Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018.

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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 231 241
Rank change year-on-year +19 +10 -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure DevOps 35 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.14% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.14% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 4
City of London median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £425 £447 £450
90th Percentile £646 £583 £550
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -4.76%
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 6,639 6,360 6,447
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 95.54% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,207 4,889 5,171
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £303
90th Percentile £678 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £495 £458
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.20% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 75 70
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +2.70%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.55 £30.45 £35.86
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £18.73
% change year-on-year +0.04% -0.17% +4.03%

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 19 August 2018.

Contractor 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 19 August 2018, 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 35 (100.00%) DevOps
2 22 (62.86%) PowerShell
3 17 (48.57%) JSON
3 17 (48.57%) Windows
4 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (40.00%) IaaS
5 13 (37.14%) C#
5 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (34.29%) .NET
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
7 11 (31.43%) Scrum
8 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 10 (28.57%) Finance
9 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
9 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (25.71%) SaaS
10 7 (20.00%) Reinsurance
10 7 (20.00%) REST
10 7 (20.00%) PaaS
10 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
10 7 (20.00%) Project Management
10 7 (20.00%) ISEB
10 7 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (17.14%) Linux
11 6 (17.14%) TeamCity
12 5 (14.29%) Task Automation

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 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) Jetty
1 1 (2.86%) Mongrel
1 1 (2.86%) nginx
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (40.00%) IaaS
3 9 (25.71%) SaaS
4 7 (20.00%) PaaS
5 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.86%) Office 365
7 1 (2.86%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (2.86%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.86%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
3 6 (17.14%) TeamCity
4 4 (11.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.86%) Ant
6 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.86%) git-flow
6 1 (2.86%) Gradle
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) JSON
2 12 (34.29%) .NET
3 7 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.71%) React
6 1 (2.86%) JRuby
6 1 (2.86%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Reinsurance
2 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Debian
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (31.43%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (20.00%) Project Management
5 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.29%) Task Automation
7 4 (11.43%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (8.57%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.57%) Kanban
9 2 (5.71%) High Availability
9 2 (5.71%) Release Management
10 1 (2.86%) Analytics
10 1 (2.86%) Continuous Deployment
10 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.86%) Microservices
10 1 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) PowerShell
2 13 (37.14%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.71%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Go
5 1 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISEB
1 7 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) Terraform
3 1 (2.86%) Graylog
3 1 (2.86%) Kibana
3 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Salt
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) New Relic
3 1 (2.86%) Perforce
3 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk
3 1 (2.86%) VMware