Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 May 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 Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 62 125
Rank change year-on-year -3 +63 -8
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 72 45 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.52% 2.44% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 2.55% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +16.88% +10.00%
10th Percentile £425 £376 £324
90th Percentile £698 £561 £457
Scotland median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +56.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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 2,750 1,768 2,755
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 95.77% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,627 1,097 1,499
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £272 £253 £269
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -5.36% -10.49%
10th Percentile £10.66 £13.63 £11.85
90th Percentile £45.96 £52.07 £50.25
Scotland median hourly rate £16.00 £17.32 £30.10
% change year-on-year -7.62% -42.46% +64.95%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 Edinburgh region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) DevOps
2 43 (59.72%) Ansible
3 38 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (51.39%) Python
5 35 (48.61%) Docker
5 35 (48.61%) Jenkins
6 30 (41.67%) Kubernetes
7 28 (38.89%) Linux
7 28 (38.89%) Ruby
8 27 (37.50%) Puppet
9 26 (36.11%) Git (software)
10 25 (34.72%) Bash Shell
10 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (33.33%) Finance
11 24 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (30.56%) Groovy
12 22 (30.56%) Cloud Foundry
13 21 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
13 21 (29.17%) Maven
14 19 (26.39%) Banking
15 18 (25.00%) Scrum
15 18 (25.00%) Node.js
16 17 (23.61%) iPad
16 17 (23.61%) E-Commerce
16 17 (23.61%) Java
17 16 (22.22%) GCP
17 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (22.22%) npm
17 16 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
17 16 (22.22%) GitLab

DevOps Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 22 (30.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.56%) nginx
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.78%) IIS
4 2 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (1.39%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 38 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (22.22%) npm
3 15 (20.83%) Heroku
3 15 (20.83%) PaaS
4 13 (18.06%) GitHub
5 12 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
6 9 (12.50%) Bluemix
7 7 (9.72%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (8.33%) OpenShift
9 4 (5.56%) IaaS
10 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (4.17%) Amazon S3
10 3 (4.17%) SaaS
11 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.39%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (1.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (48.61%) Jenkins
2 26 (36.11%) Git (software)
3 21 (29.17%) Maven
4 16 (22.22%) GitLab
5 15 (20.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (18.06%) Ant
6 13 (18.06%) Gerrit
6 13 (18.06%) SonarQube
7 8 (11.11%) Gradle
8 7 (9.72%) IBM UrbanCode
8 7 (9.72%) TeamCity
9 5 (6.94%) Artifactory
10 4 (5.56%) Bitbucket
10 4 (5.56%) CircleCI
10 4 (5.56%) gulp
10 4 (5.56%) JIRA
10 4 (5.56%) Selenium
10 4 (5.56%) Subversion
10 4 (5.56%) Travis CI
11 3 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 19 (26.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) Node.js
2 12 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (6.94%) React
3 5 (6.94%) RESTful
4 3 (4.17%) .NET
5 2 (2.78%) REST
5 2 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (1.39%) Middleware
6 1 (1.39%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) iPad
2 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Linux
2 12 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (11.11%) Windows
4 7 (9.72%) Unix
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) DevOps
2 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (25.00%) Scrum
5 17 (23.61%) E-Commerce
6 14 (19.44%) TDD
7 13 (18.06%) BDD
8 12 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
9 11 (15.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
10 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
11 8 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 7 (9.72%) Task Automation
13 6 (8.33%) Open Source
14 5 (6.94%) Microservices
15 4 (5.56%) High Availability
15 4 (5.56%) Kanban
16 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
16 3 (4.17%) Performance Testing
16 3 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) Python
2 28 (38.89%) Ruby
3 25 (34.72%) Bash Shell
4 22 (30.56%) Groovy
5 17 (23.61%) Java
6 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
7 9 (12.50%) C#
8 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
9 6 (8.33%) C++
10 3 (4.17%) SQL
11 2 (2.78%) Go
11 2 (2.78%) Perl
12 1 (1.39%) PHP
12 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) GCP
2 4 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 35 (48.61%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.78%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (59.72%) Ansible
2 30 (41.67%) Kubernetes
3 27 (37.50%) Puppet
4 21 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (16.67%) Consul
5 12 (16.67%) Mesos
6 4 (5.56%) Terraform
7 3 (4.17%) SELinux
8 2 (2.78%) Salt
9 1 (1.39%) Packer
9 1 (1.39%) Rancher
9 1 (1.39%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) IBM
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.17%) Google
4 3 (4.17%) VMware
5 2 (2.78%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.39%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) New Relic
6 1 (1.39%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.39%) Twitter