Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 22 58
Rank change year-on-year +12 +36 +47
Contract jobs citing DevOps 291 182 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.10% 6.24% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.36% 7.32% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 99 51
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +8.82% -
10th Percentile £352 £338 £331
90th Percentile £700 £650 £525
Scotland median daily rate £500 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 - -

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 2,561 2,487 1,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.86% 85.29% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,307 1,446 1,054
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £269 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £356
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.55% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 29
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +12.61%
10th Percentile £10.93 £11.22 £11.40
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.52 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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.

1 180 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (36.77%) Ansible
3 103 (35.40%) Python
4 100 (34.36%) Jenkins
5 89 (30.58%) Java
6 81 (27.84%) Linux
7 79 (27.15%) Docker
8 71 (24.40%) Amazon AWS
9 69 (23.71%) Finance
10 57 (19.59%) Puppet
11 56 (19.24%) Kubernetes
11 56 (19.24%) Banking
12 47 (16.15%) Test Automation
12 47 (16.15%) Scrum
13 46 (15.81%) Git (software)
13 46 (15.81%) Cloud Foundry
14 45 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
14 45 (15.46%) Kanban
15 44 (15.12%) JavaScript
16 41 (14.09%) SQL
16 41 (14.09%) Opscode Chef
17 40 (13.75%) Oracle
17 40 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (13.40%) MongoDB
18 39 (13.40%) Terraform
19 38 (13.06%) NoSQL
20 36 (12.37%) PaaS
20 36 (12.37%) AngularJS
20 36 (12.37%) Groovy
20 36 (12.37%) HTML

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 46 (15.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 22 (7.56%) nginx
3 8 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.41%) Confluence
5 5 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.03%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.03%) IIS
6 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.69%) Apache
7 2 (0.69%) JBoss
7 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.34%) CICS
8 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 71 (24.40%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (12.37%) PaaS
4 27 (9.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 23 (7.90%) npm
5 23 (7.90%) OpenShift
6 11 (3.78%) IaaS
7 10 (3.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (2.41%) GitHub
8 7 (2.41%) SaaS
9 4 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.37%) Office 365
9 4 (1.37%) Serverless
9 4 (1.37%) Tricentis Tosca
10 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.03%) Datadog
11 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.69%) Heroku
11 2 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.84%) Firewall
2 10 (3.44%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (3.09%) BGP
3 9 (3.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (3.09%) OSPF
4 6 (2.06%) SAN
5 5 (1.72%) Network Security
6 3 (1.03%) SSL
6 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.69%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.69%) DNS
7 2 (0.69%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.34%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.34%) Calico
8 1 (0.34%) HTTP
8 1 (0.34%) Internet
8 1 (0.34%) LAN
8 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.40%) MongoDB
2 38 (13.06%) NoSQL
3 25 (8.59%) MySQL
3 25 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (7.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (6.19%) SQL Server
6 17 (5.84%) RDBMS
6 17 (5.84%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.75%) Big Data
8 7 (2.41%) Informix
9 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.72%) Redis
10 4 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.37%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.03%) Flink
11 3 (1.03%) InfluxDB
11 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 100 (34.36%) Jenkins
2 46 (15.81%) Git (software)
3 35 (12.03%) Maven
4 30 (10.31%) Gradle
5 27 (9.28%) IBM UrbanCode
6 23 (7.90%) Travis CI
7 22 (7.56%) gulp
8 21 (7.22%) CircleCI
9 18 (6.19%) JIRA
9 18 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (5.50%) Cucumber
10 16 (5.50%) JUnit
10 16 (5.50%) Selenium
11 15 (5.15%) Subversion
12 13 (4.47%) Bitbucket
13 12 (4.12%) Artifactory
13 12 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (3.44%) TeamCity
15 9 (3.09%) Visual Studio Team System
16 7 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 69 (23.71%) Finance
2 56 (19.24%) Banking
3 12 (4.12%) Law
4 10 (3.44%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.37%) Advertising
6 3 (1.03%) Retail
7 2 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) International Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (35.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (19.93%) Developer
3 24 (8.25%) Consultant
4 21 (7.22%) Full Stack Developer
5 19 (6.53%) DevOps Consultant
6 17 (5.84%) AWS DevOps
6 17 (5.84%) AWS Engineer
6 17 (5.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 14 (4.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 13 (4.47%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.12%) Operations Engineer
10 10 (3.44%) Analyst
10 10 (3.44%) Java Engineer
11 9 (3.09%) Agile Coach
11 9 (3.09%) Architect
11 9 (3.09%) DBA
11 9 (3.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 9 (3.09%) Node.js Developer
11 9 (3.09%) React Developer
11 9 (3.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.37%) AngularJS
1 36 (12.37%) HTML
2 35 (12.03%) CSS
3 34 (11.68%) Node.js
4 33 (11.34%) React
5 21 (7.22%) Web Services
6 20 (6.87%) HTML5
6 20 (6.87%) Spring
7 19 (6.53%) CSS3
7 19 (6.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (6.19%) MEAN Stack
9 13 (4.47%) jQuery
10 10 (3.44%) Sass
10 10 (3.44%) Thymeleaf
11 8 (2.75%) JSON
11 8 (2.75%) Kafka
11 8 (2.75%) REST
11 8 (2.75%) XML
12 7 (2.41%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (2.06%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.59%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.09%) User Experience
3 8 (2.75%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.06%) iPad
4 6 (2.06%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.06%) Replication
5 4 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.03%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.69%) Clustering
7 2 (0.69%) Fintech
7 2 (0.69%) NHS
7 2 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.34%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.34%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.34%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 81 (27.84%) Linux
2 28 (9.62%) Windows
3 24 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (5.50%) Unix
5 7 (2.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.37%) CentOS
7 3 (1.03%) Solaris
8 2 (0.69%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.34%) Debian
9 1 (0.34%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (16.15%) Scrum
2 47 (16.15%) Test Automation
3 45 (15.46%) Kanban
4 40 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (11.68%) TDD
6 32 (11.00%) Microservices
7 30 (10.31%) Continuous Delivery
8 28 (9.62%) Open Source
9 27 (9.28%) BDD
10 23 (7.90%) Coaching
10 23 (7.90%) Functional Testing
11 16 (5.50%) Software Engineering
12 14 (4.81%) Mentoring
12 14 (4.81%) Migration
12 14 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.12%) Agile Coaching
13 12 (4.12%) Front End Development
14 11 (3.78%) Change Control
14 11 (3.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 103 (35.40%) Python
2 89 (30.58%) Java
3 44 (15.12%) JavaScript
4 41 (14.09%) SQL
5 36 (12.37%) Groovy
6 31 (10.65%) Bash Shell
7 25 (8.59%) Shell Script
8 22 (7.56%) PowerShell
9 20 (6.87%) Ruby
10 19 (6.53%) Perl
11 16 (5.50%) Go
12 13 (4.47%) Java 8
13 6 (2.06%) C#
13 6 (2.06%) PHP
14 4 (1.37%) C++
15 1 (0.34%) C
15 1 (0.34%) COBOL
15 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (3.09%) CCNP
1 9 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.69%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.34%) VCAP
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (3.09%) QA
3 6 (2.06%) PMO
4 3 (1.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 79 (27.15%) Docker
2 21 (7.22%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (3.78%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 6 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.72%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.34%) iptables
8 1 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 107 (36.77%) Ansible
2 57 (19.59%) Puppet
3 56 (19.24%) Kubernetes
4 41 (14.09%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (13.40%) Terraform
6 13 (4.47%) SELinux
7 9 (3.09%) Mesos
8 7 (2.41%) Consul
8 7 (2.41%) SCOM
9 6 (2.06%) Kibana
10 4 (1.37%) Nagios
10 4 (1.37%) OpenView
10 4 (1.37%) PowerCLI
10 4 (1.37%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.37%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.03%) Grafana
11 3 (1.03%) logstash
11 3 (1.03%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.69%) Nessus
12 2 (0.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 40 (13.75%) Oracle
2 29 (9.97%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.15%) VMware
4 14 (4.81%) Red Hat
5 12 (4.12%) IBM
6 10 (3.44%) CheckPoint
6 10 (3.44%) Cisco
7 8 (2.75%) Charles River
8 5 (1.72%) Google
8 5 (1.72%) HP
8 5 (1.72%) Splunk
9 4 (1.37%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.37%) New Relic
10 3 (1.03%) F5
10 3 (1.03%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.69%) CA
11 2 (0.69%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.69%) Qualys
11 2 (0.69%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.69%) Talend