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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DevOps
UK / England
Rank 28 61 88
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +27
Contract jobs citing DevOps 2630 1486 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.33% 3.19% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.68% 3.89% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1908 1084 803
Median daily rate £500 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £75.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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
34227 38172 35882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.02% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 25025 23588
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 1112 969
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.30 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +49.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.76 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +33 1682 £525 +5.00% 323
South East +48 230 £475 +5.55% 69
North West +29 151 £434 +8.43% 50
Yorkshire +9 141 £475 +5.55% 41
North East +45 139 £350 -30.00% 5
East of England +43 117 £500 +5.26% 27
South West +19 68 £450 - 21
West Midlands +38 64 £450 +7.78% 13
East Midlands +11 35 £450 -10.00% 7
Midlands 0 1 - - 1
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 2744 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2395 (43.72%) Linux
3 1945 (35.51%) Puppet
4 1839 (33.57%) Amazon AWS
5 1729 (31.56%) Jenkins
6 1563 (28.53%) Java
7 1531 (27.95%) Continuous Integration
8 1518 (27.71%) Ansible
9 1481 (27.04%) Python
10 1448 (26.43%) Docker
11 1231 (22.47%) Git (software)
12 1152 (21.03%) Opscode Chef
13 980 (17.89%) Scrum
14 949 (17.32%) Configuration Management
15 923 (16.85%) Ruby
16 770 (14.06%) TDD
17 764 (13.95%) Finance
18 743 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
19 705 (12.87%) Windows
20 695 (12.69%) Open Source
21 691 (12.61%) Bash Shell
22 674 (12.30%) Continuous Delivery
23 666 (12.16%) Security Cleared
24 659 (12.03%) JIRA
25 645 (11.77%) VMware
26 624 (11.39%) JavaScript
27 589 (10.75%) Unix
28 564 (10.30%) Web Services
29 549 (10.02%) Microservices
30 533 (9.73%) SQL

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
1 435 (7.94%) Apache
2 417 (7.61%) Confluence
3 330 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
4 284 (5.18%) Tomcat
5 269 (4.91%) OpenStack
6 223 (4.07%) nginx
7 183 (3.34%) WebSphere
8 162 (2.96%) Apache Spark
9 158 (2.88%) IIS
10 142 (2.59%) JBoss
11 132 (2.41%) Cloud Foundry
12 123 (2.25%) WebLogic
13 70 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 57 (1.04%) Jetty
15 50 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
16 44 (0.80%) CMS
17 39 (0.71%) SharePoint
18 36 (0.66%) WildFly
19 34 (0.62%) Apache Pig
20 29 (0.53%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 154 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 95 (1.73%) HipChat
3 49 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.15%) MS Office
5 7 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.11%) MS Project
7 3 (0.055%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.037%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.018%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 39 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 31 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 28 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
4 23 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 20 (0.37%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 19 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 16 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
8 12 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
9 8 (0.15%) Fredhopper
9 8 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (0.15%) SAP FI
10 7 (0.13%) Endur
11 5 (0.091%) BusinessWorks
11 5 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.055%) Oracle General Ledger
13 2 (0.037%) Magento
13 2 (0.037%) Markit EDM
13 2 (0.037%) Oracle Financials
13 2 (0.037%) Oracle Retail
13 2 (0.037%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1839 (33.57%) Amazon AWS
2 743 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 362 (6.61%) PaaS
4 357 (6.52%) GitHub
5 310 (5.66%) IaaS
6 255 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
7 232 (4.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 193 (3.52%) SaaS
9 168 (3.07%) Amazon S3
10 103 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 79 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
12 76 (1.39%) Route 53
13 63 (1.15%) OpenShift
14 59 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 59 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
15 58 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 56 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
17 45 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
18 41 (0.75%) CloudFront
19 39 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 326 (5.95%) DNS
2 301 (5.49%) TCP/IP
3 293 (5.35%) HTTP
4 220 (4.02%) Firewall
5 213 (3.89%) SSL
6 177 (3.23%) VPN
7 163 (2.98%) LDAP
8 111 (2.03%) SSH
9 102 (1.86%) Internet
10 100 (1.83%) OpenVPN
11 89 (1.62%) OpenLDAP
12 75 (1.37%) DHCP
13 71 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
14 57 (1.04%) WAN
15 50 (0.91%) LAN
16 43 (0.78%) IPsec
17 42 (0.77%) SAN
18 41 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
18 41 (0.75%) SMTP
19 40 (0.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 483 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 456 (8.32%) Hadoop
3 423 (7.72%) Big Data
4 410 (7.48%) MongoDB
5 351 (6.41%) NoSQL
6 340 (6.21%) MySQL
7 303 (5.53%) SQL Server
8 159 (2.90%) Relational Database
9 151 (2.76%) Redis
10 150 (2.74%) Oracle Database
11 147 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
12 136 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
13 94 (1.72%) Apache Hive
14 87 (1.59%) HBase
15 74 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 59 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
17 50 (0.91%) RDBMS
18 49 (0.89%) DB2
19 45 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
20 33 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1729 (31.56%) Jenkins
2 1231 (22.47%) Git (software)
3 659 (12.03%) JIRA
4 401 (7.32%) Maven
5 311 (5.68%) Sonatype Nexus
6 266 (4.86%) Vagrant
7 246 (4.49%) TeamCity
8 230 (4.20%) Subversion
9 222 (4.05%) Selenium
10 210 (3.83%) JUnit
11 188 (3.43%) Ant
12 175 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
13 174 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 166 (3.03%) SonarQube
15 158 (2.88%) Bitbucket
16 152 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
17 149 (2.72%) Cucumber
18 132 (2.41%) Gradle
19 124 (2.26%) JIRA Agile
20 112 (2.04%) Hudson
General
1 764 (13.95%) Finance
2 448 (8.18%) Banking
3 206 (3.76%) Retail
4 104 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 101 (1.84%) Marketing
6 86 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 77 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 57 (1.04%) Publishing
9 56 (1.02%) Games
10 47 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 46 (0.84%) Advertising
12 39 (0.71%) Electronics
12 39 (0.71%) Front Office
13 20 (0.37%) Back Office
14 18 (0.33%) Law
15 16 (0.29%) General Ledger
16 11 (0.20%) Automotive
17 7 (0.13%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.11%) Billing
18 6 (0.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2191 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 996 (18.18%) Developer
3 558 (10.19%) AWS DevOps
4 461 (8.42%) AWS Engineer
5 426 (7.78%) Architect
6 417 (7.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 367 (6.70%) Java Developer
8 343 (6.26%) Consultant
9 335 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
10 305 (5.57%) Senior DevOps
11 292 (5.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 251 (4.58%) DevOps Consultant
13 213 (3.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 176 (3.21%) Senior Developer
15 168 (3.07%) Cloud Engineer
16 167 (3.05%) Lead DevOps
17 147 (2.68%) Administrator
18 128 (2.34%) Java Engineer
19 119 (2.17%) Operations Engineer
20 110 (2.01%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 564 (10.30%) Web Services
2 432 (7.89%) .NET
3 368 (6.72%) HTML
4 364 (6.64%) Node.js
5 322 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 320 (5.84%) REST
7 281 (5.13%) ELK Stack
8 265 (4.84%) CSS
9 251 (4.58%) Spring
10 238 (4.34%) JSON
11 192 (3.50%) XML
12 188 (3.43%) RESTful
13 179 (3.27%) HTML5
14 155 (2.83%) Middleware
15 150 (2.74%) SOAP
16 148 (2.70%) LAMP
17 134 (2.45%) ASP.NET
17 134 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
18 129 (2.35%) Software Packaging
19 119 (2.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 241 (4.40%) Public Cloud
2 230 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 151 (2.76%) Data Centre
4 142 (2.59%) User Experience
5 114 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 92 (1.68%) Private Cloud
7 89 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 69 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 55 (1.00%) Algorithms
9 55 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
10 53 (0.97%) Management Information System
11 51 (0.93%) Clustering
12 44 (0.80%) Fintech
13 41 (0.75%) Data Structures
14 39 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 33 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
16 32 (0.58%) iPad
16 32 (0.58%) Video on Demand
16 32 (0.58%) Visualisation
17 31 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2395 (43.72%) Linux
2 705 (12.87%) Windows
3 589 (10.75%) Unix
4 462 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 419 (7.65%) CentOS
6 254 (4.64%) Ubuntu
7 208 (3.80%) Windows Server
8 97 (1.77%) AIX
8 97 (1.77%) CoreOS
9 76 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 66 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 53 (0.97%) Android
12 52 (0.95%) Apple iOS
13 49 (0.89%) Debian
14 44 (0.80%) RancherOS
15 32 (0.58%) Windows 2000
15 32 (0.58%) Windows XP
16 26 (0.47%) Solaris
17 24 (0.44%) Fedora
18 19 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2744 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1531 (27.95%) Continuous Integration
3 980 (17.89%) Scrum
4 949 (17.32%) Configuration Management
5 770 (14.06%) TDD
6 695 (12.69%) Open Source
7 674 (12.30%) Continuous Delivery
8 549 (10.02%) Microservices
9 499 (9.11%) BDD
10 324 (5.91%) Software Engineering
11 322 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 319 (5.82%) Kanban
13 314 (5.73%) High Availability
14 303 (5.53%) ITIL
15 269 (4.91%) Continuous Deployment
16 246 (4.49%) Migration
17 243 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
18 220 (4.02%) Mentoring
18 220 (4.02%) OO
19 217 (3.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1563 (28.53%) Java
2 1481 (27.04%) Python
3 923 (16.85%) Ruby
4 691 (12.61%) Bash Shell
5 624 (11.39%) JavaScript
6 533 (9.73%) SQL
7 446 (8.14%) Perl
8 386 (7.05%) PowerShell
9 319 (5.82%) C#
10 308 (5.62%) Scala
11 269 (4.91%) Shell Script
12 241 (4.40%) Go
13 214 (3.91%) PHP
14 181 (3.30%) C
15 94 (1.72%) Groovy
16 82 (1.50%) C++
17 57 (1.04%) T-SQL
18 54 (0.99%) Clojure
19 31 (0.57%) R
20 29 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 666 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 509 (9.29%) SC Cleared
3 165 (3.01%) Degree
4 125 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 98 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 68 (1.24%) AWS Certification
7 49 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
9 28 (0.51%) MCSE
10 25 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (0.38%) MCSA
12 15 (0.27%) CCA
13 13 (0.24%) BC Cleared
13 13 (0.24%) ISEB
14 12 (0.22%) PMI Certification
15 11 (0.20%) RHCE
16 10 (0.18%) CCNA
17 9 (0.16%) CCNP
18 8 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (4.95%) QA
2 56 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 53 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 39 (0.71%) SLA
5 7 (0.13%) MiFID
6 6 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.11%) EMIR
7 5 (0.091%) COBIT
7 5 (0.091%) PA-DSS
8 3 (0.055%) GCP
8 3 (0.055%) SDET
9 2 (0.037%) FATCA
9 2 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.018%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.018%) WCAG
System Software
1 1448 (26.43%) Docker
2 319 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (3.27%) vCloud
4 150 (2.74%) Active Directory
5 137 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
6 93 (1.70%) Squid
7 92 (1.68%) HDFS
8 87 (1.59%) Postfix
9 80 (1.46%) Xen
10 69 (1.26%) vSphere
11 48 (0.88%) KVM
12 47 (0.86%) etcd
13 43 (0.78%) Hyper-V
14 41 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
15 35 (0.64%) flannel
16 29 (0.53%) VMware ESX
17 27 (0.49%) VirtualBox
18 22 (0.40%) XenServer
19 19 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 19 (0.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1945 (35.51%) Puppet
2 1518 (27.71%) Ansible
3 1152 (21.03%) Opscode Chef
4 481 (8.78%) Kubernetes
5 477 (8.71%) Terraform
6 249 (4.55%) logstash
7 227 (4.14%) Kibana
8 215 (3.92%) ZABBIX
9 174 (3.18%) Rancher
10 155 (2.83%) Salt
11 137 (2.50%) Nagios
12 109 (1.99%) Packer
13 98 (1.79%) Mesos
14 92 (1.68%) Consul
15 86 (1.57%) HAProxy
16 56 (1.02%) Graphite
17 54 (0.99%) Grafana
18 47 (0.86%) Marathon
19 37 (0.68%) SELinux
20 33 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 645 (11.77%) VMware
2 512 (9.35%) Oracle
3 435 (7.94%) Red Hat
4 407 (7.43%) Microsoft
5 262 (4.78%) Atlassian
6 206 (3.76%) Splunk
7 145 (2.65%) IBM
8 121 (2.21%) SaltStack
9 120 (2.19%) Google
10 104 (1.90%) MuleSoft
11 103 (1.88%) AppDynamics
12 97 (1.77%) Sonatype
13 85 (1.55%) Rackspace
14 83 (1.52%) Cisco
15 82 (1.50%) New Relic
16 81 (1.48%) HP
17 69 (1.26%) SAP
18 64 (1.17%) Hortonworks
19 58 (1.06%) ServiceNow
20 40 (0.73%) Cloudera
London
Vesta Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £382 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Source Technology
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day Contract to the end of 2017
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £565 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday