Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 101 127
Rank change year-on-year +42 +26 -7
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 87 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.96% 0.90% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 0.93% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 12 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £438 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +11.11% -0.32%
10th Percentile £386 £376 £324
90th Percentile £604 £570 £478
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +11.76% +7.94% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 2819 1928 3014
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.50% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1142 1544
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £257 £250 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +6.90% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.36 £22.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.29% +18.30% +20.61%
10th Percentile £10.45 £13.43 £10.66
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -19.05% +20.00%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 87 (100.00%) DevOps
2 71 (81.61%) Ansible
3 56 (64.37%) Linux
4 43 (49.43%) Jenkins
5 37 (42.53%) Puppet
6 36 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (39.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (37.93%) Python
9 31 (35.63%) Opscode Chef
10 28 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (29.89%) Docker
12 22 (25.29%) Maven
12 22 (25.29%) Java
13 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (21.84%) Unix
15 18 (20.69%) Windows
16 17 (19.54%) Finance
16 17 (19.54%) Kubernetes
17 16 (18.39%) Configuration Management
18 15 (17.24%) Ruby
18 15 (17.24%) OpenShift
19 14 (16.09%) Bash Shell
19 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
19 14 (16.09%) Web Services
20 13 (14.94%) JBoss
20 13 (14.94%) Perl
21 12 (13.79%) VMware
21 12 (13.79%) PaaS
21 12 (13.79%) Artifactory

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 13 (14.94%) JBoss
2 10 (11.49%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.75%) Apache
3 5 (5.75%) Confluence
4 4 (4.60%) IIS
4 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.15%) CMS
6 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (17.24%) OpenShift
4 12 (13.79%) PaaS
5 8 (9.20%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (5.75%) IaaS
7 4 (4.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (4.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.15%) Datadog
8 1 (1.15%) GitHub
8 1 (1.15%) npm
8 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) Firewall
2 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.45%) BIG-IP
3 3 (3.45%) LDAP
3 3 (3.45%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.30%) Internet
4 2 (2.30%) Intranet
4 2 (2.30%) Network Security
4 2 (2.30%) SSL
5 1 (1.15%) DNS
5 1 (1.15%) HTTP
5 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.15%) SAN
5 1 (1.15%) Skype
5 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) MySQL
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (49.43%) Jenkins
2 22 (25.29%) Maven
3 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
4 12 (13.79%) Artifactory
5 10 (11.49%) Subversion
6 9 (10.34%) Gradle
7 7 (8.05%) GitLab
7 7 (8.05%) Selenium
8 6 (6.90%) JIRA
9 5 (5.75%) Ant
9 5 (5.75%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (3.45%) Vagrant
11 2 (2.30%) CruiseControl
11 2 (2.30%) IBM UrbanCode
12 1 (1.15%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.15%) JMeter
12 1 (1.15%) JUnit
12 1 (1.15%) Log4j
12 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Law
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) Web Services
2 8 (9.20%) .NET
2 8 (9.20%) Middleware
3 7 (8.05%) RESTful
4 5 (5.75%) Ajax
4 5 (5.75%) Java EE
4 5 (5.75%) jQuery
4 5 (5.75%) SOAP
5 4 (4.60%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.60%) JPA
5 4 (4.60%) XML
6 3 (3.45%) EJB
6 3 (3.45%) EJB 3.0
6 3 (3.45%) Node.js
6 3 (3.45%) REST
6 3 (3.45%) XSLT
7 2 (2.30%) Nightwatchjs
7 2 (2.30%) React
7 2 (2.30%) Spring
8 1 (1.15%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Private Cloud
2 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.45%) DataPower
3 3 (3.45%) iPad
3 3 (3.45%) PKI
3 3 (3.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.15%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 56 (64.37%) Linux
2 34 (39.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (21.84%) Unix
4 18 (20.69%) Windows
5 10 (11.49%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.45%) CentOS
7 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) DevOps
2 28 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.39%) Configuration Management
5 12 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (9.20%) Open Source
7 7 (8.05%) Kanban
7 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.05%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.90%) Scrum
8 6 (6.90%) Task Automation
9 5 (5.75%) Build Automation
9 5 (5.75%) Change Control
9 5 (5.75%) Coaching
9 5 (5.75%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (5.75%) ITIL
9 5 (5.75%) Migration
9 5 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) Python
2 22 (25.29%) Java
3 15 (17.24%) Ruby
4 14 (16.09%) Bash Shell
5 13 (14.94%) Perl
6 11 (12.64%) PowerShell
7 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.90%) Go
8 6 (6.90%) SQL
9 4 (4.60%) C#
9 4 (4.60%) PHP
10 3 (3.45%) C++
10 3 (3.45%) Groovy
11 1 (1.15%) C
11 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.15%) Scala
11 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (29.89%) Docker
2 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.60%) VMware NSX
5 3 (3.45%) vSphere
6 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 71 (81.61%) Ansible
2 37 (42.53%) Puppet
3 31 (35.63%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (19.54%) Kubernetes
5 7 (8.05%) SELinux
6 5 (5.75%) Packer
7 4 (4.60%) Terraform
8 2 (2.30%) Nagios
9 1 (1.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) VMware
2 10 (11.49%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.60%) Black Duck
4 4 (4.60%) Google
5 3 (3.45%) Citrix
5 3 (3.45%) F5
5 3 (3.45%) IBM
6 2 (2.30%) Adobe
6 2 (2.30%) Imperva
6 2 (2.30%) New Relic
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle
7 1 (1.15%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.15%) Capita
7 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco
7 1 (1.15%) EMC
7 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.15%) Splunk