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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 79 196 323
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +127
Contract jobs citing DevOps 648 286 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.63% 1.13% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 1.45% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 249 69
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
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
19078 19694 18813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.35% 77.70% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13764 13804 12807
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 228 338
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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 +91 122 £475 +5.55% 33
Canary Wharf - 4 £575 -
Westminster - 2 £388 -
Greenwich - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 633 (58.77%) Linux
2 572 (53.11%) Puppet
3 546 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
4 454 (42.15%) Java
5 431 (40.02%) Opscode Chef
6 314 (29.16%) Continuous Integration
7 303 (28.13%) Jenkins
8 301 (27.95%) Ruby
9 279 (25.91%) Python
10 259 (24.05%) Scrum
11 240 (22.28%) Git (software)
12 230 (21.36%) Configuration Management
13 223 (20.71%) Amazon AWS
14 221 (20.52%) UNIX
15 211 (19.59%) Web Services
16 201 (18.66%) Apache
17 182 (16.90%) VMware
18 181 (16.81%) MySQL
18 181 (16.81%) MongoDB
19 178 (16.53%) TDD
20 173 (16.06%) Open Source
21 164 (15.23%) Windows
21 164 (15.23%) Nagios
22 156 (14.48%) Perl
23 155 (14.39%) Bash Shell
24 141 (13.09%) Maven
25 138 (12.81%) CentOS
26 136 (12.63%) JavaScript
27 135 (12.53%) PHP
27 135 (12.53%) NoSQL

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 201 (18.66%) Apache
2 89 (8.26%) Tomcat
3 80 (7.43%) JBoss
4 78 (7.24%) nginx
5 73 (6.78%) Node.js
6 69 (6.41%) Confluence
7 64 (5.94%) OpenStack
8 61 (5.66%) IIS
9 49 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
10 36 (3.34%) WebLogic
10 36 (3.34%) WebSphere
11 32 (2.97%) Apache Solr
12 21 (1.95%) CMS
13 18 (1.67%) Umbraco
14 15 (1.39%) Drupal
15 12 (1.11%) Jetty
15 12 (1.11%) WordPress
16 9 (0.84%) Apache Spark
16 9 (0.84%) SharePoint
17 8 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.093%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.39%) RMDS
2 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.093%) Summit
3 1 (0.093%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.093%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 223 (20.71%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (9.47%) Amazon EC2
3 59 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (3.34%) Amazon S3
5 35 (3.25%) PaaS
6 21 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (1.86%) SaaS
8 18 (1.67%) IaaS
9 11 (1.02%) Joyent
9 11 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (0.74%) ElastiCache
10 8 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (0.65%) GitHub
12 5 (0.46%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.28%) Route 53
13 3 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
13 3 (0.28%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.19%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 2 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.093%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 99 (9.19%) DNS
2 57 (5.29%) TCP/IP
2 57 (5.29%) HTTP
3 46 (4.27%) Firewall
4 44 (4.09%) Internet
5 40 (3.71%) SSL
6 17 (1.58%) VPN
7 16 (1.49%) SAN
8 13 (1.21%) LDAP
9 12 (1.11%) VLAN
10 11 (1.02%) SNMP
10 11 (1.02%) Multicast
11 10 (0.93%) iSCSI
11 10 (0.93%) FCoE
11 10 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (0.74%) NAS
13 7 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
14 6 (0.56%) FTP
15 5 (0.46%) DHCP
16 4 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (16.81%) MySQL
1 181 (16.81%) MongoDB
2 135 (12.53%) NoSQL
3 84 (7.80%) SQL Server
4 81 (7.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 51 (4.74%) Big Data
6 43 (3.99%) Hadoop
7 41 (3.81%) Redis
8 39 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (2.60%) CouchDB
10 24 (2.23%) Relational Database
11 20 (1.86%) Riak
11 20 (1.86%) Oracle Exadata
11 20 (1.86%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (1.39%) Couchbase
13 12 (1.11%) RavenDB
14 11 (1.02%) DB2
15 9 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.84%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 303 (28.13%) Jenkins
2 240 (22.28%) Git (software)
3 141 (13.09%) Maven
4 115 (10.68%) JIRA
5 75 (6.96%) Hudson
6 73 (6.78%) Subversion
7 69 (6.41%) TeamCity
8 34 (3.16%) Selenium
9 33 (3.06%) Ant
10 25 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (2.32%) Artifactory
11 23 (2.14%) Cucumber
12 19 (1.76%) Mercurial
13 15 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (1.30%) Gerrit
15 13 (1.21%) PHPUnit
15 13 (1.21%) JMeter
16 11 (1.02%) ClearCase
16 11 (1.02%) Mocha
17 9 (0.84%) JBehave
General
1 130 (12.07%) Finance
2 76 (7.06%) Banking
3 26 (2.41%) Financial Institution
4 25 (2.32%) Games
5 24 (2.23%) Front Office
6 23 (2.14%) Retail
7 22 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.86%) Publishing
9 17 (1.58%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.11%) Marketing
11 10 (0.93%) Advertising
12 6 (0.56%) Law
12 6 (0.56%) Back Office
13 4 (0.37%) Electronics
14 3 (0.28%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.19%) Legal
16 1 (0.093%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.093%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 454 (42.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 198 (18.38%) Developer
3 102 (9.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 81 (7.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 68 (6.31%) Architect
6 64 (5.94%) Java Developer
7 57 (5.29%) Consultant
8 40 (3.71%) DevOps Consultant
9 37 (3.44%) Administrator
9 37 (3.44%) Linux Engineer
10 34 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
11 32 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
12 29 (2.69%) DevOps Architect
13 27 (2.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (2.41%) .NET Developer
14 26 (2.41%) Cloud Engineer
15 20 (1.86%) Senior Developer
15 20 (1.86%) Linux Administrator
16 19 (1.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 18 (1.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (19.59%) Web Services
2 96 (8.91%) HTML
3 94 (8.73%) .NET
4 85 (7.89%) LAMP
5 63 (5.85%) Middleware
6 61 (5.66%) JSON
7 54 (5.01%) XML
8 53 (4.92%) CSS
9 51 (4.74%) J2EE
9 51 (4.74%) Spring
10 43 (3.99%) SOAP
11 41 (3.81%) RESTful
12 39 (3.62%) ActiveMQ
13 38 (3.53%) ASP.NET
14 36 (3.34%) MCollective
15 32 (2.97%) HTML5
16 29 (2.69%) Apache Camel
17 28 (2.60%) AngularJS
18 24 (2.23%) REST
18 24 (2.23%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 173 (16.06%) Open Source
2 61 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 28 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (2.41%) Clustering
5 24 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.67%) Online Games
7 18 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 14 (1.30%) Visualisation
8 14 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.21%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.11%) User Experience
11 11 (1.02%) Replication
11 11 (1.02%) Taxonomies
12 10 (0.93%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.93%) Algorithms
13 9 (0.84%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.65%) Wiki
15 5 (0.46%) iPhone
15 5 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 633 (58.77%) Linux
2 221 (20.52%) UNIX
3 164 (15.23%) Windows
4 138 (12.81%) CentOS
5 119 (11.05%) Ubuntu
6 82 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (3.62%) Debian
8 35 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (2.32%) SELinux
10 23 (2.14%) AIX
11 18 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.84%) Android
14 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.56%) VMS
15 4 (0.37%) Solaris
16 3 (0.28%) SmartOS
16 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.19%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (29.16%) Continuous Integration
3 259 (24.05%) Scrum
4 230 (21.36%) Configuration Management
5 178 (16.53%) TDD
6 120 (11.14%) E-Commerce
7 102 (9.47%) BDD
8 81 (7.52%) Kanban
9 70 (6.50%) OO
10 62 (5.76%) SOA
11 61 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 52 (4.83%) Mentoring
13 51 (4.74%) Build Automation
14 50 (4.64%) Release Management
14 50 (4.64%) Software Engineering
15 42 (3.90%) Load Balancing
16 40 (3.71%) Automated Testing
17 39 (3.62%) Pair Programming
18 30 (2.79%) OOP
19 29 (2.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 454 (42.15%) Java
2 301 (27.95%) Ruby
3 279 (25.91%) Python
4 156 (14.48%) Perl
5 155 (14.39%) Bash Shell
6 136 (12.63%) JavaScript
7 135 (12.53%) PHP
8 102 (9.47%) SQL
9 74 (6.87%) PowerShell
10 66 (6.13%) C#
11 44 (4.09%) Scala
12 34 (3.16%) Clojure
13 31 (2.88%) Shell Script
14 27 (2.51%) Groovy
15 16 (1.49%) C++
16 14 (1.30%) VB
17 12 (1.11%) C
18 11 (1.02%) Golang
19 10 (0.93%) VBA
20 8 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (6.22%) Security Cleared
2 56 (5.20%) Degree
3 47 (4.36%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.84%) CCNA
4 9 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.74%) CISSP
5 8 (0.74%) CISM
5 8 (0.74%) CCSA
5 8 (0.74%) JNCIA
6 3 (0.28%) VCDX
6 3 (0.28%) VCAP
6 3 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.19%) RHCE
7 2 (0.19%) PhD
7 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.093%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.093%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.79%) QA
2 13 (1.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.093%) EMIR
3 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 115 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (6.69%) vCloud
3 29 (2.69%) vSphere
4 28 (2.60%) VMware ESX
5 25 (2.32%) Varnish
6 20 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
6 20 (1.86%) Docker
7 19 (1.76%) Active Directory
8 16 (1.49%) NFS
9 13 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.56%) Xen
11 4 (0.37%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.28%) qmail
12 3 (0.28%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.19%) KVM
13 2 (0.19%) Postfix
13 2 (0.19%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.093%) XenApp
14 1 (0.093%) Squid
14 1 (0.093%) LXC
Systems Management
1 572 (53.11%) Puppet
2 431 (40.02%) Opscode Chef
3 164 (15.23%) Nagios
4 103 (9.56%) Ansible
5 62 (5.76%) Salt
6 60 (5.57%) ZABBIX
7 53 (4.92%) Vagrant
8 30 (2.79%) Cacti
8 30 (2.79%) Zenoss
9 24 (2.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 22 (2.04%) Kibana
11 20 (1.86%) Graylog2
12 16 (1.49%) Opsview
13 12 (1.11%) Icinga
13 12 (1.11%) collectd
14 10 (0.93%) HAProxy
14 10 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
15 9 (0.84%) logstash
16 8 (0.74%) Capistrano
17 7 (0.65%) YUM
Vendors
1 182 (16.90%) VMware
2 117 (10.86%) Red Hat
3 78 (7.24%) IBM
4 73 (6.78%) Oracle
5 63 (5.85%) Rackspace
6 55 (5.11%) Microsoft
7 50 (4.64%) Atlassian
8 46 (4.27%) Splunk
9 45 (4.18%) Cisco
10 39 (3.62%) SaltStack
11 36 (3.34%) New Relic
12 25 (2.32%) NetApp
13 24 (2.23%) 29West
14 23 (2.14%) Perforce
15 21 (1.95%) EMC
16 20 (1.86%) F5
17 15 (1.39%) HP
18 14 (1.30%) Akamai
18 14 (1.30%) Google
18 14 (1.30%) Percona
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