Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 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.

Senior Development Operations Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 219 222
Rank change year-on-year +37 +3 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 78 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.10% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 18 23
City of London median daily rate £575 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.17% -
10th Percentile £495 £446 £419
90th Percentile £725 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £563
% change year-on-year - +2.22% -2.17%
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 6,728 6,192 6,515
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 95.88% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,287 4,760 5,223
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 76 84
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.39 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.56% -8.50% -3.63%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.52 £11.33
90th Percentile £32.40 £30.04 £32.18
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% -

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018, Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) DevOps
2 55 (70.51%) Python
3 53 (67.95%) Docker
4 49 (62.82%) Amazon AWS
5 43 (55.13%) Ruby
6 41 (52.56%) Banking
7 40 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (48.72%) Bash Shell
9 33 (42.31%) Jenkins
10 31 (39.74%) Kubernetes
11 26 (33.33%) TDD
11 26 (33.33%) Configuration Management
12 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
13 24 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (29.49%) Node.js
14 23 (29.49%) GitLab
15 22 (28.21%) Mesos
15 22 (28.21%) Ansible
16 21 (26.92%) Terraform
17 20 (25.64%) Google Cloud Platform
18 19 (24.36%) Cloud Foundry
18 19 (24.36%) GCP
19 18 (23.08%) BDD
20 17 (21.79%) Test Automation
20 17 (21.79%) Heroku
20 17 (21.79%) Groovy
20 17 (21.79%) Release Management
20 17 (21.79%) Selenium
20 17 (21.79%) Maven
21 16 (20.51%) E-Commerce

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 19 (24.36%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (6.41%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 49 (62.82%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (25.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (21.79%) Heroku
4 16 (20.51%) GitHub
4 16 (20.51%) IBM Cloud
4 16 (20.51%) npm
5 14 (17.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.56%) Serverless
8 1 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.28%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (1.28%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (1.28%) Datadog
8 1 (1.28%) Loggly
8 1 (1.28%) SaaS
8 1 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) OpenVPN
1 5 (6.41%) VPN
2 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) Blockchain
1 5 (6.41%) MariaDB
1 5 (6.41%) MySQL
2 3 (3.85%) Big Data
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Kudu
3 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.56%) Redis
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 33 (42.31%) Jenkins
2 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
3 23 (29.49%) GitLab
4 17 (21.79%) Maven
4 17 (21.79%) Selenium
5 16 (20.51%) Ant
5 16 (20.51%) Gerrit
5 16 (20.51%) SonarQube
5 16 (20.51%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (10.26%) CircleCI
7 6 (7.69%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (3.85%) webpack
9 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.56%) JIRA
10 1 (1.28%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.28%) Babel
10 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.28%) Liquibase
10 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 41 (52.56%) Banking
2 9 (11.54%) Finance
3 7 (8.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.49%) Node.js
2 3 (3.85%) React
3 2 (2.56%) Celery
3 2 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
4 1 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.28%) Fusebox
4 1 (1.28%) J2EE
4 1 (1.28%) Kafka
4 1 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.28%) Sass
4 1 (1.28%) Smart Contracts
4 1 (1.28%) Spring
4 1 (1.28%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.28%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) iPad
2 4 (5.13%) Fintech
3 3 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) CentOS
3 2 (2.56%) DC/OS
4 1 (1.28%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.28%) Debian
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (100.00%) DevOps
2 40 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 26 (33.33%) TDD
4 24 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (23.08%) BDD
6 17 (21.79%) Release Management
6 17 (21.79%) Test Automation
7 16 (20.51%) E-Commerce
7 16 (20.51%) Scrum
8 7 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (7.69%) Pair Programming
10 5 (6.41%) Microservices
11 2 (2.56%) Analytics
11 2 (2.56%) Big Data Analytics
11 2 (2.56%) Data Analytics
11 2 (2.56%) High Availability
11 2 (2.56%) Open Source
11 2 (2.56%) Software Delivery
11 2 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (70.51%) Python
2 43 (55.13%) Ruby
3 38 (48.72%) Bash Shell
4 17 (21.79%) Groovy
5 8 (10.26%) Go
6 6 (7.69%) Java
7 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.85%) C#
9 2 (2.56%) Perl
9 2 (2.56%) SQL
10 1 (1.28%) ES6
10 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) GCP
System Software
1 53 (67.95%) Docker
2 5 (6.41%) Ceph
2 5 (6.41%) KVM
3 2 (2.56%) HDFS
4 1 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.28%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.28%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (39.74%) Kubernetes
2 22 (28.21%) Ansible
2 22 (28.21%) Mesos
3 21 (26.92%) Terraform
4 16 (20.51%) Consul
5 10 (12.82%) Puppet
6 7 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (8.97%) Prometheus
7 3 (3.85%) Grafana
7 3 (3.85%) Salt
8 2 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.28%) Marathon
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) IBM
2 5 (6.41%) Google
3 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.28%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.28%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.28%) Splunk
5 1 (1.28%) VMware