Period
to 20 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £458 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 57 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +22
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 36 8 60
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.47% 1.30% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 1.36% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 33
10th Percentile £339 £325 £333
25th Percentile £393 £329 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £458 £350 £500
Median % change year-on-year +30.71% -30.00% +14.29%
75th Percentile £541 £422 £530
90th Percentile £579 £438 £570
England median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -

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 1,394 587 1,768
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.14% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 385 1,053
10th Percentile £151 £150 £185
25th Percentile £302 £263 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £403 £360 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.81% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £500 £460 £500
90th Percentile £588 £525 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 31 124
10th Percentile £9.36 £9.52 £10.52
25th Percentile £12.00 £11.07 £11.17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% - -9.68%
75th Percentile £20.00 £29.65 £19.18
90th Percentile £48.45 £43.75 £45.85
England median hourly rate £19.68 £22.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year -10.57% +16.56% +7.86%

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 20 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -11 22 £538 +38.71% 5
Leicestershire -7 12 £403 +16.67% 4
Derbyshire - 1 £385 - 3
Northamptonshire - 1 £405 - 6
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 28 (77.78%) Azure
3 24 (66.67%) Kubernetes
4 14 (38.89%) Linux
5 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 11 (30.56%) Python
6 11 (30.56%) Docker
7 9 (25.00%) Ansible
7 9 (25.00%) Puppet
8 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 8 (22.22%) ADO
9 7 (19.44%) Windows
9 7 (19.44%) AWS
9 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
9 7 (19.44%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (19.44%) Istio
9 7 (19.44%) Influencing Skills
9 7 (19.44%) SonarQube
9 7 (19.44%) Azure Pipelines
10 6 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (16.67%) Event Store
10 6 (16.67%) Terraform
10 6 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (16.67%) Bitbucket
10 6 (16.67%) Artifactory
10 6 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (16.67%) Groovy
10 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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 6 (16.67%) Confluence
2 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 28 (77.78%) Azure
2 7 (19.44%) AWS
2 7 (19.44%) Azure Pipelines
3 5 (13.89%) IaaS
4 4 (11.11%) PaaS
5 2 (5.56%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (2.78%) AWS CodeCommit
6 1 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.78%) Coveralls
6 1 (2.78%) GCP
6 1 (2.78%) GitHub
6 1 (2.78%) Pulumi
6 1 (2.78%) SaaS
6 1 (2.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) IPv4
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
1 6 (16.67%) Event Store
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 7 (19.44%) SonarQube
4 6 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 6 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 6 (16.67%) JIRA
4 6 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
6 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.78%) GitLab
8 1 (2.78%) Spinnaker
General
1 7 (19.44%) Influencing Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Social Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) ADO
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) ARM Templates
4 2 (5.56%) Django
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) Express
5 1 (2.78%) Flask
5 1 (2.78%) Kafka
5 1 (2.78%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (13.89%) Software Deployment
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.11%) Microservices
5 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) CQRS
6 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.33%) Event-Driven
6 3 (8.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Server Building
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure as Code
7 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.56%) Service Management
8 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Python
2 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.67%) Groovy
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 9 (25.00%) Ansible
2 9 (25.00%) Puppet
3 7 (19.44%) Istio
4 6 (16.67%) Terraform
5 4 (11.11%) Prometheus
6 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.78%) Grafana
7 1 (2.78%) Packer
7 1 (2.78%) SCCM
7 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Alibaba
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk