Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019.

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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 174 164
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10 +65
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 85 79 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.25% 1.13% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.19% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 75 62
City of London median daily rate £600 £560 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.99% +8.75%
10th Percentile £519 £425 £464
90th Percentile £675 £638 £599
Central London median daily rate £600 £560 £531
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.41% +16.12%
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 6,456 6,612 5,877
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 94.42% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,056 5,242 4,670
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.80%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 90 65
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -6.50%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.25 £12.94
90th Percentile £30.30 £31.00 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.35
% change year-on-year +3.31% +4.35% -11.05%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 - 23 £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 15 January 2019, 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 85 (100.00%) DevOps
2 74 (87.06%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (75.29%) Terraform
4 52 (61.18%) Finance
5 47 (55.29%) Linux
5 47 (55.29%) Docker
6 37 (43.53%) Ansible
7 35 (41.18%) Kubernetes
7 35 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 34 (40.00%) Python
9 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (30.59%) Greenfield Project
11 24 (28.24%) Cloud Native
11 24 (28.24%) Deployment Automation
12 23 (27.06%) Serverless
12 23 (27.06%) Java
13 22 (25.88%) Packer
13 22 (25.88%) AWS Lambda
14 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
15 15 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (15.29%) Bash Shell
17 10 (11.76%) .NET
17 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
17 10 (11.76%) Ruby
18 9 (10.59%) Migration
19 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
19 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
19 8 (9.41%) Amazon EC2
20 7 (8.24%) Microservices
20 7 (8.24%) PowerShell

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 (4.71%) Confluence
2 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 74 (87.06%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (27.06%) Serverless
3 22 (25.88%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (9.41%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (7.06%) Amazon S3
5 6 (7.06%) SaaS
6 5 (5.88%) CloudFront
6 5 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (4.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.71%) Route 53
8 3 (3.53%) Datadog
8 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (2.35%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.35%) GitHub
9 2 (2.35%) IaaS
9 2 (2.35%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (1.18%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.35%) Big Data
2 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.35%) MySQL
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.18%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.06%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.88%) JIRA
4 5 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.71%) Subversion
6 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.18%) GitLab
6 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.18%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 52 (61.18%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
2 3 (3.53%) Law
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) .NET
2 5 (5.88%) OAuth
3 4 (4.71%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.71%) OAuth2
3 4 (4.71%) OpenID
4 3 (3.53%) Node.js
4 3 (3.53%) Web Services
5 2 (2.35%) React
6 1 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.18%) SAML
6 1 (1.18%) Sensu
6 1 (1.18%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.59%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (28.24%) Cloud Native
3 7 (8.24%) Fintech
4 5 (5.88%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Equities
6 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 47 (55.29%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) Windows
3 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.71%) Unix
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (100.00%) DevOps
2 35 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (28.24%) Deployment Automation
5 15 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.59%) Migration
8 7 (8.24%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.24%) Microservices
9 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.71%) Software Delivery
9 4 (4.71%) Thought Leadership
10 3 (3.53%) Change Control
10 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.53%) SDLC
11 2 (2.35%) Build Automation
11 2 (2.35%) Coaching
11 2 (2.35%) High Availability
11 2 (2.35%) Information Security
11 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.00%) Python
2 23 (27.06%) Java
3 13 (15.29%) Bash Shell
4 10 (11.76%) Ruby
5 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.06%) C#
8 5 (5.88%) SQL
9 2 (2.35%) Go
9 2 (2.35%) Scala
10 1 (1.18%) Groovy
10 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 47 (55.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 64 (75.29%) Terraform
2 37 (43.53%) Ansible
3 35 (41.18%) Kubernetes
4 22 (25.88%) Packer
5 3 (3.53%) Consul
6 1 (1.18%) Kibana
6 1 (1.18%) logstash
6 1 (1.18%) Nagios
6 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.18%) Pingdom
6 1 (1.18%) Puppet
6 1 (1.18%) Uchiwa
6 1 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (5.88%) New Relic
2 4 (4.71%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.71%) Ping Identity
3 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe
4 1 (1.18%) hybris
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) PagerDuty
4 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.18%) Splunk