Period
to 31 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Developer was £576 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 31 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.

Development Operations Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 226 243
Rank change year-on-year +80 +17 -45
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Developer 8 13 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 8
Median daily rate £576 £538 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +22.16% -20.00%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £325
90th Percentile £694 £588 £568
Central London median daily rate £576 £550 £440
% change year-on-year +4.64% +25.00% -20.00%
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 2,862 6,068 6,559
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.62% 93.70% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,060 4,678 5,170
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £318 £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 64 66 111
Median hourly rate £29.88 £20.82 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.47% +11.35% +10.28%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.25 £56.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate £32.53 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +60.62% +6.58% +15.45%

DevOps Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Developer in the City of London

DevOps Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for DevOps Developer in the City of London

DevOps Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps Developer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, DevOps Developer 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 DevOps Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) Fintech
5 2 (25.00%) Jest
5 2 (25.00%) Vert.x
5 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (25.00%) Terraform
5 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (25.00%) API Design
5 2 (25.00%) RxJava
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (25.00%) PaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Confluence
5 2 (25.00%) Mockito
5 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping

DevOps Developer 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 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Azure
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Mockito
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (25.00%) Jest
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) RxJava
2 2 (25.00%) Vert.x
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) OAuth
3 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Fintech
5 2 (25.00%) API Design
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (12.50%) SDET
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian