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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 28 71 122
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +51
Contract jobs citing DevOps 222 177 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.56% 2.98% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 3.70% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 151 67
Median daily rate £525 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.62% -
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
2903 4783 4733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.74% 80.58% 80.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2376 3796 3514
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 48 49
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -1.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 204 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (47.27%) Linux
3 158 (41.04%) Puppet
4 155 (40.26%) Continuous Integration
5 149 (38.70%) Java
6 145 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
7 144 (37.40%) Python
8 142 (36.88%) Opscode Chef
9 117 (30.39%) Jenkins
10 111 (28.83%) Ruby
10 111 (28.83%) Ansible
11 98 (25.45%) TDD
12 92 (23.90%) Finance
13 90 (23.38%) Docker
14 83 (21.56%) Git (software)
15 71 (18.44%) Continuous Delivery
16 70 (18.18%) Configuration Management
17 63 (16.36%) BDD
18 62 (16.10%) Open Source
19 61 (15.84%) .NET
19 61 (15.84%) Scrum
20 58 (15.06%) Web Services
21 55 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
22 50 (12.99%) Banking
23 48 (12.47%) SQL Server
23 48 (12.47%) Perl
23 48 (12.47%) Bash Shell
24 47 (12.21%) Unix
25 46 (11.95%) JavaScript
25 46 (11.95%) TeamCity

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 40 (10.39%) OpenStack
2 25 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (5.45%) Apache
3 21 (5.45%) Confluence
4 20 (5.19%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (4.16%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.34%) nginx
7 7 (1.82%) IIS
8 6 (1.56%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.56%) JBoss
8 6 (1.56%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.52%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.52%) Jetty
11 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) HipChat
1 2 (0.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 145 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (7.79%) PaaS
4 22 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (4.94%) GitHub
6 18 (4.68%) IaaS
7 17 (4.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (3.12%) Heroku
9 11 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (1.82%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.30%) OpenShift
12 4 (1.04%) Bluemix
12 4 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.78%) SaaS
14 2 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.52%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 24 (6.23%) HTTP
3 17 (4.42%) VPN
4 16 (4.16%) SSL
5 15 (3.90%) DNS
6 9 (2.34%) DMZ
6 9 (2.34%) Firewall
7 7 (1.82%) Internet
8 5 (1.30%) LAN
8 5 (1.30%) WAN
9 4 (1.04%) FTP
9 4 (1.04%) ICMP
9 4 (1.04%) LDAP
9 4 (1.04%) SAN
9 4 (1.04%) SSH
10 2 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.52%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.52%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.52%) SMTP
10 2 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.39%) MongoDB
3 28 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (6.75%) Redis
5 25 (6.49%) Hadoop
6 23 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 22 (5.71%) Big Data
8 19 (4.94%) NoSQL
9 18 (4.68%) MySQL
10 14 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (2.86%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.78%) HBase
13 3 (0.78%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.52%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.52%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 117 (30.39%) Jenkins
2 83 (21.56%) Git (software)
3 46 (11.95%) TeamCity
4 31 (8.05%) Octopus Deploy
5 25 (6.49%) JIRA
6 24 (6.23%) Maven
6 24 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (4.68%) Hudson
7 18 (4.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (4.42%) Artifactory
8 17 (4.42%) Gradle
9 14 (3.64%) Subversion
10 13 (3.38%) Ant
10 13 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (3.12%) Vagrant
12 10 (2.60%) Bitbucket
12 10 (2.60%) IntelliJ
13 9 (2.34%) JUnit
14 8 (2.08%) Mocha
14 8 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 92 (23.90%) Finance
2 50 (12.99%) Banking
3 21 (5.45%) Retail
4 20 (5.19%) Front Office
5 14 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.82%) Law
7 7 (1.82%) Legal
7 7 (1.82%) Marketing
7 7 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.56%) Publishing
9 5 (1.30%) Electronics
9 5 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.04%) Back Office
11 3 (0.78%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 192 (49.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 83 (21.56%) Developer
3 42 (10.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 32 (8.31%) AWS DevOps
5 31 (8.05%) AWS Engineer
5 31 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
5 31 (8.05%) Senior DevOps
6 30 (7.79%) Java Developer
7 29 (7.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 26 (6.75%) Java Engineer
8 26 (6.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 24 (6.23%) C# Developer
10 20 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
11 19 (4.94%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.90%) Cloud Developer
13 14 (3.64%) Consultant
14 12 (3.12%) Unix Engineer
15 11 (2.86%) .NET Developer
15 11 (2.86%) AWS Developer
15 11 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (15.84%) .NET
2 58 (15.06%) Web Services
3 40 (10.39%) Node.js
4 33 (8.57%) HTML
5 25 (6.49%) HTML5
6 23 (5.97%) CSS
7 22 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
8 15 (3.90%) AngularJS
8 15 (3.90%) ASP.NET
8 15 (3.90%) Dropwizard
9 14 (3.64%) Spring
10 13 (3.38%) Hibernate
11 12 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (2.86%) CSS3
13 10 (2.60%) Hystrix
13 10 (2.60%) J2EE
13 10 (2.60%) REST
13 10 (2.60%) RESTful
13 10 (2.60%) Scalatra
13 10 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.23%) Public Cloud
2 9 (2.34%) Fixed Income
2 9 (2.34%) User Experience
3 8 (2.08%) Fintech
4 7 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.82%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.30%) Swaptions
7 4 (1.04%) Biometrics
7 4 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.04%) Equities
7 4 (1.04%) Social Media
8 3 (0.78%) Clustering
8 3 (0.78%) Derivative
8 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 182 (47.27%) Linux
2 47 (12.21%) Unix
3 38 (9.87%) Windows
4 20 (5.19%) Ubuntu
5 19 (4.94%) CentOS
5 19 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (4.68%) CoreOS
7 9 (2.34%) RancherOS
7 9 (2.34%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.30%) Android
8 5 (1.30%) Debian
9 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.52%) Fedora
11 2 (0.52%) SUSE
11 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (40.26%) Continuous Integration
3 98 (25.45%) TDD
4 71 (18.44%) Continuous Delivery
5 70 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 63 (16.36%) BDD
7 62 (16.10%) Open Source
8 61 (15.84%) Scrum
9 40 (10.39%) E-Commerce
10 37 (9.61%) High Availability
11 32 (8.31%) Kanban
12 29 (7.53%) MVC
13 28 (7.27%) Software Engineering
14 24 (6.23%) Migration
15 23 (5.97%) Microservices
16 22 (5.71%) Security Hardening
17 20 (5.19%) Automated Testing
18 18 (4.68%) Release Management
19 17 (4.42%) Pair Programming
20 16 (4.16%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (38.70%) Java
2 144 (37.40%) Python
3 111 (28.83%) Ruby
4 48 (12.47%) Bash Shell
4 48 (12.47%) Perl
5 46 (11.95%) JavaScript
6 45 (11.69%) C#
7 42 (10.91%) Go
7 42 (10.91%) SQL
8 30 (7.79%) PowerShell
9 21 (5.45%) Scala
10 16 (4.16%) C++
11 15 (3.90%) PHP
12 12 (3.12%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.56%) C
14 5 (1.30%) XAML
15 4 (1.04%) Clojure
16 3 (0.78%) Erlang
16 3 (0.78%) Groovy
17 2 (0.52%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 43 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 39 (10.13%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.60%) Degree
4 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.57%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.52%) SDET
5 1 (0.26%) FATCA
5 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 90 (23.38%) Docker
2 18 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.68%) etcd
2 18 (4.68%) flannel
3 15 (3.90%) vSphere
4 8 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.30%) Ceph
5 5 (1.30%) GlusterFS
5 5 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.04%) NFS
7 3 (0.78%) HDFS
7 3 (0.78%) Postfix
7 3 (0.78%) Squid
7 3 (0.78%) vCloud
7 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.78%) Xen
8 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.52%) XenServer
9 1 (0.26%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 158 (41.04%) Puppet
2 142 (36.88%) Opscode Chef
3 111 (28.83%) Ansible
4 33 (8.57%) Kubernetes
5 31 (8.05%) Terraform
6 20 (5.19%) Packer
7 15 (3.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 15 (3.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 14 (3.64%) logstash
8 14 (3.64%) Nagios
9 13 (3.38%) Mesos
10 12 (3.12%) Consul
11 10 (2.60%) Rancher
12 9 (2.34%) Marathon
12 9 (2.34%) Salt
13 8 (2.08%) Graphite
14 7 (1.82%) rkt
15 6 (1.56%) Cobbler
15 6 (1.56%) HAProxy
15 6 (1.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 36 (9.35%) Splunk
2 31 (8.05%) Oracle
3 30 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 24 (6.23%) Atlassian
5 21 (5.45%) VMware
6 19 (4.94%) Red Hat
7 17 (4.42%) Rackspace
8 14 (3.64%) New Relic
9 13 (3.38%) IBM
10 9 (2.34%) Google
11 7 (1.82%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.56%) Cisco
13 5 (1.30%) SAP
14 4 (1.04%) AppDynamics
14 4 (1.04%) EMC
15 3 (0.78%) F5
15 3 (0.78%) hybris
15 3 (0.78%) Perforce
15 3 (0.78%) Sybase
16 2 (0.52%) Hortonworks
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Rate: £385 - £410.00 per day
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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Rate: £400 - £600 per day
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