Period
to 2 August 2021

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £498 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

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
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 34 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 +13
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 7 2 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 2.47% 0.90% 5.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 0.96% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 17
10th Percentile £473 " £463
25th Percentile £473 £425 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £498 £450 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.56% -14.29% -8.70%
75th Percentile £523 £475 £538
90th Percentile £524 " £572
South Wales median daily rate £479 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -8.81% +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport. 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
Newport
Contract vacancies in Newport with a recognized job title 243 209 312
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 85.87% 94.14% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 156 239
10th Percentile £303 £300 £309
25th Percentile £419 £400 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £440
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +6.99%
75th Percentile £545 £525 £513
90th Percentile £610 £575 £575
South Wales median daily rate £426 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 13 19
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.03 £15.00
25th Percentile £16.00 £15.00 £21.59
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -52.38% +124.00%
75th Percentile £32.87 £23.75 "
90th Percentile £42.00 " £46.00
South Wales median hourly rate £19.43 £16.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year +19.57% - +28.71%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Newport

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Newport

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

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, 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 Newport region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Terraform
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
4 3 (42.86%) React
4 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (42.86%) Ansible
4 3 (42.86%) GitHub
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) Artifactory
4 3 (42.86%) GCP
4 3 (42.86%) GitLab
4 3 (42.86%) Groovy
4 3 (42.86%) Node.js
4 3 (42.86%) Redis
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) Capistrano
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 3 (42.86%) Software Packaging
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GCP
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon Cognito
2 1 (14.29%) AWS
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Redis
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Ant
2 3 (42.86%) Artifactory
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) GitLab
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) JMeter
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
2 1 (14.29%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Node.js
1 3 (42.86%) React
1 3 (42.86%) Software Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Native
3 1 (14.29%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (42.86%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Availability Management
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Content Management
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Statistics
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Debt
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Groovy
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Terraform
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Capistrano
2 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google