Period
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The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 77 59 61
Rank change year-on-year -18 +2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 19 25 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.37% 2.29% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 2.41% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 4
10th Percentile - £326 £478
25th Percentile £345 £340 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £415 £580
Median % change year-on-year -15.66% -28.45% +18.97%
75th Percentile £563 £474 £656
90th Percentile £703 £538 £695
England median daily rate £600 £534 £550
% change year-on-year +12.41% -2.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £41.25 - -
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
75th Percentile £53.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £52.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -28.57%

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 1,277 1,037 799
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.40% 94.79% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 687 454
10th Percentile £180 £125 £130
25th Percentile £313 £250 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £440 £375 £375
Median % change year-on-year +17.33% - -3.23%
75th Percentile £525 £476 £475
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 69 61
10th Percentile £12.41 £9.46 £10.00
25th Percentile £15.13 £10.50 £11.63
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.61 £14.39
Median % change year-on-year +36.89% +1.53% +2.79%
75th Percentile £34.13 £22.50 £18.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.80 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £20.99 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.34% +7.64% +4.00%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend 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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Leicestershire -3 13 £350 +1.82% 4
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £675 +28.57% 10
Northamptonshire -11 1 £344 -15.06%
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required 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 East Midlands region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
3 10 (52.63%) IIS
4 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
4 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (47.37%) Server Building
5 8 (42.11%) CI/CD
6 5 (26.32%) Kubernetes
6 5 (26.32%) Ansible
6 5 (26.32%) Azure
6 5 (26.32%) AWS
7 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
7 4 (21.05%) Docker
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Terraform
8 3 (15.79%) Fintech
8 3 (15.79%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
8 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (10.53%) Microservices
9 2 (10.53%) OpenShift
9 2 (10.53%) Splunk
9 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (10.53%) PaaS
9 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (10.53%) JIRA
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (10.53%) Python
9 2 (10.53%) Migration

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 10 (52.63%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) AWS
1 5 (26.32%) Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon EKS
2 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (10.53%) Azure AKS
3 2 (10.53%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) OpenShift
3 2 (10.53%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (5.26%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (5.26%) GitLab
5 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
5 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Documentation Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Social Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ARM Templates
2 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.26%) Kafka
2 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (47.37%) Server Building
3 8 (42.11%) CI/CD
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Fintech
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Data Science
5 2 (10.53%) Microservices
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.26%) High Availability
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Bash
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Ansible
1 5 (26.32%) Kubernetes
2 4 (21.05%) Terraform
3 2 (10.53%) Grafana
4 1 (5.26%) Kibana
4 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) Prometheus
4 1 (5.26%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
1 2 (10.53%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
2 1 (5.26%) Coverity
2 1 (5.26%) Perforce