Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 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.

Development Operations Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 69 100
Rank change year-on-year +18 +31 +87
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 333 206 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.76% 3.38% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.03% 3.52% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 167 112
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £420 £413
90th Percentile £656 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
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 6,615 5,846 6,256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.90% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,216 4,527 4,956
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £288
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 61 97
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.56% -10.58% +11.17%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.95
90th Percentile £37.75 £37.50 £48.60
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.22 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.59% -13.90% +11.95%

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 26 April 2018.

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

DevOps Engineer
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 DevOps Engineer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. 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 - 1 £450 -
DevOps Engineer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, DevOps Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 333 (100.00%) DevOps
2 166 (49.85%) Docker
3 152 (45.65%) Amazon AWS
4 144 (43.24%) Jenkins
5 137 (41.14%) Ansible
6 132 (39.64%) Python
7 119 (35.74%) Continuous Integration
8 116 (34.83%) Linux
9 106 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
9 106 (31.83%) Git (software)
10 105 (31.53%) Kubernetes
11 96 (28.83%) Opscode Chef
12 92 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
13 89 (26.73%) Ruby
14 88 (26.43%) Puppet
15 87 (26.13%) Finance
16 86 (25.83%) Terraform
17 82 (24.62%) Bash Shell
18 77 (23.12%) Java
19 72 (21.62%) Windows
20 70 (21.02%) Configuration Management
21 60 (18.02%) Banking
21 60 (18.02%) TeamCity
22 59 (17.72%) PowerShell
23 57 (17.12%) Node.js
24 49 (14.71%) C#
25 48 (14.41%) Unix
26 47 (14.11%) Sonatype Nexus
27 40 (12.01%) JavaScript
28 39 (11.71%) Maven

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 38 (11.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (6.01%) nginx
3 17 (5.11%) Confluence
4 12 (3.60%) OpenStack
5 11 (3.30%) Apache Spark
5 11 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.80%) JBoss
8 5 (1.50%) Apache
9 4 (1.20%) IIS
9 4 (1.20%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.30%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.30%) Jetty
11 1 (0.30%) Mongrel
11 1 (0.30%) Tornado
11 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 13 (3.90%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 152 (45.65%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 35 (10.51%) GitHub
5 31 (9.31%) PaaS
6 23 (6.91%) npm
7 22 (6.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (4.50%) Route 53
9 15 (4.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (3.90%) IaaS
11 12 (3.60%) Amazon S3
11 12 (3.60%) Bluemix
11 12 (3.60%) IBM Cloud
11 12 (3.60%) Serverless
12 11 (3.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (3.30%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (3.30%) CloudFront
13 7 (2.10%) Heroku
14 6 (1.80%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.41%) Firewall
2 10 (3.00%) DNS
3 8 (2.40%) HTTP
3 8 (2.40%) SMTP
3 8 (2.40%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.10%) IMAP
4 7 (2.10%) VPN
5 6 (1.80%) Network Security
6 5 (1.50%) Internet
6 5 (1.50%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.90%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.90%) SSL
8 2 (0.60%) SSH
9 1 (0.30%) DHCP
9 1 (0.30%) FTP
9 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.30%) LAN
9 1 (0.30%) SNMP
9 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.91%) MongoDB
2 19 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 17 (5.11%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (4.50%) Big Data
5 12 (3.60%) MySQL
6 9 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (2.40%) SQL Server
8 6 (1.80%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.50%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.50%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.50%) Redis
10 4 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.20%) OLTP
10 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.90%) Impala
12 2 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.60%) Apache Kudu
12 2 (0.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 144 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 106 (31.83%) Git (software)
3 60 (18.02%) TeamCity
4 47 (14.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 39 (11.71%) Maven
6 37 (11.11%) JIRA
7 32 (9.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 32 (9.61%) Selenium
8 28 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (6.61%) Gerrit
10 21 (6.31%) Cucumber
10 21 (6.31%) SonarQube
10 21 (6.31%) Visual Studio Team System
11 20 (6.01%) GitLab
11 20 (6.01%) Visual Studio
12 18 (5.41%) IBM UrbanCode
13 15 (4.50%) Liquibase
14 9 (2.70%) Ant
14 9 (2.70%) Subversion
15 7 (2.10%) CircleCI
General
1 87 (26.13%) Finance
2 60 (18.02%) Banking
3 20 (6.01%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.20%) Retail
5 6 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.30%) French Language
7 1 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (17.12%) Node.js
2 31 (9.31%) .NET
3 30 (9.01%) JSON
3 30 (9.01%) Web Services
4 23 (6.91%) React
5 21 (6.31%) RESTful
6 18 (5.41%) Kafka
7 16 (4.80%) REST
7 16 (4.80%) Spring
8 15 (4.50%) Elastic Stack
9 14 (4.20%) Spring MVC
10 13 (3.90%) LDAP
11 7 (2.10%) Middleware
11 7 (2.10%) SOAP
12 6 (1.80%) Sensu
13 4 (1.20%) LEMP Stack
13 4 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (1.20%) TIBCO EMS
14 3 (0.90%) J2EE
14 3 (0.90%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.01%) Linux Command Line
2 19 (5.71%) Fintech
2 19 (5.71%) iPad
3 18 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.70%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.80%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.20%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.20%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.60%) PKI
9 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.30%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 116 (34.83%) Linux
2 72 (21.62%) Windows
3 48 (14.41%) Unix
4 37 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 20 (6.01%) CentOS
5 20 (6.01%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.30%) Debian
7 9 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.20%) DC/OS
11 3 (0.90%) Solaris
11 3 (0.90%) VMS
12 2 (0.60%) Android
12 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (100.00%) DevOps
2 119 (35.74%) Continuous Integration
3 106 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (21.02%) Configuration Management
5 38 (11.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 31 (9.31%) Deployment Automation
7 30 (9.01%) Release Management
7 30 (9.01%) Test Automation
8 26 (7.81%) E-Commerce
9 24 (7.21%) BDD
10 17 (5.11%) Microservices
11 16 (4.80%) MVC
12 15 (4.50%) TDD
13 13 (3.90%) Migration
14 12 (3.60%) High Availability
15 11 (3.30%) Analytics
16 10 (3.00%) Scrum
16 10 (3.00%) SDLC
16 10 (3.00%) Task Automation
17 9 (2.70%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 132 (39.64%) Python
2 89 (26.73%) Ruby
3 82 (24.62%) Bash Shell
4 77 (23.12%) Java
5 59 (17.72%) PowerShell
6 49 (14.71%) C#
7 40 (12.01%) JavaScript
8 27 (8.11%) Groovy
8 27 (8.11%) SQL
9 15 (4.50%) Perl
10 14 (4.20%) C++
10 14 (4.20%) Go
11 11 (3.30%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.20%) Java 8
13 2 (0.60%) PHP
13 2 (0.60%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.30%) AWK
14 1 (0.30%) C
14 1 (0.30%) ES6
Qualifications
1 16 (4.80%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.90%) AWS Certification
2 13 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.70%) Degree
4 6 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.30%) OSCE
5 1 (0.30%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.31%) QA
2 19 (5.71%) GCP
System Software
1 166 (49.85%) Docker
2 22 (6.61%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.10%) vCloud
4 6 (1.80%) KVM
5 5 (1.50%) Ceph
6 3 (0.90%) HDFS
6 3 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 137 (41.14%) Ansible
2 105 (31.53%) Kubernetes
3 96 (28.83%) Opscode Chef
4 88 (26.43%) Puppet
5 86 (25.83%) Terraform
6 23 (6.91%) Docker Swarm
7 19 (5.71%) Mesos
7 19 (5.71%) Prometheus
8 12 (3.60%) Grafana
8 12 (3.60%) Salt
9 11 (3.30%) Kibana
9 11 (3.30%) Nagios
10 7 (2.10%) Consul
11 6 (1.80%) Icinga
11 6 (1.80%) PingFederate
12 4 (1.20%) Rancher
13 3 (0.90%) Marathon
13 3 (0.90%) Oozie
13 3 (0.90%) Packer
13 3 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (9.01%) Splunk
2 26 (7.81%) Red Hat
3 23 (6.91%) Microsoft
4 19 (5.71%) AppDynamics
5 18 (5.41%) Google
6 9 (2.70%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.10%) IBM
7 7 (2.10%) New Relic
8 6 (1.80%) SaltStack
8 6 (1.80%) VMware
9 5 (1.50%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.20%) Oracle
10 4 (1.20%) Tableau
10 4 (1.20%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.90%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.90%) F5
12 2 (0.60%) Sonatype
13 1 (0.30%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.30%) Perfecto Mobile
13 1 (0.30%) Tealium