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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 67 124 218
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +94
Contract jobs citing DevOps 684 436 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.91% 1.85% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 2.35% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 320 176
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.31% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £26.50
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +47 182 £475 - 69
Croydon -13 9 £438 -10.25%
Ealing - 4 £625 -
Hammersmith - 4 - - 1
Bromley -4 1 £425 -5.55% 1
Canary Wharf -10 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £300 -
Wembley - 1 £390 -
Docklands, London - 1 £350 -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 632 (50.08%) Linux
2 573 (45.40%) Puppet
3 566 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
4 504 (39.94%) Java
5 424 (33.60%) Amazon AWS
6 418 (33.12%) Opscode Chef
7 390 (30.90%) Jenkins
8 380 (30.11%) Continuous Integration
9 373 (29.56%) Python
10 321 (25.44%) Ruby
11 272 (21.55%) Git (software)
12 240 (19.02%) Configuration Management
13 239 (18.94%) MySQL
14 228 (18.07%) Windows
14 228 (18.07%) Ansible
15 224 (17.75%) Scrum
16 222 (17.59%) TDD
17 211 (16.72%) Web Services
18 203 (16.09%) MongoDB
19 192 (15.21%) Perl
20 190 (15.06%) UNIX
21 179 (14.18%) JavaScript
22 175 (13.87%) SQL
23 168 (13.31%) Open Source
23 168 (13.31%) Docker
24 166 (13.15%) PHP
25 165 (13.07%) VMware
25 165 (13.07%) Bash Shell
26 155 (12.28%) Apache
27 146 (11.57%) HTML

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 155 (12.28%) Apache
2 129 (10.22%) Tomcat
3 113 (8.95%) OpenStack
4 88 (6.97%) IIS
5 85 (6.74%) Node.js
6 72 (5.71%) nginx
7 61 (4.83%) Confluence
8 60 (4.75%) JBoss
9 53 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
10 30 (2.38%) WebSphere
11 29 (2.30%) WebLogic
12 26 (2.06%) Drupal
13 16 (1.27%) Jetty
13 16 (1.27%) Apache Solr
14 15 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (1.11%) Mule ESB
16 12 (0.95%) Apache Spark
17 10 (0.79%) CMS
18 8 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
18 8 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 26 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.16%) HipChat
4 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.079%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.16%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.079%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 424 (33.60%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 40 (3.17%) PaaS
5 40 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 31 (2.46%) SaaS
8 27 (2.14%) Amazon S3
9 20 (1.58%) IaaS
10 19 (1.51%) Amazon ELB
11 18 (1.43%) GitHub
12 13 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.79%) Google App Engine
15 9 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 8 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 7 (0.55%) Heroku
18 6 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 4 (0.32%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 94 (7.45%) DNS
2 93 (7.37%) HTTP
3 79 (6.26%) TCP/IP
4 66 (5.23%) Firewall
5 61 (4.83%) Internet
6 39 (3.09%) SSL
7 28 (2.22%) VPN
8 23 (1.82%) DHCP
9 22 (1.74%) Reverse Proxy
10 19 (1.51%) LDAP
11 14 (1.11%) Network Security
12 13 (1.03%) IPsec
13 12 (0.95%) DMZ
13 12 (0.95%) FTP
14 9 (0.71%) LAN
15 8 (0.63%) WAN
15 8 (0.63%) SNMP
15 8 (0.63%) Intranet
15 8 (0.63%) VLAN
16 7 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (18.94%) MySQL
2 203 (16.09%) MongoDB
3 132 (10.46%) NoSQL
4 104 (8.24%) SQL Server
5 97 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 80 (6.34%) Redis
7 58 (4.60%) Relational Database
8 57 (4.52%) Big Data
9 50 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 50 (3.96%) Hadoop
10 38 (3.01%) RDBMS
11 23 (1.82%) CouchDB
12 22 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.11%) DB2
16 12 (0.95%) Couchbase
17 11 (0.87%) Oracle Database
18 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 390 (30.90%) Jenkins
2 272 (21.55%) Git (software)
3 123 (9.75%) Maven
4 119 (9.43%) JIRA
5 98 (7.77%) Subversion
6 80 (6.34%) TeamCity
7 46 (3.65%) Ant
8 44 (3.49%) Hudson
9 43 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 40 (3.17%) Selenium
11 38 (3.01%) Cucumber
12 34 (2.69%) Artifactory
13 32 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 30 (2.38%) Mercurial
15 24 (1.90%) Gerrit
16 22 (1.74%) JMeter
16 22 (1.74%) Gradle
17 21 (1.66%) Jasmine
18 19 (1.51%) SonarQube
19 17 (1.35%) JUnit
General
1 140 (11.09%) Finance
2 72 (5.71%) Banking
3 44 (3.49%) Retail
4 38 (3.01%) Games
5 29 (2.30%) Publishing
6 23 (1.82%) Marketing
7 21 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.19%) Legal
9 13 (1.03%) Billing
9 13 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.63%) Advertising
11 5 (0.40%) Law
11 5 (0.40%) Back Office
12 4 (0.32%) Front Office
12 4 (0.32%) Automotive
13 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.079%) Electronics
14 1 (0.079%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.079%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.079%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 501 (39.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 219 (17.35%) Developer
3 110 (8.72%) Architect
4 107 (8.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 82 (6.50%) Java Developer
6 80 (6.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 61 (4.83%) Consultant
8 55 (4.36%) Linux Engineer
9 48 (3.80%) Administrator
10 47 (3.72%) Systems Administrator
11 40 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
11 40 (3.17%) Senior Developer
12 39 (3.09%) DevOps Consultant
13 32 (2.54%) Technical Architect
14 26 (2.06%) Systems Engineer
15 20 (1.58%) Cloud Engineer
16 19 (1.51%) Analyst
16 19 (1.51%) Senior Java Developer
17 18 (1.43%) Software Engineer
17 18 (1.43%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (16.72%) Web Services
2 146 (11.57%) HTML
2 146 (11.57%) .NET
3 101 (8.00%) CSS
4 95 (7.53%) HTML5
5 92 (7.29%) LAMP
6 91 (7.21%) AngularJS
7 88 (6.97%) J2EE
8 83 (6.58%) RESTful
9 68 (5.39%) REST
10 64 (5.07%) Spring
11 49 (3.88%) JSON
12 47 (3.72%) XML
13 45 (3.57%) SOAP
13 45 (3.57%) jQuery
14 43 (3.41%) CSS3
15 37 (2.93%) RabbitMQ
16 36 (2.85%) Ruby on Rails
17 35 (2.77%) KnockoutJS
18 32 (2.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 39 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (3.01%) Mobile App
4 37 (2.93%) User Experience
5 25 (1.98%) Digital Media
5 25 (1.98%) Public Cloud
6 23 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 17 (1.35%) Private Cloud
9 15 (1.19%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.11%) iPad
11 12 (0.95%) Streaming Video
12 11 (0.87%) Clustering
12 11 (0.87%) iPhone
13 10 (0.79%) Visualisation
13 10 (0.79%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.79%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.79%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.79%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.71%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 632 (50.08%) Linux
2 228 (18.07%) Windows
3 190 (15.06%) UNIX
4 116 (9.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 103 (8.16%) Ubuntu
6 95 (7.53%) CentOS
7 40 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (1.43%) Solaris
10 17 (1.35%) Debian
11 16 (1.27%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.95%) Android
13 9 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.71%) AIX
14 5 (0.40%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.32%) Scientific Linux
15 4 (0.32%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.32%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (30.11%) Continuous Integration
3 240 (19.02%) Configuration Management
4 224 (17.75%) Scrum
5 222 (17.59%) TDD
6 168 (13.31%) Open Source
7 145 (11.49%) Continuous Delivery
8 131 (10.38%) E-Commerce
9 119 (9.43%) BDD
10 78 (6.18%) SOA
11 76 (6.02%) MVC
12 73 (5.78%) Load Balancing
13 71 (5.63%) Software Engineering
14 66 (5.23%) Kanban
15 58 (4.60%) Automated Testing
15 58 (4.60%) OO
16 54 (4.28%) Release Management
17 47 (3.72%) Mentoring
18 45 (3.57%) Functional Programming
19 43 (3.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 504 (39.94%) Java
2 373 (29.56%) Python
3 321 (25.44%) Ruby
4 192 (15.21%) Perl
5 179 (14.18%) JavaScript
6 175 (13.87%) SQL
7 166 (13.15%) PHP
8 165 (13.07%) Bash Shell
9 103 (8.16%) PowerShell
10 90 (7.13%) C#
11 69 (5.47%) Scala
12 46 (3.65%) Shell Script
13 44 (3.49%) C++
14 42 (3.33%) Clojure
15 34 (2.69%) C
16 29 (2.30%) Go
17 23 (1.82%) Groovy
18 10 (0.79%) VBScript
19 8 (0.63%) Korn
20 6 (0.48%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 76 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 46 (3.65%) SC Cleared
3 43 (3.41%) Degree
4 10 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.63%) CISM
5 8 (0.63%) CISSP
6 5 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.40%) CCNA
6 5 (0.40%) CISA
6 5 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.24%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.24%) JNCIA
7 3 (0.24%) CCSA
7 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.16%) PhD
8 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.16%) RHCE
8 2 (0.16%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.079%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 1 (0.079%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (7.29%) QA
2 14 (1.11%) SLA
3 13 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 168 (13.31%) Docker
2 90 (7.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.41%) vCloud
4 30 (2.38%) Varnish
5 24 (1.90%) vSphere
6 16 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 13 (1.03%) Active Directory
7 13 (1.03%) KVM
8 8 (0.63%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.48%) Firmware
10 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.32%) Squid
11 4 (0.32%) Xen
11 4 (0.32%) XenServer
11 4 (0.32%) QEMU
11 4 (0.32%) Ceph
11 4 (0.32%) LXC
12 3 (0.24%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 573 (45.40%) Puppet
2 418 (33.12%) Opscode Chef
3 228 (18.07%) Ansible
4 116 (9.19%) Nagios
5 100 (7.92%) Vagrant
6 84 (6.66%) Salt
7 54 (4.28%) ZABBIX
8 37 (2.93%) Kibana
9 36 (2.85%) logstash
10 31 (2.46%) HAProxy
11 26 (2.06%) Zenoss
12 20 (1.58%) Rundeck
13 16 (1.27%) Graphite
14 13 (1.03%) Icinga
14 13 (1.03%) Capistrano
14 13 (1.03%) BladeLogic
15 12 (0.95%) Cacti
15 12 (0.95%) Mesos
16 11 (0.87%) yum
16 11 (0.87%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 165 (13.07%) VMware
2 134 (10.62%) Red Hat
3 115 (9.11%) Oracle
4 109 (8.64%) Microsoft
5 51 (4.04%) New Relic
6 47 (3.72%) Atlassian
7 39 (3.09%) IBM
8 35 (2.77%) Google
9 33 (2.61%) Splunk
10 31 (2.46%) Rackspace
11 26 (2.06%) SaltStack
12 24 (1.90%) Perforce
13 22 (1.74%) AppDynamics
14 21 (1.66%) Adobe
14 21 (1.66%) HP
15 16 (1.27%) Cisco
16 13 (1.03%) Sybase
17 12 (0.95%) Serena
18 11 (0.87%) Barracuda Networks
18 11 (0.87%) F5
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: flexible, highly competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Unspecified flexible, highly competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago