Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 111 95
Rank change year-on-year +39 -16 +9
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 79 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.76% 1.10% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 1.15% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 22 32
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £362 £429 £280
90th Percentile £575 £599 £575
England median daily rate £525 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £66.50 £46.75 £50.50
% change year-on-year +42.25% -7.43% -

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 2,703 2,861 3,044
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.40% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,634 1,763 1,815
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 130 117
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.60 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.72% -2.89% +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.25 £9.72
90th Percentile £44.90 £40.00 £39.40
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% -6.53% +14.29%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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
Nottinghamshire -2 27 £513 -2.38% 7
Northamptonshire +2 17 £400 -27.27% 3
Derbyshire - 15 £425 -
Leicestershire +20 12 £400 - 2
Rutland - 5 £375 -
Lincolnshire +9 1 £525 - 2
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 79 (100.00%) DevOps
2 47 (59.49%) Linux
3 45 (56.96%) Jenkins
4 37 (46.84%) Windows
5 35 (44.30%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (43.04%) Docker
7 32 (40.51%) Opscode Chef
8 31 (39.24%) Ansible
9 28 (35.44%) Puppet
10 24 (30.38%) Bash Shell
11 22 (27.85%) Terraform
12 21 (26.58%) Git (software)
12 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
14 17 (21.52%) .NET
14 17 (21.52%) DSL
15 16 (20.25%) Kubernetes
15 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (20.25%) Unix
16 15 (18.99%) Configuration Management
16 15 (18.99%) PowerShell
17 14 (17.72%) SQL
18 13 (16.46%) Python
18 13 (16.46%) TeamCity
18 13 (16.46%) Octopus Deploy
18 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (15.19%) Continuous Delivery
19 12 (15.19%) Windows 10
19 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
19 12 (15.19%) Open Source

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 (8.86%) IIS
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 35 (44.30%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.39%) PaaS
4 6 (7.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (6.33%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (6.33%) Amazon S3
5 5 (6.33%) Route 53
6 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.53%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.27%) GitHub
7 1 (1.27%) IaaS
7 1 (1.27%) SaaS
7 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) DSL
2 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.33%) SSL
4 3 (3.80%) SSH
5 2 (2.53%) HTTP
5 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.27%) DHCP
6 1 (1.27%) DNS
6 1 (1.27%) Firewall
6 1 (1.27%) IPsec
6 1 (1.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) MySQL
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.80%) Big Data
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (2.53%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (2.53%) DecisionStream
6 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.53%) Power BI
6 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.53%) Semantic Layer
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (56.96%) Jenkins
2 21 (26.58%) Git (software)
3 13 (16.46%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (16.46%) TeamCity
4 8 (10.13%) Bitbucket
5 7 (8.86%) Subversion
6 4 (5.06%) FishEye
6 4 (5.06%) JIRA
7 2 (2.53%) GoCD
7 2 (2.53%) NUnit
7 2 (2.53%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.27%) gulp
8 1 (1.27%) JUnit
8 1 (1.27%) Selenium
8 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (5.06%) Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) .NET
2 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.06%) jQuery
3 4 (5.06%) RESTful
4 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.53%) .NET Core
5 2 (2.53%) Ajax
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.53%) CSS
5 2 (2.53%) CSS3
5 2 (2.53%) HTML
5 2 (2.53%) HTML5
5 2 (2.53%) JSON
5 2 (2.53%) Web Services
5 2 (2.53%) XHTML
5 2 (2.53%) XML
5 2 (2.53%) XSLT
5 2 (2.53%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.80%) Life Science
4 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (59.49%) Linux
2 37 (46.84%) Windows
3 16 (20.25%) Unix
4 12 (15.19%) Windows 10
4 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
5 7 (8.86%) Ubuntu
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
6 6 (7.59%) CentOS
7 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) Configuration Management
4 12 (15.19%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (15.19%) Open Source
5 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.39%) Migration
6 8 (10.13%) OO
7 5 (6.33%) Scrum
7 5 (6.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.06%) Microservices
8 4 (5.06%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.80%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (3.80%) MVC
9 3 (3.80%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 3 (3.80%) SOA
9 3 (3.80%) Software Delivery
9 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) Bash Shell
2 15 (18.99%) PowerShell
3 14 (17.72%) SQL
4 13 (16.46%) Python
5 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.39%) PHP
7 8 (10.13%) Java
8 5 (6.33%) C#
9 3 (3.80%) Perl
10 2 (2.53%) C++
11 1 (1.27%) C
11 1 (1.27%) Go
11 1 (1.27%) Groovy
11 1 (1.27%) Java 8
11 1 (1.27%) Ruby
11 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 34 (43.04%) Docker
2 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.27%) LXC
3 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (40.51%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (39.24%) Ansible
3 28 (35.44%) Puppet
4 22 (27.85%) Terraform
5 16 (20.25%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.80%) Kibana
6 3 (3.80%) Salt
7 2 (2.53%) Ganglia
7 2 (2.53%) Graphite
7 2 (2.53%) logstash
7 2 (2.53%) Nagios
7 2 (2.53%) Riemann
8 1 (1.27%) Packer
8 1 (1.27%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Rackspace
2 4 (5.06%) VMware
3 3 (3.80%) AppDynamics
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.80%) Splunk
4 2 (2.53%) Cognos
4 2 (2.53%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) New Relic
4 2 (2.53%) Tableau
5 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.27%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.27%) Dynatrace