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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 34 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing DevOps 13 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.60% 5.39% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 6.90% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 0
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£425 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £26.50
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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
303 261 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 83.93% 78.14% 62.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 191 116
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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%) Linux
1 23 (85.19%) Puppet
2 22 (81.48%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 21 (77.78%) Scrum
3 21 (77.78%) Jenkins
4 20 (74.07%) Configuration Management
4 20 (74.07%) Windows
4 20 (74.07%) WebLogic
5 19 (70.37%) Cucumber
6 18 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (62.96%) QA
7 17 (62.96%) Vagrant
8 7 (25.93%) Ruby
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (22.22%) Python
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle
10 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
11 4 (14.81%) UNIX
11 4 (14.81%) Java
11 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
12 3 (11.11%) BDD
12 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (11.11%) Middleware
12 3 (11.11%) TDD
12 3 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
13 2 (7.41%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (74.07%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.70%) Apache TomEE
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Heroku
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 21 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 19 (70.37%) Cucumber
3 18 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.70%) RSpec
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) SAML
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.70%) Symfony
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) OAuth
3 1 (3.70%) OpenID
3 1 (3.70%) Nutch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 20 (74.07%) 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
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (77.78%) Scrum
3 20 (74.07%) Configuration Management
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) MVC
7 1 (3.70%) Open Source
7 1 (3.70%) User Stories
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Ruby
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.81%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) Go
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (62.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (85.19%) Puppet
2 17 (62.96%) Vagrant
3 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) ESRI
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