Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 96 87
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 +25
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 61 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.20% 1.73% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 1.83% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 45
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £493 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.24% +9.44% -7.69%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £288
90th Percentile £571 £588 £575
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.86% +4.90% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 £39.88
% change year-on-year +17.98% +11.60% -33.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,630 3,005 3,062
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 94.56% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,634 1,834 1,916
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £225 £238
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 164 120
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% +6.62% -
10th Percentile £10.33 £9.75 £8.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.13 £25.20
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.41% -1.58% +6.92%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Northamptonshire +2 23 £400 +14.29% 5
Nottinghamshire -4 22 £438 -12.50% 10
Leicestershire +10 8 £463 +27.59% 5
Derbyshire - 4 £425 -
Lincolnshire +9 1 £525 - 1
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 East Midlands region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) DevOps
2 35 (57.38%) Ansible
3 32 (52.46%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (50.82%) Docker
5 28 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (44.26%) Jenkins
7 25 (40.98%) Linux
8 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (36.07%) Puppet
10 20 (32.79%) Kubernetes
11 19 (31.15%) Windows
12 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
12 17 (27.87%) Terraform
13 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (24.59%) PowerShell
14 14 (22.95%) Python
15 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
16 12 (19.67%) Bitbucket
17 10 (16.39%) Java
17 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
18 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
18 9 (14.75%) DSL
18 9 (14.75%) SSL
19 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
19 8 (13.11%) Open Source
19 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
19 8 (13.11%) JIRA
19 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
20 7 (11.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 7 (11.48%) AppDynamics

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (11.48%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 28 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.48%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (11.48%) Amazon S3
3 7 (11.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (9.84%) OpenShift
5 4 (6.56%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (6.56%) Route 53
6 3 (4.92%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (4.92%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (4.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.92%) PaaS
7 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.64%) IaaS
7 1 (1.64%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) DSL
1 9 (14.75%) SSL
2 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.84%) HTTP
4 5 (8.20%) DHCP
4 5 (8.20%) DNS
4 5 (8.20%) IPsec
5 3 (4.92%) SSH
6 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.64%) Firewall
7 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
1 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon Aurora
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.92%) MySQL
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) NuoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (44.26%) Jenkins
2 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
3 12 (19.67%) Bitbucket
4 8 (13.11%) JIRA
5 6 (9.84%) Subversion
6 4 (6.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (4.92%) Maven
7 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.28%) GoCD
8 2 (3.28%) MSBuild
8 2 (3.28%) NUnit
8 2 (3.28%) Selenium
8 2 (3.28%) Travis CI
8 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.64%) FishEye
9 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
1 4 (6.56%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
2 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) RESTful
2 4 (6.56%) Web Services
3 2 (3.28%) Ajax
3 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (3.28%) CSS
3 2 (3.28%) CSS3
3 2 (3.28%) HTML
3 2 (3.28%) HTML5
3 2 (3.28%) jQuery
3 2 (3.28%) JSON
3 2 (3.28%) Node.js
3 2 (3.28%) React
3 2 (3.28%) Spring
3 2 (3.28%) XHTML
3 2 (3.28%) XML
3 2 (3.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Linux
2 19 (31.15%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.48%) Unix
5 4 (6.56%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.92%) CentOS
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) DevOps
2 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
5 8 (13.11%) Open Source
6 6 (9.84%) Scrum
7 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.56%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (6.56%) ETL
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (6.56%) Migration
8 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.92%) Analytics
9 3 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (4.92%) OO
9 3 (4.92%) Release Management
9 3 (4.92%) TDD
10 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.28%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) PowerShell
2 14 (22.95%) Python
3 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
3 10 (16.39%) Java
4 7 (11.48%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.92%) Groovy
6 3 (4.92%) Ruby
7 2 (3.28%) C#
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) Go
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) GCP
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 31 (50.82%) Docker
2 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (57.38%) Ansible
2 32 (52.46%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (36.07%) Puppet
4 20 (32.79%) Kubernetes
5 17 (27.87%) Terraform
6 2 (3.28%) Ganglia
6 2 (3.28%) Graphite
6 2 (3.28%) Kibana
6 2 (3.28%) Nagios
6 2 (3.28%) Packer
6 2 (3.28%) Riemann
7 1 (1.64%) Grafana
7 1 (1.64%) OpenView
7 1 (1.64%) Salt
7 1 (1.64%) SCOM
7 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) AppDynamics
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.20%) Splunk
4 4 (6.56%) Ab Initio
4 4 (6.56%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.56%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.28%) Google
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) VMware