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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 87 192 344
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +152
Contract jobs citing DevOps 524 275 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.15% 1.09% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 1.41% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 230 64
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£475 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £536 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
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
19023 19471 19662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.91% 77.48% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13369 13614 13272
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 243 369
Average hourly rate £21.62 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.97 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +75 97 £475 +5.55% 41
Canary Wharf - 3 £575 -
Westminster - 1 £250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 563 (57.98%) Linux
2 491 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (50.57%) Puppet
3 370 (38.11%) Java
4 366 (37.69%) Opscode Chef
5 275 (28.32%) Continuous Integration
6 270 (27.81%) Ruby
7 245 (25.23%) Jenkins
8 244 (25.13%) Python
9 220 (22.66%) Apache
10 210 (21.63%) Git (software)
11 202 (20.80%) Web Services
12 199 (20.49%) Configuration Management
13 197 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
14 185 (19.05%) Scrum
15 180 (18.54%) UNIX
16 177 (18.23%) Windows
17 164 (16.89%) MySQL
18 163 (16.79%) VMware
19 149 (15.35%) Open Source
20 144 (14.83%) TDD
21 137 (14.11%) Nagios
22 135 (13.90%) PHP
23 133 (13.70%) Bash Shell
23 133 (13.70%) MongoDB
24 132 (13.59%) Perl
25 130 (13.39%) Finance
26 126 (12.98%) JavaScript
27 116 (11.95%) E-Commerce
28 114 (11.74%) Red Hat

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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
1 220 (22.66%) Apache
2 95 (9.78%) Tomcat
3 75 (7.72%) IIS
4 70 (7.21%) Node.js
5 69 (7.11%) nginx
6 62 (6.39%) Confluence
7 57 (5.87%) OpenStack
8 36 (3.71%) WebLogic
9 34 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
10 30 (3.09%) CMS
11 29 (2.99%) WebSphere
11 29 (2.99%) Umbraco
12 22 (2.27%) Apache Solr
13 12 (1.24%) WordPress
14 9 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
14 9 (0.93%) CloudStack
14 9 (0.93%) Apache Pig
14 9 (0.93%) Jetty
15 8 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (1.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.24%) RMDS
2 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.10%) Summit
3 1 (0.10%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 197 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (9.37%) Amazon EC2
3 61 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (3.60%) Amazon S3
5 27 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (2.68%) SaaS
7 25 (2.57%) PaaS
8 14 (1.44%) IaaS
9 10 (1.03%) GitHub
10 9 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.72%) ElastiCache
11 7 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (0.62%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.62%) Joyent
12 6 (0.62%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.31%) Route 53
14 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.21%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 109 (11.23%) DNS
2 52 (5.36%) HTTP
3 48 (4.94%) Firewall
3 48 (4.94%) TCP/IP
4 44 (4.53%) Internet
5 39 (4.02%) SSL
6 19 (1.96%) VPN
7 15 (1.54%) SAN
7 15 (1.54%) LDAP
8 14 (1.44%) VLAN
9 11 (1.13%) SNMP
9 11 (1.13%) Multicast
10 10 (1.03%) iSCSI
10 10 (1.03%) FCoE
10 10 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (0.93%) FTP
12 8 (0.82%) NAS
13 7 (0.72%) DHCP
14 6 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 5 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (16.89%) MySQL
2 133 (13.70%) MongoDB
3 104 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 94 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 69 (7.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 47 (4.84%) Big Data
7 41 (4.22%) Hadoop
8 39 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (2.78%) Redis
10 26 (2.68%) CouchDB
11 22 (2.27%) Relational Database
12 21 (2.16%) RavenDB
13 18 (1.85%) Riak
14 16 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (1.44%) Couchbase
15 14 (1.44%) Oracle Exadata
16 11 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (1.03%) Oracle Database
18 9 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 245 (25.23%) Jenkins
2 210 (21.63%) Git (software)
3 114 (11.74%) Maven
4 103 (10.61%) JIRA
5 80 (8.24%) TeamCity
6 67 (6.90%) Hudson
7 50 (5.15%) Subversion
8 40 (4.12%) Selenium
9 36 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (3.09%) Mercurial
11 26 (2.68%) Ant
12 25 (2.57%) Artifactory
13 18 (1.85%) Cucumber
14 16 (1.65%) Visual Studio
15 15 (1.54%) Gerrit
16 10 (1.03%) JMeter
17 9 (0.93%) SoapUI
18 8 (0.82%) Gradle
18 8 (0.82%) Mocha
19 7 (0.72%) Mockito
General
1 130 (13.39%) Finance
2 59 (6.08%) Banking
3 33 (3.40%) Games
4 28 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.57%) Retail
5 25 (2.57%) Financial Institution
5 25 (2.57%) Front Office
6 18 (1.85%) Publishing
6 18 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.24%) Marketing
8 11 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.72%) Law
10 5 (0.51%) Advertising
10 5 (0.51%) Back Office
11 4 (0.41%) Electronics
12 3 (0.31%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.31%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.21%) Legal
14 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 410 (42.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 160 (16.48%) Developer
3 95 (9.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 54 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 52 (5.36%) Consultant
6 49 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
7 48 (4.94%) Java Developer
8 45 (4.63%) Architect
9 44 (4.53%) Administrator
10 37 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
10 37 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
10 37 (3.81%) .NET Developer
10 37 (3.81%) DevOps Consultant
11 31 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 26 (2.68%) Linux Administrator
13 24 (2.47%) DevOps Architect
14 22 (2.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 19 (1.96%) Software Engineer
16 16 (1.65%) Cloud Engineer
16 16 (1.65%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (20.80%) Web Services
2 111 (11.43%) .NET
3 92 (9.47%) LAMP
4 78 (8.03%) HTML
5 63 (6.49%) JSON
6 58 (5.97%) Middleware
7 52 (5.36%) ASP.NET
8 46 (4.74%) XML
9 45 (4.63%) CSS
10 42 (4.33%) J2EE
11 40 (4.12%) SOAP
12 39 (4.02%) RESTful
13 38 (3.91%) Spring
14 35 (3.60%) MCollective
15 25 (2.57%) Apache Camel
15 25 (2.57%) ActiveMQ
16 24 (2.47%) HTML5
17 22 (2.27%) XSD
18 20 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
19 19 (1.96%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 149 (15.35%) Open Source
2 55 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 29 (2.99%) Online Games
3 29 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (1.85%) Hedge funds
5 18 (1.85%) Clustering
5 18 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.54%) Visualisation
7 11 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.13%) Replication
8 10 (1.03%) Client/Server
9 9 (0.93%) User Experience
9 9 (0.93%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.62%) Wiki
11 5 (0.51%) Blog
11 5 (0.51%) iPhone
11 5 (0.51%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.41%) PKI
12 4 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 563 (57.98%) Linux
2 180 (18.54%) UNIX
3 177 (18.23%) Windows
4 108 (11.12%) CentOS
5 87 (8.96%) Ubuntu
6 75 (7.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (2.68%) Debian
9 21 (2.16%) SELinux
10 13 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.34%) AIX
11 12 (1.24%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.03%) Android
13 7 (0.72%) Solaris
14 6 (0.62%) VMS
14 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.31%) SmartOS
16 2 (0.21%) MVS
16 2 (0.21%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (28.32%) Continuous Integration
3 199 (20.49%) Configuration Management
4 185 (19.05%) Scrum
5 144 (14.83%) TDD
6 116 (11.95%) E-Commerce
7 87 (8.96%) BDD
8 67 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 67 (6.90%) OO
9 53 (5.46%) Kanban
9 53 (5.46%) Release Management
10 52 (5.36%) Build Automation
11 50 (5.15%) SOA
12 47 (4.84%) Software Engineering
13 44 (4.53%) OOP
13 44 (4.53%) Mentoring
14 34 (3.50%) Pair Programming
15 33 (3.40%) Load Balancing
16 32 (3.30%) Web Development
17 27 (2.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 370 (38.11%) Java
2 270 (27.81%) Ruby
3 244 (25.13%) Python
4 135 (13.90%) PHP
5 133 (13.70%) Bash Shell
6 132 (13.59%) Perl
7 126 (12.98%) JavaScript
8 90 (9.27%) SQL
9 85 (8.75%) C#
10 78 (8.03%) PowerShell
11 33 (3.40%) Scala
12 26 (2.68%) Shell Script
13 23 (2.37%) Groovy
14 19 (1.96%) C++
15 18 (1.85%) VB
16 14 (1.44%) Clojure
17 12 (1.24%) C
18 10 (1.03%) PL/SQL
18 10 (1.03%) VBA
19 9 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (5.56%) Degree
2 38 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.82%) ISEB
5 4 (0.41%) CCNA
5 4 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.41%) RHCE
6 3 (0.31%) CISSP
6 3 (0.31%) CISM
6 3 (0.31%) CCSA
6 3 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.31%) JNCIA
6 3 (0.31%) VCDX
6 3 (0.31%) VCAP
7 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.21%) PhD
8 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.12%) QA
2 10 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.10%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.10%) EMIR
System Software
1 103 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (6.59%) vCloud
3 28 (2.88%) vSphere
4 23 (2.37%) VMware ESX
5 21 (2.16%) Active Directory
6 17 (1.75%) Varnish
7 16 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (1.44%) NFS
9 13 (1.34%) Docker
10 10 (1.03%) Hyper-V
10 10 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.51%) KVM
11 5 (0.51%) Xen
12 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.31%) qmail
13 2 (0.21%) Postfix
13 2 (0.21%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.10%) XenApp
14 1 (0.10%) XenServer
14 1 (0.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 491 (50.57%) Puppet
2 366 (37.69%) Opscode Chef
3 137 (14.11%) Nagios
4 71 (7.31%) Ansible
5 69 (7.11%) Salt
6 53 (5.46%) ZABBIX
7 44 (4.53%) Vagrant
8 29 (2.99%) Cacti
9 28 (2.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 23 (2.37%) Zenoss
11 16 (1.65%) Kibana
12 15 (1.54%) Opsview
12 15 (1.54%) HAProxy
13 13 (1.34%) Icinga
14 12 (1.24%) Graylog2
15 10 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
15 10 (1.03%) collectd
15 10 (1.03%) Ganglia
15 10 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
15 10 (1.03%) Foglight
Vendors
1 163 (16.79%) VMware
2 114 (11.74%) Red Hat
3 76 (7.83%) JBoss
3 76 (7.83%) IBM
4 73 (7.52%) Oracle
5 56 (5.77%) Rackspace
6 53 (5.46%) Cisco
7 50 (5.15%) Microsoft
8 49 (5.05%) Atlassian
9 42 (4.33%) Splunk
10 36 (3.71%) New Relic
11 32 (3.30%) SaltStack
12 28 (2.88%) NetApp
13 23 (2.37%) 29West
14 19 (1.96%) F5
15 18 (1.85%) EMC
16 16 (1.65%) HP
16 16 (1.65%) Google
17 15 (1.54%) Perforce
18 14 (1.44%) Akamai
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