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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 33 81 111
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +30
Contract jobs citing DevOps 181 133 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.40% 2.43% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.38% 3.03% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 110 72
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
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
2838 4388 4817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.72% 80.07% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 3456 3642
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 43
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.15 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.81% +34.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 146 (51.23%) Linux
2 136 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (45.26%) Puppet
4 114 (40.00%) Java
5 107 (37.54%) Amazon AWS
6 106 (37.19%) Continuous Integration
6 106 (37.19%) Python
7 95 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 84 (29.47%) Ansible
9 83 (29.12%) Jenkins
10 82 (28.77%) Ruby
11 77 (27.02%) Finance
12 73 (25.61%) Docker
13 71 (24.91%) Continuous Delivery
14 60 (21.05%) Configuration Management
15 59 (20.70%) Git (software)
16 56 (19.65%) TDD
17 53 (18.60%) Bash Shell
18 49 (17.19%) Scrum
19 43 (15.09%) Web Services
20 41 (14.39%) Perl
21 38 (13.33%) Open Source
22 37 (12.98%) Microsoft Azure
22 37 (12.98%) Unix
23 36 (12.63%) SQL
23 36 (12.63%) .NET
24 35 (12.28%) Banking
25 34 (11.93%) SQL Server
26 33 (11.58%) Windows
27 32 (11.23%) BDD

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 30 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 20 (7.02%) Apache
3 18 (6.32%) Node.js
4 16 (5.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 12 (4.21%) Confluence
7 11 (3.86%) nginx
8 8 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.46%) IIS
9 7 (2.46%) WebSphere
10 6 (2.11%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.40%) JBoss
11 4 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.05%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.70%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.70%) Jetty
13 2 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) HipChat
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 107 (37.54%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (12.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (9.82%) PaaS
4 16 (5.61%) IaaS
5 14 (4.91%) GitHub
6 13 (4.56%) Heroku
7 12 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (3.86%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.40%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.70%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.70%) Route 53
13 2 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.61%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.56%) HTTP
3 11 (3.86%) VPN
4 9 (3.16%) DMZ
5 8 (2.81%) DNS
5 8 (2.81%) Firewall
6 6 (2.11%) Internet
6 6 (2.11%) LDAP
7 4 (1.40%) LAN
7 4 (1.40%) SAN
7 4 (1.40%) SSL
8 3 (1.05%) FTP
8 3 (1.05%) SSH
8 3 (1.05%) WAN
9 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.70%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.70%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.70%) NAS
9 2 (0.70%) SMTP
10 1 (0.35%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.37%) MySQL
3 20 (7.02%) MongoDB
4 19 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (6.32%) NoSQL
6 15 (5.26%) Redis
7 11 (3.86%) Big Data
7 11 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.11%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.05%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.70%) HBase
12 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 83 (29.12%) Jenkins
2 59 (20.70%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.37%) TeamCity
4 20 (7.02%) JIRA
5 19 (6.67%) Maven
6 16 (5.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (5.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (5.26%) Gradle
8 14 (4.91%) Artifactory
8 14 (4.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (4.91%) Hudson
8 14 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (3.86%) gulp
9 11 (3.86%) Selenium
10 10 (3.51%) Cucumber
10 10 (3.51%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (3.16%) Ant
11 9 (3.16%) GitLab
12 8 (2.81%) Subversion
13 7 (2.46%) Vagrant
General
1 77 (27.02%) Finance
2 35 (12.28%) Banking
3 11 (3.86%) Retail
4 10 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.81%) Front Office
5 8 (2.81%) Publishing
6 7 (2.46%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.11%) Law
7 6 (2.11%) Legal
7 6 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.40%) Electronics
8 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.40%) Marketing
9 3 (1.05%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 147 (51.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (14.74%) Developer
3 28 (9.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 23 (8.07%) Java Engineer
5 21 (7.37%) Linux Engineer
5 21 (7.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 20 (7.02%) AWS Engineer
7 19 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 17 (5.96%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (5.61%) Java Developer
10 11 (3.86%) Consultant
10 11 (3.86%) Operations Engineer
11 9 (3.16%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.16%) C# Developer
11 9 (3.16%) Unix Engineer
12 8 (2.81%) Head of DevOps
12 8 (2.81%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.46%) Full Stack Developer
14 6 (2.11%) Azure Consultant
14 6 (2.11%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (15.09%) Web Services
2 36 (12.63%) .NET
3 20 (7.02%) HTML
4 15 (5.26%) HTML5
5 13 (4.56%) CSS
6 11 (3.86%) Spring
7 10 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (3.16%) ELK Stack
8 9 (3.16%) LAMP
9 8 (2.81%) Dropwizard
9 8 (2.81%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.46%) J2EE
10 7 (2.46%) REST
11 6 (2.11%) CSS3
11 6 (2.11%) Sensu
12 5 (1.75%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.75%) Hystrix
12 5 (1.75%) MCollective
12 5 (1.75%) Sass
12 5 (1.75%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.81%) Fintech
2 7 (2.46%) Public Cloud
3 6 (2.11%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.11%) Hedge funds
4 5 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.75%) iPad
4 5 (1.75%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.40%) Clustering
5 4 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.40%) Social Media
6 3 (1.05%) User Experience
7 2 (0.70%) CESG
7 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.70%) PKI
7 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.35%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.35%) Derivative
8 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 146 (51.23%) Linux
2 37 (12.98%) Unix
3 33 (11.58%) Windows
4 18 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (5.96%) Ubuntu
6 14 (4.91%) CentOS
7 8 (2.81%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.46%) CoreOS
9 6 (2.11%) Debian
10 4 (1.40%) Android
11 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.70%) Fedora
12 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.70%) SUSE
12 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (37.19%) Continuous Integration
3 71 (24.91%) Continuous Delivery
4 60 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 56 (19.65%) TDD
6 49 (17.19%) Scrum
7 38 (13.33%) Open Source
8 32 (11.23%) BDD
9 27 (9.47%) E-Commerce
10 25 (8.77%) Kanban
11 22 (7.72%) Software Engineering
12 21 (7.37%) High Availability
13 17 (5.96%) Automated Testing
13 17 (5.96%) Migration
14 13 (4.56%) Release Management
15 12 (4.21%) ITIL
15 12 (4.21%) Pair Programming
15 12 (4.21%) Security Hardening
16 10 (3.51%) SOA
16 10 (3.51%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 114 (40.00%) Java
2 106 (37.19%) Python
3 82 (28.77%) Ruby
4 53 (18.60%) Bash Shell
5 41 (14.39%) Perl
6 36 (12.63%) SQL
7 27 (9.47%) C#
8 26 (9.12%) Go
9 25 (8.77%) PowerShell
10 20 (7.02%) JavaScript
11 17 (5.96%) PHP
12 16 (5.61%) Scala
13 12 (4.21%) C++
14 6 (2.11%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.75%) C
16 3 (1.05%) Clojure
16 3 (1.05%) Erlang
16 3 (1.05%) ES6
16 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (7.72%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.75%) Degree
4 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.70%) SDET
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 73 (25.61%) Docker
2 18 (6.32%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.61%) vSphere
4 10 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.46%) GlusterFS
6 6 (2.11%) etcd
6 6 (2.11%) flannel
7 5 (1.75%) Ceph
8 4 (1.40%) NFS
8 4 (1.40%) vCloud
9 3 (1.05%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.05%) Xen
10 2 (0.70%) HDFS
10 2 (0.70%) KVM
10 2 (0.70%) OCFS2
10 2 (0.70%) Postfix
10 2 (0.70%) Squid
10 2 (0.70%) Varnish
10 2 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 129 (45.26%) Puppet
2 95 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (29.47%) Ansible
4 20 (7.02%) Kubernetes
5 16 (5.61%) Terraform
6 13 (4.56%) Nagios
6 13 (4.56%) Packer
7 11 (3.86%) logstash
8 8 (2.81%) Graphite
9 7 (2.46%) Mesos
10 6 (2.11%) Cobbler
10 6 (2.11%) HAProxy
10 6 (2.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (2.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (2.11%) Salt
11 5 (1.75%) BladeLogic
11 5 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (1.40%) Kibana
12 4 (1.40%) Pingdom
13 3 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (9.47%) Oracle
2 26 (9.12%) Splunk
3 24 (8.42%) Microsoft
4 22 (7.72%) Red Hat
5 21 (7.37%) VMware
6 16 (5.61%) Rackspace
7 11 (3.86%) Atlassian
8 10 (3.51%) IBM
9 8 (2.81%) New Relic
10 6 (2.11%) Cisco
10 6 (2.11%) Google
11 5 (1.75%) hybris
12 4 (1.40%) SaltStack
12 4 (1.40%) SAP
13 3 (1.05%) EMC
13 3 (1.05%) NetApp
13 3 (1.05%) Sybase
14 2 (0.70%) Citrix
14 2 (0.70%) Dell
14 2 (0.70%) TIBCO
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