Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 159 207
Rank change year-on-year -17 +48 +75
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 80 74 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.13% 1.15% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.20% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 69 29
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.33% +19.44%
10th Percentile £475 £459 £419
90th Percentile £650 £613 £575
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 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 6,716 6,174 6,528
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 95.85% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,286 4,741 5,239
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £485 £451
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.66% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 77 83
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -6.47% -2.19%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.52 £11.30
90th Percentile £31.50 £30.07 £32.20
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.86% -7.89% -

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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018, 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 80 (100.00%) DevOps
2 67 (83.75%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (58.75%) Ansible
4 46 (57.50%) Terraform
5 45 (56.25%) Docker
5 45 (56.25%) Jenkins
6 40 (50.00%) Python
7 38 (47.50%) Linux
8 33 (41.25%) Git (software)
9 30 (37.50%) Configuration Management
10 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
12 24 (30.00%) Kubernetes
13 23 (28.75%) Ruby
13 23 (28.75%) Amazon EC2
14 21 (26.25%) Amazon S3
14 21 (26.25%) Puppet
15 19 (23.75%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (23.75%) Java
16 18 (22.50%) Bash Shell
17 17 (21.25%) Unix
17 17 (21.25%) Finance
17 17 (21.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 17 (21.25%) Route 53
18 16 (20.00%) Fintech
19 15 (18.75%) AWS Lambda
19 15 (18.75%) Serverless
19 15 (18.75%) AWS Certification
19 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
20 14 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery

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 10 (12.50%) Confluence
2 3 (3.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.75%) nginx
2 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 67 (83.75%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (28.75%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (26.25%) Amazon S3
4 19 (23.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (21.25%) Route 53
5 17 (21.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 15 (18.75%) AWS Lambda
6 15 (18.75%) Serverless
7 13 (16.25%) CloudFront
7 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (15.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (15.00%) GitHub
9 7 (8.75%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (3.75%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (3.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (3.75%) OpenShift
11 3 (3.75%) PaaS
12 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) HTTP
2 6 (7.50%) IMAP
2 6 (7.50%) SMTP
3 4 (5.00%) VPN
4 3 (3.75%) Firewall
4 3 (3.75%) Network Security
4 3 (3.75%) SSL
4 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.50%) DNS
6 1 (1.25%) LAN
6 1 (1.25%) SAN
6 1 (1.25%) SNMP
6 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (6.25%) MySQL
3 4 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.75%) Big Data
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.25%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) Flink
6 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.25%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 33 (41.25%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.00%) JIRA
4 7 (8.75%) CircleCI
5 6 (7.50%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.75%) GitLab
8 2 (2.50%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.50%) JUnit
8 2 (2.50%) Subversion
9 1 (1.25%) Ant
9 1 (1.25%) GoCD
9 1 (1.25%) Gradle
9 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.25%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Banking
3 7 (8.75%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Law
5 2 (2.50%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) Node.js
2 7 (8.75%) Web Services
3 6 (7.50%) LDAP
3 6 (7.50%) RESTful
3 6 (7.50%) SOAP
4 5 (6.25%) .NET
5 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.75%) Kafka
7 2 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.50%) Middleware
7 2 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (2.50%) WireMock
8 1 (1.25%) boto
8 1 (1.25%) JSON
8 1 (1.25%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.25%) Sensu
8 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Fintech
2 13 (16.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (47.50%) Linux
2 17 (21.25%) Unix
3 4 (5.00%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.50%) CentOS
5 2 (2.50%) Solaris
5 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (12.50%) Microservices
7 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.50%) Auto-Scaling
8 6 (7.50%) OO
8 6 (7.50%) OOP
8 6 (7.50%) TDD
9 4 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (3.75%) Analytics
10 3 (3.75%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.75%) Open Source
10 3 (3.75%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.50%) Dashboard Development
11 2 (2.50%) ETL
11 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 2 (2.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.00%) Python
2 23 (28.75%) Ruby
3 19 (23.75%) Java
4 18 (22.50%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.00%) C#
6 4 (5.00%) Go
6 4 (5.00%) SQL
7 3 (3.75%) Perl
8 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.25%) Groovy
9 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.25%) PHP
9 1 (1.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) AWS Certification
2 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) GCP
System Software
1 45 (56.25%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) vCloud
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 47 (58.75%) Ansible
2 46 (57.50%) Terraform
3 25 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (30.00%) Kubernetes
5 21 (26.25%) Puppet
6 6 (7.50%) PingFederate
7 4 (5.00%) Kibana
7 4 (5.00%) Mesos
8 2 (2.50%) Grafana
8 2 (2.50%) Prometheus
8 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.25%) CloudForms
9 1 (1.25%) Consul
9 1 (1.25%) Marathon
9 1 (1.25%) Oozie
9 1 (1.25%) Packer
9 1 (1.25%) Rancher
9 1 (1.25%) Rundeck
9 1 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.25%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 6 (7.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.00%) New Relic
4 3 (3.75%) Adobe
5 2 (2.50%) hybris
5 2 (2.50%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.50%) Splunk
5 2 (2.50%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle
6 1 (1.25%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.25%) Solace