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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 61 156 184
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +28
Contract jobs citing DevOps 294 103 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.22% 1.10% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 1.40% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 77 39
Median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £330 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
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
7328 7361 6934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.20% 78.73% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4515 4210 3847
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 255 278
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Berkshire +59 86 £475 +5.55% 19
Surrey +28 63 £475 - 23
Hampshire -2 44 £425 +10.38% 4
Kent +24 36 £650 +84.39% 2
Buckinghamshire +38 28 £500 +25.00% 5
West Sussex -11 16 £450 -18.18%
East Sussex +5 9 £365 -33.63% 5
Oxfordshire -4 7 £475 +5.55% 6
Middlesex - 5 £425 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 232 (49.26%) Linux
2 210 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (36.73%) Java
4 163 (34.61%) Puppet
5 147 (31.21%) Jenkins
6 144 (30.57%) Python
7 141 (29.94%) Git (software)
8 132 (28.03%) Ansible
9 117 (24.84%) Amazon AWS
10 111 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
11 107 (22.72%) Configuration Management
12 103 (21.87%) Unix
13 101 (21.44%) Ruby
14 92 (19.53%) Microsoft Azure
15 91 (19.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 82 (17.41%) Finance
17 81 (17.20%) PowerShell
18 75 (15.92%) Bash Shell
19 70 (14.86%) SQL
20 65 (13.80%) Windows
21 64 (13.59%) Red Hat
22 63 (13.38%) Microsoft
22 63 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
22 63 (13.38%) Continuous Delivery
23 62 (13.16%) Docker
23 62 (13.16%) Scrum
24 60 (12.74%) Middleware
24 60 (12.74%) Oracle
25 59 (12.53%) TDD
26 57 (12.10%) OpenStack

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 57 (12.10%) OpenStack
1 57 (12.10%) Tomcat
2 45 (9.55%) Apache
3 44 (9.34%) WebLogic
4 41 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
5 39 (8.28%) WebSphere
6 34 (7.22%) Cloud Foundry
7 31 (6.58%) JBoss
8 22 (4.67%) IIS
9 15 (3.18%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.91%) Node.js
11 7 (1.49%) Confluence
12 6 (1.27%) nginx
13 5 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (1.06%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.85%) Drupal
15 3 (0.64%) CMS
15 3 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
16 2 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
16 2 (0.42%) CloudStack
Applications
1 20 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 117 (24.84%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (19.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (8.70%) PaaS
4 27 (5.73%) Heroku
5 17 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (2.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 13 (2.76%) GitHub
8 12 (2.55%) IaaS
9 11 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (1.91%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (1.91%) Amazon S3
11 8 (1.70%) SaaS
12 6 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (1.27%) AWS OpsWorks
13 5 (1.06%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.85%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.31%) DNS
1 25 (5.31%) LDAP
2 17 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.40%) Firewall
4 14 (2.97%) SAN
5 12 (2.55%) SMTP
6 11 (2.34%) DHCP
7 10 (2.12%) Network Security
8 9 (1.91%) AMQP
9 7 (1.49%) SSL
10 6 (1.27%) LAN
10 6 (1.27%) WAN
11 5 (1.06%) HTTP
11 5 (1.06%) Internet
11 5 (1.06%) Skype
11 5 (1.06%) SSH
12 4 (0.85%) IPv6
13 3 (0.64%) Converged Networks
13 3 (0.64%) NAS
13 3 (0.64%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 28 (5.94%) Big Data
4 27 (5.73%) MySQL
5 24 (5.10%) NoSQL
6 23 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
7 21 (4.46%) MongoDB
8 19 (4.03%) Redis
9 17 (3.61%) Hadoop
9 17 (3.61%) Oracle Database
9 17 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.27%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.06%) DB2
13 3 (0.64%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.42%) HDInsight
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 147 (31.21%) Jenkins
2 141 (29.94%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.92%) JIRA
4 40 (8.49%) Vagrant
5 34 (7.22%) Maven
5 34 (7.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 34 (7.22%) Subversion
6 25 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (5.10%) Ant
8 17 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (3.61%) Hudson
9 16 (3.40%) TeamCity
10 14 (2.97%) Artifactory
11 13 (2.76%) MSBuild
12 11 (2.34%) NuGet
13 10 (2.12%) RSpec
14 9 (1.91%) Visual Studio
15 8 (1.70%) Gradle
16 7 (1.49%) GitLab
17 6 (1.27%) Bitbucket
General
1 82 (17.41%) Finance
2 39 (8.28%) Retail
3 20 (4.25%) Banking
4 16 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.49%) Law
6 4 (0.85%) Advertising
7 3 (0.64%) Games
7 3 (0.64%) Marketing
8 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.42%) Local Government
8 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 182 (38.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (12.31%) Developer
2 58 (12.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 52 (11.04%) Linux Engineer
4 46 (9.77%) Architect
5 40 (8.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 30 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (6.37%) Java Developer
6 30 (6.37%) Systems Administrator
7 29 (6.16%) Administrator
8 27 (5.73%) Consultant
9 25 (5.31%) Software Engineer
10 24 (5.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 23 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
12 22 (4.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 21 (4.46%) AWS Engineer
14 19 (4.03%) Java Engineer
14 19 (4.03%) Linux Administrator
15 18 (3.82%) DevOps Consultant
16 17 (3.61%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.74%) Middleware
2 57 (12.10%) RabbitMQ
3 54 (11.46%) .NET
4 49 (10.40%) Web Services
5 33 (7.01%) SOAP
6 32 (6.79%) JMS
7 28 (5.94%) REST
7 28 (5.94%) Spring
8 27 (5.73%) HTML
9 25 (5.31%) Ruby on Rails
10 24 (5.10%) CSS
11 21 (4.46%) JSON
12 20 (4.25%) HTML5
13 19 (4.03%) XML
14 17 (3.61%) ELK Stack
15 16 (3.40%) Hibernate
15 16 (3.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (3.18%) AngularJS
17 14 (2.97%) jQuery
17 14 (2.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.46%) Private Cloud
5 16 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.18%) Clustering
7 13 (2.76%) User Experience
8 11 (2.34%) HACMP
9 7 (1.49%) VCE vBlock
10 6 (1.27%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.27%) FMCG
11 5 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.06%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.85%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.64%) Statistics
13 3 (0.64%) Web 2.0
14 2 (0.42%) CMDB
14 2 (0.42%) Informatics
14 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 232 (49.26%) Linux
2 103 (21.87%) Unix
3 91 (19.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 65 (13.80%) Windows
5 30 (6.37%) CentOS
6 19 (4.03%) Windows Server
7 18 (3.82%) Ubuntu
8 17 (3.61%) VMS
9 15 (3.18%) Mac OS X
10 14 (2.97%) Solaris
11 13 (2.76%) AIX
12 11 (2.34%) zOS
13 10 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (1.06%) Android
16 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.85%) Debian
17 3 (0.64%) SUSE
17 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
18 2 (0.42%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
3 107 (22.72%) Configuration Management
4 63 (13.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 62 (13.16%) Scrum
6 59 (12.53%) TDD
7 54 (11.46%) Software Engineering
8 46 (9.77%) Open Source
9 38 (8.07%) Project Management
10 30 (6.37%) SOA
11 28 (5.94%) Kanban
11 28 (5.94%) Migration
12 26 (5.52%) High Availability
13 24 (5.10%) Use Case
14 23 (4.88%) ITIL
15 22 (4.67%) E-Commerce
16 21 (4.46%) BDD
17 20 (4.25%) Coaching
17 20 (4.25%) Mentoring
17 20 (4.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 173 (36.73%) Java
2 144 (30.57%) Python
3 101 (21.44%) Ruby
4 81 (17.20%) PowerShell
5 75 (15.92%) Bash Shell
6 70 (14.86%) SQL
7 52 (11.04%) Shell Script
8 48 (10.19%) JavaScript
9 47 (9.98%) C#
10 37 (7.86%) Perl
11 33 (7.01%) PHP
12 29 (6.16%) Go
13 14 (2.97%) VB
14 9 (1.91%) Scala
15 7 (1.49%) C++
16 4 (0.85%) ES6
17 3 (0.64%) C
17 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.64%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.42%) AWK
Qualifications
1 49 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.52%) Degree
4 12 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.12%) MCSE
6 6 (1.27%) CCNA
6 6 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.64%) CCNP
8 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.42%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.21%) EMC Certification
10 1 (0.21%) MBA
10 1 (0.21%) MCP
10 1 (0.21%) MCSA
10 1 (0.21%) PMP
10 1 (0.21%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.21%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.91%) SLA
2 8 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.06%) QA
4 3 (0.64%) COBIT
4 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (13.16%) Docker
2 44 (9.34%) Active Directory
3 31 (6.58%) vSphere
4 27 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (2.55%) NFS
6 9 (1.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.27%) Oracle Clusterware
8 5 (1.06%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.06%) KVM
8 5 (1.06%) vCloud
9 4 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.64%) Postfix
11 2 (0.42%) oVirt
11 2 (0.42%) RHEV
11 2 (0.42%) Varnish
11 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.42%) Xen
12 1 (0.21%) iptables
12 1 (0.21%) Snort
12 1 (0.21%) Squid
Systems Management
1 163 (34.61%) Puppet
2 132 (28.03%) Ansible
3 63 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (4.88%) Kubernetes
5 22 (4.67%) Nagios
6 20 (4.25%) SCCM
6 20 (4.25%) SCOM
7 19 (4.03%) Graphite
8 18 (3.82%) logstash
9 14 (2.97%) Terraform
10 6 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 5 (1.06%) Kibana
12 4 (0.85%) Cacti
12 4 (0.85%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.64%) Mesos
13 3 (0.64%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.64%) OpenView
13 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (0.64%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 64 (13.59%) Red Hat
2 63 (13.38%) Microsoft
3 60 (12.74%) Oracle
4 54 (11.46%) IBM
4 54 (11.46%) VMware
5 21 (4.46%) Splunk
6 15 (3.18%) Veritas
7 13 (2.76%) Dell
7 13 (2.76%) HP
8 10 (2.12%) New Relic
9 7 (1.49%) Cisco
9 7 (1.49%) EMC
9 7 (1.49%) Rackspace
9 7 (1.49%) Serena
10 6 (1.27%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.27%) Endeca
10 6 (1.27%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.06%) FatWire
11 5 (1.06%) Sun
12 4 (0.85%) ArcSight
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
TDA Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago