Period
to 22 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £435 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 22 April 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 West > Devon
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 50 55
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.00% 1.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Devon median daily rate £435 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.91% +37.50% -
South West median daily rate £500 £475 £413
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. 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
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 533 495 427
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 96.49% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 301 301
Devon median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +4.23%
10th Percentile £219 £209 £256
90th Percentile £563 £538 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 28
Devon median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +68.54% +43.20%
10th Percentile £11.09 £11.23 £10.20
90th Percentile £48.15 £42.00 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.86% -6.67% +85.19%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Devon

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Devon

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
Exeter -1 7 £435 -
DevOps Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Devon region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Python
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (63.64%) Puppet
3 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) Ansible
5 5 (45.45%) Docker
5 5 (45.45%) Artifactory
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) Nagios
5 5 (45.45%) Groovy
5 5 (45.45%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) Ruby
6 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
6 4 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (36.36%) Confluence
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Gradle
7 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (27.27%) Open Source
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) Maven
7 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 4 (36.36%) Confluence
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (27.27%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (27.27%) Serverless
4 2 (18.18%) OpenShift
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
3 5 (45.45%) Artifactory
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Gradle
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
6 1 (9.09%) GitLab
6 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Groovy
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) Ansible
3 5 (45.45%) Nagios
4 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
5 1 (9.09%) Packer
5 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) VMware