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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 57 89 251
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +162
Contract jobs citing DevOps 1540 1022 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.26% 2.22% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 2.85% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1125 784 276
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
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 average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +21 935 £500 +0.10% 315
South East +49 169 £450 +7.78% 53
Yorkshire +41 163 £450 +24.13% 56
North West +33 80 £400 -15.78% 36
East of England +13 55 £475 - 23
South West +3 51 £450 - 36
West Midlands +1 37 £400 -8.57% 31
North East -13 25 £500 +5.26% 4
East Midlands -25 19 £500 +42.85% 13
Midlands - 1 - -
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1530 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1527 (50.87%) Linux
3 1434 (47.77%) Puppet
4 1195 (39.81%) Java
5 1193 (39.74%) Jenkins
6 989 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
7 863 (28.75%) Opscode Chef
8 862 (28.71%) Git (software)
9 836 (27.85%) Amazon AWS
10 790 (26.32%) Configuration Management
11 778 (25.92%) Python
12 738 (24.58%) Ruby
13 614 (20.45%) Ansible
14 546 (18.19%) Docker
15 514 (17.12%) Scrum
16 494 (16.46%) VMware
17 492 (16.39%) Bash Shell
18 467 (15.56%) Windows
19 449 (14.96%) Unix
20 435 (14.49%) Open Source
21 410 (13.66%) Maven
22 404 (13.46%) Security Cleared
23 384 (12.79%) Continuous Delivery
24 380 (12.66%) TDD
24 380 (12.66%) Finance
25 357 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
26 356 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 346 (11.53%) SQL
28 330 (10.99%) Web Services
29 324 (10.79%) Perl

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 295 (9.83%) Apache
2 289 (9.63%) Tomcat
3 240 (7.99%) OpenStack
4 183 (6.10%) Node.js
5 177 (5.90%) nginx
6 160 (5.33%) IIS
7 146 (4.86%) Confluence
8 121 (4.03%) JBoss
9 103 (3.43%) Jetty
10 102 (3.40%) WebSphere
11 100 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
12 50 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
13 44 (1.47%) Apache Spark
14 37 (1.23%) WebLogic
15 24 (0.80%) SharePoint
16 22 (0.73%) Apache Solr
17 20 (0.67%) CMS
18 15 (0.50%) CloudStack
18 15 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
19 12 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 57 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.00%) HipChat
3 11 (0.37%) MS Office
4 5 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.067%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.033%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.033%) MS Project
6 1 (0.033%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.23%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.033%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.033%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.033%) Magento
4 1 (0.033%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.033%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.033%) Summit
4 1 (0.033%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 836 (27.85%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 179 (5.96%) Amazon EC2
4 133 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
5 114 (3.80%) GitHub
6 106 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 90 (3.00%) IaaS
8 81 (2.70%) PaaS
9 63 (2.10%) Google App Engine
10 58 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
11 45 (1.50%) SaaS
12 42 (1.40%) Amazon S3
13 25 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
14 20 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 19 (0.63%) Heroku
16 17 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 16 (0.53%) Office 365
17 16 (0.53%) Route 53
18 14 (0.47%) CloudFront
19 13 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 187 (6.23%) DNS
1 187 (6.23%) TCP/IP
2 184 (6.13%) HTTP
3 119 (3.96%) SSL
4 79 (2.63%) DHCP
5 72 (2.40%) Firewall
6 69 (2.30%) IPsec
7 66 (2.20%) Internet
8 61 (2.03%) FTP
9 58 (1.93%) LDAP
10 48 (1.60%) SAN
11 39 (1.30%) Kerberos
12 34 (1.13%) VPN
13 28 (0.93%) SSH
14 27 (0.90%) LAN
15 26 (0.87%) Network Security
15 26 (0.87%) SMTP
16 23 (0.77%) SNMP
17 22 (0.73%) WAN
18 20 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (9.16%) MySQL
2 263 (8.76%) MongoDB
3 246 (8.19%) NoSQL
4 212 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
5 194 (6.46%) SQL Server
6 145 (4.83%) Big Data
7 124 (4.13%) Hadoop
8 116 (3.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 105 (3.50%) Relational Database
10 90 (3.00%) Redis
11 40 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 40 (1.33%) Oracle Database
12 32 (1.07%) HBase
13 31 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
13 31 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (0.97%) Apache Hive
15 27 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
17 21 (0.70%) RDBMS
18 19 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1193 (39.74%) Jenkins
2 862 (28.71%) Git (software)
3 410 (13.66%) Maven
4 292 (9.73%) JIRA
5 158 (5.26%) Subversion
6 155 (5.16%) TeamCity
7 132 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
8 125 (4.16%) Selenium
9 123 (4.10%) Hudson
10 121 (4.03%) Vagrant
11 97 (3.23%) Ant
12 84 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 80 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 79 (2.63%) Cucumber
15 75 (2.50%) Gradle
16 62 (2.07%) SonarQube
17 55 (1.83%) JUnit
18 51 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
19 49 (1.63%) Artifactory
20 37 (1.23%) Liquibase
General
1 380 (12.66%) Finance
2 186 (6.20%) Banking
3 78 (2.60%) Retail
4 43 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 41 (1.37%) Publishing
6 35 (1.17%) Games
7 32 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 26 (0.87%) Marketing
9 20 (0.67%) Law
10 19 (0.63%) Front Office
11 17 (0.57%) Legal
12 9 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.23%) Electronics
15 5 (0.17%) Advertising
15 5 (0.17%) Back Office
15 5 (0.17%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.13%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.13%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.067%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1284 (42.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 487 (16.22%) Developer
3 336 (11.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 292 (9.73%) Architect
5 259 (8.63%) Linux Engineer
6 223 (7.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 207 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 171 (5.70%) AWS Engineer
9 155 (5.16%) Consultant
10 134 (4.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 130 (4.33%) Operations Engineer
12 120 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
13 99 (3.30%) Agile Developer
14 88 (2.93%) DevOps Architect
15 80 (2.66%) Agile Java Developer
16 75 (2.50%) Administrator
17 74 (2.47%) DevOps Specialist
18 73 (2.43%) Senior Developer
19 71 (2.37%) Infrastructure Architect
20 70 (2.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (10.99%) Web Services
2 307 (10.23%) .NET
3 200 (6.66%) HTML
4 173 (5.76%) CSS
5 148 (4.93%) J2EE
6 146 (4.86%) Spring
7 126 (4.20%) REST
8 110 (3.66%) MCollective
9 106 (3.53%) AngularJS
10 103 (3.43%) LAMP
11 88 (2.93%) Middleware
12 86 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
13 84 (2.80%) HTML5
14 77 (2.56%) RESTful
15 73 (2.43%) ELK Stack
16 63 (2.10%) SOAP
17 62 (2.07%) Sensu
17 62 (2.07%) Servlets
18 61 (2.03%) ASP.NET
19 58 (1.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 109 (3.63%) Data Centre
2 88 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 67 (2.23%) Private Cloud
5 57 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 57 (1.90%) Public Cloud
6 42 (1.40%) Fintech
7 38 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (1.17%) Clustering
8 35 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 30 (1.00%) User Experience
10 28 (0.93%) Replication
11 25 (0.83%) Visualisation
12 21 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (0.63%) PKI
14 18 (0.60%) iPad
14 18 (0.60%) Wiki
15 17 (0.57%) Algorithms
16 15 (0.50%) Data Structures
17 14 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1527 (50.87%) Linux
2 467 (15.56%) Windows
3 449 (14.96%) Unix
4 356 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 285 (9.49%) CentOS
6 220 (7.33%) Ubuntu
7 131 (4.36%) Windows Server
8 66 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (1.30%) AIX
11 35 (1.17%) Debian
12 28 (0.93%) VMS
13 26 (0.87%) Android
14 23 (0.77%) Apple iOS
15 21 (0.70%) CoreOS
16 20 (0.67%) Mac OS X
16 20 (0.67%) Solaris
17 11 (0.37%) SUSE
18 10 (0.33%) Windows 7
19 8 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1530 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
2 989 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
3 790 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 514 (17.12%) Scrum
5 435 (14.49%) Open Source
6 384 (12.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 380 (12.66%) TDD
8 208 (6.93%) E-Commerce
9 197 (6.56%) BDD
10 163 (5.43%) Kanban
11 148 (4.93%) Microservices
12 140 (4.66%) Automated Testing
12 140 (4.66%) Web Operations
13 135 (4.50%) High Availability
14 134 (4.46%) Software Engineering
15 133 (4.43%) Build Automation
16 112 (3.73%) Mentoring
17 111 (3.70%) SOA
18 106 (3.53%) OO
19 103 (3.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1195 (39.81%) Java
2 778 (25.92%) Python
3 738 (24.58%) Ruby
4 492 (16.39%) Bash Shell
5 346 (11.53%) SQL
6 324 (10.79%) Perl
7 308 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 270 (8.99%) PowerShell
9 162 (5.40%) C#
10 140 (4.66%) PHP
11 133 (4.43%) Scala
12 112 (3.73%) Shell Script
13 79 (2.63%) Go
14 76 (2.53%) C++
15 55 (1.83%) Groovy
16 37 (1.23%) C
17 29 (0.97%) Clojure
18 15 (0.50%) COBOL
18 15 (0.50%) T-SQL
18 15 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 404 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 291 (9.69%) SC Cleared
3 86 (2.86%) Degree
4 49 (1.63%) DV Cleared
5 24 (0.80%) AWS Certification
5 24 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 23 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (0.60%) MCSE
8 14 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (0.37%) BC Cleared
10 11 (0.37%) CCNA
11 8 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.23%) RHCE
13 6 (0.20%) RHCSA
14 5 (0.17%) CESG Certified Professional
14 5 (0.17%) CISSP
14 5 (0.17%) MCSA
14 5 (0.17%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (2.47%) QA
2 36 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (0.80%) SLA
4 20 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.23%) COBIT
6 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.033%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.033%) P3O
System Software
1 546 (18.19%) Docker
2 357 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (3.80%) Active Directory
4 86 (2.86%) vSphere
5 69 (2.30%) Xen
6 50 (1.67%) VMware ESX
7 37 (1.23%) vCloud
8 32 (1.07%) NFS
9 23 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (0.73%) Hyper-V
10 22 (0.73%) KVM
11 19 (0.63%) Varnish
12 17 (0.57%) GlusterFS
12 17 (0.57%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.50%) XenServer
14 13 (0.43%) Ceph
15 11 (0.37%) VirtualBox
16 10 (0.33%) iptables
17 9 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 8 (0.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1434 (47.77%) Puppet
2 863 (28.75%) Opscode Chef
3 614 (20.45%) Ansible
4 233 (7.76%) Nagios
5 153 (5.10%) ZABBIX
6 120 (4.00%) logstash
7 116 (3.86%) Kubernetes
8 96 (3.20%) Salt
9 80 (2.66%) Graphite
10 55 (1.83%) Kibana
11 49 (1.63%) Mesos
12 42 (1.40%) Cobbler
13 39 (1.30%) yum
14 37 (1.23%) HAProxy
14 37 (1.23%) SCOM
15 35 (1.17%) Terraform
16 34 (1.13%) Icinga
17 33 (1.10%) SCCM
18 32 (1.07%) ITRS Geneos
19 31 (1.03%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 494 (16.46%) VMware
2 281 (9.36%) Red Hat
3 264 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 206 (6.86%) Oracle
5 150 (5.00%) Splunk
6 133 (4.43%) Atlassian
7 125 (4.16%) Google
8 73 (2.43%) IBM
9 51 (1.70%) Rackspace
10 49 (1.63%) New Relic
11 44 (1.47%) HP
12 37 (1.23%) Cisco
12 37 (1.23%) SaltStack
13 27 (0.90%) Dell
14 23 (0.77%) ServiceNow
15 22 (0.73%) F5
16 19 (0.63%) Sitecore
17 18 (0.60%) Citrix
17 18 (0.60%) SAP
18 17 (0.57%) EMC
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Posted: 16 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £55 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Jenrick IT
Rate: Highly Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £350 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
set2recruit
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Tonbridge, Kent
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Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, long term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per annum
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UST Global
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Contract rate negotiable
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South West London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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