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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 65 132 145
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +13
Contract jobs citing DevOps 219 149 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.83% 1.57% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 1.97% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 80 82
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
6197 7568 7549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.98% 79.76% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3672 4467 4224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 311 285
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +55 73 £450 -7.69% 15
Hampshire +31 40 £475 +13.09% 9
Oxfordshire +35 39 £550 +46.66% 10
Surrey -13 26 £475 +5.55% 15
West Sussex +18 8 £475 -13.63% 1
Kent +7 7 £625 - 2
Middlesex -1 6 £425 - 5
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £475 -15.55% 4
East Sussex +1 5 £438 -20.45% 9
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 221 (42.02%) Linux
2 212 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (35.55%) Puppet
4 171 (32.51%) Jenkins
5 138 (26.24%) Amazon AWS
5 138 (26.24%) Git (software)
6 131 (24.90%) Python
7 116 (22.05%) Java
8 114 (21.67%) Ansible
9 104 (19.77%) Opscode Chef
10 100 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
11 98 (18.63%) Scrum
12 88 (16.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 85 (16.16%) SQL
14 83 (15.78%) Docker
15 78 (14.83%) Ruby
16 74 (14.07%) Finance
17 71 (13.50%) Unix
17 71 (13.50%) JIRA
18 68 (12.93%) Configuration Management
19 67 (12.74%) Apache
19 67 (12.74%) Bash Shell
20 64 (12.17%) Web Services
21 62 (11.79%) Tomcat
22 60 (11.41%) .NET
22 60 (11.41%) Continuous Delivery
23 59 (11.22%) JavaScript
23 59 (11.22%) VMware
24 58 (11.03%) WebSphere
25 56 (10.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 67 (12.74%) Apache
2 62 (11.79%) Tomcat
3 58 (11.03%) WebSphere
4 43 (8.17%) WebLogic
5 42 (7.98%) JBoss
6 26 (4.94%) OpenStack
7 25 (4.75%) Confluence
8 24 (4.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 20 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (2.85%) CMS
10 15 (2.85%) WebSphere Process Server
11 13 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (1.52%) Alfresco
12 8 (1.52%) Commerce Server
12 8 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
12 8 (1.52%) IIS
13 6 (1.14%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.95%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.38%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (4.18%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.52%) Fredhopper
3 4 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 138 (26.24%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (16.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.51%) PaaS
4 26 (4.94%) GitHub
5 25 (4.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (4.18%) IaaS
7 17 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (2.66%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.52%) Heroku
10 5 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.95%) SaaS
11 4 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.57%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.38%) Bluemix
14 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.08%) Firewall
2 19 (3.61%) DNS
3 18 (3.42%) HTTP
3 18 (3.42%) LDAP
4 15 (2.85%) SSL
5 14 (2.66%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.71%) SSH
7 8 (1.52%) Internet
7 8 (1.52%) SNMP
7 8 (1.52%) VPN
8 7 (1.33%) AMQP
9 6 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (1.14%) IPv6
9 6 (1.14%) OpenLDAP
10 5 (0.95%) DHCP
11 4 (0.76%) Network Security
11 4 (0.76%) SMTP
11 4 (0.76%) VLAN
12 3 (0.57%) Telnet
12 3 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 35 (6.65%) Hadoop
4 26 (4.94%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.42%) MongoDB
5 18 (3.42%) MySQL
6 17 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (2.66%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.09%) Big Data
8 11 (2.09%) Redis
9 9 (1.71%) DB2
10 8 (1.52%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.76%) GIS
13 4 (0.76%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.57%) Endeca
14 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 171 (32.51%) Jenkins
2 138 (26.24%) Git (software)
3 71 (13.50%) JIRA
4 38 (7.22%) Subversion
5 37 (7.03%) Visual Studio
6 32 (6.08%) Maven
7 29 (5.51%) Selenium
8 27 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 26 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (4.37%) JUnit
11 21 (3.99%) TeamCity
11 21 (3.99%) Vagrant
12 20 (3.80%) GoCD
13 17 (3.23%) Cucumber
13 17 (3.23%) Mockito
14 15 (2.85%) Gradle
15 14 (2.66%) Hudson
16 12 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
17 8 (1.52%) Jasmine
18 7 (1.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 74 (14.07%) Finance
2 20 (3.80%) Publishing
3 13 (2.47%) Retail
4 9 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (0.95%) Banking
5 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.95%) Marketing
6 4 (0.76%) Advertising
6 4 (0.76%) Electronics
7 3 (0.57%) Billing
7 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
8 1 (0.19%) Back Office
8 1 (0.19%) German Language
8 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Local Government
8 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 195 (37.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 98 (18.63%) Developer
3 52 (9.89%) Architect
4 43 (8.17%) Senior DevOps
5 37 (7.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 35 (6.65%) Administrator
7 33 (6.27%) AWS DevOps
7 33 (6.27%) Systems Administrator
8 31 (5.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 27 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
10 25 (4.75%) DevOps Administrator
11 24 (4.56%) AWS Engineer
12 22 (4.18%) Analyst
13 21 (3.99%) Cloud Architect
13 21 (3.99%) Consultant
14 20 (3.80%) Java Developer
14 20 (3.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 20 (3.80%) Senior Systems Administrator
15 18 (3.42%) Cloud Engineer
16 16 (3.04%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (12.17%) Web Services
2 60 (11.41%) .NET
3 47 (8.94%) XML
4 36 (6.84%) JSON
4 36 (6.84%) Middleware
5 34 (6.46%) HTML
6 31 (5.89%) Spring
7 26 (4.94%) ActiveMQ
8 25 (4.75%) Java EE
9 24 (4.56%) AngularJS
10 23 (4.37%) REST
11 22 (4.18%) CSS
11 22 (4.18%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (3.23%) SOAP
14 14 (2.66%) JMS
15 13 (2.47%) RESTful
16 11 (2.09%) Node.js
17 9 (1.71%) .NET Framework
17 9 (1.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.80%) Mobile App
1 20 (3.80%) Public Cloud
2 19 (3.61%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.04%) Private Cloud
4 11 (2.09%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (1.90%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.14%) Smart Meter
8 5 (0.95%) Blog
8 5 (0.95%) CMDB
8 5 (0.95%) Cryptography
8 5 (0.95%) EMC VNX
8 5 (0.95%) User Experience
9 4 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.76%) VCE vBlock
10 3 (0.57%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.57%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (0.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 221 (42.02%) Linux
2 71 (13.50%) Unix
3 56 (10.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (8.17%) Windows
5 32 (6.08%) CentOS
6 26 (4.94%) Ubuntu
7 16 (3.04%) Android
8 15 (2.85%) Debian
9 10 (1.90%) AIX
9 10 (1.90%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.38%) Solaris
12 2 (0.38%) SUSE
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.19%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.19%) Fedora
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.19%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
3 98 (18.63%) Scrum
4 68 (12.93%) Configuration Management
5 60 (11.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 52 (9.89%) TDD
7 49 (9.32%) Open Source
8 47 (8.94%) SOA
9 43 (8.17%) Migration
10 32 (6.08%) ITIL
10 32 (6.08%) Microservices
11 28 (5.32%) Software Engineering
12 24 (4.56%) SDLC
13 23 (4.37%) Kanban
14 22 (4.18%) Pair Programming
15 20 (3.80%) High Availability
15 20 (3.80%) User Stories
16 19 (3.61%) Continuous Deployment
16 19 (3.61%) Unit Testing
17 18 (3.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 131 (24.90%) Python
2 116 (22.05%) Java
3 85 (16.16%) SQL
4 78 (14.83%) Ruby
5 67 (12.74%) Bash Shell
6 59 (11.22%) JavaScript
7 56 (10.65%) Perl
8 51 (9.70%) PowerShell
9 45 (8.56%) C#
10 25 (4.75%) Shell Script
11 20 (3.80%) PHP
12 16 (3.04%) Scala
13 13 (2.47%) Go
14 12 (2.28%) C
15 10 (1.90%) C++
16 9 (1.71%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.33%) Haskell
18 6 (1.14%) F#
18 6 (1.14%) OCaml
18 6 (1.14%) Rust
Qualifications
1 53 (10.08%) Security Cleared
2 49 (9.32%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.99%) Degree
4 8 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.33%) CCNP
5 7 (1.33%) ISEB
6 6 (1.14%) CCNA
6 6 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.95%) RHCE
7 5 (0.95%) RHCSA
8 4 (0.76%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.57%) CCA
9 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.38%) MCSD
11 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.51%) PCI DSS
2 26 (4.94%) QA
3 7 (1.33%) PA-DSS
4 4 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (15.78%) Docker
2 37 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.42%) vSphere
4 12 (2.28%) vCloud
5 5 (0.95%) Xen
6 4 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.57%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.57%) HDFS
8 2 (0.38%) Postfix
8 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.19%) Ceph
9 1 (0.19%) iptables
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
9 1 (0.19%) NFS
9 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 187 (35.55%) Puppet
2 114 (21.67%) Ansible
3 104 (19.77%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (5.89%) Kubernetes
5 22 (4.18%) ZABBIX
6 20 (3.80%) Ambari
7 16 (3.04%) Rancher
8 14 (2.66%) Terraform
9 12 (2.28%) Packer
10 7 (1.33%) Nagios
11 6 (1.14%) CFEngine
12 5 (0.95%) Pingdom
12 5 (0.95%) SELinux
13 3 (0.57%) Consul
13 3 (0.57%) Kibana
14 2 (0.38%) logstash
14 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
14 2 (0.38%) Salt
15 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
15 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 59 (11.22%) VMware
2 48 (9.13%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.13%) Red Hat
3 40 (7.60%) Oracle
4 31 (5.89%) IBM
5 21 (3.99%) AppDynamics
6 20 (3.80%) Splunk
7 18 (3.42%) Cisco
8 16 (3.04%) ServiceNow
9 12 (2.28%) Xamarin
10 11 (2.09%) Citrix
10 11 (2.09%) Twitter
11 10 (1.90%) Atlassian
12 9 (1.71%) NetApp
13 8 (1.52%) Dynatrace
13 8 (1.52%) New Relic
13 8 (1.52%) SAP
14 7 (1.33%) EMC
14 7 (1.33%) HP
14 7 (1.33%) Kaspersky
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago