The first table below looks at the demand for the DevOps Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 326 442 570
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +128
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 295 126 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.25% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.27% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 109 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the UK.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +97 272 £430 -4.44% 62
London +77 188 £450 - 39
City of London +39 38 £475 +5.55% 7
South West +2 32 £413 -13.15%
Bristol -2 20 £400 -15.78%
South East +4 19 £425 -5.55% 8
Yorkshire +10 8 £325 -19.80% 5
North West - 8 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire +8 7 £313 -22.88% 5
Leeds +5 7 £313 -23.78% 5
West Midlands - 7 £350 - 4
Berkshire +6 5 £425 +2.28% 1
Hampshire -14 5 £349 -22.50%
East of England - 5 £425 - 1
East Midlands +1 4 £563 +26.40% 4
Wiltshire - 4 £325 -
Wales - 4 £488 -
Surrey - 3 £425 - 4
Oxfordshire - 3 £500 - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £450 -
Luton - 3 £450 -
Chester - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £450 -
Oxford - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 - 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 1 £425 -
Cardiff - 1 £575 -
Manchester - 1 £425 -
South Wales - 1 £575 -

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title 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 with DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 582 (100.00%) DevOps
2 396 (68.04%) Linux
3 369 (63.40%) Puppet
4 292 (50.17%) Opscode Chef
5 207 (35.57%) Java
6 205 (35.22%) Ruby
7 195 (33.51%) Continuous Integration
8 189 (32.47%) Python
9 181 (31.10%) Configuration Management
10 165 (28.35%) Apache
11 163 (28.01%) Jenkins
12 154 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
13 153 (26.29%) Amazon AWS
14 141 (24.23%) Web Services
15 139 (23.88%) Git (software)
16 137 (23.54%) Perl
17 125 (21.48%) MySQL
18 123 (21.13%) Windows
19 121 (20.79%) Open Source
20 113 (19.42%) PHP
21 112 (19.24%) Red Hat
22 104 (17.87%) Bash Shell
23 99 (17.01%) Nagios
24 93 (15.98%) MongoDB
25 91 (15.64%) UNIX
25 91 (15.64%) Tomcat
26 90 (15.46%) LAMP
27 87 (14.95%) VMware
28 84 (14.43%) CentOS
29 79 (13.57%) Maven

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title 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 with DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 165 (28.35%) Apache
2 91 (15.64%) Tomcat
3 54 (9.28%) nginx
4 50 (8.59%) IIS
5 41 (7.04%) OpenStack
6 38 (6.53%) Node.js
7 31 (5.33%) Confluence
8 24 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (2.92%) Apache Solr
10 15 (2.58%) Cloud Foundry
11 14 (2.41%) WebLogic
12 13 (2.23%) CloudStack
13 11 (1.89%) WebSphere
14 7 (1.20%) WordPress
15 6 (1.03%) SharePoint
15 6 (1.03%) MediaWiki
15 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.69%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.69%) Alfresco
17 3 (0.52%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 153 (26.29%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (10.65%) Amazon EC2
3 44 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (7.22%) Amazon S3
5 39 (6.70%) SaaS
6 37 (6.36%) PaaS
7 24 (4.12%) Amazon ELB
8 20 (3.44%) Route 53
9 19 (3.26%) IaaS
10 11 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.20%) ElastiCache
12 4 (0.69%) Rackspace Cloud
13 3 (0.52%) Joyent
13 3 (0.52%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.17%) Office 365
15 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 57 (9.79%) DNS
2 50 (8.59%) Firewall
3 30 (5.15%) HTTP
4 25 (4.30%) Internet
5 23 (3.95%) SSL
6 21 (3.61%) VPN
7 19 (3.26%) TCP/IP
8 16 (2.75%) LDAP
9 15 (2.58%) DHCP
10 13 (2.23%) SNMP
10 13 (2.23%) SSH
11 8 (1.37%) Network Security
11 8 (1.37%) LAN
11 8 (1.37%) WAN
12 7 (1.20%) Intranet
12 7 (1.20%) IPv6
13 6 (1.03%) Kerberos
13 6 (1.03%) IPsec
13 6 (1.03%) BIG-IP
13 6 (1.03%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (21.48%) MySQL
2 93 (15.98%) MongoDB
3 53 (9.11%) NoSQL
4 51 (8.76%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (7.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (4.81%) SQL Server
7 23 (3.95%) Big Data
8 21 (3.61%) Redis
8 21 (3.61%) Hadoop
9 17 (2.92%) Relational Database
10 15 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (2.06%) CouchDB
12 11 (1.89%) Riak
13 7 (1.20%) SSDT
14 6 (1.03%) Couchbase
14 6 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.86%) SimpleDB
16 4 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
16 4 (0.69%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 163 (28.01%) Jenkins
2 139 (23.88%) Git (software)
3 79 (13.57%) Maven
4 50 (8.59%) JIRA
4 50 (8.59%) Hudson
5 47 (8.08%) Subversion
6 36 (6.19%) TeamCity
7 30 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (3.95%) Ant
9 17 (2.92%) Artifactory
10 13 (2.23%) RSpec
11 11 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (1.89%) MSBuild
11 11 (1.89%) Gradle
11 11 (1.89%) Visual Studio
12 9 (1.55%) Mercurial
12 9 (1.55%) NuGet
13 4 (0.69%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.69%) Selenium
14 3 (0.52%) JUnit
General
1 30 (5.15%) Finance
2 24 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.92%) Banking
4 10 (1.72%) Games
5 8 (1.37%) Front Office
6 6 (1.03%) Retail
7 4 (0.69%) Publishing
8 3 (0.52%) Back Office
8 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.52%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (24.23%) Web Services
2 90 (15.46%) LAMP
3 58 (9.97%) .NET
4 23 (3.95%) ASP.NET
5 21 (3.61%) RESTful
6 20 (3.44%) Middleware
7 17 (2.92%) XML
8 16 (2.75%) CSS
9 15 (2.58%) J2EE
10 13 (2.23%) JSON
10 13 (2.23%) jQuery
11 12 (2.06%) MCollective
12 10 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (1.72%) Django
13 9 (1.55%) Spring
13 9 (1.55%) HTML
14 8 (1.37%) .NET Framework
14 8 (1.37%) WebSockets
15 6 (1.03%) REST
15 6 (1.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 121 (20.79%) Open Source
2 19 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.06%) Digital Media
5 11 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.72%) Wiki
7 9 (1.55%) Clustering
8 7 (1.20%) Online Games
9 6 (1.03%) Firmware
9 6 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.69%) PKI
12 3 (0.52%) Replication
13 2 (0.34%) CMDB
13 2 (0.34%) FMCG
13 2 (0.34%) Social Network
13 2 (0.34%) iPad
13 2 (0.34%) Internet of Things
14 1 (0.17%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 396 (68.04%) Linux
2 123 (21.13%) Windows
3 91 (15.64%) UNIX
4 84 (14.43%) CentOS
5 67 (11.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (11.51%) Ubuntu
6 37 (6.36%) Debian
7 14 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.55%) Solaris
9 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.20%) SELinux
11 6 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.03%) AIX
12 3 (0.52%) VMS
12 3 (0.52%) Android
12 3 (0.52%) SmartOS
13 2 (0.34%) SUSE
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (100.00%) DevOps
2 195 (33.51%) Continuous Integration
3 181 (31.10%) Configuration Management
4 154 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (11.68%) Scrum
6 50 (8.59%) E-Commerce
7 45 (7.73%) Build Automation
8 36 (6.19%) OO
9 34 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 33 (5.67%) Release Management
11 27 (4.64%) Software Engineering
11 27 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (4.12%) SOA
12 24 (4.12%) TDD
13 20 (3.44%) Kanban
14 19 (3.26%) Automated Testing
15 18 (3.09%) Load Balancing
16 16 (2.75%) Security Management
16 16 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (2.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 207 (35.57%) Java
2 205 (35.22%) Ruby
3 189 (32.47%) Python
4 137 (23.54%) Perl
5 113 (19.42%) PHP
6 104 (17.87%) Bash Shell
7 48 (8.25%) PowerShell
8 45 (7.73%) JavaScript
9 44 (7.56%) SQL
10 31 (5.33%) C#
11 30 (5.15%) Shell Script
12 23 (3.95%) Scala
13 17 (2.92%) C++
14 11 (1.89%) VBScript
15 10 (1.72%) VB
16 4 (0.69%) Groovy
17 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.52%) C
18 2 (0.34%) Bourne shell
19 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (3.61%) Security Cleared
2 11 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.20%) RHCE
4 3 (0.52%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.34%) PhD
5 2 (0.34%) CCNA
5 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.30%) QA
2 6 (1.03%) SLA
3 3 (0.52%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.64%) vCloud
3 15 (2.58%) XenServer
4 14 (2.41%) Active Directory
5 11 (1.89%) Samba
6 10 (1.72%) Varnish
6 10 (1.72%) Postfix
7 8 (1.37%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.03%) Xen
9 6 (1.03%) KVM
10 5 (0.86%) Docker
11 4 (0.69%) vSphere
12 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.34%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.34%) NFS
14 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 369 (63.40%) Puppet
2 292 (50.17%) Opscode Chef
3 99 (17.01%) Nagios
4 58 (9.97%) Salt
5 52 (8.93%) Ansible
6 48 (8.25%) Vagrant
7 33 (5.67%) ZABBIX
8 20 (3.44%) Opsview
9 17 (2.92%) collectd
10 14 (2.41%) HAProxy
10 14 (2.41%) Cacti
10 14 (2.41%) Zenoss
11 11 (1.89%) StatsD
12 7 (1.20%) Kibana
12 7 (1.20%) Graylog2
13 6 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
13 6 (1.03%) logstash
14 5 (0.86%) Ganglia
15 4 (0.69%) CFEngine
16 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 112 (19.24%) Red Hat
2 87 (14.95%) VMware
3 38 (6.53%) Rackspace
4 35 (6.01%) Oracle
5 32 (5.50%) Microsoft
6 16 (2.75%) RightScale
7 15 (2.58%) Splunk
7 15 (2.58%) Atlassian
7 15 (2.58%) New Relic
8 13 (2.23%) Akamai
9 12 (2.06%) SaltStack
10 10 (1.72%) JBoss
11 9 (1.55%) IBM
11 9 (1.55%) Citrix
12 8 (1.37%) 29West
12 8 (1.37%) Perforce
13 7 (1.20%) Red Gate
14 6 (1.03%) ATG
14 6 (1.03%) Endeca
14 6 (1.03%) Sun
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Camden, London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + £500 to £600 a day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Camden, London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago