Period
to 21 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £494 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon 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 West > Devon
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 44 50
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +8
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 9 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.91% 2.63% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.72% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Devon median daily rate £494 £435 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -20.91% +12.82%
10th Percentile £462 £435 £521
90th Percentile £531 £435 £600
South West median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +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 434 515 510
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.95% 96.62% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 286 313
Devon median daily rate £409 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +8.11% -1.07%
10th Percentile £225 £159 £173
90th Percentile £613 £563 £534
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 42 41
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +87.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.59 £13.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £80.14 £47.95 £42.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -26.67%

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 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
Exeter +4 9 £494 +13.51% 1
DevOps Engineer
South West

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

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 Devon region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Docker
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
1 9 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (88.89%) Grafana
2 8 (88.89%) Prometheus
3 7 (77.78%) Black Duck
3 7 (77.78%) Slack
3 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (77.78%) Splunk
3 7 (77.78%) JUnit
3 7 (77.78%) Workflow
3 7 (77.78%) Workflow Management
3 7 (77.78%) JIRA
3 7 (77.78%) SonarQube
4 6 (66.67%) FreeIPA
4 6 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (66.67%) OpenVPN
5 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (11.11%) PaaS
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (77.78%) Slack
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
1 8 (88.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) JUnit
2 7 (77.78%) SonarQube
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (77.78%) Workflow
2 7 (77.78%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (88.89%) Grafana
2 8 (88.89%) Prometheus
3 6 (66.67%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Black Duck
1 7 (77.78%) Splunk