Period
to 23 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 72 86
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 +11
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 23 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.47% 1.64% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.76% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £550 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +27.17% +1.76%
10th Percentile £256 £306 £395
90th Percentile £638 £600 £508
East of England median daily rate £500 £513 £475
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £48.00 -

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 1,481 1,196 1,344
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.58% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 628 700
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £170 £200 £212
90th Percentile £551 £588 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 119 74
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% -7.25%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.48 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.88 £48.12 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -2 10 £406 -
Welwyn Garden City -13 2 £263 -54.35%
Welwyn - 2 £269 -
Hatfield - 1 £250 - 2
Rickmansworth - 1 £750 -
Royston - 1 - -
DevOps Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (65.22%) Jenkins
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
4 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
5 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (39.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (39.13%) Terraform
5 9 (39.13%) Google
6 8 (34.78%) Firewall
6 8 (34.78%) Windows
6 8 (34.78%) Ansible
7 7 (30.43%) Puppet
7 7 (30.43%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (30.43%) Python
7 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
7 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
8 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (26.09%) SSL
8 6 (26.09%) AWS Certification
8 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (21.74%) Docker
9 5 (21.74%) Confluence
9 5 (21.74%) GitHub
9 5 (21.74%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (21.74%) Validation
9 5 (21.74%) Web Services

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 (21.74%) Confluence
2 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (17.39%) nginx
2 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (21.74%) GitHub
4 4 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (13.04%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
3 6 (26.09%) SSL
4 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) HTTP
5 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 5 (21.74%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (17.39%) Artifactory
5 3 (13.04%) Bitbucket
5 3 (13.04%) Maven
6 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (8.70%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (4.35%) Gradle
7 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
7 1 (4.35%) Subversion
7 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (13.04%) Node.js
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) DC/OS
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
3 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (30.43%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Validation
7 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (17.39%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (17.39%) Release Automation
8 3 (13.04%) Break/Fix
8 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
8 3 (13.04%) Microservices
8 3 (13.04%) Performance Measurement
8 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
2 7 (30.43%) Python
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Terraform
2 8 (34.78%) Ansible
3 7 (30.43%) Puppet
4 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (17.39%) Kibana
5 4 (17.39%) Kubernetes
5 4 (17.39%) logstash
6 3 (13.04%) HAProxy
7 1 (4.35%) HP Fortify
7 1 (4.35%) Nagios
7 1 (4.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Google
2 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
2 4 (17.39%) F5
2 4 (17.39%) New Relic
2 4 (17.39%) Percona
2 4 (17.39%) Splunk
3 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) Dynatrace
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle