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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 15 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 32 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.51% 0.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.96% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
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
292 223 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.66% 68.62% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 165 121
Average daily rate £355 £413 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 34
Average hourly rate £29.25 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.93% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 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 41 (85.42%) Puppet
2 36 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 34 (70.83%) Scrum
4 29 (60.42%) Vagrant
5 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (45.83%) Linux
7 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (35.42%) Web Services
9 16 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 15 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (31.25%) Configuration Management
11 14 (29.17%) VMware
11 14 (29.17%) Oracle
12 13 (27.08%) WebLogic
13 12 (25.00%) Java
13 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
13 12 (25.00%) QA
13 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 12 (25.00%) CentOS
14 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
14 11 (22.92%) Middleware
15 10 (20.83%) EMC
16 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
16 9 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (16.67%) vCloud
17 8 (16.67%) RSpec
17 8 (16.67%) YUM
17 8 (16.67%) Open Source
18 7 (14.58%) SQL

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (27.08%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) LAN
1 1 (2.08%) WAN
1 1 (2.08%) SSL
1 1 (2.08%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 15 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
5 8 (16.67%) RSpec
6 1 (2.08%) Maven
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Linux Support Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Linux Support
4 5 (10.42%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) Web Services
2 11 (22.92%) Middleware
3 2 (4.17%) LAMP
4 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) Linux
2 12 (25.00%) CentOS
3 9 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Scrum
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (31.25%) Configuration Management
5 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.58%) SOA
7 5 (10.42%) TDD
7 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.33%) BDD
9 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.25%) BPEL
9 3 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.17%) PHP
3 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) Korn
4 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) vCloud
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (85.42%) Puppet
2 29 (60.42%) Vagrant
3 8 (16.67%) YUM
4 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) VMware
1 14 (29.17%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (20.83%) EMC
4 5 (10.42%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.08%) Atlassian