Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 27 May 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 Engineer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +27
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 12 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.90% 1.05% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 1.10% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Southampton median daily rate £513 £550 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +31.74% +8.44%
10th Percentile £425 £478 £378
90th Percentile £566 £613 £463
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £500 £400
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 397 455 480
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.79% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 274 323
Southampton median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -8.50%
10th Percentile £304 £175 £208
90th Percentile £575 £629 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 37
Southampton median hourly rate £19.38 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.62% -3.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.36 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.35 £20.20 £34.88
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.33% -10.00% +42.86%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Southampton

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Southampton

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, DevOps Engineer 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 Southampton region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (50.00%) Puppet
4 6 (50.00%) Big Data
4 6 (50.00%) Identity Management
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) Docker
5 5 (41.67%) Terraform
6 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (33.33%) Serverless
6 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (33.33%) Build Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (33.33%) JSON
6 4 (33.33%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Apache
6 4 (33.33%) SAML

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (16.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Serverless
3 3 (25.00%) PaaS
4 2 (16.67%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (16.67%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 2 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (8.33%) IaaS
5 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (16.67%) Data Lake
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) JSON
1 4 (33.33%) SAML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Kafka
2 2 (16.67%) OAuth
3 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (8.33%) Sensu
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Build Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Data Development
6 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 1 (8.33%) High Availability
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Groovy
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Terraform
3 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
6 1 (8.33%) Grafana
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) ATG
3 2 (16.67%) Databricks
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk
4 1 (8.33%) VMware