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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DevOps
England / South East
Rank 60 97 128
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +31
Contract jobs citing DevOps 227 166 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.11% 2.02% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 2.53% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 99 88
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £330 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -

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
5859 6552 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.36% 79.85% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3462 3947 3964
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 288 244
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +41 68 £475 - 14
Hampshire +29 39 £500 +19.76% 14
Oxfordshire +32 37 £563 +25.00% 16
Surrey -8 30 £425 -4.49% 19
West Sussex +20 24 £478 -13.18% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 10 £513 -18.00% 3
Middlesex +1 7 £350 -17.64% 3
East Sussex +4 3 £400 -25.58% 3
Kent -11 1 £575 - 5
Home Counties - 1 - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 213 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (37.50%) Linux
3 162 (33.20%) Jenkins
4 129 (26.43%) Puppet
5 118 (24.18%) Python
6 117 (23.98%) Git (software)
7 115 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
8 114 (23.36%) Java
9 109 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
10 96 (19.67%) Docker
11 92 (18.85%) Scrum
12 85 (17.42%) Ansible
13 83 (17.01%) SQL
14 68 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
15 66 (13.52%) JavaScript
16 65 (13.32%) TDD
17 64 (13.11%) Unix
17 64 (13.11%) JIRA
18 62 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
19 59 (12.09%) Bash Shell
20 57 (11.68%) Security Cleared
21 56 (11.48%) Windows
22 55 (11.27%) .NET
23 53 (10.86%) C#
23 53 (10.86%) Finance
24 52 (10.66%) Web Services
24 52 (10.66%) Ruby
25 50 (10.25%) SC Cleared
25 50 (10.25%) Configuration Management
26 49 (10.04%) Microsoft

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 44 (9.02%) WebSphere
2 43 (8.81%) Apache
3 42 (8.61%) JBoss
4 32 (6.56%) Tomcat
5 25 (5.12%) Confluence
6 23 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 21 (4.30%) OpenStack
8 20 (4.10%) WebLogic
9 19 (3.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 18 (3.69%) WebSphere Process Server
11 14 (2.87%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (2.46%) IIS
13 11 (2.25%) Alfresco
13 11 (2.25%) nginx
14 9 (1.84%) CMS
15 8 (1.64%) Commerce Server
15 8 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
16 5 (1.02%) Apache Spark
17 4 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.64%) Fredhopper
3 5 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 109 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (7.38%) GitHub
4 29 (5.94%) PaaS
5 22 (4.51%) IaaS
6 16 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (2.66%) SaaS
8 7 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.43%) Heroku
9 6 (1.23%) Google Analytics
10 5 (1.02%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.41%) Bluemix
13 2 (0.41%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.41%) Office 365
14 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.74%) HTTP
2 23 (4.71%) TCP/IP
3 22 (4.51%) Firewall
4 16 (3.28%) DNS
5 14 (2.87%) SSH
5 14 (2.87%) SSL
6 9 (1.84%) Internet
7 8 (1.64%) LDAP
8 7 (1.43%) AMQP
8 7 (1.43%) DHCP
8 7 (1.43%) ICMP
9 6 (1.23%) VPN
10 5 (1.02%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.82%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.82%) LAN
11 4 (0.82%) Network Security
11 4 (0.82%) SMTP
11 4 (0.82%) WAN
12 3 (0.61%) FTP
12 3 (0.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.58%) Hadoop
2 33 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (5.53%) Oracle Database
4 22 (4.51%) MongoDB
4 22 (4.51%) SQL Server
5 21 (4.30%) MySQL
6 16 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (3.07%) Redis
8 14 (2.87%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.87%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.66%) Big Data
10 9 (1.84%) DB2
11 5 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.82%) GIS
12 4 (0.82%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 162 (33.20%) Jenkins
2 117 (23.98%) Git (software)
3 64 (13.11%) JIRA
4 34 (6.97%) Maven
5 29 (5.94%) Selenium
6 27 (5.53%) JUnit
7 26 (5.33%) Subversion
8 25 (5.12%) Cucumber
9 23 (4.71%) Visual Studio
10 21 (4.30%) TeamCity
11 20 (4.10%) GoCD
11 20 (4.10%) Mockito
12 16 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (3.07%) Gradle
13 15 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
13 15 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (2.87%) Hudson
14 14 (2.87%) Vagrant
15 9 (1.84%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.84%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 53 (10.86%) Finance
2 21 (4.30%) Publishing
3 10 (2.05%) Retail
3 10 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.64%) Marketing
5 7 (1.43%) Advertising
6 5 (1.02%) Banking
6 5 (1.02%) Electronics
6 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.41%) Back Office
8 2 (0.41%) Billing
8 2 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
9 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 154 (31.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 121 (24.80%) Developer
3 33 (6.76%) Architect
4 31 (6.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 29 (5.94%) Java Developer
6 28 (5.74%) AWS DevOps
7 25 (5.12%) Consultant
8 23 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
9 22 (4.51%) Administrator
10 21 (4.30%) Java Engineer
10 21 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
10 21 (4.30%) Software Developer
11 20 (4.10%) Analyst
11 20 (4.10%) AWS Engineer
11 20 (4.10%) DevOps Consultant
11 20 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
11 20 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
12 18 (3.69%) DevOps Administrator
12 18 (3.69%) Senior DevOps
13 17 (3.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (11.27%) .NET
2 52 (10.66%) Web Services
3 39 (7.99%) XML
4 36 (7.38%) HTML
4 36 (7.38%) JSON
5 32 (6.56%) AngularJS
6 30 (6.15%) Spring
7 29 (5.94%) Java EE
8 27 (5.53%) SOAP
9 26 (5.33%) REST
10 25 (5.12%) CSS
10 25 (5.12%) Middleware
10 25 (5.12%) RESTful
11 18 (3.69%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
13 15 (3.07%) Node.js
14 14 (2.87%) ASP.NET
15 12 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (2.05%) jQuery
17 9 (1.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.51%) Mobile App
2 19 (3.89%) Public Cloud
3 16 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.46%) Virtual Team
5 11 (2.25%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.64%) User Experience
8 7 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.02%) Clustering
9 5 (1.02%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (1.02%) Replication
10 4 (0.82%) PKI
11 3 (0.61%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.61%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.61%) Informatics
11 3 (0.61%) PlayStation
11 3 (0.61%) Xbox
12 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 183 (37.50%) Linux
2 64 (13.11%) Unix
3 56 (11.48%) Windows
4 45 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (7.79%) CentOS
6 33 (6.76%) Ubuntu
7 23 (4.71%) Debian
8 15 (3.07%) Android
9 13 (2.66%) Windows Server
10 8 (1.64%) AIX
11 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.23%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.61%) VMS
13 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.20%) SUSE
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
3 92 (18.85%) Scrum
4 65 (13.32%) TDD
5 50 (10.25%) Configuration Management
6 44 (9.02%) Open Source
7 42 (8.61%) Software Engineering
8 41 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
8 41 (8.40%) SOA
9 39 (7.99%) Migration
10 35 (7.17%) Microservices
11 34 (6.97%) ITIL
12 22 (4.51%) Continuous Deployment
12 22 (4.51%) Pair Programming
13 21 (4.30%) SDLC
13 21 (4.30%) Unit Testing
14 20 (4.10%) BPEL
14 20 (4.10%) BPMN
15 18 (3.69%) Automated Testing
15 18 (3.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 118 (24.18%) Python
2 114 (23.36%) Java
3 83 (17.01%) SQL
4 66 (13.52%) JavaScript
5 59 (12.09%) Bash Shell
6 53 (10.86%) C#
7 52 (10.66%) Ruby
8 33 (6.76%) Perl
9 32 (6.56%) PowerShell
10 21 (4.30%) PHP
10 21 (4.30%) Scala
11 19 (3.89%) Shell Script
12 15 (3.07%) C
13 13 (2.66%) Go
14 12 (2.46%) Groovy
14 12 (2.46%) Haskell
15 10 (2.05%) C++
16 6 (1.23%) F#
16 6 (1.23%) OCaml
16 6 (1.23%) Rust
Qualifications
1 57 (11.68%) Security Cleared
2 50 (10.25%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.07%) Degree
4 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.02%) ISEB
5 5 (1.02%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.82%) MCSD
7 3 (0.61%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.61%) RHCE
8 2 (0.41%) CISSP
8 2 (0.41%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.41%) MCITP
8 2 (0.41%) MCP
8 2 (0.41%) MCSA
8 2 (0.41%) MCSE
8 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.41%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.33%) QA
2 24 (4.92%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.02%) PA-DSS
4 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (19.67%) Docker
2 22 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.87%) vSphere
4 8 (1.64%) vCloud
5 6 (1.23%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.23%) Xen
6 3 (0.61%) HDFS
7 2 (0.41%) Gluster
7 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.41%) UAG
7 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.20%) iptables
8 1 (0.20%) NFS
8 1 (0.20%) Postfix
8 1 (0.20%) Varnish
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) XenApp
8 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 129 (26.43%) Puppet
2 85 (17.42%) Ansible
3 62 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (6.76%) Kubernetes
5 19 (3.89%) ZABBIX
6 16 (3.28%) Ambari
7 15 (3.07%) Rancher
8 13 (2.66%) Terraform
9 12 (2.46%) SELinux
10 10 (2.05%) Packer
11 9 (1.84%) Kibana
12 6 (1.23%) Grafana
13 5 (1.02%) Pingdom
14 4 (0.82%) Marathon
14 4 (0.82%) Mesos
15 3 (0.61%) Cobbler
15 3 (0.61%) Consul
15 3 (0.61%) logstash
15 3 (0.61%) Nagios
15 3 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (10.04%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.22%) VMware
3 40 (8.20%) Red Hat
4 38 (7.79%) Oracle
5 19 (3.89%) IBM
5 19 (3.89%) Splunk
6 14 (2.87%) AppDynamics
6 14 (2.87%) Google
7 13 (2.66%) Citrix
7 13 (2.66%) Xamarin
8 11 (2.25%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.25%) SAP
9 10 (2.05%) Cisco
10 9 (1.84%) Talend
11 7 (1.43%) Cloudera
11 7 (1.43%) NetApp
12 6 (1.23%) CA
12 6 (1.23%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.23%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.02%) PagerDuty
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + accomodation
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
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Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
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Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
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Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
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Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
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Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
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Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
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Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago