Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 22 45
Rank change year-on-year +12 +23 +50
Contract jobs citing DevOps 268 186 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.29% 6.38% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.70% 7.28% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 109 44
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £375 £336 £331
90th Percentile £700 £640 £534
Scotland median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 2,291 2,556 1,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.95% 87.71% 85.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,175 1,497 927
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £285 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £572 £538
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -16.00% +31.44%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.24 £14.25
90th Percentile £46.20 £50.25 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +19.05% -14.29% +12.64%

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 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 151 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (35.45%) Ansible
3 89 (33.21%) Jenkins
4 88 (32.84%) Java
5 87 (32.46%) Python
6 72 (26.87%) Linux
7 70 (26.12%) Finance
8 69 (25.75%) Amazon AWS
9 62 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
10 61 (22.76%) Docker
11 56 (20.90%) Banking
12 55 (20.52%) Puppet
13 48 (17.91%) Terraform
14 46 (17.16%) JavaScript
15 44 (16.42%) Scrum
16 43 (16.04%) PaaS
17 42 (15.67%) SQL
17 42 (15.67%) Kanban
18 39 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (14.55%) Cloud Foundry
18 39 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
19 37 (13.81%) HTML
20 36 (13.43%) Oracle
20 36 (13.43%) Kubernetes
21 35 (13.06%) CSS
21 35 (13.06%) Maven
22 34 (12.69%) React
22 34 (12.69%) MongoDB
23 33 (12.31%) AWS CloudFormation
23 33 (12.31%) Groovy

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 39 (14.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 23 (8.58%) nginx
3 7 (2.61%) Confluence
3 7 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.87%) Apache
6 4 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.75%) IIS
8 2 (0.75%) JBoss
8 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.37%) CICS
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.24%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 69 (25.75%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (16.04%) PaaS
4 33 (12.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (8.21%) npm
6 15 (5.60%) IaaS
7 14 (5.22%) OpenShift
8 8 (2.99%) SaaS
9 7 (2.61%) Office 365
9 7 (2.61%) Serverless
10 6 (2.24%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (2.24%) GitHub
11 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.75%) Apigee
12 2 (0.75%) Datadog
13 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.34%) Firewall
2 8 (2.99%) BGP
2 8 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (2.99%) OSPF
3 7 (2.61%) SAN
4 4 (1.49%) Network Security
4 4 (1.49%) SSL
5 3 (1.12%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.12%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.75%) HTTP
6 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.37%) Calico
7 1 (0.37%) DMZ
7 1 (0.37%) DNS
7 1 (0.37%) Internet
7 1 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.69%) MongoDB
2 30 (11.19%) NoSQL
3 23 (8.58%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (8.21%) MySQL
5 21 (7.84%) SQL Server
6 16 (5.97%) RDBMS
6 16 (5.97%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.24%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.87%) Big Data
9 5 (1.87%) Informix
10 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.12%) Power BI
12 2 (0.75%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.75%) Flink
12 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 89 (33.21%) Jenkins
2 35 (13.06%) Maven
3 32 (11.94%) Git (software)
4 30 (11.19%) Gradle
5 28 (10.45%) gulp
6 24 (8.96%) IBM UrbanCode
6 24 (8.96%) Travis CI
7 22 (8.21%) CircleCI
8 20 (7.46%) JUnit
9 18 (6.72%) Visual Studio Team System
10 17 (6.34%) JIRA
11 16 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (4.10%) TeamCity
13 10 (3.73%) Subversion
14 9 (3.36%) Cucumber
14 9 (3.36%) Selenium
14 9 (3.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (2.61%) Bitbucket
15 7 (2.61%) Hudson
16 6 (2.24%) Mocha
General
1 70 (26.12%) Finance
2 56 (20.90%) Banking
3 17 (6.34%) Law
4 11 (4.10%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.12%) Advertising
6 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (36.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (22.39%) Developer
3 27 (10.07%) Full Stack Developer
4 23 (8.58%) AWS Engineer
5 22 (8.21%) Consultant
6 21 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 18 (6.72%) AWS DevOps
7 18 (6.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 18 (6.72%) DevOps Consultant
8 10 (3.73%) Architect
8 10 (3.73%) Node.js Developer
8 10 (3.73%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (3.73%) React Developer
9 9 (3.36%) HTML Developer
9 9 (3.36%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (2.99%) Analyst
10 8 (2.99%) HTML CSS Developer
10 8 (2.99%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.61%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.81%) HTML
2 35 (13.06%) CSS
3 34 (12.69%) React
4 30 (11.19%) AngularJS
5 25 (9.33%) Node.js
6 23 (8.58%) Web Services
7 21 (7.84%) Spring
8 17 (6.34%) MEAN Stack
9 15 (5.60%) CSS3
9 15 (5.60%) HTML5
9 15 (5.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (4.48%) jQuery
11 11 (4.10%) .NET
11 11 (4.10%) RESTful
11 11 (4.10%) Sass
11 11 (4.10%) SOAP
12 10 (3.73%) Thymeleaf
12 10 (3.73%) XML
13 9 (3.36%) REST
13 9 (3.36%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.48%) User Experience
3 8 (2.99%) Public Cloud
4 7 (2.61%) Replication
5 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.49%) Fintech
7 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.37%) Clustering
9 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) LPAR
9 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.37%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 72 (26.87%) Linux
2 27 (10.07%) Windows
3 21 (7.84%) Unix
4 16 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.99%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.49%) CentOS
6 4 (1.49%) Solaris
7 3 (1.12%) AIX
8 1 (0.37%) Debian
8 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (16.42%) Scrum
3 42 (15.67%) Kanban
4 39 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (12.31%) Test Automation
6 30 (11.19%) Microservices
7 25 (9.33%) Open Source
8 23 (8.58%) TDD
9 22 (8.21%) BDD
10 18 (6.72%) Coaching
10 18 (6.72%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (5.97%) Functional Testing
11 16 (5.97%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.60%) Unit Testing
13 14 (5.22%) Migration
14 12 (4.48%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.10%) Change Control
15 11 (4.10%) Front End Development
15 11 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (32.84%) Java
2 87 (32.46%) Python
3 46 (17.16%) JavaScript
4 42 (15.67%) SQL
5 33 (12.31%) Groovy
6 26 (9.70%) Shell Script
7 25 (9.33%) PowerShell
8 20 (7.46%) Perl
9 18 (6.72%) Bash Shell
10 15 (5.60%) Ruby
11 11 (4.10%) C#
12 9 (3.36%) Go
13 8 (2.99%) Java 8
14 4 (1.49%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.12%) C
15 3 (1.12%) C++
15 3 (1.12%) PHP
16 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.37%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.99%) CCNP
1 8 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.75%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.75%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (2.99%) QA
3 6 (2.24%) PMO
4 1 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 61 (22.76%) Docker
2 22 (8.21%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (4.48%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.12%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.75%) XenApp
6 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 95 (35.45%) Ansible
2 55 (20.52%) Puppet
3 48 (17.91%) Terraform
4 39 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (13.43%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.61%) SELinux
7 6 (2.24%) Kibana
7 6 (2.24%) PowerCLI
8 3 (1.12%) logstash
8 3 (1.12%) Nagios
8 3 (1.12%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.12%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.75%) Consul
9 2 (0.75%) Mesos
9 2 (0.75%) Packer
10 1 (0.37%) Grafana
10 1 (0.37%) Scalr
10 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (13.43%) Oracle
2 24 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.48%) VMware
4 10 (3.73%) Charles River
5 8 (2.99%) CheckPoint
5 8 (2.99%) Cisco
6 7 (2.61%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.24%) F5
7 6 (2.24%) IBM
8 4 (1.49%) Splunk
9 3 (1.12%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.12%) Informatica
9 3 (1.12%) New Relic
10 2 (0.75%) CA
10 2 (0.75%) Citrix
10 2 (0.75%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.75%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.75%) Tableau
10 2 (0.75%) Talend
11 1 (0.37%) RedGate