Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 11 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 0
Contract jobs citing DevOps 876 1,034 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 11.76% 11.23% 8.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.09% 12.71% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 806 600
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £425 £425 £419
90th Percentile £712 £675 £675
London median daily rate £563 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £63.25 - -
London median hourly rate £72.50 £48.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +48.72% +21.88% -34.56%

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 6,692 8,133 7,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 89.87% 88.33% 89.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,159 6,310 5,861
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 105 77
Central London median hourly rate £20.92 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.65% -3.75% +2.77%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.59 £13.36
90th Percentile £51.06 £33.45 £34.62
London median hourly rate £24.58 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.60% +4.44% +3.31%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +3 678 £563 +2.27% 287
Southwark +4 26 £502 -12.65% 1
City of Westminster -9 17 £550 -
West End of London -10 13 £600 +7.14%
Camden - 4 £563 -
DevOps
London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 416 (47.49%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (38.58%) Azure
3 331 (37.79%) AWS
4 258 (29.45%) Docker
5 240 (27.40%) Kubernetes
6 213 (24.32%) Python
7 202 (23.06%) Terraform
8 197 (22.49%) Java
9 188 (21.46%) Microservices
10 181 (20.66%) Linux
11 180 (20.55%) Jenkins
12 176 (20.09%) Finance
13 174 (19.86%) Ansible
14 161 (18.38%) SQL
15 147 (16.78%) JavaScript
16 140 (15.98%) Scrum
17 135 (15.41%) .NET
17 135 (15.41%) Git (software)
18 126 (14.38%) C#
18 126 (14.38%) TDD
19 114 (13.01%) GCP
20 105 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
21 100 (11.42%) JIRA
22 99 (11.30%) Infrastructure as Code
23 98 (11.19%) Test Automation
24 96 (10.96%) Puppet
25 94 (10.73%) Microsoft
26 93 (10.62%) SQL Server
27 88 (10.05%) Node.js
28 73 (8.33%) Opscode Chef

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 50 (5.71%) Confluence
2 31 (3.54%) Apache Spark
3 20 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.71%) OpenStack
5 12 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.14%) Apache
6 10 (1.14%) IIS
7 6 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.57%) nginx
9 4 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.46%) CMS
9 4 (0.46%) Luigi
9 4 (0.46%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.34%) JBoss
10 3 (0.34%) Mule
11 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.34%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.23%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.23%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 338 (38.58%) Azure
2 331 (37.79%) AWS
3 114 (13.01%) GCP
4 58 (6.62%) Serverless
5 45 (5.14%) GitHub
6 44 (5.02%) AWS Lambda
7 41 (4.68%) Amazon S3
8 38 (4.34%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 36 (4.11%) PaaS
10 29 (3.31%) IaaS
11 26 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
11 26 (2.97%) Power Platform
12 24 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 23 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
13 23 (2.63%) OpenShift
14 19 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
15 16 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
15 16 (1.83%) Route 53
16 15 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.63%) Firewall
2 21 (2.40%) DNS
3 15 (1.71%) Internet
3 15 (1.71%) VPN
4 9 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.91%) DHCP
6 6 (0.68%) FTP
6 6 (0.68%) HTTP
7 5 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.57%) Network Security
7 5 (0.57%) SSL
7 5 (0.57%) WAN
8 3 (0.34%) IPsec
8 3 (0.34%) NAS
8 3 (0.34%) SAN
9 2 (0.23%) BGP
9 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.23%) OSPF
9 2 (0.23%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 2 (0.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 61 (6.96%) NoSQL
3 50 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 48 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 46 (5.25%) Big Data
6 34 (3.88%) MySQL
7 30 (3.42%) Hadoop
8 28 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.97%) MongoDB
9 26 (2.97%) Power BI
10 23 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (2.28%) Redis
12 18 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.83%) Apache Hive
13 16 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (1.71%) Data Lake
15 14 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (1.48%) RDBMS
17 12 (1.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 180 (20.55%) Jenkins
2 135 (15.41%) Git (software)
3 100 (11.42%) JIRA
4 37 (4.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 37 (4.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 32 (3.65%) Maven
6 28 (3.20%) Bitbucket
7 27 (3.08%) Cucumber
7 27 (3.08%) TeamCity
8 26 (2.97%) Selenium
9 21 (2.40%) JUnit
10 20 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
10 20 (2.28%) Travis CI
11 17 (1.94%) CircleCI
12 16 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (1.83%) Visual Studio
13 15 (1.71%) Subversion
14 12 (1.37%) Gradle
14 12 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.26%) WebDriver
General
1 176 (20.09%) Finance
2 65 (7.42%) Banking
3 21 (2.40%) Retail
4 20 (2.28%) Public Sector
5 19 (2.17%) Front Office
6 17 (1.94%) Law
7 16 (1.83%) Games
8 13 (1.48%) Advertising
9 9 (1.03%) Marketing
9 9 (1.03%) Publishing
10 8 (0.91%) Legal
11 7 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.68%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.34%) Billing
15 2 (0.23%) Back Office
15 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 299 (34.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 241 (27.51%) Developer
3 96 (10.96%) Azure DevOps
4 85 (9.70%) AWS DevOps
5 82 (9.36%) Azure Engineer
6 79 (9.02%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 74 (8.45%) AWS Engineer
8 68 (7.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 59 (6.74%) Architect
10 54 (6.16%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 53 (6.05%) .NET Developer
12 43 (4.91%) Java Developer
13 38 (4.34%) Senior DevOps
14 36 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
15 35 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
16 34 (3.88%) Angular Developer
17 33 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 29 (3.31%) Data Engineer
18 29 (3.31%) React Developer
18 29 (3.31%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (15.41%) .NET
2 88 (10.05%) Node.js
3 72 (8.22%) Web Services
4 67 (7.65%) CSS
4 67 (7.65%) RESTful
5 65 (7.42%) Kafka
6 63 (7.19%) REST
7 62 (7.08%) AngularJS
8 61 (6.96%) React
9 57 (6.51%) HTML
10 55 (6.28%) Spring
11 48 (5.48%) ASP.NET
12 38 (4.34%) JSON
13 31 (3.54%) .NET Framework
14 28 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (2.97%) Entity Framework
16 25 (2.85%) HTML5
16 25 (2.85%) RabbitMQ
17 23 (2.63%) .NET Core
18 22 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.19%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (3.42%) Public Cloud
3 24 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (1.60%) Cloud Native
4 14 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 14 (1.60%) User Experience
5 13 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.37%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
9 8 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.80%) PKI
11 6 (0.68%) Blog
11 6 (0.68%) Derivative
11 6 (0.68%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.57%) Replication
13 4 (0.46%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 181 (20.66%) Linux
2 55 (6.28%) Windows
3 44 (5.02%) Unix
4 31 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (1.94%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.37%) Android
6 12 (1.37%) CentOS
7 8 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.80%) Debian
9 6 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.68%) Solaris
10 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.46%) VMS
11 2 (0.23%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (47.49%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (21.46%) Microservices
3 140 (15.98%) Scrum
4 126 (14.38%) TDD
5 105 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
6 99 (11.30%) Infrastructure as Code
7 98 (11.19%) Test Automation
8 69 (7.88%) Configuration Management
8 69 (7.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 66 (7.53%) Migration
10 59 (6.74%) BDD
11 58 (6.62%) Kanban
12 56 (6.39%) MVC
13 53 (6.05%) Software Engineering
14 52 (5.94%) Analytics
15 51 (5.82%) Fintech
16 46 (5.25%) Open Source
17 44 (5.02%) E-Commerce
18 40 (4.57%) Pair Programming
19 39 (4.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 213 (24.32%) Python
2 197 (22.49%) Java
3 161 (18.38%) SQL
4 147 (16.78%) JavaScript
5 126 (14.38%) C#
6 63 (7.19%) Ruby
7 58 (6.62%) PowerShell
8 51 (5.82%) Bash Shell
9 40 (4.57%) Go
9 40 (4.57%) Scala
10 30 (3.42%) TypeScript
11 26 (2.97%) Perl
12 18 (2.05%) Java 8
13 15 (1.71%) Groovy
14 13 (1.48%) Apex Code
15 11 (1.26%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.14%) C++
17 9 (1.03%) ES6
17 9 (1.03%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.91%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 70 (7.99%) Security Cleared
2 45 (5.14%) SC Cleared
3 22 (2.51%) Degree
4 21 (2.40%) AWS Certification
5 17 (1.94%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.03%) RHCE
7 7 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.68%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.46%) CISSP
9 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.46%) PMP
10 3 (0.34%) ISEB
11 2 (0.23%) CCIE
11 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.23%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.23%) OSCP
11 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.54%) QA
2 11 (1.26%) GDPR
3 5 (0.57%) PMO
4 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.34%) SLA
6 2 (0.23%) NIST
6 2 (0.23%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) GxP
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 258 (29.45%) Docker
2 27 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.68%) HDFS
5 5 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.57%) vSphere
6 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.23%) etcd
7 2 (0.23%) Varnish
7 2 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Samba
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 240 (27.40%) Kubernetes
2 202 (23.06%) Terraform
3 174 (19.86%) Ansible
4 96 (10.96%) Puppet
5 73 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (2.28%) Consul
6 20 (2.28%) Packer
7 17 (1.94%) Prometheus
8 11 (1.26%) Hadoop YARN
9 10 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (1.14%) Mesos
10 9 (1.03%) Grafana
10 9 (1.03%) Kibana
11 8 (0.91%) Nagios
11 8 (0.91%) Salt
12 7 (0.80%) Rancher
12 7 (0.80%) Suricata
13 6 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
13 6 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.46%) logstash
Vendors
1 94 (10.73%) Microsoft
2 56 (6.39%) Google
3 37 (4.22%) Oracle
4 32 (3.65%) Splunk
5 31 (3.54%) Red Hat
6 24 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (2.51%) Atlassian
8 18 (2.05%) Tableau
9 15 (1.71%) New Relic
10 13 (1.48%) ServiceNow
11 10 (1.14%) Databricks
11 10 (1.14%) VMware
12 9 (1.03%) IBM
12 9 (1.03%) MuleSoft
13 8 (0.91%) Cloudera
13 8 (0.91%) SaltStack
14 7 (0.80%) Perforce
14 7 (0.80%) Qualys
14 7 (0.80%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.68%) Informatica