Period
to 25 June 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 25 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.

Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 204 230
Rank change year-on-year +24 +26 +3
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 98 99 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.16% 1.09% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.22% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 73 20
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £606
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.28% +10.23%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £475
90th Percentile £711 £675 £658
London median daily rate £575 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £67.50 - -

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 7,589 8,094 6,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 89.96% 88.76% 88.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,822 6,328 4,984
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.30% +5.68%
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% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 116 56
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.38 £16.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +14.24% -15.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.63
90th Percentile £54.85 £44.38 £28.93
London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £24.86
% change year-on-year +2.04% -1.45% +18.38%

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 25 June 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 25 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 +6 73 £575 +4.55% 16
West End of London +1 6 £500 -20.00%
Southwark - 6 £575 -
Camden +4 3 £500 -20.00%
City of Westminster - 3 £525 -
Infrastructure as Code
London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 77 (78.57%) DevOps
2 70 (71.43%) Terraform
3 48 (48.98%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (47.96%) Ansible
4 47 (47.96%) Linux
5 46 (46.94%) Kubernetes
6 44 (44.90%) Docker
6 44 (44.90%) Python
7 40 (40.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 28 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (26.53%) Puppet
11 25 (25.51%) Jenkins
12 24 (24.49%) Microservices
13 23 (23.47%) Windows
14 22 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (21.43%) Finance
16 20 (20.41%) Java
17 18 (18.37%) Google Cloud Platform
18 17 (17.35%) Configuration Management
19 16 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (16.33%) AWS CloudFormation
20 15 (15.31%) PowerShell
21 14 (14.29%) Serverless
22 13 (13.27%) Windows Server
22 13 (13.27%) Law
22 13 (13.27%) Kafka
22 13 (13.27%) Big Data
22 13 (13.27%) Open Source
23 12 (12.24%) Bash Shell

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 7 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.10%) IIS
3 4 (4.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) Confluence
4 1 (1.02%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 48 (48.98%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (40.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (18.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (16.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (14.29%) Serverless
6 12 (12.24%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (9.18%) PaaS
8 7 (7.14%) Datadog
8 7 (7.14%) IaaS
9 6 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (6.12%) Amazon S3
9 6 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (5.10%) GitHub
10 5 (5.10%) SaaS
10 5 (5.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (3.06%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (3.06%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (3.06%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (2.04%) Office 365
12 2 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) Firewall
2 7 (7.14%) DNS
3 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.06%) VPN
4 2 (2.04%) HTTP
4 2 (2.04%) NAS
4 2 (2.04%) SAN
5 1 (1.02%) BGP
5 1 (1.02%) DHCP
5 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.02%) OSPF
5 1 (1.02%) SSL
5 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) Big Data
2 10 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.16%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (6.12%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (5.10%) MySQL
5 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.08%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.08%) InfluxDB
6 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.08%) Redis
7 3 (3.06%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.04%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.04%) DB2
9 1 (1.02%) FoundationDB
Development Applications
1 25 (25.51%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.12%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (6.12%) TeamCity
4 6 (6.12%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (5.10%) GoCD
6 4 (4.08%) JIRA
7 3 (3.06%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.04%) CircleCI
8 2 (2.04%) GitLab
8 2 (2.04%) Maven
8 2 (2.04%) RStudio
8 2 (2.04%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.02%) gulp
9 1 (1.02%) MSI
9 1 (1.02%) Subversion
9 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (21.43%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Law
3 5 (5.10%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (65.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (20.41%) AWS Engineer
3 16 (16.33%) AWS DevOps
3 16 (16.33%) Azure DevOps
4 15 (15.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 15 (15.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 15 (15.31%) Azure Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (11.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 11 (11.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 10 (10.20%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 9 (9.18%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Architect
11 5 (5.10%) Consultant
11 5 (5.10%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) Python Engineer
12 4 (4.08%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) Kafka
2 10 (10.20%) X-Windows
3 6 (6.12%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (6.12%) Web Services
4 5 (5.10%) Node.js
4 5 (5.10%) Redux
4 5 (5.10%) Swagger
5 4 (4.08%) .NET
5 4 (4.08%) JSON
6 3 (3.06%) GraphQL
6 3 (3.06%) gRPC
6 3 (3.06%) Memcached
6 3 (3.06%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.06%) React Native
6 3 (3.06%) REST
6 3 (3.06%) RESTful
6 3 (3.06%) Spring
6 3 (3.06%) Spring Boot
7 2 (2.04%) React
7 2 (2.04%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Social Media
2 5 (5.10%) Clustering
3 4 (4.08%) Blog
3 4 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.06%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.06%) Wiki
5 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.04%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) Replication
5 2 (2.04%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.02%) PKI
6 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.02%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 47 (47.96%) Linux
2 23 (23.47%) Windows
3 16 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (13.27%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.08%) Unix
6 3 (3.06%) Android
6 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.06%) Solaris
7 2 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.02%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (78.57%) DevOps
2 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.49%) Microservices
4 22 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (17.35%) Configuration Management
6 13 (13.27%) Open Source
7 11 (11.22%) Migration
7 11 (11.22%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.20%) Scrum
9 9 (9.18%) Machine Learning
10 8 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (7.14%) Data Science
11 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (6.12%) Build Automation
12 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.12%) Fintech
12 6 (6.12%) Information Security
12 6 (6.12%) Kanban
12 6 (6.12%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 5 (5.10%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.90%) Python
2 20 (20.41%) Java
3 15 (15.31%) PowerShell
4 12 (12.24%) Bash Shell
5 9 (9.18%) Ruby
6 7 (7.14%) Go
6 7 (7.14%) SQL
7 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.10%) C#
8 5 (5.10%) Scala
9 4 (4.08%) Java 8
9 4 (4.08%) Perl
10 3 (3.06%) C++
10 3 (3.06%) PHP
11 2 (2.04%) ES6
11 2 (2.04%) R
12 1 (1.02%) Clojure
12 1 (1.02%) ClojureScript
12 1 (1.02%) Java 9
12 1 (1.02%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (1.02%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 44 (44.90%) Docker
2 12 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.04%) etcd
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 70 (71.43%) Terraform
2 47 (47.96%) Ansible
3 46 (46.94%) Kubernetes
4 28 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (26.53%) Puppet
6 7 (7.14%) Kibana
6 7 (7.14%) Prometheus
7 6 (6.12%) Consul
7 6 (6.12%) logstash
8 5 (5.10%) Grafana
9 4 (4.08%) collectd
9 4 (4.08%) Fluentd
9 4 (4.08%) Graphite
9 4 (4.08%) Mesos
9 4 (4.08%) Packer
9 4 (4.08%) StatsD
10 3 (3.06%) Marathon
10 3 (3.06%) ZABBIX
11 2 (2.04%) Istio
12 1 (1.02%) linkerd
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Google
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle
3 4 (4.08%) PagerDuty
3 4 (4.08%) Palo Alto
3 4 (4.08%) SaltStack
4 3 (3.06%) Citrix
4 3 (3.06%) IBM
4 3 (3.06%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.04%) EMC
5 2 (2.04%) HP
5 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.04%) Sybase
5 2 (2.04%) Veritas
5 2 (2.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.02%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.02%) hybris
6 1 (1.02%) New Relic
6 1 (1.02%) Splunk