Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 15 55
Rank change year-on-year -20 +40 -2
Contract jobs citing DevOps 18 41 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.90% 8.10% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 9.47% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 0
Devon median daily rate £480 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% - -
South West median daily rate £500 £498 £450
% change year-on-year +0.50% +10.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £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 407 433 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 88.29% 85.57% 84.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 253 241
Devon median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £205 £185
90th Percentile £600 £575 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 37
Devon median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +61.12% -37.09%
10th Percentile £10.49 £21.22 £10.80
90th Percentile £43.13 £47.70 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -13.89% -7.10%

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
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 19 January 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 -9 17 £480 -4.00% 5
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 15 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (72.22%) Docker
2 13 (72.22%) Kubernetes
3 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 12 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (61.11%) Black Duck
4 11 (61.11%) Slack
4 11 (61.11%) Prometheus
4 11 (61.11%) Grafana
4 11 (61.11%) SonarQube
4 11 (61.11%) JIRA
4 11 (61.11%) JUnit
4 11 (61.11%) Workflow
4 11 (61.11%) Workflow Management
5 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (55.56%) Splunk
6 9 (50.00%) OpenVPN
6 9 (50.00%) FreeIPA
6 9 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 1 (5.56%) SDLC
10 1 (5.56%) User Stories

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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Slack
2 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 12 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 11 (61.11%) JIRA
3 11 (61.11%) JUnit
3 11 (61.11%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior DevOps
2 8 (44.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Azure Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Core
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Workflow
1 11 (61.11%) Workflow Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Kubernetes
2 11 (61.11%) Grafana
2 11 (61.11%) Prometheus
3 9 (50.00%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Black Duck
2 10 (55.56%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat