Period
to 16 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

DevOps
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 14 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +11
Contract jobs citing DevOps 1,091 939 569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.06% 10.35% 7.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.53% 11.66% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 753 454
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £456 £425 £402
90th Percentile £688 £713 £638
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Central London median hourly rate £52.50 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
London median hourly rate £60.00 £48.67 £40.00
% change year-on-year +23.29% +21.66% -23.81%

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,508 8,054 6,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 89.87% 88.74% 87.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,763 6,282 4,934
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £310
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 118 58
Central London median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £16.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.90% +17.92% -15.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.68
90th Percentile £55.95 £45.30 £28.59
London median hourly rate £24.98 £24.50 £24.86
% change year-on-year +1.94% -1.45% +18.38%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Central London

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Central London

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Central London over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Central London

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DevOps in Central London

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Central London over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DevOps in Central London

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Central London region over the 6 months to 16 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 744 £550 - 197
Southwark +4 68 £550 -31.25%
City of Westminster -4 46 £550 +6.02%
West End of London -2 39 £558 -0.80%
Camden +3 3 £525 +5.00%
DevOps
London

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 474 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (36.39%) Amazon AWS
3 391 (35.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 386 (35.38%) Docker
5 357 (32.72%) Kubernetes
6 317 (29.06%) Microservices
7 304 (27.86%) Java
8 266 (24.38%) Finance
9 261 (23.92%) Linux
10 244 (22.36%) Jenkins
11 234 (21.45%) Python
12 233 (21.36%) Terraform
13 199 (18.24%) Ansible
14 191 (17.51%) JavaScript
15 174 (15.95%) Scrum
16 172 (15.77%) SQL
17 171 (15.67%) Git (software)
18 145 (13.29%) TDD
19 138 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
20 135 (12.37%) .NET
21 129 (11.82%) Node.js
22 125 (11.46%) Test Automation
23 118 (10.82%) Puppet
24 112 (10.27%) JIRA
25 109 (9.99%) C#
26 108 (9.90%) PowerShell
27 104 (9.53%) Kafka
28 103 (9.44%) Spring
29 102 (9.35%) Migration
30 96 (8.80%) Google Cloud Platform

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 64 (5.87%) Confluence
2 63 (5.77%) Apache Spark
3 29 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (2.57%) Apache
5 18 (1.65%) nginx
6 15 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 15 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.28%) CMS
8 11 (1.01%) IIS
9 10 (0.92%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.37%) Drupal
11 4 (0.37%) Jetty
11 4 (0.37%) Mongrel
11 4 (0.37%) WordPress
12 3 (0.27%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 28 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.19%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.18%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.092%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.092%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 397 (36.39%) Amazon AWS
2 391 (35.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (8.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 67 (6.14%) Serverless
5 65 (5.96%) GitHub
6 61 (5.59%) PaaS
7 50 (4.58%) AWS Lambda
7 50 (4.58%) OpenShift
8 48 (4.40%) Amazon S3
9 42 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
9 42 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 38 (3.48%) Amazon ECS
11 36 (3.30%) IaaS
12 32 (2.93%) Azure Active Directory
12 32 (2.93%) SaaS
13 31 (2.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
15 22 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 20 (1.83%) Route 53
17 18 (1.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.85%) DNS
2 40 (3.67%) TCP/IP
3 36 (3.30%) HTTP
4 28 (2.57%) Firewall
5 25 (2.29%) SSL
6 23 (2.11%) FTP
7 22 (2.02%) DHCP
8 18 (1.65%) IPsec
9 11 (1.01%) Network Security
9 11 (1.01%) VPN
10 9 (0.82%) Internet
11 7 (0.64%) WAN
12 6 (0.55%) BGP
12 6 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.55%) OSPF
13 5 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.46%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.46%) Wireless
14 4 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 82 (7.52%) Big Data
3 78 (7.15%) NoSQL
4 55 (5.04%) MongoDB
5 47 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (4.12%) Hadoop
7 43 (3.94%) Azure SQL Database
8 42 (3.85%) MySQL
9 39 (3.57%) Relational Database
10 32 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
11 31 (2.84%) Apache Hive
12 30 (2.75%) Redis
13 29 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 19 (1.74%) Blockchain
14 19 (1.74%) Impala
14 19 (1.74%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.47%) HBase
16 14 (1.28%) Data Lake
16 14 (1.28%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 244 (22.36%) Jenkins
2 171 (15.67%) Git (software)
3 112 (10.27%) JIRA
4 77 (7.06%) Visual Studio Team System
5 55 (5.04%) Maven
6 45 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 42 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 41 (3.76%) Travis CI
9 38 (3.48%) TeamCity
10 37 (3.39%) Selenium
11 28 (2.57%) Cucumber
11 28 (2.57%) Visual Studio
12 26 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
13 25 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (2.11%) JUnit
15 22 (2.02%) SpecFlow
16 20 (1.83%) GitLab
16 20 (1.83%) Subversion
17 18 (1.65%) Gradle
18 16 (1.47%) CircleCI
General
1 266 (24.38%) Finance
2 81 (7.42%) Banking
3 30 (2.75%) Retail
4 23 (2.11%) Marketing
5 17 (1.56%) Law
6 14 (1.28%) Front Office
7 12 (1.10%) Games
7 12 (1.10%) Retail Banking
8 8 (0.73%) Advertising
8 8 (0.73%) Publishing
9 6 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.55%) Legal
10 5 (0.46%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.27%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.18%) Automotive
12 2 (0.18%) Electronics
12 2 (0.18%) International Banking
13 1 (0.092%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 422 (38.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 271 (24.84%) Developer
3 149 (13.66%) Azure DevOps
4 128 (11.73%) Azure Engineer
5 122 (11.18%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 108 (9.90%) AWS DevOps
7 100 (9.17%) AWS Engineer
8 90 (8.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 89 (8.16%) Java Developer
10 69 (6.32%) Senior DevOps
11 66 (6.05%) Cloud Engineer
12 61 (5.59%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 59 (5.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 58 (5.32%) Architect
15 54 (4.95%) Platform Engineer
16 45 (4.12%) Data Engineer
17 39 (3.57%) Java Engineer
18 37 (3.39%) Senior Developer
19 35 (3.21%) Azure Developer
20 33 (3.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (12.37%) .NET
2 129 (11.82%) Node.js
3 104 (9.53%) Kafka
4 103 (9.44%) Spring
5 81 (7.42%) HTML
6 79 (7.24%) RESTful
7 74 (6.78%) AngularJS
7 74 (6.78%) React
8 63 (5.77%) CSS
9 61 (5.59%) JSON
9 61 (5.59%) Web Services
10 59 (5.41%) Spring Boot
11 53 (4.86%) REST
12 45 (4.12%) HTML5
13 36 (3.30%) Vue.js
14 35 (3.21%) Hibernate
15 29 (2.66%) jQuery
16 27 (2.47%) .NET Framework
16 27 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
17 24 (2.20%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 92 (8.43%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (3.02%) Cloud Native
2 33 (3.02%) Mobile App
3 26 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.29%) Public Cloud
5 24 (2.20%) User Experience
6 22 (2.02%) iPad
7 19 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
8 17 (1.56%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.01%) PKI
10 11 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (0.82%) Social Media
12 9 (0.82%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.46%) Equities
14 5 (0.46%) FMCG
14 5 (0.46%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 261 (23.92%) Linux
2 75 (6.87%) Windows
3 67 (6.14%) Unix
4 28 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (2.47%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.37%) Android
6 15 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.82%) CentOS
8 7 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.27%) AIX
9 3 (0.27%) Debian
9 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.092%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.092%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.092%) Fedora
10 1 (0.092%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.092%) Solaris
10 1 (0.092%) VMS
10 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (29.06%) Microservices
3 174 (15.95%) Scrum
4 145 (13.29%) TDD
5 138 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
6 125 (11.46%) Test Automation
7 102 (9.35%) Migration
8 89 (8.16%) Configuration Management
9 85 (7.79%) BDD
10 76 (6.97%) Continuous Delivery
10 76 (6.97%) Infrastructure as Code
11 71 (6.51%) E-Commerce
12 70 (6.42%) Fintech
12 70 (6.42%) Open Source
13 62 (5.68%) Software Engineering
14 55 (5.04%) User Stories
15 54 (4.95%) Mentoring
15 54 (4.95%) SDLC
16 52 (4.77%) Deployment Automation
17 49 (4.49%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 304 (27.86%) Java
2 234 (21.45%) Python
3 191 (17.51%) JavaScript
4 172 (15.77%) SQL
5 109 (9.99%) C#
6 108 (9.90%) PowerShell
7 79 (7.24%) Bash Shell
8 64 (5.87%) Java 8
9 57 (5.22%) Ruby
10 51 (4.67%) Scala
11 46 (4.22%) Go
12 32 (2.93%) PHP
13 29 (2.66%) TypeScript
14 23 (2.11%) Groovy
15 20 (1.83%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.56%) ES6
16 17 (1.56%) R
17 15 (1.37%) Perl
18 13 (1.19%) Kotlin
19 8 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 34 (3.12%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.02%) Degree
4 20 (1.83%) PMI Certification
4 20 (1.83%) PMP
5 14 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.19%) AWS Certification
7 9 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.82%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.37%) CCIE
11 3 (0.27%) MCSA
11 3 (0.27%) MCSE
11 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.27%) RHCE
12 2 (0.18%) CCNP
12 2 (0.18%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.21%) QA
2 6 (0.55%) PMO
3 4 (0.37%) GDPR
4 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.18%) PSD2
6 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.092%) MiFID
6 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 386 (35.38%) Docker
2 41 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.92%) HDFS
5 9 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.46%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.37%) Xen
8 3 (0.27%) Varnish
9 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.18%) etcd
9 2 (0.18%) Samba
9 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.18%) XenApp
10 1 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.092%) KVM
10 1 (0.092%) LXC
10 1 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.092%) vCloud
10 1 (0.092%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 357 (32.72%) Kubernetes
2 233 (21.36%) Terraform
3 199 (18.24%) Ansible
4 118 (10.82%) Puppet
5 79 (7.24%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (2.02%) Grafana
7 19 (1.74%) Kibana
8 17 (1.56%) Consul
9 16 (1.47%) Hadoop YARN
9 16 (1.47%) Packer
9 16 (1.47%) Prometheus
10 14 (1.28%) Mesos
11 11 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (0.82%) Marathon
12 9 (0.82%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.73%) Graphite
13 8 (0.73%) logstash
14 5 (0.46%) Fluentd
14 5 (0.46%) Nagios
15 4 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (7.88%) Microsoft
2 65 (5.96%) Google
3 45 (4.12%) Oracle
3 45 (4.12%) Splunk
4 22 (2.02%) Cloudera
5 20 (1.83%) Adobe
5 20 (1.83%) Informatica
6 19 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 18 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.37%) SAP
8 15 (1.37%) Tableau
9 14 (1.28%) hybris
10 13 (1.19%) Perforce
10 13 (1.19%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.10%) IBM
12 11 (1.01%) AppDynamics
12 11 (1.01%) New Relic
13 10 (0.92%) VMware
14 9 (0.82%) MuleSoft
14 9 (0.82%) ServiceNow