Hat
25 255 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 248 (13.14%) Tomcat
26 248 (13.14%) OpenStack
27 239 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
28 222 (11.76%) Finance

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 248 (13.14%) OpenStack
1 248 (13.14%) Tomcat
2 213 (11.29%) Apache
3 161 (8.53%) nginx
4 121 (6.41%) Confluence
5 111 (5.88%) Node.js
6 81 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
7 80 (4.24%) JBoss
8 67 (3.55%) IIS
9 58 (3.07%) Cloud Foundry
10 57 (3.02%) Jetty
11 55 (2.91%) WebLogic
12 52 (2.76%) WebSphere
13 21 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (0.74%) CloudStack
15 8 (0.42%) Apache Spark
16 7 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
17 6 (0.32%) CMS
17 6 (0.32%) FileNet
Applications
1 27 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.90%) HipChat
3 1 (0.053%) MS Office
3 1 (0.053%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.11%) Endur
4 1 (0.053%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.053%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 806 (42.71%) Amazon AWS
2 239 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 147 (7.79%) GitHub
4 107 (5.67%) PaaS
5 106 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
6 99 (5.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 96 (5.09%) IaaS
8 60 (3.18%) Amazon S3
9 52 (2.76%) SaaS
10 45 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
11 44 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 43 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
13 32 (1.70%) Amazon ELB
13 32 (1.70%) Amazon SQS
14 31 (1.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 30 (1.59%) Heroku
15 30 (1.59%) Route 53
16 29 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
17 24 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 24 (1.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 144 (7.63%) TCP/IP
2 128 (6.78%) DNS
3 104 (5.51%) HTTP
4 89 (4.72%) Firewall
5 80 (4.24%) SSL
6 55 (2.91%) Internet
7 44 (2.33%) LDAP
8 37 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
9 34 (1.80%) DHCP
10 31 (1.64%) FTP
10 31 (1.64%) IPsec
11 28 (1.48%) Network Security
12 22 (1.17%) VPN
13 20 (1.06%) SSH
14 15 (0.79%) WAN
15 14 (0.74%) LAN
16 13 (0.69%) SAN
17 10 (0.53%) HTTPS
18 7 (0.37%) NAS
18 7 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (11.02%) MongoDB
2 188 (9.96%) MySQL
3 149 (7.90%) PostgreSQL
4 142 (7.53%) NoSQL
5 79 (4.19%) Redis
6 66 (3.50%) SQL Server
7 63 (3.34%) Relational Database
8 53 (2.81%) Big Data
9 52 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 42 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
11 34 (1.80%) Hadoop
12 28 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
13 21 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (0.79%) RDBMS
15 12 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (0.58%) DB2
17 10 (0.53%) MariaDB
17 10 (0.53%) MarkLogic
18 9 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
19 8 (0.42%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 846 (44.83%) Jenkins
2 661 (35.03%) Git (software)
3 259 (13.73%) Maven
4 196 (10.39%) JIRA
5 136 (7.21%) TeamCity
6 114 (6.04%) Hudson
7 111 (5.88%) Vagrant
8 94 (4.98%) Sonatype Nexus
9 93 (4.93%) Ant
9 93 (4.93%) Subversion
10 81 (4.29%) Artifactory
10 81 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 77 (4.08%) Selenium
12 68 (3.60%) GitLab
12 68 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
13 61 (3.23%) Gradle
14 50 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
15 43 (2.28%) Travis CI
16 40 (2.12%) SonarQube
17 27 (1.43%) Appium
General
1 222 (11.76%) Finance
2 119 (6.31%) Banking
3 56 (2.97%) Retail
4 43 (2.28%) Publishing
5 27 (1.43%) Marketing
6 26 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 18 (0.95%) Games
8 14 (0.74%) Electronics
8 14 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.58%) Front Office
11 10 (0.53%) Law
12 9 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.26%) Advertising
13 5 (0.26%) Legal
14 4 (0.21%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.16%) Back Office
16 2 (0.11%) Local Government
17 1 (0.053%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.053%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (13.88%) Web Services
2 141 (7.47%) .NET
3 104 (5.51%) ELK Stack
4 99 (5.25%) Sensu
5 95 (5.03%) LAMP
6 83 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
7 58 (3.07%) Middleware
8 53 (2.81%) J2EE
9 48 (2.54%) HTML
10 44 (2.33%) JSON
11 38 (2.01%) XML
12 37 (1.96%) MCollective
13 33 (1.75%) RESTful
14 32 (1.70%) LAPP Stack
15 28 (1.48%) REST
16 27 (1.43%) Chai
16 27 (1.43%) LEMP Stack
17 26 (1.38%) Servlets
18 25 (1.32%) Kafka
18 25 (1.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 71 (3.76%) Private Cloud
2 46 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 40 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (2.12%) Public Cloud
4 29 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (1.38%) Clustering
5 26 (1.38%) Mobile App
6 22 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 16 (0.85%) User Experience
8 15 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 15 (0.79%) Wiki
9 13 (0.69%) Visualisation
10 12 (0.64%) iPad
11 9 (0.48%) DataPower
11 9 (0.48%) Fintech
12 8 (0.42%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.37%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.37%) Statistics
14 6 (0.32%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1367 (72.44%) Linux
2 400 (21.20%) Unix
3 320 (16.96%) Windows
4 255 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 219 (11.61%) CentOS
6 167 (8.85%) Ubuntu
7 63 (3.34%) Windows Server
8 61 (3.23%) CoreOS
9 34 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (1.64%) AIX
11 30 (1.59%) Fedora
12 28 (1.48%) VMS
13 22 (1.17%) Debian
14 16 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.64%) Solaris
16 11 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
17 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (0.48%) Android
19 8 (0.42%) SUSE
19 8 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1887 (100.00%) DevOps
2 789 (41.81%) Agile Software Development
3 716 (37.94%) Continuous Integration
4 676 (35.82%) Configuration Management
5 304 (16.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 262 (13.88%) Open Source
7 186 (9.86%) Scrum
8 118 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 109 (5.78%) Software Engineering
10 104 (5.51%) TDD
11 97 (5.14%) Release Management
12 88 (4.66%) High Availability
13 87 (4.61%) Migration
14 78 (4.13%) Web Operations
15 76 (4.03%) Build Automation
16 68 (3.60%) Software Delivery
17 65 (3.44%) Security Hardening
18 60 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
19 58 (3.07%) Mentoring
20 57 (3.02%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 701 (37.15%) Java
2 694 (36.78%) Python
3 563 (29.84%) Ruby
4 396 (20.99%) Bash Shell
5 321 (17.01%) Perl
6 219 (11.61%) PowerShell
7 204 (10.81%) SQL
8 136 (7.21%) Shell Script
9 132 (7.00%) Go
10 109 (5.78%) PHP
11 101 (5.35%) JavaScript
12 56 (2.97%) C#
13 50 (2.65%) C++
14 46 (2.44%) Groovy
15 29 (1.54%) Scala
16 13 (0.69%) C
17 10 (0.53%) Erlang
18 8 (0.42%) Clojure
19 6 (0.32%) Jython
20 5 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 178 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 151 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 41 (2.17%) Degree
4 20 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (0.58%) AWS Certification
6 8 (0.42%) MCSE
6 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.21%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.16%) RHCE
9 2 (0.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.11%) CCDA
9 2 (0.11%) CCEA
9 2 (0.11%) CCIE
9 2 (0.11%) CCNA
9 2 (0.11%) CCNP
9 2 (0.11%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.11%) MCP
9 2 (0.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.22%) QA
2 18 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.37%) SLA
4 6 (0.32%) COBIT
5 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.053%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 569 (30.15%) Docker
2 172 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (5.51%) vSphere
4 66 (3.50%) Active Directory
5 59 (3.13%) etcd
5 59 (3.13%) flannel
6 51 (2.70%) GlusterFS
7 48 (2.54%) vCloud
8 47 (2.49%) Ceph
9 43 (2.28%) VMware ESX
10 39 (2.07%) KVM
10 39 (2.07%) Xen
11 21 (1.11%) Hyper-V
12 18 (0.95%) NFS
13 14 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 11 (0.58%) VirtualBox
14 11 (0.58%) XenServer
15 8 (0.42%) LXC
16 7 (0.37%) Varnish
16 7 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1175 (62.27%) Puppet
2 773 (40.96%) Opscode Chef
3 739 (39.16%) Ansible
4 185 (9.80%) Kubernetes
5 159 (8.43%) Nagios
6 137 (7.26%) logstash
7 107 (5.67%) Terraform
8 101 (5.35%) Graphite
9 84 (4.45%) Salt
10 72 (3.82%) Mesos
11 68 (3.60%) HAProxy
12 66 (3.50%) Kibana
13 65 (3.44%) Packer
14 64 (3.39%) ZABBIX
15 52 (2.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 52 (2.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 40 (2.12%) SCCM
17 37 (1.96%) Icinga
18 34 (1.80%) Grafana
19 33 (1.75%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 266 (14.10%) VMware
2 257 (13.62%) Red Hat
3 130 (6.89%) Oracle
4 122 (6.47%) Microsoft
5 112 (5.94%) Splunk
6 96 (5.09%) Atlassian
7 64 (3.39%) Google
8 63 (3.34%) IBM
9 32 (1.70%) Rackspace
10 29 (1.54%) New Relic
11 24 (1.27%) Cisco
12 22 (1.17%) Sitecore
13 21 (1.11%) SaltStack
14 20 (1.06%) Dell
14 20 (1.06%) F5
15 19 (1.01%) NetApp
16 18 (0.95%) hybris
17 16 (0.85%) Adobe
17 16 (0.85%) Akamai
18 15 (0.79%) HP
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rates Dependant On Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £525 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago