Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 31 53
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 -18
Contract jobs citing DevOps 12 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.55% 4.66% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 5.50% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 2
Devon median daily rate £475 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +1.39% -5.26%
10th Percentile £410 £352 £425
90th Percentile £515 £530 £475
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £39.00 -

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 395 473 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 84.04% 84.77% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 284 239
Devon median daily rate £385 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -0.07%
10th Percentile £270 £252 £186
90th Percentile £525 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 43
Devon median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% -12.50% +108.04%
10th Percentile £9.94 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £41.78 £47.25 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.04%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -12 11 £475 +8.57% 2
Plymouth +14 1 - - 2
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 9 (75.00%) Kubernetes
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (75.00%) Docker
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) Ansible
5 4 (33.33%) Slack
5 4 (33.33%) SonarQube
5 4 (33.33%) GitLab
5 4 (33.33%) Black Duck
5 4 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (33.33%) JUnit
5 4 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (33.33%) Workflow Management
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) NHS
6 3 (25.00%) Web Operations
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (25.00%) OpenVPN
6 3 (25.00%) PMO
7 2 (16.67%) Prometheus
7 2 (16.67%) GDPR
7 2 (16.67%) Splunk
7 2 (16.67%) Grafana
7 2 (16.67%) FreeIPA

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 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (33.33%) Slack
4 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) GitLab
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (33.33%) JUnit
3 4 (33.33%) SonarQube
3 4 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow Management
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Web Operations
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) AWS Certification
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PMO
2 2 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (41.67%) Ansible
3 2 (16.67%) FreeIPA
3 2 (16.67%) Grafana
3 2 (16.67%) Prometheus
4 1 (8.33%) Icinga
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (8.33%) Nagios
4 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Black Duck
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) VMware