The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 25 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing DevOps 5 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.26% 2.10% 8.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.63% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 17
Median daily rate £329 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.14% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £349 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £510 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.75 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -
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
165 266 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.66% 79.88% 79.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 190 215
Median daily rate £400 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.33 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.28% +56.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.67 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 16 (61.54%) Python
2 15 (57.69%) Puppet
3 14 (53.85%) Linux
4 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (46.15%) Ruby
5 12 (46.15%) Windows
6 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
6 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
7 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 10 (38.46%) WebLogic
8 9 (34.62%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (34.62%) Vagrant
9 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (30.77%) SQL
9 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
10 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
10 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
10 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
10 7 (26.92%) Unix
10 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (26.92%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
12 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
12 5 (19.23%) PaaS
12 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
13 4 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (15.38%) Use Case
13 4 (15.38%) SCCM

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 10 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (19.23%) PaaS
3 4 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (11.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) HDInsight
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
2 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 9 (34.62%) Vagrant
4 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Azure SQL DBA
4 3 (11.54%) DBA
4 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Architect
6 1 (3.85%) SOA Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (11.54%) JMS
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 2 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
3 7 (26.92%) Unix
4 4 (15.38%) VMS
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (15.38%) Use Case
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.85%) Release Management
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Python
2 12 (46.15%) Ruby
3 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) Scala
6 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Serena
4 1 (3.85%) Sun