Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 150 179
Rank change year-on-year +47 +29 -14
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 26 92 79
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.19% 1.42% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.51% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 87 77
Median daily rate £550 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £416 £325 £466
90th Percentile £646 £693 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £575 £575
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 2,037 6,080 6,676
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.06% 93.93% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,425 4,751 5,235
Median daily rate £510 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.92% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 77 129
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +7.56%
10th Percentile £13.28 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.75 £57.90 £30.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +6.04%

AWS DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps in the job title as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for AWS DevOps in the City of London

AWS DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 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 26 (100.00%) DevOps
2 21 (80.77%) Terraform
3 17 (65.38%) AWS
4 16 (61.54%) Python
5 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
6 13 (50.00%) Kubernetes
7 11 (42.31%) Ansible
7 11 (42.31%) Docker
8 9 (34.62%) Linux
9 8 (30.77%) Java
9 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (30.77%) Serverless
10 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
10 7 (26.92%) Finance
11 6 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (23.08%) Big Data
12 5 (19.23%) Puppet
12 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
12 5 (19.23%) Kafka
12 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (19.23%) Microservices
12 5 (19.23%) GCP
12 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
13 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
13 4 (15.38%) Ruby
13 4 (15.38%) Google
13 4 (15.38%) TDD

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 (11.54%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (65.38%) AWS
2 8 (30.77%) Serverless
3 6 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (19.23%) GCP
5 3 (11.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (7.69%) Azure
6 2 (7.69%) GitHub
6 2 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (3.85%) AWS CodeBuild
7 1 (3.85%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.85%) CloudFront
7 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
2 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
3 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
6 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (3.85%) GitLab
5 1 (3.85%) Gradle
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.85%) Spinnaker
5 1 (3.85%) Terragrunt
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Kafka
2 3 (11.54%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (11.54%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) Anaconda
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.85%) TensorFlow
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
1 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (19.23%) Microservices
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Log Aggregation
6 3 (11.54%) Market Research
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Blue-Green Deployment
7 2 (7.69%) Fintech
7 2 (7.69%) High Availability
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) Ruby
4 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) Go
5 2 (7.69%) Groovy
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) AWS Certification
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) HDFS
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 21 (80.77%) Terraform
2 13 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 11 (42.31%) Ansible
4 5 (19.23%) Puppet
5 2 (7.69%) logstash
5 2 (7.69%) Packer
5 2 (7.69%) Prometheus
6 1 (3.85%) Consul
6 1 (3.85%) Graphite
6 1 (3.85%) Nagios
6 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) New Relic
2 2 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (3.85%) Axway
3 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Remedy
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau