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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 88 165 320
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +155
Contract jobs citing DevOps 1170 663 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.27% 1.34% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 1.76% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 474 208
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.31% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £26.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.84 - £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 - £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £26.50
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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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 +57 684 £475 +5.55% 239
East of England +48 124 £400 - 28
South East +30 114 £428 +9.61% 33
Yorkshire +45 88 £418 +28.46% 26
South West +2 63 £420 +1.81% 17
North West +2 48 £475 +11.76% 21
East Midlands +14 20 £375 -33.33% 7
West Midlands +11 18 £375 +7.14% 10
North East -16 12 £550 +54.92% 8
Midlands - 1 £475 -
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1189 (55.43%) Linux
2 1071 (49.93%) Puppet
3 902 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
4 796 (37.11%) Opscode Chef
5 766 (35.71%) Java
6 725 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
7 676 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
8 671 (31.28%) Jenkins
9 607 (28.30%) Python
10 582 (27.13%) Ruby
11 520 (24.24%) Configuration Management
12 461 (21.49%) Git (software)
13 387 (18.04%) Ansible
14 384 (17.90%) Windows
15 374 (17.44%) Web Services
16 337 (15.71%) Scrum
17 335 (15.62%) Bash Shell
18 332 (15.48%) MySQL
19 321 (14.97%) UNIX
20 316 (14.73%) Red Hat
21 314 (14.64%) MongoDB
22 312 (14.55%) Open Source
23 297 (13.85%) VMware
24 295 (13.75%) TDD
25 283 (13.19%) SQL
25 283 (13.19%) Perl
26 280 (13.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 267 (12.45%) Docker
28 260 (12.12%) PHP
29 245 (11.42%) Apache

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 245 (11.42%) Apache
2 192 (8.95%) Tomcat
3 163 (7.60%) OpenStack
4 124 (5.78%) IIS
5 116 (5.41%) nginx
6 111 (5.17%) Node.js
7 101 (4.71%) JBoss
8 98 (4.57%) Confluence
9 72 (3.36%) WebLogic
10 63 (2.94%) WebSphere
11 60 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
12 27 (1.26%) Drupal
13 26 (1.21%) Jetty
14 20 (0.93%) Apache Solr
15 19 (0.89%) SharePoint
15 19 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 17 (0.79%) CMS
17 15 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
17 15 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
18 14 (0.65%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 47 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.093%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.093%) HipChat
4 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.047%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.19%) Magento
4 3 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.093%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.047%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.047%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.047%) Summit
6 1 (0.047%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 725 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (7.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
4 84 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 81 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
6 69 (3.22%) Amazon S3
7 60 (2.80%) PaaS
8 48 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 44 (2.05%) IaaS
10 41 (1.91%) SaaS
11 40 (1.86%) Amazon ELB
12 31 (1.45%) Route 53
13 25 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (1.07%) GitHub
15 19 (0.89%) Google App Engine
16 15 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
16 15 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 12 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 12 (0.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 130 (6.06%) DNS
2 108 (5.03%) Firewall
3 107 (4.99%) HTTP
4 101 (4.71%) TCP/IP
5 79 (3.68%) Internet
6 68 (3.17%) Network Security
7 61 (2.84%) SSL
8 44 (2.05%) DHCP
9 43 (2.00%) VPN
10 42 (1.96%) LDAP
11 28 (1.31%) IPsec
12 27 (1.26%) WAN
13 24 (1.12%) LAN
14 22 (1.03%) FTP
14 22 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
15 20 (0.93%) SAN
16 17 (0.79%) DMZ
17 14 (0.65%) SSH
18 13 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
18 13 (0.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (15.48%) MySQL
2 314 (14.64%) MongoDB
3 200 (9.32%) NoSQL
4 171 (7.97%) SQL Server
5 147 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
6 114 (5.31%) Redis
7 94 (4.38%) Relational Database
8 79 (3.68%) Big Data
9 69 (3.22%) Hadoop
10 59 (2.75%) RDBMS
11 56 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 48 (2.24%) CouchDB
13 39 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
14 32 (1.49%) Oracle Database
15 27 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (1.03%) Couchbase
17 21 (0.98%) DB2
18 19 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
19 13 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 13 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 671 (31.28%) Jenkins
2 461 (21.49%) Git (software)
3 174 (8.11%) JIRA
4 173 (8.07%) Maven
5 156 (7.27%) Subversion
6 105 (4.90%) TeamCity
7 99 (4.62%) Hudson
8 72 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 66 (3.08%) Cucumber
10 62 (2.89%) Ant
11 60 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 54 (2.52%) Selenium
13 40 (1.86%) Artifactory
14 33 (1.54%) Gradle
14 33 (1.54%) Gerrit
15 31 (1.45%) Mercurial
16 26 (1.21%) JUnit
17 25 (1.17%) JMeter
17 25 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
18 24 (1.12%) RSpec
General
1 200 (9.32%) Finance
2 87 (4.06%) Banking
3 63 (2.94%) Retail
4 47 (2.19%) Games
5 43 (2.00%) Publishing
6 39 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 36 (1.68%) Marketing
8 22 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 18 (0.84%) Billing
10 16 (0.75%) Legal
11 9 (0.42%) Advertising
12 6 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.28%) Electronics
13 5 (0.23%) Automotive
13 5 (0.23%) Law
13 5 (0.23%) Back Office
14 4 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.19%) Front Office
15 1 (0.047%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.047%) Military
Job Titles
1 912 (42.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 309 (14.41%) Developer
3 221 (10.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 196 (9.14%) Architect
5 132 (6.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 118 (5.50%) Administrator
7 110 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
8 105 (4.90%) Java Developer
9 101 (4.71%) Consultant
10 86 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
11 72 (3.36%) Linux Administrator
12 65 (3.03%) DevOps Consultant
13 61 (2.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 56 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
15 53 (2.47%) Senior Developer
16 44 (2.05%) Systems Engineer
16 44 (2.05%) Technical Architect
17 43 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 35 (1.63%) Analyst
19 31 (1.45%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (17.44%) Web Services
2 234 (10.91%) .NET
3 179 (8.34%) HTML
4 126 (5.87%) J2EE
5 117 (5.45%) CSS
5 117 (5.45%) LAMP
6 112 (5.22%) HTML5
7 107 (4.99%) REST
7 107 (4.99%) RESTful
8 106 (4.94%) AngularJS
9 90 (4.20%) Spring
10 85 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
11 69 (3.22%) JSON
12 68 (3.17%) XML
12 68 (3.17%) SOAP
13 57 (2.66%) jQuery
14 55 (2.56%) Middleware
15 51 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
16 49 (2.28%) ASP.NET
17 47 (2.19%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 102 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 62 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
4 51 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 50 (2.33%) User Experience
6 39 (1.82%) Public Cloud
7 36 (1.68%) Private Cloud
8 32 (1.49%) Clustering
9 30 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 28 (1.31%) Digital Media
11 20 (0.93%) Computer Science
12 17 (0.79%) Visualisation
13 15 (0.70%) Wiki
13 15 (0.70%) Replication
14 14 (0.65%) iPad
15 13 (0.61%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.61%) Online Games
16 12 (0.56%) Streaming Video
17 11 (0.51%) iPhone
17 11 (0.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1189 (55.43%) Linux
2 384 (17.90%) Windows
3 321 (14.97%) UNIX
4 280 (13.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 184 (8.58%) CentOS
6 133 (6.20%) Ubuntu
7 51 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (1.63%) Debian
10 26 (1.21%) Solaris
11 23 (1.07%) AIX
12 22 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (0.98%) Apple iOS
14 18 (0.84%) Android
15 8 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.19%) CoreOS
17 4 (0.19%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 902 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
2 676 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
3 520 (24.24%) Configuration Management
4 337 (15.71%) Scrum
5 312 (14.55%) Open Source
6 295 (13.75%) TDD
7 225 (10.49%) Continuous Delivery
8 188 (8.76%) E-Commerce
9 156 (7.27%) BDD
10 114 (5.31%) Load Balancing
11 106 (4.94%) SOA
12 100 (4.66%) Kanban
13 96 (4.48%) MVC
14 92 (4.29%) Software Engineering
15 90 (4.20%) Migration
16 77 (3.59%) Automated Testing
17 71 (3.31%) Release Management
18 70 (3.26%) SDLC
19 66 (3.08%) Microservices
19 66 (3.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 766 (35.71%) Java
2 607 (28.30%) Python
3 582 (27.13%) Ruby
4 335 (15.62%) Bash Shell
5 283 (13.19%) Perl
5 283 (13.19%) SQL
6 260 (12.12%) PHP
7 242 (11.28%) JavaScript
8 171 (7.97%) PowerShell
9 125 (5.83%) C#
10 95 (4.43%) Scala
11 87 (4.06%) Shell Script
12 47 (2.19%) C++
13 45 (2.10%) Clojure
14 44 (2.05%) Go
15 43 (2.00%) C
16 29 (1.35%) Groovy
17 12 (0.56%) VBScript
18 8 (0.37%) Korn
19 6 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 120 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 69 (3.22%) SC Cleared
3 53 (2.47%) Degree
4 22 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 18 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (0.65%) CCNA
7 8 (0.37%) RHCE
7 8 (0.37%) CISSP
7 8 (0.37%) CISM
7 8 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (0.28%) VCAP
9 5 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.23%) CISA
9 5 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.23%) CCNP
9 5 (0.23%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.14%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.14%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.14%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (6.48%) QA
2 27 (1.26%) SLA
3 14 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.093%) COBIT
System Software
1 267 (12.45%) Docker
2 164 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (3.08%) vCloud
4 38 (1.77%) vSphere
5 35 (1.63%) Active Directory
6 33 (1.54%) Varnish
7 30 (1.40%) Hyper-V
8 29 (1.35%) KVM
9 21 (0.98%) VirtualBox
10 18 (0.84%) iptables
11 16 (0.75%) VMware ESX
12 14 (0.65%) QEMU
13 12 (0.56%) Samba
13 12 (0.56%) XenServer
14 11 (0.51%) Postfix
14 11 (0.51%) Xen
14 11 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.37%) Firmware
15 8 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.37%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1071 (49.93%) Puppet
2 796 (37.11%) Opscode Chef
3 387 (18.04%) Ansible
4 166 (7.74%) Vagrant
5 156 (7.27%) Nagios
6 137 (6.39%) Salt
7 64 (2.98%) ZABBIX
8 56 (2.61%) Graphite
9 45 (2.10%) HAProxy
10 42 (1.96%) Kibana
11 41 (1.91%) logstash
12 34 (1.59%) Zenoss
13 32 (1.49%) Rundeck
14 30 (1.40%) Cobbler
15 29 (1.35%) Tivoli
16 22 (1.03%) Opsview
17 18 (0.84%) Cacti
18 17 (0.79%) SCOM
18 17 (0.79%) yum
19 15 (0.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 316 (14.73%) Red Hat
2 297 (13.85%) VMware
3 225 (10.49%) Oracle
4 174 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 83 (3.87%) Splunk
6 78 (3.64%) IBM
7 55 (2.56%) Google
8 54 (2.52%) New Relic
9 48 (2.24%) Atlassian
10 47 (2.19%) Rackspace
11 41 (1.91%) SaltStack
12 37 (1.72%) Cisco
13 34 (1.59%) Adobe
14 30 (1.40%) HP
15 25 (1.17%) Perforce
16 24 (1.12%) Citrix
17 22 (1.03%) AppDynamics
18 19 (0.89%) Sun
18 19 (0.89%) hybris
19 18 (0.84%) SAP
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £280 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Jonathan Garth
Rate: Good Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Adroit People Limited
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago