The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 24 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 22 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.34% 0.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.15% 1.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.81% +20.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 191 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.81% 61.41% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 115 84
Average daily rate £375 £355 £347
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 40
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.90 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 23 July 2014.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (76.67%) Puppet
2 22 (73.33%) Scrum
3 20 (66.67%) Linux
4 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
5 15 (50.00%) Oracle
6 14 (46.67%) Web Services
6 14 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (43.33%) WebLogic
7 13 (43.33%) Vagrant
8 11 (36.67%) Middleware
9 10 (33.33%) VMware
9 10 (33.33%) Java
10 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (26.67%) YUM
11 8 (26.67%) Open Source
11 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (26.67%) SQL
12 7 (23.33%) SOA
12 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
12 7 (23.33%) CentOS
13 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 6 (20.00%) MySQL
13 6 (20.00%) EMC
14 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (16.67%) RSpec
14 5 (16.67%) vCloud
15 4 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (13.33%) Big Data

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (43.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
1 2 (6.67%) IPv4
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) Big Data
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) RSpec
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Support
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Web Services
2 11 (36.67%) Middleware
3 4 (13.33%) LAMP
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Open Source
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (23.33%) CentOS
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Scrum
2 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) SOA
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) User Stories
7 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) BPEL
7 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) PHP
4 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.67%) Korn
5 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) vCloud
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (76.67%) Puppet
2 13 (43.33%) Vagrant
3 8 (26.67%) YUM
4 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (20.00%) EMC
5 3 (10.00%) Tripwire
6 1 (3.33%) Atlassian