Period
to 26 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 26 September 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 Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 60 49
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11 +9
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 6 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.17% 1.23% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.27% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Leicestershire median daily rate £363 £363 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.46% -20.00%
10th Percentile £263 £295 £213
90th Percentile £484 £413 £290
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £493 £450
% change year-on-year -18.78% +9.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 494 551 515
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.84% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 310 308
Leicestershire median daily rate £388 £338 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% +1.12% +7.66%
10th Percentile £150 £205 £123
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 25
Leicestershire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.68 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.48% +1.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.38 £9.36 £8.72
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £18.95
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.83% +6.62% -

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Leicestershire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Leicestershire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Leicestershire

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 26 September 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
Leicester +13 4 £463 +8.82% 4
DevOps Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Leicestershire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Docker
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) Terraform
4 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) NUnit
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) OWASP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) XHTML
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Go
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Terraform
2 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft