Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 20 60
Rank change year-on-year +3 +40 +31
Contract jobs citing DevOps 626 523 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.78% 8.48% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 9.65% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 426 198
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +4.44%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £379
90th Percentile £701 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,260 5,420 5,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.80% 87.84% 85.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,005 4,314 4,739
City of London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 49 55
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.88% -5.68% +15.82%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.35 £55.00 £53.10
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £21.68
% change year-on-year +7.89% -12.37% +21.30%

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 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily 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 23 January 2018. 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 -2 1 £450 -
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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.

1 245 (39.14%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (38.66%) Amazon AWS
3 237 (37.86%) Java
4 212 (33.87%) Python
5 205 (32.75%) Ansible
6 195 (31.15%) Jenkins
7 185 (29.55%) Docker
8 160 (25.56%) Linux
9 158 (25.24%) Finance
9 158 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
10 142 (22.68%) Git (software)
11 129 (20.61%) Banking
12 124 (19.81%) Ruby
13 118 (18.85%) Puppet
14 112 (17.89%) Kubernetes
15 105 (16.77%) TDD
16 100 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
17 98 (15.65%) Windows
18 96 (15.34%) Opscode Chef
19 95 (15.18%) Terraform
20 94 (15.02%) Configuration Management
21 88 (14.06%) JavaScript
22 84 (13.42%) Bash Shell
22 84 (13.42%) TeamCity
23 79 (12.62%) Unix
24 75 (11.98%) SQL
25 73 (11.66%) JIRA
26 72 (11.50%) Maven
27 70 (11.18%) Test Automation
27 70 (11.18%) Scrum

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 49 (7.83%) Apache Spark
2 26 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (3.83%) JBoss
4 20 (3.19%) Cloud Foundry
5 19 (3.04%) Confluence
6 18 (2.88%) nginx
7 17 (2.72%) Apache
7 17 (2.72%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.44%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.44%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.96%) IIS
10 6 (0.96%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.48%) Jetty
12 2 (0.32%) Mule
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.16%) Gunicorn
13 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.32%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.32%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 242 (38.66%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (6.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 39 (6.23%) PaaS
5 35 (5.59%) GitHub
6 29 (4.63%) IaaS
7 21 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (3.35%) npm
8 19 (3.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (2.56%) Bluemix
9 16 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
10 15 (2.40%) Amazon S3
10 15 (2.40%) Route 53
11 14 (2.24%) OpenShift
12 12 (1.92%) Serverless
13 11 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (1.44%) Office 365
16 7 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.79%) Firewall
2 14 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.08%) HTTP
4 12 (1.92%) SSL
5 10 (1.60%) Network Security
6 8 (1.28%) Internet
7 7 (1.12%) DNS
8 6 (0.96%) NetScaler
8 6 (0.96%) Skype
9 5 (0.80%) VPN
10 4 (0.64%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.64%) LAN
10 4 (0.64%) WAN
11 3 (0.48%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.32%) IMAP
12 2 (0.32%) SMTP
12 2 (0.32%) SSH
12 2 (0.32%) VPLS
12 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.32%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.02%) Big Data
2 42 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (6.39%) Hadoop
4 38 (6.07%) MongoDB
5 32 (5.11%) NoSQL
6 31 (4.95%) Apache Hive
7 30 (4.79%) SQL Server
8 26 (4.15%) MySQL
9 21 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (3.04%) Redis
11 18 (2.88%) Relational Database
12 15 (2.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (2.24%) Oracle ODI
13 14 (2.24%) Sqoop
14 13 (2.08%) Oracle Database
14 13 (2.08%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
17 6 (0.96%) Flink
Development Applications
1 195 (31.15%) Jenkins
2 142 (22.68%) Git (software)
3 84 (13.42%) TeamCity
4 73 (11.66%) JIRA
5 72 (11.50%) Maven
6 41 (6.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 37 (5.91%) Sonatype Nexus
8 35 (5.59%) Selenium
9 33 (5.27%) Cucumber
9 33 (5.27%) Subversion
10 19 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (2.72%) SonarQube
12 16 (2.56%) Bitbucket
13 14 (2.24%) webpack
14 13 (2.08%) gulp
14 13 (2.08%) Visual Studio
15 12 (1.92%) Gradle
15 12 (1.92%) Vagrant
16 11 (1.76%) JUnit
17 10 (1.60%) Grunt
General
1 158 (25.24%) Finance
2 129 (20.61%) Banking
3 53 (8.47%) Investment Banking
4 27 (4.31%) Financial Institution
5 15 (2.40%) Retail
6 12 (1.92%) Publishing
7 9 (1.44%) Front Office
8 6 (0.96%) Billing
8 6 (0.96%) Law
8 6 (0.96%) Legal
8 6 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.80%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.64%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Marketing
12 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 261 (41.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 123 (19.65%) Developer
3 85 (13.58%) AWS DevOps
4 70 (11.18%) AWS Engineer
5 67 (10.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 56 (8.95%) Senior DevOps
7 55 (8.79%) Java Developer
8 45 (7.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 25 (3.99%) Java Engineer
10 24 (3.83%) Cloud Engineer
10 24 (3.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 24 (3.83%) Senior Developer
11 23 (3.67%) Consultant
12 21 (3.35%) Azure DevOps
13 20 (3.19%) Azure Engineer
14 16 (2.56%) Architect
14 16 (2.56%) DevOps Consultant
14 16 (2.56%) Lead DevOps
14 16 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
14 16 (2.56%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.90%) Web Services
2 54 (8.63%) Kafka
3 52 (8.31%) .NET
4 49 (7.83%) Node.js
5 40 (6.39%) Spring
6 36 (5.75%) RESTful
7 33 (5.27%) REST
8 32 (5.11%) HTML
9 31 (4.95%) React
10 27 (4.31%) AngularJS
11 25 (3.99%) CSS
11 25 (3.99%) HTML5
12 24 (3.83%) PySpark
13 23 (3.67%) J2EE
14 19 (3.04%) XML
15 17 (2.72%) CSS3
15 17 (2.72%) Elastic Stack
16 16 (2.56%) JSON
16 16 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
16 16 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (3.99%) Virtual Team
3 21 (3.35%) Fintech
4 19 (3.04%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (2.72%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.92%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (1.60%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.44%) iPad
11 9 (1.44%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.44%) Reference Data
12 8 (1.28%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.28%) Reinsurance
12 8 (1.28%) User Experience
13 6 (0.96%) PKI
14 5 (0.80%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.80%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 160 (25.56%) Linux
2 98 (15.65%) Windows
3 79 (12.62%) Unix
4 47 (7.51%) Windows Server
5 24 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (3.04%) Ubuntu
7 18 (2.88%) CentOS
8 12 (1.92%) Debian
9 10 (1.60%) Android
10 9 (1.44%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.96%) VMS
11 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.80%) Solaris
12 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.64%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.32%) AIX
14 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (39.14%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
3 105 (16.77%) TDD
4 94 (15.02%) Configuration Management
5 70 (11.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 70 (11.18%) Scrum
5 70 (11.18%) Test Automation
6 66 (10.54%) BDD
7 52 (8.31%) Open Source
8 49 (7.83%) Microservices
9 41 (6.55%) E-Commerce
10 36 (5.75%) Software Engineering
11 33 (5.27%) Release Management
12 31 (4.95%) Kanban
13 30 (4.79%) SDLC
14 26 (4.15%) Continuous Deployment
14 26 (4.15%) Data Engineering
14 26 (4.15%) Migration
15 25 (3.99%) Analytics
16 22 (3.51%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 237 (37.86%) Java
2 212 (33.87%) Python
3 124 (19.81%) Ruby
4 88 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 84 (13.42%) Bash Shell
6 75 (11.98%) SQL
7 69 (11.02%) C#
8 59 (9.42%) PowerShell
9 40 (6.39%) Perl
10 24 (3.83%) Go
11 23 (3.67%) Scala
12 22 (3.51%) Shell Script
13 21 (3.35%) C++
14 17 (2.72%) PL/SQL
15 16 (2.56%) Groovy
16 12 (1.92%) ES6
17 10 (1.60%) TypeScript
18 8 (1.28%) Kotlin
19 6 (0.96%) GraphQL
19 6 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 18 (2.88%) Degree
2 18 (2.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.80%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.32%) CCSP
5 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.32%) CISM
5 2 (0.32%) CISSP
5 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) ISEB
6 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.79%) QA
2 11 (1.76%) GCP
3 4 (0.64%) WCAG
4 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.32%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) GDPR
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 185 (29.55%) Docker
2 27 (4.31%) HDFS
3 24 (3.83%) Apache Flume
4 11 (1.76%) vCloud
5 10 (1.60%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (1.28%) XenApp
7 5 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.64%) LXC
9 3 (0.48%) Varnish
9 3 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.32%) etcd
10 2 (0.32%) Firmware
10 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.16%) KVM
11 1 (0.16%) PowerDNS
11 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 205 (32.75%) Ansible
2 118 (18.85%) Puppet
3 112 (17.89%) Kubernetes
4 96 (15.34%) Opscode Chef
5 95 (15.18%) Terraform
6 28 (4.47%) Oozie
7 24 (3.83%) Ambari
8 15 (2.40%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (2.24%) Hadoop YARN
9 14 (2.24%) Mesos
9 14 (2.24%) Nagios
10 13 (2.08%) Kibana
11 11 (1.76%) Salt
12 10 (1.60%) Grafana
12 10 (1.60%) Prometheus
13 9 (1.44%) ITRS Geneos
13 9 (1.44%) Packer
14 6 (0.96%) logstash
15 4 (0.64%) Consul
15 4 (0.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 41 (6.55%) Microsoft
1 41 (6.55%) Red Hat
2 39 (6.23%) Oracle
3 37 (5.91%) Splunk
4 23 (3.67%) Google
5 22 (3.51%) IBM
6 21 (3.35%) Tableau
7 20 (3.19%) VMware
8 14 (2.24%) Cisco
9 13 (2.08%) AppDynamics
9 13 (2.08%) SaltStack
10 12 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.76%) New Relic
12 8 (1.28%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.28%) Citrix
13 7 (1.12%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.96%) Apple
14 6 (0.96%) Cloudera
14 6 (0.96%) F5
15 4 (0.64%) Alteryx