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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 158 221 -
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 91 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 0
Average daily rate
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£455 £428 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
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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
6784 6217 7162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.36% 71.44% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3803 3457 3422
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 251 318
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.50% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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 +23 43 £408 -9.44% 5
Berkshire +26 23 £488 +26.62% 5
Oxfordshire +2 10 £475 - 5
Surrey +4 5 £550 +51.72% 8
East Sussex - 5 £363 - 1
Kent - 2 £550 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £420 -
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 98 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (54.09%) Puppet
3 78 (49.06%) Jenkins
3 78 (49.06%) Linux
3 78 (49.06%) Scrum
4 49 (30.82%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (28.93%) Web Services
6 45 (28.30%) Vagrant
7 44 (27.67%) Configuration Management
8 39 (24.53%) Git (software)
9 36 (22.64%) Opscode Chef
10 35 (22.01%) .NET
11 30 (18.87%) Java
12 29 (18.24%) VMware
13 28 (17.61%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (17.61%) Apache
14 24 (15.09%) Red Hat
14 24 (15.09%) Python
14 24 (15.09%) SQL
14 24 (15.09%) C#
14 24 (15.09%) Oracle
14 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
14 24 (15.09%) QA
15 23 (14.47%) Open Source
16 22 (13.84%) WCF
16 22 (13.84%) PHP
17 20 (12.58%) MySQL
17 20 (12.58%) SOA
17 20 (12.58%) REST
18 19 (11.95%) Cucumber

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (17.61%) Apache
2 18 (11.32%) WebLogic
3 14 (8.81%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (4.40%) Drupal
6 6 (3.77%) CMS
7 3 (1.89%) IIS
7 3 (1.89%) uWSGI
8 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.26%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.26%) Confluence
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.63%) Resin
9 1 (0.63%) Mule
9 1 (0.63%) nginx
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.32%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.55%) Office 365
4 8 (5.03%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.14%) Google App Engine
5 5 (3.14%) PaaS
5 5 (3.14%) IaaS
5 5 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.40%) Internet
2 5 (3.14%) SSL
3 2 (1.26%) FTP
3 2 (1.26%) HTTP
3 2 (1.26%) DNS
3 2 (1.26%) LDAP
3 2 (1.26%) ATM
3 2 (1.26%) Firewall
3 2 (1.26%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.26%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) AMQP
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.63%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.61%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
3 20 (12.58%) MySQL
4 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.03%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.52%) Big Data
6 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (49.06%) Jenkins
2 39 (24.53%) Git (software)
3 19 (11.95%) Cucumber
4 18 (11.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (10.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (10.69%) Visual Studio
6 16 (10.06%) RSpec
7 12 (7.55%) Subversion
8 10 (6.29%) Maven
9 9 (5.66%) SpecFlow
10 7 (4.40%) JIRA
10 7 (4.40%) Ant
11 5 (3.14%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.14%) Gradle
12 2 (1.26%) WinDbg
12 2 (1.26%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.26%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.26%) JMeter
12 2 (1.26%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
1 3 (1.89%) Finance
2 2 (1.26%) Publishing
3 1 (0.63%) Military
3 1 (0.63%) Retail
3 1 (0.63%) Marketing
3 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 58 (36.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (16.98%) Developer
3 11 (6.92%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (6.29%) Analyst
5 9 (5.66%) Support Engineer
5 9 (5.66%) .NET Developer
5 9 (5.66%) Software Engineer
5 9 (5.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) Test Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) Test Analyst
7 6 (3.77%) Consultant
7 6 (3.77%) Administrator
7 6 (3.77%) QA Analyst
8 5 (3.14%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.14%) Linux Support
8 5 (3.14%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (3.14%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (2.52%) Software Manager
9 4 (2.52%) DevOps Consultant
9 4 (2.52%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.93%) Web Services
2 35 (22.01%) .NET
3 22 (13.84%) WCF
4 20 (12.58%) REST
5 18 (11.32%) XML
6 16 (10.06%) Middleware
6 16 (10.06%) WPF
7 15 (9.43%) LAMP
8 10 (6.29%) SOAP
9 6 (3.77%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.77%) JSON
10 5 (3.14%) jQuery
10 5 (3.14%) Spring
10 5 (3.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.52%) CSS
11 4 (2.52%) Silverlight
11 4 (2.52%) LINQ
12 3 (1.89%) Ajax
12 3 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.47%) Open Source
2 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.89%) EPoS
4 2 (1.26%) Social Media
4 2 (1.26%) Wiki
4 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) FMCG
5 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.63%) DTV
5 1 (0.63%) Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 78 (49.06%) Linux
2 18 (11.32%) CentOS
3 17 (10.69%) Windows
4 14 (8.81%) Oracle Linux
5 13 (8.18%) UNIX
6 6 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.77%) AIX
6 6 (3.77%) Solaris
7 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.26%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (49.06%) Scrum
3 49 (30.82%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (27.67%) Configuration Management
5 20 (12.58%) SOA
6 18 (11.32%) BDD
7 17 (10.69%) Software Engineering
8 15 (9.43%) TDD
9 14 (8.81%) Automated Testing
10 13 (8.18%) ITIL
11 10 (6.29%) Migration
12 9 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (5.03%) MVC
13 8 (5.03%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.03%) Software Testing
13 8 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (4.40%) Kanban
15 6 (3.77%) User Stories
15 6 (3.77%) E-Commerce
15 6 (3.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.87%) Java
2 24 (15.09%) C#
2 24 (15.09%) SQL
2 24 (15.09%) Python
3 22 (13.84%) PHP
4 15 (9.43%) Shell Script
5 14 (8.81%) PowerShell
6 12 (7.55%) Bash Shell
7 11 (6.92%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.66%) Ruby
9 7 (4.40%) Perl
9 7 (4.40%) C
10 4 (2.52%) Korn
11 2 (1.26%) VB
11 2 (1.26%) Scala
11 2 (1.26%) C++
12 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.63%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.40%) ISEB
3 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.14%) BC Cleared
4 5 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.89%) RHCE
6 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.09%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.92%) vCloud
3 6 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.14%) KVM
5 3 (1.89%) Shibboleth
6 2 (1.26%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.26%) vSphere
6 2 (1.26%) NFS
6 2 (1.26%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 86 (54.09%) Puppet
2 45 (28.30%) Vagrant
3 36 (22.64%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (7.55%) YUM
5 6 (3.77%) Nagios
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.26%) Ansible
7 1 (0.63%) Salt
7 1 (0.63%) Cacti
7 1 (0.63%) Munin
Vendors
1 29 (18.24%) VMware
2 24 (15.09%) Red Hat
2 24 (15.09%) Oracle
3 11 (6.92%) EMC
4 8 (5.03%) Tripwire
5 6 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.14%) Google
7 3 (1.89%) JBoss
8 2 (1.26%) Cisco
8 2 (1.26%) Avaya
8 2 (1.26%) NetApp
8 2 (1.26%) Veritas
8 2 (1.26%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.26%) Huawei
8 2 (1.26%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.26%) F5
9 1 (0.63%) Splunk
9 1 (0.63%) Percona
9 1 (0.63%) Akamai
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