Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 11 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 +25
Contract jobs citing DevOps 156 259 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.36% 10.11% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.36% 11.50% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 144 110
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £337
90th Percentile £665 £700 £653
Scotland median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -17.86% - -

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 1,666 2,252 2,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 89.23% 87.90% 88.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 1,158 1,521
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £255 £285 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £20.02 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.28% +42.86% -16.00%
10th Percentile £15.78 £15.04 £11.24
90th Percentile £51.50 £46.63 £50.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.05% -14.29%

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 26 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 73 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.54%) Python
3 55 (35.26%) Azure
4 51 (32.69%) AWS
5 39 (25.00%) Public Sector
6 38 (24.36%) Kubernetes
7 34 (21.79%) Java
7 34 (21.79%) JavaScript
8 32 (20.51%) Linux
8 32 (20.51%) Jenkins
9 29 (18.59%) PowerShell
10 27 (17.31%) Docker
11 25 (16.03%) Ansible
11 25 (16.03%) CSS
12 24 (15.38%) Banking
12 24 (15.38%) Terraform
13 22 (14.10%) HTML
14 21 (13.46%) Kanban
15 20 (12.82%) Windows
15 20 (12.82%) Finance
15 20 (12.82%) Migration
16 19 (12.18%) Bash Shell
16 19 (12.18%) Microservices
17 18 (11.54%) VMware
18 17 (10.90%) PaaS
18 17 (10.90%) NoSQL
19 16 (10.26%) GCP
19 16 (10.26%) Puppet
19 16 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (10.26%) .NET

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 8 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (3.21%) Apache
4 4 (2.56%) nginx
5 3 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Fuse
5 3 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.28%) IIS
6 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.28%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) Confluence
7 1 (0.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (1.28%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.64%) Sonata
2 1 (0.64%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 55 (35.26%) Azure
2 51 (32.69%) AWS
3 17 (10.90%) PaaS
4 16 (10.26%) GCP
5 14 (8.97%) OpenShift
6 13 (8.33%) Serverless
7 11 (7.05%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (7.05%) SaaS
8 9 (5.77%) IaaS
9 8 (5.13%) Amazon S3
10 6 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (3.21%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (2.56%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (2.56%) CloudFront
12 4 (2.56%) npm
12 4 (2.56%) Route 53
13 3 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) SAN
2 9 (5.77%) Firewall
2 9 (5.77%) WAN
3 5 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (3.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (3.21%) LAN
4 3 (1.92%) BGP
4 3 (1.92%) BIG-IP
4 3 (1.92%) HTTP
4 3 (1.92%) OSPF
4 3 (1.92%) SSL
5 2 (1.28%) ADSL
5 2 (1.28%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.28%) Network Security
6 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.64%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.64%) SMS
6 1 (0.64%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.90%) NoSQL
2 14 (8.97%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.49%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.56%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.28%) Aerospike
9 2 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.28%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.28%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.28%) GIS
9 2 (1.28%) Hazelcast
9 2 (1.28%) MySQL
9 2 (1.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (20.51%) Jenkins
2 13 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.05%) Artifactory
4 8 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (4.49%) GitLab
6 6 (3.85%) CircleCI
7 5 (3.21%) gulp
7 5 (3.21%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.56%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.56%) Gradle
8 4 (2.56%) Maven
8 4 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.56%) Travis CI
9 3 (1.92%) JIRA
10 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.28%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (1.28%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.28%) Selenium
10 2 (1.28%) Zephyr
General
1 39 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 24 (15.38%) Banking
3 20 (12.82%) Finance
4 3 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Back Office
5 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.64%) Front Office
5 1 (0.64%) Publishing
5 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (26.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (22.44%) Developer
3 17 (10.90%) Platform Engineer
4 14 (8.97%) Java Developer
5 12 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.05%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (7.05%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) Administrator
7 10 (6.41%) Analyst
7 10 (6.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (5.13%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.13%) Consultant
8 8 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.49%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.49%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.85%) Azure DevOps
10 6 (3.85%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.21%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.03%) CSS
2 22 (14.10%) HTML
3 16 (10.26%) .NET
4 15 (9.62%) Node.js
4 15 (9.62%) React
5 14 (8.97%) REST
5 14 (8.97%) Spring Boot
6 12 (7.69%) Spring
7 11 (7.05%) AngularJS
7 11 (7.05%) Flask
7 11 (7.05%) Kafka
8 8 (5.13%) .NET Core
9 6 (3.85%) HTML5
10 5 (3.21%) CSS3
10 5 (3.21%) OAuth
10 5 (3.21%) OAuth2
11 4 (2.56%) GraphQL
11 4 (2.56%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.56%) Middleware
11 4 (2.56%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.05%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 6 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.85%) User Experience
5 5 (3.21%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.92%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.92%) iPad
6 3 (1.92%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.28%) DataPower
7 2 (1.28%) PKI
8 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.51%) Linux
2 20 (12.82%) Windows
3 13 (8.33%) Unix
4 11 (7.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.56%) CentOS
6 4 (2.56%) Solaris
7 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.28%) CoreOS
8 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.28%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.64%) Android
9 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (13.46%) Kanban
3 20 (12.82%) Migration
4 19 (12.18%) Microservices
5 13 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (8.33%) Scrum
5 13 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 9 (5.77%) Analytics
6 9 (5.77%) MVC
6 9 (5.77%) Project Delivery
7 8 (5.13%) Capacity Management
7 8 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 8 (5.13%) Web Application Development
8 7 (4.49%) BCP
9 6 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (3.85%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (3.85%) Server Building
9 6 (3.85%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.54%) Python
2 34 (21.79%) Java
2 34 (21.79%) JavaScript
3 29 (18.59%) PowerShell
4 19 (12.18%) Bash Shell
5 13 (8.33%) C#
6 12 (7.69%) Go
6 12 (7.69%) Perl
7 11 (7.05%) Java 8
8 7 (4.49%) SQL
9 6 (3.85%) Groovy
10 2 (1.28%) Rust
11 1 (0.64%) Clojure
11 1 (0.64%) ClojureScript
11 1 (0.64%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.05%) CCNP
1 11 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.13%) CCNA
3 5 (3.21%) Degree
3 5 (3.21%) VCAP
3 5 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.28%) MCP
5 2 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) PMO
2 3 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.64%) COBIT
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (17.31%) Docker
2 16 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.41%) VMware NSX
4 6 (3.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 6 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.28%) Firmware
6 2 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (24.36%) Kubernetes
2 25 (16.03%) Ansible
3 24 (15.38%) Terraform
4 16 (10.26%) Puppet
5 10 (6.41%) Avamar
6 7 (4.49%) PowerCLI
7 6 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.92%) Consul
8 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.92%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.28%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.28%) Istio
9 2 (1.28%) Kibana
9 2 (1.28%) logstash
9 2 (1.28%) Nagios
9 2 (1.28%) Packer
9 2 (1.28%) SCCM
9 2 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.28%) vRealize
9 2 (1.28%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 18 (11.54%) VMware
2 14 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.69%) IBM
4 11 (7.05%) Cisco
4 11 (7.05%) EMC
5 9 (5.77%) Google
6 7 (4.49%) Oracle
7 6 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.21%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.56%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.92%) Adobe
10 3 (1.92%) CA
10 3 (1.92%) Centrify
10 3 (1.92%) CyberArk
10 3 (1.92%) F5
10 3 (1.92%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.92%) Okta
10 3 (1.92%) OneLogin
10 3 (1.92%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.92%) Ping Identity