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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 30 83 130
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +47
Contract jobs citing DevOps 1312 578 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.72% 2.54% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 3.14% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 435 312
Median daily rate £510 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.54 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -5.88%
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
19232 18390 19103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.79% 80.79% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13996 12858 13566
Median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.26%
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 median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 264 237
Median hourly rate £21.78 £20.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.69 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +62 165 £525 +10.52% 81
Croydon +3 20 £475 +11.76% 2
Canary Wharf +7 8 £538 -
Feltham - 7 £421 -
Harrow - 7 £480 -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 6 £463 - 3
Westminster -8 6 £400 -15.78%
Hammersmith - 3 £475 - 1
Chiswick - 3 £450 -
Bromley - 2 £475 -
Twickenham +3 1 £340 -24.44%
Docklands, London - 1 £475 -
Osterley - 1 £515 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £535 -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 1202 (53.80%) Linux
2 1030 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1017 (45.52%) Puppet
4 830 (37.15%) Java
5 749 (33.53%) Amazon AWS
6 742 (33.21%) Jenkins
7 696 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
8 639 (28.60%) Opscode Chef
9 635 (28.42%) Python
10 626 (28.02%) Git (software)
11 614 (27.48%) Configuration Management
12 593 (26.54%) Ansible
13 555 (24.84%) Docker
14 553 (24.75%) Ruby
15 367 (16.43%) Unix
16 361 (16.16%) Continuous Delivery
17 350 (15.67%) Bash Shell
18 349 (15.62%) Windows
18 349 (15.62%) Finance
19 345 (15.44%) Scrum
20 331 (14.82%) Open Source
21 323 (14.46%) Web Services
22 308 (13.79%) Perl
23 294 (13.16%) TDD
24 276 (12.35%) VMware
25 273 (12.22%) Security Cleared
26 267 (11.95%) Apache
27 265 (11.86%) MongoDB
28 251 (11.24%) SQL
29 243 (10.88%) JIRA

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
1 267 (11.95%) Apache
2 239 (10.70%) Tomcat
3 179 (8.01%) OpenStack
4 174 (7.79%) Node.js
5 155 (6.94%) nginx
6 146 (6.54%) Confluence
7 85 (3.80%) IIS
8 79 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
9 66 (2.95%) JBoss
10 57 (2.55%) Jetty
11 52 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
12 36 (1.61%) WebSphere
13 25 (1.12%) CMS
13 25 (1.12%) WebLogic
14 21 (0.94%) Apache Spark
15 18 (0.81%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.63%) WordPress
17 10 (0.45%) Apache Pig
17 10 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
17 10 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 45 (2.01%) HipChat
2 32 (1.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (0.13%) MS Office
4 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.090%) Gliffy
5 2 (0.090%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.090%) MS Project
6 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.090%) Endur
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.045%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 749 (33.53%) Amazon AWS
2 214 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 170 (7.61%) GitHub
4 116 (5.19%) IaaS
5 112 (5.01%) PaaS
6 95 (4.25%) Amazon EC2
7 77 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 66 (2.95%) SaaS
9 62 (2.78%) Amazon S3
10 41 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
12 31 (1.39%) Heroku
13 30 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
14 23 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
15 20 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 20 (0.90%) Route 53
16 18 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 17 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
18 16 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 16 (0.72%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 127 (5.68%) TCP/IP
2 126 (5.64%) DNS
3 118 (5.28%) HTTP
4 77 (3.45%) Internet
5 60 (2.69%) Firewall
5 60 (2.69%) SSL
6 49 (2.19%) VPN
7 46 (2.06%) LDAP
8 34 (1.52%) SAN
9 32 (1.43%) LAN
10 29 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
11 26 (1.16%) WAN
12 25 (1.12%) FTP
12 25 (1.12%) IPsec
13 22 (0.98%) DHCP
14 21 (0.94%) SSH
15 20 (0.90%) NAS
16 18 (0.81%) DMZ
17 16 (0.72%) Network Security
18 15 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (11.86%) MongoDB
2 229 (10.25%) MySQL
3 225 (10.07%) NoSQL
4 186 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 142 (6.36%) SQL Server
6 113 (5.06%) Big Data
7 92 (4.12%) Relational Database
8 90 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 78 (3.49%) Hadoop
10 71 (3.18%) Redis
11 47 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
12 30 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (0.81%) Oracle Database
15 17 (0.76%) HBase
16 16 (0.72%) Apache Hive
17 15 (0.67%) Neo4j
17 15 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (0.58%) Data Mining
18 13 (0.58%) KDB
Development Applications
1 742 (33.21%) Jenkins
2 626 (28.02%) Git (software)
3 243 (10.88%) JIRA
4 230 (10.30%) Maven
5 139 (6.22%) TeamCity
6 102 (4.57%) Hudson
7 92 (4.12%) Subversion
8 88 (3.94%) Sonatype Nexus
9 81 (3.63%) Artifactory
10 78 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
11 71 (3.18%) Vagrant
12 68 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 66 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 64 (2.86%) Gradle
15 59 (2.64%) Selenium
16 55 (2.46%) GitLab
17 51 (2.28%) Ant
18 46 (2.06%) Cucumber
19 36 (1.61%) JUnit
19 36 (1.61%) Travis CI
General
1 349 (15.62%) Finance
2 191 (8.55%) Banking
3 64 (2.86%) Retail
4 45 (2.01%) Publishing
5 42 (1.88%) Games
6 41 (1.84%) Marketing
7 30 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 18 (0.81%) Legal
10 16 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.63%) Electronics
11 14 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.58%) Law
13 12 (0.54%) Advertising
13 12 (0.54%) Front Office
14 6 (0.27%) Back Office
15 5 (0.22%) International Banking
15 5 (0.22%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.045%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.045%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1051 (47.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 335 (15.00%) Developer
3 289 (12.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 222 (9.94%) Linux Engineer
5 203 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
6 189 (8.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 152 (6.80%) Architect
8 151 (6.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 126 (5.64%) Java Developer
10 125 (5.60%) Consultant
11 94 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
12 84 (3.76%) DevOps Consultant
13 75 (3.36%) Operations Engineer
14 61 (2.73%) Agile Developer
14 61 (2.73%) Automation Engineer
15 60 (2.69%) Administrator
15 60 (2.69%) Systems Engineer
16 58 (2.60%) Java Engineer
17 56 (2.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 50 (2.24%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (14.46%) Web Services
2 176 (7.88%) .NET
3 152 (6.80%) HTML
4 109 (4.88%) CSS
5 107 (4.79%) LAMP
5 107 (4.79%) Spring
6 98 (4.39%) HTML5
7 96 (4.30%) AngularJS
8 93 (4.16%) ELK Stack
8 93 (4.16%) REST
9 84 (3.76%) Sensu
10 77 (3.45%) RESTful
11 74 (3.31%) J2EE
12 68 (3.04%) RabbitMQ
13 59 (2.64%) Hibernate
14 57 (2.55%) CSS3
15 48 (2.15%) XML
16 46 (2.06%) jQuery
17 45 (2.01%) MCollective
18 36 (1.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 77 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 68 (3.04%) Private Cloud
3 58 (2.60%) Public Cloud
4 46 (2.06%) User Experience
5 41 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (1.79%) Fintech
6 40 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 37 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 35 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 30 (1.34%) Computer Science
10 27 (1.21%) Visualisation
11 24 (1.07%) Wiki
12 23 (1.03%) Clustering
13 21 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (0.81%) Online Games
15 17 (0.76%) Algorithms
15 17 (0.76%) Data Structures
15 17 (0.76%) Derivative
16 16 (0.72%) Grid Computing
17 15 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1202 (53.80%) Linux
2 367 (16.43%) Unix
3 349 (15.62%) Windows
4 218 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 212 (9.49%) CentOS
6 157 (7.03%) Ubuntu
7 90 (4.03%) Windows Server
8 62 (2.78%) CoreOS
9 40 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (1.21%) Debian
11 24 (1.07%) Solaris
12 23 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (0.98%) Apple iOS
14 20 (0.90%) Android
15 16 (0.72%) Fedora
15 16 (0.72%) VMS
15 16 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
16 14 (0.63%) AIX
17 13 (0.58%) Windows 7
18 11 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1030 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
2 696 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
3 614 (27.48%) Configuration Management
4 361 (16.16%) Continuous Delivery
5 345 (15.44%) Scrum
6 331 (14.82%) Open Source
7 294 (13.16%) TDD
8 174 (7.79%) E-Commerce
9 136 (6.09%) BDD
10 132 (5.91%) Kanban
11 131 (5.86%) Migration
12 120 (5.37%) Release Management
13 106 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
14 105 (4.70%) Automated Testing
14 105 (4.70%) OO
15 104 (4.66%) Mentoring
16 97 (4.34%) High Availability
17 92 (4.12%) Software Engineering
18 86 (3.85%) Web Operations
19 82 (3.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 830 (37.15%) Java
2 635 (28.42%) Python
3 553 (24.75%) Ruby
4 350 (15.67%) Bash Shell
5 308 (13.79%) Perl
6 251 (11.24%) SQL
7 217 (9.71%) JavaScript
8 186 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 142 (6.36%) PHP
10 116 (5.19%) Go
11 98 (4.39%) Scala
12 96 (4.30%) C#
13 70 (3.13%) C++
14 69 (3.09%) Shell Script
15 57 (2.55%) Groovy
16 27 (1.21%) Clojure
17 20 (0.90%) Korn
18 17 (0.76%) Bourne shell
18 17 (0.76%) C
19 11 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 273 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 208 (9.31%) SC Cleared
3 73 (3.27%) Degree
4 42 (1.88%) DV Cleared
5 35 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 20 (0.90%) AWS Certification
7 17 (0.76%) BC Cleared
8 15 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.49%) CCNA
10 9 (0.40%) CCNP
11 6 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.22%) RHCE
12 5 (0.22%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.18%) PhD
13 4 (0.18%) RHCA
13 4 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.13%) CCIE
14 3 (0.13%) CISSP
14 3 (0.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.22%) QA
2 20 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.40%) COBIT
4 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.18%) SLA
6 2 (0.090%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.090%) SDET
7 1 (0.045%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.045%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.045%) WAI
System Software
1 555 (24.84%) Docker
2 197 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (3.80%) Active Directory
4 64 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 62 (2.78%) vSphere
6 58 (2.60%) GlusterFS
7 53 (2.37%) Ceph
8 37 (1.66%) vCloud
9 35 (1.57%) NFS
10 32 (1.43%) KVM
11 24 (1.07%) Hyper-V
12 23 (1.03%) Xen
13 21 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 9 (0.40%) Varnish
16 8 (0.36%) oVirt
16 8 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 7 (0.31%) iptables
17 7 (0.31%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1017 (45.52%) Puppet
2 639 (28.60%) Opscode Chef
3 593 (26.54%) Ansible
4 183 (8.19%) Nagios
5 179 (8.01%) Kubernetes
6 129 (5.77%) logstash
7 102 (4.57%) ZABBIX
8 88 (3.94%) HAProxy
9 83 (3.72%) Graphite
10 70 (3.13%) Salt
11 65 (2.91%) Kibana
12 59 (2.64%) Terraform
13 53 (2.37%) Mesos
14 48 (2.15%) Packer
15 36 (1.61%) Icinga
16 31 (1.39%) SELinux
17 30 (1.34%) FreeIPA
17 30 (1.34%) Grafana
18 25 (1.12%) SCCM
19 22 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 276 (12.35%) VMware
2 229 (10.25%) Red Hat
3 164 (7.34%) Oracle
4 137 (6.13%) Splunk
5 123 (5.51%) Microsoft
6 107 (4.79%) Atlassian
7 51 (2.28%) New Relic
8 50 (2.24%) IBM
9 47 (2.10%) Google
10 46 (2.06%) Rackspace
11 45 (2.01%) Cisco
12 29 (1.30%) F5
13 26 (1.16%) AppDynamics
14 25 (1.12%) NetApp
15 20 (0.90%) Akamai
15 20 (0.90%) hybris
15 20 (0.90%) ServiceNow
16 18 (0.81%) Dell
16 18 (0.81%) HP
16 18 (0.81%) Sitecore
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: Up to £500 per day
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City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Intelletec
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
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London
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Rate: £400 per day
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Intelletec
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
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London
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London
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London
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
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London
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Salt
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Salt
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