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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 36 94 173
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +79
Contract jobs citing DevOps 2406 1145 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.89% 2.25% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.93% 2.82% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1733 829 468
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 £388 £338 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
40583 40631 38403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.76% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27251 26714 24507
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 1080 1138
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +52 1438 £513 +7.89% 300
South East +104 277 £475 +8.57% 50
Yorkshire +47 182 £498 +24.37% 30
North West +42 131 £450 +1.40% 37
West Midlands +61 108 £415 +7.09% 16
East Midlands +35 76 £525 +7.69% 25
South West +17 74 £425 - 24
East of England -15 68 £500 +25.00% 19
North East -21 47 £500 +56.86% 4
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2262 (52.52%) Linux
2 2029 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1952 (45.32%) Puppet
4 1463 (33.97%) Java
5 1379 (32.02%) Amazon AWS
6 1367 (31.74%) Jenkins
7 1275 (29.60%) Continuous Integration
8 1185 (27.51%) Ansible
9 1168 (27.12%) Opscode Chef
10 1167 (27.10%) Python
11 1140 (26.47%) Git (software)
12 1003 (23.29%) Ruby
13 986 (22.89%) Docker
14 962 (22.34%) Configuration Management
15 662 (15.37%) Windows
16 656 (15.23%) Open Source
17 652 (15.14%) Unix
18 613 (14.23%) Bash Shell
19 593 (13.77%) Finance
20 577 (13.40%) Continuous Delivery
21 572 (13.28%) Scrum
22 561 (13.03%) Microsoft Azure
23 536 (12.44%) TDD
24 529 (12.28%) SQL
25 528 (12.26%) Perl
26 512 (11.89%) Security Cleared
27 483 (11.21%) Red Hat
28 478 (11.10%) Web Services
29 466 (10.82%) JavaScript
30 457 (10.61%) MongoDB

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
1 415 (9.64%) Apache
2 363 (8.43%) OpenStack
3 357 (8.29%) Tomcat
4 242 (5.62%) Confluence
5 241 (5.60%) nginx
6 167 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
7 146 (3.39%) JBoss
8 141 (3.27%) IIS
9 134 (3.11%) WebLogic
10 127 (2.95%) WebSphere
11 110 (2.55%) Cloud Foundry
12 59 (1.37%) Jetty
13 52 (1.21%) CMS
14 42 (0.98%) Mule
15 39 (0.91%) Apache Spark
16 35 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
17 34 (0.79%) SharePoint
18 20 (0.46%) WordPress
19 18 (0.42%) Drupal
20 17 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 97 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.63%) HipChat
3 19 (0.44%) MS Office
4 7 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.093%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.093%) MS Project
6 4 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.046%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 18 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 8 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.093%) BASE24
8 3 (0.070%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.046%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.046%) Endur
10 1 (0.023%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.023%) OpenText Process Suite
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.023%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.023%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.023%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1379 (32.02%) Amazon AWS
2 561 (13.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 290 (6.73%) GitHub
4 256 (5.94%) PaaS
5 226 (5.25%) IaaS
6 191 (4.43%) Amazon EC2
7 162 (3.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 140 (3.25%) SaaS
9 138 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
10 107 (2.48%) Amazon S3
11 76 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
12 69 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 64 (1.49%) Heroku
14 46 (1.07%) Office 365
15 45 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
16 40 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
16 40 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 37 (0.86%) Google App Engine
18 36 (0.84%) Route 53
19 32 (0.74%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 248 (5.76%) TCP/IP
2 232 (5.39%) DNS
3 209 (4.85%) HTTP
4 144 (3.34%) Firewall
5 131 (3.04%) SSL
6 105 (2.44%) LDAP
7 94 (2.18%) Internet
7 94 (2.18%) VPN
8 78 (1.81%) LAN
9 74 (1.72%) Network Security
10 73 (1.69%) WAN
11 54 (1.25%) DHCP
12 52 (1.21%) IPsec
12 52 (1.21%) SAN
13 47 (1.09%) FTP
14 40 (0.93%) SSH
15 38 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
16 25 (0.58%) NAS
16 25 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (10.61%) MongoDB
2 385 (8.94%) MySQL
3 359 (8.34%) NoSQL
4 286 (6.64%) SQL Server
5 285 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
6 194 (4.50%) Big Data
7 177 (4.11%) Hadoop
8 154 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 127 (2.95%) Redis
10 116 (2.69%) Relational Database
11 86 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
12 57 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 53 (1.23%) Oracle Database
14 46 (1.07%) RDBMS
15 45 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
16 43 (1.00%) Neo4j
17 29 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (0.51%) MariaDB
19 21 (0.49%) DB2
20 19 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1367 (31.74%) Jenkins
2 1140 (26.47%) Git (software)
3 393 (9.12%) JIRA
4 316 (7.34%) Maven
5 260 (6.04%) TeamCity
6 209 (4.85%) Vagrant
7 195 (4.53%) Subversion
8 193 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
9 170 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 154 (3.58%) Hudson
11 151 (3.51%) Artifactory
12 146 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 145 (3.37%) Selenium
14 130 (3.02%) Octopus Deploy
15 119 (2.76%) Ant
16 116 (2.69%) GitLab
17 88 (2.04%) Gradle
18 86 (2.00%) JUnit
19 80 (1.86%) Travis CI
20 75 (1.74%) SonarQube
General
1 593 (13.77%) Finance
2 280 (6.50%) Banking
3 158 (3.67%) Retail
4 68 (1.58%) Marketing
5 59 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 57 (1.32%) Games
7 48 (1.11%) Investment Banking
8 46 (1.07%) Publishing
9 40 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 29 (0.67%) Front Office
11 25 (0.58%) Law
12 22 (0.51%) Legal
13 21 (0.49%) Electronics
13 21 (0.49%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.44%) Advertising
15 14 (0.33%) Back Office
16 5 (0.12%) International Banking
16 5 (0.12%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.070%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.070%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1962 (45.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 702 (16.30%) Developer
3 483 (11.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 394 (9.15%) Linux Engineer
5 382 (8.87%) AWS DevOps
6 354 (8.22%) AWS Engineer
7 353 (8.20%) Architect
8 337 (7.82%) Senior DevOps
9 332 (7.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 257 (5.97%) Java Developer
11 252 (5.85%) Consultant
12 241 (5.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 199 (4.62%) DevOps Consultant
14 189 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
15 159 (3.69%) Lead DevOps
16 129 (3.00%) Administrator
17 128 (2.97%) Java Engineer
18 112 (2.60%) Software Engineer
19 108 (2.51%) Agile Developer
20 106 (2.46%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (11.10%) Web Services
2 404 (9.38%) .NET
3 299 (6.94%) HTML
4 266 (6.18%) Node.js
5 219 (5.08%) CSS
6 210 (4.88%) Spring
7 177 (4.11%) REST
8 167 (3.88%) HTML5
9 165 (3.83%) JSON
10 164 (3.81%) LAMP
11 162 (3.76%) AngularJS
11 162 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
12 153 (3.55%) J2EE
13 152 (3.53%) XML
14 147 (3.41%) ELK Stack
14 147 (3.41%) Sensu
15 131 (3.04%) Middleware
16 118 (2.74%) Hibernate
17 116 (2.69%) RESTful
18 114 (2.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 144 (3.34%) Data Centre
2 123 (2.86%) Public Cloud
3 120 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
4 106 (2.46%) User Experience
5 105 (2.44%) Private Cloud
6 69 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 59 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 54 (1.25%) Clustering
9 51 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 47 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 41 (0.95%) Wiki
12 40 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 40 (0.93%) Virtual Team
13 31 (0.72%) Fintech
14 28 (0.65%) Blog
14 28 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
15 26 (0.60%) Algorithms
15 26 (0.60%) Visualisation
16 20 (0.46%) Equities
16 20 (0.46%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2262 (52.52%) Linux
2 662 (15.37%) Windows
3 652 (15.14%) Unix
4 411 (9.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 304 (7.06%) CentOS
6 201 (4.67%) Ubuntu
7 174 (4.04%) Windows Server
8 129 (3.00%) CoreOS
9 61 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (1.18%) Solaris
11 48 (1.11%) Mac OS X
12 42 (0.98%) AIX
13 41 (0.95%) Debian
14 37 (0.86%) Fedora
15 32 (0.74%) Apple iOS
15 32 (0.74%) VMS
15 32 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 31 (0.72%) Android
17 20 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
18 18 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2029 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1275 (29.60%) Continuous Integration
3 962 (22.34%) Configuration Management
4 656 (15.23%) Open Source
5 577 (13.40%) Continuous Delivery
6 572 (13.28%) Scrum
7 536 (12.44%) TDD
8 352 (8.17%) Software Engineering
9 264 (6.13%) E-Commerce
10 230 (5.34%) Microservices
11 227 (5.27%) Release Management
12 220 (5.11%) Kanban
13 218 (5.06%) BDD
14 204 (4.74%) ITIL
15 196 (4.55%) High Availability
16 194 (4.50%) Migration
17 184 (4.27%) SOA
18 179 (4.16%) Mentoring
19 162 (3.76%) OO
20 141 (3.27%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1463 (33.97%) Java
2 1167 (27.10%) Python
3 1003 (23.29%) Ruby
4 613 (14.23%) Bash Shell
5 529 (12.28%) SQL
6 528 (12.26%) Perl
7 466 (10.82%) JavaScript
8 379 (8.80%) PowerShell
9 271 (6.29%) C#
10 245 (5.69%) Go
10 245 (5.69%) PHP
11 207 (4.81%) Shell Script
12 204 (4.74%) Scala
13 148 (3.44%) C++
14 76 (1.76%) Groovy
15 53 (1.23%) C
16 52 (1.21%) PL/SQL
17 32 (0.74%) Korn
18 25 (0.58%) Clojure
19 21 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 512 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 363 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 158 (3.67%) Degree
4 86 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 75 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 30 (0.70%) AWS Certification
7 29 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (0.63%) BC Cleared
9 26 (0.60%) CISSP
10 24 (0.56%) CCNA
11 18 (0.42%) CCNP
11 18 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.35%) RHCE
12 15 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (0.30%) RHCSA
14 12 (0.28%) MCSE
15 11 (0.26%) PhD
16 9 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.093%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 4 (0.093%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (3.30%) QA
2 57 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (0.39%) COBIT
3 17 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.26%) SLA
6 3 (0.070%) FATCA
7 2 (0.046%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.046%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.046%) SDET
8 1 (0.023%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.023%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.023%) WAI
8 1 (0.023%) WCAG
System Software
1 986 (22.89%) Docker
2 261 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 177 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 132 (3.06%) vSphere
5 122 (2.83%) etcd
6 119 (2.76%) flannel
7 96 (2.23%) Ceph
8 92 (2.14%) GlusterFS
9 78 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
10 77 (1.79%) vCloud
11 66 (1.53%) KVM
12 56 (1.30%) Hyper-V
13 55 (1.28%) VMware ESX
13 55 (1.28%) Xen
14 50 (1.16%) NFS
15 21 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
16 16 (0.37%) XenServer
17 15 (0.35%) iptables
17 15 (0.35%) LXC
17 15 (0.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1952 (45.32%) Puppet
2 1185 (27.51%) Ansible
3 1168 (27.12%) Opscode Chef
4 354 (8.22%) Kubernetes
5 263 (6.11%) Nagios
6 235 (5.46%) logstash
7 165 (3.83%) Terraform
8 160 (3.71%) Graphite
9 139 (3.23%) HAProxy
10 112 (2.60%) Salt
11 110 (2.55%) Kibana
12 106 (2.46%) Packer
13 105 (2.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 105 (2.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 101 (2.35%) ZABBIX
15 100 (2.32%) Mesos
16 97 (2.25%) rkt
17 72 (1.67%) SCCM
18 51 (1.18%) Grafana
18 51 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 483 (11.21%) Red Hat
2 437 (10.15%) VMware
3 362 (8.40%) Oracle
4 305 (7.08%) Microsoft
5 210 (4.88%) Splunk
6 193 (4.48%) Atlassian
7 164 (3.81%) Google
8 149 (3.46%) IBM
9 80 (1.86%) Cisco
10 75 (1.74%) Rackspace
11 70 (1.63%) New Relic
12 58 (1.35%) HP
13 53 (1.23%) MuleSoft
14 46 (1.07%) AppDynamics
14 46 (1.07%) SaltStack
15 44 (1.02%) EMC
16 40 (0.93%) NetApp
17 35 (0.81%) ServiceNow
18 30 (0.70%) F5
18 30 (0.70%) Sitecore
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Xcede
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
LA International
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £450 per day Initial contract until December 2016
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rates -
Posted: 2 days ago