Period
to 21 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Amazon Web Services DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 185 164
Rank change year-on-year +40 -21 +51
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 96 77 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.45% 1.08% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.14% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 74 71
City of London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - +2.33%
10th Percentile £325 £475 £459
90th Percentile £693 £650 £613
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £550
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £105.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £87.50 - -

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 6,219 6,737 6,230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.90% 94.86% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,840 5,298 4,780
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 129 77
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +0.03% -1.61%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.70 £12.52
90th Percentile £56.50 £30.60 £30.07
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.64
% change year-on-year +12.30% +6.04% -10.67%

AWS DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps in the City of London

AWS DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS DevOps in the City of London

AWS DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps in the City of London

AWS DevOps
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS DevOps within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Moorgate - 1 £650 -
London Bridge - 1 £600 -
AWS DevOps
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, AWS 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 City of London region featuring AWS DevOps in the job title.

1 96 (100.00%) DevOps
2 78 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (60.42%) Docker
4 56 (58.33%) Linux
5 55 (57.29%) Terraform
6 54 (56.25%) Kubernetes
7 44 (45.83%) Ansible
8 41 (42.71%) Jenkins
9 30 (31.25%) Python
10 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (23.96%) Amazon S3
11 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (23.96%) Serverless
12 22 (22.92%) E-Commerce
13 21 (21.88%) Java
13 21 (21.88%) Migration
13 21 (21.88%) AWS Lambda
14 20 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (19.79%) SQL
16 18 (18.75%) Unix
16 18 (18.75%) Puppet
16 18 (18.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 18 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
17 17 (17.71%) Configuration Management
18 16 (16.67%) Finance
18 16 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
19 15 (15.63%) Infrastructure as Code
19 15 (15.63%) Fintech
19 15 (15.63%) PostgreSQL

AWS DevOps 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 13 (13.54%) Confluence
2 3 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.13%) nginx
3 2 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.04%) IIS
4 1 (1.04%) Jetty
4 1 (1.04%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 78 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (23.96%) Amazon S3
2 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (23.96%) Serverless
3 21 (21.88%) AWS Lambda
4 20 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (18.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 16 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
7 14 (14.58%) Route 53
8 13 (13.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 12 (12.50%) GitHub
10 9 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (8.33%) CloudFront
12 4 (4.17%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (2.08%) Datadog
13 2 (2.08%) SaaS
14 1 (1.04%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) DNS
3 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (14.58%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.21%) Big Data
3 5 (5.21%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.08%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.04%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 41 (42.71%) Jenkins
2 14 (14.58%) JIRA
3 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.08%) Maven
6 1 (1.04%) Ant
6 1 (1.04%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.04%) GitLab
6 1 (1.04%) GoCD
6 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.04%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.04%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.04%) Subversion
6 1 (1.04%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Banking
2 5 (5.21%) Games
3 4 (4.17%) Law
4 3 (3.13%) Publishing
5 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
6 1 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) Node.js
2 7 (7.29%) OAuth
2 7 (7.29%) OAuth2
3 6 (6.25%) Web Services
4 4 (4.17%) Kafka
5 2 (2.08%) .NET
5 2 (2.08%) OpenID
5 2 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.04%) JRuby
6 1 (1.04%) JSON
6 1 (1.04%) LAMP
6 1 (1.04%) Servlets
6 1 (1.04%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Cloud Native
2 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.21%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.21%) PKI
4 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.04%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 56 (58.33%) Linux
2 18 (18.75%) Unix
3 8 (8.33%) Windows
4 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.04%) CentOS
5 1 (1.04%) Debian
5 1 (1.04%) Fedora
5 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (100.00%) DevOps
2 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.92%) E-Commerce
4 21 (21.88%) Migration
5 17 (17.71%) Configuration Management
6 15 (15.63%) Fintech
6 15 (15.63%) Infrastructure as Code
7 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (7.29%) Microservices
8 7 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (5.21%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (5.21%) Security Architecture
9 5 (5.21%) SIEM
10 4 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (4.17%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Automation
10 4 (4.17%) Open Source
10 4 (4.17%) TDD
11 2 (2.08%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.25%) Python
2 21 (21.88%) Java
3 19 (19.79%) SQL
4 11 (11.46%) Bash Shell
5 10 (10.42%) Ruby
6 5 (5.21%) Go
7 3 (3.13%) Perl
7 3 (3.13%) PHP
7 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.08%) Scala
9 1 (1.04%) C
9 1 (1.04%) C#
9 1 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) AWS Certification
2 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) RHCE
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.04%) Degree
System Software
1 58 (60.42%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) KVM
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.04%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (57.29%) Terraform
2 54 (56.25%) Kubernetes
3 44 (45.83%) Ansible
4 20 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (18.75%) Puppet
6 3 (3.13%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.08%) Grafana
7 2 (2.08%) Packer
7 2 (2.08%) Salt
8 1 (1.04%) collectd
8 1 (1.04%) Fluentd
8 1 (1.04%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.04%) Istio
8 1 (1.04%) linkerd
8 1 (1.04%) Pingdom
8 1 (1.04%) StatsD
8 1 (1.04%) Suricata
8 1 (1.04%) Sysdig
8 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Atlassian
2 7 (7.29%) Splunk
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.08%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.08%) Google
4 2 (2.08%) Ping Identity
5 1 (1.04%) New Relic
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle
5 1 (1.04%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.04%) Perforce
5 1 (1.04%) Qualys
5 1 (1.04%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.04%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.04%) Tableau
5 1 (1.04%) VMware