The table below looks at the statistics for the DevOps Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 210 394 440
Rank change year-on-year
+184 +46
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 479 148 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.03% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 117 55
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DevOps Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the England region.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +115 306 £488 +5.97% 52
South East +71 79 £463 +42.30% 10
Yorkshire +21 32 £363 +13.28% 10
South West +8 30 £450 +20.00% 3
East of England - 17 £475 - 7
North West -7 8 £475 +18.75% 1
East Midlands +15 3 £475 -
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title 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 with DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 898 (100.00%) DevOps
2 674 (75.06%) Linux
3 620 (69.04%) Puppet
4 465 (51.78%) Opscode Chef
5 439 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
6 412 (45.88%) Jenkins
7 400 (44.54%) Continuous Integration
8 344 (38.31%) Ruby
9 324 (36.08%) Java
10 317 (35.30%) Python
11 284 (31.63%) Configuration Management
12 257 (28.62%) Git (software)
13 227 (25.28%) Bash Shell
14 205 (22.83%) Scrum
15 200 (22.27%) Perl
16 188 (20.94%) MongoDB
17 180 (20.04%) Apache
18 170 (18.93%) Amazon AWS
19 167 (18.60%) CentOS
20 161 (17.93%) Windows
21 160 (17.82%) Ubuntu
22 159 (17.71%) VMware
23 157 (17.48%) Nagios
24 156 (17.37%) UNIX
25 147 (16.37%) Red Hat
26 146 (16.26%) PHP
27 133 (14.81%) Maven
28 132 (14.70%) Open Source
29 130 (14.48%) Ansible
30 128 (14.25%) MySQL

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title 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 with DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 180 (20.04%) Apache
2 104 (11.58%) Tomcat
3 102 (11.36%) OpenStack
4 72 (8.02%) nginx
5 47 (5.23%) Node.js
6 31 (3.45%) Confluence
7 28 (3.12%) JBoss
8 22 (2.45%) IIS
9 19 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (1.89%) Drupal
11 13 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (1.00%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.00%) Jetty
12 9 (1.00%) MediaWiki
13 8 (0.89%) CMS
13 8 (0.89%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.56%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.56%) uWSGI
16 3 (0.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.45%) RMDS
3 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 170 (18.93%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (8.02%) PaaS
3 43 (4.79%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (3.45%) IaaS
6 30 (3.34%) Amazon S3
6 30 (3.34%) Amazon ELB
7 18 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (1.89%) SaaS
9 15 (1.67%) Route 53
10 11 (1.22%) Heroku
10 11 (1.22%) Engine Yard
11 3 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.33%) GitHub
12 2 (0.22%) Office 365
12 2 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 92 (10.24%) DNS
2 82 (9.13%) Firewall
3 52 (5.79%) TCP/IP
4 40 (4.45%) LDAP
5 36 (4.01%) SSL
6 34 (3.79%) HTTP
7 31 (3.45%) Internet
8 27 (3.01%) DHCP
9 26 (2.90%) Network Security
10 23 (2.56%) WAN
10 23 (2.56%) LAN
11 18 (2.00%) VPN
12 16 (1.78%) SAN
12 16 (1.78%) IPsec
13 13 (1.45%) VLAN
14 10 (1.11%) IPv6
15 8 (0.89%) FTP
15 8 (0.89%) OSPF
15 8 (0.89%) BGP
15 8 (0.89%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (20.94%) MongoDB
2 128 (14.25%) MySQL
3 116 (12.92%) NoSQL
4 65 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
5 56 (6.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 51 (5.68%) SQL Server
6 51 (5.68%) Relational Database
7 44 (4.90%) Redis
8 36 (4.01%) RDBMS
9 19 (2.12%) CouchDB
10 18 (2.00%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.89%) Riak
12 15 (1.67%) Hypertable
12 15 (1.67%) Big Data
13 13 (1.45%) MariaDB
14 11 (1.22%) DB2
14 11 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.89%) Couchbase
16 6 (0.67%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 412 (45.88%) Jenkins
2 257 (28.62%) Git (software)
3 133 (14.81%) Maven
4 117 (13.03%) TeamCity
5 113 (12.58%) Subversion
6 64 (7.13%) Hudson
7 59 (6.57%) JIRA
8 57 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 36 (4.01%) Ant
10 20 (2.23%) Cucumber
11 19 (2.12%) Selenium
11 19 (2.12%) RSpec
12 18 (2.00%) Artifactory
13 15 (1.67%) Gerrit
13 15 (1.67%) Fiddler
14 13 (1.45%) Gradle
15 12 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (1.22%) ClearCase
16 11 (1.22%) Mercurial
General
1 48 (5.35%) Finance
2 33 (3.67%) Banking
3 20 (2.23%) Publishing
4 19 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.78%) Marketing
6 11 (1.22%) Games
6 11 (1.22%) Advertising
6 11 (1.22%) Retail
7 9 (1.00%) Front Office
8 6 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.67%) Electronics
9 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.33%) Back Office
10 3 (0.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (12.25%) Web Services
2 66 (7.35%) .NET
3 46 (5.12%) MCollective
4 45 (5.01%) LAMP
5 25 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
6 17 (1.89%) HTML
6 17 (1.89%) XML
7 14 (1.56%) JSP
8 12 (1.34%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (1.22%) REST
10 9 (1.00%) Django
10 9 (1.00%) RESTful
11 7 (0.78%) WebSockets
11 7 (0.78%) Play Framework
12 6 (0.67%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (0.67%) SOAP
13 5 (0.56%) ODBC
13 5 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (0.56%) Java EE
13 5 (0.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 132 (14.70%) Open Source
2 30 (3.34%) Clustering
3 29 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.45%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.67%) Device Driver
6 15 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.34%) Wiki
7 12 (1.34%) Replication
8 9 (1.00%) Digital Media
9 8 (0.89%) Online Games
10 6 (0.67%) DTV
11 5 (0.56%) EFT
11 5 (0.56%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.45%) DataPower
12 4 (0.45%) NHS
12 4 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.45%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.33%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 674 (75.06%) Linux
2 167 (18.60%) CentOS
3 161 (17.93%) Windows
4 160 (17.82%) Ubuntu
5 156 (17.37%) UNIX
6 122 (13.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (3.56%) Debian
9 20 (2.23%) AIX
10 16 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
12 4 (0.45%) Fedora
13 3 (0.33%) VMS
14 1 (0.11%) Solaris
14 1 (0.11%) SUSE
14 1 (0.11%) Android
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 898 (100.00%) DevOps
2 439 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 400 (44.54%) Continuous Integration
4 284 (31.63%) Configuration Management
5 205 (22.83%) Scrum
6 66 (7.35%) Load Balancing
7 64 (7.13%) Automated Testing
8 53 (5.90%) Kanban
8 53 (5.90%) Build Automation
9 51 (5.68%) E-Commerce
9 51 (5.68%) SOA
10 41 (4.57%) Change Management
10 41 (4.57%) Software Engineering
10 41 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (4.45%) Release Management
12 35 (3.90%) OO
13 32 (3.56%) TDD
14 30 (3.34%) ITIL
15 28 (3.12%) Service Delivery
16 24 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 344 (38.31%) Ruby
2 324 (36.08%) Java
3 317 (35.30%) Python
4 227 (25.28%) Bash Shell
5 200 (22.27%) Perl
6 146 (16.26%) PHP
7 87 (9.69%) PowerShell
8 86 (9.58%) SQL
9 73 (8.13%) Shell Script
10 46 (5.12%) JavaScript
11 41 (4.57%) C#
12 21 (2.34%) C
13 15 (1.67%) Korn
13 15 (1.67%) Scala
14 13 (1.45%) Golang
15 12 (1.34%) Groovy
16 10 (1.11%) C++
17 7 (0.78%) Clojure
18 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (7.68%) Security Cleared
2 51 (5.68%) SC Cleared
3 20 (2.23%) Degree
4 17 (1.89%) CCNA
4 17 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.33%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.57%) QA
2 8 (0.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (4.23%) vCloud
3 27 (3.01%) vSphere
4 26 (2.90%) XenServer
5 24 (2.67%) Varnish
6 20 (2.23%) Samba
7 18 (2.00%) Docker
7 18 (2.00%) Active Directory
8 17 (1.89%) Xen
9 16 (1.78%) VirtualBox
10 13 (1.45%) NFS
10 13 (1.45%) KVM
11 11 (1.22%) Postfix
12 10 (1.11%) Hyper-V
13 9 (1.00%) VMware ESX
13 9 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.56%) Shibboleth
15 4 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.45%) LXC
16 2 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 620 (69.04%) Puppet
2 465 (51.78%) Opscode Chef
3 157 (17.48%) Nagios
4 130 (14.48%) Ansible
5 79 (8.80%) Vagrant
6 58 (6.46%) Graphite
7 57 (6.35%) Salt
8 55 (6.12%) ZABBIX
9 31 (3.45%) Cobbler
10 28 (3.12%) Icinga
10 28 (3.12%) collectd
11 23 (2.56%) Zenoss
11 23 (2.56%) Kibana
12 22 (2.45%) Opsview
12 22 (2.45%) HAProxy
13 16 (1.78%) Graylog2
13 16 (1.78%) Tivoli
14 15 (1.67%) CFEngine
15 11 (1.22%) SELinux
16 9 (1.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 159 (17.71%) VMware
2 147 (16.37%) Red Hat
3 77 (8.57%) Oracle
4 43 (4.79%) Splunk
5 42 (4.68%) Microsoft
6 34 (3.79%) Rackspace
7 30 (3.34%) SaltStack
8 28 (3.12%) Perforce
9 26 (2.90%) Citrix
10 22 (2.45%) New Relic
11 20 (2.23%) Akamai
12 17 (1.89%) F5
13 14 (1.56%) Atlassian
14 13 (1.45%) DigitalOcean
15 12 (1.34%) RightScale
16 11 (1.22%) Cisco
16 11 (1.22%) IBM
17 10 (1.11%) AppDynamics
18 6 (0.67%) Google
18 6 (0.67%) SAP
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