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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 65 113 184
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +71
Contract jobs citing DevOps 172 92 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.17% 1.58% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 2.05% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 70 27
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £399 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £418
% change year-on-year
- -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £15.50
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
4348 4497 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.24% 77.31% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3333 4204
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 157 (51.64%) Linux
2 153 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (45.07%) Puppet
4 116 (38.16%) Java
5 107 (35.20%) Opscode Chef
6 104 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
7 103 (33.88%) Jenkins
8 102 (33.55%) Python
9 88 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
10 78 (25.66%) Finance
11 76 (25.00%) Ruby
12 74 (24.34%) Git (software)
13 67 (22.04%) TDD
14 60 (19.74%) Ansible
15 58 (19.08%) Configuration Management
16 54 (17.76%) SQL
17 52 (17.11%) Open Source
18 51 (16.78%) Windows
19 50 (16.45%) Continuous Delivery
20 46 (15.13%) UNIX
21 45 (14.80%) Perl
21 45 (14.80%) Scrum
22 44 (14.47%) Docker
22 44 (14.47%) Bash Shell
23 41 (13.49%) MySQL
24 37 (12.17%) JavaScript
24 37 (12.17%) Banking
25 34 (11.18%) BDD
26 33 (10.86%) Subversion
26 33 (10.86%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (8.88%) Tomcat
2 26 (8.55%) Apache
3 25 (8.22%) OpenStack
4 18 (5.92%) IIS
5 9 (2.96%) nginx
6 8 (2.63%) JBoss
6 8 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.63%) Apache Spark
7 7 (2.30%) Confluence
7 7 (2.30%) Node.js
8 6 (1.97%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.99%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.66%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.66%) Drupal
11 2 (0.66%) WordPress
12 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.33%) Jetty
12 1 (0.33%) Resin
Applications
1 15 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 88 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.28%) PaaS
4 12 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.63%) SaaS
7 7 (2.30%) IaaS
8 6 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.64%) GitHub
10 4 (1.32%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.66%) Route 53
12 2 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.21%) TCP/IP
2 27 (8.88%) HTTP
3 17 (5.59%) DNS
4 15 (4.93%) SSL
5 9 (2.96%) Firewall
6 4 (1.32%) DHCP
7 3 (0.99%) Internet
7 3 (0.99%) IPsec
7 3 (0.99%) VPN
7 3 (0.99%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.99%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.99%) Converged Networks
8 2 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.66%) Network Security
8 2 (0.66%) FTP
8 2 (0.66%) LDAP
8 2 (0.66%) LAN
8 2 (0.66%) WAN
9 1 (0.33%) SMTP
9 1 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.49%) MySQL
2 31 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (7.57%) MongoDB
4 23 (7.57%) NoSQL
5 20 (6.58%) Relational Database
6 16 (5.26%) Big Data
7 15 (4.93%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.96%) DB2
8 9 (2.96%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.30%) EDRMS
10 7 (2.30%) DTS
11 6 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.97%) HBase
12 5 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 103 (33.88%) Jenkins
2 74 (24.34%) Git (software)
3 33 (10.86%) Subversion
4 32 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 25 (8.22%) JIRA
6 24 (7.89%) Cucumber
7 23 (7.57%) Maven
8 20 (6.58%) Selenium
9 15 (4.93%) Ant
10 11 (3.62%) SpecFlow
10 11 (3.62%) Jasmine
11 10 (3.29%) Capybara
11 10 (3.29%) Karma Test Runner
11 10 (3.29%) WebDriver
11 10 (3.29%) WATIR
11 10 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (3.29%) Mercurial
11 10 (3.29%) RSpec
12 9 (2.96%) Gradle
13 4 (1.32%) Artifactory
General
1 78 (25.66%) Finance
2 37 (12.17%) Banking
3 9 (2.96%) Publishing
4 5 (1.64%) Games
4 5 (1.64%) Retail
5 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.32%) Legal
6 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.99%) Marketing
6 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Automotive
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 125 (41.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (19.74%) Developer
3 28 (9.21%) Java Developer
4 25 (8.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 24 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 24 (7.89%) Architect
6 21 (6.91%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (3.29%) Analyst
8 9 (2.96%) Technical Architect
8 9 (2.96%) Java Architect
9 8 (2.63%) Java Technical Architect
9 8 (2.63%) Consultant
9 8 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (2.63%) Technical Developer
10 7 (2.30%) Ruby Developer
10 7 (2.30%) Applications Support
11 6 (1.97%) Administrator
11 6 (1.97%) Release Manager
11 6 (1.97%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (1.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.20%) Web Services
2 30 (9.87%) .NET
3 21 (6.91%) HTML
4 18 (5.92%) LAMP
4 18 (5.92%) Spring
4 18 (5.92%) RESTful
5 17 (5.59%) CSS
5 17 (5.59%) J2EE
6 16 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 14 (4.61%) AngularJS
8 13 (4.28%) Middleware
9 12 (3.95%) Hibernate
9 12 (3.95%) Ajax
9 12 (3.95%) jQuery
9 12 (3.95%) HTML5
10 11 (3.62%) XML
11 10 (3.29%) CSS3
12 8 (2.63%) REST
13 7 (2.30%) JRules
13 7 (2.30%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.95%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.63%) User Experience
5 6 (1.97%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.97%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.64%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.99%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.99%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.99%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.99%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (0.99%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 157 (51.64%) Linux
2 51 (16.78%) Windows
3 46 (15.13%) UNIX
4 32 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.28%) Ubuntu
6 12 (3.95%) CentOS
7 8 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.32%) Debian
8 4 (1.32%) AIX
9 3 (0.99%) VMS
9 3 (0.99%) Android
10 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.66%) Solaris
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.33%) SUSE
11 1 (0.33%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
3 67 (22.04%) TDD
4 58 (19.08%) Configuration Management
5 52 (17.11%) Open Source
6 50 (16.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 45 (14.80%) Scrum
8 34 (11.18%) BDD
9 27 (8.88%) E-Commerce
10 23 (7.57%) Automated Testing
11 21 (6.91%) Project Management
12 20 (6.58%) OO
12 20 (6.58%) Release Management
13 17 (5.59%) Test Automation
14 16 (5.26%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.26%) Mentoring
15 15 (4.93%) Coaching
16 14 (4.61%) Low Latency
16 14 (4.61%) Load Balancing
16 14 (4.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 116 (38.16%) Java
2 102 (33.55%) Python
3 76 (25.00%) Ruby
4 54 (17.76%) SQL
5 45 (14.80%) Perl
6 44 (14.47%) Bash Shell
7 37 (12.17%) JavaScript
8 33 (10.86%) PHP
9 29 (9.54%) C#
9 29 (9.54%) PowerShell
10 20 (6.58%) Scala
11 11 (3.62%) Go
12 10 (3.29%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.96%) Groovy
14 7 (2.30%) C
15 6 (1.97%) C++
16 3 (0.99%) Clojure
17 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.66%) VBScript
18 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (4.28%) Degree
2 9 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) CISSP
4 2 (0.66%) CISA
4 2 (0.66%) CISM
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.33%) RHCE
5 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (0.33%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.26%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (14.47%) Docker
2 19 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.30%) KVM
5 5 (1.64%) Varnish
6 3 (0.99%) vSphere
6 3 (0.99%) Squid
7 2 (0.66%) vCloud
7 2 (0.66%) Ceph
8 1 (0.33%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.33%) GFS2
8 1 (0.33%) iptables
8 1 (0.33%) QEMU
8 1 (0.33%) OCFS2
8 1 (0.33%) GPFS
8 1 (0.33%) Gluster
8 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.33%) Xen
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 137 (45.07%) Puppet
2 107 (35.20%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (19.74%) Ansible
4 25 (8.22%) Vagrant
5 19 (6.25%) Nagios
6 15 (4.93%) Salt
7 10 (3.29%) Mesos
8 7 (2.30%) Graphite
9 6 (1.97%) SCOM
9 6 (1.97%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.64%) Kubernetes
10 5 (1.64%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (1.64%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.32%) StatsD
11 4 (1.32%) Kibana
11 4 (1.32%) logstash
11 4 (1.32%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.99%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.66%) Pingdom
13 2 (0.66%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 33 (10.86%) Oracle
2 32 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 31 (10.20%) VMware
4 25 (8.22%) Microsoft
5 19 (6.25%) IBM
6 10 (3.29%) HP
7 9 (2.96%) Splunk
8 8 (2.63%) WorldPay
9 7 (2.30%) webMethods
9 7 (2.30%) Perforce
10 6 (1.97%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.32%) Google
11 4 (1.32%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.99%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.99%) New Relic
12 3 (0.99%) F5
12 3 (0.99%) Cisco
12 3 (0.99%) Hitachi
12 3 (0.99%) EMC
12 3 (0.99%) BMC
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £420 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago