Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 14 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 > Northamptonshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 53 62
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9 -21
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 28 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.51% 1.36% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 1.45% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 7
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £344 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.64% -34.52% +15.07%
10th Percentile £385 £319 £446
90th Percentile £588 £454 £568
East Midlands median daily rate £438 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 755 622 888
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 93.67% 96.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 380 636
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £388 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -4.62% -4.41%
10th Percentile £277 £200 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year +3.90% -0.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 29
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £11.17 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.93% -10.64% -
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £18.50 £16.00 £25.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% +3.85%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Northamptonshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Northamptonshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Northamptonshire

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 14 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
Northampton +8 23 £418 +21.45% 1
DevOps Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 14 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 Northamptonshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
4 16 (57.14%) Docker
5 14 (50.00%) Ansible
6 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (39.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (39.29%) Linux
8 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
8 9 (32.14%) Kubernetes
9 8 (28.57%) Terraform
9 8 (28.57%) Puppet
10 7 (25.00%) Web Services
11 6 (21.43%) SSL
11 6 (21.43%) Python
11 6 (21.43%) TeamCity
11 6 (21.43%) JIRA
11 6 (21.43%) Kafka
11 6 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (17.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (17.86%) Consul
12 5 (17.86%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (17.86%) Confluence
12 5 (17.86%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (17.86%) Amazon S3
12 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
12 5 (17.86%) Subversion
13 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (17.86%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 20 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (39.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon S3
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (14.29%) Google App Engine
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
7 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.57%) IaaS
7 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SSL
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) HTTP
2 4 (14.29%) IPsec
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) DSL
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NuoDB
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Redis
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
2 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) JIRA
3 6 (21.43%) TeamCity
4 5 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (17.86%) Subversion
5 4 (14.29%) Bitbucket
6 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
7 1 (3.57%) GitLab
7 1 (3.57%) GoCD
7 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium
7 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) Kafka
3 2 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.14%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.57%) Analytics
7 1 (3.57%) API Development
7 1 (3.57%) Fraud Detection
7 1 (3.57%) Kanban
7 1 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) QA Automation
7 1 (3.57%) Release Management
7 1 (3.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) Go
4 1 (3.57%) Groovy
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Ansible
2 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (32.14%) Kubernetes
4 8 (28.57%) Puppet
4 8 (28.57%) Terraform
5 5 (17.86%) Consul
6 1 (3.57%) Grafana
6 1 (3.57%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Ab Initio
1 4 (14.29%) AppDynamics
1 4 (14.29%) Atlassian
1 4 (14.29%) Citrix
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Splunk