Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 14 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 +3
Contract jobs citing DevOps 97 198 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.01% 8.40% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.45% 9.76% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 101 101
Median daily rate £450 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £325 £344
90th Percentile £663 £688 £713
Scotland median daily rate £450 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.11% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year - -24.32% -

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 928 2,029 2,655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.17% 86.12% 88.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 1,069 1,566
Median daily rate £428 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £225 £280 £288
90th Percentile £600 £594 £568
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -34.58% +40.79%
10th Percentile £16.32 £11.15 £10.75
90th Percentile £44.15 £45.38 £45.96
Median hourly rate £26.00 £23.50 £17.40
% change year-on-year +10.64% +35.06% -36.73%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Edinburgh

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for DevOps in Edinburgh

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.96%) Azure
3 26 (26.80%) AWS
4 25 (25.77%) Java
5 20 (20.62%) Kubernetes
6 19 (19.59%) Terraform
6 19 (19.59%) Python
7 18 (18.56%) Banking
7 18 (18.56%) Finance
7 18 (18.56%) Jenkins
8 17 (17.53%) Scrum
8 17 (17.53%) Public Sector
9 14 (14.43%) Docker
10 13 (13.40%) Windows
10 13 (13.40%) Ansible
11 12 (12.37%) Linux
11 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
12 11 (11.34%) PowerShell
12 11 (11.34%) JIRA
12 11 (11.34%) Puppet
13 10 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (10.31%) Cisco
13 10 (10.31%) Firewall
13 10 (10.31%) TDD
14 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
14 9 (9.28%) CheckPoint
14 9 (9.28%) Kanban
14 9 (9.28%) Selenium
14 9 (9.28%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (9.28%) Git (software)

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 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (4.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.09%) Apache
3 3 (3.09%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.09%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 2 (2.06%) JBoss
4 2 (2.06%) nginx
5 1 (1.03%) CMS
5 1 (1.03%) Confluence
5 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.03%) InVision
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.03%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 31 (31.96%) Azure
2 26 (26.80%) AWS
3 8 (8.25%) Serverless
4 7 (7.22%) Boomi
4 7 (7.22%) OpenShift
5 5 (5.15%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.15%) GCP
6 4 (4.12%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (4.12%) Azure Functions
7 3 (3.09%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (3.09%) Office 365
7 3 (3.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.06%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.06%) PaaS
9 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.03%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (1.03%) Logic Apps
9 1 (1.03%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) Firewall
2 9 (9.28%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (9.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (5.15%) BGP
3 5 (5.15%) OSPF
4 4 (4.12%) HTTP
5 2 (2.06%) Internet
6 1 (1.03%) DNS
6 1 (1.03%) HSRP
6 1 (1.03%) IKE
6 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.03%) IPsec
6 1 (1.03%) L2TP
6 1 (1.03%) LAN
6 1 (1.03%) SMTP
6 1 (1.03%) SSH
6 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.03%) VLAN
6 1 (1.03%) VRRP
6 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.09%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.09%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (3.09%) Impala
4 2 (2.06%) GIS
4 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.03%) Power BI
5 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (18.56%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.34%) JIRA
3 9 (9.28%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.28%) Selenium
4 8 (8.25%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.25%) Postman
5 6 (6.19%) Bitbucket
6 5 (5.15%) Artifactory
6 5 (5.15%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.09%) GitLab
7 3 (3.09%) Subversion
8 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.03%) Appium
9 1 (1.03%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.03%) Calabash
9 1 (1.03%) Cypress.io
9 1 (1.03%) Grunt
9 1 (1.03%) JMeter
9 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (18.56%) Banking
1 18 (18.56%) Finance
2 17 (17.53%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Developer
2 20 (20.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) Analyst
4 7 (7.22%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (7.22%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Platform Engineer
4 7 (7.22%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Architect
7 4 (4.12%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) .NET
2 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (4.12%) CSS
2 4 (4.12%) HTML
2 4 (4.12%) React
2 4 (4.12%) Spring
3 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.09%) Entity Framework
3 3 (3.09%) Spring Boot
4 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.06%) CSS3
4 2 (2.06%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.06%) HTML5
4 2 (2.06%) jQuery
4 2 (2.06%) Kafka
4 2 (2.06%) Node.js
4 2 (2.06%) REST
4 2 (2.06%) Web Services
4 2 (2.06%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.12%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.09%) User Experience
4 2 (2.06%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.03%) PKI
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Windows
2 12 (12.37%) Linux
3 8 (8.25%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.09%) CentOS
5 2 (2.06%) Mesosphere
5 2 (2.06%) Unix
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) AIX
6 1 (1.03%) Android
6 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.53%) Scrum
3 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
4 10 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (10.31%) TDD
5 9 (9.28%) Kanban
5 9 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (8.25%) Integration Testing
6 8 (8.25%) Microservices
6 8 (8.25%) User Stories
7 7 (7.22%) API Testing
7 7 (7.22%) Software Testing
7 7 (7.22%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.19%) Analytics
8 6 (6.19%) BCP
8 6 (6.19%) Case Management
8 6 (6.19%) Migration
8 6 (6.19%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.77%) Java
2 19 (19.59%) Python
3 11 (11.34%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.25%) SQL
5 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.06%) C#
6 2 (2.06%) Perl
7 1 (1.03%) Groovy
7 1 (1.03%) Java 8
7 1 (1.03%) PHP
7 1 (1.03%) Ruby
7 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) CCNP
1 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.06%) MCP
4 1 (1.03%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.12%) PMO
3 2 (2.06%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.06%) QA
4 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.03%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (14.43%) Docker
2 6 (6.19%) VMware NSX
3 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.03%) NFS
5 1 (1.03%) Varnish
5 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (20.62%) Kubernetes
2 19 (19.59%) Terraform
3 13 (13.40%) Ansible
4 11 (11.34%) Puppet
5 6 (6.19%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.09%) Packer
6 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
7 2 (2.06%) Kibana
7 2 (2.06%) logstash
7 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.03%) Istio
8 1 (1.03%) SCCM
8 1 (1.03%) SCOM
8 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) Cisco
2 9 (9.28%) CheckPoint
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.25%) VMware
4 7 (7.22%) Dell
5 5 (5.15%) Cognos
5 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.12%) Adobe
6 4 (4.12%) Google
6 4 (4.12%) IBM
7 3 (3.09%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.06%) Okta
9 1 (1.03%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.03%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.03%) RedGate
9 1 (1.03%) Snow