Period
to 15 December 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 December 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.

DevOps Engineer - AWS
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 366 289 340
Rank change year-on-year -77 +51 +130
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 468 881 716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.92% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.98% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 703 628
England median daily rate £575 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +2.33% +2.38%
10th Percentile £456 £438 £413
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £565 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 67,787 90,331 90,179
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.93% 94.77% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,824 60,587 60,365
England median daily rate £463 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,542 2,722 2,616
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -1.07% +3.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.02 £10.84
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £19.32 £18.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +4.42% -1.07% +3.89%

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in England

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in England over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in England

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 15 December 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
London -63 267 £575 +3.14% 42
North of England +21 65 £525 - 17
South West +17 49 £550 +10.00% 5
South East +25 41 £550 - 7
North West +23 41 £538 -2.27% 5
Midlands +10 28 £486 -0.26% 3
West Midlands +17 21 £486 +2.37% 2
East of England +29 19 £613 +9.87% 11
Yorkshire +24 17 £500 -6.98% 11
North East +16 7 £505 -3.81% 1
East Midlands +11 7 £494 +1.28% 1
AWS DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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.

1 468 (100.00%) DevOps
2 361 (77.14%) AWS
3 312 (66.67%) Terraform
4 230 (49.15%) Ansible
5 224 (47.86%) Docker
6 223 (47.65%) Kubernetes
7 198 (42.31%) Python
8 197 (42.09%) Linux
9 188 (40.17%) Jenkins
10 154 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
11 120 (25.64%) Puppet
12 114 (24.36%) Java
13 110 (23.50%) Configuration Management
14 106 (22.65%) Infrastructure as Code
15 97 (20.73%) Git (software)
16 92 (19.66%) Security Cleared
17 87 (18.59%) Amazon EC2
17 87 (18.59%) Opscode Chef
18 85 (18.16%) Serverless
18 85 (18.16%) Amazon S3
19 77 (16.45%) AWS CloudFormation
19 77 (16.45%) SC Cleared
20 72 (15.38%) Azure
20 72 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
21 66 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
22 64 (13.68%) Bash Shell
22 64 (13.68%) Migration
23 57 (12.18%) Microservices
24 52 (11.11%) Windows
25 51 (10.90%) AWS Certification

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 24 (5.13%) Confluence
2 17 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (3.42%) Apache Spark
4 14 (2.99%) Apache
5 13 (2.78%) nginx
6 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.43%) IIS
7 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.21%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Drupal
8 1 (0.21%) Jetty
8 1 (0.21%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.21%) Eikon
1 1 (0.21%) Magento
1 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 361 (77.14%) AWS
2 87 (18.59%) Amazon EC2
3 85 (18.16%) Amazon S3
3 85 (18.16%) Serverless
4 77 (16.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 72 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
5 72 (15.38%) Azure
6 46 (9.83%) GCP
7 40 (8.55%) Route 53
8 34 (7.26%) CloudFront
9 31 (6.62%) Amazon ECS
9 31 (6.62%) GitHub
9 31 (6.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 29 (6.20%) Amazon ELB
11 26 (5.56%) Amazon EKS
12 23 (4.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 18 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (3.21%) Amazon Kinesis
15 14 (2.99%) AWS CodePipeline
16 13 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.56%) VPN
2 11 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.71%) HTTP
4 7 (1.50%) SSL
5 6 (1.28%) DNS
5 6 (1.28%) Firewall
6 4 (0.85%) Internet
7 2 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.21%) DHCP
8 1 (0.21%) FTP
8 1 (0.21%) IPsec
8 1 (0.21%) Network Security
8 1 (0.21%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.68%) Amazon RDS
2 19 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 16 (3.42%) Big Data
4 14 (2.99%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.71%) MySQL
7 7 (1.50%) Data Lake
8 5 (1.07%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.07%) Redis
8 5 (1.07%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.07%) SQL Server
9 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.43%) HBase
11 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.21%) DB2
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.21%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 188 (40.17%) Jenkins
2 97 (20.73%) Git (software)
3 40 (8.55%) JIRA
4 29 (6.20%) Bitbucket
5 25 (5.34%) GitLab
6 23 (4.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (3.42%) CircleCI
8 14 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (2.78%) Travis CI
10 12 (2.56%) Artifactory
11 10 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.92%) Bitbucket Server
13 6 (1.28%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.07%) Gradle
14 5 (1.07%) SonarQube
15 4 (0.85%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.85%) JUnit
15 4 (0.85%) Maven
16 3 (0.64%) JMeter
16 3 (0.64%) Mockito
General
1 46 (9.83%) Finance
2 18 (3.85%) Public Sector
3 14 (2.99%) Banking
4 13 (2.78%) Retail
5 4 (0.85%) Games
6 3 (0.64%) Law
6 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.43%) Marketing
7 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.21%) Automotive
8 1 (0.21%) Billing
8 1 (0.21%) German Language
8 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (9.62%) Node.js
2 32 (6.84%) Kafka
3 30 (6.41%) Web Services
4 25 (5.34%) .NET
5 18 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (1.92%) J2EE
6 9 (1.92%) Laravel
6 9 (1.92%) Vue.js
7 5 (1.07%) REST
8 4 (0.85%) .NET Core
8 4 (0.85%) Lambda Expressions
8 4 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.64%) JSON
9 3 (0.64%) Spring
10 2 (0.43%) CSS
10 2 (0.43%) HTML
10 2 (0.43%) React
10 2 (0.43%) Serverless Framework
10 2 (0.43%) Velocity
11 1 (0.21%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 23 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (2.99%) Cloud Native
4 11 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.71%) PKI
7 6 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.64%) User Experience
11 2 (0.43%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.43%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.21%) Clustering
12 1 (0.21%) Derivative
12 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.21%) FMCG
12 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.21%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (0.21%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 197 (42.09%) Linux
2 52 (11.11%) Windows
3 30 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (4.27%) Unix
5 10 (2.14%) CentOS
6 9 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.50%) CoreOS
8 5 (1.07%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.43%) AIX
9 2 (0.43%) Debian
9 2 (0.43%) VMS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (100.00%) DevOps
2 154 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (23.50%) Configuration Management
4 106 (22.65%) Infrastructure as Code
5 66 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (13.68%) Migration
7 57 (12.18%) Microservices
8 36 (7.69%) Scrum
9 31 (6.62%) Open Source
10 28 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 27 (5.77%) Fintech
12 23 (4.91%) Computer Science
13 22 (4.70%) Software Engineering
14 20 (4.27%) E-Commerce
15 19 (4.06%) Deployment Automation
16 17 (3.63%) Analytics
17 16 (3.42%) Infrastructure Automation
17 16 (3.42%) Test Automation
18 14 (2.99%) TDD
19 13 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 198 (42.31%) Python
2 114 (24.36%) Java
3 64 (13.68%) Bash Shell
4 43 (9.19%) Ruby
5 34 (7.26%) SQL
6 33 (7.05%) PHP
6 33 (7.05%) PowerShell
7 32 (6.84%) Go
8 25 (5.34%) Shell Script
9 22 (4.70%) JavaScript
10 17 (3.63%) Perl
11 13 (2.78%) C#
12 12 (2.56%) Groovy
13 7 (1.50%) Java 8
14 5 (1.07%) Scala
15 4 (0.85%) Rust
16 3 (0.64%) C++
16 3 (0.64%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.43%) Kotlin
18 1 (0.21%) C
Qualifications
1 92 (19.66%) Security Cleared
2 77 (16.45%) SC Cleared
3 51 (10.90%) AWS Certification
4 21 (4.49%) Degree
5 5 (1.07%) MCSA
5 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.07%) RHCE
6 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.43%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PMP
7 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.21%) NCSC
System Software
1 224 (47.86%) Docker
2 4 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) HDFS
3 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.21%) PowerDNS
4 1 (0.21%) vSphere
4 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 312 (66.67%) Terraform
2 230 (49.15%) Ansible
3 223 (47.65%) Kubernetes
4 120 (25.64%) Puppet
5 87 (18.59%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (6.84%) Packer
7 11 (2.35%) Consul
7 11 (2.35%) Prometheus
8 9 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (1.92%) Salt
9 8 (1.71%) Grafana
10 7 (1.50%) Nagios
10 7 (1.50%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.07%) Rancher
12 3 (0.64%) Istio
12 3 (0.64%) Kibana
12 3 (0.64%) Suricata
13 2 (0.43%) Graphite
13 2 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (4.91%) Red Hat
2 22 (4.70%) Splunk
3 15 (3.21%) Google
4 14 (2.99%) Atlassian
5 13 (2.78%) IBM
5 13 (2.78%) IBM Sterling
5 13 (2.78%) Informatica
5 13 (2.78%) SAP
6 11 (2.35%) Oracle
7 9 (1.92%) Tableau
8 8 (1.71%) Veracode
9 6 (1.28%) AppDynamics
9 6 (1.28%) Ping Identity
9 6 (1.28%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.07%) VMware
11 4 (0.85%) Confluent
11 4 (0.85%) New Relic
11 4 (0.85%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.64%) Qualys
13 2 (0.43%) Cloudera