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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Operations Engineer
Rank 163 221 408
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +187
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 696 487 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.47% 1.03% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.09% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 382 133
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

DevOps Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DevOps Engineer Hourly Rate Trend 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +57 460 £500 - 107
Yorkshire +20 79 £450 +24.13% 23
South East +24 71 £450 +5.88% 19
North West +15 37 £400 -20.00% 12
East of England +5 19 £456 -3.94% 9
West Midlands -2 13 £375 +7.14% 9
North East -15 6 £515 +25.60% 2
South West -26 5 £463 +2.77% 6
East Midlands -26 4 - - 8
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1297 (100.00%) DevOps
2 934 (72.01%) Linux
3 873 (67.31%) Puppet
4 723 (55.74%) Jenkins
5 579 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
6 557 (42.95%) Opscode Chef
7 507 (39.09%) Java
8 496 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
9 493 (38.01%) Configuration Management
10 476 (36.70%) Amazon AWS
11 475 (36.62%) Git (software)
12 452 (34.85%) Python
13 440 (33.92%) Ruby
14 433 (33.38%) Ansible
15 370 (28.53%) Docker
16 345 (26.60%) Bash Shell
17 281 (21.67%) VMware
18 260 (20.05%) Unix
19 242 (18.66%) Windows
20 228 (17.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 225 (17.35%) Maven
22 207 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
23 202 (15.57%) CentOS
24 183 (14.11%) Tomcat
24 183 (14.11%) Perl
25 181 (13.96%) Open Source
26 179 (13.80%) Ubuntu
27 178 (13.72%) Continuous Delivery
28 168 (12.95%) PowerShell
29 166 (12.80%) Web Services

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 183 (14.11%) Tomcat
2 152 (11.72%) OpenStack
3 143 (11.03%) Apache
4 100 (7.71%) nginx
5 89 (6.86%) Node.js
6 61 (4.70%) IIS
7 51 (3.93%) Confluence
8 48 (3.70%) JBoss
9 45 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
9 45 (3.47%) Jetty
10 38 (2.93%) WebSphere
11 28 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
12 14 (1.08%) CloudStack
13 11 (0.85%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.54%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.39%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.39%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.39%) WordPress
16 4 (0.31%) CMS
17 3 (0.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.39%) HipChat
3 1 (0.077%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.46%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.077%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 476 (36.70%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
4 77 (5.94%) GitHub
5 55 (4.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 36 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 33 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (2.39%) Google App Engine
9 30 (2.31%) IaaS
10 27 (2.08%) Amazon S3
11 21 (1.62%) PaaS
12 19 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (1.00%) Route 53
14 12 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
14 12 (0.93%) SaaS
14 12 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 10 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (0.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 10 (0.77%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 95 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 88 (6.78%) DNS
3 85 (6.55%) HTTP
4 58 (4.47%) SSL
5 43 (3.32%) Internet
6 32 (2.47%) Firewall
7 26 (2.00%) IPsec
8 25 (1.93%) DHCP
9 22 (1.70%) FTP
10 21 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
11 19 (1.46%) LDAP
12 17 (1.31%) SNMP
13 16 (1.23%) SMTP
14 15 (1.16%) SSH
14 15 (1.16%) VPN
15 13 (1.00%) IMAP
16 10 (0.77%) Multicast
17 9 (0.69%) Network Security
18 8 (0.62%) SAN
19 7 (0.54%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (10.33%) MySQL
2 127 (9.79%) MongoDB
3 112 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
4 74 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 51 (3.93%) SQL Server
6 46 (3.55%) Redis
7 43 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 40 (3.08%) Big Data
9 33 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (1.93%) Hadoop
11 21 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.85%) HBase
16 10 (0.77%) CouchDB
17 7 (0.54%) Couchbase
18 6 (0.46%) InfluxDB
18 6 (0.46%) Neo4j
19 5 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 723 (55.74%) Jenkins
2 475 (36.62%) Git (software)
3 225 (17.35%) Maven
4 119 (9.18%) JIRA
5 89 (6.86%) Hudson
6 86 (6.63%) TeamCity
7 78 (6.01%) Subversion
8 66 (5.09%) Sonatype Nexus
9 65 (5.01%) Ant
10 64 (4.93%) Selenium
11 53 (4.09%) Vagrant
12 48 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 37 (2.85%) Octopus Deploy
14 35 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 34 (2.62%) Gradle
16 28 (2.16%) GitLab
17 27 (2.08%) Cucumber
18 26 (2.00%) Artifactory
18 26 (2.00%) SonarQube
19 22 (1.70%) Appium
General
1 122 (9.41%) Finance
2 67 (5.17%) Banking
3 28 (2.16%) Retail
4 21 (1.62%) Publishing
5 19 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 12 (0.93%) Games
7 10 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.69%) Legal
8 9 (0.69%) Marketing
9 8 (0.62%) Law
10 6 (0.46%) Front Office
11 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.23%) Advertising
13 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.15%) Electronics
13 2 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.077%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (12.80%) Web Services
2 100 (7.71%) .NET
3 84 (6.48%) MCollective
4 57 (4.39%) LAMP
4 57 (4.39%) Sensu
5 53 (4.09%) ELK Stack
6 45 (3.47%) J2EE
7 42 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
8 28 (2.16%) Kafka
9 25 (1.93%) Servlets
10 23 (1.77%) RESTful
11 20 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
12 19 (1.46%) Ruby on Rails
13 18 (1.39%) HTML
14 15 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
14 15 (1.16%) REST
15 14 (1.08%) Browserify
15 14 (1.08%) CSS
15 14 (1.08%) Middleware
16 13 (1.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (3.47%) Data Centre
2 31 (2.39%) Private Cloud
3 23 (1.77%) Computer Science
4 21 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 17 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.23%) Clustering
8 11 (0.85%) PKI
8 11 (0.85%) User Experience
9 9 (0.69%) Public Cloud
10 8 (0.62%) iPad
10 8 (0.62%) Online Banking
10 8 (0.62%) Replication
11 7 (0.54%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.46%) Fintech
12 6 (0.46%) Semantic Web
13 5 (0.39%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.39%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 934 (72.01%) Linux
2 260 (20.05%) Unix
3 242 (18.66%) Windows
4 228 (17.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 202 (15.57%) CentOS
6 179 (13.80%) Ubuntu
7 61 (4.70%) Windows Server
8 48 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (1.70%) Debian
10 22 (1.70%) VMS
11 20 (1.54%) AIX
12 16 (1.23%) CoreOS
13 11 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.69%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.62%) Android
15 8 (0.62%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.54%) Solaris
17 6 (0.46%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1297 (100.00%) DevOps
2 579 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 496 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
4 493 (38.01%) Configuration Management
5 181 (13.96%) Open Source
6 178 (13.72%) Continuous Delivery
7 157 (12.10%) Scrum
8 104 (8.02%) Build Automation
9 96 (7.40%) E-Commerce
10 86 (6.63%) High Availability
11 83 (6.40%) Web Operations
12 81 (6.25%) TDD
13 49 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 46 (3.55%) Release Management
15 39 (3.01%) Automated Testing
15 39 (3.01%) Mentoring
15 39 (3.01%) Migration
16 36 (2.78%) OO
16 36 (2.78%) Security Patching
17 34 (2.62%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 507 (39.09%) Java
2 452 (34.85%) Python
3 440 (33.92%) Ruby
4 345 (26.60%) Bash Shell
5 183 (14.11%) Perl
6 168 (12.95%) PowerShell
7 150 (11.57%) SQL
8 67 (5.17%) JavaScript
9 66 (5.09%) Shell Script
10 59 (4.55%) Go
11 57 (4.39%) PHP
12 39 (3.01%) C#
13 38 (2.93%) C++
14 28 (2.16%) Scala
15 19 (1.46%) Groovy
16 14 (1.08%) C
17 7 (0.54%) VB
18 6 (0.46%) Clojure
19 3 (0.23%) CoffeeScript
19 3 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 114 (8.79%) SC Cleared
3 19 (1.46%) Degree
4 12 (0.93%) MCSE
4 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.62%) AWS Certification
6 7 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.31%) MCP
7 4 (0.31%) MCSA
8 2 (0.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.15%) PMP
9 1 (0.077%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.077%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.077%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.077%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.16%) QA
2 11 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.62%) SLA
4 4 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 370 (28.53%) Docker
2 207 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (5.24%) vSphere
4 42 (3.24%) Active Directory
5 40 (3.08%) VMware ESX
6 29 (2.24%) Xen
7 20 (1.54%) vCloud
8 16 (1.23%) GlusterFS
8 16 (1.23%) NFS
9 13 (1.00%) Varnish
10 12 (0.93%) XenServer
11 10 (0.77%) Ceph
12 9 (0.69%) KVM
13 7 (0.54%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.46%) LXC
15 5 (0.39%) GFS2
15 5 (0.39%) Hyper-V
15 5 (0.39%) OCFS2
16 3 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 873 (67.31%) Puppet
2 557 (42.95%) Opscode Chef
3 433 (33.38%) Ansible
4 143 (11.03%) Nagios
5 107 (8.25%) ZABBIX
6 84 (6.48%) Kubernetes
7 75 (5.78%) logstash
8 64 (4.93%) Salt
9 61 (4.70%) Graphite
10 38 (2.93%) Kibana
11 34 (2.62%) Mesos
12 31 (2.39%) Cobbler
13 29 (2.24%) Icinga
14 28 (2.16%) Grafana
15 27 (2.08%) Uchiwa
16 26 (2.00%) Terraform
17 24 (1.85%) SCCM
18 23 (1.77%) SCOM
19 22 (1.70%) HAProxy
20 19 (1.46%) SELinux
Vendors
1 281 (21.67%) VMware
2 134 (10.33%) Red Hat
3 81 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 76 (5.86%) Splunk
5 63 (4.86%) Oracle
6 61 (4.70%) Google
7 45 (3.47%) Atlassian
8 33 (2.54%) Rackspace
9 19 (1.46%) SaltStack
10 18 (1.39%) Dell
11 15 (1.16%) New Relic
11 15 (1.16%) Sitecore
12 14 (1.08%) IBM
13 12 (0.93%) Cisco
14 11 (0.85%) EnterpriseDB
14 11 (0.85%) Perforce
15 10 (0.77%) hybris
16 7 (0.54%) F5
17 6 (0.46%) ION Trading
17 6 (0.46%) Serena
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Workington, Cumbria
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £525 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Stealth IT Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500-550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £575 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £40 - £57 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £420 - £445 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £448.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £55 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago