Period
to 28 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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
London > South London
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 102 105
Rank change year-on-year +37 +3 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 9 8 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South London 1.54% 0.62% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.65% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 22
Median daily rate £650 £600 £663
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -9.43% +65.63%
10th Percentile £521 £485 £462
90th Percentile £700 £650 £724
London median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South 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
South London
Contract vacancies in South London with a recognized job title 572 1,240 1,699
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.61% 96.35% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 923 1,177
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £272 £313 £313
90th Percentile £613 £640 £675
London median daily rate £505 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 68
Median hourly rate £42.25 £43.92 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.79% +17.11% -20.21%
10th Percentile £25.95 £14.60 £14.35
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.83
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.40 £21.70
% change year-on-year +63.59% -1.41% -3.56%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in South London

Senior DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

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

Daily rate trend for Senior DevOps in South London

Senior DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in South London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps in South London over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Senior DevOps in South London

Senior DevOps
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South London region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. 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
Croydon +25 7 £650 +4.00%
Merton - 1 £450 -
Bromley - 1 £700 -
Senior DevOps
London

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 South London region featuring Senior DevOps in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) AWS
3 7 (77.78%) Ansible
3 7 (77.78%) Terraform
4 6 (66.67%) Docker
4 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (44.44%) SonarQube
6 4 (44.44%) Big Data
6 4 (44.44%) Confluence
6 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) JIRA
6 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) Kanban
7 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
7 3 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
7 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
7 3 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (33.33%) Analytics
7 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (33.33%) Source Code Analysis
7 3 (33.33%) AWS Lambda

Senior DevOps Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 4 (44.44%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon ECS
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon GuardDuty
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (33.33%) Serverless
2 3 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Azure
3 1 (11.11%) GitHub
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) HBase
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) SonarQube
3 3 (33.33%) Snyk
4 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
4 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) GitLab
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Police
1 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (11.11%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) DataPower
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Kanban
4 3 (33.33%) Source Code Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Data Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Project Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Service Design
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Ansible
1 7 (77.78%) Terraform
2 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (11.11%) Consul
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Sparx
1 1 (11.11%) Splunk