Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +1
Contract jobs citing DevOps 599 254 539
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 14.92% 12.02% 11.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.39% 13.24% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 207 446
10th Percentile £450 £387 £413
25th Percentile £513 £450 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £700 £613 £638
90th Percentile £809 £675 £706
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 3,655 1,919 4,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.06% 90.78% 89.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,839 1,444 3,402
10th Percentile £375 £313 £319
25th Percentile £475 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% -
75th Percentile £660 £602 £610
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £509
% change year-on-year +6.80% +1.23% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 49
10th Percentile £19.13 £13.54 £12.03
25th Percentile £33.19 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +64.15% +32.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £61.75 £36.50 £25.76
90th Percentile £64.25 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £43.50 £27.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +61.11% +28.57% +9.09%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 - 4 £675 -
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 296 (49.42%) CI/CD
2 259 (43.24%) Azure
3 233 (38.90%) AWS
4 232 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
5 212 (35.39%) Terraform
6 209 (34.89%) Docker
7 193 (32.22%) Kubernetes
8 156 (26.04%) Finance
9 147 (24.54%) Jenkins
10 138 (23.04%) Infrastructure as Code
11 130 (21.70%) Python
12 116 (19.37%) Java
13 104 (17.36%) Ansible
14 96 (16.03%) Git (software)
15 94 (15.69%) SQL
16 84 (14.02%) Social Skills
17 80 (13.36%) Serverless
18 78 (13.02%) Linux
19 77 (12.85%) GCP
20 75 (12.52%) Microservices
21 72 (12.02%) Microsoft
22 70 (11.69%) .NET
22 70 (11.69%) PowerShell
23 68 (11.35%) Software Engineering
24 67 (11.19%) SQL Server
25 63 (10.52%) JavaScript
25 63 (10.52%) C#
25 63 (10.52%) Migration
25 63 (10.52%) Banking
26 58 (9.68%) Test Automation

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 27 (4.51%) Apache Spark
2 22 (3.67%) Confluence
3 16 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.17%) Apache
5 7 (1.17%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.00%) IIS
7 5 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.83%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.67%) CMS
9 3 (0.50%) nginx
9 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.33%) Drupal
10 2 (0.33%) Headless CMS
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.17%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.17%) InVision
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Orchestrade
3 1 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 259 (43.24%) Azure
2 233 (38.90%) AWS
3 80 (13.36%) Serverless
4 77 (12.85%) GCP
5 53 (8.85%) GitHub
6 51 (8.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 49 (8.18%) PaaS
8 44 (7.35%) AWS Lambda
9 41 (6.84%) SaaS
10 39 (6.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 27 (4.51%) Amazon ECS
11 27 (4.51%) Power Platform
12 22 (3.67%) IaaS
13 20 (3.34%) Snowflake
14 16 (2.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (2.34%) Amazon EKS
15 14 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (2.34%) OpenShift
16 13 (2.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.01%) DNS
2 17 (2.84%) VPN
3 15 (2.50%) Firewall
3 15 (2.50%) HTTP
4 7 (1.17%) Kerberos
4 7 (1.17%) SD-WAN
4 7 (1.17%) WAN
5 6 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.83%) LAN
6 5 (0.83%) SSL
7 4 (0.67%) Internet
7 4 (0.67%) SAN
8 2 (0.33%) AMQP
8 2 (0.33%) DHCP
8 2 (0.33%) IGMP
8 2 (0.33%) Network Security
8 2 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.33%) SNMP
8 2 (0.33%) SSH
8 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.68%) NoSQL
3 29 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (4.34%) Big Data
5 20 (3.34%) MongoDB
5 20 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (3.34%) Power BI
6 19 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 18 (3.01%) Oracle Database
8 17 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (2.67%) Data Lake
10 15 (2.50%) Hadoop
11 12 (2.00%) MySQL
12 11 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (1.84%) Redis
12 11 (1.84%) Tableau
13 10 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (1.34%) Data Vault
14 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 147 (24.54%) Jenkins
2 96 (16.03%) Git (software)
3 42 (7.01%) JIRA
4 39 (6.51%) GitLab
4 39 (6.51%) TeamCity
5 27 (4.51%) Bitbucket
6 21 (3.51%) CircleCI
7 17 (2.84%) Visual Studio
8 16 (2.67%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.67%) Selenium
9 14 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (2.34%) Subversion
10 13 (2.17%) Maven
11 12 (2.00%) Terragrunt
12 11 (1.84%) SonarQube
12 11 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (1.50%) GoCD
15 8 (1.34%) Artifactory
15 8 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 156 (26.04%) Finance
2 84 (14.02%) Social Skills
3 63 (10.52%) Banking
4 35 (5.84%) Investment Banking
5 31 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.18%) Legal
6 30 (5.01%) Public Sector
7 29 (4.84%) Financial Institution
8 20 (3.34%) Front Office
9 9 (1.50%) Retail
10 8 (1.34%) Back Office
11 7 (1.17%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (1.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 6 (1.00%) International Banking
12 6 (1.00%) Law
13 4 (0.67%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.33%) Marketing
15 1 (0.17%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
15 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 162 (27.05%) Developer
2 128 (21.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 55 (9.18%) AWS Engineer
4 53 (8.85%) Architect
5 39 (6.51%) Senior DevOps
6 37 (6.18%) AWS DevOps
7 35 (5.84%) Java Developer
8 33 (5.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 31 (5.18%) Cloud Engineer
10 30 (5.01%) Azure Engineer
11 28 (4.67%) Data Engineer
12 23 (3.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 20 (3.34%) Analyst
14 19 (3.17%) Software Engineer
15 18 (3.01%) Cloud Architect
15 18 (3.01%) PHP Developer
16 17 (2.84%) .NET Developer
17 16 (2.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 14 (2.34%) Full Stack Developer
18 14 (2.34%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (11.69%) .NET
2 42 (7.01%) CSS
2 42 (7.01%) React
3 41 (6.84%) HTML
4 31 (5.18%) AngularJS
4 31 (5.18%) Kafka
4 31 (5.18%) REST
5 30 (5.01%) Web Services
6 29 (4.84%) Node.js
7 28 (4.67%) HTML5
8 21 (3.51%) CSS3
8 21 (3.51%) Spring
9 20 (3.34%) Vue.js
10 19 (3.17%) ARM Templates
10 19 (3.17%) LESS
11 18 (3.01%) JSON
11 18 (3.01%) Sass
12 17 (2.84%) .NET Framework
12 17 (2.84%) Laravel
12 17 (2.84%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.68%) Cloud Native
2 28 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (4.67%) Hedge funds
3 19 (3.17%) Public Cloud
4 15 (2.50%) User Experience
5 12 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (1.84%) Algorithms
6 11 (1.84%) Equities
7 10 (1.67%) Derivative
8 8 (1.34%) Legacy Applications
8 8 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.17%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.00%) PKI
11 5 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.83%) NHS
11 5 (0.83%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 78 (13.02%) Linux
2 45 (7.51%) Windows
3 20 (3.34%) Unix
4 15 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.83%) Solaris
9 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.67%) CentOS
10 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.50%) Debian
12 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (49.42%) CI/CD
2 232 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (23.04%) Infrastructure as Code
4 75 (12.52%) Microservices
5 68 (11.35%) Software Engineering
6 63 (10.52%) Migration
7 58 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 56 (9.35%) SDLC
9 53 (8.85%) Full Stack Development
10 51 (8.51%) Scrum
10 51 (8.51%) TDD
11 50 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (6.34%) Configuration Management
14 36 (6.01%) Data Protection
15 35 (5.84%) Analytics
16 34 (5.68%) ETL
16 34 (5.68%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 32 (5.34%) Data Modelling
18 31 (5.18%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 130 (21.70%) Python
2 116 (19.37%) Java
3 94 (15.69%) SQL
4 70 (11.69%) PowerShell
5 63 (10.52%) C#
5 63 (10.52%) JavaScript
6 40 (6.68%) Bash
7 23 (3.84%) Go
7 23 (3.84%) PHP
8 20 (3.34%) Groovy
8 20 (3.34%) Scala
9 18 (3.01%) T-SQL
9 18 (3.01%) TypeScript
10 17 (2.84%) Ruby
11 15 (2.50%) VBA
12 13 (2.17%) C++
13 9 (1.50%) Kotlin
14 7 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 7 (1.17%) Java 11
15 6 (1.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 36 (6.01%) Security Cleared
2 28 (4.67%) Degree
2 28 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.01%) AWS Certification
4 9 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.67%) CISSP
6 3 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.17%) CBAP
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) IIBA
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.84%) GDPR
2 23 (3.84%) QA
3 13 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.17%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.50%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.50%) WCAG
7 2 (0.33%) IFRS
8 1 (0.17%) GRC
8 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.17%) MiFID
8 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 209 (34.89%) Docker
2 31 (5.18%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.33%) NFS
6 2 (0.33%) vCloud
7 1 (0.17%) GeoWebCache
7 1 (0.17%) LXC
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.17%) Squid
7 1 (0.17%) Varnish
7 1 (0.17%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 212 (35.39%) Terraform
2 193 (32.22%) Kubernetes
3 104 (17.36%) Ansible
4 31 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (5.01%) Puppet
6 15 (2.50%) Packer
7 14 (2.34%) Prometheus
8 12 (2.00%) Grafana
9 9 (1.50%) Icinga
10 7 (1.17%) BladeLogic
11 6 (1.00%) Nagios
11 6 (1.00%) Salt
12 5 (0.83%) QRadar
13 4 (0.67%) Consul
13 4 (0.67%) Control-M
13 4 (0.67%) Istio
13 4 (0.67%) Kibana
13 4 (0.67%) Netcool
13 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
13 4 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 72 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.84%) Oracle
3 21 (3.51%) Splunk
4 20 (3.34%) Google
5 19 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 18 (3.01%) Databricks
7 16 (2.67%) VMware
8 10 (1.67%) CyberArk
9 8 (1.34%) BMC
10 7 (1.17%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.00%) Cisco
11 6 (1.00%) IBM
11 6 (1.00%) Qualys
12 5 (0.83%) Alteryx
12 5 (0.83%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.83%) EMC
12 5 (0.83%) ION Trading
12 5 (0.83%) SaltStack
13 4 (0.67%) AppDynamics
14 3 (0.50%) Meraki