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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 95 128 179
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +51
Contract jobs citing DevOps 98 80 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.91% 1.32% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.70% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 60 12
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£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £296 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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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
4022 4712 4495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.34% 77.67% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3121 3399 3467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 47
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 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 27 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.

1 117 (50.87%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (49.57%) Linux
3 101 (43.91%) Continuous Integration
4 98 (42.61%) Java
5 94 (40.87%) Puppet
6 75 (32.61%) Opscode Chef
7 61 (26.52%) Jenkins
7 61 (26.52%) Configuration Management
8 58 (25.22%) Python
9 55 (23.91%) Ruby
10 48 (20.87%) Finance
11 41 (17.83%) Scrum
12 39 (16.96%) Git (software)
13 38 (16.52%) TDD
13 38 (16.52%) MySQL
14 37 (16.09%) Windows
15 36 (15.65%) SQL
16 34 (14.78%) Open Source
17 33 (14.35%) MongoDB
18 32 (13.91%) NoSQL
18 32 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
18 32 (13.91%) TeamCity
18 32 (13.91%) Perl
18 32 (13.91%) UNIX
19 29 (12.61%) Maven
19 29 (12.61%) Bash Shell
20 26 (11.30%) .NET
20 26 (11.30%) E-Commerce
21 25 (10.87%) Web Services
22 24 (10.43%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 18 (7.83%) Apache
2 14 (6.09%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.22%) OpenStack
4 10 (4.35%) IIS
4 10 (4.35%) nginx
5 5 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.74%) Node.js
6 4 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.74%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.30%) Jetty
7 3 (1.30%) JBoss
8 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.87%) Confluence
8 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.78%) PaaS
4 11 (4.78%) IaaS
5 6 (2.61%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (2.17%) SaaS
6 5 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.30%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.87%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.87%) Route 53
8 2 (0.87%) ElastiCache
8 2 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.43%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.22%) TCP/IP
1 12 (5.22%) DNS
2 11 (4.78%) SSL
2 11 (4.78%) HTTP
3 8 (3.48%) DHCP
4 7 (3.04%) Firewall
5 6 (2.61%) IPsec
5 6 (2.61%) FTP
6 2 (0.87%) LDAP
6 2 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.87%) MRTG
7 1 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.43%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.43%) SMTP
7 1 (0.43%) SNMP
7 1 (0.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.43%) VLAN
7 1 (0.43%) IMAP
7 1 (0.43%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.52%) MySQL
2 33 (14.35%) MongoDB
3 32 (13.91%) NoSQL
4 24 (10.43%) SQL Server
5 16 (6.96%) Relational Database
6 14 (6.09%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.04%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.17%) Redis
9 5 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.74%) Big Data
10 4 (1.74%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.30%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 61 (26.52%) Jenkins
2 39 (16.96%) Git (software)
3 32 (13.91%) TeamCity
4 29 (12.61%) Maven
5 23 (10.00%) Subversion
6 14 (6.09%) Ant
6 14 (6.09%) Selenium
7 13 (5.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (5.22%) JMeter
9 11 (4.78%) JIRA
10 10 (4.35%) Gerrit
11 8 (3.48%) Hudson
11 8 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (3.04%) Mercurial
13 5 (2.17%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.74%) Gradle
15 3 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (1.30%) RSpec
15 3 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
16 2 (0.87%) CruiseControl
General
1 48 (20.87%) Finance
2 11 (4.78%) Banking
3 9 (3.91%) Publishing
3 9 (3.91%) Games
4 5 (2.17%) Legal
4 5 (2.17%) Retail
5 3 (1.30%) Marketing
5 3 (1.30%) Advertising
5 3 (1.30%) Law
6 2 (0.87%) Back Office
6 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 106 (46.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (13.91%) Developer
3 27 (11.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 24 (10.43%) Architect
5 19 (8.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (5.65%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.35%) Administrator
7 10 (4.35%) Release Engineer
8 8 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (3.48%) DevOps Architect
9 7 (3.04%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.17%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.17%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (2.17%) DevOps Administrator
10 5 (2.17%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (1.74%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (1.74%) Web Engineer
11 4 (1.74%) Test Leader
11 4 (1.74%) QA Leader
11 4 (1.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.30%) .NET
2 25 (10.87%) Web Services
3 15 (6.52%) HTML
4 14 (6.09%) Spring
5 12 (5.22%) Hibernate
6 11 (4.78%) J2EE
7 10 (4.35%) RESTful
8 9 (3.91%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (3.91%) CSS
9 8 (3.48%) LAMP
9 8 (3.48%) Django
10 6 (2.61%) jQuery
10 6 (2.61%) HTML5
10 6 (2.61%) Spring MVC
10 6 (2.61%) XML
11 5 (2.17%) JSON
11 5 (2.17%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.17%) Play Framework
12 4 (1.74%) REST
12 4 (1.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.78%) Open Source
2 7 (3.04%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.61%) Online Games
3 6 (2.61%) Replication
4 4 (1.74%) Clustering
5 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.87%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) User Experience
7 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.43%) Equities
7 1 (0.43%) Derivative
7 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.43%) Blog
7 1 (0.43%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 114 (49.57%) Linux
2 37 (16.09%) Windows
3 32 (13.91%) UNIX
4 14 (6.09%) Ubuntu
4 14 (6.09%) CentOS
5 12 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.91%) Android
6 9 (3.91%) Debian
7 7 (3.04%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.87%) AIX
10 2 (0.87%) VMS
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) Solaris
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (50.87%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (43.91%) Continuous Integration
3 61 (26.52%) Configuration Management
4 41 (17.83%) Scrum
5 38 (16.52%) TDD
6 26 (11.30%) E-Commerce
7 17 (7.39%) Kanban
8 16 (6.96%) BDD
8 16 (6.96%) OO
9 14 (6.09%) Software Engineering
9 14 (6.09%) Microservices
10 13 (5.65%) Automated Testing
10 13 (5.65%) MVC
11 12 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (4.78%) Test Automation
13 10 (4.35%) Load Balancing
13 10 (4.35%) Release Management
14 9 (3.91%) Extreme Programming
15 8 (3.48%) OOP
16 7 (3.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (42.61%) Java
2 58 (25.22%) Python
3 55 (23.91%) Ruby
4 36 (15.65%) SQL
5 32 (13.91%) Perl
6 29 (12.61%) Bash Shell
7 19 (8.26%) PowerShell
8 17 (7.39%) PHP
8 17 (7.39%) JavaScript
9 15 (6.52%) C#
10 10 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.48%) Groovy
12 7 (3.04%) Scala
13 6 (2.61%) C
14 5 (2.17%) C++
15 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.87%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.87%) Golang
15 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.43%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 13 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.74%) Degree
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.91%) Docker
3 6 (2.61%) vCloud
4 5 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.74%) vSphere
6 3 (1.30%) Varnish
6 3 (1.30%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.87%) KVM
7 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.43%) NFS
8 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.43%) Squid
8 1 (0.43%) Xen
8 1 (0.43%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.43%) GFS2
8 1 (0.43%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.43%) Corosync
8 1 (0.43%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 94 (40.87%) Puppet
2 75 (32.61%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (10.00%) Ansible
4 13 (5.65%) Nagios
5 12 (5.22%) Salt
6 11 (4.78%) Vagrant
7 6 (2.61%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.74%) SCCM
9 3 (1.30%) SCOM
10 2 (0.87%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.87%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.87%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.87%) logstash
10 2 (0.87%) Kibana
10 2 (0.87%) Opsview
11 1 (0.43%) Mesos
11 1 (0.43%) Graphite
11 1 (0.43%) Pacemaker
11 1 (0.43%) SELinux
Vendors
1 21 (9.13%) Oracle
2 16 (6.96%) VMware
2 16 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.22%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.48%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.04%) DigitalOcean
6 5 (2.17%) New Relic
6 5 (2.17%) SaltStack
7 4 (1.74%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.74%) IBM
8 3 (1.30%) Talend
8 3 (1.30%) Adobe
8 3 (1.30%) Google
8 3 (1.30%) Perforce
9 2 (0.87%) Netezza
9 2 (0.87%) Akamai
9 2 (0.87%) F5
10 1 (0.43%) Splunk
10 1 (0.43%) Percona
10 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
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