The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 42 114 186
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +72
Contract jobs citing DevOps 2242 964 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.40% 1.90% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 2.40% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1628 703 431
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.54 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -5.88%
DevOps
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41611 40093 38816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 79.03% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27834 25415 24688
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 1174 1149
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in England

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in England

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in England

DevOps
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DevOps Hourly Rate Trend in England

DevOps
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

DevOps Hourly Rate Histogram in England

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +58 1326 £509 +7.10% 335
South East +96 277 £475 +23.37% 52
Yorkshire +43 180 £475 +35.71% 46
North West +36 109 £450 +4.34% 43
West Midlands +70 106 £413 +3.12% 19
East of England +54 81 £475 +35.71% 41
East Midlands +29 65 £525 +10.52% 11
South West -3 57 £420 -16.00% 21
North East -8 40 £320 -9.21% 10
Midlands -4 1 £500 -
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 1967 (52.09%) Linux
2 1856 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
3 1728 (45.76%) Puppet
4 1424 (37.71%) Java
5 1269 (33.61%) Jenkins
6 1143 (30.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1130 (29.93%) Amazon AWS
8 1047 (27.73%) Git (software)
9 1011 (26.77%) Opscode Chef
10 992 (26.27%) Configuration Management
11 977 (25.87%) Python
12 908 (24.05%) Ruby
12 908 (24.05%) Ansible
13 795 (21.05%) Docker
14 593 (15.70%) Unix
15 592 (15.68%) Scrum
16 580 (15.36%) Windows
17 554 (14.67%) Bash Shell
18 537 (14.22%) Open Source
19 525 (13.90%) Continuous Delivery
20 523 (13.85%) Finance
21 491 (13.00%) TDD
22 475 (12.58%) Security Cleared
23 455 (12.05%) VMware
24 454 (12.02%) SQL
25 440 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
26 438 (11.60%) Perl
27 437 (11.57%) Web Services
28 417 (11.04%) Red Hat
29 410 (10.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 371 (9.83%) Apache
2 344 (9.11%) OpenStack
3 340 (9.00%) Tomcat
4 233 (6.17%) Confluence
5 222 (5.88%) Node.js
6 220 (5.83%) nginx
7 148 (3.92%) IIS
8 138 (3.65%) JBoss
9 133 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
10 111 (2.94%) WebSphere
11 95 (2.52%) Cloud Foundry
11 95 (2.52%) WebLogic
12 79 (2.09%) Jetty
13 33 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
14 31 (0.82%) CMS
15 25 (0.66%) Apache Spark
16 20 (0.53%) Apache Solr
16 20 (0.53%) Mule
16 20 (0.53%) SharePoint
17 19 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 93 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.09%) HipChat
3 15 (0.40%) MS Office
4 5 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.053%) Gliffy
7 2 (0.053%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.053%) MS Project
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 7 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.079%) BASE24
4 3 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.053%) Endur
6 1 (0.026%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.026%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.026%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.026%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.026%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.026%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.026%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.026%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1130 (29.93%) Amazon AWS
2 440 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 242 (6.41%) GitHub
4 186 (4.93%) PaaS
5 174 (4.61%) IaaS
6 148 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
7 134 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
8 115 (3.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 105 (2.78%) SaaS
10 94 (2.49%) Amazon S3
11 60 (1.59%) Heroku
12 56 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
13 51 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
14 37 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
15 36 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 35 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 32 (0.85%) Route 53
18 29 (0.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 27 (0.72%) CloudFront
20 25 (0.66%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 217 (5.75%) TCP/IP
2 207 (5.48%) DNS
3 199 (5.27%) HTTP
4 129 (3.42%) SSL
5 103 (2.73%) Firewall
6 95 (2.52%) Internet
7 92 (2.44%) LDAP
8 58 (1.54%) DHCP
9 56 (1.48%) SAN
10 54 (1.43%) VPN
11 52 (1.38%) LAN
11 52 (1.38%) Network Security
12 51 (1.35%) IPsec
13 50 (1.32%) FTP
14 47 (1.24%) WAN
15 42 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
16 36 (0.95%) SSH
17 25 (0.66%) NAS
18 22 (0.58%) SMTP
19 18 (0.48%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (10.57%) MongoDB
2 328 (8.69%) NoSQL
3 325 (8.61%) MySQL
4 240 (6.36%) SQL Server
5 228 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
6 160 (4.24%) Big Data
7 151 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 122 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 107 (2.83%) Hadoop
10 104 (2.75%) Redis
11 65 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
12 57 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 52 (1.38%) Oracle Database
14 41 (1.09%) RDBMS
15 36 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
15 36 (0.95%) Neo4j
16 23 (0.61%) MariaDB
17 19 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (0.48%) DB2
18 18 (0.48%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1269 (33.61%) Jenkins
2 1047 (27.73%) Git (software)
3 406 (10.75%) JIRA
4 385 (10.20%) Maven
5 207 (5.48%) TeamCity
6 157 (4.16%) Subversion
7 152 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 152 (4.03%) Vagrant
8 147 (3.89%) Sonatype Nexus
9 146 (3.87%) Hudson
10 137 (3.63%) Selenium
11 133 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 120 (3.18%) Artifactory
13 104 (2.75%) Ant
14 99 (2.62%) GitLab
15 94 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
16 91 (2.41%) Gradle
17 79 (2.09%) Travis CI
18 78 (2.07%) JUnit
19 77 (2.04%) SonarQube
General
1 523 (13.85%) Finance
2 249 (6.59%) Banking
3 119 (3.15%) Retail
4 58 (1.54%) Games
5 51 (1.35%) Marketing
6 50 (1.32%) Publishing
7 49 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 34 (0.90%) Investment Banking
9 24 (0.64%) Law
10 21 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 21 (0.56%) Legal
11 17 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.42%) Advertising
12 16 (0.42%) Electronics
13 14 (0.37%) Front Office
14 7 (0.19%) Back Office
15 6 (0.16%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.13%) International Banking
16 5 (0.13%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.079%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1652 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 625 (16.55%) Developer
3 435 (11.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 352 (9.32%) Linux Engineer
5 305 (8.08%) Architect
6 300 (7.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 274 (7.26%) AWS Engineer
8 242 (6.41%) Java Developer
9 216 (5.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 210 (5.56%) Consultant
11 161 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
12 156 (4.13%) DevOps Consultant
13 121 (3.20%) Agile Developer
14 119 (3.15%) Operations Engineer
15 108 (2.86%) Java Engineer
16 103 (2.73%) Administrator
17 98 (2.60%) DevOps Architect
17 98 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 94 (2.49%) Agile Java Developer
19 85 (2.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (11.57%) Web Services
2 359 (9.51%) .NET
3 257 (6.81%) HTML
4 201 (5.32%) CSS
5 200 (5.30%) Spring
6 159 (4.21%) REST
7 146 (3.87%) ELK Stack
8 143 (3.79%) J2EE
9 141 (3.73%) HTML5
9 141 (3.73%) Sensu
10 139 (3.68%) LAMP
11 138 (3.65%) RabbitMQ
12 126 (3.34%) AngularJS
13 111 (2.94%) Middleware
14 109 (2.89%) JSON
15 105 (2.78%) XML
16 102 (2.70%) RESTful
17 96 (2.54%) SOAP
18 93 (2.46%) Hibernate
19 76 (2.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 137 (3.63%) Data Centre
2 109 (2.89%) Private Cloud
3 96 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 67 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 67 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 65 (1.72%) User Experience
7 47 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 43 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 42 (1.11%) Clustering
10 41 (1.09%) Fintech
11 38 (1.01%) Wiki
12 35 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 32 (0.85%) Visualisation
14 23 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
15 18 (0.48%) Blog
15 18 (0.48%) Data Structures
15 18 (0.48%) Online Games
16 17 (0.45%) Algorithms
16 17 (0.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1967 (52.09%) Linux
2 593 (15.70%) Unix
3 580 (15.36%) Windows
4 410 (10.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 298 (7.89%) CentOS
6 215 (5.69%) Ubuntu
7 150 (3.97%) Windows Server
8 87 (2.30%) CoreOS
9 62 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 54 (1.43%) AIX
10 54 (1.43%) Solaris
11 42 (1.11%) Android
12 40 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 36 (0.95%) VMS
14 34 (0.90%) Debian
14 34 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (0.72%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.56%) Fedora
17 18 (0.48%) SUSE
18 16 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1856 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1143 (30.27%) Continuous Integration
3 992 (26.27%) Configuration Management
4 592 (15.68%) Scrum
5 537 (14.22%) Open Source
6 525 (13.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 491 (13.00%) TDD
8 270 (7.15%) Software Engineering
9 229 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 221 (5.85%) Kanban
11 203 (5.38%) BDD
12 186 (4.93%) Microservices
13 185 (4.90%) Migration
14 177 (4.69%) Release Management
15 173 (4.58%) Mentoring
16 170 (4.50%) OO
17 163 (4.32%) SOA
18 158 (4.18%) High Availability
19 155 (4.10%) ITIL
20 147 (3.89%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1424 (37.71%) Java
2 977 (25.87%) Python
3 908 (24.05%) Ruby
4 554 (14.67%) Bash Shell
5 454 (12.02%) SQL
6 438 (11.60%) Perl
7 362 (9.59%) JavaScript
8 327 (8.66%) PowerShell
9 215 (5.69%) C#
10 210 (5.56%) PHP
11 179 (4.74%) Shell Script
12 176 (4.66%) Go
13 164 (4.34%) Scala
14 111 (2.94%) C++
15 71 (1.88%) Groovy
16 52 (1.38%) C
17 41 (1.09%) PL/SQL
18 32 (0.85%) Clojure
19 30 (0.79%) Korn
20 19 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 475 (12.58%) Security Cleared
2 344 (9.11%) SC Cleared
3 139 (3.68%) Degree
4 79 (2.09%) DV Cleared
5 54 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 22 (0.58%) AWS Certification
6 22 (0.58%) BC Cleared
6 22 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (0.48%) CCNA
8 17 (0.45%) MCSE
9 14 (0.37%) CISSP
10 13 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.32%) CCNP
12 10 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.21%) CISM
13 8 (0.21%) RHCE
14 6 (0.16%) MCSA
14 6 (0.16%) RHCSA
15 5 (0.13%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (2.83%) QA
2 43 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (0.45%) COBIT
4 14 (0.37%) SLA
5 12 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.079%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.053%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.053%) SDET
8 1 (0.026%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.026%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.026%) WAI
System Software
1 795 (21.05%) Docker
2 305 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 166 (4.40%) Active Directory
4 138 (3.65%) vSphere
5 79 (2.09%) GlusterFS
6 74 (1.96%) Ceph
7 71 (1.88%) VMware ESX
8 54 (1.43%) NFS
9 53 (1.40%) vCloud
10 50 (1.32%) Xen
11 44 (1.17%) KVM
12 37 (0.98%) Hyper-V
13 22 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 16 (0.42%) XenServer
16 13 (0.34%) Varnish
17 12 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 11 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 10 (0.26%) LXC
19 10 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1728 (45.76%) Puppet
2 1011 (26.77%) Opscode Chef
3 908 (24.05%) Ansible
4 245 (6.49%) Nagios
5 241 (6.38%) Kubernetes
6 201 (5.32%) logstash
7 155 (4.10%) Graphite
8 118 (3.13%) ZABBIX
9 114 (3.02%) HAProxy
10 110 (2.91%) Terraform
11 98 (2.60%) Packer
12 97 (2.57%) Salt
13 85 (2.25%) Kibana
14 72 (1.91%) Mesos
15 62 (1.64%) SCCM
16 49 (1.30%) SCOM
17 47 (1.24%) Uchiwa
18 44 (1.17%) Grafana
19 37 (0.98%) Icinga
20 35 (0.93%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 455 (12.05%) VMware
2 417 (11.04%) Red Hat
3 334 (8.85%) Oracle
4 297 (7.87%) Microsoft
5 190 (5.03%) Atlassian
6 184 (4.87%) Splunk
7 125 (3.31%) IBM
8 110 (2.91%) Google
9 65 (1.72%) New Relic
9 65 (1.72%) Rackspace
10 62 (1.64%) HP
11 61 (1.62%) Cisco
12 38 (1.01%) NetApp
13 34 (0.90%) F5
13 34 (0.90%) MuleSoft
14 32 (0.85%) AppDynamics
15 31 (0.82%) Veritas
16 29 (0.77%) Dell
17 28 (0.74%) SAP
18 27 (0.72%) EMC
Newbury, Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + exciting benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £60,000 - £90,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £60,000 - £90,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West
Montash
Rate: £350 - £475 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £620 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hiring People
Rate: Competitive salary + bonus scheme and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £625 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day upto £565
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Good market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Triple Seven Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £3200 - £3500 per month + (Plus Work From Home)
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Preferred Choice
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £500.00 - £570.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £565 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: Neogtiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £550 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago