Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 68 111
Rank change year-on-year -1 +43 +8
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 81 80 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.08% 2.50% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 2.63% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 60 26
East Midlands median daily rate £438 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £368 £320 £325
90th Percentile £558 £575 £563
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £49.50 £47.25
% change year-on-year -29.29% +4.76% -21.25%

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 2,501 3,046 3,138
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 95.19% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,615 1,874 1,963
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £240 £219 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 169 134
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.57 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £9.30
90th Percentile £26.75 £45.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +15 28 £425 +23.64% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 24 £488 -2.50% 9
Leicestershire +14 22 £425 +25.00% 6
Rutland - 2 £388 -
Derbyshire -2 1 - -
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 81 (100.00%) DevOps
2 50 (61.73%) Ansible
3 45 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (51.85%) Docker
5 36 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (40.74%) Jenkins
7 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (32.10%) Linux
9 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (25.93%) Kubernetes
11 19 (23.46%) Puppet
11 19 (23.46%) Python
12 16 (19.75%) Web Services
12 16 (19.75%) Terraform
13 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
13 15 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (17.28%) Amazon S3
14 14 (17.28%) Configuration Management
15 13 (16.05%) SQL
15 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (14.81%) Windows
17 11 (13.58%) AWS CloudFormation
18 10 (12.35%) ETL
18 10 (12.35%) Open Source
18 10 (12.35%) NoSQL
18 10 (12.35%) Splunk
19 9 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
19 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
19 9 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
19 9 (11.11%) Unix

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 (8.64%) Confluence
2 2 (2.47%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 45 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (17.28%) Amazon S3
4 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (13.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (11.11%) Amazon Glacier
6 9 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (9.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (7.41%) OpenShift
9 5 (6.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (6.17%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (6.17%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (6.17%) GitHub
9 5 (6.17%) Serverless
10 4 (4.94%) Google App Engine
11 3 (3.70%) PaaS
12 2 (2.47%) IaaS
13 1 (1.23%) SaaS
13 1 (1.23%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) SSL
2 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.94%) DHCP
3 4 (4.94%) DNS
3 4 (4.94%) HTTP
3 4 (4.94%) IPsec
4 2 (2.47%) DSL
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
5 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) NoSQL
2 9 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
2 9 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.64%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.94%) MySQL
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.47%) Big Data
5 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.23%) NuoDB
6 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.23%) Redis
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.88%) JIRA
3 8 (9.88%) Subversion
3 8 (9.88%) TeamCity
4 7 (8.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (8.64%) Bitbucket
5 5 (6.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.70%) Maven
6 3 (3.70%) Selenium
6 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.47%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.47%) GoCD
7 2 (2.47%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.23%) GitLab
8 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.23%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (7.41%) Retail
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) Web Services
2 6 (7.41%) Kafka
3 2 (2.47%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.47%) Node.js
3 2 (2.47%) React
3 2 (2.47%) Spring
4 1 (1.23%) .NET
4 1 (1.23%) LAMP
4 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.10%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Windows
3 9 (11.11%) Unix
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.94%) CentOS
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) DevOps
2 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (17.28%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.35%) ETL
5 10 (12.35%) Open Source
6 8 (9.88%) Analytics
7 7 (8.64%) Data Analytics
7 7 (8.64%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (7.41%) Migration
8 6 (7.41%) Task Automation
9 5 (6.17%) Business Continuity
9 5 (6.17%) Scrum
9 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.94%) Microservices
11 3 (3.70%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (3.70%) Release Management
11 3 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) Python
2 13 (16.05%) SQL
3 9 (11.11%) Java
4 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.70%) Groovy
5 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.47%) Perl
6 2 (2.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) Go
7 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 42 (51.85%) Docker
2 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 50 (61.73%) Ansible
2 36 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (25.93%) Kubernetes
4 19 (23.46%) Puppet
5 16 (19.75%) Terraform
6 5 (6.17%) Consul
7 2 (2.47%) Nagios
8 1 (1.23%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.23%) Grafana
8 1 (1.23%) Graphite
8 1 (1.23%) Kibana
8 1 (1.23%) OpenView
8 1 (1.23%) Packer
8 1 (1.23%) Riemann
8 1 (1.23%) Salt
8 1 (1.23%) SCOM
8 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Splunk
2 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.41%) AppDynamics
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.94%) Ab Initio
5 4 (4.94%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.94%) Citrix
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 3 (3.70%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds