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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 34 93 170
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +77
Contract jobs citing DevOps 2578 1155 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.16% 2.24% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 2.80% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1826 807 459
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 £380 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.93% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Median hourly rate £59.31 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.62% -
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
41425 41266 37858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.97% 79.99% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27604 27296 23970
Median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £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 941 1073 1088
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.31 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 July 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
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 July 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 +51 1570 £514 +8.15% 360
South East +93 290 £475 +8.57% 50
Yorkshire +35 166 £500 +20.48% 31
North West +67 131 £465 -7.00% 52
West Midlands +59 125 £433 +15.33% 8
South West +31 99 £438 +4.16% 20
East Midlands +50 89 £485 +29.33% 14
East of England -26 59 £494 +23.43% 26
North East -17 38 £500 +2.56% 7
Midlands - 1 - -
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2447 (51.98%) Linux
2 2195 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
3 2108 (44.77%) Puppet
4 1564 (33.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1502 (31.90%) Java
6 1444 (30.67%) Jenkins
7 1369 (29.08%) Continuous Integration
8 1326 (28.16%) Ansible
9 1257 (26.70%) Opscode Chef
10 1228 (26.08%) Git (software)
11 1211 (25.72%) Python
12 1126 (23.92%) Docker
13 1061 (22.54%) Ruby
14 1030 (21.88%) Configuration Management
15 708 (15.04%) Open Source
16 685 (14.55%) Windows
17 646 (13.72%) Scrum
18 642 (13.64%) Unix
19 637 (13.53%) Continuous Delivery
20 636 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
21 618 (13.13%) Finance
21 618 (13.13%) Bash Shell
22 599 (12.72%) TDD
23 582 (12.36%) Security Cleared
24 545 (11.58%) Perl
25 527 (11.19%) Web Services
26 526 (11.17%) SQL
27 517 (10.98%) Red Hat
28 505 (10.73%) JavaScript
29 501 (10.64%) Apache

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
1 501 (10.64%) Apache
2 396 (8.41%) Tomcat
3 369 (7.84%) OpenStack
4 322 (6.84%) Confluence
5 244 (5.18%) nginx
6 235 (4.99%) Elasticsearch
7 177 (3.76%) JBoss
8 145 (3.08%) WebLogic
9 136 (2.89%) IIS
10 130 (2.76%) WebSphere
11 114 (2.42%) Cloud Foundry
12 57 (1.21%) Jetty
13 56 (1.19%) CMS
14 50 (1.06%) Apache Spark
15 49 (1.04%) Mule
16 37 (0.79%) SharePoint
17 35 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
18 22 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
19 21 (0.45%) WordPress
20 17 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 97 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.23%) HipChat
3 16 (0.34%) MS Office
4 8 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.11%) MS Project
5 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.042%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 21 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 14 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.085%) BASE24
7 4 (0.085%) Endur
8 3 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.042%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.042%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.021%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.021%) OpenText Process Suite
10 1 (0.021%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.021%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.021%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.021%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.021%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1564 (33.22%) Amazon AWS
2 636 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 307 (6.52%) GitHub
4 263 (5.59%) PaaS
5 230 (4.89%) IaaS
6 213 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
7 188 (3.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 149 (3.16%) SaaS
9 142 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
10 124 (2.63%) Amazon S3
11 77 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
12 74 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 57 (1.21%) Heroku
14 48 (1.02%) Office 365
15 42 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
16 39 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
16 39 (0.83%) Route 53
17 37 (0.79%) Google App Engine
18 36 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 32 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 274 (5.82%) DNS
2 269 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 217 (4.61%) HTTP
4 162 (3.44%) Firewall
5 155 (3.29%) SSL
6 116 (2.46%) VPN
7 114 (2.42%) LDAP
8 89 (1.89%) Internet
9 82 (1.74%) LAN
10 81 (1.72%) Network Security
10 81 (1.72%) SSH
11 78 (1.66%) WAN
12 61 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
13 53 (1.13%) IPsec
14 51 (1.08%) OpenVPN
14 51 (1.08%) SAN
15 49 (1.04%) DHCP
15 49 (1.04%) FTP
16 34 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
17 28 (0.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 487 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 417 (8.86%) MySQL
3 393 (8.35%) PostgreSQL
4 362 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 308 (6.54%) SQL Server
6 250 (5.31%) Hadoop
7 217 (4.61%) Big Data
8 150 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 135 (2.87%) Redis
10 115 (2.44%) Relational Database
11 94 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
12 72 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 54 (1.15%) Oracle Database
14 47 (1.00%) Neo4j
14 47 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 45 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
16 31 (0.66%) HBase
17 25 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
18 22 (0.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1444 (30.67%) Jenkins
2 1228 (26.08%) Git (software)
3 485 (10.30%) JIRA
4 329 (6.99%) Maven
5 278 (5.90%) TeamCity
6 242 (5.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 216 (4.59%) Subversion
8 214 (4.55%) Vagrant
9 189 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 160 (3.40%) Artifactory
11 156 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 154 (3.27%) Ant
13 151 (3.21%) Hudson
14 150 (3.19%) Selenium
15 147 (3.12%) Octopus Deploy
16 130 (2.76%) JUnit
17 119 (2.53%) GitLab
18 107 (2.27%) SonarQube
19 96 (2.04%) Gradle
20 95 (2.02%) Bitbucket
General
1 618 (13.13%) Finance
2 300 (6.37%) Banking
3 191 (4.06%) Retail
4 71 (1.51%) Marketing
5 58 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 56 (1.19%) Investment Banking
7 55 (1.17%) Games
8 54 (1.15%) Publishing
9 46 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 39 (0.83%) Front Office
11 24 (0.51%) Law
12 23 (0.49%) Legal
13 21 (0.45%) Advertising
13 21 (0.45%) Electronics
14 20 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 19 (0.40%) Back Office
16 5 (0.11%) International Banking
17 4 (0.085%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.085%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.064%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2140 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 769 (16.33%) Developer
3 533 (11.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 442 (9.39%) AWS DevOps
5 428 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 413 (8.77%) AWS Engineer
7 387 (8.22%) Senior DevOps
8 366 (7.77%) Architect
9 365 (7.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 306 (6.50%) Consultant
11 283 (6.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 280 (5.95%) Java Developer
13 243 (5.16%) DevOps Consultant
14 205 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
15 181 (3.84%) Lead DevOps
16 142 (3.02%) Java Engineer
17 138 (2.93%) Administrator
18 119 (2.53%) Software Engineer
19 116 (2.46%) Operations Engineer
20 110 (2.34%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (11.19%) Web Services
2 447 (9.49%) .NET
3 328 (6.97%) HTML
4 284 (6.03%) Node.js
5 240 (5.10%) CSS
6 222 (4.72%) Spring
7 198 (4.21%) REST
8 192 (4.08%) JSON
9 188 (3.99%) AngularJS
10 185 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
11 181 (3.84%) XML
12 178 (3.78%) HTML5
13 175 (3.72%) ELK Stack
13 175 (3.72%) LAMP
14 170 (3.61%) J2EE
15 144 (3.06%) Middleware
16 141 (2.99%) Sensu
17 126 (2.68%) Hibernate
17 126 (2.68%) SOAP
18 122 (2.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 166 (3.53%) Public Cloud
2 142 (3.02%) Data Centre
3 134 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (2.57%) User Experience
5 111 (2.36%) Private Cloud
6 72 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 63 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 56 (1.19%) Clustering
8 56 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 47 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
10 43 (0.91%) Wiki
11 40 (0.85%) Virtual Team
12 38 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 35 (0.74%) Blog
14 33 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
15 29 (0.62%) Algorithms
15 29 (0.62%) Fintech
16 28 (0.59%) Fixed Income
16 28 (0.59%) Visualisation
17 26 (0.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2447 (51.98%) Linux
2 685 (14.55%) Windows
3 642 (13.64%) Unix
4 448 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 369 (7.84%) CentOS
6 221 (4.69%) Ubuntu
7 178 (3.78%) Windows Server
8 136 (2.89%) CoreOS
9 59 (1.25%) Solaris
10 53 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 44 (0.93%) Fedora
12 43 (0.91%) Mac OS X
13 41 (0.87%) AIX
13 41 (0.87%) Debian
14 37 (0.79%) Apple iOS
15 33 (0.70%) Android
16 31 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (0.64%) VMS
18 21 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
19 16 (0.34%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2195 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1369 (29.08%) Continuous Integration
3 1030 (21.88%) Configuration Management
4 708 (15.04%) Open Source
5 646 (13.72%) Scrum
6 637 (13.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 599 (12.72%) TDD
8 384 (8.16%) Software Engineering
9 308 (6.54%) E-Commerce
10 279 (5.93%) BDD
11 260 (5.52%) Microservices
12 243 (5.16%) Release Management
13 242 (5.14%) Kanban
14 232 (4.93%) ITIL
15 224 (4.76%) High Availability
16 222 (4.72%) Migration
17 197 (4.18%) Mentoring
18 194 (4.12%) SOA
19 174 (3.70%) OO
20 154 (3.27%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1502 (31.90%) Java
2 1211 (25.72%) Python
3 1061 (22.54%) Ruby
4 618 (13.13%) Bash Shell
5 545 (11.58%) Perl
6 526 (11.17%) SQL
7 505 (10.73%) JavaScript
8 384 (8.16%) PowerShell
9 304 (6.46%) C#
10 262 (5.56%) PHP
11 250 (5.31%) Scala
12 248 (5.27%) Go
13 241 (5.12%) Shell Script
14 151 (3.21%) C++
15 85 (1.81%) Groovy
16 55 (1.17%) C
17 52 (1.10%) PL/SQL
18 32 (0.68%) Korn
19 26 (0.55%) Clojure
20 22 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 582 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 428 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 160 (3.40%) Degree
4 101 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 74 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 32 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (0.59%) AWS Certification
7 28 (0.59%) CISSP
8 27 (0.57%) BC Cleared
8 27 (0.57%) CCNA
9 21 (0.45%) CCNP
10 18 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
10 18 (0.38%) RHCE
11 17 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (0.34%) RHCSA
13 15 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.23%) PhD
16 7 (0.15%) MCSE
17 6 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (3.67%) QA
2 62 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 28 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.36%) COBIT
5 15 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.25%) SLA
7 7 (0.15%) GCP
8 3 (0.064%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.064%) FATCA
9 2 (0.042%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.042%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.042%) SDET
9 2 (0.042%) WCAG
10 1 (0.021%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.021%) WAI
System Software
1 1126 (23.92%) Docker
2 272 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (3.91%) Active Directory
4 129 (2.74%) etcd
5 125 (2.66%) flannel
6 124 (2.63%) vSphere
7 117 (2.49%) vCloud
8 105 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
9 91 (1.93%) Ceph
10 88 (1.87%) GlusterFS
11 85 (1.81%) KVM
12 67 (1.42%) Hyper-V
13 58 (1.23%) Xen
14 51 (1.08%) Postfix
15 50 (1.06%) NFS
15 50 (1.06%) Squid
16 48 (1.02%) VMware ESX
17 19 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
18 18 (0.38%) iptables
18 18 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2108 (44.77%) Puppet
2 1326 (28.16%) Ansible
3 1257 (26.70%) Opscode Chef
4 434 (9.22%) Kubernetes
5 269 (5.71%) Terraform
6 251 (5.33%) logstash
7 248 (5.27%) Nagios
8 157 (3.33%) Graphite
9 142 (3.02%) HAProxy
10 137 (2.91%) ZABBIX
11 135 (2.87%) Kibana
12 115 (2.44%) Packer
13 111 (2.36%) Salt
14 109 (2.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 109 (2.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 104 (2.21%) Mesos
16 94 (2.00%) rkt
17 70 (1.49%) SCCM
18 61 (1.30%) Rancher
19 52 (1.10%) Consul
Vendors
1 517 (10.98%) Red Hat
2 487 (10.34%) VMware
3 431 (9.15%) Oracle
4 337 (7.16%) Microsoft
5 238 (5.06%) Atlassian
6 204 (4.33%) Splunk
7 173 (3.67%) Google
8 165 (3.50%) IBM
9 86 (1.83%) Rackspace
10 84 (1.78%) Cisco
11 79 (1.68%) New Relic
12 66 (1.40%) MuleSoft
13 65 (1.38%) HP
14 59 (1.25%) Sonatype
15 58 (1.23%) AppDynamics
16 55 (1.17%) SaltStack
17 53 (1.13%) EMC
18 48 (1.02%) NetApp
19 36 (0.76%) ServiceNow
20 35 (0.74%) Veritas
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Rate: £350 - £380 per day
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South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day £475, rolling contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day Rates up to £565/day, 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £470 Per Day Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
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Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £625 per day
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Wiltshire
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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North West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
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London
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Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
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London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
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Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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London
Rullion IT Plus
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City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
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Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
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London
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Lincoln, Lincolnshire
The Bridge Ltd
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Joseph Harry Ltd
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Austin Fraser
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