Period
to 26 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an Azure DevOps was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 181 252
Rank change year-on-year +46 +71 -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure DevOps 22 57 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.89% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.95% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 51 3
Median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £398 £475 £425
90th Percentile £583 £556 £595
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 2,938 6,012 6,611
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.69% 93.72% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,118 4,611 5,201
Median daily rate £500 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £315 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 66 114
Median hourly rate £29.88 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.26% +12.30% +8.59%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £11.81
90th Percentile £52.25 £56.50 £34.80
Median hourly rate £32.53 £20.82 £18.85
% change year-on-year +56.20% +10.46% +11.44%

Azure DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Azure DevOps in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure DevOps in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Azure DevOps in the City of London

Azure DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure DevOps in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure DevOps in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 22 (100.00%) Azure
1 22 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
3 11 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) Ansible
6 8 (36.36%) Docker
7 7 (31.82%) Python
7 7 (31.82%) Node.js
8 6 (27.27%) Terraform
9 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 4 (18.18%) Finance
10 4 (18.18%) Games
10 4 (18.18%) Scrum
10 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) C#
10 4 (18.18%) PaaS
10 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (18.18%) Bitbucket
11 3 (13.64%) Fintech
11 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure as Code
11 3 (13.64%) RESTful
11 3 (13.64%) Linux
11 3 (13.64%) TDD
11 3 (13.64%) Active Directory

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 2 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) Azure
2 4 (18.18%) PaaS
3 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) IaaS
3 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (18.18%) Bitbucket
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.55%) Protractor
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) Node.js
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (9.09%) Jest
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) YAML
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Core
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) OAuth
5 1 (4.55%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Fintech
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) API Design
6 2 (9.09%) Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 2 (9.09%) Kanban
6 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) High Availability
7 1 (4.55%) Microservices
7 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.55%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Docker
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (40.91%) Ansible
3 6 (27.27%) Terraform
4 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) Puppet
4 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) Cadence
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) VMware