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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 36 101 176
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +75
Contract jobs citing DevOps 2309 1001 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.70% 2.04% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 2.57% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1668 735 449
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 £375 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.79 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -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
40315 38993 38117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.10% 79.28% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26990 25067 24411
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 894 1117 1167
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +57 1386 £508 +6.84% 327
South East +105 287 £475 +13.43% 60
Yorkshire +45 172 £475 +26.66% 40
North West +30 112 £465 +6.28% 44
West Midlands +67 94 £415 +3.75% 16
East of England +30 79 £488 +39.28% 24
East Midlands +39 71 £525 +5.00% 12
South West -6 55 £420 -16.00% 20
North East -16 49 £355 +6.04% 6
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 2078 (52.94%) Linux
2 1906 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1785 (45.48%) Puppet
4 1442 (36.74%) Java
5 1287 (32.79%) Jenkins
6 1216 (30.98%) Amazon AWS
7 1184 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
8 1100 (28.03%) Git (software)
9 1041 (26.52%) Python
9 1041 (26.52%) Opscode Chef
10 987 (25.15%) Configuration Management
11 985 (25.10%) Ansible
12 931 (23.72%) Ruby
13 857 (21.83%) Docker
14 631 (16.08%) Unix
15 611 (15.57%) Windows
16 580 (14.78%) Scrum
16 580 (14.78%) Bash Shell
17 559 (14.24%) Open Source
18 550 (14.01%) Finance
19 546 (13.91%) Continuous Delivery
20 500 (12.74%) Security Cleared
21 491 (12.51%) TDD
22 488 (12.43%) SQL
23 476 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
24 469 (11.95%) Perl
25 456 (11.62%) Web Services
26 454 (11.57%) Red Hat
27 444 (11.31%) VMware
28 419 (10.68%) 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
1 394 (10.04%) Apache
2 351 (8.94%) Tomcat
3 343 (8.74%) OpenStack
4 252 (6.42%) Confluence
5 237 (6.04%) nginx
5 237 (6.04%) Node.js
6 147 (3.75%) IIS
7 143 (3.64%) JBoss
8 137 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
9 119 (3.03%) WebSphere
10 109 (2.78%) WebLogic
11 90 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
12 71 (1.81%) Jetty
13 39 (0.99%) CMS
14 38 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
15 29 (0.74%) Apache Spark
16 23 (0.59%) Mule
17 22 (0.56%) SharePoint
18 20 (0.51%) WordPress
19 17 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 96 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.10%) HipChat
3 15 (0.38%) MS Office
4 6 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.076%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.076%) MS Project
6 3 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.051%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 16 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 8 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.076%) BASE24
6 2 (0.051%) Endur
7 1 (0.025%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.025%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.025%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.025%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.025%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.025%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.025%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.025%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.025%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.025%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1216 (30.98%) Amazon AWS
2 476 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 262 (6.68%) GitHub
4 199 (5.07%) PaaS
5 188 (4.79%) IaaS
6 156 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
7 144 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
8 135 (3.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 122 (3.11%) SaaS
10 96 (2.45%) Amazon S3
11 62 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
12 61 (1.55%) Heroku
13 52 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
14 51 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 44 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
16 38 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 32 (0.82%) Route 53
18 31 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 31 (0.79%) CloudFront
19 30 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 225 (5.73%) TCP/IP
2 219 (5.58%) DNS
3 202 (5.15%) HTTP
4 126 (3.21%) SSL
5 123 (3.13%) Firewall
6 93 (2.37%) Internet
7 90 (2.29%) LDAP
8 58 (1.48%) DHCP
8 58 (1.48%) LAN
8 58 (1.48%) Network Security
8 58 (1.48%) VPN
9 56 (1.43%) SAN
10 52 (1.32%) WAN
11 49 (1.25%) FTP
12 48 (1.22%) IPsec
13 42 (1.07%) SSH
14 40 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
15 26 (0.66%) NAS
16 22 (0.56%) SMTP
17 19 (0.48%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (10.42%) MongoDB
2 356 (9.07%) MySQL
3 331 (8.43%) NoSQL
4 245 (6.24%) SQL Server
5 244 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
6 167 (4.25%) Big Data
7 138 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 124 (3.16%) Hadoop
9 108 (2.75%) Redis
10 107 (2.73%) Relational Database
11 80 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
12 51 (1.30%) Oracle Database
13 50 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 40 (1.02%) Neo4j
15 39 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
16 37 (0.94%) RDBMS
17 22 (0.56%) MariaDB
18 21 (0.54%) DB2
19 18 (0.46%) Data Mining
19 18 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1287 (32.79%) Jenkins
2 1100 (28.03%) Git (software)
3 418 (10.65%) JIRA
4 364 (9.27%) Maven
5 224 (5.71%) TeamCity
6 174 (4.43%) Sonatype Nexus
7 170 (4.33%) Vagrant
8 161 (4.10%) Subversion
9 157 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 144 (3.67%) Selenium
11 143 (3.64%) Hudson
12 138 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 132 (3.36%) Artifactory
14 112 (2.85%) Ant
15 108 (2.75%) GitLab
16 101 (2.57%) Octopus Deploy
17 86 (2.19%) JUnit
18 84 (2.14%) SonarQube
19 83 (2.11%) Gradle
20 72 (1.83%) Travis CI
General
1 550 (14.01%) Finance
2 257 (6.55%) Banking
3 132 (3.36%) Retail
4 58 (1.48%) Games
5 56 (1.43%) Marketing
6 52 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 51 (1.30%) Publishing
8 40 (1.02%) Investment Banking
9 26 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 24 (0.61%) Law
11 20 (0.51%) Front Office
12 19 (0.48%) Legal
13 18 (0.46%) Electronics
13 18 (0.46%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.38%) Advertising
15 10 (0.25%) Back Office
16 8 (0.20%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.13%) International Banking
18 4 (0.10%) Retail Banking
19 2 (0.051%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1754 (44.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 648 (16.51%) Developer
3 458 (11.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 368 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
5 320 (8.15%) Architect
6 314 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 301 (7.67%) AWS Engineer
8 242 (6.17%) Java Developer
9 210 (5.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 209 (5.32%) Consultant
11 174 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
12 161 (4.10%) DevOps Consultant
13 118 (3.01%) Java Engineer
14 113 (2.88%) Operations Engineer
15 109 (2.78%) Agile Developer
16 101 (2.57%) Administrator
17 98 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 96 (2.45%) DevOps Architect
19 90 (2.29%) Senior Developer
19 90 (2.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (11.62%) Web Services
2 375 (9.55%) .NET
3 262 (6.68%) HTML
4 208 (5.30%) Spring
5 201 (5.12%) CSS
6 173 (4.41%) REST
7 159 (4.05%) LAMP
8 153 (3.90%) ELK Stack
9 152 (3.87%) Sensu
10 150 (3.82%) J2EE
11 146 (3.72%) HTML5
12 144 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
13 139 (3.54%) AngularJS
14 129 (3.29%) Middleware
15 128 (3.26%) JSON
16 125 (3.18%) XML
17 111 (2.83%) SOAP
18 108 (2.75%) Hibernate
18 108 (2.75%) RESTful
19 77 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 126 (3.21%) Data Centre
2 113 (2.88%) Private Cloud
3 104 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (2.27%) User Experience
5 78 (1.99%) Public Cloud
6 66 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 62 (1.58%) Computer Science
8 49 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 48 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (1.12%) Clustering
11 39 (0.99%) Wiki
12 37 (0.94%) Fintech
12 37 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 27 (0.69%) Visualisation
14 24 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
15 21 (0.54%) Algorithms
16 19 (0.48%) iPad
17 17 (0.43%) Online Games
17 17 (0.43%) PKI
18 16 (0.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2078 (52.94%) Linux
2 631 (16.08%) Unix
3 611 (15.57%) Windows
4 419 (10.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 300 (7.64%) CentOS
6 210 (5.35%) Ubuntu
7 155 (3.95%) Windows Server
8 98 (2.50%) CoreOS
9 57 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 56 (1.43%) Solaris
11 53 (1.35%) AIX
12 41 (1.04%) Android
13 37 (0.94%) Apple iOS
13 37 (0.94%) VMS
14 33 (0.84%) Debian
15 32 (0.82%) Mac OS X
16 30 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (0.64%) Fedora
18 20 (0.51%) SUSE
19 17 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1906 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1184 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
3 987 (25.15%) Configuration Management
4 580 (14.78%) Scrum
5 559 (14.24%) Open Source
6 546 (13.91%) Continuous Delivery
7 491 (12.51%) TDD
8 303 (7.72%) Software Engineering
9 244 (6.22%) E-Commerce
10 208 (5.30%) Kanban
11 200 (5.10%) Migration
12 195 (4.97%) Microservices
13 188 (4.79%) BDD
13 188 (4.79%) Release Management
14 185 (4.71%) SOA
15 171 (4.36%) Mentoring
16 168 (4.28%) ITIL
17 161 (4.10%) OO
18 160 (4.08%) High Availability
19 143 (3.64%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1442 (36.74%) Java
2 1041 (26.52%) Python
3 931 (23.72%) Ruby
4 580 (14.78%) Bash Shell
5 488 (12.43%) SQL
6 469 (11.95%) Perl
7 385 (9.81%) JavaScript
8 353 (8.99%) PowerShell
9 226 (5.76%) PHP
10 225 (5.73%) C#
11 194 (4.94%) Go
12 192 (4.89%) Shell Script
13 171 (4.36%) Scala
14 126 (3.21%) C++
15 73 (1.86%) Groovy
16 53 (1.35%) C
17 48 (1.22%) PL/SQL
18 32 (0.82%) Korn
19 31 (0.79%) Clojure
20 19 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 500 (12.74%) Security Cleared
2 365 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 153 (3.90%) Degree
4 81 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 53 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 25 (0.64%) AWS Certification
6 25 (0.64%) BC Cleared
7 19 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.43%) CISSP
9 15 (0.38%) CCNA
9 15 (0.38%) MCSE
10 13 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.31%) CCNP
12 10 (0.25%) PhD
12 10 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.20%) CISM
13 8 (0.20%) RHCE
14 6 (0.15%) RHCSA
15 5 (0.13%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (3.03%) QA
2 39 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (0.43%) COBIT
4 13 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.33%) SLA
5 3 (0.076%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.051%) FATCA
6 2 (0.051%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.051%) SDET
7 1 (0.025%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.025%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.025%) WAI
System Software
1 857 (21.83%) Docker
2 286 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (4.31%) Active Directory
4 135 (3.44%) vSphere
5 95 (2.42%) etcd
5 95 (2.42%) flannel
6 86 (2.19%) GlusterFS
7 83 (2.11%) Ceph
8 60 (1.53%) vCloud
8 60 (1.53%) VMware ESX
9 59 (1.50%) Xen
10 55 (1.40%) KVM
10 55 (1.40%) NFS
11 43 (1.10%) Hyper-V
12 22 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
13 17 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 16 (0.41%) XenServer
15 12 (0.31%) LXC
15 12 (0.31%) Varnish
15 12 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1785 (45.48%) Puppet
2 1041 (26.52%) Opscode Chef
3 985 (25.10%) Ansible
4 269 (6.85%) Kubernetes
5 242 (6.17%) Nagios
6 224 (5.71%) logstash
7 166 (4.23%) Graphite
8 127 (3.24%) Terraform
9 126 (3.21%) HAProxy
10 106 (2.70%) ZABBIX
11 103 (2.62%) Packer
12 102 (2.60%) Salt
13 96 (2.45%) Kibana
14 87 (2.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 87 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 79 (2.01%) Mesos
16 65 (1.66%) SCCM
17 52 (1.32%) SCOM
18 49 (1.25%) Grafana
19 48 (1.22%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 454 (11.57%) Red Hat
2 444 (11.31%) VMware
3 355 (9.04%) Oracle
4 296 (7.54%) Microsoft
5 202 (5.15%) Atlassian
6 197 (5.02%) Splunk
7 133 (3.39%) IBM
8 131 (3.34%) Google
9 69 (1.76%) New Relic
10 67 (1.71%) Rackspace
11 63 (1.61%) HP
12 61 (1.55%) Cisco
13 39 (0.99%) NetApp
14 37 (0.94%) MuleSoft
15 35 (0.89%) AppDynamics
15 35 (0.89%) F5
16 31 (0.79%) EMC
16 31 (0.79%) Veritas
17 29 (0.74%) SaltStack
18 27 (0.69%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Intelletec
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £525 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £620 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + depending experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day +
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Jenkins Jacob
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reed Technology
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South West London
Austin Fraser
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago