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 2 July 2016 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 55 154 186
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +32
Contract jobs citing DevOps 278 113 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.13% 1.21% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 1.52% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 74 48
Median daily rate £475 £430 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +15.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £327 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.16 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
7167 7454 6961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.56% 79.58% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4363 4332 3856
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 247 264
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

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 2 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey +28 79 £475 - 9
Berkshire +48 68 £500 +12.67% 11
Hampshire +19 52 £425 +10.38% 12
Buckinghamshire - 24 £500 -
Kent +18 15 £750 +112.76% 1
West Sussex - 14 £450 - 2
East Sussex +11 10 £383 +27.50% 7
Middlesex +2 8 £528 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 6 £475 +5.55% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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.

1 254 (49.22%) Linux
2 215 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (34.30%) Puppet
4 170 (32.95%) Java
5 164 (31.78%) Python
6 161 (31.20%) Git (software)
7 157 (30.43%) Jenkins
8 133 (25.78%) Ansible
9 120 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
10 118 (22.87%) Continuous Integration
11 115 (22.29%) Ruby
12 110 (21.32%) Unix
13 105 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
14 102 (19.77%) Configuration Management
15 94 (18.22%) Finance
16 89 (17.25%) PowerShell
17 85 (16.47%) Opscode Chef
18 80 (15.50%) Continuous Delivery
18 80 (15.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 77 (14.92%) Scrum
19 77 (14.92%) Tomcat
20 74 (14.34%) Bash Shell
21 72 (13.95%) Windows
21 72 (13.95%) SQL
22 68 (13.18%) VMware
23 64 (12.40%) TDD
23 64 (12.40%) Microsoft
24 62 (12.02%) Docker
25 61 (11.82%) Middleware
25 61 (11.82%) Red Hat

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 77 (14.92%) Tomcat
2 60 (11.63%) WebLogic
3 58 (11.24%) Apache
3 58 (11.24%) OpenStack
4 46 (8.91%) WebSphere
5 33 (6.40%) Cloud Foundry
6 30 (5.81%) JBoss
7 29 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (3.49%) IIS
9 15 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (2.13%) CMS
11 9 (1.74%) Confluence
11 9 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.36%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.97%) nginx
14 3 (0.58%) Drupal
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
15 2 (0.39%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.19%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 120 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (9.30%) PaaS
4 27 (5.23%) Heroku
5 20 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (3.49%) IaaS
7 16 (3.10%) Amazon S3
8 15 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (2.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 14 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (2.52%) GitHub
11 11 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (1.74%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (1.55%) SaaS
14 6 (1.16%) AWS OpsWorks
15 5 (0.97%) CloudFront
16 4 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.78%) OpenShift
17 3 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.20%) LDAP
2 23 (4.46%) DNS
3 21 (4.07%) Firewall
4 16 (3.10%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.33%) SAN
5 12 (2.33%) SMTP
6 8 (1.55%) AMQP
6 8 (1.55%) DHCP
6 8 (1.55%) SSL
7 7 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (1.36%) LAN
7 7 (1.36%) Network Security
7 7 (1.36%) WAN
8 6 (1.16%) HTTP
8 6 (1.16%) Internet
9 5 (0.97%) IPv6
9 5 (0.97%) Skype
9 5 (0.97%) SSH
10 4 (0.78%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 26 (5.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 26 (5.04%) MySQL
4 23 (4.46%) Big Data
4 23 (4.46%) NoSQL
5 20 (3.88%) MongoDB
6 19 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (3.68%) Redis
7 18 (3.49%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.71%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.97%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.58%) DB2
11 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.39%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 161 (31.20%) Git (software)
2 157 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 48 (9.30%) Vagrant
4 47 (9.11%) JIRA
5 42 (8.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 41 (7.95%) Subversion
7 31 (6.01%) Maven
8 29 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (4.46%) Ant
10 17 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (3.29%) TeamCity
11 16 (3.10%) Hudson
11 16 (3.10%) Visual Studio
12 14 (2.71%) Artifactory
13 13 (2.52%) MSBuild
14 11 (2.13%) NuGet
15 9 (1.74%) Selenium
15 9 (1.74%) Travis CI
16 8 (1.55%) Gradle
17 6 (1.16%) Bitbucket
General
1 94 (18.22%) Finance
2 33 (6.40%) Retail
3 21 (4.07%) Banking
4 16 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.36%) Law
6 4 (0.78%) Advertising
7 3 (0.58%) Games
7 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.39%) Local Government
8 2 (0.39%) Publishing
8 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.19%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 200 (38.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (13.57%) Developer
3 54 (10.47%) Architect
4 44 (8.53%) Linux Engineer
4 44 (8.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 38 (7.36%) Systems Administrator
6 37 (7.17%) Administrator
7 33 (6.40%) Senior DevOps
8 31 (6.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 31 (6.01%) Java Developer
9 30 (5.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 29 (5.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 27 (5.23%) Azure DevOps
12 25 (4.84%) Consultant
12 25 (4.84%) Software Engineer
13 23 (4.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 21 (4.07%) Cloud Engineer
14 21 (4.07%) Linux Administrator
15 20 (3.88%) Java Engineer
16 18 (3.49%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.82%) Middleware
2 59 (11.43%) .NET
2 59 (11.43%) RabbitMQ
3 55 (10.66%) Web Services
4 35 (6.78%) JMS
5 32 (6.20%) SOAP
6 30 (5.81%) REST
7 26 (5.04%) HTML
7 26 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails
8 25 (4.84%) Spring
9 24 (4.65%) JSON
9 24 (4.65%) XML
10 22 (4.26%) AngularJS
11 19 (3.68%) CSS
12 16 (3.10%) Hibernate
12 16 (3.10%) HTML5
12 16 (3.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (2.91%) J2EE
14 14 (2.71%) jQuery
14 14 (2.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.36%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.65%) Private Cloud
4 21 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.91%) Clustering
6 14 (2.71%) User Experience
6 14 (2.71%) Virtual Team
7 13 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.13%) HACMP
9 9 (1.74%) CMDB
10 8 (1.55%) EMC VNX
10 8 (1.55%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.16%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.16%) VCE vBlock
12 5 (0.97%) FMCG
13 4 (0.78%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.58%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.58%) Smart Meter
14 3 (0.58%) Statistics
15 2 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 254 (49.22%) Linux
2 110 (21.32%) Unix
3 80 (15.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 72 (13.95%) Windows
5 19 (3.68%) CentOS
6 17 (3.29%) Mac OS X
7 16 (3.10%) Solaris
8 15 (2.91%) VMS
9 13 (2.52%) Windows Server
10 11 (2.13%) Ubuntu
10 11 (2.13%) zOS
11 10 (1.94%) AIX
11 10 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.78%) Debian
14 3 (0.58%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.58%) SUSE
15 2 (0.39%) Fedora
15 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (22.87%) Continuous Integration
3 102 (19.77%) Configuration Management
4 80 (15.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 77 (14.92%) Scrum
6 64 (12.40%) TDD
7 51 (9.88%) Open Source
7 51 (9.88%) Software Engineering
8 36 (6.98%) Project Management
9 35 (6.78%) Kanban
10 34 (6.59%) SOA
11 31 (6.01%) High Availability
12 29 (5.62%) Migration
13 28 (5.43%) Release Management
14 27 (5.23%) Use Case
15 23 (4.46%) BDD
15 23 (4.46%) E-Commerce
16 22 (4.26%) ITIL
16 22 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (3.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 170 (32.95%) Java
2 164 (31.78%) Python
3 115 (22.29%) Ruby
4 89 (17.25%) PowerShell
5 74 (14.34%) Bash Shell
6 72 (13.95%) SQL
7 58 (11.24%) Shell Script
8 56 (10.85%) Perl
9 50 (9.69%) C#
10 46 (8.91%) JavaScript
11 33 (6.40%) PHP
12 29 (5.62%) Go
13 13 (2.52%) VB
14 9 (1.74%) Scala
15 8 (1.55%) C++
16 4 (0.78%) C
16 4 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.78%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.39%) AWK
17 2 (0.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 53 (10.27%) Security Cleared
2 45 (8.72%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.65%) Degree
4 12 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.13%) CCNA
6 10 (1.94%) CCNP
6 10 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.55%) MCSE
8 7 (1.36%) RHCSA
9 6 (1.16%) RHCE
10 4 (0.78%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.58%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.39%) CCA
12 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.19%) EMC Certification
13 1 (0.19%) MBA
13 1 (0.19%) PMP
13 1 (0.19%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.16%) QA
3 4 (0.78%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) COBIT
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 62 (12.02%) Docker
2 39 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (7.56%) vSphere
3 38 (7.36%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.33%) NFS
5 9 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (1.55%) vCloud
6 8 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.16%) Oracle Clusterware
8 5 (0.97%) KVM
9 4 (0.78%) Postfix
9 4 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.39%) oVirt
10 2 (0.39%) RHEV
10 2 (0.39%) Varnish
10 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.39%) Xen
11 1 (0.19%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 177 (34.30%) Puppet
2 133 (25.78%) Ansible
3 85 (16.47%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (4.65%) Kubernetes
5 23 (4.46%) Nagios
6 17 (3.29%) SCOM
7 16 (3.10%) SCCM
8 7 (1.36%) logstash
9 6 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 5 (0.97%) Graphite
10 5 (0.97%) Terraform
11 4 (0.78%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.78%) Kibana
11 4 (0.78%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.58%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (0.58%) Mesos
12 3 (0.58%) OpenView
12 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 68 (13.18%) VMware
2 64 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 61 (11.82%) Red Hat
4 58 (11.24%) Oracle
5 53 (10.27%) IBM
6 20 (3.88%) Splunk
7 15 (2.91%) Cisco
7 15 (2.91%) Veritas
8 14 (2.71%) New Relic
8 14 (2.71%) ServiceNow
9 13 (2.52%) EMC
10 12 (2.33%) HP
11 11 (2.13%) Dell
12 9 (1.74%) AppDynamics
12 9 (1.74%) Dynatrace
12 9 (1.74%) Endeca
12 9 (1.74%) FatWire
12 9 (1.74%) Rackspace
13 7 (1.36%) Serena
14 6 (1.16%) Atlassian
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago