Period
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The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps was £725 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

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
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 160 159 131
Rank change year-on-year -1 -28 +81
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 29 4 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.68% 0.13% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.14% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 10
10th Percentile £470 £408 £564
25th Percentile £575 £475 £600
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £725 £550 £650
Median % change year-on-year +31.82% -15.38% +18.18%
75th Percentile £850 £614 £709
90th Percentile - £662 £749
Central London median daily rate £725 £575 £650
% change year-on-year +26.09% -11.54% +8.33%

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 3,973 2,897 2,529
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.26% 93.85% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,937 2,125 1,900
10th Percentile £359 £350 £306
25th Percentile £463 £444 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £688 £638 £600
90th Percentile £775 £715 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £546 £500
% change year-on-year +0.69% +9.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 37 38
10th Percentile £16.05 £12.23 £12.48
25th Percentile £25.75 £14.25 £14.41
Median hourly rate £42.50 £23.00 £26.22
Median % change year-on-year +84.78% -12.28% +32.76%
75th Percentile £55.25 £32.40 £39.25
90th Percentile £64.45 £39.55 £53.70
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £22.75 £26.44
% change year-on-year +82.42% -13.96% +32.20%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior DevOps in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior DevOps in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Senior DevOps in the City of London

Senior DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

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 27 June 2022, Senior DevOps contract jobs required the following 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 29 (100.00%) DevOps
2 24 (82.76%) Azure
3 21 (72.41%) Kubernetes
3 21 (72.41%) CI/CD
4 19 (65.52%) Docker
5 18 (62.07%) Terraform
6 15 (51.72%) PowerShell
6 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (48.28%) Azure DevOps
8 12 (41.38%) Cloud Native
8 12 (41.38%) AWS
8 12 (41.38%) TeamCity
8 12 (41.38%) SaaS
8 12 (41.38%) Migration
9 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
10 8 (27.59%) Agile
11 7 (24.14%) Linux
11 7 (24.14%) Python
12 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
13 5 (17.24%) JIRA
13 5 (17.24%) GitLab
14 4 (13.79%) Serverless
14 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (13.79%) Ansible
14 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
14 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
14 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
14 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (13.79%) 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 3 (10.34%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 24 (82.76%) Azure
2 14 (48.28%) Azure DevOps
3 12 (41.38%) AWS
3 12 (41.38%) SaaS
4 4 (13.79%) Serverless
5 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (6.90%) Azure Logic Apps
5 2 (6.90%) GCP
5 2 (6.90%) GitHub
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon EventBridge
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.45%) Azure AKS
6 1 (3.45%) GitHub Actions
6 1 (3.45%) IaaS
6 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) TeamCity
2 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.24%) GitLab
4 5 (17.24%) JIRA
5 4 (13.79%) Bitbucket
6 3 (10.34%) Artifactory
7 1 (3.45%) CircleCI
7 1 (3.45%) Postman
7 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Social Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) ARM Templates
2 2 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.90%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) Angular 2
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) Django
3 1 (3.45%) GraphQL
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) Jest
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) React
3 1 (3.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) DevOps
2 21 (72.41%) CI/CD
3 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure as Code
4 12 (41.38%) Migration
5 8 (27.59%) Agile
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Coaching
7 1 (3.45%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (3.45%) Data Science
7 1 (3.45%) Decision-Making
7 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Transfer
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) Platform Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.45%) Story Points
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) PowerShell
2 7 (24.14%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) Bash
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (72.41%) Kubernetes
2 18 (62.07%) Terraform
3 4 (13.79%) Ansible
3 4 (13.79%) Puppet
4 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.90%) BladeLogic
5 2 (6.90%) Grafana
5 2 (6.90%) Icinga
5 2 (6.90%) Packer
6 1 (3.45%) Istio
6 1 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) BMC
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle