The table below looks at the statistics for the DevOps Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 32 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.56% 1.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 1.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£393 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
325 317 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.44% 96.35% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 241 164
Average daily rate £385 £333 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% +3.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 9 56
Average hourly rate £12.35 £28.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.89% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £19.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the Southampton region.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title 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 with DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) DevOps
2 14 (93.33%) Puppet
3 13 (86.67%) Scrum
4 12 (80.00%) Linux
5 11 (73.33%) WebLogic
5 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
5 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
6 10 (66.67%) Windows
6 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (66.67%) Configuration Management
7 9 (60.00%) QA
7 9 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
7 9 (60.00%) Vagrant
8 6 (40.00%) Ruby
9 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (26.67%) Java
9 4 (26.67%) Python
9 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
10 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
11 2 (13.33%) Middleware
11 2 (13.33%) DSL
11 2 (13.33%) VMware
11 2 (13.33%) Clustering
11 2 (13.33%) SSL
11 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
11 2 (13.33%) Oracle
11 2 (13.33%) UNIX
11 2 (13.33%) RSpec
11 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title 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 with DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (73.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DSL
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
1 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) RSpec
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (86.67%) Scrum
3 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Ruby
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (93.33%) Puppet
2 9 (60.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle