The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 23 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 45 64
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19  
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 13 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.11% 2.48% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.56% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 17
Median daily rate £463 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £353 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £520 £425
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 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 595 547 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.43% 96.99% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 359 571
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 35 40
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £35.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Wales

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Wales

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Wales over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Wales

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
South Wales +1 11 £463 +13.90% 1
West Wales -7 1 £500 -3.84%
Mid Wales - 1 £401 - 1
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) DevOps
2 32 (78.05%) Ansible
3 31 (75.61%) Linux
4 29 (70.73%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (58.54%) Terraform
6 22 (53.66%) Jenkins
7 18 (43.90%) Puppet
8 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
8 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
9 16 (39.02%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
11 14 (34.15%) Web Services
12 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
15 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
16 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
17 8 (19.51%) Oracle
17 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (19.51%) Docker
18 7 (17.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
18 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
18 7 (17.07%) Confluence
18 7 (17.07%) Amazon EC2
18 7 (17.07%) Amazon S3
18 7 (17.07%) JIRA
18 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
19 6 (14.63%) DNS

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (17.07%) Confluence
2 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (70.73%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (39.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (17.07%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (17.07%) Amazon S3
4 4 (9.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (7.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (7.32%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (7.32%) Route 53
5 3 (7.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (4.88%) GitHub
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.63%) DNS
2 6 (14.63%) HTTP
3 5 (12.20%) DSL
3 5 (12.20%) SSH
4 4 (9.76%) tcpdump
5 3 (7.32%) SSL
6 2 (4.88%) LDAP
7 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.88%) Redis
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Jenkins
2 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.07%) JIRA
4 6 (14.63%) Ant
4 6 (14.63%) Maven
5 5 (12.20%) Hudson
6 4 (9.76%) Bitbucket
6 4 (9.76%) Vagrant
7 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.88%) Gradle
7 2 (4.88%) NuGet
7 2 (4.88%) Subversion
8 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) J2EE
3 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.44%) Fintech
2 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (14.63%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Debian
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 6 (14.63%) Server Hardening
7 5 (12.20%) Migration
8 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (7.32%) ITIL
9 3 (7.32%) Microservices
9 3 (7.32%) Open Source
10 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.88%) Scrum
10 2 (4.88%) Web Operations
11 1 (2.44%) Continuous Deployment
11 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.44%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (2.44%) Mobile First
11 1 (2.44%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) JCL
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
1 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Docker
2 4 (9.76%) iptables
3 2 (4.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (78.05%) Ansible
2 24 (58.54%) Terraform
3 18 (43.90%) Puppet
4 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (14.63%) Rundeck
6 4 (9.76%) Marathon
6 4 (9.76%) Mesos
7 3 (7.32%) Prometheus
7 3 (7.32%) Salt
8 1 (2.44%) Control-M
8 1 (2.44%) Grafana
8 1 (2.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Rackspace
4 3 (7.32%) Remedy
4 3 (7.32%) Splunk
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe
5 1 (2.44%) BMC
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.44%) Thunderhead
Newquay, Cornwall
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Rate: £400 - £401 per day
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