Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 15 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.

Development Operations Linux/Unix
South London > Croydon
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 72 63
Rank change year-on-year -30 -9 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 12 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.99% 1.93% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 2.01% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Croydon median daily rate £325 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £360 £413
90th Percentile £338 £491 £486
South London median daily rate £525 £455 £475
% change year-on-year +15.38% -4.21% +5.56%
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 1,161 648 526
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 96.29% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 407 344
Croydon median daily rate £525 £480 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +20.00% -3.03%
10th Percentile £347 £212 £275
90th Percentile £633 £650 £546
South London median daily rate £500 £475 £424
% change year-on-year +5.26% +12.09% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Croydon median hourly rate £18.70 £14.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -48.15% -2.81%
10th Percentile £18.05 £12.85 £14.40
90th Percentile £35.00 £114.90 £95.00
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -19.08% +121.79% -29.81%

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Croydon

Linux/Unix DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Croydon

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, Linux/Unix 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 Croydon region featuring Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) CentOS
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (91.67%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (91.67%) Deployment Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Release Management
2 11 (91.67%) Vagrant
2 11 (91.67%) Puppet
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (91.67%) JBoss
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Maven
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Packer
3 1 (8.33%) Terraform

Linux/Unix DevOps 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 11 (91.67%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (91.67%) Maven
2 11 (91.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) CentOS
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (91.67%) Deployment Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (91.67%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Groovy
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Consul
2 1 (8.33%) Packer
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk