Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 19 40
Rank change year-on-year +12 +21 +14
Contract jobs citing DevOps 148 120 67
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.29% 8.08% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.69% 9.19% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 55 39
Median daily rate £525 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.05% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £363 £303 £309
90th Percentile £638 £638 £560
Scotland median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £60.00
Scotland median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -17.86% -41.67% -

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 943 1,306 1,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 84.65% 87.95% 86.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 825 719
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £261
90th Percentile £588 £563 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 37 23
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £21.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.37% +12.75% +25.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.15 £39.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year -8.70% +13.81% +3.64%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Glasgow

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for DevOps in Glasgow

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Glasgow over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps in Glasgow

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for DevOps in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 83 (56.08%) Linux
2 71 (47.97%) Jenkins
3 70 (47.30%) Ansible
3 70 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (42.57%) Python
5 55 (37.16%) AWS
6 54 (36.49%) Public Sector
7 48 (32.43%) Amazon EC2
8 43 (29.05%) Git (software)
9 40 (27.03%) Red Hat
10 39 (26.35%) Mentoring
11 36 (24.32%) Amazon Linux
12 35 (23.65%) Security Cleared
13 33 (22.30%) Puppet
14 32 (21.62%) Java
15 29 (19.59%) SC Cleared
16 28 (18.92%) Bitbucket
17 27 (18.24%) GitHub
17 27 (18.24%) JIRA
18 26 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (16.89%) Terraform
20 24 (16.22%) Sonatype Nexus
20 24 (16.22%) Finance
21 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
22 20 (13.51%) LDAP
22 20 (13.51%) Configuration Management
22 20 (13.51%) Google
22 20 (13.51%) Coaching
23 19 (12.84%) Infrastructure as Code
23 19 (12.84%) Confluence

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 19 (12.84%) Confluence
2 12 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.43%) Apache
4 10 (6.76%) nginx
5 9 (6.08%) IIS
6 8 (5.41%) Jetty
6 8 (5.41%) Mongrel
6 8 (5.41%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.35%) CMS
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.68%) JBoss
9 1 (0.68%) Liferay
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 55 (37.16%) AWS
2 48 (32.43%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (18.24%) GitHub
4 17 (11.49%) Azure
5 12 (8.11%) Google Docs
5 12 (8.11%) Slack
6 8 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (5.41%) GCP
6 8 (5.41%) Google App Engine
7 4 (2.70%) Serverless
8 3 (2.03%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.03%) OpenShift
8 3 (2.03%) PaaS
8 3 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.35%) Office 365
10 1 (0.68%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 1 (0.68%) IaaS
10 1 (0.68%) npm
10 1 (0.68%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.14%) HTTP
2 13 (8.78%) SSL
2 13 (8.78%) TCP/IP
3 12 (8.11%) Skype
4 9 (6.08%) DHCP
4 9 (6.08%) DNS
5 8 (5.41%) FTP
5 8 (5.41%) IPsec
6 3 (2.03%) Internet
7 2 (1.35%) Firewall
7 2 (1.35%) LAN
7 2 (1.35%) SAN
7 2 (1.35%) WAN
8 1 (0.68%) BGP
8 1 (0.68%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.68%) NAS
8 1 (0.68%) OSPF
8 1 (0.68%) SMTP
8 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.08%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.35%) DB2
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (47.97%) Jenkins
2 43 (29.05%) Git (software)
3 28 (18.92%) Bitbucket
4 27 (18.24%) JIRA
5 24 (16.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (5.41%) Travis CI
7 6 (4.05%) Subversion
8 4 (2.70%) GitLab
9 3 (2.03%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.03%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.35%) Gradle
10 2 (1.35%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (1.35%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.35%) Maven
10 2 (1.35%) NUnit
10 2 (1.35%) Selenium
10 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.35%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.68%) gulp
General
1 54 (36.49%) Public Sector
2 24 (16.22%) Finance
3 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.05%) Banking
4 6 (4.05%) Electronics
4 6 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.05%) Marketing
5 4 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (34.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (20.27%) Senior DevOps
3 28 (18.92%) Developer
4 19 (12.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 17 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (10.81%) Architect
6 16 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
7 14 (9.46%) AWS Architect
7 14 (9.46%) Test Engineer
8 13 (8.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (6.08%) Java Developer
10 9 (6.08%) Principal Architect
11 6 (4.05%) AWS DevOps
11 6 (4.05%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Consultant
13 4 (2.70%) DevOps Developer
13 4 (2.70%) Senior Developer
14 3 (2.03%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.51%) LDAP
2 18 (12.16%) .NET
3 14 (9.46%) J2EE
4 11 (7.43%) Web Services
5 8 (5.41%) React
5 8 (5.41%) Servlets
6 7 (4.73%) CSS
6 7 (4.73%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (4.73%) HTML
6 7 (4.73%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (4.73%) Spring
7 6 (4.05%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.05%) REST
7 6 (4.05%) RESTful
7 6 (4.05%) SOAP
7 6 (4.05%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.70%) JSP
8 4 (2.70%) Redux
8 4 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.35%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.35%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.68%) Clustering
4 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.68%) User Experience
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 83 (56.08%) Linux
2 36 (24.32%) Amazon Linux
3 11 (7.43%) Unix
4 10 (6.76%) Windows
5 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.03%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.35%) Mentoring
3 26 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (13.51%) Coaching
4 20 (13.51%) Configuration Management
5 19 (12.84%) Infrastructure as Code
6 18 (12.16%) Test Automation
7 17 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (9.46%) Technical Leadership
9 13 (8.78%) Microservices
10 11 (7.43%) Kanban
11 10 (6.76%) Open Source
12 9 (6.08%) OO
12 9 (6.08%) Test Strategy
13 8 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment
13 8 (5.41%) Programme Management
13 8 (5.41%) Scrum
13 8 (5.41%) TDD
13 8 (5.41%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.57%) Python
2 32 (21.62%) Java
3 11 (7.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.76%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.08%) SQL
6 8 (5.41%) Java 8
7 6 (4.05%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.38%) C#
9 4 (2.70%) Ruby
10 3 (2.03%) Perl
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) Scala
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.68%) VB
11 1 (0.68%) VBScript
11 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (23.65%) Security Cleared
2 29 (19.59%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.11%) AWS Certification
4 6 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.03%) Degree
6 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) CCNA
6 1 (0.68%) CCNP
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.35%) ITGC
3 2 (1.35%) QA
3 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.76%) Docker
3 8 (5.41%) Xen
4 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.03%) LXC
5 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.35%) XenApp
6 1 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 70 (47.30%) Ansible
2 33 (22.30%) Puppet
3 25 (16.89%) Terraform
4 14 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.05%) Consul
5 6 (4.05%) logstash
6 3 (2.03%) Kibana
6 3 (2.03%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.03%) Packer
7 2 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.35%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.68%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (27.03%) Red Hat
2 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
3 20 (13.51%) Google
4 14 (9.46%) VMware
5 6 (4.05%) SAP
6 3 (2.03%) IBM
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle
7 2 (1.35%) Cisco
7 2 (1.35%) Citrix
7 2 (1.35%) Curam
7 2 (1.35%) HP
7 2 (1.35%) Pega
7 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.35%) Veeam
8 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.68%) EMC
8 1 (0.68%) F5
8 1 (0.68%) IDERA
8 1 (0.68%) RedGate
8 1 (0.68%) Sitecore