The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 65 168 285
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +117
Contract jobs citing DevOps 732 307 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.22% 1.29% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 1.66% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 249 78
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £359 £324
% change year-on-year
+25.43% +10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DevOps
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in London

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the London region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in London

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in London

DevOps
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the London region.

DevOps Hourly Rate Trend in London

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
City of London +91 136 £483 +6.04% 27
Uxbridge +2 1 £545 -9.16%
Wimbledon 0 1 £425 +30.76%
Docklands, London - 1 £530 -
Paddington - 1 £600 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 734 (58.07%) Linux
2 672 (53.16%) Puppet
3 655 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
4 544 (43.04%) Java
5 483 (38.21%) Opscode Chef
6 442 (34.97%) Continuous Integration
7 403 (31.88%) Jenkins
8 382 (30.22%) Ruby
9 356 (28.16%) Python
10 301 (23.81%) Scrum
11 286 (22.63%) Git (software)
12 243 (19.22%) Configuration Management
13 236 (18.67%) MongoDB
14 224 (17.72%) UNIX
15 213 (16.85%) Nagios
16 211 (16.69%) Perl
17 210 (16.61%) VMware
18 209 (16.53%) Amazon AWS
18 209 (16.53%) Bash Shell
19 208 (16.46%) Windows
20 199 (15.74%) Apache
21 197 (15.59%) MySQL
21 197 (15.59%) TDD
22 194 (15.35%) Web Services
23 191 (15.11%) CentOS
24 184 (14.56%) Ubuntu
25 182 (14.40%) Open Source
26 174 (13.77%) Ansible
27 168 (13.29%) NoSQL
27 168 (13.29%) Maven

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 199 (15.74%) Apache
2 103 (8.15%) Node.js
3 101 (7.99%) nginx
4 94 (7.44%) OpenStack
4 94 (7.44%) Tomcat
5 91 (7.20%) JBoss
6 71 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
7 66 (5.22%) Confluence
8 39 (3.09%) WebLogic
9 34 (2.69%) IIS
10 30 (2.37%) WebSphere
11 26 (2.06%) Apache Solr
12 24 (1.90%) Drupal
13 13 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (0.95%) Jetty
15 9 (0.71%) CMS
15 9 (0.71%) Apache Spark
16 8 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
16 8 (0.63%) SharePoint
17 6 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 31 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.079%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.079%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (0.87%) RMDS
2 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.079%) Summit
3 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.079%) assyst
3 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 209 (16.53%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (5.93%) Amazon EC2
3 68 (5.38%) PaaS
4 66 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (2.45%) Amazon S3
6 28 (2.22%) IaaS
7 16 (1.27%) SaaS
8 15 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (1.03%) Heroku
10 12 (0.95%) Joyent
10 12 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
11 11 (0.87%) Engine Yard
11 11 (0.87%) GitHub
12 9 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.47%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.40%) Route 53
15 4 (0.32%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.32%) ElastiCache
15 4 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 2 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 106 (8.39%) DNS
2 78 (6.17%) TCP/IP
3 63 (4.98%) HTTP
4 60 (4.75%) Firewall
5 44 (3.48%) SSL
6 43 (3.40%) Internet
7 20 (1.58%) VPN
8 19 (1.50%) DHCP
9 16 (1.27%) LDAP
9 16 (1.27%) SAN
9 16 (1.27%) VLAN
10 7 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (0.55%) FTP
11 6 (0.47%) SNMP
11 6 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.47%) SMTP
12 5 (0.40%) Multicast
13 4 (0.32%) FCoE
13 4 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (18.67%) MongoDB
2 197 (15.59%) MySQL
3 168 (13.29%) NoSQL
4 100 (7.91%) SQL Server
5 91 (7.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 61 (4.83%) Redis
7 58 (4.59%) Big Data
8 55 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
9 53 (4.19%) Relational Database
10 51 (4.03%) Hadoop
11 41 (3.24%) RDBMS
12 23 (1.82%) CouchDB
13 22 (1.74%) Riak
14 21 (1.66%) MariaDB
15 14 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
16 13 (1.03%) DB2
17 10 (0.79%) Couchbase
18 9 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
18 9 (0.71%) RavenDB
18 9 (0.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 403 (31.88%) Jenkins
2 286 (22.63%) Git (software)
3 168 (13.29%) Maven
4 119 (9.41%) Subversion
5 117 (9.26%) JIRA
6 91 (7.20%) TeamCity
7 67 (5.30%) Hudson
8 42 (3.32%) Selenium
9 38 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 33 (2.61%) Ant
10 33 (2.61%) Artifactory
11 26 (2.06%) Cucumber
12 17 (1.34%) Jasmine
12 17 (1.34%) PHPUnit
12 17 (1.34%) Mocha
13 16 (1.27%) JMeter
14 15 (1.19%) Gerrit
15 14 (1.11%) WebDriver
15 14 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (0.95%) Mercurial
General
1 124 (9.81%) Finance
2 75 (5.93%) Banking
3 29 (2.29%) Games
4 28 (2.22%) Retail
5 23 (1.82%) Front Office
6 21 (1.66%) Financial Institution
7 20 (1.58%) Publishing
8 18 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.03%) Law
10 13 (1.03%) Advertising
10 13 (1.03%) Marketing
11 7 (0.55%) Back Office
12 6 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.40%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.16%) Legal
14 2 (0.16%) Electronics
15 1 (0.079%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.079%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 516 (40.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 209 (16.53%) Developer
3 128 (10.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 123 (9.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 94 (7.44%) Architect
6 79 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 60 (4.75%) Consultant
8 46 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
8 46 (3.64%) Administrator
9 40 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
10 39 (3.09%) DevOps Consultant
11 37 (2.93%) Systems Engineer
12 35 (2.77%) DevOps Architect
13 27 (2.14%) Cloud Engineer
14 25 (1.98%) Senior Developer
15 23 (1.82%) Technical Architect
15 23 (1.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 22 (1.74%) DevOps Specialist
17 20 (1.58%) Linux Administrator
18 19 (1.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (15.35%) Web Services
2 101 (7.99%) HTML
3 99 (7.83%) .NET
4 76 (6.01%) LAMP
5 62 (4.91%) CSS
6 57 (4.51%) Middleware
7 55 (4.35%) Spring
8 54 (4.27%) JSON
9 49 (3.88%) J2EE
9 49 (3.88%) XML
10 47 (3.72%) RabbitMQ
11 46 (3.64%) MCollective
12 45 (3.56%) HTML5
13 44 (3.48%) RESTful
13 44 (3.48%) ActiveMQ
14 42 (3.32%) AngularJS
15 39 (3.09%) SOAP
16 37 (2.93%) REST
17 31 (2.45%) jQuery
17 31 (2.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 182 (14.40%) Open Source
2 65 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 40 (3.16%) Clustering
4 28 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (1.66%) Online Games
7 20 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (1.34%) User Experience
8 17 (1.34%) Replication
9 13 (1.03%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.03%) Taxonomies
9 13 (1.03%) Visualisation
10 12 (0.95%) Device Driver
11 11 (0.87%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.63%) Wiki
13 7 (0.55%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (0.40%) Fixed Income
15 4 (0.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 734 (58.07%) Linux
2 224 (17.72%) UNIX
3 208 (16.46%) Windows
4 191 (15.11%) CentOS
5 184 (14.56%) Ubuntu
6 116 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 76 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (4.27%) Debian
9 20 (1.58%) AIX
10 17 (1.34%) Android
10 17 (1.34%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.55%) CoreOS
14 5 (0.40%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.24%) SUSE
16 3 (0.24%) VMS
16 3 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 655 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
2 442 (34.97%) Continuous Integration
3 301 (23.81%) Scrum
4 243 (19.22%) Configuration Management
5 197 (15.59%) TDD
6 118 (9.34%) E-Commerce
6 118 (9.34%) BDD
7 87 (6.88%) Kanban
8 75 (5.93%) Automated Testing
9 73 (5.78%) Release Management
9 73 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 68 (5.38%) SOA
11 67 (5.30%) Load Balancing
12 66 (5.22%) OO
13 54 (4.27%) Software Engineering
14 50 (3.96%) Change Management
15 49 (3.88%) Build Automation
16 47 (3.72%) Mentoring
17 42 (3.32%) Pair Programming
18 38 (3.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 544 (43.04%) Java
2 382 (30.22%) Ruby
3 356 (28.16%) Python
4 211 (16.69%) Perl
5 209 (16.53%) Bash Shell
6 153 (12.10%) PHP
7 131 (10.36%) JavaScript
8 116 (9.18%) SQL
9 73 (5.78%) PowerShell
10 70 (5.54%) C#
11 56 (4.43%) Scala
12 46 (3.64%) Shell Script
13 33 (2.61%) Clojure
14 29 (2.29%) Groovy
15 24 (1.90%) Golang
15 24 (1.90%) C++
16 11 (0.87%) Korn
17 10 (0.79%) C
18 6 (0.47%) Haskell
18 6 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 123 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 79 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 50 (3.96%) Degree
4 13 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (0.71%) CCNA
7 8 (0.63%) CISSP
7 8 (0.63%) CISM
7 8 (0.63%) CCSA
7 8 (0.63%) JNCIA
8 5 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.16%) PhD
10 2 (0.16%) RHCE
11 1 (0.079%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.079%) CCNP
11 1 (0.079%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.079%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.32%) QA
2 22 (1.74%) SLA
3 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.079%) EMIR
4 1 (0.079%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 108 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (4.75%) vCloud
3 39 (3.09%) Varnish
4 37 (2.93%) Docker
5 35 (2.77%) Active Directory
6 29 (2.29%) vSphere
7 25 (1.98%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (1.19%) NFS
9 15 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (1.11%) Xen
11 9 (0.71%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.32%) Postfix
12 4 (0.32%) KVM
13 3 (0.24%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.16%) XenApp
14 2 (0.16%) XenServer
14 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.16%) qmail
14 2 (0.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 672 (53.16%) Puppet
2 483 (38.21%) Opscode Chef
3 213 (16.85%) Nagios
4 174 (13.77%) Ansible
5 78 (6.17%) ZABBIX
6 71 (5.62%) Salt
7 60 (4.75%) Vagrant
8 42 (3.32%) Graphite
9 37 (2.93%) Cacti
10 31 (2.45%) Kibana
11 27 (2.14%) Zenoss
12 23 (1.82%) collectd
13 22 (1.74%) Icinga
14 21 (1.66%) Graylog2
14 21 (1.66%) SELinux
14 21 (1.66%) HAProxy
15 20 (1.58%) Opsview
16 17 (1.34%) logstash
17 13 (1.03%) Cobbler
17 13 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 210 (16.61%) VMware
2 140 (11.08%) Red Hat
3 84 (6.65%) Oracle
4 77 (6.09%) Microsoft
5 73 (5.78%) Rackspace
6 58 (4.59%) Atlassian
7 56 (4.43%) IBM
8 53 (4.19%) Splunk
9 41 (3.24%) SaltStack
10 38 (3.01%) New Relic
11 34 (2.69%) Cisco
12 27 (2.14%) Perforce
13 25 (1.98%) F5
14 21 (1.66%) 29West
15 19 (1.50%) Percona
16 16 (1.27%) DigitalOcean
16 16 (1.27%) Akamai
16 16 (1.27%) Websense
17 15 (1.19%) EMC
18 14 (1.11%) NetApp
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