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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 173 206 230
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +24
Contract jobs citing DevOps 92 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.93% 0.32% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.44% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 18 2
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-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
7415 6578 5721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.33% 72.71% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4123 3588 2901
Average daily rate £395 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 272 287
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 0 28 £348 -13.12% 9
Oxfordshire +3 20 £375 - 10
Berkshire +3 17 £425 +30.76% 8
Surrey +12 9 £375 +17.18% 12
Kent - 8 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £400 - 2
East Sussex - 4 £550 - 5
West Sussex -19 2 £550 - 1
Middlesex +4 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 149 (63.14%) Puppet
2 136 (57.63%) Linux
3 103 (43.64%) Continuous Integration
4 84 (35.59%) Jenkins
5 70 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (28.39%) Git (software)
7 64 (27.12%) Configuration Management
8 61 (25.85%) Python
9 60 (25.42%) Web Services
10 58 (24.58%) Opscode Chef
11 57 (24.15%) Amazon AWS
12 45 (19.07%) PHP
13 43 (18.22%) Scrum
14 42 (17.80%) Windows
15 41 (17.37%) Red Hat
15 41 (17.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 40 (16.95%) AWS CloudFormation
17 39 (16.53%) Oracle
18 38 (16.10%) PowerShell
19 37 (15.68%) Java
20 35 (14.83%) MySQL
20 35 (14.83%) Ruby
21 34 (14.41%) Network Security
22 30 (12.71%) Apache
22 30 (12.71%) TeamCity
23 29 (12.29%) Open Source
23 29 (12.29%) PostgreSQL
24 27 (11.44%) VMware
24 27 (11.44%) UNIX
25 26 (11.02%) Bash Shell

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 30 (12.71%) Apache
2 17 (7.20%) Confluence
3 12 (5.08%) Drupal
3 12 (5.08%) OpenStack
4 11 (4.66%) uWSGI
4 11 (4.66%) CMS
5 10 (4.24%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.39%) nginx
7 6 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.12%) IIS
9 3 (1.27%) Node.js
10 2 (0.85%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.42%) JBoss
11 1 (0.42%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.42%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.39%) assyst
2 1 (0.42%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 57 (24.15%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (16.95%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (3.39%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.54%) PaaS
7 6 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (2.54%) IaaS
7 6 (2.54%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.27%) GitHub
8 3 (1.27%) SaaS
9 2 (0.85%) Heroku
9 2 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.85%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.42%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.41%) Network Security
2 21 (8.90%) Firewall
3 7 (2.97%) DNS
3 7 (2.97%) SSL
4 5 (2.12%) LDAP
4 5 (2.12%) SAN
4 5 (2.12%) DSL
5 4 (1.69%) NAS
6 3 (1.27%) VPN
6 3 (1.27%) IPv6
7 2 (0.85%) WAN
7 2 (0.85%) LAN
7 2 (0.85%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.85%) OSPF
7 2 (0.85%) BGP
7 2 (0.85%) IPsec
7 2 (0.85%) SSH
8 1 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.42%) PBX
8 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.83%) MySQL
2 29 (12.29%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.51%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.81%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.12%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.12%) Big Data
7 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.42%) Redis
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 84 (35.59%) Jenkins
2 67 (28.39%) Git (software)
3 30 (12.71%) TeamCity
4 25 (10.59%) Subversion
5 24 (10.17%) Cucumber
6 22 (9.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (8.05%) JIRA
8 16 (6.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (4.66%) RSpec
10 10 (4.24%) Visual Studio
11 8 (3.39%) Gerrit
12 6 (2.54%) MSBuild
13 5 (2.12%) Bitbucket
13 5 (2.12%) Selenium
13 5 (2.12%) Hudson
13 5 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.69%) Maven
14 4 (1.69%) SoapUI
15 3 (1.27%) Artifactory
16 2 (0.85%) NuGet
General
1 12 (5.08%) Publishing
2 4 (1.69%) Games
2 4 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (0.42%) Banking
3 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 146 (61.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (13.14%) Developer
3 28 (11.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 15 (6.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 12 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (4.66%) Consultant
6 11 (4.66%) Administrator
7 10 (4.24%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (3.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (3.81%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.12%) Analyst
10 5 (2.12%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.12%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (1.69%) Web Engineer
11 4 (1.69%) DevOps Administrator
11 4 (1.69%) Support Analyst
11 4 (1.69%) Architect
12 3 (1.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.42%) Web Services
2 18 (7.63%) LAMP
3 11 (4.66%) Regular Expression
3 11 (4.66%) WSGI
3 11 (4.66%) REST
4 9 (3.81%) HTML
4 9 (3.81%) .NET
5 8 (3.39%) CSS
6 7 (2.97%) Django
6 7 (2.97%) jQuery
7 6 (2.54%) XML
7 6 (2.54%) Spring
7 6 (2.54%) MCollective
8 5 (2.12%) ODBC
8 5 (2.12%) SOAP
9 4 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.69%) HTML5
10 3 (1.27%) JSON
10 3 (1.27%) WCF
10 3 (1.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.29%) Open Source
2 22 (9.32%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.39%) Wiki
4 7 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.12%) EFT
5 5 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.69%) NHS
7 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.85%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.42%) Clustering
9 1 (0.42%) User Experience
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 136 (57.63%) Linux
2 42 (17.80%) Windows
3 41 (17.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (11.44%) UNIX
5 15 (6.36%) CentOS
6 8 (3.39%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.27%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.85%) Android
9 2 (0.85%) Solaris
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.42%) Debian
10 1 (0.42%) Fedora
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (43.64%) Continuous Integration
2 70 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (27.12%) Configuration Management
4 43 (18.22%) Scrum
5 21 (8.90%) Build Automation
6 18 (7.63%) Migration
7 15 (6.36%) SOA
7 15 (6.36%) Release Management
8 14 (5.93%) Automated Testing
9 11 (4.66%) TDD
10 10 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (4.24%) Project Management
11 8 (3.39%) ITIL
11 8 (3.39%) Integration Testing
12 7 (2.97%) Test Automation
12 7 (2.97%) Analytics
12 7 (2.97%) Kanban
13 6 (2.54%) Software Engineering
13 6 (2.54%) Identity Management
13 6 (2.54%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 61 (25.85%) Python
2 45 (19.07%) PHP
3 38 (16.10%) PowerShell
4 37 (15.68%) Java
5 35 (14.83%) Ruby
6 26 (11.02%) Bash Shell
7 17 (7.20%) Perl
8 16 (6.78%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.78%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.66%) C#
9 11 (4.66%) SQL
10 5 (2.12%) C
11 4 (1.69%) Scala
12 2 (0.85%) Golang
12 2 (0.85%) PHP5
12 2 (0.85%) Groovy
13 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.24%) Degree
3 6 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.85%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.36%) QA
System Software
1 16 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.66%) Shibboleth
3 8 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.97%) vSphere
4 7 (2.97%) KVM
5 6 (2.54%) Docker
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.27%) Postfix
7 3 (1.27%) Varnish
8 2 (0.85%) iptables
8 2 (0.85%) XenServer
8 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.85%) Samba
9 1 (0.42%) Xen
9 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 149 (63.14%) Puppet
2 58 (24.58%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (10.17%) Vagrant
4 18 (7.63%) Ansible
5 11 (4.66%) Nagios
6 3 (1.27%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.27%) Salt
7 2 (0.85%) SCCM
8 1 (0.42%) SCOM
8 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.42%) AppManager
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.42%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.42%) Kibana
8 1 (0.42%) Opsview
8 1 (0.42%) Graphite
8 1 (0.42%) logstash
8 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.42%) collectd
Vendors
1 41 (17.37%) Red Hat
2 39 (16.53%) Oracle
3 27 (11.44%) VMware
4 10 (4.24%) Akamai
5 8 (3.39%) Sitecore
5 8 (3.39%) ForgeRock
5 8 (3.39%) Remedy
5 8 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.85%) Citrix
7 1 (0.42%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.42%) ESRI
7 1 (0.42%) Northgate
7 1 (0.42%) Zend
7 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.42%) F5
7 1 (0.42%) Percona
7 1 (0.42%) Rackspace
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