Period
to 18 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 352 354 341
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 +48
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Developer 8 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.054% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 15
South East median daily rate £425 £503 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.51% -4.19% +10.53%
10th Percentile £359 £407 £463
90th Percentile £468 £579 £625
England median daily rate £500 £496 £530
% change year-on-year +0.76% -6.37% +11.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £50.00 £53.50
% change year-on-year -73.00% -6.54% +10.31%

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 14,115 16,142 15,131
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.63% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,379 9,547 8,724
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £243
90th Percentile £600 £585 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 693 736
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +8.57% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £51.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% +1.08% -2.63%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 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
Thames Valley +17 5 £440 -4.86% 2
Berkshire -10 4 £440 +10.00% 1
Surrey +24 3 £425 -22.30%
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - -
DevOps Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (37.50%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (12.50%) React
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (12.50%) Terraform
4 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) GitLab
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) Ansible
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Nessus
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle

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 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GitLab
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (12.50%) React
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle