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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 90 175 207
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +32
Contract jobs citing DevOps 124 47 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.07% 0.65% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 0.84% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 32 10
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£475 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4598 5565 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.84% 76.54% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 4106 3940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 74 90
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £16.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 111 (53.11%) Linux
1 111 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (51.67%) Java
3 100 (47.85%) Puppet
4 70 (33.49%) Opscode Chef
5 65 (31.10%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (25.36%) Ruby
7 50 (23.92%) Python
7 50 (23.92%) Jenkins
8 48 (22.97%) Scrum
9 47 (22.49%) UNIX
10 45 (21.53%) E-Commerce
11 44 (21.05%) Git (software)
12 42 (20.10%) Finance
13 40 (19.14%) TDD
14 39 (18.66%) Maven
15 30 (14.35%) Web Services
15 30 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
16 29 (13.88%) MongoDB
16 29 (13.88%) BDD
17 28 (13.40%) JavaScript
18 27 (12.92%) MySQL
18 27 (12.92%) Configuration Management
19 26 (12.44%) Ubuntu
19 26 (12.44%) Open Source
20 25 (11.96%) TeamCity
20 25 (11.96%) Windows
21 24 (11.48%) Bash Shell
22 23 (11.00%) NoSQL
22 23 (11.00%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (6.70%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.22%) Apache
3 12 (5.74%) JBoss
3 12 (5.74%) nginx
4 10 (4.78%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.31%) Confluence
5 9 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.35%) Node.js
7 5 (2.39%) Mule
8 4 (1.91%) IIS
8 4 (1.91%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.96%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.96%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.48%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.70%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.83%) PaaS
3 8 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.35%) IaaS
5 5 (2.39%) SaaS
6 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.44%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.96%) GitHub
8 2 (0.96%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.96%) ElastiCache
8 2 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.31%) DNS
2 7 (3.35%) HTTP
3 6 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.39%) Firewall
5 4 (1.91%) SSL
6 3 (1.44%) LDAP
7 2 (0.96%) DHCP
7 2 (0.96%) FTP
7 2 (0.96%) VPN
7 2 (0.96%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.96%) VLAN
7 2 (0.96%) Internet
8 1 (0.48%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.48%) FCoE
8 1 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.48%) Multicast
8 1 (0.48%) SAN
8 1 (0.48%) Intranet
8 1 (0.48%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.88%) MongoDB
2 27 (12.92%) MySQL
3 23 (11.00%) NoSQL
4 19 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.87%) Big Data
7 6 (2.87%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.39%) Redis
9 4 (1.91%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (1.91%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.91%) DB2
9 4 (1.91%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.44%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.96%) SQLite
11 2 (0.96%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 50 (23.92%) Jenkins
2 44 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 39 (18.66%) Maven
4 25 (11.96%) TeamCity
5 20 (9.57%) JIRA
6 16 (7.66%) Ant
7 15 (7.18%) Subversion
8 12 (5.74%) Selenium
9 10 (4.78%) Gerrit
10 8 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (3.35%) JMeter
11 7 (3.35%) Artifactory
12 6 (2.87%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.87%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.91%) ClearCase
13 4 (1.91%) AnthillPro
13 4 (1.91%) Mockito
13 4 (1.91%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
14 3 (1.44%) Hamcrest
General
1 42 (20.10%) Finance
2 21 (10.05%) Banking
3 10 (4.78%) Games
4 6 (2.87%) Advertising
4 6 (2.87%) Front Office
5 5 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.39%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.39%) Marketing
6 4 (1.91%) Retail
6 4 (1.91%) Back Office
7 2 (0.96%) Publishing
7 2 (0.96%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 94 (44.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (16.75%) Developer
3 17 (8.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 16 (7.66%) Architect
4 16 (7.66%) Consultant
4 16 (7.66%) Java Developer
5 15 (7.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 11 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 7 (3.35%) Software Engineer
7 7 (3.35%) Release Engineer
8 5 (2.39%) Analyst
9 4 (1.91%) Technical Architect
9 4 (1.91%) Senior Developer
9 4 (1.91%) Deployment Manager
9 4 (1.91%) DevOps Architect
10 3 (1.44%) Team Leader
10 3 (1.44%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (1.44%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (1.44%) DBA
10 3 (1.44%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.35%) Web Services
2 19 (9.09%) J2EE
3 18 (8.61%) Spring
3 18 (8.61%) RESTful
4 14 (6.70%) HTML
4 14 (6.70%) .NET
4 14 (6.70%) Hibernate
5 12 (5.74%) MCollective
6 11 (5.26%) JSON
7 8 (3.83%) Middleware
8 7 (3.35%) XML
8 7 (3.35%) Grails
8 7 (3.35%) LAMP
8 7 (3.35%) Apache Camel
9 6 (2.87%) HTML5
9 6 (2.87%) REST
9 6 (2.87%) jQuery
9 6 (2.87%) Spring MVC
10 5 (2.39%) CSS
10 5 (2.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.44%) Open Source
2 10 (4.78%) Online Games
3 8 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.35%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.39%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.39%) Replication
6 4 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.91%) Clustering
7 3 (1.44%) NHS
7 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.44%) User Experience
7 3 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.96%) Blog
8 2 (0.96%) Social Network
8 2 (0.96%) iPhone
8 2 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.96%) Physics
9 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 111 (53.11%) Linux
2 47 (22.49%) UNIX
3 26 (12.44%) Ubuntu
4 25 (11.96%) Windows
5 16 (7.66%) CentOS
6 14 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.70%) Debian
7 8 (3.83%) AIX
8 5 (2.39%) SELinux
9 4 (1.91%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.91%) Android
10 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.44%) VMS
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.48%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (31.10%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (22.97%) Scrum
4 45 (21.53%) E-Commerce
5 40 (19.14%) TDD
6 29 (13.88%) BDD
7 27 (12.92%) Configuration Management
8 23 (11.00%) OO
9 22 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 19 (9.09%) SOA
11 13 (6.22%) Extreme Programming
12 12 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (5.74%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.78%) Build Automation
14 8 (3.83%) OOP
15 7 (3.35%) MVC
15 7 (3.35%) Release Management
15 7 (3.35%) Kanban
16 6 (2.87%) Technical Architecture
16 6 (2.87%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 108 (51.67%) Java
2 53 (25.36%) Ruby
3 50 (23.92%) Python
4 28 (13.40%) JavaScript
5 24 (11.48%) Bash Shell
6 19 (9.09%) SQL
6 19 (9.09%) PHP
7 15 (7.18%) Perl
7 15 (7.18%) PowerShell
8 12 (5.74%) Scala
8 12 (5.74%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.83%) Groovy
9 8 (3.83%) C#
10 6 (2.87%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.91%) C
12 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.96%) VB
13 2 (0.96%) C++
13 2 (0.96%) Erlang
13 2 (0.96%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (3.35%) Degree
2 6 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) CCNA
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.78%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) EMIR
System Software
1 12 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.31%) vCloud
3 4 (1.91%) Docker
3 4 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.44%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.44%) vSphere
5 2 (0.96%) Varnish
5 2 (0.96%) Xen
5 2 (0.96%) NFS
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.48%) KVM
Systems Management
1 100 (47.85%) Puppet
2 70 (33.49%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (11.00%) Nagios
4 11 (5.26%) Vagrant
5 9 (4.31%) Ansible
6 8 (3.83%) Salt
7 5 (2.39%) logstash
8 4 (1.91%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.44%) SCCM
9 3 (1.44%) collectd
9 3 (1.44%) Opsview
10 2 (0.96%) Control-M
10 2 (0.96%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.48%) YUM
11 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.48%) SCOM
11 1 (0.48%) OpenView
11 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (9.57%) VMware
2 18 (8.61%) Oracle
3 17 (8.13%) IBM
4 11 (5.26%) Splunk
5 10 (4.78%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.83%) SaltStack
7 6 (2.87%) Rackspace
7 6 (2.87%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.91%) Remedy
8 4 (1.91%) Google
8 4 (1.91%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.91%) New Relic
8 4 (1.91%) Akamai
9 2 (0.96%) Sony
9 2 (0.96%) 29West
9 2 (0.96%) Zend
9 2 (0.96%) Cisco
9 2 (0.96%) HP
9 2 (0.96%) Dell
10 1 (0.48%) EMC
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