Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 +47
Contract jobs citing DevOps 185 206 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.27% 7.09% 6.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.60% 8.01% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 109 87
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £363 £340 £325
90th Percentile £688 £700 £575
Scotland median daily rate £500 £451 £425
% change year-on-year +10.99% +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 1,928 2,571 2,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.23% 88.44% 84.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 1,414 1,177
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £557 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +13.82%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £41.90 £43.90 £43.39
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.76% -35.45% -23.61%

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 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 92 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (38.38%) Python
3 66 (35.68%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (28.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (28.65%) Banking
5 50 (27.03%) Ansible
6 47 (25.41%) Finance
7 46 (24.86%) Jenkins
8 45 (24.32%) Kubernetes
9 41 (22.16%) Linux
10 32 (17.30%) Java
11 28 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (13.51%) Puppet
12 25 (13.51%) Docker
13 23 (12.43%) Microservices
14 22 (11.89%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (11.89%) SQL
14 22 (11.89%) Unix
14 22 (11.89%) Migration
15 21 (11.35%) Bash Shell
15 21 (11.35%) Test Automation
16 20 (10.81%) Public Sector
16 20 (10.81%) PaaS
16 20 (10.81%) Windows
17 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
18 18 (9.73%) GitLab
19 17 (9.19%) Oracle
20 16 (8.65%) SQL Server
20 16 (8.65%) Public Cloud
20 16 (8.65%) Terraform

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 9 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.78%) Confluence
3 6 (3.24%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.62%) nginx
4 3 (1.62%) SAS
4 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.62%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Markit EDM
1 7 (3.78%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 66 (35.68%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (28.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (11.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (10.81%) PaaS
5 13 (7.03%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (7.03%) Serverless
6 11 (5.95%) GitHub
7 10 (5.41%) SaaS
8 9 (4.86%) OpenShift
9 5 (2.70%) AWS CodePipeline
9 5 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (2.70%) IaaS
10 3 (1.62%) npm
10 3 (1.62%) Office 365
11 2 (1.08%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.41%) Network Security
2 7 (3.78%) BIG-IP
2 7 (3.78%) DNS
2 7 (3.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (3.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (3.24%) Firewall
4 5 (2.70%) Internet
4 5 (2.70%) SSL
5 3 (1.62%) HTTP
5 3 (1.62%) SMTP
5 3 (1.62%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.62%) WAN
6 2 (1.08%) LAN
6 2 (1.08%) SAN
6 2 (1.08%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.54%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.54%) BGP
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.03%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.95%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.78%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.24%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.70%) Big Data
8 4 (2.16%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.16%) MySQL
9 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.54%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (24.86%) Jenkins
2 18 (9.73%) GitLab
3 14 (7.57%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.03%) Artifactory
4 13 (7.03%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (5.41%) JIRA
6 8 (4.32%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.70%) Selenium
7 5 (2.70%) Travis CI
8 4 (2.16%) Gradle
8 4 (2.16%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.16%) Maven
8 4 (2.16%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.62%) gulp
9 3 (1.62%) IBM UrbanCode
9 3 (1.62%) JUnit
9 3 (1.62%) Subversion
10 2 (1.08%) CF BOSH
10 2 (1.08%) Jasmine
General
1 53 (28.65%) Banking
2 47 (25.41%) Finance
3 20 (10.81%) Public Sector
4 13 (7.03%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.24%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (33.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (12.43%) AWS Engineer
3 21 (11.35%) Cloud Engineer
4 18 (9.73%) Analyst
4 18 (9.73%) Architect
5 16 (8.65%) Developer
6 14 (7.57%) AWS DevOps
6 14 (7.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.95%) Test Analyst
8 10 (5.41%) Consultant
8 10 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.32%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.32%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.78%) Azure DevOps
11 7 (3.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (3.24%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.95%) .NET
1 11 (5.95%) Node.js
2 10 (5.41%) Web Services
3 9 (4.86%) React
4 7 (3.78%) HTML
5 6 (3.24%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.24%) CSS
5 6 (3.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (2.70%) CSS3
6 5 (2.70%) HTML5
7 4 (2.16%) Java EE
7 4 (2.16%) Kafka
7 4 (2.16%) MEAN Stack
7 4 (2.16%) Spring
7 4 (2.16%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.62%) RESTful
9 2 (1.08%) Middleware
9 2 (1.08%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.65%) Public Cloud
2 10 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.32%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.78%) Cloud Native
5 6 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.62%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.08%) User Experience
8 2 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.54%) DataPower
9 1 (0.54%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.54%) FMCG
9 1 (0.54%) iPad
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Robotics
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.16%) Linux
2 22 (11.89%) Unix
3 20 (10.81%) Windows
4 9 (4.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.16%) CentOS
7 3 (1.62%) Solaris
8 2 (1.08%) CoreOS
8 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (12.43%) Microservices
4 22 (11.89%) Migration
5 21 (11.35%) Test Automation
6 15 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 14 (7.57%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (7.57%) TDD
8 13 (7.03%) Coaching
8 13 (7.03%) Kanban
9 12 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (6.49%) Scrum
10 11 (5.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (5.41%) BDD
11 10 (5.41%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (5.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 10 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.32%) DevSecOps
12 8 (4.32%) Investment Management
12 8 (4.32%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (38.38%) Python
2 32 (17.30%) Java
3 22 (11.89%) SQL
4 21 (11.35%) Bash Shell
5 14 (7.57%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.03%) C#
6 13 (7.03%) PowerShell
7 12 (6.49%) Go
8 11 (5.95%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.32%) Ruby
10 7 (3.78%) C++
10 7 (3.78%) Perl
11 6 (3.24%) PHP
12 5 (2.70%) C
13 4 (2.16%) Groovy
14 3 (1.62%) Java 8
15 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.08%) Rust
16 1 (0.54%) ES6
16 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.41%) CCNP
1 10 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (4.32%) CCNA
3 2 (1.08%) VCAP
3 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.54%) CCIE
4 1 (0.54%) CEH
4 1 (0.54%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (13.51%) Docker
2 7 (3.78%) VMware NSX
3 5 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.70%) XenApp
3 5 (2.70%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.16%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (2.16%) vSphere
5 3 (1.62%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.54%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 50 (27.03%) Ansible
2 45 (24.32%) Kubernetes
3 25 (13.51%) Puppet
4 16 (8.65%) Terraform
5 15 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.62%) Nessus
6 3 (1.62%) OpenVAS
7 2 (1.08%) Avamar
7 2 (1.08%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.54%) Grafana
8 1 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.19%) Oracle
3 11 (5.95%) VMware
4 9 (4.86%) Charles River
4 9 (4.86%) Cisco
5 8 (4.32%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.78%) F5
6 7 (3.78%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.70%) Citrix
7 5 (2.70%) EMC
8 4 (2.16%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.62%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (1.62%) IBM
10 2 (1.08%) Dell
10 2 (1.08%) Facebook
10 2 (1.08%) Google
10 2 (1.08%) NetApp
10 2 (1.08%) Veracode
11 1 (0.54%) Spotify
11 1 (0.54%) YouTube