The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills 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 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 20 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing DevOps 24 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.38% 3.91% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 5.19% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
268 231 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 82.46% 75.24% 64.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 178 129
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £495 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £50.00 £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £68.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 23 (85.19%) Puppet
2 22 (81.48%) Linux
3 21 (77.78%) Scrum
3 21 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (74.07%) Git (software)
4 20 (74.07%) Jenkins
5 19 (70.37%) Configuration Management
5 19 (70.37%) Windows
5 19 (70.37%) WebLogic
6 18 (66.67%) Cucumber
7 17 (62.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (59.26%) QA
8 16 (59.26%) Vagrant
9 8 (29.63%) Ruby
10 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (22.22%) Python
11 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
11 5 (18.52%) Oracle
11 5 (18.52%) Java
12 4 (14.81%) UNIX
12 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
12 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
13 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
13 3 (11.11%) TDD
13 3 (11.11%) Middleware
13 3 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (11.11%) BDD
14 2 (7.41%) RSpec
14 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 19 (70.37%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Apache TomEE
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Heroku
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
1 1 (3.70%) DSL
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Git (software)
1 20 (74.07%) Jenkins
2 18 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 17 (62.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.41%) RSpec
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.70%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) OpenID
3 1 (3.70%) OAuth
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.70%) Symfony
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) SAML
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) Nutch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Scrum
1 21 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (70.37%) Configuration Management
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) SOA
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Ruby
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (85.19%) Puppet
2 16 (59.26%) Vagrant
3 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) ESRI