Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

DevOps
South West > Devon
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 36 48
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing DevOps 52 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.56% 3.35% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.09% 3.94% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 11
Devon median daily rate £500 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £429 £515 £370
90th Percentile £625 £600 £475
South West median daily rate £500 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +5.82% +11.18% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 469 431 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 86.21% 85.01% 86.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 283 285
Devon median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £280 £217 £275
90th Percentile £570 £544 £488
South West median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 18
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% +37.04%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.10 £13.76
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.60 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.79% -2.50% +23.08%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Devon

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Devon

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Devon over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Devon

DevOps
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 within the Devon region over the 6 months to 25 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 +21 34 £500 - 2
Plymouth +7 9 £588 +6.82% 3
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 37 (71.15%) Python
2 32 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (53.85%) Linux
4 22 (42.31%) Puppet
5 21 (40.38%) Ansible
5 21 (40.38%) Docker
6 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 19 (36.54%) Jenkins
8 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (32.69%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
9 17 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (32.69%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (30.77%) Open Source
10 16 (30.77%) Java
10 16 (30.77%) Ruby
11 15 (28.85%) Groovy
11 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
11 15 (28.85%) Shell Script
11 15 (28.85%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (28.85%) Serverless
12 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
13 13 (25.00%) Artifactory
14 12 (23.08%) OpenShift
14 12 (23.08%) Web Services
15 11 (21.15%) Unix
15 11 (21.15%) Middleware
15 11 (21.15%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
16 10 (19.23%) JIRA

DevOps
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 8 (15.38%) JBoss
2 6 (11.54%) Confluence
3 2 (3.85%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 32 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (32.69%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (32.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (28.85%) AWS Lambda
3 15 (28.85%) Serverless
4 12 (23.08%) OpenShift
5 8 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (13.46%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (13.46%) Route 53
7 5 (9.62%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.92%) GitHub
8 1 (1.92%) IaaS
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 19 (36.54%) Jenkins
3 13 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 10 (19.23%) JIRA
5 5 (9.62%) Gradle
5 5 (9.62%) Maven
6 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.92%) GitLab
6 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Administrator
2 17 (32.69%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (21.15%) Developer
3 11 (21.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Unix Administrator
5 8 (15.38%) DevOps Administrator
5 8 (15.38%) DevOps Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 7 (13.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) AWS Expert
8 5 (9.62%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 5 (9.62%) Python Developer
9 4 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
9 4 (7.69%) AWS Developer
9 4 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (7.69%) Consultant
10 3 (5.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Web Services
2 11 (21.15%) Middleware
3 9 (17.31%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (5.77%) YAML
5 1 (1.92%) Dropwizard
5 1 (1.92%) Node.js
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
5 1 (1.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Freedom of Information
1 5 (9.62%) Freedom of Information Act
1 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Linux
2 11 (21.15%) Unix
3 8 (15.38%) Windows
4 5 (9.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (30.77%) Open Source
4 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
5 9 (17.31%) ITIL
5 9 (17.31%) Service Management
6 8 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (15.38%) Migration
7 7 (13.46%) TDD
8 6 (11.54%) Data Protection
8 6 (11.54%) Server Hardening
9 5 (9.62%) Project Management
9 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (7.69%) Microservices
10 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.77%) Coaching
11 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.77%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) Python
2 16 (30.77%) Java
2 16 (30.77%) Ruby
3 15 (28.85%) Groovy
3 15 (28.85%) Shell Script
4 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.77%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.92%) GDPR
1 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (40.38%) Docker
2 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (42.31%) Puppet
2 21 (40.38%) Ansible
3 9 (17.31%) Nagios
4 5 (9.62%) Kubernetes
5 3 (5.77%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.77%) Rancher
6 1 (1.92%) Packer
6 1 (1.92%) SELinux
6 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
1 2 (3.85%) VMware