Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 18 October 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.

Development Operations Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 84 87
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 17 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.07% 0.93% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.01% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £401 £464 £399
90th Percentile £643 £630 £525
East of England median daily rate £550 £513 £488
% change year-on-year +7.32% +5.13% +21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £46.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,491 1,389 1,365
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.42% 92.54% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 702 743
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £173 £200 £205
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 129 85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.35 £16.81 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +8.42% -8.82%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.90 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.45 £40.00 £53.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £20.41
% change year-on-year -3.19% -11.81% -5.07%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Hertfordshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Hertfordshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Hertfordshire

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £444 - 1
Watford +3 1 - - 1
Hatfield - 1 - - 1
Royston - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £638 - 2
DevOps Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, DevOps Engineer 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 Hertfordshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (58.82%) Terraform
4 9 (52.94%) Docker
4 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) Ansible
6 7 (41.18%) AWS Certification
7 6 (35.29%) Kubernetes
7 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (35.29%) Puppet
7 6 (35.29%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) Python
8 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
8 5 (29.41%) Confluence
8 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
8 5 (29.41%) JIRA
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (29.41%) GitHub
8 5 (29.41%) Bitbucket
8 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (29.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (29.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
9 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
9 4 (23.53%) Maven
9 4 (23.53%) Google
9 4 (23.53%) Windows

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (29.41%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) nginx
2 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (29.41%) GitHub
2 5 (29.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (11.76%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) Bitbucket
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (23.53%) Maven
4 3 (17.65%) Artifactory
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
5 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.88%) Checkstyle
6 1 (5.88%) Cobertura
6 1 (5.88%) Gradle
6 1 (5.88%) JMeter
6 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.88%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) JSON
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (11.76%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) DC/OS
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Validation
7 3 (17.65%) Coaching
7 3 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (17.65%) High Availability
7 3 (17.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
8 2 (11.76%) Microservices
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
9 1 (5.88%) Migration
9 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Terraform
2 7 (41.18%) Ansible
3 6 (35.29%) Kubernetes
3 6 (35.29%) Puppet
4 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (11.76%) HAProxy
5 2 (11.76%) Kibana
5 2 (11.76%) logstash
6 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (5.88%) Mesos
6 1 (5.88%) Nagios
6 1 (5.88%) Rancher
6 1 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Google
2 3 (17.65%) New Relic
2 3 (17.65%) Splunk
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 2 (11.76%) Dynatrace
3 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Percona
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) Sonatype