The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Development Operations Engineer
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 115 119
Rank change year-on-year +21 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 41 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.53% 0.75% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.78% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 22
Median daily rate £413 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £415
% change year-on-year +1.06% +13.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.10 - -

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 2567 2815 2974
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.78% 95.46% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1820 1923
Median daily rate £375 £368 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 138 199
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Somerset 0 8 £425 +13.33% 1
Bristol -9 7 £400 -11.11% 8
Wiltshire +8 6 £475 +15.15%
Gloucestershire - 6 £438 - 2
Cornwall - 4 £400 - 2
Devon - 4 £385 -
Dorset +9 3 £425 +8.28%
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 77 (100.00%) DevOps
2 53 (68.83%) Linux
3 43 (55.84%) Puppet
4 42 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
5 39 (50.65%) Jenkins
6 35 (45.45%) Ansible
7 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (37.66%) Python
9 24 (31.17%) Docker
10 23 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (28.57%) Java
12 19 (24.68%) Windows
13 18 (23.38%) Configuration Management
13 18 (23.38%) Ruby
14 17 (22.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (22.08%) Bash Shell
14 17 (22.08%) Opscode Chef
15 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
16 14 (18.18%) Red Hat
16 14 (18.18%) .NET
16 14 (18.18%) Web Services
16 14 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
17 13 (16.88%) Terraform
17 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
17 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
18 11 (14.29%) Open Source
18 11 (14.29%) Perl
18 11 (14.29%) Apache
18 11 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
19 10 (12.99%) Microservices

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 11 (14.29%) Apache
1 11 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (12.99%) nginx
3 9 (11.69%) IIS
4 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.79%) Confluence
6 5 (6.49%) JBoss
6 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
7 4 (5.19%) Jetty
7 4 (5.19%) Mongrel
8 3 (3.90%) Alfresco
8 3 (3.90%) Mule
8 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
9 2 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (1.30%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 42 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (12.99%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (11.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (7.79%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (7.79%) Amazon S3
7 5 (6.49%) GitHub
7 5 (6.49%) Route 53
8 4 (5.19%) Google App Engine
9 3 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (2.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (2.60%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (2.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (2.60%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (2.60%) IaaS
10 2 (2.60%) PaaS
11 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) DNS
2 4 (5.19%) DHCP
2 4 (5.19%) FTP
2 4 (5.19%) HTTP
2 4 (5.19%) IPsec
2 4 (5.19%) SSL
2 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) Internet
4 2 (2.60%) Firewall
4 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.60%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.60%) LAN
4 2 (2.60%) LDAP
4 2 (2.60%) Network Security
4 2 (2.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (7.79%) MySQL
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.90%) Redis
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.60%) HBase
5 2 (2.60%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.60%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (50.65%) Jenkins
2 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.39%) JIRA
3 8 (10.39%) Vagrant
4 7 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (6.49%) Ant
5 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.19%) Hudson
6 4 (5.19%) Maven
6 4 (5.19%) Travis CI
7 3 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.30%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.30%) MSTest
9 1 (1.30%) NUnit
9 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Banking
2 2 (2.60%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) .NET
1 14 (18.18%) Web Services
2 9 (11.69%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (9.09%) J2EE
4 6 (7.79%) WebCenter
5 4 (5.19%) Servlets
6 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Core
7 2 (2.60%) MCollective
7 2 (2.60%) Serverless Framework
8 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.30%) boto
8 1 (1.30%) Middleware
8 1 (1.30%) RESTful
8 1 (1.30%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (68.83%) Linux
2 19 (24.68%) Windows
3 17 (22.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.09%) CentOS
6 6 (7.79%) Amazon Linux
6 6 (7.79%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.19%) Unix
8 3 (3.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) DevOps
2 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (23.38%) Configuration Management
5 11 (14.29%) Open Source
6 10 (12.99%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (12.99%) Microservices
7 9 (11.69%) Release Management
7 9 (11.69%) Web Operations
8 7 (9.09%) Web Development
9 6 (7.79%) Database Tuning
9 6 (7.79%) Performance Testing
9 6 (7.79%) Scrum
10 4 (5.19%) Auto-Scaling
10 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.90%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (3.90%) Release Automation
12 2 (2.60%) Data Protection
12 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) Python
2 22 (28.57%) Java
3 18 (23.38%) Ruby
4 17 (22.08%) Bash Shell
5 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
6 11 (14.29%) Perl
7 6 (7.79%) SQL
8 5 (6.49%) C#
8 5 (6.49%) Go
8 5 (6.49%) Groovy
9 4 (5.19%) PHP
10 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
1 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.60%) GCP
2 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 24 (31.17%) Docker
2 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.19%) Xen
5 3 (3.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 43 (55.84%) Puppet
2 35 (45.45%) Ansible
3 17 (22.08%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (16.88%) Terraform
5 7 (9.09%) Kibana
6 6 (7.79%) Icinga
6 6 (7.79%) logstash
7 5 (6.49%) Kubernetes
8 3 (3.90%) Salt
9 2 (2.60%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.30%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 10 (12.99%) VMware
3 9 (11.69%) Google
3 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.69%) SaltStack
4 8 (10.39%) Oracle
5 7 (9.09%) Atlassian
6 4 (5.19%) IBM
7 3 (3.90%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.90%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.90%) Sybase
8 1 (1.30%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.30%) Tableau
Newquay, Cornwall
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 6 days ago