Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 20 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 +51
Contract jobs citing DevOps 686 531 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.67% 8.22% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.12% 9.36% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 425 293
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £413
90th Percentile £688 £638 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £60.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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 6,170 5,675 5,952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.00% 87.85% 87.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,887 4,392 4,791
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £308
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 54 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.25 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.65% +1.29% -6.14%
10th Percentile £12.83 £13.31 £11.38
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £42.41
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% -6.55% -4.76%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -8 3 £800 -
Moorgate - 2 - -
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 365 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (40.09%) Amazon AWS
3 266 (38.78%) Docker
4 235 (34.26%) Python
5 210 (30.61%) Jenkins
6 197 (28.72%) Java
7 180 (26.24%) Linux
8 176 (25.66%) Kubernetes
9 172 (25.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 171 (24.93%) Git (software)
11 168 (24.49%) Finance
12 161 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
13 156 (22.74%) TDD
14 148 (21.57%) Ansible
15 134 (19.53%) Bash Shell
16 132 (19.24%) Terraform
17 128 (18.66%) Ruby
17 128 (18.66%) Scrum
18 103 (15.01%) JavaScript
19 101 (14.72%) Banking
20 96 (13.99%) Puppet
21 94 (13.70%) Node.js
22 87 (12.68%) Microservices
23 86 (12.54%) Configuration Management
24 85 (12.39%) C#
25 81 (11.81%) BDD
26 80 (11.66%) Opscode Chef
27 79 (11.52%) Test Automation
28 72 (10.50%) Windows
29 71 (10.35%) GitHub

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 50 (7.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 37 (5.39%) Confluence
3 19 (2.77%) Apache Spark
4 17 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (2.33%) nginx
6 15 (2.19%) OpenStack
7 14 (2.04%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.90%) Apache
9 5 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.58%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.44%) Hyperledger
11 3 (0.44%) JBoss
11 3 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.44%) WordPress
12 2 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.29%) Hubot
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.15%) InVision
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (2.33%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.44%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 275 (40.09%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (25.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (10.35%) GitHub
4 62 (9.04%) PaaS
5 51 (7.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 51 (7.43%) IaaS
6 45 (6.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 39 (5.69%) Amazon S3
8 37 (5.39%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (5.25%) npm
10 32 (4.66%) SaaS
11 25 (3.64%) Heroku
11 25 (3.64%) IBM Cloud
11 25 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 22 (3.21%) Serverless
13 21 (3.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 21 (3.06%) Route 53
14 20 (2.92%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (2.04%) CloudFront
16 12 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.23%) Firewall
2 17 (2.48%) DNS
3 12 (1.75%) HTTP
4 11 (1.60%) VPN
5 10 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.31%) SSL
7 8 (1.17%) Network Security
8 7 (1.02%) SMTP
9 6 (0.87%) IMAP
9 6 (0.87%) OpenVPN
10 4 (0.58%) LAN
10 4 (0.58%) WAN
11 3 (0.44%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.44%) SAN
11 3 (0.44%) SSH
12 2 (0.29%) DHCP
12 2 (0.29%) Internet
12 2 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.75%) MongoDB
2 39 (5.69%) Big Data
3 36 (5.25%) SQL Server
4 33 (4.81%) NoSQL
5 29 (4.23%) Blockchain
6 27 (3.94%) MySQL
7 25 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (3.50%) Hadoop
9 23 (3.35%) Redis
10 17 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (1.90%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.60%) HBase
12 11 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (1.02%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.87%) Couchbase
14 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.73%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 210 (30.61%) Jenkins
2 171 (24.93%) Git (software)
3 68 (9.91%) JIRA
4 62 (9.04%) TeamCity
5 55 (8.02%) Maven
5 55 (8.02%) Sonatype Nexus
6 41 (5.98%) Octopus Deploy
7 40 (5.83%) Selenium
8 39 (5.69%) GitLab
9 33 (4.81%) SonarQube
10 31 (4.52%) Gerrit
11 30 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (4.08%) Cucumber
13 26 (3.79%) Ant
14 25 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
15 24 (3.50%) Visual Studio
16 21 (3.06%) JUnit
17 19 (2.77%) webpack
18 18 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 16 (2.33%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 168 (24.49%) Finance
2 101 (14.72%) Banking
3 30 (4.37%) Retail
4 17 (2.48%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.75%) Publishing
6 9 (1.31%) Front Office
6 9 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.87%) Marketing
8 5 (0.73%) Law
8 5 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.44%) Advertising
10 3 (0.44%) Games
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
11 2 (0.29%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 304 (44.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 157 (22.89%) Developer
3 88 (12.83%) Senior DevOps
4 82 (11.95%) AWS DevOps
5 78 (11.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 76 (11.08%) AWS Engineer
7 66 (9.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 63 (9.18%) Java Developer
9 57 (8.31%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 49 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
11 41 (5.98%) Azure Engineer
12 40 (5.83%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 35 (5.10%) Senior Developer
14 32 (4.66%) Architect
15 26 (3.79%) Cloud Engineer
16 22 (3.21%) Automation Engineer
17 21 (3.06%) Linux Engineer
18 20 (2.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 19 (2.77%) .NET Developer
20 17 (2.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (13.70%) Node.js
2 66 (9.62%) Kafka
3 65 (9.48%) REST
4 63 (9.18%) .NET
5 57 (8.31%) JSON
6 52 (7.58%) HTML
6 52 (7.58%) React
7 42 (6.12%) Web Services
8 40 (5.83%) Spring
9 39 (5.69%) CSS
10 38 (5.54%) HTML5
10 38 (5.54%) RESTful
11 31 (4.52%) AngularJS
12 25 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
13 20 (2.92%) CSS3
14 19 (2.77%) Sass
15 18 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (2.33%) ASP.NET
16 16 (2.33%) Redux
16 16 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.56%) Fintech
2 40 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (5.10%) iPad
4 21 (3.06%) Device Driver
5 20 (2.92%) User Experience
6 19 (2.77%) Virtual Team
7 17 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.19%) Cloud Native
8 15 (2.19%) Fixed Income
9 14 (2.04%) Reinsurance
10 13 (1.90%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.60%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.31%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.17%) Private Cloud
14 7 (1.02%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.02%) Equities
15 6 (0.87%) Derivative
15 6 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 180 (26.24%) Linux
2 72 (10.50%) Windows
3 55 (8.02%) Unix
4 43 (6.27%) CentOS
5 36 (5.25%) Ubuntu
6 35 (5.10%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.46%) Android
9 9 (1.31%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.87%) DC/OS
10 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.73%) VMS
12 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.44%) Solaris
14 2 (0.29%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.29%) Debian
14 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
3 156 (22.74%) TDD
4 128 (18.66%) Scrum
5 87 (12.68%) Microservices
6 86 (12.54%) Configuration Management
7 81 (11.81%) BDD
8 79 (11.52%) Test Automation
9 62 (9.04%) Kanban
10 61 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 59 (8.60%) E-Commerce
12 44 (6.41%) Deployment Automation
13 38 (5.54%) High Availability
14 35 (5.10%) Pair Programming
14 35 (5.10%) Software Engineering
15 34 (4.96%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 29 (4.23%) Analytics
16 29 (4.23%) Problem-Solving
17 28 (4.08%) MVC
17 28 (4.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 235 (34.26%) Python
2 197 (28.72%) Java
3 134 (19.53%) Bash Shell
4 128 (18.66%) Ruby
5 103 (15.01%) JavaScript
6 85 (12.39%) C#
7 65 (9.48%) SQL
8 63 (9.18%) PowerShell
9 58 (8.45%) Go
10 51 (7.43%) Groovy
11 44 (6.41%) Scala
12 39 (5.69%) Java 8
13 23 (3.35%) Shell Script
14 18 (2.62%) TypeScript
15 17 (2.48%) Perl
16 15 (2.19%) C++
17 10 (1.46%) PHP
18 7 (1.02%) ES6
18 7 (1.02%) Kotlin
19 6 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (5.10%) Security Cleared
2 25 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.06%) Degree
4 20 (2.92%) AWS Certification
5 8 (1.17%) ISEB
6 7 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.44%) CCNA
7 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.44%) CISM
7 3 (0.44%) CISSP
8 2 (0.29%) CCSA
8 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) CCNP
9 1 (0.15%) CISA
9 1 (0.15%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.15%) GIAC
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.15%) RHCE
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.69%) GCP
2 32 (4.66%) QA
3 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.44%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 266 (38.78%) Docker
2 25 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.46%) HDFS
5 6 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.87%) Varnish
5 6 (0.87%) vCloud
6 5 (0.73%) Ceph
6 5 (0.73%) KVM
7 4 (0.58%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.15%) Gluster
10 1 (0.15%) NFS
10 1 (0.15%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.15%) pfSense
10 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 176 (25.66%) Kubernetes
2 148 (21.57%) Ansible
3 132 (19.24%) Terraform
4 96 (13.99%) Puppet
5 80 (11.66%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (6.12%) Grafana
7 40 (5.83%) Mesos
8 36 (5.25%) Prometheus
9 31 (4.52%) Consul
10 26 (3.79%) Nagios
11 21 (3.06%) Icinga
11 21 (3.06%) Kibana
12 16 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
13 13 (1.90%) logstash
14 10 (1.46%) Packer
15 8 (1.17%) Salt
16 6 (0.87%) Oozie
16 6 (0.87%) PingFederate
17 5 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
17 5 (0.73%) Rancher
Vendors
1 48 (7.00%) Google
2 44 (6.41%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.69%) Splunk
4 37 (5.39%) Red Hat
5 26 (3.79%) IBM
6 25 (3.64%) New Relic
7 18 (2.62%) VMware
8 15 (2.19%) AppDynamics
9 14 (2.04%) Oracle
10 12 (1.75%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.31%) Progress
12 8 (1.17%) Cloudera
12 8 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.02%) Rollbar
13 7 (1.02%) SaltStack
14 6 (0.87%) Adobe
14 6 (0.87%) Cisco
14 6 (0.87%) MuleSoft
14 6 (0.87%) Tableau
14 6 (0.87%) TIBCO