Period
to 15 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 346 387 382
Rank change year-on-year +41 -5 +101
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 293 253 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.55% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.58% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 220 173
London median daily rate £600 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £523 £475 £464
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
England median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £75.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £49.50 £75.00
% change year-on-year -29.29% -34.00% -

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 42,027 43,668 39,354
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 94.87% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,183 31,765 28,084
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £669 £640
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 570 553
London median hourly rate £20.70 £19.83 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.39% -3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 +13 88 £638 +10.87% 19
East London - 22 £600 - 3
West London +16 11 £565 +10.78% 9
South London -7 9 £600 -7.69%
Senior DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 293 (100.00%) DevOps
2 163 (55.63%) Ansible
3 145 (49.49%) Docker
4 136 (46.42%) Amazon AWS
5 126 (43.00%) Jenkins
5 126 (43.00%) Terraform
6 117 (39.93%) Python
7 116 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
8 106 (36.18%) Linux
9 95 (32.42%) Kubernetes
10 87 (29.69%) Puppet
11 75 (25.60%) Configuration Management
12 71 (24.23%) Java
13 69 (23.55%) Opscode Chef
14 60 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
15 59 (20.14%) Microsoft Azure
15 59 (20.14%) Bash Shell
16 54 (18.43%) Finance
17 51 (17.41%) Git (software)
18 40 (13.65%) Banking
19 38 (12.97%) Ruby
20 34 (11.60%) Selenium
20 34 (11.60%) Splunk
21 33 (11.26%) Google Cloud Platform
22 32 (10.92%) Test Automation
22 32 (10.92%) Security Cleared
23 31 (10.58%) Red Hat
24 30 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 30 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
25 29 (9.90%) Datadog

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 11 (3.75%) Apache Spark
1 11 (3.75%) IIS
1 11 (3.75%) nginx
2 10 (3.41%) Apache
3 6 (2.05%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.71%) CMS
4 5 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.37%) Confluence
5 4 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.02%) Jetty
6 3 (1.02%) Mongrel
6 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 136 (46.42%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (20.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (11.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (9.90%) Datadog
5 25 (8.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 23 (7.85%) Serverless
7 22 (7.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (7.51%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (6.14%) PaaS
9 16 (5.46%) GitHub
10 14 (4.78%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (4.78%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (4.10%) IaaS
12 10 (3.41%) Google App Engine
13 7 (2.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (2.39%) Amazon S3
13 7 (2.39%) Google Compute Engine
13 7 (2.39%) Stackdriver
14 6 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (1.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.56%) VPN
2 19 (6.48%) Cisco Nexus
2 19 (6.48%) Firewall
3 16 (5.46%) HTTP
4 15 (5.12%) Network Security
5 13 (4.44%) SSL
6 8 (2.73%) Kerberos
6 8 (2.73%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.39%) DNS
8 6 (2.05%) BIG-IP
8 6 (2.05%) Internet
9 5 (1.71%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.71%) SSH
9 5 (1.71%) VLAN
10 4 (1.37%) Intranet
10 4 (1.37%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.02%) DHCP
11 3 (1.02%) DSL
11 3 (1.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.14%) Hadoop
2 12 (4.10%) Amazon Aurora
2 12 (4.10%) Amazon Redshift
3 11 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (3.07%) Big Data
4 9 (3.07%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.39%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.05%) HBase
6 6 (2.05%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.05%) Sqoop
7 5 (1.71%) Pentaho
7 5 (1.71%) QlikView
7 5 (1.71%) Redis
8 4 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.37%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 126 (43.00%) Jenkins
2 51 (17.41%) Git (software)
3 34 (11.60%) Selenium
4 27 (9.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 22 (7.51%) GitLab
6 20 (6.83%) Maven
7 16 (5.46%) Gradle
8 13 (4.44%) Cucumber
9 11 (3.75%) Artifactory
10 9 (3.07%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.39%) Bitbucket
11 7 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.05%) GoCD
12 6 (2.05%) IBM UrbanCode
12 6 (2.05%) JIRA
13 5 (1.71%) CircleCI
13 5 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.71%) Travis CI
14 3 (1.02%) Ant
14 3 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (18.43%) Finance
2 40 (13.65%) Banking
3 13 (4.44%) Marketing
3 13 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.75%) Electronics
4 11 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.73%) Retail
6 5 (1.71%) Advertising
6 5 (1.71%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.68%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.83%) .NET
1 20 (6.83%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (5.80%) Kafka
2 17 (5.80%) RESTful
3 15 (5.12%) LDAP
4 10 (3.41%) Web Services
5 9 (3.07%) Node.js
6 8 (2.73%) Middleware
6 8 (2.73%) OAuth
7 7 (2.39%) WebSockets
8 6 (2.05%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (1.71%) Java EE
9 5 (1.71%) SAML
9 5 (1.71%) XML
10 4 (1.37%) Ajax
10 4 (1.37%) CSS
10 4 (1.37%) jQuery
10 4 (1.37%) REST
10 4 (1.37%) Velocity
10 4 (1.37%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (4.10%) Public Cloud
3 10 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.05%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.05%) Fintech
5 5 (1.71%) Clustering
6 4 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.37%) iPad
6 4 (1.37%) PKI
6 4 (1.37%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.02%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.68%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.68%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.34%) New Media
9 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 106 (36.18%) Linux
2 30 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (7.17%) Unix
3 21 (7.17%) Windows
4 8 (2.73%) CentOS
5 6 (2.05%) CoreOS
6 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.37%) Android
7 4 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (100.00%) DevOps
2 116 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (25.60%) Configuration Management
4 60 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (10.92%) Test Automation
6 30 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (9.22%) Scrum
8 26 (8.87%) Microservices
9 24 (8.19%) ITIL
10 22 (7.51%) Open Source
10 22 (7.51%) Release Management
11 21 (7.17%) Deployment Automation
12 18 (6.14%) BDD
13 17 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (5.46%) Information Security
14 16 (5.46%) Software Engineering
15 15 (5.12%) Mentoring
16 14 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 14 (4.78%) Systems Engineering
17 13 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 117 (39.93%) Python
2 71 (24.23%) Java
3 59 (20.14%) Bash Shell
4 38 (12.97%) Ruby
5 24 (8.19%) SQL
6 22 (7.51%) Go
7 14 (4.78%) Groovy
8 13 (4.44%) Perl
9 12 (4.10%) JavaScript
10 10 (3.41%) C#
11 8 (2.73%) Scala
12 6 (2.05%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.02%) Java 8
14 2 (0.68%) C
14 2 (0.68%) ES6
14 2 (0.68%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.34%) PHP
15 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 28 (9.56%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.17%) RHCE
4 20 (6.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 19 (6.48%) CCNP
5 19 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.39%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.02%) Degree
8 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.75%) QA
2 6 (2.05%) GDPR
3 5 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 145 (49.49%) Docker
2 12 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.73%) Xen
4 6 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.05%) HDFS
5 5 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.71%) KVM
5 5 (1.71%) LXC
5 5 (1.71%) NFS
5 5 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.34%) Ceph
6 1 (0.34%) etcd
6 1 (0.34%) flannel
6 1 (0.34%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.34%) SkyDNS
6 1 (0.34%) vCloud
6 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 163 (55.63%) Ansible
2 126 (43.00%) Terraform
3 95 (32.42%) Kubernetes
4 87 (29.69%) Puppet
5 69 (23.55%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (8.53%) Packer
7 12 (4.10%) Mesos
7 12 (4.10%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (3.07%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (2.73%) logstash
10 7 (2.39%) Consul
10 7 (2.39%) Istio
10 7 (2.39%) Kibana
10 7 (2.39%) Prometheus
11 6 (2.05%) Ambari
11 6 (2.05%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (2.05%) Oozie
11 6 (2.05%) Salt
12 4 (1.37%) ZABBIX
13 3 (1.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (11.60%) Splunk
2 31 (10.58%) Red Hat
3 23 (7.85%) Qualys
4 21 (7.17%) Google
5 20 (6.83%) Oracle
6 19 (6.48%) Cisco
7 15 (5.12%) SAP
8 14 (4.78%) New Relic
9 13 (4.44%) Hortonworks
9 13 (4.44%) VMware
10 12 (4.10%) Microsoft
11 7 (2.39%) Tableau
12 6 (2.05%) Cloudera
12 6 (2.05%) F5
12 6 (2.05%) hybris
13 5 (1.71%) Adobe
13 5 (1.71%) Cognos
14 4 (1.37%) Citrix
14 4 (1.37%) SaltStack
15 3 (1.02%) PagerDuty