Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 25 June 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.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 0
Contract jobs citing DevOps 5,755 3,849 2,448
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 14.80% 14.39% 13.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.18% 15.76% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,283 2,742 1,842
10th Percentile £450 £413 £413
25th Percentile £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £725 £645 £650
90th Percentile £800 £713 £713
England median daily rate £600 £525 £540
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
10th Percentile £49.44 £32.63 £14.10
25th Percentile £57.89 £39.06 £16.88
Median hourly rate £65.79 £56.43 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year +16.58% +162.48% -69.29%
75th Percentile £78.75 £61.75 £41.25
90th Percentile £86.04 £63.50 £53.10
England median hourly rate £65.00 £54.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +19.27% +9.00% +4.17%

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 35,575 24,430 15,746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.48% 91.36% 89.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,026 17,472 11,332
10th Percentile £400 £358 £331
25th Percentile £475 £437 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +0.96%
75th Percentile £688 £638 £623
90th Percentile £788 £713 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £477
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.73% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 241 183
10th Percentile £17.30 £15.73 £14.08
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.75 £19.87
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £33.50
Median % change year-on-year +11.94% - +48.89%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £47.83
90th Percentile £69.13 £66.50 £61.25
England median hourly rate £28.00 £24.33 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.11% +8.11% -2.17%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in London

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for DevOps in London

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DevOps in London over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DevOps in London

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for DevOps in London

DevOps
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing DevOps in London over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for DevOps in London

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 DevOps within the London region over the 6 months to 25 June 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 +2 661 £600 +4.35% 316
South London -1 84 £575 - 13
West London -8 51 £539 -2.05% 89
East London +4 23 £625 +34.41% 60
North London -4 1 - - 8
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing 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 DevOps.

1 2,650 (46.05%) Agile
2 2,609 (45.33%) Azure
3 2,388 (41.49%) CI/CD
4 1,877 (32.62%) AWS
5 1,674 (29.09%) Terraform
6 1,659 (28.83%) Python
7 1,631 (28.34%) Kubernetes
8 1,397 (24.27%) Finance
9 1,269 (22.05%) Docker
10 1,193 (20.73%) Jenkins
11 1,164 (20.23%) Java
12 1,096 (19.04%) Social Skills
13 983 (17.08%) SQL
14 980 (17.03%) Git (software)
15 901 (15.66%) Microservices
16 889 (15.45%) Ansible
17 852 (14.80%) Microsoft
18 838 (14.56%) Linux
19 782 (13.59%) JavaScript
20 778 (13.52%) Scrum
21 748 (13.00%) C#
22 743 (12.91%) Infrastructure as Code
23 736 (12.79%) Test Automation
24 700 (12.16%) Software Engineering
25 684 (11.89%) Banking
26 639 (11.10%) .NET
27 636 (11.05%) JIRA
28 624 (10.84%) GCP
29 616 (10.70%) Security Cleared
30 571 (9.92%) Serverless

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
1 332 (5.77%) Confluence
2 161 (2.80%) Apache Spark
3 125 (2.17%) Apache
4 99 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 73 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 65 (1.13%) nginx
7 57 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 54 (0.94%) OpenStack
9 49 (0.85%) CMS
10 45 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
11 43 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 39 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
13 36 (0.63%) IIS
14 31 (0.54%) JBoss
15 29 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
16 28 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (0.43%) WebLogic
18 24 (0.42%) Red Hat Fuse
19 23 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
20 20 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 55 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 29 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.052%) Adobe XD
6 3 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.017%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 40 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.14%) Shopify
5 6 (0.10%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 5 (0.087%) Carpe Diem
6 5 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.087%) MoSes
6 5 (0.087%) Workday HCM
7 4 (0.070%) Magento
7 4 (0.070%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.070%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.070%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.070%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.052%) Endur
8 3 (0.052%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.052%) Maximo
8 3 (0.052%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.052%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2,609 (45.33%) Azure
2 1,877 (32.62%) AWS
3 624 (10.84%) GCP
4 571 (9.92%) Serverless
5 472 (8.20%) GitHub
6 358 (6.22%) PaaS
7 312 (5.42%) AWS Lambda
8 279 (4.85%) Power Platform
9 269 (4.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 251 (4.36%) IaaS
11 248 (4.31%) SaaS
12 192 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
13 186 (3.23%) Azure AKS
13 186 (3.23%) OpenShift
14 173 (3.01%) Amazon S3
15 165 (2.87%) Azure Data Factory
16 159 (2.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 158 (2.75%) Amazon EKS
18 136 (2.36%) Amazon ECS
19 121 (2.10%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 158 (2.75%) DNS
2 143 (2.48%) Firewall
3 78 (1.36%) VPN
4 75 (1.30%) HTTP
5 64 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 61 (1.06%) Network Security
7 59 (1.03%) Internet
8 53 (0.92%) SSL
9 39 (0.68%) SSH
10 33 (0.57%) WAN
11 32 (0.56%) DHCP
12 30 (0.52%) FTP
13 24 (0.42%) Kerberos
14 23 (0.40%) SMTP
15 22 (0.38%) LAN
16 18 (0.31%) IPv4
17 17 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
18 16 (0.28%) BGP
19 15 (0.26%) HTTPS
19 15 (0.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 495 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 224 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
3 220 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
4 216 (3.75%) Big Data
5 211 (3.67%) Power BI
6 173 (3.01%) Relational Database
7 162 (2.81%) Data Lake
8 159 (2.76%) NoSQL
9 138 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
10 134 (2.33%) MongoDB
11 124 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
12 109 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 106 (1.84%) MySQL
14 93 (1.62%) Oracle Database
14 93 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 59 (1.03%) Hadoop
16 58 (1.01%) BigQuery
16 58 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
17 51 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
18 49 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1,193 (20.73%) Jenkins
2 980 (17.03%) Git (software)
3 636 (11.05%) JIRA
4 423 (7.35%) GitLab
5 297 (5.16%) Maven
6 233 (4.05%) TeamCity
7 202 (3.51%) Gradle
8 168 (2.92%) Bitbucket
9 155 (2.69%) Visual Studio
10 145 (2.52%) Artifactory
11 137 (2.38%) SonarQube
12 128 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
13 127 (2.21%) CircleCI
14 120 (2.09%) Selenium
15 117 (2.03%) Cucumber
16 85 (1.48%) Travis CI
17 74 (1.29%) gulp
18 72 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
19 65 (1.13%) JUnit
20 63 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,397 (24.27%) Finance
2 1,096 (19.04%) Social Skills
3 684 (11.89%) Banking
4 442 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
5 324 (5.63%) Public Sector
6 240 (4.17%) Front Office
7 238 (4.14%) Investment Banking
8 154 (2.68%) Presentation Skills
9 124 (2.15%) Retail
10 101 (1.75%) Legal
11 79 (1.37%) Telecoms
12 70 (1.22%) Influencing Skills
13 68 (1.18%) Law
13 68 (1.18%) Marketing
14 62 (1.08%) Financial Institution
15 55 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
16 43 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
17 41 (0.71%) Publishing
18 36 (0.63%) Back Office
19 35 (0.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 1,530 (26.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,297 (22.54%) Developer
3 584 (10.15%) Architect
4 492 (8.55%) AWS Engineer
5 417 (7.25%) Azure Engineer
6 367 (6.38%) AWS DevOps
7 317 (5.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 280 (4.87%) Java Developer
9 274 (4.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 253 (4.40%) Cloud Engineer
11 251 (4.36%) Analyst
12 237 (4.12%) Azure DevOps
13 235 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
14 219 (3.81%) Data Engineer
15 215 (3.74%) Senior Developer
16 180 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
17 178 (3.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
18 176 (3.06%) Software Engineer
19 168 (2.92%) Python Developer
20 157 (2.73%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (11.10%) .NET
2 450 (7.82%) React
3 387 (6.72%) Kafka
4 346 (6.01%) REST
5 315 (5.47%) Node.js
6 296 (5.14%) HTML
7 294 (5.11%) CSS
8 293 (5.09%) AngularJS
9 287 (4.99%) Spring
10 234 (4.07%) RESTful
11 212 (3.68%) .NET Framework
12 195 (3.39%) JSON
13 188 (3.27%) Spring Boot
14 160 (2.78%) HTML5
15 139 (2.42%) ASP.NET
16 137 (2.38%) .NET Core
17 135 (2.35%) Web Services
18 130 (2.26%) XML
19 124 (2.15%) ADO
20 105 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 261 (4.54%) Cloud Native
2 252 (4.38%) Public Cloud
3 184 (3.20%) User Experience
4 155 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
5 112 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 105 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 102 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 89 (1.55%) Fixed Income
9 88 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
10 80 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
11 79 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
12 78 (1.36%) Derivative
12 78 (1.36%) Hedge funds
13 77 (1.34%) Virtual Team
14 74 (1.29%) Algorithms
15 71 (1.23%) Equities
16 70 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
17 68 (1.18%) Mobile App
18 65 (1.13%) Data Structures
19 59 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 838 (14.56%) Linux
2 446 (7.75%) Windows
3 219 (3.81%) Unix
4 155 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 86 (1.49%) Windows Server
6 45 (0.78%) Android
7 43 (0.75%) CentOS
8 38 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 38 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 34 (0.59%) VMS
10 18 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (0.28%) Windows 10
12 15 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
13 13 (0.23%) Debian
13 13 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
14 12 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.14%) CoreOS
16 6 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
17 5 (0.087%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.087%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,650 (46.05%) Agile
2 2,388 (41.49%) CI/CD
3 901 (15.66%) Microservices
4 778 (13.52%) Scrum
5 743 (12.91%) Infrastructure as Code
6 736 (12.79%) Test Automation
7 700 (12.16%) Software Engineering
8 548 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
9 515 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
10 490 (8.51%) Analytics
11 441 (7.66%) TDD
12 429 (7.45%) Migration
13 397 (6.90%) SDLC
14 380 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 339 (5.89%) Full Stack Development
16 319 (5.54%) Kanban
17 315 (5.47%) Continuous Delivery
18 296 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
19 286 (4.97%) Configuration Management
20 280 (4.87%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,659 (28.83%) Python
2 1,164 (20.23%) Java
3 983 (17.08%) SQL
4 782 (13.59%) JavaScript
5 748 (13.00%) C#
6 524 (9.11%) PowerShell
7 449 (7.80%) Bash
8 300 (5.21%) Go
9 261 (4.54%) TypeScript
10 165 (2.87%) T-SQL
11 146 (2.54%) C++
12 140 (2.43%) Scala
13 135 (2.35%) Groovy
14 133 (2.31%) Ruby
15 113 (1.96%) Shell Script
16 83 (1.44%) C
17 69 (1.20%) PL/SQL
18 62 (1.08%) Perl
19 52 (0.90%) PHP
20 41 (0.71%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 616 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 540 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 193 (3.35%) Degree
4 67 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 56 (0.97%) AWS Certification
6 54 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 34 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 32 (0.56%) CISSP
9 26 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 22 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
11 21 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (0.33%) CISM
13 18 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (0.30%) PMP
15 16 (0.28%) PMI Certification
16 15 (0.26%) Master's Degree
17 14 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
18 13 (0.23%) ISEB
19 12 (0.21%) FFIEC
20 9 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (5.33%) QA
2 74 (1.29%) Accessibility
3 63 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 51 (0.89%) GDPR
5 23 (0.40%) SLA
6 21 (0.36%) NCSC
7 19 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 19 (0.33%) Good Clinical Practice
7 19 (0.33%) GxP
8 18 (0.31%) NIST
9 17 (0.30%) PMO
10 13 (0.23%) PCI DSS
11 12 (0.21%) GLBA
11 12 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (0.21%) MiFID
12 10 (0.17%) IFRS
12 10 (0.17%) ISO 20022
12 10 (0.17%) WCAG
13 7 (0.12%) EMIR
13 7 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,269 (22.05%) Docker
2 120 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 88 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (0.38%) NFS
5 22 (0.38%) vSphere
6 18 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.30%) Ceph
8 14 (0.24%) vCloud
9 13 (0.23%) XenApp
10 10 (0.17%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 10 (0.17%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.16%) GridGain
12 8 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 8 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 7 (0.12%) KVM
13 7 (0.12%) oVirt
13 7 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1,674 (29.09%) Terraform
2 1,631 (28.34%) Kubernetes
3 889 (15.45%) Ansible
4 218 (3.79%) Puppet
5 175 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
6 147 (2.55%) Prometheus
7 132 (2.29%) Grafana
8 109 (1.89%) Packer
9 86 (1.49%) Istio
10 67 (1.16%) Consul
11 52 (0.90%) Kibana
12 43 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
13 37 (0.64%) logstash
13 37 (0.64%) ZABBIX
14 35 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
15 33 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
16 23 (0.40%) HAProxy
17 22 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
17 22 (0.38%) SCCM
18 19 (0.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 852 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 310 (5.39%) Oracle
3 298 (5.18%) Google
4 251 (4.36%) Databricks
5 185 (3.21%) Splunk
6 144 (2.50%) VMware
7 136 (2.36%) Red Hat
8 122 (2.12%) IBM
9 118 (2.05%) SAP
10 111 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
11 87 (1.51%) ServiceNow
12 86 (1.49%) Atlassian
13 65 (1.13%) Dynatrace
14 62 (1.08%) AppDynamics
15 59 (1.03%) MuleSoft
16 52 (0.90%) Sitecore
17 46 (0.80%) Citrix
18 42 (0.73%) New Relic
19 35 (0.61%) Cisco
19 35 (0.61%) CyberArk