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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DevOps 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.32% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£435 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
260 195 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 75.36% 69.40% 65.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 137 61
Average daily rate £375 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £528 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £170.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 36 (97.30%) Puppet
2 30 (81.08%) Jenkins
3 26 (70.27%) Vagrant
3 26 (70.27%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (67.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (67.57%) Cucumber
5 23 (62.16%) Scrum
6 20 (54.05%) Configuration Management
7 19 (51.35%) QA
8 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
8 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (27.03%) CentOS
10 9 (24.32%) Java
11 8 (21.62%) RSpec
12 7 (18.92%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (18.92%) Amazon S3
12 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
12 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
13 6 (16.22%) Web Services
14 5 (13.51%) DSL
14 5 (13.51%) Firewall
14 5 (13.51%) SSL
14 5 (13.51%) Network Security
14 5 (13.51%) Ruby
14 5 (13.51%) VMware
14 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
14 5 (13.51%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon S3
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DSL
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
1 5 (13.51%) SSL
1 5 (13.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (81.08%) Jenkins
2 25 (67.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 25 (67.57%) Cucumber
3 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
4 8 (21.62%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
4 1 (2.70%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) CentOS
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (62.16%) Scrum
3 20 (54.05%) Configuration Management
4 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) TDD
6 1 (2.70%) BPEL
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) SOA
6 1 (2.70%) BDD
6 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) Ruby
2 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (51.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) vCloud
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (97.30%) Puppet
2 26 (70.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) VMware
1 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.81%) EMC
3 2 (5.41%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle