The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills 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 over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 98 237 393
Rank change year-on-year
+139 +156
Contract jobs citing DevOps 986 381 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.07% 0.82% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.09% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 285 90
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
36399 34842 30332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.25% 75.38% 73.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 21346 18415
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 1089 1114
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +88 646 £488 +6.55% 188
South East +76 115 £400 -3.03% 48
South West +31 58 £450 -5.26% 11
Yorkshire +29 55 £363 +20.83% 23
East Midlands +32 39 £350 - 3
North West -3 28 £493 +40.71% 10
East of England +23 24 £475 +11.76% 15
West Midlands - 10 £444 - 5
North East +7 7 £370 +49.49% 6
Midlands - - - -
South Coast - - - -
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps.

1 1175 (56.54%) Linux
2 1133 (54.52%) Puppet
3 974 (46.87%) Agile Software Development
4 792 (38.11%) Java
5 784 (37.73%) Continuous Integration
6 748 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
7 717 (34.50%) Jenkins
8 627 (30.17%) Ruby
9 619 (29.79%) Python
10 513 (24.69%) Configuration Management
11 443 (21.32%) Git (software)
12 433 (20.84%) Scrum
13 379 (18.24%) Bash Shell
14 350 (16.84%) Windows
15 344 (16.55%) UNIX
16 338 (16.27%) Web Services
16 338 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
17 335 (16.12%) Apache
18 333 (16.03%) VMware
19 327 (15.74%) MongoDB
20 326 (15.69%) MySQL
21 321 (15.45%) Perl
21 321 (15.45%) Open Source
22 295 (14.20%) Ansible
23 284 (13.67%) PHP
24 270 (12.99%) Red Hat
25 262 (12.61%) Nagios
26 254 (12.22%) CentOS
27 241 (11.60%) NoSQL
28 239 (11.50%) TDD

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 335 (16.12%) Apache
2 163 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 155 (7.46%) OpenStack
4 142 (6.83%) nginx
5 141 (6.79%) Node.js
6 105 (5.05%) JBoss
7 103 (4.96%) Confluence
8 82 (3.95%) IIS
9 79 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
10 61 (2.94%) WebLogic
11 44 (2.12%) WebSphere
11 44 (2.12%) Drupal
12 32 (1.54%) Apache Solr
13 24 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
14 21 (1.01%) Jetty
15 20 (0.96%) CMS
16 17 (0.82%) MediaWiki
17 15 (0.72%) SharePoint
18 11 (0.53%) uWSGI
19 10 (0.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 52 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.048%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.048%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 9 (0.43%) assyst
2 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.14%) RMDS
3 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.048%) Magento
4 1 (0.048%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 338 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (6.40%) Amazon EC2
3 126 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 125 (6.02%) PaaS
5 63 (3.03%) Amazon S3
6 47 (2.26%) IaaS
7 42 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
8 38 (1.83%) Amazon ELB
9 33 (1.59%) SaaS
10 24 (1.15%) Route 53
11 18 (0.87%) GitHub
11 18 (0.87%) Heroku
12 16 (0.77%) Engine Yard
13 14 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (0.58%) Joyent
15 11 (0.53%) Google App Engine
16 7 (0.34%) OpenShift
17 5 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 5 (0.24%) ElastiCache
18 4 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 174 (8.37%) DNS
2 145 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 127 (6.11%) Firewall
4 113 (5.44%) HTTP
5 96 (4.62%) SSL
6 70 (3.37%) Internet
7 65 (3.13%) DHCP
8 57 (2.74%) Network Security
9 51 (2.45%) LDAP
10 40 (1.92%) IPsec
11 35 (1.68%) LAN
11 35 (1.68%) VPN
12 34 (1.64%) WAN
12 34 (1.64%) FTP
13 25 (1.20%) SAN
14 22 (1.06%) VLAN
15 18 (0.87%) IPv6
16 16 (0.77%) OSPF
16 16 (0.77%) BGP
16 16 (0.77%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (15.74%) MongoDB
2 326 (15.69%) MySQL
3 241 (11.60%) NoSQL
4 128 (6.16%) SQL Server
5 119 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
6 104 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 103 (4.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 92 (4.43%) Redis
9 76 (3.66%) RDBMS
10 68 (3.27%) Hadoop
11 61 (2.94%) Big Data
12 39 (1.88%) CouchDB
13 38 (1.83%) Riak
14 28 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
15 26 (1.25%) MariaDB
16 25 (1.20%) Couchbase
17 24 (1.15%) Oracle Database
18 18 (0.87%) Hypertable
19 16 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
20 13 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 717 (34.50%) Jenkins
2 443 (21.32%) Git (software)
3 211 (10.15%) Maven
4 210 (10.11%) Subversion
5 201 (9.67%) JIRA
6 193 (9.29%) TeamCity
7 117 (5.63%) Hudson
8 81 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 63 (3.03%) Cucumber
10 56 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 56 (2.69%) Ant
11 40 (1.92%) Selenium
12 35 (1.68%) Artifactory
13 26 (1.25%) JMeter
14 24 (1.15%) Gerrit
14 24 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
15 21 (1.01%) Gradle
15 21 (1.01%) Fiddler
15 21 (1.01%) JUnit
16 19 (0.91%) Mercurial
General
1 132 (6.35%) Finance
2 71 (3.42%) Banking
3 41 (1.97%) Games
4 38 (1.83%) Publishing
5 35 (1.68%) Retail
5 35 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.01%) Marketing
7 14 (0.67%) Law
7 14 (0.67%) Front Office
7 14 (0.67%) Advertising
8 13 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.58%) Legal
10 9 (0.43%) Electronics
11 6 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.14%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.096%) Billing
13 2 (0.096%) Back Office
13 2 (0.096%) German Language
13 2 (0.096%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 935 (45.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 303 (14.58%) Developer
3 220 (10.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 195 (9.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 160 (7.70%) Architect
6 117 (5.63%) Java Developer
7 88 (4.23%) Consultant
8 72 (3.46%) Administrator
9 64 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
10 61 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
10 61 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
11 56 (2.69%) DevOps Consultant
12 46 (2.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 41 (1.97%) Technical Architect
14 34 (1.64%) Senior Developer
14 34 (1.64%) Web Engineer
15 33 (1.59%) DevOps Architect
15 33 (1.59%) DevOps Specialist
16 31 (1.49%) Linux Administrator
17 28 (1.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (16.27%) Web Services
2 168 (8.08%) .NET
3 124 (5.97%) HTML
4 111 (5.34%) LAMP
5 99 (4.76%) Spring
6 95 (4.57%) J2EE
7 92 (4.43%) CSS
8 80 (3.85%) REST
9 76 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
10 66 (3.18%) XML
11 65 (3.13%) HTML5
12 60 (2.89%) jQuery
13 57 (2.74%) RESTful
14 56 (2.69%) JSON
14 56 (2.69%) AngularJS
15 52 (2.50%) MCollective
16 51 (2.45%) Hibernate
17 47 (2.26%) Middleware
18 46 (2.21%) ActiveMQ
18 46 (2.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 321 (15.45%) Open Source
2 65 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (2.79%) Clustering
4 44 (2.12%) Computer Science
4 44 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
5 40 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 31 (1.49%) Wiki
7 23 (1.11%) Replication
7 23 (1.11%) User Experience
8 21 (1.01%) Device Driver
9 18 (0.87%) Online Games
10 17 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 15 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 14 (0.67%) Taxonomies
13 13 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (0.53%) Management Information System
14 11 (0.53%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.43%) DTV
15 9 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
16 7 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1175 (56.54%) Linux
2 350 (16.84%) Windows
3 344 (16.55%) UNIX
4 254 (12.22%) CentOS
5 230 (11.07%) Ubuntu
6 209 (10.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 86 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (2.98%) Debian
9 30 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (1.40%) AIX
10 29 (1.40%) Android
11 22 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 20 (0.96%) Solaris
12 20 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 11 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.29%) Fedora
15 6 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
15 6 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 974 (46.87%) Agile Software Development
2 784 (37.73%) Continuous Integration
3 513 (24.69%) Configuration Management
4 433 (20.84%) Scrum
5 239 (11.50%) TDD
6 152 (7.31%) Automated Testing
7 149 (7.17%) E-Commerce
8 140 (6.74%) Kanban
9 130 (6.26%) BDD
10 116 (5.58%) Load Balancing
11 103 (4.96%) Release Management
12 102 (4.91%) SOA
13 91 (4.38%) Software Engineering
14 86 (4.14%) Build Automation
15 83 (3.99%) OO
16 80 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
17 77 (3.71%) Change Management
18 71 (3.42%) ITIL
19 66 (3.18%) Project Management
20 64 (3.08%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 792 (38.11%) Java
2 627 (30.17%) Ruby
3 619 (29.79%) Python
4 379 (18.24%) Bash Shell
5 321 (15.45%) Perl
6 284 (13.67%) PHP
7 215 (10.35%) SQL
8 159 (7.65%) JavaScript
9 141 (6.79%) PowerShell
10 109 (5.25%) Shell Script
11 107 (5.15%) C#
12 100 (4.81%) Scala
13 47 (2.26%) C
14 46 (2.21%) C++
15 42 (2.02%) Groovy
16 36 (1.73%) Clojure
17 28 (1.35%) Golang
18 24 (1.15%) Korn
19 7 (0.34%) PHP5
19 7 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 186 (8.95%) Security Cleared
2 114 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 67 (3.22%) Degree
4 28 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (1.35%) VCP4
5 27 (1.30%) CCNA
6 22 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.34%) CISSP
9 6 (0.29%) CISM
9 6 (0.29%) CCSA
9 6 (0.29%) JNCIA
10 5 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.19%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.096%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.096%) RHCE
13 1 (0.048%) CCNP
13 1 (0.048%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.048%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.52%) QA
2 26 (1.25%) SLA
3 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.048%) EMIR
System Software
1 177 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (4.81%) Docker
3 70 (3.37%) Active Directory
4 52 (2.50%) Varnish
5 51 (2.45%) vCloud
6 49 (2.36%) vSphere
7 36 (1.73%) XenServer
8 28 (1.35%) Samba
9 22 (1.06%) Xen
10 21 (1.01%) VMware ESX
11 19 (0.91%) Postfix
12 18 (0.87%) Hyper-V
12 18 (0.87%) KVM
12 18 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
13 15 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
14 14 (0.67%) NFS
15 12 (0.58%) VirtualBox
16 11 (0.53%) Shibboleth
17 8 (0.38%) Squid
18 7 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1133 (54.52%) Puppet
2 748 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
3 295 (14.20%) Ansible
4 262 (12.61%) Nagios
5 140 (6.74%) Vagrant
6 135 (6.50%) Salt
7 93 (4.48%) ZABBIX
8 68 (3.27%) Graphite
9 48 (2.31%) Cobbler
10 36 (1.73%) collectd
11 35 (1.68%) HAProxy
12 33 (1.59%) Kibana
13 32 (1.54%) Cacti
14 27 (1.30%) Opsview
14 27 (1.30%) Icinga
15 24 (1.15%) CFEngine
16 23 (1.11%) Tivoli
17 18 (0.87%) SCCM
17 18 (0.87%) SCOM
17 18 (0.87%) Graylog
Vendors
1 333 (16.03%) VMware
2 270 (12.99%) Red Hat
3 193 (9.29%) Oracle
4 133 (6.40%) Microsoft
5 82 (3.95%) Rackspace
6 60 (2.89%) Splunk
7 58 (2.79%) New Relic
8 48 (2.31%) Atlassian
9 44 (2.12%) Akamai
10 43 (2.07%) SaltStack
11 41 (1.97%) Citrix
12 31 (1.49%) IBM
12 31 (1.49%) Perforce
13 29 (1.40%) Cisco
14 25 (1.20%) Google
15 24 (1.15%) F5
15 24 (1.15%) Percona
16 16 (0.77%) DigitalOcean
17 14 (0.67%) Websense
18 12 (0.58%) ForgeRock
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