Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 13 25
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 +12
Contract jobs citing DevOps 157 220 159
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.93% 8.82% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.12% 10.18% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 123 102
Median daily rate £488 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £324 £375 £368
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
Scotland median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -17.86% -41.67% -

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 1,551 2,162 2,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.23% 86.65% 88.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 1,147 1,490
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £231 £285 £296
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +60.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £17.01 £14.84 £14.63
90th Percentile £53.70 £46.71 £126.90
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year -8.70% +13.81% -3.76%

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 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 72 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.94%) Azure
3 46 (29.30%) AWS
4 40 (25.48%) Python
5 36 (22.93%) Kubernetes
6 32 (20.38%) Java
7 30 (19.11%) Public Sector
8 27 (17.20%) Terraform
8 27 (17.20%) Banking
9 24 (15.29%) PowerShell
9 24 (15.29%) Finance
9 24 (15.29%) Scrum
10 23 (14.65%) JavaScript
10 23 (14.65%) Linux
10 23 (14.65%) Jenkins
11 20 (12.74%) Ansible
11 20 (12.74%) Docker
11 20 (12.74%) Microservices
12 17 (10.83%) Puppet
12 17 (10.83%) Serverless
12 17 (10.83%) Kanban
13 16 (10.19%) Migration
14 15 (9.55%) VMware
14 15 (9.55%) Test Automation
15 14 (8.92%) PaaS
15 14 (8.92%) OpenShift
16 13 (8.28%) Data Centre
16 13 (8.28%) Node.js
16 13 (8.28%) AWS Lambda
16 13 (8.28%) CSS

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 (5.10%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (4.46%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (4.46%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (3.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.55%) Apache
4 4 (2.55%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Process Server
5 3 (1.91%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.91%) nginx
6 2 (1.27%) IIS
6 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) Confluence
7 1 (0.64%) JBoss
7 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.64%) InVision
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.64%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.64%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 47 (29.94%) Azure
2 46 (29.30%) AWS
3 17 (10.83%) Serverless
4 14 (8.92%) OpenShift
4 14 (8.92%) PaaS
5 13 (8.28%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (7.01%) GCP
7 9 (5.73%) Amazon S3
8 8 (5.10%) SaaS
9 7 (4.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (4.46%) Boomi
9 7 (4.46%) IaaS
9 7 (4.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (3.82%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (3.18%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (2.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (2.55%) Azure Functions
12 4 (2.55%) npm
12 4 (2.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.64%) Firewall
2 9 (5.73%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (5.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (4.46%) WAN
4 6 (3.82%) HTTP
4 6 (3.82%) SAN
5 5 (3.18%) BGP
5 5 (3.18%) OSPF
6 3 (1.91%) LAN
6 3 (1.91%) Network Security
7 2 (1.27%) ADSL
7 2 (1.27%) Internet
8 1 (0.64%) HSRP
8 1 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.64%) IPsec
8 1 (0.64%) L2TP
8 1 (0.64%) SMTP
8 1 (0.64%) SSH
8 1 (0.64%) VLAN
8 1 (0.64%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.46%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.18%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.55%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.91%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.91%) GIS
6 3 (1.91%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (1.91%) Impala
6 3 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.64%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.64%) FoundationDB
8 1 (0.64%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (14.65%) Jenkins
2 12 (7.64%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.01%) JIRA
4 9 (5.73%) Artifactory
4 9 (5.73%) Selenium
5 8 (5.10%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.10%) Postman
6 6 (3.82%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (3.18%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.18%) GitLab
7 5 (3.18%) gulp
7 5 (3.18%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.55%) CircleCI
8 4 (2.55%) Gradle
8 4 (2.55%) Maven
8 4 (2.55%) Travis CI
9 3 (1.91%) Subversion
10 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.27%) Gatling
10 2 (1.27%) JMeter
General
1 30 (19.11%) Public Sector
2 27 (17.20%) Banking
3 24 (15.29%) Finance
4 4 (2.55%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (23.57%) Developer
2 35 (22.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (9.55%) Analyst
4 14 (8.92%) Platform Engineer
5 12 (7.64%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (7.01%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (7.01%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 10 (6.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.37%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.10%) Architect
8 8 (5.10%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) Administrator
10 6 (3.82%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) Consultant
10 6 (3.82%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.18%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.18%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.28%) CSS
1 13 (8.28%) Node.js
2 12 (7.64%) React
3 11 (7.01%) HTML
4 10 (6.37%) .NET
5 8 (5.10%) Kafka
5 8 (5.10%) Spring Boot
6 7 (4.46%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.82%) REST
7 6 (3.82%) Spring
8 5 (3.18%) .NET Core
8 5 (3.18%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.18%) HTML5
9 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.55%) CSS3
9 4 (2.55%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (2.55%) GraphQL
9 4 (2.55%) Redux
10 3 (1.91%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.91%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.46%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.46%) User Experience
5 6 (3.82%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.91%) iPad
7 3 (1.91%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.27%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.64%) PKI
9 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.65%) Linux
2 13 (8.28%) Windows
3 6 (3.82%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.18%) Unix
5 3 (1.91%) CentOS
5 3 (1.91%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.27%) Android
6 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.27%) Mesosphere
6 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.64%) AIX
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (15.29%) Scrum
3 20 (12.74%) Microservices
4 17 (10.83%) Kanban
5 16 (10.19%) Migration
6 15 (9.55%) Test Automation
7 12 (7.64%) TDD
8 11 (7.01%) Software Engineering
9 9 (5.73%) MVC
9 9 (5.73%) User Stories
10 8 (5.10%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (5.10%) Integration Testing
10 8 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (5.10%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.46%) Analytics
11 7 (4.46%) API Testing
11 7 (4.46%) Case Management
11 7 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.46%) Server Building
11 7 (4.46%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.48%) Python
2 32 (20.38%) Java
3 24 (15.29%) PowerShell
4 23 (14.65%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.64%) SQL
6 11 (7.01%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.46%) C#
7 7 (4.46%) Go
8 5 (3.18%) Groovy
8 5 (3.18%) Perl
9 3 (1.91%) Java 8
10 1 (0.64%) Clojure
10 1 (0.64%) ClojureScript
10 1 (0.64%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.64%) PHP
10 1 (0.64%) Ruby
10 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.37%) CCNP
1 10 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (3.18%) Degree
3 4 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.91%) CCNA
5 2 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.64%) PMP
6 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) VCAP
6 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (3.18%) PMO
2 2 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) COBIT
3 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (12.74%) Docker
2 10 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.73%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.64%) NFS
6 1 (0.64%) Varnish
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (22.93%) Kubernetes
2 27 (17.20%) Terraform
3 20 (12.74%) Ansible
4 17 (10.83%) Puppet
5 6 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.82%) vCenter Server
6 5 (3.18%) Avamar
7 4 (2.55%) Packer
7 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
8 3 (1.91%) Kibana
8 3 (1.91%) logstash
8 3 (1.91%) PowerCLI
9 2 (1.27%) Istio
9 2 (1.27%) SCCM
9 2 (1.27%) vRealize
10 1 (0.64%) Consul
10 1 (0.64%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (9.55%) VMware
2 13 (8.28%) Cisco
3 10 (6.37%) IBM
4 9 (5.73%) CheckPoint
5 8 (5.10%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.46%) Dell
6 7 (4.46%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.82%) EMC
8 5 (3.18%) Adobe
8 5 (3.18%) Cognos
8 5 (3.18%) Google
8 5 (3.18%) Okta
8 5 (3.18%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.55%) CyberArk
10 3 (1.91%) Centrify
10 3 (1.91%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.91%) OneLogin
10 3 (1.91%) Ping Identity
10 3 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.27%) Sophos