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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 24 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.27% 2.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£481 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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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
145 178 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.77% 90.36% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 123 41
Average daily rate £513 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) IIS
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) SCCM
5 4 (33.33%) SCOM
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) FTP
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) Akamai
7 2 (16.67%) Games
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (8.33%) Marketing
8 1 (8.33%) JIRA
8 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (8.33%) Scrum

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (8.33%) TestLink
1 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Web Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Akamai
3 1 (8.33%) SAP