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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 20 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing DevOps 16 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.57% 4.73% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 5.67% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 6
Average daily rate £425 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.54 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -5.88%
DevOps
Hampshire

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
214 353 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.56% 83.45% 75.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 259 211
Average daily rate £375 £391 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +20.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 13 (61.90%) Oracle
3 13 (61.90%) Puppet
4 12 (57.14%) WebLogic
5 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
6 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
6 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (47.62%) Ruby
6 10 (47.62%) Python
6 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
6 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
7 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (38.10%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (38.10%) Mac OS X
8 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
8 8 (38.10%) Scrum
8 8 (38.10%) Unix
8 8 (38.10%) Vagrant
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 6 (28.57%) SQL
10 6 (28.57%) Serena
10 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
11 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
11 5 (23.81%) Migration

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) IaaS
2 3 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) HDInsight
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 8 (38.10%) Vagrant
3 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) DBA
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Azure SQL DBA
4 3 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (19.05%) JMS
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (38.10%) Mac OS X
4 8 (38.10%) Unix
5 3 (14.29%) VMS
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (14.29%) Use Case
7 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.52%) High Availability
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
2 10 (47.62%) Python
2 10 (47.62%) Ruby
3 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) SCCM
3 3 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Serena
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago