Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Azure DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure DevOps over the 6 months to 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft Azure DevOps
England > London
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 75 78 106
Rank change year-on-year +3 +28 +123
Contract jobs citing Azure DevOps 1,294 1,023 362
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.27% 3.26% 2.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.23% 7.79% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 988 717 235
10th Percentile £424 £413 £368
25th Percentile £500 £465 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £540 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.48% +2.86% -
75th Percentile £681 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £688 £675
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £65.79 £44.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +49.52% - -
England median hourly rate £60.65 £48.63 £51.25
% change year-on-year +24.70% -5.11% -6.82%

Azure DevOps is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 15,724 13,127 5,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.74% 41.80% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,678 9,652 4,075
10th Percentile £400 £375 £350
25th Percentile £481 £460 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £713 £713
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 70 25
10th Percentile £19.97 £13.60 £17.00
25th Percentile £24.81 £19.24 £21.50
Median hourly rate £42.00 £27.25 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +54.13% -0.91% +30.95%
75th Percentile £65.79 £44.44 £50.00
90th Percentile £75.60 £65.00 £62.20
England median hourly rate £21.40 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +7.00% -5.88% +1.19%

Azure DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Azure DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure DevOps in London

Azure DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Azure DevOps in London

Azure DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure DevOps in London over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Azure DevOps in London

Azure DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure DevOps in London.

Hourly rate trend for Azure DevOps in London

Azure DevOps
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 18 August 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 -10 140 £600 +7.62% 69
South London -3 12 £460 -3.16% 1
West London +1 7 £488 -22.62% 17
East London -9 1 £475 +9.83% 11
Azure DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Azure DevOps also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Azure DevOps.

1 1,286 (99.38%) DevOps
2 1,284 (99.23%) Azure
3 599 (46.29%) CI/CD
4 559 (43.20%) Agile
5 376 (29.06%) Microsoft
6 343 (26.51%) Terraform
7 334 (25.81%) Kubernetes
8 331 (25.58%) C#
9 315 (24.34%) SQL
9 315 (24.34%) Python
10 284 (21.95%) .NET
11 271 (20.94%) Git (software)
12 262 (20.25%) Finance
13 251 (19.40%) PowerShell
14 240 (18.55%) SQL Server
15 233 (18.01%) AWS
16 229 (17.70%) Scrum
17 220 (17.00%) Social Skills
18 181 (13.99%) Infrastructure as Code
18 181 (13.99%) Docker
19 174 (13.45%) Jenkins
20 173 (13.37%) JavaScript
21 166 (12.83%) Power Platform
22 154 (11.90%) Microservices
23 152 (11.75%) Test Automation
24 142 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
25 139 (10.74%) Analytics
26 137 (10.59%) JIRA
27 136 (10.51%) Ansible
28 134 (10.36%) Continuous Integration

Azure DevOps
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 39 (3.01%) Confluence
2 28 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
2 28 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.01%) Apache Spark
4 17 (1.31%) Sitefinity
5 13 (1.00%) CMS
6 9 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.54%) Apache
7 7 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (0.46%) IIS
8 6 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.39%) JBoss
10 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.31%) Traefik
11 3 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.23%) DNN
11 3 (0.23%) nginx
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.23%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.077%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.077%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.39%) Elite 3E
2 5 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.39%) Shopify
3 4 (0.31%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.23%) Endur
4 3 (0.23%) SAP CX
4 3 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.23%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.15%) Magento
5 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.077%) Primavera
6 1 (0.077%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.077%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.077%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,284 (99.23%) Azure
2 233 (18.01%) AWS
3 166 (12.83%) Power Platform
4 128 (9.89%) PaaS
5 126 (9.74%) Serverless
6 112 (8.66%) Azure AKS
7 103 (7.96%) SaaS
8 100 (7.73%) Azure Data Factory
9 99 (7.65%) GitHub
10 89 (6.88%) IaaS
11 75 (5.80%) Azure Functions
12 67 (5.18%) Azure Service Bus
12 67 (5.18%) Dynamics 365
13 63 (4.87%) Azure Monitor
14 60 (4.64%) PowerApps
15 55 (4.25%) Azure Active Directory
15 55 (4.25%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 47 (3.63%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 47 (3.63%) GCP
17 41 (3.17%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.48%) DNS
2 39 (3.01%) Firewall
3 33 (2.55%) HTTP
4 29 (2.24%) SSH
5 26 (2.01%) FTP
6 24 (1.85%) SMTP
7 19 (1.47%) VPN
8 16 (1.24%) WAN
9 14 (1.08%) Network Security
10 10 (0.77%) Internet
10 10 (0.77%) SSL
11 8 (0.62%) SD-WAN
12 6 (0.46%) LAN
12 6 (0.46%) tcpdump
13 5 (0.39%) DHCP
13 5 (0.39%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.39%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.39%) VLAN
14 3 (0.23%) Intranet
14 3 (0.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 117 (9.04%) Power BI
3 87 (6.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 75 (5.80%) Data Lake
5 67 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
6 65 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (3.01%) Relational Database
8 31 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (2.09%) Big Data
9 27 (2.09%) NoSQL
10 25 (1.93%) MongoDB
11 22 (1.70%) DynamoDB
12 20 (1.55%) MySQL
13 19 (1.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 17 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (0.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 271 (20.94%) Git (software)
2 174 (13.45%) Jenkins
3 137 (10.59%) JIRA
4 49 (3.79%) Visual Studio
5 48 (3.71%) TeamCity
6 47 (3.63%) Selenium
7 43 (3.32%) GitLab
8 40 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 39 (3.01%) SpecFlow
10 35 (2.70%) SonarQube
10 35 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
12 26 (2.01%) Postman
13 22 (1.70%) Travis CI
14 20 (1.55%) NUnit
15 18 (1.39%) Cucumber
16 17 (1.31%) Cypress.io
17 15 (1.16%) gulp
17 15 (1.16%) Maven
17 15 (1.16%) Moq
General
1 262 (20.25%) Finance
2 220 (17.00%) Social Skills
3 72 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 60 (4.64%) Banking
6 32 (2.47%) Law
6 32 (2.47%) Retail
7 27 (2.09%) Presentation Skills
8 23 (1.78%) Legal
9 21 (1.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 19 (1.47%) Marketing
11 14 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.93%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.77%) Publishing
14 9 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.62%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.54%) Organisational Skills
17 5 (0.39%) Games
17 5 (0.39%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 318 (24.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 317 (24.50%) Developer
3 290 (22.41%) Azure Engineer
4 200 (15.46%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 95 (7.34%) .NET Developer
6 84 (6.49%) Data Engineer
7 82 (6.34%) Analyst
8 67 (5.18%) Architect
9 62 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
10 53 (4.10%) Azure Developer
11 46 (3.55%) C# Developer
12 35 (2.70%) Azure Data Engineer
12 35 (2.70%) Consultant
13 34 (2.63%) Senior DevOps
14 32 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
15 29 (2.24%) Platform Engineer
16 28 (2.16%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 28 (2.16%) Python Engineer
17 27 (2.09%) Azure Architect
17 27 (2.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (21.95%) .NET
2 113 (8.73%) AngularJS
3 108 (8.35%) .NET Framework
4 106 (8.19%) Node.js
5 102 (7.88%) ASP.NET
6 95 (7.34%) CSS
7 88 (6.80%) REST
8 77 (5.95%) HTML
9 73 (5.64%) React
10 69 (5.33%) .NET Core
11 64 (4.95%) YAML
12 60 (4.64%) Entity Framework
13 59 (4.56%) ADO
14 58 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 49 (3.79%) RESTful
16 48 (3.71%) JSON
17 43 (3.32%) ARM Templates
17 43 (3.32%) jQuery
18 31 (2.40%) Web Services
19 28 (2.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (3.79%) Public Cloud
2 48 (3.71%) Cloud Native
3 46 (3.55%) User Experience
4 44 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.09%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.09%) Reinsurance
6 25 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (1.62%) Low-Code
10 17 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (1.31%) Legacy Systems
10 17 (1.31%) Renewable Energy
10 17 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
11 16 (1.24%) Data Centre
12 15 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.08%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.08%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
15 10 (0.77%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 129 (9.97%) Linux
2 115 (8.89%) Windows
3 31 (2.40%) Unix
4 28 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.39%) Windows Server 2019
6 17 (1.31%) VMS
7 16 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.00%) Android
9 12 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.77%) CentOS
11 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.39%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,286 (99.38%) DevOps
2 599 (46.29%) CI/CD
3 559 (43.20%) Agile
4 229 (17.70%) Scrum
5 181 (13.99%) Infrastructure as Code
6 154 (11.90%) Microservices
7 152 (11.75%) Test Automation
8 142 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
9 139 (10.74%) Analytics
10 134 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
11 105 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
11 105 (8.11%) SDLC
12 102 (7.88%) Migration
13 92 (7.11%) TDD
14 91 (7.03%) Kanban
15 85 (6.57%) Software Engineering
16 77 (5.95%) ETL
17 70 (5.41%) MVC
18 67 (5.18%) BDD
18 67 (5.18%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 331 (25.58%) C#
2 315 (24.34%) Python
2 315 (24.34%) SQL
3 251 (19.40%) PowerShell
4 173 (13.37%) JavaScript
5 124 (9.58%) Bash
6 120 (9.27%) Java
7 88 (6.80%) T-SQL
8 49 (3.79%) TypeScript
9 41 (3.17%) Go
10 35 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 31 (2.40%) Scala
12 26 (2.01%) Bicep
13 21 (1.62%) Shell Script
14 17 (1.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 13 (1.00%) Ruby
16 12 (0.93%) Groovy
17 7 (0.54%) R
18 6 (0.46%) Perl
18 6 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 109 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 91 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 40 (3.09%) Azure Certification
4 37 (2.86%) Degree
5 22 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.00%) AWS Certification
7 12 (0.93%) ISEB
8 9 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.46%) PMP
11 5 (0.39%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 5 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.31%) FFIEC
13 3 (0.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (0.23%) CISSP
13 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.15%) CCNA
14 2 (0.15%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.18%) QA
2 26 (2.01%) Accessibility
3 18 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.24%) GDPR
5 7 (0.54%) PMO
6 6 (0.46%) SLA
6 6 (0.46%) WCAG
7 5 (0.39%) NIST
8 4 (0.31%) GLBA
8 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.15%) IFRS
9 2 (0.15%) IFRS 17
10 1 (0.077%) WAI
System Software
1 181 (13.99%) Docker
2 63 (4.87%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.85%) NFS
4 15 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.077%) LXC
8 1 (0.077%) vCloud
8 1 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.077%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 343 (26.51%) Terraform
2 334 (25.81%) Kubernetes
3 136 (10.51%) Ansible
4 24 (1.85%) Puppet
5 22 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 19 (1.47%) Grafana
8 16 (1.24%) Istio
9 11 (0.85%) MIIS
10 10 (0.77%) Prometheus
11 9 (0.70%) SCCM
12 6 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.39%) Opsgenie
14 4 (0.31%) HP ALM
14 4 (0.31%) Kustomize
14 4 (0.31%) Packer
15 3 (0.23%) FortiGate
15 3 (0.23%) Kibana
15 3 (0.23%) Nagios
15 3 (0.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 376 (29.06%) Microsoft
2 103 (7.96%) Databricks
3 41 (3.17%) Sitecore
4 37 (2.86%) SAP
5 34 (2.63%) Oracle
6 32 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 30 (2.32%) Google
8 26 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.85%) Splunk
10 21 (1.62%) VMware
11 19 (1.47%) MuleSoft
12 18 (1.39%) Palo Alto
12 18 (1.39%) Pega
13 17 (1.31%) Cisco
14 15 (1.16%) AppDynamics
15 13 (1.00%) Atlassian
16 12 (0.93%) Adobe
17 10 (0.77%) Citrix
17 10 (0.77%) Informatica
17 10 (0.77%) ServiceNow