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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 21 61 115
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +54
Contract jobs citing DevOps 280 174 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.97% 3.16% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.24% 3.86% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 150 70
Median daily rate £538 £475 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £603 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £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
3030 4512 4700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.20% 81.87% 79.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2435 3562 3501
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 47
Median hourly rate £16.08 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 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 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 252 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (47.40%) Linux
3 185 (40.04%) Continuous Integration
4 184 (39.83%) Puppet
5 183 (39.61%) Python
6 174 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
7 170 (36.80%) Java
8 162 (35.06%) Opscode Chef
9 134 (29.00%) Ansible
10 133 (28.79%) Jenkins
11 124 (26.84%) Ruby
12 115 (24.89%) Finance
13 114 (24.68%) TDD
14 106 (22.94%) Docker
15 102 (22.08%) Git (software)
16 83 (17.97%) BDD
17 77 (16.67%) Configuration Management
18 75 (16.23%) Scrum
19 74 (16.02%) Continuous Delivery
20 67 (14.50%) Web Services
21 66 (14.29%) Banking
22 64 (13.85%) .NET
22 64 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
23 63 (13.64%) Open Source
23 63 (13.64%) JavaScript
24 56 (12.12%) Perl
25 55 (11.90%) MongoDB
25 55 (11.90%) Node.js
25 55 (11.90%) Security Cleared
26 54 (11.69%) Bash Shell

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (9.74%) OpenStack
2 28 (6.06%) Apache
2 28 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (4.98%) Confluence
4 20 (4.33%) Tomcat
5 19 (4.11%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (2.38%) nginx
7 10 (2.16%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.52%) JBoss
9 6 (1.30%) IIS
10 5 (1.08%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.65%) Jetty
11 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.43%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.43%) CMS
12 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Endur
3 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 174 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (6.28%) PaaS
4 26 (5.63%) GitHub
5 22 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (3.68%) IaaS
7 13 (2.81%) Heroku
8 10 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.52%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.08%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.87%) Bluemix
12 4 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.65%) SaaS
13 3 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 31 (6.71%) HTTP
3 21 (4.55%) SSL
4 17 (3.68%) VPN
5 16 (3.46%) DNS
6 11 (2.38%) Firewall
7 10 (2.16%) Internet
8 9 (1.95%) DMZ
9 6 (1.30%) FTP
9 6 (1.30%) LAN
9 6 (1.30%) WAN
10 4 (0.87%) ICMP
10 4 (0.87%) LDAP
11 3 (0.65%) Network Security
11 3 (0.65%) SSH
11 3 (0.65%) VoIP
12 2 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.43%) IPsec
12 2 (0.43%) OpenVPN
12 2 (0.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.90%) MongoDB
2 50 (10.82%) SQL Server
3 38 (8.23%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (6.93%) Big Data
4 32 (6.93%) Hadoop
5 31 (6.71%) Redis
6 25 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 23 (4.98%) NoSQL
8 14 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (2.81%) MySQL
10 10 (2.16%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (1.08%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.87%) CouchDB
12 4 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.65%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.65%) BigTable
14 2 (0.43%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 133 (28.79%) Jenkins
2 102 (22.08%) Git (software)
3 43 (9.31%) TeamCity
4 34 (7.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 29 (6.28%) JIRA
6 26 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (5.41%) Maven
8 21 (4.55%) Hudson
9 20 (4.33%) Gradle
10 19 (4.11%) Sonatype Nexus
11 17 (3.68%) Artifactory
12 16 (3.46%) Ant
12 16 (3.46%) Bitbucket
13 14 (3.03%) IntelliJ
13 14 (3.03%) Subversion
14 13 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (2.81%) Vagrant
15 11 (2.38%) Selenium
16 10 (2.16%) Mocha
17 9 (1.95%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 115 (24.89%) Finance
2 66 (14.29%) Banking
3 27 (5.84%) Retail
4 22 (4.76%) Front Office
5 15 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.81%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.16%) Marketing
8 9 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.73%) Law
10 7 (1.52%) Legal
11 6 (1.30%) Publishing
12 5 (1.08%) Electronics
12 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.87%) Back Office
14 3 (0.65%) Games
15 2 (0.43%) Advertising
16 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 222 (48.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 102 (22.08%) Developer
3 50 (10.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 43 (9.31%) AWS DevOps
4 43 (9.31%) AWS Engineer
5 41 (8.87%) Linux Engineer
6 38 (8.23%) Senior DevOps
7 34 (7.36%) Java Developer
7 34 (7.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 34 (7.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 26 (5.63%) Java Engineer
9 24 (5.19%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.33%) Senior Developer
11 17 (3.68%) Architect
11 17 (3.68%) Cloud Engineer
12 16 (3.46%) Cloud Developer
12 16 (3.46%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
13 13 (2.81%) Consultant
13 13 (2.81%) Lead DevOps
13 13 (2.81%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (14.50%) Web Services
2 64 (13.85%) .NET
3 55 (11.90%) Node.js
4 47 (10.17%) HTML
5 37 (8.01%) HTML5
6 33 (7.14%) CSS
7 26 (5.63%) AngularJS
8 23 (4.98%) RabbitMQ
9 20 (4.33%) Dropwizard
10 16 (3.46%) REST
11 15 (3.25%) ASP.NET
11 15 (3.25%) CSS3
12 14 (3.03%) Hystrix
12 14 (3.03%) Scalatra
12 14 (3.03%) XML
13 13 (2.81%) Play Framework
13 13 (2.81%) RESTful
14 12 (2.60%) Hibernate
14 12 (2.60%) Spring
15 11 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.36%) Public Cloud
2 14 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 14 (3.03%) Fixed Income
3 12 (2.60%) User Experience
4 10 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.95%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.95%) Equities
5 9 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (1.95%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.73%) Fintech
6 8 (1.73%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.30%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.30%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.08%) Swaptions
9 4 (0.87%) Biometrics
9 4 (0.87%) Clustering
9 4 (0.87%) Social Media
9 4 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 219 (47.40%) Linux
2 50 (10.82%) Unix
3 44 (9.52%) Windows
4 26 (5.63%) Ubuntu
5 24 (5.19%) CentOS
6 23 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (4.55%) CoreOS
8 13 (2.81%) RancherOS
9 12 (2.60%) Windows Server
10 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.08%) Android
11 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.08%) Debian
12 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.43%) Fedora
13 2 (0.43%) Solaris
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (40.04%) Continuous Integration
3 114 (24.68%) TDD
4 83 (17.97%) BDD
5 77 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 75 (16.23%) Scrum
7 74 (16.02%) Continuous Delivery
8 63 (13.64%) Open Source
9 42 (9.09%) High Availability
10 41 (8.87%) E-Commerce
11 38 (8.23%) Kanban
12 34 (7.36%) MVC
12 34 (7.36%) Software Engineering
13 30 (6.49%) Continuous Deployment
13 30 (6.49%) Microservices
13 30 (6.49%) Migration
14 28 (6.06%) Front End Development
14 28 (6.06%) Security Hardening
15 27 (5.84%) Automated Testing
16 21 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 183 (39.61%) Python
2 170 (36.80%) Java
3 124 (26.84%) Ruby
4 63 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 56 (12.12%) Perl
6 54 (11.69%) Bash Shell
6 54 (11.69%) SQL
7 49 (10.61%) Go
8 45 (9.74%) C#
9 35 (7.58%) PowerShell
10 30 (6.49%) Scala
11 21 (4.55%) C++
12 20 (4.33%) PHP
13 18 (3.90%) Shell Script
14 10 (2.16%) C
15 6 (1.30%) Clojure
16 5 (1.08%) XAML
17 4 (0.87%) Erlang
17 4 (0.87%) R
18 3 (0.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 55 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 50 (10.82%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.33%) Degree
4 3 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.22%) MCSD
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.01%) QA
2 5 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.43%) SDET
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.22%) FATCA
4 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 106 (22.94%) Docker
2 21 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.55%) etcd
2 21 (4.55%) flannel
3 15 (3.25%) vSphere
4 14 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.08%) Xen
7 4 (0.87%) Ceph
7 4 (0.87%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.87%) HDFS
7 4 (0.87%) KVM
8 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.65%) Postfix
8 3 (0.65%) Squid
8 3 (0.65%) vCloud
8 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.43%) NFS
9 2 (0.43%) oVirt
9 2 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 184 (39.83%) Puppet
2 162 (35.06%) Opscode Chef
3 134 (29.00%) Ansible
4 42 (9.09%) Kubernetes
5 37 (8.01%) Terraform
6 21 (4.55%) Packer
7 18 (3.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 18 (3.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 16 (3.46%) Consul
8 16 (3.46%) logstash
8 16 (3.46%) Mesos
9 15 (3.25%) Rancher
10 14 (3.03%) Nagios
11 13 (2.81%) Marathon
12 12 (2.60%) Salt
13 7 (1.52%) Cobbler
13 7 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
14 6 (1.30%) Graphite
14 6 (1.30%) Oracle ZFS
14 6 (1.30%) rkt
Vendors
1 39 (8.44%) Splunk
2 32 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.28%) Atlassian
3 29 (6.28%) Oracle
3 29 (6.28%) VMware
4 22 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 19 (4.11%) New Relic
6 18 (3.90%) IBM
7 16 (3.46%) Rackspace
8 11 (2.38%) Cisco
8 11 (2.38%) Google
9 8 (1.73%) SaltStack
10 6 (1.30%) SAP
11 5 (1.08%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.08%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.87%) Fortinet
12 4 (0.87%) HP
12 4 (0.87%) hybris
12 4 (0.87%) Sybase
13 3 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
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Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day Negotiable rate
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Thebes IT
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
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Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
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