Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 179 226
Rank change year-on-year +77 +47 +1
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 104 118 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.01% 1.31% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.46% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 88 49
Median daily rate £575 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £463 £450 £425
90th Percentile £707 £688 £588
London median daily rate £575 £575 £550
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -0.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £67.50 -
% change year-on-year -48.15% - -

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 4,510 8,086 8,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.18% 89.92% 89.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,246 6,130 6,428
Median daily rate £511 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £318 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
London median daily rate £520 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +1.46% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 69 111
Median hourly rate £32.51 £21.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.22% - +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.76 £12.49
90th Percentile £52.25 £42.20 £48.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.53 £24.00
% change year-on-year +31.93% +10.54% -4.00%

Infrastructure as Code
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Infrastructure as Code as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure as Code in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure as Code in Central London

Infrastructure as Code
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure as Code in Central London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +64 88 £588 +2.17% 45
City of Westminster +19 2 £750 +42.86%
Infrastructure as Code
London

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 90 (86.54%) DevOps
2 76 (73.08%) Terraform
3 61 (58.65%) Kubernetes
4 54 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (46.15%) AWS
6 46 (44.23%) Docker
7 44 (42.31%) Linux
8 40 (38.46%) Ansible
8 40 (38.46%) Jenkins
9 38 (36.54%) Python
10 31 (29.81%) Git (software)
11 26 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (24.04%) Amazon EC2
13 24 (23.08%) Public Sector
14 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
14 23 (22.12%) JIRA
15 22 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
16 21 (20.19%) Confluence
16 21 (20.19%) Ruby
17 20 (19.23%) Java
18 19 (18.27%) Finance
18 19 (18.27%) Bash Shell
19 18 (17.31%) Packer
19 18 (17.31%) Azure
20 17 (16.35%) Go
20 17 (16.35%) Istio
21 14 (13.46%) Microservices
21 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
21 14 (13.46%) Serverless
22 13 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation

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 21 (20.19%) Confluence
2 6 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 48 (46.15%) AWS
2 25 (24.04%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (17.31%) Azure
4 14 (13.46%) Serverless
5 13 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (11.54%) Amazon S3
7 11 (10.58%) Amazon EKS
7 11 (10.58%) GCP
7 11 (10.58%) OpenShift
8 10 (9.62%) GitHub
9 9 (8.65%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (8.65%) PaaS
10 8 (7.69%) Route 53
11 7 (6.73%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (6.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (4.81%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (4.81%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (3.85%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (3.85%) IaaS
14 3 (2.88%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) DNS
1 8 (7.69%) Firewall
2 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.85%) HTTP
3 4 (3.85%) VPN
4 3 (2.88%) SSL
5 2 (1.92%) DHCP
5 2 (1.92%) Internet
5 2 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.92%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.96%) LAN
6 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (6.73%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.81%) Redis
4 3 (2.88%) MySQL
5 2 (1.92%) Big Data
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Ignite
6 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.96%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.96%) Flink
6 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.96%) Parquet
6 1 (0.96%) Power BI
6 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 31 (29.81%) Git (software)
3 23 (22.12%) JIRA
4 4 (3.85%) CircleCI
4 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.88%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.92%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.92%) GitLab
7 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.96%) JUnit
7 1 (0.96%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.96%) Maven
7 1 (0.96%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.96%) Subversion
7 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.96%) Terragrunt
General
1 24 (23.08%) Public Sector
2 19 (18.27%) Finance
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Legal
3 1 (0.96%) Retail
3 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (58.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (18.27%) AWS DevOps
3 17 (16.35%) AWS Engineer
4 16 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 15 (14.42%) Platform Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (4.81%) Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Python Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Architect
10 3 (2.88%) Lead DevOps
10 3 (2.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 2 (1.92%) AWS Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (1.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) .NET
2 4 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (3.85%) Kafka
2 4 (3.85%) Web Services
3 3 (2.88%) YAML
4 2 (1.92%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.92%) JSON
4 2 (1.92%) Node.js
4 2 (1.92%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.96%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.96%) Django
5 1 (0.96%) Flask
5 1 (0.96%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (0.96%) Pandas
5 1 (0.96%) scikit-learn
5 1 (0.96%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.96%) Spring
5 1 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.96%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Cloud Native
2 8 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.88%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.88%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (42.31%) Linux
2 8 (7.69%) Windows
3 6 (5.77%) Unix
4 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.92%) Android
5 2 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (0.96%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (86.54%) DevOps
2 54 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (13.46%) Microservices
6 12 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 8 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.69%) High Availability
8 7 (6.73%) Dashboard Development
8 7 (6.73%) Migration
8 7 (6.73%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (6.73%) Pair Programming
8 7 (6.73%) TDD
9 6 (5.77%) Analytics
9 6 (5.77%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (5.77%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 6 (5.77%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (4.81%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (4.81%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.54%) Python
2 21 (20.19%) Ruby
3 20 (19.23%) Java
4 19 (18.27%) Bash Shell
5 17 (16.35%) Go
6 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
7 12 (11.54%) PowerShell
8 9 (8.65%) Groovy
9 8 (7.69%) C#
10 7 (6.73%) Scala
11 6 (5.77%) SQL
12 4 (3.85%) Perl
12 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.88%) R
14 1 (0.96%) C
14 1 (0.96%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (0.96%) CISSP
4 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.96%) MCP
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) NIST
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 46 (44.23%) Docker
2 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.96%) zsh
Systems Management
1 76 (73.08%) Terraform
2 61 (58.65%) Kubernetes
3 40 (38.46%) Ansible
4 18 (17.31%) Packer
5 17 (16.35%) Istio
6 13 (12.50%) Puppet
7 9 (8.65%) Prometheus
8 6 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (3.85%) Kibana
9 4 (3.85%) Salt
10 3 (2.88%) Graphite
11 2 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.92%) Grafana
11 2 (1.92%) Nagios
12 1 (0.96%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.88%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.88%) Lets Encrypt
4 2 (1.92%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.96%) Cadence
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco
5 1 (0.96%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.96%) F5
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle
5 1 (0.96%) PagerDuty
5 1 (0.96%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.96%) Splunk
5 1 (0.96%) Sybase
5 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.96%) VMware