Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 11 December 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 212 206
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 67 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.94% 0.64% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.68% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 26
City of London median daily rate £600 £600 £600
10th Percentile £538 £504 £438
90th Percentile £700 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £650 £600 £600
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 6,800 6,804 6,227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 94.67% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,368 5,399 4,938
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 92 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.58
90th Percentile £25.70 £30.75 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.05 £17.21
% change year-on-year +3.60% +4.90% -4.40%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in the City of London

Senior 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 Senior DevOps in the City of London.

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

Senior DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Senior DevOps 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 in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) DevOps
2 50 (74.63%) Python
3 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (61.19%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (53.73%) Docker
6 32 (47.76%) Ansible
7 28 (41.79%) Terraform
8 26 (38.81%) Bash Shell
8 26 (38.81%) Ruby
9 25 (37.31%) Banking
10 22 (32.84%) Configuration Management
11 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (31.34%) Jenkins
12 20 (29.85%) Finance
12 20 (29.85%) Java
12 20 (29.85%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (28.36%) Packer
13 19 (28.36%) Release Management
14 17 (25.37%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (25.37%) Serverless
15 16 (23.88%) Kubernetes
15 16 (23.88%) Selenium
15 16 (23.88%) Test Automation
16 14 (20.90%) Linux
17 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
18 10 (14.93%) Google Cloud Platform
18 10 (14.93%) Sonatype Nexus
19 9 (13.43%) Mesos
20 8 (11.94%) GitLab
20 8 (11.94%) Puppet

Senior DevOps 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 6 (8.96%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.48%) Apache
2 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.99%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 41 (61.19%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (25.37%) AWS Lambda
2 17 (25.37%) Serverless
3 10 (14.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (10.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (8.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (8.96%) Datadog
5 6 (8.96%) GitHub
5 6 (8.96%) Heroku
5 6 (8.96%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (8.96%) npm
6 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (2.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.99%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.49%) Loggly
8 1 (1.49%) PaaS
8 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (5.97%) Network Security
1 4 (5.97%) VPN
2 3 (4.48%) HTTP
2 3 (4.48%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.48%) Blockchain
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Jenkins
2 16 (23.88%) Selenium
3 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
4 10 (14.93%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (11.94%) GitLab
6 7 (10.45%) Maven
7 6 (8.96%) Ant
7 6 (8.96%) Gerrit
7 6 (8.96%) SonarQube
8 3 (4.48%) Artifactory
8 3 (4.48%) Bitbucket
8 3 (4.48%) JIRA
9 2 (2.99%) GoCD
9 2 (2.99%) Hudson
9 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.99%) Subversion
9 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.49%) CircleCI
10 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
General
1 25 (37.31%) Banking
2 20 (29.85%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) Node.js
2 4 (5.97%) Kafka
3 3 (4.48%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.48%) LDAP
3 3 (4.48%) REST
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) Celery
4 1 (1.49%) Flask
4 1 (1.49%) Matplotlib
4 1 (1.49%) NumPy
4 1 (1.49%) Pandas
4 1 (1.49%) SciPy
4 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) iPad
2 3 (4.48%) Fintech
2 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.49%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 3 (4.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) DevOps
2 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.84%) Configuration Management
4 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (29.85%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (28.36%) Release Management
7 16 (23.88%) Test Automation
8 8 (11.94%) TDD
9 7 (10.45%) BDD
9 7 (10.45%) Scrum
10 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.96%) ITIL
11 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 4 (5.97%) Network Architecture
13 3 (4.48%) Information Security
13 3 (4.48%) Microservices
14 2 (2.99%) Deployment Automation
14 2 (2.99%) Security Operations
14 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (74.63%) Python
2 26 (38.81%) Bash Shell
2 26 (38.81%) Ruby
3 20 (29.85%) Java
4 6 (8.96%) Groovy
5 4 (5.97%) Go
6 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.48%) SQL
7 2 (2.99%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) ES6
8 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) CCNP
1 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (5.97%) RHCE
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 36 (53.73%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (47.76%) Ansible
2 28 (41.79%) Terraform
3 19 (28.36%) Packer
4 16 (23.88%) Kubernetes
5 9 (13.43%) Mesos
6 8 (11.94%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (11.94%) Puppet
7 6 (8.96%) Consul
8 3 (4.48%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (4.48%) Prometheus
9 2 (2.99%) Grafana
10 1 (1.49%) collectd
10 1 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.49%) Fluentd
10 1 (1.49%) Marathon
10 1 (1.49%) Salt
10 1 (1.49%) StatsD
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Red Hat
2 7 (10.45%) Splunk
3 6 (8.96%) IBM
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco
5 4 (5.97%) Qualys
6 2 (2.99%) Google
6 2 (2.99%) New Relic
7 1 (1.49%) PagerDuty
7 1 (1.49%) Tableau
7 1 (1.49%) VMware