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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 36 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs citing DevOps 9 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.64% 7.32% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 9.19% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 1
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£425 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -4.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.31% -11.11%
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
282 283 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 82.70% 79.72% 63.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 208 126
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £32.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 25 (80.65%) Scrum
1 25 (80.65%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (77.42%) Git (software)
2 24 (77.42%) Puppet
2 24 (77.42%) Linux
2 24 (77.42%) Jenkins
3 22 (70.97%) Cucumber
4 21 (67.74%) Windows
4 21 (67.74%) WebLogic
4 21 (67.74%) Configuration Management
5 19 (61.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (58.06%) QA
6 18 (58.06%) Vagrant
7 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.81%) Python
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle
9 7 (22.58%) Java
9 7 (22.58%) Ruby
10 5 (16.13%) TDD
10 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
10 5 (16.13%) Web Services
10 5 (16.13%) BDD
11 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
11 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
11 4 (12.90%) UNIX
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
12 3 (9.68%) User Stories
12 3 (9.68%) Coaching
12 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
12 3 (9.68%) SDLC

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 21 (67.74%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Apache TomEE
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Heroku
2 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) BigQuery
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) Git (software)
1 24 (77.42%) Jenkins
2 22 (70.97%) Cucumber
3 19 (61.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (9.68%) Hudson
4 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.68%) SpecFlow
4 3 (9.68%) Subversion
4 3 (9.68%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.23%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.23%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) SOAP
2 3 (9.68%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) LAMP
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.23%) Symfony
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) OAuth
3 1 (3.23%) OpenID
3 1 (3.23%) Nutch
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Scrum
1 25 (80.65%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (67.74%) Configuration Management
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) User Stories
6 3 (9.68%) Coaching
6 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Python
2 7 (22.58%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) Ruby
3 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.68%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (58.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (77.42%) Puppet
2 18 (58.06%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) ESRI
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Google