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 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 56 161 183
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +22
Contract jobs citing DevOps 298 115 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.38% 1.20% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 1.51% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 67 46
Median daily rate £475 £430 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £333 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Median hourly rate £59.31 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.62% -
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
7189 7625 7069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.48% 79.85% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4355 4582 3881
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 245 256
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £24.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 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 30 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 +31 96 £475 +11.76% 4
Berkshire +49 83 £500 +11.11% 12
Hampshire +43 70 £425 +3.03% 14
Middlesex +4 10 £528 -
East Sussex +8 9 £400 +15.94% 9
West Sussex - 9 £525 - 1
Oxfordshire 0 7 £475 +5.55% 4
Buckinghamshire - 7 £394 - 3
Kent +8 4 £625 - 4
Sussex -2 1 £500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 277 (49.55%) Linux
2 232 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (34.88%) Puppet
4 175 (31.31%) Git (software)
5 173 (30.95%) Python
6 170 (30.41%) Java
7 158 (28.26%) Jenkins
8 144 (25.76%) Ansible
9 124 (22.18%) Amazon AWS
10 120 (21.47%) Microsoft Azure
11 119 (21.29%) Continuous Integration
12 116 (20.75%) Ruby
13 111 (19.86%) Configuration Management
14 105 (18.78%) Opscode Chef
15 103 (18.43%) Unix
16 98 (17.53%) PowerShell
17 91 (16.28%) Tomcat
17 91 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
18 90 (16.10%) Scrum
19 89 (15.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 87 (15.56%) Finance
21 78 (13.95%) Bash Shell
22 77 (13.77%) VMware
23 71 (12.70%) Windows
24 70 (12.52%) SQL
24 70 (12.52%) WebLogic
24 70 (12.52%) Web Services
25 69 (12.34%) Perl
26 68 (12.16%) Microsoft
27 67 (11.99%) IBM

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 91 (16.28%) Tomcat
2 70 (12.52%) WebLogic
3 66 (11.81%) Apache
4 57 (10.20%) OpenStack
5 54 (9.66%) WebSphere
6 30 (5.37%) JBoss
7 28 (5.01%) Cloud Foundry
8 24 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (3.04%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (2.50%) CMS
11 12 (2.15%) IIS
12 11 (1.97%) Confluence
13 9 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (1.61%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.72%) nginx
15 3 (0.54%) Drupal
15 3 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
16 2 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
16 2 (0.36%) CloudStack
16 2 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.97%) MS Office
3 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.18%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 124 (22.18%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (21.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (9.12%) PaaS
4 24 (4.29%) Heroku
5 23 (4.11%) IaaS
6 19 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (3.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (2.50%) Amazon S3
8 14 (2.50%) GitHub
9 12 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
12 9 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.89%) SaaS
15 4 (0.72%) OpenShift
16 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.36%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
17 1 (0.18%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.37%) LDAP
2 29 (5.19%) Firewall
3 16 (2.86%) DNS
4 13 (2.33%) SSL
5 12 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.79%) IPv6
6 10 (1.79%) SMTP
7 9 (1.61%) Network Security
7 9 (1.61%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.25%) AMQP
9 7 (1.25%) Internet
9 7 (1.25%) LAN
9 7 (1.25%) SNMP
9 7 (1.25%) WAN
10 6 (1.07%) HTTP
10 6 (1.07%) SAN
11 5 (0.89%) Skype
11 5 (0.89%) SSH
12 4 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (5.01%) Apache Cassandra
4 27 (4.83%) Azure SQL Database
5 26 (4.65%) MySQL
6 22 (3.94%) MongoDB
7 20 (3.58%) Big Data
7 20 (3.58%) NoSQL
8 18 (3.22%) Redis
9 15 (2.68%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.07%) DB2
12 5 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.36%) HDInsight
13 2 (0.36%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.36%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 175 (31.31%) Git (software)
2 158 (28.26%) Jenkins
3 51 (9.12%) Vagrant
4 50 (8.94%) JIRA
5 49 (8.77%) Sonatype Nexus
6 43 (7.69%) Subversion
7 38 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (5.55%) Visual Studio
9 26 (4.65%) Maven
10 21 (3.76%) Ant
11 18 (3.22%) TeamCity
12 17 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (2.33%) Selenium
14 12 (2.15%) MSBuild
15 11 (1.97%) Artifactory
15 11 (1.97%) NuGet
16 10 (1.79%) Hudson
17 8 (1.43%) Gradle
18 6 (1.07%) Bitbucket
19 5 (0.89%) GitLab
General
1 87 (15.56%) Finance
2 31 (5.55%) Retail
3 16 (2.86%) Banking
4 13 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.07%) Law
6 4 (0.72%) Advertising
7 3 (0.54%) Local Government
7 3 (0.54%) Marketing
8 2 (0.36%) Billing
8 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.36%) Publishing
8 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Games
9 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 228 (40.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 72 (12.88%) Developer
3 62 (11.09%) Architect
4 48 (8.59%) Senior DevOps
5 45 (8.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 42 (7.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 41 (7.33%) Linux Engineer
8 38 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
9 36 (6.44%) Administrator
10 32 (5.72%) Azure DevOps
10 32 (5.72%) Consultant
11 30 (5.37%) Java Developer
12 29 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 28 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 23 (4.11%) DevOps Consultant
15 22 (3.94%) DevOps Administrator
16 21 (3.76%) AWS DevOps
16 21 (3.76%) DevOps Architect
16 21 (3.76%) Software Engineer
17 20 (3.58%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (12.52%) Web Services
2 65 (11.63%) .NET
2 65 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
3 61 (10.91%) Middleware
4 41 (7.33%) JMS
5 33 (5.90%) JSON
5 33 (5.90%) XML
6 28 (5.01%) SOAP
6 28 (5.01%) Spring
7 27 (4.83%) HTML
8 26 (4.65%) REST
9 21 (3.76%) Ruby on Rails
10 20 (3.58%) AngularJS
11 17 (3.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
12 16 (2.86%) CSS
12 16 (2.86%) Hibernate
12 16 (2.86%) J2EE
13 15 (2.68%) LAMP
14 12 (2.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.08%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.55%) Private Cloud
3 27 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.50%) User Experience
6 13 (2.33%) Virtual Team
7 12 (2.15%) Clustering
8 10 (1.79%) CMDB
8 10 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.79%) VCE vBlock
9 9 (1.61%) EMC VNX
10 8 (1.43%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.43%) Smart Meter
11 7 (1.25%) HACMP
12 6 (1.07%) Cloud Native
13 5 (0.89%) FMCG
13 5 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.89%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.89%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 277 (49.55%) Linux
2 103 (18.43%) Unix
3 89 (15.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 71 (12.70%) Windows
5 16 (2.86%) CentOS
6 14 (2.50%) Solaris
7 13 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 13 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.33%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.15%) AIX
8 12 (2.15%) VMS
9 8 (1.43%) zOS
10 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.89%) Debian
13 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.54%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.54%) Fedora
14 3 (0.54%) SUSE
14 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (21.29%) Continuous Integration
3 111 (19.86%) Configuration Management
4 91 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
5 90 (16.10%) Scrum
6 61 (10.91%) TDD
7 56 (10.02%) Open Source
8 48 (8.59%) Software Engineering
9 40 (7.16%) Kanban
10 34 (6.08%) SOA
11 32 (5.72%) Migration
11 32 (5.72%) Release Management
12 29 (5.19%) Project Management
13 28 (5.01%) High Availability
13 28 (5.01%) Use Case
14 26 (4.65%) BDD
15 24 (4.29%) ITIL
16 22 (3.94%) Mentoring
16 22 (3.94%) Performance Monitoring
17 21 (3.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 173 (30.95%) Python
2 170 (30.41%) Java
3 116 (20.75%) Ruby
4 98 (17.53%) PowerShell
5 78 (13.95%) Bash Shell
6 70 (12.52%) SQL
7 69 (12.34%) Perl
8 63 (11.27%) Shell Script
9 48 (8.59%) C#
9 48 (8.59%) JavaScript
10 31 (5.55%) PHP
11 25 (4.47%) Go
12 12 (2.15%) Scala
13 10 (1.79%) VB
14 9 (1.61%) C++
15 8 (1.43%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.89%) C
17 2 (0.36%) AWK
17 2 (0.36%) Korn
17 2 (0.36%) sed
Qualifications
1 65 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 58 (10.38%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.94%) Degree
4 13 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.15%) CCNA
6 11 (1.97%) CCNP
7 10 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.43%) RHCSA
9 7 (1.25%) RHCE
10 6 (1.07%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.89%) MCSE
12 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.36%) CCA
13 2 (0.36%) ISEB
13 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.18%) EMC Certification
14 1 (0.18%) MCSD
14 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.15%) PCI DSS
1 12 (2.15%) QA
2 9 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.36%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) COBIT
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (9.84%) Docker
2 44 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (6.62%) vSphere
4 26 (4.65%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.43%) NFS
6 7 (1.25%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.07%) vCloud
7 6 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.89%) KVM
8 5 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (0.72%) Postfix
10 2 (0.36%) oVirt
10 2 (0.36%) RHEV
10 2 (0.36%) Varnish
10 2 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.36%) Xen
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 195 (34.88%) Puppet
2 144 (25.76%) Ansible
3 105 (18.78%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (3.40%) Kubernetes
5 18 (3.22%) Nagios
6 14 (2.50%) SCOM
7 13 (2.33%) SCCM
8 7 (1.25%) CFEngine
8 7 (1.25%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.72%) Ambari
9 4 (0.72%) Kibana
9 4 (0.72%) logstash
9 4 (0.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.54%) Mesos
10 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.54%) Salt
10 3 (0.54%) Terraform
11 2 (0.36%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.36%) Packer
Vendors
1 77 (13.77%) VMware
2 68 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 67 (11.99%) IBM
4 51 (9.12%) Red Hat
5 48 (8.59%) Oracle
6 18 (3.22%) ServiceNow
7 17 (3.04%) Cisco
7 17 (3.04%) Splunk
8 15 (2.68%) AppDynamics
8 15 (2.68%) New Relic
9 14 (2.50%) EMC
10 13 (2.33%) Dynatrace
10 13 (2.33%) HP
11 11 (1.97%) Veritas
12 10 (1.79%) Rackspace
13 9 (1.61%) Endeca
13 9 (1.61%) FatWire
14 8 (1.43%) Dell
14 8 (1.43%) Twitter
15 6 (1.07%) Atlassian
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