The table below looks at the statistics for the DevOps Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 58 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 15 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.31% 1.15% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 1.18% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 5
Average daily rate £375 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
DevOps Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
626 677 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.60% 97.69% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 421 276
Average daily rate £343 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £22.50 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -7 9 £338 -15.62%
West Wales +17 4 £475 -9.52%
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DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Puppet
3 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
4 8 (42.11%) Unix
4 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Perl
6 6 (31.58%) MySQL
6 6 (31.58%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
7 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
7 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
7 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) HTTP
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (21.05%) SSL
8 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
8 4 (21.05%) MapReduce
8 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
9 3 (15.79%) Video Analytics
9 3 (15.79%) Analytics
9 3 (15.79%) Ansible
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) .NET
9 3 (15.79%) J2EE

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (10.53%) FileNet
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Jetty
1 2 (10.53%) Mule
1 2 (10.53%) nginx
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (10.53%) Google App Engine
1 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
1 4 (21.05%) SSL
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) FTP
2 2 (10.53%) IPsec
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
2 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
3 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Burp Suite
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) Servlets
3 1 (5.26%) Mojolicious
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) MapReduce
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Video Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Open Source
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) OO
8 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Perl
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Xen
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.79%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Google
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) VMware