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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 105 229 332
Rank change year-on-year
+124 +103
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1181 554 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.21% 0.99% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.04% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 431 250
Median daily rate £500 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.25% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +124 1138 £500 +17.64% 177
London +117 723 £509 +13.05% 119
South East +67 106 £475 +10.46% 14
City of London +65 105 £525 +10.52% 22
Yorkshire +35 99 £500 +25.00% 8
West Yorkshire +43 70 £480 +28.00% 6
Leeds +38 68 £489 +30.33% 5
North West +18 58 £450 +2.85% 7
East of England -2 51 £481 +24.19% 6
Surrey +30 45 £475 -13.63% 6
West Midlands +21 43 £415 +2.15% 2
Manchester +31 35 £475 -13.63% 7
Berkshire +19 27 £500 +11.11% 3
Scotland +3 25 £433 - 2
Cambridgeshire -9 25 £475 +22.58% 4
Cambridge -7 23 £475 +22.58% 3
South Yorkshire +4 22 £525 +31.25% 1
Sheffield +2 22 £525 +31.25% 1
South West +2 22 £413 -17.50% 11
Hampshire +10 21 £425 +11.84% 2
East Midlands +1 21 £450 -16.27% 8
Shropshire - 20 £415 -
Norfolk - 19 £513 -
Telford - 19 £415 -
Norwich - 18 £510 -
Cheshire -12 17 £425 -2.85%
Wales +14 14 £450 +16.12% 1
Leatherhead - 14 £500 - 1
Southampton +18 13 £438 +1.74% 1
Northamptonshire +2 13 £513 +2.50% 1

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2050 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1460 (71.22%) Linux
3 1263 (61.61%) Puppet
4 884 (43.12%) Amazon AWS
5 883 (43.07%) Jenkins
6 833 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
7 828 (40.39%) Ansible
8 818 (39.90%) Agile Software Development
9 761 (37.12%) Python
10 749 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
11 696 (33.95%) Java
12 675 (32.93%) Git (software)
13 643 (31.37%) Configuration Management
14 638 (31.12%) Docker
15 615 (30.00%) Ruby
16 427 (20.83%) Unix
17 387 (18.88%) Bash Shell
18 357 (17.41%) Perl
19 330 (16.10%) Windows
20 322 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery
21 295 (14.39%) Open Source
22 279 (13.61%) Red Hat
22 279 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
23 260 (12.68%) OpenStack
24 256 (12.49%) VMware
25 253 (12.34%) Web Services
26 251 (12.24%) Tomcat
27 249 (12.15%) Finance
28 245 (11.95%) Kubernetes
29 239 (11.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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
1 260 (12.68%) OpenStack
2 251 (12.24%) Tomcat
3 225 (10.98%) Apache
4 160 (7.80%) nginx
5 116 (5.66%) Confluence
6 92 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
7 79 (3.85%) JBoss
8 77 (3.76%) WebLogic
9 74 (3.61%) Cloud Foundry
10 64 (3.12%) IIS
11 58 (2.83%) WebSphere
12 46 (2.24%) Jetty
13 21 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
15 11 (0.54%) CloudStack
16 8 (0.39%) Apache Spark
17 7 (0.34%) Drupal
17 7 (0.34%) Mule ESB
17 7 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
18 6 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.63%) HipChat
3 1 (0.049%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.098%) Endur
5 1 (0.049%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.049%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 884 (43.12%) Amazon AWS
2 279 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (7.41%) GitHub
4 144 (7.02%) PaaS
5 126 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
6 116 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 116 (5.66%) IaaS
7 71 (3.46%) Amazon S3
8 56 (2.73%) SaaS
9 55 (2.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 52 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
11 50 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 36 (1.76%) Route 53
13 34 (1.66%) Amazon SQS
14 33 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
15 32 (1.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 32 (1.56%) Heroku
16 29 (1.41%) Google App Engine
17 28 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
18 26 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 157 (7.66%) TCP/IP
2 136 (6.63%) DNS
3 116 (5.66%) HTTP
4 95 (4.63%) Firewall
5 83 (4.05%) SSL
6 49 (2.39%) Internet
7 43 (2.10%) LDAP
8 38 (1.85%) Network Security
9 37 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
10 35 (1.71%) VPN
11 33 (1.61%) DHCP
12 30 (1.46%) FTP
12 30 (1.46%) IPsec
13 17 (0.83%) SSH
14 16 (0.78%) WAN
15 15 (0.73%) LAN
16 12 (0.59%) SAN
17 10 (0.49%) HTTPS
17 10 (0.49%) ICMP
18 9 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (11.41%) MongoDB
2 198 (9.66%) MySQL
3 182 (8.88%) PostgreSQL
4 149 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 97 (4.73%) Redis
6 83 (4.05%) SQL Server
7 62 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 59 (2.88%) Relational Database
9 51 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
10 46 (2.24%) Big Data
11 34 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
11 34 (1.66%) Hadoop
12 24 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 22 (1.07%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.59%) DB2
15 10 (0.49%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.49%) InfluxDB
15 10 (0.49%) MariaDB
15 10 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (0.44%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 883 (43.07%) Jenkins
2 675 (32.93%) Git (software)
3 223 (10.88%) Maven
4 180 (8.78%) JIRA
5 156 (7.61%) TeamCity
6 140 (6.83%) Vagrant
7 113 (5.51%) Hudson
8 106 (5.17%) Subversion
9 102 (4.98%) Sonatype Nexus
10 96 (4.68%) Ant
11 94 (4.59%) Artifactory
12 87 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 71 (3.46%) GitLab
13 71 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 67 (3.27%) Gradle
14 67 (3.27%) Selenium
15 58 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
16 50 (2.44%) Travis CI
17 37 (1.80%) SonarQube
18 28 (1.37%) Bitbucket
General
1 249 (12.15%) Finance
2 134 (6.54%) Banking
3 65 (3.17%) Retail
4 37 (1.80%) Publishing
5 29 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 28 (1.37%) Marketing
7 19 (0.93%) Front Office
8 18 (0.88%) Games
9 14 (0.68%) Electronics
9 14 (0.68%) Investment Banking
9 14 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.44%) Law
12 8 (0.39%) Advertising
13 5 (0.24%) Legal
14 4 (0.20%) Back Office
14 4 (0.20%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.15%) Automotive
16 2 (0.098%) Local Government
17 1 (0.049%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (12.34%) Web Services
2 149 (7.27%) .NET
3 124 (6.05%) Node.js
4 102 (4.98%) LAMP
5 90 (4.39%) ELK Stack
5 90 (4.39%) RabbitMQ
6 87 (4.24%) Sensu
7 64 (3.12%) Middleware
8 62 (3.02%) HTML
9 57 (2.78%) J2EE
10 54 (2.63%) JSON
11 45 (2.20%) XML
12 43 (2.10%) LAPP Stack
13 40 (1.95%) LEMP Stack
14 36 (1.76%) REST
15 32 (1.56%) SOAP
16 31 (1.51%) Spring
17 26 (1.27%) JMS
17 26 (1.27%) Servlets
18 25 (1.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 74 (3.61%) Private Cloud
2 61 (2.98%) Public Cloud
3 52 (2.54%) Data Centre
4 43 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (1.56%) Clustering
5 32 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 29 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (0.88%) User Experience
8 16 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 15 (0.73%) Computer Science
9 15 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
10 14 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (0.68%) Wiki
11 13 (0.63%) Visualisation
12 12 (0.59%) Virtual Team
13 11 (0.54%) iPad
14 9 (0.44%) DataPower
14 9 (0.44%) Replication
15 8 (0.39%) Fintech
16 7 (0.34%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1460 (71.22%) Linux
2 427 (20.83%) Unix
3 330 (16.10%) Windows
4 239 (11.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 206 (10.05%) CentOS
6 150 (7.32%) Ubuntu
7 81 (3.95%) CoreOS
8 66 (3.22%) Windows Server
9 40 (1.95%) Fedora
10 30 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (1.37%) AIX
12 25 (1.22%) Debian
13 24 (1.17%) VMS
14 18 (0.88%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.63%) Solaris
16 11 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
17 10 (0.49%) RancherOS
18 9 (0.44%) Android
18 9 (0.44%) Windows 7
19 8 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2050 (100.00%) DevOps
2 818 (39.90%) Agile Software Development
3 749 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
4 643 (31.37%) Configuration Management
5 322 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 295 (14.39%) Open Source
7 185 (9.02%) Scrum
8 131 (6.39%) E-Commerce
9 128 (6.24%) Software Engineering
10 120 (5.85%) Release Management
11 108 (5.27%) TDD
12 94 (4.59%) High Availability
13 90 (4.39%) Migration
14 86 (4.20%) Web Operations
15 81 (3.95%) Security Hardening
16 74 (3.61%) Software Delivery
17 67 (3.27%) Continuous Improvement
18 66 (3.22%) Build Automation
19 64 (3.12%) Mentoring
20 58 (2.83%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 761 (37.12%) Python
2 696 (33.95%) Java
3 615 (30.00%) Ruby
4 387 (18.88%) Bash Shell
5 357 (17.41%) Perl
6 232 (11.32%) PowerShell
7 223 (10.88%) SQL
8 156 (7.61%) Go
9 132 (6.44%) Shell Script
10 125 (6.10%) PHP
11 117 (5.71%) JavaScript
12 68 (3.32%) C#
13 52 (2.54%) C++
14 41 (2.00%) Scala
15 40 (1.95%) Groovy
16 16 (0.78%) C
17 11 (0.54%) Erlang
18 9 (0.44%) Jython
19 7 (0.34%) Clojure
20 5 (0.24%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 204 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 158 (7.71%) SC Cleared
3 44 (2.15%) Degree
4 41 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (0.78%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.29%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.24%) MCSE
7 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.15%) CCEA
8 3 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.15%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.15%) RHCE
9 2 (0.098%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.098%) CCDA
9 2 (0.098%) CCIE
9 2 (0.098%) CCNA
9 2 (0.098%) CCNP
9 2 (0.098%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (1.41%) QA
2 27 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.29%) COBIT
5 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.15%) SLA
7 2 (0.098%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.049%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 638 (31.12%) Docker
2 150 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (4.59%) vSphere
4 80 (3.90%) etcd
5 77 (3.76%) flannel
6 62 (3.02%) Active Directory
7 59 (2.88%) vCloud
7 59 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
8 54 (2.63%) Ceph
9 52 (2.54%) GlusterFS
10 44 (2.15%) KVM
11 38 (1.85%) VMware ESX
12 36 (1.76%) Xen
13 28 (1.37%) Hyper-V
14 17 (0.83%) NFS
15 15 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 11 (0.54%) LXC
17 8 (0.39%) Varnish
17 8 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
17 8 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1263 (61.61%) Puppet
2 833 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
3 828 (40.39%) Ansible
4 245 (11.95%) Kubernetes
5 161 (7.85%) Nagios
6 140 (6.83%) logstash
7 135 (6.59%) Terraform
8 92 (4.49%) Salt
9 89 (4.34%) Mesos
10 88 (4.29%) Graphite
11 76 (3.71%) HAProxy
12 74 (3.61%) Packer
13 71 (3.46%) Kibana
14 64 (3.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 64 (3.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 59 (2.88%) rkt
16 58 (2.83%) ZABBIX
17 43 (2.10%) Icinga
18 37 (1.80%) SCCM
19 35 (1.71%) Grafana
Vendors
1 279 (13.61%) Red Hat
2 256 (12.49%) VMware
3 137 (6.68%) Oracle
4 125 (6.10%) Microsoft
4 125 (6.10%) Splunk
5 95 (4.63%) Atlassian
6 74 (3.61%) IBM
7 70 (3.41%) Google
8 35 (1.71%) New Relic
8 35 (1.71%) Rackspace
9 33 (1.61%) SaltStack
10 26 (1.27%) Cisco
11 23 (1.12%) AppDynamics
12 22 (1.07%) Sitecore
13 20 (0.98%) F5
14 19 (0.93%) NetApp
15 17 (0.83%) Adobe
15 17 (0.83%) Dell
16 16 (0.78%) Akamai
16 16 (0.78%) HP
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £443.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Xcede
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday