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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 41 17 34
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Contract jobs citing DevOps 5 30 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.30% 8.11% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 10.27% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 2
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£373 £344 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.36% -11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £318 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £419 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £415 £416
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £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
314 292 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.56% 78.92% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 213 153
Average daily rate £350 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +176.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £10.88 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 September 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (86.21%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (82.76%) Git (software)
2 24 (82.76%) Scrum
2 24 (82.76%) Jenkins
3 23 (79.31%) Puppet
4 22 (75.86%) Cucumber
4 22 (75.86%) Linux
5 21 (72.41%) Configuration Management
6 20 (68.97%) WebLogic
6 20 (68.97%) Windows
7 19 (65.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (62.07%) QA
8 18 (62.07%) Vagrant
9 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (24.14%) Java
10 7 (24.14%) Python
11 6 (20.69%) Oracle
11 6 (20.69%) Ruby
12 5 (17.24%) TDD
12 5 (17.24%) BDD
12 5 (17.24%) Web Services
13 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
13 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
14 3 (10.34%) SDLC
14 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
14 3 (10.34%) User Stories
14 3 (10.34%) Coaching
14 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
14 3 (10.34%) Subversion
14 3 (10.34%) FitNesse

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 20 (68.97%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Heroku
2 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) BigQuery
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (82.76%) Git (software)
1 24 (82.76%) Jenkins
2 22 (75.86%) Cucumber
3 19 (65.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.34%) Hudson
4 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
4 3 (10.34%) Subversion
4 3 (10.34%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.45%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Automation Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) LAMP
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.45%) Symfony
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) OAuth
4 1 (3.45%) OpenID
4 1 (3.45%) Nutch
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (82.76%) Scrum
3 21 (72.41%) Configuration Management
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 5 (17.24%) BDD
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) User Stories
7 3 (10.34%) Coaching
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.45%) MVC
8 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
1 7 (24.14%) Python
2 6 (20.69%) Ruby
3 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.34%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Go
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (79.31%) Puppet
2 18 (62.07%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) ESRI
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Google