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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 26 66 92
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +26
Contract jobs citing DevOps 2859 1522 1124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.24% 3.02% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.53% 3.71% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2033 1116 857
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £75.00 £60.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
37964 41054 39822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.51% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27018 26370
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1215 1133
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +35 1865 £525 +8.75% 391
South East +66 219 £475 - 71
Yorkshire +17 171 £475 +2.42% 33
North West +27 159 £450 +2.85% 60
East of England +22 110 £495 +4.21% 18
North East +40 107 £425 -14.70% 11
South West +38 107 £450 - 28
West Midlands +34 90 £450 -6.73% 11
East Midlands -9 24 £475 -5.00% 14
Midlands +4 3 £500 +5.26%
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 2782 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 2569 (45.01%) Linux
3 2207 (38.67%) Puppet
4 1946 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
5 1792 (31.39%) Jenkins
6 1631 (28.57%) Ansible
7 1573 (27.56%) Continuous Integration
8 1566 (27.44%) Java
9 1538 (26.94%) Docker
10 1511 (26.47%) Python
11 1282 (22.46%) Opscode Chef
12 1267 (22.20%) Git (software)
13 1053 (18.45%) Ruby
14 982 (17.20%) Configuration Management
15 978 (17.13%) Scrum
16 776 (13.59%) Finance
17 764 (13.38%) TDD
18 762 (13.35%) Microsoft Azure
19 741 (12.98%) Continuous Delivery
20 736 (12.89%) Bash Shell
21 719 (12.60%) JIRA
22 717 (12.56%) Security Cleared
23 706 (12.37%) Open Source
24 690 (12.09%) VMware
25 666 (11.67%) Windows
26 626 (10.97%) JavaScript
27 615 (10.77%) Unix
28 599 (10.49%) Web Services
29 566 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
30 563 (9.86%) SC Cleared

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
1 538 (9.43%) Apache
2 471 (8.25%) Confluence
3 404 (7.08%) Elasticsearch
4 335 (5.87%) Tomcat
5 316 (5.54%) OpenStack
6 214 (3.75%) nginx
7 193 (3.38%) WebSphere
8 191 (3.35%) JBoss
9 155 (2.72%) Cloud Foundry
10 149 (2.61%) Apache Spark
11 140 (2.45%) IIS
12 133 (2.33%) WebLogic
13 88 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 57 (1.00%) Jetty
15 51 (0.89%) CMS
15 51 (0.89%) Mule
16 47 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
17 38 (0.67%) WildFly
18 36 (0.63%) SharePoint
19 35 (0.61%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 128 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 124 (2.17%) HipChat
3 35 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.14%) MS Office
5 8 (0.14%) MS Project
6 3 (0.053%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.035%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.018%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 32 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 23 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (0.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 17 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
7 11 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (0.14%) Fredhopper
9 8 (0.14%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.11%) Endur
11 5 (0.088%) BusinessWorks
11 5 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.053%) Oracle General Ledger
13 2 (0.035%) Markit EDM
13 2 (0.035%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 1 (0.018%) OpenText Process Suite
14 1 (0.018%) Oracle Retail
14 1 (0.018%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1946 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
2 762 (13.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 362 (6.34%) GitHub
4 361 (6.32%) PaaS
5 296 (5.19%) IaaS
6 290 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
7 245 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 186 (3.26%) SaaS
9 184 (3.22%) Amazon S3
10 99 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
11 92 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 81 (1.42%) Route 53
13 71 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 67 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 65 (1.14%) OpenShift
16 55 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
17 52 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 38 (0.67%) CloudFront
18 38 (0.67%) Heroku
18 38 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 349 (6.11%) DNS
2 285 (4.99%) TCP/IP
3 256 (4.48%) HTTP
4 212 (3.71%) Firewall
5 208 (3.64%) VPN
6 199 (3.49%) SSL
7 165 (2.89%) LDAP
8 138 (2.42%) SSH
9 131 (2.30%) OpenVPN
10 125 (2.19%) OpenLDAP
11 90 (1.58%) Internet
12 78 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
13 66 (1.16%) DHCP
14 65 (1.14%) WAN
15 61 (1.07%) LAN
16 50 (0.88%) Network Security
17 46 (0.81%) IPsec
18 41 (0.72%) SMTP
18 41 (0.72%) SNMP
19 40 (0.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 566 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
2 499 (8.74%) Hadoop
3 417 (7.31%) MongoDB
4 400 (7.01%) Big Data
5 367 (6.43%) MySQL
6 361 (6.32%) NoSQL
7 317 (5.55%) SQL Server
8 158 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 146 (2.56%) Redis
10 143 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
11 134 (2.35%) Oracle Database
11 134 (2.35%) Relational Database
12 98 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 82 (1.44%) HBase
14 72 (1.26%) Apache Hive
15 59 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
16 50 (0.88%) RDBMS
17 48 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
18 32 (0.56%) DB2
19 31 (0.54%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1792 (31.39%) Jenkins
2 1267 (22.20%) Git (software)
3 719 (12.60%) JIRA
4 422 (7.39%) Maven
5 342 (5.99%) Sonatype Nexus
6 270 (4.73%) Vagrant
7 264 (4.63%) TeamCity
8 257 (4.50%) Subversion
9 243 (4.26%) JUnit
10 208 (3.64%) Ant
10 208 (3.64%) SonarQube
11 188 (3.29%) Selenium
12 179 (3.14%) Bitbucket
13 178 (3.12%) Octopus Deploy
14 169 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 160 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 154 (2.70%) JIRA Agile
17 122 (2.14%) Gradle
18 120 (2.10%) Liquibase
19 115 (2.01%) Cucumber
General
1 776 (13.59%) Finance
2 442 (7.74%) Banking
3 222 (3.89%) Retail
4 94 (1.65%) Marketing
5 92 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 91 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 77 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 59 (1.03%) Games
8 59 (1.03%) Publishing
9 48 (0.84%) Advertising
10 41 (0.72%) Front Office
11 38 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 29 (0.51%) Electronics
13 21 (0.37%) Back Office
14 17 (0.30%) Law
15 16 (0.28%) General Ledger
16 12 (0.21%) Automotive
17 8 (0.14%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.11%) Legal
19 5 (0.088%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2360 (41.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 981 (17.19%) Developer
3 578 (10.13%) AWS DevOps
4 485 (8.50%) AWS Engineer
5 475 (8.32%) Architect
6 470 (8.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 381 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
8 377 (6.60%) Consultant
9 373 (6.53%) Senior DevOps
10 364 (6.38%) Java Developer
11 329 (5.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 286 (5.01%) DevOps Consultant
13 262 (4.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 186 (3.26%) Lead DevOps
15 184 (3.22%) Senior Developer
16 168 (2.94%) Administrator
17 163 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
18 135 (2.37%) Operations Engineer
19 124 (2.17%) Systems Administrator
20 123 (2.15%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 599 (10.49%) Web Services
2 468 (8.20%) .NET
3 392 (6.87%) HTML
4 339 (5.94%) Node.js
5 322 (5.64%) AngularJS
6 310 (5.43%) REST
7 285 (4.99%) CSS
8 280 (4.91%) ELK Stack
9 264 (4.63%) JSON
10 238 (4.17%) Spring
11 203 (3.56%) XML
12 193 (3.38%) HTML5
13 176 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
14 171 (3.00%) RESTful
15 163 (2.86%) Middleware
16 162 (2.84%) LAMP
17 148 (2.59%) ASP.NET
18 147 (2.58%) Software Packaging
19 145 (2.54%) SOAP
20 135 (2.37%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 294 (5.15%) Public Cloud
2 232 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
3 152 (2.66%) Data Centre
4 129 (2.26%) User Experience
5 104 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 96 (1.68%) Private Cloud
7 89 (1.56%) Mobile App
8 59 (1.03%) Clustering
9 55 (0.96%) Virtual Team
10 51 (0.89%) Algorithms
10 51 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
11 49 (0.86%) Management Information System
12 42 (0.74%) Data Structures
13 41 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 40 (0.70%) Fintech
15 35 (0.61%) Visualisation
16 34 (0.60%) CMDB
17 33 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
18 30 (0.53%) Video on Demand
19 29 (0.51%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2569 (45.01%) Linux
2 666 (11.67%) Windows
3 615 (10.77%) Unix
4 511 (8.95%) CentOS
5 507 (8.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 290 (5.08%) Ubuntu
7 199 (3.49%) Windows Server
8 105 (1.84%) CoreOS
9 88 (1.54%) AIX
10 67 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 66 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 54 (0.95%) Android
13 53 (0.93%) RancherOS
14 52 (0.91%) Apple iOS
15 47 (0.82%) Debian
16 37 (0.65%) Solaris
17 30 (0.53%) Windows 2000
17 30 (0.53%) Windows XP
18 24 (0.42%) Mac OS X
19 19 (0.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2782 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1573 (27.56%) Continuous Integration
3 982 (17.20%) Configuration Management
4 978 (17.13%) Scrum
5 764 (13.38%) TDD
6 741 (12.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 706 (12.37%) Open Source
8 517 (9.06%) BDD
9 505 (8.85%) Microservices
10 370 (6.48%) E-Commerce
11 344 (6.03%) High Availability
12 322 (5.64%) Software Engineering
13 309 (5.41%) Kanban
14 308 (5.40%) ITIL
15 269 (4.71%) Continuous Deployment
16 254 (4.45%) Migration
17 237 (4.15%) Service Management
18 228 (3.99%) Continuous Improvement
19 225 (3.94%) Mentoring
20 222 (3.89%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1566 (27.44%) Java
2 1511 (26.47%) Python
3 1053 (18.45%) Ruby
4 736 (12.89%) Bash Shell
5 626 (10.97%) JavaScript
6 514 (9.00%) SQL
7 499 (8.74%) Perl
8 360 (6.31%) PowerShell
9 327 (5.73%) C#
9 327 (5.73%) Scala
10 290 (5.08%) Shell Script
11 247 (4.33%) Go
12 235 (4.12%) PHP
13 162 (2.84%) C
14 102 (1.79%) C++
15 84 (1.47%) Groovy
16 55 (0.96%) Clojure
17 52 (0.91%) T-SQL
18 32 (0.56%) R
19 30 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 717 (12.56%) Security Cleared
2 563 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 161 (2.82%) Degree
4 140 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 100 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 69 (1.21%) AWS Certification
7 51 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
8 39 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (0.35%) MCSE
12 19 (0.33%) CCNA
12 19 (0.33%) CISSP
12 19 (0.33%) MCSA
13 17 (0.30%) CCA
14 16 (0.28%) CCNP
14 16 (0.28%) RHCE
15 15 (0.26%) BC Cleared
15 15 (0.26%) ISEB
16 13 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (4.94%) QA
2 70 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 54 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 32 (0.56%) SLA
5 10 (0.18%) GCP
6 7 (0.12%) PA-DSS
7 6 (0.11%) COBIT
8 5 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.053%) FATCA
9 3 (0.053%) WCAG
10 2 (0.035%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.018%) MiFID
11 1 (0.018%) SDET
System Software
1 1538 (26.94%) Docker
2 348 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (3.61%) vCloud
4 164 (2.87%) Active Directory
5 138 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
6 126 (2.21%) Squid
7 119 (2.08%) Postfix
8 80 (1.40%) vSphere
9 79 (1.38%) Xen
10 72 (1.26%) HDFS
11 70 (1.23%) etcd
12 60 (1.05%) KVM
13 56 (0.98%) flannel
14 51 (0.89%) Hyper-V
15 37 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
16 27 (0.47%) VMware ESX
17 25 (0.44%) GlusterFS
17 25 (0.44%) NFS
18 23 (0.40%) XenServer
19 21 (0.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2207 (38.67%) Puppet
2 1631 (28.57%) Ansible
3 1282 (22.46%) Opscode Chef
4 551 (9.65%) Kubernetes
5 519 (9.09%) Terraform
6 277 (4.85%) logstash
7 256 (4.48%) ZABBIX
8 237 (4.15%) Kibana
9 207 (3.63%) Rancher
10 156 (2.73%) Salt
11 136 (2.38%) Nagios
12 110 (1.93%) Packer
13 109 (1.91%) Mesos
14 99 (1.73%) HAProxy
15 91 (1.59%) Consul
16 56 (0.98%) Graphite
17 54 (0.95%) Marathon
18 51 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 51 (0.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
19 48 (0.84%) Grafana
Vendors
1 690 (12.09%) VMware
2 540 (9.46%) Oracle
3 481 (8.43%) Red Hat
4 375 (6.57%) Microsoft
5 305 (5.34%) Atlassian
6 222 (3.89%) Splunk
7 166 (2.91%) IBM
8 131 (2.30%) Sonatype
9 127 (2.22%) Google
9 127 (2.22%) MuleSoft
10 125 (2.19%) SaltStack
11 111 (1.94%) AppDynamics
12 100 (1.75%) Cisco
13 97 (1.70%) Rackspace
14 91 (1.59%) HP
15 88 (1.54%) New Relic
16 62 (1.09%) Hortonworks
17 54 (0.95%) SAP
18 49 (0.86%) ServiceNow
19 48 (0.84%) EMC
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £295 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day 3 Month Rolling Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 600 - 750
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £180 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago