The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

DevOps
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 48 58
Rank change year-on-year +32 +10  
Contract jobs citing DevOps 53 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.89% 3.37% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.57% 4.12% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 12
Median daily rate £463 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.35% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £388 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £37.54 £40.00
% change year-on-year +73.16% -6.15%  

DevOps is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 554 534 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 82.44% 81.78% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 363 369
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +71.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.40 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing DevOps as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Wales

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Wales

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Wales over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Wales

DevOps
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 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +32 41 £431 +11.29% 3
West Wales -6 11 £500 +11.11% 1
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 59 (64.84%) Linux
2 54 (59.34%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (56.04%) Ansible
4 45 (49.45%) Jenkins
5 43 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (46.15%) Terraform
7 36 (39.56%) Security Cleared
8 35 (38.46%) SC Cleared
9 34 (37.36%) Puppet
10 32 (35.16%) Web Services
11 29 (31.87%) Java
12 26 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (26.37%) Git (software)
14 23 (25.27%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (17.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (16.48%) Open Source
17 15 (16.48%) HTTP
17 15 (16.48%) Apache
18 14 (15.38%) MongoDB
19 13 (14.29%) Docker
20 12 (13.19%) BDD
20 12 (13.19%) Kanban
20 12 (13.19%) TDD
20 12 (13.19%) Scrum
21 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
21 11 (12.09%) Red Hat
21 11 (12.09%) Configuration Management
21 11 (12.09%) Greenfield Project
22 10 (10.99%) DNS

DevOps
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 15 (16.48%) Apache
2 6 (6.59%) Confluence
3 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.30%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.30%) IIS
4 3 (3.30%) Jetty
4 3 (3.30%) Mongrel
4 3 (3.30%) nginx
4 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (59.34%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (10.99%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (9.89%) Amazon S3
5 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (3.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (3.30%) Google App Engine
6 3 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.30%) PaaS
7 2 (2.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.20%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.20%) Route 53
7 2 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) HTTP
2 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.99%) DNS
4 7 (7.69%) DSL
5 6 (6.59%) SSL
6 5 (5.49%) SSH
7 3 (3.30%) DHCP
7 3 (3.30%) FTP
7 3 (3.30%) IPsec
7 3 (3.30%) LDAP
8 2 (2.20%) Internet
8 2 (2.20%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.10%) SMTP
9 1 (1.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.40%) MySQL
4 3 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.30%) PowerCenter
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.20%) Redis
6 1 (1.10%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.10%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (49.45%) Jenkins
2 24 (26.37%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.89%) Maven
4 7 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 6 (6.59%) JIRA
6 5 (5.49%) Ant
6 5 (5.49%) Vagrant
7 4 (4.40%) Travis CI
8 3 (3.30%) Hudson
9 2 (2.20%) CA Gen
9 2 (2.20%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.20%) ClearQuest
9 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.20%) NuGet
9 2 (2.20%) Selenium
9 2 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.20%) Subversion
9 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.10%) NUnit
10 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.49%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Electronics
3 1 (1.10%) Games
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (50.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (17.58%) Developer
3 15 (16.48%) AWS DevOps
4 14 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) AWS Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.40%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Cloud Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Java Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Java Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Junior DevOps
9 3 (3.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) PHP Zend Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.16%) Web Services
2 10 (10.99%) RESTful
3 8 (8.79%) .NET
3 8 (8.79%) Node.js
3 8 (8.79%) REST
3 8 (8.79%) Spring
4 5 (5.49%) CSS
4 5 (5.49%) HTML
4 5 (5.49%) J2EE
4 5 (5.49%) Java EE
5 4 (4.40%) CSS3
5 4 (4.40%) Dropwizard
5 4 (4.40%) HTML5
5 4 (4.40%) jQuery
5 4 (4.40%) JSON
5 4 (4.40%) LAMP
6 3 (3.30%) Ajax
6 3 (3.30%) Sass
6 3 (3.30%) Swagger
6 3 (3.30%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.10%) Fintech
2 1 (1.10%) iPad
2 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (64.84%) Linux
2 16 (17.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Windows
4 6 (6.59%) Debian
5 3 (3.30%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.20%) Unix
7 1 (1.10%) CentOS
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (16.48%) Open Source
4 12 (13.19%) BDD
4 12 (13.19%) Kanban
4 12 (13.19%) Scrum
4 12 (13.19%) TDD
5 11 (12.09%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.99%) Microservices
7 9 (9.89%) API Design
8 8 (8.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (6.59%) Web Operations
10 5 (5.49%) API Development
10 5 (5.49%) ITIL
10 5 (5.49%) Migration
10 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.49%) Web Development
11 4 (4.40%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.87%) Java
2 10 (10.99%) Python
3 9 (9.89%) Bash Shell
3 9 (9.89%) SQL
4 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.59%) Perl
5 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.59%) Ruby
6 5 (5.49%) Scala
7 4 (4.40%) Go
7 4 (4.40%) JCL
7 4 (4.40%) PHP
8 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.10%) C#
9 1 (1.10%) Groovy
9 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (39.56%) Security Cleared
2 35 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.30%) Xen
3 2 (2.20%) iptables
3 2 (2.20%) NFS
4 1 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 51 (56.04%) Ansible
2 42 (46.15%) Terraform
3 34 (37.36%) Puppet
4 23 (25.27%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (8.79%) Rundeck
6 6 (6.59%) Marathon
6 6 (6.59%) Mesos
7 4 (4.40%) Control-M
8 2 (2.20%) Consul
8 2 (2.20%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.20%) Salt
9 1 (1.10%) Fluentd
9 1 (1.10%) Grafana
9 1 (1.10%) Kibana
9 1 (1.10%) Nagios
9 1 (1.10%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Red Hat
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) Google
3 6 (6.59%) Splunk
4 4 (4.40%) BMC
4 4 (4.40%) Micro Focus
4 4 (4.40%) Rackspace
4 4 (4.40%) Remedy
4 4 (4.40%) Thunderhead
4 4 (4.40%) VMware
5 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.30%) Informatica
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.30%) Zend
6 2 (2.20%) CA
6 2 (2.20%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.10%) Adobe
7 1 (1.10%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.10%) PagerDuty
7 1 (1.10%) SaltStack
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago