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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 77 181 332
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +151
Contract jobs citing DevOps 661 298 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.68% 1.18% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 1.51% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 261 67
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £373 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
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
19090 19683 18273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.68% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13866 13785 12467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 233 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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 October 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
(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
City of London +85 124 £475 +5.55% 32
Canary Wharf - 4 £575 -
Westminster - 2 £388 -
Greenwich - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 641 (58.17%) Linux
2 578 (52.45%) Puppet
3 558 (50.64%) Agile Software Development
4 463 (42.01%) Java
5 434 (39.38%) Opscode Chef
6 332 (30.13%) Continuous Integration
7 312 (28.31%) Jenkins
8 304 (27.59%) Ruby
9 281 (25.50%) Python
10 265 (24.05%) Scrum
11 250 (22.69%) Git (software)
12 233 (21.14%) Configuration Management
13 219 (19.87%) Amazon AWS
14 217 (19.69%) UNIX
15 206 (18.69%) Web Services
16 198 (17.97%) Apache
17 190 (17.24%) MongoDB
18 187 (16.97%) MySQL
19 184 (16.70%) VMware
20 181 (16.42%) TDD
21 177 (16.06%) Open Source
22 169 (15.34%) Windows
23 165 (14.97%) Nagios
24 161 (14.61%) Perl
25 160 (14.52%) Bash Shell
26 144 (13.07%) Maven
27 141 (12.79%) CentOS
28 139 (12.61%) JavaScript
29 136 (12.34%) NoSQL
30 135 (12.25%) PHP

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 198 (17.97%) Apache
2 87 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 81 (7.35%) nginx
4 78 (7.08%) Node.js
4 78 (7.08%) JBoss
5 73 (6.62%) Confluence
6 67 (6.08%) OpenStack
7 61 (5.54%) IIS
8 50 (4.54%) Elasticsearch
9 36 (3.27%) WebLogic
9 36 (3.27%) WebSphere
10 32 (2.90%) Apache Solr
11 21 (1.91%) CMS
12 18 (1.63%) Umbraco
13 16 (1.45%) Drupal
14 12 (1.09%) Jetty
14 12 (1.09%) WordPress
15 10 (0.91%) SharePoint
16 9 (0.82%) Apache Spark
17 8 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.091%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.18%) RMDS
2 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.091%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.091%) Summit
3 1 (0.091%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 219 (19.87%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (9.07%) Amazon EC2
3 59 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (3.36%) PaaS
5 36 (3.27%) Amazon S3
6 23 (2.09%) IaaS
7 21 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (1.81%) SaaS
9 12 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
10 11 (1.00%) Joyent
11 8 (0.73%) ElastiCache
11 8 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (0.64%) GitHub
13 5 (0.45%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.27%) Route 53
14 3 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
14 3 (0.27%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.18%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
16 1 (0.091%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 94 (8.53%) DNS
2 59 (5.35%) TCP/IP
2 59 (5.35%) HTTP
3 46 (4.17%) Internet
4 45 (4.08%) Firewall
5 42 (3.81%) SSL
6 18 (1.63%) VPN
7 15 (1.36%) SAN
8 14 (1.27%) LDAP
9 12 (1.09%) VLAN
10 11 (1.00%) SNMP
10 11 (1.00%) Multicast
11 10 (0.91%) iSCSI
11 10 (0.91%) FCoE
11 10 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (0.73%) NAS
13 7 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
14 6 (0.54%) FTP
15 5 (0.45%) DHCP
15 5 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 187 (16.97%) MySQL
3 136 (12.34%) NoSQL
4 89 (8.08%) SQL Server
5 81 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 52 (4.72%) Big Data
7 47 (4.26%) Redis
8 44 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (3.99%) Hadoop
9 32 (2.90%) Relational Database
10 28 (2.54%) CouchDB
11 24 (2.18%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.81%) Riak
12 20 (1.81%) Oracle Exadata
13 15 (1.36%) Couchbase
13 15 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (1.09%) RavenDB
14 12 (1.09%) DB2
15 10 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (0.82%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 312 (28.31%) Jenkins
2 250 (22.69%) Git (software)
3 144 (13.07%) Maven
4 119 (10.80%) JIRA
5 74 (6.72%) Subversion
6 73 (6.62%) TeamCity
6 73 (6.62%) Hudson
7 36 (3.27%) Selenium
8 34 (3.09%) Ant
9 26 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (2.36%) Artifactory
10 24 (2.18%) Cucumber
11 19 (1.72%) Mercurial
12 16 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (1.27%) JMeter
13 14 (1.27%) Gerrit
14 13 (1.18%) PHPUnit
15 12 (1.09%) Mocha
15 12 (1.09%) ClearCase
16 10 (0.91%) Jasmine
General
1 132 (11.98%) Finance
2 76 (6.90%) Banking
3 28 (2.54%) Games
4 27 (2.45%) Financial Institution
5 24 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.09%) Retail
6 23 (2.09%) Front Office
7 20 (1.81%) Publishing
8 17 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.09%) Marketing
10 10 (0.91%) Advertising
11 6 (0.54%) Law
11 6 (0.54%) Back Office
12 4 (0.36%) Electronics
13 3 (0.27%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.18%) Legal
15 1 (0.091%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.091%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 462 (41.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 202 (18.33%) Developer
3 102 (9.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 82 (7.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 71 (6.44%) Architect
6 65 (5.90%) Java Developer
7 59 (5.35%) Consultant
8 41 (3.72%) DevOps Consultant
9 37 (3.36%) Administrator
10 35 (3.18%) Linux Engineer
11 34 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
12 29 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
13 28 (2.54%) DevOps Architect
14 26 (2.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (2.36%) .NET Developer
15 25 (2.27%) Cloud Engineer
16 21 (1.91%) Senior Developer
17 20 (1.81%) Linux Administrator
18 19 (1.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 17 (1.54%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (18.69%) Web Services
2 100 (9.07%) HTML
3 97 (8.80%) .NET
4 85 (7.71%) LAMP
5 63 (5.72%) Middleware
6 62 (5.63%) JSON
7 56 (5.08%) CSS
8 54 (4.90%) XML
9 52 (4.72%) J2EE
10 51 (4.63%) Spring
11 44 (3.99%) SOAP
12 42 (3.81%) RESTful
13 39 (3.54%) ActiveMQ
14 38 (3.45%) ASP.NET
15 36 (3.27%) MCollective
16 34 (3.09%) HTML5
17 29 (2.63%) AngularJS
17 29 (2.63%) Apache Camel
18 27 (2.45%) REST
19 25 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 177 (16.06%) Open Source
2 61 (5.54%) Computer Science
3 26 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (2.36%) Clustering
3 26 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 21 (1.91%) Online Games
6 18 (1.63%) Hedge funds
7 16 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.27%) Visualisation
9 13 (1.18%) User Experience
9 13 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.09%) Replication
11 11 (1.00%) Taxonomies
12 10 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.91%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.73%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.73%) Wiki
14 5 (0.45%) Blog
14 5 (0.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 641 (58.17%) Linux
2 217 (19.69%) UNIX
3 169 (15.34%) Windows
4 141 (12.79%) CentOS
5 126 (11.43%) Ubuntu
6 86 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (3.72%) Debian
8 37 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (2.18%) AIX
9 24 (2.18%) SELinux
10 18 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.82%) Android
13 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.54%) VMS
15 4 (0.36%) Solaris
16 3 (0.27%) SmartOS
16 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.18%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (50.64%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (30.13%) Continuous Integration
3 265 (24.05%) Scrum
4 233 (21.14%) Configuration Management
5 181 (16.42%) TDD
6 120 (10.89%) E-Commerce
7 103 (9.35%) BDD
8 81 (7.35%) Kanban
9 72 (6.53%) OO
10 65 (5.90%) SOA
11 59 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 53 (4.81%) Release Management
13 52 (4.72%) Build Automation
14 51 (4.63%) Mentoring
15 50 (4.54%) Software Engineering
16 44 (3.99%) Automated Testing
17 41 (3.72%) Load Balancing
18 39 (3.54%) Pair Programming
19 31 (2.81%) ITIL
20 30 (2.72%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 463 (42.01%) Java
2 304 (27.59%) Ruby
3 281 (25.50%) Python
4 161 (14.61%) Perl
5 160 (14.52%) Bash Shell
6 139 (12.61%) JavaScript
7 135 (12.25%) PHP
8 105 (9.53%) SQL
9 75 (6.81%) PowerShell
10 65 (5.90%) C#
11 45 (4.08%) Scala
12 35 (3.18%) Clojure
13 32 (2.90%) Shell Script
14 27 (2.45%) Groovy
15 15 (1.36%) C++
16 14 (1.27%) VB
17 12 (1.09%) C
17 12 (1.09%) Golang
18 10 (0.91%) VBA
19 8 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 57 (5.17%) Degree
3 51 (4.63%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (0.82%) CCNA
5 8 (0.73%) CISSP
5 8 (0.73%) CISM
5 8 (0.73%) CCSA
5 8 (0.73%) JNCIA
6 4 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.27%) VCDX
7 3 (0.27%) VCAP
7 3 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.18%) RHCE
8 2 (0.18%) PhD
8 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.091%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.091%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.72%) QA
2 13 (1.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.091%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.091%) EMIR
3 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 118 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (6.53%) vCloud
3 28 (2.54%) vSphere
3 28 (2.54%) VMware ESX
4 26 (2.36%) Varnish
5 20 (1.81%) Docker
5 20 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
6 19 (1.72%) Active Directory
7 16 (1.45%) NFS
8 13 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.73%) Xen
10 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.27%) qmail
11 3 (0.27%) Postfix
11 3 (0.27%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.18%) KVM
12 2 (0.18%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.091%) XenApp
13 1 (0.091%) XenServer
13 1 (0.091%) Samba
Systems Management
1 578 (52.45%) Puppet
2 434 (39.38%) Opscode Chef
3 165 (14.97%) Nagios
4 105 (9.53%) Ansible
5 64 (5.81%) Salt
6 61 (5.54%) ZABBIX
7 55 (4.99%) Vagrant
8 30 (2.72%) Zenoss
9 29 (2.63%) Cacti
10 22 (2.00%) Kibana
11 21 (1.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 20 (1.81%) Graylog2
13 15 (1.36%) Opsview
14 12 (1.09%) HAProxy
15 11 (1.00%) Icinga
15 11 (1.00%) collectd
16 10 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
17 9 (0.82%) logstash
18 8 (0.73%) SCCM
18 8 (0.73%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 184 (16.70%) VMware
2 118 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 75 (6.81%) Oracle
3 75 (6.81%) IBM
4 63 (5.72%) Rackspace
5 61 (5.54%) Microsoft
6 52 (4.72%) Atlassian
7 46 (4.17%) Splunk
8 43 (3.90%) Cisco
9 39 (3.54%) SaltStack
10 37 (3.36%) New Relic
11 23 (2.09%) Perforce
12 22 (2.00%) 29West
12 22 (2.00%) NetApp
13 21 (1.91%) EMC
14 20 (1.81%) F5
15 15 (1.36%) HP
16 14 (1.27%) Google
17 13 (1.18%) Percona
18 12 (1.09%) Akamai
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