Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 17 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +45
Contract jobs citing DevOps 1,023 724 694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 11.16% 8.52% 8.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.72% 9.59% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 593 559
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £425 £419 £413
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £48.75 £40.00 £61.13
% change year-on-year +21.88% -34.56% +1.88%

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 8,041 7,551 7,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.72% 88.90% 88.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,248 5,864 5,622
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 78 64
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.38 £34.55 £53.54
London median hourly rate £23.07 £22.50 £21.77
% change year-on-year +2.51% +3.38% +8.83%

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 November 2018.

Contractor daily 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 November 2018. 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 +6 734 £550 - 295
West End of London +3 82 £561 +2.05% 44
Southwark -2 67 £575 +4.55%
City of Westminster +3 32 £550 +4.76%
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £550 -
DevOps
London

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 531 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (39.20%) Amazon AWS
3 397 (38.81%) Docker
4 342 (33.43%) Java
5 299 (29.23%) Kubernetes
6 297 (29.03%) Finance
7 290 (28.35%) Terraform
8 288 (28.15%) Python
9 277 (27.08%) Jenkins
10 257 (25.12%) Linux
11 234 (22.87%) Microsoft Azure
12 227 (22.19%) Ansible
13 211 (20.63%) TDD
14 183 (17.89%) JavaScript
15 170 (16.62%) Continuous Integration
16 166 (16.23%) Microservices
17 155 (15.15%) Git (software)
18 151 (14.76%) Opscode Chef
19 150 (14.66%) Banking
19 150 (14.66%) Scrum
20 139 (13.59%) Puppet
21 127 (12.41%) Spring
22 125 (12.22%) Bash Shell
23 114 (11.14%) SQL
24 111 (10.85%) Windows
24 111 (10.85%) Maven
25 109 (10.65%) Ruby
25 109 (10.65%) Node.js
26 106 (10.36%) BDD
27 103 (10.07%) Continuous Delivery

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 57 (5.57%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (4.01%) Confluence
3 30 (2.93%) Apache Spark
4 23 (2.25%) Apache
5 21 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 19 (1.86%) IIS
7 18 (1.76%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.56%) WordPress
9 14 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (0.78%) nginx
11 6 (0.59%) CMS
12 5 (0.49%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.39%) SAS
13 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.29%) JBoss
14 3 (0.29%) Mule
14 3 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.20%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.47%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.098%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 401 (39.20%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (22.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (7.04%) GitHub
4 65 (6.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 57 (5.57%) PaaS
6 47 (4.59%) IaaS
7 41 (4.01%) AWS CloudFormation
8 35 (3.42%) Amazon S3
8 35 (3.42%) SaaS
9 32 (3.13%) Serverless
10 30 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (2.64%) AWS Lambda
12 23 (2.25%) npm
13 20 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (1.66%) Datadog
14 17 (1.66%) Heroku
15 16 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
16 15 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
17 13 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
17 13 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.15%) HTTP
2 19 (1.86%) Firewall
3 12 (1.17%) DNS
4 7 (0.68%) SSL
4 7 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.68%) VPN
5 5 (0.49%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.49%) LAN
5 5 (0.49%) Network Security
6 4 (0.39%) Internet
6 4 (0.39%) SSH
6 4 (0.39%) WAN
7 3 (0.29%) AMQP
7 3 (0.29%) DHCP
7 3 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.29%) IPsec
8 2 (0.20%) FTP
8 2 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.20%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 84 (8.21%) NoSQL
3 62 (6.06%) Redis
4 57 (5.57%) SQL Server
5 54 (5.28%) MySQL
6 51 (4.99%) Big Data
7 47 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 41 (4.01%) Hadoop
9 35 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (2.54%) Blockchain
11 23 (2.25%) InfluxDB
12 22 (2.15%) Riak
13 16 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 16 (1.56%) Relational Database
14 11 (1.08%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.98%) Power BI
16 9 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (0.88%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
17 8 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 277 (27.08%) Jenkins
2 155 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 111 (10.85%) Maven
4 87 (8.50%) JIRA
5 62 (6.06%) Selenium
6 51 (4.99%) TeamCity
7 39 (3.81%) Gradle
7 39 (3.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 37 (3.62%) Bitbucket
9 34 (3.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 30 (2.93%) GitLab
10 30 (2.93%) Visual Studio Team System
11 29 (2.83%) Cucumber
12 28 (2.74%) JUnit
13 27 (2.64%) gulp
14 26 (2.54%) Grunt
15 25 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (1.96%) Artifactory
17 18 (1.76%) webpack
18 17 (1.66%) SonarQube
General
1 297 (29.03%) Finance
2 150 (14.66%) Banking
3 24 (2.35%) Retail
4 18 (1.76%) Financial Institution
5 13 (1.27%) Games
5 13 (1.27%) Publishing
6 12 (1.17%) Front Office
6 12 (1.17%) Law
6 12 (1.17%) Marketing
7 9 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.59%) Billing
8 6 (0.59%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.49%) Advertising
9 5 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.39%) Legal
11 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.20%) Back Office
12 2 (0.20%) Danish Language
12 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 440 (43.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 294 (28.74%) Developer
3 145 (14.17%) Java Developer
4 116 (11.34%) AWS DevOps
5 109 (10.65%) AWS Engineer
6 101 (9.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 91 (8.90%) Senior DevOps
8 87 (8.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 78 (7.62%) Azure DevOps
10 70 (6.84%) Azure Engineer
11 66 (6.45%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 62 (6.06%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 62 (6.06%) Senior Developer
13 59 (5.77%) Architect
14 49 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
14 49 (4.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 45 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
16 44 (4.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 37 (3.62%) Cloud Engineer
18 32 (3.13%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (12.41%) Spring
2 109 (10.65%) Node.js
3 96 (9.38%) Kafka
3 96 (9.38%) Spring Boot
4 89 (8.70%) .NET
5 82 (8.02%) REST
6 78 (7.62%) React
7 77 (7.53%) HTML
8 76 (7.43%) RESTful
9 75 (7.33%) CSS
10 72 (7.04%) AngularJS
11 55 (5.38%) Hibernate
11 55 (5.38%) JSON
12 54 (5.28%) Web Services
13 53 (5.18%) HTML5
14 42 (4.11%) Elastic Stack
15 40 (3.91%) X-Windows
16 38 (3.71%) CSS3
16 38 (3.71%) RabbitMQ
17 36 (3.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.92%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 37 (3.62%) Fintech
4 36 (3.52%) User Experience
5 30 (2.93%) iPad
6 29 (2.83%) Cloud Native
7 26 (2.54%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.37%) Algorithms
10 14 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.08%) Device Driver
13 10 (0.98%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.88%) Hedge funds
15 8 (0.78%) Derivative
16 7 (0.68%) Blog
16 7 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 257 (25.12%) Linux
2 111 (10.85%) Windows
3 74 (7.23%) Windows Server
4 68 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (4.99%) Unix
6 24 (2.35%) CentOS
7 20 (1.96%) Android
7 20 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.86%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.39%) VMS
11 3 (0.29%) Debian
12 2 (0.20%) Mesosphere
12 2 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.098%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.098%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.098%) Fedora
13 1 (0.098%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.098%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.098%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (20.63%) TDD
3 170 (16.62%) Continuous Integration
4 166 (16.23%) Microservices
5 150 (14.66%) Scrum
6 106 (10.36%) BDD
7 103 (10.07%) Continuous Delivery
8 92 (8.99%) Configuration Management
9 90 (8.80%) Test Automation
10 84 (8.21%) E-Commerce
11 80 (7.82%) Kanban
12 70 (6.84%) Open Source
13 63 (6.16%) Software Engineering
14 58 (5.67%) Analytics
15 53 (5.18%) Deployment Automation
15 53 (5.18%) Problem-Solving
16 51 (4.99%) Migration
17 46 (4.50%) Front End Development
18 42 (4.11%) Continuous Deployment
19 40 (3.91%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 342 (33.43%) Java
2 288 (28.15%) Python
3 183 (17.89%) JavaScript
4 125 (12.22%) Bash Shell
5 114 (11.14%) SQL
6 109 (10.65%) Ruby
7 95 (9.29%) Java 8
8 93 (9.09%) C#
9 80 (7.82%) PowerShell
10 57 (5.57%) Go
11 48 (4.69%) Scala
12 40 (3.91%) Groovy
13 23 (2.25%) Perl
14 22 (2.15%) PHP
15 18 (1.76%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.37%) TypeScript
17 10 (0.98%) R
18 8 (0.78%) ES6
18 8 (0.78%) T-SQL
19 7 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (4.99%) Degree
2 36 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.96%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.39%) CISM
7 4 (0.39%) CISSP
7 4 (0.39%) ISEB
8 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.20%) CCNA
9 2 (0.20%) CCSA
9 2 (0.20%) CISA
9 2 (0.20%) CISMP
9 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (0.20%) ISSMP
9 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.42%) QA
2 12 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.29%) GDPR
4 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.29%) PMO
4 3 (0.29%) PSD2
4 3 (0.29%) SLA
4 3 (0.29%) WAI
5 2 (0.20%) COBIT
5 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.098%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.098%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.098%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 397 (38.81%) Docker
2 68 (6.65%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.59%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.59%) HDFS
6 5 (0.49%) Varnish
7 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.29%) Xen
9 2 (0.20%) KVM
9 2 (0.20%) pfSense
10 1 (0.098%) NFS
10 1 (0.098%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.098%) Samba
10 1 (0.098%) vCloud
10 1 (0.098%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 299 (29.23%) Kubernetes
2 290 (28.35%) Terraform
3 227 (22.19%) Ansible
4 151 (14.76%) Opscode Chef
5 139 (13.59%) Puppet
6 36 (3.52%) Packer
7 35 (3.42%) Kibana
8 33 (3.23%) Nagios
8 33 (3.23%) Prometheus
9 32 (3.13%) logstash
10 29 (2.83%) Grafana
11 24 (2.35%) Consul
12 22 (2.15%) Mesos
12 22 (2.15%) ZABBIX
13 13 (1.27%) Pingdom
14 12 (1.17%) Uchiwa
15 11 (1.08%) Icinga
15 11 (1.08%) Salt
16 9 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
16 9 (0.88%) linkerd
Vendors
1 74 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.67%) Google
3 43 (4.20%) Oracle
4 36 (3.52%) Red Hat
5 34 (3.32%) Splunk
6 33 (3.23%) New Relic
7 25 (2.44%) IBM
8 17 (1.66%) VMware
9 16 (1.56%) PagerDuty
9 16 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.37%) Adobe
11 13 (1.27%) hybris
11 13 (1.27%) Tableau
12 12 (1.17%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.98%) Alteryx
13 10 (0.98%) SAP
13 10 (0.98%) ServiceNow
14 9 (0.88%) AppDynamics
14 9 (0.88%) MuleSoft
15 8 (0.78%) SaltStack