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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 216 401 476
Rank change year-on-year
+185 +75
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 511 163 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.38% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 139 38
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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 £363 £387 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £416 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
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
45351 43382 41162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29375 26642 23707
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1869 1912 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.88 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 +113 302 £475 +3.82% 25
South East +57 89 £475 +11.76% 8
Yorkshire +29 49 £363 -12.12% 3
South West +4 35 £450 +4.04% 5
East of England - 17 £475 - 3
North West - 13 £450 -
East Midlands +11 4 £350 -
West Midlands - 2 £375 -
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 832 (100.00%) DevOps
2 607 (72.96%) Linux
3 574 (68.99%) Puppet
4 434 (52.16%) Opscode Chef
5 409 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
6 374 (44.95%) Jenkins
7 354 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
8 306 (36.78%) Java
9 298 (35.82%) Ruby
10 271 (32.57%) Python
11 252 (30.29%) Git (software)
12 242 (29.09%) Configuration Management
13 192 (23.08%) Scrum
14 188 (22.60%) Bash Shell
15 176 (21.15%) MongoDB
16 170 (20.43%) Perl
17 163 (19.59%) Apache
18 156 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
18 156 (18.75%) Ubuntu
19 154 (18.51%) CentOS
20 144 (17.31%) PHP
21 141 (16.95%) UNIX
21 141 (16.95%) Nagios
22 137 (16.47%) Red Hat
22 137 (16.47%) Windows
23 136 (16.35%) VMware
24 121 (14.54%) Maven
24 121 (14.54%) Open Source
25 109 (13.10%) Ansible
25 109 (13.10%) MySQL

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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
1 163 (19.59%) Apache
2 98 (11.78%) OpenStack
3 91 (10.94%) Tomcat
4 62 (7.45%) nginx
5 42 (5.05%) Node.js
6 38 (4.57%) Confluence
7 23 (2.76%) JBoss
8 20 (2.40%) IIS
9 18 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (1.80%) Drupal
11 11 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (1.08%) CMS
13 8 (0.96%) Jetty
14 7 (0.84%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.72%) uWSGI
15 6 (0.72%) MediaWiki
16 5 (0.60%) Apache Solr
17 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
18 3 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) RMDS
1 5 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 156 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (8.05%) PaaS
3 43 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
4 41 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (4.09%) Amazon S3
6 28 (3.37%) IaaS
7 27 (3.25%) Amazon ELB
8 15 (1.80%) Route 53
9 14 (1.68%) SaaS
9 14 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (1.20%) Heroku
10 10 (1.20%) Engine Yard
11 4 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.36%) GitHub
13 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.12%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 75 (9.01%) DNS
2 73 (8.77%) Firewall
3 37 (4.45%) TCP/IP
4 34 (4.09%) LDAP
5 31 (3.73%) Internet
6 28 (3.37%) SSL
7 27 (3.25%) HTTP
8 24 (2.88%) Network Security
9 19 (2.28%) VPN
10 18 (2.16%) DHCP
11 17 (2.04%) LAN
11 17 (2.04%) WAN
12 11 (1.32%) SAN
13 9 (1.08%) VLAN
14 8 (0.96%) IPv6
15 7 (0.84%) IPsec
16 6 (0.72%) EIGRP
16 6 (0.72%) OSPF
16 6 (0.72%) BGP
17 5 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (21.15%) MongoDB
2 109 (13.10%) MySQL
3 99 (11.90%) NoSQL
4 62 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
5 50 (6.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 41 (4.93%) Relational Database
7 38 (4.57%) Redis
7 38 (4.57%) SQL Server
8 24 (2.88%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 17 (2.04%) CouchDB
10 15 (1.80%) Riak
10 15 (1.80%) Big Data
11 13 (1.56%) Hypertable
11 13 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (1.56%) DB2
12 12 (1.44%) MariaDB
13 8 (0.96%) Couchbase
14 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.72%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 374 (44.95%) Jenkins
2 252 (30.29%) Git (software)
3 121 (14.54%) Maven
4 106 (12.74%) Subversion
5 90 (10.82%) TeamCity
6 62 (7.45%) JIRA
7 55 (6.61%) Hudson
8 52 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 33 (3.97%) Ant
10 24 (2.88%) RSpec
11 19 (2.28%) Cucumber
12 18 (2.16%) Selenium
13 17 (2.04%) Artifactory
14 15 (1.80%) Gradle
15 13 (1.56%) Fiddler
16 12 (1.44%) Gerrit
17 11 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (1.32%) ClearCase
18 10 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
19 9 (1.08%) Bitbucket
General
1 42 (5.05%) Finance
2 36 (4.33%) Banking
3 17 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 16 (1.92%) Publishing
4 16 (1.92%) Marketing
5 13 (1.56%) Front Office
6 12 (1.44%) Retail
7 11 (1.32%) Advertising
8 10 (1.20%) Games
9 6 (0.72%) Back Office
10 5 (0.60%) Electronics
10 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.48%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.12%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (12.74%) Web Services
2 70 (8.41%) .NET
3 51 (6.13%) LAMP
4 39 (4.69%) MCollective
5 19 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
5 19 (2.28%) HTML
6 16 (1.92%) XML
7 14 (1.68%) JSP
8 13 (1.56%) RESTful
9 12 (1.44%) WebSockets
10 11 (1.32%) REST
11 9 (1.08%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.84%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (0.72%) Java EE
13 6 (0.72%) SOAP
13 6 (0.72%) ODBC
13 6 (0.72%) Middleware
13 6 (0.72%) Regular Expression
13 6 (0.72%) WSGI
14 5 (0.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 121 (14.54%) Open Source
2 30 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.76%) Clustering
5 20 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.32%) Device Driver
8 9 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.08%) Wiki
9 8 (0.96%) Online Games
9 8 (0.96%) Replication
10 6 (0.72%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.60%) EFT
11 5 (0.60%) DTV
11 5 (0.60%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.48%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.48%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.36%) NHS
14 2 (0.24%) CMDB
14 2 (0.24%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 607 (72.96%) Linux
2 156 (18.75%) Ubuntu
3 154 (18.51%) CentOS
4 141 (16.95%) UNIX
5 137 (16.47%) Windows
6 108 (12.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (4.21%) Debian
8 19 (2.28%) AIX
9 17 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.60%) Solaris
12 3 (0.36%) VMS
12 3 (0.36%) Fedora
12 3 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 832 (100.00%) DevOps
2 409 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
3 354 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
4 242 (29.09%) Configuration Management
5 192 (23.08%) Scrum
6 57 (6.85%) E-Commerce
7 53 (6.37%) Load Balancing
8 50 (6.01%) Build Automation
9 45 (5.41%) Kanban
9 45 (5.41%) SOA
10 43 (5.17%) Software Engineering
11 42 (5.05%) Automated Testing
12 38 (4.57%) Release Management
12 38 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 37 (4.45%) TDD
14 36 (4.33%) Change Management
15 32 (3.85%) ITIL
16 30 (3.61%) OO
17 26 (3.13%) Service Delivery
18 22 (2.64%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 306 (36.78%) Java
2 298 (35.82%) Ruby
3 271 (32.57%) Python
4 188 (22.60%) Bash Shell
5 170 (20.43%) Perl
6 144 (17.31%) PHP
7 78 (9.38%) SQL
8 75 (9.01%) PowerShell
9 64 (7.69%) Shell Script
10 61 (7.33%) JavaScript
11 33 (3.97%) C#
12 18 (2.16%) Scala
12 18 (2.16%) C
13 12 (1.44%) Golang
14 10 (1.20%) C++
15 9 (1.08%) Korn
16 7 (0.84%) Clojure
17 4 (0.48%) Groovy
18 3 (0.36%) VB
19 2 (0.24%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 63 (7.57%) Security Cleared
2 46 (5.53%) SC Cleared
3 15 (1.80%) Degree
4 13 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.32%) CCNA
5 11 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.60%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.65%) QA
2 9 (1.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (4.81%) vCloud
3 22 (2.64%) XenServer
4 19 (2.28%) vSphere
5 18 (2.16%) Varnish
6 17 (2.04%) Samba
7 15 (1.80%) Xen
8 13 (1.56%) Active Directory
8 13 (1.56%) KVM
9 12 (1.44%) Docker
10 11 (1.32%) VirtualBox
11 9 (1.08%) NFS
12 8 (0.96%) Postfix
13 6 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.72%) Shibboleth
13 6 (0.72%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.72%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.24%) LXC
15 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 574 (68.99%) Puppet
2 434 (52.16%) Opscode Chef
3 141 (16.95%) Nagios
4 109 (13.10%) Ansible
5 84 (10.10%) Vagrant
6 56 (6.73%) Salt
7 53 (6.37%) Graphite
8 46 (5.53%) ZABBIX
9 27 (3.25%) Zenoss
10 24 (2.88%) Cobbler
10 24 (2.88%) Kibana
11 23 (2.76%) collectd
12 22 (2.64%) Icinga
13 19 (2.28%) Opsview
14 18 (2.16%) Graylog2
15 17 (2.04%) HAProxy
16 15 (1.80%) Tivoli
17 14 (1.68%) CFEngine
18 8 (0.96%) Capistrano
18 8 (0.96%) SELinux
Vendors
1 137 (16.47%) Red Hat
2 136 (16.35%) VMware
3 66 (7.93%) Oracle
4 45 (5.41%) Splunk
5 40 (4.81%) Microsoft
6 37 (4.45%) Rackspace
7 32 (3.85%) SaltStack
8 27 (3.25%) Perforce
9 22 (2.64%) Atlassian
10 17 (2.04%) New Relic
10 17 (2.04%) Citrix
11 15 (1.80%) Akamai
12 14 (1.68%) F5
13 13 (1.56%) DigitalOcean
14 12 (1.44%) RightScale
15 9 (1.08%) 29West
15 9 (1.08%) Cisco
16 8 (0.96%) IBM
17 7 (0.84%) SAP
17 7 (0.84%) AppDynamics
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