Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

DevOps
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 22 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 +45 +41
Contract jobs citing DevOps 240 177 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.17% 6.61% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.26% 7.80% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 99 44
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £438 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -0.28% +6.36%
10th Percentile £346 £325 £333
90th Percentile £700 £618 £573
Scotland median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 - -

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,592 2,268 2,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.19% 84.66% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,392 1,325 1,176
Edinburgh median daily rate £420 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.24% +4.33%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £265
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £17.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -2.28% +8.53%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.23 £10.98
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.78 £26.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.62% -25.00% +66.67%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Edinburgh

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Edinburgh

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 148 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (32.08%) Python
3 70 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 70 (29.17%) Ansible
4 63 (26.25%) Docker
5 62 (25.83%) Amazon AWS
5 62 (25.83%) Java
6 51 (21.25%) Git (software)
7 50 (20.83%) Banking
8 49 (20.42%) Scrum
9 47 (19.58%) Linux
9 47 (19.58%) Kubernetes
10 45 (18.75%) Finance
11 43 (17.92%) Cloud Foundry
12 42 (17.50%) Puppet
13 37 (15.42%) Node.js
14 36 (15.00%) JavaScript
14 36 (15.00%) TDD
15 35 (14.58%) Test Automation
16 34 (14.17%) BDD
17 33 (13.75%) SQL
18 32 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (12.92%) Maven
20 30 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
20 30 (12.50%) Groovy
20 30 (12.50%) NoSQL
21 28 (11.67%) Bash Shell
21 28 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
21 28 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
21 28 (11.67%) Oracle

DevOps
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 43 (17.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (5.83%) nginx
3 13 (5.42%) Confluence
4 5 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.67%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.25%) IIS
7 2 (0.83%) Apache
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.42%) CICS
8 1 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (25.83%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (9.17%) npm
4 21 (8.75%) PaaS
5 17 (7.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (5.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (4.58%) OpenShift
8 10 (4.17%) GitHub
9 9 (3.75%) Heroku
9 9 (3.75%) IaaS
9 9 (3.75%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (1.67%) Tricentis Tosca
11 3 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.25%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.25%) Office 365
11 3 (1.25%) SaaS
11 3 (1.25%) Serverless
12 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.00%) Firewall
2 7 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (2.50%) BGP
3 6 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (2.50%) OSPF
4 3 (1.25%) DNS
4 3 (1.25%) Network Security
5 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.42%) HTTP
6 1 (0.42%) Internet
6 1 (0.42%) LAN
6 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.42%) SSL
6 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 26 (10.83%) MongoDB
3 15 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (6.25%) MySQL
3 15 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 14 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.58%) Big Data
6 10 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (2.50%) Informix
9 4 (1.67%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.67%) Redis
10 3 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.25%) Flink
10 3 (1.25%) InfluxDB
10 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 70 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 51 (21.25%) Git (software)
3 31 (12.92%) Maven
4 24 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 23 (9.58%) JIRA
6 20 (8.33%) IBM UrbanCode
7 19 (7.92%) Gradle
8 18 (7.50%) Selenium
9 17 (7.08%) SonarQube
10 16 (6.67%) Cucumber
11 15 (6.25%) Travis CI
12 13 (5.42%) CircleCI
12 13 (5.42%) GitLab
12 13 (5.42%) gulp
13 12 (5.00%) Subversion
14 10 (4.17%) Artifactory
14 10 (4.17%) Bitbucket
14 10 (4.17%) Gerrit
14 10 (4.17%) JUnit
15 9 (3.75%) Ant
General
1 50 (20.83%) Banking
2 45 (18.75%) Finance
3 9 (3.75%) Law
4 5 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.25%) Advertising
5 3 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Billing
6 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.42%) International Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
6 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (34.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (19.17%) Developer
3 17 (7.08%) Consultant
4 16 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 14 (5.83%) DevOps Consultant
6 13 (5.42%) Analyst
7 12 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
7 12 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (4.58%) Senior DevOps
9 10 (4.17%) Scrum Master
9 10 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.75%) Architect
10 9 (3.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.75%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (3.75%) DBA
10 9 (3.75%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.33%) Agile Coach
11 8 (3.33%) Java Engineer
12 6 (2.50%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (2.50%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.42%) Node.js
2 25 (10.42%) AngularJS
2 25 (10.42%) React
3 21 (8.75%) HTML
4 20 (8.33%) CSS
5 19 (7.92%) Web Services
6 16 (6.67%) Spring
7 13 (5.42%) HTML5
8 12 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (4.58%) CSS3
10 10 (4.17%) MEAN Stack
10 10 (4.17%) REST
11 9 (3.75%) .NET
11 9 (3.75%) JSON
11 9 (3.75%) PostGIS
11 9 (3.75%) SOAP
12 8 (3.33%) Kafka
13 7 (2.92%) Spring Boot
14 6 (2.50%) jQuery
14 6 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.08%) iPad
2 7 (2.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (2.92%) Public Cloud
3 6 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.08%) User Experience
5 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.25%) Fintech
7 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.83%) Clustering
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.83%) NHS
7 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.42%) LPAR
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) VSAM
8 1 (0.42%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.58%) Linux
2 15 (6.25%) Windows
3 13 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.17%) Unix
5 2 (0.83%) CentOS
5 2 (0.83%) Kali Linux
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.42%) AIX
6 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.42%) Mesosphere
6 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (20.42%) Scrum
3 36 (15.00%) TDD
4 35 (14.58%) Test Automation
5 34 (14.17%) BDD
6 32 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 27 (11.25%) Kanban
8 27 (11.25%) Microservices
9 23 (9.58%) Coaching
10 21 (8.75%) Open Source
11 17 (7.08%) E-Commerce
12 16 (6.67%) Functional Testing
12 16 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 16 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 12 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (4.58%) ETL
14 11 (4.58%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (4.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (32.08%) Python
2 62 (25.83%) Java
3 36 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 33 (13.75%) SQL
5 30 (12.50%) Groovy
6 28 (11.67%) Bash Shell
7 22 (9.17%) Ruby
8 17 (7.08%) PowerShell
8 17 (7.08%) Shell Script
9 13 (5.42%) Java 8
10 11 (4.58%) C#
11 8 (3.33%) Go
11 8 (3.33%) Perl
12 5 (2.08%) PHP
13 3 (1.25%) C++
14 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.42%) C
15 1 (0.42%) COBOL
15 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (2.50%) CCNP
3 5 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (0.83%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.83%) CISA
4 2 (0.83%) CISM
4 2 (0.83%) CISSP
4 2 (0.83%) Degree
5 1 (0.42%) VCAP
5 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.17%) QA
2 7 (2.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.25%) GDPR
3 3 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (26.25%) Docker
2 13 (5.42%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.67%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.42%) iptables
5 1 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 70 (29.17%) Ansible
2 47 (19.58%) Kubernetes
3 42 (17.50%) Puppet
4 28 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (7.08%) Terraform
6 14 (5.83%) Mesos
7 13 (5.42%) Consul
8 7 (2.92%) SCOM
8 7 (2.92%) SELinux
9 4 (1.67%) OpenView
9 4 (1.67%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.25%) Grafana
10 3 (1.25%) Kibana
10 3 (1.25%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.83%) logstash
11 2 (0.83%) Nessus
11 2 (0.83%) Salt
11 2 (0.83%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.42%) Nagios
12 1 (0.42%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (11.67%) Oracle
2 25 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.75%) IBM
4 12 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.75%) VMware
6 7 (2.92%) CheckPoint
6 7 (2.92%) Cisco
6 7 (2.92%) Google
7 5 (2.08%) HP
8 4 (1.67%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.25%) F5
9 3 (1.25%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.83%) Charles River
10 2 (0.83%) Qualys
10 2 (0.83%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.83%) Talend
11 1 (0.42%) Dell
11 1 (0.42%) EMC
11 1 (0.42%) Pega
11 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com