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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 30 June 2022 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing DevOps 630 425 347
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 14.61% 13.53% 12.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.94% 14.79% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 289 276
10th Percentile £463 £424 £413
25th Percentile £524 £475 £477
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £575 £560
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.68% +1.82%
75th Percentile £738 £638 £638
90th Percentile £799 £738 £681
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £29.00 -

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 3,953 2,874 2,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.65% 91.47% 88.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,921 2,117 1,787
10th Percentile £388 £358 £338
25th Percentile £475 £450 £417
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -0.95%
75th Percentile £695 £638 £603
90th Percentile £788 £719 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £543 £510
% change year-on-year +5.99% +6.37% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 38
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £12.38 £14.09
Median hourly rate £43.12 £23.45 £23.37
Median % change year-on-year +83.88% +0.35% +20.61%
75th Percentile £54.88 £32.70 £39.13
90th Percentile £62.13 £42.25 £53.70
Central London median hourly rate £42.75 £22.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +92.13% -14.42% +28.40%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DevOps in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for DevOps in the City of London

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps in the City of London over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps in the City of London

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DevOps in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend 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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 1 £750 -
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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.

1 281 (44.60%) Azure
2 255 (40.48%) Agile
3 253 (40.16%) CI/CD
4 230 (36.51%) AWS
5 213 (33.81%) Terraform
6 186 (29.52%) Docker
7 174 (27.62%) Kubernetes
8 151 (23.97%) Python
9 146 (23.17%) Azure DevOps
10 144 (22.86%) Finance
11 142 (22.54%) Jenkins
12 138 (21.90%) Infrastructure as Code
13 117 (18.57%) Git (software)
14 108 (17.14%) Microsoft
15 102 (16.19%) Linux
16 100 (15.87%) Software Engineering
17 96 (15.24%) Ansible
18 93 (14.76%) Serverless
19 89 (14.13%) Java
20 84 (13.33%) Test Automation
21 82 (13.02%) SQL
21 82 (13.02%) Microservices
22 80 (12.70%) Social Skills
23 73 (11.59%) Scrum
24 72 (11.43%) JavaScript
25 69 (10.95%) PowerShell
26 64 (10.16%) .NET
27 60 (9.52%) Security Cleared
28 58 (9.21%) GitHub
29 57 (9.05%) Continuous Integration

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 29 (4.60%) Confluence
2 25 (3.97%) Apache
3 11 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.43%) CMS
6 7 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.79%) IIS
8 4 (0.63%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.48%) Headless CMS
9 3 (0.48%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.32%) nginx
10 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.16%) FileNet
11 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.32%) Adobe XD
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) MoSes
2 4 (0.63%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.63%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.48%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.32%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.16%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 281 (44.60%) Azure
2 230 (36.51%) AWS
3 146 (23.17%) Azure DevOps
4 93 (14.76%) Serverless
5 58 (9.21%) GitHub
6 51 (8.10%) AWS Lambda
7 41 (6.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 40 (6.35%) GCP
8 40 (6.35%) SaaS
9 37 (5.87%) PaaS
10 33 (5.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 31 (4.92%) IaaS
12 28 (4.44%) Power Platform
13 24 (3.81%) Datadog
14 23 (3.65%) Amazon ECS
15 22 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
16 19 (3.02%) OpenShift
17 18 (2.86%) Azure Key Vault
18 16 (2.54%) Amazon EKS
18 16 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.33%) DNS
2 16 (2.54%) Firewall
3 15 (2.38%) VPN
4 10 (1.59%) SSL
5 8 (1.27%) WAN
6 7 (1.11%) HTTP
6 7 (1.11%) Internet
7 6 (0.95%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.79%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.79%) SD-WAN
8 5 (0.79%) SSH
8 5 (0.79%) tcpdump
9 4 (0.63%) DHCP
9 4 (0.63%) LAN
9 4 (0.63%) Wireless
10 3 (0.48%) IPv6
10 3 (0.48%) NGN
11 2 (0.32%) AMQP
11 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.08%) Big Data
3 22 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.86%) Power BI
5 17 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (2.54%) DynamoDB
6 16 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.38%) Data Lake
8 12 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.90%) MySQL
9 10 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.79%) BigQuery
12 5 (0.79%) Redis
12 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.63%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.63%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 142 (22.54%) Jenkins
2 117 (18.57%) Git (software)
3 57 (9.05%) JIRA
4 46 (7.30%) GitLab
4 46 (7.30%) TeamCity
5 19 (3.02%) Artifactory
5 19 (3.02%) Bitbucket
6 17 (2.70%) CircleCI
6 17 (2.70%) Selenium
7 16 (2.54%) SonarQube
8 14 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (2.22%) Visual Studio
9 12 (1.90%) git-flow
10 11 (1.75%) JUnit
10 11 (1.75%) Terragrunt
11 10 (1.59%) Maven
12 9 (1.43%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.43%) PowerDesigner
13 8 (1.27%) kappa
13 8 (1.27%) Mockito
General
1 144 (22.86%) Finance
2 80 (12.70%) Social Skills
3 38 (6.03%) Banking
4 31 (4.92%) Legal
5 30 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (4.60%) Financial Institution
7 22 (3.49%) Public Sector
8 15 (2.38%) Front Office
8 15 (2.38%) Retail
9 12 (1.90%) Tech for Good
10 10 (1.59%) Documentation Skills
11 9 (1.43%) Presentation Skills
12 8 (1.27%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.95%) Advertising
14 5 (0.79%) Influencing Skills
14 5 (0.79%) Law
15 4 (0.63%) Marketing
15 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.63%) Publishing
15 4 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 149 (23.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 144 (22.86%) Developer
3 71 (11.27%) Architect
4 69 (10.95%) AWS Engineer
5 63 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
6 50 (7.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 35 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 34 (5.40%) Azure Engineer
9 28 (4.44%) Senior DevOps
10 24 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
11 22 (3.49%) Software Engineer
12 21 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (3.17%) PHP Developer
13 20 (3.17%) Senior Developer
14 19 (3.02%) Data Engineer
15 18 (2.86%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 18 (2.86%) DevOps Developer
16 17 (2.70%) Cloud Architect
17 16 (2.54%) Analyst
18 15 (2.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.16%) .NET
2 44 (6.98%) REST
3 40 (6.35%) Kafka
4 32 (5.08%) Node.js
5 31 (4.92%) React
6 28 (4.44%) AngularJS
6 28 (4.44%) Spring
7 25 (3.97%) HTML
8 23 (3.65%) CSS
9 21 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
9 21 (3.33%) GraphQL
10 18 (2.86%) RESTful
11 17 (2.70%) ARM Templates
12 14 (2.22%) Spring Boot
12 14 (2.22%) Web Services
13 13 (2.06%) HTML5
13 13 (2.06%) JSON
14 12 (1.90%) Hibernate
14 12 (1.90%) Symfony
15 10 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.25%) Cloud Native
2 26 (4.13%) Hedge funds
3 24 (3.81%) Public Cloud
4 21 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (2.54%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.06%) User Experience
7 12 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.59%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.11%) Reinsurance
12 6 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.95%) Derivative
12 6 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.95%) Legacy Systems
12 6 (0.95%) PKI
13 5 (0.79%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 102 (16.19%) Linux
2 48 (7.62%) Windows
3 24 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (2.54%) Unix
5 9 (1.43%) VMS
6 8 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.95%) CentOS
7 6 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.79%) Android
8 5 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.32%) Debian
10 2 (0.32%) Solaris
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.16%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (40.48%) Agile
2 253 (40.16%) CI/CD
3 138 (21.90%) Infrastructure as Code
4 100 (15.87%) Software Engineering
5 84 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 82 (13.02%) Microservices
7 73 (11.59%) Scrum
8 57 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (8.73%) Migration
10 46 (7.30%) Analytics
10 46 (7.30%) TDD
11 40 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
12 38 (6.03%) SDLC
13 35 (5.56%) Full Stack Development
13 35 (5.56%) Platform Engineering
14 33 (5.24%) Kanban
14 33 (5.24%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (4.92%) Configuration Management
16 28 (4.44%) Data Modelling
16 28 (4.44%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 151 (23.97%) Python
2 89 (14.13%) Java
3 82 (13.02%) SQL
4 72 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 69 (10.95%) PowerShell
6 55 (8.73%) C#
7 47 (7.46%) Bash
8 46 (7.30%) Go
9 28 (4.44%) Ruby
10 23 (3.65%) TypeScript
11 22 (3.49%) PHP
12 17 (2.70%) Perl
13 15 (2.38%) C++
14 14 (2.22%) Scala
15 12 (1.90%) Groovy
16 10 (1.59%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.27%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.95%) ES6
19 5 (0.79%) C
20 4 (0.63%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 60 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 53 (8.41%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.86%) Degree
4 11 (1.75%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.48%) OCP
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.32%) CISSP
10 2 (0.32%) ISEB
10 2 (0.32%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.32%) PhD
11 1 (0.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.16%) CWDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.76%) GDPR
2 29 (4.60%) QA
3 5 (0.79%) Accessibility
3 5 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.48%) NCSC
4 3 (0.48%) SLA
5 2 (0.32%) IFRS
5 2 (0.32%) IFRS 17
5 2 (0.32%) MiFID
5 2 (0.32%) PMO
5 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 186 (29.52%) Docker
2 17 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.16%) Firmware
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
6 1 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 213 (33.81%) Terraform
2 174 (27.62%) Kubernetes
3 96 (15.24%) Ansible
4 28 (4.44%) Puppet
5 27 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.54%) Packer
7 11 (1.75%) Prometheus
8 10 (1.59%) Grafana
8 10 (1.59%) HP Fortify
9 8 (1.27%) Salt
10 7 (1.11%) Consul
11 6 (0.95%) Icinga
12 4 (0.63%) Control-M
12 4 (0.63%) Istio
12 4 (0.63%) logstash
12 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.48%) Nagios
14 2 (0.32%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 108 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.81%) Oracle
3 20 (3.17%) Databricks
4 14 (2.22%) Google
5 13 (2.06%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.06%) Splunk
6 12 (1.90%) IBM
6 12 (1.90%) Zend
7 11 (1.75%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.43%) BiZZdesign
8 9 (1.43%) SAP
9 8 (1.27%) VMware
10 7 (1.11%) AppDynamics
10 7 (1.11%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.95%) BMC
11 6 (0.95%) Citrix
12 4 (0.63%) Alteryx
12 4 (0.63%) EMC
12 4 (0.63%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.63%) Salesforce.com