Period
to 25 February 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 February 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.

Amazon Web Services DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 168 170
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 -7
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 49 91 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.04% 1.34% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.42% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 79 79
City of London median daily rate £600 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £513 £524 £425
90th Percentile £738 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £575 £600 £550
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £70.00 -

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 4,383 6,414 6,609
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.18% 94.70% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,328 5,012 5,241
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £296 £305 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 71 98
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +9.04% -4.72%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.09 £35.00 £34.45
Central London median hourly rate £22.33 £18.70 £18.60
% change year-on-year +19.41% +0.54% +6.29%

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 25 February 2020.

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

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 49 (100.00%) DevOps
2 32 (65.31%) AWS
3 31 (63.27%) Kubernetes
4 28 (57.14%) Terraform
5 24 (48.98%) Ansible
5 24 (48.98%) Docker
6 21 (42.86%) Python
7 20 (40.82%) Jenkins
8 17 (34.69%) Linux
8 17 (34.69%) Infrastructure as Code
9 15 (30.61%) Java
10 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
11 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (20.41%) Serverless
12 9 (18.37%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (18.37%) Microservices
13 8 (16.33%) GCP
13 8 (16.33%) Puppet
13 8 (16.33%) Ruby
13 8 (16.33%) Finance
14 7 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (14.29%) Kafka
15 6 (12.24%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
16 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
16 5 (10.20%) Google
16 5 (10.20%) Go
16 5 (10.20%) Amazon S3

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 3 (6.12%) Apache Spark
1 3 (6.12%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 32 (65.31%) AWS
2 10 (20.41%) Serverless
3 8 (16.33%) GCP
4 7 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (12.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (10.20%) Amazon S3
6 5 (10.20%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (10.20%) Azure
7 4 (8.16%) GitHub
8 3 (6.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (6.12%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (6.12%) AWS CodePipeline
8 3 (6.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (4.08%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (4.08%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (4.08%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (4.08%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (4.08%) OpenShift
9 2 (4.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.12%) Big Data
2 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.04%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.04%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Presto
4 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.08%) GitLab
4 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.04%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.04%) Gradle
5 1 (2.04%) Selenium
5 1 (2.04%) Spinnaker
5 1 (2.04%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Kafka
2 4 (8.16%) Node.js
2 4 (8.16%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 2 (4.08%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.04%) LAMP
5 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.12%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.08%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) CentOS
4 1 (2.04%) Debian
4 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (34.69%) Infrastructure as Code
3 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.37%) Microservices
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (8.16%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 4 (8.16%) Migration
7 4 (8.16%) Open Source
8 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
8 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.12%) Fintech
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.08%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (4.08%) Front End Development
9 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Automation
9 2 (4.08%) Log Aggregation
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Python
2 15 (30.61%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) Ruby
4 5 (10.20%) Go
5 4 (8.16%) C#
5 4 (8.16%) SQL
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) Groovy
6 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) AWS Certification
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.08%) HDFS
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (63.27%) Kubernetes
2 28 (57.14%) Terraform
3 24 (48.98%) Ansible
4 8 (16.33%) Puppet
5 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.08%) Packer
7 1 (2.04%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (2.04%) Icinga
7 1 (2.04%) Kibana
7 1 (2.04%) Kubeflow
7 1 (2.04%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.04%) Rancher
7 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Google
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.08%) New Relic
3 2 (4.08%) Splunk
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.04%) VMware