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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DevOps
London / City of London
Rank 21 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +5
Contract jobs citing DevOps 235 79 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.08% 2.64% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.39% 3.12% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 58 93
Median daily rate £550 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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
2502 2533 4189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.98% 84.57% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 1998 3290
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £318 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 34
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.80 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.96% +63.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £18.79 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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.

1 286 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (44.55%) Python
3 209 (38.63%) Linux
4 208 (38.45%) Amazon AWS
5 195 (36.04%) Java
6 188 (34.75%) Continuous Integration
7 170 (31.42%) Puppet
8 149 (27.54%) Finance
9 140 (25.88%) Ansible
10 137 (25.32%) Jenkins
11 128 (23.66%) Docker
12 113 (20.89%) Opscode Chef
13 109 (20.15%) TDD
14 107 (19.78%) Git (software)
15 102 (18.85%) High Availability
16 100 (18.48%) BDD
17 98 (18.11%) Microsoft Azure
18 91 (16.82%) Ruby
19 82 (15.16%) Banking
20 75 (13.86%) JavaScript
21 72 (13.31%) Scrum
21 72 (13.31%) Microservices
22 67 (12.38%) Configuration Management
23 64 (11.83%) SQL
23 64 (11.83%) Web Services
24 60 (11.09%) Public Cloud
24 60 (11.09%) Windows
25 59 (10.91%) HTTP
26 58 (10.72%) Node.js
27 57 (10.54%) MongoDB

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 26 (4.81%) Apache
2 24 (4.44%) OpenStack
3 23 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (3.88%) Apache Spark
4 21 (3.88%) Confluence
5 17 (3.14%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.40%) nginx
7 12 (2.22%) IIS
8 7 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.11%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.92%) CMS
10 5 (0.92%) JBoss
11 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.55%) Mule
12 3 (0.55%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.37%) Jetty
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.37%) HipChat
3 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.55%) Endur
2 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 208 (38.45%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (18.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (7.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 39 (7.21%) GitHub
5 22 (4.07%) IaaS
6 19 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (2.59%) PaaS
8 11 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.66%) SaaS
10 9 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (1.48%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.74%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.37%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.91%) HTTP
2 30 (5.55%) MQTT
2 30 (5.55%) RTSP
3 22 (4.07%) Firewall
4 18 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.14%) DNS
5 17 (3.14%) SSL
5 17 (3.14%) VPN
6 7 (1.29%) Internet
7 5 (0.92%) Network Security
7 5 (0.92%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (0.92%) WAN
8 4 (0.74%) DMZ
8 4 (0.74%) FTP
8 4 (0.74%) LAN
8 4 (0.74%) LDAP
9 3 (0.55%) DHCP
10 2 (0.37%) IPsec
10 2 (0.37%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.54%) MongoDB
2 50 (9.24%) Big Data
3 47 (8.69%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (7.58%) SQL Server
5 40 (7.39%) NoSQL
6 34 (6.28%) Hadoop
7 26 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (3.70%) Redis
9 17 (3.14%) MySQL
10 11 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (1.85%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.29%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.29%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.11%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.11%) SAP HANA
14 5 (0.92%) HBase
14 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.74%) InfluxDB
15 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 137 (25.32%) Jenkins
2 107 (19.78%) Git (software)
3 39 (7.21%) JIRA
4 25 (4.62%) TeamCity
5 24 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (3.70%) Maven
7 18 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 18 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (2.77%) Bower
9 15 (2.77%) Gradle
9 15 (2.77%) Vagrant
10 13 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (2.22%) Grunt
11 12 (2.22%) gulp
12 11 (2.03%) Ant
12 11 (2.03%) MSBuild
12 11 (2.03%) Subversion
13 10 (1.85%) Hudson
13 10 (1.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 149 (27.54%) Finance
2 82 (15.16%) Banking
3 41 (7.58%) Financial Institution
4 30 (5.55%) Retail
5 14 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.85%) Marketing
7 9 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.48%) Advertising
9 6 (1.11%) Front Office
9 6 (1.11%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.92%) Games
11 4 (0.74%) Back Office
12 3 (0.55%) Electronics
12 3 (0.55%) Law
12 3 (0.55%) Legal
12 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 218 (40.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 129 (23.84%) Developer
3 69 (12.75%) AWS DevOps
3 69 (12.75%) Java Developer
4 63 (11.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 60 (11.09%) AWS Engineer
6 47 (8.69%) Linux Engineer
7 40 (7.39%) Senior Developer
8 39 (7.21%) Architect
8 39 (7.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 33 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
10 28 (5.18%) Senior DevOps
11 25 (4.62%) Analyst
12 24 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
13 22 (4.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 21 (3.88%) Angular Developer
14 21 (3.88%) Business Analyst
15 19 (3.51%) Java Engineer
16 16 (2.96%) Unix Engineer
17 14 (2.59%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (11.83%) Web Services
2 58 (10.72%) Node.js
3 57 (10.54%) HTML
4 51 (9.43%) .NET
4 51 (9.43%) AngularJS
5 46 (8.50%) JSON
6 41 (7.58%) HTML5
7 36 (6.65%) Kafka
8 33 (6.10%) Protocol Buffers
9 31 (5.73%) CSS
10 27 (4.99%) REST
11 23 (4.25%) React
12 20 (3.70%) Dropwizard
13 17 (3.14%) RESTful
13 17 (3.14%) Spring
14 16 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (2.96%) XML
15 15 (2.77%) ELK Stack
16 12 (2.22%) Django
17 11 (2.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.09%) Public Cloud
2 30 (5.55%) Video on Demand
3 21 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.51%) Fixed Income
5 18 (3.33%) User Experience
6 16 (2.96%) Equities
7 15 (2.77%) Streaming Video
7 15 (2.77%) Virtual Team
8 14 (2.59%) Mathematics
9 13 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (2.22%) Data Centre
11 11 (2.03%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (1.48%) Fintech
14 6 (1.11%) Clustering
15 5 (0.92%) Grid Computing
15 5 (0.92%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.92%) Visualisation
16 4 (0.74%) N-Tier
17 3 (0.55%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 209 (38.63%) Linux
2 60 (11.09%) Windows
3 57 (10.54%) Unix
4 32 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.51%) CentOS
6 18 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 16 (2.96%) Windows Server
8 13 (2.40%) CoreOS
9 10 (1.85%) RancherOS
10 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.55%) Android
12 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.55%) Debian
12 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.55%) Solaris
12 3 (0.55%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (34.75%) Continuous Integration
3 109 (20.15%) TDD
4 102 (18.85%) High Availability
5 100 (18.48%) BDD
6 72 (13.31%) Microservices
6 72 (13.31%) Scrum
7 67 (12.38%) Configuration Management
8 50 (9.24%) Pair Programming
9 49 (9.06%) Continuous Deployment
10 47 (8.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 46 (8.50%) Open Source
12 34 (6.28%) Migration
13 31 (5.73%) Software Engineering
14 29 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
14 29 (5.36%) Kanban
15 27 (4.99%) Data Migration
15 27 (4.99%) E-Commerce
15 27 (4.99%) MVC
16 25 (4.62%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 241 (44.55%) Python
2 195 (36.04%) Java
3 91 (16.82%) Ruby
4 75 (13.86%) JavaScript
5 64 (11.83%) SQL
6 56 (10.35%) Perl
7 55 (10.17%) Bash Shell
8 44 (8.13%) PowerShell
9 41 (7.58%) C
10 34 (6.28%) Scala
11 33 (6.10%) Go
12 32 (5.91%) C#
13 22 (4.07%) Shell Script
14 19 (3.51%) PHP
15 10 (1.85%) C++
16 7 (1.29%) Clojure
16 7 (1.29%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.11%) Groovy
17 6 (1.11%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.92%) ES6
Qualifications
1 36 (6.65%) Security Cleared
2 30 (5.55%) Degree
2 30 (5.55%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.48%) DV Cleared
4 5 (0.92%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.18%) CCA
6 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) ISEB
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.18%) MCSD
6 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.18%) QA
2 24 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.18%) COBIT
3 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 128 (23.66%) Docker
2 28 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.96%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.85%) etcd
4 10 (1.85%) flannel
4 10 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.29%) Xen
6 6 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.92%) GlusterFS
7 5 (0.92%) HDFS
7 5 (0.92%) KVM
7 5 (0.92%) vCloud
8 4 (0.74%) GFS2
8 4 (0.74%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.37%) oVirt
9 2 (0.37%) vSphere
10 1 (0.18%) Gluster
10 1 (0.18%) Postfix
10 1 (0.18%) Squid
10 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 170 (31.42%) Puppet
2 140 (25.88%) Ansible
3 113 (20.89%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (7.02%) Terraform
5 31 (5.73%) Kubernetes
6 17 (3.14%) logstash
7 14 (2.59%) Salt
8 13 (2.40%) Mesos
9 12 (2.22%) Consul
9 12 (2.22%) Rancher
10 11 (2.03%) Marathon
11 10 (1.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 10 (1.85%) Kibana
11 10 (1.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 8 (1.48%) Grafana
12 8 (1.48%) Nagios
12 8 (1.48%) Packer
12 8 (1.48%) SELinux
13 6 (1.11%) SCOM
13 6 (1.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (6.84%) VMware
2 36 (6.65%) Atlassian
3 32 (5.91%) Microsoft
4 31 (5.73%) Oracle
5 28 (5.18%) Splunk
6 22 (4.07%) Red Hat
7 19 (3.51%) New Relic
8 18 (3.33%) Cisco
9 11 (2.03%) HP
9 11 (2.03%) IBM
9 11 (2.03%) Rackspace
10 10 (1.85%) Google
10 10 (1.85%) SAP
11 7 (1.29%) Dell
11 7 (1.29%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.11%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.92%) Citrix
13 5 (0.92%) Fortinet
14 4 (0.74%) BMC
14 4 (0.74%) Teradata
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