Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 81 123
Rank change year-on-year +22 +42 -7
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 89 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.01% 1.38% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 1.45% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 13 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +26.76% -5.33%
10th Percentile £400 £380 £318
90th Percentile £625 £570 £396
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £60.00 - £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 2,842 1,659 2,913
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 95.73% 95.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,696 1,041 1,473
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £215 £263
90th Percentile £568 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 22
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -0.05% +21.33%
10th Percentile £11.88 £13.45 £10.52
90th Percentile £41.75 £52.00 £42.13
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £15.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -36.44% +20.48%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 89 (100.00%) DevOps
2 74 (83.15%) Ansible
3 55 (61.80%) Linux
4 46 (51.69%) Jenkins
5 39 (43.82%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (39.33%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (39.33%) Puppet
6 35 (39.33%) Python
7 30 (33.71%) Finance
8 28 (31.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (29.21%) Java
10 25 (28.09%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (28.09%) Docker
11 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (26.97%) Ruby
12 21 (23.60%) Maven
13 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
14 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (20.22%) Windows
16 17 (19.10%) Configuration Management
17 16 (17.98%) Web Services
17 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
18 15 (16.85%) Kubernetes
18 15 (16.85%) Unix
19 14 (15.73%) PaaS
19 14 (15.73%) Continuous Delivery
20 13 (14.61%) Bash Shell
20 13 (14.61%) Banking
21 12 (13.48%) Cloud Computing
21 12 (13.48%) Windows Server

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 11 (12.36%) JBoss
2 10 (11.24%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (5.62%) Confluence
5 3 (3.37%) Apache
6 2 (2.25%) IIS
7 1 (1.12%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.12%) nginx
7 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 39 (43.82%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (15.73%) PaaS
4 12 (13.48%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (11.24%) OpenShift
6 5 (5.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (5.62%) IaaS
7 3 (3.37%) SaaS
8 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.25%) Heroku
8 2 (2.25%) npm
9 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.12%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (1.12%) Datadog
9 1 (1.12%) GitHub
9 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) Firewall
2 2 (2.25%) SAN
2 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.12%) Network Security
3 1 (1.12%) Skype
3 1 (1.12%) SSL
3 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (51.69%) Jenkins
2 21 (23.60%) Maven
3 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
4 10 (11.24%) Artifactory
4 10 (11.24%) Gradle
4 10 (11.24%) Subversion
5 6 (6.74%) JIRA
5 6 (6.74%) Selenium
5 6 (6.74%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.62%) Ant
6 5 (5.62%) GitLab
7 3 (3.37%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.25%) JMeter
9 1 (1.12%) JUnit
9 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.12%) Log4j
9 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Law
4 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) Web Services
2 8 (8.99%) Middleware
2 8 (8.99%) RESTful
3 6 (6.74%) Node.js
4 5 (5.62%) React
5 3 (3.37%) REST
6 2 (2.25%) .NET
6 2 (2.25%) Ajax
6 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.25%) Java EE
6 2 (2.25%) JPA
6 2 (2.25%) jQuery
6 2 (2.25%) Nightwatchjs
6 2 (2.25%) SOAP
6 2 (2.25%) Spring
6 2 (2.25%) XML
7 1 (1.12%) EJB
7 1 (1.12%) HTML
7 1 (1.12%) JDBC
7 1 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) iPad
2 5 (5.62%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.37%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) DataPower
6 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (61.80%) Linux
2 28 (31.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (20.22%) Windows
4 15 (16.85%) Unix
5 12 (13.48%) Windows Server
6 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) CentOS
7 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) DevOps
2 35 (39.33%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.10%) Configuration Management
5 14 (15.73%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
6 11 (12.36%) Task Automation
7 9 (10.11%) Open Source
8 8 (8.99%) Coaching
8 8 (8.99%) Validation
9 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (5.62%) ITIL
11 5 (5.62%) Kanban
11 5 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (5.62%) Scrum
11 5 (5.62%) TDD
12 4 (4.49%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.49%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.33%) Python
2 26 (29.21%) Java
3 24 (26.97%) Ruby
4 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
5 13 (14.61%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.99%) Groovy
6 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.99%) Perl
7 7 (7.87%) C#
8 6 (6.74%) C++
9 3 (3.37%) PHP
10 2 (2.25%) Go
10 2 (2.25%) SQL
11 1 (1.12%) C
11 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (28.09%) Docker
2 8 (8.99%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.49%) vSphere
4 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 74 (83.15%) Ansible
2 35 (39.33%) Puppet
3 25 (28.09%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (16.85%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.62%) SELinux
5 5 (5.62%) Terraform
6 4 (4.49%) Packer
7 1 (1.12%) Nagios
7 1 (1.12%) Salt
7 1 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) VMware
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.25%) Black Duck
3 2 (2.25%) New Relic
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.12%) Capita
4 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco
4 1 (1.12%) Citrix
4 1 (1.12%) EMC
4 1 (1.12%) F5
4 1 (1.12%) Google
4 1 (1.12%) HP
4 1 (1.12%) IBM
4 1 (1.12%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.12%) Splunk