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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DevOps
England / London
Rank 17 35 75
Rank change year-on-year +18 +40  
Contract jobs citing DevOps 1553 1122 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.02% 5.07% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.42% 5.95% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1190 830 456
Median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £406 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £614 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £51.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.60% +29.37%  

DevOps is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16487 18855 17641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11864 13608 12398
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 250
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing DevOps as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in London

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in London

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in London

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DevOps in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 240 £525 - 106
Croydon +17 27 £438 -7.89% 1
Canary Wharf +2 13 £535 -4.88%
Docklands, London - 7 £580 - 1
Westminster +8 6 £575 +35.29%
Hammersmith +5 6 £520 +9.47% 1
Feltham -3 2 £425 +0.95% 1
Twickenham -3 2 £388 +13.97%
Greenwich - 2 £425 -
Brentford - 1 - - 1
Bromley - 1 £375 -
Hayes - 1 £470 - 2
Hounslow - 1 - - 2
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 1613 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1381 (41.11%) Linux
3 1203 (35.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1174 (34.95%) Puppet
5 1061 (31.59%) Jenkins
6 1057 (31.47%) Ansible
7 1049 (31.23%) Java
8 1034 (30.78%) Docker
9 1009 (30.04%) Python
10 904 (26.91%) Continuous Integration
11 732 (21.79%) Git (software)
12 663 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
13 596 (17.74%) Configuration Management
14 572 (17.03%) Ruby
15 562 (16.73%) Finance
16 518 (15.42%) Bash Shell
17 511 (15.21%) Scrum
18 464 (13.81%) Microsoft Azure
19 453 (13.49%) TDD
20 443 (13.19%) Microservices
21 404 (12.03%) Banking
22 402 (11.97%) Kubernetes
22 402 (11.97%) Continuous Delivery
23 396 (11.79%) Open Source
24 394 (11.73%) JavaScript
25 392 (11.67%) Big Data
26 378 (11.25%) JIRA
27 371 (11.04%) Security Cleared
27 371 (11.04%) Windows
28 360 (10.72%) SQL

DevOps
Top Related 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
1 254 (7.56%) Confluence
2 202 (6.01%) Apache
3 194 (5.78%) Elasticsearch
4 178 (5.30%) nginx
5 152 (4.53%) Apache Spark
6 146 (4.35%) Tomcat
7 120 (3.57%) OpenStack
8 95 (2.83%) Cloud Foundry
9 94 (2.80%) IIS
10 65 (1.94%) WebSphere
11 57 (1.70%) WebLogic
12 46 (1.37%) JBoss
13 37 (1.10%) Apache Pig
14 32 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 28 (0.83%) CMS
16 21 (0.63%) SharePoint
17 18 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 18 (0.54%) Jetty
18 17 (0.51%) Apache Solr
19 15 (0.45%) Anypoint
Applications
1 57 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 31 (0.92%) HipChat
3 12 (0.36%) MS Office
4 7 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.089%) MS Project
5 3 (0.089%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.060%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.21%) Endur
3 7 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 6 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.12%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.060%) Magento
7 2 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.060%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.030%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.030%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.030%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.030%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.030%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.030%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.030%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1203 (35.81%) Amazon AWS
2 464 (13.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 223 (6.64%) GitHub
4 202 (6.01%) PaaS
5 197 (5.86%) Amazon EC2
6 187 (5.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 143 (4.26%) IaaS
8 132 (3.93%) Amazon S3
9 100 (2.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 70 (2.08%) SaaS
11 64 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 60 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 55 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
14 53 (1.58%) Amazon EMR
15 51 (1.52%) Route 53
16 50 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
17 38 (1.13%) OpenShift
18 34 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
19 33 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
19 33 (0.98%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 170 (5.06%) HTTP
2 146 (4.35%) DNS
3 138 (4.11%) Firewall
4 137 (4.08%) VPN
5 118 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 94 (2.80%) SSL
7 93 (2.77%) LDAP
8 49 (1.46%) Internet
9 47 (1.40%) SAN
10 46 (1.37%) WAN
11 44 (1.31%) LAN
12 41 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
13 38 (1.13%) DHCP
14 36 (1.07%) Kerberos
15 34 (1.01%) IPsec
16 29 (0.86%) OpenVPN
16 29 (0.86%) SSH
17 26 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
18 24 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
19 21 (0.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (11.67%) Big Data
2 328 (9.76%) Hadoop
3 264 (7.86%) PostgreSQL
4 236 (7.03%) NoSQL
5 222 (6.61%) SQL Server
6 221 (6.58%) MongoDB
7 210 (6.25%) MySQL
8 121 (3.60%) Redis
9 115 (3.42%) Apache Hive
10 113 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 113 (3.36%) Relational Database
11 96 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
12 91 (2.71%) HBase
13 75 (2.23%) Oracle Database
14 59 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 52 (1.55%) RDBMS
16 40 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
17 36 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
18 32 (0.95%) Neo4j
19 29 (0.86%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1061 (31.59%) Jenkins
2 732 (21.79%) Git (software)
3 378 (11.25%) JIRA
4 262 (7.80%) Maven
5 192 (5.72%) TeamCity
6 173 (5.15%) Sonatype Nexus
7 154 (4.58%) Vagrant
8 134 (3.99%) Subversion
9 124 (3.69%) Selenium
10 121 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 112 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 110 (3.27%) Octopus Deploy
13 106 (3.16%) JUnit
14 96 (2.86%) Gradle
15 94 (2.80%) Cucumber
16 72 (2.14%) Ant
17 65 (1.94%) Bitbucket
18 62 (1.85%) gulp
19 60 (1.79%) SonarQube
20 55 (1.64%) Hudson
General
1 562 (16.73%) Finance
2 404 (12.03%) Banking
3 118 (3.51%) Retail
4 84 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 65 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 64 (1.91%) Financial Institution
6 64 (1.91%) Marketing
7 49 (1.46%) Games
8 47 (1.40%) Front Office
9 29 (0.86%) Publishing
10 23 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 22 (0.65%) Back Office
11 22 (0.65%) Electronics
12 21 (0.63%) Law
13 18 (0.54%) Advertising
14 8 (0.24%) Billing
15 7 (0.21%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.18%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.15%) Automotive
18 4 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1433 (42.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 664 (19.77%) Developer
3 485 (14.44%) AWS DevOps
4 399 (11.88%) AWS Engineer
5 292 (8.69%) Architect
6 279 (8.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 232 (6.91%) Java Developer
8 231 (6.88%) Linux Engineer
9 228 (6.79%) Consultant
10 200 (5.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 192 (5.72%) Senior DevOps
12 166 (4.94%) DevOps Consultant
13 131 (3.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 114 (3.39%) Senior Developer
15 111 (3.30%) Cloud Engineer
16 105 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
17 102 (3.04%) Azure DevOps
18 84 (2.50%) Lead DevOps
19 80 (2.38%) Java Engineer
20 74 (2.20%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (10.09%) Web Services
2 280 (8.34%) .NET
3 271 (8.07%) Node.js
4 258 (7.68%) REST
5 207 (6.16%) HTML
6 197 (5.86%) AngularJS
7 180 (5.36%) Spring
8 168 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
9 141 (4.20%) CSS
10 137 (4.08%) Kafka
11 120 (3.57%) JSON
12 119 (3.54%) RESTful
13 116 (3.45%) HTML5
14 111 (3.30%) XML
15 104 (3.10%) React
16 103 (3.07%) SOAP
17 88 (2.62%) LAMP
18 82 (2.44%) ASP.NET
19 73 (2.17%) Middleware
20 66 (1.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 135 (4.02%) Public Cloud
2 108 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (3.10%) Data Centre
3 104 (3.10%) User Experience
4 84 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 60 (1.79%) Fintech
6 44 (1.31%) Algorithms
7 42 (1.25%) Virtual Team
8 41 (1.22%) Mobile App
9 37 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
10 34 (1.01%) Clustering
10 34 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 32 (0.95%) Credit Risk
12 30 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (0.89%) Management Information System
13 29 (0.86%) Private Cloud
14 26 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
14 26 (0.77%) iPad
15 25 (0.74%) Fixed Income
16 24 (0.71%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1381 (41.11%) Linux
2 371 (11.04%) Windows
3 349 (10.39%) Unix
4 284 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 219 (6.52%) CentOS
6 121 (3.60%) Ubuntu
7 98 (2.92%) Windows Server
8 66 (1.96%) CoreOS
9 42 (1.25%) Solaris
10 40 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (0.74%) AIX
13 23 (0.68%) RancherOS
14 20 (0.60%) SUSE
15 17 (0.51%) VyOS
16 14 (0.42%) Android
17 13 (0.39%) Debian
18 12 (0.36%) Apple iOS
19 7 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
20 6 (0.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1613 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
2 904 (26.91%) Continuous Integration
3 596 (17.74%) Configuration Management
4 511 (15.21%) Scrum
5 453 (13.49%) TDD
6 443 (13.19%) Microservices
7 402 (11.97%) Continuous Delivery
8 396 (11.79%) Open Source
9 272 (8.10%) BDD
10 226 (6.73%) E-Commerce
11 210 (6.25%) Migration
12 195 (5.81%) High Availability
13 179 (5.33%) Software Engineering
14 173 (5.15%) Kanban
15 153 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
16 137 (4.08%) Mentoring
17 125 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 113 (3.36%) Analytics
19 108 (3.22%) Load Balancing
20 107 (3.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1049 (31.23%) Java
2 1009 (30.04%) Python
3 572 (17.03%) Ruby
4 518 (15.42%) Bash Shell
5 394 (11.73%) JavaScript
6 360 (10.72%) SQL
7 273 (8.13%) Perl
8 241 (7.17%) PowerShell
9 221 (6.58%) Scala
10 196 (5.84%) C#
11 194 (5.78%) Go
12 158 (4.70%) Shell Script
13 90 (2.68%) PHP
14 80 (2.38%) Groovy
15 79 (2.35%) C
16 58 (1.73%) C++
17 38 (1.13%) T-SQL
18 31 (0.92%) ES6
19 25 (0.74%) R
20 21 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 371 (11.04%) Security Cleared
2 307 (9.14%) SC Cleared
3 130 (3.87%) Degree
4 51 (1.52%) AWS Certification
5 49 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 14 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.36%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.24%) MCSE
11 7 (0.21%) CCA
11 7 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.21%) PMP
12 6 (0.18%) ISEB
12 6 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.15%) CCIE
14 4 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
14 4 (0.12%) EMC Certification
15 3 (0.089%) CCNA
15 3 (0.089%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (4.79%) QA
2 18 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.30%) SLA
5 9 (0.27%) MiFID
6 8 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.24%) EMIR
7 7 (0.21%) COBIT
7 7 (0.21%) PMO
8 4 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.12%) EFQM
9 3 (0.089%) SDET
10 2 (0.060%) GCP
10 2 (0.060%) HL7
11 1 (0.030%) COSO
11 1 (0.030%) FATCA
11 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.030%) WCAG
System Software
1 1034 (30.78%) Docker
2 145 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (2.53%) HDFS
4 82 (2.44%) Active Directory
5 80 (2.38%) vCloud
6 76 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
7 29 (0.86%) Xen
8 28 (0.83%) Hyper-V
9 26 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 25 (0.74%) NFS
11 24 (0.71%) Postfix
11 24 (0.71%) VMware ESX
12 23 (0.68%) Squid
13 22 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 22 (0.65%) KVM
14 17 (0.51%) vSphere
15 14 (0.42%) etcd
16 11 (0.33%) GlusterFS
17 9 (0.27%) XenApp
18 8 (0.24%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1174 (34.95%) Puppet
2 1057 (31.47%) Ansible
3 663 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
4 402 (11.97%) Kubernetes
5 353 (10.51%) Terraform
6 141 (4.20%) Nagios
7 129 (3.84%) logstash
8 101 (3.01%) Kibana
9 95 (2.83%) ZABBIX
10 84 (2.50%) Rancher
11 80 (2.38%) Salt
12 67 (1.99%) HAProxy
13 65 (1.94%) Mesos
14 58 (1.73%) Consul
15 57 (1.70%) Graphite
16 54 (1.61%) Packer
17 53 (1.58%) Docker Swarm
18 44 (1.31%) Hadoop YARN
19 38 (1.13%) Sysdig
20 32 (0.95%) Grafana
Vendors
1 342 (10.18%) VMware
2 273 (8.13%) Oracle
3 212 (6.31%) Red Hat
4 196 (5.84%) Microsoft
5 147 (4.38%) Atlassian
6 116 (3.45%) Splunk
7 91 (2.71%) IBM
8 67 (1.99%) SaltStack
9 63 (1.88%) Google
10 62 (1.85%) AppDynamics
11 56 (1.67%) Hortonworks
12 51 (1.52%) Cisco
13 49 (1.46%) New Relic
14 46 (1.37%) MuleSoft
15 43 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
16 39 (1.16%) SAP
17 36 (1.07%) Rackspace
18 35 (1.04%) EMC
19 32 (0.95%) TIBCO
20 31 (0.92%) Cloudera
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