Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 212 204
Rank change year-on-year +33 -8 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 73 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.54% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 32 29
City of London median daily rate £575 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £533 £478 £425
90th Percentile £700 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 £600
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +4.35%
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 6,614 6,502 6,360
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 94.81% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,233 5,109 5,060
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £651
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 87 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £44.05
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.25
% change year-on-year +1.66% +6.64% -4.17%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 73 (100.00%) DevOps
2 59 (80.82%) Python
3 57 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (65.75%) Docker
5 42 (57.53%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (50.68%) Ruby
7 36 (49.32%) Bash Shell
8 34 (46.58%) Banking
9 31 (42.47%) Ansible
10 30 (41.10%) Configuration Management
11 28 (38.36%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (35.62%) Jenkins
12 26 (35.62%) Terraform
13 24 (32.88%) Release Management
14 22 (30.14%) Test Automation
15 21 (28.77%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (28.77%) Selenium
16 20 (27.40%) Java
17 19 (26.03%) Kubernetes
18 18 (24.66%) Finance
19 17 (23.29%) AWS Lambda
19 17 (23.29%) Serverless
20 16 (21.92%) Packer
20 16 (21.92%) TDD
20 16 (21.92%) Google Cloud Platform
21 15 (20.55%) Mesos
21 15 (20.55%) Linux
22 14 (19.18%) Maven
22 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
22 14 (19.18%) GitLab

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 12 (16.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.11%) Apache
2 3 (4.11%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 42 (57.53%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (23.29%) AWS Lambda
2 17 (23.29%) Serverless
3 16 (21.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (16.44%) GitHub
4 12 (16.44%) Heroku
4 12 (16.44%) IBM Cloud
4 12 (16.44%) npm
5 5 (6.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.37%) Datadog
6 1 (1.37%) Loggly
6 1 (1.37%) SaaS
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) HTTP
1 3 (4.11%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) Blockchain
2 4 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.74%) Big Data
4 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 26 (35.62%) Jenkins
2 21 (28.77%) Selenium
3 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
3 14 (19.18%) GitLab
3 14 (19.18%) Maven
4 12 (16.44%) Ant
4 12 (16.44%) Gerrit
4 12 (16.44%) SonarQube
4 12 (16.44%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (5.48%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.74%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.37%) GoCD
7 1 (1.37%) JIRA
7 1 (1.37%) Liquibase
7 1 (1.37%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.37%) Subversion
7 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (46.58%) Banking
2 18 (24.66%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) Node.js
2 5 (6.85%) Kafka
3 3 (4.11%) LDAP
4 1 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.37%) J2EE
4 1 (1.37%) Matplotlib
4 1 (1.37%) NumPy
4 1 (1.37%) Pandas
4 1 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.37%) REST
4 1 (1.37%) SciPy
4 1 (1.37%) Smart Contracts
4 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) iPad
2 4 (5.48%) Fintech
3 3 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) CentOS
4 1 (1.37%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.37%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (100.00%) DevOps
2 57 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (41.10%) Configuration Management
4 28 (38.36%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (32.88%) Release Management
6 22 (30.14%) Test Automation
7 21 (28.77%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (21.92%) TDD
9 13 (17.81%) BDD
10 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
10 12 (16.44%) Scrum
11 6 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 3 (4.11%) Information Security
14 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
14 2 (2.74%) Open Source
14 2 (2.74%) Pair Programming
14 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
15 1 (1.37%) Low Latency
15 1 (1.37%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 59 (80.82%) Python
2 37 (50.68%) Ruby
3 36 (49.32%) Bash Shell
4 20 (27.40%) Java
5 12 (16.44%) Groovy
6 3 (4.11%) Go
7 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.74%) SQL
8 1 (1.37%) ES6
8 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 48 (65.75%) Docker
2 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.37%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (42.47%) Ansible
2 26 (35.62%) Terraform
3 19 (26.03%) Kubernetes
4 16 (21.92%) Packer
5 15 (20.55%) Mesos
6 12 (16.44%) Consul
7 9 (12.33%) Puppet
8 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (4.11%) Grafana
9 3 (4.11%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (2.74%) Prometheus
11 1 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) IBM
2 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) Google
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.37%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.37%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.37%) Splunk
5 1 (1.37%) VMware