Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £409 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Development Operations Engineer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 77 108
Rank change year-on-year +6 +31 +23
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 45 63 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.68% 2.67% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.81% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £409 £412 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.85% - -
South East median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 - -
South East median hourly rate £39.58 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year -20.05% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,593 2,240 1,592
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.92% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 986 842
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £215 £228 £200
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 125 83
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.24 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.61% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £9.30 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £26.65 £42.85 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.74
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.94% +7.07%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Buckinghamshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Buckinghamshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Buckinghamshire

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +11 35 £381 -4.69% 2
High Wycombe - 3 £575 -
DevOps Engineer
South East

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (44.44%) JIRA
4 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 18 (40.00%) Confluence
6 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (37.78%) Docker
6 17 (37.78%) Python
7 16 (35.56%) Linux
7 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (35.56%) PowerShell
7 16 (35.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (33.33%) SQL
9 14 (31.11%) Ansible
10 12 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
11 11 (24.44%) SOAP
11 11 (24.44%) XML
11 11 (24.44%) Microservices
12 10 (22.22%) Kubernetes
12 10 (22.22%) Web Services
12 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
12 10 (22.22%) JSON
12 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
12 10 (22.22%) Redis
12 10 (22.22%) OpenShift
12 10 (22.22%) NuoDB
12 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 18 (40.00%) Confluence
2 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 8 (17.78%) OpenStack
4 4 (8.89%) EPiServer
4 4 (8.89%) IIS
5 3 (6.67%) CMS
5 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
5 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (22.22%) OpenShift
4 6 (13.33%) IaaS
5 5 (11.11%) PaaS
6 4 (8.89%) GitHub
7 3 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) DHCP
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
1 12 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (22.22%) NuoDB
2 10 (22.22%) Redis
3 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 20 (44.44%) JIRA
3 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (15.56%) Selenium
5 6 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.67%) git-flow
7 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.22%) GitLab
General
1 7 (15.56%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) SOAP
1 11 (24.44%) XML
2 10 (22.22%) JSON
2 10 (22.22%) Web Services
3 8 (17.78%) REST
4 6 (13.33%) .NET
4 6 (13.33%) Middleware
4 6 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (13.33%) RESTful
5 5 (11.11%) .NET Core
5 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 5 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (8.89%) HTML
6 4 (8.89%) RAML
6 4 (8.89%) Swagger
6 4 (8.89%) YAML
7 3 (6.67%) LAMP
7 3 (6.67%) LDAP
7 3 (6.67%) Node.js
7 3 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.67%) Robotics
2 2 (4.44%) Fintech
2 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) DevOps
2 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (24.44%) Microservices
6 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 8 (17.78%) Open Source
9 7 (15.56%) Scrum
10 6 (13.33%) ITIL
10 6 (13.33%) Kanban
11 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
13 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
13 3 (6.67%) Personalization
13 3 (6.67%) Security Operations
13 3 (6.67%) Task Automation
13 3 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
13 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) Python
2 16 (35.56%) PowerShell
3 15 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 9 (20.00%) Java
6 6 (13.33%) Ruby
7 5 (11.11%) C#
8 4 (8.89%) PHP
9 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.67%) VBScript
10 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) Ansible
2 10 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 7 (15.56%) Terraform
4 2 (4.44%) Kibana
5 1 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.22%) logstash
5 1 (2.22%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) IBM
1 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco
2 3 (6.67%) F5
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Nokia
3 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.44%) New Relic
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) SaltStack