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The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

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.

DevOps Engineer - Amazon Web Services
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 153 160 112
Rank change year-on-year +7 -48 +61
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 44 10 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.98% 0.29% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.31% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 23
10th Percentile £463 £415 £430
25th Percentile £464 £455 £515
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £556 £550
Median % change year-on-year -1.12% +1.14% -4.35%
75th Percentile £642 £603 £625
90th Percentile £723 £661 £680
Central London median daily rate £544 £556 £550
% change year-on-year -2.25% +1.14% -4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 4,189 3,238 2,077
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.03% 93.50% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,005 2,374 1,536
10th Percentile £350 £363 £313
25th Percentile £463 £450 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £568 £550 £515
Median % change year-on-year +3.18% +6.80% -0.96%
75th Percentile £688 £650 £600
90th Percentile £775 £725 £678
Central London median daily rate £555 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +0.91% +10.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 44 34
10th Percentile £15.65 £12.38 £12.75
25th Percentile £21.00 £14.81 £20.00
Median hourly rate £47.50 £25.50 £37.63
Median % change year-on-year +86.27% -32.23% +90.51%
75th Percentile £57.50 £35.56 £45.43
90th Percentile £78.75 £60.33 £55.30
Central London median hourly rate £42.50 £25.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +68.32% -29.86% +80.00%

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the City of London

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the City of London

AWS DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in the City of London

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, AWS DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) DevOps
2 37 (84.09%) AWS
3 30 (68.18%) Terraform
4 24 (54.55%) CI/CD
5 23 (52.27%) Kubernetes
5 23 (52.27%) Docker
6 21 (47.73%) Python
7 20 (45.45%) Serverless
8 17 (38.64%) Infrastructure as Code
8 17 (38.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (36.36%) Agile
10 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
11 13 (29.55%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (27.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (27.27%) Linux
12 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
13 10 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (22.73%) Bash
13 10 (22.73%) Azure
14 9 (20.45%) Ansible
14 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
14 9 (20.45%) Ruby
14 9 (20.45%) Java
14 9 (20.45%) AWS CodePipeline
15 7 (15.91%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (15.91%) Social Skills
15 7 (15.91%) Go
16 6 (13.64%) Big Data
16 6 (13.64%) GitHub
16 6 (13.64%) DNS

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (6.82%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 37 (84.09%) AWS
2 20 (45.45%) Serverless
3 17 (38.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (29.55%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (27.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (22.73%) Azure
7 9 (20.45%) AWS CodePipeline
8 7 (15.91%) Amazon ECS
9 6 (13.64%) Amazon EKS
9 6 (13.64%) AWS Fargate
9 6 (13.64%) GitHub
10 5 (11.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (9.09%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 4 (9.09%) Amazon S3
11 4 (9.09%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 4 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
12 3 (6.82%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (6.82%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (4.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) DNS
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) SSL
2 2 (4.55%) tcpdump
2 2 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.64%) JIRA
3 6 (13.64%) Terragrunt
4 3 (6.82%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.82%) GitLab
5 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.55%) CircleCI
5 2 (4.55%) Gerrit
5 2 (4.55%) git-flow
6 1 (2.27%) JBehave
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) JUnit
6 1 (2.27%) Maven
6 1 (2.27%) RSpec
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (15.91%) Social Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Legal
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.55%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) cloud-init
2 1 (2.27%) REST
2 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.82%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Data Fabric
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) DevOps
2 24 (54.55%) CI/CD
3 17 (38.64%) Infrastructure as Code
4 16 (36.36%) Agile
5 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.36%) Containerisation
6 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
6 5 (11.36%) Migration
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.09%) Microservices
7 4 (9.09%) Open Source
7 4 (9.09%) Platform Engineering
7 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.82%) Analytics
8 3 (6.82%) AOP
8 3 (6.82%) Auto-Scaling
8 3 (6.82%) Data Analytics
8 3 (6.82%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 3 (6.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Python
2 10 (22.73%) Bash
3 9 (20.45%) Java
3 9 (20.45%) Ruby
4 7 (15.91%) Go
5 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.09%) Perl
6 4 (9.09%) SQL
7 2 (4.55%) C
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.27%) C#
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) GDPR
2 2 (4.55%) Accessibility
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.27%) NCSC
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (68.18%) Terraform
2 23 (52.27%) Kubernetes
3 9 (20.45%) Ansible
4 3 (6.82%) Packer
4 3 (6.82%) Puppet
5 2 (4.55%) Grafana
5 2 (4.55%) logstash
5 2 (4.55%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.27%) Consul
6 1 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.27%) Graphite
6 1 (2.27%) Icinga
6 1 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (2.27%) Mesos
6 1 (2.27%) Nagios
6 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.27%) Rancher
6 1 (2.27%) Salt
6 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Splunk
2 2 (4.55%) Databricks
2 2 (4.55%) Spotify
3 1 (2.27%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) PagerDuty
3 1 (2.27%) VMware