Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 22 74
Rank change year-on-year +1 +52 +34
Contract jobs citing DevOps 196 135 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.53% 6.02% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 7.14% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 82 36
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +4.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £354 £325 £344
90th Percentile £705 £575 £572
Scotland median daily rate £469 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.29% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £46.25 - -

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 2,619 1,890 2,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.27% 84.22% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,513 1,156 1,335
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £260 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £379 £375
% change year-on-year +5.61% +1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.50 £15.86 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.65% +0.28% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.23 £11.10
90th Percentile £46.10 £43.39 £47.45
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.05%

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 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 122 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (31.63%) Python
3 59 (30.10%) Amazon AWS
4 58 (29.59%) Ansible
4 58 (29.59%) Docker
5 54 (27.55%) Jenkins
6 48 (24.49%) Git (software)
7 47 (23.98%) Java
8 45 (22.96%) Banking
8 45 (22.96%) Kubernetes
9 43 (21.94%) Finance
10 42 (21.43%) Scrum
11 41 (20.92%) Node.js
12 38 (19.39%) Linux
13 37 (18.88%) Puppet
14 34 (17.35%) Cloud Foundry
14 34 (17.35%) Microservices
15 33 (16.84%) Test Automation
16 31 (15.82%) Maven
17 30 (15.31%) Groovy
18 29 (14.80%) Bash Shell
19 28 (14.29%) TDD
19 28 (14.29%) BDD
19 28 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
20 27 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (13.27%) E-Commerce
21 26 (13.27%) Sonatype Nexus
21 26 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
22 24 (12.24%) React
22 24 (12.24%) iPad

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 34 (17.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (6.12%) Confluence
3 10 (5.10%) nginx
4 7 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.53%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.53%) IIS
5 3 (1.53%) JBoss
5 3 (1.53%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.53%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.02%) Apache
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) InVision
1 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (30.10%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (11.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 22 (11.22%) npm
4 18 (9.18%) PaaS
5 16 (8.16%) Heroku
6 14 (7.14%) GitHub
6 14 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
7 13 (6.63%) OpenShift
8 11 (5.61%) IaaS
9 9 (4.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (2.04%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.04%) SaaS
10 4 (2.04%) Tricentis Tosca
11 3 (1.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.51%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.57%) Firewall
2 4 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) BGP
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) OSPF
3 1 (0.51%) SAN
3 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.24%) NoSQL
2 17 (8.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 12 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.61%) MySQL
6 9 (4.59%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.08%) Big Data
8 7 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.57%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.04%) Couchbase
10 4 (2.04%) Redis
11 3 (1.53%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.02%) InfluxDB
12 2 (1.02%) Informix
12 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.51%) Flink
Development Applications
1 54 (27.55%) Jenkins
2 48 (24.49%) Git (software)
3 31 (15.82%) Maven
4 26 (13.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 22 (11.22%) JIRA
6 21 (10.71%) SonarQube
7 17 (8.67%) IBM UrbanCode
8 16 (8.16%) GitLab
8 16 (8.16%) TeamCity
9 15 (7.65%) Selenium
10 14 (7.14%) Ant
10 14 (7.14%) Gerrit
11 13 (6.63%) Bitbucket
11 13 (6.63%) Cucumber
11 13 (6.63%) Gradle
12 11 (5.61%) Artifactory
13 9 (4.59%) CircleCI
13 9 (4.59%) gulp
13 9 (4.59%) Subversion
13 9 (4.59%) Travis CI
General
1 45 (22.96%) Banking
2 43 (21.94%) Finance
3 5 (2.55%) Financial Institution
3 5 (2.55%) Retail
4 3 (1.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Billing
5 1 (0.51%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.51%) International Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (15.31%) Developer
3 19 (9.69%) Senior DevOps
4 18 (9.18%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 18 (9.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 15 (7.65%) Consultant
6 13 (6.63%) Analyst
7 12 (6.12%) Architect
7 12 (6.12%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (5.10%) Scrum Master
9 8 (4.08%) DevOps Consultant
10 7 (3.57%) Agile Coach
10 7 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
11 6 (3.06%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.55%) DBA
12 5 (2.55%) Node.js Developer
12 5 (2.55%) Python Developer
12 5 (2.55%) React Developer
12 5 (2.55%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.04%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.92%) Node.js
2 24 (12.24%) React
3 18 (9.18%) AngularJS
4 17 (8.67%) HTML
5 15 (7.65%) CSS
5 15 (7.65%) Spring
6 12 (6.12%) HTML5
6 12 (6.12%) Web Services
7 11 (5.61%) REST
7 11 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (5.10%) CSS3
8 10 (5.10%) SOAP
8 10 (5.10%) Spring Boot
9 9 (4.59%) Kafka
9 9 (4.59%) MEAN Stack
10 8 (4.08%) .NET
10 8 (4.08%) Middleware
10 8 (4.08%) Redux
11 7 (3.57%) Hibernate
12 6 (3.06%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.24%) iPad
2 9 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.06%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.55%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.04%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.53%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.53%) User Experience
8 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.02%) NHS
8 2 (1.02%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.02%) Social Media
9 1 (0.51%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.51%) Fintech
9 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.39%) Linux
2 13 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (6.12%) Windows
4 9 (4.59%) Unix
5 3 (1.53%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.02%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) AIX
7 1 (0.51%) CentOS
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.51%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (21.43%) Scrum
3 34 (17.35%) Microservices
4 33 (16.84%) Test Automation
5 28 (14.29%) BDD
5 28 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 28 (14.29%) TDD
6 27 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.27%) E-Commerce
8 20 (10.20%) Kanban
9 19 (9.69%) Mentoring
10 17 (8.67%) Coaching
11 16 (8.16%) Functional Testing
11 16 (8.16%) Open Source
12 14 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 13 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (5.61%) High Availability
14 11 (5.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 62 (31.63%) Python
2 47 (23.98%) Java
3 30 (15.31%) Groovy
4 29 (14.80%) Bash Shell
5 23 (11.73%) JavaScript
6 22 (11.22%) Ruby
7 16 (8.16%) SQL
8 15 (7.65%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.59%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.57%) Go
10 7 (3.57%) PHP
11 6 (3.06%) C#
11 6 (3.06%) Java 8
12 5 (2.55%) Perl
13 1 (0.51%) C++
13 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (2.04%) AWS Certification
1 4 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 3 (1.53%) CISA
2 3 (1.53%) CISM
2 3 (1.53%) CISSP
2 3 (1.53%) Degree
3 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) CCNP
4 1 (0.51%) VCAP
4 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.18%) GCP
2 10 (5.10%) QA
3 6 (3.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.02%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (29.59%) Docker
2 9 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.51%) iptables
4 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 58 (29.59%) Ansible
2 45 (22.96%) Kubernetes
3 37 (18.88%) Puppet
4 26 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (9.18%) Mesos
6 17 (8.67%) Consul
7 9 (4.59%) Terraform
8 6 (3.06%) SCOM
8 6 (3.06%) SELinux
9 4 (2.04%) OpenView
9 4 (2.04%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.53%) Salt
11 2 (1.02%) Grafana
11 2 (1.02%) Nessus
11 2 (1.02%) Prometheus
11 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.51%) Rancher
12 1 (0.51%) vRealize
12 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
12 1 (0.51%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (12.24%) IBM
2 20 (10.20%) Oracle
3 17 (8.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.08%) Google
6 7 (3.57%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.06%) HP
8 3 (1.53%) Adobe
8 3 (1.53%) VMware
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco
9 2 (1.02%) EMC
9 2 (1.02%) F5
9 2 (1.02%) Qualys
9 2 (1.02%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.51%) Brocade
10 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.51%) Dell
10 1 (0.51%) NetApp
10 1 (0.51%) Pega
10 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com