Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the 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.

DevOps
South London > Croydon
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +24
Contract jobs citing DevOps 243 259 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 27.43% 23.00% 23.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.14% 24.48% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 188 29
Croydon median daily rate £575 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £438 £361 £359
90th Percentile £675 £625 £589
South London median daily rate £560 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +12.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 834 1,058 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 94.13% 93.96% 88.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 739 232
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £382 £363 £276
90th Percentile £649 £671 £594
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £431
% change year-on-year - +15.94% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -37.93% +128.95%
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -4.26% +70.91%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Croydon

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Croydon

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Croydon over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Croydon

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Croydon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Croydon region over the 6 months to 23 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thornton Heath 0 2 £550 +4.76%
DevOps
South London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned 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 Croydon region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 149 (61.32%) Docker
2 136 (55.97%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (54.73%) Security Cleared
4 132 (54.32%) Amazon AWS
4 132 (54.32%) Terraform
5 129 (53.09%) Kubernetes
6 110 (45.27%) Linux
7 104 (42.80%) SC Cleared
8 100 (41.15%) Ansible
9 86 (35.39%) Jenkins
10 82 (33.74%) Git (software)
11 77 (31.69%) Java
12 60 (24.69%) Puppet
13 56 (23.05%) Microsoft Azure
14 53 (21.81%) Configuration Management
15 41 (16.87%) JIRA
16 38 (15.64%) Hadoop
16 38 (15.64%) Groovy
17 36 (14.81%) Test Automation
17 36 (14.81%) Bash Shell
18 35 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (14.40%) Python
19 32 (13.17%) Scrum
19 32 (13.17%) Open Source
19 32 (13.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 31 (12.76%) GitHub
21 29 (11.93%) GitLab
22 28 (11.52%) PostgreSQL
22 28 (11.52%) SQL
23 27 (11.11%) Migration

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 27 (11.11%) Confluence
2 24 (9.88%) nginx
3 15 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.12%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.29%) JBoss
6 6 (2.47%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (2.06%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.65%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.23%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.82%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.82%) Apache
11 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.41%) CMS
11 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.41%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 132 (54.32%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (23.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (12.76%) GitHub
4 16 (6.58%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (6.58%) Amazon ELB
4 16 (6.58%) Amazon S3
5 15 (6.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (4.53%) Route 53
7 7 (2.88%) G Suite
8 6 (2.47%) PaaS
9 5 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.23%) Quay.io
11 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.53%) VPN
2 9 (3.70%) DNS
2 9 (3.70%) Firewall
3 5 (2.06%) HTTP
4 4 (1.65%) FTP
4 4 (1.65%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.23%) IMAP
5 3 (1.23%) SMTP
5 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.82%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.82%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.82%) IPsec
6 2 (0.82%) IPv4
6 2 (0.82%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.64%) Hadoop
2 28 (11.52%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (8.64%) Big Data
4 11 (4.53%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (4.12%) HBase
6 8 (3.29%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.29%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.47%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.06%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (2.06%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.65%) JanusGraph
10 3 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 86 (35.39%) Jenkins
2 82 (33.74%) Git (software)
3 41 (16.87%) JIRA
4 29 (11.93%) GitLab
5 27 (11.11%) Artifactory
6 17 (7.00%) Maven
7 13 (5.35%) SonarQube
8 12 (4.94%) Selenium
9 10 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (3.29%) Bitbucket
11 7 (2.88%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.47%) Gradle
12 6 (2.47%) WebDriver
13 5 (2.06%) WebLogic Workshop
14 4 (1.65%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.65%) Hudson
14 4 (1.65%) JMeter
14 4 (1.65%) JUnit
14 4 (1.65%) Visual Studio
15 3 (1.23%) FishEye
General
1 9 (3.70%) Finance
2 8 (3.29%) Electronics
2 8 (3.29%) Manufacturing
2 8 (3.29%) Marketing
2 8 (3.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.06%) Retail
4 2 (0.82%) Law
5 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 125 (51.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (20.58%) AWS Engineer
3 48 (19.75%) AWS DevOps
4 45 (18.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 40 (16.46%) Developer
6 23 (9.47%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 22 (9.05%) Java Developer
8 21 (8.64%) Consultant
9 20 (8.23%) DevOps Consultant
10 19 (7.82%) Azure DevOps
11 18 (7.41%) Kubernetes Consultant
12 12 (4.94%) Architect
13 11 (4.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 11 (4.53%) Azure Engineer
14 10 (4.12%) Lead DevOps
15 8 (3.29%) Agile Developer
15 8 (3.29%) Big Data Engineer
15 8 (3.29%) Cloud Engineer
15 8 (3.29%) Java Engineer
16 7 (2.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.64%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (7.41%) Kafka
3 15 (6.17%) REST
4 14 (5.76%) Web Services
5 8 (3.29%) CSS
5 8 (3.29%) HTML
5 8 (3.29%) LDAP
6 7 (2.88%) .NET
6 7 (2.88%) Node.js
6 7 (2.88%) RESTful
6 7 (2.88%) Velocity
7 6 (2.47%) JSON
8 5 (2.06%) Keycloak
8 5 (2.06%) SAML
8 5 (2.06%) Spring
9 4 (1.65%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.65%) Apache NiFi
9 4 (1.65%) Gherkin
9 4 (1.65%) Spring Boot
9 4 (1.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.47%) Public Cloud
2 5 (2.06%) NHS
3 4 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.23%) PKI
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Licensing
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 110 (45.27%) Linux
2 32 (13.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (9.05%) CentOS
4 14 (5.76%) Ubuntu
5 13 (5.35%) Unix
5 13 (5.35%) Windows
6 10 (4.12%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (55.97%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (21.81%) Configuration Management
3 36 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 35 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (13.17%) Open Source
5 32 (13.17%) Scrum
6 27 (11.11%) Migration
7 25 (10.29%) Microservices
8 23 (9.47%) Collaborative Working
9 18 (7.41%) TDD
9 18 (7.41%) User Stories
10 16 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (6.17%) Deployment Automation
12 12 (4.94%) BDD
12 12 (4.94%) Build Automation
12 12 (4.94%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (4.53%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (4.53%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (3.29%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 77 (31.69%) Java
2 38 (15.64%) Groovy
3 36 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 35 (14.40%) Python
5 28 (11.52%) SQL
6 20 (8.23%) Ruby
7 15 (6.17%) JavaScript
8 13 (5.35%) Java 8
9 12 (4.94%) Go
10 6 (2.47%) Perl
10 6 (2.47%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.23%) C
11 3 (1.23%) C#
11 3 (1.23%) C++
11 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.82%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.41%) ES6
13 1 (0.41%) PHP
13 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 133 (54.73%) Security Cleared
2 104 (42.80%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.88%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.65%) CISSP
4 4 (1.65%) Degree
4 4 (1.65%) SSCP
5 3 (1.23%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.82%) CEH
6 2 (0.82%) ISEB
6 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.41%) MOS
7 1 (0.41%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.47%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 149 (61.32%) Docker
2 15 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.94%) HDFS
4 10 (4.12%) Active Directory
5 9 (3.70%) vCloud
6 5 (2.06%) Squid
7 3 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (1.23%) Ceph
7 3 (1.23%) etcd
7 3 (1.23%) flannel
7 3 (1.23%) GlusterFS
7 3 (1.23%) iptables
7 3 (1.23%) SkyDNS
8 2 (0.82%) KVM
8 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 132 (54.32%) Terraform
2 129 (53.09%) Kubernetes
3 100 (41.15%) Ansible
4 60 (24.69%) Puppet
5 18 (7.41%) Consul
5 18 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (7.00%) Packer
6 17 (7.00%) Sysdig
7 14 (5.76%) Prometheus
8 10 (4.12%) HAProxy
8 10 (4.12%) ZABBIX
9 8 (3.29%) Graphite
10 7 (2.88%) logstash
10 7 (2.88%) Nagios
11 6 (2.47%) rkt
12 5 (2.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (2.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 3 (1.23%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.82%) Kibana
14 2 (0.82%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (7.82%) VMware
2 18 (7.41%) Oracle
3 15 (6.17%) Red Hat
4 12 (4.94%) Hortonworks
5 9 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 8 (3.29%) SAP
7 6 (2.47%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.06%) Dynatrace
8 5 (2.06%) Splunk
9 4 (1.65%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.23%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.82%) Axway
11 2 (0.82%) F5
11 2 (0.82%) Google
11 2 (0.82%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.41%) Adobe
12 1 (0.41%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.41%) CA
12 1 (0.41%) Greenplum
12 1 (0.41%) Remedy