The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 30 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.

Development Operations Engineer
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 64 57
Rank change year-on-year +29 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 28 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.93% 1.07% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 1.09% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 7
Median daily rate £463 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £410 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £465 £375
% change year-on-year +2.15% +24.00%  
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 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 688 644 692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.49% 98.47% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 430 395
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 39 43
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 30 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
South Wales +35 20 £438 +25.00% 3
West Wales -16 5 £488 +8.33%
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wales region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) DevOps
2 33 (66.00%) Ansible
2 33 (66.00%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (64.00%) Linux
4 26 (52.00%) Terraform
5 25 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 22 (44.00%) Security Cleared
7 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
8 20 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (34.00%) Web Services
10 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (32.00%) Puppet
11 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
11 14 (28.00%) Java
12 13 (26.00%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (20.00%) Docker
13 10 (20.00%) Maven
14 9 (18.00%) Oracle
15 8 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (16.00%) SQL
15 8 (16.00%) Apache
15 8 (16.00%) HTTP
16 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
17 6 (12.00%) Windows
17 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
17 6 (12.00%) Degree
17 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
17 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
17 6 (12.00%) Spring

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 8 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) Confluence
3 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (66.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (4.00%) PaaS
7 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) HTTP
2 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.00%) SSH
4 4 (8.00%) DNS
5 3 (6.00%) SSL
6 2 (4.00%) DSL
6 2 (4.00%) LDAP
6 2 (4.00%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (20.00%) Maven
4 5 (10.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (8.00%) JIRA
5 4 (8.00%) Vagrant
6 3 (6.00%) Ant
6 3 (6.00%) Hudson
7 2 (4.00%) NuGet
7 2 (4.00%) Subversion
8 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.00%) Gradle
8 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) Web Services
2 6 (12.00%) Spring
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
4 2 (4.00%) J2EE
4 2 (4.00%) JSON
4 2 (4.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Fintech
1 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) CentOS
4 1 (2.00%) Debian
4 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.00%) Kanban
5 3 (6.00%) Open Source
5 3 (6.00%) Scrum
5 3 (6.00%) Server Hardening
5 3 (6.00%) TDD
6 2 (4.00%) BDD
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL
6 2 (4.00%) Microservices
6 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) OWASP
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.00%) Secure Coding
6 2 (4.00%) Web Development
6 2 (4.00%) Web Operations
7 1 (2.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.00%) Go
5 3 (6.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) Groovy
7 1 (2.00%) JCL
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) iptables
2 2 (4.00%) NFS
3 1 (2.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (66.00%) Ansible
2 26 (52.00%) Terraform
3 16 (32.00%) Puppet
4 13 (26.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.00%) Rundeck
6 2 (4.00%) Consul
6 2 (4.00%) Salt
7 1 (2.00%) Control-M
7 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.00%) Kibana
7 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.00%) logstash
7 1 (2.00%) Marathon
7 1 (2.00%) Mesos
7 1 (2.00%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (4.00%) Remedy
4 2 (4.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.00%) BMC
5 1 (2.00%) Informatica
5 1 (2.00%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.00%) PagerDuty
5 1 (2.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.00%) Thunderhead
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago