The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Operations Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 35 68 48
Rank change year-on-year +33 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 19 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.36% 0.17% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 0.17% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £464 £375
% change year-on-year +2.42% +23.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £51.75 -
% change year-on-year -1.44% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 547 572 427
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.81% 98.79% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 386 296
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £194 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 35 18
Median hourly rate £17.77 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in South Wales

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in South Wales

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in South Wales

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +33 15 £444 +26.78% 2
DevOps Engineer
Wales

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) DevOps
2 19 (67.86%) Ansible
2 19 (67.86%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
4 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
5 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 12 (42.86%) Puppet
6 12 (42.86%) Terraform
7 9 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (32.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
7 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
8 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) Web Services
9 7 (25.00%) Docker
9 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 6 (21.43%) Java
10 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
11 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
11 5 (17.86%) SSH
11 5 (17.86%) HTTP
11 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
11 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
11 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
11 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
12 4 (14.29%) Rackspace
12 4 (14.29%) Vagrant

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (67.86%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (32.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (7.14%) PaaS
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
1 5 (17.86%) SSH
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) LDAP
3 2 (7.14%) SSL
3 2 (7.14%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.57%) DSL
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
4 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 4 (14.29%) Maven
4 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
5 3 (10.71%) Ant
5 3 (10.71%) Hudson
6 2 (7.14%) NuGet
6 2 (7.14%) Subversion
7 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.57%) Gradle
7 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) JSON
2 2 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Fintech
1 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Debian
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Kanban
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Server Hardening
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) BDD
7 2 (7.14%) Microservices
7 2 (7.14%) Open Source
7 2 (7.14%) OWASP
7 2 (7.14%) Secure Coding
7 2 (7.14%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) Web Operations
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) Go
3 3 (10.71%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Groovy
5 1 (3.57%) JCL
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) iptables
2 2 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (67.86%) Ansible
2 12 (42.86%) Puppet
2 12 (42.86%) Terraform
3 9 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.71%) Rundeck
5 2 (7.14%) Consul
5 2 (7.14%) Salt
6 1 (3.57%) Control-M
6 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.57%) Kibana
6 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.57%) logstash
6 1 (3.57%) Marathon
6 1 (3.57%) Mesos
6 1 (3.57%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.29%) Rackspace
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) BMC
5 1 (3.57%) Informatica
5 1 (3.57%) Micro Focus
5 1 (3.57%) PagerDuty
5 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.57%) Thunderhead
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Rate: £200 - £220 per day
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