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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 34 70
Rank change year-on-year +11 +36  
Contract jobs citing DevOps 257 199 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.86% 5.95% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.92% 6.93% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 173 136
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
10th Percentile £413 £419 £363
90th Percentile £638 £685 £638
London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.43% +7.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £45.00
London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -20.63% +5.00%  

DevOps is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2881 2873 4730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.16% 85.97% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8890 9138 13095
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
10th Percentile £340 £319 £313
90th Percentile £675 £656 £649
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 90 126
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £14.71
90th Percentile £43.00 £34.53 £55.75
London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.69
% change year-on-year +26.19% -3.18%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 246 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (42.66%) Linux
3 192 (38.10%) Java
4 173 (34.33%) Amazon AWS
5 152 (30.16%) Docker
6 150 (29.76%) Ansible
7 143 (28.37%) Python
8 135 (26.79%) Jenkins
9 133 (26.39%) Continuous Integration
10 125 (24.80%) Puppet
11 107 (21.23%) TDD
12 90 (17.86%) Finance
13 85 (16.87%) Git (software)
14 82 (16.27%) Banking
14 82 (16.27%) Microservices
15 79 (15.67%) Open Source
16 74 (14.68%) Continuous Delivery
16 74 (14.68%) Opscode Chef
17 71 (14.09%) Scrum
18 69 (13.69%) Bash Shell
19 67 (13.29%) E-Commerce
20 65 (12.90%) Kubernetes
21 64 (12.70%) Test Automation
22 63 (12.50%) Big Data
23 60 (11.90%) Unix
24 59 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
25 58 (11.51%) Spring
26 57 (11.31%) BDD
27 56 (11.11%) JavaScript
28 55 (10.91%) Terraform

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 28 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 27 (5.36%) Confluence
3 21 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 21 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (3.97%) Apache
5 19 (3.77%) nginx
6 12 (2.38%) IIS
6 12 (2.38%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.98%) JBoss
8 9 (1.79%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.79%) Mule
9 8 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.19%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.99%) Jetty
13 4 (0.79%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.40%) Anypoint
15 2 (0.40%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.40%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 173 (34.33%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (5.36%) GitHub
4 22 (4.37%) IaaS
5 21 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (3.77%) PaaS
7 17 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (2.98%) OpenShift
9 14 (2.78%) SaaS
9 14 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
11 9 (1.79%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (1.19%) Akamai
13 6 (1.19%) Bluemix
13 6 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.99%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.77%) HTTP
2 15 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.78%) Firewall
4 13 (2.58%) DNS
5 11 (2.18%) SSL
6 7 (1.39%) Internet
6 7 (1.39%) SAN
7 4 (0.79%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.79%) LDAP
8 3 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.60%) NAS
8 3 (0.60%) Network Security
9 2 (0.40%) DMZ
9 2 (0.40%) DSL
9 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.40%) LAN
9 2 (0.40%) WAN
9 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.20%) Intranet
10 1 (0.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.50%) Big Data
2 44 (8.73%) NoSQL
3 42 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 37 (7.34%) Hadoop
5 31 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 29 (5.75%) MySQL
7 23 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (4.17%) MongoDB
9 19 (3.77%) Apache Hive
10 17 (3.37%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.18%) Redis
12 10 (1.98%) HBase
13 9 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.79%) QlikView
14 8 (1.59%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.39%) Hazelcast
16 6 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
18 4 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 4 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 135 (26.79%) Jenkins
2 85 (16.87%) Git (software)
3 48 (9.52%) JIRA
4 26 (5.16%) TeamCity
5 24 (4.76%) Maven
6 20 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 18 (3.57%) Subversion
8 16 (3.17%) JUnit
9 13 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (2.58%) Selenium
10 10 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (1.59%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.39%) Gradle
13 6 (1.19%) Artifactory
13 6 (1.19%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.99%) Appium
14 5 (0.99%) Calabash
14 5 (0.99%) Jasmine
General
1 90 (17.86%) Finance
2 82 (16.27%) Banking
3 24 (4.76%) Retail
4 19 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.79%) Retail Banking
6 9 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.59%) Front Office
8 4 (0.79%) Marketing
8 4 (0.79%) Publishing
9 3 (0.60%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Billing
10 2 (0.40%) International Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 216 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 141 (27.98%) Developer
3 77 (15.28%) Java Developer
4 70 (13.89%) AWS DevOps
5 58 (11.51%) AWS Engineer
6 49 (9.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 36 (7.14%) DevOps Developer
8 33 (6.55%) Senior DevOps
9 32 (6.35%) Senior Developer
10 28 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 27 (5.36%) AWS Developer
12 25 (4.96%) Architect
13 23 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
14 21 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 20 (3.97%) Java Engineer
16 19 (3.77%) Azure Engineer
17 18 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
17 18 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
17 18 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
18 16 (3.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.51%) Spring
2 53 (10.52%) .NET
3 49 (9.72%) AngularJS
4 46 (9.13%) REST
5 41 (8.13%) Web Services
6 40 (7.94%) Node.js
7 32 (6.35%) HTML
8 25 (4.96%) HTML5
9 24 (4.76%) React
10 22 (4.37%) ASP.NET
11 21 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (4.17%) CSS
11 21 (4.17%) XML
12 20 (3.97%) Kafka
13 19 (3.77%) SOAP
14 18 (3.57%) RESTful
15 17 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (3.17%) Middleware
17 15 (2.98%) Angular 2
17 15 (2.98%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.13%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (3.57%) User Experience
3 15 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.98%) Client/Server
4 14 (2.78%) Public Cloud
5 13 (2.58%) Fintech
5 13 (2.58%) Virtual Team
6 12 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.98%) Fixed Income
7 10 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.59%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.39%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.39%) Derivative
9 7 (1.39%) PKI
10 6 (1.19%) Clustering
10 6 (1.19%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.99%) Grid Computing
12 4 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 215 (42.66%) Linux
2 60 (11.90%) Unix
3 44 (8.73%) Windows
4 41 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (3.97%) CentOS
6 15 (2.98%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.58%) Solaris
8 12 (2.38%) Windows Server
9 9 (1.79%) Android
10 8 (1.59%) AIX
10 8 (1.59%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.60%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.20%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (26.39%) Continuous Integration
3 107 (21.23%) TDD
4 82 (16.27%) Microservices
5 79 (15.67%) Open Source
6 74 (14.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 71 (14.09%) Scrum
8 67 (13.29%) E-Commerce
9 64 (12.70%) Test Automation
10 57 (11.31%) BDD
11 51 (10.12%) Configuration Management
11 51 (10.12%) Software Engineering
12 36 (7.14%) Mentoring
13 32 (6.35%) Kanban
14 24 (4.76%) MVC
14 24 (4.76%) OO
15 23 (4.56%) Load Balancing
16 22 (4.37%) Migration
17 21 (4.17%) Release Management
18 20 (3.97%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 192 (38.10%) Java
2 143 (28.37%) Python
3 69 (13.69%) Bash Shell
4 56 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 52 (10.32%) Ruby
6 50 (9.92%) Perl
7 48 (9.52%) SQL
8 43 (8.53%) C#
9 31 (6.15%) PowerShell
10 30 (5.95%) Shell Script
11 21 (4.17%) Scala
12 13 (2.58%) Go
13 10 (1.98%) Groovy
14 9 (1.79%) C++
15 7 (1.39%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.39%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.19%) PHP
16 6 (1.19%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.79%) ES6
18 3 (0.60%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 24 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.97%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.98%) Degree
4 9 (1.79%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.40%) CISSP
7 2 (0.40%) MCITP
7 2 (0.40%) SANS
8 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.20%) CEH
8 1 (0.20%) CFA
8 1 (0.20%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.20%) GIAC
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.37%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) COBIT
3 2 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.20%) HL7
4 1 (0.20%) IFRS
4 1 (0.20%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.20%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) SAS 70
System Software
1 152 (30.16%) Docker
2 13 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.79%) HDFS
4 7 (1.39%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.39%) vCloud
5 4 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.79%) vSphere
6 3 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.40%) Corosync
7 2 (0.40%) LXC
8 1 (0.20%) etcd
8 1 (0.20%) flannel
8 1 (0.20%) GFS2
8 1 (0.20%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.20%) GridGain
8 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.20%) OCFS2
8 1 (0.20%) Varnish
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 150 (29.76%) Ansible
2 125 (24.80%) Puppet
3 74 (14.68%) Opscode Chef
4 65 (12.90%) Kubernetes
5 55 (10.91%) Terraform
6 13 (2.58%) Docker Swarm
6 13 (2.58%) Rancher
7 12 (2.38%) Grafana
7 12 (2.38%) Kibana
7 12 (2.38%) Nagios
8 9 (1.79%) Prometheus
9 8 (1.59%) Mesos
10 7 (1.39%) logstash
11 6 (1.19%) HAProxy
11 6 (1.19%) Packer
12 5 (0.99%) Graphite
13 4 (0.79%) Cobbler
13 4 (0.79%) Marathon
13 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 4 (0.79%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 35 (6.94%) VMware
2 31 (6.15%) Oracle
3 28 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.16%) Red Hat
5 23 (4.56%) Splunk
6 15 (2.98%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.78%) New Relic
8 13 (2.58%) TIBCO
9 10 (1.98%) IBM
10 8 (1.59%) Tableau
11 7 (1.39%) Google
11 7 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.19%) Cisco
12 6 (1.19%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.19%) SaltStack
13 5 (0.99%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.99%) Facebook
13 5 (0.99%) Perforce
14 4 (0.79%) Informatica
14 4 (0.79%) SAP
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Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified rate DOE - 6 months contract
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £700 - £765 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £490 - £500 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Source Technology
Rate: From £600 to £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 per month
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £450 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 120000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intec Select
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
PBIT Consultants
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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EPAM Systems
Rate: From £460 to £461 per day or £90k perm
Posted: 23 days ago