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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 242 300 466
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +166
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 449 297 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.60% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.65% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 224 53
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
46210 45651 39482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29185 28733 23345
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 1806 1895 2016
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +32 238 £465 +3.33% 60
Yorkshire +22 47 £375 +18.11% 3
South East +4 43 £419 +4.68% 12
North West 0 37 £438 +12.90% 2
East Midlands - 29 £500 - 2
East of England +30 26 £375 -3.22% 9
South West +3 24 £500 +11.11% 7
North East -6 3 £282 -
West Midlands -10 1 £413 +17.85% 1
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DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 902 (100.00%) DevOps
2 658 (72.95%) Linux
3 616 (68.29%) Puppet
4 458 (50.78%) Opscode Chef
5 400 (44.35%) Jenkins
6 370 (41.02%) Continuous Integration
7 362 (40.13%) Python
8 360 (39.91%) Amazon AWS
9 343 (38.03%) Ruby
10 339 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
11 322 (35.70%) Configuration Management
12 309 (34.26%) Java
13 253 (28.05%) Git (software)
14 238 (26.39%) Bash Shell
15 210 (23.28%) Windows
16 196 (21.73%) Ansible
17 191 (21.18%) Perl
18 185 (20.51%) MongoDB
19 165 (18.29%) MySQL
20 162 (17.96%) VMware
21 161 (17.85%) Apache
22 152 (16.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 148 (16.41%) Red Hat
24 147 (16.30%) PHP
25 144 (15.96%) UNIX
26 143 (15.85%) Web Services
27 129 (14.30%) CentOS
28 115 (12.75%) Nagios
28 115 (12.75%) Scrum
29 114 (12.64%) TeamCity

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 161 (17.85%) Apache
2 107 (11.86%) OpenStack
3 97 (10.75%) Tomcat
4 84 (9.31%) nginx
5 73 (8.09%) IIS
6 46 (5.10%) Node.js
7 32 (3.55%) Confluence
8 27 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (2.11%) WebLogic
10 18 (2.00%) WebSphere
10 18 (2.00%) JBoss
11 13 (1.44%) MediaWiki
11 13 (1.44%) Jetty
12 12 (1.33%) CMS
12 12 (1.33%) Drupal
13 11 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.78%) Apache Qpid
14 7 (0.78%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 14 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) HipChat
2 1 (0.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 360 (39.91%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (5.65%) PaaS
4 48 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 46 (5.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 35 (3.88%) Amazon S3
7 31 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (3.22%) Amazon ELB
9 24 (2.66%) IaaS
10 19 (2.11%) Route 53
11 15 (1.66%) SaaS
12 12 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (1.00%) Google App Engine
15 8 (0.89%) Heroku
15 8 (0.89%) Engine Yard
15 8 (0.89%) GitHub
16 5 (0.55%) Office 365
17 4 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 84 (9.31%) DNS
2 68 (7.54%) Firewall
3 61 (6.76%) TCP/IP
4 54 (5.99%) Network Security
5 42 (4.66%) HTTP
6 41 (4.55%) SSL
7 37 (4.10%) DHCP
8 31 (3.44%) Internet
9 29 (3.22%) IPsec
10 27 (2.99%) LDAP
10 27 (2.99%) VPN
11 22 (2.44%) FTP
12 21 (2.33%) LAN
13 20 (2.22%) WAN
14 13 (1.44%) VLAN
15 9 (1.00%) EIGRP
15 9 (1.00%) BGP
15 9 (1.00%) OSPF
15 9 (1.00%) SAN
15 9 (1.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (20.51%) MongoDB
2 165 (18.29%) MySQL
3 98 (10.86%) NoSQL
4 78 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
5 71 (7.87%) SQL Server
6 59 (6.54%) Redis
7 52 (5.76%) Relational Database
8 37 (4.10%) RDBMS
9 32 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (2.77%) CouchDB
11 18 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (1.66%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.11%) SimpleDB
14 10 (1.11%) Hypertable
14 10 (1.11%) Couchbase
14 10 (1.11%) Riak
15 8 (0.89%) Big Data
16 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database
17 4 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 400 (44.35%) Jenkins
2 253 (28.05%) Git (software)
3 114 (12.64%) TeamCity
4 99 (10.98%) Subversion
5 96 (10.64%) Maven
6 75 (8.31%) Hudson
7 64 (7.10%) JIRA
8 45 (4.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 30 (3.33%) Ant
10 19 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
11 18 (2.00%) Mercurial
12 16 (1.77%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.55%) Gradle
14 13 (1.44%) Gerrit
14 13 (1.44%) Artifactory
15 12 (1.33%) MSBuild
16 10 (1.11%) Fiddler
17 8 (0.89%) JUnit
17 8 (0.89%) RSpec
General
1 54 (5.99%) Finance
2 24 (2.66%) Banking
3 22 (2.44%) Games
4 21 (2.33%) Retail
5 19 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.88%) Publishing
7 15 (1.66%) Marketing
8 13 (1.44%) Legal
9 6 (0.67%) Advertising
10 5 (0.55%) Electronics
10 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.22%) Automotive
11 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (15.85%) Web Services
2 96 (10.64%) .NET
3 44 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
4 42 (4.66%) LAMP
5 28 (3.10%) MCollective
6 25 (2.77%) Kafka
7 15 (1.66%) Django
7 15 (1.66%) J2EE
8 14 (1.55%) HTML
9 13 (1.44%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (1.33%) Servlets
11 11 (1.22%) XML
12 9 (1.00%) Memcached
12 9 (1.00%) SOAP
13 7 (0.78%) Play Framework
13 7 (0.78%) RESTful
14 6 (0.67%) REST
15 5 (0.55%) WSGI
15 5 (0.55%) Regular Expression
15 5 (0.55%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 29 (3.22%) Clustering
3 28 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
4 26 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.44%) Private Cloud
6 18 (2.00%) Public Cloud
7 15 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.66%) Wiki
8 14 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.44%) Online Games
9 13 (1.44%) Device Driver
10 11 (1.22%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.11%) Replication
12 9 (1.00%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.55%) PKI
13 5 (0.55%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.55%) DTV
14 4 (0.44%) NHS
14 4 (0.44%) DataPower
15 2 (0.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 658 (72.95%) Linux
2 210 (23.28%) Windows
3 152 (16.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 144 (15.96%) UNIX
5 129 (14.30%) CentOS
6 102 (11.31%) Ubuntu
7 37 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (3.10%) Debian
9 16 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.00%) Amazon Linux
11 9 (1.00%) AIX
12 7 (0.78%) Solaris
13 5 (0.55%) Android
14 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.33%) Scientific Linux
15 3 (0.33%) Fedora
16 2 (0.22%) VMS
16 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 902 (100.00%) DevOps
2 370 (41.02%) Continuous Integration
3 339 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
4 322 (35.70%) Configuration Management
5 115 (12.75%) Scrum
6 113 (12.53%) Open Source
7 99 (10.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 89 (9.87%) Load Balancing
9 74 (8.20%) Automated Testing
10 48 (5.32%) E-Commerce
10 48 (5.32%) Build Automation
11 39 (4.32%) Release Management
12 34 (3.77%) Change Management
13 33 (3.66%) Kanban
14 32 (3.55%) SOA
15 29 (3.22%) TDD
15 29 (3.22%) Microservices
16 27 (2.99%) Data Management
17 26 (2.88%) Software Engineering
18 24 (2.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 362 (40.13%) Python
2 343 (38.03%) Ruby
3 309 (34.26%) Java
4 238 (26.39%) Bash Shell
5 191 (21.18%) Perl
6 147 (16.30%) PHP
7 110 (12.20%) SQL
8 95 (10.53%) PowerShell
9 61 (6.76%) Shell Script
10 51 (5.65%) C#
11 25 (2.77%) JavaScript
12 20 (2.22%) Scala
13 18 (2.00%) C
14 17 (1.88%) C++
15 16 (1.77%) Go
16 15 (1.66%) Groovy
16 15 (1.66%) Korn
17 4 (0.44%) PHP5
18 3 (0.33%) Haskell
18 3 (0.33%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 42 (4.66%) Security Cleared
2 29 (3.22%) SC Cleared
3 24 (2.66%) Degree
4 13 (1.44%) CCNA
4 13 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.33%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) PhD
8 1 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.99%) QA
2 6 (0.67%) SLA
3 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (11.09%) Docker
2 87 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.33%) vSphere
3 30 (3.33%) vCloud
4 24 (2.66%) Varnish
5 22 (2.44%) Active Directory
6 20 (2.22%) XenServer
7 17 (1.88%) Postfix
7 17 (1.88%) Hyper-V
8 16 (1.77%) Samba
9 14 (1.55%) iptables
10 13 (1.44%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.89%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.89%) KVM
12 7 (0.78%) Xen
12 7 (0.78%) NFS
13 6 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 6 (0.67%) QEMU
14 5 (0.55%) LXC
14 5 (0.55%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 616 (68.29%) Puppet
2 458 (50.78%) Opscode Chef
3 196 (21.73%) Ansible
4 115 (12.75%) Nagios
5 76 (8.43%) Vagrant
6 74 (8.20%) Salt
7 56 (6.21%) ZABBIX
8 52 (5.76%) Graphite
9 30 (3.33%) Cobbler
10 26 (2.88%) HAProxy
11 23 (2.55%) Kibana
12 20 (2.22%) Zenoss
13 19 (2.11%) Icinga
14 18 (2.00%) Opsview
15 15 (1.66%) logstash
15 15 (1.66%) collectd
16 13 (1.44%) Rundeck
17 10 (1.11%) Tivoli
17 10 (1.11%) CFEngine
18 9 (1.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 162 (17.96%) VMware
2 148 (16.41%) Red Hat
3 88 (9.76%) Oracle
4 61 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 43 (4.77%) Splunk
6 31 (3.44%) New Relic
7 30 (3.33%) Perforce
8 27 (2.99%) Rackspace
9 22 (2.44%) SaltStack
10 21 (2.33%) Citrix
11 17 (1.88%) Atlassian
12 16 (1.77%) Google
13 14 (1.55%) Akamai
14 13 (1.44%) AppDynamics
15 11 (1.22%) Cisco
16 8 (0.89%) Sybase
16 8 (0.89%) hybris
16 8 (0.89%) F5
17 7 (0.78%) IBM
18 6 (0.67%) SAP
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