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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 17 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 30 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.94% 0.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.24% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 0
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£344 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £416 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +18.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
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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
293 230 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.51% 68.05% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 158 115
Average daily rate £365 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 43
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 2014.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 35 (81.40%) Puppet
2 31 (72.09%) Scrum
3 29 (67.44%) Jenkins
4 23 (53.49%) Vagrant
4 23 (53.49%) Linux
5 18 (41.86%) Web Services
6 16 (37.21%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (34.88%) Oracle
7 15 (34.88%) VMware
8 13 (30.23%) WebLogic
8 13 (30.23%) Java
8 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (27.91%) CentOS
9 12 (27.91%) Red Hat
10 11 (25.58%) Middleware
10 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
11 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
11 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
11 10 (23.26%) EMC
12 9 (20.93%) Open Source
12 9 (20.93%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
13 8 (18.60%) YUM
13 8 (18.60%) vCloud
13 8 (18.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (18.60%) RSpec
13 8 (18.60%) SQL
14 7 (16.28%) SOA
14 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 13 (30.23%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.63%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
1 2 (4.65%) IPv4
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.95%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) Big Data
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (67.44%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
3 8 (18.60%) RSpec
3 8 (18.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Linux Support
4 5 (11.63%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (11.63%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) Web Services
2 11 (25.58%) Middleware
3 3 (6.98%) LAMP
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Open Source
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) CentOS
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.65%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Scrum
2 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
4 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
5 7 (16.28%) SOA
6 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.63%) TDD
6 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.30%) BDD
8 3 (6.98%) User Stories
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) PHP
3 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.65%) Korn
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) vCloud
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (81.40%) Puppet
2 23 (53.49%) Vagrant
3 8 (18.60%) YUM
4 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
1 15 (34.88%) VMware
2 12 (27.91%) Red Hat
3 10 (23.26%) EMC
4 5 (11.63%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
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