Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £616 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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.

Linux Development Operations Engineer
South London > Croydon
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 91 73
Rank change year-on-year -13 -18 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.48% 1.06% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.12% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Croydon median daily rate £616 £415 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.49% -12.63% +15.15%
10th Percentile £562 £367 £463
90th Percentile £697 £638 £488
South London median daily rate £525 £433 £475
% change year-on-year +21.39% -8.95% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South 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 Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 998 985 466
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 95.35% 91.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 677 281
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +18.34% -0.59%
10th Percentile £380 £316 £250
90th Percentile £600 £672 £538
South London median daily rate £500 £486 £413
% change year-on-year +2.83% +17.88% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.55% -49.07% +100.00%
10th Percentile £28.48 £12.83 £20.80
90th Percentile £58.10 £15.74 £41.60
South London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.42 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.42% +27.43% +62.50%

Linux DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings that featured Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in Croydon

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in Croydon

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Linux DevOps Engineer 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 Croydon region featuring Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 3 (60.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (60.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) PaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Ansible
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Electronics
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
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 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) EJB
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (60.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP