Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £675 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 57 111
Rank change year-on-year +5 +54 +16
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 102 84 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.48% 2.90% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 3.03% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 54 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £675 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.11% +13.43% -9.46%
10th Percentile £460 £375 £369
90th Percentile £700 £602 £485
Scotland median daily rate £550 £475 £406
% change year-on-year +15.79% +16.92% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 2,800 2,772 2,082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 95.85% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,425 1,628 1,200
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £260 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £356
% change year-on-year +3.23% +8.85% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 21 35
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -36.56% +25.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £11.55
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.50 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £21.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.06% +25.00% -20.93%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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.

1 102 (100.00%) DevOps
2 68 (66.67%) Ansible
3 59 (57.84%) Python
4 57 (55.88%) Jenkins
5 46 (45.10%) Docker
6 42 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
7 39 (38.24%) Puppet
8 38 (37.25%) Java
9 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (34.31%) Cloud Foundry
11 34 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
12 31 (30.39%) Finance
12 31 (30.39%) Groovy
13 30 (29.41%) Kubernetes
14 29 (28.43%) Terraform
14 29 (28.43%) Linux
15 28 (27.45%) Maven
16 26 (25.49%) AWS CloudFormation
16 26 (25.49%) Gradle
17 25 (24.51%) PaaS
18 24 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (23.53%) IBM UrbanCode
19 23 (22.55%) npm
19 23 (22.55%) Git (software)
20 21 (20.59%) nginx
20 21 (20.59%) Open Source
21 20 (19.61%) Banking
21 20 (19.61%) Shell Script
21 20 (19.61%) CircleCI
21 20 (19.61%) Travis CI

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 35 (34.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 21 (20.59%) nginx
3 5 (4.90%) Confluence
4 2 (1.96%) Apache
4 2 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 42 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (25.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 25 (24.51%) PaaS
4 24 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (22.55%) npm
6 9 (8.82%) OpenShift
7 8 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (5.88%) GitHub
9 5 (4.90%) IaaS
10 4 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (3.92%) Serverless
11 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (2.94%) Heroku
12 2 (1.96%) Datadog
12 2 (1.96%) Tricentis Tosca
13 1 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.98%) Route 53
13 1 (0.98%) SaaS
13 1 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Network Security
2 3 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.98%) Calico
3 1 (0.98%) DNS
3 1 (0.98%) HTTP
3 1 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.98%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.98%) SSL
3 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) Redis
1 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.96%) Couchbase
2 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 57 (55.88%) Jenkins
2 28 (27.45%) Maven
3 26 (25.49%) Gradle
4 24 (23.53%) IBM UrbanCode
5 23 (22.55%) Git (software)
6 20 (19.61%) CircleCI
6 20 (19.61%) gulp
6 20 (19.61%) Travis CI
7 14 (13.73%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (8.82%) Artifactory
8 9 (8.82%) Bitbucket
8 9 (8.82%) JIRA
9 8 (7.84%) SonarQube
10 6 (5.88%) GitLab
11 5 (4.90%) JIRA Agile
11 5 (4.90%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
12 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (2.94%) Gerrit
General
1 31 (30.39%) Finance
2 20 (19.61%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Advertising
4 1 (0.98%) Law
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.73%) Web Services
2 9 (8.82%) Node.js
3 3 (2.94%) .NET
4 2 (1.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.98%) Middleware
5 1 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.98%) REST
5 1 (0.98%) SOAP
5 1 (0.98%) XML
5 1 (0.98%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) iPad
2 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.96%) Fintech
3 2 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) Linux
2 11 (10.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (7.84%) Unix
4 7 (6.86%) Windows
5 3 (2.94%) CentOS
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.96%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.98%) Debian
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (100.00%) DevOps
2 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.59%) Open Source
4 19 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (14.71%) Scrum
6 11 (10.78%) Change Control
7 10 (9.80%) TDD
8 9 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (8.82%) Kanban
9 7 (6.86%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 5 (4.90%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.90%) Data Management
11 5 (4.90%) SOA
12 4 (3.92%) Communications Security
12 4 (3.92%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (3.92%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (57.84%) Python
2 38 (37.25%) Java
3 31 (30.39%) Groovy
4 20 (19.61%) Shell Script
5 19 (18.63%) Ruby
6 13 (12.75%) Bash Shell
7 11 (10.78%) JavaScript
8 9 (8.82%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.86%) Java 8
10 5 (4.90%) Go
10 5 (4.90%) SQL
11 2 (1.96%) C++
12 1 (0.98%) Perl
12 1 (0.98%) PHP
12 1 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.96%) AWS Certification
1 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 46 (45.10%) Docker
2 20 (19.61%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.98%) iptables
4 1 (0.98%) Varnish
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 68 (66.67%) Ansible
2 39 (38.24%) Puppet
3 34 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (29.41%) Kubernetes
5 29 (28.43%) Terraform
6 9 (8.82%) Mesos
7 7 (6.86%) Consul
8 5 (4.90%) SELinux
9 2 (1.96%) Nagios
9 2 (1.96%) Nessus
9 2 (1.96%) OpenView
9 2 (1.96%) Packer
9 2 (1.96%) SCOM
9 2 (1.96%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.98%) Kibana
10 1 (0.98%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) IBM
1 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.84%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.94%) Charles River
3 3 (2.94%) Google
3 3 (2.94%) HP
4 2 (1.96%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.96%) New Relic
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle
4 2 (1.96%) Qualys
4 2 (1.96%) Splunk
5 1 (0.98%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.98%) VMware