The first table below looks at the demand for the DevOps Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 156 205 225
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +20
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 36 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.62% 0.21% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.23% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 1
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£500 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £445 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5302 6564 7191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.02% 92.61% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3865 4816 5234
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 170 170
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £43.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DevOps Engineer
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DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the City of London region.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 63 (100.00%) DevOps
2 45 (71.43%) Linux
3 41 (65.08%) Puppet
4 32 (50.79%) Ruby
5 30 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (34.92%) Python
8 21 (33.33%) Java
9 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (26.98%) UNIX
11 16 (25.40%) Perl
12 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 13 (20.63%) Scrum
13 13 (20.63%) Windows
13 13 (20.63%) Bash Shell
14 12 (19.05%) Configuration Management
14 12 (19.05%) Finance
15 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (15.87%) VMware
16 10 (15.87%) Maven
16 10 (15.87%) Web Services
16 10 (15.87%) Apache
16 10 (15.87%) Oracle
16 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
17 8 (12.70%) PHP
17 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
17 8 (12.70%) SOA
17 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
17 8 (12.70%) Open Source

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (15.87%) Apache
2 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.94%) nginx
3 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.17%) CloudStack
4 2 (3.17%) Node.js
4 2 (3.17%) Confluence
4 2 (3.17%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.59%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.11%) SaaS
2 7 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.76%) PaaS
3 3 (4.76%) IaaS
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.59%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) DNS
2 3 (4.76%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.76%) SSL
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) LDAP
4 1 (1.59%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) MySQL
2 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.17%) DB2
5 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Redis
6 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.87%) Maven
2 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.11%) Subversion
3 7 (11.11%) JIRA
4 6 (9.52%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.94%) Ant
6 3 (4.76%) Gerrit
7 2 (3.17%) NuGet
7 2 (3.17%) RSpec
7 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.59%) AnthillPro
8 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.59%) FishEye
8 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Advertising
4 2 (3.17%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Front Office
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) Web Services
2 7 (11.11%) LAMP
3 5 (7.94%) Middleware
3 5 (7.94%) MCollective
4 4 (6.35%) RESTful
5 3 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.17%) .NET
6 2 (3.17%) J2EE
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
7 1 (1.59%) WCF
7 1 (1.59%) Java EE
7 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.59%) HTML
7 1 (1.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Open Source
2 3 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (71.43%) Linux
2 17 (26.98%) UNIX
3 13 (20.63%) Windows
4 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.11%) CentOS
6 6 (9.52%) Ubuntu
7 4 (6.35%) SELinux
7 4 (6.35%) AIX
8 3 (4.76%) VMS
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.59%) Debian
10 1 (1.59%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) DevOps
2 27 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.63%) Scrum
5 12 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.70%) SOA
7 4 (6.35%) Migration
7 4 (6.35%) Data Security
8 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.76%) Release Management
8 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.76%) Build Automation
8 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.17%) High Availability
9 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.17%) Security Management
9 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.17%) ETL
9 2 (3.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) Ruby
2 22 (34.92%) Python
3 21 (33.33%) Java
4 16 (25.40%) Perl
5 13 (20.63%) Bash Shell
6 8 (12.70%) PHP
7 7 (11.11%) SQL
8 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.59%) Scala
11 1 (1.59%) VB
11 1 (1.59%) C
11 1 (1.59%) C#
11 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) CCNA
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) vCloud
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.59%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 41 (65.08%) Puppet
2 30 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.11%) Nagios
4 4 (6.35%) Salt
5 3 (4.76%) Ansible
6 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.17%) collectd
6 2 (3.17%) Opsview
6 2 (3.17%) CFEngine
6 2 (3.17%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.59%) Control-M
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.59%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) VMware
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.94%) IBM
4 3 (4.76%) Remedy
4 3 (4.76%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.17%) New Relic
5 2 (3.17%) Akamai
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) Altiris
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
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