Period
to 23 September 2020

The median contractor rate for an Azure DevOps Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

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.

DevOps Engineer - Azure
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 291 346 501
Rank change year-on-year +55 +155 +49
Contract jobs requiring an Azure DevOps Engineer 67 242 134
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.63% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.67% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 209 113
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +9.95%
10th Percentile £414 £423 £438
90th Percentile £638 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £550 £538
% change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 12,279 36,205 42,700
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.79% 94.05% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,293 25,900 30,871
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 485 595
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £17.82 £12.33 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.80 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +11.11% -3.74%

Azure DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Azure DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure DevOps Engineer in London

Azure DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure DevOps Engineer in London.

Daily rate trend for Azure DevOps Engineer in London

Azure DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure DevOps Engineer in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure DevOps Engineer in London

Azure DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure DevOps Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 23 September 2020. 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
Central London +73 10 £525 -2.33% 5
West London +53 4 £630 +20.00%
Azure DevOps Engineer
England

Azure DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, Azure 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 London region featuring Azure DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) Azure
1 67 (100.00%) DevOps
2 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (50.75%) PowerShell
4 29 (43.28%) Terraform
5 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
6 23 (34.33%) SQL
6 23 (34.33%) Kubernetes
7 20 (29.85%) Infrastructure as Code
8 19 (28.36%) Ansible
9 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
9 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
10 17 (25.37%) PaaS
11 16 (23.88%) Visual Studio Team System
11 16 (23.88%) Windows
11 16 (23.88%) Docker
12 15 (22.39%) Test Automation
13 14 (20.90%) Configuration Management
13 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
14 13 (19.40%) Python
14 13 (19.40%) AWS
14 13 (19.40%) High Availability
14 13 (19.40%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
14 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
15 12 (17.91%) GitLab
16 11 (16.42%) Analytics
16 11 (16.42%) Linux
17 10 (14.93%) Finance
18 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery

Azure DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.49%) CMS
1 1 (1.49%) nginx
1 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.49%) SAS
1 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 67 (100.00%) Azure
2 17 (25.37%) PaaS
3 13 (19.40%) AWS
4 9 (13.43%) Azure Functions
4 9 (13.43%) Serverless
5 8 (11.94%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (11.94%) IaaS
6 7 (10.45%) Azure Stack
7 5 (7.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (7.46%) Datadog
7 5 (7.46%) GCP
7 5 (7.46%) GitHub
7 5 (7.46%) Power Platform
8 3 (4.48%) Logic Apps
9 2 (2.99%) Office 365
9 2 (2.99%) Power Automate
9 2 (2.99%) PowerApps
9 2 (2.99%) SaaS
10 1 (1.49%) Akamai
10 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) DNS
2 6 (8.96%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) SSL
4 2 (2.99%) Network Security
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.49%) HTTP
5 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.49%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.40%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (10.45%) Big Data
3 7 (10.45%) Cosmos DB
3 7 (10.45%) Data Lake
4 5 (7.46%) MySQL
5 3 (4.48%) Power BI
6 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.99%) OLTP
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.49%) DataStage
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.49%) Redis
7 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
2 16 (23.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
4 12 (17.91%) GitLab
5 7 (10.45%) TeamCity
6 6 (8.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.97%) Artifactory
8 4 (5.97%) JUnit
8 4 (5.97%) Selenium
8 4 (5.97%) SonarQube
8 4 (5.97%) Subversion
9 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.49%) git-flow
10 1 (1.49%) Gradle
10 1 (1.49%) JIRA
10 1 (1.49%) Maven
10 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Retail Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) JSON
3 3 (4.48%) YAML
4 2 (2.99%) React
4 2 (2.99%) REST
4 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) XML
5 1 (1.49%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.49%) ADO
5 1 (1.49%) EDI
5 1 (1.49%) GraphQL
5 1 (1.49%) Kafka
5 1 (1.49%) LDAP
5 1 (1.49%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.49%) Node.js
5 1 (1.49%) OAuth
5 1 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.49%) SAML
5 1 (1.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Public Cloud
2 8 (11.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.45%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (8.96%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.48%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.49%) FMCG
7 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Linux
3 9 (13.43%) VMS
4 2 (2.99%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) DevOps
2 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) Infrastructure as Code
4 15 (22.39%) Test Automation
5 14 (20.90%) Configuration Management
6 13 (19.40%) High Availability
7 11 (16.42%) Analytics
8 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (11.94%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (11.94%) Open Source
9 8 (11.94%) Scrum
10 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Automation
10 7 (10.45%) Microservices
10 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.96%) Coaching
11 6 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (8.96%) Data Engineering
11 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.96%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) PowerShell
2 23 (34.33%) SQL
3 13 (19.40%) Python
4 7 (10.45%) Java
5 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.46%) C#
6 4 (5.97%) Ruby
7 3 (4.48%) Groovy
8 2 (2.99%) Go
8 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.99%) Scala
8 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) R
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
1 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) GDPR
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) Docker
2 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) PowerDNS
3 1 (1.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (43.28%) Terraform
2 23 (34.33%) Kubernetes
3 19 (28.36%) Ansible
4 8 (11.94%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.46%) Nagios
6 3 (4.48%) Puppet
7 1 (1.49%) Grafana
7 1 (1.49%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.49%) Istio
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.49%) Packer
7 1 (1.49%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.49%) Salt
7 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Databricks
3 4 (5.97%) New Relic
4 2 (2.99%) Cadence
4 2 (2.99%) Dynatrace
4 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.99%) Splunk
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.49%) Tableau