Period
to

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £631 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 27 June 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 of England
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 96 68 90
Rank change year-on-year -28 +22 +2
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 45 48 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.79% 2.48% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.70% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 26
10th Percentile £491 £414 £438
25th Percentile £569 £456 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £631 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +23.02% -2.38% +2.44%
75th Percentile £738 £563 £598
90th Percentile - £619 £650
England median daily rate £600 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +14.29% -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 of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 2,267 1,779 1,876
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.43% 91.99% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,376 1,016 1,154
10th Percentile £183 £150 £185
25th Percentile £320 £240 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £413 £425
Median % change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% -5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £524 £525
90th Percentile £675 £597 £588
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 247 119
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £12.90
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate £18.88 £16.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +17.97% -13.51% +15.63%
75th Percentile £49.50 £25.00 £30.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.40 £55.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £19.60
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.17% +4.04%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the East of England

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in the East of England

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in the East of England

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for DevOps Engineer in the East of England

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 27 June 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
Hertfordshire -4 16 £725 +34.88% 14
Essex -5 15 £605 +27.37% 3
Cambridgeshire -24 11 £550 +8.64% 23
Suffolk -4 3 £751 +107.03% 2
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 of England region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) DevOps
2 33 (73.33%) Jenkins
3 32 (71.11%) Python
4 29 (64.44%) Terraform
5 23 (51.11%) Kubernetes
6 22 (48.89%) AWS
7 20 (44.44%) Linux
8 18 (40.00%) Ansible
9 17 (37.78%) CI/CD
10 16 (35.56%) Infrastructure as Code
11 15 (33.33%) Docker
11 15 (33.33%) Azure
12 14 (31.11%) Azure DevOps
12 14 (31.11%) Amazon EKS
13 13 (28.89%) Agile
14 12 (26.67%) JIRA
15 10 (22.22%) Groovy
15 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
15 10 (22.22%) Amazon ECS
16 9 (20.00%) MLOps
16 9 (20.00%) SDLC
16 9 (20.00%) Data Science
16 9 (20.00%) Django
16 9 (20.00%) OO
16 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 9 (20.00%) Flask
16 9 (20.00%) Artifactory
17 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
17 8 (17.78%) Apache Spark
17 8 (17.78%) Kafka

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (17.78%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Drupal
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 22 (48.89%) AWS
2 15 (33.33%) Azure
3 14 (31.11%) Amazon EKS
3 14 (31.11%) Azure DevOps
4 10 (22.22%) Amazon ECS
5 7 (15.56%) GCP
5 7 (15.56%) Slack
6 6 (13.33%) GitHub
7 5 (11.11%) GitHub Actions
7 5 (11.11%) Serverless
8 4 (8.89%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (6.67%) Amazon S3
10 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (4.44%) AWS Fargate
11 1 (2.22%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (15.56%) Parquet
2 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) DynamoDB
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (73.33%) Jenkins
2 12 (26.67%) JIRA
3 9 (20.00%) Artifactory
4 7 (15.56%) CircleCI
4 7 (15.56%) GitLab
5 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.22%) Ant
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.22%) MLflow
7 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.22%) Terragrunt
General
1 7 (15.56%) Publishing
2 6 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (13.33%) Public Sector
3 5 (11.11%) Social Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) Django
1 9 (20.00%) Flask
2 8 (17.78%) FastAPI
2 8 (17.78%) Kafka
3 7 (15.56%) JWT
3 7 (15.56%) OAuth
3 7 (15.56%) OAuth2
4 4 (8.89%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.22%) CSS
6 1 (2.22%) HTML
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
6 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.22%) Node.js
6 1 (2.22%) Pandas
6 1 (2.22%) REST
6 1 (2.22%) RESTful
6 1 (2.22%) Sphinx
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Cloud Native
2 4 (8.89%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) CentOS
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (37.78%) CI/CD
3 16 (35.56%) Infrastructure as Code
4 13 (28.89%) Agile
5 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 9 (20.00%) Data Science
6 9 (20.00%) MLOps
6 9 (20.00%) OO
6 9 (20.00%) SDLC
7 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
7 8 (17.78%) Web Development
8 7 (15.56%) Code Coverage
8 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
8 7 (15.56%) Data Architecture
8 7 (15.56%) Data Governance
8 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
8 7 (15.56%) DataOps
8 7 (15.56%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (15.56%) OOP
8 7 (15.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) Python
2 10 (22.22%) Groovy
3 7 (15.56%) C++
3 7 (15.56%) Go
3 7 (15.56%) Scala
4 4 (8.89%) Bash
5 3 (6.67%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) PhD
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (64.44%) Terraform
2 23 (51.11%) Kubernetes
3 18 (40.00%) Ansible
4 8 (17.78%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (8.89%) Grafana
5 4 (8.89%) Packer
6 2 (4.44%) Kibana
6 2 (4.44%) Prometheus
6 2 (4.44%) Puppet
7 1 (2.22%) Argo
7 1 (2.22%) Consul
7 1 (2.22%) FreeIPA
7 1 (2.22%) Icinga
7 1 (2.22%) Istio
7 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.22%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) AppDynamics
2 4 (8.89%) Atlassian
2 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 3 (6.67%) Splunk
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Databricks
5 1 (2.22%) McAfee