Period
to 12 June 2021

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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.

DevOps Engineer - AWS
UK > England
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 370 328 309
Rank change year-on-year -42 -19 -8
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 281 278 724
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.71% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.76% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 250 559
10th Percentile £410 £425 £461
25th Percentile £463 £500 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £555
Median % change year-on-year - -0.90% +3.98%
75th Percentile £624 £638 £625
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £553
% change year-on-year - -0.45% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £70.00
UK median hourly rate - - £70.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 45,222 36,718 78,292
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.84% 93.77% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,246 24,839 52,872
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
25th Percentile £399 £371 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +3.16% +0.53% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,470 1,239 2,355
10th Percentile £11.36 £11.63 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.20 £13.28
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.40 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% +3.74% +6.83%
75th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £42.06
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £50.55
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year +8.97% +5.98% +5.14%

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in England

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in England.

Daily rate trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in England

AWS DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in England over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in England

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 12 June 2021. 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
London -64 175 £575 +3.79% 49
North of England +12 38 £485 -11.82% 16
North West -1 32 £500 -4.76% 9
South East +5 13 £475 -6.86% 9
South West 0 12 £500 -9.09% 4
Yorkshire +13 6 £400 -14.67% 5
East of England -3 6 £540 +2.86% 4
West Midlands -16 4 £400 -24.71% 3
Midlands -23 4 £400 -14.67% 3
AWS DevOps Engineer
UK

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, AWS DevOps Engineer 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 England region featuring AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 281 (100.00%) DevOps
2 229 (81.49%) AWS
3 207 (73.67%) Terraform
4 151 (53.74%) Kubernetes
5 135 (48.04%) Ansible
6 125 (44.48%) Docker
7 101 (35.94%) Linux
7 101 (35.94%) Python
8 75 (26.69%) Jenkins
9 60 (21.35%) Infrastructure as Code
10 56 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (19.22%) Java
11 54 (19.22%) Serverless
12 50 (17.79%) AWS Lambda
13 48 (17.08%) AWS CloudFormation
14 47 (16.73%) Social Skills
14 47 (16.73%) Security Cleared
15 46 (16.37%) Migration
16 44 (15.66%) Azure
17 42 (14.95%) SC Cleared
18 37 (13.17%) Amazon EKS
19 34 (12.10%) Git (software)
19 34 (12.10%) Puppet
19 34 (12.10%) Opscode Chef
20 33 (11.74%) Finance
21 31 (11.03%) Web Services
22 30 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
22 30 (10.68%) Amazon EC2
22 30 (10.68%) Public Sector
23 26 (9.25%) PaaS

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (4.98%) nginx
2 7 (2.49%) Confluence
3 4 (1.42%) Apache
3 4 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.36%) Documentum
6 1 (0.36%) Drupal
6 1 (0.36%) IIS
6 1 (0.36%) Jetty
6 1 (0.36%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.36%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 229 (81.49%) AWS
2 54 (19.22%) Serverless
3 50 (17.79%) AWS Lambda
4 48 (17.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 44 (15.66%) Azure
6 37 (13.17%) Amazon EKS
7 30 (10.68%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (9.25%) PaaS
9 25 (8.90%) Amazon S3
9 25 (8.90%) GitHub
10 24 (8.54%) IaaS
11 21 (7.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 21 (7.47%) GCP
12 16 (5.69%) Amazon ECS
12 16 (5.69%) OpenShift
13 13 (4.63%) Amazon Cognito
14 11 (3.91%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (3.56%) Route 53
15 10 (3.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (3.20%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.85%) DNS
2 6 (2.14%) VPN
3 4 (1.42%) SSL
4 3 (1.07%) DSL
5 2 (0.71%) Internet
5 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.36%) DHCP
6 1 (0.36%) FTP
6 1 (0.36%) HTTP
6 1 (0.36%) IPsec
6 1 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.83%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (4.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (4.27%) Big Data
4 9 (3.20%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.78%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.78%) MySQL
5 5 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.07%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.07%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.71%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Zeppelin
8 1 (0.36%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.36%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.36%) Impala
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) Power BI
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 75 (26.69%) Jenkins
2 34 (12.10%) Git (software)
3 24 (8.54%) GitLab
4 20 (7.12%) JIRA
5 8 (2.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (2.85%) SonarQube
6 7 (2.49%) Maven
7 6 (2.14%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.14%) Gradle
8 4 (1.42%) gulp
8 4 (1.42%) Travis CI
9 3 (1.07%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.07%) CircleCI
9 3 (1.07%) git-flow
9 3 (1.07%) Selenium
9 3 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.71%) JMeter
10 2 (0.71%) JUnit
10 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
General
1 47 (16.73%) Social Skills
2 33 (11.74%) Finance
3 30 (10.68%) Public Sector
4 19 (6.76%) Banking
5 14 (4.98%) Electronics
5 14 (4.98%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.98%) Marketing
5 14 (4.98%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.85%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.07%) Legal
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.36%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.03%) Web Services
2 13 (4.63%) Kafka
3 12 (4.27%) .NET
4 11 (3.91%) YAML
5 10 (3.56%) .NET Framework
5 10 (3.56%) Node.js
6 5 (1.78%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (1.78%) Lambda Expressions
7 4 (1.42%) JSON
8 3 (1.07%) React
8 3 (1.07%) RESTful
9 2 (0.71%) LAMP
9 2 (0.71%) REST
9 2 (0.71%) Spring Boot
10 1 (0.36%) Django
10 1 (0.36%) J2EE
10 1 (0.36%) Laravel
10 1 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.36%) Servlets
10 1 (0.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.41%) Public Cloud
2 11 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.85%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.07%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.71%) Cloud Native
5 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.71%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.71%) iPad
5 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.71%) Social Media
5 2 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 101 (35.94%) Linux
2 17 (6.05%) Windows
3 6 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (2.14%) Ubuntu
3 6 (2.14%) Unix
4 3 (1.07%) CentOS
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (100.00%) DevOps
2 60 (21.35%) Infrastructure as Code
3 56 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (16.37%) Migration
5 30 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (8.90%) Configuration Management
7 24 (8.54%) Infrastructure Automation
7 24 (8.54%) Open Source
8 19 (6.76%) Microservices
9 18 (6.41%) Software Engineering
10 16 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (4.98%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (4.98%) Programme Management
12 13 (4.63%) Active Listening
12 13 (4.63%) TDD
13 11 (3.91%) E-Commerce
14 10 (3.56%) Mentoring
14 10 (3.56%) Scrum
14 10 (3.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 101 (35.94%) Python
2 54 (19.22%) Java
3 19 (6.76%) Bash Shell
4 18 (6.41%) PowerShell
5 15 (5.34%) Go
6 11 (3.91%) Groovy
6 11 (3.91%) TypeScript
7 10 (3.56%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.85%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.49%) PHP
9 7 (2.49%) Ruby
9 7 (2.49%) Scala
10 6 (2.14%) SQL
11 5 (1.78%) C#
12 4 (1.42%) C
13 2 (0.71%) C++
13 2 (0.71%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.71%) Perl
13 2 (0.71%) R
13 2 (0.71%) Rust
Qualifications
1 47 (16.73%) Security Cleared
2 42 (14.95%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.47%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.07%) Degree
6 2 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) RHCA
7 1 (0.36%) RHCE
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.20%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 125 (44.48%) Docker
2 7 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.07%) Squid
5 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.71%) Varnish
5 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 207 (73.67%) Terraform
2 151 (53.74%) Kubernetes
3 135 (48.04%) Ansible
4 34 (12.10%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (12.10%) Puppet
5 11 (3.91%) Packer
6 7 (2.49%) Istio
7 6 (2.14%) Prometheus
8 5 (1.78%) Grafana
9 3 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.71%) Argo
10 2 (0.71%) linkerd
10 2 (0.71%) Nagios
11 1 (0.36%) Consul
11 1 (0.36%) Graphite
11 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.36%) Kustomize
11 1 (0.36%) logstash
11 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (6.41%) Google
2 15 (5.34%) SAP
3 8 (2.85%) VMware
4 7 (2.49%) New Relic
5 5 (1.78%) Cloudera
5 5 (1.78%) Splunk
6 4 (1.42%) Hortonworks
6 4 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.07%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.07%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.71%) HP
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle
9 1 (0.36%) Alias
9 1 (0.36%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.36%) Brio
9 1 (0.36%) hybris
9 1 (0.36%) Informatica
9 1 (0.36%) Pega
9 1 (0.36%) Planview