Period
to 27 January 2021

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £505 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 317 361 275
Rank change year-on-year +44 -86 +47
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 246 422 885
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.65% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.69% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 378 723
Median daily rate £505 £565 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +2.73% +2.33%
10th Percentile £400 £456 £463
90th Percentile £638 £675 £660
UK median daily rate £525 £563 £550
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.27% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 32,476 60,973 85,023
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.47% 93.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,328 41,285 57,913
Median daily rate £475 £463 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -0.54% +3.33%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £275
90th Percentile £651 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,191 2,204 2,459
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.84%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £23.43 £18.00 £17.55
% change year-on-year +30.17% +2.56% -1.07%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +33 165 £525 -8.70% 55
North of England +69 33 £459 -12.67% 26
North West +44 24 £525 - 16
South East +106 18 £475 -13.64% 6
East of England +57 9 £450 -26.53% 4
Yorkshire +49 7 £429 -13.06% 7
Midlands +44 5 £400 -13.51% 8
West Midlands +39 5 £400 -23.81% 8
South West +55 2 £620 +12.73% 4
North East +32 2 £450 -35.71% 3
AWS DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 246 (100.00%) DevOps
2 195 (79.27%) AWS
3 167 (67.89%) Terraform
4 141 (57.32%) Kubernetes
5 111 (45.12%) Docker
6 110 (44.72%) Python
7 100 (40.65%) Ansible
8 77 (31.30%) Linux
9 71 (28.86%) SC Cleared
9 71 (28.86%) Security Cleared
10 70 (28.46%) Jenkins
11 66 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
12 61 (24.80%) Serverless
13 54 (21.95%) Infrastructure as Code
14 49 (19.92%) AWS Lambda
15 48 (19.51%) Bash Shell
16 43 (17.48%) AWS CloudFormation
17 34 (13.82%) Java
18 33 (13.41%) Software Engineering
19 32 (13.01%) Migration
19 32 (13.01%) GitLab
19 32 (13.01%) Amazon S3
20 31 (12.60%) Puppet
20 31 (12.60%) Opscode Chef
20 31 (12.60%) Web Services
21 29 (11.79%) Amazon EKS
21 29 (11.79%) Amazon EC2
22 28 (11.38%) Amazon ECS
23 27 (10.98%) TDD
24 26 (10.57%) Amazon RDS

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 9 (3.66%) nginx
2 6 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.03%) Apache
4 3 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (1.22%) Confluence
4 3 (1.22%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.41%) Drupal
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 195 (79.27%) AWS
2 61 (24.80%) Serverless
3 49 (19.92%) AWS Lambda
4 43 (17.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (13.01%) Amazon S3
6 29 (11.79%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (11.79%) Amazon EKS
7 28 (11.38%) Amazon ECS
8 23 (9.35%) GitHub
9 18 (7.32%) OpenShift
10 17 (6.91%) Azure
11 16 (6.50%) GCP
12 13 (5.28%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (4.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (3.66%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (2.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 7 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (2.85%) Route 53
17 6 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.44%) VPN
2 4 (1.63%) DNS
3 2 (0.81%) SSH
4 1 (0.41%) DHCP
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) FTP
4 1 (0.41%) HTTP
4 1 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.57%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (6.50%) Big Data
3 14 (5.69%) Amazon Redshift
4 12 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (3.66%) Tableau
7 8 (3.25%) MySQL
7 8 (3.25%) Tableau Server
8 6 (2.44%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.03%) Amazon Athena
9 5 (2.03%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.03%) Impala
9 5 (2.03%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.22%) Redis
12 2 (0.81%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (0.81%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.81%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.81%) Redshift Spectrum
Development Applications
1 70 (28.46%) Jenkins
2 32 (13.01%) GitLab
3 24 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.66%) Artifactory
5 8 (3.25%) Bitbucket
6 7 (2.85%) JIRA
7 6 (2.44%) SonarQube
8 4 (1.63%) RStudio
8 4 (1.63%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.63%) Terragrunt
9 3 (1.22%) CircleCI
9 3 (1.22%) Maven
9 3 (1.22%) Selenium
9 3 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.22%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.81%) Gradle
10 2 (0.81%) JMeter
11 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.41%) Mocha
11 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 17 (6.91%) Finance
2 15 (6.10%) Public Sector
3 7 (2.85%) Banking
3 7 (2.85%) Front Office
4 3 (1.22%) Marketing
4 3 (1.22%) Retail
5 2 (0.81%) Advertising
5 2 (0.81%) German Language
5 2 (0.81%) Legal
5 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.60%) Web Services
2 16 (6.50%) Kafka
3 14 (5.69%) Node.js
4 8 (3.25%) Lambda Expressions
5 7 (2.85%) REST
6 6 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (1.63%) J2EE
7 4 (1.63%) J2SE
8 3 (1.22%) SOAP
8 3 (1.22%) YAML
9 2 (0.81%) Django
9 2 (0.81%) GraphQL
9 2 (0.81%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.81%) Spring Boot
10 1 (0.41%) Flask
10 1 (0.41%) Laravel
10 1 (0.41%) React
10 1 (0.41%) Sensu
10 1 (0.41%) Serverless Framework
10 1 (0.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.72%) Public Cloud
2 14 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.28%) Fixed Income
4 10 (4.07%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.85%) Derivative
5 7 (2.85%) Equities
5 7 (2.85%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.81%) Blog
7 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (31.30%) Linux
2 10 (4.07%) Windows
3 9 (3.66%) CentOS
4 8 (3.25%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.03%) Unix
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (100.00%) DevOps
2 66 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (21.95%) Infrastructure as Code
4 33 (13.41%) Software Engineering
5 32 (13.01%) Migration
6 27 (10.98%) TDD
7 19 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (7.32%) Test Automation
9 16 (6.50%) Infrastructure Automation
9 16 (6.50%) Microservices
10 14 (5.69%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (4.88%) Continuous Deployment
11 12 (4.88%) Deployment Automation
12 11 (4.47%) Analytics
12 11 (4.47%) Scrum
13 9 (3.66%) Open Source
14 8 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (3.25%) Data Modelling
14 8 (3.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (44.72%) Python
2 48 (19.51%) Bash Shell
3 34 (13.82%) Java
4 18 (7.32%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.88%) SQL
6 10 (4.07%) PHP
7 8 (3.25%) Go
8 7 (2.85%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.85%) Ruby
8 7 (2.85%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.63%) R
10 3 (1.22%) C
10 3 (1.22%) Groovy
10 3 (1.22%) Perl
10 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.81%) C#
12 1 (0.41%) Korn
12 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (28.86%) SC Cleared
1 71 (28.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.32%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) CCNA
4 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 111 (45.12%) Docker
2 7 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.81%) Varnish
4 2 (0.81%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 167 (67.89%) Terraform
2 141 (57.32%) Kubernetes
3 100 (40.65%) Ansible
4 31 (12.60%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (12.60%) Puppet
5 14 (5.69%) Packer
6 10 (4.07%) Prometheus
7 8 (3.25%) Istio
8 7 (2.85%) Consul
9 5 (2.03%) Grafana
10 2 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.81%) Nessus
11 1 (0.41%) Argo
11 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.41%) Kibana
11 1 (0.41%) Nagios
11 1 (0.41%) Salt
11 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (2.44%) Dynatrace
2 5 (2.03%) Cloudera
3 4 (1.63%) Google
3 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.81%) Cisco
4 2 (0.81%) New Relic
4 2 (0.81%) Splunk
5 1 (0.41%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.41%) Coverity
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle
5 1 (0.41%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.41%) Planview
5 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.41%) SAP
5 1 (0.41%) VMware