The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DevOps 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.20% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £359 £324
% change year-on-year
+25.43% +10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 86.13% 76.62% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 42 51
Average daily rate £475 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £14.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £41.75 £45.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Luton region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Luton

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 18 (94.74%) IIS
2 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) .NET
4 13 (68.42%) Web Services
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (63.16%) DNS
5 12 (63.16%) Windows
6 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
7 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
8 9 (47.37%) ITIL
9 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
9 8 (42.11%) SCCM
9 8 (42.11%) SCOM
10 7 (36.84%) DHCP
10 7 (36.84%) FTP
11 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
11 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
12 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (26.32%) TeamCity
12 5 (26.32%) Project Management
12 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
12 5 (26.32%) Akamai
12 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (21.05%) Confluence
13 4 (21.05%) VB
13 4 (21.05%) C#
13 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (21.05%) JIRA

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 18 (94.74%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) DHCP
2 7 (36.84%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) TeamCity
3 4 (21.05%) JIRA
4 3 (15.79%) Log4Net
5 2 (10.53%) FinalBuilder
5 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Web Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.79%) MSMQ
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Kanban
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) VB
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
1 8 (42.11%) SCOM
2 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Akamai
3 1 (5.26%) SAP