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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 70 163 206
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +43
Contract jobs citing DevOps 277 106 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.87% 1.07% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 1.37% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 80 33
Median daily rate £475 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £324 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £509 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £48.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.54 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -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
7669 7741 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.51% 77.93% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4708 4348 3877
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 282 277
Median hourly rate £37.00 £32.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% +21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 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 5 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 +68 89 £475 +15.15% 17
Surrey +32 52 £465 +9.41% 14
Kent +23 46 £575 +63.12% 2
Hampshire -12 32 £425 +13.33% 6
Buckinghamshire +37 30 £500 +25.00%
West Sussex -10 15 £450 -18.18% 1
East Sussex +7 5 £350 -36.36% 6
Oxfordshire -6 5 £425 +13.33% 6
Middlesex - 3 £413 -
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 205 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (44.84%) Linux
3 164 (36.77%) Java
4 156 (34.98%) Puppet
5 137 (30.72%) Python
6 129 (28.92%) Jenkins
7 124 (27.80%) Ansible
7 124 (27.80%) Git (software)
8 123 (27.58%) Amazon AWS
9 103 (23.09%) Continuous Integration
10 101 (22.65%) Ruby
10 101 (22.65%) Configuration Management
11 95 (21.30%) Unix
12 93 (20.85%) Microsoft Azure
13 84 (18.83%) PowerShell
14 80 (17.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 80 (17.94%) Finance
15 73 (16.37%) Microsoft
16 67 (15.02%) SQL
17 65 (14.57%) Docker
18 64 (14.35%) OpenStack
18 64 (14.35%) Windows
19 63 (14.13%) TDD
20 62 (13.90%) Opscode Chef
20 62 (13.90%) Continuous Delivery
21 60 (13.45%) Oracle
21 60 (13.45%) Red Hat
22 59 (13.23%) Scrum
23 58 (13.00%) .NET
23 58 (13.00%) Bash Shell

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 64 (14.35%) OpenStack
2 46 (10.31%) Tomcat
3 42 (9.42%) Apache
4 40 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (8.52%) WebLogic
6 36 (8.07%) WebSphere
7 35 (7.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 28 (6.28%) IIS
8 28 (6.28%) JBoss
9 11 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (1.79%) Node.js
11 6 (1.35%) Confluence
12 5 (1.12%) nginx
12 5 (1.12%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.45%) CloudStack
16 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
16 1 (0.22%) Liferay
Applications
1 21 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 123 (27.58%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (20.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (9.19%) PaaS
4 26 (5.83%) Heroku
5 20 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (2.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 13 (2.91%) GitHub
7 12 (2.69%) IaaS
8 11 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.79%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.79%) SaaS
10 7 (1.57%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.35%) AWS OpsWorks
12 5 (1.12%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.90%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.83%) LDAP
2 25 (5.61%) DNS
3 20 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.14%) SAN
5 12 (2.69%) SMTP
6 11 (2.47%) DHCP
6 11 (2.47%) Firewall
7 9 (2.02%) AMQP
7 9 (2.02%) Network Security
8 6 (1.35%) LAN
8 6 (1.35%) SSH
8 6 (1.35%) WAN
9 5 (1.12%) Skype
9 5 (1.12%) SSL
10 4 (0.90%) HTTP
10 4 (0.90%) Internet
11 3 (0.67%) Converged Networks
11 3 (0.67%) NAS
12 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 30 (6.73%) NoSQL
4 27 (6.05%) Big Data
5 25 (5.61%) Azure SQL Database
6 24 (5.38%) MongoDB
7 23 (5.16%) MySQL
8 17 (3.81%) Hadoop
8 17 (3.81%) Oracle Database
8 17 (3.81%) Redis
9 14 (3.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.35%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.35%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.90%) DB2
12 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.45%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.45%) HDInsight
13 2 (0.45%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 129 (28.92%) Jenkins
2 124 (27.80%) Git (software)
3 43 (9.64%) JIRA
4 36 (8.07%) Maven
5 35 (7.85%) Subversion
6 30 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (6.50%) Ant
8 26 (5.83%) Sonatype Nexus
9 25 (5.61%) Vagrant
10 22 (4.93%) Hudson
10 22 (4.93%) TeamCity
11 17 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (3.59%) MSBuild
13 14 (3.14%) Artifactory
14 11 (2.47%) NuGet
14 11 (2.47%) Visual Studio
15 10 (2.24%) RSpec
16 7 (1.57%) GitLab
16 7 (1.57%) Gradle
17 6 (1.35%) Travis CI
General
1 80 (17.94%) Finance
2 35 (7.85%) Retail
3 21 (4.71%) Banking
4 15 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.35%) Law
6 3 (0.67%) Advertising
6 3 (0.67%) Games
6 3 (0.67%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Back Office
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 166 (37.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (13.45%) Developer
3 51 (11.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 48 (10.76%) Architect
5 46 (10.31%) Linux Engineer
6 37 (8.30%) Java Developer
7 35 (7.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 27 (6.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 25 (5.61%) Administrator
9 25 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (5.61%) Software Engineer
9 25 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
10 24 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
11 23 (5.16%) Agile Developer
12 22 (4.93%) Agile Java Developer
12 22 (4.93%) Consultant
13 20 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
14 19 (4.26%) Java Engineer
14 19 (4.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
15 18 (4.04%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.00%) .NET
2 49 (10.99%) Middleware
2 49 (10.99%) RabbitMQ
2 49 (10.99%) Web Services
3 34 (7.62%) HTML
4 32 (7.17%) CSS
5 31 (6.95%) Spring
6 30 (6.73%) SOAP
7 26 (5.83%) JMS
8 22 (4.93%) HTML5
9 21 (4.71%) REST
10 20 (4.48%) ELK Stack
11 19 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
12 17 (3.81%) AngularJS
12 17 (3.81%) jQuery
12 17 (3.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (3.59%) Hibernate
13 16 (3.59%) JSON
13 16 (3.59%) XML
14 15 (3.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.19%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.59%) Private Cloud
6 11 (2.47%) HACMP
7 10 (2.24%) Clustering
7 10 (2.24%) User Experience
8 7 (1.57%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.35%) FMCG
10 5 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.90%) Statistics
12 3 (0.67%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.67%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.67%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.67%) Web 2.0
13 2 (0.45%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.45%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.45%) Health Informatics
13 2 (0.45%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 200 (44.84%) Linux
2 95 (21.30%) Unix
3 80 (17.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 64 (14.35%) Windows
5 27 (6.05%) CentOS
6 25 (5.61%) Windows Server
7 20 (4.48%) VMS
8 15 (3.36%) AIX
8 15 (3.36%) Ubuntu
9 14 (3.14%) Solaris
9 14 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (2.47%) Mac OS X
10 11 (2.47%) zOS
11 10 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (1.35%) Android
12 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.12%) SUSE
13 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (23.09%) Continuous Integration
3 101 (22.65%) Configuration Management
4 63 (14.13%) TDD
5 62 (13.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 59 (13.23%) Scrum
7 53 (11.88%) Software Engineering
8 45 (10.09%) Open Source
9 34 (7.62%) Project Management
10 33 (7.40%) Kanban
11 27 (6.05%) BDD
12 26 (5.83%) Migration
13 25 (5.61%) Service Management
14 24 (5.38%) ITIL
15 23 (5.16%) Use Case
16 22 (4.93%) SOA
17 21 (4.71%) High Availability
17 21 (4.71%) Software Deployment
17 21 (4.71%) Web Development
18 20 (4.48%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 164 (36.77%) Java
2 137 (30.72%) Python
3 101 (22.65%) Ruby
4 84 (18.83%) PowerShell
5 67 (15.02%) SQL
6 58 (13.00%) Bash Shell
7 52 (11.66%) JavaScript
8 48 (10.76%) C#
9 41 (9.19%) Shell Script
10 30 (6.73%) Perl
11 29 (6.50%) Go
12 26 (5.83%) PHP
13 17 (3.81%) VB
14 6 (1.35%) C++
15 5 (1.12%) ES6
15 5 (1.12%) Scala
16 4 (0.90%) C
17 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.45%) AWK
18 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (9.87%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.62%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.38%) Degree
4 15 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.91%) MCSE
6 7 (1.57%) CCNA
6 7 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.90%) MCP
8 4 (0.90%) MCSA
9 3 (0.67%) CCNP
9 3 (0.67%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.22%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.22%) MBA
11 1 (0.22%) PMP
11 1 (0.22%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.02%) SLA
2 5 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.90%) QA
4 3 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 65 (14.57%) Docker
2 51 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 30 (6.73%) vSphere
4 26 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (2.69%) NFS
6 9 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.35%) Oracle Clusterware
8 5 (1.12%) vCloud
9 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.67%) KVM
10 3 (0.67%) Postfix
11 2 (0.45%) Varnish
11 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.45%) Xen
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.22%) Snort
12 1 (0.22%) Squid
12 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 156 (34.98%) Puppet
2 124 (27.80%) Ansible
3 62 (13.90%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (6.05%) Nagios
5 24 (5.38%) Kubernetes
6 23 (5.16%) SCCM
6 23 (5.16%) SCOM
7 19 (4.26%) Graphite
8 18 (4.04%) logstash
9 13 (2.91%) Terraform
10 7 (1.57%) Cacti
11 6 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (1.35%) NetBackup
11 6 (1.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 5 (1.12%) Kibana
12 5 (1.12%) WSUS
13 4 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.90%) Mesos
13 4 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 73 (16.37%) Microsoft
2 60 (13.45%) Oracle
2 60 (13.45%) Red Hat
3 52 (11.66%) IBM
4 50 (11.21%) VMware
5 24 (5.38%) Splunk
6 15 (3.36%) Dell
6 15 (3.36%) HP
6 15 (3.36%) Veritas
7 10 (2.24%) Rackspace
8 9 (2.02%) New Relic
9 7 (1.57%) Cisco
9 7 (1.57%) EMC
9 7 (1.57%) SAP
9 7 (1.57%) Serena
9 7 (1.57%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.35%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.35%) Symantec
11 5 (1.12%) CommVault
11 5 (1.12%) Endeca
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