Period
to 12 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 12 November 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
London > South London
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 120 114
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 15 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 1.32% 0.86% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.90% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 6
South London median daily rate £600 £675 £619
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £550 £375 £531
90th Percentile £650 £719 £813
London median daily rate £600 £600 £550
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,084 1,780 1,404
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 96.11% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 1,387 974
South London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £292
90th Percentile £638 £625 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 61
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £41.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.18% -5.83% +176.10%
10th Percentile £16.00 £18.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £100.20 £50.00
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.69% -3.75% +5.10%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

Job postings that featured Senior DevOps in the job title as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend 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 12 November 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
Croydon +54 14 £600 +41.18% 2
Senior DevOps
London

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 South London region featuring Senior DevOps in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (86.67%) Jenkins
3 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (73.33%) Linux
4 11 (73.33%) AWS
4 11 (73.33%) Terraform
5 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 9 (60.00%) Ansible
7 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (46.67%) JIRA
8 7 (46.67%) Confluence
8 7 (46.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (46.67%) Consul
9 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
10 5 (33.33%) Sparx
10 5 (33.33%) Project Delivery
10 5 (33.33%) Firewall
10 5 (33.33%) Selenium
10 5 (33.33%) Unix
10 5 (33.33%) SonarQube
10 5 (33.33%) AWS Certification
10 5 (33.33%) Artifactory
10 5 (33.33%) Splunk
11 4 (26.67%) Docker
11 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
11 4 (26.67%) GitLab
11 4 (26.67%) Groovy
11 4 (26.67%) CentOS

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 7 (46.67%) Confluence
2 2 (13.33%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) AWS
2 7 (46.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (13.33%) Azure
3 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) JIRA
3 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (33.33%) Artifactory
4 5 (33.33%) Selenium
4 5 (33.33%) SonarQube
5 4 (26.67%) GitLab
6 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
6 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Police
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) CentOS
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (33.33%) Project Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Service Design
6 3 (20.00%) Build Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Data Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Data Science
7 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) Line Management
7 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Service-Level Objective
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (26.67%) Groovy
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) AWS Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Terraform
2 9 (60.00%) Ansible
3 7 (46.67%) Consul
4 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
5 2 (13.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Sparx
1 5 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Ariba
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat