Period
to 17 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 50 58
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 23 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.54% 3.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 3.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 1
Leicestershire median daily rate £425 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +13.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £391 £313 £275
90th Percentile £488 £388 £325
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -2.78%
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 491 549 510
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.17% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 332 305
Leicestershire median daily rate £410 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.48% +0.75% +4.69%
10th Percentile £250 £185 £133
90th Percentile £550 £525 £491
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year +3.90% -0.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 25
Leicestershire median hourly rate £14.94 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -3.57% +9.80%
10th Percentile £12.04 £9.62 £8.72
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.88 £32.15
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.57 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -2.88% +11.11% +3.85%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +24 21 £425 - 2
DevOps Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 23 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (69.57%) Ansible
3 11 (47.83%) Docker
3 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (26.09%) GitHub
7 5 (21.74%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (21.74%) Serverless
7 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Retail
8 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (17.39%) Microservices
9 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.04%) Puppet
9 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (8.70%) SQL
10 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
10 2 (8.70%) Linux
10 2 (8.70%) Apache
10 2 (8.70%) Terraform
11 1 (4.35%) Deployment Automation
11 1 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
11 1 (4.35%) Unix
11 1 (4.35%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (26.09%) GitHub
3 5 (21.74%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (21.74%) Serverless
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) CentOS
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) Microservices
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (4.35%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (69.57%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) Terraform
4 1 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds