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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 64 86 155
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +69
Contract jobs citing DevOps 93 115 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.96% 2.26% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 2.80% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 95 37
Average daily rate £500 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
2646 4114 4641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.21% 81.02% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 3221 3335
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 52
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £26.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -10.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.95 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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.

1 120 (53.81%) Linux
2 100 (44.84%) Puppet
3 89 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (37.67%) Python
5 83 (37.22%) Jenkins
6 78 (34.98%) Java
7 64 (28.70%) Finance
8 62 (27.80%) Opscode Chef
9 61 (27.35%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (25.56%) Ruby
11 56 (25.11%) Git (software)
12 54 (24.22%) Amazon AWS
12 54 (24.22%) Continuous Delivery
13 50 (22.42%) Bash Shell
14 49 (21.97%) Configuration Management
15 48 (21.52%) Ansible
16 43 (19.28%) Docker
17 39 (17.49%) SQL
18 38 (17.04%) Perl
19 34 (15.25%) Unix
19 34 (15.25%) Windows
20 33 (14.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 32 (14.35%) Scrum
22 27 (12.11%) Banking
22 27 (12.11%) MySQL
22 27 (12.11%) E-Commerce
23 23 (10.31%) Oracle
23 23 (10.31%) VMware
24 22 (9.87%) Subversion
24 22 (9.87%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (7.62%) Tomcat
2 15 (6.73%) Node.js
3 13 (5.83%) OpenStack
4 12 (5.38%) Apache
4 12 (5.38%) Apache Spark
5 8 (3.59%) JBoss
6 7 (3.14%) nginx
7 6 (2.69%) IIS
8 5 (2.24%) Apache Pig
8 5 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.79%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.79%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.90%) Confluence
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.45%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 54 (24.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (4.04%) GitHub
3 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.69%) IaaS
4 6 (2.69%) PaaS
5 4 (1.79%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.90%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.90%) Heroku
6 2 (0.90%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.38%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.59%) DNS
3 6 (2.69%) Firewall
3 6 (2.69%) HTTP
4 5 (2.24%) Kerberos
4 5 (2.24%) LDAP
5 3 (1.35%) IPsec
5 3 (1.35%) SAN
6 2 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.90%) FTP
6 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.90%) Internet
6 2 (0.90%) Multicast
6 2 (0.90%) SSL
6 2 (0.90%) VPN
7 1 (0.45%) BGP
7 1 (0.45%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.45%) IPv6
7 1 (0.45%) Network Security
7 1 (0.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.11%) MySQL
2 20 (8.97%) Hadoop
3 19 (8.52%) SQL Server
4 18 (8.07%) NoSQL
5 17 (7.62%) MongoDB
6 15 (6.73%) Big Data
6 15 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.14%) HBase
9 7 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.69%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.24%) Redis
11 5 (2.24%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.24%) Spotfire
12 4 (1.79%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.90%) Impala
15 1 (0.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 83 (37.22%) Jenkins
2 56 (25.11%) Git (software)
3 22 (9.87%) Subversion
4 21 (9.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (8.52%) TeamCity
6 18 (8.07%) Maven
7 14 (6.28%) Cucumber
7 14 (6.28%) JIRA
8 12 (5.38%) Selenium
9 11 (4.93%) Ant
9 11 (4.93%) Gradle
10 8 (3.59%) Hudson
10 8 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (3.59%) Vagrant
11 6 (2.69%) gulp
11 6 (2.69%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.79%) GitLab
12 4 (1.79%) RSpec
13 3 (1.35%) Gerrit
13 3 (1.35%) JUnit
General
1 64 (28.70%) Finance
2 27 (12.11%) Banking
3 9 (4.04%) Legal
4 8 (3.59%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.14%) Publishing
6 6 (2.69%) Front Office
6 6 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.69%) Law
7 3 (1.35%) Advertising
7 3 (1.35%) Games
7 3 (1.35%) Retail
8 2 (0.90%) Marketing
8 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 115 (51.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (11.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 21 (9.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 19 (8.52%) Developer
5 18 (8.07%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (7.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 12 (5.38%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (4.48%) Architect
8 10 (4.48%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (4.04%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) Consultant
11 7 (3.14%) Analyst
11 7 (3.14%) Build Manager
11 7 (3.14%) DevOps Manager
11 7 (3.14%) Java Engineer
12 6 (2.69%) Build and Release Manager
12 6 (2.69%) Development Engineer
12 6 (2.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.69%) Release Manager
12 6 (2.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.07%) Web Services
2 11 (4.93%) .NET
2 11 (4.93%) HTML
2 11 (4.93%) J2EE
3 8 (3.59%) HTML5
3 8 (3.59%) LAMP
4 6 (2.69%) JMS
5 5 (2.24%) Browserify
5 5 (2.24%) SAML
6 4 (1.79%) CSS
6 4 (1.79%) ELK Stack
6 4 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (1.79%) MCollective
6 4 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (1.79%) Spring
7 3 (1.35%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (1.35%) Middleware
7 3 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.90%) jQuery
8 2 (0.90%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.38%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.04%) Private Cloud
3 8 (3.59%) Hedge funds
4 7 (3.14%) Fintech
5 6 (2.69%) Clustering
5 6 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.69%) iPad
6 5 (2.24%) User Experience
7 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.45%) Bitcoin
9 1 (0.45%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.45%) Cryptocurrency
9 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 120 (53.81%) Linux
2 34 (15.25%) Unix
2 34 (15.25%) Windows
3 33 (14.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (8.52%) CentOS
5 15 (6.73%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.04%) Windows Server
7 8 (3.59%) Debian
7 8 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.35%) VMS
10 1 (0.45%) AIX
10 1 (0.45%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (27.35%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (24.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 49 (21.97%) Configuration Management
5 32 (14.35%) Scrum
6 27 (12.11%) E-Commerce
7 21 (9.42%) TDD
8 18 (8.07%) Open Source
9 16 (7.17%) BDD
10 13 (5.83%) Automated Testing
11 12 (5.38%) High Availability
12 11 (4.93%) Kanban
12 11 (4.93%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.93%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.48%) Coaching
13 10 (4.48%) ITIL
14 9 (4.04%) Front End Development
14 9 (4.04%) Microservices
15 8 (3.59%) Analytics
15 8 (3.59%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 84 (37.67%) Python
2 78 (34.98%) Java
3 57 (25.56%) Ruby
4 50 (22.42%) Bash Shell
5 39 (17.49%) SQL
6 38 (17.04%) Perl
7 21 (9.42%) PowerShell
8 14 (6.28%) JavaScript
8 14 (6.28%) Scala
9 12 (5.38%) PHP
10 10 (4.48%) C#
11 9 (4.04%) Go
12 4 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.35%) Groovy
14 2 (0.90%) C
14 2 (0.90%) C++
14 2 (0.90%) Clojure
14 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.90%) VB
15 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (4.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.35%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.90%) MCSE
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.90%) RHCE
4 2 (0.90%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.45%) CCNA
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.45%) Degree
5 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.04%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (19.28%) Docker
2 15 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.48%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.69%) vCloud
5 5 (2.24%) GFS2
5 5 (2.24%) GlusterFS
5 5 (2.24%) OCFS2
5 5 (2.24%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.79%) vSphere
7 3 (1.35%) HDFS
8 2 (0.90%) NFS
8 2 (0.90%) Varnish
8 2 (0.90%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.45%) Postfix
9 1 (0.45%) Samba
9 1 (0.45%) Xen
9 1 (0.45%) XenApp
9 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 100 (44.84%) Puppet
2 62 (27.80%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (21.52%) Ansible
4 19 (8.52%) Nagios
5 12 (5.38%) Kubernetes
5 12 (5.38%) Mesos
6 7 (3.14%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (3.14%) Rundeck
7 5 (2.24%) CFEngine
7 5 (2.24%) SELinux
7 5 (2.24%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.90%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.90%) Kibana
8 2 (0.90%) logstash
9 1 (0.45%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.45%) Oozie
9 1 (0.45%) Packer
9 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (10.31%) Oracle
1 23 (10.31%) VMware
2 22 (9.87%) Red Hat
3 11 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.14%) Perforce
4 7 (3.14%) Rackspace
4 7 (3.14%) Splunk
5 6 (2.69%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.24%) Google
7 4 (1.79%) Caplin
7 4 (1.79%) Cisco
8 3 (1.35%) CA
8 3 (1.35%) Citrix
8 3 (1.35%) NetApp
8 3 (1.35%) Sybase
8 3 (1.35%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.90%) F5
9 2 (0.90%) Forcepoint
9 2 (0.90%) HP
9 2 (0.90%) SurfControl
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