Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 13 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +2
Contract jobs citing DevOps 678 742 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.53% 10.51% 8.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.88% 12.01% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 599 510
City of London median daily rate £563 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% - -
10th Percentile £425 £425 £425
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £63.25 - -
Central London median hourly rate £63.25 - -

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 5,264 6,176 6,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.54% 87.50% 89.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,120 4,915 5,053
City of London median daily rate £525 £510 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +7.37%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 94 59
City of London median hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.95% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.31 £13.34
90th Percentile £53.00 £33.53 £30.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.92 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.65% -3.75% +2.77%

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 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in the City of London

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DevOps in the City of London

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 20 November 2019. 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 22 £500 -13.04% 1
Moorgate -4 17 £550 -
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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.

1 297 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (41.74%) Azure
3 234 (34.51%) AWS
4 195 (28.76%) Docker
5 194 (28.61%) Kubernetes
6 166 (24.48%) Python
7 154 (22.71%) Terraform
8 149 (21.98%) Finance
9 148 (21.83%) Java
10 140 (20.65%) Linux
11 138 (20.35%) Jenkins
12 135 (19.91%) Ansible
12 135 (19.91%) Microservices
13 106 (15.63%) .NET
14 105 (15.49%) SQL
15 103 (15.19%) Git (software)
16 100 (14.75%) Scrum
17 99 (14.60%) C#
18 98 (14.45%) JavaScript
19 91 (13.42%) TDD
20 90 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
21 86 (12.68%) GCP
22 82 (12.09%) JIRA
23 80 (11.80%) Microsoft
23 80 (11.80%) Infrastructure as Code
24 79 (11.65%) Test Automation
25 73 (10.77%) Puppet
26 68 (10.03%) SQL Server
27 67 (9.88%) Node.js
28 62 (9.14%) Continuous Delivery

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 43 (6.34%) Confluence
2 24 (3.54%) Apache Spark
3 16 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.47%) IIS
4 10 (1.47%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.18%) Apache
5 8 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.59%) Luigi
7 4 (0.59%) nginx
7 4 (0.59%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 4 (0.59%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.44%) JBoss
8 3 (0.44%) Mule
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.29%) CMS
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.74%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.44%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.29%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.29%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 283 (41.74%) Azure
2 234 (34.51%) AWS
3 86 (12.68%) GCP
4 48 (7.08%) Serverless
5 42 (6.19%) GitHub
6 40 (5.90%) AWS Lambda
7 32 (4.72%) PaaS
8 31 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (4.57%) Amazon S3
9 26 (3.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 25 (3.69%) IaaS
10 25 (3.69%) Power Platform
11 21 (3.10%) Azure Data Factory
11 21 (3.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 17 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (2.51%) OpenShift
13 15 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (2.21%) SaaS
14 14 (2.06%) Azure Machine Learning
14 14 (2.06%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.06%) VPN
2 13 (1.92%) DNS
2 13 (1.92%) Firewall
3 11 (1.62%) Internet
4 6 (0.88%) DHCP
5 5 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.59%) FTP
6 4 (0.59%) HTTP
7 3 (0.44%) NAS
7 3 (0.44%) SAN
7 3 (0.44%) SSL
8 2 (0.29%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 2 (0.29%) SSH
8 2 (0.29%) X.509
9 1 (0.15%) BGP
9 1 (0.15%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.15%) MPLS
9 1 (0.15%) OSPF
9 1 (0.15%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (5.31%) NoSQL
4 35 (5.16%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.42%) Big Data
6 28 (4.13%) Hadoop
7 26 (3.83%) MySQL
8 25 (3.69%) Power BI
9 23 (3.39%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.92%) Data Lake
12 13 (1.92%) Redis
13 12 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (1.77%) HBase
14 11 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (1.62%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 138 (20.35%) Jenkins
2 103 (15.19%) Git (software)
3 82 (12.09%) JIRA
4 33 (4.87%) Visual Studio Team System
5 27 (3.98%) TeamCity
6 24 (3.54%) Maven
7 23 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (3.24%) Cucumber
8 22 (3.24%) Selenium
9 17 (2.51%) Sonatype Nexus
9 17 (2.51%) Travis CI
10 16 (2.36%) CircleCI
11 15 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (1.92%) JUnit
12 13 (1.92%) Visual Studio
13 12 (1.77%) Subversion
14 11 (1.62%) WebDriver
15 10 (1.47%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (1.33%) GitLab
General
1 149 (21.98%) Finance
2 62 (9.14%) Banking
3 17 (2.51%) Law
4 16 (2.36%) Retail
5 12 (1.77%) Advertising
5 12 (1.77%) Games
6 9 (1.33%) Front Office
6 9 (1.33%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.18%) Publishing
8 7 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.03%) Legal
9 6 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.74%) Marketing
11 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.44%) Billing
13 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) Back Office
14 1 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 255 (37.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 159 (23.45%) Developer
3 90 (13.27%) Azure DevOps
4 78 (11.50%) Azure Engineer
5 75 (11.06%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 72 (10.62%) AWS DevOps
7 63 (9.29%) AWS Engineer
8 58 (8.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 48 (7.08%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 42 (6.19%) Architect
11 34 (5.01%) .NET Developer
12 32 (4.72%) Java Developer
13 24 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
13 24 (3.54%) Senior DevOps
14 23 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
15 22 (3.24%) Data Engineer
16 21 (3.10%) Platform Engineer
16 21 (3.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 20 (2.95%) Angular Developer
17 20 (2.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (15.63%) .NET
2 67 (9.88%) Node.js
3 56 (8.26%) Kafka
4 55 (8.11%) Web Services
5 51 (7.52%) RESTful
6 42 (6.19%) CSS
7 38 (5.60%) AngularJS
8 37 (5.46%) REST
8 37 (5.46%) Spring
9 31 (4.57%) JSON
10 30 (4.42%) ASP.NET
10 30 (4.42%) HTML
11 29 (4.28%) React
12 20 (2.95%) .NET Core
13 15 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (2.21%) XML
14 14 (2.06%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (2.06%) SOAP
15 13 (1.92%) .NET Framework
15 13 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (2.80%) Public Cloud
3 14 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.06%) Cloud Native
4 12 (1.77%) Data Structures
5 10 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
6 9 (1.33%) User Experience
7 8 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.18%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.03%) PKI
9 6 (0.88%) Blog
9 6 (0.88%) Derivative
10 4 (0.59%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.59%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.44%) iPad
11 3 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 140 (20.65%) Linux
2 43 (6.34%) Windows
3 36 (5.31%) Unix
4 28 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.33%) CentOS
7 8 (1.18%) Android
8 7 (1.03%) Debian
9 6 (0.88%) Solaris
10 5 (0.74%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.59%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.59%) VMS
12 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.15%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.15%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (19.91%) Microservices
3 100 (14.75%) Scrum
4 91 (13.42%) TDD
5 90 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
6 80 (11.80%) Infrastructure as Code
7 79 (11.65%) Test Automation
8 62 (9.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 57 (8.41%) Configuration Management
10 52 (7.67%) BDD
10 52 (7.67%) Migration
11 50 (7.37%) Kanban
12 46 (6.78%) Software Engineering
13 45 (6.64%) Fintech
14 38 (5.60%) MVC
15 35 (5.16%) Analytics
16 34 (5.01%) E-Commerce
17 32 (4.72%) Open Source
18 31 (4.57%) Pair Programming
19 30 (4.42%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 166 (24.48%) Python
2 148 (21.83%) Java
3 105 (15.49%) SQL
4 99 (14.60%) C#
5 98 (14.45%) JavaScript
6 49 (7.23%) PowerShell
6 49 (7.23%) Ruby
7 42 (6.19%) Bash Shell
8 33 (4.87%) Scala
9 27 (3.98%) Go
10 23 (3.39%) Perl
11 18 (2.65%) TypeScript
12 14 (2.06%) Groovy
13 13 (1.92%) Apex Code
14 12 (1.77%) Java 8
15 9 (1.33%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.18%) C++
16 8 (1.18%) ES6
16 8 (1.18%) PHP
17 7 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (6.05%) Security Cleared
2 24 (3.54%) SC Cleared
3 20 (2.95%) AWS Certification
3 20 (2.95%) Degree
4 10 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.33%) RHCE
6 7 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.88%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.59%) CISSP
9 3 (0.44%) ISEB
10 2 (0.29%) CCIE
10 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.29%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.29%) OSCP
11 1 (0.15%) CCNA
11 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.15%) MCSA
11 1 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.83%) QA
2 5 (0.74%) GDPR
3 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.59%) PMO
4 2 (0.29%) NIST
4 2 (0.29%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) GxP
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 195 (28.76%) Docker
2 23 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.88%) HDFS
5 5 (0.74%) vSphere
6 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.29%) etcd
7 2 (0.29%) Varnish
7 2 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Samba
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 194 (28.61%) Kubernetes
2 154 (22.71%) Terraform
3 135 (19.91%) Ansible
4 73 (10.77%) Puppet
5 59 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.36%) Prometheus
7 13 (1.92%) Packer
8 11 (1.62%) Hadoop YARN
9 10 (1.47%) Consul
9 10 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (1.47%) Mesos
10 8 (1.18%) Grafana
11 7 (1.03%) Kibana
11 7 (1.03%) Rancher
11 7 (1.03%) Suricata
12 6 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (0.88%) Nagios
12 6 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.74%) Salt
14 4 (0.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.34%) Google
3 29 (4.28%) Red Hat
4 26 (3.83%) Splunk
5 25 (3.69%) Oracle
6 18 (2.65%) Atlassian
6 18 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.92%) Tableau
8 12 (1.77%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.33%) Databricks
9 9 (1.33%) IBM
9 9 (1.33%) New Relic
9 9 (1.33%) VMware
10 7 (1.03%) MuleSoft
10 7 (1.03%) Perforce
10 7 (1.03%) Qualys
10 7 (1.03%) SaltStack
11 6 (0.88%) HP
11 6 (0.88%) Kofax
11 6 (0.88%) TIBCO