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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 107 181 214
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +33
Contract jobs citing DevOps 95 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.61% 0.50% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 0.65% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 27 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £544 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £418 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
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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
4443 5510 5867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.32% 76.01% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3296 4117 4370
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 90 (47.87%) Linux
2 89 (47.34%) Java
3 88 (46.81%) Puppet
4 62 (32.98%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (29.26%) Python
6 54 (28.72%) Ruby
6 54 (28.72%) Opscode Chef
7 51 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (26.06%) E-Commerce
9 48 (25.53%) Git (software)
10 44 (23.40%) Jenkins
10 44 (23.40%) Web Services
10 44 (23.40%) Finance
11 38 (20.21%) Scrum
12 35 (18.62%) TDD
12 35 (18.62%) Maven
13 32 (17.02%) UNIX
13 32 (17.02%) Bash Shell
14 30 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
14 30 (15.96%) SQL Server
14 30 (15.96%) SQL
15 29 (15.43%) BDD
16 28 (14.89%) Windows
16 28 (14.89%) JIRA
17 26 (13.83%) PHP
18 24 (12.77%) Oracle
18 24 (12.77%) QA
18 24 (12.77%) VMware
18 24 (12.77%) RESTful
19 23 (12.23%) TeamCity

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 19 (10.11%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.91%) WebLogic
2 13 (6.91%) WebSphere
2 13 (6.91%) Apache
3 11 (5.85%) Confluence
4 8 (4.26%) Node.js
4 8 (4.26%) nginx
5 7 (3.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.66%) IIS
7 4 (2.13%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.13%) Mule
8 3 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.06%) CloudStack
9 2 (1.06%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.06%) CMS
10 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.53%) WordPress
10 1 (0.53%) Orchard CMS
10 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.53%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.57%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (7.45%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.72%) SaaS
4 7 (3.72%) PaaS
5 5 (2.66%) GitHub
6 4 (2.13%) IaaS
7 3 (1.60%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.06%) Google App Engine
8 2 (1.06%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.53%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.38%) DNS
2 10 (5.32%) Internet
3 9 (4.79%) HTTP
4 6 (3.19%) Firewall
4 6 (3.19%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.66%) SSL
6 3 (1.60%) LDAP
6 3 (1.60%) DHCP
6 3 (1.60%) FTP
7 2 (1.06%) IPsec
7 2 (1.06%) VLAN
7 2 (1.06%) VPN
8 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.53%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.53%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.53%) FCoE
8 1 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.53%) Multicast
8 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.64%) MySQL
3 17 (9.04%) Relational Database
4 16 (8.51%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.98%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.66%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.13%) Redis
10 4 (2.13%) Big Data
11 3 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.60%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.60%) DB2
12 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.06%) SQLite
12 2 (1.06%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.53%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 48 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 44 (23.40%) Jenkins
3 35 (18.62%) Maven
4 28 (14.89%) JIRA
5 23 (12.23%) TeamCity
6 18 (9.57%) Selenium
7 14 (7.45%) Ant
7 14 (7.45%) Subversion
8 11 (5.85%) Mercurial
8 11 (5.85%) Gerrit
9 10 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (4.26%) SoapUI
10 8 (4.26%) AnthillPro
11 7 (3.72%) Cucumber
11 7 (3.72%) Artifactory
12 6 (3.19%) Jasmine
13 5 (2.66%) JMeter
14 4 (2.13%) Mockito
14 4 (2.13%) Hamcrest
15 3 (1.60%) ClearCase
General
1 44 (23.40%) Finance
2 17 (9.04%) Banking
3 16 (8.51%) Games
4 10 (5.32%) Retail
5 9 (4.79%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.66%) Front Office
6 5 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.13%) Marketing
8 3 (1.60%) Billing
8 3 (1.60%) Back Office
8 3 (1.60%) Advertising
9 2 (1.06%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (35.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (18.09%) Developer
3 14 (7.45%) Consultant
4 13 (6.91%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 11 (5.85%) DevOps Consultant
7 10 (5.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.26%) Deployment Manager
8 8 (4.26%) Test Leader
9 6 (3.19%) Administrator
10 5 (2.66%) Operations Manager
10 5 (2.66%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.66%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.66%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.66%) Release Engineer
11 4 (2.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.13%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (2.13%) Configuration Manager
11 4 (2.13%) Analyst
12 3 (1.60%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.40%) Web Services
2 24 (12.77%) RESTful
3 18 (9.57%) J2EE
4 17 (9.04%) .NET
5 14 (7.45%) MCollective
6 12 (6.38%) LAMP
6 12 (6.38%) Spring
7 10 (5.32%) JSON
7 10 (5.32%) Hibernate
8 9 (4.79%) HTML
9 6 (3.19%) Middleware
9 6 (3.19%) XML
9 6 (3.19%) jQuery
10 5 (2.66%) Grails
10 5 (2.66%) Apache Camel
10 5 (2.66%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.13%) HTML5
11 4 (2.13%) Memcached
11 4 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.04%) Open Source
2 16 (8.51%) Online Games
3 8 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.72%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.60%) NHS
5 3 (1.60%) Replication
5 3 (1.60%) Clustering
6 2 (1.06%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.06%) PKI
6 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.06%) Physics
6 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.06%) Blog
6 2 (1.06%) Social Network
6 2 (1.06%) iPhone
6 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 90 (47.87%) Linux
2 32 (17.02%) UNIX
3 28 (14.89%) Windows
4 19 (10.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (9.57%) Ubuntu
6 13 (6.91%) CentOS
7 7 (3.72%) AIX
8 5 (2.66%) Android
9 4 (2.13%) SELinux
10 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.60%) VMS
10 3 (1.60%) Debian
11 1 (0.53%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.53%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.98%) Continuous Integration
2 51 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (26.06%) E-Commerce
4 38 (20.21%) Scrum
5 35 (18.62%) TDD
6 29 (15.43%) BDD
7 23 (12.23%) SOA
8 20 (10.64%) Configuration Management
9 17 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (7.98%) OO
11 13 (6.91%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.85%) Automated Testing
13 10 (5.32%) Load Testing
13 10 (5.32%) Extreme Programming
14 9 (4.79%) OOP
14 9 (4.79%) ETL
14 9 (4.79%) Security Testing
15 8 (4.26%) Web Testing
15 8 (4.26%) Quality Management
15 8 (4.26%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 89 (47.34%) Java
2 55 (29.26%) Python
3 54 (28.72%) Ruby
4 32 (17.02%) Bash Shell
5 30 (15.96%) SQL
6 26 (13.83%) PHP
7 23 (12.23%) JavaScript
8 18 (9.57%) Perl
9 14 (7.45%) PowerShell
10 11 (5.85%) Scala
10 11 (5.85%) C#
11 10 (5.32%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.72%) Groovy
13 4 (2.13%) C
14 2 (1.06%) Erlang
14 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.06%) C++
14 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.06%) VB
15 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.38%) Degree
2 8 (4.26%) ISEB
3 5 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.51%) vCloud
2 11 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.60%) vSphere
5 2 (1.06%) Varnish
5 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.06%) NFS
5 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.06%) Xen
5 2 (1.06%) KVM
6 1 (0.53%) Docker
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 88 (46.81%) Puppet
2 54 (28.72%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.51%) Nagios
4 10 (5.32%) Salt
5 8 (4.26%) Vagrant
6 6 (3.19%) Ansible
7 4 (2.13%) logstash
7 4 (2.13%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.60%) Ganglia
8 3 (1.60%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (1.60%) Opsview
9 2 (1.06%) collectd
9 2 (1.06%) Control-M
9 2 (1.06%) SCCM
10 1 (0.53%) SCOM
10 1 (0.53%) OpenView
10 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.53%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 24 (12.77%) Oracle
1 24 (12.77%) VMware
2 16 (8.51%) IBM
3 14 (7.45%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.32%) Splunk
5 9 (4.79%) JBoss
6 8 (4.26%) hybris
7 6 (3.19%) Akamai
7 6 (3.19%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.19%) New Relic
8 5 (2.66%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.66%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.66%) Google
9 4 (2.13%) Remedy
9 4 (2.13%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.06%) 29West
10 2 (1.06%) Zend
10 2 (1.06%) Cisco
10 2 (1.06%) HP
10 2 (1.06%) Dell
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