Period
to 21 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 63 106
Rank change year-on-year -4 +43 +12
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 41 75 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.63% 3.37% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 3.57% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 3
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +21.43% -
South East median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.17% +4.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 - -
South East median hourly rate £39.58 £61.25 -
% change year-on-year -35.39% - -

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 1,482 2,098 1,628
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 94.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 994 861
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +2.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £210 £243 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 110 76
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +25.00% -3.45%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.98 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.25 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.47
% change year-on-year +13.89% +3.06% -8.22%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 0 35 £438 +6.06% 4
High Wycombe - 1 £400 -
DevOps Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 41 (100.00%) DevOps
2 29 (70.73%) Git (software)
3 22 (53.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (53.66%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (53.66%) Jenkins
4 21 (51.22%) Docker
5 20 (48.78%) Linux
5 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (41.46%) Python
6 17 (41.46%) JIRA
7 15 (36.59%) Confluence
7 15 (36.59%) Terraform
8 13 (31.71%) Ansible
8 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
9 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
9 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
10 11 (26.83%) Kubernetes
11 10 (24.39%) Finance
11 10 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (24.39%) Java
12 9 (21.95%) OpenShift
12 9 (21.95%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (19.51%) Redis
13 8 (19.51%) OpenStack
13 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (19.51%) SQL
13 8 (19.51%) IBM
14 7 (17.07%) Firewall
14 7 (17.07%) Selenium
14 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 15 (36.59%) Confluence
2 8 (19.51%) OpenStack
3 5 (12.20%) IBM Domino
3 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.32%) IIS
6 2 (4.88%) JBoss
6 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (53.66%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (21.95%) OpenShift
3 7 (17.07%) IaaS
4 6 (14.63%) PaaS
5 5 (12.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (7.32%) Serverless
7 2 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.44%) Akamai
8 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) DHCP
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (19.51%) Redis
3 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
3 7 (17.07%) NuoDB
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.32%) MySQL
6 2 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (70.73%) Git (software)
2 22 (53.66%) Jenkins
3 17 (41.46%) JIRA
4 7 (17.07%) Selenium
5 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.88%) FishEye
6 2 (4.88%) git-flow
6 2 (4.88%) GitLab
6 2 (4.88%) Maven
6 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.88%) Subversion
6 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) JSON
3 4 (9.76%) SOAP
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) XML
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Core
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 3 (7.32%) HTML5
4 3 (7.32%) LDAP
4 3 (7.32%) Middleware
4 3 (7.32%) Node.js
5 2 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (4.88%) Java EE
5 2 (4.88%) JMS
5 2 (4.88%) JTA
5 2 (4.88%) SailPoint
5 2 (4.88%) Servlets
6 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Fintech
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.32%) Robotics
2 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
4 9 (21.95%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
7 5 (12.20%) Kanban
7 5 (12.20%) Microservices
7 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (12.20%) Scrum
8 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.76%) Information Security
8 4 (9.76%) Information Security Management
8 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (9.76%) ISMS
8 4 (9.76%) Security Management
8 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.32%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (7.32%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Python
2 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
3 10 (24.39%) Java
4 8 (19.51%) SQL
5 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.76%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) Go
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Docker
2 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) oVirt
4 1 (2.44%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) Terraform
2 13 (31.71%) Ansible
3 11 (26.83%) Kubernetes
4 3 (7.32%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (4.88%) Nagios
5 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.88%) Puppet
6 1 (2.44%) Kibana
6 1 (2.44%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
2 8 (19.51%) IBM
3 4 (9.76%) Sony
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) F5
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) Nokia
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Splunk
5 2 (4.88%) White Clarke