Period
to 28 January 2022

The median contractor rate for an Azure DevOps Engineer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 310 287 334
Rank change year-on-year -23 +47 +64
Contract jobs requiring an Azure DevOps Engineer 301 125 186
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.80% 0.69% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.76% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 101 153
10th Percentile £463 £425 £459
25th Percentile £513 £460 £510
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -3.93%
75th Percentile £650 £586 £660
90th Percentile £700 £650 £700
England median daily rate £575 £500 £540
% change year-on-year +15.00% -7.41% -1.82%

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 35,036 16,550 28,056
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.15% 91.95% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,535 12,061 20,464
10th Percentile £363 £313 £300
25th Percentile £463 £406 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £670 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% -0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 135 366
10th Percentile £14.83 £18.20 £12.44
25th Percentile £20.94 £22.52 £16.08
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +54.76% +7.69%
75th Percentile £49.81 £51.25 £38.75
90th Percentile £64.00 £63.90 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% +0.17%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -55 16 £623 +18.01% 17
South London -16 2 £625 +6.66% 4
Azure DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 301 (100.00%) Azure
1 301 (100.00%) DevOps
2 176 (58.47%) Terraform
3 152 (50.50%) CI/CD
4 130 (43.19%) Kubernetes
5 101 (33.55%) PowerShell
6 97 (32.23%) Microsoft
7 92 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (30.56%) Infrastructure as Code
8 85 (28.24%) Docker
9 70 (23.26%) Ansible
10 55 (18.27%) Python
11 52 (17.28%) Jenkins
12 50 (16.61%) .NET
13 48 (15.95%) Bash
14 47 (15.61%) AWS
15 46 (15.28%) PaaS
15 46 (15.28%) Finance
16 45 (14.95%) C#
17 44 (14.62%) Git (software)
18 39 (12.96%) GitHub
19 36 (11.96%) Windows
20 35 (11.63%) SQL
21 34 (11.30%) Active Directory
22 31 (10.30%) Security Cleared
23 30 (9.97%) TeamCity
23 30 (9.97%) Linux
24 29 (9.63%) Scrum
25 28 (9.30%) IaaS
25 28 (9.30%) Public Cloud

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 6 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.66%) Confluence
3 2 (0.66%) IIS
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.33%) Appian
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.33%) CMS
4 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 301 (100.00%) Azure
2 47 (15.61%) AWS
3 46 (15.28%) PaaS
4 39 (12.96%) GitHub
5 28 (9.30%) IaaS
6 22 (7.31%) SaaS
7 21 (6.98%) Serverless
8 19 (6.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (5.98%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (4.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 14 (4.65%) Azure Monitor
10 14 (4.65%) GCP
11 12 (3.99%) Azure Functions
11 12 (3.99%) Azure Pipelines
12 11 (3.65%) GitHub Actions
12 11 (3.65%) OpenShift
13 10 (3.32%) Azure Logic Apps
14 9 (2.99%) Azure Sentinel
14 9 (2.99%) NuGet
15 8 (2.66%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.31%) Firewall
2 13 (4.32%) Network Security
3 10 (3.32%) DNS
4 4 (1.33%) HTTP
4 4 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.00%) DHCP
5 3 (1.00%) FTP
5 3 (1.00%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.00%) IPsec
6 2 (0.66%) SSL
6 2 (0.66%) VPN
7 1 (0.33%) BGP
7 1 (0.33%) Internet
7 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.65%) Data Lake
2 9 (2.99%) Big Data
2 9 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (1.99%) Power BI
4 5 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.66%) Redis
6 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.66%) Tableau
6 2 (0.66%) ZAP BI
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (17.28%) Jenkins
2 44 (14.62%) Git (software)
3 30 (9.97%) TeamCity
4 28 (9.30%) GitLab
5 21 (6.98%) Maven
6 20 (6.64%) Gradle
6 20 (6.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (6.31%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (5.32%) JIRA
8 16 (5.32%) Visual Studio
9 14 (4.65%) Subversion
10 12 (3.99%) SonarQube
11 9 (2.99%) Selenium
12 8 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (2.66%) MSBuild
13 7 (2.33%) Cucumber
13 7 (2.33%) MSTest
14 3 (1.00%) Cypress.io
15 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
15 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (15.28%) Finance
2 26 (8.64%) Public Sector
3 25 (8.31%) Social Skills
4 21 (6.98%) Banking
5 7 (2.33%) Retail
6 6 (1.99%) Law
6 6 (1.99%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (1.33%) Advertising
7 4 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (16.61%) .NET
2 28 (9.30%) ARM Templates
3 20 (6.64%) YAML
4 12 (3.99%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (2.99%) Kafka
6 8 (2.66%) JSON
7 7 (2.33%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.66%) ADO
9 4 (1.33%) Node.js
9 4 (1.33%) REST
9 4 (1.33%) Spring
9 4 (1.33%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.00%) CSS
10 3 (1.00%) HTML
11 2 (0.66%) Azure Blueprints
11 2 (0.66%) OAuth
11 2 (0.66%) SOAP
11 2 (0.66%) XML
12 1 (0.33%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.30%) Public Cloud
2 21 (6.98%) Cloud Native
3 14 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.66%) Legacy Applications
5 8 (2.66%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.66%) Wiki
6 5 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.00%) Derivative
8 3 (1.00%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (1.00%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.66%) User Experience
10 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.33%) Clustering
10 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.33%) Equities
10 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.96%) Windows
2 30 (9.97%) Linux
3 14 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.00%) Unix
6 1 (0.33%) Android
6 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (100.00%) DevOps
2 152 (50.50%) CI/CD
3 92 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (30.56%) Infrastructure as Code
4 29 (9.63%) Scrum
5 27 (8.97%) Migration
6 26 (8.64%) Test Automation
7 19 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (5.98%) Analytics
9 17 (5.65%) Configuration Management
9 17 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (5.65%) Microservices
10 16 (5.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (5.32%) Deployment Automation
10 16 (5.32%) DevSecOps
10 16 (5.32%) Software Delivery
11 14 (4.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 13 (4.32%) SDLC
13 12 (3.99%) Kanban
14 11 (3.65%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 101 (33.55%) PowerShell
2 55 (18.27%) Python
3 48 (15.95%) Bash
4 45 (14.95%) C#
5 35 (11.63%) SQL
6 21 (6.98%) Java
6 21 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.66%) Ruby
8 3 (1.00%) C++
8 3 (1.00%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.66%) Groovy
9 2 (0.66%) PHP
9 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.33%) Bicep
10 1 (0.33%) Go
10 1 (0.33%) Perl
10 1 (0.33%) Scala
10 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (10.30%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.00%) Degree
5 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.66%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) GDPR
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (28.24%) Docker
2 34 (11.30%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 176 (58.47%) Terraform
2 130 (43.19%) Kubernetes
3 70 (23.26%) Ansible
4 9 (2.99%) Prometheus
5 6 (1.99%) Kibana
6 5 (1.66%) Puppet
7 4 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.00%) Argo
8 3 (1.00%) Grafana
8 3 (1.00%) Istio
8 3 (1.00%) SCCM
9 2 (0.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 2 (0.66%) Netcool
10 1 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 97 (32.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.98%) Databricks
3 8 (2.66%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.33%) Cadence
5 5 (1.66%) Informatica
6 3 (1.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.00%) SAP
6 3 (1.00%) Splunk
6 3 (1.00%) VMware
7 2 (0.66%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.66%) Google
7 2 (0.66%) Sun
8 1 (0.33%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.33%) Citrix
8 1 (0.33%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.33%) Confluent
8 1 (0.33%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.33%) Sonatype