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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 67 153 248
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +95
Contract jobs citing DevOps 647 308 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.08% 1.41% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 1.80% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 234 95
Average daily rate
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£483 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
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
16364 17145 14739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.90% 78.30% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11736 11865 10228
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 306
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £78.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +72 116 £500 +11.05% 45
Isleworth - 3 £521 -
Docklands, London +10 1 £530 +1.92%
Wimbledon 0 1 £425 +30.76%
Croydon - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 760 (58.28%) Linux
2 710 (54.45%) Puppet
3 675 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
4 581 (44.56%) Java
5 506 (38.80%) Opscode Chef
6 485 (37.19%) Continuous Integration
7 426 (32.67%) Jenkins
8 409 (31.37%) Ruby
9 380 (29.14%) Python
10 320 (24.54%) Scrum
11 294 (22.55%) Git (software)
12 271 (20.78%) Configuration Management
13 241 (18.48%) MongoDB
14 228 (17.48%) Bash Shell
15 223 (17.10%) Perl
16 222 (17.02%) Nagios
17 221 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
18 218 (16.72%) UNIX
18 218 (16.72%) Windows
18 218 (16.72%) VMware
19 211 (16.18%) Web Services
20 210 (16.10%) Apache
21 204 (15.64%) Open Source
22 202 (15.49%) CentOS
23 196 (15.03%) MySQL
24 194 (14.88%) TDD
25 191 (14.65%) Ansible
26 190 (14.57%) Ubuntu
27 182 (13.96%) Maven
28 177 (13.57%) NoSQL

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 210 (16.10%) Apache
2 106 (8.13%) nginx
2 106 (8.13%) Node.js
3 105 (8.05%) Tomcat
4 101 (7.75%) OpenStack
5 95 (7.29%) JBoss
6 71 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
7 54 (4.14%) Confluence
8 40 (3.07%) WebLogic
9 32 (2.45%) IIS
10 30 (2.30%) WebSphere
11 24 (1.84%) Drupal
11 24 (1.84%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (1.00%) Jetty
14 9 (0.69%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
15 8 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
15 8 (0.61%) SharePoint
16 5 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 31 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.077%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.077%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.38%) RMDS
2 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.077%) assyst
4 1 (0.077%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.077%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 221 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (6.13%) Amazon EC2
3 76 (5.83%) PaaS
4 65 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (2.53%) Amazon S3
6 30 (2.30%) IaaS
7 18 (1.38%) Amazon ELB
7 18 (1.38%) SaaS
7 18 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.00%) Heroku
9 12 (0.92%) Joyent
9 12 (0.92%) GitHub
10 11 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.84%) Engine Yard
11 7 (0.54%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.38%) Route 53
13 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.23%) ElastiCache
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 107 (8.21%) DNS
2 84 (6.44%) TCP/IP
3 70 (5.37%) HTTP
4 53 (4.06%) Firewall
5 46 (3.53%) Internet
5 46 (3.53%) SSL
6 26 (1.99%) DHCP
7 18 (1.38%) LDAP
8 17 (1.30%) VPN
9 16 (1.23%) SAN
10 14 (1.07%) VLAN
11 11 (0.84%) IPsec
12 9 (0.69%) FTP
13 7 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
14 6 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.46%) SMTP
15 4 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (0.31%) Network Security
15 4 (0.31%) VoIP
15 4 (0.31%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (18.48%) MongoDB
2 196 (15.03%) MySQL
3 177 (13.57%) NoSQL
4 103 (7.90%) SQL Server
5 93 (7.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 68 (5.21%) Redis
7 61 (4.68%) Relational Database
8 56 (4.29%) Big Data
9 55 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
10 52 (3.99%) Hadoop
11 49 (3.76%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.84%) MariaDB
13 20 (1.53%) CouchDB
13 20 (1.53%) Riak
14 13 (1.00%) DB2
15 11 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
15 11 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.69%) Couchbase
16 9 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (0.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 426 (32.67%) Jenkins
2 294 (22.55%) Git (software)
3 182 (13.96%) Maven
4 135 (10.35%) Subversion
5 112 (8.59%) JIRA
6 99 (7.59%) TeamCity
7 66 (5.06%) Hudson
8 42 (3.22%) Selenium
9 41 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 40 (3.07%) Ant
11 39 (2.99%) Artifactory
12 26 (1.99%) Cucumber
13 19 (1.46%) JMeter
13 19 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (1.38%) Jasmine
14 18 (1.38%) Mocha
15 16 (1.23%) Gerrit
16 15 (1.15%) PHPUnit
16 15 (1.15%) ClearCase
17 14 (1.07%) WebDriver
General
1 114 (8.74%) Finance
2 59 (4.52%) Banking
3 29 (2.22%) Retail
4 28 (2.15%) Games
5 22 (1.69%) Publishing
6 18 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.23%) Front Office
8 14 (1.07%) Advertising
9 13 (1.00%) Law
10 11 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.84%) Marketing
11 7 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.38%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.31%) Back Office
13 4 (0.31%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.15%) Legal
14 2 (0.15%) German Language
14 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.15%) Turkish Language
15 1 (0.077%) Billing
Job Titles
1 555 (42.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 208 (15.95%) Developer
3 142 (10.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 133 (10.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 94 (7.21%) Architect
6 87 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 58 (4.45%) Consultant
8 49 (3.76%) Administrator
9 47 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
10 42 (3.22%) Linux Engineer
11 38 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
11 38 (2.91%) DevOps Consultant
12 33 (2.53%) DevOps Architect
13 25 (1.92%) DevOps Specialist
14 24 (1.84%) Senior Developer
14 24 (1.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 23 (1.76%) Technical Architect
15 23 (1.76%) Cloud Engineer
16 18 (1.38%) DevOps Administrator
17 17 (1.30%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (16.18%) Web Services
2 95 (7.29%) .NET
3 91 (6.98%) HTML
4 74 (5.67%) LAMP
5 58 (4.45%) Spring
5 58 (4.45%) J2EE
6 57 (4.37%) RabbitMQ
7 56 (4.29%) CSS
8 51 (3.91%) Middleware
9 48 (3.68%) XML
10 46 (3.53%) ActiveMQ
10 46 (3.53%) JSON
11 45 (3.45%) REST
12 44 (3.37%) MCollective
13 42 (3.22%) AngularJS
13 42 (3.22%) RESTful
13 42 (3.22%) HTML5
14 39 (2.99%) SOAP
15 35 (2.68%) jQuery
16 33 (2.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 204 (15.64%) Open Source
2 53 (4.06%) Computer Science
3 35 (2.68%) Clustering
4 33 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 20 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.46%) Online Games
6 19 (1.46%) Replication
7 17 (1.30%) User Experience
8 14 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.00%) Device Driver
9 13 (1.00%) Taxonomies
9 13 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (0.84%) Data Structures
10 11 (0.84%) Visualisation
10 11 (0.84%) Digital Media
11 8 (0.61%) Hedge funds
11 8 (0.61%) Wiki
12 7 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (0.31%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.31%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 760 (58.28%) Linux
2 218 (16.72%) UNIX
2 218 (16.72%) Windows
3 202 (15.49%) CentOS
4 190 (14.57%) Ubuntu
5 122 (9.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 85 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (3.68%) Debian
8 25 (1.92%) Android
9 24 (1.84%) Apple iOS
10 18 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (1.38%) AIX
11 15 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.54%) CoreOS
14 5 (0.38%) SUSE
14 5 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.23%) VMS
15 3 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 675 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (37.19%) Continuous Integration
3 320 (24.54%) Scrum
4 271 (20.78%) Configuration Management
5 194 (14.88%) TDD
6 114 (8.74%) E-Commerce
7 111 (8.51%) BDD
8 97 (7.44%) Kanban
9 95 (7.29%) Automated Testing
10 76 (5.83%) Load Balancing
11 73 (5.60%) Release Management
12 71 (5.44%) SOA
13 65 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 63 (4.83%) OO
15 54 (4.14%) Change Management
16 53 (4.06%) Software Engineering
17 49 (3.76%) Build Automation
18 45 (3.45%) Pair Programming
19 42 (3.22%) Service Delivery
20 40 (3.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 581 (44.56%) Java
2 409 (31.37%) Ruby
3 380 (29.14%) Python
4 228 (17.48%) Bash Shell
5 223 (17.10%) Perl
6 143 (10.97%) PHP
7 123 (9.43%) SQL
8 113 (8.67%) JavaScript
9 74 (5.67%) PowerShell
10 70 (5.37%) C#
11 59 (4.52%) Scala
12 49 (3.76%) Shell Script
13 38 (2.91%) Groovy
14 34 (2.61%) Clojure
15 27 (2.07%) Golang
16 22 (1.69%) C++
17 13 (1.00%) Korn
18 11 (0.84%) C
19 6 (0.46%) Haskell
19 6 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (10.51%) Security Cleared
2 88 (6.75%) SC Cleared
3 45 (3.45%) Degree
4 18 (1.38%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (0.69%) CCNA
6 9 (0.69%) CISSP
7 8 (0.61%) CISM
7 8 (0.61%) CCSA
7 8 (0.61%) JNCIA
8 5 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.077%) VCDX
10 1 (0.077%) VCAP
10 1 (0.077%) CCNP
10 1 (0.077%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.60%) QA
2 23 (1.76%) SLA
3 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.077%) EMIR
4 1 (0.077%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.077%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 111 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (4.22%) vCloud
3 44 (3.37%) Varnish
4 42 (3.22%) Docker
5 35 (2.68%) Active Directory
6 29 (2.22%) vSphere
7 24 (1.84%) VMware ESX
8 17 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (1.23%) Xen
10 14 (1.07%) NFS
10 14 (1.07%) VirtualBox
11 13 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.38%) XenApp
13 4 (0.31%) XenServer
13 4 (0.31%) Postfix
13 4 (0.31%) Samba
13 4 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.31%) KVM
14 3 (0.23%) LXC
15 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 710 (54.45%) Puppet
2 506 (38.80%) Opscode Chef
3 222 (17.02%) Nagios
4 191 (14.65%) Ansible
5 87 (6.67%) ZABBIX
6 75 (5.75%) Salt
7 63 (4.83%) Vagrant
8 44 (3.37%) Graphite
9 35 (2.68%) Kibana
9 35 (2.68%) Cacti
10 27 (2.07%) HAProxy
11 26 (1.99%) collectd
11 26 (1.99%) Icinga
12 24 (1.84%) Zenoss
13 22 (1.69%) Opsview
14 20 (1.53%) Graylog2
14 20 (1.53%) SELinux
15 18 (1.38%) logstash
16 15 (1.15%) Cobbler
17 10 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 218 (16.72%) VMware
2 140 (10.74%) Red Hat
3 85 (6.52%) Oracle
4 73 (5.60%) Microsoft
5 72 (5.52%) Rackspace
6 55 (4.22%) Atlassian
7 47 (3.60%) Splunk
8 46 (3.53%) New Relic
9 40 (3.07%) IBM
10 33 (2.53%) SaltStack
11 31 (2.38%) Cisco
12 30 (2.30%) Perforce
13 23 (1.76%) F5
14 21 (1.61%) Akamai
15 19 (1.46%) Percona
15 19 (1.46%) Google
16 16 (1.23%) DigitalOcean
17 14 (1.07%) Websense
18 11 (0.84%) NetApp
18 11 (0.84%) EMC
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