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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 70 117 184
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +67
Contract jobs citing DevOps 165 85 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.87% 1.46% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 1.88% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 66 25
Average daily rate
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£500 £456 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £381 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £26.50
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
4475 4518 5429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.73% 77.36% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 3380 4082
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -32.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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.

1 150 (55.76%) Linux
2 136 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (47.21%) Puppet
4 115 (42.75%) Continuous Integration
5 107 (39.78%) Opscode Chef
6 105 (39.03%) Java
7 98 (36.43%) Jenkins
8 85 (31.60%) Python
9 81 (30.11%) Amazon AWS
10 70 (26.02%) Configuration Management
11 68 (25.28%) Ruby
12 57 (21.19%) Finance
13 56 (20.82%) TDD
14 54 (20.07%) Open Source
15 51 (18.96%) Git (software)
16 48 (17.84%) MySQL
17 47 (17.47%) Ansible
18 43 (15.99%) SQL
18 43 (15.99%) UNIX
19 41 (15.24%) Windows
19 41 (15.24%) Continuous Delivery
20 40 (14.87%) Scrum
21 38 (14.13%) TeamCity
22 35 (13.01%) Bash Shell
22 35 (13.01%) Perl
23 34 (12.64%) Tomcat
24 33 (12.27%) Docker
24 33 (12.27%) MongoDB
25 32 (11.90%) Oracle
25 32 (11.90%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 34 (12.64%) Tomcat
2 27 (10.04%) Apache
3 25 (9.29%) OpenStack
4 14 (5.20%) IIS
5 9 (3.35%) nginx
6 8 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.23%) Confluence
7 6 (2.23%) Node.js
7 6 (2.23%) JBoss
7 6 (2.23%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.12%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.12%) Jetty
9 2 (0.74%) Drupal
9 2 (0.74%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.37%) WordPress
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (4.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 81 (30.11%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.20%) PaaS
3 12 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.97%) SaaS
5 8 (2.97%) IaaS
6 5 (1.86%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (1.12%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.12%) GitHub
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.04%) HTTP
2 20 (7.43%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.58%) SSL
4 11 (4.09%) DNS
5 10 (3.72%) Firewall
6 8 (2.97%) DHCP
7 5 (1.86%) FTP
7 5 (1.86%) IPsec
8 4 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.12%) LDAP
9 3 (1.12%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.12%) Converged Networks
10 2 (0.74%) VPN
11 1 (0.37%) DMZ
11 1 (0.37%) Internet
11 1 (0.37%) Network Security
11 1 (0.37%) VLAN
11 1 (0.37%) LAN
11 1 (0.37%) WAN
11 1 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.84%) MySQL
2 33 (12.27%) MongoDB
3 32 (11.90%) SQL Server
4 31 (11.52%) NoSQL
5 23 (8.55%) Relational Database
6 19 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.83%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.35%) DB2
8 9 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.97%) Big Data
10 7 (2.60%) EDRMS
10 7 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.60%) DTS
11 6 (2.23%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.23%) Redis
11 6 (2.23%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 98 (36.43%) Jenkins
2 51 (18.96%) Git (software)
3 38 (14.13%) TeamCity
4 27 (10.04%) Subversion
4 27 (10.04%) Maven
5 23 (8.55%) Selenium
6 22 (8.18%) JIRA
6 22 (8.18%) Cucumber
7 13 (4.83%) Mercurial
7 13 (4.83%) Ant
8 10 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.72%) SpecFlow
8 10 (3.72%) Jasmine
9 9 (3.35%) Capybara
9 9 (3.35%) WebDriver
9 9 (3.35%) WATIR
9 9 (3.35%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (2.97%) JMeter
10 8 (2.97%) RSpec
11 7 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 57 (21.19%) Finance
2 31 (11.52%) Banking
3 7 (2.60%) Publishing
4 6 (2.23%) Legal
5 5 (1.86%) Games
6 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.49%) Retail
7 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Automotive
7 2 (0.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 125 (46.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (16.36%) Developer
3 32 (11.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 28 (10.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 23 (8.55%) Architect
6 19 (7.06%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.32%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (3.35%) Technical Architect
8 9 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (3.35%) Java Architect
9 8 (2.97%) Java Technical Architect
9 8 (2.97%) Technical Developer
10 7 (2.60%) Release Engineer
10 7 (2.60%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.23%) Consultant
11 6 (2.23%) Administrator
12 5 (1.86%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (1.86%) Automation Engineer
12 5 (1.86%) Applications Engineer
13 4 (1.49%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.52%) .NET
2 28 (10.41%) Web Services
3 16 (5.95%) J2EE
4 15 (5.58%) LAMP
4 15 (5.58%) RESTful
5 14 (5.20%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (4.83%) XML
7 12 (4.46%) Spring
8 11 (4.09%) Middleware
9 10 (3.72%) Hibernate
10 9 (3.35%) HTML
11 8 (2.97%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.60%) Ember.js
12 7 (2.60%) jQuery
12 7 (2.60%) XSL
12 7 (2.60%) JRules
13 6 (2.23%) Ajax
13 6 (2.23%) REST
13 6 (2.23%) Backbone.js
14 5 (1.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.72%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.23%) Digital Media
4 6 (2.23%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.12%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.12%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.12%) Social Media
6 3 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.12%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.12%) User Experience
7 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.74%) Clustering
7 2 (0.74%) Tandem
7 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.37%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.37%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 150 (55.76%) Linux
2 43 (15.99%) UNIX
3 41 (15.24%) Windows
4 26 (9.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.72%) CentOS
6 7 (2.60%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.86%) Android
7 5 (1.86%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.49%) AIX
9 3 (1.12%) Solaris
10 2 (0.74%) VMS
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.37%) SUSE
11 1 (0.37%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (42.75%) Continuous Integration
3 70 (26.02%) Configuration Management
4 56 (20.82%) TDD
5 54 (20.07%) Open Source
6 41 (15.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 40 (14.87%) Scrum
8 23 (8.55%) Automated Testing
8 23 (8.55%) BDD
9 21 (7.81%) Test Automation
9 21 (7.81%) OO
10 19 (7.06%) E-Commerce
10 19 (7.06%) Release Management
11 18 (6.69%) Microservices
12 15 (5.58%) Load Balancing
12 15 (5.58%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.58%) Project Management
13 13 (4.83%) SOA
13 13 (4.83%) Web Development
13 13 (4.83%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 105 (39.03%) Java
2 85 (31.60%) Python
3 68 (25.28%) Ruby
4 43 (15.99%) SQL
5 35 (13.01%) Perl
5 35 (13.01%) Bash Shell
6 30 (11.15%) C#
7 24 (8.92%) PowerShell
8 23 (8.55%) JavaScript
9 22 (8.18%) PHP
10 13 (4.83%) Scala
11 12 (4.46%) Groovy
12 10 (3.72%) C
13 9 (3.35%) Shell Script
13 9 (3.35%) Go
14 7 (2.60%) C++
15 2 (0.74%) VBScript
15 2 (0.74%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.74%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.74%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (4.46%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.09%) Degree
3 5 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.37%) CISSP
4 1 (0.37%) CISA
4 1 (0.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.55%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (12.27%) Docker
2 20 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.09%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.97%) Varnish
5 7 (2.60%) KVM
6 4 (1.49%) vCloud
7 3 (1.12%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.12%) vSphere
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.74%) Ceph
9 1 (0.37%) GPFS
9 1 (0.37%) QEMU
9 1 (0.37%) Gluster
9 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.37%) Firmware
9 1 (0.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 127 (47.21%) Puppet
2 107 (39.78%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (17.47%) Ansible
4 25 (9.29%) Vagrant
5 15 (5.58%) Salt
6 7 (2.60%) Nagios
6 7 (2.60%) SCOM
7 6 (2.23%) Graphite
7 6 (2.23%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (1.86%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.49%) StatsD
9 4 (1.49%) logstash
9 4 (1.49%) Kibana
9 4 (1.49%) Mesos
9 4 (1.49%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.49%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.12%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.74%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.74%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 32 (11.90%) Oracle
2 31 (11.52%) VMware
3 24 (8.92%) Red Hat
4 18 (6.69%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.09%) IBM
6 9 (3.35%) WorldPay
7 8 (2.97%) Splunk
8 7 (2.60%) HP
8 7 (2.60%) webMethods
9 6 (2.23%) Perforce
9 6 (2.23%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.12%) Google
10 3 (1.12%) Talend
10 3 (1.12%) New Relic
10 3 (1.12%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.12%) Hitachi
10 3 (1.12%) EMC
10 3 (1.12%) BMC
10 3 (1.12%) Cisco
10 3 (1.12%) Akamai
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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First Point
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Posted: Yesterday
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Oliver Bernard
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Streamline Connections
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Harrington Starr
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Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Talent Spa
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Computer Futures
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First Point
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
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First Point
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Austin Fraser Limited
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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