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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 82 116 178
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +62
Contract jobs citing DevOps 133 96 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.40% 1.57% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 2.04% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 72 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £266 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £623 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
DevOps
London

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
4305 4710 5014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.53% 76.94% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3399 3563 3783
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 80
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015, 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.

1 138 (55.42%) Linux
2 123 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (46.59%) Continuous Integration
4 105 (42.17%) Puppet
5 98 (39.36%) Java
6 85 (34.14%) Opscode Chef
7 84 (33.73%) Jenkins
8 71 (28.51%) Amazon AWS
8 71 (28.51%) Python
9 66 (26.51%) Configuration Management
10 60 (24.10%) Ruby
11 52 (20.88%) Git (software)
12 51 (20.48%) TDD
12 51 (20.48%) Finance
13 48 (19.28%) Open Source
14 47 (18.88%) SQL
15 42 (16.87%) MySQL
16 40 (16.06%) UNIX
17 39 (15.66%) Windows
18 38 (15.26%) Continuous Delivery
19 36 (14.46%) Ansible
20 35 (14.06%) TeamCity
21 33 (13.25%) .NET
22 32 (12.85%) Subversion
22 32 (12.85%) Bash Shell
23 31 (12.45%) Scrum
23 31 (12.45%) Perl
24 30 (12.05%) C#
25 29 (11.65%) Oracle
26 27 (10.84%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 26 (10.44%) Tomcat
2 23 (9.24%) OpenStack
3 22 (8.84%) Apache
4 13 (5.22%) IIS
5 9 (3.61%) nginx
6 8 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.01%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.61%) Jetty
8 4 (1.61%) Node.js
9 3 (1.20%) JBoss
9 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.20%) Drupal
9 3 (1.20%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.20%) Confluence
10 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.80%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.40%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 71 (28.51%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.62%) PaaS
4 9 (3.61%) IaaS
4 9 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.41%) SaaS
6 6 (2.41%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.80%) Route 53
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.40%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.24%) HTTP
2 18 (7.23%) TCP/IP
3 16 (6.43%) SSL
4 10 (4.02%) DNS
5 8 (3.21%) Firewall
6 7 (2.81%) DHCP
7 6 (2.41%) IPsec
8 5 (2.01%) FTP
9 3 (1.20%) Converged Networks
9 3 (1.20%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.80%) LDAP
10 2 (0.80%) SNMP
10 2 (0.80%) VPN
11 1 (0.40%) VLAN
11 1 (0.40%) Internet
11 1 (0.40%) SMTP
11 1 (0.40%) LAN
11 1 (0.40%) WAN
11 1 (0.40%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.87%) MySQL
2 27 (10.84%) MongoDB
3 26 (10.44%) NoSQL
4 25 (10.04%) SQL Server
5 20 (8.03%) Relational Database
6 18 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (4.42%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.02%) Big Data
8 10 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.81%) DB2
10 7 (2.81%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.01%) EDRMS
12 5 (2.01%) DTS
12 5 (2.01%) Redis
12 5 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.61%) HBase
Development Applications
1 84 (33.73%) Jenkins
2 52 (20.88%) Git (software)
3 35 (14.06%) TeamCity
4 32 (12.85%) Subversion
5 26 (10.44%) Maven
6 24 (9.64%) Selenium
7 18 (7.23%) JIRA
8 13 (5.22%) Cucumber
8 13 (5.22%) Mercurial
9 11 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (4.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (4.02%) Ant
11 9 (3.61%) JMeter
12 7 (2.81%) Jasmine
12 7 (2.81%) Hudson
12 7 (2.81%) Gerrit
13 6 (2.41%) RSpec
13 6 (2.41%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.41%) WATIR
13 6 (2.41%) Capybara
General
1 51 (20.48%) Finance
2 24 (9.64%) Banking
3 8 (3.21%) Publishing
4 5 (2.01%) Legal
5 4 (1.61%) Games
5 4 (1.61%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Law
7 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 107 (42.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (14.86%) Developer
3 28 (11.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 24 (9.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 22 (8.84%) Architect
6 16 (6.43%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (4.42%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.61%) Release Engineer
9 8 (3.21%) Technical Developer
9 8 (3.21%) Technical Architect
9 8 (3.21%) Java Architect
9 8 (3.21%) Java Technical Architect
10 7 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.41%) Consultant
11 6 (2.41%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.01%) Administrator
12 5 (2.01%) Digital Architect
12 5 (2.01%) Automation Engineer
13 4 (1.61%) QA Leader
13 4 (1.61%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.25%) .NET
2 24 (9.64%) Web Services
3 17 (6.83%) RESTful
4 13 (5.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 13 (5.22%) LAMP
5 11 (4.42%) J2EE
5 11 (4.42%) XML
6 10 (4.02%) HTML
6 10 (4.02%) Spring
7 9 (3.61%) Middleware
7 9 (3.61%) Django
8 8 (3.21%) CSS
8 8 (3.21%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.41%) jQuery
9 6 (2.41%) Ember.js
9 6 (2.41%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.41%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.41%) XSL
10 5 (2.01%) JRules
10 5 (2.01%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.21%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.61%) Clustering
5 4 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.20%) Replication
6 3 (1.20%) User Experience
6 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.80%) Social Media
7 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.80%) Tandem
7 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.40%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 138 (55.42%) Linux
2 40 (16.06%) UNIX
3 39 (15.66%) Windows
4 25 (10.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.42%) CentOS
6 7 (2.81%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.41%) Android
7 6 (2.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.80%) VMS
8 2 (0.80%) AIX
8 2 (0.80%) Solaris
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.40%) SUSE
9 1 (0.40%) Debian
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (46.59%) Continuous Integration
3 66 (26.51%) Configuration Management
4 51 (20.48%) TDD
5 48 (19.28%) Open Source
6 38 (15.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 31 (12.45%) Scrum
8 23 (9.24%) Automated Testing
9 21 (8.43%) Test Automation
10 18 (7.23%) E-Commerce
10 18 (7.23%) BDD
11 17 (6.83%) Release Management
11 17 (6.83%) Project Management
12 16 (6.43%) OO
12 16 (6.43%) Microservices
13 13 (5.22%) Load Balancing
13 13 (5.22%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.82%) Web Development
15 11 (4.42%) SOA
15 11 (4.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 98 (39.36%) Java
2 71 (28.51%) Python
3 60 (24.10%) Ruby
4 47 (18.88%) SQL
5 32 (12.85%) Bash Shell
6 31 (12.45%) Perl
7 30 (12.05%) C#
8 23 (9.24%) PowerShell
9 22 (8.84%) JavaScript
10 19 (7.63%) PHP
11 9 (3.61%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.61%) C
11 9 (3.61%) C++
11 9 (3.61%) Scala
12 8 (3.21%) Go
13 7 (2.81%) Groovy
14 2 (0.80%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.80%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.40%) Korn
15 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.21%) Degree
3 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.64%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (8.84%) Docker
2 19 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.81%) KVM
4 7 (2.81%) Varnish
5 3 (1.20%) vCloud
5 3 (1.20%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.20%) vSphere
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.80%) Ceph
7 1 (0.40%) Squid
7 1 (0.40%) NFS
7 1 (0.40%) Firmware
7 1 (0.40%) Corosync
7 1 (0.40%) GPFS
7 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.40%) QEMU
7 1 (0.40%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.40%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 105 (42.17%) Puppet
2 85 (34.14%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (14.46%) Ansible
4 17 (6.83%) Vagrant
5 15 (6.02%) Salt
6 8 (3.21%) Nagios
7 6 (2.41%) ZABBIX
7 6 (2.41%) SCOM
8 5 (2.01%) Graphite
8 5 (2.01%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (2.01%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.61%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.61%) StatsD
9 4 (1.61%) logstash
10 3 (1.20%) Kibana
11 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.80%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.80%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.80%) Mesos
12 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 29 (11.65%) Oracle
2 25 (10.04%) VMware
3 21 (8.43%) Red Hat
4 18 (7.23%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.82%) IBM
6 8 (3.21%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.81%) WorldPay
7 7 (2.81%) HP
8 5 (2.01%) webMethods
8 5 (2.01%) Splunk
9 4 (1.61%) Perforce
10 3 (1.20%) Google
10 3 (1.20%) Cisco
10 3 (1.20%) EMC
10 3 (1.20%) BMC
10 3 (1.20%) Hitachi
10 3 (1.20%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.20%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.20%) Talend
11 2 (0.80%) Akamai
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago