Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Development Operations
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 109 141
Rank change year-on-year +2 +32 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 21 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.096% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.100% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £550 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
Scotland median daily rate £600 £475 -
% change year-on-year +26.32% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,778 2,005 2,753
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 95.84% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,636 1,227 1,507
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £234 £270
90th Percentile £556 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 18
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.25 £20.75 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.87% +31.20% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.28 £12.75 £10.93
90th Percentile £44.45 £52.09 £45.25
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -26.67% +2.27% +6.33%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Senior DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in Edinburgh

Senior DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior DevOps in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior DevOps in Edinburgh

Senior DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior DevOps in Edinburgh

Senior DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, Senior DevOps contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Senior DevOps in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (95.24%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (80.95%) Maven
3 17 (80.95%) Ruby
3 17 (80.95%) Python
3 17 (80.95%) Kubernetes
4 16 (76.19%) Heroku
5 14 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (66.67%) Groovy
5 14 (66.67%) npm
6 13 (61.90%) Docker
6 13 (61.90%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (61.90%) Consul
6 13 (61.90%) TDD
6 13 (61.90%) Scrum
6 13 (61.90%) E-Commerce
6 13 (61.90%) GCP
6 13 (61.90%) IBM
6 13 (61.90%) Ant
6 13 (61.90%) SonarQube
6 13 (61.90%) Mesos
6 13 (61.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (61.90%) GitLab
6 13 (61.90%) BDD
6 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
6 13 (61.90%) iPad
6 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
6 13 (61.90%) Gerrit
6 13 (61.90%) Node.js

Senior DevOps Skill Set
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 14 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 20 (95.24%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (76.19%) Heroku
3 14 (66.67%) npm
4 13 (61.90%) GitHub
4 13 (61.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (42.86%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (19.05%) PaaS
7 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (14.29%) IaaS
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
7 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Maven
2 13 (61.90%) Ant
2 13 (61.90%) Gerrit
2 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
2 13 (61.90%) GitLab
2 13 (61.90%) SonarQube
2 13 (61.90%) Sonatype Nexus
3 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
4 4 (19.05%) Gradle
5 1 (4.76%) CircleCI
5 1 (4.76%) gulp
5 1 (4.76%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.76%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) DevOps
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) BDD
3 13 (61.90%) E-Commerce
3 13 (61.90%) Scrum
3 13 (61.90%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Task Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Coaching
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) OWASP
7 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Python
1 17 (80.95%) Ruby
2 14 (66.67%) Groovy
3 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (61.90%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) Kubernetes
2 13 (61.90%) Consul
2 13 (61.90%) Mesos
3 7 (33.33%) Ansible
4 3 (14.29%) Terraform
5 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) IBM