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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 19 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 26 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.20% 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.39% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 0
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£350 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
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
277 219 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 76.73% 66.77% 70.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 151 110
Average daily rate £365 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 41
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -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 21 August 2014.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 29 (78.38%) Puppet
2 28 (75.68%) Scrum
3 24 (64.86%) Jenkins
4 21 (56.76%) Linux
5 18 (48.65%) Vagrant
6 15 (40.54%) Oracle
6 15 (40.54%) Web Services
6 15 (40.54%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (35.14%) WebLogic
8 12 (32.43%) VMware
9 11 (29.73%) Java
9 11 (29.73%) Middleware
10 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
10 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
11 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
11 9 (24.32%) CentOS
11 9 (24.32%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (21.62%) SQL
12 8 (21.62%) EMC
12 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
12 8 (21.62%) Open Source
12 8 (21.62%) YUM
13 7 (18.92%) SOA
14 6 (16.22%) MySQL
14 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
14 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (16.22%) RSpec
14 6 (16.22%) Cucumber

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (35.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
2 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) IPv4
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Big Data
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (64.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) RSpec
2 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Linux Support
3 5 (13.51%) ScrumMaster
3 5 (13.51%) Linux Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) Web Services
2 11 (29.73%) Middleware
3 3 (8.11%) LAMP
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Open Source
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) CentOS
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Scrum
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
4 7 (18.92%) SOA
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.51%) TDD
6 4 (10.81%) BDD
7 3 (8.11%) User Stories
7 3 (8.11%) BPEL
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) PHP
3 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.41%) Korn
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) vCloud
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (78.38%) Puppet
2 18 (48.65%) Vagrant
3 8 (21.62%) YUM
4 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 12 (32.43%) VMware
3 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
4 8 (21.62%) EMC
5 4 (10.81%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
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