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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 73 115 246
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +131
Contract jobs citing DevOps 665 428 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.85% 1.87% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 2.36% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 308 136
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 £366 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £26.50
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
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +47 167 £500 +8.10% 69
Croydon -4 6 £431 -
Ealing - 5 £500 -
Hammersmith - 4 - - 1
Canary Wharf -13 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £300 -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 678 (52.89%) Linux
2 620 (48.36%) Puppet
3 591 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
4 532 (41.50%) Java
5 455 (35.49%) Opscode Chef
6 435 (33.93%) Amazon AWS
7 424 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
8 414 (32.29%) Jenkins
9 384 (29.95%) Python
10 345 (26.91%) Ruby
11 271 (21.14%) Configuration Management
12 269 (20.98%) Git (software)
13 255 (19.89%) MySQL
14 242 (18.88%) Scrum
15 239 (18.64%) Windows
16 226 (17.63%) MongoDB
17 225 (17.55%) Ansible
18 216 (16.85%) Web Services
19 208 (16.22%) TDD
20 205 (15.99%) Perl
21 190 (14.82%) UNIX
22 188 (14.66%) Open Source
23 187 (14.59%) Bash Shell
23 187 (14.59%) VMware
24 159 (12.40%) SQL
25 156 (12.17%) PHP
25 156 (12.17%) NoSQL
25 156 (12.17%) Continuous Delivery
26 155 (12.09%) JavaScript
26 155 (12.09%) Apache

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 155 (12.09%) Apache
2 135 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 124 (9.67%) OpenStack
4 92 (7.18%) IIS
5 88 (6.86%) Node.js
6 82 (6.40%) nginx
7 57 (4.45%) JBoss
8 54 (4.21%) Confluence
8 54 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
9 28 (2.18%) Drupal
10 24 (1.87%) WebLogic
11 23 (1.79%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.33%) Jetty
12 17 (1.33%) Apache Solr
13 15 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 15 (1.17%) Mule ESB
14 9 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
14 9 (0.70%) CMS
15 8 (0.62%) SharePoint
16 7 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.16%) HipChat
3 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.078%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.078%) Magento
2 1 (0.078%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 435 (33.93%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (5.30%) Amazon EC2
4 51 (3.98%) PaaS
5 44 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
6 43 (3.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 31 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 31 (2.42%) SaaS
8 26 (2.03%) Amazon S3
9 25 (1.95%) IaaS
10 20 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
11 18 (1.40%) GitHub
12 12 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (0.78%) Google App Engine
15 9 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 8 (0.62%) Heroku
17 6 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 5 (0.39%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 108 (8.42%) HTTP
1 108 (8.42%) DNS
2 94 (7.33%) TCP/IP
3 72 (5.62%) Firewall
4 59 (4.60%) Internet
5 54 (4.21%) SSL
6 41 (3.20%) DHCP
7 33 (2.57%) VPN
7 33 (2.57%) IPsec
8 28 (2.18%) FTP
9 24 (1.87%) LDAP
10 23 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
11 18 (1.40%) Network Security
12 13 (1.01%) LAN
13 12 (0.94%) WAN
13 12 (0.94%) DMZ
13 12 (0.94%) VLAN
14 8 (0.62%) Intranet
15 7 (0.55%) Converged Networks
15 7 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (19.89%) MySQL
2 226 (17.63%) MongoDB
3 156 (12.17%) NoSQL
4 106 (8.27%) SQL Server
5 98 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
6 84 (6.55%) Redis
7 77 (6.01%) Relational Database
8 60 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 56 (4.37%) RDBMS
10 43 (3.35%) Big Data
11 40 (3.12%) Hadoop
12 22 (1.72%) CouchDB
13 19 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (1.09%) DB2
16 12 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (0.94%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 414 (32.29%) Jenkins
2 269 (20.98%) Git (software)
3 128 (9.98%) Maven
4 116 (9.05%) JIRA
5 113 (8.81%) Subversion
6 96 (7.49%) TeamCity
7 50 (3.90%) Ant
8 44 (3.43%) Hudson
9 42 (3.28%) Selenium
10 40 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 37 (2.89%) Artifactory
12 34 (2.65%) Mercurial
12 34 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 33 (2.57%) Cucumber
14 25 (1.95%) Gerrit
15 24 (1.87%) JMeter
16 20 (1.56%) SonarQube
17 19 (1.48%) Gradle
17 19 (1.48%) Jasmine
18 18 (1.40%) JUnit
General
1 126 (9.83%) Finance
2 55 (4.29%) Banking
3 41 (3.20%) Retail
4 38 (2.96%) Games
5 22 (1.72%) Publishing
6 16 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 16 (1.25%) Marketing
7 15 (1.17%) Legal
8 12 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.62%) Advertising
10 7 (0.55%) Billing
11 4 (0.31%) Automotive
11 4 (0.31%) Back Office
12 3 (0.23%) Law
12 3 (0.23%) German Language
13 2 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.16%) Turkish Language
13 2 (0.16%) Front Office
14 1 (0.078%) Electronics
14 1 (0.078%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 533 (41.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 214 (16.69%) Developer
3 119 (9.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 106 (8.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 99 (7.72%) Architect
6 83 (6.47%) Java Developer
7 56 (4.37%) Consultant
8 50 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
9 49 (3.82%) Administrator
10 46 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
11 37 (2.89%) DevOps Consultant
12 35 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
13 34 (2.65%) Senior Developer
14 29 (2.26%) Systems Engineer
15 24 (1.87%) Technical Architect
16 21 (1.64%) Senior Consultant
17 18 (1.40%) Software Engineer
18 16 (1.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 16 (1.25%) Cloud Engineer
19 15 (1.17%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (16.85%) Web Services
2 148 (11.54%) .NET
3 123 (9.59%) HTML
4 94 (7.33%) J2EE
5 85 (6.63%) LAMP
6 81 (6.32%) CSS
7 79 (6.16%) RESTful
8 78 (6.08%) HTML5
9 77 (6.01%) AngularJS
10 63 (4.91%) REST
11 60 (4.68%) Spring
12 44 (3.43%) jQuery
13 42 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
13 42 (3.28%) XML
14 40 (3.12%) JSON
15 34 (2.65%) SOAP
16 33 (2.57%) CSS3
17 32 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
17 32 (2.50%) ASP.NET
18 31 (2.42%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (3.20%) Data Centre
2 39 (3.04%) Mobile App
3 29 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (2.18%) User Experience
4 28 (2.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 28 (2.18%) Digital Media
5 21 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.48%) Public Cloud
7 17 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 16 (1.25%) iPad
9 15 (1.17%) Clustering
10 14 (1.09%) Private Cloud
11 12 (0.94%) Streaming Video
12 11 (0.86%) iPhone
12 11 (0.86%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.70%) Wiki
13 9 (0.70%) Online Games
13 9 (0.70%) Device Driver
14 8 (0.62%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 678 (52.89%) Linux
2 239 (18.64%) Windows
3 190 (14.82%) UNIX
4 122 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 117 (9.13%) CentOS
6 113 (8.81%) Ubuntu
7 47 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.87%) Apple iOS
9 19 (1.48%) Android
10 18 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (1.33%) Solaris
12 14 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (1.09%) Debian
13 9 (0.70%) AIX
14 5 (0.39%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.31%) Scientific Linux
15 4 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.31%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.23%) SUSE
17 2 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
3 271 (21.14%) Configuration Management
4 242 (18.88%) Scrum
5 208 (16.22%) TDD
6 188 (14.66%) Open Source
7 156 (12.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 116 (9.05%) E-Commerce
9 108 (8.42%) BDD
10 86 (6.71%) Automated Testing
11 81 (6.32%) SOA
12 80 (6.24%) Load Balancing
13 76 (5.93%) Kanban
14 74 (5.77%) MVC
15 66 (5.15%) Software Engineering
15 66 (5.15%) OO
16 56 (4.37%) Microservices
17 53 (4.13%) Release Management
18 50 (3.90%) Mentoring
19 41 (3.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 532 (41.50%) Java
2 384 (29.95%) Python
3 345 (26.91%) Ruby
4 205 (15.99%) Perl
5 187 (14.59%) Bash Shell
6 159 (12.40%) SQL
7 156 (12.17%) PHP
8 155 (12.09%) JavaScript
9 106 (8.27%) PowerShell
10 96 (7.49%) C#
11 55 (4.29%) Scala
12 44 (3.43%) Shell Script
13 39 (3.04%) Clojure
14 33 (2.57%) C
15 31 (2.42%) C++
16 30 (2.34%) Groovy
17 26 (2.03%) Go
18 11 (0.86%) Korn
19 8 (0.62%) VBScript
20 6 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 90 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 50 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 45 (3.51%) Degree
4 12 (0.94%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.70%) CCNA
5 9 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.55%) CISSP
7 6 (0.47%) CISM
8 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.23%) CISA
9 3 (0.23%) CCSA
9 3 (0.23%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.23%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.16%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.16%) RHCE
10 2 (0.16%) PhD
11 1 (0.078%) ISEB
11 1 (0.078%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.078%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.078%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (7.25%) QA
2 16 (1.25%) SLA
3 9 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 146 (11.39%) Docker
2 106 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (3.59%) vCloud
4 32 (2.50%) Varnish
5 28 (2.18%) vSphere
6 20 (1.56%) Active Directory
7 16 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 13 (1.01%) VMware ESX
8 13 (1.01%) KVM
9 10 (0.78%) XenServer
10 9 (0.70%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.62%) Firmware
12 6 (0.47%) Samba
12 6 (0.47%) NFS
12 6 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.47%) iptables
13 5 (0.39%) Xen
13 5 (0.39%) Postfix
14 4 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 620 (48.36%) Puppet
2 455 (35.49%) Opscode Chef
3 225 (17.55%) Ansible
4 123 (9.59%) Nagios
5 95 (7.41%) Vagrant
6 87 (6.79%) Salt
7 65 (5.07%) ZABBIX
8 43 (3.35%) Kibana
9 35 (2.73%) logstash
9 35 (2.73%) HAProxy
10 25 (1.95%) Zenoss
11 24 (1.87%) Rundeck
12 23 (1.79%) Graphite
13 16 (1.25%) Cobbler
14 14 (1.09%) Cacti
14 14 (1.09%) Opsview
14 14 (1.09%) Icinga
15 13 (1.01%) Capistrano
16 12 (0.94%) collectd
17 11 (0.86%) Mesos
Vendors
1 187 (14.59%) VMware
2 139 (10.84%) Red Hat
3 105 (8.19%) Oracle
4 100 (7.80%) Microsoft
5 55 (4.29%) New Relic
6 42 (3.28%) Atlassian
7 36 (2.81%) Google
8 34 (2.65%) Splunk
9 33 (2.57%) Rackspace
10 30 (2.34%) Perforce
11 23 (1.79%) IBM
12 22 (1.72%) AppDynamics
13 20 (1.56%) SaltStack
14 17 (1.33%) Akamai
14 17 (1.33%) Cisco
14 17 (1.33%) Adobe
15 16 (1.25%) HP
15 16 (1.25%) Citrix
16 15 (1.17%) Sybase
17 11 (0.86%) Barracuda Networks
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Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £620 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £620 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago