The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DevOps
England / South East
Rank 49 102 145
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +43
Contract jobs citing DevOps 274 176 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.60% 2.05% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 2.53% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 114 77
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £330 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £70.39 £48.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £51.75 -
% change year-on-year
+31.18% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6133 6948 7637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.52% 80.97% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3617 4286 4183
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 272 252
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DevOps
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the South East region.

DevOps Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DevOps
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

DevOps Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +60 78 £525 +25.74% 18
Berkshire +31 62 £475 - 23
Oxfordshire +29 37 £500 +33.33% 4
Surrey -6 31 £400 -6.15% 29
West Sussex +11 25 £480 +60.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £463 -19.56% 4
Middlesex +7 8 £350 -17.64%
East Sussex +2 3 £400 -21.95% 1
Home Counties - 3 - -
Kent -16 1 £575 +21.05% 5
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 229 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (36.64%) Linux
3 164 (33.20%) Jenkins
4 129 (26.11%) Java
5 128 (25.91%) Continuous Integration
6 121 (24.49%) Puppet
7 115 (23.28%) Git (software)
8 107 (21.66%) Python
9 102 (20.65%) Scrum
9 102 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
10 94 (19.03%) Docker
11 90 (18.22%) SQL
12 84 (17.00%) Ansible
13 81 (16.40%) TDD
14 77 (15.59%) JavaScript
15 71 (14.37%) Windows
16 68 (13.77%) Unix
16 68 (13.77%) Security Cleared
17 63 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
17 63 (12.75%) Web Services
18 62 (12.55%) Opscode Chef
19 60 (12.15%) JIRA
20 59 (11.94%) SC Cleared
20 59 (11.94%) VMware
21 56 (11.34%) Bash Shell
22 54 (10.93%) Configuration Management
22 54 (10.93%) C#
22 54 (10.93%) GitHub
23 52 (10.53%) JBoss
23 52 (10.53%) Finance

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (10.53%) JBoss
2 38 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 34 (6.88%) Apache
4 29 (5.87%) Confluence
5 27 (5.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 25 (5.06%) Tomcat
7 22 (4.45%) OpenStack
8 19 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
9 15 (3.04%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (3.04%) WebLogic
10 14 (2.83%) IIS
11 13 (2.63%) nginx
11 13 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (2.23%) Alfresco
14 10 (2.02%) CMS
15 9 (1.82%) SharePoint
16 5 (1.01%) Apache Spark
16 5 (1.01%) Drupal
17 4 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.81%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 102 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (10.93%) GitHub
4 29 (5.87%) PaaS
5 18 (3.64%) SaaS
6 16 (3.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (3.24%) IaaS
7 8 (1.62%) Google Analytics
7 8 (1.62%) Heroku
8 6 (1.21%) Office 365
8 6 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (1.01%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.40%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.40%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.49%) HTTP
2 31 (6.28%) TCP/IP
3 20 (4.05%) Firewall
3 20 (4.05%) SSH
4 18 (3.64%) SSL
5 16 (3.24%) DNS
6 12 (2.43%) ICMP
7 8 (1.62%) LDAP
8 7 (1.42%) Internet
9 6 (1.21%) AMQP
9 6 (1.21%) WAN
10 5 (1.01%) Network Security
10 5 (1.01%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.81%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.81%) DHCP
11 4 (0.81%) IPv4
11 4 (0.81%) IPv6
11 4 (0.81%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.81%) LAN
11 4 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 29 (5.87%) SQL Server
3 25 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (4.86%) MySQL
5 21 (4.25%) Big Data
5 21 (4.25%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.25%) Oracle Database
6 19 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (3.64%) NoSQL
8 17 (3.44%) Redis
9 11 (2.23%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.81%) DB2
12 4 (0.81%) GIS
12 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 164 (33.20%) Jenkins
2 115 (23.28%) Git (software)
3 60 (12.15%) JIRA
4 39 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 38 (7.69%) Maven
6 36 (7.29%) JUnit
6 36 (7.29%) Selenium
7 26 (5.26%) Mockito
8 19 (3.85%) Subversion
9 16 (3.24%) TeamCity
10 14 (2.83%) Hudson
10 14 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (2.83%) Vagrant
11 12 (2.43%) Ant
12 11 (2.23%) Bitbucket
12 11 (2.23%) GoCD
12 11 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (2.02%) Gradle
13 10 (2.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (10.53%) Finance
2 22 (4.45%) Publishing
3 18 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.44%) Retail
5 11 (2.23%) Marketing
6 9 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.62%) Electronics
8 7 (1.42%) Advertising
9 4 (0.81%) Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Back Office
10 2 (0.40%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 135 (27.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 131 (26.52%) Developer
3 39 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 35 (7.09%) Architect
5 32 (6.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 26 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 25 (5.06%) Consultant
8 24 (4.86%) Java Engineer
9 23 (4.66%) AWS DevOps
10 22 (4.45%) Linux Engineer
11 21 (4.25%) JavaScript Developer
12 20 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
12 20 (4.05%) Software Developer
13 19 (3.85%) Administrator
13 19 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
14 18 (3.64%) DevOps Consultant
14 18 (3.64%) Software Engineer
14 18 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (3.44%) DevOps Administrator
15 17 (3.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.75%) Web Services
2 50 (10.12%) .NET
3 37 (7.49%) Spring
4 36 (7.29%) HTML
5 35 (7.09%) Java EE
6 34 (6.88%) SOAP
7 32 (6.48%) AngularJS
8 31 (6.28%) RESTful
8 31 (6.28%) XML
9 30 (6.07%) JSON
9 30 (6.07%) REST
10 24 (4.86%) Middleware
11 23 (4.66%) CSS
12 19 (3.85%) Node.js
13 17 (3.44%) ASP.NET
14 16 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (2.43%) EJB
16 11 (2.23%) Hibernate
16 11 (2.23%) jQuery
16 11 (2.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.25%) Linux Command Line
1 21 (4.25%) Mobile App
2 19 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.24%) Public Cloud
3 16 (3.24%) Virtual Team
4 13 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.82%) User Experience
7 8 (1.62%) PKI
7 8 (1.62%) Replication
8 7 (1.42%) Clustering
8 7 (1.42%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.01%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (0.61%) PlayStation
11 3 (0.61%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.61%) Xbox
12 2 (0.40%) CMDB
12 2 (0.40%) Contract for Difference
12 2 (0.40%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 181 (36.64%) Linux
2 71 (14.37%) Windows
3 68 (13.77%) Unix
4 46 (9.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (8.70%) CentOS
6 40 (8.10%) Ubuntu
7 26 (5.26%) Debian
8 14 (2.83%) Android
9 13 (2.63%) Windows Server
10 11 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.21%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.01%) AIX
13 3 (0.61%) VMS
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (25.91%) Continuous Integration
3 102 (20.65%) Scrum
4 81 (16.40%) TDD
5 54 (10.93%) Configuration Management
6 50 (10.12%) Software Engineering
7 42 (8.50%) Open Source
8 41 (8.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 39 (7.89%) Migration
10 36 (7.29%) SOA
11 32 (6.48%) Microservices
12 31 (6.28%) ITIL
13 30 (6.07%) Pair Programming
14 29 (5.87%) Unit Testing
15 25 (5.06%) BPEL
15 25 (5.06%) BPMN
16 24 (4.86%) Automated Testing
17 22 (4.45%) User Stories
18 21 (4.25%) Software Delivery
19 20 (4.05%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 129 (26.11%) Java
2 107 (21.66%) Python
3 90 (18.22%) SQL
4 77 (15.59%) JavaScript
5 56 (11.34%) Bash Shell
6 54 (10.93%) C#
7 40 (8.10%) Ruby
8 29 (5.87%) Perl
9 24 (4.86%) PHP
9 24 (4.86%) PowerShell
10 22 (4.45%) Scala
11 14 (2.83%) Groovy
12 13 (2.63%) Go
12 13 (2.63%) Haskell
12 13 (2.63%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.43%) C
14 9 (1.82%) C++
15 6 (1.21%) F#
15 6 (1.21%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.01%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 68 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 59 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.64%) Degree
4 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.21%) RHCE
6 5 (1.01%) CISSP
7 4 (0.81%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.81%) ISEB
7 4 (0.81%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.61%) MCSD
8 3 (0.61%) MCSE
8 3 (0.61%) PgMP
8 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.40%) MCP
9 2 (0.40%) MCSA
9 2 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.06%) PCI DSS
2 24 (4.86%) QA
3 7 (1.42%) PA-DSS
4 3 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.20%) EFQM
5 1 (0.20%) GPG13
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 94 (19.03%) Docker
2 29 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.24%) vSphere
4 14 (2.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.23%) vCloud
6 8 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.01%) Xen
8 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.61%) HDFS
9 3 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.40%) Gluster
10 2 (0.40%) UAG
10 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.40%) XenApp
10 2 (0.40%) XenServer
11 1 (0.20%) NFS
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.20%) Postfix
11 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 121 (24.49%) Puppet
2 84 (17.00%) Ansible
3 62 (12.55%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (5.47%) Kubernetes
5 18 (3.64%) SELinux
6 16 (3.24%) ZABBIX
7 13 (2.63%) Terraform
8 12 (2.43%) Kibana
9 10 (2.02%) Ambari
10 8 (1.62%) Grafana
11 7 (1.42%) logstash
11 7 (1.42%) Rancher
12 5 (1.01%) Pingdom
12 5 (1.01%) Salt
13 4 (0.81%) Marathon
13 4 (0.81%) Mesos
13 4 (0.81%) Nagios
13 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
13 4 (0.81%) SCCM
13 4 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (11.94%) VMware
2 51 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 49 (9.92%) Red Hat
4 42 (8.50%) Oracle
5 20 (4.05%) Splunk
6 17 (3.44%) Google
7 15 (3.04%) Cisco
7 15 (3.04%) SAP
8 14 (2.83%) Citrix
9 13 (2.63%) Xamarin
10 12 (2.43%) AppDynamics
11 11 (2.23%) CA
11 11 (2.23%) IBM
12 10 (2.02%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.82%) NetApp
13 9 (1.82%) ServiceNow
13 9 (1.82%) Talend
14 8 (1.62%) Cloudera
15 7 (1.42%) Gemalto
15 7 (1.42%) Kaspersky
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