Period
to 14 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Infrastructure as Code skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure as Code over the 6 months to 14 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.

Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
London > Central London
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 183 251
Rank change year-on-year +43 +68 -32
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 116 123 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.55% 1.34% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.51% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 97 24
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.02% -1.19%
10th Percentile £475 £490 £416
90th Percentile £710 £663 £638
London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Infrastructure as Code 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 6,728 8,123 7,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 90.01% 88.18% 89.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,200 6,320 5,904
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £320
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 109 79
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% - -
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.31 £13.31
90th Percentile £50.86 £33.15 £34.49
London median hourly rate £24.10 £22.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.10% +1.91% +3.73%

Infrastructure as Code
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure as Code in Central London

Infrastructure as Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure as Code in Central London

Infrastructure as Code
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure as Code in Central London over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure as Code in Central London

Infrastructure as Code
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 Infrastructure as Code within the Central London region over the 6 months to 14 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 +34 92 £575 +4.55% 35
Southwark +12 8 £500 -13.04%
West End of London +17 3 £500 -20.00%
Camden +5 3 £500 -20.00%
City of Westminster - 1 £425 -
Infrastructure as Code
London

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 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 Infrastructure as Code.

1 100 (86.21%) DevOps
2 74 (63.79%) Terraform
3 64 (55.17%) AWS
4 60 (51.72%) Kubernetes
5 51 (43.97%) Linux
6 49 (42.24%) Docker
7 48 (41.38%) Ansible
8 42 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (35.34%) Azure
10 39 (33.62%) Python
11 32 (27.59%) Microservices
12 31 (26.72%) Jenkins
13 28 (24.14%) Puppet
14 26 (22.41%) GCP
15 25 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
17 22 (18.97%) Java
18 20 (17.24%) Configuration Management
19 16 (13.79%) Finance
20 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
20 14 (12.07%) Firewall
20 14 (12.07%) Continuous Delivery
20 14 (12.07%) Amazon EC2
21 13 (11.21%) AWS CloudFormation
21 13 (11.21%) .NET
21 13 (11.21%) Law
21 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
21 13 (11.21%) Greenfield Project
22 12 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 12 (10.34%) Amazon S3

Infrastructure as Code
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 8 (6.90%) Confluence
2 6 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.86%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 64 (55.17%) AWS
2 41 (35.34%) Azure
3 26 (22.41%) GCP
4 14 (12.07%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (11.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (10.34%) Amazon S3
7 11 (9.48%) Serverless
8 10 (8.62%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (8.62%) PaaS
9 9 (7.76%) GitHub
10 8 (6.90%) IaaS
11 6 (5.17%) Route 53
12 5 (4.31%) AWS CodePipeline
12 5 (4.31%) OpenShift
13 4 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (3.45%) Amazon Glacier
13 4 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (2.59%) Amazon EKS
14 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) Firewall
2 8 (6.90%) DNS
3 3 (2.59%) VPN
4 2 (1.72%) DHCP
4 2 (1.72%) NAS
4 2 (1.72%) SAN
4 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.86%) BGP
5 1 (0.86%) HTTP
5 1 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.86%) OSPF
5 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) Big Data
2 10 (8.62%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.45%) MySQL
3 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.72%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.72%) DB2
5 2 (1.72%) FoundationDB
5 2 (1.72%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.86%) Apache Ignite
6 1 (0.86%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.86%) Flink
6 1 (0.86%) Parquet
6 1 (0.86%) Redis
6 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (26.72%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (8.62%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.90%) JIRA
5 4 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.59%) SonarQube
6 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.72%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.72%) GitLab
7 2 (1.72%) RStudio
7 2 (1.72%) Subversion
8 1 (0.86%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.86%) GoCD
8 1 (0.86%) Maven
8 1 (0.86%) Snyk
8 1 (0.86%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 13 (11.21%) Law
3 5 (4.31%) Banking
4 4 (3.45%) Publishing
5 3 (2.59%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.59%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.86%) Billing
6 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (59.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (23.28%) AWS Engineer
3 25 (21.55%) AWS DevOps
4 22 (18.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 17 (14.66%) Azure DevOps
6 16 (13.79%) Azure Engineer
7 15 (12.93%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 14 (12.07%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 14 (12.07%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (8.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (6.03%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (5.17%) Architect
11 6 (5.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Operations Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) Senior DevOps
13 4 (3.45%) AWS Architect
13 4 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
13 4 (3.45%) Site Engineer
13 4 (3.45%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.21%) .NET
2 11 (9.48%) Kafka
3 8 (6.90%) Web Services
4 7 (6.03%) .NET Core
5 4 (3.45%) JSON
6 3 (2.59%) Spring
7 2 (1.72%) Node.js
7 2 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.72%) React
7 2 (1.72%) RESTful
7 2 (1.72%) Swagger
8 1 (0.86%) Django
8 1 (0.86%) Flask
8 1 (0.86%) NumPy
8 1 (0.86%) OAuth
8 1 (0.86%) OpenID
8 1 (0.86%) Pandas
8 1 (0.86%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.86%) SQLAlchemy
8 1 (0.86%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.03%) Cloud Native
2 7 (6.03%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (5.17%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.59%) Blog
4 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.59%) Social Media
5 2 (1.72%) Clustering
5 2 (1.72%) Replication
5 2 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.86%) iSeries
6 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.97%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.76%) Windows
4 8 (6.90%) Unix
5 4 (3.45%) Debian
6 3 (2.59%) Solaris
7 2 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.86%) Android
8 1 (0.86%) CentOS
8 1 (0.86%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (86.21%) DevOps
2 42 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (27.59%) Microservices
4 25 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 14 (12.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (10.34%) Analytics
8 9 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Automation
9 8 (6.90%) DevSecOps
9 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.90%) Open Source
9 8 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (6.90%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 7 (6.03%) Migration
10 7 (6.03%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.17%) Kanban
11 6 (5.17%) Machine Learning
11 6 (5.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.62%) Python
2 22 (18.97%) Java
3 11 (9.48%) Bash Shell
3 11 (9.48%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.76%) Go
4 9 (7.76%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.76%) Ruby
5 7 (6.03%) Perl
6 5 (4.31%) C#
7 4 (3.45%) Groovy
7 4 (3.45%) Scala
8 3 (2.59%) SQL
9 2 (1.72%) C
9 2 (1.72%) C++
9 2 (1.72%) Clojure
9 2 (1.72%) ClojureScript
9 2 (1.72%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.72%) R
10 1 (0.86%) ES6
10 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.72%) Degree
4 2 (1.72%) RHCE
5 1 (0.86%) MCP
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 49 (42.24%) Docker
2 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.86%) etcd
3 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (63.79%) Terraform
2 60 (51.72%) Kubernetes
3 48 (41.38%) Ansible
4 28 (24.14%) Puppet
5 24 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (6.90%) Prometheus
7 5 (4.31%) Packer
8 4 (3.45%) Consul
8 4 (3.45%) Kibana
9 3 (2.59%) Salt
10 2 (1.72%) Graphite
11 1 (0.86%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.86%) Grafana
11 1 (0.86%) Istio
11 1 (0.86%) linkerd
11 1 (0.86%) Nagios
11 1 (0.86%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.86%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.86%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.48%) Google
3 10 (8.62%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.31%) Palo Alto
5 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.59%) EMC
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle
6 2 (1.72%) Citrix
6 2 (1.72%) HP
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
6 2 (1.72%) Sybase
6 2 (1.72%) Veritas
6 2 (1.72%) VMware
7 1 (0.86%) NetApp
7 1 (0.86%) New Relic
7 1 (0.86%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.86%) Splunk
7 1 (0.86%) TOWER Software