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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 83 192 347
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +155
Contract jobs citing DevOps 549 281 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.24% 1.11% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 1.44% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 237 69
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
19067 19570 19492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.50% 75.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13577 13700 13196
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 231 364
Average hourly rate £21.62 £20.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -36.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.45 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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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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 +73 98 £475 +5.55% 41
Canary Wharf - 3 £575 -
Westminster - 1 £250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 585 (59.69%) Linux
2 510 (52.04%) Puppet
3 492 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
4 380 (38.78%) Opscode Chef
5 377 (38.47%) Java
6 269 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
7 264 (26.94%) Ruby
8 260 (26.53%) Jenkins
9 255 (26.02%) Python
10 217 (22.14%) Git (software)
11 211 (21.53%) Apache
12 205 (20.92%) Configuration Management
12 205 (20.92%) Amazon AWS
13 202 (20.61%) Scrum
14 195 (19.90%) Web Services
15 182 (18.57%) UNIX
16 175 (17.86%) Windows
16 175 (17.86%) VMware
17 161 (16.43%) MySQL
18 157 (16.02%) Open Source
19 153 (15.61%) Nagios
20 151 (15.41%) MongoDB
21 146 (14.90%) TDD
22 133 (13.57%) Perl
23 132 (13.47%) Bash Shell
24 130 (13.27%) PHP
25 122 (12.45%) JavaScript
25 122 (12.45%) Finance
26 118 (12.04%) Red Hat
27 115 (11.73%) CentOS

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 211 (21.53%) Apache
2 91 (9.29%) Tomcat
3 74 (7.55%) nginx
4 71 (7.24%) IIS
5 67 (6.84%) Node.js
6 61 (6.22%) OpenStack
7 60 (6.12%) Confluence
8 40 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
9 35 (3.57%) WebLogic
10 30 (3.06%) WebSphere
11 27 (2.76%) Apache Solr
12 24 (2.45%) CMS
13 22 (2.24%) Umbraco
14 12 (1.22%) WordPress
14 12 (1.22%) Jetty
15 9 (0.92%) Drupal
15 9 (0.92%) CloudStack
15 9 (0.92%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
16 8 (0.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.33%) RMDS
2 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.10%) Summit
3 1 (0.10%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 205 (20.92%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (9.59%) Amazon EC2
3 63 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (3.78%) Amazon S3
5 26 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (2.35%) PaaS
7 20 (2.04%) SaaS
8 17 (1.73%) IaaS
9 11 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (0.82%) ElastiCache
10 8 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 8 (0.82%) GitHub
11 7 (0.71%) Joyent
12 6 (0.61%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.41%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.31%) Route 53
15 2 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.20%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 113 (11.53%) DNS
2 53 (5.41%) HTTP
3 51 (5.20%) TCP/IP
4 46 (4.69%) Firewall
5 41 (4.18%) Internet
6 37 (3.78%) SSL
7 19 (1.94%) VPN
8 16 (1.63%) SAN
9 14 (1.43%) LDAP
9 14 (1.43%) VLAN
10 11 (1.12%) SNMP
10 11 (1.12%) Multicast
11 10 (1.02%) iSCSI
11 10 (1.02%) FCoE
11 10 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (0.92%) FTP
13 8 (0.82%) NAS
14 6 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (0.61%) DHCP
15 5 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (16.43%) MySQL
2 151 (15.41%) MongoDB
3 114 (11.63%) NoSQL
4 79 (8.06%) SQL Server
5 73 (7.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 47 (4.80%) Big Data
7 41 (4.18%) Hadoop
8 38 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (3.47%) Redis
10 25 (2.55%) CouchDB
11 18 (1.84%) Riak
11 18 (1.84%) Relational Database
12 16 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
12 16 (1.63%) Oracle Exadata
12 16 (1.63%) RavenDB
13 15 (1.53%) Couchbase
14 12 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (1.02%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 260 (26.53%) Jenkins
2 217 (22.14%) Git (software)
3 110 (11.22%) Maven
4 102 (10.41%) JIRA
5 70 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 70 (7.14%) Hudson
6 58 (5.92%) Subversion
7 34 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (3.37%) Selenium
9 26 (2.65%) Artifactory
10 24 (2.45%) Mercurial
11 23 (2.35%) Ant
12 18 (1.84%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.43%) Gerrit
14 12 (1.22%) Visual Studio
14 12 (1.22%) JMeter
15 11 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (0.82%) Mocha
16 8 (0.82%) Gradle
17 7 (0.71%) ClearCase
General
1 122 (12.45%) Finance
2 64 (6.53%) Banking
3 30 (3.06%) Games
4 26 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.65%) Financial Institution
5 22 (2.24%) Front Office
6 21 (2.14%) Retail
7 18 (1.84%) Publishing
8 17 (1.73%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.12%) Marketing
11 6 (0.61%) Advertising
11 6 (0.61%) Law
12 5 (0.51%) Back Office
13 4 (0.41%) Electronics
14 3 (0.31%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.20%) Billing
15 2 (0.20%) Legal
16 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 419 (42.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 158 (16.12%) Developer
3 96 (9.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 61 (6.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 54 (5.51%) Architect
5 54 (5.51%) Consultant
6 50 (5.10%) Java Developer
7 45 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
8 41 (4.18%) Administrator
9 39 (3.98%) DevOps Consultant
10 38 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
11 36 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
12 33 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 30 (3.06%) .NET Developer
14 25 (2.55%) Linux Administrator
14 25 (2.55%) DevOps Architect
15 22 (2.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 20 (2.04%) Cloud Engineer
17 17 (1.73%) Software Engineer
18 14 (1.43%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (19.90%) Web Services
2 103 (10.51%) .NET
3 87 (8.88%) LAMP
4 79 (8.06%) HTML
5 57 (5.82%) Middleware
5 57 (5.82%) JSON
6 46 (4.69%) XML
6 46 (4.69%) ASP.NET
7 45 (4.59%) CSS
8 43 (4.39%) J2EE
8 43 (4.39%) Spring
9 37 (3.78%) RESTful
10 35 (3.57%) SOAP
11 33 (3.37%) MCollective
12 29 (2.96%) ActiveMQ
13 25 (2.55%) HTML5
13 25 (2.55%) Apache Camel
14 21 (2.14%) Hibernate
15 20 (2.04%) XSD
15 20 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 157 (16.02%) Open Source
2 58 (5.92%) Computer Science
3 25 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (2.35%) Online Games
5 21 (2.14%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.14%) Clustering
6 20 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (1.84%) Hedge funds
8 15 (1.53%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.12%) Replication
10 11 (1.12%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.02%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.92%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.92%) Digital Media
12 9 (0.92%) User Experience
13 7 (0.71%) Wiki
14 5 (0.51%) Blog
14 5 (0.51%) iPhone
14 5 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 585 (59.69%) Linux
2 182 (18.57%) UNIX
3 175 (17.86%) Windows
4 115 (11.73%) CentOS
5 100 (10.20%) Ubuntu
6 73 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (2.96%) Debian
9 22 (2.24%) SELinux
10 18 (1.84%) AIX
11 15 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
12 13 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (1.22%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.92%) Android
15 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.61%) VMS
16 6 (0.61%) Solaris
17 5 (0.51%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.31%) SmartOS
19 2 (0.20%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
3 205 (20.92%) Configuration Management
4 202 (20.61%) Scrum
5 146 (14.90%) TDD
6 103 (10.51%) E-Commerce
7 86 (8.78%) BDD
8 63 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 62 (6.33%) OO
10 61 (6.22%) Kanban
11 58 (5.92%) SOA
12 50 (5.10%) Release Management
13 47 (4.80%) Build Automation
14 46 (4.69%) Mentoring
15 45 (4.59%) Software Engineering
16 38 (3.88%) Load Balancing
17 34 (3.47%) Pair Programming
18 32 (3.27%) OOP
19 28 (2.86%) Web Development
20 27 (2.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 377 (38.47%) Java
2 264 (26.94%) Ruby
3 255 (26.02%) Python
4 133 (13.57%) Perl
5 132 (13.47%) Bash Shell
6 130 (13.27%) PHP
7 122 (12.45%) JavaScript
8 92 (9.39%) SQL
9 78 (7.96%) PowerShell
10 76 (7.76%) C#
11 36 (3.67%) Scala
12 25 (2.55%) Shell Script
13 23 (2.35%) Groovy
14 20 (2.04%) Clojure
15 18 (1.84%) VB
16 17 (1.73%) C++
17 12 (1.22%) C
18 10 (1.02%) VBA
19 9 (0.92%) PL/SQL
20 8 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (5.61%) Degree
2 41 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.61%) CCNA
4 6 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.51%) CISSP
5 5 (0.51%) CISM
5 5 (0.51%) CCSA
5 5 (0.51%) JNCIA
6 4 (0.41%) RHCE
7 3 (0.31%) ISEB
7 3 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.31%) VCDX
7 3 (0.31%) VCAP
8 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.20%) PhD
9 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.47%) QA
2 12 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.10%) EMIR
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (6.84%) vCloud
3 29 (2.96%) vSphere
4 24 (2.45%) VMware ESX
5 20 (2.04%) Active Directory
5 20 (2.04%) Varnish
6 18 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (1.53%) NFS
8 14 (1.43%) Docker
9 13 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.71%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.61%) Xen
12 5 (0.51%) KVM
13 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.31%) qmail
14 2 (0.20%) Postfix
14 2 (0.20%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.10%) XenApp
15 1 (0.10%) Squid
15 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 510 (52.04%) Puppet
2 380 (38.78%) Opscode Chef
3 153 (15.61%) Nagios
4 81 (8.27%) Ansible
5 66 (6.73%) Salt
6 55 (5.61%) ZABBIX
7 48 (4.90%) Vagrant
8 31 (3.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 29 (2.96%) Cacti
10 26 (2.65%) Zenoss
11 19 (1.94%) Kibana
12 17 (1.73%) Graylog2
13 16 (1.63%) Opsview
14 13 (1.33%) HAProxy
15 12 (1.22%) Icinga
15 12 (1.22%) collectd
16 10 (1.02%) logstash
16 10 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
17 9 (0.92%) Ganglia
17 9 (0.92%) Foglight
Vendors
1 175 (17.86%) VMware
2 118 (12.04%) Red Hat
3 80 (8.16%) IBM
4 74 (7.55%) JBoss
5 70 (7.14%) Oracle
6 56 (5.71%) Cisco
7 53 (5.41%) Rackspace
8 52 (5.31%) Microsoft
9 49 (5.00%) Atlassian
10 40 (4.08%) Splunk
11 35 (3.57%) New Relic
12 32 (3.27%) SaltStack
12 32 (3.27%) NetApp
13 22 (2.24%) 29West
14 21 (2.14%) EMC
15 20 (2.04%) F5
16 19 (1.94%) Perforce
17 16 (1.63%) HP
18 15 (1.53%) Google
18 15 (1.53%) Percona
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