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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the 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.

DevOps
England > East Midlands
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 20 16 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing DevOps 91 89 76
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.62% 8.21% 8.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.30% 9.91% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 64 37
10th Percentile £345 £326 £305
25th Percentile £361 £363 £318
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £405 £423
Median % change year-on-year +17.28% -4.14% -13.55%
75th Percentile £514 £525 £523
90th Percentile £568 £586 £618
England median daily rate £600 £525 £543
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.23% -1.36%
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 £65.00 £54.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +20.37% +8.00% +2.04%

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,097 898 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 79.78% 82.84% 79.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 599 394
10th Percentile £213 £190 £225
25th Percentile £356 £305 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £538 £494 £490
90th Percentile £631 £595 £596
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 46 32
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.00 £9.52
25th Percentile £16.05 £9.67 £11.40
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.61 £14.18
Median % change year-on-year +47.21% +2.98% -0.49%
75th Percentile £34.50 £24.58 £26.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.88 £44.88
England median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £22.74
% change year-on-year +18.75% +5.56% -0.79%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the East Midlands

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for DevOps in the East Midlands

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps in the East Midlands

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Hourly rate trend for DevOps in the East Midlands

DevOps
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 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 1 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 +5 41 £425 +13.33% 20
Nottinghamshire +3 26 £500 -4.76% 31
Derbyshire -14 9 £338 -28.57% 8
Northamptonshire -26 9 £458 +15.53% 5
Lincolnshire - 1 £440 - 4
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 52 (57.14%) Azure
2 46 (50.55%) Agile
3 35 (38.46%) C#
3 35 (38.46%) .NET
4 31 (34.07%) CI/CD
5 26 (28.57%) Azure DevOps
6 20 (21.98%) SQL Server
7 18 (19.78%) MVC
7 18 (19.78%) PowerShell
8 16 (17.58%) Social Skills
9 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
10 14 (15.38%) AWS
10 14 (15.38%) Web Development
11 13 (14.29%) AngularJS
11 13 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
12 12 (13.19%) Test Automation
12 12 (13.19%) SQL
12 12 (13.19%) CRM
13 11 (12.09%) IIS
14 10 (10.99%) Visual Studio
14 10 (10.99%) HTML
14 10 (10.99%) CSS
14 10 (10.99%) TDD
14 10 (10.99%) Software Engineering
14 10 (10.99%) Scrum
14 10 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (10.99%) Docker
14 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (10.99%) Mentoring

DevOps
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 11 (12.09%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) Confluence
2 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) JBoss
3 1 (1.10%) SAS
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 52 (57.14%) Azure
2 26 (28.57%) Azure DevOps
3 14 (15.38%) AWS
4 8 (8.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (8.79%) Power Platform
4 8 (8.79%) Serverless
5 6 (6.59%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (5.49%) Amazon Cognito
6 5 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (5.49%) Azure Logic Apps
7 4 (4.40%) GCP
7 4 (4.40%) OpenShift
7 4 (4.40%) PaaS
8 3 (3.30%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (3.30%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (3.30%) Boomi
8 3 (3.30%) Power Automate
8 3 (3.30%) SaaS
9 2 (2.20%) Azure Functions
9 2 (2.20%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) DHCP
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
2 1 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.59%) DynamoDB
4 5 (5.49%) Redis
5 3 (3.30%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.20%) Power BI
6 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.10%) Adabas
7 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.10%) DB2
7 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.10%) MySQL
7 1 (1.10%) OLAP
7 1 (1.10%) OLTP
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.99%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.40%) JIRA
5 2 (2.20%) Selenium
6 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (1.10%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.10%) Gatling
6 1 (1.10%) Gradle
6 1 (1.10%) JMeter
6 1 (1.10%) JUnit
6 1 (1.10%) Maven
6 1 (1.10%) MSTest
6 1 (1.10%) Postman
6 1 (1.10%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (17.58%) Social Skills
2 9 (9.89%) Retail
3 6 (6.59%) Presentation Skills
4 5 (5.49%) Finance
5 4 (4.40%) Documentation Skills
5 4 (4.40%) Marketing
5 4 (4.40%) Public Sector
6 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.20%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.10%) Publishing
8 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Developer
2 18 (19.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (16.48%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Analyst
4 10 (10.99%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.40%) CRM Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) CRM Business Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Integration Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Test Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Test Automation Architect
8 3 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Designer
8 3 (3.30%) Product Owner
8 3 (3.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.46%) .NET
2 13 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (10.99%) CSS
3 10 (10.99%) HTML
4 9 (9.89%) .NET Framework
4 9 (9.89%) HTML5
4 9 (9.89%) RESTful
5 7 (7.69%) .NET Core
5 7 (7.69%) Node.js
6 5 (5.49%) SOAP
7 3 (3.30%) JMS
7 3 (3.30%) JSON
7 3 (3.30%) Web Services
7 3 (3.30%) XML
8 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.20%) Blazor
8 2 (2.20%) REST
8 2 (2.20%) Spring
8 2 (2.20%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) NHS
1 5 (5.49%) Virtual Team
2 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.30%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (2.20%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.20%) Low-Code
3 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.10%) User Experience
4 1 (1.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Windows
2 6 (6.59%) Linux
3 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.10%) Android
7 1 (1.10%) MVS
7 1 (1.10%) Unix
7 1 (1.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.55%) Agile
2 31 (34.07%) CI/CD
3 18 (19.78%) MVC
4 14 (15.38%) Web Development
5 13 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (13.19%) CRM
6 12 (13.19%) Test Automation
7 10 (10.99%) Deployment Automation
7 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
7 10 (10.99%) Scrum
7 10 (10.99%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.99%) TDD
8 9 (9.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (9.89%) Server Building
8 9 (9.89%) Web Design
9 8 (8.79%) Coaching
9 8 (8.79%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
10 7 (7.69%) SDLC
10 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.46%) C#
2 18 (19.78%) PowerShell
3 12 (13.19%) SQL
4 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.79%) TypeScript
5 4 (4.40%) C++
6 3 (3.30%) MATLAB
6 3 (3.30%) Python
7 2 (2.20%) Java
7 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.10%) ES6
8 1 (1.10%) Perl
8 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.10%) MCP
5 1 (1.10%) MCSA
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Accessibility
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.20%) DFS Replication
3 2 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.10%) iptables
4 1 (1.10%) NFS
4 1 (1.10%) Samba
4 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.59%) Terraform
3 4 (4.40%) Ansible
4 2 (2.20%) Grafana
4 2 (2.20%) Kibana
4 2 (2.20%) Packer
4 2 (2.20%) SCCM
5 1 (1.10%) Nagios
5 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.10%) Puppet
5 1 (1.10%) yum
5 1 (1.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) Citrix
2 3 (3.30%) Dell
2 3 (3.30%) Jitterbit
2 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.20%) Pega
3 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.20%) Splunk
4 1 (1.10%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.10%) Coverity
4 1 (1.10%) Google
4 1 (1.10%) IBM
4 1 (1.10%) Perforce
4 1 (1.10%) PlateSpin
4 1 (1.10%) SAP
4 1 (1.10%) Tanium
4 1 (1.10%) VMware
4 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.10%) Zerto