Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 25 May 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 37 60
Rank change year-on-year +15 +23 -6
Contract jobs citing DevOps 122 85 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.53% 5.43% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.66% 6.25% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 48 19
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £334 £313
90th Percentile £600 £575 £505
Scotland median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £60.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,263 1,360 1,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.32% 86.96% 87.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 826 525
Glasgow median daily rate £418 £389 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +5.07% +5.71%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £239
90th Percentile £575 £528 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.50 £17.93 £17.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.22% +3.11% -46.49%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.10 £14.49
90th Percentile £39.60 £35.00 £44.50
Scotland median hourly rate £23.06 £20.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year +11.14% -8.79% -36.81%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Glasgow

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Glasgow

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Glasgow over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Glasgow

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DevOps in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 58 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.16%) Linux
3 46 (37.70%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (36.07%) Ansible
4 44 (36.07%) Git (software)
4 44 (36.07%) Python
5 39 (31.97%) Java
6 34 (27.87%) Jenkins
7 27 (22.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (21.31%) Puppet
8 26 (21.31%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (19.67%) Infrastructure as Code
9 24 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (18.85%) Migration
10 23 (18.85%) Terraform
11 19 (15.57%) Web Application Development
12 17 (13.93%) SQL
12 17 (13.93%) Finance
13 16 (13.11%) Analytics
13 16 (13.11%) Docker
14 15 (12.30%) RESTful
15 14 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 14 (11.48%) Microservices
15 14 (11.48%) SDLC
16 13 (10.66%) Bash Shell
16 13 (10.66%) IaaS
16 13 (10.66%) Big Data
16 13 (10.66%) Oracle
16 13 (10.66%) Subversion
17 12 (9.84%) Firewall

DevOps
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 11 (9.02%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.10%) Alfresco
3 4 (3.28%) JBoss
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.46%) FileNet
5 2 (1.64%) Apache
5 2 (1.64%) Confluence
5 2 (1.64%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.64%) nginx
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.82%) Documentum
6 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 46 (37.70%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (22.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (10.66%) IaaS
4 12 (9.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (4.92%) Office 365
6 3 (2.46%) npm
7 2 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.64%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.82%) GitHub
8 1 (0.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) Firewall
2 10 (8.20%) Internet
3 3 (2.46%) DNS
4 2 (1.64%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.82%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) Big Data
2 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.38%) MariaDB
4 8 (6.56%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.74%) Apache Hive
5 7 (5.74%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.92%) MySQL
7 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (3.28%) HBase
8 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.46%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.82%) DB2
11 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (36.07%) Git (software)
2 34 (27.87%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.66%) Subversion
4 8 (6.56%) JIRA
4 8 (6.56%) TeamCity
5 7 (5.74%) GoCD
6 5 (4.10%) JUnit
6 5 (4.10%) Maven
6 5 (4.10%) SonarQube
7 4 (3.28%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.28%) FindBugs
7 4 (3.28%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.64%) CA Release Automation
8 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.82%) Gradle
9 1 (0.82%) NUnit
9 1 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 17 (13.93%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Banking
3 7 (5.74%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Law
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (36.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (18.03%) Architect
3 16 (13.11%) Developer
4 10 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) DBA
6 7 (5.74%) Data Architect
6 7 (5.74%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (4.10%) Administrator
8 5 (4.10%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (3.28%) SQL DBA
10 3 (2.46%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (2.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.30%) RESTful
2 10 (8.20%) Spring
3 9 (7.38%) Spring Boot
4 7 (5.74%) J2EE
5 6 (4.92%) .NET
5 6 (4.92%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (4.92%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (4.92%) Web Services
6 5 (4.10%) AngularJS
6 5 (4.10%) LDAP
6 5 (4.10%) React
7 3 (2.46%) CSS
7 3 (2.46%) HTML
7 3 (2.46%) REST
8 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.64%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.64%) LAMP
8 2 (1.64%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (1.64%) Node.js
8 2 (1.64%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.92%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.10%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (0.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 49 (40.16%) Linux
2 11 (9.02%) Unix
3 9 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.74%) CentOS
4 7 (5.74%) Windows
5 2 (1.64%) AIX
5 2 (1.64%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.31%) Continuous Delivery
3 24 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (19.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 23 (18.85%) Migration
5 19 (15.57%) Web Application Development
6 16 (13.11%) Analytics
7 14 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (11.48%) Microservices
7 14 (11.48%) SDLC
8 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.20%) Infrastructure Automation
9 10 (8.20%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.20%) Service Management
10 9 (7.38%) Configuration Management
10 9 (7.38%) Machine Learning
10 9 (7.38%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (7.38%) Technical Leadership
11 8 (6.56%) Change Management
11 8 (6.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.07%) Python
2 39 (31.97%) Java
3 17 (13.93%) SQL
4 13 (10.66%) Bash Shell
5 9 (7.38%) Perl
6 8 (6.56%) Go
6 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.74%) C
7 7 (5.74%) C#
7 7 (5.74%) Scala
8 6 (4.92%) Groovy
8 6 (4.92%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.28%) C++
9 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.46%) Ruby
11 2 (1.64%) PHP
12 1 (0.82%) Clojure
12 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (4.92%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) Docker
2 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 44 (36.07%) Ansible
2 26 (21.31%) Puppet
3 23 (18.85%) Terraform
4 12 (9.84%) Kubernetes
5 11 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (6.56%) HAProxy
7 6 (4.92%) Graphite
7 6 (4.92%) Icinga
8 5 (4.10%) Packer
9 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.82%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.82%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 13 (10.66%) Oracle
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.38%) Splunk
3 5 (4.10%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.28%) SAP
5 3 (2.46%) DocuSign
5 3 (2.46%) OpenText
5 3 (2.46%) VMware
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco
6 2 (1.64%) Lets Encrypt
6 2 (1.64%) Varonis
7 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.82%) F5
7 1 (0.82%) IBM
7 1 (0.82%) Netezza
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat