Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Consultant was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 July 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 Consultant
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 115 142
Rank change year-on-year -15 +27 -
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Consultant 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.045% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.047% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £600 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% - -
Scotland median daily rate £600 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +50.00% -11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,867 2,150 2,709
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.94% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,629 1,309 1,496
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £266
90th Percentile £563 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 18
Edinburgh median hourly rate £14.68 £18.50 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.65% +16.98% -8.32%
10th Percentile £10.28 £12.55 £10.93
90th Percentile £39.05 £43.39 £48.49
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -35.00% +20.48% +6.41%

DevOps Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured DevOps Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Consultant in Edinburgh

DevOps Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps Consultant in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Consultant in Edinburgh

DevOps Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Consultant in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Consultant in Edinburgh

DevOps Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, DevOps Consultant 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 Edinburgh region featuring DevOps Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Docker
3 5 (62.50%) Ansible
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Terraform
4 4 (50.00%) OpenShift
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (37.50%) SaaS
5 3 (37.50%) PaaS
5 3 (37.50%) Heroku
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) IaaS
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) Coaching
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (12.50%) Puppet
7 1 (12.50%) Node.js
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (12.50%) Microservices

DevOps Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 3 (37.50%) Heroku
2 3 (37.50%) IaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) PaaS
2 3 (37.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Ansible
2 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (50.00%) Terraform
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet