The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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.

Development Operations Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.52% 0.76% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £400
% change year-on-year +2.70% +15.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 548 616 856
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.32% 93.47% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 334 477
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 27
Median hourly rate £17.39 £30.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.03% +29.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Glasgow

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Glasgow

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Flume
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) Statistics
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (12.50%) JBehave
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) Confluence
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) Puppet
5 1 (12.50%) Hudson
5 1 (12.50%) Concordion
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (12.50%) Kafka
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Multicast
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (12.50%) Concordion
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Gradle
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) JBehave
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) DataPower
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Server Building
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (12.50%) logstash
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce