Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 18 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 +45
Contract jobs citing DevOps 729 605 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.50% 8.54% 8.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.09% 9.56% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 509 441
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £425 £425 £413
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,030 6,326 5,925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.89% 89.31% 88.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,801 5,023 4,734
City of London median daily rate £510 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +6.32% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 59 55
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.34 £12.15
90th Percentile £33.60 £30.90 £53.05
Central London median hourly rate £19.13 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.38% +5.26% -5.00%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the City of London

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 DevOps in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in the City of London

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in the City of London

DevOps
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 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 November 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 - 65 £575 -
Moorgate - 23 £550 -
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 379 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (39.78%) Amazon AWS
3 276 (37.86%) Docker
4 249 (34.16%) Java
5 228 (31.28%) Finance
6 226 (31.00%) Python
7 220 (30.18%) Terraform
8 209 (28.67%) Jenkins
9 208 (28.53%) Kubernetes
10 194 (26.61%) Linux
11 169 (23.18%) Ansible
12 148 (20.30%) TDD
13 145 (19.89%) Microsoft Azure
14 131 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
15 117 (16.05%) JavaScript
16 115 (15.78%) Banking
17 109 (14.95%) Microservices
18 105 (14.40%) Scrum
19 104 (14.27%) Bash Shell
20 99 (13.58%) Git (software)
21 91 (12.48%) Continuous Delivery
21 91 (12.48%) Opscode Chef
22 87 (11.93%) Maven
22 87 (11.93%) Ruby
23 84 (11.52%) Puppet
24 80 (10.97%) Spring
25 79 (10.84%) Configuration Management
25 79 (10.84%) Kafka
26 75 (10.29%) BDD
27 74 (10.15%) Test Automation

DevOps
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 36 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (4.66%) Confluence
3 26 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 20 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
5 18 (2.47%) Apache
6 16 (2.19%) WordPress
7 13 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.23%) IIS
9 5 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.55%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.41%) CMS
11 3 (0.41%) JBoss
11 3 (0.41%) nginx
12 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.14%) Anypoint
13 1 (0.14%) Drupal
13 1 (0.14%) Ethereum
13 1 (0.14%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (1.92%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 290 (39.78%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (19.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (7.41%) GitHub
3 54 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 42 (5.76%) IaaS
5 41 (5.62%) PaaS
6 35 (4.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 31 (4.25%) SaaS
8 27 (3.70%) Serverless
9 25 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
10 22 (3.02%) Amazon S3
11 21 (2.88%) npm
12 20 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (2.06%) IBM Cloud
14 13 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
15 12 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (1.65%) Datadog
16 10 (1.37%) Heroku
16 10 (1.37%) Office 365
16 10 (1.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.06%) Firewall
2 8 (1.10%) DNS
3 7 (0.96%) HTTP
4 5 (0.69%) LAN
4 5 (0.69%) VPN
5 4 (0.55%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.55%) WAN
6 3 (0.41%) AMQP
6 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.41%) Network Security
6 3 (0.41%) SSL
7 2 (0.27%) Internet
7 2 (0.27%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.27%) SAN
7 2 (0.27%) SSH
8 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.33%) MongoDB
2 64 (8.78%) NoSQL
3 48 (6.58%) Redis
4 37 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 37 (5.08%) Big Data
5 34 (4.66%) SQL Server
6 27 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (3.57%) Hadoop
8 23 (3.16%) Blockchain
9 22 (3.02%) Riak
10 19 (2.61%) MySQL
11 10 (1.37%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.10%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (0.96%) InfluxDB
14 6 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.82%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.69%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 209 (28.67%) Jenkins
2 99 (13.58%) Git (software)
3 87 (11.93%) Maven
4 64 (8.78%) JIRA
5 45 (6.17%) Selenium
6 41 (5.62%) TeamCity
7 31 (4.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 27 (3.70%) Gradle
9 26 (3.57%) JUnit
10 24 (3.29%) GitLab
11 23 (3.16%) gulp
12 22 (3.02%) Grunt
12 22 (3.02%) Sonatype Nexus
13 20 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (2.47%) Cucumber
15 16 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
16 15 (2.06%) Mockito
16 15 (2.06%) SonarQube
17 14 (1.92%) webpack
18 12 (1.65%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 228 (31.28%) Finance
2 115 (15.78%) Banking
3 17 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 14 (1.92%) Retail
5 11 (1.51%) Front Office
5 11 (1.51%) Publishing
6 8 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.10%) Law
6 8 (1.10%) Marketing
7 6 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.69%) Advertising
8 5 (0.69%) Billing
8 5 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.55%) Games
10 3 (0.41%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
11 2 (0.27%) Danish Language
11 2 (0.27%) French Language
11 2 (0.27%) German Language
11 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 320 (43.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 190 (26.06%) Developer
3 98 (13.44%) Java Developer
4 85 (11.66%) AWS DevOps
5 82 (11.25%) AWS Engineer
6 75 (10.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 68 (9.33%) Senior DevOps
8 64 (8.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 52 (7.13%) Azure DevOps
10 47 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
11 45 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
11 45 (6.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 44 (6.04%) Architect
12 44 (6.04%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 42 (5.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 42 (5.76%) Senior Developer
14 40 (5.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 24 (3.29%) Cloud Engineer
15 24 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
16 23 (3.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (10.97%) Spring
2 79 (10.84%) Kafka
3 73 (10.01%) Node.js
4 62 (8.50%) .NET
5 58 (7.96%) Spring Boot
6 48 (6.58%) JSON
7 47 (6.45%) REST
8 46 (6.31%) AngularJS
9 41 (5.62%) HTML
9 41 (5.62%) React
9 41 (5.62%) RESTful
10 40 (5.49%) Web Services
11 39 (5.35%) CSS
12 36 (4.94%) Hibernate
13 34 (4.66%) Sass
14 28 (3.84%) HTML5
15 26 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
15 26 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
15 26 (3.57%) X-Windows
16 19 (2.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.96%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (3.98%) Cloud Native
3 27 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.43%) iPad
5 22 (3.02%) Fintech
5 22 (3.02%) User Experience
6 15 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.78%) Public Cloud
9 12 (1.65%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.37%) Device Driver
11 9 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.10%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.10%) Derivative
12 8 (1.10%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.96%) Blog
13 7 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.69%) Smartcard
14 5 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 194 (26.61%) Linux
2 65 (8.92%) Windows
3 48 (6.58%) Windows Server
4 46 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (4.53%) Unix
6 17 (2.33%) CentOS
7 14 (1.92%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.10%) Android
9 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.55%) VMS
11 2 (0.27%) Mesosphere
11 2 (0.27%) Solaris
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.14%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (20.30%) TDD
3 131 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
4 109 (14.95%) Microservices
5 105 (14.40%) Scrum
6 91 (12.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 79 (10.84%) Configuration Management
8 75 (10.29%) BDD
9 74 (10.15%) Test Automation
10 56 (7.68%) E-Commerce
11 55 (7.54%) Open Source
12 53 (7.27%) Kanban
13 43 (5.90%) Problem-Solving
14 41 (5.62%) Deployment Automation
15 36 (4.94%) Analytics
15 36 (4.94%) Front End Development
16 35 (4.80%) Software Engineering
17 34 (4.66%) Migration
18 30 (4.12%) High Availability
19 29 (3.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 249 (34.16%) Java
2 226 (31.00%) Python
3 117 (16.05%) JavaScript
4 104 (14.27%) Bash Shell
5 87 (11.93%) Ruby
6 74 (10.15%) SQL
7 66 (9.05%) C#
8 65 (8.92%) PowerShell
9 52 (7.13%) Java 8
10 44 (6.04%) Scala
11 39 (5.35%) Go
12 30 (4.12%) Groovy
13 14 (1.92%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.78%) Perl
15 12 (1.65%) PHP
16 11 (1.51%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.96%) ES6
17 7 (0.96%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.96%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (4.39%) Degree
2 14 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.65%) AWS Certification
4 12 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.55%) ISEB
6 3 (0.41%) CISM
6 3 (0.41%) CISSP
6 3 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.27%) CISA
7 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.27%) CISMP
7 2 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 2 (0.27%) ISSMP
8 1 (0.14%) CCSA
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PMP
8 1 (0.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.29%) QA
2 12 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.41%) PSD2
4 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) PMO
4 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 276 (37.86%) Docker
2 48 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.69%) HDFS
3 5 (0.69%) Varnish
3 5 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.41%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.27%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.14%) pfSense
6 1 (0.14%) vCloud
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.14%) Xen
6 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 220 (30.18%) Terraform
2 208 (28.53%) Kubernetes
3 169 (23.18%) Ansible
4 91 (12.48%) Opscode Chef
5 84 (11.52%) Puppet
6 34 (4.66%) Packer
7 24 (3.29%) Prometheus
8 23 (3.16%) Grafana
9 21 (2.88%) Nagios
10 20 (2.74%) Mesos
11 19 (2.61%) Consul
12 18 (2.47%) Kibana
13 15 (2.06%) logstash
14 10 (1.37%) Icinga
15 8 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
15 8 (1.10%) Salt
16 6 (0.82%) ZABBIX
17 5 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
17 5 (0.69%) Oozie
17 5 (0.69%) systemd
Vendors
1 49 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.58%) Google
3 30 (4.12%) Red Hat
4 29 (3.98%) Oracle
5 25 (3.43%) Splunk
6 21 (2.88%) IBM
7 20 (2.74%) New Relic
8 9 (1.23%) VMware
9 8 (1.10%) Citrix
9 8 (1.10%) Tableau
10 7 (0.96%) AppDynamics
10 7 (0.96%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.82%) MuleSoft
12 5 (0.69%) Adobe
12 5 (0.69%) MapR
13 4 (0.55%) Cadence
13 4 (0.55%) Hortonworks
13 4 (0.55%) PagerDuty
13 4 (0.55%) Perfecto Mobile
13 4 (0.55%) SaltStack