Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 55 63
Rank change year-on-year -40 +8 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 17 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.49% 2.47% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.55% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Croydon median daily rate £450 £550 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +14.58% +6.67%
South London median daily rate £453 £550 £480
% change year-on-year -17.73% +14.58% +6.67%
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 1,080 392 520
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 96.79% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 229 386
Croydon median daily rate £500 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £315 £243 £275
90th Percentile £675 £575 £575
South London median daily rate £495 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 12
Croydon median hourly rate £18.70 £28.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.39% +16.33% -11.81%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.10 £15.40
90th Percentile £33.45 £143.70 £89.95
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -25.53% +126.51% -56.62%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in Croydon over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux/Unix DevOps in Croydon

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 17 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 17 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (94.12%) Puppet
3 14 (82.35%) CentOS
4 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (76.47%) Maven
4 13 (76.47%) JBoss
4 13 (76.47%) Java
5 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (64.71%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (64.71%) Deployment Automation
6 11 (64.71%) Vagrant
6 11 (64.71%) Release Management
6 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
7 6 (35.29%) Packer
7 6 (35.29%) Terraform
7 6 (35.29%) Consul
8 5 (29.41%) Kubernetes
8 5 (29.41%) Ansible
8 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (23.53%) Splunk
10 3 (17.65%) Go
10 3 (17.65%) Docker
10 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (17.65%) Protective Monitoring
10 3 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
10 3 (17.65%) Python

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 13 (76.47%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (11.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 17 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (76.47%) Maven
3 11 (64.71%) Vagrant
4 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (17.65%) GoCD
5 2 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (11.76%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) CentOS
3 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (64.71%) Deployment Automation
3 11 (64.71%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (64.71%) Release Management
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Go
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Groovy
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (94.12%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) Consul
2 6 (35.29%) Packer
2 6 (35.29%) Terraform
3 5 (29.41%) Ansible
3 5 (29.41%) Kubernetes
4 3 (17.65%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (17.65%) Rancher
5 2 (11.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Splunk
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle