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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 32 90 160
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +70
Contract jobs citing DevOps 2831 1214 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.60% 2.29% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 2.85% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1984 824 512
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £410 £413
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £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
42027 42615 39492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.42% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28004 28221 24921
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1151 1103
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.91 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +49 1814 £525 +10.52% 307
South East +120 310 £465 +17.72% 66
Yorkshire +15 158 £500 +22.32% 49
West Midlands +54 133 £475 +26.66% 13
North West +70 128 £450 +2.85% 28
South West +40 109 £444 +1.42% 27
East Midlands +43 78 £475 +26.66% 16
East of England -27 55 £500 +21.21% 23
North East -3 39 £475 -5.00% 12
Midlands -10 2 £500 +2.56%
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 2632 (51.21%) Linux
2 2394 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
3 2220 (43.19%) Puppet
4 1799 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1574 (30.62%) Jenkins
6 1563 (30.41%) Java
7 1489 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
8 1462 (28.44%) Ansible
9 1345 (26.17%) Python
10 1317 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
11 1303 (25.35%) Git (software)
12 1250 (24.32%) Docker
13 1115 (21.69%) Ruby
14 1058 (20.58%) Configuration Management
15 752 (14.63%) Scrum
16 711 (13.83%) Open Source
17 710 (13.81%) Continuous Delivery
17 710 (13.81%) Windows
18 691 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
19 684 (13.31%) Finance
20 656 (12.76%) Security Cleared
21 648 (12.61%) Unix
22 645 (12.55%) Bash Shell
23 637 (12.39%) TDD
24 570 (11.09%) Apache
25 565 (10.99%) JIRA
26 560 (10.89%) Perl
27 558 (10.86%) VMware
28 557 (10.84%) JavaScript
29 555 (10.80%) Web Services

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
1 570 (11.09%) Apache
2 419 (8.15%) Tomcat
3 389 (7.57%) OpenStack
4 381 (7.41%) Confluence
5 310 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
6 240 (4.67%) nginx
7 185 (3.60%) JBoss
8 147 (2.86%) WebLogic
8 147 (2.86%) WebSphere
9 137 (2.67%) IIS
10 135 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
11 69 (1.34%) Jetty
12 68 (1.32%) Apache Spark
13 64 (1.25%) CMS
14 55 (1.07%) Mule
15 39 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
16 35 (0.68%) SharePoint
17 28 (0.54%) Mongrel
18 23 (0.45%) Mule ESB
18 23 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 96 (1.87%) HipChat
2 89 (1.73%) MS Excel
3 10 (0.19%) MS Office
4 7 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.097%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.058%) MS Project
6 3 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.039%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 28 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 6 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.078%) BASE24
7 4 (0.078%) Endur
7 4 (0.078%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.058%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.039%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.039%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.019%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.019%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.019%) OpenText Process Suite
10 1 (0.019%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.019%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.019%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.019%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1799 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 691 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 336 (6.54%) GitHub
4 309 (6.01%) PaaS
5 274 (5.33%) IaaS
6 231 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
7 200 (3.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 155 (3.02%) SaaS
9 147 (2.86%) Amazon S3
10 136 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
11 82 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
12 72 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 56 (1.09%) Heroku
14 45 (0.88%) Route 53
15 43 (0.84%) Office 365
16 42 (0.82%) OpenShift
17 40 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
18 35 (0.68%) Google App Engine
19 34 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 34 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 327 (6.36%) DNS
2 287 (5.58%) TCP/IP
3 213 (4.14%) HTTP
4 186 (3.62%) Firewall
5 177 (3.44%) SSL
6 147 (2.86%) VPN
7 121 (2.35%) LDAP
8 118 (2.30%) SSH
9 103 (2.00%) Internet
10 95 (1.85%) OpenLDAP
11 93 (1.81%) OpenVPN
12 85 (1.65%) Network Security
13 76 (1.48%) LAN
14 72 (1.40%) WAN
15 57 (1.11%) DHCP
15 57 (1.11%) IPsec
16 51 (0.99%) FTP
17 38 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
18 36 (0.70%) SAN
19 29 (0.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (9.73%) MongoDB
2 477 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
3 442 (8.60%) MySQL
4 362 (7.04%) NoSQL
5 350 (6.81%) Hadoop
6 307 (5.97%) SQL Server
7 253 (4.92%) Big Data
8 145 (2.82%) Redis
9 144 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 114 (2.22%) Relational Database
11 101 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
12 80 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 70 (1.36%) Oracle Database
14 50 (0.97%) Neo4j
15 47 (0.91%) RDBMS
16 40 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
17 31 (0.60%) HBase
18 26 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
19 25 (0.49%) DB2
19 25 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1574 (30.62%) Jenkins
2 1303 (25.35%) Git (software)
3 565 (10.99%) JIRA
4 376 (7.32%) Maven
5 296 (5.76%) TeamCity
6 294 (5.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 240 (4.67%) Vagrant
8 234 (4.55%) Subversion
9 197 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 194 (3.77%) Ant
11 176 (3.42%) JUnit
11 176 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 172 (3.35%) Selenium
13 157 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 157 (3.05%) SonarQube
14 151 (2.94%) Hudson
15 141 (2.74%) Artifactory
16 140 (2.72%) Bitbucket
17 119 (2.32%) Gradle
18 107 (2.08%) GitLab
General
1 684 (13.31%) Finance
2 336 (6.54%) Banking
3 214 (4.16%) Retail
4 77 (1.50%) Marketing
5 62 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 60 (1.17%) Publishing
7 58 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 57 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 55 (1.07%) Games
10 44 (0.86%) Front Office
11 26 (0.51%) Advertising
12 24 (0.47%) Law
13 23 (0.45%) Electronics
13 23 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 20 (0.39%) Back Office
14 20 (0.39%) Legal
15 5 (0.097%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.078%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.058%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.058%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2343 (45.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 804 (15.64%) Developer
3 550 (10.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 513 (9.98%) AWS DevOps
5 471 (9.16%) AWS Engineer
6 454 (8.83%) Linux Engineer
7 413 (8.04%) Architect
8 410 (7.98%) Senior DevOps
9 386 (7.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 312 (6.07%) Consultant
11 307 (5.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 268 (5.21%) Java Developer
13 247 (4.81%) DevOps Consultant
14 211 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
15 196 (3.81%) Lead DevOps
16 158 (3.07%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
17 149 (2.90%) Administrator
18 145 (2.82%) Java Engineer
19 122 (2.37%) Systems Administrator
20 119 (2.32%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 555 (10.80%) Web Services
2 464 (9.03%) .NET
3 355 (6.91%) HTML
4 313 (6.09%) Node.js
5 255 (4.96%) CSS
6 227 (4.42%) AngularJS
7 224 (4.36%) JSON
8 219 (4.26%) ELK Stack
9 217 (4.22%) Spring
10 209 (4.07%) REST
11 200 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
12 197 (3.83%) HTML5
13 191 (3.72%) LAMP
14 190 (3.70%) XML
15 156 (3.04%) J2EE
16 152 (2.96%) Middleware
17 135 (2.63%) RESTful
18 125 (2.43%) SOAP
19 116 (2.26%) Hibernate
20 113 (2.20%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 220 (4.28%) Public Cloud
2 152 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
3 143 (2.78%) User Experience
4 140 (2.72%) Data Centre
5 126 (2.45%) Private Cloud
6 80 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 75 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 65 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 56 (1.09%) Clustering
10 55 (1.07%) Management Information System
11 46 (0.89%) Wiki
12 43 (0.84%) Blog
13 40 (0.78%) Virtual Team
14 39 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 36 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
16 35 (0.68%) Fixed Income
17 33 (0.64%) Algorithms
18 31 (0.60%) Data Structures
19 29 (0.56%) Equities
20 28 (0.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2632 (51.21%) Linux
2 710 (13.81%) Windows
3 648 (12.61%) Unix
4 480 (9.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 427 (8.31%) CentOS
6 252 (4.90%) Ubuntu
7 198 (3.85%) Windows Server
8 132 (2.57%) CoreOS
9 57 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 53 (1.03%) Debian
11 52 (1.01%) Solaris
12 51 (0.99%) Fedora
13 46 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (0.86%) Mac OS X
15 43 (0.84%) AIX
16 39 (0.76%) Apple iOS
17 34 (0.66%) Android
18 28 (0.54%) RancherOS
19 27 (0.53%) VMS
20 16 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2394 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1489 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
3 1058 (20.58%) Configuration Management
4 752 (14.63%) Scrum
5 711 (13.83%) Open Source
6 710 (13.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 637 (12.39%) TDD
8 381 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 354 (6.89%) BDD
10 341 (6.63%) E-Commerce
11 318 (6.19%) Microservices
12 278 (5.41%) Kanban
13 264 (5.14%) Continuous Deployment
14 254 (4.94%) ITIL
15 245 (4.77%) High Availability
16 240 (4.67%) Release Management
17 237 (4.61%) Migration
18 204 (3.97%) SOA
19 191 (3.72%) Mentoring
20 181 (3.52%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1563 (30.41%) Java
2 1345 (26.17%) Python
3 1115 (21.69%) Ruby
4 645 (12.55%) Bash Shell
5 560 (10.89%) Perl
6 557 (10.84%) JavaScript
7 519 (10.10%) SQL
8 417 (8.11%) PowerShell
9 326 (6.34%) C#
10 299 (5.82%) PHP
11 289 (5.62%) Shell Script
12 287 (5.58%) Scala
13 253 (4.92%) Go
14 158 (3.07%) C++
15 85 (1.65%) Groovy
16 82 (1.60%) C
17 50 (0.97%) PL/SQL
18 32 (0.62%) Korn
19 30 (0.58%) Clojure
20 27 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 656 (12.76%) Security Cleared
2 490 (9.53%) SC Cleared
3 170 (3.31%) Degree
4 142 (2.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 70 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 33 (0.64%) AWS Certification
7 32 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
8 31 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (0.56%) CISSP
10 27 (0.53%) BC Cleared
11 25 (0.49%) CCNA
12 22 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.43%) RHCE
13 19 (0.37%) CCNP
14 17 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (0.31%) RHCSA
16 11 (0.21%) ISEB
16 11 (0.21%) PhD
17 9 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (4.22%) QA
2 58 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 33 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.33%) COBIT
5 13 (0.25%) SLA
6 10 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.14%) GCP
8 3 (0.058%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.058%) FATCA
9 2 (0.039%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.039%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.039%) SDET
9 2 (0.039%) WCAG
10 1 (0.019%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.019%) WAI
System Software
1 1250 (24.32%) Docker
2 299 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 188 (3.66%) Active Directory
4 161 (3.13%) vCloud
5 127 (2.47%) etcd
5 127 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
6 121 (2.35%) flannel
7 108 (2.10%) vSphere
8 87 (1.69%) Postfix
8 87 (1.69%) Squid
9 86 (1.67%) KVM
10 75 (1.46%) Ceph
11 68 (1.32%) GlusterFS
12 65 (1.26%) Hyper-V
13 61 (1.19%) Xen
14 38 (0.74%) NFS
15 37 (0.72%) VMware ESX
16 25 (0.49%) HDFS
17 23 (0.45%) iptables
18 17 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2220 (43.19%) Puppet
2 1462 (28.44%) Ansible
3 1317 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
4 478 (9.30%) Kubernetes
5 344 (6.69%) Terraform
6 269 (5.23%) logstash
7 222 (4.32%) Nagios
8 200 (3.89%) ZABBIX
9 170 (3.31%) Kibana
10 138 (2.68%) Packer
11 135 (2.63%) HAProxy
12 124 (2.41%) Rancher
13 123 (2.39%) Graphite
14 119 (2.32%) Mesos
15 114 (2.22%) Salt
16 105 (2.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 105 (2.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 76 (1.48%) rkt
18 68 (1.32%) SCCM
19 66 (1.28%) Consul
Vendors
1 558 (10.86%) VMware
2 539 (10.49%) Red Hat
3 448 (8.72%) Oracle
4 353 (6.87%) Microsoft
5 274 (5.33%) Atlassian
6 212 (4.12%) Splunk
7 175 (3.40%) Google
8 170 (3.31%) IBM
9 102 (1.98%) Rackspace
10 98 (1.91%) Sonatype
11 88 (1.71%) Cisco
12 79 (1.54%) AppDynamics
12 79 (1.54%) New Relic
13 76 (1.48%) MuleSoft
14 74 (1.44%) SaltStack
15 69 (1.34%) HP
16 47 (0.91%) EMC
17 41 (0.80%) ServiceNow
18 39 (0.76%) Hortonworks
18 39 (0.76%) NetApp
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day £450-550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £449 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago