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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 56 146 160
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +14
Contract jobs citing DevOps 293 128 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.57% 1.30% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 1.63% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 70 49
Median daily rate £460 £390 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.94% -15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Median hourly rate £54.75 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -
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
6689 7861 7146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.40% 79.64% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4129 4807 3976
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 270 281
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +68.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

DevOps Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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 +61 77 £450 - 17
Hampshire +63 76 £400 +6.66% 26
Surrey +24 71 £475 +21.79% 12
Oxfordshire -3 25 £400 -5.88% 6
East Sussex +9 14 £469 +20.19% 5
West Sussex - 12 £475 -
Kent +3 6 £625 -
Middlesex -2 4 £500 +29.03% 2
Buckinghamshire +24 2 £419 - 1
Sussex +6 1 £500 -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 259 (45.36%) Linux
2 232 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (34.68%) Puppet
4 175 (30.65%) Jenkins
5 167 (29.25%) Git (software)
6 164 (28.72%) Python
7 150 (26.27%) Java
8 144 (25.22%) Amazon AWS
9 131 (22.94%) Ansible
10 108 (18.91%) Microsoft Azure
11 106 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (16.81%) Opscode Chef
13 95 (16.64%) Ruby
13 95 (16.64%) Unix
13 95 (16.64%) Configuration Management
14 89 (15.59%) Tomcat
14 89 (15.59%) Scrum
15 86 (15.06%) Continuous Delivery
16 84 (14.71%) Bash Shell
17 80 (14.01%) PowerShell
18 79 (13.84%) Finance
19 78 (13.66%) Docker
20 76 (13.31%) SQL
21 74 (12.96%) Web Services
22 71 (12.43%) Apache
23 68 (11.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 66 (11.56%) .NET
25 65 (11.38%) Microsoft
25 65 (11.38%) VMware
25 65 (11.38%) Security Cleared

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 89 (15.59%) Tomcat
2 71 (12.43%) Apache
3 64 (11.21%) WebLogic
4 47 (8.23%) WebSphere
5 37 (6.48%) JBoss
6 32 (5.60%) OpenStack
7 25 (4.38%) Cloud Foundry
8 19 (3.33%) CMS
9 15 (2.63%) Confluence
10 12 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (1.58%) IIS
12 9 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (1.40%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.88%) Commerce Server
14 5 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
15 4 (0.70%) Apache Spark
16 3 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
16 3 (0.53%) Drupal
16 3 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (4.73%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.88%) Fredhopper
3 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 144 (25.22%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (18.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (8.23%) PaaS
4 30 (5.25%) IaaS
5 23 (4.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (3.50%) Heroku
8 16 (2.80%) Amazon S3
9 13 (2.28%) GitHub
10 10 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.88%) SaaS
16 3 (0.53%) Slack
17 2 (0.35%) Google App Engine
17 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
18 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
18 1 (0.18%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.43%) Firewall
2 20 (3.50%) LDAP
3 15 (2.63%) DNS
4 14 (2.45%) SSL
5 12 (2.10%) AMQP
5 12 (2.10%) HTTP
6 10 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.58%) IPv6
7 9 (1.58%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (1.40%) Internet
8 8 (1.40%) SNMP
9 7 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.23%) SSH
10 6 (1.05%) Network Security
11 5 (0.88%) DHCP
11 5 (0.88%) VPN
12 4 (0.70%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.70%) LAN
12 4 (0.70%) SMTP
12 4 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.88%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (4.73%) Hadoop
4 25 (4.38%) MongoDB
4 25 (4.38%) Oracle Database
5 22 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
6 21 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (3.68%) MySQL
7 16 (2.80%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.45%) Redis
9 13 (2.28%) Big Data
10 9 (1.58%) DB2
10 9 (1.58%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.35%) HDInsight
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 175 (30.65%) Jenkins
2 167 (29.25%) Git (software)
3 60 (10.51%) JIRA
4 45 (7.88%) Subversion
5 40 (7.01%) Visual Studio
6 37 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (6.48%) Vagrant
7 35 (6.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 26 (4.55%) Selenium
9 19 (3.33%) GoCD
10 18 (3.15%) Maven
11 17 (2.98%) TeamCity
12 16 (2.80%) Gradle
13 14 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (1.40%) Hudson
16 7 (1.23%) SpecFlow
17 6 (1.05%) Ant
17 6 (1.05%) Bitbucket
18 5 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 79 (13.84%) Finance
2 30 (5.25%) Retail
3 13 (2.28%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.58%) Banking
5 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.88%) Marketing
6 4 (0.70%) Advertising
6 4 (0.70%) Electronics
6 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.53%) Billing
7 3 (0.53%) Law
7 3 (0.53%) Local Government
7 3 (0.53%) Publishing
8 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) German Language
9 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 230 (40.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 74 (12.96%) Developer
3 64 (11.21%) Architect
4 46 (8.06%) Senior DevOps
5 40 (7.01%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 38 (6.65%) Systems Administrator
7 37 (6.48%) Administrator
8 36 (6.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 34 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
10 27 (4.73%) AWS DevOps
10 27 (4.73%) Azure DevOps
11 25 (4.38%) Consultant
11 25 (4.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 24 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
13 23 (4.03%) AWS Engineer
13 23 (4.03%) Cloud Architect
14 22 (3.85%) DevOps Administrator
15 20 (3.50%) AWS Architect
15 20 (3.50%) DevOps Architect
15 20 (3.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.96%) Web Services
2 66 (11.56%) .NET
3 55 (9.63%) Middleware
4 51 (8.93%) RabbitMQ
5 38 (6.65%) XML
6 37 (6.48%) JSON
7 36 (6.30%) JMS
8 31 (5.43%) ActiveMQ
9 27 (4.73%) HTML
9 27 (4.73%) REST
10 23 (4.03%) Spring
11 19 (3.33%) AngularJS
11 19 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (2.80%) Ruby on Rails
12 16 (2.80%) SOAP
13 15 (2.63%) LAMP
14 12 (2.10%) CSS
14 12 (2.10%) J2EE
15 10 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
15 10 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 24 (4.20%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.80%) Public Cloud
5 15 (2.63%) Virtual Team
6 13 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.75%) CMDB
9 9 (1.58%) User Experience
9 9 (1.58%) VCE vBlock
10 8 (1.40%) Smart Meter
11 7 (1.23%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.05%) Cloud Native
13 5 (0.88%) Blog
13 5 (0.88%) Clustering
13 5 (0.88%) Cryptography
13 5 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.70%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.53%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 259 (45.36%) Linux
2 95 (16.64%) Unix
3 68 (11.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 57 (9.98%) Windows
5 16 (2.80%) CentOS
6 15 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.93%) Android
8 10 (1.75%) Windows Server
9 9 (1.58%) AIX
9 9 (1.58%) Debian
10 7 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.23%) VMS
11 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.53%) Solaris
13 2 (0.35%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.35%) SUSE
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
3 95 (16.64%) Configuration Management
4 89 (15.59%) Scrum
5 86 (15.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 62 (10.86%) Open Source
7 55 (9.63%) SOA
8 46 (8.06%) TDD
9 35 (6.13%) Microservices
10 33 (5.78%) High Availability
10 33 (5.78%) ITIL
11 32 (5.60%) Release Management
12 31 (5.43%) Software Engineering
13 30 (5.25%) Migration
14 28 (4.90%) Kanban
15 25 (4.38%) E-Commerce
15 25 (4.38%) SDLC
16 21 (3.68%) Use Case
17 20 (3.50%) Continuous Deployment
18 19 (3.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 164 (28.72%) Python
2 150 (26.27%) Java
3 95 (16.64%) Ruby
4 84 (14.71%) Bash Shell
5 80 (14.01%) PowerShell
6 76 (13.31%) SQL
7 58 (10.16%) Perl
8 54 (9.46%) JavaScript
9 52 (9.11%) C#
9 52 (9.11%) Shell Script
10 29 (5.08%) PHP
11 25 (4.38%) Go
12 14 (2.45%) Scala
13 12 (2.10%) C++
14 10 (1.75%) C
15 8 (1.40%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.88%) F#
16 5 (0.88%) Haskell
16 5 (0.88%) OCaml
16 5 (0.88%) Rust
Qualifications
1 65 (11.38%) Security Cleared
2 62 (10.86%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.38%) Degree
4 9 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (1.40%) CCNA
5 8 (1.40%) CCNP
6 7 (1.23%) ISEB
6 7 (1.23%) RHCE
6 7 (1.23%) RHCSA
7 6 (1.05%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.53%) CCA
11 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 18 (3.15%) QA
3 6 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.88%) PA-DSS
5 3 (0.53%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (13.66%) Docker
2 36 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.90%) vSphere
4 11 (1.93%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.05%) vCloud
6 5 (0.88%) Xen
7 4 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.53%) KVM
8 3 (0.53%) Postfix
9 2 (0.35%) oVirt
9 2 (0.35%) RHEV
9 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.18%) Ceph
10 1 (0.18%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.18%) iptables
10 1 (0.18%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.18%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 198 (34.68%) Puppet
2 131 (22.94%) Ansible
3 96 (16.81%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (5.43%) Kubernetes
5 23 (4.03%) ZABBIX
6 20 (3.50%) Ambari
7 16 (2.80%) Rancher
8 12 (2.10%) Packer
9 9 (1.58%) Nagios
10 7 (1.23%) SCCM
10 7 (1.23%) SCOM
10 7 (1.23%) Terraform
11 6 (1.05%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.35%) Kibana
13 2 (0.35%) logstash
13 2 (0.35%) Salt
13 2 (0.35%) SELinux
13 2 (0.35%) Zenoss
14 1 (0.18%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 65 (11.38%) Microsoft
1 65 (11.38%) VMware
2 52 (9.11%) Oracle
3 47 (8.23%) IBM
4 44 (7.71%) Red Hat
5 21 (3.68%) ServiceNow
6 17 (2.98%) AppDynamics
7 15 (2.63%) Cisco
7 15 (2.63%) Splunk
8 13 (2.28%) Dynatrace
8 13 (2.28%) New Relic
9 11 (1.93%) Twitter
10 9 (1.58%) Endeca
10 9 (1.58%) FatWire
11 8 (1.40%) EMC
12 7 (1.23%) Citrix
12 7 (1.23%) HP
12 7 (1.23%) Xamarin
13 6 (1.05%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.05%) NetApp
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