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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 30 78 153
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +75
Contract jobs citing DevOps 2861 1340 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.82% 2.54% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.97% 3.13% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2003 953 551
Median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 0
Median hourly rate £54.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.75 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -
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
41033 42790 40729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.46% 81.10% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27378 28497 25825
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1032 1184 1147
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +44 1841 £525 +10.46% 304
South East +91 295 £463 +19.35% 74
Yorkshire +10 160 £469 +10.29% 44
West Midlands +59 117 £480 +20.00% 20
North West +48 105 £475 - 50
South West +53 103 £450 - 33
East of England +12 86 £500 +17.64% 40
North East +27 83 £425 -11.91% 4
East Midlands +18 65 £450 +5.88% 8
Midlands -7 2 £500 -
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 2607 (49.57%) Linux
2 2507 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2208 (41.99%) Puppet
4 1813 (34.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1628 (30.96%) Jenkins
6 1515 (28.81%) Java
7 1495 (28.43%) Continuous Integration
8 1468 (27.91%) Ansible
9 1401 (26.64%) Python
10 1313 (24.97%) Opscode Chef
11 1284 (24.42%) Docker
12 1266 (24.07%) Git (software)
13 1046 (19.89%) Ruby
14 1019 (19.38%) Configuration Management
15 797 (15.15%) Scrum
16 762 (14.49%) Open Source
17 731 (13.90%) Continuous Delivery
18 716 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
19 699 (13.29%) Finance
20 674 (12.82%) Security Cleared
21 671 (12.76%) Bash Shell
22 659 (12.53%) Windows
23 658 (12.51%) TDD
24 630 (11.98%) Unix
25 599 (11.39%) JIRA
26 594 (11.29%) VMware
27 590 (11.22%) JavaScript
28 564 (10.72%) Perl
29 561 (10.67%) Apache
30 524 (9.96%) Web Services

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
1 561 (10.67%) Apache
2 399 (7.59%) Confluence
3 384 (7.30%) Tomcat
4 332 (6.31%) OpenStack
5 327 (6.22%) Elasticsearch
6 202 (3.84%) nginx
7 193 (3.67%) JBoss
8 145 (2.76%) Cloud Foundry
9 140 (2.66%) WebLogic
10 135 (2.57%) IIS
11 132 (2.51%) WebSphere
12 70 (1.33%) Apache Spark
12 70 (1.33%) CMS
13 60 (1.14%) Jetty
14 57 (1.08%) Mule
15 32 (0.61%) SharePoint
15 32 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
16 29 (0.55%) Mule ESB
17 23 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
17 23 (0.44%) Mongrel
Applications
1 112 (2.13%) HipChat
2 96 (1.83%) MS Excel
3 10 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.13%) MS Office
5 6 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.095%) MS Project
7 3 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.019%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 36 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 27 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 20 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.095%) Fredhopper
7 5 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.076%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.057%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.038%) BASE24
10 2 (0.038%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.038%) Endur
10 2 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.019%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.019%) OpenText Process Suite
11 1 (0.019%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1813 (34.47%) Amazon AWS
2 716 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 337 (6.41%) PaaS
4 318 (6.05%) GitHub
5 295 (5.61%) IaaS
6 240 (4.56%) Amazon EC2
7 207 (3.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 174 (3.31%) SaaS
9 139 (2.64%) Amazon S3
10 116 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
11 77 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
12 74 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 49 (0.93%) OpenShift
14 46 (0.87%) Heroku
15 43 (0.82%) Route 53
16 39 (0.74%) Office 365
17 38 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 31 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
18 31 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
18 31 (0.59%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 351 (6.67%) DNS
2 299 (5.69%) TCP/IP
3 242 (4.60%) HTTP
4 198 (3.76%) SSL
5 194 (3.69%) Firewall
6 146 (2.78%) VPN
7 136 (2.59%) SSH
8 130 (2.47%) LDAP
9 118 (2.24%) OpenLDAP
9 118 (2.24%) OpenVPN
10 100 (1.90%) Internet
11 80 (1.52%) Network Security
12 70 (1.33%) LAN
12 70 (1.33%) WAN
13 68 (1.29%) DHCP
14 50 (0.95%) IPsec
15 49 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
16 48 (0.91%) FTP
17 29 (0.55%) Wireless
18 28 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 518 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
2 465 (8.84%) MongoDB
3 425 (8.08%) MySQL
4 384 (7.30%) Hadoop
5 347 (6.60%) NoSQL
6 270 (5.13%) SQL Server
7 262 (4.98%) Big Data
8 141 (2.68%) Redis
9 139 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 123 (2.34%) Relational Database
11 104 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
12 98 (1.86%) Oracle Database
13 77 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 44 (0.84%) RDBMS
15 40 (0.76%) Neo4j
16 38 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
17 33 (0.63%) HBase
18 32 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
19 27 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
20 26 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1628 (30.96%) Jenkins
2 1266 (24.07%) Git (software)
3 599 (11.39%) JIRA
4 377 (7.17%) Maven
5 305 (5.80%) Sonatype Nexus
6 300 (5.70%) TeamCity
7 229 (4.35%) Vagrant
8 228 (4.34%) Subversion
9 198 (3.76%) Ant
9 198 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 191 (3.63%) JUnit
10 191 (3.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 187 (3.56%) SonarQube
12 161 (3.06%) Selenium
13 159 (3.02%) Bitbucket
14 142 (2.70%) Hudson
15 140 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 125 (2.38%) JIRA Agile
17 105 (2.00%) Gradle
18 100 (1.90%) Liquibase
General
1 699 (13.29%) Finance
2 343 (6.52%) Banking
3 231 (4.39%) Retail
4 77 (1.46%) Marketing
5 69 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 64 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 61 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 50 (0.95%) Publishing
9 46 (0.87%) Front Office
9 46 (0.87%) Games
10 32 (0.61%) Advertising
11 24 (0.46%) Electronics
11 24 (0.46%) Law
11 24 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.38%) Back Office
13 17 (0.32%) Legal
14 9 (0.17%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.15%) Automotive
16 5 (0.095%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.095%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2351 (44.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 822 (15.63%) Developer
3 523 (9.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 503 (9.56%) AWS DevOps
5 459 (8.73%) AWS Engineer
6 445 (8.46%) Architect
7 431 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
8 394 (7.49%) Senior DevOps
9 369 (7.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 294 (5.59%) Java Developer
11 293 (5.57%) Consultant
11 293 (5.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 230 (4.37%) DevOps Consultant
13 208 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
14 204 (3.88%) Lead DevOps
15 161 (3.06%) Administrator
16 156 (2.97%) Senior Developer
17 136 (2.59%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
17 136 (2.59%) Java Engineer
18 127 (2.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 524 (9.96%) Web Services
2 445 (8.46%) .NET
3 357 (6.79%) HTML
4 313 (5.95%) Node.js
5 271 (5.15%) JSON
6 263 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 259 (4.92%) CSS
8 224 (4.26%) Spring
9 223 (4.24%) REST
10 220 (4.18%) ELK Stack
11 206 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
12 196 (3.73%) HTML5
13 189 (3.59%) LAMP
14 178 (3.38%) XML
15 161 (3.06%) Middleware
16 140 (2.66%) J2EE
17 137 (2.61%) RESTful
18 122 (2.32%) MCollective
19 118 (2.24%) SOAP
20 115 (2.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 268 (5.10%) Public Cloud
2 170 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (2.62%) User Experience
4 118 (2.24%) Data Centre
5 116 (2.21%) Private Cloud
6 81 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 72 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 67 (1.27%) Clustering
9 66 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (0.89%) Management Information System
11 46 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 44 (0.84%) Blog
12 44 (0.84%) Virtual Team
13 37 (0.70%) Fixed Income
14 36 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
15 33 (0.63%) Algorithms
16 32 (0.61%) Wiki
17 31 (0.59%) Data Structures
17 31 (0.59%) Equities
17 31 (0.59%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2607 (49.57%) Linux
2 659 (12.53%) Windows
3 630 (11.98%) Unix
4 462 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 442 (8.40%) CentOS
6 274 (5.21%) Ubuntu
7 211 (4.01%) Windows Server
8 106 (2.02%) CoreOS
9 64 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 56 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (0.99%) Debian
12 44 (0.84%) Fedora
13 43 (0.82%) AIX
13 43 (0.82%) Solaris
14 41 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 37 (0.70%) Apple iOS
16 36 (0.68%) Android
17 30 (0.57%) RancherOS
18 18 (0.34%) VMS
19 16 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2507 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1495 (28.43%) Continuous Integration
3 1019 (19.38%) Configuration Management
4 797 (15.15%) Scrum
5 762 (14.49%) Open Source
6 731 (13.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 658 (12.51%) TDD
8 416 (7.91%) Microservices
9 392 (7.45%) BDD
10 372 (7.07%) Software Engineering
11 358 (6.81%) E-Commerce
12 287 (5.46%) High Availability
13 284 (5.40%) ITIL
14 279 (5.31%) Kanban
15 268 (5.10%) Continuous Deployment
16 240 (4.56%) Release Management
17 229 (4.35%) Migration
18 212 (4.03%) SOA
19 203 (3.86%) Load Balancing
20 194 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1515 (28.81%) Java
2 1401 (26.64%) Python
3 1046 (19.89%) Ruby
4 671 (12.76%) Bash Shell
5 590 (11.22%) JavaScript
6 564 (10.72%) Perl
7 470 (8.94%) SQL
8 415 (7.89%) PowerShell
9 311 (5.91%) C#
10 299 (5.69%) PHP
11 287 (5.46%) Shell Script
12 282 (5.36%) Scala
13 230 (4.37%) Go
14 152 (2.89%) C++
15 120 (2.28%) C
16 92 (1.75%) Groovy
17 44 (0.84%) Clojure
18 40 (0.76%) PL/SQL
19 31 (0.59%) T-SQL
20 23 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 674 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 509 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 172 (3.27%) Degree
4 171 (3.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 68 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 44 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
7 38 (0.72%) AWS Certification
8 32 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (0.53%) CISSP
10 23 (0.44%) BC Cleared
11 22 (0.42%) CCNA
11 22 (0.42%) RHCE
12 20 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.34%) MCSA
14 17 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (0.30%) CCNP
16 15 (0.29%) MCSE
16 15 (0.29%) RHCSA
17 13 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (4.56%) QA
2 70 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 45 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.27%) COBIT
5 13 (0.25%) SLA
6 9 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.15%) GCP
8 4 (0.076%) PA-DSS
9 3 (0.057%) FATCA
10 2 (0.038%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.038%) WCAG
11 1 (0.019%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.019%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.019%) SDET
11 1 (0.019%) WAI
System Software
1 1284 (24.42%) Docker
2 306 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 194 (3.69%) vCloud
4 176 (3.35%) Active Directory
5 130 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
6 115 (2.19%) Squid
7 110 (2.09%) Postfix
8 96 (1.83%) etcd
8 96 (1.83%) vSphere
9 88 (1.67%) flannel
10 78 (1.48%) KVM
11 66 (1.25%) Xen
12 59 (1.12%) Hyper-V
13 46 (0.87%) Ceph
14 40 (0.76%) GlusterFS
15 33 (0.63%) HDFS
15 33 (0.63%) NFS
16 31 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
17 25 (0.48%) iptables
18 24 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2208 (41.99%) Puppet
2 1468 (27.91%) Ansible
3 1313 (24.97%) Opscode Chef
4 476 (9.05%) Kubernetes
5 372 (7.07%) Terraform
6 258 (4.91%) logstash
7 230 (4.37%) ZABBIX
8 186 (3.54%) Kibana
8 186 (3.54%) Nagios
9 154 (2.93%) Rancher
10 116 (2.21%) Packer
11 109 (2.07%) Mesos
12 108 (2.05%) HAProxy
13 103 (1.96%) Salt
14 92 (1.75%) Graphite
15 73 (1.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 73 (1.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 57 (1.08%) Consul
17 56 (1.06%) SCCM
18 47 (0.89%) rkt
Vendors
1 594 (11.29%) VMware
2 506 (9.62%) Red Hat
3 500 (9.51%) Oracle
4 338 (6.43%) Microsoft
5 283 (5.38%) Atlassian
6 204 (3.88%) Splunk
7 150 (2.85%) Google
8 146 (2.78%) IBM
9 125 (2.38%) Sonatype
10 96 (1.83%) Rackspace
11 94 (1.79%) MuleSoft
12 88 (1.67%) Cisco
13 87 (1.65%) SaltStack
14 85 (1.62%) AppDynamics
15 79 (1.50%) New Relic
16 66 (1.25%) HP
17 47 (0.89%) Hortonworks
18 42 (0.80%) EMC
18 42 (0.80%) ServiceNow
19 38 (0.72%) NetApp
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £excellent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £540 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Rate DOE - 6 month Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: €500 - €600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Posted: 3 days ago