Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 177 190
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 +76
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 67 73 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 1.08% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.13% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 49
City of London median daily rate £563 £575 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +6.98% +20.79%
10th Percentile £463 £494 £425
90th Percentile £675 £629 £575
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £538
% change year-on-year - +6.98% +19.44%
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 6,637 6,468 6,497
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 95.27% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,242 5,022 5,207
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £463
% change year-on-year +0.50% +7.57% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 87 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.30
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.30 £49.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.05% +6.80% -2.78%

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 - 3 £550 -
London Bridge - 1 £525 -
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 September 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 67 (100.00%) DevOps
2 60 (89.55%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (74.63%) Terraform
4 43 (64.18%) Ansible
5 38 (56.72%) Python
6 32 (47.76%) Linux
7 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (46.27%) Jenkins
8 27 (40.30%) Docker
9 22 (32.84%) Finance
9 22 (32.84%) Java
10 20 (29.85%) Configuration Management
11 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
12 17 (25.37%) Ruby
12 17 (25.37%) Serverless
12 17 (25.37%) AWS Lambda
13 16 (23.88%) Kubernetes
13 16 (23.88%) Puppet
14 15 (22.39%) Packer
15 14 (20.90%) Bash Shell
16 13 (19.40%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (17.91%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
18 11 (16.42%) E-Commerce
18 11 (16.42%) Greenfield Project
19 10 (14.93%) AWS Certification
19 10 (14.93%) Amazon S3
20 9 (13.43%) GitHub
20 9 (13.43%) Unix

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 5 (7.46%) Confluence
2 4 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.48%) nginx
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 60 (89.55%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (25.37%) AWS Lambda
2 17 (25.37%) Serverless
3 13 (19.40%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (14.93%) Amazon S3
5 9 (13.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (13.43%) GitHub
5 9 (13.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (11.94%) CloudFront
7 7 (10.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (8.96%) SaaS
9 5 (7.46%) Route 53
10 4 (5.97%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (4.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (2.99%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (2.99%) IaaS
12 2 (2.99%) PaaS
13 1 (1.49%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) VPN
2 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) Network Security
3 2 (2.99%) DNS
4 1 (1.49%) DSL
4 1 (1.49%) HTTP
4 1 (1.49%) IMAP
4 1 (1.49%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) SMTP
4 1 (1.49%) SNMP
4 1 (1.49%) SSL
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (7.46%) MySQL
3 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.99%) Big Data
4 2 (2.99%) InfluxDB
4 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (46.27%) Jenkins
2 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.96%) JIRA
4 3 (4.48%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.48%) CircleCI
4 3 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (4.48%) Subversion
5 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.99%) GitLab
5 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.49%) Ant
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.49%) GoCD
6 1 (1.49%) Gradle
6 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Law
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Node.js
2 5 (7.46%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (7.46%) Web Services
3 4 (5.97%) .NET
4 2 (2.99%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.99%) Sensu
4 2 (2.99%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.49%) boto
5 1 (1.49%) JSON
5 1 (1.49%) Kafka
5 1 (1.49%) LDAP
5 1 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.49%) OAuth
5 1 (1.49%) RESTful
5 1 (1.49%) SAML
5 1 (1.49%) SOAP
5 1 (1.49%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (10.45%) Fintech
3 3 (4.48%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Unix
3 3 (4.48%) Windows
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
5 1 (1.49%) VMS
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) DevOps
2 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) Configuration Management
4 12 (17.91%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (16.42%) E-Commerce
6 8 (11.94%) Microservices
7 6 (8.96%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (8.96%) Migration
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.48%) TDD
10 2 (2.99%) Auto-Scaling
10 2 (2.99%) Content Management
10 2 (2.99%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.99%) Open Source
10 2 (2.99%) Pair Programming
10 2 (2.99%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (56.72%) Python
2 22 (32.84%) Java
3 17 (25.37%) Ruby
4 14 (20.90%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.46%) SQL
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.48%) C#
7 3 (4.48%) Perl
8 2 (2.99%) Scala
8 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) Go
9 1 (1.49%) Groovy
9 1 (1.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) GCP
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 50 (74.63%) Terraform
2 43 (64.18%) Ansible
3 16 (23.88%) Kubernetes
3 16 (23.88%) Puppet
4 15 (22.39%) Packer
5 12 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.99%) Kibana
6 2 (2.99%) logstash
6 2 (2.99%) Nagios
6 2 (2.99%) Pingdom
6 2 (2.99%) Uchiwa
6 2 (2.99%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.49%) CloudForms
7 1 (1.49%) Mesos
7 1 (1.49%) PingFederate
7 1 (1.49%) Rancher
7 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) New Relic
2 5 (7.46%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 2 (2.99%) hybris
4 2 (2.99%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Solace
5 1 (1.49%) Splunk