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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 39 101 124
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +23
Contract jobs citing DevOps 165 109 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.72% 1.95% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 2.42% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 88 68
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £321 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £608 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.54 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -5.88%
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
2961 4513 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.77% 80.59% 79.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2401 3524 3723
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 49
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.16 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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.

1 131 (50.78%) Linux
2 117 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (41.86%) Java
3 108 (41.86%) Puppet
4 89 (34.50%) Amazon AWS
5 88 (34.11%) Python
6 85 (32.95%) Continuous Integration
7 81 (31.40%) Opscode Chef
8 76 (29.46%) Jenkins
9 74 (28.68%) Finance
10 70 (27.13%) Ruby
11 67 (25.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 66 (25.58%) Ansible
13 64 (24.81%) Docker
14 54 (20.93%) Configuration Management
15 52 (20.16%) Git (software)
15 52 (20.16%) Bash Shell
16 48 (18.60%) TDD
17 43 (16.67%) Scrum
18 42 (16.28%) Web Services
19 37 (14.34%) Unix
19 37 (14.34%) SQL
20 35 (13.57%) SQL Server
20 35 (13.57%) Perl
21 34 (13.18%) .NET
22 32 (12.40%) Banking
23 31 (12.02%) Windows
23 31 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
23 31 (12.02%) OpenStack
24 30 (11.63%) BDD

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 31 (12.02%) OpenStack
2 20 (7.75%) Apache
3 17 (6.59%) Cloud Foundry
3 17 (6.59%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.81%) Node.js
5 13 (5.04%) Confluence
6 8 (3.10%) nginx
7 7 (2.71%) JBoss
7 7 (2.71%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.33%) IIS
9 5 (1.94%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.16%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.78%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.78%) Jetty
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) HipChat
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 89 (34.50%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (10.85%) PaaS
4 16 (6.20%) IaaS
5 13 (5.04%) Heroku
6 12 (4.65%) GitHub
7 11 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.55%) OpenShift
11 3 (1.16%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.78%) SaaS
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.39%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.39%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.04%) VPN
3 12 (4.65%) HTTP
4 10 (3.88%) DNS
5 9 (3.49%) DMZ
5 9 (3.49%) Firewall
6 8 (3.10%) LDAP
7 5 (1.94%) LAN
7 5 (1.94%) SAN
8 4 (1.55%) FTP
8 4 (1.55%) SSL
8 4 (1.55%) WAN
9 3 (1.16%) Internet
9 3 (1.16%) IPsec
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.78%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.78%) NAS
10 2 (0.78%) Network Security
10 2 (0.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.14%) MySQL
3 20 (7.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (7.36%) MongoDB
5 16 (6.20%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.26%) Redis
7 9 (3.49%) Big Data
7 9 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.55%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.55%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.16%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.78%) HBase
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.78%) Spotfire
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (29.46%) Jenkins
2 52 (20.16%) Git (software)
3 20 (7.75%) JIRA
3 20 (7.75%) TeamCity
4 18 (6.98%) Maven
5 15 (5.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 15 (5.81%) Sonatype Nexus
6 14 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (5.04%) Gradle
8 12 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (4.65%) Selenium
9 11 (4.26%) Hudson
10 10 (3.88%) Ant
10 10 (3.88%) Artifactory
10 10 (3.88%) gulp
10 10 (3.88%) Subversion
11 8 (3.10%) Cucumber
11 8 (3.10%) Karma Test Runner
11 8 (3.10%) Vagrant
12 7 (2.71%) GitLab
General
1 74 (28.68%) Finance
2 32 (12.40%) Banking
3 9 (3.49%) Investment Banking
3 9 (3.49%) Publishing
3 9 (3.49%) Retail
4 8 (3.10%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.71%) Front Office
6 6 (2.33%) Law
6 6 (2.33%) Legal
7 5 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.16%) Advertising
8 3 (1.16%) Electronics
8 3 (1.16%) Games
8 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 135 (52.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (15.12%) Developer
3 28 (10.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 24 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
5 23 (8.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 21 (8.14%) Java Engineer
6 21 (8.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 17 (6.59%) AWS Engineer
8 16 (6.20%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (5.43%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.43%) Operations Engineer
10 11 (4.26%) Consultant
11 9 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.10%) Automation Engineer
13 7 (2.71%) Head of DevOps
13 7 (2.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.71%) PowerShell Engineer
13 7 (2.71%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.71%) Unix Engineer
14 6 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.28%) Web Services
2 34 (13.18%) .NET
3 19 (7.36%) HTML
4 13 (5.04%) HTML5
5 10 (3.88%) LAMP
5 10 (3.88%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (3.88%) Spring
6 9 (3.49%) J2EE
7 8 (3.10%) CSS
7 8 (3.10%) Hibernate
8 7 (2.71%) ELK Stack
8 7 (2.71%) REST
9 5 (1.94%) Browserify
9 5 (1.94%) CSS3
10 4 (1.55%) React
10 4 (1.55%) RESTful
10 4 (1.55%) Sass
11 3 (1.16%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.16%) Backbone.js
11 3 (1.16%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.88%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.10%) Private Cloud
3 7 (2.71%) Clustering
3 7 (2.71%) Fintech
3 7 (2.71%) Hedge funds
3 7 (2.71%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.94%) iPad
6 4 (1.55%) Social Media
7 3 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.16%) User Experience
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.39%) CESG
9 1 (0.39%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.39%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.39%) Online Games
9 1 (0.39%) PKI
9 1 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 131 (50.78%) Linux
2 37 (14.34%) Unix
3 31 (12.02%) Windows
4 20 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (6.59%) Ubuntu
6 15 (5.81%) CentOS
7 8 (3.10%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.33%) Debian
9 4 (1.55%) CoreOS
9 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.16%) Android
10 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.78%) SUSE
11 2 (0.78%) VMS
12 1 (0.39%) AIX
12 1 (0.39%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (32.95%) Continuous Integration
3 67 (25.97%) Continuous Delivery
4 54 (20.93%) Configuration Management
5 48 (18.60%) TDD
6 43 (16.67%) Scrum
7 30 (11.63%) BDD
8 27 (10.47%) E-Commerce
9 26 (10.08%) Open Source
10 22 (8.53%) Kanban
11 21 (8.14%) High Availability
11 21 (8.14%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.81%) Migration
13 14 (5.43%) Automated Testing
14 11 (4.26%) ITIL
15 10 (3.88%) Security Hardening
16 9 (3.49%) Front End Development
16 9 (3.49%) Pair Programming
17 8 (3.10%) Release Management
17 8 (3.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 108 (41.86%) Java
2 88 (34.11%) Python
3 70 (27.13%) Ruby
4 52 (20.16%) Bash Shell
5 37 (14.34%) SQL
6 35 (13.57%) Perl
7 24 (9.30%) C#
8 23 (8.91%) Go
8 23 (8.91%) PowerShell
9 19 (7.36%) JavaScript
10 16 (6.20%) Scala
11 14 (5.43%) PHP
12 11 (4.26%) C++
13 5 (1.94%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.55%) C
15 3 (1.16%) ES6
15 3 (1.16%) Groovy
15 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.78%) Clojure
16 2 (0.78%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 15 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.55%) Degree
4 3 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.39%) CCNA
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.59%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.78%) SDET
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.39%) WAI
System Software
1 64 (24.81%) Docker
2 18 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.98%) vSphere
3 12 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.33%) GlusterFS
5 5 (1.94%) NFS
5 5 (1.94%) vCloud
6 4 (1.55%) GFS2
6 4 (1.55%) OCFS2
7 3 (1.16%) Postfix
7 3 (1.16%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.16%) Xen
8 2 (0.78%) Ceph
8 2 (0.78%) HDFS
8 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.78%) KVM
8 2 (0.78%) Squid
8 2 (0.78%) Varnish
8 2 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 108 (41.86%) Puppet
2 81 (31.40%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (25.58%) Ansible
4 16 (6.20%) Terraform
5 13 (5.04%) Kubernetes
5 13 (5.04%) Packer
6 12 (4.65%) Nagios
7 6 (2.33%) logstash
7 6 (2.33%) Mesos
7 6 (2.33%) Salt
8 5 (1.94%) Graphite
8 5 (1.94%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (1.94%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.55%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.55%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.55%) SELinux
10 3 (1.16%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.16%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.78%) Kibana
11 2 (0.78%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 30 (11.63%) Oracle
2 23 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.53%) Splunk
4 21 (8.14%) Red Hat
5 20 (7.75%) VMware
6 12 (4.65%) Rackspace
7 10 (3.88%) IBM
8 8 (3.10%) Cisco
9 6 (2.33%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.33%) New Relic
10 5 (1.94%) Google
10 5 (1.94%) hybris
11 4 (1.55%) Caplin
11 4 (1.55%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.55%) Sybase
12 3 (1.16%) F5
12 3 (1.16%) NetApp
12 3 (1.16%) SAP
13 2 (0.78%) DataSynapse
13 2 (0.78%) EnterpriseDB
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