Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 19 47
Rank change year-on-year +6 +28 +55
Contract jobs citing DevOps 709 479 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.11% 7.80% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.49% 8.95% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 387 201
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +8.81%
10th Percentile £425 £411 £406
90th Percentile £695 £675 £644
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +8.81%
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 5,353 5,676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.97% 87.21% 87.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,884 4,172 4,518
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £339 £313 £300
90th Percentile £695 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £471
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.80% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 44 63
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.85 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.66% -4.28% +8.90%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.50 £12.30
90th Percentile £38.50 £29.77 £53.85
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.44 £21.62
% change year-on-year +14.68% -19.32% +13.79%

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 23 April 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 23 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 - 3 £800 -
Moorgate - 2 - -
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 325 (45.84%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (36.25%) Amazon AWS
3 231 (32.58%) Docker
4 227 (32.02%) Java
5 219 (30.89%) Python
6 205 (28.91%) Continuous Integration
6 205 (28.91%) Jenkins
7 193 (27.22%) Ansible
8 192 (27.08%) Finance
9 190 (26.80%) Git (software)
10 179 (25.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 173 (24.40%) Linux
12 147 (20.73%) Kubernetes
13 138 (19.46%) TDD
14 135 (19.04%) Ruby
15 122 (17.21%) Banking
16 118 (16.64%) Terraform
17 114 (16.08%) Opscode Chef
17 114 (16.08%) Puppet
18 113 (15.94%) Scrum
19 109 (15.37%) JavaScript
19 109 (15.37%) C#
20 105 (14.81%) Windows
21 104 (14.67%) TeamCity
22 102 (14.39%) Bash Shell
23 97 (13.68%) Configuration Management
24 87 (12.27%) PowerShell
25 86 (12.13%) Continuous Delivery
26 83 (11.71%) Node.js
26 83 (11.71%) SQL

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 48 (6.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 34 (4.80%) Apache Spark
2 34 (4.80%) Confluence
3 27 (3.81%) nginx
4 20 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (2.40%) OpenStack
6 15 (2.12%) JBoss
7 13 (1.83%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.55%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.27%) Apache
10 7 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.85%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.56%) IIS
13 3 (0.42%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.42%) Ethereum
13 3 (0.42%) Hyperledger
14 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.28%) Hubot
14 2 (0.28%) IPython
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.14%) InVision
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.83%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.85%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.42%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 257 (36.25%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (25.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (9.03%) PaaS
4 50 (7.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 46 (6.49%) IaaS
6 36 (5.08%) GitHub
7 30 (4.23%) npm
8 28 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (3.53%) Amazon S3
9 25 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 24 (3.39%) Route 53
11 22 (3.10%) SaaS
11 22 (3.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 17 (2.40%) Serverless
13 16 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (2.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 15 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
15 12 (1.69%) Bluemix
15 12 (1.69%) CloudFront
15 12 (1.69%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.80%) Firewall
2 16 (2.26%) HTTP
3 15 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.55%) SSL
5 10 (1.41%) DNS
5 10 (1.41%) Network Security
6 8 (1.13%) SMTP
6 8 (1.13%) VPN
7 7 (0.99%) IMAP
7 7 (0.99%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.85%) Internet
8 6 (0.85%) NetScaler
8 6 (0.85%) Skype
9 5 (0.71%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.42%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.42%) SSH
11 2 (0.28%) LAN
11 2 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.21%) MongoDB
2 42 (5.92%) SQL Server
3 41 (5.78%) Big Data
4 35 (4.94%) MySQL
4 35 (4.94%) NoSQL
5 31 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (3.39%) Hadoop
7 19 (2.68%) Redis
8 18 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
9 16 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (2.26%) Apache Hive
10 15 (2.12%) Blockchain
11 11 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.27%) Relational Database
14 8 (1.13%) HBase
15 7 (0.99%) Impala
16 6 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
17 5 (0.71%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 205 (28.91%) Jenkins
2 190 (26.80%) Git (software)
3 104 (14.67%) TeamCity
4 77 (10.86%) JIRA
5 64 (9.03%) Maven
6 62 (8.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 54 (7.62%) Sonatype Nexus
8 46 (6.49%) Selenium
9 39 (5.50%) Cucumber
9 39 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (4.23%) Visual Studio
11 27 (3.81%) SonarQube
12 25 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
13 22 (3.10%) Subversion
14 21 (2.96%) Gerrit
14 21 (2.96%) IBM UrbanCode
15 19 (2.68%) GitLab
16 16 (2.26%) JUnit
17 15 (2.12%) Liquibase
17 15 (2.12%) webpack
General
1 192 (27.08%) Finance
2 122 (17.21%) Banking
3 35 (4.94%) Investment Banking
4 31 (4.37%) Retail
5 20 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.26%) Publishing
7 12 (1.69%) Front Office
8 6 (0.85%) Advertising
8 6 (0.85%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.71%) Legal
10 3 (0.42%) Law
10 3 (0.42%) Marketing
10 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) French Language
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 330 (46.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 144 (20.31%) Developer
3 107 (15.09%) AWS DevOps
4 86 (12.13%) AWS Engineer
5 82 (11.57%) Senior DevOps
6 81 (11.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 66 (9.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 54 (7.62%) Azure DevOps
8 54 (7.62%) Java Developer
9 47 (6.63%) Azure Engineer
10 44 (6.21%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 43 (6.06%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 39 (5.50%) Senior Developer
13 27 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
13 27 (3.81%) Consultant
14 26 (3.67%) Java Engineer
15 25 (3.53%) Architect
16 24 (3.39%) Automation Engineer
17 21 (2.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 20 (2.82%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.71%) Node.js
2 79 (11.14%) .NET
3 66 (9.31%) REST
4 56 (7.90%) Web Services
5 50 (7.05%) React
6 49 (6.91%) HTML
7 44 (6.21%) JSON
7 44 (6.21%) Spring
8 43 (6.06%) Kafka
8 43 (6.06%) RESTful
9 36 (5.08%) CSS
9 36 (5.08%) HTML5
10 30 (4.23%) AngularJS
11 23 (3.24%) SOAP
12 22 (3.10%) CSS3
13 19 (2.68%) Elastic Stack
14 18 (2.54%) Spring MVC
15 16 (2.26%) J2EE
15 16 (2.26%) Sass
16 15 (2.12%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.78%) Fintech
2 40 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (2.96%) iPad
5 17 (2.40%) Virtual Team
6 16 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.97%) User Experience
8 12 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.55%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.55%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.27%) Cloud Native
10 9 (1.27%) Reinsurance
11 8 (1.13%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.13%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.99%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.85%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.85%) Derivative
14 5 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 173 (24.40%) Linux
2 105 (14.81%) Windows
3 71 (10.01%) Unix
4 53 (7.48%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.24%) Ubuntu
6 22 (3.10%) CentOS
7 18 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.97%) Android
9 12 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.69%) Debian
10 9 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.13%) VMS
12 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.71%) DC/OS
14 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.42%) Solaris
15 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (45.84%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (28.91%) Continuous Integration
3 138 (19.46%) TDD
4 113 (15.94%) Scrum
5 97 (13.68%) Configuration Management
6 86 (12.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 77 (10.86%) Microservices
8 76 (10.72%) BDD
9 65 (9.17%) Test Automation
10 56 (7.90%) E-Commerce
11 49 (6.91%) Deployment Automation
12 47 (6.63%) Kanban
13 36 (5.08%) MVC
14 35 (4.94%) Release Management
15 34 (4.80%) Continuous Deployment
16 32 (4.51%) Software Engineering
17 31 (4.37%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (3.95%) Open Source
19 27 (3.81%) Analytics
20 22 (3.10%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 227 (32.02%) Java
2 219 (30.89%) Python
3 135 (19.04%) Ruby
4 109 (15.37%) C#
4 109 (15.37%) JavaScript
5 102 (14.39%) Bash Shell
6 87 (12.27%) PowerShell
7 83 (11.71%) SQL
8 51 (7.19%) Java 8
9 36 (5.08%) Go
10 34 (4.80%) Groovy
10 34 (4.80%) Scala
11 33 (4.65%) Perl
12 20 (2.82%) C++
13 16 (2.26%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.26%) TypeScript
14 13 (1.83%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.27%) PHP
16 8 (1.13%) ES6
16 8 (1.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (4.37%) Security Cleared
2 24 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 20 (2.82%) Degree
4 13 (1.83%) AWS Certification
5 7 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.71%) ISEB
6 5 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.14%) CISA
7 1 (0.14%) CISM
7 1 (0.14%) CISSP
7 1 (0.14%) CRISC
7 1 (0.14%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) GIAC
7 1 (0.14%) GSSP-.NET
7 1 (0.14%) GSSP-JAVA
7 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.36%) QA
2 21 (2.96%) GCP
3 3 (0.42%) HIPAA
3 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 231 (32.58%) Docker
2 25 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.69%) vCloud
4 11 (1.55%) HDFS
5 9 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.85%) KVM
6 6 (0.85%) XenApp
7 5 (0.71%) Ceph
7 5 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.42%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.14%) etcd
11 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.14%) PowerDNS
11 1 (0.14%) Varnish
11 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 193 (27.22%) Ansible
2 147 (20.73%) Kubernetes
3 118 (16.64%) Terraform
4 114 (16.08%) Opscode Chef
4 114 (16.08%) Puppet
5 28 (3.95%) Mesos
6 25 (3.53%) Docker Swarm
7 17 (2.40%) Kibana
8 16 (2.26%) Prometheus
9 15 (2.12%) Consul
10 14 (1.97%) Salt
11 12 (1.69%) Grafana
12 11 (1.55%) Nagios
13 10 (1.41%) Oozie
14 7 (0.99%) PingFederate
15 5 (0.71%) logstash
15 5 (0.71%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.56%) HAProxy
16 4 (0.56%) Icinga
16 4 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 47 (6.63%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.50%) Splunk
3 33 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 24 (3.39%) Google
5 20 (2.82%) VMware
6 19 (2.68%) AppDynamics
7 14 (1.97%) Oracle
8 13 (1.83%) New Relic
8 13 (1.83%) SaltStack
9 12 (1.69%) IBM
10 11 (1.55%) Atlassian
11 10 (1.41%) Cloudera
11 10 (1.41%) Tableau
12 9 (1.27%) F5
13 8 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.13%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.85%) Citrix
14 6 (0.85%) Progress
15 4 (0.56%) Apple
15 4 (0.56%) Cisco