Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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.

Senior Development Operations Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 213 242
Rank change year-on-year -1 +29 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 41 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 24
City of London median daily rate £575 £600 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +17.07% -8.89%
10th Percentile £513 £448 £425
90th Percentile £675 £625 £650
Central London median daily rate £575 £600 £525
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -4.55%
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 6796 6238 8063
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.31% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5395 4940 6363
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 72 111
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.47 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.69% -5.57% +8.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.54 £11.17
90th Percentile £30.75 £54.51 £38.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.10% +9.09%

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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

Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer in the City of London.

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Senior DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) DevOps
2 24 (58.54%) Ansible
2 24 (58.54%) Docker
3 17 (41.46%) Jenkins
3 17 (41.46%) Linux
4 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (31.71%) Puppet
6 13 (31.71%) Release Management
6 13 (31.71%) Python
7 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
7 11 (26.83%) Ruby
8 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
9 9 (21.95%) Kubernetes
9 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
9 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
10 8 (19.51%) Banking
10 8 (19.51%) Finance
11 7 (17.07%) Selenium
11 7 (17.07%) Java
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (14.63%) SaltStack
12 6 (14.63%) SSL
12 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
12 6 (14.63%) Maven
12 6 (14.63%) Terraform

Senior 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 (9.76%) Apache
1 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) nginx
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (9.76%) IaaS
3 4 (9.76%) PaaS
4 2 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.44%) Akamai
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.44%) Serverless
5 1 (2.44%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.63%) SSL
3 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 5 (12.20%) HTTP
4 1 (2.44%) IPsec
4 1 (2.44%) SMS
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
1 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.44%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.07%) Selenium
3 6 (14.63%) Maven
4 4 (9.76%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
5 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.88%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (19.51%) Banking
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) RESTful
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) Ajax
2 4 (9.76%) Java EE
2 4 (9.76%) jQuery
2 4 (9.76%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.44%) Kafka
3 1 (2.44%) Memcached
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) React
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
1 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.44%) Fintech
1 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
1 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
4 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 4 (9.76%) Windows
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) Release Management
4 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
5 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.76%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 4 (9.76%) Change Control
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) Microservices
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.88%) Project Management
9 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.44%) BCP
10 1 (2.44%) Code Coverage
10 1 (2.44%) Migration
10 1 (2.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Python
2 11 (26.83%) Ruby
3 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.07%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.76%) Perl
7 3 (7.32%) Groovy
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) C#
8 1 (2.44%) ES6
8 1 (2.44%) SQL
8 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) GCP
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Docker
2 5 (12.20%) vCloud
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (58.54%) Ansible
2 13 (31.71%) Puppet
3 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (21.95%) Kubernetes
5 6 (14.63%) Terraform
6 2 (4.88%) Consul
7 1 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (2.44%) Kibana
7 1 (2.44%) logstash
7 1 (2.44%) Marathon
7 1 (2.44%) Mesos
7 1 (2.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) SaltStack
2 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.20%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase