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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 91 167 327
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +160
Contract jobs citing DevOps 1135 643 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.23% 1.32% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 1.73% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 461 183
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £26.50
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
39455 37165 33497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.65% 76.32% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25919 23647 20610
Average daily rate £415 £408 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1127 1015
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £31.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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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 +40 656 £475 +5.55% 205
East of England +56 122 £400 +3.22% 30
South East +26 113 £430 +15.43% 41
Yorkshire +43 75 £400 +23.07% 25
South West +11 60 £425 - 18
North West +8 56 £456 +14.06% 16
East Midlands - 28 £488 - 7
West Midlands +7 17 £400 +14.28% 4
North East -9 12 £319 -15.00% 4
Midlands - 1 - -
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1192 (57.36%) Linux
2 1074 (51.68%) Puppet
3 878 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
4 799 (38.45%) Opscode Chef
5 760 (36.57%) Java
6 710 (34.17%) Continuous Integration
7 702 (33.78%) Amazon AWS
8 676 (32.53%) Jenkins
9 608 (29.26%) Python
10 590 (28.39%) Ruby
11 538 (25.89%) Configuration Management
12 439 (21.13%) Git (software)
13 379 (18.24%) Windows
14 375 (18.05%) Ansible
15 360 (17.32%) Web Services
16 352 (16.94%) MySQL
17 350 (16.84%) Bash Shell
18 346 (16.65%) Scrum
19 327 (15.74%) MongoDB
20 317 (15.26%) UNIX
21 316 (15.21%) VMware
22 307 (14.77%) Open Source
23 297 (14.29%) Perl
23 297 (14.29%) Red Hat
24 272 (13.09%) TDD
25 268 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 259 (12.46%) PHP
27 255 (12.27%) SQL
28 253 (12.18%) Apache
29 238 (11.45%) Docker

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 253 (12.18%) Apache
2 189 (9.10%) Tomcat
3 171 (8.23%) OpenStack
4 126 (6.06%) nginx
5 124 (5.97%) IIS
6 113 (5.44%) Node.js
7 93 (4.48%) JBoss
8 86 (4.14%) Confluence
9 62 (2.98%) WebLogic
10 59 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
11 52 (2.50%) WebSphere
12 30 (1.44%) Drupal
13 23 (1.11%) Jetty
14 22 (1.06%) SharePoint
15 20 (0.96%) Apache Solr
16 18 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 16 (0.77%) MediaWiki
17 16 (0.77%) Mule ESB
18 14 (0.67%) CMS
19 13 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 42 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.096%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.096%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.096%) HipChat
3 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.19%) Magento
3 3 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.096%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (0.048%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.048%) Summit
5 1 (0.048%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.048%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.048%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 702 (33.78%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
4 80 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 75 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 72 (3.46%) PaaS
7 64 (3.08%) Amazon S3
8 51 (2.45%) IaaS
9 42 (2.02%) SaaS
10 40 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 40 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
11 30 (1.44%) Route 53
12 23 (1.11%) GitHub
13 21 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 15 (0.72%) Google App Engine
15 13 (0.63%) Heroku
15 13 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 12 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 11 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (6.40%) DNS
2 121 (5.82%) HTTP
3 113 (5.44%) Firewall
4 109 (5.25%) TCP/IP
5 76 (3.66%) Internet
6 74 (3.56%) Network Security
7 73 (3.51%) SSL
8 58 (2.79%) DHCP
9 48 (2.31%) LDAP
10 47 (2.26%) IPsec
11 46 (2.21%) VPN
12 37 (1.78%) FTP
13 33 (1.59%) WAN
14 30 (1.44%) LAN
15 25 (1.20%) SAN
16 24 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
17 15 (0.72%) DMZ
18 13 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
18 13 (0.63%) VLAN
19 12 (0.58%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (16.94%) MySQL
2 327 (15.74%) MongoDB
3 224 (10.78%) NoSQL
4 164 (7.89%) SQL Server
5 148 (7.12%) PostgreSQL
6 118 (5.68%) Redis
7 111 (5.34%) Relational Database
8 75 (3.61%) RDBMS
9 66 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 60 (2.89%) Big Data
11 51 (2.45%) Hadoop
12 46 (2.21%) CouchDB
13 34 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
14 28 (1.35%) Oracle Database
15 25 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (1.15%) Couchbase
17 21 (1.01%) DB2
17 21 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 13 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 676 (32.53%) Jenkins
2 439 (21.13%) Git (software)
3 173 (8.33%) Maven
3 173 (8.33%) JIRA
4 167 (8.04%) Subversion
5 141 (6.79%) TeamCity
6 100 (4.81%) Hudson
7 66 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 66 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 60 (2.89%) Ant
9 58 (2.79%) Cucumber
10 53 (2.55%) Selenium
11 41 (1.97%) Artifactory
12 36 (1.73%) Gerrit
13 34 (1.64%) Mercurial
14 30 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
15 29 (1.40%) Gradle
16 27 (1.30%) JUnit
17 25 (1.20%) JMeter
18 23 (1.11%) SonarQube
General
1 176 (8.47%) Finance
2 76 (3.66%) Banking
3 49 (2.36%) Retail
4 47 (2.26%) Games
5 39 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 30 (1.44%) Publishing
7 22 (1.06%) Marketing
8 17 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 15 (0.72%) Legal
10 10 (0.48%) Billing
11 9 (0.43%) Advertising
12 6 (0.29%) Electronics
13 5 (0.24%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.19%) Automotive
15 3 (0.14%) Back Office
15 3 (0.14%) German Language
16 2 (0.096%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.096%) Turkish Language
16 2 (0.096%) Front Office
16 2 (0.096%) Law
Job Titles
1 922 (44.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 278 (13.38%) Developer
3 237 (11.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 169 (8.13%) Architect
5 160 (7.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 111 (5.34%) Administrator
7 104 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 103 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
9 95 (4.57%) Consultant
10 81 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
11 66 (3.18%) Linux Administrator
12 62 (2.98%) DevOps Consultant
13 58 (2.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 47 (2.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 45 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
16 44 (2.12%) Senior Developer
17 42 (2.02%) Systems Engineer
18 35 (1.68%) Technical Architect
19 27 (1.30%) Analyst
20 26 (1.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (17.32%) Web Services
2 213 (10.25%) .NET
3 148 (7.12%) HTML
4 130 (6.26%) J2EE
5 108 (5.20%) LAMP
6 101 (4.86%) RESTful
7 96 (4.62%) CSS
8 95 (4.57%) REST
9 90 (4.33%) HTML5
10 87 (4.19%) AngularJS
11 85 (4.09%) RabbitMQ
12 79 (3.80%) Spring
13 61 (2.94%) XML
14 55 (2.65%) JSON
15 53 (2.55%) jQuery
15 53 (2.55%) SOAP
16 49 (2.36%) Middleware
17 45 (2.17%) ASP.NET
18 42 (2.02%) Ruby on Rails
19 36 (1.73%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 95 (4.57%) Data Centre
2 58 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 48 (2.31%) Mobile App
5 36 (1.73%) Clustering
6 35 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 33 (1.59%) User Experience
7 33 (1.59%) Private Cloud
8 32 (1.54%) Public Cloud
9 31 (1.49%) Digital Media
10 22 (1.06%) Wiki
11 19 (0.91%) Computer Science
12 17 (0.82%) Replication
12 17 (0.82%) Visualisation
13 16 (0.77%) iPad
14 13 (0.63%) Online Games
15 12 (0.58%) Streaming Video
16 11 (0.53%) iPhone
17 9 (0.43%) Device Driver
18 8 (0.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1192 (57.36%) Linux
2 379 (18.24%) Windows
3 317 (15.26%) UNIX
4 268 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 199 (9.58%) CentOS
6 138 (6.64%) Ubuntu
7 54 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (1.64%) Debian
9 28 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 27 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (1.30%) Android
10 27 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (1.11%) Solaris
11 23 (1.11%) AIX
12 6 (0.29%) SUSE
12 6 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
13 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.19%) Scientific Linux
14 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 710 (34.17%) Continuous Integration
3 538 (25.89%) Configuration Management
4 346 (16.65%) Scrum
5 307 (14.77%) Open Source
6 272 (13.09%) TDD
7 230 (11.07%) Continuous Delivery
8 158 (7.60%) E-Commerce
9 142 (6.83%) BDD
10 122 (5.87%) Load Balancing
11 112 (5.39%) Kanban
12 104 (5.00%) SOA
13 103 (4.96%) Automated Testing
14 87 (4.19%) MVC
15 84 (4.04%) Software Engineering
16 82 (3.95%) Microservices
17 76 (3.66%) Migration
18 72 (3.46%) OO
19 68 (3.27%) Release Management
19 68 (3.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 760 (36.57%) Java
2 608 (29.26%) Python
3 590 (28.39%) Ruby
4 350 (16.84%) Bash Shell
5 297 (14.29%) Perl
6 259 (12.46%) PHP
7 255 (12.27%) SQL
8 203 (9.77%) JavaScript
9 167 (8.04%) PowerShell
10 121 (5.82%) C#
11 86 (4.14%) Shell Script
12 80 (3.85%) Scala
13 44 (2.12%) C
14 42 (2.02%) Clojure
15 40 (1.92%) Go
16 37 (1.78%) Groovy
17 32 (1.54%) C++
18 12 (0.58%) Korn
19 8 (0.38%) VBScript
20 6 (0.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 124 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 66 (3.18%) SC Cleared
3 54 (2.60%) Degree
4 22 (1.06%) CCNA
4 22 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.34%) CISSP
7 6 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.29%) CISM
7 6 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.19%) RHCE
8 4 (0.19%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.14%) CISA
9 3 (0.14%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.14%) VCAP
9 3 (0.14%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.14%) CCSA
10 2 (0.096%) MCITP
10 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.096%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (6.30%) QA
2 27 (1.30%) SLA
3 9 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.096%) COBIT
5 2 (0.096%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 238 (11.45%) Docker
2 185 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.74%) vCloud
4 45 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 39 (1.88%) vSphere
6 33 (1.59%) Varnish
7 32 (1.54%) Hyper-V
8 26 (1.25%) KVM
9 24 (1.15%) XenServer
10 21 (1.01%) iptables
11 20 (0.96%) Samba
12 19 (0.91%) Postfix
12 19 (0.91%) VirtualBox
13 13 (0.63%) QEMU
13 13 (0.63%) VMware ESX
13 13 (0.63%) Xen
14 10 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (0.48%) Firmware
15 7 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1074 (51.68%) Puppet
2 799 (38.45%) Opscode Chef
3 375 (18.05%) Ansible
4 163 (7.84%) Vagrant
5 161 (7.75%) Nagios
6 141 (6.79%) Salt
7 78 (3.75%) ZABBIX
8 60 (2.89%) Graphite
9 48 (2.31%) Kibana
10 45 (2.17%) HAProxy
11 38 (1.83%) logstash
12 35 (1.68%) Rundeck
13 34 (1.64%) Cobbler
14 32 (1.54%) Zenoss
15 27 (1.30%) Tivoli
16 23 (1.11%) Opsview
17 18 (0.87%) Cacti
17 18 (0.87%) SCOM
18 14 (0.67%) Icinga
19 13 (0.63%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 316 (15.21%) VMware
2 297 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 204 (9.82%) Oracle
4 158 (7.60%) Microsoft
5 73 (3.51%) Splunk
6 58 (2.79%) New Relic
7 55 (2.65%) IBM
8 51 (2.45%) Rackspace
9 49 (2.36%) Google
10 39 (1.88%) Atlassian
10 39 (1.88%) Citrix
11 34 (1.64%) SaltStack
12 31 (1.49%) Perforce
13 30 (1.44%) Cisco
14 22 (1.06%) Adobe
15 21 (1.01%) HP
15 21 (1.01%) AppDynamics
16 18 (0.87%) SAP
17 17 (0.82%) Informatica
17 17 (0.82%) webMethods
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