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 22 June 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.

DevOps
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 25 78
Rank change year-on-year +9 +53  
Contract jobs citing DevOps 1745 1407 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.42% 6.48% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.71% 7.60% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1036 497
Median daily rate £525 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +6.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £465 £413
% change year-on-year +2.15% +12.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year +3.63% -  

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 17963 18514 19265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12871 13532 13649
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 162 262
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £44.00 £55.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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 +12 253 £525 - 100
Croydon +3 33 £525 +13.51% 2
Hammersmith +1 12 £555 +5.71% 2
Canary Wharf +8 11 £450 -7.69%
Bromley +4 5 £450 -14.28% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -7 5 £850 +78.94% 3
Feltham - 5 £460 -
Hayes - 5 £450 -
Docklands, London -2 3 £471 -27.61%
Osterley -4 3 £500 -2.91%
Westminster -6 3 £525 - 2
Heathrow +4 1 £600 +10.34%
Hounslow +3 1 £600 +12.14% 1
Uxbridge -4 1 £1,250 +108.33%
Paddington - 1 £425 -
Southwark - 1 £520 -
Wimbledon - 1 £550 -
Mayfair - 1 £463 -
Thornton Heath - 1 £550 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1641 (50.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1329 (40.51%) Linux
3 1207 (36.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1172 (35.72%) Java
5 1029 (31.36%) Python
6 987 (30.08%) Puppet
6 987 (30.08%) Ansible
7 980 (29.87%) Docker
8 942 (28.71%) Jenkins
9 821 (25.02%) Continuous Integration
10 724 (22.07%) Git (software)
11 633 (19.29%) Opscode Chef
12 593 (18.07%) Configuration Management
13 581 (17.71%) Finance
14 573 (17.46%) TDD
15 554 (16.89%) Ruby
16 547 (16.67%) Microservices
17 506 (15.42%) Scrum
18 479 (14.60%) Kubernetes
19 448 (13.65%) Open Source
20 447 (13.62%) Bash Shell
21 429 (13.08%) JavaScript
22 425 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
23 424 (12.92%) Continuous Delivery
24 400 (12.19%) Test Automation
25 396 (12.07%) Banking
26 392 (11.95%) Node.js
27 385 (11.73%) Security Cleared
28 381 (11.61%) Unix
29 371 (11.31%) SQL

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
1 217 (6.61%) Elasticsearch
2 209 (6.37%) Confluence
3 177 (5.39%) Apache
4 161 (4.91%) nginx
5 152 (4.63%) Tomcat
6 129 (3.93%) Cloud Foundry
7 109 (3.32%) Apache Spark
8 108 (3.29%) OpenStack
9 77 (2.35%) IIS
10 61 (1.86%) JBoss
11 47 (1.43%) CMS
12 46 (1.40%) WebSphere
13 39 (1.19%) WebLogic
14 34 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 26 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 24 (0.73%) SharePoint
17 19 (0.58%) Mule
18 18 (0.55%) Apache Solr
19 17 (0.52%) Drupal
20 15 (0.46%) Jetty
Applications
1 26 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.46%) HipChat
2 15 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.030%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 7 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.061%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.030%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.030%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.030%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.030%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.030%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.030%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.030%) RMDS
8 1 (0.030%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.030%) SunGard Martini
8 1 (0.030%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1207 (36.79%) Amazon AWS
2 425 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 251 (7.65%) PaaS
4 199 (6.07%) GitHub
5 182 (5.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 171 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
7 142 (4.33%) IaaS
8 119 (3.63%) Amazon S3
9 78 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 66 (2.01%) OpenShift
11 62 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
12 61 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 59 (1.80%) SaaS
14 55 (1.68%) Amazon ELB
15 53 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
16 44 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
17 42 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 40 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
19 38 (1.16%) Datadog
20 31 (0.94%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 186 (5.67%) HTTP
2 148 (4.51%) DNS
3 127 (3.87%) Firewall
4 109 (3.32%) TCP/IP
5 86 (2.62%) SSL
6 72 (2.19%) LDAP
7 61 (1.86%) VPN
8 58 (1.77%) SAN
9 39 (1.19%) Internet
9 39 (1.19%) WAN
10 35 (1.07%) LAN
11 34 (1.04%) DHCP
12 27 (0.82%) HTTPS
13 24 (0.73%) Kerberos
14 23 (0.70%) Network Security
15 21 (0.64%) NAS
16 20 (0.61%) OpenLDAP
17 18 (0.55%) SMTP
18 16 (0.49%) SSH
19 15 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (8.93%) Big Data
2 276 (8.41%) NoSQL
2 276 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
3 256 (7.80%) MongoDB
4 247 (7.53%) Hadoop
5 244 (7.44%) SQL Server
6 242 (7.38%) MySQL
7 148 (4.51%) Relational Database
8 127 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 121 (3.69%) Redis
10 81 (2.47%) RDBMS
11 76 (2.32%) Apache Hive
12 72 (2.19%) HBase
13 70 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
14 59 (1.80%) Oracle Database
15 55 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 44 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
17 36 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
18 27 (0.82%) Neo4j
19 26 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 942 (28.71%) Jenkins
2 724 (22.07%) Git (software)
3 345 (10.52%) JIRA
4 279 (8.50%) Maven
5 202 (6.16%) TeamCity
6 131 (3.99%) Selenium
7 128 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 126 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 121 (3.69%) Subversion
10 120 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
11 110 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 103 (3.14%) Cucumber
13 99 (3.02%) JUnit
13 99 (3.02%) Vagrant
14 97 (2.96%) Gradle
15 86 (2.62%) Bitbucket
16 74 (2.26%) Artifactory
17 69 (2.10%) gulp
18 68 (2.07%) Ant
19 63 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 581 (17.71%) Finance
2 396 (12.07%) Banking
3 110 (3.35%) Retail
4 91 (2.77%) Investment Banking
5 76 (2.32%) Marketing
6 67 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 63 (1.92%) Front Office
8 43 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 40 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.19%) Electronics
11 32 (0.98%) Games
12 30 (0.91%) Publishing
13 23 (0.70%) Law
14 19 (0.58%) Retail Banking
15 18 (0.55%) Legal
16 16 (0.49%) Back Office
17 9 (0.27%) Advertising
18 8 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
19 6 (0.18%) Billing
20 5 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1304 (39.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 852 (25.97%) Developer
3 440 (13.41%) AWS DevOps
4 398 (12.13%) AWS Engineer
5 348 (10.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 261 (7.95%) Java Developer
7 237 (7.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 228 (6.95%) Architect
9 210 (6.40%) Linux Engineer
10 177 (5.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 168 (5.12%) Senior DevOps
12 150 (4.57%) Consultant
13 144 (4.39%) Senior Developer
14 130 (3.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 127 (3.87%) Cloud Engineer
16 117 (3.57%) DevOps Developer
17 106 (3.23%) DevOps Consultant
18 91 (2.77%) Azure Engineer
19 90 (2.74%) Java Engineer
20 89 (2.71%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (11.95%) Node.js
2 325 (9.91%) .NET
3 280 (8.53%) Web Services
4 256 (7.80%) REST
5 241 (7.35%) AngularJS
6 233 (7.10%) HTML
7 230 (7.01%) Spring
8 217 (6.61%) Elastic Stack
9 200 (6.10%) RESTful
10 196 (5.97%) CSS
11 170 (5.18%) Kafka
12 148 (4.51%) React
13 147 (4.48%) HTML5
14 116 (3.54%) XML
15 114 (3.47%) ASP.NET
16 99 (3.02%) JSON
17 96 (2.93%) SOAP
18 87 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
19 81 (2.47%) J2EE
20 79 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 183 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
2 127 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (3.54%) User Experience
4 108 (3.29%) Public Cloud
5 97 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 85 (2.59%) Data Centre
7 65 (1.98%) Fintech
8 53 (1.62%) Mobile App
9 51 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
10 46 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 39 (1.19%) Clustering
11 39 (1.19%) Fixed Income
12 35 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 34 (1.04%) Blog
13 34 (1.04%) Data Structures
14 32 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 31 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
16 30 (0.91%) Private Cloud
17 29 (0.88%) Algorithms
18 27 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1329 (40.51%) Linux
2 381 (11.61%) Unix
3 333 (10.15%) Windows
4 284 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 213 (6.49%) CentOS
6 127 (3.87%) Ubuntu
7 81 (2.47%) Windows Server
8 78 (2.38%) Solaris
9 51 (1.55%) AIX
10 45 (1.37%) CoreOS
11 39 (1.19%) Android
12 36 (1.10%) Apple iOS
13 29 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (0.67%) SUSE
15 18 (0.55%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.34%) VMS
17 10 (0.30%) Debian
17 10 (0.30%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.24%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1641 (50.02%) Agile Software Development
2 821 (25.02%) Continuous Integration
3 593 (18.07%) Configuration Management
4 573 (17.46%) TDD
5 547 (16.67%) Microservices
6 506 (15.42%) Scrum
7 448 (13.65%) Open Source
8 424 (12.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 400 (12.19%) Test Automation
10 313 (9.54%) BDD
11 233 (7.10%) Kanban
12 224 (6.83%) Software Engineering
13 220 (6.71%) E-Commerce
14 201 (6.13%) Migration
15 182 (5.55%) Continuous Deployment
16 163 (4.97%) Analytics
17 150 (4.57%) Mentoring
18 145 (4.42%) High Availability
19 136 (4.15%) MVC
20 134 (4.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1172 (35.72%) Java
2 1029 (31.36%) Python
3 554 (16.89%) Ruby
4 447 (13.62%) Bash Shell
5 429 (13.08%) JavaScript
6 371 (11.31%) SQL
7 261 (7.95%) C#
8 233 (7.10%) Scala
9 219 (6.67%) Perl
10 201 (6.13%) PowerShell
11 178 (5.43%) Go
12 142 (4.33%) Shell Script
13 109 (3.32%) Groovy
14 88 (2.68%) PHP
15 61 (1.86%) C++
16 43 (1.31%) TypeScript
17 37 (1.13%) C
18 33 (1.01%) ES6
19 30 (0.91%) T-SQL
20 25 (0.76%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 385 (11.73%) Security Cleared
2 322 (9.81%) SC Cleared
3 126 (3.84%) Degree
4 46 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (1.04%) AWS Certification
6 32 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 12 (0.37%) MCSE
11 10 (0.30%) Master's Degree
11 10 (0.30%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.27%) CCNA
12 9 (0.27%) MCITP
13 8 (0.24%) CISSP
13 8 (0.24%) PMP
14 7 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (0.21%) RHCE
15 6 (0.18%) RHCSA
15 6 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (4.11%) QA
2 13 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.34%) HL7
5 10 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
5 10 (0.30%) SLA
6 9 (0.27%) MiFID
7 8 (0.24%) COBIT
7 8 (0.24%) EMIR
8 7 (0.21%) PMO
9 5 (0.15%) GCP
9 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.12%) EFQM
11 3 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.030%) COSO
12 1 (0.030%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.030%) IFRS
12 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.030%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 980 (29.87%) Docker
2 114 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 79 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
5 61 (1.86%) HDFS
6 52 (1.58%) vCloud
7 24 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 22 (0.67%) NFS
9 21 (0.64%) Hyper-V
10 20 (0.61%) etcd
10 20 (0.61%) flannel
11 19 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (0.49%) vSphere
13 15 (0.46%) Squid
14 14 (0.43%) KVM
14 14 (0.43%) LXC
14 14 (0.43%) Xen
15 12 (0.37%) GlusterFS
15 12 (0.37%) Postfix
16 10 (0.30%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 987 (30.08%) Ansible
1 987 (30.08%) Puppet
2 633 (19.29%) Opscode Chef
3 479 (14.60%) Kubernetes
4 370 (11.28%) Terraform
5 130 (3.96%) logstash
6 127 (3.87%) Nagios
7 112 (3.41%) Kibana
8 81 (2.47%) Graphite
9 75 (2.29%) ZABBIX
10 66 (2.01%) Packer
11 60 (1.83%) Mesos
12 58 (1.77%) Grafana
12 58 (1.77%) HAProxy
13 55 (1.68%) Rancher
14 53 (1.62%) Salt
15 43 (1.31%) Prometheus
16 41 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
17 40 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
18 38 (1.16%) Consul
Vendors
1 253 (7.71%) Oracle
2 246 (7.50%) VMware
3 218 (6.64%) Red Hat
4 213 (6.49%) Microsoft
5 134 (4.08%) Splunk
6 93 (2.83%) Atlassian
7 90 (2.74%) IBM
8 76 (2.32%) AppDynamics
9 74 (2.26%) Google
10 64 (1.95%) New Relic
11 57 (1.74%) SaltStack
12 56 (1.71%) SAP
13 49 (1.49%) TIBCO
14 41 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
15 37 (1.13%) Cisco
16 33 (1.01%) Adobe
17 28 (0.85%) Hortonworks
18 27 (0.82%) Perforce
19 26 (0.79%) Informatica
20 22 (0.67%) HP
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertus Partners
Rate: Up to £800 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £500 per annum 6 months
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Martin & Conley
Rate: £700 - £900 per month
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £550 - £850 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago