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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 96 204 357
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +153
Contract jobs citing DevOps 485 258 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.04% 1.03% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 216 53
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£450 £450 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% +19.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £373 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
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
18326 19215 19765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.93% 76.56% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12760 13440 13274
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 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 231 364
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.34 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +80 91 £481 +6.94% 24
Croydon - 4 £488 - 3
Canary Wharf - 2 £600 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 525 (57.19%) Linux
2 457 (49.78%) Puppet
3 351 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
4 343 (37.36%) Java
5 270 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 267 (29.08%) Ruby
7 259 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
8 229 (24.95%) Python
9 215 (23.42%) Jenkins
10 202 (22.00%) Apache
11 194 (21.13%) Git (software)
12 186 (20.26%) Web Services
13 179 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
14 173 (18.85%) Configuration Management
15 169 (18.41%) UNIX
16 168 (18.30%) Windows
17 159 (17.32%) Scrum
18 157 (17.10%) MySQL
19 144 (15.69%) Open Source
20 141 (15.36%) VMware
21 135 (14.71%) Bash Shell
22 134 (14.60%) Finance
22 134 (14.60%) Perl
23 130 (14.16%) MongoDB
24 127 (13.83%) PHP
25 124 (13.51%) TDD
26 123 (13.40%) Nagios
27 115 (12.53%) JavaScript
28 112 (12.20%) .NET
28 112 (12.20%) E-Commerce

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 202 (22.00%) Apache
2 107 (11.66%) Tomcat
3 77 (8.39%) Node.js
4 75 (8.17%) IIS
5 61 (6.64%) nginx
6 53 (5.77%) OpenStack
7 50 (5.45%) Confluence
8 36 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (3.59%) CMS
10 31 (3.38%) WebLogic
10 31 (3.38%) Umbraco
11 29 (3.16%) WebSphere
12 21 (2.29%) Apache Solr
13 14 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (1.31%) WordPress
15 11 (1.20%) CloudStack
16 9 (0.98%) Apache Pig
16 9 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 8 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.20%) RMDS
2 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 179 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
3 56 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (3.05%) Amazon S3
6 27 (2.94%) PaaS
7 26 (2.83%) SaaS
8 13 (1.42%) IaaS
9 8 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (0.76%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.76%) ElastiCache
10 7 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (0.76%) GitHub
11 5 (0.54%) Joyent
11 5 (0.54%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.33%) Route 53
13 2 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.22%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 103 (11.22%) DNS
2 46 (5.01%) TCP/IP
2 46 (5.01%) HTTP
3 43 (4.68%) Internet
4 41 (4.47%) Firewall
5 37 (4.03%) SSL
6 17 (1.85%) VPN
7 14 (1.53%) LDAP
8 13 (1.42%) VLAN
9 12 (1.31%) SNMP
9 12 (1.31%) SAN
10 11 (1.20%) Multicast
11 10 (1.09%) iSCSI
11 10 (1.09%) FCoE
11 10 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (0.98%) FTP
13 8 (0.87%) NAS
14 7 (0.76%) DHCP
15 5 (0.54%) VoIP
16 4 (0.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (17.10%) MySQL
2 130 (14.16%) MongoDB
3 108 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 91 (9.91%) SQL Server
5 70 (7.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 54 (5.88%) Big Data
7 53 (5.77%) Hadoop
8 37 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (3.27%) Redis
10 27 (2.94%) CouchDB
11 25 (2.72%) Relational Database
12 21 (2.29%) RavenDB
13 20 (2.18%) Riak
14 16 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
18 11 (1.20%) Couchbase
19 10 (1.09%) RDBMS
20 9 (0.98%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 215 (23.42%) Jenkins
2 194 (21.13%) Git (software)
3 99 (10.78%) Maven
4 84 (9.15%) JIRA
5 71 (7.73%) TeamCity
6 62 (6.75%) Hudson
7 48 (5.23%) Subversion
8 38 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (3.92%) Selenium
10 33 (3.59%) Mercurial
11 29 (3.16%) Ant
12 18 (1.96%) Cucumber
12 18 (1.96%) Artifactory
13 16 (1.74%) Visual Studio
14 14 (1.53%) Gerrit
15 9 (0.98%) SoapUI
15 9 (0.98%) AnthillPro
16 8 (0.87%) Jasmine
17 7 (0.76%) Mocha
17 7 (0.76%) Mockito
General
1 134 (14.60%) Finance
2 45 (4.90%) Banking
3 31 (3.38%) Games
4 27 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.61%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.40%) Retail
7 18 (1.96%) Front Office
8 16 (1.74%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.63%) Publishing
10 11 (1.20%) Marketing
11 9 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.65%) Law
13 5 (0.54%) Advertising
13 5 (0.54%) Back Office
14 4 (0.44%) Electronics
15 3 (0.33%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.33%) Billing
16 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.22%) Legal
17 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 406 (44.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 145 (15.80%) Developer
3 92 (10.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 57 (6.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 46 (5.01%) Architect
5 46 (5.01%) Administrator
5 46 (5.01%) Linux Engineer
6 42 (4.58%) Consultant
7 41 (4.47%) Java Developer
8 39 (4.25%) .NET Developer
8 39 (4.25%) Systems Administrator
9 37 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
10 30 (3.27%) DevOps Consultant
11 28 (3.05%) DevOps Architect
12 25 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (2.61%) Linux Administrator
14 20 (2.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 17 (1.85%) Software Engineer
16 13 (1.42%) Lead Architect
16 13 (1.42%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (20.26%) Web Services
2 112 (12.20%) .NET
3 93 (10.13%) LAMP
4 69 (7.52%) HTML
5 54 (5.88%) JSON
5 54 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 52 (5.66%) Middleware
7 48 (5.23%) RESTful
8 45 (4.90%) J2EE
9 43 (4.68%) CSS
10 40 (4.36%) XML
11 37 (4.03%) Spring
12 35 (3.81%) MCollective
13 33 (3.59%) SOAP
14 21 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (2.29%) REST
15 20 (2.18%) Ruby on Rails
16 19 (2.07%) .NET Framework
17 16 (1.74%) HTML5
18 15 (1.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 144 (15.69%) Open Source
2 48 (5.23%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.05%) Online Games
4 25 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 18 (1.96%) Hedge funds
7 16 (1.74%) Clustering
8 15 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.31%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.31%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.65%) Replication
11 5 (0.54%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.54%) iPhone
11 5 (0.54%) Blog
12 4 (0.44%) Social Network
12 4 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
13 3 (0.33%) Video Editing
13 3 (0.33%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 525 (57.19%) Linux
2 169 (18.41%) UNIX
3 168 (18.30%) Windows
4 92 (10.02%) CentOS
5 82 (8.93%) Ubuntu
6 73 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (2.94%) Debian
9 18 (1.96%) SELinux
10 12 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.20%) AIX
12 10 (1.09%) Android
12 10 (1.09%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.54%) VMS
14 5 (0.54%) Solaris
15 3 (0.33%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.33%) SmartOS
16 2 (0.22%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
3 173 (18.85%) Configuration Management
4 159 (17.32%) Scrum
5 124 (13.51%) TDD
6 112 (12.20%) E-Commerce
7 80 (8.71%) BDD
8 72 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 64 (6.97%) OO
10 52 (5.66%) SOA
11 51 (5.56%) Build Automation
12 50 (5.45%) Release Management
13 46 (5.01%) Software Engineering
13 46 (5.01%) Kanban
14 43 (4.68%) OOP
15 32 (3.49%) ITIL
16 29 (3.16%) Web Development
17 27 (2.94%) Automated Testing
17 27 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
18 26 (2.83%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 343 (37.36%) Java
2 267 (29.08%) Ruby
3 229 (24.95%) Python
4 135 (14.71%) Bash Shell
5 134 (14.60%) Perl
6 127 (13.83%) PHP
7 115 (12.53%) JavaScript
8 85 (9.26%) C#
9 82 (8.93%) SQL
10 69 (7.52%) PowerShell
11 32 (3.49%) Scala
12 27 (2.94%) Shell Script
13 23 (2.51%) Groovy
14 18 (1.96%) VB
14 18 (1.96%) C++
15 12 (1.31%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.09%) VBA
16 10 (1.09%) Clojure
17 8 (0.87%) C
18 7 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (5.01%) Degree
2 33 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.87%) ISEB
5 4 (0.44%) RHCE
6 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.33%) VCDX
6 3 (0.33%) VCAP
7 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.22%) PhD
7 2 (0.22%) CCNA
8 1 (0.11%) CISSP
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.11%) CISM
8 1 (0.11%) CCSA
8 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.11%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.36%) QA
2 10 (1.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.22%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.11%) COBIT
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 90 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (6.43%) vCloud
3 24 (2.61%) vSphere
4 20 (2.18%) Active Directory
5 17 (1.85%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (1.31%) Hyper-V
8 11 (1.20%) NFS
8 11 (1.20%) Varnish
9 9 (0.98%) Docker
10 8 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.76%) KVM
12 5 (0.54%) Xen
13 3 (0.33%) qmail
14 2 (0.22%) Postfix
14 2 (0.22%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.11%) XenApp
15 1 (0.11%) XenServer
15 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 457 (49.78%) Puppet
2 351 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
3 123 (13.40%) Nagios
4 68 (7.41%) Salt
5 63 (6.86%) Ansible
6 53 (5.77%) ZABBIX
7 39 (4.25%) Vagrant
8 29 (3.16%) Cacti
9 26 (2.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 20 (2.18%) Zenoss
11 18 (1.96%) Opsview
12 14 (1.53%) Kibana
13 13 (1.42%) HAProxy
14 12 (1.31%) collectd
15 10 (1.09%) Graylog2
15 10 (1.09%) Ganglia
15 10 (1.09%) Foglight
15 10 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
16 9 (0.98%) logstash
16 9 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 141 (15.36%) VMware
2 102 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 74 (8.06%) Oracle
4 68 (7.41%) IBM
5 58 (6.32%) JBoss
5 58 (6.32%) Rackspace
6 52 (5.66%) Microsoft
7 49 (5.34%) Cisco
8 38 (4.14%) Atlassian
9 31 (3.38%) New Relic
9 31 (3.38%) Splunk
10 26 (2.83%) NetApp
11 22 (2.40%) SaltStack
12 20 (2.18%) 29West
13 17 (1.85%) Akamai
13 17 (1.85%) HP
14 16 (1.74%) EMC
14 16 (1.74%) F5
15 13 (1.42%) Perforce
16 12 (1.31%) Google
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