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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 136 253 334
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +81
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 981 484 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.76% 0.85% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 0.90% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 368 250
Median daily rate £500 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £327 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 - £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
52905 53749 52268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.91% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34482 32631 31888
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2150 2151
Median hourly rate £17.56 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 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 2 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 +115 945 £500 +11.11% 221
London +109 610 £515 +8.42% 136
South East +33 99 £500 +33.33% 17
City of London +61 82 £538 +10.25% 34
Yorkshire +14 71 £463 +32.14% 17
Berkshire +35 40 £475 +15.15% 6
West Yorkshire -3 40 £450 +28.57% 13
East of England +24 36 £469 +25.00% 14
North West +6 35 £450 +5.88% 15
East Midlands +14 34 £525 +5.00% 2
Leeds -13 32 £463 +32.14% 11
Cambridgeshire +27 28 £463 +23.33% 9
West Midlands +16 28 £464 +12.42% 7
Cambridge +14 26 £456 +21.66% 7
Surrey +9 26 £488 -11.36% 6
South Yorkshire +4 21 £500 +25.00% 1
Manchester +14 20 £500 - 14
Sheffield -7 20 £500 +25.00%
Northamptonshire +16 18 £525 +5.00%
Scotland -2 18 £450 +28.57%
North East -21 18 £320 -1.84% 3
Kent - 18 £625 -
Northampton +13 17 £525 +5.00%
Bracknell +11 15 £475 +18.75% 3
Tyne and Wear -21 15 £320 -1.84% 2
Cheshire -16 14 £425 -2.85% 1
South West -18 14 £400 -13.51% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 14 £320 -1.84% 2
Nottingham -2 13 £550 -4.34%
Nottinghamshire -6 13 £550 -4.34%

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 1688 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1210 (71.68%) Linux
3 1066 (63.15%) Puppet
4 801 (47.45%) Jenkins
5 738 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
6 701 (41.53%) Opscode Chef
7 684 (40.52%) Amazon AWS
8 661 (39.16%) Java
9 649 (38.45%) Continuous Integration
10 644 (38.15%) Configuration Management
11 640 (37.91%) Ansible
12 606 (35.90%) Python
13 592 (35.07%) Git (software)
14 508 (30.09%) Docker
15 505 (29.92%) Ruby
16 355 (21.03%) Bash Shell
17 351 (20.79%) Unix
18 290 (17.18%) Windows
19 287 (17.00%) Continuous Delivery
20 276 (16.35%) VMware
21 265 (15.70%) Maven
22 263 (15.58%) Perl
23 246 (14.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 243 (14.40%) OpenStack
25 241 (14.28%) Tomcat
26 239 (14.16%) Web Services
27 232 (13.74%) Open Source
28 212 (12.56%) CentOS
29 209 (12.38%) Red Hat
30 202 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 243 (14.40%) OpenStack
2 241 (14.28%) Tomcat
3 188 (11.14%) Apache
4 138 (8.18%) nginx
5 100 (5.92%) Confluence
5 100 (5.92%) Node.js
6 74 (4.38%) JBoss
7 72 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
8 65 (3.85%) IIS
9 55 (3.26%) Cloud Foundry
10 52 (3.08%) Jetty
11 46 (2.73%) WebSphere
12 40 (2.37%) WebLogic
13 20 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (0.83%) CloudStack
15 9 (0.53%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.53%) Apache Spark
16 7 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
17 6 (0.36%) FileNet
17 6 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 22 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.95%) HipChat
3 1 (0.059%) MS Office
3 1 (0.059%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.12%) Endur
4 1 (0.059%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 684 (40.52%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 127 (7.52%) GitHub
4 88 (5.21%) PaaS
5 83 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
5 83 (4.92%) IaaS
6 65 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 49 (2.90%) Amazon S3
8 44 (2.61%) SaaS
9 35 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
10 29 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
10 29 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
11 27 (1.60%) Heroku
12 25 (1.48%) Route 53
13 22 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
14 20 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 19 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
15 19 (1.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 17 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 16 (0.95%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 123 (7.29%) TCP/IP
2 112 (6.64%) DNS
3 94 (5.57%) HTTP
4 68 (4.03%) SSL
5 67 (3.97%) Firewall
6 59 (3.50%) Internet
7 40 (2.37%) LDAP
8 39 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
9 26 (1.54%) DHCP
9 26 (1.54%) FTP
9 26 (1.54%) IPsec
10 23 (1.36%) Network Security
11 20 (1.18%) VPN
12 18 (1.07%) SSH
13 15 (0.89%) SAN
14 10 (0.59%) HTTPS
14 10 (0.59%) WAN
15 9 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (0.53%) LAN
16 7 (0.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (11.26%) MongoDB
2 158 (9.36%) MySQL
3 134 (7.94%) NoSQL
4 129 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
5 72 (4.27%) Redis
6 64 (3.79%) Relational Database
7 61 (3.61%) SQL Server
8 56 (3.32%) Big Data
9 54 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 31 (1.84%) Hadoop
11 29 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
12 27 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (0.83%) RDBMS
15 12 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (0.59%) DB2
17 9 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
17 9 (0.53%) MariaDB
18 8 (0.47%) MarkLogic
19 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 801 (47.45%) Jenkins
2 592 (35.07%) Git (software)
3 265 (15.70%) Maven
4 174 (10.31%) JIRA
5 118 (6.99%) Hudson
6 111 (6.58%) TeamCity
7 92 (5.45%) Ant
8 88 (5.21%) Sonatype Nexus
8 88 (5.21%) Subversion
9 82 (4.86%) Vagrant
10 72 (4.27%) Selenium
11 70 (4.15%) Artifactory
11 70 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 69 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
13 64 (3.79%) Gradle
14 60 (3.55%) GitLab
15 47 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
16 40 (2.37%) SonarQube
17 35 (2.07%) Travis CI
18 27 (1.60%) Appium
General
1 190 (11.26%) Finance
2 104 (6.16%) Banking
3 47 (2.78%) Retail
4 41 (2.43%) Publishing
5 24 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.36%) Marketing
7 17 (1.01%) Games
8 13 (0.77%) Electronics
9 12 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.59%) Law
11 9 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.53%) Legal
12 8 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.30%) Advertising
14 2 (0.12%) Front Office
15 1 (0.059%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.059%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.059%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.059%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.059%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (14.16%) Web Services
2 136 (8.06%) .NET
3 97 (5.75%) ELK Stack
4 89 (5.27%) Sensu
5 77 (4.56%) RabbitMQ
6 73 (4.32%) LAMP
7 49 (2.90%) MCollective
8 47 (2.78%) J2EE
9 45 (2.67%) Middleware
10 37 (2.19%) HTML
11 33 (1.95%) RESTful
12 30 (1.78%) JSON
13 27 (1.60%) XML
14 23 (1.36%) Kafka
15 21 (1.24%) Servlets
16 20 (1.18%) LAPP Stack
16 20 (1.18%) LEMP Stack
17 19 (1.13%) JMS
18 17 (1.01%) ASP.NET
18 17 (1.01%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (4.21%) Private Cloud
2 57 (3.38%) Data Centre
3 35 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 24 (1.42%) Public Cloud
7 21 (1.24%) Clustering
7 21 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 16 (0.95%) User Experience
9 13 (0.77%) Computer Science
9 13 (0.77%) Visualisation
10 12 (0.71%) iPad
10 12 (0.71%) Wiki
11 9 (0.53%) DataPower
11 9 (0.53%) Fintech
12 7 (0.41%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.41%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.41%) Statistics
13 6 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.36%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1210 (71.68%) Linux
2 351 (20.79%) Unix
3 290 (17.18%) Windows
4 246 (14.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 212 (12.56%) CentOS
6 165 (9.77%) Ubuntu
7 61 (3.61%) Windows Server
8 52 (3.08%) CoreOS
9 41 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (2.13%) AIX
11 28 (1.66%) VMS
12 20 (1.18%) Debian
13 19 (1.13%) Fedora
14 15 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.71%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.71%) Solaris
16 11 (0.65%) Android
16 11 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (0.53%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1688 (100.00%) DevOps
2 738 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
3 649 (38.45%) Continuous Integration
4 644 (38.15%) Configuration Management
5 287 (17.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 232 (13.74%) Open Source
7 184 (10.90%) Scrum
8 110 (6.52%) E-Commerce
9 108 (6.40%) TDD
10 91 (5.39%) High Availability
11 88 (5.21%) Software Engineering
12 84 (4.98%) Build Automation
12 84 (4.98%) Release Management
13 69 (4.09%) Migration
14 67 (3.97%) Web Operations
15 65 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
16 61 (3.61%) Mentoring
16 61 (3.61%) Software Delivery
17 58 (3.44%) OO
18 53 (3.14%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 661 (39.16%) Java
2 606 (35.90%) Python
3 505 (29.92%) Ruby
4 355 (21.03%) Bash Shell
5 263 (15.58%) Perl
6 195 (11.55%) PowerShell
7 186 (11.02%) SQL
8 120 (7.11%) Shell Script
9 106 (6.28%) Go
10 88 (5.21%) PHP
11 82 (4.86%) JavaScript
12 55 (3.26%) C#
13 43 (2.55%) C++
14 41 (2.43%) Groovy
15 19 (1.13%) Scala
16 13 (0.77%) C
17 7 (0.41%) Clojure
18 6 (0.36%) Erlang
19 5 (0.30%) CoffeeScript
19 5 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 157 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 139 (8.23%) SC Cleared
3 30 (1.78%) Degree
4 14 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (0.59%) MCSE
5 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.24%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.24%) MCP
6 4 (0.24%) MCSA
7 2 (0.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.12%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.12%) CCDA
7 2 (0.12%) CCIE
7 2 (0.12%) CCNA
7 2 (0.12%) CCNP
8 1 (0.059%) CCEA
8 1 (0.059%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.059%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.059%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.54%) QA
2 13 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.47%) SLA
4 6 (0.36%) COBIT
4 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.12%) ISO20022
System Software
1 508 (30.09%) Docker
2 188 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (5.92%) vSphere
4 60 (3.55%) Active Directory
5 56 (3.32%) VMware ESX
6 45 (2.67%) GlusterFS
7 42 (2.49%) vCloud
8 39 (2.31%) Ceph
9 33 (1.95%) Xen
10 31 (1.84%) KVM
11 18 (1.07%) NFS
12 13 (0.77%) Hyper-V
13 11 (0.65%) XenServer
14 10 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 9 (0.53%) VirtualBox
16 8 (0.47%) Varnish
17 7 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 6 (0.36%) Samba
19 5 (0.30%) LXC
20 4 (0.24%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 1066 (63.15%) Puppet
2 701 (41.53%) Opscode Chef
3 640 (37.91%) Ansible
4 162 (9.60%) Kubernetes
5 157 (9.30%) Nagios
6 120 (7.11%) logstash
7 92 (5.45%) Graphite
8 86 (5.09%) Terraform
9 78 (4.62%) ZABBIX
10 76 (4.50%) Salt
11 62 (3.67%) Kibana
12 59 (3.50%) Mesos
13 58 (3.44%) HAProxy
14 57 (3.38%) Packer
15 42 (2.49%) SCCM
16 36 (2.13%) Icinga
17 32 (1.90%) SCOM
18 31 (1.84%) Grafana
18 31 (1.84%) SELinux
19 29 (1.72%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 276 (16.35%) VMware
2 209 (12.38%) Red Hat
3 114 (6.75%) Microsoft
4 112 (6.64%) Oracle
5 101 (5.98%) Splunk
6 91 (5.39%) Atlassian
7 52 (3.08%) IBM
8 45 (2.67%) Google
9 28 (1.66%) Rackspace
10 27 (1.60%) New Relic
11 25 (1.48%) Cisco
12 22 (1.30%) Sitecore
13 21 (1.24%) Dell
14 19 (1.13%) F5
15 18 (1.07%) NetApp
16 16 (0.95%) Akamai
17 15 (0.89%) HP
17 15 (0.89%) hybris
18 14 (0.83%) SaltStack
18 14 (0.83%) Sonatype
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Experis IT
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Montash
Rate: £350 - £475 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + depending experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Preferred Choice
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £470 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day upto £565
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £565 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salt
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Jenkins Jacob
Rate: £350 per day Immediate Start!
Posted: 5 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
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