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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 32 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing DevOps 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.75% 1.39% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 1.83% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £418 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% +8.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
DevOps
Hampshire

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
190 273 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.51% 75.62% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 166 134
Average daily rate £375 £384 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 13
Average hourly rate £16.25 £21.56 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.63% -46.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £37.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) Python
1 14 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (82.35%) Jenkins
2 12 (70.59%) Scrum
3 11 (64.71%) Ruby
4 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
4 10 (58.82%) Puppet
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 10 (58.82%) Oracle
5 9 (52.94%) Unix
5 9 (52.94%) Mac OS X
5 9 (52.94%) Shell Script
5 9 (52.94%) Vagrant
5 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
5 9 (52.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (41.18%) Serena
7 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
8 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
8 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
8 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (35.29%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (29.41%) BDD
9 5 (29.41%) TDD
9 5 (29.41%) Subversion
9 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
9 5 (29.41%) SDLC
10 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (23.53%) Cucumber

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Jenkins
2 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (52.94%) Vagrant
4 5 (29.41%) Subversion
5 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
6 3 (17.65%) RubyMine
7 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
7 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.88%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Mac OS X
2 9 (52.94%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (70.59%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) SDLC
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) Ruby
3 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
3 9 (52.94%) Shell Script
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) Serena
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago