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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DevOps
London / City of London
Rank 20 46 97
Rank change year-on-year +26 +51  
Contract jobs citing DevOps 242 137 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.98% 4.16% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.34% 4.74% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 111 78
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £400 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £51.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.60% +29.37%  

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 2591 2891 4163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.46% 87.77% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2315 3208
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.97% -2.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing DevOps as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in the City of London

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 244 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (42.86%) Linux
3 181 (36.42%) Python
4 171 (34.41%) Java
5 168 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
6 157 (31.59%) Puppet
7 153 (30.78%) Continuous Integration
8 148 (29.78%) Docker
9 131 (26.36%) Ansible
10 120 (24.14%) Finance
11 118 (23.74%) Jenkins
12 93 (18.71%) Git (software)
13 89 (17.91%) TDD
14 87 (17.51%) Opscode Chef
15 76 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 73 (14.69%) Microservices
17 69 (13.88%) Bash Shell
17 69 (13.88%) Banking
18 66 (13.28%) High Availability
18 66 (13.28%) Ruby
19 64 (12.88%) Scrum
20 62 (12.47%) SQL
20 62 (12.47%) Open Source
21 61 (12.27%) Configuration Management
21 61 (12.27%) Big Data
22 60 (12.07%) JavaScript
22 60 (12.07%) Windows
22 60 (12.07%) BDD
23 58 (11.67%) Perl
24 57 (11.47%) Unix

DevOps
Top Related 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 30 (6.04%) Confluence
2 20 (4.02%) Apache Spark
3 18 (3.62%) Apache
3 18 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.62%) IIS
5 13 (2.62%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.21%) nginx
7 8 (1.61%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.41%) JBoss
9 5 (1.01%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.01%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.60%) Anypoint
11 3 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.60%) Mule
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.40%) CMS
12 2 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) HipChat
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Endur
1 3 (0.60%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 168 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (6.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 32 (6.44%) GitHub
4 25 (5.03%) IaaS
5 20 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (3.62%) PaaS
7 16 (3.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (3.02%) SaaS
9 10 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (1.81%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.41%) OpenShift
12 5 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (1.01%) Office 365
12 5 (1.01%) Slack
13 4 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.63%) HTTP
2 22 (4.43%) Firewall
3 13 (2.62%) DNS
4 11 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.01%) SSL
6 9 (1.81%) VPN
7 7 (1.41%) MQTT
7 7 (1.41%) RTSP
8 5 (1.01%) Internet
8 5 (1.01%) LDAP
8 5 (1.01%) SAN
9 3 (0.60%) DHCP
9 3 (0.60%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.60%) Network Security
10 2 (0.40%) DMZ
10 2 (0.40%) LAN
10 2 (0.40%) NAS
10 2 (0.40%) WAN
10 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.27%) Big Data
2 53 (10.66%) NoSQL
3 44 (8.85%) SQL Server
4 39 (7.85%) Hadoop
5 35 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (6.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (5.23%) MongoDB
8 24 (4.83%) MySQL
9 17 (3.42%) Apache Hive
10 16 (3.22%) Relational Database
11 15 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (2.01%) Redis
13 8 (1.61%) HBase
13 8 (1.61%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.21%) Hazelcast
14 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (1.01%) Couchbase
15 5 (1.01%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 118 (23.74%) Jenkins
2 93 (18.71%) Git (software)
3 46 (9.26%) JIRA
4 29 (5.84%) TeamCity
5 15 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (3.02%) Cucumber
5 15 (3.02%) Subversion
5 15 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.82%) JUnit
6 14 (2.82%) Maven
6 14 (2.82%) Vagrant
7 13 (2.62%) Bitbucket
7 13 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (2.41%) Grunt
8 12 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (1.81%) Bower
9 9 (1.81%) Selenium
10 8 (1.61%) Gradle
10 8 (1.61%) NUnit
11 7 (1.41%) gulp
General
1 120 (24.14%) Finance
2 69 (13.88%) Banking
3 31 (6.24%) Financial Institution
4 19 (3.82%) Retail
5 13 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.21%) Advertising
7 6 (1.21%) Marketing
8 5 (1.01%) Front Office
8 5 (1.01%) Games
9 4 (0.80%) Back Office
10 3 (0.60%) Electronics
10 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
11 2 (0.40%) Publishing
11 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (41.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 117 (23.54%) Developer
3 69 (13.88%) AWS DevOps
4 64 (12.88%) Java Developer
5 52 (10.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 51 (10.26%) AWS Engineer
7 38 (7.65%) Architect
8 31 (6.24%) Linux Engineer
9 28 (5.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 28 (5.63%) Senior Developer
9 28 (5.63%) Senior DevOps
10 21 (4.23%) Full Stack Developer
10 21 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
11 20 (4.02%) Java Engineer
12 19 (3.82%) Azure Engineer
13 17 (3.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 16 (3.22%) Analyst
14 16 (3.22%) Unix Engineer
15 15 (3.02%) Angular Developer
16 13 (2.62%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.06%) .NET
2 44 (8.85%) Node.js
3 40 (8.05%) Web Services
4 39 (7.85%) AngularJS
5 33 (6.64%) Spring
6 32 (6.44%) HTML
6 32 (6.44%) REST
7 26 (5.23%) Kafka
8 22 (4.43%) HTML5
9 18 (3.62%) JSON
10 16 (3.22%) CSS
10 16 (3.22%) React
11 15 (3.02%) ASP.NET
11 15 (3.02%) Middleware
12 13 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (2.62%) Dropwizard
12 13 (2.62%) LAMP
12 13 (2.62%) XML
13 12 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.04%) Public Cloud
2 15 (3.02%) Fixed Income
2 15 (3.02%) User Experience
3 13 (2.62%) Virtual Team
4 12 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.01%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.81%) Equities
8 8 (1.61%) Fintech
9 7 (1.41%) Video on Demand
10 6 (1.21%) Clustering
10 6 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.01%) Derivative
11 5 (1.01%) Grid Computing
11 5 (1.01%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.01%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.80%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 213 (42.86%) Linux
2 60 (12.07%) Windows
3 57 (11.47%) Unix
4 44 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (3.62%) CentOS
6 16 (3.22%) Windows Server
7 12 (2.41%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.61%) CoreOS
9 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.01%) Solaris
11 4 (0.80%) RancherOS
12 3 (0.60%) AIX
12 3 (0.60%) Android
12 3 (0.60%) Debian
12 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (30.78%) Continuous Integration
3 89 (17.91%) TDD
4 73 (14.69%) Microservices
5 66 (13.28%) High Availability
6 64 (12.88%) Scrum
7 62 (12.47%) Open Source
8 61 (12.27%) Configuration Management
9 60 (12.07%) BDD
10 55 (11.07%) Continuous Delivery
11 49 (9.86%) E-Commerce
12 36 (7.24%) Continuous Deployment
12 36 (7.24%) Mentoring
13 31 (6.24%) Migration
13 31 (6.24%) Software Engineering
14 25 (5.03%) Kanban
15 23 (4.63%) Release Management
16 21 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (4.23%) MVC
17 20 (4.02%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 181 (36.42%) Python
2 171 (34.41%) Java
3 69 (13.88%) Bash Shell
4 66 (13.28%) Ruby
5 62 (12.47%) SQL
6 60 (12.07%) JavaScript
7 58 (11.67%) Perl
8 43 (8.65%) PowerShell
9 40 (8.05%) C#
10 23 (4.63%) Scala
11 22 (4.43%) Go
12 19 (3.82%) Shell Script
13 15 (3.02%) C
14 12 (2.41%) PHP
15 9 (1.81%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.41%) Groovy
17 6 (1.21%) ES6
17 6 (1.21%) PL/SQL
18 5 (1.01%) Apex Code
18 5 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (5.43%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.63%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.62%) Degree
4 7 (1.41%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.20%) CCA
6 1 (0.20%) CFA
6 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.63%) QA
2 17 (3.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) COBIT
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 148 (29.78%) Docker
2 23 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.62%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.41%) HDFS
5 7 (1.41%) vCloud
6 4 (0.80%) etcd
6 4 (0.80%) flannel
6 4 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.80%) Xen
7 3 (0.60%) GlusterFS
7 3 (0.60%) vSphere
8 2 (0.40%) Corosync
8 2 (0.40%) GFS2
8 2 (0.40%) KVM
8 2 (0.40%) NFS
8 2 (0.40%) OCFS2
9 1 (0.20%) Snort
9 1 (0.20%) Varnish
9 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 157 (31.59%) Puppet
2 131 (26.36%) Ansible
3 87 (17.51%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (7.44%) Kubernetes
5 30 (6.04%) Terraform
6 14 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
7 12 (2.41%) logstash
7 12 (2.41%) Mesos
8 10 (2.01%) Nagios
9 9 (1.81%) Grafana
9 9 (1.81%) Kibana
9 9 (1.81%) Rancher
10 8 (1.61%) Salt
11 7 (1.41%) Consul
11 7 (1.41%) HAProxy
11 7 (1.41%) Marathon
11 7 (1.41%) SCOM
12 6 (1.21%) MOM
12 6 (1.21%) SELinux
13 4 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 41 (8.25%) VMware
2 37 (7.44%) Oracle
3 34 (6.84%) Atlassian
4 29 (5.84%) Microsoft
5 28 (5.63%) Red Hat
6 18 (3.62%) Splunk
7 12 (2.41%) Cisco
8 8 (1.61%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.41%) Dell
9 7 (1.41%) HP
9 7 (1.41%) IBM
9 7 (1.41%) SAP
10 6 (1.21%) New Relic
11 5 (1.01%) Google
11 5 (1.01%) Hortonworks
11 5 (1.01%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.80%) BMC
12 4 (0.80%) Tableau
12 4 (0.80%) WorldPay
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £635 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
ClearHub
Rate: From £400 to £700 per day Based on Accreditation and Experience
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday