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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 28 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.63% 1.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 1.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
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£413 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
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 -
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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
203 70 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 93.98% 76.09% 78.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 37 77
Average daily rate £439 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £101.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Luton region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (64.29%) TeamCity
3 9 (64.29%) IIS
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) C#
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (35.71%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) Extreme Programming
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) Kanban
6 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (28.57%) Confluence
7 4 (28.57%) VB

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (64.29%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) FTP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (64.29%) TeamCity
3 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (28.57%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) Log4Net
6 2 (14.29%) FinalBuilder
6 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) MSMQ
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
2 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Kanban
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Testing
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Akamai