Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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.

Senior Development Operations
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 374 439 377
Rank change year-on-year +65 -62 +136
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 261 181 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.40% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.42% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 154 202
London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £501 £475 £453
90th Percentile £713 £675 £638
England median daily rate £575 £538 £538
% change year-on-year +6.98% - +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £49.50 -

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 43,748 42,803 42,150
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.97% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,619 30,875 30,067
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 512 548
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.28% +1.92%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.63 £47.83 £52.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in London

Senior DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior DevOps in London

Senior DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior DevOps in London

Senior 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 Senior DevOps within the London region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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 +31 89 £600 +4.35% 21
South London -13 16 £675 +9.09% 4
West London -1 9 £575 +10.58% 8
East London - 6 £625 - 3
Senior DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Senior DevOps 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 Senior DevOps in the job title.

1 261 (100.00%) DevOps
2 160 (61.30%) Docker
3 138 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (52.49%) Ansible
5 131 (50.19%) Amazon AWS
6 115 (44.06%) Python
7 107 (41.00%) Kubernetes
8 106 (40.61%) Terraform
9 101 (38.70%) Linux
10 93 (35.63%) Jenkins
11 80 (30.65%) Configuration Management
12 72 (27.59%) Java
13 67 (25.67%) Puppet
14 66 (25.29%) Bash Shell
15 65 (24.90%) Continuous Integration
16 51 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
16 51 (19.54%) Ruby
17 45 (17.24%) Scrum
18 44 (16.86%) Finance
19 43 (16.48%) Banking
19 43 (16.48%) Git (software)
20 38 (14.56%) Google Cloud Platform
21 34 (13.03%) Opscode Chef
22 33 (12.64%) Microservices
22 33 (12.64%) GitLab
22 33 (12.64%) Test Automation
23 31 (11.88%) GitHub
24 30 (11.49%) Security Cleared
25 29 (11.11%) Release Management
26 28 (10.73%) Groovy

Senior DevOps 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 14 (5.36%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (4.98%) Apache
2 13 (4.98%) Apache Spark
3 11 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.45%) IIS
5 7 (2.68%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.30%) nginx
7 4 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.53%) Confluence
8 2 (0.77%) CMS
8 2 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.77%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 131 (50.19%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (14.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 31 (11.88%) GitHub
5 22 (8.43%) Serverless
6 21 (8.05%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (5.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (5.36%) npm
8 14 (5.36%) PaaS
9 12 (4.60%) Heroku
9 12 (4.60%) IBM Cloud
10 10 (3.83%) IaaS
11 8 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (2.68%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (2.30%) Amazon S3
13 6 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (1.53%) Datadog
14 4 (1.53%) SaaS
15 3 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.13%) Firewall
2 15 (5.75%) HTTP
2 15 (5.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (4.21%) SSL
4 8 (3.07%) Kerberos
4 8 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.07%) VPN
5 5 (1.92%) BIG-IP
5 5 (1.92%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.92%) Internet
5 5 (1.92%) SSH
6 4 (1.53%) Intranet
6 4 (1.53%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.53%) VLAN
7 3 (1.15%) Network Security
8 1 (0.38%) DNS
8 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.38%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.38%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.13%) Hadoop
2 14 (5.36%) Big Data
3 11 (4.21%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.07%) Apache Hive
4 8 (3.07%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.68%) Blockchain
5 7 (2.68%) HBase
6 5 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.92%) Pentaho
6 5 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.92%) QlikView
6 5 (1.92%) Sqoop
7 4 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.53%) MySQL
7 4 (1.53%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 93 (35.63%) Jenkins
2 43 (16.48%) Git (software)
3 33 (12.64%) GitLab
4 28 (10.73%) Selenium
5 27 (10.34%) Maven
6 22 (8.43%) Artifactory
7 14 (5.36%) Ant
7 14 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (4.98%) Gerrit
9 12 (4.60%) SonarQube
10 9 (3.45%) Gradle
11 7 (2.68%) IBM UrbanCode
12 6 (2.30%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.30%) JIRA
12 6 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.92%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.53%) CircleCI
15 3 (1.15%) Bitbucket
15 3 (1.15%) GoCD
16 2 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 44 (16.86%) Finance
2 43 (16.48%) Banking
3 6 (2.30%) Retail
4 5 (1.92%) Legal
5 2 (0.77%) Marketing
5 2 (0.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.38%) Advertising
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Games
6 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.73%) Kafka
2 21 (8.05%) Web Services
3 20 (7.66%) Elastic Stack
4 17 (6.51%) Node.js
5 15 (5.75%) .NET
6 12 (4.60%) LDAP
6 12 (4.60%) RESTful
7 6 (2.30%) Java EE
8 5 (1.92%) Ajax
8 5 (1.92%) jQuery
8 5 (1.92%) LAMP
8 5 (1.92%) OAuth
8 5 (1.92%) SAML
8 5 (1.92%) WebRTC
8 5 (1.92%) WebSockets
8 5 (1.92%) XML
9 4 (1.53%) CSS
9 4 (1.53%) HTML
9 4 (1.53%) REST
10 3 (1.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.60%) iPad
3 11 (4.21%) Fintech
4 10 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.83%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.30%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.53%) Clustering
6 4 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.53%) PKI
6 4 (1.53%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.77%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.38%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 101 (38.70%) Linux
2 26 (9.96%) CentOS
3 22 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (6.90%) CoreOS
4 18 (6.90%) Unix
5 13 (4.98%) Windows
6 5 (1.92%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.77%) Android
9 1 (0.38%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.38%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (100.00%) DevOps
2 138 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (30.65%) Configuration Management
4 65 (24.90%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (17.24%) Scrum
6 33 (12.64%) Microservices
6 33 (12.64%) Test Automation
7 29 (11.11%) Release Management
8 26 (9.96%) E-Commerce
9 25 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (9.20%) BDD
11 22 (8.43%) Mentoring
12 21 (8.05%) TDD
13 20 (7.66%) Collaborative Working
14 18 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (6.90%) Kanban
14 18 (6.90%) Software Delivery
14 18 (6.90%) Software Engineering
15 17 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 17 (6.51%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 115 (44.06%) Python
2 72 (27.59%) Java
3 66 (25.29%) Bash Shell
4 51 (19.54%) Ruby
5 28 (10.73%) Groovy
6 18 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 14 (5.36%) Go
8 13 (4.98%) SQL
9 10 (3.83%) Perl
10 6 (2.30%) C#
11 4 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.53%) Scala
11 4 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.77%) ES6
12 2 (0.77%) Java 8
12 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.53%) Degree
4 3 (1.15%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) CCSA
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CISM
6 1 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.68%) QA
2 6 (2.30%) GDPR
3 5 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.53%) SLA
5 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.77%) PSD2
System Software
1 160 (61.30%) Docker
2 15 (5.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (2.30%) KVM
3 6 (2.30%) LXC
3 6 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.92%) HDFS
4 5 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.53%) NFS
5 4 (1.53%) Xen
6 3 (1.15%) vCloud
7 2 (0.77%) Ceph
7 2 (0.77%) etcd
7 2 (0.77%) flannel
7 2 (0.77%) GlusterFS
7 2 (0.77%) SkyDNS
8 1 (0.38%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.38%) Postfix
8 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 137 (52.49%) Ansible
2 107 (41.00%) Kubernetes
3 106 (40.61%) Terraform
4 67 (25.67%) Puppet
5 34 (13.03%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (10.73%) Mesos
7 22 (8.43%) Packer
8 15 (5.75%) Consul
9 11 (4.21%) logstash
10 10 (3.83%) Kibana
11 9 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (3.07%) Prometheus
13 7 (2.68%) Ambari
14 6 (2.30%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (1.92%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (1.92%) Marathon
15 5 (1.92%) Oozie
15 5 (1.92%) Salt
16 4 (1.53%) Grafana
16 4 (1.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 22 (8.43%) Hortonworks
2 18 (6.90%) Google
3 13 (4.98%) IBM
3 13 (4.98%) Red Hat
4 12 (4.60%) Splunk
5 10 (3.83%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.45%) VMware
7 7 (2.68%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.30%) Oracle
9 5 (1.92%) Cognos
9 5 (1.92%) F5
9 5 (1.92%) hybris
9 5 (1.92%) Tableau
10 4 (1.53%) Adobe
10 4 (1.53%) Citrix
10 4 (1.53%) SAP
11 3 (1.15%) New Relic
11 3 (1.15%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.77%) MuleSoft