The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Operations Engineer
England / South West
Rank 100 129 119
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 37 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.44% 0.38% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.39% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 21
Median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £370 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £375
% change year-on-year +2.70% +23.33%  
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 the South West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2451 2799 3015
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.22% 96.45% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 1806 1883
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 186 149
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +34.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the South West

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in the South West

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in the South West

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Wiltshire +15 15 £488 +14.70%
Bristol +5 7 £465 +6.28% 6
Somerset +6 6 £350 -33.33% 2
Devon 0 6 £550 +37.50%
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 -
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) DevOps
2 50 (84.75%) Linux
3 39 (66.10%) Jenkins
4 38 (64.41%) Ansible
5 35 (59.32%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (50.85%) Puppet
8 29 (49.15%) Docker
9 27 (45.76%) Python
10 24 (40.68%) Java
11 23 (38.98%) Ruby
11 23 (38.98%) Bash Shell
12 22 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
13 18 (30.51%) Configuration Management
14 17 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (28.81%) Terraform
15 16 (27.12%) SaltStack
16 14 (23.73%) JIRA
16 14 (23.73%) Windows
17 13 (22.03%) Apache
17 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (20.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 12 (20.34%) Confluence
18 12 (20.34%) Red Hat
18 12 (20.34%) Oracle
19 11 (18.64%) DNS
19 11 (18.64%) VMware
19 11 (18.64%) Elasticsearch
19 11 (18.64%) Vagrant

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (22.03%) Apache
2 12 (20.34%) Confluence
3 11 (18.64%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (18.64%) nginx
4 5 (8.47%) IIS
4 5 (8.47%) JBoss
5 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.08%) Jetty
6 3 (5.08%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 35 (59.32%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (15.25%) GitHub
4 8 (13.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (10.17%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (10.17%) Amazon S3
6 5 (8.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (8.47%) Route 53
7 4 (6.78%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (6.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (5.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (5.08%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (5.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (5.08%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.69%) IaaS
9 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) DNS
2 6 (10.17%) HTTP
2 6 (10.17%) SSL
2 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.78%) VPN
4 3 (5.08%) DHCP
4 3 (5.08%) FTP
4 3 (5.08%) IPsec
5 2 (3.39%) Internet
5 2 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.69%) LAN
6 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.47%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (5.08%) MySQL
5 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (66.10%) Jenkins
2 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
3 14 (23.73%) JIRA
4 12 (20.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (18.64%) Vagrant
6 8 (13.56%) Hudson
7 5 (8.47%) Artifactory
7 5 (8.47%) SonarQube
8 4 (6.78%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (5.08%) Maven
9 3 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (5.08%) Subversion
9 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
9 3 (5.08%) Travis CI
9 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.69%) Gradle
10 1 (1.69%) MSTest
10 1 (1.69%) NUnit
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) .NET
1 10 (16.95%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (11.86%) WebCenter
3 5 (8.47%) J2EE
4 4 (6.78%) Web Services
5 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (5.08%) Servlets
6 2 (3.39%) MCollective
7 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.69%) boto
7 1 (1.69%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.69%) CESG
1 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 50 (84.75%) Linux
2 17 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (23.73%) Windows
4 10 (16.95%) CentOS
5 8 (13.56%) Ubuntu
6 7 (11.86%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.08%) CoreOS
8 2 (3.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) DevOps
2 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (30.51%) Configuration Management
5 10 (16.95%) Open Source
5 10 (16.95%) Web Operations
6 7 (11.86%) Database Tuning
6 7 (11.86%) Microservices
6 7 (11.86%) Migration
6 7 (11.86%) Performance Testing
6 7 (11.86%) Web Development
7 6 (10.17%) Scrum
8 5 (8.47%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (8.47%) Release Management
9 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (3.39%) Build Automation
12 1 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) Python
2 24 (40.68%) Java
3 23 (38.98%) Bash Shell
3 23 (38.98%) Ruby
4 9 (15.25%) SQL
5 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.17%) Perl
7 5 (8.47%) Go
8 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.39%) C#
10 1 (1.69%) C
10 1 (1.69%) Groovy
10 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (49.15%) Docker
2 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.08%) LXC
4 3 (5.08%) VirtualBox
4 3 (5.08%) Xen
5 1 (1.69%) HDFS
5 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (64.41%) Ansible
2 30 (50.85%) Puppet
3 17 (28.81%) Terraform
4 10 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (11.86%) Icinga
5 7 (11.86%) Kibana
5 7 (11.86%) logstash
5 7 (11.86%) Salt
6 5 (8.47%) Kubernetes
7 4 (6.78%) Nagios
8 3 (5.08%) OSSEC
9 2 (3.39%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.69%) Graphite
10 1 (1.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) SaltStack
2 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 12 (20.34%) Red Hat
3 11 (18.64%) VMware
4 8 (13.56%) Google
5 7 (11.86%) Atlassian
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.78%) IBM
8 3 (5.08%) New Relic
8 3 (5.08%) Sybase
9 1 (1.69%) Black Duck
9 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago