Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 50 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 +16
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 23 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.73% 1.70% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 1.81% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 22
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £377 £319 £425
90th Percentile £440 £593 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% -
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 785 664 701
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.12% 94.18% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 443 515
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £288 £220 £286
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.89% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 14
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.25 £11.17 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -10.64% -7.41%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.28 £9.45
90th Percentile £20.98 £15.00 £36.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.68 £13.93 £13.00
% change year-on-year +12.56% +7.15% -7.14%

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
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 17 August 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 -5 20 £400 -8.57%
DevOps Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 23 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (69.57%) Ansible
4 14 (60.87%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (56.52%) Linux
6 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
7 9 (39.13%) Puppet
8 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
8 8 (34.78%) Docker
9 7 (30.43%) Terraform
10 6 (26.09%) Bitbucket
10 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
10 6 (26.09%) Windows
10 6 (26.09%) DSL
11 5 (21.74%) SSL
11 5 (21.74%) Python
11 5 (21.74%) Unix
11 5 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (21.74%) Amazon S3
11 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
11 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
11 5 (21.74%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (21.74%) Route 53
11 5 (21.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (17.39%) Kubernetes
12 4 (17.39%) Rackspace
12 4 (17.39%) JIRA
12 4 (17.39%) HTTP
12 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
13 3 (13.04%) DNS

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 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon S3
2 5 (21.74%) Route 53
2 5 (21.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
3 2 (8.70%) OpenShift
3 2 (8.70%) PaaS
4 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DSL
2 5 (21.74%) SSL
3 4 (17.39%) HTTP
3 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) DHCP
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) IPsec
4 3 (13.04%) SSH
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) NuoDB
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Redis
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (26.09%) Bitbucket
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.35%) Kafka
3 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
3 5 (21.74%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) API Development
4 1 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (4.35%) Microservices
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.35%) QA Automation
4 1 (4.35%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) SOA
4 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
2 5 (21.74%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Groovy
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GCP
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (69.57%) Ansible
2 14 (60.87%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (39.13%) Puppet
4 7 (30.43%) Terraform
5 4 (17.39%) Kubernetes
6 1 (4.35%) Grafana
6 1 (4.35%) Packer
6 1 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Rackspace
2 3 (13.04%) AppDynamics
3 2 (8.70%) Ab Initio
3 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk