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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 42 64 153
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +89
Contract jobs citing DevOps 952 669 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.56% 3.19% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.47% 3.96% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 524 216
Average daily rate £500 £490 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £367 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
17419 16877 17704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.50% 80.49% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12421 12105 12118
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 195 247
Average hourly rate £22.62 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +20 92 £500 - 81
Croydon - 5 £450 -
Canary Wharf +5 3 £695 +20.86%
Isleworth +1 2 - - 2
Westminster -7 2 £488 -11.36%
Osterley - 2 £470 -
Feltham - 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +3 1 £350 - 1
Wimbledon -2 1 £413 -2.94%
Bromley -7 1 £375 -36.17%
Harrow - 1 - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 937 (51.83%) Linux
2 906 (50.11%) Agile Software Development
3 880 (48.67%) Puppet
4 750 (41.48%) Java
5 684 (37.83%) Jenkins
6 569 (31.47%) Continuous Integration
7 522 (28.87%) Git (software)
7 522 (28.87%) Python
8 511 (28.26%) Opscode Chef
9 507 (28.04%) Amazon AWS
10 470 (26.00%) Configuration Management
11 466 (25.77%) Ruby
12 430 (23.78%) Ansible
13 389 (21.52%) Docker
14 332 (18.36%) Scrum
15 312 (17.26%) Bash Shell
16 309 (17.09%) Unix
17 271 (14.99%) Continuous Delivery
18 264 (14.60%) VMware
19 262 (14.49%) Open Source
20 261 (14.44%) Finance
21 259 (14.33%) Windows
22 239 (13.22%) Web Services
22 239 (13.22%) TDD
23 236 (13.05%) Maven
23 236 (13.05%) Security Cleared
24 227 (12.56%) Perl
25 218 (12.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 196 (10.84%) CentOS
26 196 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (9.62%) Apache
2 173 (9.57%) Tomcat
3 148 (8.19%) Node.js
4 117 (6.47%) OpenStack
5 91 (5.03%) nginx
6 75 (4.15%) Confluence
7 73 (4.04%) JBoss
8 65 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
9 56 (3.10%) IIS
10 49 (2.71%) Jetty
11 36 (1.99%) Apache Spark
12 32 (1.77%) WebSphere
13 23 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
14 16 (0.88%) WebLogic
15 15 (0.83%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.66%) CMS
17 9 (0.50%) WordPress
18 8 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
19 7 (0.39%) Apache Pig
19 7 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (1.66%) HipChat
2 20 (1.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.17%) MS Project
3 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.11%) MS Office
4 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.055%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.055%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (0.39%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.055%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 507 (28.04%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (4.54%) GitHub
4 77 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
5 61 (3.37%) IaaS
6 59 (3.26%) PaaS
7 46 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 40 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 38 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
10 30 (1.66%) Amazon S3
11 25 (1.38%) SaaS
12 16 (0.88%) Heroku
13 12 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 11 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 10 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (0.55%) Route 53
16 9 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 9 (0.50%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 96 (5.31%) DNS
2 83 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 81 (4.48%) HTTP
4 47 (2.60%) Internet
5 46 (2.54%) Firewall
6 35 (1.94%) SSL
7 33 (1.83%) LDAP
8 29 (1.60%) Kerberos
9 22 (1.22%) VPN
10 19 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (1.05%) SAN
11 17 (0.94%) LAN
12 16 (0.88%) IPsec
12 16 (0.88%) SMTP
13 15 (0.83%) DHCP
14 14 (0.77%) FTP
14 14 (0.77%) SSH
15 12 (0.66%) IMAP
15 12 (0.66%) SNMP
15 12 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (10.45%) MySQL
2 183 (10.12%) MongoDB
3 174 (9.62%) NoSQL
4 173 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
5 109 (6.03%) Big Data
6 100 (5.53%) SQL Server
7 98 (5.42%) Hadoop
8 79 (4.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 69 (3.82%) Relational Database
10 68 (3.76%) Redis
11 27 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
12 26 (1.44%) Apache Hive
13 25 (1.38%) HBase
14 22 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 16 (0.88%) RDBMS
17 12 (0.66%) Spotfire
18 11 (0.61%) Couchbase
18 11 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 684 (37.83%) Jenkins
2 522 (28.87%) Git (software)
3 236 (13.05%) Maven
4 152 (8.41%) JIRA
5 90 (4.98%) TeamCity
6 82 (4.54%) Sonatype Nexus
7 78 (4.31%) Subversion
8 74 (4.09%) Hudson
9 64 (3.54%) Gradle
9 64 (3.54%) Vagrant
10 63 (3.48%) Selenium
11 55 (3.04%) Ant
12 52 (2.88%) Cucumber
13 43 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 37 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 34 (1.88%) Artifactory
16 33 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
17 27 (1.49%) gulp
18 25 (1.38%) Gerrit
19 22 (1.22%) JUnit
General
1 261 (14.44%) Finance
2 154 (8.52%) Banking
3 41 (2.27%) Retail
4 39 (2.16%) Investment Banking
5 30 (1.66%) Publishing
6 23 (1.27%) Games
7 19 (1.05%) Marketing
8 18 (1.00%) Front Office
9 17 (0.94%) Telecoms
10 14 (0.77%) Law
11 11 (0.61%) Legal
12 9 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.28%) Advertising
14 4 (0.22%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.11%) Back Office
16 1 (0.055%) Automotive
16 1 (0.055%) Electronics
16 1 (0.055%) International Banking
16 1 (0.055%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.055%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 845 (46.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 270 (14.93%) Developer
3 220 (12.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 170 (9.40%) Architect
5 158 (8.74%) Linux Engineer
6 142 (7.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 134 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 126 (6.97%) AWS Engineer
9 97 (5.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 90 (4.98%) Consultant
10 90 (4.98%) Operations Engineer
11 59 (3.26%) DevOps Consultant
12 58 (3.21%) Agile Developer
12 58 (3.21%) Infrastructure Architect
13 50 (2.77%) Technical Architect
14 47 (2.60%) Automation Engineer
15 46 (2.54%) DevOps Architect
16 42 (2.32%) Senior Developer
17 41 (2.27%) Agile Java Developer
18 38 (2.10%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (13.22%) Web Services
2 110 (6.08%) .NET
3 105 (5.81%) HTML
4 89 (4.92%) CSS
5 85 (4.70%) MCollective
6 84 (4.65%) Spring
7 78 (4.31%) AngularJS
8 76 (4.20%) LAMP
9 75 (4.15%) REST
10 64 (3.54%) J2EE
11 61 (3.37%) HTML5
12 59 (3.26%) RESTful
13 57 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
14 44 (2.43%) ELK Stack
15 37 (2.05%) Hibernate
16 36 (1.99%) jQuery
16 36 (1.99%) Kafka
17 32 (1.77%) JSON
17 32 (1.77%) Sensu
18 31 (1.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (3.54%) Data Centre
2 44 (2.43%) Private Cloud
3 39 (2.16%) Fintech
4 38 (2.10%) Computer Science
4 38 (2.10%) Mobile App
5 35 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (1.83%) Public Cloud
7 29 (1.60%) User Experience
8 26 (1.44%) Clustering
9 25 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (1.11%) Visualisation
12 16 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (0.83%) PKI
14 14 (0.77%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.66%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.66%) Wiki
16 11 (0.61%) Grid Computing
16 11 (0.61%) Hedge funds
16 11 (0.61%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 937 (51.83%) Linux
2 309 (17.09%) Unix
3 259 (14.33%) Windows
4 218 (12.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 196 (10.84%) CentOS
6 163 (9.02%) Ubuntu
7 67 (3.71%) Windows Server
8 35 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (1.49%) Debian
10 19 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (1.00%) AIX
12 13 (0.72%) Android
12 13 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.61%) CoreOS
13 11 (0.61%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.55%) Solaris
15 9 (0.50%) VMS
16 6 (0.33%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.28%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 906 (50.11%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (31.47%) Continuous Integration
3 470 (26.00%) Configuration Management
4 332 (18.36%) Scrum
5 271 (14.99%) Continuous Delivery
6 262 (14.49%) Open Source
7 239 (13.22%) TDD
8 153 (8.46%) E-Commerce
9 122 (6.75%) BDD
10 103 (5.70%) Kanban
11 94 (5.20%) Automated Testing
12 92 (5.09%) Build Automation
13 89 (4.92%) Microservices
14 87 (4.81%) High Availability
15 80 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 77 (4.26%) Release Management
17 75 (4.15%) Mentoring
18 73 (4.04%) OO
19 70 (3.87%) Pair Programming
20 66 (3.65%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 750 (41.48%) Java
2 522 (28.87%) Python
3 466 (25.77%) Ruby
4 312 (17.26%) Bash Shell
5 227 (12.56%) Perl
6 191 (10.56%) SQL
7 165 (9.13%) JavaScript
8 130 (7.19%) PowerShell
9 104 (5.75%) Scala
10 98 (5.42%) PHP
11 70 (3.87%) C#
12 65 (3.60%) Go
13 52 (2.88%) C++
14 49 (2.71%) Shell Script
15 42 (2.32%) Groovy
16 30 (1.66%) Clojure
17 20 (1.11%) C
18 11 (0.61%) T-SQL
19 9 (0.50%) Smalltalk
20 7 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 236 (13.05%) Security Cleared
2 170 (9.40%) SC Cleared
3 53 (2.93%) Degree
4 24 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 23 (1.27%) AWS Certification
6 13 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.39%) RHCE
9 6 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.33%) RHCSA
10 5 (0.28%) CCNA
11 4 (0.22%) CCNP
11 4 (0.22%) MCSE
11 4 (0.22%) RHCA
12 3 (0.17%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.17%) PMP
13 2 (0.11%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.65%) QA
2 13 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.17%) SLA
4 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.055%) COBIT
5 1 (0.055%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.055%) ISO27002
System Software
1 389 (21.52%) Docker
2 196 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (3.15%) Active Directory
4 44 (2.43%) VMware ESX
5 30 (1.66%) vSphere
6 26 (1.44%) NFS
7 25 (1.38%) vCloud
8 16 (0.88%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.61%) GlusterFS
10 9 (0.50%) KVM
10 9 (0.50%) Varnish
10 9 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.39%) Apache Flume
11 7 (0.39%) Ceph
11 7 (0.39%) Hyper-V
11 7 (0.39%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.33%) iptables
12 6 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 6 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 880 (48.67%) Puppet
2 511 (28.26%) Opscode Chef
3 430 (23.78%) Ansible
4 151 (8.35%) Nagios
5 127 (7.02%) ZABBIX
6 91 (5.03%) Kubernetes
7 71 (3.93%) Salt
8 63 (3.48%) logstash
9 41 (2.27%) Mesos
10 40 (2.21%) Kibana
11 37 (2.05%) Graphite
12 31 (1.71%) Icinga
13 30 (1.66%) ITRS Geneos
14 25 (1.38%) HAProxy
14 25 (1.38%) SELinux
15 19 (1.05%) Grafana
16 18 (1.00%) FreeIPA
16 18 (1.00%) Uchiwa
17 17 (0.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 14 (0.77%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 264 (14.60%) VMware
2 148 (8.19%) Red Hat
3 108 (5.97%) Oracle
4 87 (4.81%) Microsoft
5 84 (4.65%) Splunk
6 79 (4.37%) Atlassian
7 49 (2.71%) Google
8 37 (2.05%) New Relic
9 35 (1.94%) Rackspace
10 29 (1.60%) Cisco
11 28 (1.55%) IBM
12 22 (1.22%) F5
13 16 (0.88%) SaltStack
13 16 (0.88%) TIBCO
14 15 (0.83%) CA
15 14 (0.77%) AppDynamics
15 14 (0.77%) hybris
15 14 (0.77%) Sonatype
16 13 (0.72%) Perforce
17 12 (0.66%) HP
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London
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Marcus Donald People
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CodeSource Recruitment Limited
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ISL
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Reed Technology
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Marcus Donald People
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Sandhata Technologies Limited
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TEKsystems
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Initi8 Recruitment
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Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £525 Per Annum
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
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Hatstand Limited
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
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Montash
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E-synergy Solutions
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