The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £541 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 69 133
Rank change year-on-year +4 +64  
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 113 104 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.42% 3.07% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 3.21% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 92 61
Median daily rate £541 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £438 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £468 £415
% change year-on-year +1.60% +12.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.10 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3152 3242 5437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.40% 95.72% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2407 2629 4189
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 96
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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.

1 213 (100.00%) DevOps
2 146 (68.54%) Linux
3 110 (51.64%) Amazon AWS
4 102 (47.89%) Ansible
5 100 (46.95%) Docker
6 96 (45.07%) Python
7 88 (41.31%) Jenkins
8 84 (39.44%) Puppet
9 80 (37.56%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (30.99%) Java
11 63 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (23.94%) Bash Shell
13 47 (22.07%) Git (software)
14 44 (20.66%) Continuous Delivery
15 43 (20.19%) Terraform
16 42 (19.72%) Kubernetes
17 41 (19.25%) Ruby
17 41 (19.25%) Perl
18 40 (18.78%) E-Commerce
19 37 (17.37%) Configuration Management
20 33 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
21 32 (15.02%) Open Source
22 28 (13.15%) Test Automation
22 28 (13.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 28 (13.15%) Microservices
23 25 (11.74%) Unix
24 24 (11.27%) VMware
25 23 (10.80%) Software Engineering
26 22 (10.33%) MySQL
26 22 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure

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 19 (8.92%) Tomcat
2 16 (7.51%) nginx
3 12 (5.63%) Confluence
3 12 (5.63%) IIS
4 9 (4.23%) Apache
5 7 (3.29%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.35%) Jetty
8 4 (1.88%) JBoss
9 2 (0.94%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.94%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.94%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.47%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 110 (51.64%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.92%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (7.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (7.51%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (7.04%) GitHub
6 14 (6.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (4.23%) Amazon S3
8 8 (3.76%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (3.76%) OpenShift
9 7 (3.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (2.82%) Akamai
10 6 (2.82%) IaaS
10 6 (2.82%) PaaS
11 5 (2.35%) SaaS
12 4 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.94%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.16%) HTTP
2 10 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.76%) Firewall
3 8 (3.76%) SSL
4 7 (3.29%) DNS
5 3 (1.41%) Internet
5 3 (1.41%) SAN
6 2 (0.94%) DSL
6 2 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.94%) LDAP
6 2 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.33%) MySQL
2 20 (9.39%) Big Data
3 17 (7.98%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.63%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.69%) Apache Hive
6 10 (4.69%) Redis
7 9 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.82%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.35%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.41%) HBase
12 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.94%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 88 (41.31%) Jenkins
2 47 (22.07%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.04%) JIRA
4 14 (6.57%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.76%) Subversion
6 7 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (3.29%) Maven
7 6 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.35%) Artifactory
8 5 (2.35%) JUnit
8 5 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.88%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.88%) Selenium
10 3 (1.41%) GitLab
10 3 (1.41%) Hudson
11 1 (0.47%) IBM UrbanCode
11 1 (0.47%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.47%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (9.39%) Finance
2 19 (8.92%) Banking
3 6 (2.82%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.35%) Retail
4 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.88%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Marketing
7 2 (0.94%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.63%) .NET
2 11 (5.16%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (5.16%) Node.js
3 10 (4.69%) Kafka
3 10 (4.69%) XML
4 9 (4.23%) LEMP Stack
4 9 (4.23%) React
4 9 (4.23%) REST
5 8 (3.76%) LAMP
5 8 (3.76%) SOAP
6 6 (2.82%) Servlets
7 5 (2.35%) Web Services
7 5 (2.35%) XSL
8 4 (1.88%) RESTful
8 4 (1.88%) Sensu
9 3 (1.41%) Apache Camel
9 3 (1.41%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (1.41%) Serverless Framework
9 3 (1.41%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (1.41%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.35%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.88%) Clustering
4 4 (1.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.88%) PKI
5 3 (1.41%) Fintech
6 2 (0.94%) AS400
6 2 (0.94%) Blog
6 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.94%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.94%) iSeries
6 2 (0.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 146 (68.54%) Linux
2 28 (13.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (11.74%) Unix
4 19 (8.92%) Windows
5 16 (7.51%) CentOS
6 13 (6.10%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.29%) AIX
7 7 (3.29%) Solaris
8 4 (1.88%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.47%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.47%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (100.00%) DevOps
2 80 (37.56%) Continuous Integration
3 63 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (20.66%) Continuous Delivery
5 40 (18.78%) E-Commerce
6 37 (17.37%) Configuration Management
7 32 (15.02%) Open Source
8 28 (13.15%) Microservices
8 28 (13.15%) Test Automation
9 23 (10.80%) Software Engineering
10 20 (9.39%) Load Balancing
11 12 (5.63%) Migration
11 12 (5.63%) Workflow
12 11 (5.16%) TDD
13 9 (4.23%) Build Automation
13 9 (4.23%) Task Automation
14 8 (3.76%) Patch Management
14 8 (3.76%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (3.29%) High Availability
15 7 (3.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 96 (45.07%) Python
2 66 (30.99%) Java
3 51 (23.94%) Bash Shell
4 41 (19.25%) Perl
4 41 (19.25%) Ruby
5 20 (9.39%) Shell Script
6 19 (8.92%) PowerShell
7 13 (6.10%) SQL
8 10 (4.69%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.23%) Go
10 3 (1.41%) Scala
11 2 (0.94%) C#
12 1 (0.47%) C
12 1 (0.47%) Clojure
12 1 (0.47%) Groovy
12 1 (0.47%) PHP
12 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.47%) R
12 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.10%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.29%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.88%) Degree
5 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (46.95%) Docker
2 8 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.35%) vCloud
4 3 (1.41%) vSphere
5 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.94%) Corosync
5 2 (0.94%) HDFS
6 1 (0.47%) etcd
6 1 (0.47%) flannel
6 1 (0.47%) GFS2
6 1 (0.47%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.47%) OCFS2
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.47%) Xen
6 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 102 (47.89%) Ansible
2 84 (39.44%) Puppet
3 43 (20.19%) Terraform
4 42 (19.72%) Kubernetes
5 33 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (6.10%) Docker Swarm
6 13 (6.10%) Rancher
7 7 (3.29%) Kibana
8 6 (2.82%) Grafana
8 6 (2.82%) logstash
8 6 (2.82%) Mesos
8 6 (2.82%) Nagios
8 6 (2.82%) Packer
9 5 (2.35%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.88%) Cobbler
10 4 (1.88%) Graphite
10 4 (1.88%) Marathon
10 4 (1.88%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (1.88%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 24 (11.27%) VMware
2 16 (7.51%) Oracle
3 14 (6.57%) Splunk
4 12 (5.63%) New Relic
5 11 (5.16%) Atlassian
6 9 (4.23%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.76%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.82%) SaltStack
9 5 (2.35%) Google
9 5 (2.35%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.88%) Facebook
10 4 (1.88%) Perforce
11 3 (1.41%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.41%) Cisco
11 3 (1.41%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.41%) IBM
12 2 (0.94%) EMC
12 2 (0.94%) Nuix
13 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
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