Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Azure DevOps was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Microsoft Azure DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 229 223
Rank change year-on-year +59 -6 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Azure DevOps 70 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.03% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.31% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 18 7
City of London median daily rate £550 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% -8.70%
10th Percentile £475 £414 £448
90th Percentile £588 £680 £595
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,477 6,677 5,853
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 94.40% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,059 5,308 4,649
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.32%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 91 65
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.52% -12.78%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.25 £12.81
90th Percentile £33.53 £31.00 £53.05
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.31% +6.47% -12.82%

Azure DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Azure DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure DevOps in the City of London

Azure DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure DevOps in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure DevOps in the City of London

Azure DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure DevOps in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure DevOps in the City of London

Azure DevOps
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure DevOps within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
London Bridge - 34 £575 -
Azure DevOps
Central London

Azure DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Azure DevOps contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Azure DevOps in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 70 (100.00%) DevOps
2 42 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 41 (58.57%) Windows
4 40 (57.14%) Linux
4 40 (57.14%) Terraform
5 38 (54.29%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (51.43%) Windows Server
7 35 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (50.00%) Finance
8 34 (48.57%) X-Windows
9 26 (37.14%) PowerShell
10 12 (17.14%) JSON
10 12 (17.14%) PaaS
11 11 (15.71%) IaaS
12 10 (14.29%) Ansible
12 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 10 (14.29%) SQL
13 9 (12.86%) Kubernetes
14 8 (11.43%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (10.00%) Docker
15 7 (10.00%) Analytics
15 7 (10.00%) High Availability
16 6 (8.57%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
16 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
16 6 (8.57%) JIRA
16 6 (8.57%) .NET

Azure DevOps Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (1.43%) Confluence
1 1 (1.43%) IIS
1 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 70 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.14%) PaaS
3 11 (15.71%) IaaS
4 8 (11.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (7.14%) Office 365
6 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.43%) Akamai
7 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.43%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.43%) GitHub
7 1 (1.43%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DNS
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (8.57%) JIRA
2 6 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
3 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio Code
5 2 (2.86%) git-flow
5 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.43%) GitLab
6 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.43%) Selenium
6 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Advertising
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (48.57%) X-Windows
2 12 (17.14%) JSON
3 6 (8.57%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.86%) Kafka
4 2 (2.86%) Node.js
4 2 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.43%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.43%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.43%) Fintech
2 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.43%) Robotics
2 1 (1.43%) Social Media
2 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (58.57%) Windows
2 40 (57.14%) Linux
3 36 (51.43%) Windows Server
4 35 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) CentOS
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.00%) Analytics
3 7 (10.00%) High Availability
4 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.14%) Runbook
4 5 (7.14%) Scrum
4 5 (7.14%) SDLC
5 4 (5.71%) Microservices
5 4 (5.71%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.86%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.86%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (2.86%) Workflow
8 1 (1.43%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (1.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (1.43%) Release Automation
8 1 (1.43%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.29%) C#
4 3 (4.29%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) Go
5 2 (2.86%) Java
5 2 (2.86%) Ruby
5 2 (2.86%) Scala
6 1 (1.43%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 42 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) LXC
Systems Management
1 40 (57.14%) Terraform
2 38 (54.29%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (14.29%) Ansible
4 9 (12.86%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.29%) Puppet
6 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.43%) New Relic
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.43%) Splunk