Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Linux Development Operations Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 218 211
Rank change year-on-year -20 -7 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 16 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 17
City of London median daily rate £500 £506 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -5.81% +7.50%
10th Percentile £440 £351 £448
90th Percentile £625 £609 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £538
% change year-on-year -2.44% -4.65% +16.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,547 5,956 6,325
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 95.96% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,169 4,571 5,046
City of London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £294
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 70 87
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.39 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.56% -10.85% -1.09%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.75 £30.07 £42.48
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.96 £19.99
% change year-on-year +10.26% -15.16% +2.51%

Linux DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in the City of London

Linux DevOps Engineer
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 Linux DevOps Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in the City of London

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux DevOps Engineer in the City of London

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Linux DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Ansible
4 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
5 8 (50.00%) Docker
5 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (50.00%) Puppet
5 8 (50.00%) Unix
5 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (50.00%) Terraform
6 7 (43.75%) Python
6 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (31.25%) AWS Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (31.25%) Node.js
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Fintech
8 4 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (25.00%) Serverless
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (25.00%) Amazon S3
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (25.00%) JIRA
8 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
8 4 (25.00%) Route 53

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
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 4 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (25.00%) CloudFront
2 4 (25.00%) GitHub
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Route 53
2 4 (25.00%) Serverless
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (6.25%) Bluemix
4 1 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Microservices
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Groovy
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Ansible
2 8 (50.00%) Puppet
2 8 (50.00%) Terraform
3 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (6.25%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
2 1 (6.25%) New Relic
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) Sun
2 1 (6.25%) Tealium