Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 19 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 +49
Contract jobs citing DevOps 951 614 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.25% 8.07% 5.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.72% 9.20% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 492 401
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £425 £408 £413
90th Percentile £713 £638 £650
London median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £60.00 - -
London median hourly rate £48.67 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +21.66% -20.00% +11.11%

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 8,112 6,674 7,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.45% 87.67% 87.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,311 5,086 5,815
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.82% +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 70 65
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.43 £30.44 £49.55
London median hourly rate £24.75 £24.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +3.13% +12.46% +8.24%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +4 676 £550 +4.76% 244
West End of London +7 49 £575 -2.13% 47
City of Westminster +6 28 £550 +4.76% 1
Southwark -14 3 £800 +62.44%
Camden -5 1 - -
DevOps
London

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 488 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (41.11%) Amazon AWS
3 374 (39.33%) Docker
4 306 (32.18%) Jenkins
4 306 (32.18%) Python
5 279 (29.34%) Java
6 237 (24.92%) Kubernetes
7 234 (24.61%) Git (software)
7 234 (24.61%) Linux
8 232 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
9 221 (23.24%) Ansible
10 213 (22.40%) Finance
11 204 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
12 193 (20.29%) TDD
13 186 (19.56%) Terraform
14 173 (18.19%) Puppet
15 166 (17.46%) Scrum
16 154 (16.19%) Ruby
17 153 (16.09%) Bash Shell
18 140 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
19 139 (14.62%) Banking
20 138 (14.51%) JavaScript
21 135 (14.20%) Microservices
22 119 (12.51%) Node.js
23 115 (12.09%) Configuration Management
24 108 (11.36%) C#
25 106 (11.15%) Test Automation
26 98 (10.30%) BDD
27 93 (9.78%) Windows
28 92 (9.67%) E-Commerce

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 52 (5.47%) Cloud Foundry
2 48 (5.05%) Confluence
3 28 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (2.21%) Apache Spark
5 20 (2.10%) nginx
6 18 (1.89%) Apache
6 18 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 16 (1.68%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (0.95%) IIS
10 7 (0.74%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.63%) CMS
12 5 (0.53%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.42%) Ethereum
13 4 (0.42%) Jetty
14 3 (0.32%) Hyperledger
14 3 (0.32%) JBoss
14 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.11%) InVision
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.68%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.74%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.11%) Summit
5 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 391 (41.11%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (9.36%) GitHub
4 73 (7.68%) PaaS
5 63 (6.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 55 (5.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 55 (5.78%) IaaS
7 54 (5.68%) Amazon S3
8 53 (5.57%) Amazon EC2
9 35 (3.68%) npm
10 34 (3.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 33 (3.47%) SaaS
12 30 (3.15%) Serverless
13 27 (2.84%) Heroku
14 26 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
14 26 (2.73%) IBM Cloud
15 25 (2.63%) Route 53
16 24 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 21 (2.21%) Amazon ELB
18 20 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.15%) Firewall
2 24 (2.52%) DNS
3 21 (2.21%) HTTP
4 16 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.47%) SSL
6 12 (1.26%) VPN
7 8 (0.84%) Network Security
8 7 (0.74%) SMTP
9 6 (0.63%) DHCP
9 6 (0.63%) FTP
9 6 (0.63%) IMAP
9 6 (0.63%) IPsec
9 6 (0.63%) OpenVPN
9 6 (0.63%) X.509
10 5 (0.53%) SSH
11 4 (0.42%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.42%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (0.32%) LAN
12 3 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.20%) MongoDB
2 57 (5.99%) MySQL
2 57 (5.99%) SQL Server
3 53 (5.57%) Big Data
3 53 (5.57%) NoSQL
4 38 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 31 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (3.15%) Blockchain
7 26 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
7 26 (2.73%) Redis
8 17 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (1.79%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.68%) Apache Hive
10 15 (1.58%) InfluxDB
10 15 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 13 (1.37%) Power BI
12 12 (1.26%) HBase
13 9 (0.95%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 306 (32.18%) Jenkins
2 234 (24.61%) Git (software)
3 88 (9.25%) JIRA
4 76 (7.99%) TeamCity
5 68 (7.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 61 (6.41%) Maven
7 48 (5.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 42 (4.42%) GitLab
9 41 (4.31%) Selenium
10 39 (4.10%) Visual Studio Team System
11 36 (3.79%) Visual Studio
12 34 (3.58%) SonarQube
13 32 (3.36%) Gerrit
14 31 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
15 29 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 29 (3.05%) Bitbucket
15 29 (3.05%) Cucumber
16 28 (2.94%) Ant
17 21 (2.21%) JUnit
18 20 (2.10%) webpack
General
1 213 (22.40%) Finance
2 139 (14.62%) Banking
3 42 (4.42%) Retail
4 17 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 13 (1.37%) Publishing
6 11 (1.16%) Law
7 8 (0.84%) Front Office
7 8 (0.84%) Games
7 8 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.63%) Marketing
8 6 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.53%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.42%) Advertising
11 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Automotive
12 2 (0.21%) Back Office
12 2 (0.21%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Danish Language
13 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 399 (41.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 234 (24.61%) Developer
3 122 (12.83%) AWS DevOps
4 107 (11.25%) AWS Engineer
5 94 (9.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 93 (9.78%) Java Developer
7 92 (9.67%) Senior DevOps
8 83 (8.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 69 (7.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 64 (6.73%) Azure DevOps
11 55 (5.78%) Architect
12 48 (5.05%) Azure Engineer
13 47 (4.94%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 46 (4.84%) Senior Developer
15 38 (4.00%) Consultant
16 33 (3.47%) Cloud Engineer
17 28 (2.94%) DevOps Consultant
18 25 (2.63%) .NET Developer
18 25 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
18 25 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (12.51%) Node.js
2 89 (9.36%) REST
3 87 (9.15%) .NET
4 84 (8.83%) HTML
5 81 (8.52%) Kafka
6 71 (7.47%) CSS
7 70 (7.36%) Web Services
8 68 (7.15%) React
9 65 (6.83%) JSON
10 62 (6.52%) HTML5
11 60 (6.31%) Spring
12 55 (5.78%) AngularJS
12 55 (5.78%) RESTful
13 40 (4.21%) CSS3
14 33 (3.47%) Elastic Stack
15 27 (2.84%) ASP.NET
16 26 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (2.73%) Sass
16 26 (2.73%) Spring Boot
17 24 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.10%) Fintech
2 46 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (4.10%) User Experience
4 38 (4.00%) iPad
5 24 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.21%) Device Driver
6 21 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 19 (2.00%) Virtual Team
8 18 (1.89%) Cloud Native
9 15 (1.58%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.58%) Fixed Income
9 15 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (1.47%) Reinsurance
11 13 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.16%) Data Centre
13 10 (1.05%) PKI
14 9 (0.95%) Private Cloud
15 8 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.84%) Equities
15 8 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 234 (24.61%) Linux
2 93 (9.78%) Windows
3 69 (7.26%) Unix
4 60 (6.31%) CentOS
5 46 (4.84%) Windows Server
6 40 (4.21%) Ubuntu
7 30 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (2.21%) Apple iOS
9 20 (2.10%) Android
10 6 (0.63%) DC/OS
10 6 (0.63%) VMS
10 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.42%) Debian
13 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.11%) Fedora
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
3 193 (20.29%) TDD
4 166 (17.46%) Scrum
5 135 (14.20%) Microservices
6 115 (12.09%) Configuration Management
7 106 (11.15%) Test Automation
8 98 (10.30%) BDD
9 92 (9.67%) E-Commerce
10 85 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 85 (8.94%) Kanban
11 66 (6.94%) Software Engineering
12 63 (6.62%) Analytics
13 61 (6.41%) Deployment Automation
14 48 (5.05%) MVC
15 47 (4.94%) Open Source
16 46 (4.84%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (4.42%) Migration
18 41 (4.31%) High Availability
19 39 (4.10%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 306 (32.18%) Python
2 279 (29.34%) Java
3 154 (16.19%) Ruby
4 153 (16.09%) Bash Shell
5 138 (14.51%) JavaScript
6 108 (11.36%) C#
7 81 (8.52%) SQL
8 77 (8.10%) PowerShell
9 73 (7.68%) Go
10 66 (6.94%) Groovy
11 61 (6.41%) Java 8
12 46 (4.84%) Scala
13 32 (3.36%) Shell Script
14 30 (3.15%) Perl
15 25 (2.63%) TypeScript
16 19 (2.00%) C++
17 15 (1.58%) PHP
18 9 (0.95%) C
18 9 (0.95%) Kotlin
18 9 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 56 (5.89%) Security Cleared
2 37 (3.89%) SC Cleared
3 35 (3.68%) Degree
4 33 (3.47%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.05%) CISSP
6 9 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.84%) ISEB
7 8 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
8 7 (0.74%) CISA
8 7 (0.74%) CSSLP
8 7 (0.74%) GIAC
8 7 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (0.74%) OSCP
9 6 (0.63%) CEH
9 6 (0.63%) SANS
10 4 (0.42%) CCNA
10 4 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.42%) CISM
10 4 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.32%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.15%) GCP
2 46 (4.84%) QA
3 11 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.74%) COBIT
5 4 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.32%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.21%) GDPR
8 1 (0.11%) PMO
8 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 374 (39.33%) Docker
2 31 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.16%) HDFS
5 10 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.63%) KVM
7 6 (0.63%) Varnish
7 6 (0.63%) vCloud
8 5 (0.53%) Ceph
8 5 (0.53%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.32%) Xen
11 2 (0.21%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.11%) Gluster
12 1 (0.11%) iptables
12 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.11%) pfSense
12 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 237 (24.92%) Kubernetes
2 221 (23.24%) Ansible
3 186 (19.56%) Terraform
4 173 (18.19%) Puppet
5 140 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (4.42%) Mesos
7 41 (4.31%) Grafana
8 39 (4.10%) Prometheus
9 36 (3.79%) Nagios
10 32 (3.36%) Consul
11 29 (3.05%) Kibana
12 22 (2.31%) logstash
13 21 (2.21%) Icinga
14 18 (1.89%) Packer
15 17 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
16 16 (1.68%) ZABBIX
17 10 (1.05%) Salt
18 9 (0.95%) Pingdom
18 9 (0.95%) Uchiwa
19 7 (0.74%) Rancher
Vendors
1 71 (7.47%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.78%) Google
3 44 (4.63%) Red Hat
4 42 (4.42%) Splunk
5 40 (4.21%) New Relic
6 29 (3.05%) IBM
7 27 (2.84%) Oracle
8 26 (2.73%) VMware
9 21 (2.21%) Atlassian
10 20 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (1.68%) Adobe
11 16 (1.68%) AppDynamics
12 12 (1.26%) hybris
13 10 (1.05%) Cloudera
13 10 (1.05%) PagerDuty
13 10 (1.05%) Tableau
14 9 (0.95%) MuleSoft
14 9 (0.95%) Progress
14 9 (0.95%) SaltStack
15 8 (0.84%) SAP