Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 30 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 -10
Contract jobs citing DevOps 29 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.77% 5.53% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 6.57% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 9
Devon median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +6.51%
10th Percentile £429 £398 £378
90th Percentile £633 £591 £475
South West median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 433 548 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 86.08% 84.18% 81.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 352 212
Devon median daily rate £385 £400 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.42% +2.57%
10th Percentile £279 £270 £251
90th Percentile £538 £525 £480
South West median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 27
Devon median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -12.50% +142.42%
10th Percentile £9.82 £11.62 £13.90
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.13 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +7 27 £500 +14.29% 4
Plymouth +9 1 - -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 24 (82.76%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (58.62%) Python
2 17 (58.62%) Docker
3 16 (55.17%) Ansible
4 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
5 14 (48.28%) Puppet
6 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
6 13 (44.83%) Linux
7 11 (37.93%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (37.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (34.48%) Kubernetes
8 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
9 9 (31.03%) Web Services
9 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (31.03%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (31.03%) Serverless
9 9 (31.03%) OpenShift
10 8 (27.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (27.59%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (27.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
10 8 (27.59%) Migration
11 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
11 7 (24.14%) Java
11 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
11 7 (24.14%) Open Source
11 7 (24.14%) Ruby
11 7 (24.14%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (24.14%) Route 53

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 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 24 (82.76%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (37.93%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (37.93%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (31.03%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (31.03%) OpenShift
3 9 (31.03%) Serverless
4 8 (27.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (27.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (24.14%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (24.14%) Route 53
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
8 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (3.45%) PaaS
8 1 (3.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) OpenVPN
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
3 7 (24.14%) Artifactory
4 4 (13.79%) GitLab
5 3 (10.34%) JIRA
6 2 (6.90%) Gradle
6 2 (6.90%) Maven
6 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.45%) JUnit
7 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) AWS Expert
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) AWS Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 2 (6.90%) YAML
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) Java EE
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
5 7 (24.14%) Open Source
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Coaching
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) Microservices
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Server Hardening
7 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.34%) Web Operations
8 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) System Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Python
2 7 (24.14%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) Ruby
2 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
3 6 (20.69%) Groovy
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.34%) Java 8
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) PMO
2 2 (6.90%) GDPR
3 1 (3.45%) GCP
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) Ansible
2 14 (48.28%) Puppet
3 10 (34.48%) Kubernetes
4 5 (17.24%) Nagios
5 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (10.34%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (10.34%) Rancher
7 2 (6.90%) Terraform
8 1 (3.45%) Icinga
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (3.45%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) Black Duck
2 1 (3.45%) VMware