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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 95 254 338
Rank change year-on-year
+159 +84
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1298 540 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.41% 0.95% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 1.00% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 410 247
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £565 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.25% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £39.88 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-40.90% -

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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

DevOps Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 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 +148 1262 £500 +17.64% 182
London +124 805 £511 +13.61% 115
South East +97 132 £465 +3.33% 16
City of London +75 112 £538 +19.44% 25
Yorkshire +43 103 £500 +25.00% 8
West Yorkshire +51 78 £525 +26.50% 6
Leeds +40 77 £525 +26.50% 5
Surrey +34 62 £475 -13.63% 1
North West +27 50 £450 -5.26% 16
West Midlands +23 50 £415 +3.75% 5
East of England -3 45 £500 +25.00% 7
Berkshire +20 33 £500 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +27 31 £400 -30.43% 6
South West +12 30 £425 -10.52% 5
Hampshire +17 25 £425 +10.38% 6
Manchester +10 24 £475 -9.52% 12
Shropshire - 22 £415 - 1
South Yorkshire +5 21 £500 - 2
Telford - 21 £415 - 1
Sheffield +6 20 £500 - 2
Norfolk - 20 £450 -
Cheshire +13 19 £425 -2.85% 2
Norwich - 17 £510 -
Bracknell - 17 £525 - 1
Scotland +16 16 £419 - 4
Croydon -2 16 £475 +11.76%
Westminster - 16 £525 -
Wales +8 15 £450 +12.50%
Leatherhead - 15 £500 -
Cambridgeshire -19 14 £500 +29.03% 4

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 2272 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1604 (70.60%) Linux
3 1375 (60.52%) Puppet
4 1005 (44.23%) Amazon AWS
5 946 (41.64%) Jenkins
6 943 (41.51%) Ansible
7 900 (39.61%) Opscode Chef
8 875 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
9 809 (35.61%) Python
10 796 (35.04%) Continuous Integration
11 723 (31.82%) Git (software)
12 721 (31.73%) Docker
13 698 (30.72%) Java
14 678 (29.84%) Ruby
15 670 (29.49%) Configuration Management
16 419 (18.44%) Unix
17 381 (16.77%) Bash Shell
18 369 (16.24%) Continuous Delivery
19 366 (16.11%) Perl
20 332 (14.61%) Windows
21 315 (13.86%) Open Source
22 312 (13.73%) Red Hat
23 307 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
24 303 (13.34%) Apache
25 300 (13.20%) Kubernetes
26 283 (12.46%) Tomcat
26 283 (12.46%) VMware
27 275 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 274 (12.06%) Finance
29 264 (11.62%) OpenStack

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
1 303 (13.34%) Apache
2 283 (12.46%) Tomcat
3 264 (11.62%) OpenStack
4 163 (7.17%) Confluence
5 159 (7.00%) nginx
6 123 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
7 97 (4.27%) WebLogic
8 94 (4.14%) JBoss
9 71 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
10 65 (2.86%) IIS
10 65 (2.86%) WebSphere
11 47 (2.07%) Jetty
12 21 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
14 11 (0.48%) Apache Spark
15 10 (0.44%) Mule ESB
16 8 (0.35%) CMS
16 8 (0.35%) GlassFish
17 7 (0.31%) Drupal
17 7 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (2.02%) HipChat
2 25 (1.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.044%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.088%) Endur
5 1 (0.044%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 1005 (44.23%) Amazon AWS
2 307 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 159 (7.00%) PaaS
4 151 (6.65%) GitHub
5 140 (6.16%) Amazon EC2
6 129 (5.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 125 (5.50%) IaaS
8 82 (3.61%) Amazon S3
9 68 (2.99%) SaaS
10 58 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
11 57 (2.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 46 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
13 40 (1.76%) Route 53
14 37 (1.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 33 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
16 30 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
17 29 (1.28%) Google App Engine
18 28 (1.23%) Heroku
19 25 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 24 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 171 (7.53%) DNS
2 169 (7.44%) TCP/IP
3 121 (5.33%) HTTP
4 106 (4.67%) Firewall
5 96 (4.23%) SSL
6 51 (2.24%) VPN
7 50 (2.20%) Internet
8 49 (2.16%) SSH
9 45 (1.98%) Network Security
10 44 (1.94%) OpenVPN
11 42 (1.85%) LDAP
12 40 (1.76%) OpenLDAP
13 32 (1.41%) DHCP
13 32 (1.41%) FTP
13 32 (1.41%) IPsec
14 31 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
15 17 (0.75%) WAN
16 16 (0.70%) LAN
16 16 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
17 12 (0.53%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (11.27%) MongoDB
2 228 (10.04%) PostgreSQL
3 226 (9.95%) MySQL
4 148 (6.51%) NoSQL
5 99 (4.36%) Redis
6 92 (4.05%) SQL Server
7 69 (3.04%) Hadoop
8 61 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
9 60 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (2.24%) Relational Database
11 48 (2.11%) Big Data
12 34 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
13 23 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 22 (0.97%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.44%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.44%) DB2
15 10 (0.44%) InfluxDB
15 10 (0.44%) MariaDB
16 8 (0.35%) MarkLogic
16 8 (0.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 946 (41.64%) Jenkins
2 723 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 233 (10.26%) Maven
4 228 (10.04%) JIRA
5 158 (6.95%) Vagrant
6 152 (6.69%) TeamCity
7 151 (6.65%) Sonatype Nexus
8 130 (5.72%) Ant
9 119 (5.24%) Subversion
10 98 (4.31%) Hudson
11 93 (4.09%) Artifactory
12 88 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 73 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 67 (2.95%) Bitbucket
14 67 (2.95%) GitLab
15 66 (2.90%) SonarQube
16 64 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
17 62 (2.73%) Gradle
18 55 (2.42%) Travis CI
19 52 (2.29%) Selenium
General
1 274 (12.06%) Finance
2 132 (5.81%) Banking
3 77 (3.39%) Retail
4 36 (1.58%) Publishing
5 31 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 27 (1.19%) Marketing
7 24 (1.06%) Front Office
8 19 (0.84%) Games
9 16 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.66%) Electronics
10 15 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.53%) Law
13 11 (0.48%) Advertising
14 5 (0.22%) Legal
15 4 (0.18%) Back Office
15 4 (0.18%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.13%) Automotive
16 3 (0.13%) Local Government
17 1 (0.044%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (11.58%) Web Services
2 154 (6.78%) .NET
3 120 (5.28%) ELK Stack
4 119 (5.24%) Node.js
5 114 (5.02%) LAMP
6 99 (4.36%) RabbitMQ
7 76 (3.35%) Sensu
8 75 (3.30%) Middleware
9 70 (3.08%) JSON
10 67 (2.95%) HTML
11 58 (2.55%) J2EE
12 57 (2.51%) LAPP Stack
13 54 (2.38%) XML
14 52 (2.29%) MCollective
15 49 (2.16%) LEMP Stack
16 41 (1.80%) Software Packaging
17 40 (1.76%) REST
18 36 (1.58%) SOAP
18 36 (1.58%) Spring
19 33 (1.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 91 (4.01%) Public Cloud
2 76 (3.35%) Private Cloud
3 57 (2.51%) Data Centre
4 49 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 31 (1.36%) Clustering
7 29 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 20 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
10 18 (0.79%) User Experience
11 17 (0.75%) Management Information System
12 16 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (0.66%) Visualisation
13 15 (0.66%) Wiki
14 11 (0.48%) Fintech
15 10 (0.44%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.44%) iPad
15 10 (0.44%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.40%) DataPower
16 9 (0.40%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1604 (70.60%) Linux
2 419 (18.44%) Unix
3 332 (14.61%) Windows
4 275 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 252 (11.09%) CentOS
6 153 (6.73%) Ubuntu
7 82 (3.61%) CoreOS
8 64 (2.82%) Windows Server
9 49 (2.16%) Fedora
10 28 (1.23%) Debian
11 23 (1.01%) AIX
12 22 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (0.88%) VMS
14 17 (0.75%) RancherOS
15 16 (0.70%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.62%) Solaris
17 11 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.35%) Android
18 8 (0.35%) SUSE
19 7 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2272 (100.00%) DevOps
2 875 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
3 796 (35.04%) Continuous Integration
4 670 (29.49%) Configuration Management
5 369 (16.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 315 (13.86%) Open Source
7 230 (10.12%) Scrum
8 147 (6.47%) Software Engineering
9 140 (6.16%) E-Commerce
10 130 (5.72%) Release Management
11 108 (4.75%) Migration
11 108 (4.75%) TDD
12 99 (4.36%) High Availability
13 83 (3.65%) Web Operations
14 82 (3.61%) Security Hardening
15 75 (3.30%) Software Delivery
16 73 (3.21%) Load Balancing
17 70 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
18 64 (2.82%) Microservices
19 63 (2.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 809 (35.61%) Python
2 698 (30.72%) Java
3 678 (29.84%) Ruby
4 381 (16.77%) Bash Shell
5 366 (16.11%) Perl
6 245 (10.78%) PowerShell
7 208 (9.15%) SQL
8 164 (7.22%) Shell Script
9 157 (6.91%) Go
10 149 (6.56%) PHP
11 119 (5.24%) JavaScript
12 68 (2.99%) C#
13 48 (2.11%) Scala
14 46 (2.02%) C++
15 37 (1.63%) Groovy
16 18 (0.79%) C
17 11 (0.48%) Erlang
18 9 (0.40%) Jython
19 6 (0.26%) Clojure
20 5 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 255 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 200 (8.80%) SC Cleared
3 54 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 52 (2.29%) Degree
5 16 (0.70%) AWS Certification
5 16 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (0.26%) BC Cleared
6 6 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.18%) RHCE
8 3 (0.13%) CCEA
8 3 (0.13%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.088%) CCDA
9 2 (0.088%) CCIE
9 2 (0.088%) CCNA
9 2 (0.088%) CCNP
9 2 (0.088%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.088%) MCSE
10 1 (0.044%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (1.72%) QA
2 30 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.26%) COBIT
5 2 (0.088%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.044%) GCP
6 1 (0.044%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 721 (31.73%) Docker
2 141 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (3.96%) vCloud
4 84 (3.70%) etcd
5 80 (3.52%) flannel
6 79 (3.48%) vSphere
7 74 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
8 57 (2.51%) Active Directory
9 50 (2.20%) KVM
10 46 (2.02%) Ceph
11 43 (1.89%) GlusterFS
12 37 (1.63%) Xen
13 36 (1.58%) Postfix
13 36 (1.58%) Squid
14 32 (1.41%) VMware ESX
15 29 (1.28%) Hyper-V
16 15 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 15 (0.66%) NFS
17 11 (0.48%) LXC
18 9 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1375 (60.52%) Puppet
2 943 (41.51%) Ansible
3 900 (39.61%) Opscode Chef
4 300 (13.20%) Kubernetes
5 217 (9.55%) Terraform
6 153 (6.73%) logstash
7 148 (6.51%) Nagios
8 95 (4.18%) Mesos
9 91 (4.01%) Salt
10 90 (3.96%) Kibana
11 89 (3.92%) ZABBIX
12 85 (3.74%) Packer
13 82 (3.61%) Graphite
14 75 (3.30%) HAProxy
15 65 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 65 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 52 (2.29%) Rancher
16 52 (2.29%) rkt
17 47 (2.07%) Icinga
18 36 (1.58%) Consul
Vendors
1 312 (13.73%) Red Hat
2 283 (12.46%) VMware
3 174 (7.66%) Oracle
4 140 (6.16%) Microsoft
5 130 (5.72%) Atlassian
6 126 (5.55%) Splunk
7 78 (3.43%) IBM
8 70 (3.08%) Google
9 52 (2.29%) Rackspace
10 47 (2.07%) Sonatype
11 44 (1.94%) SaltStack
12 42 (1.85%) New Relic
13 28 (1.23%) AppDynamics
14 24 (1.06%) Cisco
15 22 (0.97%) F5
16 20 (0.88%) NetApp
17 19 (0.84%) webMethods
18 18 (0.79%) Adobe
19 16 (0.70%) hybris
20 15 (0.66%) Akamai
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day £475, rolling contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £620 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day Rates up to £565/day, 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Salt
Rate: £320 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £385 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £435 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £525 - £625 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago