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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 34 69 121
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +52
Contract jobs citing DevOps 199 161 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.96% 2.76% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.01% 3.45% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 136 68
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
2839 4661 4661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.97% 79.91% 79.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2319 3676 3496
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 £338 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 51 37
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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.

1 179 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (49.85%) Linux
3 144 (42.48%) Puppet
4 138 (40.71%) Java
5 128 (37.76%) Continuous Integration
6 124 (36.58%) Amazon AWS
7 120 (35.40%) Python
8 117 (34.51%) Opscode Chef
9 113 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 101 (29.79%) Ruby
11 100 (29.50%) Ansible
12 80 (23.60%) Docker
12 80 (23.60%) Continuous Delivery
13 79 (23.30%) Finance
14 75 (22.12%) Git (software)
15 74 (21.83%) TDD
16 62 (18.29%) Configuration Management
17 61 (17.99%) Scrum
18 54 (15.93%) Bash Shell
19 52 (15.34%) Open Source
19 52 (15.34%) Web Services
20 46 (13.57%) .NET
20 46 (13.57%) Microsoft Azure
21 44 (12.98%) Perl
21 44 (12.98%) Banking
22 43 (12.68%) SQL Server
23 42 (12.39%) BDD
24 41 (12.09%) SQL
25 40 (11.80%) Unix
26 38 (11.21%) E-Commerce

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 34 (10.03%) OpenStack
2 21 (6.19%) Cloud Foundry
3 20 (5.90%) Apache
4 18 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (4.72%) Tomcat
6 15 (4.42%) Confluence
7 11 (3.24%) nginx
8 7 (2.06%) IIS
8 7 (2.06%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.06%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.47%) JBoss
10 4 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.88%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.59%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.59%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.59%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) HipChat
1 1 (0.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 124 (36.58%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (13.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (9.14%) PaaS
4 20 (5.90%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (5.90%) GitHub
5 16 (4.72%) IaaS
6 13 (3.83%) Heroku
7 11 (3.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.77%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.47%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.18%) Bluemix
11 4 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.88%) SaaS
13 2 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.59%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.67%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.60%) HTTP
3 15 (4.42%) VPN
4 12 (3.54%) DNS
5 10 (2.95%) SSL
6 9 (2.65%) DMZ
7 7 (2.06%) Firewall
7 7 (2.06%) Internet
8 5 (1.47%) LDAP
9 4 (1.18%) ICMP
9 4 (1.18%) LAN
9 4 (1.18%) SAN
10 3 (0.88%) FTP
10 3 (0.88%) SSH
10 3 (0.88%) WAN
11 2 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.59%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.59%) NAS
11 2 (0.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.55%) MongoDB
3 23 (6.78%) MySQL
4 22 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (6.19%) Redis
6 18 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (5.01%) NoSQL
8 16 (4.72%) Big Data
8 16 (4.72%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.24%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.88%) HBase
13 3 (0.88%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 113 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 75 (22.12%) Git (software)
3 34 (10.03%) TeamCity
4 24 (7.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 23 (6.78%) Maven
6 22 (6.49%) JIRA
7 20 (5.90%) Hudson
7 20 (5.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 18 (5.31%) Gradle
9 17 (5.01%) Artifactory
10 14 (4.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (3.54%) Subversion
12 11 (3.24%) Ant
12 11 (3.24%) Selenium
12 11 (3.24%) Vagrant
13 8 (2.36%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.36%) GitLab
13 8 (2.36%) gulp
13 8 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 79 (23.30%) Finance
2 44 (12.98%) Banking
3 14 (4.13%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.54%) Retail
5 11 (3.24%) Front Office
6 6 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.77%) Legal
6 6 (1.77%) Publishing
6 6 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.47%) Law
8 4 (1.18%) Electronics
8 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.18%) Marketing
9 3 (0.88%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 171 (50.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (17.70%) Developer
3 35 (10.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 30 (8.85%) Senior DevOps
5 25 (7.37%) Java Developer
5 25 (7.37%) Linux Engineer
6 24 (7.08%) Java Engineer
6 24 (7.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 23 (6.78%) AWS DevOps
7 23 (6.78%) AWS Engineer
7 23 (6.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 20 (5.90%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (4.72%) C# Developer
9 16 (4.72%) Consultant
10 10 (2.95%) Automation Engineer
10 10 (2.95%) Cloud Developer
10 10 (2.95%) Unix Engineer
11 9 (2.65%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.36%) Architect
12 8 (2.36%) Head of DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (15.34%) Web Services
2 46 (13.57%) .NET
3 32 (9.44%) Node.js
4 26 (7.67%) HTML
5 19 (5.60%) HTML5
6 18 (5.31%) CSS
7 17 (5.01%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (3.83%) Dropwizard
8 13 (3.83%) Hibernate
8 13 (3.83%) Spring
9 11 (3.24%) ASP.NET
10 10 (2.95%) J2EE
10 10 (2.95%) LAMP
11 9 (2.65%) CSS3
12 8 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (2.36%) ELK Stack
12 8 (2.36%) REST
12 8 (2.36%) RESTful
13 7 (2.06%) Hystrix
13 7 (2.06%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.13%) Public Cloud
2 10 (2.95%) Fintech
3 5 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.18%) Biometrics
4 4 (1.18%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.18%) Social Media
5 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (0.88%) iPad
5 3 (0.88%) Private Cloud
5 3 (0.88%) User Experience
6 2 (0.59%) CESG
6 2 (0.59%) Clustering
6 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.59%) PKI
7 1 (0.29%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.29%) Derivative
7 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 169 (49.85%) Linux
2 40 (11.80%) Unix
3 33 (9.73%) Windows
4 21 (6.19%) Ubuntu
5 19 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.72%) CentOS
7 13 (3.83%) CoreOS
8 9 (2.65%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.47%) Debian
10 4 (1.18%) Android
10 4 (1.18%) RancherOS
11 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.59%) Fedora
12 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.59%) SUSE
12 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (37.76%) Continuous Integration
3 80 (23.60%) Continuous Delivery
4 74 (21.83%) TDD
5 62 (18.29%) Configuration Management
6 61 (17.99%) Scrum
7 52 (15.34%) Open Source
8 42 (12.39%) BDD
9 38 (11.21%) E-Commerce
10 30 (8.85%) Kanban
11 25 (7.37%) High Availability
11 25 (7.37%) Software Engineering
12 20 (5.90%) Automated Testing
12 20 (5.90%) MVC
13 19 (5.60%) Migration
13 19 (5.60%) Security Hardening
14 18 (5.31%) Release Management
15 16 (4.72%) Microservices
16 15 (4.42%) Pair Programming
17 14 (4.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 138 (40.71%) Java
2 120 (35.40%) Python
3 101 (29.79%) Ruby
4 54 (15.93%) Bash Shell
5 44 (12.98%) Perl
6 41 (12.09%) SQL
7 35 (10.32%) C#
7 35 (10.32%) Go
8 33 (9.73%) JavaScript
9 26 (7.67%) PowerShell
10 18 (5.31%) PHP
10 18 (5.31%) Scala
11 13 (3.83%) C++
12 10 (2.95%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.77%) C
14 3 (0.88%) Clojure
14 3 (0.88%) Erlang
14 3 (0.88%) ES6
14 3 (0.88%) Groovy
14 3 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.44%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.77%) Degree
4 3 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.67%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.59%) SDET
4 1 (0.29%) FATCA
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) WAI
System Software
1 80 (23.60%) Docker
2 17 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.42%) vSphere
4 12 (3.54%) etcd
4 12 (3.54%) flannel
5 7 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.47%) Ceph
6 5 (1.47%) GlusterFS
6 5 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.18%) NFS
7 4 (1.18%) vCloud
8 3 (0.88%) Varnish
8 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.88%) Xen
9 2 (0.59%) HDFS
9 2 (0.59%) Postfix
9 2 (0.59%) Squid
9 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.59%) XenServer
10 1 (0.29%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 144 (42.48%) Puppet
2 117 (34.51%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (29.50%) Ansible
4 27 (7.96%) Kubernetes
5 23 (6.78%) Terraform
6 18 (5.31%) Packer
7 16 (4.72%) Nagios
8 13 (3.83%) logstash
9 10 (2.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 10 (2.95%) Mesos
9 10 (2.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 8 (2.36%) Consul
10 8 (2.36%) Graphite
11 7 (2.06%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (1.77%) Cobbler
12 6 (1.77%) HAProxy
12 6 (1.77%) rkt
12 6 (1.77%) Salt
13 5 (1.47%) BladeLogic
14 4 (1.18%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 34 (10.03%) Oracle
1 34 (10.03%) Splunk
2 25 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.37%) Red Hat
3 21 (6.19%) VMware
4 17 (5.01%) Atlassian
5 15 (4.42%) Rackspace
6 12 (3.54%) IBM
7 10 (2.95%) New Relic
8 7 (2.06%) Google
9 6 (1.77%) Cisco
10 5 (1.47%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.18%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.18%) EMC
11 4 (1.18%) SAP
12 3 (0.88%) hybris
12 3 (0.88%) NetApp
12 3 (0.88%) Perforce
12 3 (0.88%) Sybase
13 2 (0.59%) TOWER Software
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Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Rate: £330 - £449 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market
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