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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 63 155 254
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +99
Contract jobs citing DevOps 644 306 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.03% 1.38% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 1.76% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 222 87
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£488 £458 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
16736 17369 15212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.79% 78.53% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11885 11867 10680
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 239 246
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.53 £25.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.90% +8.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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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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 +52 115 £500 +11.00% 52
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 - - 1
Westminster -1 2 £513 -
Isleworth - 1 - - 3
Croydon - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 791 (57.99%) Linux
2 744 (54.55%) Puppet
3 682 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 604 (44.28%) Java
5 507 (37.17%) Opscode Chef
5 507 (37.17%) Continuous Integration
6 445 (32.62%) Jenkins
7 425 (31.16%) Ruby
8 409 (29.99%) Python
9 312 (22.87%) Scrum
10 308 (22.58%) Git (software)
11 289 (21.19%) Configuration Management
12 270 (19.79%) MongoDB
13 246 (18.04%) Bash Shell
13 246 (18.04%) Windows
14 240 (17.60%) MySQL
15 236 (17.30%) Perl
16 234 (17.16%) VMware
17 229 (16.79%) UNIX
18 227 (16.64%) Ansible
19 222 (16.28%) Nagios
20 217 (15.91%) Web Services
21 214 (15.69%) Open Source
22 212 (15.54%) Apache
23 206 (15.10%) Amazon AWS
24 197 (14.44%) Ubuntu
25 196 (14.37%) NoSQL
26 195 (14.30%) CentOS
27 184 (13.49%) TDD
28 174 (12.76%) Maven

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 212 (15.54%) Apache
2 113 (8.28%) Tomcat
3 110 (8.06%) OpenStack
4 108 (7.92%) nginx
5 105 (7.70%) Node.js
6 83 (6.09%) JBoss
7 77 (5.65%) Elasticsearch
8 59 (4.33%) Confluence
9 47 (3.45%) IIS
10 42 (3.08%) WebLogic
11 29 (2.13%) Apache Solr
12 28 (2.05%) Drupal
13 26 (1.91%) WebSphere
14 22 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
15 13 (0.95%) Jetty
16 10 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
16 10 (0.73%) SharePoint
16 10 (0.73%) Apache Spark
17 8 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
18 6 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.073%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.073%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.22%) RMDS
1 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.073%) assyst
2 1 (0.073%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 206 (15.10%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (6.52%) PaaS
3 83 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (5.28%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (2.27%) IaaS
6 29 (2.13%) Amazon S3
7 19 (1.39%) SaaS
8 18 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (1.32%) Heroku
8 18 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
9 16 (1.17%) Engine Yard
10 12 (0.88%) Joyent
10 12 (0.88%) GitHub
11 7 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.37%) ElastiCache
12 5 (0.37%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.37%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.29%) Route 53
14 3 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 131 (9.60%) DNS
2 106 (7.77%) TCP/IP
3 80 (5.87%) HTTP
4 70 (5.13%) Firewall
5 58 (4.25%) SSL
6 52 (3.81%) Internet
7 41 (3.01%) DHCP
8 26 (1.91%) LDAP
9 25 (1.83%) IPsec
10 22 (1.61%) VLAN
11 21 (1.54%) VPN
12 20 (1.47%) FTP
13 15 (1.10%) SAN
14 13 (0.95%) LAN
15 12 (0.88%) WAN
16 10 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
17 9 (0.66%) Network Security
18 7 (0.51%) IPv6
19 6 (0.44%) SMTP
19 6 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (19.79%) MongoDB
2 240 (17.60%) MySQL
3 196 (14.37%) NoSQL
4 105 (7.70%) SQL Server
5 100 (7.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 84 (6.16%) Relational Database
7 71 (5.21%) Redis
8 69 (5.06%) RDBMS
9 65 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
10 57 (4.18%) Hadoop
11 53 (3.89%) Big Data
12 26 (1.91%) MariaDB
13 20 (1.47%) CouchDB
13 20 (1.47%) Riak
14 13 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.73%) DB2
17 9 (0.66%) Apache Hive
17 9 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 445 (32.62%) Jenkins
2 308 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 174 (12.76%) Maven
4 156 (11.44%) Subversion
5 120 (8.80%) JIRA
6 107 (7.84%) TeamCity
7 61 (4.47%) Hudson
8 47 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 46 (3.37%) Ant
10 32 (2.35%) Selenium
11 31 (2.27%) Artifactory
12 27 (1.98%) Cucumber
13 24 (1.76%) JMeter
14 17 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (1.25%) Mercurial
14 17 (1.25%) Jasmine
15 16 (1.17%) Mocha
15 16 (1.17%) PHPUnit
16 15 (1.10%) Gerrit
17 14 (1.03%) JUnit
General
1 109 (7.99%) Finance
2 53 (3.89%) Banking
3 35 (2.57%) Games
4 26 (1.91%) Retail
5 21 (1.54%) Publishing
6 16 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.03%) Front Office
7 14 (1.03%) Advertising
8 10 (0.73%) Law
8 10 (0.73%) Legal
9 9 (0.66%) Marketing
10 6 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.15%) Billing
14 2 (0.15%) Back Office
14 2 (0.15%) German Language
14 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.15%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 585 (42.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 223 (16.35%) Developer
3 161 (11.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 144 (10.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 98 (7.18%) Architect
6 94 (6.89%) Java Developer
7 51 (3.74%) Administrator
7 51 (3.74%) Consultant
8 48 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
9 43 (3.15%) Linux Engineer
10 37 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
11 33 (2.42%) DevOps Architect
12 31 (2.27%) DevOps Consultant
13 27 (1.98%) Senior Developer
14 24 (1.76%) DevOps Specialist
15 23 (1.69%) Technical Architect
15 23 (1.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 21 (1.54%) Cloud Engineer
17 19 (1.39%) Drupal Developer
17 19 (1.39%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (15.91%) Web Services
2 98 (7.18%) HTML
3 94 (6.89%) .NET
4 76 (5.57%) CSS
5 75 (5.50%) LAMP
6 69 (5.06%) Spring
7 64 (4.69%) J2EE
8 55 (4.03%) RabbitMQ
9 53 (3.89%) HTML5
10 50 (3.67%) AngularJS
11 48 (3.52%) RESTful
11 48 (3.52%) XML
12 45 (3.30%) jQuery
12 45 (3.30%) REST
13 44 (3.23%) MCollective
14 41 (3.01%) Middleware
15 40 (2.93%) JSON
16 39 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
17 36 (2.64%) Hibernate
18 32 (2.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 214 (15.69%) Open Source
2 43 (3.15%) Computer Science
2 43 (3.15%) Clustering
3 30 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 21 (1.54%) Device Driver
5 19 (1.39%) Replication
6 18 (1.32%) Online Games
6 18 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.25%) User Experience
8 16 (1.17%) Digital Media
9 15 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (1.03%) Wiki
10 14 (1.03%) Taxonomies
11 13 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (0.51%) iPad
15 5 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (0.37%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.37%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 791 (57.99%) Linux
2 246 (18.04%) Windows
3 229 (16.79%) UNIX
4 197 (14.44%) Ubuntu
5 195 (14.30%) CentOS
6 125 (9.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 86 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (3.81%) Debian
9 25 (1.83%) Android
10 20 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 20 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.95%) AIX
13 8 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.44%) Solaris
15 5 (0.37%) SUSE
15 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.29%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.073%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 507 (37.17%) Continuous Integration
3 312 (22.87%) Scrum
4 289 (21.19%) Configuration Management
5 184 (13.49%) TDD
6 120 (8.80%) E-Commerce
7 118 (8.65%) Automated Testing
8 105 (7.70%) BDD
9 97 (7.11%) Kanban
10 87 (6.38%) Load Balancing
11 80 (5.87%) Release Management
12 71 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 71 (5.21%) SOA
12 71 (5.21%) OO
13 64 (4.69%) Change Management
14 54 (3.96%) Build Automation
15 53 (3.89%) Software Engineering
16 43 (3.15%) Pair Programming
16 43 (3.15%) Mentoring
17 41 (3.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 604 (44.28%) Java
2 425 (31.16%) Ruby
3 409 (29.99%) Python
4 246 (18.04%) Bash Shell
5 236 (17.30%) Perl
6 145 (10.63%) PHP
7 136 (9.97%) SQL
8 117 (8.58%) JavaScript
9 75 (5.50%) PowerShell
10 66 (4.84%) Scala
11 65 (4.77%) C#
12 59 (4.33%) Shell Script
13 37 (2.71%) Groovy
14 35 (2.57%) Clojure
15 28 (2.05%) Golang
16 23 (1.69%) Korn
17 20 (1.47%) C++
18 17 (1.25%) C
19 4 (0.29%) SPARQL
19 4 (0.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 150 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 92 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 46 (3.37%) Degree
4 22 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.10%) VCP4
5 15 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.03%) CCNA
7 8 (0.59%) CISSP
8 7 (0.51%) CISM
8 7 (0.51%) CCSA
8 7 (0.51%) JNCIA
9 6 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.073%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.073%) CCNP
12 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.073%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.073%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.47%) QA
2 25 (1.83%) SLA
3 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.073%) EMIR
System Software
1 118 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (3.81%) Docker
3 50 (3.67%) vCloud
4 48 (3.52%) Varnish
5 42 (3.08%) Active Directory
6 33 (2.42%) vSphere
7 22 (1.61%) VMware ESX
8 17 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (1.03%) NFS
10 13 (0.95%) Xen
11 12 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (0.88%) XenServer
12 11 (0.81%) VirtualBox
13 8 (0.59%) Samba
14 7 (0.51%) Postfix
15 6 (0.44%) Firmware
15 6 (0.44%) KVM
16 5 (0.37%) Hyper-V
16 5 (0.37%) XenApp
17 4 (0.29%) LXC
Systems Management
1 744 (54.55%) Puppet
2 507 (37.17%) Opscode Chef
3 227 (16.64%) Ansible
4 222 (16.28%) Nagios
5 82 (6.01%) ZABBIX
5 82 (6.01%) Salt
6 57 (4.18%) Vagrant
7 45 (3.30%) Graphite
8 35 (2.57%) collectd
9 32 (2.35%) Kibana
10 31 (2.27%) Cacti
11 27 (1.98%) HAProxy
11 27 (1.98%) Icinga
12 26 (1.91%) Cobbler
13 25 (1.83%) Opsview
14 19 (1.39%) Graylog
15 18 (1.32%) SELinux
15 18 (1.32%) Zenoss
16 13 (0.95%) logstash
17 9 (0.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 234 (17.16%) VMware
2 145 (10.63%) Red Hat
3 101 (7.40%) Oracle
4 80 (5.87%) Microsoft
5 67 (4.91%) Rackspace
6 49 (3.59%) New Relic
7 48 (3.52%) Atlassian
8 32 (2.35%) Perforce
8 32 (2.35%) Splunk
9 29 (2.13%) Akamai
10 26 (1.91%) Cisco
11 24 (1.76%) IBM
11 24 (1.76%) SaltStack
12 22 (1.61%) F5
13 19 (1.39%) Percona
13 19 (1.39%) Citrix
14 16 (1.17%) DigitalOcean
15 14 (1.03%) Websense
15 14 (1.03%) Google
16 11 (0.81%) AppDynamics
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