The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 17 60 91
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +31
Contract jobs citing DevOps 1842 796 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.14% 3.41% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.46% 4.10% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1293 619 406
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.75 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -
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
19475 19430 19928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.07% 83.19% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13944 13956 14107
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 220 248
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £52.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 297 £550 +15.78% 74
Croydon +13 56 £444 -6.57% 3
Westminster - 19 £538 -
Canary Wharf -1 7 £450 -10.00%
Bromley +3 5 £600 +41.17%
Harrow - 5 £498 -
Kingston Upon Thames +6 4 £475 -
Feltham - 3 £450 -
Hammersmith -1 2 £450 +28.57%
Docklands, London +7 1 £650 +85.71%
Osterley - 1 £515 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Romford - 1 - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 1643 (50.52%) Linux
2 1518 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
3 1377 (42.34%) Puppet
4 1266 (38.93%) Amazon AWS
5 1076 (33.09%) Ansible
6 1056 (32.47%) Jenkins
7 1051 (32.32%) Continuous Integration
8 990 (30.44%) Python
9 943 (29.00%) Docker
10 935 (28.75%) Java
11 860 (26.45%) Opscode Chef
12 799 (24.57%) Git (software)
13 734 (22.57%) Ruby
14 665 (20.45%) Configuration Management
15 507 (15.59%) Finance
16 505 (15.53%) Scrum
17 496 (15.25%) Continuous Delivery
18 470 (14.45%) Bash Shell
19 455 (13.99%) Open Source
20 444 (13.65%) Security Cleared
21 437 (13.44%) TDD
22 420 (12.92%) PostgreSQL
23 416 (12.79%) JIRA
24 396 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
25 390 (11.99%) VMware
25 390 (11.99%) Apache
26 381 (11.72%) Unix
27 379 (11.65%) Perl
28 376 (11.56%) Kubernetes
29 369 (11.35%) Windows

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 390 (11.99%) Apache
2 307 (9.44%) Confluence
3 272 (8.36%) Elasticsearch
4 218 (6.70%) Tomcat
5 202 (6.21%) OpenStack
6 134 (4.12%) nginx
7 89 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
8 75 (2.31%) JBoss
9 72 (2.21%) IIS
10 54 (1.66%) Apache Spark
11 46 (1.41%) CMS
12 36 (1.11%) WebSphere
13 34 (1.05%) Jetty
14 25 (0.77%) Mule ESB
15 21 (0.65%) WildFly
16 19 (0.58%) WebLogic
17 18 (0.55%) WordPress
18 17 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 17 (0.52%) Mule
19 16 (0.49%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 109 (3.35%) HipChat
2 41 (1.26%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.12%) MS Project
5 3 (0.092%) MS Office
5 3 (0.092%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.031%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 11 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.12%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.092%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.062%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.062%) Endur
8 2 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.031%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.031%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.031%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.031%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1266 (38.93%) Amazon AWS
2 396 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 240 (7.38%) GitHub
4 172 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
5 153 (4.70%) PaaS
6 151 (4.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 142 (4.37%) IaaS
8 93 (2.86%) Amazon S3
9 81 (2.49%) SaaS
10 56 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
11 46 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 44 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 41 (1.26%) OpenShift
14 36 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 29 (0.89%) Route 53
16 26 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
16 26 (0.80%) CloudFront
17 25 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
18 22 (0.68%) Heroku
19 18 (0.55%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 233 (7.16%) DNS
2 194 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 152 (4.67%) HTTP
4 119 (3.66%) SSL
5 117 (3.60%) SSH
6 116 (3.57%) OpenVPN
7 107 (3.29%) Firewall
8 102 (3.14%) OpenLDAP
8 102 (3.14%) VPN
9 76 (2.34%) LDAP
10 61 (1.88%) Internet
11 47 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
12 38 (1.17%) WAN
13 34 (1.05%) LAN
14 30 (0.92%) Network Security
15 26 (0.80%) MQTT
16 24 (0.74%) IPsec
17 23 (0.71%) RTSP
18 22 (0.68%) DMZ
19 20 (0.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (12.92%) PostgreSQL
2 318 (9.78%) Hadoop
3 312 (9.59%) MySQL
4 301 (9.26%) MongoDB
5 256 (7.87%) NoSQL
6 222 (6.83%) Big Data
7 147 (4.52%) SQL Server
8 94 (2.89%) Redis
9 92 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
10 88 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 76 (2.34%) Relational Database
12 56 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 41 (1.26%) Oracle Database
14 36 (1.11%) RDBMS
15 24 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (0.74%) HBase
16 21 (0.65%) Neo4j
17 20 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
18 19 (0.58%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1056 (32.47%) Jenkins
2 799 (24.57%) Git (software)
3 416 (12.79%) JIRA
4 290 (8.92%) Maven
5 239 (7.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 229 (7.04%) TeamCity
7 171 (5.26%) SonarQube
8 168 (5.17%) Ant
9 159 (4.89%) JUnit
10 144 (4.43%) Subversion
11 135 (4.15%) Octopus Deploy
12 133 (4.09%) Vagrant
13 123 (3.78%) Bitbucket
14 118 (3.63%) JIRA Agile
15 104 (3.20%) Hudson
16 103 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
17 95 (2.92%) Liquibase
18 84 (2.58%) Selenium
19 81 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 73 (2.24%) Artifactory
General
1 507 (15.59%) Finance
2 299 (9.19%) Banking
3 168 (5.17%) Retail
4 67 (2.06%) Investment Banking
5 57 (1.75%) Marketing
6 53 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 44 (1.35%) Front Office
8 41 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 37 (1.14%) Publishing
10 34 (1.05%) Games
11 20 (0.62%) Advertising
11 20 (0.62%) Law
12 19 (0.58%) Back Office
13 17 (0.52%) Legal
14 15 (0.46%) Electronics
15 12 (0.37%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.12%) Automotive
16 4 (0.12%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.12%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.092%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1531 (47.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 506 (15.56%) Developer
3 383 (11.78%) AWS DevOps
4 357 (10.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 338 (10.39%) AWS Engineer
6 294 (9.04%) Linux Engineer
7 276 (8.49%) Senior DevOps
8 252 (7.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 218 (6.70%) Architect
10 214 (6.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 194 (5.97%) Consultant
12 164 (5.04%) Java Developer
13 152 (4.67%) DevOps Consultant
14 128 (3.94%) Lead DevOps
15 127 (3.91%) Cloud Engineer
16 119 (3.66%) Senior Developer
17 99 (3.04%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
18 81 (2.49%) Automation Engineer
19 74 (2.28%) Java Engineer
20 73 (2.24%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (10.58%) Web Services
2 250 (7.69%) .NET
3 233 (7.16%) HTML
3 233 (7.16%) Node.js
4 186 (5.72%) ELK Stack
5 177 (5.44%) AngularJS
6 165 (5.07%) CSS
7 143 (4.40%) HTML5
8 141 (4.34%) LAMP
9 122 (3.75%) REST
10 108 (3.32%) JSON
11 105 (3.23%) MCollective
11 105 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
12 102 (3.14%) Spring
13 95 (2.92%) Software Packaging
14 79 (2.43%) XML
15 77 (2.37%) RESTful
16 68 (2.09%) ASP.NET
16 68 (2.09%) Django
17 66 (2.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 193 (5.93%) Public Cloud
2 107 (3.29%) User Experience
3 86 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (2.37%) Data Centre
5 61 (1.88%) Private Cloud
6 53 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 49 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (1.51%) Mobile App
8 46 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 41 (1.26%) Clustering
10 37 (1.14%) Fixed Income
11 31 (0.95%) Equities
11 31 (0.95%) Fintech
12 28 (0.86%) Virtual Team
13 27 (0.83%) Management Information System
14 25 (0.77%) Blog
14 25 (0.77%) Derivative
15 24 (0.74%) Algorithms
15 24 (0.74%) Data Structures
16 23 (0.71%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1643 (50.52%) Linux
2 381 (11.72%) Unix
3 369 (11.35%) Windows
4 341 (10.49%) CentOS
5 220 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 206 (6.33%) Ubuntu
7 133 (4.09%) Windows Server
8 77 (2.37%) CoreOS
9 39 (1.20%) Debian
10 33 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (0.86%) Fedora
12 22 (0.68%) Apple iOS
13 20 (0.62%) RancherOS
14 18 (0.55%) Android
15 14 (0.43%) Solaris
16 11 (0.34%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.31%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
18 8 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1518 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1051 (32.32%) Continuous Integration
3 665 (20.45%) Configuration Management
4 505 (15.53%) Scrum
5 496 (15.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 455 (13.99%) Open Source
7 437 (13.44%) TDD
8 293 (9.01%) BDD
9 264 (8.12%) E-Commerce
10 221 (6.80%) Microservices
11 187 (5.75%) High Availability
12 182 (5.60%) Software Engineering
13 174 (5.35%) Migration
14 170 (5.23%) Continuous Deployment
15 161 (4.95%) Kanban
16 145 (4.46%) Coaching
17 142 (4.37%) Release Management
18 139 (4.27%) Load Balancing
19 129 (3.97%) Automated Testing
19 129 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 990 (30.44%) Python
2 935 (28.75%) Java
3 734 (22.57%) Ruby
4 470 (14.45%) Bash Shell
5 379 (11.65%) Perl
6 356 (10.95%) JavaScript
7 243 (7.47%) PowerShell
8 227 (6.98%) SQL
9 188 (5.78%) PHP
10 180 (5.54%) C#
11 171 (5.26%) Shell Script
12 161 (4.95%) Go
13 159 (4.89%) Scala
14 88 (2.71%) C++
15 71 (2.18%) Groovy
16 69 (2.12%) C
17 37 (1.14%) Clojure
18 20 (0.62%) R
19 15 (0.46%) Bourne shell
20 14 (0.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 444 (13.65%) Security Cleared
2 365 (11.22%) SC Cleared
3 109 (3.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 102 (3.14%) Degree
5 44 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
6 33 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 26 (0.80%) AWS Certification
8 20 (0.62%) BC Cleared
9 17 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.40%) CCNA
11 12 (0.37%) RHCE
12 10 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.31%) PhD
13 8 (0.25%) CCNP
13 8 (0.25%) RHCSA
14 7 (0.22%) CISSP
14 7 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.18%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.18%) RHCA
16 5 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (5.32%) QA
2 21 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (0.40%) COBIT
5 8 (0.25%) GCP
6 7 (0.22%) SLA
7 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.092%) FATCA
9 2 (0.062%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.031%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.031%) SDET
10 1 (0.031%) WAI
10 1 (0.031%) WCAG
System Software
1 943 (29.00%) Docker
2 182 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (5.38%) vCloud
4 104 (3.20%) Squid
5 103 (3.17%) Postfix
6 87 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
7 82 (2.52%) Active Directory
8 68 (2.09%) etcd
9 63 (1.94%) KVM
10 60 (1.85%) flannel
11 47 (1.45%) Xen
12 36 (1.11%) vSphere
13 34 (1.05%) Hyper-V
14 32 (0.98%) HDFS
15 29 (0.89%) Ceph
16 25 (0.77%) GlusterFS
17 20 (0.62%) VMware ESX
18 19 (0.58%) iptables
19 17 (0.52%) NFS
20 12 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1377 (42.34%) Puppet
2 1076 (33.09%) Ansible
3 860 (26.45%) Opscode Chef
4 376 (11.56%) Kubernetes
5 316 (9.72%) Terraform
6 217 (6.67%) logstash
7 181 (5.57%) ZABBIX
8 174 (5.35%) Kibana
9 135 (4.15%) Nagios
10 124 (3.81%) Rancher
11 80 (2.46%) HAProxy
12 78 (2.40%) Salt
13 75 (2.31%) Mesos
14 69 (2.12%) Packer
15 53 (1.63%) Graphite
16 45 (1.38%) Consul
16 45 (1.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 45 (1.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 30 (0.92%) rkt
18 28 (0.86%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 390 (11.99%) VMware
2 273 (8.39%) Oracle
3 257 (7.90%) Red Hat
4 229 (7.04%) Atlassian
5 148 (4.55%) Splunk
6 139 (4.27%) Microsoft
7 121 (3.72%) Sonatype
8 70 (2.15%) Google
9 68 (2.09%) Rackspace
10 66 (2.03%) IBM
11 59 (1.81%) SaltStack
12 53 (1.63%) AppDynamics
13 47 (1.45%) Hortonworks
14 42 (1.29%) MuleSoft
15 41 (1.26%) New Relic
16 40 (1.23%) Cisco
17 28 (0.86%) EMC
18 27 (0.83%) HP
19 25 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
20 23 (0.71%) Adobe
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £540 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Rate DOE - 6 month Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: €500 - €600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + extensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Xcede
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500-£600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day TBC
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago