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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 91 118 187
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +69
Contract jobs citing DevOps 112 97 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.04% 1.52% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 1.98% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 70 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-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
4261 4910 4818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.50% 77.19% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3329 3634 3650
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 55
Average hourly rate £24.23 £22.25 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.89% -69.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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.

1 128 (55.41%) Linux
2 107 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (44.59%) Continuous Integration
4 97 (41.99%) Puppet
5 93 (40.26%) Java
6 78 (33.77%) Opscode Chef
7 77 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 70 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
9 67 (29.00%) Configuration Management
10 62 (26.84%) Python
11 55 (23.81%) Ruby
12 48 (20.78%) Git (software)
13 44 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
13 44 (19.05%) Finance
14 41 (17.75%) TDD
15 40 (17.32%) SQL
15 40 (17.32%) Open Source
16 39 (16.88%) MySQL
17 38 (16.45%) Windows
18 34 (14.72%) UNIX
19 33 (14.29%) Perl
20 32 (13.85%) TeamCity
20 32 (13.85%) Ansible
21 30 (12.99%) .NET
22 29 (12.55%) Scrum
22 29 (12.55%) Subversion
22 29 (12.55%) Bash Shell
23 28 (12.12%) Oracle
23 28 (12.12%) SQL Server
24 26 (11.26%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 24 (10.39%) Tomcat
2 22 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 21 (9.09%) Apache
4 15 (6.49%) IIS
5 9 (3.90%) nginx
6 6 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.73%) Jetty
9 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.30%) Drupal
9 3 (1.30%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.30%) Node.js
10 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.87%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.87%) Confluence
10 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.87%) JBoss
10 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 70 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.76%) PaaS
4 10 (4.33%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (3.90%) IaaS
6 6 (2.60%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.30%) SaaS
8 3 (1.30%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.87%) Route 53
10 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.43%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.79%) HTTP
2 16 (6.93%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.06%) SSL
4 11 (4.76%) DNS
5 8 (3.46%) DHCP
6 7 (3.03%) Firewall
7 6 (2.60%) FTP
7 6 (2.60%) IPsec
8 2 (0.87%) MRTG
8 2 (0.87%) LDAP
8 2 (0.87%) SNMP
8 2 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.43%) VLAN
9 1 (0.43%) IMAP
9 1 (0.43%) Internet
9 1 (0.43%) VPN
9 1 (0.43%) IPv6
9 1 (0.43%) SMTP
9 1 (0.43%) LAN
9 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.88%) MySQL
2 28 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 25 (10.82%) MongoDB
3 25 (10.82%) NoSQL
4 19 (8.23%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.33%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.03%) Big Data
8 6 (2.60%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.60%) DB2
9 5 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.73%) Redis
10 4 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.30%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.30%) OLAP
11 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 77 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 48 (20.78%) Git (software)
3 32 (13.85%) TeamCity
4 29 (12.55%) Subversion
5 23 (9.96%) Maven
6 20 (8.66%) Selenium
7 17 (7.36%) JIRA
8 13 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (4.33%) JMeter
11 9 (3.90%) Ant
11 9 (3.90%) Mercurial
11 9 (3.90%) Hudson
11 9 (3.90%) Gerrit
12 8 (3.46%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.16%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.73%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.73%) Capybara
14 4 (1.73%) Gradle
14 4 (1.73%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 44 (19.05%) Finance
2 17 (7.36%) Banking
3 9 (3.90%) Publishing
4 6 (2.60%) Games
5 5 (2.16%) Legal
6 4 (1.73%) Marketing
7 3 (1.30%) Retail
7 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.30%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 107 (46.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (15.15%) Developer
3 27 (11.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 23 (9.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 19 (8.23%) Architect
6 14 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 11 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (4.33%) Release Engineer
9 8 (3.46%) Technical Developer
9 8 (3.46%) Technical Architect
9 8 (3.46%) Java Technical Architect
9 8 (3.46%) Java Architect
10 7 (3.03%) Administrator
11 6 (2.60%) Consultant
11 6 (2.60%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.16%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.16%) Automation Engineer
13 4 (1.73%) Applications Engineer
13 4 (1.73%) Test Leader
13 4 (1.73%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.99%) .NET
2 26 (11.26%) Web Services
3 13 (5.63%) RESTful
4 12 (5.19%) J2EE
4 12 (5.19%) Spring
4 12 (5.19%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (4.76%) LAMP
6 10 (4.33%) XML
6 10 (4.33%) HTML
6 10 (4.33%) Hibernate
7 9 (3.90%) Django
8 7 (3.03%) CSS
9 6 (2.60%) XSL
10 5 (2.16%) Ajax
10 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.16%) XSD
10 5 (2.16%) Ember.js
11 4 (1.73%) Backbone.js
11 4 (1.73%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.32%) Open Source
2 14 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.73%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.73%) Replication
6 3 (1.30%) Clustering
6 3 (1.30%) Online Games
6 3 (1.30%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.87%) User Experience
7 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.87%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.87%) Tandem
8 1 (0.43%) Derivative
8 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.43%) Equities
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 128 (55.41%) Linux
2 38 (16.45%) Windows
3 34 (14.72%) UNIX
4 18 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.76%) CentOS
6 8 (3.46%) Android
7 6 (2.60%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.16%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.87%) VMS
10 2 (0.87%) Solaris
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.43%) Debian
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (44.59%) Continuous Integration
3 67 (29.00%) Configuration Management
4 44 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 41 (17.75%) TDD
6 29 (12.55%) Scrum
7 21 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 19 (8.23%) Test Automation
9 18 (7.79%) E-Commerce
10 17 (7.36%) Release Management
11 15 (6.49%) Load Balancing
11 15 (6.49%) BDD
11 15 (6.49%) Microservices
12 13 (5.63%) Kanban
13 12 (5.19%) Project Management
14 11 (4.76%) OO
15 10 (4.33%) Mobile Application Development
15 10 (4.33%) Software Engineering
15 10 (4.33%) Web Development
16 8 (3.46%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 93 (40.26%) Java
2 62 (26.84%) Python
3 55 (23.81%) Ruby
4 40 (17.32%) SQL
5 33 (14.29%) Perl
6 29 (12.55%) Bash Shell
7 24 (10.39%) PowerShell
7 24 (10.39%) C#
8 16 (6.93%) PHP
9 15 (6.49%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.03%) Scala
11 6 (2.60%) Groovy
11 6 (2.60%) C
11 6 (2.60%) C++
11 6 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.16%) Go
13 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.87%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.43%) Korn
14 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (4.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.30%) Degree
2 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.82%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (6.06%) Docker
1 14 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.03%) Varnish
3 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.16%) vCloud
4 4 (1.73%) vSphere
5 3 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.30%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.30%) KVM
6 1 (0.43%) Squid
6 1 (0.43%) Xen
6 1 (0.43%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.43%) NFS
6 1 (0.43%) Gluster
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.43%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.43%) Corosync
6 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.43%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 97 (41.99%) Puppet
2 78 (33.77%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (13.85%) Ansible
4 14 (6.06%) Salt
5 12 (5.19%) Vagrant
6 10 (4.33%) Nagios
7 7 (3.03%) ZABBIX
7 7 (3.03%) SCOM
8 5 (2.16%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.73%) StatsD
9 4 (1.73%) logstash
9 4 (1.73%) Graphite
10 3 (1.30%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.30%) Kibana
11 2 (0.87%) Opsview
11 2 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.87%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.87%) SCCM
11 2 (0.87%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (12.12%) Oracle
2 20 (8.66%) VMware
3 18 (7.79%) Red Hat
4 13 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.33%) Atlassian
5 10 (4.33%) IBM
6 6 (2.60%) Perforce
7 5 (2.16%) Splunk
8 4 (1.73%) New Relic
8 4 (1.73%) WorldPay
8 4 (1.73%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.73%) HP
8 4 (1.73%) Adobe
9 3 (1.30%) Akamai
9 3 (1.30%) Talend
9 3 (1.30%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.87%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.87%) Coverity
10 2 (0.87%) Pega
10 2 (0.87%) Sybase
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