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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 29 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 159 209 -
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 90 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 53 20 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £418 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6767 6276 6920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.75% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3811 3439 3310
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 246 324
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.84 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +27 48 £350 -22.22% 7
Berkshire +20 21 £481 +15.82% 6
Oxfordshire +4 8 - - 3
Surrey - 5 £550 - 9
East Sussex - 4 £363 - 1
Kent -7 2 £550 +22.22%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 84 (55.26%) Linux
2 81 (53.29%) Puppet
3 70 (46.05%) Jenkins
4 69 (45.39%) Scrum
5 53 (34.87%) Web Services
6 41 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (25.66%) Opscode Chef
8 36 (23.68%) Configuration Management
9 35 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (23.03%) Git (software)
9 35 (23.03%) Vagrant
10 33 (21.71%) .NET
11 32 (21.05%) Python
11 32 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
12 30 (19.74%) Apache
13 28 (18.42%) VMware
13 28 (18.42%) Red Hat
14 27 (17.76%) Java
15 25 (16.45%) PHP
15 25 (16.45%) SQL
16 24 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 24 (15.79%) Open Source
17 23 (15.13%) MySQL
17 23 (15.13%) Oracle
17 23 (15.13%) REST
18 22 (14.47%) C#
18 22 (14.47%) Software Engineering
19 21 (13.82%) WCF
20 20 (13.16%) XML
21 19 (12.50%) Middleware

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (19.74%) Apache
2 18 (11.84%) WebLogic
3 14 (9.21%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.95%) Drupal
4 6 (3.95%) CMS
5 4 (2.63%) Mule
6 3 (1.97%) IIS
6 3 (1.97%) uWSGI
7 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.32%) Confluence
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.32%) nginx
7 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.66%) Resin
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.18%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.89%) Office 365
3 9 (5.92%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.29%) PaaS
4 5 (3.29%) IaaS
5 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.97%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.61%) Internet
2 5 (3.29%) SSL
3 4 (2.63%) AMQP
4 2 (1.32%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.32%) SAN
4 2 (1.32%) LDAP
4 2 (1.32%) ATM
4 2 (1.32%) LAN
4 2 (1.32%) WAN
4 2 (1.32%) FTP
4 2 (1.32%) HTTP
4 2 (1.32%) DNS
4 2 (1.32%) IPv4
4 2 (1.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 23 (15.13%) MySQL
4 11 (7.24%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.29%) Big Data
7 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 70 (46.05%) Jenkins
2 35 (23.03%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.18%) Visual Studio
4 16 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (9.87%) RSpec
6 13 (8.55%) Subversion
7 11 (7.24%) JIRA
8 10 (6.58%) Maven
9 9 (5.92%) SpecFlow
9 9 (5.92%) Cucumber
10 8 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (3.29%) Ant
11 5 (3.29%) Mercurial
12 4 (2.63%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.97%) Selenium
13 3 (1.97%) Gradle
14 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
14 2 (1.32%) WebDriver
14 2 (1.32%) WinDbg
14 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
1 4 (2.63%) Finance
2 2 (1.32%) Publishing
3 1 (0.66%) Military
3 1 (0.66%) Legal
3 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.66%) Electronics
3 1 (0.66%) Marketing
3 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (35.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (13.16%) Developer
3 11 (7.24%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (6.58%) Analyst
5 9 (5.92%) Support Engineer
5 9 (5.92%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 8 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 8 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 6 (3.95%) QA Analyst
7 6 (3.95%) Consultant
7 6 (3.95%) Administrator
8 5 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.29%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Linux Support
8 5 (3.29%) ScrumMaster
9 4 (2.63%) DevOps Consultant
9 4 (2.63%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (34.87%) Web Services
2 33 (21.71%) .NET
3 23 (15.13%) REST
4 21 (13.82%) WCF
5 20 (13.16%) XML
6 19 (12.50%) Middleware
6 19 (12.50%) LAMP
7 16 (10.53%) WPF
8 10 (6.58%) JSON
8 10 (6.58%) SOAP
9 8 (5.26%) CSS
10 7 (4.61%) Django
10 7 (4.61%) jQuery
11 5 (3.29%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (2.63%) LINQ
12 4 (2.63%) Silverlight
13 3 (1.97%) HTML
13 3 (1.97%) ODBC
13 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.79%) Open Source
2 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.97%) EPoS
3 3 (1.97%) Wiki
3 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.32%) Social Media
4 2 (1.32%) FMCG
5 1 (0.66%) Clustering
5 1 (0.66%) DTV
5 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 84 (55.26%) Linux
2 18 (11.84%) CentOS
3 16 (10.53%) Windows
4 15 (9.87%) UNIX
5 14 (9.21%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.95%) AIX
7 6 (3.95%) Solaris
8 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.39%) Scrum
2 41 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (23.68%) Configuration Management
4 35 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (14.47%) Software Engineering
6 18 (11.84%) SOA
7 16 (10.53%) BDD
8 12 (7.89%) Automated Testing
8 12 (7.89%) ITIL
9 10 (6.58%) TDD
9 10 (6.58%) Migration
10 9 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.26%) Software Testing
12 6 (3.95%) User Stories
12 6 (3.95%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.95%) Load Balancing
12 6 (3.95%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.95%) PRINCE2
13 5 (3.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.05%) Python
2 27 (17.76%) Java
3 25 (16.45%) PHP
3 25 (16.45%) SQL
4 22 (14.47%) C#
5 16 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 14 (9.21%) Bash Shell
6 14 (9.21%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.89%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.92%) Perl
8 9 (5.92%) C
8 9 (5.92%) Ruby
9 5 (3.29%) Korn
10 4 (2.63%) C++
11 2 (1.32%) VB
12 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.66%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 18 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.61%) ISEB
3 6 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) RHCE
4 5 (3.29%) BC Cleared
5 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.18%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.24%) vCloud
1 11 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.63%) KVM
4 3 (1.97%) Shibboleth
5 2 (1.32%) vSphere
5 2 (1.32%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.32%) NFS
5 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 81 (53.29%) Puppet
2 39 (25.66%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (23.03%) Vagrant
4 11 (7.24%) YUM
5 10 (6.58%) Nagios
6 7 (4.61%) Ansible
7 2 (1.32%) Cacti
8 1 (0.66%) Munin
8 1 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (18.42%) VMware
1 28 (18.42%) Red Hat
2 23 (15.13%) Oracle
3 11 (7.24%) EMC
4 8 (5.26%) Tripwire
5 6 (3.95%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.63%) Splunk
7 3 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.97%) JBoss
7 3 (1.97%) Google
8 2 (1.32%) Percona
8 2 (1.32%) F5
8 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.32%) Huawei
8 2 (1.32%) Avaya
8 2 (1.32%) Cisco
8 2 (1.32%) NetApp
8 2 (1.32%) Veritas
8 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.66%) Serena
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