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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 16 42 117
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +75
Contract jobs citing DevOps 297 182 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.70% 3.86% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.94% 4.60% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 162 68
Median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £377 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.75 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -
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
2987 3959 4687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.49% 84.07% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2388 3161 3517
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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.

1 278 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (46.56%) Linux
3 226 (45.75%) Python
4 202 (40.89%) Amazon AWS
5 192 (38.87%) Continuous Integration
6 183 (37.04%) Puppet
6 183 (37.04%) Java
7 164 (33.20%) Opscode Chef
8 162 (32.79%) Jenkins
9 148 (29.96%) Ansible
10 124 (25.10%) TDD
11 121 (24.49%) Ruby
12 105 (21.26%) Finance
13 101 (20.45%) BDD
14 100 (20.24%) Git (software)
15 99 (20.04%) Docker
16 84 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 73 (14.78%) Configuration Management
18 72 (14.57%) JavaScript
18 72 (14.57%) Scrum
19 70 (14.17%) High Availability
20 69 (13.97%) Banking
20 69 (13.97%) Continuous Delivery
21 66 (13.36%) Open Source
22 62 (12.55%) Perl
22 62 (12.55%) Web Services
23 58 (11.74%) Public Cloud
24 57 (11.54%) MongoDB
24 57 (11.54%) Bash Shell
25 56 (11.34%) Node.js

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 35 (7.09%) OpenStack
2 30 (6.07%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (5.87%) Apache
4 21 (4.25%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.44%) Confluence
6 15 (3.04%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (2.43%) nginx
8 10 (2.02%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.21%) JBoss
10 5 (1.01%) CMS
11 4 (0.81%) IIS
12 3 (0.61%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.40%) Jetty
13 2 (0.40%) Mule
13 2 (0.40%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.61%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 202 (40.89%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (6.28%) GitHub
4 28 (5.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 23 (4.66%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (2.23%) IaaS
6 11 (2.23%) PaaS
7 10 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.62%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.42%) Heroku
10 5 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.81%) Bluemix
11 4 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (11.13%) HTTP
2 35 (7.09%) TCP/IP
3 23 (4.66%) MQTT
3 23 (4.66%) RTSP
4 20 (4.05%) DNS
4 20 (4.05%) SSL
5 15 (3.04%) VPN
6 10 (2.02%) Internet
7 9 (1.82%) Firewall
8 6 (1.21%) LAN
8 6 (1.21%) WAN
9 5 (1.01%) FTP
10 4 (0.81%) ICMP
10 4 (0.81%) LDAP
10 4 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.81%) SSH
11 3 (0.61%) DMZ
11 3 (0.61%) Network Security
11 3 (0.61%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 43 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (6.88%) Big Data
3 34 (6.88%) Hadoop
3 34 (6.88%) SQL Server
4 29 (5.87%) Redis
5 22 (4.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (4.25%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (2.23%) MySQL
9 10 (2.02%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.01%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.01%) CouchDB
10 5 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.61%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.61%) HBase
12 3 (0.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 162 (32.79%) Jenkins
2 100 (20.24%) Git (software)
3 41 (8.30%) TeamCity
4 27 (5.47%) Maven
4 27 (5.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 26 (5.26%) JIRA
6 23 (4.66%) Hudson
6 23 (4.66%) Sonatype Nexus
6 23 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (3.85%) Ant
8 18 (3.64%) Bitbucket
9 17 (3.44%) Gradle
10 14 (2.83%) IntelliJ
11 12 (2.43%) Subversion
12 11 (2.23%) JUnit
12 11 (2.23%) Vagrant
13 10 (2.02%) Artifactory
13 10 (2.02%) MSBuild
13 10 (2.02%) Selenium
14 9 (1.82%) Mocha
General
1 105 (21.26%) Finance
2 69 (13.97%) Banking
3 30 (6.07%) Retail
4 18 (3.64%) Front Office
5 17 (3.44%) Financial Institution
5 17 (3.44%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.62%) Marketing
7 7 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.21%) Law
8 6 (1.21%) Legal
9 4 (0.81%) Back Office
9 4 (0.81%) Publishing
10 3 (0.61%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.40%) Electronics
11 2 (0.40%) Games
11 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 226 (45.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 114 (23.08%) Developer
3 56 (11.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 54 (10.93%) AWS Engineer
5 53 (10.73%) AWS DevOps
5 53 (10.73%) Java Developer
6 48 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
7 40 (8.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 38 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 38 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
9 35 (7.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 28 (5.67%) Senior Java Developer
11 23 (4.66%) Java Engineer
12 22 (4.45%) AWS Developer
13 21 (4.25%) C# Developer
14 20 (4.05%) Architect
15 18 (3.64%) Agile Developer
16 16 (3.24%) Agile Java Developer
16 16 (3.24%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
16 16 (3.24%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (12.55%) Web Services
2 56 (11.34%) Node.js
3 51 (10.32%) .NET
4 50 (10.12%) HTML
5 37 (7.49%) HTML5
6 35 (7.09%) CSS
6 35 (7.09%) JSON
7 34 (6.88%) AngularJS
8 24 (4.86%) Kafka
9 23 (4.66%) Protocol Buffers
10 21 (4.25%) RabbitMQ
11 19 (3.85%) Dropwizard
12 14 (2.83%) ASP.NET
12 14 (2.83%) CSS3
12 14 (2.83%) Hystrix
12 14 (2.83%) React
12 14 (2.83%) Scalatra
13 13 (2.63%) Hibernate
13 13 (2.63%) REST
13 13 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.74%) Public Cloud
2 23 (4.66%) Video on Demand
3 15 (3.04%) Fixed Income
4 14 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.83%) Streaming Video
5 13 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (2.43%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.43%) User Experience
7 10 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.02%) Equities
7 10 (2.02%) Fintech
8 9 (1.82%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.42%) Clustering
9 7 (1.42%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.21%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.01%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.01%) Swaptions
12 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 230 (46.56%) Linux
2 56 (11.34%) Unix
3 41 (8.30%) Windows
4 28 (5.67%) Ubuntu
5 26 (5.26%) CentOS
6 24 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (4.05%) CoreOS
8 13 (2.63%) RancherOS
8 13 (2.63%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.01%) Debian
10 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.81%) Android
12 3 (0.61%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.40%) Fedora
13 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.40%) Solaris
13 2 (0.40%) SUSE
13 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (38.87%) Continuous Integration
3 124 (25.10%) TDD
4 101 (20.45%) BDD
5 73 (14.78%) Configuration Management
6 72 (14.57%) Scrum
7 70 (14.17%) High Availability
8 69 (13.97%) Continuous Delivery
9 66 (13.36%) Open Source
10 54 (10.93%) Microservices
11 44 (8.91%) E-Commerce
12 43 (8.70%) Pair Programming
13 34 (6.88%) Kanban
13 34 (6.88%) MVC
14 33 (6.68%) Continuous Deployment
14 33 (6.68%) Software Engineering
15 31 (6.28%) Migration
16 28 (5.67%) Front End Development
16 28 (5.67%) Security Hardening
17 25 (5.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 226 (45.75%) Python
2 183 (37.04%) Java
3 121 (24.49%) Ruby
4 72 (14.57%) JavaScript
5 62 (12.55%) Perl
6 57 (11.54%) Bash Shell
7 45 (9.11%) SQL
8 44 (8.91%) Go
9 35 (7.09%) C#
10 32 (6.48%) PowerShell
11 31 (6.28%) C
12 30 (6.07%) Scala
13 23 (4.66%) PHP
14 19 (3.85%) C++
14 19 (3.85%) Shell Script
15 10 (2.02%) Clojure
16 7 (1.42%) Groovy
17 6 (1.21%) Erlang
18 5 (1.01%) XAML
19 4 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 54 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 50 (10.12%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.66%) Degree
4 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.20%) MCSD
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.09%) QA
2 10 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) FATCA
4 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 99 (20.04%) Docker
2 19 (3.85%) etcd
2 19 (3.85%) flannel
3 17 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.83%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.42%) vSphere
6 6 (1.21%) GlusterFS
6 6 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.81%) HDFS
7 4 (0.81%) KVM
7 4 (0.81%) Postfix
7 4 (0.81%) Squid
8 3 (0.61%) Ceph
8 3 (0.61%) GFS2
8 3 (0.61%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.61%) OCFS2
8 3 (0.61%) oVirt
8 3 (0.61%) vCloud
8 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 183 (37.04%) Puppet
2 164 (33.20%) Opscode Chef
3 148 (29.96%) Ansible
4 44 (8.91%) Kubernetes
5 43 (8.70%) Terraform
6 22 (4.45%) Packer
7 17 (3.44%) logstash
8 16 (3.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 16 (3.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 16 (3.24%) Rancher
9 15 (3.04%) Consul
10 14 (2.83%) Mesos
11 13 (2.63%) Marathon
11 13 (2.63%) Nagios
12 11 (2.23%) Salt
13 8 (1.62%) ITRS Geneos
14 7 (1.42%) Kibana
14 7 (1.42%) ZABBIX
15 6 (1.21%) Oracle ZFS
16 5 (1.01%) Graphite
Vendors
1 37 (7.49%) Splunk
2 33 (6.68%) VMware
3 31 (6.28%) Atlassian
4 29 (5.87%) Oracle
5 24 (4.86%) Microsoft
6 22 (4.45%) New Relic
7 20 (4.05%) Rackspace
8 19 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.43%) Google
10 11 (2.23%) Cisco
10 11 (2.23%) IBM
11 8 (1.62%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.21%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.01%) AppDynamics
13 5 (1.01%) Fortinet
13 5 (1.01%) HP
13 5 (1.01%) SAP
14 4 (0.81%) Sybase
15 3 (0.61%) EMC
15 3 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500-£600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £560.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £440 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago