Period
to 21 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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 Developer
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 330 366 344
Rank change year-on-year +36 -22 +30
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Developer 13 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.097% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 24
South East median daily rate £438 £484 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.61% +17.33% -5.71%
10th Percentile £394 £439 £305
90th Percentile £484 £525 £538
England median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate - - £44.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 12,584 15,729 15,937
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.71% 94.46% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,444 9,478 9,452
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £238
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £468 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 601 649
South East median hourly rate £21.76 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.15% +13.89% -7.95%
10th Percentile £11.87 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £60.13 £51.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £19.47 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +5.22% - -

DevOps Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured DevOps Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Developer in the South East

DevOps Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps Developer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Developer in the South East

DevOps Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2019. 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
Surrey +42 7 £425 -12.01%
Hampshire +25 3 - - 2
Thames Valley +11 3 £450 -14.29% 2
Berkshire - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +21 1 - -
DevOps Developer
England

DevOps Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, DevOps Developer 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 South East region featuring DevOps Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) Ansible
3 7 (53.85%) Azure
4 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) NUnit
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 4 (30.77%) MSBuild
6 4 (30.77%) MVVM
6 4 (30.77%) Moq
6 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
6 4 (30.77%) WPF
6 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 4 (30.77%) DevExpress
6 4 (30.77%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (30.77%) OpenShift
6 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) Microservices

DevOps Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Azure
2 4 (30.77%) OpenShift
3 3 (23.08%) AWS
3 3 (23.08%) GCP
4 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 4 (30.77%) Moq
1 4 (30.77%) MSBuild
1 4 (30.77%) NUnit
1 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) GitLab
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Core
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
2 4 (30.77%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 4 (30.77%) Unity DI Container
2 4 (30.77%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Component Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Microservices
4 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 4 (30.77%) MVVM
4 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) DevExpress
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Databricks