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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 84 139 180
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +41
Contract jobs citing DevOps 112 61 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.26% 1.07% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 1.38% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 46 10
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£495 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £350 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
3908 4413 4368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.49% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3041 3133 3359
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 54
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.50 £51.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% -45.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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.

1 130 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (51.64%) Linux
3 105 (43.03%) Puppet
4 104 (42.62%) Java
5 103 (42.21%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (33.20%) Opscode Chef
7 65 (26.64%) Jenkins
8 63 (25.82%) Python
9 59 (24.18%) Configuration Management
10 58 (23.77%) Ruby
11 48 (19.67%) Finance
12 44 (18.03%) Scrum
12 44 (18.03%) MySQL
13 41 (16.80%) TDD
14 39 (15.98%) Git (software)
14 39 (15.98%) MongoDB
15 38 (15.57%) NoSQL
15 38 (15.57%) UNIX
16 37 (15.16%) SQL
17 36 (14.75%) Windows
17 36 (14.75%) Open Source
18 34 (13.93%) E-Commerce
19 33 (13.52%) TeamCity
20 32 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
20 32 (13.11%) Maven
21 31 (12.70%) Perl
22 29 (11.89%) Bash Shell
23 26 (10.66%) .NET
23 26 (10.66%) Web Services
24 24 (9.84%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 20 (8.20%) Apache
2 14 (5.74%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.92%) nginx
3 12 (4.92%) OpenStack
4 9 (3.69%) IIS
5 6 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.05%) Node.js
6 5 (2.05%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.05%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.64%) JBoss
7 4 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.64%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (1.23%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.23%) Confluence
8 3 (1.23%) Jetty
9 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.82%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (4.51%) IaaS
4 10 (4.10%) PaaS
5 6 (2.46%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (2.05%) SaaS
6 5 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.23%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.82%) ElastiCache
8 2 (0.82%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.41%) Route 53
9 1 (0.41%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.10%) HTTP
2 10 (4.10%) DNS
2 10 (4.10%) SSL
3 6 (2.46%) Firewall
3 6 (2.46%) DHCP
4 5 (2.05%) FTP
4 5 (2.05%) IPsec
5 2 (0.82%) LDAP
5 2 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.82%) MRTG
6 1 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.41%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.41%) SMTP
6 1 (0.41%) SNMP
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
6 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.41%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.41%) VLAN
6 1 (0.41%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.03%) MySQL
2 39 (15.98%) MongoDB
3 38 (15.57%) NoSQL
4 24 (9.84%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.15%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.74%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.87%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.46%) Redis
9 6 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.05%) Big Data
10 5 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.23%) Triplestore
11 3 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 65 (26.64%) Jenkins
2 39 (15.98%) Git (software)
3 33 (13.52%) TeamCity
4 32 (13.11%) Maven
5 24 (9.84%) Subversion
6 15 (6.15%) Ant
7 14 (5.74%) Selenium
8 13 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (5.33%) JMeter
8 13 (5.33%) JIRA
9 11 (4.51%) Gerrit
10 8 (3.28%) Hudson
10 8 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.87%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.64%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.64%) Gradle
13 3 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (1.23%) ClearCase
14 2 (0.82%) CruiseControl
General
1 48 (19.67%) Finance
2 13 (5.33%) Banking
3 9 (3.69%) Games
4 8 (3.28%) Publishing
5 6 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.05%) Legal
6 5 (2.05%) Retail
7 4 (1.64%) Marketing
7 4 (1.64%) Advertising
8 3 (1.23%) Law
9 2 (0.82%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Front Office
10 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (45.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (14.34%) Developer
3 26 (10.66%) Architect
4 23 (9.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 21 (8.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 14 (5.74%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.10%) Administrator
7 10 (4.10%) Release Engineer
8 9 (3.69%) DevOps Architect
9 8 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (2.46%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.05%) DBA
11 5 (2.05%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.05%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.05%) Consultant
11 5 (2.05%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (2.05%) DevOps Administrator
12 4 (1.64%) QA Leader
12 4 (1.64%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (1.64%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.66%) .NET
1 26 (10.66%) Web Services
2 17 (6.97%) Spring
2 17 (6.97%) HTML
3 14 (5.74%) Hibernate
4 13 (5.33%) J2EE
5 11 (4.51%) RESTful
6 10 (4.10%) CSS
7 8 (3.28%) XML
7 8 (3.28%) LAMP
7 8 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (3.28%) Django
8 7 (2.87%) jQuery
8 7 (2.87%) JSON
8 7 (2.87%) HTML5
9 6 (2.46%) Spring MVC
9 6 (2.46%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.05%) REST
10 5 (2.05%) Play Framework
11 4 (1.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.75%) Open Source
2 7 (2.87%) Replication
2 7 (2.87%) Online Games
2 7 (2.87%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.64%) Clustering
5 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.82%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.41%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.41%) Equities
7 1 (0.41%) Derivative
7 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.41%) Blog
7 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (51.64%) Linux
2 38 (15.57%) UNIX
3 36 (14.75%) Windows
4 19 (7.79%) Ubuntu
5 14 (5.74%) CentOS
6 13 (5.33%) Debian
7 12 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (3.69%) Android
9 7 (2.87%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.23%) AIX
13 2 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.41%) VMS
14 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.41%) Solaris
14 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (42.21%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (24.18%) Configuration Management
4 44 (18.03%) Scrum
5 41 (16.80%) TDD
6 34 (13.93%) E-Commerce
7 21 (8.61%) OO
8 20 (8.20%) Software Engineering
9 17 (6.97%) Kanban
10 16 (6.56%) BDD
11 13 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (5.33%) MVC
11 13 (5.33%) Microservices
12 12 (4.92%) Automated Testing
13 11 (4.51%) Test Automation
14 10 (4.10%) Extreme Programming
14 10 (4.10%) OOP
15 9 (3.69%) Release Management
15 9 (3.69%) Load Balancing
16 8 (3.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (42.62%) Java
2 63 (25.82%) Python
3 58 (23.77%) Ruby
4 37 (15.16%) SQL
5 31 (12.70%) Perl
6 29 (11.89%) Bash Shell
7 18 (7.38%) PHP
7 18 (7.38%) JavaScript
7 18 (7.38%) PowerShell
8 16 (6.56%) C#
9 14 (5.74%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.69%) Groovy
11 7 (2.87%) Scala
12 5 (2.05%) C
12 5 (2.05%) C++
13 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.82%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.82%) Clojure
14 2 (0.82%) Golang
14 2 (0.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.46%) VCP4
3 5 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.64%) Degree
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.20%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.41%) EMIR
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.87%) Docker
3 6 (2.46%) vCloud
4 5 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.64%) vSphere
5 4 (1.64%) Varnish
6 3 (1.23%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.23%) KVM
7 2 (0.82%) Xen
7 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.41%) NFS
8 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.41%) Squid
8 1 (0.41%) Corosync
8 1 (0.41%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 105 (43.03%) Puppet
2 81 (33.20%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (9.43%) Ansible
4 20 (8.20%) Nagios
5 13 (5.33%) Salt
6 11 (4.51%) Vagrant
7 6 (2.46%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.64%) SCCM
9 3 (1.23%) logstash
9 3 (1.23%) Graphite
10 2 (0.82%) Kibana
10 2 (0.82%) Opsview
10 2 (0.82%) SCOM
10 2 (0.82%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.82%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.41%) MOM
11 1 (0.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 21 (8.61%) Oracle
2 17 (6.97%) VMware
3 16 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.51%) Red Hat
4 11 (4.51%) DigitalOcean
5 9 (3.69%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.46%) New Relic
7 5 (2.05%) SaltStack
7 5 (2.05%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.64%) IBM
9 3 (1.23%) Talend
9 3 (1.23%) Adobe
9 3 (1.23%) Google
9 3 (1.23%) Perforce
10 2 (0.82%) Netezza
10 2 (0.82%) Akamai
10 2 (0.82%) F5
11 1 (0.41%) Splunk
11 1 (0.41%) Percona
11 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago