Period
to 22 February 2020

The median contractor rate for an Azure DevOps Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 330 371 535
Rank change year-on-year +41 +164 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Azure DevOps Engineer 162 268 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.61% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.64% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 212 106
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £450 £475 £425
90th Percentile £700 £688 £661
England median daily rate £538 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.50 - £45.00

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 26,436 41,682 44,559
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.60% 94.68% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,785 29,942 32,449
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 563 629
London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +6.80% -5.03%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.60 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +1.60% - +1.08%

Azure DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Azure DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure DevOps Engineer in London

Azure DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure DevOps Engineer in London over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor 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 22 February 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 -8 42 £550 - 13
East London +66 8 £700 +16.67% 1
South London +30 4 £400 -27.93% 2
West London +29 2 £520 +18.86% 2
North London - 1 £325 -
Azure DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Azure
1 162 (100.00%) DevOps
2 81 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 73 (45.06%) Kubernetes
4 61 (37.65%) Terraform
5 60 (37.04%) Docker
6 51 (31.48%) Ansible
7 49 (30.25%) Visual Studio Team System
8 47 (29.01%) Python
8 47 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (27.78%) Windows
10 34 (20.99%) Linux
10 34 (20.99%) Microsoft
11 31 (19.14%) Jenkins
12 27 (16.67%) .NET
13 25 (15.43%) Puppet
14 24 (14.81%) AWS
14 24 (14.81%) Finance
15 23 (14.20%) Infrastructure as Code
16 22 (13.58%) IaaS
16 22 (13.58%) Analytics
17 21 (12.96%) PaaS
18 19 (11.73%) Git (software)
18 19 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (11.73%) Opscode Chef
18 19 (11.73%) Azure Active Directory
19 17 (10.49%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (10.49%) Migration
19 17 (10.49%) C#
20 16 (9.88%) Machine Learning

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 5 (3.09%) IIS
2 3 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.62%) nginx
3 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 162 (100.00%) Azure
2 24 (14.81%) AWS
3 22 (13.58%) IaaS
4 21 (12.96%) PaaS
5 19 (11.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (8.64%) Azure Data Factory
7 13 (8.02%) Azure Machine Learning
8 11 (6.79%) GitHub
9 9 (5.56%) Serverless
10 8 (4.94%) Azure Functions
11 7 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (4.32%) GCP
12 5 (3.09%) Power Platform
12 5 (3.09%) SaaS
13 3 (1.85%) OpenShift
13 3 (1.85%) Slack
14 2 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
14 2 (1.23%) NuGet
15 1 (0.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 1 (0.62%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.56%) DNS
2 7 (4.32%) VPN
3 5 (3.09%) DHCP
4 2 (1.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.62%) HTTP
5 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.62%) Network Security
5 1 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.79%) Data Lake
3 8 (4.94%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.09%) Big Data
5 5 (3.09%) Power BI
6 3 (1.85%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.85%) Redis
6 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2017
6 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.62%) HBase
8 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.62%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 49 (30.25%) Visual Studio Team System
2 31 (19.14%) Jenkins
3 19 (11.73%) Git (software)
4 17 (10.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (9.26%) Visual Studio
6 11 (6.79%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.70%) Bitbucket
8 6 (3.70%) JIRA
9 4 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.85%) GitLab
10 3 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.85%) Subversion
10 3 (1.85%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 24 (14.81%) Finance
2 15 (9.26%) Banking
3 5 (3.09%) Retail
4 3 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Games
5 2 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Publishing
6 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.67%) .NET
2 12 (7.41%) JSON
3 10 (6.17%) Node.js
4 8 (4.94%) ADO
4 8 (4.94%) YAML
5 3 (1.85%) REST
6 2 (1.23%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.23%) Kafka
6 2 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.23%) Web Services
6 2 (1.23%) XML
7 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.62%) LDAP
7 1 (0.62%) OAuth
7 1 (0.62%) React
7 1 (0.62%) React Native
7 1 (0.62%) SAML
7 1 (0.62%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.79%) Greenfield Project
1 11 (6.79%) Public Cloud
2 7 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.47%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (27.78%) Windows
2 34 (20.99%) Linux
3 10 (6.17%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.70%) Unix
6 3 (1.85%) Android
6 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (100.00%) DevOps
2 47 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (14.20%) Infrastructure as Code
4 22 (13.58%) Analytics
5 19 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (10.49%) Migration
7 16 (9.88%) Machine Learning
7 16 (9.88%) Microservices
8 14 (8.64%) Configuration Management
9 11 (6.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (6.17%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (6.17%) Data Analytics
10 10 (6.17%) Fintech
11 8 (4.94%) DevSecOps
12 7 (4.32%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.32%) Test Automation
13 6 (3.70%) Deployment Automation
13 6 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (3.09%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 81 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 47 (29.01%) Python
3 17 (10.49%) C#
4 13 (8.02%) Bash Shell
5 12 (7.41%) SQL
6 10 (6.17%) Java
7 9 (5.56%) Ruby
8 5 (3.09%) Go
9 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.85%) Groovy
10 3 (1.85%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.23%) Perl
12 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.47%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.62%) Degree
3 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) MCSA
3 1 (0.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (37.04%) Docker
2 15 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.32%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (4.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.62%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 73 (45.06%) Kubernetes
2 61 (37.65%) Terraform
3 51 (31.48%) Ansible
4 25 (15.43%) Puppet
5 19 (11.73%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.85%) Istio
7 2 (1.23%) Consul
7 2 (1.23%) Packer
7 2 (1.23%) StackStorm
8 1 (0.62%) Ambari
8 1 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.62%) Mesos
8 1 (0.62%) Oozie
8 1 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.17%) Databricks
2 10 (6.17%) VMware
3 7 (4.32%) Cisco
3 7 (4.32%) Citrix
4 5 (3.09%) Google
5 4 (2.47%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.85%) Splunk
6 3 (1.85%) Tableau
7 2 (1.23%) New Relic
7 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.62%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.62%) F5
8 1 (0.62%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.62%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.62%) Informatica
8 1 (0.62%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle