Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 70 148
Rank change year-on-year 0 +78 +57
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 237 231 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.31% 3.46% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 3.63% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 200 120
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.24% -7.75%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £362
90th Percentile £658 £639 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £450
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -7.69%
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 6755 6365 8666
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 95.47% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5342 5051 6805
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 128
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.35
90th Percentile £30.75 £48.40 £39.13
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.22% -5.56% +5.88%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the City of London

DevOps Engineer
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 DevOps Engineer in the City of London.

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

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 237 (100.00%) DevOps
2 139 (58.65%) Amazon AWS
3 138 (58.23%) Ansible
4 104 (43.88%) Docker
5 102 (43.04%) Linux
6 98 (41.35%) Jenkins
7 94 (39.66%) Python
8 72 (30.38%) Puppet
9 66 (27.85%) Terraform
10 64 (27.00%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (25.32%) Opscode Chef
12 58 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
13 56 (23.63%) Java
13 56 (23.63%) Git (software)
14 54 (22.78%) Ruby
14 54 (22.78%) Kubernetes
15 51 (21.52%) Finance
16 50 (21.10%) Configuration Management
17 44 (18.57%) Bash Shell
18 43 (18.14%) Microsoft Azure
19 41 (17.30%) Unix
20 40 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
21 30 (12.66%) Maven
22 29 (12.24%) Greenfield Project
23 28 (11.81%) Banking
24 26 (10.97%) Windows
25 24 (10.13%) AWS CloudFormation
25 24 (10.13%) TeamCity
26 23 (9.70%) JIRA
26 23 (9.70%) GitHub

DevOps Engineer 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 15 (6.33%) nginx
2 12 (5.06%) Apache
3 10 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.80%) Confluence
4 9 (3.80%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.38%) IIS
6 7 (2.95%) Jetty
7 6 (2.53%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.11%) JBoss
9 4 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.27%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 139 (58.65%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (18.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (10.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 23 (9.70%) GitHub
5 17 (7.17%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (7.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (7.17%) PaaS
6 16 (6.75%) IaaS
6 16 (6.75%) Serverless
7 15 (6.33%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (6.33%) OpenShift
8 12 (5.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (3.80%) npm
10 7 (2.95%) Amazon S3
10 7 (2.95%) Route 53
11 6 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (1.69%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (1.69%) Google Container Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.33%) Firewall
2 14 (5.91%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.22%) HTTP
4 8 (3.38%) SSL
5 3 (1.27%) LDAP
5 3 (1.27%) Network Security
5 3 (1.27%) VPN
6 2 (0.84%) DNS
6 2 (0.84%) DSL
6 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.84%) Internet
6 2 (0.84%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.42%) IPsec
7 1 (0.42%) SAN
7 1 (0.42%) SMS
7 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.75%) MySQL
2 13 (5.49%) Redis
3 12 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.64%) Big Data
5 8 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (3.38%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.69%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.27%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.84%) HBase
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.42%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 98 (41.35%) Jenkins
2 56 (23.63%) Git (software)
3 30 (12.66%) Maven
4 24 (10.13%) TeamCity
5 23 (9.70%) JIRA
6 20 (8.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (5.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (4.64%) Subversion
8 11 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (4.22%) Selenium
10 9 (3.80%) Bitbucket
10 9 (3.80%) Vagrant
11 8 (3.38%) Artifactory
12 5 (2.11%) SonarQube
12 5 (2.11%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.69%) Ant
13 4 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.69%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.69%) Liquibase
13 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (21.52%) Finance
2 28 (11.81%) Banking
3 8 (3.38%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.11%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.27%) Retail
6 2 (0.84%) Law
6 2 (0.84%) Publishing
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.42%) Front Office
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.44%) Web Services
2 17 (7.17%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (6.33%) .NET
4 13 (5.49%) React
5 11 (4.64%) Node.js
6 8 (3.38%) RESTful
6 8 (3.38%) XML
7 6 (2.53%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (2.53%) Spring
8 5 (2.11%) Java EE
8 5 (2.11%) Kafka
8 5 (2.11%) Servlets
9 4 (1.69%) Ajax
9 4 (1.69%) J2EE
9 4 (1.69%) jQuery
9 4 (1.69%) REST
9 4 (1.69%) Spring MVC
10 3 (1.27%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.84%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.24%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (2.11%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.27%) iPad
4 3 (1.27%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.84%) Blog
5 2 (0.84%) Cloud Native
5 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.84%) Fintech
5 2 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.42%) Clustering
6 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.42%) Social Media
6 1 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 102 (43.04%) Linux
2 41 (17.30%) Unix
3 26 (10.97%) Windows
4 16 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (5.91%) Windows Server
6 13 (5.49%) Ubuntu
7 12 (5.06%) CentOS
8 8 (3.38%) Debian
9 5 (2.11%) DC/OS
10 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.84%) Solaris
11 2 (0.84%) VMS
12 1 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (100.00%) DevOps
2 64 (27.00%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (21.10%) Configuration Management
5 40 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (9.28%) Release Management
7 21 (8.86%) Open Source
7 21 (8.86%) Test Automation
8 18 (7.59%) Software Engineering
9 16 (6.75%) E-Commerce
10 15 (6.33%) Workflow
11 14 (5.91%) Microservices
12 11 (4.64%) Load Balancing
13 9 (3.80%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (3.80%) Migration
14 8 (3.38%) Immutable Infrastructure
14 8 (3.38%) Scrum
15 6 (2.53%) BDD
16 5 (2.11%) Analytics
16 5 (2.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 94 (39.66%) Python
2 56 (23.63%) Java
3 54 (22.78%) Ruby
4 44 (18.57%) Bash Shell
5 20 (8.44%) Perl
6 19 (8.02%) PowerShell
7 17 (7.17%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.22%) SQL
9 9 (3.80%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.53%) C#
10 6 (2.53%) Groovy
11 4 (1.69%) Go
12 2 (0.84%) C
12 2 (0.84%) ES6
12 2 (0.84%) PHP
12 2 (0.84%) Scala
12 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.42%) C++
13 1 (0.42%) R
13 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (2.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.53%) AWS Certification
2 6 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.22%) QA
2 7 (2.95%) GCP
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 104 (43.88%) Docker
2 9 (3.80%) vCloud
3 4 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.84%) Firmware
5 2 (0.84%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.42%) etcd
6 1 (0.42%) KVM
6 1 (0.42%) LXC
6 1 (0.42%) Varnish
6 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 138 (58.23%) Ansible
2 72 (30.38%) Puppet
3 66 (27.85%) Terraform
4 60 (25.32%) Opscode Chef
5 54 (22.78%) Kubernetes
6 14 (5.91%) Nagios
6 14 (5.91%) Packer
7 8 (3.38%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (2.53%) Kibana
8 6 (2.53%) Prometheus
8 6 (2.53%) Salt
9 5 (2.11%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (2.11%) logstash
10 3 (1.27%) Consul
10 3 (1.27%) Grafana
10 3 (1.27%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.27%) Mesos
10 3 (1.27%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.84%) Graphite
12 1 (0.42%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 16 (6.75%) Red Hat
2 13 (5.49%) New Relic
3 12 (5.06%) Splunk
4 11 (4.64%) Google
5 10 (4.22%) VMware
6 9 (3.80%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.80%) SaltStack
7 6 (2.53%) Facebook
8 4 (1.69%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.69%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle
9 3 (1.27%) Cisco
9 3 (1.27%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.84%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.84%) Sonatype
10 2 (0.84%) Sybase
11 1 (0.42%) Adobe
11 1 (0.42%) Black Duck
11 1 (0.42%) IBM
11 1 (0.42%) Xamarin