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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 78 120 282
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +162
Contract jobs citing DevOps 561 412 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.51% 1.77% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 2.26% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 311 76
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £302
% change year-on-year
- +32.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
17516 18221 16711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.35% 78.23% 77.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12265 12963 11608
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.86% -3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 230 235
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.50 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
City of London +32 111 £475 +5.55% 52
Croydon - 6 £425 -
Canary Wharf -6 4 - -
Ealing - 3 £368 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Westminster +2 1 £475 -
Twickenham - 1 £450 -
Paddington - 1 £425 -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 701 (56.67%) Linux
2 651 (52.63%) Puppet
3 580 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
4 516 (41.71%) Java
5 455 (36.78%) Continuous Integration
6 434 (35.08%) Opscode Chef
7 422 (34.11%) Jenkins
8 413 (33.39%) Amazon AWS
9 393 (31.77%) Python
10 373 (30.15%) Ruby
11 272 (21.99%) Configuration Management
12 270 (21.83%) Git (software)
13 256 (20.70%) Windows
14 235 (19.00%) Ansible
15 227 (18.35%) Scrum
16 221 (17.87%) MySQL
16 221 (17.87%) Perl
16 221 (17.87%) MongoDB
17 213 (17.22%) Bash Shell
18 210 (16.98%) VMware
19 194 (15.68%) Web Services
20 176 (14.23%) Open Source
21 174 (14.07%) Apache
22 172 (13.90%) NoSQL
23 170 (13.74%) UNIX
24 164 (13.26%) Continuous Delivery
25 160 (12.93%) Nagios
26 153 (12.37%) Ubuntu
27 152 (12.29%) PHP
28 149 (12.05%) CentOS

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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
1 174 (14.07%) Apache
2 130 (10.51%) OpenStack
3 122 (9.86%) Tomcat
4 97 (7.84%) nginx
5 91 (7.36%) Node.js
6 80 (6.47%) IIS
7 64 (5.17%) JBoss
8 63 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
9 42 (3.40%) Confluence
10 33 (2.67%) WebLogic
11 27 (2.18%) Drupal
12 26 (2.10%) WebSphere
13 22 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
14 17 (1.37%) Apache Solr
15 15 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 12 (0.97%) Jetty
17 11 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
18 10 (0.81%) Mule ESB
19 9 (0.73%) SharePoint
20 8 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (2.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.081%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.081%) Magento
1 1 (0.081%) assyst
1 1 (0.081%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 413 (33.39%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (6.06%) PaaS
4 59 (4.77%) Amazon EC2
5 45 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 31 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (2.10%) Amazon S3
8 22 (1.78%) IaaS
8 22 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 21 (1.70%) SaaS
10 19 (1.54%) Heroku
11 17 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
12 16 (1.29%) Engine Yard
13 15 (1.21%) GitHub
14 11 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.81%) Google App Engine
15 10 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 6 (0.49%) OpenShift
17 5 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 5 (0.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 120 (9.70%) DNS
2 112 (9.05%) TCP/IP
3 94 (7.60%) HTTP
4 77 (6.22%) Firewall
5 57 (4.61%) SSL
6 49 (3.96%) DHCP
7 42 (3.40%) Internet
8 33 (2.67%) VPN
9 32 (2.59%) IPsec
10 28 (2.26%) FTP
11 24 (1.94%) LDAP
12 23 (1.86%) VLAN
13 18 (1.46%) Reverse Proxy
14 15 (1.21%) Network Security
15 13 (1.05%) LAN
16 12 (0.97%) WAN
16 12 (0.97%) SAN
17 8 (0.65%) DMZ
18 7 (0.57%) SMTP
19 6 (0.49%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (17.87%) MySQL
1 221 (17.87%) MongoDB
2 172 (13.90%) NoSQL
3 108 (8.73%) SQL Server
4 84 (6.79%) Redis
5 79 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
5 79 (6.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 78 (6.31%) Relational Database
7 57 (4.61%) RDBMS
8 55 (4.45%) Hadoop
9 46 (3.72%) Big Data
10 23 (1.86%) MariaDB
11 19 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.29%) CouchDB
13 15 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (0.97%) Apache Hive
15 11 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.73%) Riak
16 9 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 422 (34.11%) Jenkins
2 270 (21.83%) Git (software)
3 147 (11.88%) Subversion
4 138 (11.16%) Maven
5 102 (8.25%) TeamCity
6 98 (7.92%) JIRA
7 45 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 44 (3.56%) Hudson
9 38 (3.07%) Artifactory
9 38 (3.07%) Ant
9 38 (3.07%) Selenium
10 28 (2.26%) Mercurial
11 22 (1.78%) JMeter
11 22 (1.78%) Cucumber
11 22 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (1.70%) Gerrit
13 17 (1.37%) Jasmine
13 17 (1.37%) JUnit
14 16 (1.29%) Gradle
15 15 (1.21%) SonarQube
General
1 103 (8.33%) Finance
2 39 (3.15%) Games
3 37 (2.99%) Banking
4 23 (1.86%) Retail
5 19 (1.54%) Publishing
6 14 (1.13%) Marketing
7 13 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.05%) Legal
8 11 (0.89%) Advertising
9 9 (0.73%) Law
10 3 (0.24%) Billing
10 3 (0.24%) German Language
10 3 (0.24%) Front Office
11 2 (0.16%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.16%) Turkish Language
11 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.081%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.081%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 538 (43.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 185 (14.96%) Developer
3 145 (11.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 134 (10.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 81 (6.55%) Java Developer
6 79 (6.39%) Architect
7 57 (4.61%) Administrator
8 54 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
9 52 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
10 49 (3.96%) Consultant
11 36 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
12 30 (2.43%) Senior Developer
13 28 (2.26%) DevOps Consultant
14 24 (1.94%) DevOps Specialist
15 21 (1.70%) Technical Architect
15 21 (1.70%) Windows Administrator
15 21 (1.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
16 20 (1.62%) DevOps Architect
17 17 (1.37%) Web Engineer
17 17 (1.37%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (15.68%) Web Services
2 121 (9.78%) .NET
3 82 (6.63%) HTML
4 79 (6.39%) LAMP
5 62 (5.01%) J2EE
6 60 (4.85%) RabbitMQ
7 59 (4.77%) CSS
8 58 (4.69%) Spring
9 54 (4.37%) AngularJS
10 53 (4.28%) REST
11 52 (4.20%) HTML5
12 43 (3.48%) RESTful
13 41 (3.31%) jQuery
14 39 (3.15%) XML
15 37 (2.99%) MCollective
16 33 (2.67%) CSS3
17 29 (2.34%) SOAP
18 27 (2.18%) Ruby on Rails
18 27 (2.18%) Hibernate
19 26 (2.10%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 176 (14.23%) Open Source
2 38 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
3 33 (2.67%) Clustering
3 33 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 28 (2.26%) Digital Media
5 25 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 22 (1.78%) Public Cloud
7 21 (1.70%) Device Driver
8 19 (1.54%) User Experience
8 19 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (1.29%) Online Games
10 14 (1.13%) iPad
11 13 (1.05%) Replication
12 12 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.89%) Streaming Video
14 9 (0.73%) iPhone
14 9 (0.73%) Wiki
15 8 (0.65%) Private Cloud
16 7 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
17 5 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 701 (56.67%) Linux
2 256 (20.70%) Windows
3 170 (13.74%) UNIX
4 153 (12.37%) Ubuntu
5 149 (12.05%) CentOS
6 130 (10.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 84 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (2.10%) Android
8 26 (2.10%) Debian
9 20 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (1.62%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.05%) Solaris
12 6 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.40%) SUSE
14 4 (0.32%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.24%) AIX
16 2 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (36.78%) Continuous Integration
3 272 (21.99%) Configuration Management
4 227 (18.35%) Scrum
5 164 (13.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 148 (11.96%) TDD
7 106 (8.57%) Automated Testing
8 100 (8.08%) Load Balancing
9 98 (7.92%) BDD
10 81 (6.55%) E-Commerce
11 78 (6.31%) Kanban
12 73 (5.90%) Release Management
13 59 (4.77%) SOA
14 54 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 53 (4.28%) OO
16 51 (4.12%) Microservices
17 47 (3.80%) Change Management
18 46 (3.72%) MVC
19 43 (3.48%) Mentoring
20 42 (3.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 516 (41.71%) Java
2 393 (31.77%) Python
3 373 (30.15%) Ruby
4 221 (17.87%) Perl
5 213 (17.22%) Bash Shell
6 152 (12.29%) PHP
7 128 (10.35%) SQL
8 103 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 87 (7.03%) PowerShell
10 80 (6.47%) C#
11 67 (5.42%) Scala
12 51 (4.12%) Shell Script
13 34 (2.75%) Groovy
14 28 (2.26%) C++
14 28 (2.26%) Go
15 26 (2.10%) C
16 23 (1.86%) Korn
17 17 (1.37%) Clojure
18 6 (0.49%) SPARQL
18 6 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 122 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 63 (5.09%) SC Cleared
3 29 (2.34%) Degree
4 26 (2.10%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.57%) CCNA
7 6 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.24%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.081%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.081%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.081%) CCNP
10 1 (0.081%) ISEB
10 1 (0.081%) CISSP
10 1 (0.081%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.081%) RHCE
10 1 (0.081%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.71%) QA
2 27 (2.18%) SLA
3 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 99 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (7.28%) Docker
3 53 (4.28%) vCloud
4 45 (3.64%) Active Directory
5 40 (3.23%) Varnish
6 37 (2.99%) vSphere
7 12 (0.97%) VirtualBox
8 10 (0.81%) NFS
8 10 (0.81%) XenServer
9 9 (0.73%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.65%) Firmware
10 8 (0.65%) Xen
10 8 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.65%) iptables
11 7 (0.57%) KVM
11 7 (0.57%) Samba
11 7 (0.57%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.49%) Postfix
12 6 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.40%) LXC
Systems Management
1 651 (52.63%) Puppet
2 434 (35.08%) Opscode Chef
3 235 (19.00%) Ansible
4 160 (12.93%) Nagios
5 89 (7.19%) ZABBIX
6 86 (6.95%) Salt
7 67 (5.42%) Vagrant
8 44 (3.56%) Kibana
9 39 (3.15%) HAProxy
10 31 (2.51%) Graphite
11 28 (2.26%) Cobbler
12 27 (2.18%) collectd
13 26 (2.10%) logstash
14 22 (1.78%) Icinga
15 21 (1.70%) Cacti
16 17 (1.37%) Zenoss
17 16 (1.29%) Opsview
18 9 (0.73%) Graylog
18 9 (0.73%) SELinux
18 9 (0.73%) StatsD
Vendors
1 210 (16.98%) VMware
2 145 (11.72%) Red Hat
3 109 (8.81%) Oracle
4 80 (6.47%) Microsoft
5 54 (4.37%) New Relic
6 41 (3.31%) Rackspace
7 40 (3.23%) Atlassian
8 36 (2.91%) Perforce
9 27 (2.18%) Splunk
10 26 (2.10%) Google
11 25 (2.02%) Akamai
12 19 (1.54%) Cisco
13 18 (1.46%) Citrix
14 17 (1.37%) IBM
15 16 (1.29%) F5
15 16 (1.29%) SaltStack
15 16 (1.29%) AppDynamics
16 14 (1.13%) Websense
16 14 (1.13%) Adobe
16 14 (1.13%) Percona
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £700 to £900 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sterlings Partnership
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £340 - £410 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago