The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills 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 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 110 181 208
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +27
Contract jobs citing DevOps 94 46 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 0.64% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.83% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 31 10
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£475 £445 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4478 5509 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.07% 76.51% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3363 4079 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 93
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DevOps
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 across the City of London region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps.

1 99 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (50.27%) Linux
3 91 (48.66%) Java
4 86 (45.99%) Puppet
5 58 (31.02%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (28.34%) Opscode Chef
7 51 (27.27%) Python
8 50 (26.74%) Ruby
9 47 (25.13%) E-Commerce
9 47 (25.13%) Git (software)
10 40 (21.39%) Jenkins
10 40 (21.39%) Finance
11 38 (20.32%) Scrum
12 37 (19.79%) Web Services
13 36 (19.25%) UNIX
14 35 (18.72%) TDD
15 33 (17.65%) Maven
16 29 (15.51%) Windows
17 28 (14.97%) SQL
17 28 (14.97%) BDD
17 28 (14.97%) Bash Shell
18 27 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
19 26 (13.90%) PHP
19 26 (13.90%) SQL Server
19 26 (13.90%) JIRA
20 25 (13.37%) JavaScript
20 25 (13.37%) TeamCity
21 23 (12.30%) VMware
22 22 (11.76%) MySQL
22 22 (11.76%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (8.56%) Tomcat
2 15 (8.02%) Apache
3 12 (6.42%) Confluence
4 11 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.81%) nginx
5 9 (4.81%) Node.js
6 5 (2.67%) IIS
6 5 (2.67%) Mule
6 5 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.14%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.07%) CloudStack
9 2 (1.07%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.07%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.07%) CMS
10 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.53%) WordPress
10 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.53%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.02%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.74%) SaaS
5 6 (3.21%) PaaS
6 4 (2.14%) IaaS
6 4 (2.14%) GitHub
7 3 (1.60%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.07%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.07%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.53%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.88%) DNS
2 8 (4.28%) HTTP
2 8 (4.28%) Internet
3 6 (3.21%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.21%) Firewall
4 4 (2.14%) SSL
5 3 (1.60%) DHCP
5 3 (1.60%) FTP
5 3 (1.60%) LDAP
6 2 (1.07%) VLAN
6 2 (1.07%) VPN
6 2 (1.07%) IPsec
7 1 (0.53%) Intranet
7 1 (0.53%) SAN
7 1 (0.53%) SNMP
7 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.53%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.53%) FCoE
7 1 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.53%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.76%) MySQL
3 17 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.95%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.95%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.14%) Big Data
8 4 (2.14%) Redis
9 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.60%) DB2
9 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (1.60%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.07%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.07%) SQLite
10 2 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (25.13%) Git (software)
2 40 (21.39%) Jenkins
3 33 (17.65%) Maven
4 26 (13.90%) JIRA
5 25 (13.37%) TeamCity
6 17 (9.09%) Selenium
7 14 (7.49%) Subversion
8 12 (6.42%) Ant
9 11 (5.88%) Gerrit
10 9 (4.81%) Mercurial
11 8 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (3.74%) Cucumber
12 7 (3.74%) Artifactory
13 6 (3.21%) Jasmine
13 6 (3.21%) SoapUI
13 6 (3.21%) AnthillPro
13 6 (3.21%) JMeter
14 4 (2.14%) Mockito
14 4 (2.14%) Hamcrest
15 3 (1.60%) ClearCase
General
1 40 (21.39%) Finance
2 20 (10.70%) Banking
3 15 (8.02%) Games
4 8 (4.28%) Retail
5 7 (3.74%) Front Office
5 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.21%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.67%) Marketing
8 4 (2.14%) Advertising
9 3 (1.60%) Back Office
10 2 (1.07%) Billing
10 2 (1.07%) Law
11 1 (0.53%) Legal
11 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (36.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (18.18%) Developer
3 15 (8.02%) Consultant
4 14 (7.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (6.42%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
7 10 (5.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.74%) Release Engineer
9 6 (3.21%) Test Leader
9 6 (3.21%) Deployment Manager
10 5 (2.67%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.67%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.67%) Administrator
11 4 (2.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.14%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (2.14%) Release Manager
11 4 (2.14%) Configuration Manager
11 4 (2.14%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.14%) Analyst
11 4 (2.14%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.79%) Web Services
2 22 (11.76%) RESTful
3 16 (8.56%) J2EE
4 15 (8.02%) .NET
5 13 (6.95%) MCollective
6 12 (6.42%) Spring
7 11 (5.88%) LAMP
8 10 (5.35%) JSON
8 10 (5.35%) HTML
9 9 (4.81%) Hibernate
10 7 (3.74%) Middleware
10 7 (3.74%) Apache Camel
11 6 (3.21%) AngularJS
11 6 (3.21%) jQuery
11 6 (3.21%) XML
12 5 (2.67%) Memcached
13 4 (2.14%) HTML5
13 4 (2.14%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (2.14%) Grails
13 4 (2.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.09%) Open Source
2 15 (8.02%) Online Games
3 8 (4.28%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.74%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.14%) Replication
7 3 (1.60%) NHS
7 3 (1.60%) Clustering
7 3 (1.60%) User Experience
8 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.07%) iPhone
8 2 (1.07%) Blog
8 2 (1.07%) Social Network
8 2 (1.07%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.07%) Physics
8 2 (1.07%) PKI
8 2 (1.07%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 94 (50.27%) Linux
2 36 (19.25%) UNIX
3 29 (15.51%) Windows
4 20 (10.70%) Ubuntu
5 16 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (6.95%) CentOS
7 7 (3.74%) AIX
8 4 (2.14%) SELinux
8 4 (2.14%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.14%) Android
8 4 (2.14%) Debian
9 3 (1.60%) VMS
9 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.53%) Solaris
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.53%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (31.02%) Continuous Integration
3 47 (25.13%) E-Commerce
4 38 (20.32%) Scrum
5 35 (18.72%) TDD
6 28 (14.97%) BDD
7 22 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 20 (10.70%) SOA
9 16 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (8.56%) OO
10 14 (7.49%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.35%) OOP
12 9 (4.81%) Automated Testing
12 9 (4.81%) Load Testing
12 9 (4.81%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.28%) Build Automation
13 8 (4.28%) Extreme Programming
13 8 (4.28%) Release Management
14 7 (3.74%) Service Management
14 7 (3.74%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 91 (48.66%) Java
2 51 (27.27%) Python
3 50 (26.74%) Ruby
4 28 (14.97%) SQL
4 28 (14.97%) Bash Shell
5 26 (13.90%) PHP
6 25 (13.37%) JavaScript
7 15 (8.02%) Perl
8 14 (7.49%) PowerShell
9 12 (6.42%) C#
10 10 (5.35%) Scala
11 8 (4.28%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.67%) Groovy
13 4 (2.14%) C
14 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.07%) Erlang
15 2 (1.07%) VB
15 2 (1.07%) C++
15 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (5.35%) Degree
2 6 (3.21%) ISEB
3 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) CCNA
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.23%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) EMIR
System Software
1 13 (6.95%) vCloud
2 11 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.60%) vSphere
5 2 (1.07%) Docker
5 2 (1.07%) KVM
5 2 (1.07%) Varnish
5 2 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.07%) Xen
5 2 (1.07%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.07%) NFS
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 86 (45.99%) Puppet
2 53 (28.34%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (9.09%) Nagios
4 13 (6.95%) Salt
5 8 (4.28%) Vagrant
6 6 (3.21%) Ansible
7 4 (2.14%) logstash
7 4 (2.14%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.60%) Ganglia
8 3 (1.60%) Opsview
9 2 (1.07%) collectd
9 2 (1.07%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.07%) SCCM
9 2 (1.07%) Control-M
10 1 (0.53%) OpenView
10 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.53%) SCOM
10 1 (0.53%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 23 (12.30%) VMware
2 21 (11.23%) Oracle
3 16 (8.56%) IBM
4 12 (6.42%) Splunk
4 12 (6.42%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.35%) JBoss
6 7 (3.74%) SaltStack
7 6 (3.21%) hybris
7 6 (3.21%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.67%) Akamai
8 5 (2.67%) New Relic
9 4 (2.14%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.14%) Google
9 4 (2.14%) Remedy
10 2 (1.07%) 29West
10 2 (1.07%) Zend
10 2 (1.07%) Cisco
10 2 (1.07%) HP
10 2 (1.07%) Dell
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