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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 235 317 397
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +80
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 502 294 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.95% 0.58% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.63% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 219 149
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-1.76% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
DevOps Engineer
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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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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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 +59 301 £463 -2.11% 61
Yorkshire +26 56 £388 - 9
East of England +44 48 £413 -1.49% 10
South East -23 33 £450 +2.85% 11
South West -8 20 £455 +12.00% 7
North West -24 19 £438 +2.94% 3
East Midlands -11 10 £425 -22.72%
North East -26 5 £500 +40.84% 1
West Midlands +11 4 £400 +14.28%
Midlands - 4 £500 -
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DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 967 (100.00%) DevOps
2 697 (72.08%) Linux
3 655 (67.74%) Puppet
4 512 (52.95%) Opscode Chef
5 461 (47.67%) Jenkins
6 410 (42.40%) Amazon AWS
7 355 (36.71%) Ruby
8 354 (36.61%) Java
9 347 (35.88%) Python
10 342 (35.37%) Continuous Integration
11 331 (34.23%) Configuration Management
12 321 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
13 290 (29.99%) Git (software)
14 285 (29.47%) Ansible
15 231 (23.89%) Bash Shell
16 199 (20.58%) Windows
17 186 (19.23%) Perl
18 184 (19.03%) Docker
19 180 (18.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 165 (17.06%) UNIX
21 160 (16.55%) VMware
22 159 (16.44%) MongoDB
23 156 (16.13%) Web Services
24 155 (16.03%) Red Hat
25 144 (14.89%) MySQL
26 143 (14.79%) Apache
27 139 (14.37%) CentOS
28 137 (14.17%) Tomcat
29 130 (13.44%) PHP
30 128 (13.24%) Vagrant

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 143 (14.79%) Apache
2 137 (14.17%) Tomcat
3 83 (8.58%) OpenStack
4 78 (8.07%) nginx
5 69 (7.14%) IIS
6 54 (5.58%) Node.js
7 38 (3.93%) JBoss
8 36 (3.72%) Confluence
9 32 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
10 29 (3.00%) WebSphere
11 22 (2.28%) WebLogic
12 21 (2.17%) Jetty
13 10 (1.03%) Drupal
14 9 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.72%) Apache Qpid
15 7 (0.72%) Mule ESB
16 6 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 6 (0.62%) CMS
17 5 (0.52%) SharePoint
18 4 (0.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.21%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.10%) AWD
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 410 (42.40%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (9.62%) Amazon EC2
3 65 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 46 (4.76%) Amazon S3
6 35 (3.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 34 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (3.31%) Amazon ELB
9 26 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 24 (2.48%) Route 53
11 23 (2.38%) Google App Engine
12 18 (1.86%) PaaS
13 17 (1.76%) IaaS
14 11 (1.14%) SaaS
14 11 (1.14%) SoftLayer
15 10 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 10 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.93%) Sumo Logic
17 8 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 6 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 80 (8.27%) DNS
2 51 (5.27%) TCP/IP
3 48 (4.96%) HTTP
4 46 (4.76%) SSL
5 43 (4.45%) Firewall
6 33 (3.41%) Network Security
7 31 (3.21%) VPN
8 29 (3.00%) DHCP
9 22 (2.28%) Internet
10 20 (2.07%) LDAP
11 19 (1.96%) IPsec
12 18 (1.86%) FTP
13 16 (1.65%) SNMP
14 15 (1.55%) SMTP
15 9 (0.93%) SSH
15 9 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (0.93%) Wireless
16 8 (0.83%) LAN
16 8 (0.83%) WAN
17 7 (0.72%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (16.44%) MongoDB
2 144 (14.89%) MySQL
3 81 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
4 73 (7.55%) SQL Server
5 64 (6.62%) NoSQL
6 63 (6.51%) Redis
7 33 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 27 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
9 26 (2.69%) CouchDB
10 23 (2.38%) Hadoop
11 19 (1.96%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.83%) Couchbase
13 7 (0.72%) Big Data
13 7 (0.72%) DB2
14 5 (0.52%) SimpleDB
14 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.41%) InfluxDB
15 4 (0.41%) HBase
Development Applications
1 461 (47.67%) Jenkins
2 290 (29.99%) Git (software)
3 97 (10.03%) Maven
4 89 (9.20%) JIRA
5 87 (9.00%) Subversion
6 79 (8.17%) Hudson
7 75 (7.76%) TeamCity
8 43 (4.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 39 (4.03%) Ant
10 31 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
12 20 (2.07%) Artifactory
13 19 (1.96%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.55%) Mercurial
15 14 (1.45%) Gradle
15 14 (1.45%) Gerrit
16 11 (1.14%) Selenium
17 8 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 8 (0.83%) ClearCase
17 8 (0.83%) SonarQube
General
1 74 (7.65%) Finance
2 45 (4.65%) Banking
3 26 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.38%) Retail
5 19 (1.96%) Games
6 11 (1.14%) Marketing
7 10 (1.03%) Publishing
8 7 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.41%) Electronics
10 3 (0.31%) Front Office
10 3 (0.31%) Automotive
10 3 (0.31%) Law
10 3 (0.31%) Legal
10 3 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.10%) Back Office
11 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (16.13%) Web Services
2 95 (9.82%) .NET
3 58 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
4 54 (5.58%) LAMP
5 41 (4.24%) Kafka
6 33 (3.41%) J2EE
7 29 (3.00%) HTML
8 25 (2.59%) MCollective
9 20 (2.07%) Servlets
10 18 (1.86%) Ruby on Rails
10 18 (1.86%) Java EE
11 16 (1.65%) REST
12 13 (1.34%) Memcached
12 13 (1.34%) Sensu
13 12 (1.24%) RESTful
13 12 (1.24%) SOAP
14 11 (1.14%) CSS
14 11 (1.14%) Spring
15 9 (0.93%) Middleware
15 9 (0.93%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 38 (3.93%) Data Centre
2 24 (2.48%) Mobile App
3 17 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (1.65%) Private Cloud
4 16 (1.65%) Public Cloud
4 16 (1.65%) PKI
5 13 (1.34%) Clustering
5 13 (1.34%) Cryptography
5 13 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (1.14%) Online Games
7 10 (1.03%) Hedge funds
8 9 (0.93%) Statistics
9 8 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 8 (0.83%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.41%) Wiki
10 4 (0.41%) DataPower
10 4 (0.41%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.41%) DTV
10 4 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 697 (72.08%) Linux
2 199 (20.58%) Windows
3 180 (18.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 165 (17.06%) UNIX
5 139 (14.37%) CentOS
6 94 (9.72%) Ubuntu
7 26 (2.69%) Debian
8 25 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.24%) AIX
11 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.72%) VMS
13 6 (0.62%) Solaris
14 4 (0.41%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.41%) Android
14 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
14 4 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 967 (100.00%) DevOps
2 342 (35.37%) Continuous Integration
3 331 (34.23%) Configuration Management
4 321 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 106 (10.96%) Open Source
7 79 (8.17%) Scrum
8 68 (7.03%) E-Commerce
9 65 (6.72%) Load Balancing
10 44 (4.55%) TDD
11 33 (3.41%) Automated Testing
12 31 (3.21%) Microservices
13 30 (3.10%) Migration
14 28 (2.90%) Build Automation
14 28 (2.90%) SDLC
15 26 (2.69%) Data Management
16 24 (2.48%) Release Management
17 22 (2.28%) Software Delivery
17 22 (2.28%) Mentoring
18 20 (2.07%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 355 (36.71%) Ruby
2 354 (36.61%) Java
3 347 (35.88%) Python
4 231 (23.89%) Bash Shell
5 186 (19.23%) Perl
6 130 (13.44%) PHP
7 109 (11.27%) SQL
8 108 (11.17%) PowerShell
9 61 (6.31%) JavaScript
10 45 (4.65%) Shell Script
11 38 (3.93%) C#
12 29 (3.00%) C++
13 25 (2.59%) Go
14 22 (2.28%) Scala
15 7 (0.72%) C
16 6 (0.62%) Groovy
17 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.31%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.31%) PHP5
19 2 (0.21%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 45 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 40 (4.14%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.24%) Degree
4 4 (0.41%) CCNA
4 4 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.41%) VCAP
4 4 (0.41%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.10%) MCSE
6 1 (0.10%) PhD
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.10%) PMP
6 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.27%) QA
2 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 184 (19.03%) Docker
2 82 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (3.62%) vCloud
4 29 (3.00%) vSphere
5 19 (1.96%) VirtualBox
5 19 (1.96%) Active Directory
6 16 (1.65%) VMware ESX
7 15 (1.55%) Hyper-V
8 13 (1.34%) Varnish
9 10 (1.03%) Xen
10 7 (0.72%) Samba
10 7 (0.72%) Postfix
11 6 (0.62%) KVM
12 5 (0.52%) XenServer
13 4 (0.41%) iptables
14 3 (0.31%) LXC
14 3 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.31%) NFS
14 3 (0.31%) QEMU
14 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 655 (67.74%) Puppet
2 512 (52.95%) Opscode Chef
3 285 (29.47%) Ansible
4 128 (13.24%) Vagrant
5 104 (10.75%) Nagios
6 78 (8.07%) Salt
7 48 (4.96%) Graphite
8 45 (4.65%) ZABBIX
9 42 (4.34%) logstash
10 30 (3.10%) Kibana
10 30 (3.10%) Rundeck
11 22 (2.28%) Zenoss
12 21 (2.17%) HAProxy
13 20 (2.07%) Opsview
14 19 (1.96%) Icinga
15 13 (1.34%) Cobbler
15 13 (1.34%) Capistrano
16 12 (1.24%) BladeLogic
16 12 (1.24%) Tivoli
17 10 (1.03%) Cacti
Vendors
1 160 (16.55%) VMware
2 155 (16.03%) Red Hat
3 75 (7.76%) Splunk
4 62 (6.41%) Microsoft
5 60 (6.20%) Oracle
6 41 (4.24%) Google
7 30 (3.10%) Rackspace
8 28 (2.90%) Atlassian
9 27 (2.79%) New Relic
10 25 (2.59%) SaltStack
11 23 (2.38%) Perforce
12 20 (2.07%) IBM
13 13 (1.34%) Serena
14 11 (1.14%) Riverbed
14 11 (1.14%) Tealeaf
15 10 (1.03%) F5
15 10 (1.03%) Cisco
16 9 (0.93%) AppDynamics
17 8 (0.83%) hybris
18 7 (0.72%) Juniper
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