Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 50 105
Rank change year-on-year +28 +55 +1
Contract jobs citing DevOps 188 73 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.37% 3.68% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 4.38% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 51 15
Edinburgh median daily rate £469 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £338 £331 £283
90th Percentile £638 £525 £483
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £356
% change year-on-year +12.50% +12.28% -10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 2520 1668 2641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 85.34% 84.11% 83.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 981 1359
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 23
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21% +4.63%
10th Percentile £12.65 £14.25 £12.07
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.03 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +14.29% -8.40% +1.89%

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 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 98 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (51.06%) Ansible
3 84 (44.68%) Linux
4 57 (30.32%) Jenkins
5 53 (28.19%) Puppet
6 50 (26.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
8 45 (23.94%) Python
9 41 (21.81%) Finance
10 39 (20.74%) Opscode Chef
11 38 (20.21%) Docker
11 38 (20.21%) Java
12 37 (19.68%) Banking
13 36 (19.15%) Continuous Delivery
14 29 (15.43%) Windows
14 29 (15.43%) VMware
15 27 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
16 26 (13.83%) Git (software)
16 26 (13.83%) Maven
17 25 (13.30%) Test Automation
18 24 (12.77%) Unix
19 23 (12.23%) Ruby
19 23 (12.23%) TDD
20 22 (11.70%) Artifactory
21 21 (11.17%) Kanban
21 21 (11.17%) JavaScript
21 21 (11.17%) Configuration Management
22 20 (10.64%) Scrum
22 20 (10.64%) Web Services

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 16 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 14 (7.45%) JBoss
3 7 (3.72%) Apache
3 7 (3.72%) Confluence
4 5 (2.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.66%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.13%) IIS
5 4 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.06%) CMS
6 2 (1.06%) SAS
7 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 45 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.64%) OpenShift
4 15 (7.98%) PaaS
5 10 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.66%) Google Analytics
6 5 (2.66%) IaaS
7 4 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.53%) Datadog
9 1 (0.53%) GitHub
9 1 (0.53%) npm
9 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.51%) Firewall
2 8 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.19%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (3.19%) VXLAN
4 5 (2.66%) SSL
5 4 (2.13%) HTTP
5 4 (2.13%) LAN
5 4 (2.13%) LDAP
5 4 (2.13%) SAN
5 4 (2.13%) VPN
5 4 (2.13%) WAN
6 3 (1.60%) BGP
6 3 (1.60%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.60%) DNS
6 3 (1.60%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.60%) Internet
6 3 (1.60%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.60%) OSPF
6 3 (1.60%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (1.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.85%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.26%) MySQL
3 8 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.72%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.66%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.60%) Informix
7 2 (1.06%) Big Data
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.06%) Power BI
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.53%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 57 (30.32%) Jenkins
2 26 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 26 (13.83%) Maven
3 22 (11.70%) Artifactory
4 19 (10.11%) Subversion
5 15 (7.98%) JIRA
6 12 (6.38%) TeamCity
7 10 (5.32%) Gradle
7 10 (5.32%) Selenium
8 9 (4.79%) GitLab
9 6 (3.19%) Ant
9 6 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (3.19%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.66%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.13%) IBM UrbanCode
12 3 (1.60%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.60%) Vagrant
13 2 (1.06%) CruiseControl
13 2 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 41 (21.81%) Finance
2 37 (19.68%) Banking
3 5 (2.66%) Law
4 3 (1.60%) Legal
5 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 89 (47.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (8.51%) Analyst
3 13 (6.91%) Consultant
4 12 (6.38%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (6.38%) Developer
5 11 (5.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 11 (5.85%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (5.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (5.32%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.26%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
7 8 (4.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.19%) Architect
8 6 (3.19%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (3.19%) DevOps Specialist
9 5 (2.66%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (2.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.66%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.64%) Web Services
2 11 (5.85%) RESTful
3 9 (4.79%) Middleware
3 9 (4.79%) SOAP
4 8 (4.26%) .NET
4 8 (4.26%) REST
5 7 (3.72%) HTML
5 7 (3.72%) Java EE
5 7 (3.72%) React
6 6 (3.19%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.19%) Hibernate
6 6 (3.19%) jQuery
6 6 (3.19%) Node.js
7 5 (2.66%) Ajax
7 5 (2.66%) HTML5
7 5 (2.66%) JPA
7 5 (2.66%) XML
8 4 (2.13%) Nightwatchjs
8 4 (2.13%) Spring
9 3 (1.60%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.38%) Private Cloud
2 9 (4.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 7 (3.72%) User Experience
4 6 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.66%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.13%) DataPower
6 4 (2.13%) iPad
7 3 (1.60%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.60%) PKI
8 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.06%) Wiki
9 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.53%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.53%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 84 (44.68%) Linux
2 50 (26.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (15.43%) Windows
4 24 (12.77%) Unix
5 18 (9.57%) Windows Server
6 10 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.60%) CentOS
8 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (19.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 25 (13.30%) Test Automation
5 23 (12.23%) TDD
6 21 (11.17%) Configuration Management
6 21 (11.17%) Kanban
7 20 (10.64%) Scrum
8 18 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (9.04%) Open Source
10 16 (8.51%) Coaching
11 15 (7.98%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.85%) BDD
12 11 (5.85%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (5.85%) Migration
12 11 (5.85%) Performance Testing
12 11 (5.85%) Validation
13 10 (5.32%) ITIL
14 8 (4.26%) E-Commerce
14 8 (4.26%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.94%) Python
2 38 (20.21%) Java
3 23 (12.23%) Ruby
4 21 (11.17%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.11%) Bash Shell
6 18 (9.57%) PowerShell
6 18 (9.57%) SQL
7 17 (9.04%) Perl
8 7 (3.72%) Go
9 5 (2.66%) C#
10 4 (2.13%) C++
10 4 (2.13%) Groovy
10 4 (2.13%) PHP
10 4 (2.13%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.06%) Scala
12 1 (0.53%) C
12 1 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.53%) Dart
12 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (5.32%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.19%) CCNP
2 6 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) PMO
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (20.21%) Docker
2 15 (7.98%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.38%) VMware NSX
4 10 (5.32%) vSphere
5 9 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 96 (51.06%) Ansible
2 53 (28.19%) Puppet
3 39 (20.74%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (10.64%) Kubernetes
5 8 (4.26%) SELinux
6 6 (3.19%) Packer
7 4 (2.13%) Salt
7 4 (2.13%) Terraform
8 2 (1.06%) Nagios
8 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.06%) SCCM
9 1 (0.53%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.53%) vRealize
9 1 (0.53%) Xymon
Vendors
1 29 (15.43%) VMware
2 14 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.45%) Red Hat
3 9 (4.79%) Cisco
3 9 (4.79%) Google
4 8 (4.26%) Citrix
5 7 (3.72%) Oracle
6 6 (3.19%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.66%) Black Duck
7 5 (2.66%) Pega
8 4 (2.13%) EMC
8 4 (2.13%) Teradata
9 3 (1.60%) F5
9 3 (1.60%) IBM
10 2 (1.06%) Adobe
10 2 (1.06%) New Relic
10 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.06%) Tableau
10 2 (1.06%) Workday