Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 179 178
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +76
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 83 79 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.18% 1.11% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.18% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 59
City of London median daily rate £575 £575 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.98% +13.16%
10th Percentile £466 £468 £455
90th Percentile £675 £633 £578
Central London median daily rate £581 £575 £531
% change year-on-year +1.09% +8.24% +18.06%
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 6,693 6,713 6,323
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 94.70% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,311 5,303 5,032
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £311
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 95 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -0.96% -4.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.35 £11.40
90th Percentile £26.50 £29.18 £42.90
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.31% +6.47% -5.56%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 - 18 £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 13 November 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 83 (100.00%) DevOps
2 73 (87.95%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (78.31%) Terraform
4 49 (59.04%) Linux
5 46 (55.42%) Finance
6 45 (54.22%) Ansible
7 40 (48.19%) Docker
8 39 (46.99%) Python
9 31 (37.35%) Kubernetes
10 29 (34.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 28 (33.73%) Java
12 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (26.51%) Greenfield Project
14 21 (25.30%) Deployment Automation
14 21 (25.30%) Jenkins
15 20 (24.10%) Packer
16 18 (21.69%) Cloud Native
17 17 (20.48%) Serverless
17 17 (20.48%) AWS Lambda
18 16 (19.28%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (19.28%) Bash Shell
19 15 (18.07%) Ruby
20 14 (16.87%) E-Commerce
21 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
22 11 (13.25%) Configuration Management
23 10 (12.05%) .NET
23 10 (12.05%) Puppet
24 9 (10.84%) Microservices
24 9 (10.84%) PowerShell
25 8 (9.64%) SaaS

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 4 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.20%) Confluence
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 73 (87.95%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (20.48%) AWS Lambda
2 17 (20.48%) Serverless
3 8 (9.64%) SaaS
4 7 (8.43%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (6.02%) GitHub
7 4 (4.82%) Amazon S3
7 4 (4.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.61%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (2.41%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (2.41%) CloudFront
9 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (2.41%) IaaS
9 2 (2.41%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (1.20%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) DNS
1 1 (1.20%) DSL
1 1 (1.20%) Firewall
1 1 (1.20%) LAN
1 1 (1.20%) SAN
1 1 (1.20%) VPN
1 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) MySQL
2 3 (3.61%) Big Data
2 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.41%) InfluxDB
3 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.43%) TeamCity
4 6 (7.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (6.02%) Subversion
6 3 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.61%) GitLab
7 2 (2.41%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.41%) JIRA
7 2 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.20%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.20%) GoCD
8 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.20%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
General
1 46 (55.42%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Law
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) .NET
2 6 (7.23%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.82%) Web Services
4 3 (3.61%) Node.js
5 2 (2.41%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.41%) Sensu
5 2 (2.41%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.20%) JSON
6 1 (1.20%) Kafka
6 1 (1.20%) OAuth
6 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.20%) SAML
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (21.69%) Cloud Native
3 3 (3.61%) Fintech
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Equities
5 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (59.04%) Linux
2 8 (9.64%) Windows
3 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.41%) CentOS
5 2 (2.41%) Unix
6 1 (1.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (100.00%) DevOps
2 29 (34.94%) Continuous Delivery
3 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (25.30%) Deployment Automation
5 16 (19.28%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (16.87%) E-Commerce
7 11 (13.25%) Configuration Management
8 9 (10.84%) Microservices
9 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.23%) Migration
10 4 (4.82%) Software Delivery
11 3 (3.61%) Load Balancing
11 3 (3.61%) TDD
12 2 (2.41%) Build Automation
12 2 (2.41%) Content Management
12 2 (2.41%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (2.41%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.41%) Open Source
12 2 (2.41%) Pair Programming
12 2 (2.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.99%) Python
2 28 (33.73%) Java
3 16 (19.28%) Bash Shell
4 15 (18.07%) Ruby
5 9 (10.84%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.23%) C#
7 6 (7.23%) SQL
8 2 (2.41%) Perl
8 2 (2.41%) Scala
9 1 (1.20%) Go
9 1 (1.20%) Groovy
9 1 (1.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 40 (48.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 65 (78.31%) Terraform
2 45 (54.22%) Ansible
3 31 (37.35%) Kubernetes
4 20 (24.10%) Packer
5 10 (12.05%) Puppet
6 7 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.41%) Kibana
7 2 (2.41%) logstash
7 2 (2.41%) Nagios
7 2 (2.41%) Pingdom
7 2 (2.41%) Uchiwa
7 2 (2.41%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) New Relic
2 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.41%) Adobe
3 2 (2.41%) hybris
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) PagerDuty
4 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.20%) Solace
4 1 (1.20%) Splunk