Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 196 200
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4 +73
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 83 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.19% 0.67% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.70% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 37 33
City of London median daily rate £575 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.17% -
10th Percentile £500 £505 £425
90th Percentile £725 £664 £625
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £600
% change year-on-year - -4.17% -
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 6,633 6,264 6,483
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.53% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,207 4,800 5,208
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.82% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 76 71
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -4.04% +2.70%
10th Percentile £13.30 £13.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £30.00 £30.38 £35.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% -1.63% +5.56%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 83 (100.00%) DevOps
2 59 (71.08%) Python
3 58 (69.88%) Docker
4 51 (61.45%) Amazon AWS
5 47 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (54.22%) Ruby
7 44 (53.01%) Banking
8 38 (45.78%) Bash Shell
9 33 (39.76%) Jenkins
10 30 (36.14%) Kubernetes
11 29 (34.94%) Configuration Management
12 27 (32.53%) TDD
13 26 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
14 25 (30.12%) Terraform
15 24 (28.92%) Ansible
15 24 (28.92%) GitLab
16 22 (26.51%) Node.js
17 20 (24.10%) Google Cloud Platform
17 20 (24.10%) Mesos
17 20 (24.10%) Cloud Foundry
17 20 (24.10%) Test Automation
17 20 (24.10%) GCP
18 19 (22.89%) Selenium
18 19 (22.89%) Release Management
18 19 (22.89%) BDD
19 18 (21.69%) Heroku
19 18 (21.69%) Maven
20 17 (20.48%) IBM Cloud
20 17 (20.48%) Sonatype Nexus

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 20 (24.10%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (6.02%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 51 (61.45%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (24.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 18 (21.69%) Heroku
4 17 (20.48%) GitHub
4 17 (20.48%) IBM Cloud
4 17 (20.48%) npm
5 14 (16.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (6.02%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (6.02%) Serverless
8 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.41%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.41%) Datadog
9 1 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (1.20%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.20%) Route 53
9 1 (1.20%) SaaS
9 1 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) OpenVPN
1 5 (6.02%) VPN
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.20%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.20%) SSL
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) MySQL
2 5 (6.02%) Blockchain
2 5 (6.02%) MariaDB
3 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.41%) Big Data
4 2 (2.41%) Redis
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (39.76%) Jenkins
2 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
3 24 (28.92%) GitLab
4 19 (22.89%) Selenium
5 18 (21.69%) Maven
6 17 (20.48%) Ant
6 17 (20.48%) Gerrit
6 17 (20.48%) SonarQube
6 17 (20.48%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (9.64%) CircleCI
8 4 (4.82%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.41%) JIRA
10 2 (2.41%) webpack
11 1 (1.20%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.20%) GoCD
11 1 (1.20%) Liquibase
11 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 44 (53.01%) Banking
2 14 (16.87%) Finance
3 7 (8.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) Node.js
2 2 (2.41%) Celery
2 2 (2.41%) Kafka
2 2 (2.41%) React
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.20%) J2EE
3 1 (1.20%) Matplotlib
3 1 (1.20%) NumPy
3 1 (1.20%) Pandas
3 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.20%) REST
3 1 (1.20%) SciPy
3 1 (1.20%) Smart Contracts
3 1 (1.20%) Spring
3 1 (1.20%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) iPad
2 4 (4.82%) Fintech
3 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.20%) CentOS
4 1 (1.20%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.20%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (100.00%) DevOps
2 47 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (34.94%) Configuration Management
4 27 (32.53%) TDD
5 26 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (24.10%) Test Automation
7 19 (22.89%) BDD
7 19 (22.89%) Release Management
8 17 (20.48%) E-Commerce
8 17 (20.48%) Scrum
9 8 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.02%) Pair Programming
10 5 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (4.82%) Microservices
12 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 2 (2.41%) Data Science
13 2 (2.41%) Mentoring
13 2 (2.41%) Open Source
14 1 (1.20%) CQRS
14 1 (1.20%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (71.08%) Python
2 45 (54.22%) Ruby
3 38 (45.78%) Bash Shell
4 17 (20.48%) Groovy
5 8 (9.64%) Go
6 6 (7.23%) Java
7 3 (3.61%) C#
7 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.41%) SQL
9 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.10%) GCP
System Software
1 58 (69.88%) Docker
2 5 (6.02%) Ceph
2 5 (6.02%) KVM
3 1 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.20%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.20%) vCloud
3 1 (1.20%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (36.14%) Kubernetes
2 25 (30.12%) Terraform
3 24 (28.92%) Ansible
4 20 (24.10%) Mesos
5 17 (20.48%) Consul
6 10 (12.05%) Puppet
7 7 (8.43%) Prometheus
8 5 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (4.82%) Packer
10 3 (3.61%) Grafana
11 2 (2.41%) Salt
12 1 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) IBM
2 3 (3.61%) Google
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.41%) SaltStack
3 2 (2.41%) VMware
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe
4 1 (1.20%) Greenplum
4 1 (1.20%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.20%) Splunk