Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 191 186
Rank change year-on-year +114 -5 +49
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 72 93 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.72% 1.11% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.23% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 71 85
Median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £425 £456 £468
90th Percentile £694 £713 £675
London median daily rate £550 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -1.79%
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 2,325 7,585 8,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.93% 90.25% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,599 5,919 6,325
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 82 120
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +11.41% +0.83%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.30 £13.25
90th Percentile £50.13 £56.50 £33.88
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £24.04
% change year-on-year +42.86% +1.91% +3.40%

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 10 August 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 10 August 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 +96 67 £554 -3.74% 26
Infrastructure as Code
London

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 56 (77.78%) DevOps
1 56 (77.78%) Terraform
2 38 (52.78%) Kubernetes
3 36 (50.00%) Ansible
4 35 (48.61%) AWS
5 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (41.67%) Linux
7 29 (40.28%) Docker
8 26 (36.11%) Python
9 25 (34.72%) Jenkins
10 22 (30.56%) Azure
11 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
12 20 (27.78%) Bash Shell
13 17 (23.61%) Finance
14 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (20.83%) JIRA
16 14 (19.44%) Microservices
16 14 (19.44%) Public Sector
17 13 (18.06%) Confluence
17 13 (18.06%) Amazon EC2
18 12 (16.67%) Puppet
18 12 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
18 12 (16.67%) Serverless
19 11 (15.28%) GCP
19 11 (15.28%) Packer
19 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
19 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
19 11 (15.28%) Java
20 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
20 10 (13.89%) AWS Lambda

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 13 (18.06%) Confluence
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) nginx
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (48.61%) AWS
2 22 (30.56%) Azure
3 13 (18.06%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (16.67%) Serverless
5 11 (15.28%) GCP
6 10 (13.89%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (13.89%) OpenShift
7 9 (12.50%) Amazon EKS
7 9 (12.50%) Amazon S3
8 7 (9.72%) GitHub
8 7 (9.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (6.94%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (4.17%) Route 53
13 2 (2.78%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 2 (2.78%) IaaS
13 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) DNS
1 3 (4.17%) Firewall
1 3 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.78%) OpenVPN
2 2 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (5.56%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.39%) Power BI
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.39%) Redis
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 25 (34.72%) Jenkins
2 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
3 15 (20.83%) JIRA
4 4 (5.56%) GitLab
5 3 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.17%) CircleCI
5 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.78%) JUnit
6 2 (2.78%) Liquibase
6 2 (2.78%) Maven
6 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.78%) Terragrunt
6 2 (2.78%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.39%) Gradle
7 1 (1.39%) Snyk
7 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 14 (19.44%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.17%) Electronics
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) International Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Local Government
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (61.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (13.89%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (6.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Site Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Migration Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Security Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) Kafka
3 3 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.17%) Spring Boot
4 2 (2.78%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.78%) CSS
4 2 (2.78%) HTML
4 2 (2.78%) JSON
4 2 (2.78%) LDAP
4 2 (2.78%) Web Services
4 2 (2.78%) YAML
5 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.39%) CSS3
5 1 (1.39%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.39%) Node.js
5 1 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Cloud Native
1 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Blog
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.39%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Unix
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Solaris
4 1 (1.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (77.78%) DevOps
2 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (19.44%) Microservices
5 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
6 10 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (9.72%) Migration
7 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 5 (6.94%) TDD
10 4 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (5.56%) High Availability
10 4 (5.56%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 4 (5.56%) Kanban
10 4 (5.56%) Open Source
10 4 (5.56%) Pair Programming
10 4 (5.56%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.56%) Scrum
10 4 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) Python
2 20 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 11 (15.28%) Java
4 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
5 9 (12.50%) Ruby
6 6 (8.33%) Go
7 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.56%) C#
8 4 (5.56%) SQL
9 3 (4.17%) Groovy
9 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.17%) Perl
10 2 (2.78%) C++
10 2 (2.78%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.39%) Java 8
11 1 (1.39%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.39%) Scala
11 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.78%) CISSP
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CISM
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) NIST
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 29 (40.28%) Docker
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) zsh
3 1 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 56 (77.78%) Terraform
2 38 (52.78%) Kubernetes
3 36 (50.00%) Ansible
4 12 (16.67%) Puppet
5 11 (15.28%) Packer
6 9 (12.50%) Istio
7 7 (9.72%) Prometheus
8 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (5.56%) Salt
10 3 (4.17%) Kibana
10 3 (4.17%) Rancher
11 2 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (2.78%) Grafana
11 2 (2.78%) Graphite
11 2 (2.78%) Nagios
12 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.17%) SaltStack
2 3 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) Sybase
3 2 (2.78%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.39%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.39%) Cadence
4 1 (1.39%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.39%) Google
4 1 (1.39%) Splunk
4 1 (1.39%) TIBCO