Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Developer was £484 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 October 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 Developer
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 358 348 371
Rank change year-on-year -10 +23 +22
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Developer 18 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.14% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 1
South East median daily rate £484 £500 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.20% +49.25% -19.76%
10th Percentile £416 £304 £328
90th Percentile £533 £538 £343
England median daily rate £525 £513 £480
% change year-on-year +2.44% +6.77% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 15,556 15,395 16,075
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 94.67% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,332 9,121 9,631
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £253 £241 £230
90th Percentile £579 £570 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 635 788
South East median hourly rate £20.17 £18.00 £19.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.06% -6.34% +8.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.28
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 October 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
Thames Valley +3 11 £525 +12.00% 1
Oxfordshire +10 7 £525 -
Hampshire - 4 £463 - 3
Buckinghamshire +18 3 - -
Surrey -24 3 £484 -7.81%
Berkshire -11 1 £400 +23.08% 1
DevOps Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 18 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Ansible
4 12 (66.67%) Scrum
5 9 (50.00%) Java
5 9 (50.00%) Docker
6 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (38.89%) Puppet
6 7 (38.89%) .NET
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 6 (33.33%) Kubernetes
7 6 (33.33%) TDD
7 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (33.33%) Kanban
7 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 6 (33.33%) BDD
7 6 (33.33%) Node.js
8 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
8 5 (27.78%) Spring
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (27.78%) Serverless
9 4 (22.22%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (22.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 4 (22.22%) .NET Core
9 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft

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 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (27.78%) Serverless
3 4 (22.22%) OpenShift
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon Aurora
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) Redis
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.56%) Data Lake
5 1 (5.56%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.56%) Impala
5 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (16.67%) MSBuild
3 3 (16.67%) NUnit
3 3 (16.67%) ReSharper
3 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) Mockito
5 1 (5.56%) git-flow
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) Node.js
3 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
3 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Core
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 4 (22.22%) ADO.NET
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (22.22%) Dapper ORM
4 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) JSON
4 4 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (22.22%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 3 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (16.67%) WPF
5 3 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 6 (33.33%) Kanban
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
5 4 (22.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
7 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) XAML
5 2 (11.11%) Java 8
6 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
6 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Ansible
2 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (38.89%) Puppet
3 6 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (11.11%) Terraform
5 1 (5.56%) Packer
5 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Databricks
3 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) VMware